Thomas Pralong

Thomas Pralong

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At a glance

FULL NAME

Thomas Pralong

BIRTHPLACE

Sion, Switzerland

BORN

1986

RESIDENCE

Fribourg, Switzerland

EDUCATION

BSc IT

HOBBIES

Travelling, Coding, Hiking, Photography

About me

A qualified Software Engineer with 7 years experience. After 3 years in the Swiss health industry, where I gained knowledge in a lot of different technologies and learned how to manage a project from the beginning to the end, I went to Dublin to work for PayPal. There I improved my skills during 3 great years in the e-commerce industry and worked with people from all around the world. I am now back in my home country, Switzerland, working as a C# and SharePoint web developer for the HES-SO Fribourg.

A team environment is efficient and productive, I have the ability to compromise and be a good listener as a team member.

My Skills

I am always looking for challenging opportunities. I have very good problem solving skills and I like working on projects which involve responsibilities and professionalism.

C# / SharePoint

JS/HTML/CSS

PLSQL / SQL

iOS Dev

Delphi

Powershell

curriculum vitae

Education

First Cambridge Exam

Horner School of English - Dublin

6 months

January 2012 - June 2012

I spent 6 months in Dublin from the 1st of January 2012 to the 18th of June 2012. At the end of my studies I passed the First Cambridge Exam.

Bachelor's Degree

HES-SO of Science - Sierre

3 Years

August 2005 - September 2008

In my final year, my degree thesis consisted of creating an iOS app for a company.

Work Experience

SharePoint Developer

HES-SO//Fribourg, Fribourg (CH)

1 Year

October 2015 - Present

Core Solution and add-in development for SharePoint. C# application development. Web frontend development.

Senior PayPal Optimisation Engineer

PayPal, Dublin (IR)

1 Year

July 2014 - June 2015

PayPal is one of the leading global e-commerce business allowing payments and money transfers to be made through the Internet.
As a Senior Optimisation and Integration Engineer, I am responsible for providing product functional expertise, analytical insight and implementation consultancy for retailers and partners, who have implemented PayPal products and form part of the PayPal extensive merchant network in EMEA.
As a Senior Engineer I am also responsible of training new hires and testing new PayPal products.

PayPal Integration Engineer

PayPal, Dublin (IR)

1 Year 8 months

November 2012 - June 2014

As an Integration Engineer, my role was to provide technical integration services including code-level support to merchants or their developers. I was responsible for the initial integration of the right PayPal Merchant Tool for the website and I was working with newly-acquired merchants to ensure that they are fully aware of product and service features to ensure optimal integration of PayPal into their websites.

Software Developer

Clinique romande de réadaptation - Suva, Sion (CH)

3 Years

January 2009 - January 2012

It was my responsibility to design and develop new softwares and to maintain the existing projects (Delphi XE). I also contributed to maintain the IT infrastructures of the company in collaboration with the system engineers. (Oracle and SQL Server databases, XenServer, Network, Blade server, etc). In the final two years, I integrated Biztalk Server and developed softwares integrating this technology. I also developed a website for the research department, which is used for a large research project in Switzerland.

iOS and Web Developer

Freelance

5 Years

August 2008 - Now

During part of my free time I develop websites with different technologies. I also have a passion for mobile development and I have been working on different projects for iOS devices.

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Contact


1700 Fribourg
Switzerland