Mehdy Cyril Chaillou


Health Break

Present – since summer 2019

I have had a long break due to personal and health concerns, and have been hoping to rejoin the workforce as of 2022.

Most recent update: Certified Kubernetes Administrator from LinuxFoundation

QA Automation Dev, then DevOps Engineer

June 2019 – May 2017 | Sensibill in Toronto, Canada

Test Automation and CI/CD:

- responsible for Jenkins, Codeship, Bitrise CIs (setup, maintenance, dev support)

- wrote automation frameworks for iOS, Android, and 2 web apps (using Java+TestNG+Selenium/Appium)

- automated static code analysis (Veracode) of backend and mobile apps

Platform and DevOps:

- on-call and day-to-day maintenance of VMs (IBM Softlayer, then AWS), as well as security upgrade (bastion host)

- contributing to Chef recipes (updates/fixes, VM provisioning, VM updates)

- wrote performance testing JMeter code (Groovy/JSR223) and identified LB bottleneck

- containerized (Docker) entire backend to facilitate & vastly speed-up onboarding and CI tests

- migrated data from IBM Object Storage to H.A. AWS S3 buckets (live migration)

Customer Service Representative

April 2017 – Oct 2016 | George Brown College, in Toronto, Canada

Offering support to students/staff at George Brown College Libraries (multiple sites + on-call)

Past experiences in France

I.T. Consulting (small companies and individuals)

June 2016 – Sept 2014 | own company (WeFixIT), in Paris, France

Provided advice and support to small companies, gave lessons (& tech setup) to seniors and individual clients

QA Engineer (apprenticeship)

Sept 2010 – Sept 2009 | Thales Transportation Systems, Velizy, France

Working with SCADA systems for railway networks maintained by Thales in a few countries (France, Norway, Saudi Arabia)

QA Engineer (apprenticeship)

Aug 2007 – April 2007 | Magneti Marelli, Chatellerault, France

Wrote automated visual testing of car dashboards using image processing in LabVIEW


CentraleSupélec & ENS Cachan, France

2013 – 2014 | M.Sc. in Control Theory & Signal Processing

Internship: Studying visual system feedback inducing fatigue with stereoscopic 3D

Exchange research student at Cyber Interfaces Lab (Hirose-Narumi lab), University of Tokyo, Japan

2012 – 2013 | Participated in Augmented Reality projects and presented paper at CHI 2013 (patent)

ENS Cachan & Orsay-Paris Sud XI, France

2009 – 2012 | M.Sc. in Information Theory & Applied Physics