Alexandru T.

Devops Engineer

15 years
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My experience


Brain ConcertOctober 2013 - Present

Collaborator - Technical Trainer within an international IT & Business Training center.
  • Holding on-site and online training.
  • Some of the products that I focus on are: Google Cloud, Google Kubernetes Engine, IBMWebSphere Application Server, IBM Integration Manager, IBM WebSphere MQ, Google Cloud.

REWEJanuary 2022 - Present

The Client is a large European retail and tourism group with million customers who every day rely on it for their groceries, DIY products and gardening supplies, or for planning their next holiday.

The project consists of developing and maintaining a cloud platform developed on GKE that simplifies DevOps adoption for Developers. Other scopes were the integration of all applications using Kafka with communication done over service mesh.

GCP, Terraform, Ansible, GitLab, Kafka, ArgoCD, Kubernetes, Stackstorm, Python, HCL, Bash, Artifactory, Nexus, Bitwarden, Istio, Keycloak


DevOps Engineer.
  • Management of2 Kafka clusters deployed with Terraform and Ansible.
  • Onboarding new teams on Kafka.
  • Setting up the GKE cluster for PoCs and CI/CD pipelines.


GCP, Terraform, Ansible, GitLab, Kafka, ArgoCD, Kubernetes, Stackstorm

RenaultAugust 2020 - December 2021

DevOps Consultant for a major French automobile and motor carrier manufacturer.
  • DevOps consulting on an IoT/Big Data project for Renault Digital - Industry Data Platform hosted on GCP (Google Cloud Platform).
  • The infrastructure includes services that range from managed Hadoop (Dataproc) to Kubernetes and application development languages like Java, Python and Scala.
  • We manage the infrastructure with GitLab CI and Terraform and we have over 20 standardized types of CI/CD Pipelines.

EndavaFebruary 2020 - August 2020

Senior Consultant within a company specialized in the design, implementation and management of business-critical systems and digital services for the financial services, telecommunications, media & entertainment and professional services sectors.
  • AWS Consultant working on a project for NN IP in order to migrate applications to AWS and setup end-to-end pipelines for the applications.
  • Solutions are developed and fully automated with AWS services.

Docker, Lambda, Python, Git, AWS, Kubernetes

Insurance Business ApplicationsAugust 2019 - February 2020

DevOps Lead within a company that delivers a combined end-to-end design thinking innovation process in concert with their Cloud Native Insurance SaaS Platform, IBSuite.
  • Team lead for a team of 3.
  • Maintained and extended a fully automated CI/CD Pipeline developed on TypeScript that was comprised of multiple AWS products including: Lambda, Cloudformation, CodeDeploy, CodeBuild, CodePipeline, GitHub, Jenkins, Liquibase, EC2, ECS, Docker, Python, Typescript and others.
  • Created solutions to open issues of the management plane and implemented them.
  • Decreased costs (continuously).
  • Included newer features or products released by AWS.
  • Improved logging and alerting.

AWS, Lambda, Cloudformation, CodeDeploy, CodeBuild, CodePipeline, GitHub, Jenkins, Liquibase, EC2, ECS, Docker, Python, TypeScript

EndavaDecember 2018 - August 2019

Automation Consultant within a company specialized in the design, implementation and management of business-critical systems and digital services for the financial services, telecommunications, media & entertainment and professional services sectors.
  • Team lead of a team of 7.
  • Coordinated and established end-to-end pipelines at WorldPay for the Digital infrastructure.
  • Worked with multiple teams in order to progress and decrease deployment timelines.
  • Developed Ansible playbooks and roles and Jenkins jobs to support deployments and infrastructure maintenance.

Ansible, Jenkins, Team Leadership

MinditApril 2018 - December 2018

DevOps Engineer/SRE for a company that delivers outstanding end-to-end software services, with focus on business analysis, architecture, development, integration, maintenance, and support.
  • Developed AWS deployment automation solutions that included scripts and pipelines for having secure automated deployments.
  • Proposed solutions and developed them as agreed with the customer.
    -  For each project I proposed different technologies, ranging from custom EC2 AMI’s to multi-container deployments.
  • Handled architecture and costdocumentation.
  • Projects ranged from migrating a customer’s retail store to AWS, on Docker containers and setup a CI/CD pipeline to supporting an SSO solution and automate it’s deployment on EC AMI’s.
  • Implemented a complex infrastructure to support 180 global sites on AWS for Dufry.

AWS, GIT, Python, Terraform, Cloudformation, CodePipeline, CodeDeploy, Docker, Kubernetes

IBM RomaniaJune 2012 - December 2018

Cloud Architect / IT Specialist within an American multinational technology and consulting company.

Cloud Architect(May 2018 - December 2018)
  • Working as an architect in research and development activities regarding new possible offerings that IBM may introduce in IBM Cloud.
  • Evaluated and developed PoC’s in this role and some of the activities were to propose and document the architecture of a new offering and to develop an MVP and to collaborate with existing teams when extending current offerings.

Cloud Solution Architect (November 2014 - May 2018)
  • Involved in complex and large deals as an architect from the IBM Cloud team, guiding the sales teams, deal architects and/or customers in order create a solution that can be successfully implemented in IBM Cloud.
  • Presented the network and security options and restrictions and worked with them to create a final solution.

IT Specialist(June 2012 - October 2014)
  • Administered DB2 clusters in multiple environments (dev, test, qa, prod).
  • On-call level 3 support for production database systems including debugging replications issues, application driven issues, fine tuning together with performance enhancements.
  • Integrated the changes for databases in a single package, automated the installation of the package through scripts.
  • Elaborated procedures for the changes.

BPM WaveFebruary 2011 - June 2012

IT Manager within a company that provides business performance improvement solutions that help optimize the performance of a company's most mission critical business processes.
  • Managed a team of 5 people.
  • Coached, assigned tasks and also gave raises/negotiated salaries.
  • Developed solution architectures for all deals at that time, which included costs, systems, integration with customer existing IT and worked with the Enterprise and Business analysts to establish the TO-BE processes.
  • Participation, together with the CEO or colleagues from the sales department, to discussions, presentations or workshops with customers or future customers.
  • Trained new colleagues in the existing technologies and internal practices.
  • Implemented a central repository for documentation and procedures.
  • Technical Product Manager for Phantom (an open source, Nagios based bundled product).

EdataNovember 2007 - February 2011

SysAdmin Team Leader / System Administrator for a provider of software solutions dedicated to the financial field.

SysAdmin Team Leader(February 2010 - February 2011)
  • Developed and trained an IT team of 5 for support and implementations.

System Administrator (November 2007 - February 2010)
  • Working with VMWare, Linux, Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft Server, IBM WebSphere Application Server.

My education and trainings

Bachelor's Degree in “Big Data in Cloud” - "Spiru Haret" University, Mathematics and Information Technology Faculty, Bucharest.2007 - 2010