Michael B.


690 dollar
16 years
Grenoble, FRANCE

My experience


@mjbright ConsultingJuly 2018 - Present

I. ControlPlane.io Certified Kubernetes Instructor
Apr 2019 – Present
1 mo
Certified to deliver ControlPlane.io Kubernetes trainings

II. Freelance Technical Trainer/Consultant at @mjbright ConsultingJul 2018 – Present
10 mos
Lyon Area, France
I can help your development teams in their Digital Transformation journey by training them on new Cloud-Native technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, Serverless, Micro-services.
Trainings can be delivered in English or in French, across the world.

Docker User Group GrenobleNovember 2016 - Present


Python User Group de GrenobleJanuary 2014 - Present

Started the Grenoble Python User Group in January 2014. We have held 9 meetings this year on
diverse subjects such as testing, OpenStack, Docker, Django, Python for scientists (IPython, Numpy,

Scikit), microPython, Asyncio, Flask.


Hewlett Packard EnterpriseSeptember 2013 - June 2018

I. Solution Architect
Sep 2013 – Jun 2018
4 yrs 10 mos
HPE Customer Innovation Centre, Grenoble, France

Working with HP customers, HP Partners and HP Business Units on pre-sales opportunities, proof-of-concepts, demos, customer workshops.
Specialized in Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift, HPE OneSphere, Serverless, Unikernels.
HP Helion OpenStack installations for NFV PoCs.

II. Senior Software Engineer - Cloud ComputingMar 2012 – Aug 2013
1 yr 6 mos
Grenoble, France
Automated Test and automated installation framework development for IaaS, SaaS cloud solutions.

III. Senior Software Engineer - Enterprise Services - Cross IndustryMar 2011 – Aug 2013
2 yrs 6 mos
Development of automated installation and validation tools for Telecom SaaS/IaaS platforms.
As Agile SCRUM team member, designed, developed and tested components of Analytics toolset using Java, JBoss, REST, SOAP, JUnit, JQueryUI, Adobe Flash, SQL, Oracle, Vertica, HSQL.

IV. Software EngineerAug 2005 – Mar 2011
5 yrs 8 mos
New venture team investigating video streaming/video conferencing integrated into HP OpenCall products. Involved in prototyping new ideas, customer support, product implementation requiring expertese in 3gp-video generation/VoiceXML/CCXML/java/XML Schemas. Also heavily use perl.

V. Solution Architect / Technical ConsultantFeb 1998 – Aug 2005
7 yrs 7 mos
Deliveries of IN, Prepaid billing, OSA/Parlay, VoIP solutions to European/Asian customers and partners. Pre-sales presentations, design and delivery of Proof of Concepts, customer workshops, RFP responses.

ContainousFebruary 2018 - April 2018

Developer Advocate, Conferencier working for Containous the creators of Traefik the open source reverse-proxy/load-balancer.

HP Enterprise ServicesMarch 2012 - August 2013

Automated Test and automated installation framework development for IaaS, SaaS cloud solutions.

-January 2013 - January 2013

Developing HP SDN Applications
Embedded Linux Kernel (FreeElectrons.fr)
Introduction to Databases [Class2Go]
MongoDB for DBAs, for Java/Python/Node Developers (10gen.com)
Software Defined Networks (WVNet.edu)
Software as a Service (EdX)
CS 169.1x/2x

-January 2013 - January 2013

Certified Kubernetes Administrator
Sep 2017No Expiration Date
Credential ID CKA-1700-0030-0100

II. Developing HP SDN Applications
HP Expert One
May 2015No Expiration Date
Credential ID HP0-Y48

III. Certified Administrator for OpenStack
Nov 2014No Expiration Date
Credential ID 100-769

IV. RHCE - RedHat Certified Engineer
Nov 2013Expired Nov 2016
Credential ID 130-201-031

V. RHCSA - RedHat Certified Systems Administrator
Nov 2013Expired Nov 2016
Credential ID 130-201-031

-January 2013 - January 2013


Docker Meetup GrenobleNov 2016 – Present organization position Co-organzerFOSS Meetup Grenoble
Nov 2016 – Present organization position Co-organizer
Python User Group de Grenoble
Jan 2014 – Present organization position President (self-appointed)
Improved Network Billing
Sep 4, 2012 - 8,260,254
Method for presenting of data traffic in a Telecom Network as tarrifed voice traffic to allow charging of high value data traffic in a network which uses only a voice-capable SCP (Service Control Point).

Sublime Docker
Dec 2014
A Sublime Text plugin to use Docker Language Stacks as build systems

OpenCall Software, HPMay 1992 - January 1998

OpenCall Software, HP May 1992 - January 1998 (5 years 9 months)
Onsite and remote support to customers/partners in Africa/Asia/Europe.
Design implementation of several interfaces of OpenCall IN platform (HA MIB and other), port of HP-UX IEEE 802.3 LAN driver to real-time OS, SLEE compiler optimisations.

BBC Research DepartmentSeptember 1983 - August 1984

1 year industrial placement.
Designed/implemented and conducted user testing of digital audio error- feedback system (from mathematical design of digital filtering, simulation, implementation on bit-slice processor). Other electronics/measurement work.

My stack

Environment of Development



Android, Embedded Systems

IT Infrastructure

Unix, LINUX Kernel, Linux, Docker



Open Source solutions

OpenStack, Kubernetes

Embedded and Telecom

Raspberry Pi



Analysis methods and tools





Java, SQL, Ruby, C/C++, JavaScript, Python, Perl

My education and trainings

Kubernetes Fundamentals, Operations and Security, Train the Kubernetes Trainer - Kubernetes - Amazic2019 - 2019

Bachelor of Engineering, Eng - Hull University1980 - 1985

S Levels/Grades, Maths, Further Maths - The Derby Grammar School1973 - 1980