Civil status

Matthieu Sarter
Lives in Grenoble, France
Phone : +33 6 30 69 00 21
e-mail : click to display my e-mail address
Born in 1984, French citizenship
B driving license
Single and without children


Programming languages and frameworks

Python (SQLAlchemy, Cheetah), PHP, JavaScript, Java (J2EE, JSF, JUnit), C/C++ (Qt), JSP, shellscript Unix, Delphi, ADA, Visual Basic, Caml, assembleur (x86)

Description languages


Database management systems

Oracle, MySQL, MariaDB

Development tools and environments
  • IDE : Eclipse (PyDev, PDT, SDK Android), Qt Creator, Visual Studio .NET, Xcode (Apple), Delphi Studio, Dreamweaver
  • Revision control systems : SVN, CVS, RCS, PVCS, CMVC, Rational Rose
  • CMS : WordPress, Dotclear
  • Other tools : Ant, Hudson/Jenkins, Selenium, Trac

Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, lighttpd, VisualSVN, Tomcat, JOnAS, WebSphere, IIS

Operating systems

Windows (all versions), Mac OS X, AIX, Linux (Ubuntu, Mint, CentOS, Red Hat), Solaris, Android


SCRUM (Agile) and TDD (Test Driven Development) methodologies

Professional experience

Since february 2016 @ Bull

AIX R&D, Échirolles (38)
AIX, Linux, GNU Toolchain, xlC, RPM packaging

  • Porting of open-source Linux packages to AIX :
    PHP, Python 2, Python 3, Apache, libtool, GNU Make, GTK+, Pango, Cairo, MongoDB…
  • Improvement to the packaging process : traceability, reproducibility, automated testing…
  • International context, project team split between France, India and the USA (Austin TX).
January 2016 to may 2016 @
  • Writer for the bi-monthly « Au Clair de la Tech » topic.
April 2011 to february 2016 @ EDF

Centre d’Ingénierie Hydraulique, Grenoble
Ajax, Eclipse, JavaScript, Jenkins, Linux (CentOS) MySQL, PHP, Python, script-shell Unix, SVN, Trac

  • Design and development of a web application aimed at modeling hydro-power infrastructure and generate configuration files for the involved devices.
  • Application maintenance and technical support to users.
  • Implementation of continuous integration testing.
February 2014 to July 2014 @ (
July 2011 to August 2012 @ Thales

Security Solutions and Services Department, Montbonnot
Agile, JavaScript, MySQL, PHP, SVN, Ubuntu

  • Design and development supervision for a software forge.
  • International context, dev team based in India.
February 2011 to April 2011 @ ClearBUS (via Thales)

C++, Eclipse, Qt, SVN

  • Design and integration of a new GUI architecture for a secure digital mail client.
January 2011 to February 2011 @ Orange (via Thales)

Orange Labs, Meylan
Eclipse, Java, JavaScript, SDK Android, SDK Mozilla, XUL

  • Industrialization of an Android application (Melovibe).
  • Maintaining a Firefox extension for gestures control.
January 2010 to December 2011 @ Bull (via Thales)

AIX R&D, Échirolles (38)
Agile, AIX, CMVC, Linux, J2EE, JSF, Rational Application Developer, Selenium, XML

  • Design and development of a tool for configuration and management of security settings integrated with IBM System Director for AIX and Linux systems.
  • International context, project team split between France and the USA (Austin TX, Rochester MN).
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February 2008 to December 2010 @ Bull (via Thales)

AIX R&D, Échirolles
AIX, C, CMVC, J2EE, JSF, Rational Application Developer, Selenium, XML

  • Design and development of a command line based  system configuration tool for AIX.
  • Design and development of a web front-end for this tool, integrated with IBM System Director.
  • International context, project team split between France and the USA (Austin TX).
July 2006 to January 2008 @ Orange (via Thales)

SIR&S, Meylan
AIX, Apache, BEA Tuxedo, C++, CORBA, Gsoap, Java/J2EE, JOnAS, Jolt, JSP, Linux (Red Hat), Oracle, Pro*C, shellscript, Struts, Tomcat, WebSphere, UML, XML

  • Application maintenance for three software for the ADSL information system (two of them being critical and requiring high availability).
  • Design and development of software evolutions.
  • Technical manager for one of the software starting December 2007: managing a team of developers (4 to 8 people) and interface with the client.
February 2006 to June 2006 @ Bull (internship)

