About Me

Welcome, my name is Clement Tricart, i am born on November 18th 1981.
It all started when i was 16 and was selling computers parts in a little computer shop in Poitiers.
After a hundred win 95 installations and at least as much LAN parties, i was hooked by computers.
I am working as a freelance (DevOps) since 2016.
My skills are are mostly related to SysAdmin & DevOps operations.
I am helping companies to organize their cloud architecture and embrace DevOps good practices.
You can contact me directly on MALT or through my personal details below:

Contact Details

Clement Tricart
144 Boulevard de Magenta
75010 Paris
(+33)6.52.57.92.14
klems@klems.net

Education

Lycee Lucas de Nehou

Baccalaureat professionel 1999-2001

I did pass a "Baccalaureat professionel" (Computer Aided Design),
but I always wanted to work in pure IT management.

Work

Diagrams Technologies

DevOps June 2021 - November 2021

Diagrams Technologies wanted a clean and easy way to manage their entire infrastructure from Dev to production, including CI.

- I help them bootstrapping their infrastructure management repository (Git/Terraform/Ansible)
- Integration the applications deploys (Git/ECS/Fargate)

Meilleurs Agents

DevOps October 2020 - February 2021

This time I had to deploy an API Gateway solution (Kong), so all the entities within the same business group could use Meilleursagents Datas through APIs.

- Analyse the different technical possibilities
- Code and deploy the solution (Git/Terraform/GCP/Kong)

Easyence

DevOps June 2020 - August 2020

Easyence had lots of different Cloud Accounts AWS/GCP and most of their IT components were not coded properly in a single Git repository.
Had to redone the infrastructure management repository from scratch.

- DevOps Awarness (Git/Terraform/AWS/GCP)
- Setup of a scalable Continuous Integration solution (Gitlab/Terraform/Ansible)

Mobility Work

DevOps June 2019 - October 2019

Mobility Work is a company that want to create a community based CMMS software.
They had a problem with the previous DevOps team and asked me to rebuild every aspect of their AWS account.

- Proper setup of an AWS account with VPCs, subnets, etc (openVPN/Bastion)
- Setup of a scalable Continuous Integration solution (Gitlab/Terraform/Ansible)
- Ansible playbooks to trigger application deploys from staging to production

Meilleurs Agents

DevOps July 2018 - March 2019

This time I had to synchronize the data science infrastructure as code with the web part.
On the first mission, we had two separate git repositories to maintain the code.
(one for the web and one for the data science)
All the teams are using a single repository that maintains all the tools used within the company.
We did included Terraform code too to provision things.

- Git Repository organization (Git/Ansible/Terraform/Groovy)
- Ansible code migration
- Terraform provisioning

On Va Bosser

DevOps March 2018 - May 2018

OnVaBosser is a company that want to get rid of resumes.
They had a problem with the previous DevOps team and asked me to rebuild every aspect of their AWS account.

- Proper setup of an AWS account with VPCs, subnets, etc (openVPN/Bastion)
- Continuous integration pipelines (Jenkins)
- Ansible playbooks to trigger application deploys from staging to production

Meilleurs Agents

DevOps July 2017 - March 2018

Meilleursagents had the idea of heavily data mining the real estate business.
The data science team was just beginning and their IT servers were not on the cloud yet.
So they needed a dedicated DevOps for that team to speed things up.

- Management of environments from Dev to PROD (Github/Ansible)
- Continuous integration pipelines (Jenkins)
- Ansible playbooks to trigger application deploys from staging to production

Photobox

DevOps March 2016 - September 2016

Photobox is a photography brand, they are printing books made with your own photos.
They had just migrated to AWS from on premise infrastructure and needed a DevOps team to manage AWS.

- Management of environments from Dev to PROD (Github/Ansible)
- Continuous delivery pipelines (Jenkins)
- Ansible playbooks to trigger application deploys from staging to production

My Little Paris

DevOps July 2015 - February 2016

My Little Paris is a gathering of several small companies (My Little Paris / My Little Box / Merci Alfred).
They are using symphony dev framework for every project they are launching.
They needed someone to join their DevOps efforts.

- Continuous Integration (Github/Circle CI)
- Automatic Deploys (Ansible/Capistrano)
- Development Environment Management (Docker)

Euronext

Application Engineer July 2014 - May 2015

The New York Stock Exchange had just sold Euronext.
We had to 'split' the applications to their respective owners.
New projects were about to launch on Euronext side.

- Administration of hundreds of Linux Servers
- Application deploys through home made scripts (Shell/Python)
- On Duty call for application surveillance
- Monitoring Stack (Nagios/RRDTool)

NYSE

Application Engineer April 2011 - June 2014

The New York Stock Exchange had just bought Euronext.
One of the big first challenge was to move the French Production servers to another Hosting room in England.
We had to redeploy all apps and migrating them from Unix to Linux.

- Administration of hundreds of Linux Servers
- Application deploys through home made scripts (Shell/Python)
- On Duty call for application surveillance

AXA Group Solutions

DevOps September 2010 - April 2011

Axa Group Solutions was developing an anti money laundering system.
Their development team was not iterating fast enough in production.
They decided to hire someone that would be dedicated to this dev team to speed things up.

- Administration of an ESXi Cluster
- Application deploys within the cluster through home made scripts (Shell/Python)

Direct Energie

System Administrator June 2009 - September 2010

The company needed SysAdmins to manage their on premise infrastructure.

- Administration of hundreds of Linux Servers
- JBOSS stacks

Orange Business Services

System Administrator June 2008 - May 2009

The original company "CVF Online Multimedia" was just acquired by OBS.
They needed additional Linux Sysadmin to manage their infrastructure.
They were about to launch The Orange Cinema Services (OCS) project.

- Administration of hundreds of Linux Servers
- LAMP Stacks (Linux / Apache / Mysql / Php)

France 24

System Administrator October 2006 - May 2008

The France24 channel (ENG/FR/ARAB) was about to launch.
The company was looking for SysAdmins to manage their on premise infrastructure.

- Management of the entire IT systems (Microsoft Related products)
- VMWare ESX cluster administration
- Microsoft Windows Exchange accounts management

Wengo

Technical Support January 2005 - December 2005

Wengo was a concurrent to skype, and launched a VOIP software on Linux.
I was helping Wengo by setting up the forums on Linux servers, administrate them and giving clients advices on how to configure their VOIP boxes.

- Linux servers installation/administration
- PhpBB administration

Docteur Ordinateur

Technical Support September 2004 - December 2004

Docteur Ordinateur is a company that helps people with their daily computer issues.
I was half of the time repairing computer at the shop, the other half giving different types of IT courses.

- Mac / PC installation debugging
- IT courses

Skills

I am a former Linux SysAdmin.
I did work as an application engineer in critical environments (NYSE/Euronext).
Then I had the chance of working as a DevOps in several startup companies.
Nowdays i am looking for Architect / DevOps positions within startups.

  • Linux
  • Ansible
  • Terraform
  • Git
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • English
  • Spanish

Testimonials

  • If you automate a mess, you get an automated mess.

    Rod Michael
  • Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.

    Steve Jobs
  • The computer was born to solve problems that did not exist before.

    Bill Gates
  • Talk is cheap. Show me the code.

    Linus Torvalds
  • Don’t document the problem, fix it.

    Atli Björgvin Oddsson

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