Gwenael Gilet, Software Developer in London, United Kingdom
Gwenael Gilet

Software Developer in London, United Kingdom

Member since November 19, 2020
After 10 years in operations and product direction roles, Gwenael decided to go back to engineering as a full-stack developer. Thanks to this breadth of experience, he can lead a wide-range of product/tech projects. Gwenael specializes in React and Node.js applications.
Gwenael is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • Juno
    Cypress.io, CircleCI, AWS ELB, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), PostgreSQL, Sequelize...
  • Freelance
    Node.js, JavaScript, React, Stripe, Sequelize
  • Tido Music
    Mixpanel API, MySQL

Experience

Location

London, United Kingdom

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Zendesk API, Slack, Stripe, Cypress.io, Jest, Express.js, Sequelize, PostgreSQL, Node.js, React

The most amazing...

...thing I've developed is the Juno Platform, a complex marketplace connecting mental heath benefits providers and B2B clients.

Employment

  • Co-founder

    2019 - PRESENT
    Juno
    • Built the application from the ground up—a marketplace between health benefits providers and businesses. It integrates with Stripe API, Zendesk API, and Mailjet API and uses a PERN stack on an AWS architecture.
    • Implemented and oversaw the implementation of the continuous integration and engineering processes, using Docker, CircleCI, and Github and the end-to-end testing and unit testing.
    • Integrated a complete analytics ecosystem for the business, gathering data from the platform, marketing campaigns, websites, and sales CRM. Integrated them through segment and developed business intelligence reports for the whole company on Mode.
    Technologies: Cypress.io, CircleCI, AWS ELB, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), PostgreSQL, Sequelize, Express.js, Node.js, React, TypeScript
  • Full-stack Developer

    2018 - PRESENT
    Freelance
    • Developed an NPM package providing format-agnostic search capabilities, including on deeply-nested objects and arrays of objects; and components to implement search boxes in React applications, styled and non-styled.
    • Developed a custom website for a plumbing business, including server-side rendering to ensure good SEO.
    • Provided consultancy to several businesses regarding startup fundraising, architecture, and tech team management.
    Technologies: Node.js, JavaScript, React, Stripe, Sequelize
  • Chief Operating Officer

    2016 - 2019
    Tido Music
    • Designed and managed an innovative usage-based revenue share mechanism between publishers and Tido, including all SQL code, providing to-the-second accurate reporting.
    • Unlocked a year-long problem preventing the release of the Tido Music app, bringing together stakeholders from the engineering, product, business, and content teams and delivered within six months and under budget.
    • Oversaw the delivery of a greenfield CMS for the conversion of scanned sheet music to a digital version usable by the Tido application, in partnership with a Queen's University team for the research aspects.
    • Led the R&D tax relief program at Tido, claiming more than £2.1 million over three years.
    Technologies: Mixpanel API, MySQL
  • Director of Products

    2014 - 2016
    Newzulu
    • Led the team that released the first 24/7 live crowd-sourced and produced TV, a project of more than £1.1 million of investment, involving an operational team of 15 people in New York, Toronto, London, Paris, and Sydney.
    • Led preparations for three technical due diligence required for mergers by Newzulu.
    • Integrated three engineering teams post-merger, totaling 25 people in Lyon,. Paris, and Toronto.
    Technologies: Product Analytics, Engineering Management, Product Strategy

Experience

  • Juno Platform
    http://app.withjuno.com

    A React-based marketplace connecting mental health benefits providers and corporate clients. I was the sole developer on this project and built it from the ground-up, including front end, back end, architecture on AWS, and continuous integration.

  • React-Search-Headless on NPM
    https://www.npmjs.com/package/react-search-headless

    An NPM package providing format-agnostic search capabilities, including on deeply-nested objects and arrays of objects; and components to implement search boxes in React applications, styled and non-styled.

  • Fully-managed Editorial Pages With Juno Platform
    http://app.withjuno.com

    A React-based CMS to dynamically set and present various carousels and pieces of content. Based on a combination of presentation layouts, the algorithm feeding the elements to the layout and card variants for the presentation of the entities in the layout.

Skills

  • Languages

    JavaScript, PHP, TypeScript
  • Libraries/APIs

    React, Node.js, Stripe, Mixpanel API
  • Paradigms

    Management
  • Other

    APIs, Product Analytics, Software Architecture
  • Tools

    Sequelize, CircleCI
  • Platforms

    Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Storage

    PostgreSQL, MySQL
  • Frameworks

    Express.js, Jest, Cypress.io

Education

  • Master's Degree in General Engineering
    2004 - 2009
    ICAM - Nantes, France

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