Egor Miadzvedzeu, Developer in Montreal, QC, Canada
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Egor Miadzvedzeu

Verified Expert  in Engineering

DevOps Engineer and Software Developer

Location
Montreal, QC, Canada
Toptal Member Since
December 13, 2021

Egor is a results-oriented cloud integration and security consultant with over 20 years of hands-on experience, a profound understanding of the current cloud technology stack, and in-depth knowledge of IP networking, Linux, and DevOps methodology. Passionate about creating sound and secure systems addressing complex problem domains with a GitDevSecOps mindset, Egor is dependable, dutiful, and reliable.

Portfolio

CKM Analytix
Kubernetes, Amazon EKS, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Winstonian Enterprises Ltd
Terraform, Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Development (CD)...
Recare Deutschland GmbH
Kubernetes, Terraform, VPN, Networking, Networks, DevOps, Helm, Cloud...

Experience

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Linux, Git, Terraform, Kubernetes, IaaS, Nomad, Cloud Services, SSH, Infrastructure as Code (IaC), Microservices, Linux Server Administration

The most amazing...

...project I've integrated so far included working for the Tier 1 ISP.

Work Experience

Kubernetes Expert

2023 - 2023
CKM Analytix
  • Conducted an investigation and root cause analysis for the Kubernetes cluster outage.
  • Provided a post-mortem summary of the outage and recommendations for the next steps.
  • Consulted on Kubernetes best practices and participated in discussions on a recovery strategy.
Technologies: Kubernetes, Amazon EKS, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Senior Back-end Engineer

2022 - 2023
Winstonian Enterprises Ltd
  • Implemented Amazon Cognito user and user group management using Amazon EventBridge and AWS Lambda.
  • Implemented order processing with Shopify API, Amazon EventBridge, AWS Lambda, and GitHub Actions.
  • Implemented monitoring and alerting using Amazon CloudWatch and AWS SNS.
Technologies: Terraform, Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Development (CD), Amazon Web Services (AWS), Python, GitHub, Amazon Cognito, AWS Lambda, Amazon EventBridge, Amazon CloudWatch, AWS Simple Notification Service (SNS), CircleCI, Cloud Infrastructure, Linux Server Administration, DevOps Engineer, DevOps, Cloud Computing, AWS DevOps, AWS Certified SysOps Administrator

DevOps Engineer for Infrastructure Migration

2022 - 2022
Recare Deutschland GmbH
  • Designed and implemented a VPC, including VPN access (IPsec), security groups, and policies.
  • Migrated customer applications from AWS Beanstalk to Kubernetes.
  • Coded in Terraform applications infrastructure deployment: VPC, Kubernetes clusters, cloud provider services, and other project-specific resources.
  • Acted as a subject-matter expert to aid with adopting existing customer applications and processes to the new cloud environment.
Technologies: Kubernetes, Terraform, VPN, Networking, Networks, DevOps, Helm, Cloud, Infrastructure as Code (IaC), Git, Linux, IP Networks, IaaS, PostgreSQL, Amazon Web Services (AWS), DNS, Domain Name System (DNS), IT Consulting, System Administration, Network Administration, GitHub, Containers, Cloud Services, Cloud Architecture, SSH, NGINX, Site Reliability Engineering (SRE), AWS Elastic Beanstalk, Architecture, Monitoring, IPv4, Ubuntu, Cloud Migration, Datadog, Cloud Deployment, Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Development (CD), CircleCI, Cloud Infrastructure, Linux Server Administration, Resource Management, DevOps Engineer, Computer Networking, Cloud Computing

Cloud Architect and Senior DevOps Engineer

2022 - 2022
Phennecs, LLC
  • Rearchitected and provided valuable insight into complex, problematic areas of our infrastructure as code, primarily focused on Terraform, Helm, and Kubernetes.
  • Resolved issues related to Kubernetes cluster role-based access.
  • Debugged and tuned tricky third-party applications.
  • Provided general direction, suggestions, and concrete work with expertise in multiple areas, including infrastructure, AWS, networking, and security.
  • Created useful documentation and diagrams to assist the team with understanding and planning out larger, more complex initiatives.
Technologies: Amazon EKS, Java, Docker, Helm, Kubernetes, AWS Key Management Service (KMS), Terraform, Git, GitHub, AWS IAM, Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Amazon Route 53, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), DevOps, IP Networks, PostgreSQL, Amazon Web Services (AWS), CI/CD Pipelines, Role-based Access Control (RBAC), Apache ZooKeeper, DNS, Domain Name System (DNS), Data Warehousing, IT Consulting, IT Operations, Container Orchestration, System Administration, Cloud, Containers, Cloud Services, Cloud Architecture, Networking, SSH, Infrastructure as Code (IaC), IaaS, Architecture, Monitoring, IPv4, IPv6, Networks, DevSecOps, Amazon EC2, Linux, Platform as a Service (PaaS), Amazon RDS, Cloud Deployment, Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Development (CD), Shell Scripting, SQL, Scaling, Prometheus, Cloud Infrastructure, Linux Server Administration, Bash, Resource Management, DevOps Engineer, AWS Cloud Architecture, Security, Computer Networking, Cloud Computing, Cloud Security, AWS DevOps, AWS Certified SysOps Administrator, Microservices Architecture

