Sylvain Vedrenne

Senior Software Engineer


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

Technical Skills

Java SE, Java EE, C++, C, Software Design, Object Oriented Development, Test Driven Development (TDD), Swing, Android, Eclipse, Tomcat, Servlets, JSP, JDBC, Java TV, JUnit, Embedded Linux, Bash, GNU/Linux administration, Microsoft Windows, Oracle VirtualBox, Python, JavaScript, PHP, XML, XHTML, HTML5, SQL, CM/Synergy, CVS, ClearCase, SVN, GIT


INALCO (Institute of oriental languages and civilizations)

UPMC - Pierre et Marie Curie University - Paris 6


Work Experience

since 2014 - STMicroelectronics - Senior Software Engineer

Embedded Software Security Solutions

2011-2014 - Irdeto - Senior Developer

Core Java software for interactive TV applications
  • Application and API design
  • Development of core Java components
  • On-site technical support (MultiChoice South-Africa)

2007-2011 - NDS Group Ltd - Senior Developer

Interactive TV software for broadcast and media companies
  • Refactoring of core Java components
  • Software design and development (Java and C)
  • Technical support (India, Israël, France, Germany)

2000-2007 - ALTEN - Software Engineer

PHILIPS Digital Networks (2.5 years)
Development of Set-top-Box drivers
  • 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
  • Development (C++), software integration and testing
THALES Communications (6 months)
Computer aided system for cannon artillery operations
  • Software integration and bug fixing (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 - Apprentice

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

Personal Details

I'm French, married, father of three children. I live in Brunoy, 30 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.

Free Software