Tiago Borges, Developer in Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
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Tiago Borges

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DevOps and Cloud Architect Developer

Location
Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
Toptal Member Since
April 27, 2022

Tiago is a cloud-focused DevOps adept. Aware that there is no such thing as a silver bullet, he gathers the top industry knowledge on cloud providers to leverage their advantages for each job. He has migrated legacy VMs to Kubernetes, saved cloud costs by introducing resource elasticity, and created disaster recovery plans. Tiago delivered an AWS solution to stream games, saving up to $4,000/game previously streamed over satellite. Roles have included head of SRE and cloud solutions architect.

Portfolio

Malwarebytes
Amazon EKS, Amazon RDS, Relational Database Services (RDS), GitHub, GitHub API...
Azrieli Ecommerce Ltd.
Amazon Web Services (AWS), Amazon EKS, Terraform, Startups, Leadership...
Dribe
Kubernetes, Terraform, Python, TypeScript 3, JavaScript, Docker...

Experience

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Kubernetes, AWS Lambda, Amazon EKS, GitLab CI/CD, CircleCI, Terraform, Pulumi, Serverless Framework, Zappa, Docker, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Argo CD, AWS DevOps, Architecture, Site Reliability Engineering (SRE), SaaS, AWS Cloud Architecture, PostgreSQL, Infrastructure as Code (IaC), Back-end, Git, AWS Certified Solution Architect, AWS Certified DevOps Engineer, CloudOps, Redis, Elastic Load Balancers, Amazon CloudFront CDN, Networking, Cost Control, Cloud Architecture, Datadog, Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), AWS IoT, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), Amazon EC2, AWS Certified SysOps Administrator, AWS IAM, Solution Architecture, AWS ELB, AWS NLB, Web Security, Argo Workflow

The most amazing...

...IoT solution I've architected was used on the AWS IoT Core showcase in Portugal.

Work Experience

Principal Software Reliability Engineer

2022 - 2023
Malwarebytes
  • Planned and executed migration from AWS ECS to Kubernetes, including autoscaling and observability.
  • Migrated an observability setup from the SignalFx proprietary platform to OpenTelemetry.
  • Provided developers with on-demand test environments based on Jira tickets and pull requests.
Technologies: Amazon EKS, Amazon RDS, Relational Database Services (RDS), GitHub, GitHub API, Terraform, OpenTelemetry, Kubernetes, Containerization, GitHub Actions, AWS NAT Gateway, Bash Script, Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS), RESTful Services, ELK (Elastic Stack), Amazon EventBridge, CentOS, Software Architecture, Amazon ElastiCache, IT Operations Management (ITOM), Web Server Gateway Interface (WSGI), Networks, DevOps Engineer, NGINX, Security, IT Security, Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), Cloud Infrastructure, Control & Cost Analysis, Splunk, Gunicorn, Web Applications, Uvicorn, Python 3, Configuration Management, Back-end Performance, Google Cloud, Single Sign-on (SSO), Auth, Policy as code (PaC), Vault, Service Mesh, Compliance as Code (CaC), AWS Key Management Service (KMS), AWS CloudTrail, GitOps, SIEM, Identity & Access Management (IAM), Cybersecurity, TCP/IP, DNS, System Administration, DDoS, Web Application Firewall (WAF), Automation, Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE), Monitoring, Technical Documentation, Dashboard Development, Microsoft SQL Server, Data Visualization, Elasticsearch, Logstash, API Gateways, Provisioning Tools, Google App Engine, Istio

