Bernard COLLET

HES ENGINEER · POSTGRAD IN MANAGEMENT
WEB DEVELOPER · SYSTEMS ENGINEER

Driven, self-motivated, resourceful entrepreneur, Network Engineer, HES Electronics Engineer, satellite and radio telecommunications specialist, applications and Web developer.
Comes with a wide breadth of management and technical expertise and over years of humanitarian missions experience.

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Work Experience

CO-FOUNDER

Russian Concept Sàrl

Creation and management of the Internet site http://www.russianconcept.com. Marketing, administration, accounting and customer contacts. The company is member of the french federation of Travel Agencies and the french Travel Guaranty

2006 - Current

TELECOM ENGINEER

UNHCR

Telecommunication Department: Run the Vsat satellite Network infrastructure. Repairs, routers & servers installation and management (Windows & Linux). Cooperation with Ericsson Rapid Reponse Team to develop a network infrastructure based on Linux destined to field operations of UN agencies and ONG’s.
Field: In charge of the deployment of Telecommunication infrastructure in South Sudan. Two years based in the Telecommunication department in Geneva and two years in the field in Tchad and Sudan.

2003 - 2006

SYSTEMS ENGINEER, SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Cybelec SA

Systems engineer: supervise the network environment of the company built around Windows servers. The network is composed of Internet, Intranet, FTP, mails, files and print servers, Windows workstations.
Software engineer: Perform software development of applications written in Delphi 5. Project leader regarding CAD interfaces. Define projects schedules and plan collaborators day-to-day duties. Maintain the Intranet site.

2001 - 2003

TELECOM ENGINEER

ICRC

Relief administrator: missions in Timor, Rwanda, Tchetchnia, Bosnia and Tajikistan. Creation and management of the main logistic bases in Tchechenia and Tajikistan. Management of relief activities from small to large scale. Ran budget up to 10 mio US$. Supervision of collaborators. Participation in the negotiations and signing contracts with civil and military authorities.
Telecom Engineer: missions in Rwanda and Tajikistan. Installation and maintenance of telecommunication infrastructures in the field. Management of technicians.
“PeopleSoft Implementation Project”: development of software procedures with the “Merise method” regarding transport and logistic. Creation of manuals for the system of “time reporting”. Formation of collaborators in the field. English /french translations. Logistics: participation in the reorganization of the logistic department.

1993 - 2000

HEAD OF PROJECT

Capnet SA

Responsible of the measuring machines products during the development, the industrialization and the commercialization phases. Formulation of specifications, development of the product, construction and supervision of contractors

1992

Education

Post-graduate HES Management Engineer

EMBA/HESSO
2001 - 2003

EMBA, école d'ingénieurs Vaud (EIVD)

HES Electronics Engineer - Bachelor Degree

Ecole d’ingénieurs Vaud (EIVD)
1984 - 1987

Ecole d'ingénieurs Vaud (EIVD)

Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

Cisco
2003

Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)

Microsoft
2003

Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)

Microsoft
2003

Languages

French

m.tongue

English

Excellent

German

Bases

Skills

Techinical Skills
90% Complete
Leadership
75% Complete
Communication
70% Complete

Professional

Management of projects. Entrepreneurship. Satellite, UHF and VHF telecommunication technology expertise. Logistics administration of large scale missions. Teaching. Cisco IOS and Branch series routers, Web Development / Programming, Web Systems Administration (Apache, Linux, MySQL, PHP), Database Design, Organic SEO (Search Engine Optimization), Online Business Development, Marketing and Market Research, Technical Writing, industry applications developments, Microprocessors and electronics applications development.

Operating Systems, Servers

Cisco IOS, Apple Mac OSX, Linux Debian & Ubuntu servers, Windows servers, Windows workstations.

Languages

PHP, Perl, Delphi, ActionScript, JavaScript, T-SQL, C, PLM, HTML, CSS.

Technologies

Satellite, UHF, VHF reparation and deployment in the field and at the main base. Expertise in electricity and electronics as Electronics Engineer. Cisco Routers series 5400 & 2800, Zend & Fuelphp Frameworks, ERP software implementation, MVC (Model View Controller), XHTML / HTML, MXML / XML, CSS, Perl/CGI, Ajax, AngularJS, Apache Web Server, MySql, Microsoft SQL Server, experience with many other technologies.

Applications

OpenERP, Database Modeling, Photoshop, Indesign, Netbeans, Eclipse, Search Engine Optimization tools, VMWare server, Microsoft Front Page, Microsoft Visio, Microsoft Project, Offices Suites (Open Office, Microsoft Office, Lotus SmartSuite), Lotus Notes and many others.

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Contact

Bernard Collet
Rue des Pitons 7
1205 Geneva, Switzerland
Tel: +41 (0)22 519 03 16