Aurélien Bottazini

Aurélien wearing a blue vest and
             smiling!

I am a programmer and a designer from France. Here is a little more about me.

Skills

  • Ruby
  • RoR
  • JS
  • Html
  • CSS
  • FP

Expert in Javascript (ES6/ES2015), React, Redux, Ruby & Ruby on Rails. I am also skilled in different technologies including Docker, Html 5, CSS3, Lisp, Haskell.

Experienced with MySQL, PostgreSQL and SQLite. I know when to use and how to choose a NoSQL database. I have deployed and managed Web applications on Linux based servers using Chef and Docker. I am currently interested in the serverless phenomenon.

I am proficient with graphic design softwares such as Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator. I love drawing and typography. In my work I consider standards, accessibility, usability, responsiveness.

French is my native language. I learned English in Florida where I spent 3 years. Since then I am fluent in English.

Education

Florida Institute of Technology

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science [DEC 2005]
Certificate of appreciation — 2006 ACM Southeast Conference.

Coursework includes: Data structures, Algorithms, Design Patterns, Operating System Concepts, Visual Graphics, Databases.

EDX

Experience

CleverTech

Senior Developer [ 2014 - Present]

Helped clients develop their business. Using technologies like: Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Javascript, Angular, React, Neo4j. I helped Clevertech to move toward the use of containers with Docker. I taught a course on Conversations for Actions or How to communicate efficiently with your team and your clients.

Freelance

Senior Software Developer [March 2010 - 2013]

Development and Deployment of hundreds of games on the Apple App Store (~500). Retrieval and parsing of Big Data through Ruby scripts and PostgreSQL. My work includes:

  • Metaprogramming of thousands of Active Record classes
  • PostgreSQL and SQLite3 data insertion, extraction & optimisation

Metaboli

Senior Software Developer [January 2009 – February 2010]

Metaboli is one of the leader in the digital distribution of Video Games. I was in charge of the Ruby Team in Paris. Responsible of the deployment and management of all the Ruby On Rails Apps. Refactoring of existing Code base with the promotion of Test Driven Development. Coordination with the remote Ruby team based in Sweden.
I’ve notably accomplished:

  • Complete automation of the deployment process. On test servers and on production servers with Capistrano. About 50 Apps.
  • Introduction and promotion of Unit Tests in the Ruby Team. Rspec, Cucumber and automatic supervision through automated tools and Cron tasks.
  • Migration of our code repositories from Subversion to Git.

Nomads PER

Software Developer [August 2007 – December 2008]

A startup I created with two friends from College. Design and Development of a Ruby on Rails app. Interaction with Web services like Amazon S3 and Paypal. Unit Tests with Rspec.

Lucca

Junior Software Developer [March 2006 – March 2007]

A small but dynamic web Agency based in Paris. For one of our client, I was responsible of the design and development of an excel-like web application for sorting and presenting thousands of students. Technologies used: AJAX, MySQL, PHP.

Portfolio