Adeleke Remi-Alarape, Developer in Lagos, Nigeria
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Adeleke Remi-Alarape

Verified Expert  in Engineering

Cloud Computing Engineer and Developer

Location
Lagos, Nigeria
Toptal Member Since
March 1, 2023

Adeleke is a passionate and skilled cloud computing engineer with vast experience designing and implementing enterprise solutions. For over six years, he gained experience architecting and implementing cloud solutions and delivering value to various businesses and industry sectors. Adeleke's passion drives him to closely follow trends in the IT space and continually evolve his knowledge and skill set.

Portfolio

Wragby Business Solutions
Azure IaaS, Azure PaaS, Azure Blob Storage API, Azure SQL, Azure App Service...
2W Technologies, INC
Office 365, Azure, Microsoft 365, Microsoft Exchange, Azure Migrate...
Wragby Business Solutions
Azure, Azure Active Directory B2C (ADB2C), Azure VDI...

Experience

Availability

Full-time

Preferred Environment

Windows, Azure, Microsoft 365, Linux, Azure DevOps, Terraform, Azure Resource Manager (ARM), Windows PowerShell, Cloud Security, Cloud Infrastructure

The most amazing...

...solution I've designed is an enterprise-level Azure landing zone for a customer, serving as a blueprint for its Azure adoption and usage.

Work Experience

Cloud Solution Architect

2020 - PRESENT
Wragby Business Solutions
  • Designed and implemented a hosting environment for a microservices application using AKS, ACS, and Azure Front Door as a content-delivering solution.
  • Migrated 67 legacy Microsoft 2012 SQL requirements to Azure and Azure landing zone. It involved some level of modernization, including migrating to Azure SQL Managed Instance and Azure SQL Database where applicable.
  • Designed and architected a managed SOC solution for two financial organizations using Azure Sentinel, Microsoft Defender for Cloud and Endpoint, and Microsoft 365 security solutions. This provided a pane for proactive monitoring and remediation.
  • Outlined and implemented a process for cost optimization practice and governance on Azure. It targeted different customers and saved the organization 30 percent of the cloud utilization cost.
  • Architected and deployed the Azure landing zone for multiple customers migrating to the Azure cloud platform. This architecture captures all the pillars of a well-architected framework, ensuring a seamless digital transformation journey.
  • Acted as a technical lead in the successful certification and audit process that marks the organization as the only Microsoft partner in Sub-Saharan Africa to attain the Azure Expert MSP badge.
  • Implemented and designed an IAM solution successfully, leveraging Azure AD as an OAuth 2.0 endpoint to ensure secure access to an API application.
  • Designed a landing zone environment for a microservices application running on AKS, ACS, and Azure Front Door as a content-delivering solution.
  • Implemented automated deployment pipelines for multiple customer cloud infrastructures using tools like Terraform, Azure DevOps, GitHub Action, and Ansible, reducing deployment times by 50%.
Technologies: Azure IaaS, Azure PaaS, Azure Blob Storage API, Azure SQL, Azure App Service, Azure Logic Apps, Azure Government, Azure, Azure DevOps Services, Microsoft 365, Azure VDI, Linux Server Administration, Azure Blobs, Cloud Security, Cloud Architecture, Cloud Infrastructure, Azure Cloud Services, Office 365, DevOps, Docker, Azure Bicep, Helm, Azure Key Vault, Azure Cognitive Services, Azure Active Directory, Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), Azure Migrate, Solution Architecture, Infrastructure as Code (IaC), Amazon Web Services (AWS), Windows Server, Python 3, Identity Design, CI/CD Pipelines, Node.js, Cloud FinOps, Cloud Engineering

Office 365 and Azure Expert

2023 - 2023
2W Technologies, INC
  • Architected and successfully executed email migrations for multiple organizations from G-suite to Office 365. Ensured minimal downtime and seamless business transition to the new collaboration platform.
  • Migrated over 30 enterprise workloads to Azure. This project includes designing an Azure landing zone with different Azure policies to enforce governance and alignment with the organizational strategy.
  • Modernized multiple organization desktop and endpoint environments by implementing Microsoft Intune and various Office 365 suite solutions to automate manual administration tasks and ensure secure access of users to organization data.
  • Implemented automated desktop management with Microsoft Intune, including Autopilot, for effortless and automated device provisioning and configuring update rings to manage Endpoint Windows 10 and 11 device patching.
  • Migrated a file server infrastructure to SharePoint Online for multiple organizations, ensuring a seamless transition to a more scalable and collaborative platform.
  • Enhanced email security for multiple clients by optimizing DMARC, DKIM, and SPF policies, effectively preventing email spoofing and safeguarding their email infrastructure.
Technologies: Office 365, Azure, Microsoft 365, Microsoft Exchange, Azure Migrate, Solution Architecture, Azure Active Directory, Windows System Administration, Microsoft Defender Antivirus, APIs, Microsoft Intune, Python 3, Identity Design, DMARC, DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM), SPF, Cloud FinOps, Cloud Engineering

