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Marwan Abbas

Dun Laoghaire

Summary

Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills.

Overview

3
3
years of professional experience
1
1
Certification

Work History

Member of Technical Staff 3

VMware
2023.06 - Current
  • Implement CI/CD pipelines for Go and Java apps
  • Automate the infrastructure using Terraform
  • Collaborated with other architects on design strategies and best practices
  • Created detailed documentation including diagrams and flowcharts
  • Developed automated deployment processes and scripts to ensure a smooth transition from development to production
  • Implemented systems automation using scripting languages like Python and Bash.
  • Monitored system health using Wavefront for early detection of issues
  • Ensured proper backup strategies are implemented across environments.

Senior DevOps Engineer - Telco as a Service

Vodafone Intelligent Solutions (_VOIS)
Cairo
2023.02 - 2023.07
  • Work as a part of a SAFe scrum squad
  • Providing the core idea of TaaS through automating the full development lifecycle through Ansible tower and Azure DevOps
  • Deployment, securing and management of Apigee hybrid on EKS and GKE
  • Deployment, securing and management of Vault on EKS using Terraform, and then configure it using Ansible
  • Deployment and mgmt of Consul on EKS using Terraform, and then configure it using Ansible
  • Enabling DevSecOps pipelines using SonarQube, Whitesource and Jfrog artifactory, Vault, Consul and Apigee
  • Contribute with the architecture team to get design ready before implementation
  • Document all steps based on design and implementation.

DevOps Engineer II - Platform Engineering

Unifonic
Cairo
2022.07 - 2023.05
  • Ensuring Infrastructure reliability by doing DRs and Backups (Velero, restic)
  • Implementing Object Storage solution (MinIO)
  • Owner of Data Platform (Databases/Queuing systems)
  • Ensuring our infrastructure databases and queuing systems are HA and plan for DR between different cloud providers
  • Implementing scalable and HA prometheus using Thanos
  • Create dashboards to monitor our infrastructure, databases, queuing systems and storage (Grafana)
  • Migrate apps between different cloud providers using Velero and Restic
  • Troubleshoot production issues, identify root cause and plan for resolution

Cloud Operation Engineer - Platform as a Service

Orange Business Services
Cairo
2020.08 - 2022.01
  • Working proactively and reactively, to ensure the best user experience using Orange Cloud
  • Troubleshoot incidents, identify root cause, fix and document problems, and implement preventive measures
  • Recommend technical solutions that will enhance performance, increase redundancy, and add flexibility to the existing infrastructure
  • Manage configurations and the deployment of equipment in compliance with established technology policies
  • Validating new releases provided by the implementation team
  • Identify service bugs and report it to R&D to review it
  • Define and document best practices and strategies regarding application deployment and platform maintenance
  • Ensure application performance, uptime, and scale, maintaining high standards of code quality and thoughtful design
  • Managing cloud environments in accordance with company security guideline.

Education

System Administration Diploma -

Information Technology Institute (ITI)
12.2020

Electronics & Communications Engineering BSc. -

Arab Academy for Science & Technology
12.2017

General Secondary School -

Pioneers International School
12.2012

Skills

  • Well-versed in Linux based operating systems (Redhat)
  • Experienced with setting up Kubernetes clusters and microservices deployment (Kubernetes)
  • Experienced with CI/CD (Jenkins/Azure DevOps)
  • Experienced using Service mesh solution to enable communication between microservices (Consul)
  • Experience using AWS, GCP, and Azure
  • Deployment and management of API management portal (Apigee hybrid)
  • Deployment and management of Secret management tool (Vault)
  • Experienced with Infrastructure as Code (Terraform)
  • Experienced with configuration management tools (Ansible, Ansible tower)
  • Familiar with Version Control System (Git/Github Enterprise/Azure Repos)
  • Administration of Linux webservers (Apache, Nginx)
  • Knowledge of scripting languages (Bash, Python)
  • Exposure to virtualization technologies (VmWare vSphere)
  • Understanding of Agile methodologies (SAFe/Scrum)
  • Understanding of object-oriented programming concepts
  • Knowledge of backup strategies
  • Experienced with observability stack (Prometheus/Grafana/DataDog/Alert manager)

Certification

  • Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS)
  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer Professional
  • Microsoft Certified: DevOps Engineer Expert
  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert
  • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
  • AWS Certified Solution Architect (SAA)
  • Google Certified: Associate Cloud Engineer
  • Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA)
  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)
  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate
  • HashiCorp Certified: Terraform Associate
  • HashiCorp Certified: Consul Associate

Timeline

Member of Technical Staff 3

VMware
2023.06 - Current

Senior DevOps Engineer - Telco as a Service

Vodafone Intelligent Solutions (_VOIS)
2023.02 - 2023.07

DevOps Engineer II - Platform Engineering

Unifonic
2022.07 - 2023.05

Cloud Operation Engineer - Platform as a Service

Orange Business Services
2020.08 - 2022.01

System Administration Diploma -

Information Technology Institute (ITI)

Electronics & Communications Engineering BSc. -

Arab Academy for Science & Technology

General Secondary School -

Pioneers International School
  • Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS)
  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer Professional
  • Microsoft Certified: DevOps Engineer Expert
  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert
  • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
  • AWS Certified Solution Architect (SAA)
  • Google Certified: Associate Cloud Engineer
  • Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA)
  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)
  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate
  • HashiCorp Certified: Terraform Associate
  • HashiCorp Certified: Consul Associate
Marwan Abbas