Xavier Desoindre

Full stack developer

Moves to Paris, Paris

  • 48.8546
  • 2.34771
  • Indicative rate €694 / day
  • Experience 7+ years
  • Response rate 100%
  • Response time 1h
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Location and geographical scope

Paris, France
Can work in your office at
  • Paris and 50km around
  • Paris and 10km around


Business sector
  • Banking & Insurance
  • Software Publisher
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environment
  • Internet of Things
+1 autres




  • Français

    Native or bilingual

  • Anglais

    Native or bilingual

  • Suisse allemand



Skills (9)

Xavier in a few words

7 + years of experience in the Finance and Reinsurance industries, I have been involved in various projects, producing high standard production code from inception to release to production.
Passionate about algorithmics and new technologies, I developed a few personal IT projects to stay up to date with the latest trends.


Shift Technology

Banking & Insurance

Full stack developer

Paris, France

June 2019 - Today

Inside a startup in expansion (part of the Next40), I helped created the new version of the platform made to help insurers to detect fraud. [C#, React, Node.JS]
Extension of the v1 product to match new detection features (like networks) and regrouping specific client features into a common framework.
Implementation of a data generator with flexible fixtures (random, for tests or by client specificity) in order to bypass the sensitivity of real data.
Creation of a test framework from integration test (with Cypress) to unit test (front and back) passing by store procedures testing.
Development of a Google chat bot to centralize information from github, teamcity, jira and lucca. Insertion of its log into an ELK stack to improve its features.

AXA - Kamet

Banking & Insurance

Tech Lead & Full Stack Developer

Paris, France

May 2018 - January 2019

Within an insurtech startup studio, I was the lead developer of a new project called Sphere, overseeing a team of 5 full stack developers.
Design and implementation of a full stack web product, from inception to production, involving crucial architectural decisions hand in hand with the CTO
Setting up a continuous integration environment as well as an agile process based on a Scrum methodology
Collaboration with UI, UX and sales teams to create an online platform for insurers and reinsurers


Banking & Insurance

Actuarial Systems Develope

Zurich, Suisse

February 2015 - May 2017

As a developer in the Internal Modelling team, I was in charge of providing risk management tools to the business teams.
Development and maintenance of different C# software for both Life and P&C actuaries under strict regulator reporting
Enhancement and cleaning of existing numerical libraries
Support users in quantitative and modelling methods and actuarial risk management
Review and improvement of the existing life cycle of business critical software (migration to git and TFS, implementation of code review, creation of automation tools ...)
Collaboration with several business teams to provide different webservices to access the internal model data

Société Générale - Société Générale

Banking & Insurance

Front Office C# Developer

Paris, France

September 2012 - December 2014

Inside the Forex Option’s business line, I worked on the migration of pricing and deal management legacy software used by traders and sales.
Integration in the cross-asset application XOne of the Front to Back Forex Option’s activity
Migration of Pre-Trade functionalities from the Java legacy applications in collaboration with Traders and Sales in order to improve the IT system
Integration of new products in XOne with creation of new graphics interfaces, development of pricing and booking systems and management of communication with existing Middle and Back Office applications
Design of a customizable HMI to manage efficiently pricing, hedging and booking of multiple deals in order to optimize Front Office work

Crédit Agricole SA - Groupe Crédit Agricole

Banking & Insurance

Front Office C# Developer

Paris, France

March 2012 - August 2012

I did a 6 months internship in the Automation and Market Access department of the Equity Derivatives desk.
Development of a C# tool to offer a volatility trading solution and a market-making tool on equity derivatives
Evolution and support of the instrument referential used on the desk
Design and implementation of a Website to help market makers animate the correlation products market
Work with an agile methodology (eXtrem programming) which focuses on communication (pair programming and daily meeting) and on code quality (Test Driven Development and code metrics)

Societe Generale SA - Société Générale

Banking & Insurance

Trader assistant

New York, États-Unis d'Amérique

June 2010 - May 2011

I did a 11 months internship in the Credit Derivatives desk, working with 3 traders on Credit Default Swap Indexes.

Rémi Parisien - Irisae Corp


Xavier est un bon élément qui comprends rapidement les problématiques métiers ou fonctionnelles et est force de proposition pour mettre en place des solutions adaptées. Solide techniquement, il a à coeur de faire les choses proprement et possède une rigueur et une méthodologie exemplaire dans son travail qu'il applique au quotidien. J'ai eu plaisir à travailler avec lui sur le plan humain comme technique.


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