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

Experience

Location

Montreal, QC, Canada

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

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

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: Node.js, Python, Linux
  • 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: MySQL, Django, Python
  • 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: Bash, Python, KVM, VMware, Xen, Linux
  • 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: Amazon Web Services (AWS), FishEye, Crucible, Jira, MongoDB, MySQL, Flash, Java, Python, Google Apps, OpenLDAP, Linux, AWS
  • 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

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, Flash, Crucible, FishEye, VMware, Maven, Apache Tomcat, Bamboo, Kibana, Logstash, Apache Ant, Splunk
  • Paradigms

    Agile, DevOps
  • Platforms

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

    Gentoo, VMware ESXi, AWS, Ant, HAProxy
  • Frameworks

    Django
  • Libraries/APIs

    OpenLDAP, Google Apps, Node.js
  • Storage

    MongoDB, 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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