Emmanuel BENOÎT

Developper / systems administrator

General information

Employment history

Business Applications Engineer

Institut Agro Rennes Angers - Déc. 2017 - Now

Development of specific IT software, development of interfaces between various applications or infrastructure elements, reverse engineering of vendor software for interoperability and diagnosis, systems administration, deployment/configuration automation, business application administration.

I served as the tech lead for our in-house identity management software project, which retrieves and consolidates identities from various sources, handles the IT account lifecycle, and feeds personal information and IT accounts into various other systems and applications.

Developer / operator

Freelance - Sep. 2009 - Nov. 2017

Development of laboratory instrument synchronisation software, development of various web-scraping scripts, installation and maintenance of Drupal- and WordPress-based sites, web and e-mail hosting, server installation, PC repair. Teaching (introduction to IT, introduction to programming).

Software engineer

INSERM IFR66 - Oct. 2008 - Jun. 2009

Development of a LIMS for a screening platform, connecting various computers to the network, network security audit, computer hardware assistance and advice, software assistance (both installation and use), assistance with the development of IFR66's web site, advice and deployment of specific software solutions, development of data processing programs.


DHASIL non-profit - Apr. 2003 - Aug. 2007

Organisation management; preparing quotations; conception and implementation of dynamic web sites for the organisation's customers; conception, implementation and day-to-day maintenance of the organisation's network ; interventions on the customer's computers and networks.

Software engineer

Neptune Internet Services - Oct. 2000 - Apr. 2003

Development of a management system for internet access points: Debian-based custom Linux distribution, access control software, client/server software to collect accounting data, hotline for the access points' users. Web site programming for Neptune's customers as well as internal tools. Occasional contributions to the company's system administration for specific software or services.

"On-site helper"

Neptune Internet Services - Sep. 1998 - Sep. 2000

Helping Neptune's on-site customers at Neptune's internet access point. Mostly in the evenings, paid in kind (free, unlimited access to the internet).

Related experience

Legacy Worlds

2006 - 2012

Conception and development of the game ; server preparation and configuration ; day-to-day administration of both the server and the game.

The source code of LegacyWorlds Beta 5 has been published.

Alien Arena

2008 - 2011

Contributions to various parts of the game's code (server, Linux-specific code, console improvements, TrueType support, built-in IRC client); help with debugging and Autotools migration.

Graphics programming courses

1997 - 1998

Writing and teaching graphics programming courses (DOS, Turbo Pascal) for "terminale" (last year of high school) and "classes préparatoires" volunteers.




I am mostly self-taught.