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About me

IT Specialist with a background in video games and web development. Experienced in C#, PHP, SQL, Python, Linux, Windows, Cloud (AWS), DevOps, Docker.

Details

Name
Nicolas M. Careau
Hobbies
Video Games, LEGO, Electronics
Location
Québec, Canada
Dog
Luna

Career


Gearbox Studio Québec

June 2020 - Present

Lead IT & DevOps

  • Manage a team that develops and maintain a state-of-the-art infrastructure.
  • System architecture and logistic management.
  • International studio and triple A projects
quebec.gearboxsoftware.com | gearboxsoftware.com

Gearbox Studio Québec

Apr 2018 - June 2020

Senior I.T. Specialist - DevOps

  • Support a game studio with all IT related tasks
  • Develop, build and manage tools and servers for day to day uses
  • Build and maintain Continuous integration systems
  • Games worked on include Borderlands 3, Tiny Tina’s Wonderland, etc.
quebec.gearboxsoftware.com | gearboxsoftware.com

Ciao

Jun 2015 - Apr 2018

Full Stack Web Developer / Infrastructure Administrator

  • Optimize, develop and support web projects
  • Infrastructure architecture and development
  • Develop tools and workflow for continuous integration
  • Managing multiple servers in-house and in-cloud (Azure + AWS)
  • C#, .NET, MySQL, MSSQL, PHP, Powershell, Javascript
ciao.ca

Som inc.

Nov 2013 - Jun 2015

Full Stack Web Developer

  • Build and manage web dashboards to support relational databases
  • Database administration support
  • PHP, PostgreSQL, HTML, Javascript, jQuery, Git, Bootstrap
som.com

Activision / Beenox

Apr 2010 - Nov 2013

Video Game Tester

  • Diagnose, repair and optimize problems and issues for 300+ employees
  • Develop and maintain tools helpful for our day-to-day tasks. PHP, MySQL.
  • Create methods and procedures of the whole I.T workflow.
  • Work with new and sometimes unorthodox technology, create documentation and provide support.
  • Franchise like Call of Duty, Skylanders and Guitar Hero
beenox.com | activision.com

Activision / Beenox

Nov 2008 - Apr 2010

Video Game Tester

  • General Functionality Test.
  • First Party Test (Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo)
beenox.com | activision.com

Exfo

May 2008 - Sep 2008

Electronic Assembler / Soldering

  • Electronic Soldering and Assembler
  • Calibration of high precision optic handled devices
exfo.com

Accès Électronique

Jul 2006 - Jan 2008

Electronic Salesman / Technician

  • Sales, repairs and customer service. (audiovisual, computer and electronic)

Certifications

AWS DevOps Engineer - Professional
AWS Developer - Associate
AWS Solutions Architect - Associate
GitLab Certified Associate

Language

  • French First language
  • English Full professional efficiency

Projects

Mikro Watch

Small application to fetch and parse accounting data from Mikrotik routers and send them to InfluxDB.

Mikrotik InfluxDB Grafana

S3 FileBox

Proof of concept of a WeTransfert/FirefoxSend clone with AWS S3, Lambda and VueJS

AWS NodeJS VueJS

Glo 2048

Reproduced 2048 mechanics in a web application using its API for a contest. Gitkraken Glo

PHP API Glo Boards

Streamscout

Frontend application and web API for Streamlink library. Streamlink

PHP API Streamlink

PiGame

Incremental game idea with pi decimal. Demo video

Incremental Game PHP Javascript

IT Ticket

Web application for managing IT Ticket.

PHP IT Tracking
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Clients

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Udata

Enterprise developping software to manage companies forms and data. Developers of rpa360.com

Cloud Infrastructure
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VetReseau

Vetreseau is a business that offer a substitute service for veterinary with the help of a web application.

WebDev Cloud
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Graep

The “Groupe des responsables en analyse et évaluation de programme” (GRAEP) was founded in 1989 to promote the development and promotion of the program evaluation function in Quebec government departments and agencies.

Website
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ASSQ

The Association of Statisticians and Statisticians of Quebec (ASSQ) is a group of statisticians established in the province of Quebec, Canada.

Website

SOM & Desjardins

Web application projects to display and filter data from a Desjardins survey.

Web application