AWS Lead DevOps

2022 - 2023
Azrieli Ecommerce Ltd.
  • Architected the new infrastructure and supported migrating the old Azrieli platform to the new platform running on Kubernetes with microservices.
  • Created the observability solution with 24/07 support with service-level agreements (SLAs) and service-level objectives (SLOs).
  • Managed a team of four DevOps, brainstorming and planning the DevOps/SRE work and making sure the requirements were clear to the team.
Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Amazon EKS, Terraform, Startups, Leadership, Amazon ElastiCache, Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS), Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS), Amazon CloudFront CDN, AWS Lambda, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), Terragrunt, GitHub API, Thanos, Loki, Prometheus, PHP, Symfony, Python, Flask, Sylius, Akeneo, Large-scale Projects, Technical Leadership, CloudOps, Redis, Elastic Load Balancers, Stress Testing, Load Testing, Apache, Amazon Cognito, Microservices Architecture, Networking, Cost Control, Cloud Architecture, Apache Kafka, Datadog, Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), TypeScript, Data Pipelines, Load Balancers, Bash, Containers, VPN, Cloud, Amazon EC2, AWS Certified SysOps Administrator, AWS IAM, Solution Architecture, AWS ELB, AWS NLB, Web Security, DevSecOps, Argo Workflow, Amazon Aurora, Helm, Enterprise Architecture, Containerization, Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Delivery (CD), Cloud Services, Scalability, WebSockets, Proxies, SOC 2, Kubernetes, AWS NAT Gateway, New Relic, Bash Script, RESTful Services, ELK (Elastic Stack), Amazon EventBridge, CentOS, Redshift, Software Architecture, GitHub Actions, IT Operations Management (ITOM), Web Server Gateway Interface (WSGI), Windows Server, Networks, DevOps Engineer, NGINX, Azure, Azure Functions, IT Security, Cloud Infrastructure, Control & Cost Analysis, Web Applications, Uvicorn, Python 3, Configuration Management, Back-end Performance, Google Cloud, Single Sign-on (SSO), Auth, Policy as code (PaC), Vault, Service Mesh, AWS Key Management Service (KMS), AWS CloudTrail, GitOps, SIEM, Google Cloud SQL, Google Cloud Storage, Google Cloud SDK, Identity & Access Management (IAM), Cybersecurity, TCP/IP, DNS, System Administration, DDoS, Web Application Firewall (WAF), Automation, Monitoring, Technical Documentation, Dashboard Development, Data Visualization, API Gateways, Provisioning Tools, Amazon OpenSearch, Istio

Head of SRE and DevOps

2021 - 2022
Dribe
  • Planned and led the migration from legacy virtual machines to Kubernetes.
  • Introduced proper sizing and resource elasticity, saving cloud costs up to 62%.
  • Kickstarted the monolith transition to a microservices architecture.
Technologies: Kubernetes, Terraform, Python, TypeScript 3, JavaScript, Docker, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS), Pulumi, Argo CD, AWS DevOps, Architecture, Leadership, Site Reliability Engineering (SRE), DevOps, Amazon CloudWatch, Microservices, Grafana, Linux, Shell Scripting, CI/CD Pipelines, MySQL, SQL, Cost Reduction & Optimization (Cost-down), GitHub, Jira, Confluence, SaaS, APIs, Design Patterns, AWS Cloud Architecture, PostgreSQL, Prometheus, Infrastructure as Code (IaC), Back-end, Jenkins, Serverless Architecture, REST APIs, REST, AWS Lambda, Amazon RDS, Amazon DynamoDB, Git, AWS Certified Solution Architect, IT Infrastructure, CloudOps, Machine Learning Operations (MLOps), Redis, Elastic Load Balancers, Amazon Cognito, Microservices Architecture, Networking, Cost Control, Cloud Architecture, Apache Kafka, Datadog, Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Amazon Kinesis, TypeScript, Data Pipelines, Load Balancers, Bash, Containers, VPN, Talend ETL, Cloud, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), Amazon EC2, AWS Certified SysOps Administrator, AWS IAM, Solution Architecture, MongoDB, AWS ELB, AWS NLB, Web Security, AWS AppSync, AWS Amplify, DevSecOps, Argo Workflow, GraphQL, Azure, Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS), Amazon Aurora, Helm, Containerization, Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Delivery (CD), Cloud Services, Scalability, WebSockets, Proxies, SOC 2, GitHub Actions, AWS NAT Gateway, Bash Script, ECS, Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS), RESTful Services, ELK (Elastic Stack), Amazon EventBridge, CentOS, AWS Glue, Software Architecture, Amazon MSK, Amazon ElastiCache, Amazon Simple Email Service (SES), IT Operations Management (ITOM), Web Server Gateway Interface (WSGI), RabbitMQ, Networks, DevOps Engineer, NGINX, Azure Functions, C#, IT Security, Bitbucket, Cloud Infrastructure, Control & Cost Analysis, Splunk, Web Applications, Uvicorn, Python 3, Back-end Performance, Database Performance, Single Sign-on (SSO), Auth, Policy as code (PaC), Vault, Service Mesh, Compliance as Code (CaC), AWS Key Management Service (KMS), AWS CloudTrail, GitOps, SIEM, Google Cloud Functions, Google Cloud SQL, Google Cloud Storage, Google Cloud SDK, Identity & Access Management (IAM), Cybersecurity, TCP/IP, DNS, System Administration, DDoS, Web Application Firewall (WAF), Automation, Monitoring, Technical Documentation, Dashboard Development, Data Visualization, Elasticsearch, Kibana, API Gateways, Provisioning Tools, Amazon OpenSearch, Google App Engine

