Thibault Bronchain, Developer in Paris, France

Thibault Bronchain

Software Developer

Location
Paris, France
Toptal Member Since
February 5, 2016

Thibault provides infrastructure solutions for businesses that want to deliver reliable services. He handles CI/CD GitOps, DevOps, automation, Kubernetes, AWS, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP), among others. As a technology enthusiast and entrepreneur, Thibault works passionately in building optimized and scalable IT systems that perfectly fit business needs.

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Portfolio

Seer Software LLC
Windows Server, Azure, Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Delivery (CD)...
OnyxCorp
Automation, Kubernetes, Argo CD, Rancher, Ubuntu, Networks, Bash Script
Palco (via Toptal)
Linux, Jenkins, Kubernetes, Google Cloud, Argo CD, Automation...

Location

Paris, France

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Docker, Linux, Kubernetes, Python, Git, GitOps

The most amazing...

...projects I have worked on now handles millions of users monthly.

Work Experience

2019 - PRESENT

DevOps Engineer

Seer Software LLC
  • Developed an initial Windows-based infrastructure for their .NET application on AWS, with minimal costs and maximal fit to the team skills.
  • Automated deployments (GitOps-based CI/CD), migrations, and basic scaling according to their needs.
  • Migrated the complete infrastructure to a Kubernetes-based (EKS) platform, ensuring optimal scaling, availability, and performance.
Technologies: Windows Server, Azure, Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Delivery (CD), Amazon Web Services (AWS), SQL Server 2010, Dynamic Load Balancing, Kubernetes, Amazon EKS, Amazon RDS, GitOps
2019 - 2022

System Operations, Kubernetes Specialist

OnyxCorp
  • Automated the deployment of independent infrastructures using cutting-edge technologies in a geo-distributed environment, including Kubernetes, Rancher, LINSTOR, Argo CD, and System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM).
  • Troubleshot and analyzed various aspects of the existing infrastructure such as routers, hypervisors, virtual machines (VM), and clusters.
  • Deployed bare-metal Kubernetes components and distributed storage.
Technologies: Automation, Kubernetes, Argo CD, Rancher, Ubuntu, Networks, Bash Script
2017 - 2022

DevOps Engineer

Palco (via Toptal)
  • Created a simple, flexible, and fully automated infrastructure on top of Kubernetes for multiple environments, handling development, demo, staging, and production.
  • Built an automated, GitOps-based CI/CD pipeline from GitHub to Kubernetes.
  • Provided maintenance services for the GKE-built solution.
Technologies: Linux, Jenkins, Kubernetes, Google Cloud, Argo CD, Automation, Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE)
2018 - 2018

DevOps Engineer

An Insurance Company (via Toptal)
  • Created a CI/CD pipeline for a .NET core application.
  • Deployed it on AWS using Bitbucket pipelines and CodeDeploy.
  • Built a CI/CD pipeline for Windows Server using PowerShell.
Technologies: Windows PowerShell, Windows Server, AWS CodeDeploy
2017 - 2018

DevOps Engineer

Product Review
  • Created and managed the new website's infrastructure on AWS.
  • Handled infrastructure automation according to business needs.
  • Provided resilient infrastructure, live data migration, and automated workflows.
Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Linux, Elasticsearch, Relational Database Services (RDS), SaltStack, AWS CloudFormation
2015 - 2017

Python Developer

SeatCrawler (via Toptal)
  • Created a Python web scrapper with high efficiency.
  • Managed and deployed the infrastructure on the Google Cloud.
  • Handled thousands of requests per second in a Python core.
Technologies: Linux, Fabric, Flask, Python
2015 - 2015

Developers Ambassador

HyperHQ, Inc.
  • Took part in the communication and growth of the Hyper.sh runV project, a hypervisor-based routine for Docker containers.
  • Participated in public speaking and conferences as part of my role.
  • Developed projects regarding the communication of the main product.
Technologies: Python, Go, Web Marketing, Communication, Product Growth, Growth Marketing
2013 - 2015

Lead Developer

VisualOps
  • Participated in an open source project (Salt Project).
  • Led the development of distributed systems and configuration management solutions based on AWS.
  • Assisted the company in developing its international recognition.
Technologies: DevOps, Python, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
2013 - 2013

System Developer

MadeiraCloud
  • Engaged as an early member of a Beijing-based startup following $1.5 million in funding from Sequoia Capital.
  • Learned to use and build around AWS Cloud Computing tools and services.
  • Assisted the company actively in developing its international recognition.
Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Linux, Python

Experience

Enter The Wall

https://etw.bronchain.me
Enter The Wall was a side project built to monitor websites and services performances in China of the most common APIs, helping product builders to improve visibility and usability to people living in the country.

Nova Hyper

https://github.com/hyperhq/nova-hyper
Nova Hyper is an Openstack Nova driver for Hyper.sh. It was built as a wrapper around Hyper's runV technology to run virtualized containers in an integrated way within the Openstack platform, bringing the concept of Kubernetes pods to native Openstack.

OpsAgent

https://github.com/VisualOps/opsagent
VisualOps was a set of automation tools built on top of AWS to help the users design, build and manage their applications, making the cloud easier and more efficient to use.

OpsAgent was the distributed and client part of this product.

Published in The New Stack

https://thenewstack.io/hyper-a-hypervisor-agnostic-docker-engine/
The New Stack media contacted me to write about the Hyper.sh project and explain the whys and hows of the project. The goal of this article was to educate on the business needs that pushed us to build Hype.sh.

Skills

Languages

Bash Script, Python, JavaScript, Go, C, Java, SQL, PHP, Scala, C++, HTML, CSS

Tools

Emacs, AWS CodeDeploy, Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE), Git, Amazon EKS, Jenkins, AWS CloudFormation, Ansible, SaltStack, VPN, Boto, Chef

Paradigms

DevOps, Continuous Deployment, Automation, Continuous Integration (CI), REST, Continuous Delivery (CD)

Platforms

Amazon Web Services (AWS), Docker, Kubernetes, Linux, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Ubuntu, Windows Server, Rancher, OpenStack, Azure

Storage

Google Cloud, MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Redis, Elasticsearch, SQL Server 2010

Other

Virtualization, APIs, GitOps, Cloud, Argo CD, CI/CD Pipelines, Software Engineering, Networks, TCP/IP, Amazon RDS, Relational Database Services (RDS), Trading, Embedded Software, Web Marketing, Communication, Product Growth, Growth Marketing, Dynamic Load Balancing

Frameworks

Django, Windows PowerShell, Flask, Boost, Akka

Libraries/APIs

Fabric, Node.js, jQuery

Industry Expertise

Project Management

Education

2008 - 2013

Master's Degree in Computer Engineering

Epitech - Paris, France

2011 - 2012

Master's Degree in Computer Engineering

University of Essex - Colchester, UK

Certifications

FEBRUARY 2023 - FEBRUARY 2026

AWS Certified Solutions Architect (SAA)

Amazon Web Services

SEPTEMBER 2022 - SEPTEMBER 2025

AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate

AWS