Owolade Sobowale, DevOps and Developer in Baltimore, MD, United States
Owolade Sobowale

DevOps and Developer in Baltimore, MD, United States

Member since December 8, 2021
Owolad is an enthusiast and advocate for everything DevOps with over nine years of experience in the DevOps space. He worked with startups as well as big corporations and is very proficient in AWS services with all AWS associate certifications. Owolad has a solid background in networking and is an advocate for automating everything.
Owolade is now available for hire




Baltimore, MD, United States



Preferred Environment

Linux, AWS, Terrform, Ansible, Python, Bash, Jenkins, Git, Docker, Networking

The most amazing...

...thing is working on a new SBA loan servicer.


  • Senior DevOps Support Engineer

    2017 - PRESENT
    • Configured and managed various AWS services including EC2, RDS, VPC, S3, CloudWatch, CloudFront, and Route 53.
    • Utilized Terraform and Terragrunt to implement a microservices-based serverless architecture in multiple environments.
    • Provisioned and architected infrastructure on AWS by automation using Terraform and then trigger changes with Jenkins.
    • Wrote Python and Bash code to automate the deployment of services, onboard and set up new developer environments.
    • Implemented CI/CD using CodeBuild, Jenkins, Git, Docker, Ansible, and Bash.
    • Set up monitoring and alerting on critical services and integrated alerts with CloudWatch, alert logic, Opsgenie, and Slack.
    • Worked on configuration and administration of Elastic Load Balancers, Route 53, network, and autoscaling for high availability.
    • Configured AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) Groups, and permissions based on security best practices.
    Technologies: AWS, Python, Terraform, Jenkins, GitHub, Continuous Delivery (CD), Continuous Deployment
  • DevOps Engineer

    2015 - 2017
    Center for Advanced Transportation Technology (CATT Lab)
    • Worked on infrastructure development on AWS using various services like EC2, S3, RDS, Route 53, CloudFormation, CloudWatch, IAM, and VPC.
    • Utilized CloudWatch to monitor resources such as EC2, CPU memory, Amazon RDS DB Services, and EBS volumes.
    • Configured Jenkins to automate the build deployments based on the changes captured in Version Control.
    • Gained knowledge in Ansible playbook, YAML for maintaining roles, inventory files, and groups variables.
    • Configured various performance metrics using AWS CloudWatch and CloudTrail.
    • Used Git for branching, tagging, and maintenance of version control and source code management.
    Technologies: AWS, Jenkins, Ansible, Bash, Python, Continuous Delivery (CD), Continuous Deployment
  • Solutions Architect

    2011 - 2014
    • Automated and managed AWS infrastructure and deployment processes, including production, testing, and development environments.
    • Worked on automation continuous integration and continuous delivery pipeline processes for multiple projects using GitHub, Jenkins, Maven, Artifactory, and Docker.
    • Configured and managed Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) for fault tolerance and to avoid single point of failure of applications, providing high availability.
    • Implemented identity and access management solutions for infrastructure and applications, to ensure that appropriate access controls are in place and applied effectively and continuously.
    • Managed and automated all aspects of our AWS infrastructure, including compute, storage, network, permissions, and cost using shell scripts and configuration management tools like Ansible.
    Technologies: AWS, Jenkins, Bash, Ansible, Docker, Continuous Delivery (CD), Continuous Deployment


  • Cloud Infrastructure and Pipeline for SBA Loan Servicer

    A web-based application for SBA loan servicer.

    I designed and built the cloud network infrastructure, the database global cluster, and replication across multiple regions, the CI/CD pipeline using Git actions and ECS clusters.


  • Tools

    Git, Terraform, GitHub, Ansible, Jenkins
  • Paradigms

    Continuous Delivery (CD), Continuous Deployment
  • Other

    AWS, Networking, Cloud, Cisco, Git Actions
  • Languages

    A+, HTML, Python, Bash, Java
  • Platforms

    Linux, Docker
  • Industry Expertise

    Network Security


  • Master's Degree in Telecommunications and Networking
    2014 - 2016
    Stratford University - Falls Church, VA
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering
    2007 - 2011
    Babcock University - Nigeria


  • Certified Jenkins Engineer
    MAY 2021 - PRESENT
    Jenkins Project
  • HashiCorp Certified: Terraform Associate
    APRIL 2021 - APRIL 2023
  • AWS Certified SysOps Administrator
    MARCH 2021 - MARCH 2024
    Amazon Web Services
  • AWS Certified Developer
    JANUARY 2021 - JANUARY 2024
    Amazon Web Services
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect
    JUNE 2020 - JUNE 2023
    Amazon Web Services
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (Security)
    NOVEMBER 2015 - MAY 2022
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate
    DECEMBER 2012 - MAY 2022

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