Thomas Crepain

Always searching for the best solution. Loves a challenge.

Thomas Crepain

About Me

Every day I have conversations with our customers and offer solutions based on their needs. Always searching for the best solution. Loves a challenge.

Developing myself as a volunteer board member at FOS Open Scouting vzw. Creating products for youth leaders, opening up the association to youth with disabilities and originating from minority groups, moving FOS Open Scouting forward.

Resume

Experience

  • February 2017 - Present

    Project manager

    Marlon bvba

    Every day I have conversations with our customers and offer solutions based on their needs. With the team, I analyse any problems and estimate offered solutions. On ongoing projects I manage scope, budget and planning. My main customers are in the mobility and energy sectors, with budgets around 400K - 600K / year.

  • March 2016 - February 2017

    Functional analyst
    Quality Assurance Officer

    Studio Emma bvba

    I receive the requirements from the customers and translate them into user stories so they can be implemented. I create estimates on these stories and use these estimates with the given priority to fill in the development sprints. I mainly worked for a customer in the HR sector, with a budget around 350K.

    I created and maintain a QA policy including pre and post release checklists. I collect the lessons learned after each project and update the policy accordingly.

  • June 2013 - March 2016

    Lead developer non e-commerce

    Studio Emma bvba

    Most of the projects where based on Pimcore and Magento2, but I also created custom projects with Zend Framework (I & II) and Symfony. I created estimates for new projects, helped the project manager with the planning and coached other developers.

  • July 2012 - June 2013

    PHP Application Developer

    Studio Emma bvba

    As a developer I got assigned to multiple online projects. These where legacy websites written in a company specific CMS based on Zend Framework I. The new projects were developed in Pimcore.

  • January - June 2012

    Staff member ICT

    FOS Open Scouting vzw

    I tested a custom developed webbased application that manages memberships, event subscriptions and members insurance. I also created the ICT policy which is still in effect today. To make sure the policy would be kept in place I created a working group consisting of volunteers interested in the subject.

Education

  • 2011-2012

    Postgraduate IT-management

    University College Ghent

    Courses: research methodologies, project development, project management, information management, quality assurance.

  • 2007-2010

    Bachelor degree Applied Informatics

    University College West-Flanders

    Including an internship in webdevelopment at Netlash where I worked as a PHP webdeveloper on several projects based on Fork CMS.

  • 2003-2007

    Secondary school certificate: Science & technology

    Immaculata Instituut, Bruges

Courses

  • November 2017: Scrum master training by iLean
  • September 2015: Fundamentals of Magento 2 development by Magento
  • July 2012: Zend Framework I fundamentals course by Zend

Leisure

Volunteering

  • October 2018 - present

    Board member

    FOS Open Scouting vzw

    FOS Open Scouting is a pluralistic, internationally oriented, coeducational, scout and guide organisation active in Flanders and Brussels. As a member of the board, I'm mainly focused on ICT and transforming the organisation structure to be more project driven.

  • July 2012 - present

    2013 - 2018: Member of the diversity team

    We try to open up the association for youth originating from ethnic and other minority groups, as well as to encourage guiding and scouting for youth with disabilities. I represented the organisation at multiple international diversity networks.

    2012 - 2019: Team leader of the working group ICT

    I created this working group after working for the organisation as a staff member ICT. With this team we maintain the ICT policy. As a recent project we migrated our physical server infrastructure to the cloud using SharePoint.

    2011 - 2015: Team leader of JaHoe!? (pedagogical product team)

    This team develops products for youth leaders in order to help them create first-class activities. Till 2015 I managed the different teams and enabled them in creating the best products possible.

  • 2004 - 2011

    Youth leader for children between 5 and 16

    39e FOS, De Menapiërs

Courses