Albert Mugisha, AWS Developer in Charlotte, NC, United States
Albert Mugisha

AWS Developer in Charlotte, NC, United States

Member since January 17, 2022
Albert is a senior DevOps and site reliability engineer with nine years of experience in Linux system administration, DevOps, and application monitoring. His primary expertise is on AWS, CI/CD, Kubernetes, Terraform, Linux, and monitoring platforms such as Elasticsearch and Grafana. Albert thrives in remote environments working in the eCommerce and retail industries.
Albert is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • NetFoundry
    AWS, Kubernetes, Jenkins, Linux
  • Red Ventures
    Linux, Elasticsearch, Nagios, Datadog, Grafana, AWS, SaltStack
  • Airtel
    AWS, Linux, Jenkins, Python

Experience

Location

Charlotte, NC, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Linux, AWS, Kubernetes, GitHub, Bitbucket, Jenkins, SaltStack, Grafana, Elasticsearch, Terraform

The most amazing...

...thing I've split up is a Java monolith into ten different microservices, moving deployments to a couple of times a week compared to the earlier 2-week cycles.

Employment

  • DevOps Engineer

    2018 - 2021
    NetFoundry
    • Split up the monolith into different microservices that enabled us to move deployments from a 2-week cycle to a couple of times a week, allowing faster pushes to production.
    • Introduced Jenkins CI build, leading to more consistent and zero downtime deployments. As a result, the migration moved from Bitbucket pipelines to Jenkins.
    • Integrated the regression testing into Jenkins pipelines leading to improved code quality and moving code coverage from 40% to 80% in three months.
    Technologies: AWS, Kubernetes, Jenkins, Linux
  • Site Reliability Engineer

    2017 - 2018
    Red Ventures
    • Set up configuration management for 2,000 virtual machines using SaltStack. This was used for security and patch updates as needed.
    • Configured a logging framework for five different teams, centralizing logs for quick search and troubleshooting. The framework was based on Elasticsearch and S3 and was used to secure SOC 2 for the company.
    • Set up monitoring in AWS using Datadog and New Relic. It was synced with NOC dashboards for monitoring and troubleshooting.
    Technologies: Linux, Elasticsearch, Nagios, Datadog, Grafana, AWS, SaltStack
  • Senior IT Product Developer

    2013 - 2016
    Airtel
    • Implemented the upgraded data network leading to a 20% increase in data penetration across Africa.
    • Carried out the implementation of a service delivery platform for the 17 countries under Airtel Africa, leading to increased VAS revenues due to a quick turnaround time in onboarding new VAS partners.
    • Spearheaded the Airtel and Warid merger for Uganda and Congo-Brazaville.
    Technologies: AWS, Linux, Jenkins, Python

Experience

  • Document Management System for Real Estate Agents
    https://www.realestatecabinet.com/

    The system is a real estate document storage, allowing secure storage of broker's documents. It was established to be the simplest and most cost-effective real estate document management solution available. The site is a PHP Laravel deployed in AWS Kubernetes, back-end storage is AWS S3, and Bitbucket Pipelines control the deployment.

Skills

  • Tools

    Jenkins, Terraform, GitHub, Bitbucket, SaltStack, Grafana, Nagios
  • Storage

    Elasticsearch, Datadog
  • Other

    AWS, Cloud
  • Languages

    Python
  • Platforms

    Linux, Kubernetes

Certifications

  • AWS Certified SysOps Administrator
    SEPTEMBER 2019 - PRESENT
    AWS

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