Sylvain Vedrenne


Senior Software Engineer


Senior software engineer with hands-on coding experience in Java/C++/C, open minded, and at ease with international and multidisciplinary teams.

Technical Skills

Java, C++, C, Object Oriented Design and Development, Test Driven Development, Swing, Eclipse, JUnit, Embedded Linux, Bash, GNU/Linux administration, Microsoft Windows, PHP, XML, XHTML, HTML5, SQL, CM/Synergy, CVS, ClearCase, SVN, GIT


Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (INALCO)

Pierre et Marie Curie University (Paris VI)

Foreign Languages

Work Experience

since 2014 - STMicroelectronics - Senior Software Engineer

Embedded Software Security Solutions

2011-2014 - Irdeto - Senior Developer

Core Java software components for interactive TV applications
  • Design and development of core Java components
  • On-site technical support (MultiChoice South-Africa)
  • Software maintenance

2007-2011 - NDS Group Ltd - Senior Developer

Interactive TV software for international broadcast and media companies
  • Java and C development
  • Development of core Java components and user interfaces
  • Software maintenance and technical support (India, Israël, France, Germany)

2000-2007 - ALTEN - Software Engineer

PHILIPS Digital Networks (2.5 years)
Development of Set-top-Box drivers for international projects

  • Development and maintenance of Philips drivers (C language)
  • Technical interface for customers and middleware providers
  • On-site integration at NDS Korea and SKY Brazil
OCE Print Logic Technologies (1.5 year)
Large format scanners and printers, color or black&white
  • Development and bug fixing (C++)
  • Software integration and testing
THALES Communications (6 months)
Computer aided system for cannon artillery operations
  • Integration and bug fixing of graphical user interfaces (C++)
ALCATEL Network Management Unit (3 months)
Network software platform for telecom operators
  • Development of an initialization module for security software (C++)
BLUEMEGA Software (9 months)
Print cost control and secure printing software suite
  • Prototyping of an invoicing graphical user interface (C++)

1998-1999 - HEWLETT-PACKARD - Corporate Displays Division - Apprentice

  • Development (C++) of an image analysis tool for CRT displays
  • Technical study with the Korean LCD display supplier (LG)

Free Software

Personal Details

I'm French, married, father of three children. I live in Brunoy, 25 minutes from Paris Gare-de-Lyon station.

My main hobby is aïkido. I also contribute to free software, and I love music, foreign languages, travels and nature.