Florin-Iulian Asăvoaie, DevOps Developer in Iași, Iași County, Romania
Florin-Iulian Asăvoaie

DevOps Developer in Iași, Iași County, Romania

Member since November 27, 2017
Florin has more than a decade of experience—specializing in large-scale automated deployments of Linux systems with an emphasis on security and performance. He always keeps his focus on his clients' business requirements and he sees tech as just another tool to boost the performance of a company, no matter what their market is. In recent years, he's worked as a lead architect on a few major projects that have had amazing success.
Florin-Iulian is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

Location

Iași, Iași County, Romania

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Git, JetBrains, Windows Desktop, Linux Servers

The most amazing...

...work I've designed as an architect is a private cloud solution (PaaS) for hosting government SaaS software; the security taken to the next level was inspiring.

Employment

  • Solutions Architect

    2019 - PRESENT
    Hindawi Publishing
    • Acted as a guardian of technology best practices and proper solutions.
    • Designed an event-driven architecture based on the orchestration saga.
    • Owned the development processes, including CI/CD and software quality.
    • Provided architectural runway for building features.
    • Supported both the business products as well as the open-source ecosystem that we build them around.
    Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), React, Node.js, AWS
  • Software Architect

    2013 - 2019
    TSS Yonder
    • Implemented CI/CD solutions for AWS-based projects and private platforms.
    • Implemented security standards that were required by governmental regulations, PCI-DSS, HIPAA, and more.
    • Conducted an in-depth performance analysis of Linux systems, Java applications, and MySQL and PostgreSQL databases.
    • Designed the architecture for a private cloud platform to deploy governmental SaaS applications.
    • Performed audits of several software products, helping with improvements in the software development process, quality, performance, security, and especially in implementation and running costs.
    Technologies: Go, Python, Java, Ruby, Nomad, Vault, Consul, Docker, HAProxy, NGINX, VMware, JBoss, Puppet, RHEL, Linux
  • System Administrator Supervisor

    2009 - 2017
    Lunarpages Internet Solutions
    • Provided the last level of support for web hosting customers.
    • Assisted and trained staff members in their day-to-day tasks.
    • Implemented various internal tools and systems for bare-metal provisioning, monitoring, and more.
    • Developed internal tools (PHP) for the CRM, desk, and more.
    Technologies: Exim4, MySQL, PHP, cPanel, Linux
  • Linux Application Engineer

    2012 - 2013
    Betfair
    • Performed maintenance tasks in development and test environments.
    • Wrote deployment automation code (Chef, Puppet).
    • Conducted pre-production, production, and post-production releases.
    • Investigated performance and security issues.
    • Worked as part of the architecture board in Cluj as a representative of the DevOps team.
    • Implemented various internal systems on the development and test infrastructure (centralized authentication, automated environment, creation, and more).
    Technologies: Ruby, Java, Puppet, Chef, Linux
  • Junior System Administrator

    2007 - 2009
    Lunarpages Internet Solutions
    • Provided the last level of support for web hosting customers (cPanel shared environments, all kinds of dedicated server customers).
    • Monitored the Reactive server.
    • Worked with Linux, cPanel, Apache, PHP, MySQL, and Exim.
    Technologies: PHP, Linux

Experience

  • Pinkroccade Local Government Private Cloud

    I designed the complete architecture for the companies' private cloud where all the SaaS applications were being deployed.

    Goals:
    • Meet all security regulations for the industry.
    • Implement end-to-end automation.
    • Requires no manual interventions for any normal day-to-day workflows.
    • Make data security a top priority, together with the general environment security.

    Technologies: vSphere, NSX, vRA (orchestrating vSphere, NSX, and more), Terraform (integrating into vRA via a custom provider), Puppet (Bootstrap Nomad nodes), Docker (and a custom Docker IPAM driver for allocating NSX IPs via Linux IPvlan), Nomad (for container orchestration), Consul (for full-service discovery and configuration management), Vault (secret management, end-to-end internal communication encryption via short-lived certificates, credentials management), GlusterFS (distributed content management for automation), WildFly (an application server for the Java-based apps)

  • Distributed PostgreSQL Cluster Manager

    This was a solution for a private customer that needed to easily manage hundreds of PostgreSQL databases in the production environment.

    Goals:
    • Optimize storage efficiency.
    • Implement a very easy management system.
    • Follow industry standards in terms of security (governmental institution).
    • Completely audit the access to the applications and operators.
    • Implement automatic provisioning of new clusters, backups, backup operations, and more.

    Technologies: PostgreSQL, Linux/BTRFS, Ceph, Docker (with a custom Docker volume plugin), Terraform, Nomad, Consul, Vault, Puppet

Skills

  • Languages

    Java, Python, Go, TypeScript 3, PHP, Ruby
  • Frameworks

    OAuth 2, Express.js
  • Libraries/APIs

    Node.js, React
  • Tools

    Amazon CloudFront CDN, AWS CloudFormation, AWS IAM, NGINX, Git, Keycloak, Apache Tomcat, Apache HTTP Server, Puppet, Terraform, Vault, Knex.js, JetBrains, Exim4, Chef, VMware, ELK (Elastic Stack), GitLab
  • Paradigms

    Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Delivery (CD), Object-oriented Programming (OOP)
  • Platforms

    Amazon EC2, Linux RHEL/CentOS, Linux, AWS Lambda, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Docker, JBoss, WordPress, Windows Desktop, cPanel, JEE
  • Storage

    PostgreSQL, Database Administration (DBA), MySQL
  • Other

    Performance Optimization, Server Security, Consul, Nomad, HAProxy, Networks, Serverless, Linux Servers, RHEL, AWS

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