Hao Wang, Software Developer in Ottawa, ON, Canada
Hao Wang

Software Developer in Ottawa, ON, Canada

Member since August 23, 2019
Starting as a security engineer, Hao quickly got up to speed with other areas that he can tap into and familiarized himself with the ins and outs of different industries (IT and telco). For over the past 19 years, Hao's been contributing his profound knowledge of open-source projects to the Linux community. He is experienced as a DevOps engineer and has in-depth knowledge of automation tools such as Ansible and Terraform on AWS.
Hao is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • iTMethods
    Amazon Web Services (AWS), Confluence, Jira, Kubernetes, Docker...
  • Entrust Datacard
    Amazon Web Services (AWS), Kubernetes, Docker, AWS CloudFormation, Terraform...
  • Fuze
    Amazon Web Services (AWS), Asterisk, VoIP, Docker, Chef

Experience

Location

Ottawa, ON, Canada

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Amazon Web Services (AWS), Kubernetes, Docker, Linux

The most amazing...

...thing I've used cutting-edge tools to automate deployments to save tons of amount of time for team members.

Employment

  • Cloud Engineer

    2017 - PRESENT
    iTMethods
    • Delivered AWS-based workloads from initial architecture and design through migration/development, test, and deployment.
    • Implemented infrastructure as code (IaC) for the full automation and operational support of new or existing customer environments.
    • Provided input and support to the leadership team on existing and future product roadmaps.
    • Collaborated and drove continuous improvement with various teams on the development and evolution of technical and architectural roadmaps.
    • Designed and documented data structures, architecture, and process flows for AWS-based workloads.
    • Provided mentorship and training to other team members on technologies and processes.
    • Drove education and knowledge transfers of design patterns, technical best practices, and relevant technologies and tools.
    • Performed evaluations of new technologies and third-party solutions and drive recommendation for some build versus buy decisions.
    • Built reusable collateral, software automation and operations processes to enable productization strategies.
    • Implemented end-to-end monitoring solutions.
    • Provided technical expertise for secure by design/compliance-related deployments.
    • Designed, coordinated, and troubleshot integrations.
    Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Confluence, Jira, Kubernetes, Docker, AWS CloudFormation, Terraform, Ansible
  • Cloud Engineer

    2016 - 2017
    Entrust Datacard
    • Automated everything with AWS CloudFormation and Ansible.
    • Worked with various types of SaaS infrastructures including Docker, Consul, Nginx, Terraform, Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana, Hubot, Datadog, and so on.
    • Adhered to engineering practices such as code refactoring, continuous integration, building highly scalable applications, and application security.
    • Contributed to the completion of successful projects by identifying risks and developing/recommending mitigation strategies.
    • Worked with Agile software development practices on a daily basis.
    Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Kubernetes, Docker, AWS CloudFormation, Terraform, Ansible
  • DevOps Engineer

    2015 - 2016
    Fuze
    • Used Chef to manage the infrastructure, and used Git to manage Chef source code.
    • Utilized a cloud computing platform (OpenNebula) to convert the traditional vSphere based infrastructure into AWS and vSphere.
    • Visualized the server inventory with D3.js to present the whole picture of worldwide servers.
    Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Asterisk, VoIP, Docker, Chef

Experience

  • Continuous Learning

    I love to learn new stuff, expand my knowledge base, and share it with others as evidenced by many contributions to open-source projects.

Skills

  • Languages

    Python, SQL, JavaScript
  • Frameworks

    AWS HA
  • Tools

    AWS SDK, AWS ELB, Amazon ECR (Amazon Elastic Container Registry), Amazon EBS, AWS CloudFormation, Ansible, Terraform, Packer, Jenkins, AWS CodeDeploy, Docker Compose, Chef, CircleCI, Jira, Confluence, Logstash, Asterisk, VMware vSphere
  • Paradigms

    Agile
  • Platforms

    Linux, Docker, Kubernetes, Amazon Web Services (AWS), OpenNebula
  • Storage

    Amazon S3 (AWS S3), MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Datadog
  • Other

    AWS CodePipeline, Kubernetes Operations (Kops), Hubot, VoIP
  • Libraries/APIs

    Vue, Node.js

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science
    1997 - 2001
    Dalian University of Technology - Dalian, China

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