PiwEL Massard, Developer in Toronto, ON, Canada
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PiwEL Massard

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Software Developer

Toronto, ON, Canada
Toptal Member Since
June 15, 2018

PiwEL is a senior full-stack web developer who easily adapts to any technology required for clients' projects. He thoroughly understands the requirements for web applications and provides the best infrastructures to allow for safe and fast growth and scaling. He has experience working in-house for large companies and as a consultant for a variety of organizations. He communicates well, prefers Agile methods, and has worked in teams of all sizes.


JavaScript, WordPress, Tizen, Android, iOS, Node.js, AngularJS, Ionic, PHP...
JavaScript, WordPress, Laravel, Cordova, Ionic, AngularJS, MySQL, PHP, Mobile...
Thales Services
Scrum, Oracle, VoIP, Web, GWT, PHP, Flex, Jakarta EE, CSS, HTML5, Java, SQL




Preferred Environment

JavaScript, Git, Unix, Windows, MacOS, IntelliJ IDEA, CSS, HTML5, SQL

The most amazing...

...app I've developed helps French-speaking people living with roommates split bills, share notes and calendars, and communicate for a peaceful life.

Work Experience

Senior Fullstack Engineer and president

2012 - PRESENT
  • Recreated existing apps for big companies (Leclerc, Marionnaud, Monoprix, Europe 1) with HTML and JavaScript on behalf of Samsung for the launch of the Tizen marketplace as a subcontractor.
  • Developed and iBeacon-based app for the customers of a real estate agency to receive notification when approaching a to-sold flat in cities.
  • Created a few phoning robots for prospection, with geolocated reports, using Asterisk VoIP and Google Maps APIs.
  • Worked with an ambitious international company and led a team based in Dubai, New-York, and France with six nationalities represented.
  • Created an app with a number of functionalities including chat and voice messaging with Node.js, ElasticSearch to find the bars and places around you, and Geolocation tracking to share your position with your friends.
Technologies: JavaScript, WordPress, Tizen, Android, iOS, Node.js, AngularJS, Ionic, PHP, Mobile, CSS, React, HTML5, SQL, PhoneGap

Founder, non-profit personal project

2007 - PRESENT
  • Created an app for my own needs that has been solicited to be open to everyone.
  • Used by more than 100,000 users through positive word-of-mouth.
  • Maintained an availability of the website and apps over 99% for 10 years.
  • Created a web app at first, and then created the Android and iOS mobile apps to adapt to the market.
  • Became the second laureate with Ze-Coloc for iOS App at the #BetaTesteurs National Concourse (Sosh).
  • Helped French-speaking people living in a shared house split the bills, share notes and calendar, and communicate for a peaceful life.
Technologies: JavaScript, WordPress, Laravel, Cordova, Ionic, AngularJS, MySQL, PHP, Mobile, CSS, HTML5, SQL

Consultant, Scrum Master, Training Manager

2007 - 2016
Thales Services
  • Developed billing software for B2B services (reverse billing) in PHP with Zend Framework and iReport, among other for the premium rate (toll) numbers.
  • Made evolutions in the directory assistance system (by phone and SMS) with J2EE, Struts, Spring, Hibernate, Log4J, and XML-RPC.
  • Maintained a new tool for the directory assistance hotline with VoIP: SIP, CCXML, VXML, SCXML, XLite, Econf, and the IBM PCC tools.
  • Created a new customer service webpage for the Orange customers with Flex/FDS, Java J2EE, and Oracle.
Technologies: Scrum, Oracle, VoIP, Web, GWT, PHP, Flex, Jakarta EE, CSS, HTML5, Java, SQL

Software engineer

2007 - 2007
  • Created the new Bordeaux University Hospital website.
  • Discovered and respected all the accessibility norms for the website to be usable by all kind of disabled people (especially blind people).
  • Trained the hospital teams to use the delivered product.
  • Learned how to work with a team and demanding customers during this first mission.
  • Obtained the First Prize of French hospitals websites ranking of the Hospital Federation.
Technologies: TYPO3, CSS, HTML5, SQL


Personal project to help people living in shared houses.

PHP, Laravel, ionic, AngularJS, iOS, Android, socket.io

Le Chœur Voyageur

The website for a youth choir I'm a part of.

WordPress, PHP, HTML, CSS3, JavaScript


Customer area and consumption monitoring.

Flex/FDS, Java J2EE, Oracle
2006 - 2007

Diploma in e-Management (information, decision, management)

Bordeaux Management School - Bordeaux, France

2004 - 2007

Engineering School Diploma in Computer Science

Bordeaux Graduate School of Engineering (École Nationale Supérieure d’Électronique, Informatique et Radiocommunications – ENSEIRB) - Bordeaux, France


Agile Modeling formation



Flex Formations

Capgemini, Thales Services


Google APIs, Google Maps, Node.js, JasperReports, REST APIs, jQuery, Facebook Open Graph API, XHR, jQuery UI, Facebook API, Facebook Login, Graph API, D3.js, Google Sheets API, React, X (formerly Twitter) API, Chrome API, Laravel Homestead, Laravel Elixir, Facebook SDK


iReport, Checkstyle, PMD, Hudson, Jenkins, Git, GitLab, Subversion (SVN), Asterisk, Bower, Grunt, NPM, Adobe Photoshop, IntelliJ IDEA, WebStorm, PhpStorm, Google Sheets, Apache Ant, Gulp, Composer, JavaScript Testing, CVS, Microsoft Access, Jira, GitLab CI/CD, PhpMyAdmin, GitHub, Amazon Simple Email Service (SES), Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS), SendinBlue, Mailchimp, Laravel Echo, IBM Rational ClearCase, Docker Compose, Webpack, Webpack 4, Webpack 3, RabbitMQ, Elastic


TYPO3, Bootstrap 3+, Google Web Toolkit, GWT, Flex, PhoneGap, Laravel, Apache Struts, PHPUnit, Yarn, Laravel Mix, AngularJS, Ionic, Spring, Hibernate, Codeception


PHP 7, JavaScript, SQL, CSS, XSL, XSLT, PHP 5, HTML5, Java, YAML, UML, PHP, Java 7


Agile Software Development, Agile, Scrum, REST, Continuous Integration (CI), Test-driven Development (TDD), XP, Management


WordPress, Unix, MacOS, NetBeans, Eclipse, Drupal, Mobile, iOS, Android, Oracle, Linux, Windows, Jakarta EE, Web, Tizen, Drupal 8, Docker, Amazon Web Services (AWS)


MySQL, XML-RPC, JSON, PHP Data Objects (PDO), MySQL/MariaDB, Memcached, Elasticsearch, OVH, MongoDB, NoSQL, PostgreSQL, Phinx, Amazon S3 (AWS S3)


Scrum Master, Domain DNS Setup, Domain Name System (DNS), Domain Name Registration, WCAG 2, FindBugs, VoIP, REST API Clients, Web Accessibility, Accessible Rich Internet Applications (ARIA), Responsive Design, Email Coding, Website Integration, Development, JavaScript Libraries, Shell Scripting, Email, Email Systems, Email Parsing, Cordova, Ajax, Gentoo, Power Shell Commands, Chrome Extensions, Leadership, SIP, VXML, Architecture, Employee Training, Responsive Email Templates, Merise, Gantt Chart, Graphic Design, Design, WordPress Themes, FTP, Facebook, Content Delivery Networks (CDN), SVG, FTP Servers, Web Extensions

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