ComparetheMarket

Cloud Solution Architect (December 2019 - Present)

  • Architected key areas of the cloud infrastructure

  • Redesigned exisiting cloud systems following industry standards

    • Monitoring for Metrics and Logging
    • Deployment Pipeline
    • Kubernetes Cluster
    • Operating Model
  • Technical Leadership with multiple teams consuming cloud services

  • Consultancy for cloud technology and solution using risk based and reward based approach

  • Built a cloud infrastructure roadmap and vision for the new generation tech strategy

  • Became the SME for the Cloud Infrastructure on Architecture and C-Level

  • Cooperated with all levels Architecture to set standards and architectural principles around URLs for SEO and Performance

  • Helped security build the guidelines around security testing and building architecture to automate and set policies in the cloud

  • SME for AWS Cloud

  • Decreased cost of AWS Cloud by est 10 percent working with EDP Savings Plans RI and liasing with AWS Enterprise TAM

  • Developed and championed enterprise grade PaaS defining solutions for the next generation tech strategy

  • Developed Roadmap for Enterprise Grade Kubernetes as part of enterprise grade paas with focus on

    • End to end observability
    • Cost Optimization
    • Smart Deployments
    • Cluster as Cattle
    • Load Testing
    • Self service Platform via Portal and Documentation
    • Internal Product via Innersourcing
  • Built and designed network with third party partners via CDN, AWS VPC Peering, Privatelink

  • PoC with third party data analytics provider with focus on security and network partition tolerance

  • Led improvements within the RCA Process and coordinated with AWS Enterprise Team for Support and Billing discounts

  • Supported BI and Analytics by building high level designs using Apache Airflow, Apache Kafka (Connect)

  • Architected Data Analytics platform with Databricks

  • Created a strategy for Cleaning up a massive AWS Accounts and was able to to deliver saving of less than $1 million per 2020.

  • Architected and Designed Cloud Platform integrations with Confluent Cloud to massively scale our Kafka and Data Messaging Capabilities

  • Built the 4th Generation Tech Strategy for Cloud and Beyond with the Enterprise Architect.

    • Productionized FaaS and Serverless
      • Cloudflare Workers / Lambda @ Edge
      • Lambda Functions / Step Functions
    • End to End Observability
    • Enterprise Grade PaaS (Kubernetes)
    • Automated Resilience Engineering (Chaos)
    • Automated Load Testing
    • AI Driven Insights
    • Predictive Failure Detection

Application Platform Architect (Jan 2019 - Dec 2019)

  • Evangelized DevOps Culture and Shift Left Security
  • Trained and Mentored Platform and Cloud Engineers for AWS Kubernetes and Terraform
  • Conducted an extensive review of existing platforms which became the basis of an 18 month long roadmap
  • Coordinated with the rest of architecture community and helped fill in the gaps of the existing architecture practices
  • Triaged and assesed vulnerabilities VM and container level
  • Identified key risks and threats to the existing workflows
  • Led integrating Dev and Platform workflows on a high level
  • Conducted Kubernetes Workshops internally and encouraged paired knowledge sharing internally and with product teams
  • Run multiple PoCs with Vendors and Open Source tools within Cloud Native Landscape
  • Led inclusive ways of working with the Manager of the DevOps Team
  • Architected for DevOps Team, Detectorist (Observability) Team, DBA Team
  • Championed Documentation and Demo mindset approach to sharing knowledge through docusaurus portal
  • Led the Platform Architecture with the Platform Steering Committee in making effective decision in a Cloud Native fashion
  • Helped architect Data platform solutions on AWS

Conde Nast International

Software Engineer Infrastructure and Operations (January 2018 - January 2019)

