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Christophe Verbinnen

Development Manager - Team Lead

Experiences

Jun 2017Present

Senior Software Engineer

KnowBe4 - Clearwater
  • Introduced Docker and improved the overall CI/CD pipeline.
  • Architected and implemented Smart Groups, which allows end users to create groups based on dynamic and user generated rules.
  • Introduced VueJS as a frontend framework to future proof our projects going forward.
  • Implemented a international vishing platform that lets our end-users run tests in more than 15 countries and languages.
  • Created a OnDemand Staging deployment  that enabled the development team to spin up siloed test environments.

Technologies: Rails 4/5, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Docker, AWS, VueJS

Oct 2016Jun 2017

Dev Manager

Getty Images - Seattle
  • Responsible for the entire B2C effort at Getty Images.
  • Mentored and managed a team of 13 engineers.
  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining SCRUM process from the devs to the PMs.
  • Provided technical leadership and vision to the team.
  • Hands on coding for about 40% of the time.

Technologies: Rails 5, MySQL, C# , Docker, Mesos, DCOS, AWS and more.

Mar 2014JUN 2016

Senior Software Engineer - Team Lead

Lookout Inc - San Francisco
  • Migrated the existing rails monolith to a microservices architecture.
  • Analysed the read patterns on our MySQL db and improved overall performance by 30x.
  • Migrated the existing dataset from our legacy MySQL to a NoSQL datastore(Couchbase).
  • Designed and implemented a search engine of more than 4TB using Elasticsearch.
  • Designed and implemented a rules engine that enabled us to improve our automated threat response by 100x.
  • Helped with the migration of our entire infrastructure from our datacenter to AWS.
  • Implemented metrics dashboards and alerting
  • Mentored of a team of 6 engineers.

Technologies: Rails, MySQL, ElasticSearch, Redis, Sidekiq, Couchbase, AWS (S3, CloudFormation, ElasticSearch, Beanstalk, SWF), Backbone, Rspec, Jasmine, CloudFormation, REST  APIs, JSON, Protobuf, Aurora, Git, jQuery, Datadog

Feb 2012Mar 2014

Engineering Manager

CouchSurfing International - San Francisco
  • Migrated the legacy website from PHP(Kohana) to Ruby on Rails 3.
  • Designed and implemented a full json REST API for our Android and iPhone apps.
  • Designed and implemented the "Events" feature that enabled our customers to create more than 500k events in less than 6 months.
  • Implemented the payment platform using Stripe and Paypal.
  • Mentored and managed a team of 12 engineers.
  • Managed the scrum process for multiple teams.

Technologies: Rails, PHP, MySQL, Backbone, SOLR, JSON, REST, AWS, RSpec, Git, jQuery

Sep 2011Feb 2012

Software Engineer - Freelance

Bouygues Telecom - Velizy Villacoublay
  • Implemented the customer facing FAQ for the mobile customers.
  • Implemented the backend admin CRUD for FAQs.
  • Created a boiler plate MVC framework for future projects.

Technologies: PHP 5, MySQL, MVC, SVN

Sep 2009Sep 2011

Software Engineer

Free Expert - Suresnes
  • Created the CRM use by the commercial team in the company.
    • Invoice generation.
    • Full text search engine our our corpus of resumes.
    • Tracking system for our leads.
    • Team calendars.
    • Stats and Metrics
  • Revamped the consumer facing website
  • SEO
  • Dev OPS

Technologies: PHP5, MySQL, MVC, GIT, jQuery

May 2007Sep 2008

Software Engineer

Webline Agency - Paris
  • Created a the core game engine for the basic of the Webline games.
  • Scaled the games from beta to 400k users.
  • Setup the infrastructure in our datacenter.
  • Managed a team of 4 junior engineers.

Technologies: PHP4, MySQL, SVN

May 2007Sep 2008

Software Engineer

Webline Agency - Paris
  • Created a the core game engine for the basic of the Webline games.
  • Scaled the games from beta to 400k users.
  • Setup the infrastructure in our datacenter.
  • Managed a team of 4 junior engineers.

Technologies: PHP4, MySQL, SVN

Education

2018

AWS Cloud Practicioner

The AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner examination is intended for individuals who have the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively demonstrate an overall understanding of the AWS Cloud, independent of specific technical roles addressed by other AWS Certifications

20082011

Master in Computer Science

Ingesup (INSIA) - Paris, France
20062008

Bachelor in Computer Science

ECTEI - Paris, France