Wissam Youssef, Software Developer in Montreal, QC, Canada
Wissam Youssef

Software Developer in Montreal, QC, Canada

Member since October 27, 2016
Wissam is a talented full-stack software engineer focusing on DevOps and database technology with over half a decade of experience with Ericsson and other companies. He is an efficient developer and consultant, comfortable working solo or on a distributed team.
Wissam is now available for hire


  • CGI
    Node.js, Python, Linux
  • Ericsson
    MySQL, Django, Python
  • Ericsson
    Bash, Python, KVM, VMware, Xen, Linux



Montreal, QC, Canada



Preferred Environment

Amazon Web Services (AWS), Python, Git, Linux

The most amazing...

...thing I've done is overhaul the whole deployment release mechanism for a project from scratch.


  • Consultant

    2016 - 2017
    • Provided DevOps for the City of Montreal.
    • Automated application deployments with Docker and Kubernetes.
    Technologies: Node.js, Python, Linux
  • Software Engineer

    2015 - 2016
    • Created an IPAM with an international team for Ericsson.
    • Provisioned IPS automatically from telecom nodes.
    • Used Puppet for provisioning servers.
    • Created a Django and Django REST Framework back-end for multiple front-ends.
    • Coded one of the front-ends with Twitter Bootstrap.
    Technologies: MySQL, Django, Python
  • Test Configuration Manager

    2012 - 2016
    • Managed test environments.
    • Virtualized telecom node installation.
    • Improved and facilitated the jobs of testers.
    • Automated installations and configurations.
    Technologies: Bash, Python, KVM, VMware, Xen, Linux
  • Build and System Administrator

    2011 - 2012
    • Maintained AWS Cloud Services.
    • Maintained LDAP and mail servers.
    • Packaged and distributed for Python, Java, and Flash stacks.
    • Provided administration for MySQL, MongoDB, and Atlassian products.
    Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Crucible, Jira, MongoDB, MySQL, Flash, Java, Python, Google Apps, OpenLDAP, Linux
  • Build Engineer

    2010 - 2011
    Mate1, Inc.
    • Overhauled the entire workflow process to make an easy transition from designers to developers, doing quality assurance and finally making it live.
    • Oversaw the entire build (38 modules) written in Ant but migrated to Maven with our own Nexus Repository, and plugged into a CI server (Bamboo).
    • Handled mergers from the well-being of main branches to maintenance of our Git and SVN repositories.
    • Managed the entire QA environment and its multiple chains.
    Technologies: Apache Tomcat, HAProxy, Linux, Bamboo, Nexus, Maven, Ant, Java


  • Happy at Work

    Ongoing project to promote happiness at work.


  • Languages

    HTML, Bash, Python, XML, JavaScript, Java, Ruby, Go
  • Tools

    Git, Terraform, Ansible, NGINX, Jira, Jenkins, Flash, Crucible, VMware, Maven, Apache Tomcat, Bamboo, Kibana, Logstash, Apache Ant, Splunk, Amazon ECS (Amazon Elastic Container Service)
  • Paradigms

    Agile, DevOps
  • Platforms

    Linux, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Nexus, KVM, Xen, Docker, Kubernetes
  • Other

    Gentoo, VMware ESXi, Ant, HAProxy
  • Frameworks

  • Libraries/APIs

    OpenLDAP, Google Apps, Node.js
  • Storage

    MongoDB, Elasticsearch, MySQL


  • Certificate in Comprehensive Project Management
    2011 - 2012
    McGill University - Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Bioinformatics
    2006 - 2007
    The University of Edinburgh - Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Master's Degree in Computer Science
    2004 - 2006
    American University of Science and Technology - Beirut, Lebanon
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science
    1999 - 2004
    Lebanese American University - Beirut, Lebanon


  • AWS Solution Architect Associate
    MARCH 2019 - MARCH 2021

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