Pierre Chapuis

Pierre Chapuis

Senior Software Engineer / 8 yrs

Paris, France

Hacker with strong opinions enjoying his stay in the world of startups.

A generalist fond of distributed systems. Thinks in Lua. Likes Unix, SOA, tech history.
Work History
  • November 2013 - Present

    Core Engineer


    Developing software at the heart of the Lima (https://meetlima.com/).

    Among other things, I designed and implemented the synchronization algorithm, and I wrote the logic that runs on the Lima device.
  • April 2011 - December 2013

    Systems developer


    Responsible for server-side software and for the Cloud-based production infrastructure of two main products: an image search engine for mobile (https://moodstocks.com/) and a system that helps mobile developers write applications that also work offline (https://winch.io/).

    Also in charge of analytics & KPI.

    Explaining what I did briefly is hard, so go read https://blog.separateconcerns.com/2013-06-20-three-years-proprietary-projects.html if you want a better idea.
  • April 2010 - April 2011

    Research Engineer


    Implemented a large scale site-specific data crawler and various administration / deployment tools.

    Took over the maintenance of pre-existing Cloud infrastructure and software; scaled them up. Optimized code bases for evolutivity and fast prototyping.

    Had the idea for Moodstocks Notes (mobile application featured on Techcrunch US and Mashable) and implemented its backend.
  • September 2007 - July 2010

    President (2008-2009) & System Administrator


    ResEl is an association that administers the students' network of Télécom Bretagne (two campuses, 15+ buildings, ~800 users per year). It provides students with Internet access and various services such as E-Mail, TV streams, Web hosting...

  • July 2009 - August 2009


    Télécom Bretagne

    Designed and implemented a solution to easily deploy known software configurations to clusters of lab workstations.
  • MSc in Distributed Computing

    Cranfield University

    2009 - 2010
  • Engineering degree

    Télécom Bretagne

    2007 - 2010