Fabien Meghazi

Senior Software Developer

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Gembloux - Belgium

+32 488 282 181



For the last 19 years, I have been professionally doing software development in various forms.
I am comfortable with both back-end and front-end development and with unixes administration.
I strive to build great products with a focus on user experience, code design and security.

My favorite technologies/tools are Python, Javascript, Vim, Zsh, Git, PostgreSQL, NodeJS, Nginx, Systemd and Debian.



Senior Python Developer

November 2014 - Present

(ongoing mission...)

Python Paramiko Miniconda Django RRDtool Javascript React.js Redhat Oracle

Odoo (Formerly OpenERP)

R&D Developer

May 2010 - November 2014

Odoo is an open source suite of business applications including Sales, CRM, CMS, Project management, Warehouse management, Manufacturing, Accounting and Human Resources. The client is written in javascript and the server in Python using PostgreSQL as DBMS. ( http://www.odoo.com )

Here's a list of some of the tasks I have achieved during my mission at Odoo:

Project: Creation and launch of a Sass platform for OpenERP v5

  • Creation of a virtual machine in order to mock the Sass control center
  • Adapted the Sass workflow’s data structure for easier email template management
  • Creation of the CRM’s workflow entry points on the website
  • Integration of the Sass campaign in the website

Project: Release of OpenERP v6.0

  • Bug fixing on the webclient

Project: Development of the new web client released in OpenERP v6.1

  • Creation of a prototype with the CTO
  • Development of QWeb2 (the template engine used in Odoo since v6.1)
  • Development of the Form and Kanban views
  • Project management for the Calendar view
  • Integration of the old client’s design and development of miscellaneous chrome parts
  • Creation of a ‘debug’ mode integrated to the UI
  • Misc core development, bug fixing, code review

Project: Upgrade of the Sass platform

  • Implementation of OAuth 2.0 in OpenERP and the Sass platform

Project: New openerp.com website for the v7 release

  • Project management, follow up on assigned tasks, planning and coordination
  • Setup of a staging web server
  • Deployment

Project: Creation of Odoo v8’s flagship CMS "Website Builder"

  • Prototype: map DOM changes (@contenteditable) to server side views arch field
  • Architecture of the front-end's core library
  • Framework development for the CMS: updates for WSGI dispatching and controllers routing, helpers, lazy loading, debug friendly http 500 error pages with broken templates recovery, python code auto reload, load views from disk, scaffolding, ...
  • Multi language support
  • Development of the assets bundle system (javascript/less/sass minification/compilation)

NOTE: Most of the code I've written for those projects can be found at the following url: https://github.com/odoo/odoo/commits/master?author=amigrave


Some of the talks I've given during Odoo events are available on slideshare:

Odoo Python Javascript PostgreSQL XML HTML5 Linux Nginx Fabric Unittest2 Scrum


Owner, IT Consultant, Software Developer, Linux System Administrator


Founded Hagrid sprl on January 2013

Software development and consultancy for various customers.

Python PostgreSQL PL/Python Elixir (SQLAlchemy) Ruby NodeJS Javascript MySql Debian


External Consultant & Software Developer

June 2000 - May 2010

Software development and consultancy for Siemens S.A., Siemens Business Services, Fujitsu-Siemens Computers and Siemens Enterprise Network.

During my mission at Siemens, I've have been in charge of the analysis, the architecture, the implementation and the maintenance of a wide range of projects, including:

  • a jobsite
  • an intranet
  • a newsletter and mass mailing system with tracking and reporting
  • a form generator used for internal and external surveys, registrations, ...
  • a multi company Event Management System
  • a Product Management System
  • an Issue Tracking tool
  • a Media Management Tool
  • various Content Management Systems
  • "20km de Bruxelles" real-time web results
C# .NET ASP (JScript) Boo Javascript Microsoft SQL Server Oracle C (w/cygwin.dll) PHP

Best of Publishing & Cromozone

Web Application Developer

September 1998 - June 2000

Best of Publishing is the publisher of monthly B2B publications with specific target audiences within the ICT sector. In 2000, Best of Publishing made a partnership with the Cromozone web agency.

  • Development of various Content Management Systems for websites and portals.
  • Development of a Document Management System
  • Administration of a GNU/Linux Debian server running a DNS (bind) and sendmail service.
  • Layout creation and design of various portals and websites.
  • Writing of a series of graphics tutorials for the "Publish" magazine.
  • Development of jobuniverse.be Belgium IT Career Nr.1 Website (bought by StepStone in 2001).
Coldfusion Javascript Microsoft Access Microsoft SQL Server IIS Debian GNU/Linux Photoshop


  • French : native
  • English : professional working proficiency


I.A.T.A - Namur

Computer graphics

Institut du Sacré Coeur - Burnot

Secondary High School (option Economics)