Lead Cloud Architect and SRE

2020 - 2021
Euronext
  • Streamlined the CI/CD process to support several development teams transversally.
  • Introduced quality control processes to keep code quality high.
  • Created disaster recovery plans and drills quarterly.
Technologies: Terraform, Amazon EKS, Kubernetes, AWS CloudFormation, Docker, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Pulumi, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, Argo CD, Architecture, Leadership, Site Reliability Engineering (SRE), DevOps, Amazon CloudWatch, Microservices, Grafana, Linux, Shell Scripting, CI/CD Pipelines, MySQL, SQL, Cost Reduction & Optimization (Cost-down), GitHub, Jira, Confluence, SaaS, APIs, Design Patterns, Nagios, HAProxy, AWS Cloud Architecture, PostgreSQL, Prometheus, Infrastructure as Code (IaC), Back-end, FastAPI, Jenkins, Java, Serverless Architecture, REST APIs, REST, AWS Lambda, Amazon RDS, Amazon DynamoDB, Snowflake, Azure DevOps, Git, AWS Certified Solution Architect, IT Infrastructure, CloudOps, Cloudflare, Redis, Elastic Load Balancers, Stress Testing, Load Testing, Amazon Cognito, Microservices Architecture, Networking, Cost Control, Cloud Architecture, Datadog, Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Data Pipelines, Load Balancers, Bash, .NET Core, Containers, VPN, Cloud, VMware, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), Amazon EC2, Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), DigitalOcean, AWS Certified SysOps Administrator, AWS IAM, Solution Architecture, AWS CodeDeploy, MongoDB, AWS ELB, AWS NLB, Web Security, AWS AppSync, AWS Amplify, DevSecOps, Argo Workflow, Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS), Amazon Aurora, Flux, Helm, Enterprise Architecture, Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Delivery (CD), Cloud Services, Scalability, WebSockets, Proxies, SOC 2, Containerization, GitHub Actions, AWS NAT Gateway, Bash Script, ECS, Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS), RESTful Services, ELK (Elastic Stack), Amazon EventBridge, CentOS, AWS Glue, Software Architecture, Amazon MSK, Amazon ElastiCache, Amazon Simple Email Service (SES), IT Operations Management (ITOM), Web Server Gateway Interface (WSGI), RabbitMQ, Windows Server, Networks, DevOps Engineer, Oracle Cloud, NGINX, Security, IT Security, Cloud Infrastructure, Control & Cost Analysis, Gunicorn, Web Applications, Uvicorn, Python 3, Configuration Management, Back-end Performance, Database Performance, Single Sign-on (SSO), Auth, Celery, Service Mesh, AWS Key Management Service (KMS), GitOps, Google Cloud Functions, Google Cloud SQL, Google Cloud Storage, Google Cloud SDK, Identity & Access Management (IAM), TCP/IP, DNS, System Administration, Web Application Firewall (WAF), Automation, Monitoring, Technical Documentation, Dashboard Development, Microsoft SQL Server, Elasticsearch, Kibana, Logstash, API Gateways, Provisioning Tools, Amazon OpenSearch

