Java/C++/C developer experienced with software embedded in systems such as set-top-boxes. Efficient in communication, especially when dealing with problem analysis and solving. At ease in an international and multidisciplinary team.
French: mother tongue.
German: conversational level.
Japanese: 日本語能力試験 JLPT3 (2009).
Spanish: self-educated, basic level.
Software development: Java, C++, C.
Object Oriented Design and Development.
GNU/Linux (development and administration).
UNIX systems. MS-Windows.
User applications and middleware.
Set-Top-Boxes (STB), DVB-S, DVB-T, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, PVR, HD.
Problem analysis and solving.
Software Developer January 2008 – Present (2 years 5 months)
NDS Technologies France – MediaHighway Advanced STB products for the TV/Media industry
Software development: Java Applications, Java/C Middleware.
Software Engineer October 2000 – December 2007 (7 years 3 months)
Software Engineer April 2007 – December 2007 (9 months) As subcontractor (employed by Alten Technologies)
NDS Technologies France – MediaHighway STB products for the TV/Media industry
Detached in Philips’ premises: Development of drivers for VideoGuard (C language), Analysis and fixing of driver bugs (C language), DLI integration with NDS Applications/Middleware, Some project management activities, The team included people from France, India, Israël, Support to the Philips team
Development in Java and in C, on MediaHighway Advanced Applications and Middleware, embedded in Digital TV Set Top Boxes: Bug fixing in the MHA Applications (Java), Bug fixing in the MHA Middleware (Java, C), Developement based on Samsung and Humax low-level drivers.
Integration of NDS VideoGuard, On-site investigation, at NDS Israël.
Software Engineer July 2004 – March 2007 (2 years 9 months) As subcontractor (employed by Alten Technologies)
PHILIPS Set-Top-Boxes: Software developer, maintainer, and integrator,
for various STB products (STB = Digital TV decoder), including High Definition products, using ST710x, ST5100, ST551x chipsets, conform to the DLI or HDI interfaces, and most of the time based upon STAPI drivers, or based upon Philips drivers.
Real-Time, Embedded development, C language. ST toolsets: st20, st40/sh4, Operating Systems: OS/20 (ST), OS/21 (ST), Philips Real Time Interface (RTI), COM (Component Object Model).
Editors: GNU/Emacs, VI. Debuggers: GDB, st20run. Conf.Management: ClearCase, Subversion, Change Management: ClearQuest, Bugzilla.
Consulting within various companies: As subcontractor (employed by Alten Technologies):
Software Developer: C++, C, Embedded, Java, Digital TV development and integration.
Hewlett-Packard Display Product Engineer (Apprenticeship) October 1998 – December 1999 (1 year 3 months)
Context - The HP team was international and multidisciplinary, composed of buyers, engineers, marketing, supply-chain and regulation agents.
We were working in close relation with OEM suppliers from Japan, Korea, or China, such as Sony, Hitachi, LG, Samsung, and others.
Achievements - Took part in the product development control of Hewlett-Packard CRT and LCD displays targetted for the Corporate Business.
Realized a study on the color performance of the HP L1800, the leading high-end HP 18" LCD monitor at that time. Presented the results, in English, to the supplier LG.
Developed in C/C++ a tool for analysis of the image quality of CRT displays.
Pierre et Marie Curie University (Paris VI) MASTER 2 (5-year Engineering Degree) Computer Science, Digital Imaging 1998 – 1999
MASTER 2 (1998 – 1999): Computer Science; Digital Imaging.
MASTER 1 (1996 – 1998): Computer Science; Applied Physics; Electronics.
LICENCE (1995 – 1996): Fundamental Physics; Computer Science; Electronics.
Activities and Societies: Collège Franco-Britannique, Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris, Orchestre et Choeur des Universités de Paris
Published on 2011, October, 4 by Sylvain