Misha Behersky, Developer in Kraków, Poland
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Misha Behersky

Verified Expert  in Engineering

Solutions Architect and Developer

Kraków, Poland
Toptal Member Since
June 21, 2022

Misha is a certified solutions architect with strong experience in site reliability engineering (SRE), DevOps, and full-stack web development. He has designed large-scale, highly-loaded, complex solutions from scratch and maintained and refactored existing legacy infrastructures. Misha is passionate about distributed systems and automation and is willing to embrace new challenges that allow him to expand his knowledge and expertise in these fields.


Global Citizen
Amazon Web Services (AWS), Kubernetes, Helm, Docker, Python 3, Django CMS...
Majid Al Futtaim
Amazon Web Services (AWS), Redis, Terragrunt, Docker Compose, Hasura, ECS...
MongoDB, Jenkins, Docker, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Amazon EC2, Flask, Packer...




Preferred Environment

MacOS, Linux, Vim Text Editor, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, Sublime Text 3, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Python 3

The most amazing...

...app I've developed and deployed had more than four million active users and handled over one thousand requests per second at peak hours.

Work Experience

DevOps Team Lead

2019 - 2022
Global Citizen
  • Migrated the application to the Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) stack and established automated scaling.
  • Refactored the monolith application into the microservices-based approach and configured proper observability and telemetry for the app's components.
  • Moved CI/CD pipelines onto different providers and created automation for the development workflows.
  • Managed a team of four developers and coordinated their work on three internal subprojects.
Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Kubernetes, Helm, Docker, Python 3, Django CMS, Terraform, PostgreSQL, Datalog

DevOps Team Lead

2018 - 2019
Majid Al Futtaim
  • Designed a system from scratch based on the client's requirements. Contributed to creating specifications and service-level agreements for the product.
  • Set up a monitoring and alerting system and integrated notifications into developers' workflow.
  • Implemented ETL workflows for fetching and processing incoming data. Deployed machine learning models for training on that data.
  • Managed a small team and coordinated our activities based on requests from other squads.
Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Redis, Terragrunt, Docker Compose, Hasura, ECS, Sentry, AWS CodeBuild, Amazon Aurora, Apache Airflow, Celery

DevOps and Automation Engineer

2016 - 2018
  • Created and configured Jenkins jobs. Launched pipelines to validate machine learning models on the data requested.
  • Maintained an internal web resource for statistics collections and results visualization.
  • Wrote automation scripts and internal utilities to connect and modify existing workflows.
  • Containerized existing applications and contributed to moving the deployed infrastructure into the IaaC solution.
Technologies: MongoDB, Jenkins, Docker, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Amazon EC2, Flask, Packer, Monit, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning Operations (MLOps), New Relic

Data Ingesting and Statistics Resource

An application consisting of a processing pipeline for big data and the corresponding web application to visualize relevant statistics and results. I was involved in setting up the ETL and data ingestion pipelines and coordinating with the data processing team. I have created a local development environment for the team and deployed applications to the cloud environment. I also managed a team to support workflow development, periodic job monitoring, and required metrics collection from the app.
2015 - 2017

Master's Degree in Software Engineering

National Technical University of Ukraine | Kyiv Polytechnic Institute - Kyiv, Ukraine

2011 - 2015

Bachelor's Degree in Software Engineering

National Technical University of Ukraine | Kyiv Polytechnic Institute - Kyiv, Ukraine


PCAP – Certified Associate in Python Programming

OpenEDG Python Institute


HashiCorp Certified: Terraform Associate



AWS Certified Developer

Amazon Web Services


AWS Certified Solutions Architect

Amazon Web Services




Terraform, Helm, Celery, Vim Text Editor, Sublime Text 3, HashiCorp, Hashistack, Docker Compose, Sentry, AWS CodeBuild, Jenkins, Packer, Monit, ELK (Elastic Stack), Grafana, Apache Airflow, Amazon Elastic Container Registry (ECR), Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS)




MacOS, Linux, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Kubernetes, Docker, Django CMS, Amazon EC2, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), Azure, Software Design Patterns, New Relic


Python 3, Python, Datalog


PostgreSQL, Redis, Amazon Aurora, MongoDB, Hasura


Software Deployment, Cloud, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Software Engineering, Computer Science, Solution Design, Software Design, Software Development, ECS, Machine Learning Operations (MLOps), Prometheus, Application Packaging, Applied Mathematics, Software, IaaS, AWS CodePipeline

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