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Born in 01/01/1983


  • 2006 – Now : Intrinsec : security integrator (firewall, antivirus, proxy, reverse proxy) and developper (open-source reverse proxy and web SSO : Vulture)
  • 2006 (6 months) : RogueLink LLC, ISP network engineering : migration of more than 2000 mail accounts of different domain names to Linux. Administration of hundreds of domain names.
  • 2005 – 2006 : INTRINsec : Involved (3 days a week during my last studying year + a 6 month internship) in this security company for three open source developpement projects : A reverse proxy SSO based on Apache/mod_perl. A traffic shapper, multi wan router based on Linux. A Public Key Infrastructure solution.
  • 2003 – 2004 : IDEALX : Designing and developping a monitoring solution 2 days a week during my 3rd studing year followed by a 6 months internship (abstract).
  • 2002 : MandrakeSoft : Developpement of servers configuration wizards and RPM packaging for the Mandiva GNU/Linux release during a 6 months internship (abstract).

Projects and contributions

  • Vulture (reverse proxy – web SSO) : main developper and maintainer
  • pyOpenSSL : differents patchs submited (CRL and PKCS12 generation)


  • Languages: Perl (good experience), Python/Django, C (kernel programming), Shell, Php
  • Packaging: RPM, deb, ebuild
  • Networking & security : failover (heartbeat), firewalling (iptables), openssl and Public Key Infrastructures, tcpdump, nmap/nessus, Snort IDS, Nagios, RRDtool
  • Programming facilities: Subversion, UML, MVC
  • Good knowledge of Apache (mod_security, mod_perl, mod_ssl, mod_proxy), Asterisk, LDAP, Samba, Sendmail, Postfix and Bind9
  • Graphic and game programming (x86, GBA).


  • EPITECH (bachelor of computer science)
  • Baccalauréat scientifique (french high school diploma)


  • English: Toeic: 850/1000. Many linguistic stays.
  • French: mother tongue.