Benoit Pohl

Web Engineer

+687 53 47 10
+33 (0)622 600 200
Nouméa, New-Caledonia


Software developer with over 10 years of professional experience creating web applications and services, with a special emphasis on clean design and simple code. Specialized in Node.js, Microsoft .NET technologies and modern web technics.


C# / .NET
Strong knowledge of the .NET platform up to version 5/.NET Core 2.0
Many web applications designed with Web Forms and ASP.NET MVC
Web API, ServiceStack, experiments with SignalR and F#
JavaScript, Node.js
Deep knowledge of the language and Node.js API
Modular approach (npm modules, browserify)
Data management and storage
Working with datasets, streams of data, ETL
Data mining & web/API scraping, API automation
SQL language, SQL Server, PostgreSQL
NoSQL: Redis, LevelDB, ElasticSearch, Couchbase
Web mapping and OpenStreetMap
Creation of interactive map, sourcing geodata
Good understanding of GIS concepts and the tooling around OSM
Software engineering methodologies
Building advanced apps from scratch, server and front-end: Full Stack
Architecture, design and patterns, functional & OO programming, testing
Git, Subversion, Docker
Logging: SQL Server, Elastic Search, dedicated front-end
Continuous Integration: Jenkins, MSBuild, bash scripts
Responsive design, preprocessing, APIs HTML5, Electron, accessibility
Unix server administration
Shell, vim and command line tools
Config and fine tuning: Apache, Nginx, Postgres, OpenSSH
Other languages
Rust, evaluating IOT applications and Machine Learning
Python, NLTK and Scikit library
ActionScript (Flex), PHP (Symfony, Zend)


  1. August 2015 - Now


  2. January 2009 - Now

    Freelance developer

    Side-work developments
    • Developments for marketing. Social media apps, data analytics and reporting.
    • Final clients include Société Générale, Quick, Danone, Richemont.

  3. September 2013 - August 2015

    Senior Software Developer

    • Development of services and websites, related to tourism business. C#, F#, XUnit, Couchbase, ETL
    • Coordination with the front-end team, providing expertise in Javascript.
    • Development of geo-services and creation of a map server based on Openstreetmap with custom map styles. Linux, Postgres + Postgis, OSM data, CartoCSS
  4. May 2012 - July 2013

    Senior Software Developer

    L4 epsilon (now part of the Zetes Group)
    • Implemention of new business features in a supply chain management software. C#, Asp.Net WebForms, WinForms, SQLServer, NUnit
    • Worked on the web client, UX improvements and Selenium tests.
  5. January 2011 - December 2011

    Software Developer

    • Architected and developed Evacuatio Online, a collaborative platform aimed at creating emergency exit plan. C#/.NET (MVC 4, Web API, NHibernate) and Flash (Flex and Parsley frameworks)
    • Installation and administration of the Windows 2008 server (IIS, Sql Server), emails configuration (HMailServer).
  6. July 2010 - September 2010

    Software Developer

    CiLoyalty (Australia)
    • Maintenance and upgrade of existing web sites and services. ColdFusion, JavaScript, JQuery
    • Flash game creation. AS2, Box2D physics engine
  7. July 2006 - May 2009

    Software Developer

    Groupe Telio
    • Designed, architectured and developed various web applications C#,, SQL Server:
      • Learning management system
      • Work and time planner
      • Industrial data analysis tool
    • Managed the web development team, training team members and tech guidance
  8. May 2005 - June 2006

    Software Developer and Designer

    Saint-Gobain Glass
    • Responsible of media & interactive contents production for an international e-learning project. Flash, Actionscript, Illustrator, Blender


  1. MASTER (DESS) Digital Media and Interactivity (2003 - 2005)
    Université de Lorraine (Henri Poincarré), Epinal
  2. LICENCE Communication services and technics (2000 - 2003)
    Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg