Damian Czaja, Developer in Wrocław, Poland
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Damian Czaja

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DevOps Engineer and Developer

Wrocław, Poland
Toptal Member Since
February 16, 2022

Damian is a dedicated software engineer and open-source enthusiast focusing on cloud-native technologies. He's worked as a software developer—mainly with Python and Go—and DevOps engineer. Currently, he helps companies to create reliable software systems in the cloud. Damian is an AWS-certified DevOps engineer and he's willing to contribute to DevOps consulting with Kubernetes and AWS and Golang programming projects.


NG Logic
Amazon EKS, Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS), Amazon DynamoDB...
Go, Kubernetes, Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE), Amazon EKS, Neo4j, GraphQL...
Docker, Terraform, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, AWS Lambda, Amazon EC2, Amazon RDS...




Preferred Environment

Linux, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), Jira, GitHub, GitLab, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

The most amazing...

...project I've created is an Android app with Polish train timetables with over 100,000 downloads and 10,000 active users, back when I was 18 years old.

Work Experience

DevOps Engineer

2021 - 2022
NG Logic
  • Worked on an eCommerce platform used by thousands of people, maintaining legacy and designing new cloud-based environments on the AWS cloud.
  • Collaborated closely with development teams to adjust applications for the AWS cloud, preparing pipelines for CI/CD.
  • Analyzed and optimized cloud expenses, working with the development team to improve the cost-efficiency of applications, sometimes involving architecture changes.
  • Modified legacy applications to better integrate them with the AWS cloud and improve security.
Technologies: Amazon EKS, Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS), Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon RDS, Go, JavaScript, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Software Development, Computer Security, Docker, Terraform, CI/CD Pipelines, Cloud Architecture

Golang Software Developer

2020 - 2021
  • Worked on Capact.io, a cloud-native, open-source solution for deploying and maintaining software applications and dependencies.
  • Communicated closely with project stockholders to design and solve real-world problems.
  • Was heavily involved in the process of designing solutions, planning work, and reviewing others'.
  • Wrote technical documentation for open-source contributors and users.
Technologies: Go, Kubernetes, Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE), Amazon EKS, Neo4j, GraphQL, Argo Workflow, Software Development, Docker, Terraform, CI/CD Pipelines

DevOps Engineer

2020 - 2020
  • Supported and consulted project teams in DevOps and AWS domain. Cooperated closely with architects and developers to incorporate cloud technologies in the solutions.
  • Maintained and developed an AWS environment for internal use.
  • Analyzed and optimized cloud expenses in the AWS cloud.
Technologies: Docker, Terraform, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, AWS Lambda, Amazon EC2, Amazon RDS, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Software Development, Computer Security, CI/CD Pipelines, Cloud Architecture

Cloud Engineer | DevOps

2019 - 2020
  • Developed and maintained an AWS-based cloud environment for enterprise use, consisting of multiple AWS accounts and connections with on-premise data centers.
  • Provisioned and maintained instances and databases for the application.
  • Supported an internal GitLab deployment for other teams.
Technologies: Docker, GitLab, Terraform, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Computer Security, CI/CD Pipelines, Cloud Architecture

Software Development Specialist

2015 - 2019
  • Developed a platform for big data analysis based on Apache Spark and Marathon. I was also responsible for adjusting and modifying open-source tools for internal customer needs.
  • Took part in the whole development process, from architecture to development, testing, and deployment.
  • Built an application for creating and maintaining thousands of virtual machines used for testing base stations.
Technologies: Python, Docker, Marathon, Apache NiFi, Spark, VMware vCenter, Software Development, CI/CD Pipelines


An open-source solution to provision and maintain applications' deployments and dependencies.

I was part of the Capact core team, designing and creating the solution. I was involved in all aspects of the development, starting from talking to stockholders, planning, developing, testing, and presenting work progress.

Nokia AVA

A platform for the monitoring and preventive care of mobile networks. I worked in a team that developed custom solutions and adjusted open-source software to handle data streaming use cases.

I oversaw the integration of the Apache NiFi into the platform and the upskilling of data scientists on the tool.


The Polish Press Agency's web page to fight fake news after the COVID-19 outbreak.

I was responsible for designing and deploying the AWS infrastructure for the Facebook chatbot, where people could ask questions and get information. I also helped the agency optimize the cost of their other AWS services. The Polish Press Agency saved 50% on their AWS bill thanks to this.
2017 - 2019

Master's Degree in Computer Science

Wrocław University of Science and Technology - Wroclaw, Poland

2013 - 2017

Bachelor's Degree in Electronics and Telecommunication

Wrocław University of Science and Technology - Wroclaw, Poland


Certified Kubernetes Administrator

The Linux Foundation


AWS Certified DevOps Engineer Professional


JULY 2020 - SEPTEMBER 2023

AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate



Spark Streaming, Vue


Terraform, Amazon EKS, GitHub, Apache NiFi, GitLab, Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE), Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS), Jira


Docker, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, Amazon EC2, Kubernetes, Linux, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), Amazon Web Services (AWS), AWS Lambda


DevOps, Scrum


Python, Go, GraphQL, JavaScript, Scala


Neo4j, Amazon DynamoDB


Marathon, Spark, Flask, Serverless Framework


Software Development, Algorithms, Amazon RDS, Argo Workflow, Technical Documentation, CI/CD Pipelines, Cloud Architecture, Computer Security, VMware vCenter, Cloud Migration, Dagster, Data Versioning, Open Source

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