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I'm Kévin Bretécher

IT Project Manager at Paris Saint-Germain Academy USA

  • City Miami, FL, United States
  • Crafting Code Since 2009

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7 years of experience with all stages of the development cycle for dynamic projects.
Well-versed in numerous programming languages used in Web and software development.
Strong experience in project management.
Passionate about new technologies and entrepreneurship.

Work Experience

Since September 2017

IT Project Manager

Paris Saint-Germain Academy USA / International Center of European Football, Miami, FL

  • Plan product development and timelines.
  • Assign tasks and mentor 3 team members, including outsourced staff.
  • Work closely with the sales, marketing and design team in an agile environment.
  • Led the recruiting process for front-end Web developers.
  • Report to the CEO and COO of the organization.
Since June 2015

Lead Full-Stack Web Engineer

Paris Saint-Germain Academy Florida, Miami, FL

  • Oversee performance and security of 6 Linux servers (LAMP/LEMP), including high traffic server management (25K+ unique visitors per day).
  • Developed and currently maintain 10+ WordPress websites including:
  • Supported business growth by automating payments: developed 3 complex payment systems that allow the company to handle online payments, application forms, emailing, and surveys.
  • Developed RSVP application system allowing segmented customers to confirm their participation in an event.
  • Implemented different marketing tools and the #1 soccer team management mobile app in the company.

Technical Environment: Linux, Apache, Nginx, PHP 5/7, MySQL, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Ajax, JSON, Bootstrap 3/4, WordPress, SVN, Git

September 2013 to March 2015

Full-Stack Web Engineer

ProExpert, Miami, FL

  • Managed the architecture and system administration of Linux servers (LAMP).
  • Improved and maintained several Web and mobile applications.
  • Wrote specifications and user documentation.
  • Led initiatives for customer support.
  • Report to the CEO of the organization.

Technical environment: vSphere, Linux, Apache, PHP 5, MySQL, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Ajax, JSON, SVN

January 2011 to August 2013

Web Developer

Freelance, Nantes, France

Provided IT solutions to my customers in France, focusing mostly on Web development:

  • Developed a website for an exterior decorator.
  • Developed and maintained a website for a technical specialist of smart building.

Technical Environment: PHP 5, MySQL, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Ajax, JSON, Bootstrap, WordPress.

May 2013 to August 2013

.NET Consultant Intern

SoftFluent, Montrouge, France

Client: STIME - Les Mousquetaires
Developed a Windows 8 application for STIME managers. The Windows 8 application, deployed on touch tablets, allows users to order fresh produce, mainly fruits and vegetables, and seafood. Because the application runs with a backup cache data, the user can see, order and edit the desired products in the warehouse, this without network coverage. To send orders to suppliers, the tablet is obviously connected to the Internet.

Technical environment: .NET, C#, XAML, JSON.

January 2013 to April 2013

.NET Consultant Intern

SoftFluent, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France

Client: Microsoft Business Innovation Center (MBIC)
Developed a Windows 8 application for commercials of the Microsoft Business Innovation Center. The application consumes SharePoint Web services and allows users to view the catalog of applications from the center benefiting of the Windows 8 experience. With the backup cache data, the user navigating in the application can, play videos and view the catalog of applications while disconnected from the SharePoint server.

Technical environment: .NET, C#, XAML, Microsoft Server 2008 R2, Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Microsoft SharePoint 2010.

September 2012 to December 2012

.NET Consultant Intern

SoftFluent, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France

Client: Microsoft Technical Center (MTC)
Developed a Windows 8 application for Microsoft. This application, visible in Microsoft Technical Center, consumes SharePoint web services enabling users from the center to have better visibility on upcoming events. In addition, it is also possible to view a list of contacts on the new Windows 8 interface (Modern UI).

Technical environment: .NET, C#, XAML, Microsoft Server 2012, Microsoft SQL Server 2012, Microsoft SharePoint 2013.

April 2011 to July 2011

Web Developer Intern

Aliapro, Saint-Etienne de Montluc, France

Developed a chess game website and a portal for self-employed users.

Technical environment: PHP 5, MySQL, HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, jQuery, Ajax, WordPress.

September 2009 to December 2009

PowerBuilder Developer Intern

ICO site René Gauducheau, Saint-Herblain, France

Involved in software evolution in the field of patients’ appointments management.

Technical environment: PowerBuilder (C++), Oracle Database.

Project Management

Methodologies: Agile, Scrum
Services: Asana, Trello, Slack, Google G Suite
Software: Microsoft Office

Web Development

Languages: PHP 5/7, HTML 5, CSS 3, Javascript
Frameworks & libraries: Bootstrap 3/4, jQuery, Ajax
Web services API: REST, SOAP, WSDL, JSON, XML
Content Management Systems (CMS): WordPress
Object-oriented programming (OOP), MVC

Software Development

Languages: C, C++, C#, XAML
Frameworks: Microsoft .NET, Qt
3D engines: Ogre3D

Native Mobile Application Development

Windows 8 Modern UI: C#, XAML
Windows Phone 7: C#, XAML
Android: Java

Database

MySQL
Redis
Microsoft SQL Server
Oracle Database

System Administration

Linux Apache/Nginx MySQL PHP (LAMP/LEMP)
Scripting: Shell Scripts
Caching: Memcached
Services: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Digital Ocean, Cloudflare
Internet Information Services (IIS)
Versioning: Git, Subversion, Microsoft Team Foundation Server

Education

September 2011 to August 2013

Master's Degree - Computer Science

EPITECH Paris (France)

September 2011 to June 2012

Undergraduate Education - Computer Science

Keele University (England)

October 2008 to August 2011

Bachelor's Degree - Computer Science

EPITECH Nantes (France)

September 2003 to June 2006

French Baccalaureate in Economic and Social Sciences

Externat des Enfants Nantais (France)

My Interests

Passionate about new technologies and entrepreneurship.
I have a keen interest in discovering new cultures.
I also used to play the electric guitar.

  • Traveling
  • Gym
  • Playing Tennis

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