AUCKLAND, New Zealand – 18 April 2011 – Mako Networks, a network management and payment card data security provider, has hired Thibault Joassard as a software testing analyst. He joins the company immediately, responsible for ensuring the quality of the software used to manage Mako Networks security appliances.
Thibault joins the Mako team after working as a quality engineer at Esker, a document process automation company, where he was responsible for testing and evaluating features of new software releases. Prior to Esker, he worked at Astek Rhône-Alpes and Sofft Industries as a software engineer. All three positions were in his home country of France.
He holds a master’s degree in information technology from the University of Lyon.
Mako Networks Research and Development Director Murray Knox says:
“The Mako Networks family welcomes Thibault to our ranks, and we’re looking forward to his contributions in the months ahead. Quality software is a significant focus for our company, and Thibault will bolster our depth in this critical development area to maintain and ensure the high quality of our products.”
About Mako Networks
Mako Networks is a network management company based in Auckland, New Zealand, providing services and managed appliances that connect businesses to the Internet and protect them from the threats it contains. Mako Networks helps businesses comply with the stringent Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) for merchants that process, transmit or store cardholder data. The company is PCI DSS-certified, and exports to markets in the UK, Middle East and Australia.