Paolo Stancato, AWS Developer in La Plata, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina
Paolo Stancato

AWS Developer in La Plata, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina

Member since November 21, 2019
Paolo is a lifelong learner with more than 15 years of experience in building infrastructure solutions. He thrives when working for startup-minded companies, facing challenges, and solving problems. Paolo also has an insatiable thirst for acquiring new knowledge and has devoted the last six years to studying machine learning and data science.
Paolo is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • Freelance
    AWS, Terraform, Java, Node.js, Docker
  • Globant
    Azure, Spark, Power BI, Python, Ansible
  • Flux IT
    Linux, AWS, Docker, Kubernetes

Experience

Location

La Plata, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Linux, Terraform, Ansible, Docker, Kubernetes, AWS

The most amazing...

...thing I've created was the infrastructure for a well-known virtual wallet in Argentina.

Employment

  • DevOps Engineer

    2019 - PRESENT
    Freelance
    • Developed reusable terraform modules to meet infrastructure requirements.
    • Designed and developed CI/CD pipelines using Jenkins and Gitlab CI.
    • Designed and developed high available architectures for several languages using ElasticBeanstalk + Docker, RDS, S3, CloudFront and other AWS services.
    Technologies: AWS, Terraform, Java, Node.js, Docker
  • DevOps Engineer

    2019 - 2019
    Globant
    • Developed ETL pipelines and dashboards to present relevant information about DevOps initiatives.
    • Designed and deployed infrastructure services using Azure and Ansible.
    • Collaborated on the plan of new features for the products we developed.
    Technologies: Azure, Spark, Power BI, Python, Ansible
  • Infrastructure Manager

    2015 - 2019
    Flux IT
    • Set goals to align the area's objectives to the company's and budgeting accordingly.
    • Administered all the IT assets of the company, evaluated providers, and planned and prioritized equipment purchases.
    • Designed the company's network and implemented IT security best practices.
    • Provided consultancy services to several clients from different industries.
    • Created and designed several CI/CD pipelines using GitLab CI.
    • Designed and deployed infrastructure architectures on AWS (ElasticBeanstalk, RDS, S3, EC2, ELB, and so on).
    Technologies: Linux, AWS, Docker, Kubernetes
  • Contract Student Mentor

    2016 - 2017
    Udacity
    • Mentored more than 100 students all around the globe for the "Self Driving Car Nanodegree" program.
    • Tracked students' progress and encouraged them to reach their goals—helping them to set realizable and progressive goals throughout the course.
    • Developed complimentary material to help the students to understand the involved topics.
    Technologies: TensorFlow, Keras, OpenCV, C++, Python, Pandas, Scikit-learn
  • DevOps Engineer

    2012 - 2015
    Buenos Aires General Treasury
    • Designed a high availability infrastructure to support the SCUT system, which managed the bank accounts of all public organizations in the Buenos Aires province.
    • Worked with lead developers to set tools and standards procedures to ship software faster and with fewer errors, introducing DevOps practices.
    • Established monitoring and troubleshooting procedures and advised three people for compliance.
    Technologies: Linux, Java, JBoss, Oracle Linux
  • DevOps Engineer

    2010 - 2015
    Buenos Aires Ministry of Health
    • Designed several operational procedures such as software deployment, infrastructure monitoring, and networking troubleshooting.
    • Coordinated a team of ten people to improve issue management from a reactive to proactive service, lowering the response time to less than 30 minutes.
    • Supported more than 70 hospitals in the Buenos Aires province.
    • Identified key players on other departments to introduce and promote best practices.
    Technologies: Linux, XEN, Postfix, Solaris, Oracle, PHP

Experience

  • Kubernetes Infrastructure for a Virtual Wallet (Development)

    A microservices application with an Android and iPhone front end. I served as a DevOps engineer in three squads—working and coordinating the efforts with other squad's DevOps to align the strategy of our teams and develop new infrastructure services to support the future features of the application.
    I had to design and implement a highly available and scalable infrastructure based on Kubernetes (AWS EKS) with a full continuous deployment pipeline in GitLab CI. Other technologies used were Terraform and Ansible.

Skills

  • Platforms

    Linux, LAMP, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Docker, Kubernetes
  • Languages

    Python, PHP, Bash Script, SQL
  • Libraries/APIs

    Pandas, Scikit-learn, Keras, TensorFlow
  • Tools

    Terraform, Ansible, Git, GitLab CI/CD
  • Storage

    MySQL, MongoDB
  • Other

    AWS

Education

  • Master's degree in Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery
    2014 - 2015
    Universidad Austral - Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Engineer's degree in Information Systems, Technologies, and Management
    2001 - 2011
    Universidad Tecnológica Nacional - Buenos Aires, Argentina

Certifications

  • Associate Cloud Engineer
    JULY 2019 - JULY 2021
    Google
  • Architecting with Google Cloud Platform, Specialization
    NOVEMBER 2018 - PRESENT
    Coursera
  • Self-driving Car Nanodegree Program
    OCTOBER 2016 - PRESENT
    Udacity
  • Machine Learning
    JULY 2016 - PRESENT
    Coursera

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