Who am I?
- Name: François Lehouque
- Age: 25
- Nationality: French
- Address: Annecy, France
- Phone: (+33) - 695-399-073
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Having finished my 18 months contract for Thales Communications & Security in the Sultanate of Oman as the Resident Network Engineer of a military project, I am looking for a new exciting experience as a Network and System Engineer. I am available immediately and willing to relocate internationally.
My Professional Background
2013 November - 2015 April
Thales Oman LLC.
Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
- Administration, support and maintenance of a tactical IP network based in Muscat, Oman
- Management of civilian and military equipment (Cisco, Thales)
- Administration of Cisco ISR, Cisco Call Managers and VPNs
- Interface between the project manager, local officers and technical teams
- System integration, verification and validation of military vehicles (HF/VHF radios, LOS/Microwaves, Satellite)
- Led the training of soldiers and officers on military networking and telecommunications
- On-site deployment with the Omani and GCC armies during military operations
- Managed teams of technicians and soldiers on the field throughout deployments
2012 September - 2013 October
Thales Communications & Security
- Deployment of a LTE tactical network for a demonstration in the United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi)
- Integration and administration of infrastructure equipment (Nokia-Siemens, Cisco, Teldat)
- Test scenarios development: performances, resilience, tactical video conferencing
- On-site deployment, tests and local technical team management
- Design of a new node core architecture for a tactical IP network using virtualization
- Verification and validation of a military infrastructure IP network
- Integration of VoIP, virtualization (ESXi + Cisco SRE in ISRG2) & HF/VHF/LOS transmissions
2010 July - 2011 January
Cisco Systems, Inc.
System Engineer Intern
- Testing platform design for the Orange Business Services (OBS) account
- Design of an ISP core network architecture (MPLS-VPN, BGP) for experimental, pre-sales and post-sales purposes
- Collected pre-sales teams requirements & deployed the network on-site (Brussels)
- Configuration of Cisco Catalyst Switches (4500, 6500) and routers (7600, CRS-1/CRS-3)
2011 August - 2013 March
Université du Québec
Master's Degree in Computer Science
- Cryptography (DES, AES, RSA), Computer Security
- Virtualization (VMWare ESXi, vMotion), IPv6
- Project Management (PMBOK Guide, Gantt, PERT, Risks and quality management)
- Distributed Databases (XML, SparQL), Distributed Systems (Load Balancing, SOA)
- Artificial Intelligence (Prolog)
2009 September - 2013 March
Université de Technologie
Master's Degree in Information Systems and Telecommunications
Specialization in Network Design and Telecommunications
- Engineer diploma (Master's degree)
- Service Provider Networking (MPLS & BGP protocols, xDSL technologies, IPv6), WAN
- Network services : DNS, LDAP, Mail (SMTP, POP), SNMP, Paravirtualization (Xen), VoIP (RTP/RTCP, Asterisk)
- IPv4/v6 network administration (LAN) with Cisco Technologies
- Project Management : New methods of collaboration, Agile software development (Scrum)
- Telecommunications, GNU/Linux Administration, shell scripting, Web Development, Human-Computer Interfaces, OOP (Java), UML.
2007 September - 2009 June
Université de Savoie
IUT d'Annecy le Vieux
Bachelor's Degree in Networks and Telecommunications
- DUT - Technological university Degree (Bachelor's degree)
- Networking, LAN, WAN, Telecommunications, VoIP (Asterisk)
- GNU/Unix Administration, shell scripting, Windows 2003/2008 server, Web Development, OOP (C++, Java).
What I’m best at
Skills & Knowledge
Cisco Certified Network Associate, Routing and switching
- Infrastructure Networking (MPLS, BGP, xDSL)
- Voice over IP (Cisco CM, IPBX, PABX)
- Virtualization (VMWare ESXi, Xen, Cisco SRE)
- Network services (VPN, LDAP, SNMP, Mail)
- LTE Networking (4G), GSM & WiFi (a/b/g/n)
- IPv4 & IPv6, Management & VLAN
- Network security (IPS, ACL, Firewalling)
- System administration - Scripting
- Microsoft Office Suite, ERP (SAP, OpenERP)
- Project Management (PMBOK)
Hobbies & Interests
Ice Hockey, Hiking, Biking, Beach Volley, Ski, Rock climbing, Kayaking
Nature and travel photography, editing with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom.
Following international news (BBC, NPR, Euronews), North American and British movies and TV shows.
Technology watch (Reddit, Arstechnica, Lesnumeriques)
Camping adept. Travelled to and/or worked in Canada, USA, England, Scotland, Spain, Germany, Czech Republic, Belgium, Switzerland, Italy, Greece, Tunisia, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Sri Lanka...
Saxophone and accordion player, studied for 10 years at the Conservatoire d'Annecy.
Played for 5 years in an Harmonic Orchestra
Students' unionStudents' union
Website development; LAN Parties, class photos, parties & contest organization
Driving LicenceDriving experience
Driving licence with winter and desert driving experience. Trucks and large vehicles experience.