Nicolas Farges

  • London, United Kingdom, GB

Work History

Work History
2006 - Present

Senior architect

GE Capital
- define and deliver the IT architectures for some of the most complex IT projects in GE Capital - involved in several projects with various technical lead positions: lead developer, software designer, build manager and agile coach - provide expertise related to system troubleshooting and performance tuning - participate in the refinement of the software delivery and IT architecture blueprints for GE Capital worldwide - act as contributor and evangelist for the deployment of Lean, MVP and DevOps for GE Capital worldwide
Mar 2004 - Feb 2005

IT Architect & co-founder

Infhotep
- led several IT consulting projects mainly related to software architecture definition and tool selection, troubled architecture audits, performance and capacity planning. - conference speaker (forum "integration") on data integration and SOA
Jan 1999 - Mar 2004

IT Architect - Head of R&D

SQLI
- led several IT consulting projects for large banks, start-ups, French Government and online retail companies, mainly related to software architecture definition and tool selection, troubled architecture audits, performance and capacity planning. - designed and animated several training sessions for Orsys and Cap Gemini institute (~15 sessions organized on Web services/EAI/ESB/SOA and Java Server) - designed and animated several public technical sessions for customers on various IT topics (XML, performance tuning, SOA, EAI, Java and productivity...), aimed to develop company reputation and facilitate pre-sales activities - designed several in depth technical reports and benchmarks on middleware performance (Application servers, Data integration buses and Object persistence frameworks). - author of an in depth technical report comparing BEA on IBM application server offerings, written for BEA US marketing department.
Sep 1995 - Sep 1998

Software Developper

IBM Global Services
- expert on java and IBM middleware integration (MQ, CICS, IMS, DB2) - java developer - Lotus notes developer

Education

Education
1995 - 1998

Master's Degree in Engineering

CESI
Apprenticeship with IBM global services
1993 - 1995

DUT Mesures physiques

Université Paris Nord- Paris 13

Skills

Skills

Infrastructure as Code

Chef

Agile Methodologies

Architecture

Enterprise Architecture

Certifications

Certifications

LZA (SOA Licensed ZapThink Architect)

TOGAF v9 Level 1&2

Principles of Reactive Programming

Functional Programming Principles in Scala

CSM (Certified SCRUM Master)