Senior Lead | Core and Next-gen Connectivity Services

2012 - 2022
Tata Communications
  • Developed an IPAM system for the company-owned address space.
  • Built a solution for the interface utilization graphs.
  • Created a solution for the site-to-site latency matrix.
  • Introduced automation to the existing stack using CFEngine and Terraform.
  • Migrated internal services to Kubernetes and OpenStack.
  • Developed infrastructure architecture for the SDN controller running on Kubernetes.
Technologies: IP Networks, Git, Python, Go, Linux, NixOS, Kubernetes, OpenStack, Helm, CI/CD Pipelines, DevOps, IaaS, Terraform, Emacs, Platform as a Service (PaaS), Ansible, Clojure, ClojureScript, DNS, Domain Name System (DNS), DNS Servers, Postfix, Email, Compliance, Vault, Nomad, Consul, IT Operations, Container Orchestration, Docker Compose, Network Administration, System Administration, MySQL, Serverless Architecture, Serverless, Unix, Role-based Access Control (RBAC), Apache ZooKeeper, HAProxy, Containers, Cloud Services, Cloud Architecture, Networking, SSH, NGINX, Site Reliability Engineering (SRE), Data Warehousing, Infrastructure as Code (IaC), Microservices, Architecture, Monitoring, IPv4, IPv6, IP Routing, Firewalls, Networks, VPN, DevSecOps, WebSockets, Apache, Ubuntu, Python 3, Cloud, Cloud Migration, Virtualization, Containerization, Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Development (CD), Shell Scripting, SQL, Nagios, Scaling, Flask, Grafana, Prometheus, Linux Server Administration, Bash, Resource Management, DevOps Engineer, Security, Computer Networking, Cloud Computing, Load Balancers, SSL, Microservices Architecture, Configuration Management

Full-stack Developer

2021 - 2021
Self-employed
  • Designed, developed, and deployed bespoke solutions to production for secure entry and long-term storage of confidential client health information. The project was created for a professional office of private mental healthcare providers.
  • Developed and implemented a secure offline backup plan with accountability tracking.
  • Created and implemented data record de-identification and anonymization strategies to comply with the ethical guidelines provided by the professional licensing body.
Technologies: Amazon S3 (AWS S3), Compliance, Data Warehousing, Amazon Glacier, AWS Lambda, Amazon Route 53, Amazon Web Services (AWS), AWS IAM, Terraform, Amazon CloudWatch, Amazon CloudFront CDN

Lead Developer

2012 - 2012
Tenscores
  • Worked on the rewrite of the application back-end from PHP with PostgreSQL to Python with Pyramid and MongoDB.
  • Facilitated database and back-end versions migration.
  • Oversaw project infrastructure and facilitated the transition service providers.
Technologies: Python, PHP, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Linux, KVM/Qemu, Git, DNS Servers, DNS, Domain Name System (DNS), Ansible, IT Consulting, IT Operations, GitHub, SSH, Apache, Ubuntu, Virtualization, Shell Scripting, SQL, Linux Server Administration, Bash, Resource Management, SSL

Back-end Developer

2011 - 2012
Le Site
  • Built the Garda websites with Python, Django, and PostgreSQL, as the lead developer.
  • Developed the Bench fashion brand eCommerce back-end using Python, Django, and PostgreSQL.
  • Created the ECKO UNLTD fashion brand eCommerce back end with Python, Django, and PostgreSQL.
Technologies: Python, PostgreSQL, JavaScript, Django, Django ORM, Django CMS, Git, Linux, DNS Servers, DNS, Domain Name System (DNS), SSH, NGINX, Apache, Ubuntu, Virtualization, Shell Scripting, SQL, Flask, Linux Server Administration, Bash, Resource Management, SSL

Executive Officer

2009 - 2010
HostForWeb
  • Managed a regional team of level three support systems administrators.
  • Curated technical aspects of dedicated servers sales and initial configuration.
  • Designed, developed, and deployed to production an in-house software license management system.
Technologies: Linux, IP Networks, Email, Postfix, cPanel, Git, Python, Django, DNS Servers, DNS, Domain Name System (DNS), Compliance, IT Operations, Container Orchestration, MySQL, System Administration, Network Administration, Networking, SSH, HAProxy, NGINX, Monitoring, IPv4, IP Routing, Firewalls, Networks, VPN, Apache, Ubuntu, JavaScript, Virtualization, Containerization, Shell Scripting, Nagios, Linux Server Administration, Bash, Resource Management, Security, Computer Networking, Load Balancers, SSL, Configuration Management

IP Address Management System

I developed an entire IP address management system for a Tier 1 internet service provider using Python 3 and PostgreSQL. This system functions as a single source of truth for the company to address space and enforces compliance with IANA regulations.

