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Cristian-Nicolae P.

Devops Engineer

7 years
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  • Superior technical skills
  • English language proficiency
  • 7 years of industry experience
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My experience

A Leader in Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing SoftwareJuly 2021 - Present


Romanian InSpace Engineering (RISE)July 2020 - October 2021

DevOps Consultant within a start-up established by researchers with complementary professional backgrounds and proven experience on a multitude of space related projects.
  • Designed and implemented Kubernetes based infrastructure for the first Romanian mobile application (CovTrack) that uses Bluetooth to verify whether the persons with whom you came in contact have subsequently been confirmed with COVID-19.

EndavaAugust 2018 - June 2021

Senior DevOps Engineer 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.
  • The main focus is on automation of workflows using pipelines and scripts.
  • Research, design and implementation of infrastructure based on software and business needs and improvement based on acquirement of results and feedback loops.
  • Designing and implementing CI/CD pipelines using Azure DevOps covering at least 6 environments on each worked project and the following layers:
    Infrastructure (Terraform) builds more than 20 resources split into multiple components based on agreed dependencies.
    Data (SQL Databases, DataBricks, DataFactory).
    Microservices - Packaging Spring Boot Applications into Docker images and deploying them to Kubernetes using Helm.
  • Designing and implementing High Observability platform using Prometheus, Grafana and Azure Application Insights, facilitating troubleshooting, alerting and understanding of how the application is being used. 

MicrosoftJanuary 2017 - August 2018

Azure Networking Support Engineer for an American multinational technology company.
  • Part of the Azure Network Team, responsible for delivering high quality services to Microsoft Enterprise customers, by solving highly complex technical problems within Azure Networking and collaborating with other teams, also delivering limited advisory to custom made implementations.
  • Recreating complex customer environments for the purpose of reproducing and troubleshooting the problems they encounter
  • Low level troubleshooting of IPsec based VPN, BGP.
  • Low level troubleshooting and debugging on Azure provided solutions:
    DNS, Virtual-network, L4 Load-Balancer, L7 Load-Balancer (Application Gateway), Network security groups.
  • Mentoring and presenting Network basics, Azure Network implementations to Microsoft Interns.

AxwayFebruary 2015 - January 2017

MFT Technical Support Engineer within a company that helps renew heritage IT infrastructures, innovate new business capabilities, and enrich the customer experience.
  • Solving support cases respecting the SLA and the expected level of Customer Satisfaction for Axway customers and consultant teams on Gateway, SecureRelay, Interpel.
  • Creating and configuring different virtual platforms (Linux, Windows, HPUX, AIX and Solaris) either on physical servers or via VMWare/VirtualBox.
  • Installing and configuring MFT Axway products in order to reproduce customer's environment or the problems that they encounter.
  • Low level analysis and debugging on specific communication protocol issues, for example: FTP/S, HTTP/S, SFTP, PESIT etc.
  • Low level analysis and debugging on specific transfer protocol issues for TCP/IP.
  • When escalating a problem to ESG/R&D, making sure that all the required elements are provided and the communication with the customer goes well.

My education and trainings

Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering - "Politehnica" University of Bucharest.2012 - 2016