Cloud Solutions Architect

2019 - 2020
Flipkick
  • Created an IoT solution to gather metrics from IoT devices embedded in industrial refrigerators. This solution was featured on the AWS IoT core showcase.
  • Delivered an AWS Elemental MediaConnect solution to stream football games from Korea and Turkey to the Canal11 on Portugal, saving up to $4,000 per game previously streamed over satellite.
  • Developed an AWS Elemental MediaConnect solution to swap the live feed with a static image when the current content was unavailable to a specific geolocation.
Technologies: Python, Django, AWS IoT, Kubernetes, Docker, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS), AWS Elastic Beanstalk, Ansible, Argo CD, Architecture, Site Reliability Engineering (SRE), DevOps, Amazon CloudWatch, Microservices, Grafana, Linux, Shell Scripting, CI/CD Pipelines, MySQL, SQL, Cost Reduction & Optimization (Cost-down), GitHub, Jira, Confluence, SaaS, Scraping, APIs, Design Patterns, Nagios, HAProxy, AWS Cloud Architecture, PostgreSQL, Prometheus, Infrastructure as Code (IaC), Back-end, Auth0, Jenkins, AWS CloudFormation, Java, Serverless Architecture, REST APIs, REST, AWS Lambda, Amazon RDS, Amazon DynamoDB, Snowflake, Kubernetes Operations (kOps), Machine Learning Operations (MLOps), Azure DevOps, Git, AWS Certified Solution Architect, IT Infrastructure, CloudOps, Cloudflare, Redis, Elastic Load Balancers, Apache, Full-stack, Networking, Cost Control, Cloud Architecture, Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Amazon Kinesis, Load Balancers, Bash, Containers, VPN, Cloud, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), Amazon EC2, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), DigitalOcean, AWS Certified SysOps Administrator, AWS IAM, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Solution Architecture, AWS CodeDeploy, MongoDB, AWS ELB, AWS NLB, Web Security, AWS AppSync, AWS Amplify, DevSecOps, GraphQL, Azure, Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS), Amazon Aurora, Keycloak, Flux, Helm, Containerization, Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Delivery (CD), Cloud Services, Scalability, WebSockets, Proxies, SOC 2, AWS CodeBuild, GitHub Actions, AWS NAT Gateway, Bash Script, ECS, Scrum, CentOS, AWS Glue, Amazon Simple Email Service (SES), IT Operations Management (ITOM), On-premise, RabbitMQ, Google Compute Engine (GCE), Windows Server, Networks, DevOps Engineer, Oracle Cloud, NGINX, Azure Functions, Linux Kernel, IT Security, Bitbucket, Cloud Infrastructure, Control & Cost Analysis, Gunicorn, Web Applications, Uvicorn, Web Server Gateway Interface (WSGI), Python 3, Configuration Management, Back-end Performance, Google Cloud, Single Sign-on (SSO), Auth, Celery, Rancher, AWS Key Management Service (KMS), Identity & Access Management (IAM), TCP/IP, DNS, System Administration, Web Application Firewall (WAF), Automation, Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE), Monitoring, Technical Documentation, Dashboard Development, Kibana, Logstash, AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK), SDKs, Provisioning Tools

Tech Lead

2017 - 2019
Oowlish
  • Created a promo app that raised over 700,000 dollars for the animal cause.
  • Led the migration of an old monolith app running on Beanstalk to a microservice architecture on Kubernetes.
  • Created an end-to-end toil-free CI/CD/CC process.
Technologies: Amazon EKS, Python, Django, React Native, Terraform, DevOps, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Amazon CloudWatch, Microservices, Grafana, Linux, Shell Scripting, CI/CD Pipelines, MySQL, SQL, Cost Reduction & Optimization (Cost-down), GitHub, Jira, Confluence, SaaS, APIs, Design Patterns, HAProxy, AWS Cloud Architecture, PostgreSQL, Prometheus, Infrastructure as Code (IaC), Back-end, Auth0, Jenkins, AWS CloudFormation, Serverless Architecture, REST APIs, REST, AWS Lambda, Amazon RDS, Amazon DynamoDB, Kubernetes Operations (kOps), Git, IT Infrastructure, Microservices Architecture, Full-stack, Networking, Cost Control, Cloud Architecture, Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Load Balancers, Containers, VPN, Cloud, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), AWS Certified SysOps Administrator, Solution Architecture, Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS), Amazon Aurora, Helm, Enterprise Architecture, Containerization, Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Delivery (CD), Cloud Services, Scalability, Amazon API, WebSockets, Proxies, AWS CodeBuild, AWS NAT Gateway, New Relic, Bash Script, ECS, Scrum, CentOS, IT Operations Management (ITOM), On-premise, Google Compute Engine (GCE), Networks, DevOps Engineer, Linux Kernel, IT Security, Bitbucket, Splunk, Gunicorn, Web Applications, Uvicorn, Web Server Gateway Interface (WSGI), Python 3, Configuration Management, Back-end Performance, Single Sign-on (SSO), Auth, Celery, Apache Solr, PHP, AWS Key Management Service (KMS), Identity & Access Management (IAM), TCP/IP, DNS, System Administration, Web Application Firewall (WAF), Automation, Monitoring, Technical Documentation, Dashboard Development

SaaS for Investor Relations

https://corporateservices.euronext.com/en/ir-manager
A CRM service focused on investor and shareholder relations which is built by Euronext to integrate their service portfolio as they try to be more engaged
with the fast-paced rhythm that fintech and other companies are entering the stock market and I worked on the cloud architecture, ensuring the service was scalable and reliable.

Petcoach

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/petcoach-by-petco/id799167181
An app that brings together pet experts to pet owners, allowing the owners to get advice or online consultations with real veterinarians across the United States where I created the cloud architecture and infrastructure, including CI/CD and observability.