SME Cloud Platform and App Infrastructure Architect

2019 - 2020
Wragby Business Solutions
  • Migrated customer workloads on the AWS EC2 instance to Azure virtual machines and the Elastic Beanstalk to the Azure App Service.
  • Acted as a lead architect and cloud engineer on a Secured Data Modernization project designed and implemented for a customer on Azure. Configured the Azure App Service, Data Factory, API Management, VPN, private endpoint, Private Link, and SQL MI.
  • Designed and implemented a hosting environment on Azure for a web application that requires a global presence. Deployed resources included the Azure App Service, Front Door with CDN, MySQL Database, and Application Insights for App Monitoring.
  • Outlined and deployed a secondary cloud storage solution for a video surveillance infrastructure using Azure storage accounts and the Azure Data Box Gateway.
  • Conceived and implemented a proactive performance and security monitoring solution on Azure. Configured Azure Monitor, Microsoft Sentinel, and PowerBI for enterprise-level proactive monitoring, alerting, and visualization.
  • Designed and deployed an automated software upgrade solution using Update Management in Azure Automation. This deployment includes reporting and alerting features for proactive management of the organization's patching cycle.
  • Designed and implemented a disaster recovery solution leveraging Azure Site Recovery as a replication engine for the disaster recovery site in the Azure environment.
Technologies: Azure, Azure Active Directory B2C (ADB2C), Azure VDI, Linux Server Administration, Azure Monitor, Azure Government, Azure PaaS, Azure IaaS, Azure Blobs, Cloud Security, Cloud Architecture, Cloud Infrastructure, Azure Cloud Services, Azure API Management, Office 365, DevOps, Azure Bicep, Helm, Azure Key Vault, Azure Active Directory, Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), Azure Migrate, Solution Architecture, Infrastructure as Code (IaC), Amazon Web Services (AWS), Windows Server, Python 3, Identity Design, CI/CD Pipelines, Node.js, SPF, Cloud FinOps, Cloud Engineering

Senior Cloud Support Engineer

2018 - 2020
9Mobile
  • Took part in the team that created the organization's API monetization channel using the Azure API Management solution.
  • Designed and implemented the OAuth 2.0 authentication and authorization framework targeting the organization's API access management requirements using Azure AD.
  • Outlined and implemented a cost optimization practice that reduced the organization's cloud cost by 40%.
  • Conceived and configured a proactive monitoring and alerting system to effectively manage the organization's cloud and on-premise infrastructure.
  • Led the migration of applications to Azure IaaS or PaaS solutions for multiple global business units.
Technologies: Azure, Azure Automation, Azure Monitor, Azure IaaS, Azure PaaS, Azure SQL Databases, Azure Cosmos DB, Windows PowerShell, Azure Resource Manager (ARM), Kusto Query Language (KQL), Cost Management, IP Networks, Azure Virtual Networks, Linux Server Administration, Azure Blobs, Cloud Security, Cloud Infrastructure, Azure Cloud Services, Azure API Management, Office 365, Azure Key Vault, Azure Active Directory, Azure Migrate, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Windows Server, Identity Design, SPF, Cloud FinOps, Cloud Engineering

Azure Landing Zone

Helped various customers migrate to the Azure cloud platform, which required architecting and deploying the Azure landing zone. An Azure landing zone is the output of a multi-subscription Azure environment that accounts for scale, security governance, networking, and identity. It enables application migration, modernization, and innovation at the enterprise scale in Azure.

Microsoft Virtual Desktop

Supported customers in cloud migration projects using the Azure Virtual Desktop, a desktop and app virtualization service that runs on the cloud. It enables:
• Setting up a multi-session Windows 11 or Windows 10 deployment that delivers a whole Windows experience with scalability
• Presenting Microsoft 365 apps for enterprise and optimizing them to run in multi-user virtual scenarios
• Bringing customers' existing Remote Desktop Services (RDS) and Windows Server desktops and apps to any computer
• Virtualizing desktops and apps
• Managing desktops and apps from different Windows and Windows Server operating systems with a unified management experience
2010 - 2015

Bachelor's Degree in Estate Management

Joseph Ayo Babalola University - Osun State, Nigeria

SEPTEMBER 2020 - PRESENT

IT Project Management Professional Certificate

University of Washington | via edX

JUNE 2020 - PRESENT

Microsoft Certified Trainer

Microsoft

JUNE 2019 - DECEMBER 2023

Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect Expert

Microsoft

Libraries/APIs

Azure API Management, Azure Blob Storage API, Azure Cognitive Services, Node.js

Tools

Azure Key Vault, Helm, Azure App Service, Azure Logic Apps, Azure DevOps Services, Azure Active Directory B2C (ADB2C), Azure Monitor, Terraform, Azure Automation, Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Intune, Windows Autopilot

Frameworks

SPF, Windows PowerShell

Platforms

Azure IaaS, Azure PaaS, Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Windows Server, Windows, Linux, Docker

Storage

Azure Blobs, Azure SQL, Azure Storage, Azure SQL Databases, Azure Cosmos DB, Azure Active Directory, Azure Cloud Services

Paradigms

Agile Software Development, Scrum, Azure DevOps, DevOps

Languages

Python 3, Kusto Query Language (KQL)

Other

Cloud Security, Cloud Infrastructure, Solution Architecture, Cloud FinOps, Cloud Engineering, Azure Government, Azure VDI, Azure Resource Manager (ARM), Office 365, Azure Bicep, DMARC, Microsoft 365, Linux Server Administration, Property Valuation, Property Management, Land Development, Statistics, Procurement, Teamwork, Presentation Design, Contract Management, Portfolio Management, Portfolio Analysis, Resource Allocation, Resource Assignment, Identity Design, Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery (BCDR), Presentations, Cost Management, IP Networks, Azure Virtual Networks, Microsoft Azure Cloud Server, Cloud Architecture, Azure Migrate, CI/CD Pipelines, Infrastructure as Code (IaC), Windows System Administration, Microsoft Defender Antivirus, APIs, DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM)

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