Julien ROBERT

e-mail: jul@abyssoft.com


Software developer



IT Skills
  • Domains: software development, networking, imaging, games, web development, databases, 3D and multimedia.
  • Programming languages: C, C++, Objective-C, Java, PHP, HTML, Shell scripts, OpenGL, RealBASIC, LaTeX, SQL, XML, AppleScript, ADA, Scheme, ProLog.
  • Programming environments: Cocoa (Mac OS X), UNIX (Solaris, Linux), J2EE, J2SE.
  • Operating systems: Mac OS X, Mac OS 9, Linux debian, SunOS, Windows.

Work Experience
  • July 2004 - Present – Developer at Apple.
  • February - June 2004 – Internship at Apple.
    • Joined the iCal team in Paris. Technologies: Cocoa, Objective-C.
  • July - September 2003 – Summer internship at Total.
    • Developed an utility to make statistics out of search engine log files. Technologies: Cocoa, Objective-C.
    • Developed a web application to evaluate the performance of knowledge systems by generating custom sets of questions for the users from selected criteras. Technologies: Java, J2EE.
  • July 2002 – Summer internship at Phillips Internet Consulting.
    • Developed a generic and customizable internet portal. Technologies: PHP, SQL.
    • Developed an application to check websites availability. Technologies: Java, J2SE.

Experience
  • February 2004 – Release of teleport, a software input devices hub.
  • November 2003 – Creation of the website mlMac.org, the new home of the opensource mlMac project.
  • June 2003 – Release of mlMac, one of the most popular Mac OS X application of its kind (over 500 000 downloads). Technologies: Cocoa, Objective-C.
  • February - May 2003 – Participation in the opensource project psnmp, a tool to discover the topology of Local Area Networks. Technologies: C algorithms, SQL database, SNMP protocol.
  • 2003 – Administration of a local network connected to the Internet in a residence hall, with 150 users, using a Linux Debian server. Technologies: Linux, iptables, postfix, etc…
  • March - May 2002 – Development of a website for the CELIA laboratory. Technologies: PHP, SQL database, HTML, CSS.
  • September 2002 - Now – Development of several school projects, including a traffic circulation program (flow control), a HTTP proxy server, a compiler, etc... Technologies: C algorithms, SQL database, HTTP protocol, etc...
  • 1999 – Founder of the abyssoft.com company.
  • 1998 - 2003 – Developer of several applications, some of them sold through the Internet. Technologies: BASIC, C, C++, OpenGL, Cocoa.

Training
  • 2001 - 2004 – Student at ENSEIRB, a National School of Engineering, following the Computer Science program. Third year specialization: multimedia technologies (2D/3D processing and synthesis, audio processing, compression, etc..). Technologies: MPEG1-2-4-7, OpenGL, compression algorithms, etc...
  • 2000 - 2001 – College preparation school: math sup, math spé.
  • 1999 – High school graduation with honors.

Distinctions
  • 2002 – Finalist at the French Internet Cup (website down).
  • 1997 and 1999 – Two times finalist at the International Championship of Mathematical and Logical Games in Paris.
  • 1999 – National competitor of the “Concours General France”.
  • 1998 – 2nd prize at the “Pau Chemical Olympics”.
  • 1993 – Piano Recital: 1st prize at the Parlement de Navarre.

Personal Interests
  • Passions: Internet, computers, new technologies…
  • Hobbies and sports: skiing, tennis, cinema, piano…

Languages
  • French: fluent (native language).
  • English: fluent (TOEIC: 950, TOEFL: 623).
  • German: basic competency.