SaaS for Insider List Management

https://www.complylog.com/products/insiderlog/
A service to make insider list management easy and simple, allowing the clients to automate the process and ensure they are always compliant with the European financial market regulations and I worked on the cloud architecture, ensuring the service was scalable and reliable.
DECEMBER 2019 - DECEMBER 2022

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate

AWS

DECEMBER 2019 - DECEMBER 2022

AWS Solutions Architect Associate

Amazon Web Services

Libraries/APIs

REST APIs, AWS Amplify, Auth, Node.js, Zappa, React, Terragrunt, GitHub API, Thanos, Amazon API

Tools

Amazon EKS, CircleCI, Terraform, GitHub, Git, Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS), Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS), CloudOps, Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), VPN, AWS IAM, AWS ELB, AWS AppSync, Helm, ELK (Elastic Stack), RabbitMQ, Google Compute Engine (GCE), Bitbucket, Splunk, Uvicorn, AWS Key Management Service (KMS), AWS CloudTrail, Provisioning Tools, GitLab CI/CD, AWS CloudFormation, AWS Fargate, Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS), Ansible, Amazon CloudWatch, Grafana, Jira, Confluence, Nagios, Auth0, Jenkins, Amazon CloudFront CDN, Apache, Amazon Cognito, Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), AWS CodeDeploy, AWS Glue, Amazon Simple Email Service (SES), NGINX, Celery, Vault, Apache Solr, Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE), Kibana, Logstash, Amazon OpenSearch, Istio, Amazon ElastiCache, Akeneo, Talend ETL, VMware, Keycloak, AWS CodeBuild, AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK)

Frameworks

Django, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Flux, Serverless Framework, React Native, Symfony, Flask, Sylius, .NET Core

Languages

Python, Python 3, JavaScript, SQL, Java, PHP, TypeScript, Bash, GraphQL, Bash Script, TypeScript 3, Java 9, Snowflake, C#

Paradigms

DevOps, Microservices, Design Patterns, Serverless Architecture, REST, Microservices Architecture, DevSecOps, Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Delivery (CD), Automation, Azure DevOps, Stress Testing, Load Testing, Scrum, DDoS

Platforms

Kubernetes, AWS Lambda, Docker, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Linux, Amazon EC2, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), AWS NLB, Azure, Azure Functions, Google Cloud SDK, AWS IoT, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, Apache Kafka, DigitalOcean, New Relic, Windows Server, Google App Engine, CentOS, Rancher

Storage

Amazon S3 (AWS S3), Redis, Amazon Aurora, Google Cloud SQL, Google Cloud Storage, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Amazon DynamoDB, Datadog, Data Pipelines, MongoDB, Redshift, On-premise, Oracle Cloud, Google Cloud, Elasticsearch, ArangoDB, Database Performance, Microsoft SQL Server

Industry Expertise

Cybersecurity

Other

Pulumi, Cloud, Argo CD, AWS DevOps, Architecture, Site Reliability Engineering (SRE), CI/CD Pipelines, Cost Reduction & Optimization (Cost-down), SaaS, APIs, AWS Cloud Architecture, Infrastructure as Code (IaC), Back-end, Amazon RDS, AWS Certified Solution Architect, AWS Certified DevOps Engineer, IT Infrastructure, Elastic Load Balancers, Networking, Cost Control, Cloud Architecture, Load Balancers, Containers, AWS Certified SysOps Administrator, Solution Architecture, Web Security, Argo Workflow, Enterprise Architecture, Containerization, Cloud Services, Scalability, WebSockets, Proxies, SOC 2, GitHub Actions, AWS NAT Gateway, ECS, RESTful Services, Amazon EventBridge, Software Architecture, IT Operations Management (ITOM), DevOps Engineer, IT Security, Cloud Infrastructure, Control & Cost Analysis, Gunicorn, Web Applications, Configuration Management, Back-end Performance, GitOps, Google Cloud Functions, Identity & Access Management (IAM), System Administration, Web Application Firewall (WAF), Monitoring, Technical Documentation, API Gateways, Leadership, Shell Scripting, Scraping, HAProxy, Prometheus, Kubernetes Operations (kOps), Machine Learning Operations (MLOps), Cloudflare, Amazon Kinesis, Amazon MSK, Web Server Gateway Interface (WSGI), Networks, Security, Single Sign-on (SSO), Policy as code (PaC), Service Mesh, SIEM, TCP/IP, DNS, Dashboard Development, Data Visualization, FastAPI, Startups, Loki, Large-scale Projects, Technical Leadership, Full-stack, Relational Database Services (RDS), OpenTelemetry, Linux Kernel, Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), Compliance as Code (CaC), SDKs

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