Senior DevOps/CloudOps Engineer,
Jan, 2016 - Jun, 20215 years 5 months
Automated resource provisioning across hybrid and cloud agnostic environments including AWS, GCP, and Azure, by utilizing Terraform to streamline scaling with stable and reproduceable infrastructure as code and adapting to changes in resource demands by utilizing GitOps methodologies.
Expert in Terraform ecosystem and experienced in selecting and implementing additional automation tools into the HashiCorp ecosystem.
Grew IaC codebase and scaled up infrastructure by staying up to date with new solutions, determining business pain-points, and managing growth with strategically chosen 3rd party solutions including: Cloudflare, Fastly, Datadog, New Relic, GitHub, Bitbucket, OpsGenie, PagerDuty, and many others.
Proactively managed issue tracking, disaster recovery, and identification of emergent security weaknesses in workflows by implementing DevSecOps practices and ChatOps response methodologies for autonomously solving issues by leveraging data monitoring tools like New Relic, DataDog, and Grafana in conjunction with incidence response and ticket management tools such as OpsGenie, PagerDuty, and Jira.
Created an engineering culture of self-service, personal responsibility, and minimal redundancy by enforcing strict control of design patterns and improving upon workflow standardization.
Leveraged serverless technologies to cut costs, speed up delivery, and scale effectively.
Managed multiple complicated legacy server and cloud migrations by ingesting business critical processes and software from multi-tenancy environments, applying 12 factor app design methodologies, creating infrastructure as code to supplant previous resources, and adding these new assets to the self-scaling, autonomous GitOps pipeline
Enhanced company cyber-security by educating engineers and general staff on security best practices and preemptively mitigated risks by training and enforcing standards such as securing data at rest, applying cryptography, networking monitoring and firewalling, and security focused review of systems and codebases.