Professional Profile

Experienced IT professional with 15+ years of diverse experience in managing IT teams, building state-of-the-art cloud architecture, disruptive agile culture and teams, capable in Blockchain, BigData, DevOps, Security, Infrastructure and Software development:

  • Passionate about helping enterprises in their journey towards digital transformation in a well-organized, cost-efficient and rewarding way. Currently, responsible for redefining last-mile delivery as part of the digital transformation for a billion-dollar giant Americana Group which owns big brands like KFC, Pizza Hut, Hardee’s and Costa Coffee in 10+ countries
  • Very confident and deep into state-of-the-art IT, clouds, infrastructure and software development, having strong experience in Amazon Web Services since 2013. Passed his first AWS certification in 2014 (Hongkong)
  • Has his MBA in Corporate Finance, successfully passed CFA level 1 and level 2 in 2008-2009 (Dubai and Almaty)

Experienced in the following IT/Business domains:

  • Logistics, last-mile delivery
  • Banking, Financial services, Investing (2 years - payment card processing at TSYS, passed CFA level 1&2 exams)
  • Oil&Gas (2 years – SAP FC and BPC implementation projects)
  • Airport industry (1.5 years as Head of IT)
  • Healthcare (5 years - Hospital IS engineering and development)
  • Blockchain (Hyperledger provisioning expert)
  • Gambling industry (Large scale lottery and online casino infrastructure design)

Work Experience

September 2018 - Present

Head of Cloud Architecture

One Click Delivery Services


Head of IT responsible for:

  • Building agile culture and team.
  • Refactoring legacy application.
  • Building containeraized infrastructure on GCP/AWS/Azure.
  • Customer relationship.

June 2017 - September 2018

Lead DevOps Engineer

SAP SE


System Owner of a corporate solution. The list of my recent achievements is as follows:

  • Chef code quality improvement initiative. Introduced TDD approach for my solution infrastructure automation code. Configured a Docker environment for Chef static code analysis (foodcritic), unit tests (ChefSpec) and functional tests (Selenium Server) for my solution. Presented it to my teammates and our hub lead. As a result, I was invited to the SAP's Automation focus group to deliver a project wide solution in Kubernetes cluster for static code analysis, unit and functional tests.
  • Passed Certified Kubernetes Administrator exam.
  • Passed 6 AWS exams.

May 2017 - September 2018

Lead DevOps Engineer

Epam Systems Inc.


I have been working as a team lead for several projects

  • Delivered a corporate solution maintenance in accordance with the ITIL and DevOps best practices to our client, an international IT company headquartered in Germany with more than 50 000 employees around the globe.
  • Contributed to Epam's goal to become an AWS Premium Partner by passing AWS professional level exams.

January 2014 - Present

Cloud and DevOps Architect

Lab Inn LLC


I play Solutions Architect and DevOps engineer roles on several projects.

  • Delivered and maintained eCommerce Platforms, software and solutions for small and medium companies in Kazakhstan and Russia on AWS OpsWorks / Chef.
  • Passed my first AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate level exam in 2014.

Technical Skills

Expert, 2+ Years

Kubernetes and Docker


I have been working with Docker and Kubernetes for 2+ years, having passed Certified Kubernetes Administrator exam.

Expert, 10+ Years

Linux


I have been working with Linux for 10+ years. I am able to solve the most challenging tasks in Linux

Expert, 4+ Years

Jenkins


I have been building CI/CD pipelines for more than 4 years

Certifications

  • AWS Certified Big Data Specialty (BDS)
  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional (DOP)
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional (SAP)
  • AWS Certified Developer - Associate (DVA)
  • AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate (SOA)
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate (SAA)
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate Level
  • Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA)
  • Certified Jenkins Engineer 2017
  • RHCSA - Red Hat Certified System Administrator
  • RHCE - Red Hat Certified Engineer
  • Oracle Certified Associate, Java SE 8 Programmer
  • Chef certification: Deploying Cookbooks Badge
  • Chef certification: Local Cookbook Development
  • Chef certification: Basic Chef Fluency Badge
  • Splunk Certified User 6.x.
  • ITIL® Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management (ITILF)
  • SAP Certified Development Associate (ABAP)
  • Oracle Certified Database SQL Expert
  • 291 - Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure
  • 290 - Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment
  • Salesforce.com Certified Force.com Developer
  • I have successfully passed Level 1 (December, 2008) and Level 2 (June, 2009) CFA exams
Rustem Abdrakhmanov SAP SE +971-56-811-1767 rustemabd@gmail.com