Wilfried Kouma, Developer in Québec City, QC, Canada
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Wilfried Kouma

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Software Developer

Location
Québec City, QC, Canada
Toptal Member Since
May 4, 2022

Wilfried is an experienced analyst with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. He is skilled in Python, .NET Core, DevOps, and Cloud Architecture. Wilfried is a fast learner, able to ramp up very quickly and grasp all relevant aspects of a project in record time, bringing efficient and creative solutions to complex problems.

Portfolio

Intelliscient Inc
Agile, APIs, Application Monitoring, Architecture, .NET Core, Terraform, Azure...
CAE
.NET, Azure, Azure DevOps, Azure Functions, Machine Learning, Terraform...
Self-employed
Python, Django, Node.js, PostgreSQL, Infrastructure as Code (IaC)...

Experience

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Linux, Azure, Python, .NET Core, Cloud, Ubuntu, Bash, Identity & Access Management (IAM), Microsoft Azure

The most amazing...

...thing I've built, deployed, and managed is a highly secure and scalable mobile workforce management system used by thousands of workers daily.

Work Experience

Cloud Architect

2023 - PRESENT
Intelliscient Inc
  • Explored cloud services available from major providers and produced service recommendations.
  • Created organic, software, and technological architecture notebooks.
  • Carried out proofs of concepts for different mandates, particularly for a cloud development platform.
  • Evaluated application security risks and proposed mitigation solutions.
  • Supported development teams in designing, developing, and testing cloud solutions.
  • Conducted technological monitoring and popularization regarding cloud computing and modern and secure development practices.
Technologies: Agile, APIs, Application Monitoring, Architecture, .NET Core, Terraform, Azure, Azure DevOps Services, Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), Argo CD, Docker, Micro SOA, Role-based Access Control (RBAC), Azure Cloud Security, Network Security, GitHub Actions, DevSecOps

Senior Cloud and DevOps Developer

2021 - 2023
CAE
  • Developed and maintained the infrastructure as code of the systems.
  • Created and supported the pipeline deployment of the systems in the Azure cloud.
  • Configured and maintained network isolation, security, and access in several systems.
  • Analyzed and developed complex functionalities in critical sections of various systems.
Technologies: .NET, Azure, Azure DevOps, Azure Functions, Machine Learning, Terraform, Infrastructure as Code (IaC), Azure Cosmos DB, SecOps, CI/CD Pipelines, Ubuntu, Message Queues, Architecture, