Resume – Embedded Software Manager

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Dec 05 – Oct 10: Hong Kong – Project Manager

Leading the development of set-top-boxes (karaoke, video-on-demand, PVR..) and digital signage players using Linux for several platforms (Cirrus Logic EP93XX, ESS ES6425, Sigma Designs EM862X / SMP863X / SMP865X, Averlogic MPEG encoder…).

Supervising development teams in Hong Kong and Shenzhen

May 05 – Sept 05: Topway Industries Ltd., Huizhou, China – Project Manager

In Charge of development, testing and customer support of VoIP Phones and ATA (Myson Century solutions), VoIP service website and billing system (Asterisk) and USB Phones (Sonix solution) for Skype and SIP softphones.

Dec. 04 – May 05: Compress Digital Technology, Shenzhen, China – Software Engineer

Development of CD and DVD micro-system based on Toshiba MCU, Motorola Colfire & Zoran DVD Back-end.

Installation of configuration management tools: CVS (Version Control) and Bugzilla (Bug Tracking).

Nov. 02 – Oct. 04: Thomson SDM, Shenzhen, China – Software Engineer. Project Leader

Development of CD and DVD combo applications based on NEC and EMC micro-controllers (8 Bit MCU). Followed subcontracted software development.

Study of new features: USB Audio and Host, Flash memory, DAB…

Nov. 00- Oct. 02: Netergy Microelectronics Ltd, UK – Embedded Software Engineer

C programming – Real-Time OS / Linux / MIPS Processor

Application Group: Design of main applications: Voice over IP, Voice over DSL.

Standards: H323, Audio system (VAD, CNG, Echo Cancellation, G711, G723…), IP Stack, AAL2, AAL5, ADSL, ILMI, Posix Drivers.

Network Equipment: CopperCom & General Bandwidth gateways, Cisco Router


1999-2000:     University of Bristol –M.Sc. Communication Systems & Signal Processing with Commendation – Mark: 70%

Options: Advanced Network – Security of Networked Systems

1997-2000:     Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble, France

Studies at ENSERG – Courses included: electronics, telecommunications and computer science

1994-1997:     Preparatory school (mathematics, physics & mechanics), Competitive exam

1991-1994:     A-Level (main subjects: Mathematics and physics) with honours



Mother tongue: French

Fluent in English

Bases in Mandarin

Notions in Thai

Computer science:

Operating systems: Windows 98/2000/XP, Linux 2.4 / 2.6, uClinux

Software: MS Office, MS Project, Open Office, Orcad, Gimp 2, Paint Shop Pro, MediaEncoder…

Programming: C/C++, Assembler, HTML, XML, PHP/MySQL, Javascript, RTOS

Configuration management: CVS, CVSNT, Bugzilla

Network analysis & performance: Smartbits, Ethereal, Wireshark, Nessus, Spirent abacus, Radvision Prolab

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