Francis Begyn - Blog - About

Francis Begyn

An engineering technology student with an intrest for designing reliable and robust systems. Has the tendancy to keep digging until the root cause of an issue is found and solved under the motto 'first time right'.



  • DevOps engineer (2020-current)

    Design CI/CD systems and offer internal support for an ML platform running on Kubernetes. Maintain GPU Kubernetes clusters and key infrastructure.

  • Team Lead Site & Safety (2016-2019)
    Student Kick-Off

    In charge of the team that is responsible for the build up and break down of the festival terrain. We also provide operational security during the festival and coordinate with city and emergency services to ensure the visitors have a pleasant and safe experience.

    • electricity coordinator - 2017
    • crew lead Site & Safety - 2016
  • System engineer (2019)

    Internship for designing and implementing intrusion detection system based on aggregated logging. Tested and deployed EFK and ELK stacks in a high traffic environment.

  • System administrator (2016 - 2018)
    Team Schnitzel

    Manage and deploy services in a virtualized environment for personal use cases.

  • Assistant theatre technician (2013 - 2017)
    GC De Kluize

    Assist with load in and load out of theatre shows and performances. Board operation with an emphasis on lighting design.


  • Programming:
    Go, Python, C and other languages
  • Frameworks:
    Tensorflow, Kubernetes
  • Software:
    Unix, Git, Docker, Prometheus, Grafana, Ansible, Nginx


  • Engineering technology: electronics/ICT at Ghent University
    • Bsc 2013-2017
    • Msc 2017-current

Free time

  • Discovering the world and new technologies
  • Creating software and experiences
  • Playing games and music
  • Focus on books and reading