  • Infrastructure role and Evangelizing DevOps culture
  • Wrote code in Infrastructure as Code(IaC) for all infrastructure operations involving AWS, Fastly, Kubernetes, Datadog, Pagerduty all using Terraform
  • Built relationship with engineering teams across all teams for both Vogue and GQ brands within multiple European and Asian Countries
  • Developed a platform built for the developers
  • Taught developers how to use to use the kubernetes orchestration and the developer platform evangelized documentation
  • Went to scouting and discovery trips in APAC and EMEA regions for deploying the platform while negotiating requirements (engineering, commercial and editorial) across multiple Conde Nast Countries and Brands
  • Solved centralization problem with the team, Centralizing infrastructure and shared CMS platform using the multi tenanted approach of web development
  • Built out the operational and support functions with the SRE team using pagerduty and datadog configuration written in terraform
  • Deployed Compass Project which allows Conde Nast Brands and Countries to be digital and efficiently centralized decreasing cost and improving customer advertisement taking the best practices of each market and reusing it centrally within Vogue International
  • Led the DNS migration to a central AWS Route53 and CDN Migration to FASTLY CDN using Varnish Configuration Language deployed using terraform provider
  • Took ownership of communication with individual markets CTOs and CIOs for engineering workstream with the technical lead of migrations team
  • Deployed and Maintained Elastic stack via elastic.co
  • CICD Pipelines Using CircleCI
  • Deploy Everything using Kubernetes and Helm Chart-ized applications in a Continuous Deployment fashion for Staging and manual approval deployment for Production
  • Monitored using Datadog and Pagerduty
  • Logging using FluentD ingested to a elasticsearch using Kibana as the dashboard
  • CircleCI
  • Dockerized Applications
  • Migrated apps from ECS to Kubernetes
  • Interviewed Candidates and their technical tests

Simplex Japan

Senior DevOps Engineer (January 2017 - December 2017)

  • Successfully introduced Gitlab CE to dev workflow (CICD Pipelines, Source Codes, Pages)
  • Managed, negotiated and implemented feedhandlers with Financial Data Brokers
  • Developed APIs using Python for interfacing with Numerical Data with High Complexity NumPy and Pandas
  • Introduced OpenLDAP as the best practice for authentication and authorization for internal development tools
  • Succesfully Managed AWS Cloud automation tools like Packer, Terraform, Boto3,
  • Worked with the team effectively and successfully completed PoCs for Japanese megabanks (Mizuho, SMBC - Nikko, Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ)
  • Effectively implemented Infrastructure and Application layer automation tools using bash and python scripts
  • Successfully implemented Golden AMI as best practice when launching new EC2 instances integrated with open ldap in AWS
  • Developed Documentation infrastructure using static site generators Hugo and sphinx
  • Setup AWS to Data center connection using AWS Direct Connect
  • Developed reusable internal python APIs for handling realtime and daily data
  • Primary maintainer of AWS infra introduced best practices
  • Successfully interviewed and hire senior infrastructure lead and members

Fast Retailing / Uniqlo

AWS Architect / Full Stack Engineer (August 2015 - January 2017)

  • Architected Scaleable and Flexible Systems using MicroService Philosophy

    • Successfully rolled out Wishlist API (UNIQLO and GU)
    • Global Ecommerce Development Webapp, Rollout, Architecture and cross region distribution (UNIQLO)
    • Ecommerce project management and release engineering
    • Coordinated Cross functional communication within FR Infrastructure and Development team as one of the lead Architects
  • Developed Restful APIs using AWS services and NodeJS with Restify Framework

  • Created PoC Image processing using NodeJS (AWS Lambda) and then architected development team after for full blown development with Code Reviews and DevOps role

  • Worked with Graphql and React PoC and used it in production with development team

  • Managed CMS and Webapp both using reactjs as a base and integration using DevOps Philosophy with CICD Pipelines as best practice

  • Architected Infrastructure and Application end to end development of microservices. Started the shift to domain driven development with the lead architect

  • Wrote PoC Applications using ReactJS

  • Work with Infrastructure as a code (Terraform, DCOS, Mesos, Docker, Ansible) for setting up development environment