A highly accomplished Azure Certified DevOps Engineer with more than 4 years’
experience in application development & configuration management within commercial,
media, finance and the public-sector environment.
Proven expertise in using the latest DevOps practices to deliver applications and services
at high velocity, deploying to a public cloud using open-source technologies.
I have worked extensively with business and technology teams to define requirements for
new software releases and played a pivotal role within technical teams, translating user
requirements into highly specified briefs for the introduction of software solutions. My key strengths include:
• Supporting the deployment of software applications, devising and implementing critical
procedures, which significantly reduce the volume of technical incidents.
• Delivery of CI/CD pipeline and interfacing with developers, test and product teams to
determine root cause analysis of defects.
• Possesses extensive database analysis,
development and reporting experience, and the ability to implement project changes.
I am a confident communicator with excellent client-facing skills and proven ability
to lead and support software deployment projects. I continually enhance the IT experience
of system users and improve service delivery in accordance with operational objectives.
July 2021 – Current
Senior DevSecOps Engineer,
UK Hydrographic Office
Currently working with the UK Hydrographic
as a senior Azure DevOps and Platform Security engineer. Part of my role is
support multiple delivery teams and workstreams. Some of the projects are based
on B2C SSO architecture which tie in with AAD and GitHub using SAML authentication.
Monitoring of on prem and cloud infrastructure is carried out using various tools i.e.
graphana and elastic stack
April 2021 –July 2021
DevSecOps L3 Engineer(SecOps),
UK Home Office
Working with the UK Home Office as
a Level 3 Security, Logging, Reporting and Troubleshoot engineer. Part of this role was to
monitor the DSAB infrastructure which was based on Kubernetes Microservice Architecture and Hosted on AWS
Feb 2021 – April 2021
DevOps Engineer (SecOps),
South Gloucestershire Council.
Joined the council as an Azure SecOps Engineer. Managed all aspects
of build and release pipelines including deployment to the Azure App Service and Dynamics
365. I was also involved in creating flows administering Azure AD, Dynamics 365 and Power
Platform. Providing and implementing practices in place to shift security left
March 2019 – December 2020
Worked with Technical Architects and Information
Security Officer, designed and implemented robust procedures for deployment to internal
and external environments to minimize downtime and proactively address information
security risks through principles of shared responsibility across Microsoft Azure.
Designed, developed and owned the automated deployment, maintenance and monitoring of
September 2018-March 2019
Bristol City Council Contract
Developed DevOps principle and recommended approach for
the development and delivery of the system by using the best practices of DevOps.
Introduction of SonarQube into the Azure DevOps CI/CD system, github repository management
for open source and closed source systems. Build and deployment pipelines for the provision
of Azure Service Fabric, Virtual Network, Azure NSG, Storage accounts and other component
of the ToBe system. Various deployment pipelines for acceptance and system test for QA to
build the tests using BDD (SpecFlow).
April 2018 - September 2018
DevOps/Continuous Delivery Consultant,
Department for Education
Pivotal member of the Azure DevOps Platform
Engineer team with primary responsibility for the delivery of Cloud Migration Program
along with Data Analytics Platform and CI/CD pipeline using a variety of build and
deployment applications. Worked closely with the IT, Dev and DBA teams to establish a
Digital Transformation which consisted primarily of migrating on-premises applications to
May 2017 – April 2018
ALD Automotive is a French fleet managing and operational car
leasing company and a fully owned subsidiary of Société Générale. The company is active
internationally and manages around 1.4 million vehicles. ALD acts as a credit provider
for customers wishing to take out Car Leasing and or PCP agreement. ALD Automotive was
acting as a white label consultancy that helped clients to adopt technology and engineering
improvement, reducing time to market through continuous testing and delivery, working
closely with IT, Dev, DBA and multiple QA teams. Worked with different clients Like Lloyds
banking group and RBS (Royal Bank of Scotland).
July 2015 – May 2017
Boeing Defense UK
Part of the BIWMS R2 project Infrastructure delivery team my role
was to make sure the test and release environments were ready for deployment. Oracle
middleware stack fully configured and connected with COTS products.
Connectivity and monitoring of ETL Jobs and general performance of environments.