Fernando Eugenio Marcos Teixeira, AWS Certified Solution Architect Developer in Toronto, ON, Canada
Fernando Eugenio Marcos Teixeira

AWS Certified Solution Architect Developer in Toronto, ON, Canada

Member since May 10, 2017
Fernando is a technology enthusiast with more than ten years of experience in IT, seven of which are in AWS-built environments. Always driven by measurable metrics and big value efforts, he is a generalist with a great capacity and focus on aggregating context and can take deep dives into specific topics when problems arise and solutions are needed. Fernando believes leading by example and attentively coaching is the only way to multiply the impact on an organization.
Fernando is now available for hire


  • Traderev
    Amazon Web Services (AWS), Apache Kafka, Vue, Node.js, Python, Terraform...
  • iTMethods
    Amazon Web Services (AWS), GitHub, Jenkins, CloudBees, Kubernetes, Docker...
  • Mobicare
    Amazon Web Services (AWS), HAProxy, ECS, New Relic, Docker, Ansible, Shell...



Toronto, ON, Canada



Preferred Environment

Amazon Web Services (AWS), Git, Python, Terraform, Go, Argo CD, Kubernetes, OpenTelemetry

The most amazing...

...solution I've delivered was a multi-cluster, multi-region Kubernetes deployment with a service mesh spanning across them.


  • Senior Site Reliability Engineer

    2020 - PRESENT
    • Conducted infrastructure support for the online auction platform operations.
    • Supported the CI/CD journey on Azure DevOps, including migration from multiple providers.
    • Managed the Istio multi-master/network mesh deployment.
    Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Apache Kafka, Vue, Node.js, Python, Terraform, Kubernetes
  • Cloud Engineer

    2017 - 2020
    • Worked on a mass migration project focused on AWS as a destination.
    • Used the infrastructure as a code to support client deployments.
    • Created multiple pipelines to build and deploy applications in different environments.
    Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), GitHub, Jenkins, CloudBees, Kubernetes, Docker, AWS CloudFormation, Terraform, Ansible
  • Senior Infrastructure Analyst

    2015 - 2017
    • Made heavy utilization of AWS services; including but not limited to API Gateway, Lambda, ECS, OpsWorks, Athena, Kinesis, RDS, and Data Pipeline.
    • Architected and led the development of in-house log analysis tool—reducing fault detection time and recurrent error analysis from hours to two-to-five minutes; also fit in an executive tool for performance analysis over time.
    • Architected and developed an in-house MySQL permission audit and schema versioning system.
    • Architected, engineered, and maintained scalable, highly available, automated environments—leveraging multiple AWS services (ASG, CloudWatch, LB, RDS, S3) to be operated with minimum human interference.
    • Introduced the Airbnb SmartStack tool Synapse—making ASG’s viable without an ALB/ELB and fitting both legacy and desired architecture. The effect was that I reduced the host's utilization costs by 50%.
    Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), HAProxy, ECS, New Relic, Docker, Ansible, Shell, Python
  • Infrastructure Analyst

    2015 - 2015
    • Managed and maintained the environment's equalization using Ansible which in turn reduced the problems caused by discrepancies between developers, QA, HML, and PROD.
    • Worked as the lead on several in-house to AWS migration projects.
    • Acted as the sysadmin of complex in-house developed Java applications—reaching over 200 million customers with 50,000 RPM API calls on 50+ distributed services.
    • Architected and implemented a MySQL multi-master replication solution with Corosync and Pacemaker.
    • Used heavily open source software like Apache, Tomcat, HAProxy, Nginx, Cacti, MySQL, FreeRADIUS, and AWS services (EC2, S3, EB, ELB, RDS, and ELS).
    Technologies: FreeRADIUS, MySQL, Cacti, NGINX, HAProxy, Apache Tomcat, Apache
  • Project and Delivery Analyst

    2014 - 2014
    • Made heavy use of virtualization services (VMware, Xen).
    • Worked as the lead of several network connectivity projects (multiprotocol label switching, local area network, and wide-area network).
    • Supported the L3 portion on network and Unix systems.
    • Planned and implemented the monitoring systems—focusing on open source tools (Zabbix, Cacti, Nagios, PRTG).
    Technologies: Paessler PRTG API, Xen, VMware, Nagios, Cacti, Zabbix
  • Network Specialist

    2012 - 2014
    Nova Rio Ltda
    • Performed network security analysis and reports.
    • Reformulated a five-year-old project and implemented a ten GB backbone with ring architecture and my bachelor's degree final year project (Open Shortest Path First).
    • Tuned the network performance and handled a QoS (quality of service) implementation.
    • Managed and was responsible for all the network monitoring systems.
    Technologies: RPC, Fortinet Firewall Configuration, H3C, Nagios, Cacti, Juniper, Cisco
  • Intern

    2012 - 2012
    Universidade Federal Fluminense
    • Architected and implemented a thin client solution for 52 computer labs—focusing on outdated computer re-utilization.
    • Acted as the lead on a viability study on a WiFi solution for five campuses with 30+ buildings using Fortinet proprietary solution (FortiGate and FortiAP).
    • Implemented an OCS inventory system on over 500 nodes.
    • Upgraded and standardized an existing monitoring system (Cacti and Nagios).
    • Acted as a sysadmin—heavily focusing on free/open-source systems (LDAP, NFS, DHCP, Squid, and pfSense).
    Technologies: NFS, LDAP, pfSense, Squid, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)



  • Languages

    JavaScript, Bash Script, SQL, Python, Go
  • Tools

    Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS), Ansible, Atlassian, GitHub, Terraform, AWS CloudFormation, Sublime Text, Git, Apache, Apache Tomcat, NGINX, Cacti, Zabbix, Nagios, VMware, Squid, pfSense, Jenkins, Shell
  • Paradigms

    DevOps, Continuous Deployment
  • Platforms

    Amazon, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Docker, Kubernetes, Xen, New Relic, Apache Kafka
  • Other

    AWS Certified Solution Architect, Unix Shell Scripting, AWS Certified Developer, Argo CD, OpenTelemetry, HAProxy, FreeRADIUS, Cisco, Juniper, H3C, Fortinet Firewall Configuration, RPC, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), LDAP, NFS, CloudBees, ECS
  • Storage

    Redis, MySQL, Amazon S3 (AWS S3)
  • Libraries/APIs

    Paessler PRTG API, Node.js, Vue


  • Bachelor's Degree in Telecommunications Engineering
    2007 - 2013
    Universidade Federal Fluminense - Niterói, Brasil


  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer—Professional
    APRIL 2022 - APRIL 2025
  • Splunk Core Certified Power User
    MARCH 2020 - MARCH 2022
  • AWS Certified Security - Specialty
    APRIL 2019 - APRIL 2022
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect—Professional
    JANUARY 2018 - JANUARY 2021
  • Atlassian Certified JIRA Service Desk Administrator
    NOVEMBER 2017 - SEPTEMBER 2020
  • Atlassian Certified JIRA Administrator
    JUNE 2017 - SEPTEMBER 2020

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