Yannick Clybouw

Python and Google Cloud
Software Engineer

I do short or part-time projects to help my clients with their needs in Python and Google Cloud. Within those two specialities, I have knowledge about software processes, architecture, development, testing, deployment and infrastructure. I live in Ghent, Belgium.

Typical Projects

  • Creating a backend for a mobile app to handle authentication and business logic.

  • Creating a full-stack web-app for data scientists to allow their customers to use their algorithms and models in an intuitive way. For more advanced UI use cases, I work with frontend developers.

  • Integrating the client's software with external services, like accounting tools, IoT hubs, etc.

  • Defining and creating automated regression test platforms and supporting developers with the automated tests they need to write.

  • Executing load tests and looking for performance bottlenecks.

  • Implementing continuous integration/deployment (CI/CD) practices in small companies.

Google Cloud Products

App Engine, Cloud Run, Cloud Functions, Dataproc, Dataflow, Compute Engine, Kubernetes Engine, Virtual Private Networks and other network services, IAM, Secret Manager, Cloud KMS, Memorystore, Firestore, Datastore, BigQuery, Firebase (realtime database, authentication, storage, hosting), Cloud Storage, Pub/Sub, Tasks, Cloud Scheduler, Endpoints, Logging, Error Reporting , Debugger, Profiler, Trace, Monitoring, Cloud Build, Cloud Source Repositories, Container Registry.

I have experience in hosting AI and ML applications on Google Cloud.

Software Technologies

  • Web Frameworks: Flask, Django (DRF)

  • Web Security: HTTPS, CSRF, XSS, OWASP, GDPR

  • Protocols: HTTP, REST, OpenAPI (Swagger), OAuth2, JWT

  • Performance testing: JMeter/Taurus

  • Frontend testing: Selenium and some Cypress

  • Backend testing: Nose and Pytest

  • Databases: PostgreSQL, Elasticsearch and Google's managed databases mentioned earlier

  • Frontend (basic knowledge): HTML5, CSS, JavaScript (ESNext), React, Aurelia

  • Version Control: Git and Mercurial

  • Infrastructure: Linux (mainly Ubuntu), Bash, Nginx, Infrastructure-as-Code

  • CI/CD tools: Jenkins, GitLab, GitHub Actions,

  • Administrative tools: JIRA, Confluence, GitLab

  • Architecture: from monolithic to service-based

Domain knowledge through projects and personal interests: Electronics and Telecommunications, Internet-of-Things, Home Automation, Public Transportation, Real Estate, Physics and Mathematics, Legal and Accounting (basics).


Drop me a message and I'll reach back to you for a first chat.

Profielfoto Yannick Clybouw

About me

Please go to my LinkedIn profile to have a look at my previous work experiences.

E-mail: yannick@clybouw.eu