Romil K.

Romil K.

DevOps Engineer

Ontario, Canada
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About Me

Romil is a DevOps/Cloud Architect designing, building and supporting advanced cloud automation workflows and tools that enhance deployments to AWS. He seeks to deliver reliable and reproducible solutions on projects - anticipating DevOps problems and coming up with solutions to address them. He enjoys serving as a liaison with different stakeholders to enhance operational efficiency, security and business continuity.

Portfolio

Lead Backend Developer - JuiceReel App
Lead Backend Developer - JuiceReel App

Worked on a Swift-based app that helps visualize bets placed on sports from multiple providers. Liaised with frontend devs to integrate solutions on the app and built a React-based admin dashboard for user management and internal event monitoring using the same backend solution. Designed and implemented a performant and cost-effective API on the solution to deliver real-time event information.

Architect / Developer - Global Kubernetes Expansion
Architect / Developer - Global Kubernetes Expansion

Migrated the infrastructure on the project from Elastic Beanstalk to Kubernetes - expanding the solution across the globe within regulatory standards. Deployed Kubernetes clusters and PostgreSQL databases to run synchronously in real-time - handling up to 1M requests per second. Made the solution GDPR-compliant, SOC2-compliant and delivered a high-rate penetration test report on it. Worked on the implementation plan for the project over a year - deploying it to all continents and mainland China.

DevOps Engineer - Containerized and Onboarded Kubernetes
DevOps Engineer - Containerized and Onboarded Kubernetes

Worked on a mobile platform that allows people to compete on various challenges and win cash prizes. The platform has a mobile app live on the App Store and Play Store. Containerized all APIs and databases, built the CI/CD pipelines, architected a new cloud framework to support a Kubernetes workflow, ensured GDPR compliance, enhanced cluster performance and maintained the infrastructure.

Work history

UpStack
UpStack
DevOps Engineer / Cloud Architect
2021 - Present (2 years)
Remote
  • Work cross-functionally with other teams to deliver stable and functional production environments.

  • Own and manage various database clusters, networks and the underlying infrastructure that supports different app and services.

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

Nuralogix
Nuralogix
Cloud Engineer
2019 - Present (4 years)
Toronto, Canada
  • Designed and implemented a largescale, unified Kubernetes platform for Nuralogix's global clientele.

  • Built a real-time ETL and data pipeline to aggregate data from K8s clusters for monitoring, alerts and analytics.

  • Deployed real-time PostgreSQL databases across continents and worked on GDPR and SOC2 compliance on the platform.

Blockthrough
Blockthrough
Development Lead
2017 - 2019 (2 years)
Toronto, Canada
  • Worked with the latest innovations to streamline the implementation cycle and increase bottom-line revenue by 170%.

  • Designed and developed an ad-block circumvention technology and ad serving platform with different features on the project.

  • Built a data pipeline to support real-time system and performance analytics - managing and scaling the infrastructure to meet demand.

Index Exchange
Index Exchange
Software Developer
2016 - 2017 (1 year)
Toronto, Canada
  • Developed a video ad serving product on the project - researching new features and interfacing client-side libraries with websites.

  • Migrated existing web endpoints from Perl to GoLang and instituted new testing methodologies on the distributed infrastructure.

  • Enhanced the product development lifecycle for test environments by 25% using Docker-based continuous delivery solutions.

Education

B.Eng Software Engineering
B.Eng Software Engineering
University of Victoria
2012 - 2015 (3 years)
Computer Engineering Technologist (C.E.T): Computer Engineering
Computer Engineering Technologist (C.E.T): Computer Engineering
Seneca College
2008 - 2011 (3 years)