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

Software Developer in Montreal, QC, Canada

Member since August 29, 2016
Wissam is a talented full-stack software engineer with a focus on DevOps and database technology. He has over half a decade of experience with Ericsson and other companies, and he is an efficient developer and consultant, comfortable working solo or on a distributed team.
Wissam is now available for hire

Portfolio

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

Experience

  • Linux, 19 years
  • Bash, 10 years
  • Ubuntu, 8 years
  • Agile, 8 years
  • Python, 7 years
  • Git, 6 years
  • DevOps, 5 years
  • Jira, 4 years

Location

Montreal, QC, Canada

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Linux, Git, Python, AWS

The most amazing...

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

Employment

  • Consultant

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

    2015 - 2016
    Ericsson
    • 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: Python, Django, MySQL
  • Test Configuration Manager

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

    2011 - 2012
    Ludia
    • 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: AWS, Linux, Openldap, Google Apps, Python, Java, Flash, MySQL, MongoDB, Jira, Crowd, Crucible, Fisheye
  • 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: Java, Ant, Maven, Nexus, Bamboo, Linux, Haproxy, Tomcat

Experience

  • Happy at Work (Development)

    Ongoing project to promote happiness at work.

Skills

  • Languages

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

    Git, Terraform, Ansible, Nginx, Jira, Jenkins, Maven, Apache Tomcat, Bamboo, Kibana, Logstash, Apache Ant, Splunk
  • Paradigms

    Agile, DevOps
  • Platforms

    Linux, Ubuntu, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Xen, Docker
  • Other

    Gentoo, VMware ESXi
  • Frameworks

    Django
  • Storage

    Elasticsearch, MySQL

Education

  • 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
Certifications
  • AWS Solution Architect Associate
    MARCH 2019 - MARCH 2021
    Amazon

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