Andrei-Laurentiu A.

Devops Engineer

Outsourcing
Advanced
Iasi, ROMANIA
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Provider of e-commerce solutionsNovember 2019 - Present

DevOps Engineer.
  • Experience with Azure Cloud Services (PaaS & IaaS), Azure Storage, SQL, Azure, Openstack, Azure Active Directory, Application insights.
  • Managed host Kubernetes environment, to deploy and manage containerized applications.
  • Utilized Kubernetes service to deploy a managed Kubernetes cluster in Azure and created an AKS cluster in the Azure portal.
  • Automated various infrastructure activities like continuous deployment, application server setup, stack monitoring using Ansible playbooks and Terraform on Azure and Openstack.
  • Utilized Ansible to automate the creation of log aggregation pipeline with Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana stack.
  • Monitoring the infrastructure and aplications through Grafana, UptimeRobot and NewRelic.
  • Automating backup of MySQL to Azure file storage.
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E.ON Software DevelopmentMarch 2019 - October 2019

DevOps Engineer within a company providing insourcing strategic international and local developments and securing business knowledge.
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Centric IT Solutions RomaniaJanuary 2018 - February 2019

DevOps / Cloud Engineer / System Administrator within a company which offers software, infrastructure, market-specific solutions and a wide range of related services.

DevOps / Cloud Engineer (January 2018 – March 2019).
 - Technical environment: GIT, TFS, Kubernetes, Docker, Octopus, Ansible, ARM templates, Terraform, Rancher, Azure, Azure DevTestLabs, Nagios, Application Insights, Prometheus, PowerShell, Bash, SQL Server, Nginx, HAproxy, Agile, SNOW, TopDesk.

  • Working knowledge of Azure Services IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS and coming trends in the Cloud space.
  • Good foundation of knowledge around Azure and the cloud ecosystem.
  • Working with software developers, security, to design and build applications and services within Azure DevTest Labs.
  • Working as part of a team, to design and develop cloud data solutions
  • Working as Cloud Administrator on Microsoft Azure, involved in configuring virtual machines, storage accounts, resource groups.
  • Creating Labs, Virtual Machines along with setting up policies and using formulas and Custom Images to deploy the network.
  • Using Power Shell and ARM Templates to write, debug scripts to automate the processes of VM, involving copying and creating of VHDS.
  • Experience in setting up of Docker and Kubernetes, creating new images and getting images from Docker Hub, worked on Docker images and containers for deploying applications.

System Administrator
(Dec 2016 – Jan 2018).
  • Performing server support and administration (Windows Server 2008 R2/2012 R2/2016, Exchange 2010/2013).
  • Maintaining the Data Center (configuring and maintaining Servers/Switches/Storage Arrays, RPS, UPS, routers,etc.).
  • Active Directory management (user management, file sharing management, ACL management).
  • Deployment of virtual machines for production, development or testing environments from VMware vSphere and Virtual Machine Manager environments.
  • Creating certificates for web applications and servers.
  • Administering Azure subscriptions and cost control.
  • Working with JSON templates for Azure deployments.
  • Administering and troubleshooting internet connectivity (LAN/WAN systems).
  • Proactive monitoring of all servers, applications and services with Nagios.
  • Interface with vendors for procurement and maintenance of all IT Infrastructure.
  • Operating system deployments through SCCM Console.
  • Assisting end users with hardware, software and operating system issues (Windows 7, 8 and 10).
  • Providing desktop support and maintenance of all related hardware issues, printers and other hardware devices.
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CapgeminiFebruary 2016 - December 2016

