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Stephen K - Kubernetes developer
Member since:Jun 05, 2020
Profile last updated:Sep 05, 2020
Last activity:Nov. 26, 2020, 3:41 p.m. UTC

Stephen K


Skilled DevOps Engineer with 4+ years of hands-on experience supporting, automating, and optimizing mission-critical deployments in AWS, leveraging configuration management, CI/CD, and DevOps processes

Skills:   Kubernetes  ·  AWS S3  ·  Google Cloud  ·  Terraform  ·  Docker  ·  GIS  ·  Python  ·  AWS  ·  Ansible  ·  Bash  · 
Weekly Availability: 40 hours
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Fri 07 - 15 23 - 07

Experience: 4+ yrs
Kubernetes: 4+ yrs
AWS S3: 4+ yrs
Google Cloud: 4+ yrs
Terraform: 4+ yrs
Docker: 4+ yrs
GIS: 4 yrs
Python: 4 yrs
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SpatialKey     Data Engr / DevOps Engr     Software Developer     Employment
Aug 2017 - Present

  • Shaped my team workflows increasing speed and quality of our deliveries by incorporating automation with Python on most of our workflows and created documentation around them.
  • Slashed the release process 75% by automating the configuration management using ansible playbooks and minimizing human errors deploying to AWS Infrastructure.
  • Reduced the amount of time taken to update datasets for clients by half with automation around manual repetitive workflow using bash.
  • Minimized the time we take to integrate third-party partners GIS data with our system from around three weeks to one week with automation.

Skills used: Python, GIS, Ansible, AWS, Bash

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Andela     Software Developer     Software Developer     Employment
Nov 2016 - Present

  • Improved developer workflow, increased stability and scalability of our systems by breaking up the monolithic apps into Micro-Services using docker containers and Kubernetes.
  • Created and maintained fully automated CI/CD pipelines for code deployment using CircleCI Deploy and Travis to Google Cloud Platform(GCP).
  • Actively managed, and monitored cloud infrastructure on GCP, VMs, and RDS, including backups, patches, and scaling using Ansible and Terraform.
  • Maintained static content like images on AWS s3 buckets.

Skills used: Terraform, Docker, Kubernetes, Google Cloud, AWS S3

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Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology    B.SC  (Analytical Chemistry)
Sep 2012 - Jun 2016