Tamas Szasz, Developer in Târgu Mureș, Mureș County, Romania
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Tamas Szasz

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Software Developer

Târgu Mureș, Mureș County, Romania
Toptal Member Since
December 4, 2017

Tamas enjoys working as a DevOps engineer to solve various problems for enterprise companies. As an infrastructure automation enthusiast, he focuses on secure, scalable deployments and environment bootstrapping.


FutureAdvisor Inc
Amazon Web Services (AWS), Fluentd, Amazon Kinesis, API Gateways, AWS Lambda...
Autoscout24 GmbH
Amazon Web Services (AWS), Paessler PRTG API, RHEL, TeamCity, Python, Ruby...
Elastoffice AG
Puppet, Web Host Manager (WHM), Odoo, Java, PHP, Python, Xen, KVM, Ubuntu




Preferred Environment

MacOS, Vim Text Editor, IntelliJ IDEA, CentOS, Ubuntu

The most amazing...

...fully automated infrastructure I’ve implemented was in AWS using multiple accounts and regions.

Work Experience

Senior DevOps and Cloud Architect Consultant

2015 - PRESENT
FutureAdvisor Inc
  • Designed processes around deployment and infrastructure setup in AWS.
  • Implemented tools to maintain infrastructure such as back up, AMI creation, cleanup tools, and alerting.
  • Completed pipeline setup for release processes in Jenkins.
  • Optimized costs on AWS by introducing different dynamic mechanisms like autoscaling, serverless architecture.
  • Set up monitoring using various tools including Cloudwatch, Librato, Instana, and Sumo logic.
  • Established logging aggregation to collect logs from different places and layers, like application logs, docker logs, linux logs, cloudtrail, S3, cloudfront, ELB, etc. Aggregation happens in sumologic, the pipe uses: Fluentd, Kinesis stream, Lambda to process all logs to sumo logic.
Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Fluentd, Amazon Kinesis, API Gateways, AWS Lambda, Packer, SaltStack, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), Amazon CloudFront CDN, NGINX, AWS CloudFormation, Terraform, AWS CodeDeploy, ECS, Docker, Ruby, Python, Jenkins, MySQL

Systems & Database Engineer

2013 - 2016
Autoscout24 GmbH
  • Maintained and improved MySQL and Elasticsearch clusters.
  • Extended puppet modules to automate infrastructure.
  • Handled deployment problems of PHP, .NET, and other applications.
  • Contributed to design and implementation of new infrastructure in AWS.
  • Designed a complex authentication mechanism with IAM in cross account and for on-premise servers.
  • Implemented a self healing and autoscaled Elasticsearch cluster in AWS.
Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Paessler PRTG API, RHEL, TeamCity, Python, Ruby, LAMP, PostgreSQL, Elasticsearch, MySQL, Puppet

System Administrator

2009 - 2013
Elastoffice AG
  • Maintained the infrastructure of multiple servers and environments.
  • Configured bare metal servers with Xen and KVM virtualization.
  • Built a puppet environment for the server configuration.
  • Implemented different tools in Python for deployment process and database backup/restore.
Technologies: Puppet, Web Host Manager (WHM), Odoo, Java, PHP, Python, Xen, KVM, Ubuntu

DevOps Consultant

Implemented complete environment using 5+ AWS accounts with a set of cloud formation stacks. All configuration was done by cloud formation or other custom scripts in ruby

DevOps Engineer

Contributed to different open source projects such as:
- puppet modules
- chef cookbooks
- saltstack code
- terraform provider


Chef, Amazon CloudWatch, AWS CloudFormation, SaltStack, Puppet, Terraform, Jenkins, AWS CodeBuild, GitHub, Git, Boto 3, Solr, AWS CodeDeploy, IntelliJ IDEA, Vim Text Editor, Odoo, TeamCity, NGINX, Packer, Fluentd, AWS ELB, Amazon EBS, AWS IAM, Docker Compose, Amazon CloudFront CDN, Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Capistrano, Bitbucket


DevOps, Continuous Delivery (CD), Continuous Integration (CI)


AWS Lambda, CentOS, Ubuntu, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Docker, Percona, MacOS, KVM, Xen, LAMP, Kubernetes, Apache2, AWS IoT


Elasticsearch, MariaDB, MySQL, Amazon Aurora, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), PostgreSQL, DRBD, Amazon EFS


Autoscaling Groups, AWS CodePipeline, Amazon API Gateway, Web Host Manager (WHM), RHEL, ECS, API Gateways, Amazon Route 53, Network Monitoring, HAProxy, Amazon Kinesis


Bash, Python, SQL, PHP, Ruby, Java, Groovy, Go


Amazon EC2 API, Paessler PRTG API


Sinatra, Django, Web2py

2005 - 2009

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Sicence

Sapientia University - Targu Mures, Romania

MARCH 2017 - MARCH 2019

AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate

Amazon Web Services

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