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System Engineer - Valeo

Valeo, Comfort and Driving Assistance


Senior Embedded Software Engineer - DxO

DxO, DxO ONE camera software development, 3 years

  • Firmware for DxO ONE Camera
  • Wi-Fi communication on Linux OS (wpa_supplicant, hostapd, multiprocess on DBus)
  • Real-time camera control on ThreadX OS
  • Camera API specifications (Json-RPC, Json-schema)
  • Agile (scrum team)


Software Architect - CISCO Video Technologies France (ex NDS France) 

CISCO, Video Collaboration Group SPVSS, 2 years

  • Player's Design and Architecture, running on multi-processes embedded Middleware for Set-Top-Box
  • Open Client Infrastructure Product
  • Open Source components integration (GStreamer, Murphy, DBus)
  • VideoTag management (HTML5) for RDK and Linux TV for DVB EMEAR market
  • DVB and OTT Player (HLS, MS PlayReady, HTTP)
  • Agile (scrum team)


Senior Software Engineer - NDS France (ex CANAL+ TECHNOLOGIES) 

NDS France, Direction Technique, Télévision Numérique et Intéractivités, 13 years

  • Development and Design of MediaHighway embedded Middlewares for Set-Top-Box
  • Projects delivered to Operators in France, Poland, UK, Malaysia, India, Hungary
  • Collaboration with manufacturers: Pace, Thomson Multimédia, Toshiba
  • Videoguard and Nagra Conditional Access Kernel (CAK) integration
  • API Design for GUI using Flash technology
  • Management of DVB signaling and DVB Common Interface (CI)
  • CPE: IDTV, PVR, DVB-IP, DVB-S2 (satellite), DVB-T (terrestrial), Free To Air
  • Working organisation split into small empowered teams

Engineer - ALTEN 

Canal+ Technologies, Direction Technique, Télévision Numérique et Intéractivités, 2 years

  • Embedded interactive applications developments for Set Top Boxes
  • Modem management in Set Top Boxes (Hayes norm, ASN1 protocol)
  • MediaHighway Developer Toolkit

Research Scientist (post-doctoral position)

Sarrelandes University (Applied Mathématics), Sarrebrück, Germany 1 year

  • Image processing algorithm development and optimisation
  • Radar and medical imaging

Research Scientist

Laboratoire d'Electronique, Antennes et Télécommunications (CNRS), Sophia Antipolis, 1 year


  • Development of image processing algorithms
  • Non-destructive Testing, Target Identification, Detection of Burried Objects

  • Contracts with the Joint Research Centre (EUREKA) and the CEA

Researcher - Teacher (thesis)

Laboratoire d'Informatique, Signaux et Systèmes de Sophia Antipolis (I3S, CNRS)

  • Optimisation methods in radar and medical imaging
  • Edge Preserving Regularization, segmentation

  • Speaker in International conferences (IEEE AP-S/URSI, PIERS)
  • Co-writer in 20+ papers (IEEE Antenna & Propagation Magazine, Inverse Problems…)
  • Teacher in Engineering school and Universities
  • Image processing, programming, Unix system



Doctor of sciences (PhD with honours) 

Université de Nice - Sophia Antipolis


DEA in Information Processing and Tansmission (with honours) 

Université de Nice - Sophia Antipolis


Engineer of ESSI (now Polytech Nice-Sophia

Université de Nice - Sophia Antipolis

Technical skills

Langages C, Python (pytest), Json-Schema, bash, Fortran, ADA, Pantalk
OS Unix (Linux, SunOS, AIX, IRIX), RTOS (ThreadX), Windows
Targets ARM, ST, Broadcom, Intel, SUN
Tools git, confluence, jira, stash, bamboo, buildroot, yocto, wireshark
Open-sources D-Bus, wpa_supplicant, hostapd, gstreamer, video4linux
Methodology Agile (Scrum, Kanban), Waterfall

Miscellaneous information

Languages English (fluent), German (notions), Vietnamese (notions)
Hobbies Scuba diving (CMAS level 3), wildlife photography (working with BIOS photo agency)


Pierre Lobel

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Updated: July 2018

Software Architect

Embedded Software