Felipe Carvalho Cruxen, Software Developer in Brasília - Federal District, Brazil
Felipe Carvalho Cruxen

Software Developer in Brasília - Federal District, Brazil

Member since December 14, 2018
Felipe has spent more than 20 years in information technology (IT) with about half of it working as a developer and the other half in DevOps. During those years, he’s seen the good, the bad, and the ugly while working for mid-sized to large companies. Felipe communicates extremely well, always strives to be available to his team, and is passionate about problem-solving.
Felipe is now available for hire


  • Self-employed
    Infrastructure as Code, Vault as Doorkeeper, Chef, Packer, Ansible, Metrics...
  • Tenfold
    Terraform, Ansible, Packer, Kubernetes, MongoDB, Logging, Access Roles...
  • Exceda
    Scala, Akka Actors, Akka HTTP. Kubernetes, CI/CD, Java, Elixir, Ruby on Rails...


  • Ruby, 15 years
  • JavaScript, 15 years
  • Ruby on Rails (RoR), 15 years
  • Node.js, 5 years
  • Terraform, 2 years
  • Packer, 2 years
  • Vault, 1 year
  • Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE), 1 year


Brasília - Federal District, Brazil



Preferred Environment

Remote Work

The most amazing...

...project I've developed was a Selenium-based agent that monitors sites around the globe.


  • CloudOps Consultant

    2018 - PRESENT
    • Reduced costs by 30% by migrating everything to the cloud.
    • Automated the CI/CD process completely.
    • Removed all undocumented deploys and replaced them with documented ones.
    • Implemented scaling policies.
    • Documented the process.
    • Automated and dockerized everything possible.
    • Migrated from virtual machines (VM) to Kubernetes pods.
    Technologies: Infrastructure as Code, Vault as Doorkeeper, Chef, Packer, Ansible, Metrics, Alerting, Monitoring, Documenting, Auditing, Escalation Policies, Handover Processes, Kubernetes
  • Senior Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)

    2017 - 2018
    • Transformed the mutable to the immutable.
    • Worked with a variety of technologies from Chef to Packer and Ansible.
    • Integrated Datadog for log ingestion and metrics.
    • Deployed MongoDB CloudOps (done completely with a combination of Terraform, Ansible, and Packer).
    Technologies: Terraform, Ansible, Packer, Kubernetes, MongoDB, Logging, Access Roles, Monitoring (Infrastructure and Applications), Telegraf, Documentation, Drone CI, Reporting
  • Researcher and Developer (R&D)

    2009 - 2017
    • Built the infrastructure architecture for the Brazilian elections.
    • Architected Rede Globo's internet games.
    • Supported the integration of all major banks.
    • Provided aid to engineering teams all over Latin America for the deployment and maintenance of services.
    • Created KPIs for the team.
    • Developed the documentation for the team.
    • Introduced scaling and rotation policies.
    • Implemented Kubernetes management.
    Technologies: Scala, Akka Actors, Akka HTTP. Kubernetes, CI/CD, Java, Elixir, Ruby on Rails, AngularJS, Node.js, Redis, MongoDB, Chrome E xtensions, more javascript, async calls, async servers, kubernetes, AWS, coreOS, terraform
  • Senior Analyst

    2007 - 2010
    • Created the ISP software to manage the network and clients.
    • Migrated the whole network to OSPF.
    • Added caching servers to the infrastructure to save bandwidth and increase performance.
    • Introduced an LDAP and Radius integration so a client/user would be added only in one place.
    • Virtualized all of the servers.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails, Radius, Postfix, Bind
  • IT Manager

    2005 - 2007
    • Oversaw the network, infrastructure, and interface.
    • Managed ten professionals ranging from field to support.
    • Acted as a FreeBSD sysadmin for all of the servers: email, Radius, and the web.
    • Created a management system for the ISP, based on Ruby on Rails.
    Technologies: Cisco Routers, FreeBSD, Slackware Linux, Squid, Transparent Proxy, MikroTik, Routing
  • Web Developer

    2003 - 2005
    • Created and maintained the website and intranet services.
    • Integrated all of the ASP systems with the new platform.
    • Managed all of the Microsoft SQL databases.
    Technologies: PHP, HTML, JavaScript


  • Raccoon (Development)

    Here, Selenium-based agents are delivered across several locations to measure website performance.

  • MongoDB CloudOps (Development)

    This involves the automated deployment of a CloudOps solution for Tenfold.


  • Languages

    Ruby, JavaScript, Java, Scala, Go
  • Frameworks

    Ruby on Rails (RoR), Spring Boot, Akka, Serverless Framework
  • Libraries/APIs

  • Tools

    Terraform, Packer, Vault, Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE), GitLab, GitLab CI/CD, Helm, Google Compute Engine (GCE), Ansible, Jenkins, Jira, Chef, Telegraf
  • Platforms

    Kubernetes, Amazon, Drone CI
  • Storage

    PostgreSQL, MySQL, Google Cloud SQL, Datadog
  • Paradigms

    Functional Programming, Agile Software Development
  • Other

    Infrastructure as Code, Akka Actors, Akka HTTP, Serverless


  • Master's degree in Network Engineering
    1999 - 2003
    UNB | University of Brasília - Brasília, Brazil

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