Customer Service Advisor for a global leader in consulting, technology, outsourcing, and local
professional services.
- Technical environment:
- Windows Server: Active Directory - Account & Group Administration, Computer management, NTFS permissions.
- MS Office Suite 2007\2010\2013 Advanced Troubleshooting.
- Exchange\Office365 knowledge.
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Provided support for various platforms / systems or applications:
Citrix Xen App, vmware, Junos, RSA SecurID, AirWatch, MobileIron, Good.
- Install\Configure\Troubleshoot other client specific applications.
- Blackberry\iPhone\iPad\Android corporate email configuration and troubleshooting.
- Networking area: Wireless connections, RDC connections, VPN connections, printers.
- Telecom support – extension and phone line management through specific applications.
- Supported OS: Windows 7\MacOS.
- First level of support for SAP environments in terms of installing\ configuring and basic troubleshooting.
- System deployment knowledge: Casper, Altiris.
- Ticketing system used: Service Now, Remedy.
  • Undertaking initial diagnostics of the incident, using the tools available and resolving as many as possible on initial contact.
  • Accurately recording and classifying all incoming incidents with the appropriate priority, category and incident summary details or error messages.
  • Proactive flagging incidents where no knowledge solution was found.
  • Meeting or exceeding the level of Service when responding to all incoming incidents.
  • Accurate and timely hand off to other resolving teams.

Senior Analyst shadowing program.
  • Providing support for other first line agents.
  • Performing software testing for possible implementation of new applications within the SD.
  • Performing advanced software installs and troubleshooting.
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American Dry Cleaning CompanySeptember 2014 - October 2015

Branch Manager within a company providing dry cleaning services such as curtain/blind, laundry, leather/suede, clothing care, alterations and repairs.
  • Maintaining a high level of service capacity and availability.
  • Recruiting and training the furniture repair technicians and service staff.Identifying the training needs.
  • Personnel management.
  • Managing the work flows by order planning and allocation to appropriate staff.
  • Ensuring orders are completed to service level timescales and standards.
  • Managing administrative function within the branch to ensure compliance with customer requirements and internal reporting requirements.
  • Processing customer inquiries by telephone and e-mail – compiling job specifications and quotations. Issuing to customers and follow-up.
  • After sales service/customer liaison.
  • Booking-in orders to our job management system and updating progress at relevant stages.
  • Controlling the branch costs including manpower, materials purchases, general overheads.
  • Ensuring the work of the branch conforms to company quality standards
  • Route planning for collections and deliveries to ensure efficient use of manpower and vehicles.
  • Ensuring that all property related matters are reported/attended to.
  • Ensuring that plant and equipment is maintained.
  • Promoting and managing sales of product from within the branch.
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KepleresiApril 2012 - January 2013

IT Technician / Administrator within a company providing various services and solutions.
  • Logging client information into an in house system.
  • Scanning documents onto an in house system making sure all client details are up to date.
  • Implementing and amending information on the database.
  • Data entry.
  • Providing additional admin support when required.
  • Updating spreadsheets.
  • Providing General PC / Laptop Support - HP / Dell.
  • Windows 7, 8 Office, Sophos, Printer Maintenance.
  • User Management via Active Directory & Exchange.
  • CAT5 cabling/switches/routers and installing the Network.

My stack

Spoken languages

ENGLISH: Advanced
ROMANIAN: Native speaker

Web Technologies

JSON

Application Servers

IIS

Miscellaneous

PaaS, SaaS, JIRA, Octopus, Rancher, Agile, Snow, Service Now, Remedy, Confluence, Prometheus, SAP, DevOps, IaaS

Networks and Systems

HAproxy, Nginx, Virtualization, Docker, Linux, Azure Cloud, Windows, Citrix, LAN, RDC, Virtual Machines, Ansible, Citrix XenApp, VPN, Cloud Computing, Networking, Terraform, Active Directory, Windows Server, IIS, Azure, WAN, Nagios

DBMS

SQL Server

Open Source solutions

Terraform, Kubernetes, Ansible, OpenStack, Jenkins, ELKStack, Grafana, Prometheus, Docker

Graphic

Adobe Photoshop

Environment of Development

GIT, TFS

Languages

PowerShell, Bash scripting

Protocols

TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS

My education and trainings

Bachelor's Degree in Distributed Computing - "Alexandru Ioan Cuza'' University, Iaşi.2011 - 2014

My tests

Name
Score
English reading quiz medium level
24/30
80%
English language placement quiz
38/60
63%