I’m an IT Professional who lives in Melbourne Australia since 2013 and been working in the industry since 2009.
I had performed various roles throughout my career mostly related to infrastructure side of Information Technology.
Some of titles I had owned in the past were:
Since 2013, I have been working for technology companies who have been creating, releasing, hosting and monitoring in-house built software applications.
During my career I was able to see the transition of Cloud technologies and DevOps practices that complements Agile project management style and how valuable it is to the businesses and engineers to migrate and adopt to these methodologies to improve the Software Development Lifecycle.
Long story short, I’m a former Server System Engineer gradually evolved into a Cloud DevOps Engineer since 2016 and Microsoft Azure is the first public cloud platform I have used. Since then I have been achieved to become a Microsoft Certified Azure Administrator and DevOps Expert. It’s safe to say that; my main area of expertise, is Microsoft Azure Cloud platform and other relevant SaaS, PaaS and IaaS technologies.
My other technology interests are public cloud platforms, Infrastructure as Code, scripting, automation and emerging virtualization technologies such as Docker containers and Kubernetes.
MSc in Network Systems, 2014
Swinburne University of Technology - AUSTRALIA
BSc in Computer Engineering, 2012
Middle East Technical University - TURKEY
Primarily in Microsoft Stack since 2009
Cloud DevOps Engineer since 2016
Microsoft Certified Azure Administrator and DevOps Expert
Continuous Integration and Delivery
Infrastructure as Code, PowerShell
Software Development Teams since 2013
Enterprise Level Security and Compliance Practices
in all phases of Software Development Lifecycle
My Professional Journey
Working inside the Digital Team of Bunnings, as part of the DevOps Practice with 20+ member supporting up to 60 Software Engineers in a Software Delivery group with 160+ members, which includes Product Managers, Business Analyst, Quality Engineers, Service Operations. As an engineering tribe our main areas of responsibilities were to support software delivery operations and production operations of major customer facing systems for Bunnings’s Retail and Trade customers.
Collection of above services are amongst the highest traffic and transaction occurring e-commerce platforms in Australia and New Zealand.
My main responsibilities were to act as technical lead for delivery of epic level initiatives, mentoring and coaching junior team members, providing expertise on domains such as Azure Cloud, Azure DevOps, Cloud Solution Design, Networking and DevOps methodologies.
Major Projects I have worked on:
Multi Geo, Highly Available Containerized Workload Platform Design and Build
Sitecore 10 CMS Implementation on Windows Containers on Azure Kubernetes Service
Working in Embeded DevOps model, assigned in Software Development squad working as their dedicated DevOps resource while keeping engagement with “General DevOps Practice” for overall company OKRs (Objectives and Key Results).
QSR is a technology company that provides software solutions for various forms of data analysis. Their product range varies from Windows and Mac OS Desktop products to SaaS modelled online web applications.
Stargategroup is a software development company which provides web based application solutions to mortgage industry. I was responsible of maintaining and administrating Production, Development, UAT and Test environments alongside with the Corporate environments.
The variety of systems I’ve been maintaining includes but not limited to Webservers(Microsoft IIS), SQL Database Servers, Mail Gateways, Mail Servers, BizTalk Servers, VOIP servers, and Fileservers. The scale of the environments in total makes 4 Active Directory domains consists of over 100 Virtual Servers and over 10 physical servers.
I was also responsible from providing Desktop Support to 60 internal employees of Stargategroup.
Other tasks I’ve been undertaking is to liaise with other parties in order to fulfil relevant IT housekeeping duties such as warranty extensions, hardware and software procurement.
For professional inquiries please contact me via Linkedin