Open Software R&D, Échirolles
Assembleur IA-64, C, Linux

  • Development of a USB keyboard driver for KDB (kernel debuger) for Linux on IA-64 (Itanium).
  • Work on the Linux kernel code from version 2.6.12 to 2.6.17.
July 2005 to August 2005 @ INRIA (internship)

SARDES Project, INRIAlpes, Montbonnot
C++, DirectShow, Eclipse, Java, JNI, Visual Studio

  • Design and implementation of a prototype multimedia proxy to adapt in real time parameters of a video stream (codec, compression ratio, resolution) to best suit the client capabilities (bandwidth, decoding ability, display).
  • Based on the Fractal component model.
Juillet 2004 @ Centre Hospitalier Spécialisé (internship)

IT Department, Sarreguemines (57)

  • Network administration.
  • Hardware maintenance.
  • Users support.


Septembre 2003 à janvier 2006 : enginee degree from Telecommunications Department at ENSIMAGENSERG (INPG Telecom)

Specialized in distributed software and networks.
Graduated in July 2006 with honors.

3rd year program

  • Distributed software and Internet servers: Java, J2EE, RMI, JMS, CORBA, servlets, EJB, Tomcat, JOnAS
  • Image and audio compression: JPEG, MPEG, MP3
  • Future of networks
  • Advanced networking: VLAN, bridges, RIP/IGRP/OSPF/BGP routing, congestion control, SNMP, QoS, WLAN, IPv6, mobility, MPLS
  • Network security: DES, Triple-DES, AES, RSA, smartcard, Kerberos, PKCS, CDSA, IPSec, PPTP, L2F, L2TP, SSL, WEP, WPA
  • Software reliability and testing
  • Signaling protocols: SS7, SIP
  • Wireless and cellular networking: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Zigbee, GSM, GPRS, UMTS

2nd year program

  • Architecture: MIPS R4000 system bus, pipelines, cache management
  • Algorithms: C++, costs calculation and optimization
  • Compilers
  • Operational search: Simplex algorithm
  • Unix: advanced Unix shellscripts
  • Performances modeling and evaluation
  • Random processes
  • Signal processing
  • Networks: LAN, IP, ATM, reliability, TCP
  • Operating Systems I: overall architecture, process management, interruptions, files management
  • Operating Systems II: memory management, paging, deadlock, distributed systems
  • Object-oriented modeling and analysis: UML
  • Database management systems: SQL, Oracle, JDBC
  • Protocols validation: SDL
  • Digital data transmission

1st year program

  • Automata: Turing machines
  • Semiconductor devices: transistors, diodes
  • Graphs: shortest path finding algorithms
  • Mathematics: analytical bases for signal processing
  • Electromagnetic waves
  • Probability and statistics
  • Codes theory: Huffman, Shannon, Lempel-Ziv, PKI, CRC
  • Computers architecture
  • Digital circuits design: logical gates, Karnot tables
  • Electronics
  • Hardware description languages: VHDL
  • Transmission and modulation systems
  • Algorithms 1 : ADA
  • Algorithms 2 : object-oriented programming, Java
  • Low-level software: C, IA-32/x86 assembler
  • Networks: HTTP, FTP, SMTP

January 2004 : accounting training
September 2001 to June 2003 : preparatory classes for engineering school at Lycée Kléber (Strasbourg)

Mathematics, Physics, Engineer Science and Computer Science

June 2001 : bachelor of science

Mathematics major, biology minor

Foreign languages

  • English: fluent. TOEIC obtained in december 2004 with a score of 880 over 990
  • German: fundamentals
  • Italian: fundamentals
  • Spanish: fundamentals

Personnal activities

  • Sports: hiking, ski, mountain bike, badminton, roller,
  • Webmaster of a tech news site since 2006,
  • News writer for Macbidouille (n°1 french Mac site) since 2012,
  • Products reviews writer for from 2005 to 2010,
  • Servers administrator (Linux and Windows, Apache, lighttpd, MySQL, MariaDB…),
  • Hobbies: cinema, science and technology news, TV series,
  • Webmaster of several sites since 2001,
  • Euromanager (Global Management Challenge Europe): final contestant in 2003 (7th of 174 contestants) and 2004 (5th of 175 contestants) with the Imag’In team, sponsored by RENAULT (car manufacturer).