Viacheslav K.

Viacheslav K.

Senior DevOps Engineer

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
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About Me

I am a DevOps Engineer crafting creative solutions to meet complex challenges - implementing new tools and maturing existing capabilities to meet growing user demand. I have experience in cloud platforms and related products and services - delivering solutions to enable teams to deploy, manage, configure, scale and monitor on-premise and cloud platforms per the latest security benchmarks and controls.

Work history

UpStack
UpStack
Senior DevOps Engineer
2022 - Present (2 years)
Remote
  • Deliver CI/CD solutions to improve performance by automating and streamlining operations and processes.

  • Build and improve client infrastructure, applications and performance - working on data encryption, security and environment.

  • Ensures high-quality deliverables and implements DevOps and security best practices in fast-paced environments.

Freelance
Freelance
Senior DevOps Engineer
2021 - Present (3 years)
Remote
  • Build and maintain infrastructure solutions that meet security, availability and performance requirements.

  • Codify infrastructure solutions using modern automation tools and make monitoring more proactive on projects.

  • Create and update documentation on solutions, debugging and resolving complex problems across the stack.

ABCloudZ
ABCloudZ
Lead DevOps Engineer
2021 - Present (3 years)
Kharkiv, Ukraine
  • Built and deployed CI/CD tools and an IaC wrapper to enhance pipeline processes and IaC operations on solutions.

  • Implemented new approaches to boost development speed and minimize bugs on solutions during projects.

  • Led efforts to maintain best practices within the DevOps team using new approaches and industry trends.

EPAM Systems
EPAM Systems
Senior DevOps Engineer
2019 - 2021 (2 years)
Remote
  • Designed and implemented solutions for SysOps, automation and integrations, and system architecture in a fast-paced environment.

  • Automated manual processes, migrated services, allocated resources and handled project tasks for clients.

  • Gained promotion to technical lead and technical manager positions within EPAM - delivering solutions and resolving complex issues.

SOS Children's Village Kyrgyzstan
SOS Children's Village Kyrgyzstan
National IT Coordinator
2016 - 2019 (3 years)
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
  • Re-designed, re-architected and renovated the client's entire IT infrastructure with modern solutions, tools and functionalities.

  • Supervised daily operations and ensured top-level service delivery on all technical operations within SOS.

  • Introduced automation solutions to streamline work processes and eliminate manual work within the organization.

Critical Factor
Critical Factor
DevOps Engineer
2015 - 2017 (2 years)
Kyrgyzstan
  • Led processes to improve automation throughout builds, deployments, management and toolings.

  • Worked on configuring the build infrastructure, automated installations and upkeep of build tools and dependencies.

  • Recommended new solutions and tools to improve the dev process on the project.

Octopus Microfinance
Octopus Microfinance
System and Network Engineer
2013 - 2015 (2 years)
Kyrgyzstan
  • Handled all system infrastructure processes on projects - working on product research, definitions and verifications.

  • Provided expertise for infrastructure implementation, improvement and maintenance - working on design and integrations.

  • Supported both operational and engineering functions on projects and ensured solutions met client needs.

International Finance Corportation
International Finance Corportation
IT Consultant
2012 - 2013 (1 year)
Kyrgyzstan
  • Designed, implemented and maintained the backend infrastructure on IFC's server platform.

  • Identified, troubleshot and resolved issues as required on solutions.

  • Prepared operational and technical documentation and assisted with special projects within IFC.

Gazprom Kyrgyzstan
Gazprom Kyrgyzstan
Senior System Engineer
2012 - 2013 (1 year)
Kyrgyzstan
  • Designed and deployed solutions for a new billing system within Gazprom Kyrgyzstan.

  • Built and implemented innovative reporting software apps on the project.

  • Implemented new solutions to enhance and maintain operations of the call centre.

Ministry of Economy
Ministry of Economy
Head of IT / IT Consultant
2011 - 2017 (6 years)
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
  • Designed, built, and maintained a pilot ERP solution for the Kyrgyz government to enhance its operations.

  • Implemented top-level engineering tasks to enhance service delivery and ITIL processes on the ERP.

  • Worked on the client's IT infrastructure architecture - leveraging different tools, frameworks and platforms on the project.

Portfolio

DevOps Engineer -  Pulumi IaC Wrapper
DevOps Engineer - Pulumi IaC Wrapper

Worked with a Go syntactic wrapper for the Pulumi IaC platform, designed to improve the performance of IaC operations. While addressing numerous AWS resources, it dramatically simplified syntax and decreased the amount of effort required. This is a proof-of-concept and MVP project that has been successfully implemented in real-world software development projects.

DevOps Engineer - CI/CD Micro Tools
DevOps Engineer - CI/CD Micro Tools

Created a set of CI/CD technologies for increasing pipeline speed and lowering operational costs, including environment variable substitution, distribution into Kubernetes clusters, virtual machine deployment, and more. Efficiencies were demonstrated on a number of real-world production initiatives.

DevOps Engineer - MACDA-Bot
DevOps Engineer - MACDA-Bot

Developed a Python-based trading bot that trades using the MACDA technique on BitBy. On this mini-project, I was the back-end developer in charge of adapting the code for use on AWS Cloud as an AWS Lambda function with AWS DynamoDB integration.

Education

Master's Degree in Computer Science
Master's Degree in Computer Science
EPAM University - Kiyev, Ukraine
2021 - 2022 (1 year)
Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA)
Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA)
Academy of Management under the President of the Kyrgyz Republic - Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
2010 - 2012 (2 years)
Specialization in Computer Science
Specialization in Computer Science
Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University - Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
2005 - 2010 (5 years)