Karapet Kuyumjyan, Developer in Yerevan, Armenia
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Karapet Kuyumjyan

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DevOps Engineer Developer

Location
Yerevan, Armenia
Toptal Member Since
June 10, 2020

Karapet is a DevOps engineer with 10+ years of expertise in planning and implementing IT infrastructures. He delivered a security solution and designed a payment processing infrastructure for one of the biggest banks in Armenia. He has strong proficiency with CI/CD and delivers high-load systems design and support. A flexible engineer who understands the core points of new processes, the latest technologies, and trends, Karapet easily adapts to maximize a project's potential to ensure success.

Portfolio

Vineti
Ansible, Jenkins, Docker, Packer, Terraform, Amazon EKS
EfuSoft
Amazon Web Services (AWS), Sentinel, Redis, NGINX, Terraform, Ansible, Jenkins...
Armbusinessbank
Puppet, Cisco, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV), ELK (Elastic Stack)...

Experience

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Amazon Web Services (AWS), Kubernetes, Docker, Ansible, Jenkins, Packer, Terraform

The most amazing...

...project I've delivered was the automation of cloud-based large-scale infrastructure management and implementation of the GitOps CI/CD pipeline for it.

Work Experience

Senior DevOps Engineer

2018 - PRESENT
Vineti
  • Developed Terraform modules for an AWS-based infrastructure and automated the provisioning and management of it.
  • Designed and implemented a GitOps-based strategy for a multi-tenant application CI/CD.
  • Automated various third-party applications' build and deployment for the company's internal usage.
Technologies: Ansible, Jenkins, Docker, Packer, Terraform, Amazon EKS

Lead DevOps Engineer

2017 - 2018
EfuSoft
  • Set up a DevOps team consisting of ten engineers with various professional levels.
  • Designed and implemented highly available and scalable infrastructure.
  • Designed and implemented an entire SDLC with the required tools and technologies.
Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Sentinel, Redis, NGINX, Terraform, Ansible, Jenkins, VMware ESXi, Microsoft SQL Server, IIS

Head of IT for the Payment Cards Processing Center

2014 - 2017
Armbusinessbank
  • Designed and implemented payment cards processing center IT infrastructure from scratch.
  • Passed the PCI DSS Level 1 compliance on site audit three times.
  • Implemented a MasterCard Secure and Visa 3DSecure-compatible online payment system.
Technologies: Puppet, Cisco, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV), ELK (Elastic Stack), WebLogic, pfSense, OSSEC, Oracle Data Guard, Oracle Database

Systems Engineer

2011 - 2014
Unicomp CJSC
  • Designed and configured a telecommunication provider's head office IT infrastructure.
  • Implemented an Edge Security solution for one of the biggest banks in Armenia.
  • Acquired certifications in different fields of Cisco, HP, Linux, and Citrix.
Technologies: Cisco, Storage, Servers, VMware vCenter, Microsoft Exchange

CI/CD Implementation for Internal IT Infrastructure

New internal IT infrastructure for a large enterprise company. The key points for the new infrastructure requirements were immutability and idempotency. I led the CI/CD stream and managed a team of six DevOps engineers. Our main focus area was the automation of the build and deployment of various internal software like Jenkins, TestRail, and Jira. The project lasted more than a year; during which, we developed many Terraform modules, Packer templates, Ansible roles, Jenkins pipelines, and fully adopted the IAC approach.
2013 - 2018

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

State Engineering University of Armenia - Yerevan, Armenia

Tools

Jenkins, Terraform, Packer, VMware vSphere, Ansible, Microsoft Exchange, OSSEC, pfSense, ELK (Elastic Stack), Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV), Puppet, NGINX, Sentinel, Amazon EKS

Platforms

Docker, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Kubernetes, Oracle Database

Languages

Bash, Python

Storage

Microsoft SQL Server, Redis

Other

VMware vCenter, Servers, Storage, Cisco, Oracle Data Guard, WebLogic, IIS, VMware ESXi

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