1. Simon Caplette
  2. Software Engineer

    Currently in Paris

SUMMARY

Passionate, pragmatic and polyglot software developer. Experienced test driven practitioner and accustomed pair programmer.

Strong interest in computer security, virology, decentralization (blockchain, dapps), open data & government initiatives.

10 years of software experience with a strong Extreme Programming background through my work in the City in London.

I have held positions such as: Technical Lead, Backend Scalability Engineer, Ruby Platform Engineer, Lead Rails Developer, Senior Agile Java Developer, Scrum Master, XP Coach, TDD & Refactoring Trainer.

Scaling platforms, writing & securing applications, harnessing data & developing tools with an impact makes me happy!

VALUES AT WORK

Some core values I favor when developing software in teams.

WORKING EXPERIENCE

Wallix - Technical Lead & Implementor at Innovation Department - (Nov 2016 / Present)

Full time employee in Paris

Streamroot - Backend Scalability Engineer - (June 2015 / June 2016)

1 year as full time employee in Paris

Preplay Sports - Ruby Platform Engineer - (Oct 2013 / Oct 2014)

1 year as full time employee in Paris & New York

Finexkap - Lead Rails Developer - (July 2013 / Sept 2013)

3 months as independent contractor in Paris

KIT - Rails Developer - (Avril 2013 - June 2013)

3 months as independent contractor in Paris

Libon - Agile Ruby & Java Developer, XP lead - (Mai 2011 - April 2013)

2 years as Xebia consultant in Paris

Generali - Agile Java Developer - (Oct 2010 - Mai 2011)

6 months as Xebia consultant in Paris

Virgin Media - Agile Java Developer, XP lead - (July 2009 - Sept 2010)

1 year & 3 months as full time employee in London, UK

Factset - Agile Java Developer - (July 2007 - July 2009)

2 years & 1 month as full time employee in London, UK

Orbian - J2EE Developer - (June 2006 - July 2007)

1 year & 2 months as full time employee in London, UK

Petards - Java Developer, System Engineer - (Jan 2006 - June 2006)

6 months as independent contractor in London, UK

UNSW - Java Swing Developer - (Sept 2004 - April 2005)

8 months as University of New South Wales intern in Sydney, Australia

TRAINING & PAIR PROGRAMMING

I give Extreme Programming hands-on workshops and pair programming sessions for developers.

"Très intéressant. Formateur très pro." - Developer at Ankama

"Bonne ambiance. Enrichissant. Permet de pratiquer différement." - Manager at Email Vision

"Beaucoup d'expérience perso sur le sujet avec un certains nombres d'anecdotes à remonter pour illustrer le sujet." - Developer at Amadeus

"Très instructif. Nouvelle vision sur les process de développements." - Developer at Email Vision

"Rien à redire. Présent. Disponible. À l'écoute." - Developer at Ankama

EDUCATION

Telecom ParisTech

2003 / 2004 - Signal Processing & Multimedia

Telecom Bretagne

2002 / 2003 - Telecommunications & Computing

University Of Science Montpellier II

1998 / 2002 - M.Sc. First in class; Electronic Engineering, Networks & Computing

  1. January 2017
  2. Simon Caplette