On-prem Cloud Migration

An on-prem geographically distributed cloud automation (IaaS).

I designed, developed, and deployed to production the automation and router configuration required to run a telecommunications-specific workload.

Interface Utilization Graph

A system to access network interface utilization data, both real time and historical, written in Go and JavaScript using PostgreSQL.

I designed, developed, and deployed to production the system that allows employees to access network interface utilization graphs across the autonomous system.

Site-to-site Latency Matrix

The site-to-site latency matrix allows employees to spot link congestion between points of presence. It is written in Go and JavaScript with PostgreSQL.

I designed, developed, and deployed a production system to access site-to-site latency measurements and relevant meta information.

SDN Controller in Kubernetes

Using Kubernetes with a k3OS distribution, Gitlab CI/CD, Terraform, and Helm, I automated the lifecycle management of the OpenDaylight-based SDN controller and its custom UI. I also worked on runtime dependencies(HAProxy Ingress controller, MongoDB, Zookeeper, and Kafka), monitoring, RBAC for developers and admins access, and supporting all router configurations while adhering to stringent NSA requirements.

AWS Architecture | DevOps Architecture

Architected AWS Infrastructure and designed a DevOps approach for the project. Provided documentation to aid the team with further evolving the software. Laid the groundwork for the transition from the existing IaC to the new approach.

Languages

Bash, Clojure, Go, Python, Python 3, JavaScript 6, ECMAScript (ES6), SQL, JavaScript, PHP, Java

Tools

Git, Terraform, Helm, GitLab CI/CD, GitLab, Postfix, Docker Compose, Amazon EKS, AWS Key Management Service (KMS), GitHub, AWS IAM, Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), NGINX, Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS), VPN, Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE), Apache, AWS ELB, Emacs, Ansible, KVM/Qemu, Vault, Amazon CloudWatch, Nagios, Amazon CloudFront CDN, Apache ZooKeeper, Jenkins, CircleCI, Amazon Cognito, AWS Simple Notification Service (SNS), Grafana

Paradigms

DevOps, Role-based Access Control (RBAC), Microservices, DevSecOps, Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Development (CD), Microservices Architecture, Serverless Architecture

Platforms

Linux, Kubernetes, Docker, Amazon Web Services (AWS), cPanel, AWS Lambda, DigitalOcean, Unix, Amazon EC2, Ubuntu, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Django CMS, AWS ALB, OpenStack, Apache Kafka, AWS Elastic Beanstalk

Storage

Amazon S3 (AWS S3), Cloud Deployment, PostgreSQL, Google Cloud, MongoDB, MySQL, Datadog, Amazon Aurora

Other

IP Networks, Platform as a Service (PaaS), IaaS, CI/CD Pipelines, HAProxy, DNS, Domain Name System (DNS), DNS Servers, Email, Amazon Glacier, Lambda Functions, Amazon Route 53, IT Consulting, IT Operations, Container Orchestration, System Administration, Network Administration, Serverless, Cloud, Containers, Cloud Services, Cloud Architecture, Networking, SSH, Site Reliability Engineering (SRE), Infrastructure as Code (IaC), Architecture, Monitoring, IPv4, IPv6, IP Routing, Firewalls, Networks, Service Mesh, Virtualization, Containerization, SaaS, Shell Scripting, Cloud Infrastructure, Linux Server Administration, Resource Management, DevOps Engineer, Computer Networking, Cloud Computing, Load Balancers, SSL, Configuration Management, NixOS, Data Warehousing, Nomad, Consul, AWS Certified SysOps Administrator, WebSockets, Scaling, AWS Cloud Architecture, Cloud Security, AWS Certified Solution Architect, AWS DevOps, Compliance, Amazon RDS, Cloud Migration, Amazon EventBridge, Prometheus, Cloudflare

Frameworks

ClojureScript, Django, Flask

Libraries/APIs

Django ORM, React

Industry Expertise

Security

MARCH 2023 - MARCH 2026

AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate

AWS

JANUARY 2023 - JANUARY 2026

Certified Kubernetes Administrator

Linux Foundation

JULY 2022 - JULY 2025

AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate

AWS