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Francis Begyn

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ICT engineer with a problem-solving mindset. Likes being challenged on both personal and technical aspects and not afraid to challenge others. I love to analyze systems to find out how they work and how we can improve them, even more enthusiastic when communication is involved.


  • Programming:
    Go, Python, C and other languages
  • Frameworks:
    Kubernetes, Django, Google cloud
  • OS:
    Debian, Ubuntu, Nixos, Arch Linux
  • Software:
    Linux networking, Git, Docker, Prometheus, Grafana, Ansible, Nginx
  • Languages:
    • Dutch - native
    • English - professional
    • French - intermediate (oral)/novice (written)
    • German - novice


  • professional:
    • Solutions engineer (sept 2022 - current)
      Inuits - o11y

      Provide support for Prometheus installations at customers and drive forward the observability ecosystem within the company.

    • Project engineer (march 2022 - sept 2022)
      Flemmish government - AWV

      Manage installation of trajectory speed control systems in East- and West-Flanders, data management and analysis. Temporary management of the renewal of several WIM sites throughout Flanders.

    • RF & Network engineer (jan 2022 - feb 2022)

      DOCSIS test execution and automation for consumer and operator side of RF networks.

    • Backend developer (feb 2021 - dec 2021)

      Backend development in Django. Improve observability and automatization. Develop tooling for colleagues. DevOps enthusiast.

    • DevOps engineer (sept 2019 - dec 2020)

      Design CI/CD systems and offer internal support for an ML platform running on Kubernetes. Maintain GPU Kubernetes clusters and critical infrastructure.

  • student:
    • System engineer (2019)

      Internship for designing and implementing intrusion detection systems based on aggregated logging. Tested and deployed EFK and ELK stacks in a high traffic environment.

    • Assistant theatre technician (2013 - 2017)
      GC De Kluize

      Assist with load-in and load-out of theatre shows and performances. Sound and lighting board operation with an emphasis on lighting design.

  • volunteering:
    • Board of directors (2021 - current)
      Student Kick-Off

      Oversee and help set the strategical goals of the organization. Help construct policies related to information, training and security. Provide legal support.

      • team lead Site&Safety - 2018/2019
      • electricity coordinator - 2017
      • crew lead Site&Safety - 2016
    • crew member - network (2016 - current)

      Set up and maintain the network of one of Belgium's largest LAN parties. Configuration of switches and routers. Development of software to improve the observability and management of network components.


  • Engineering technology: electronics/ICT at Ghent University
    • Msc 2018-2020
      master dissertation: interference detection in sub-GHz networks with machine learning. Development of a set of tools for the collection and processing of QI samples from an SDR. Research into ML model for the identification of sub-GHz technology.
    • Bsc 2013-2019
      bachelor paper: online with LoRaWAN: development of CO2 sensor with LoRaWAN technology. Development of a Go application to collect and expose sensor data.

Free time:

  • Developing open source software
  • Discovering the world and new technologies
  • Connecting people with sensors and software
  • Creating software and experiences
  • Playing games and music
  • Getting lost in books


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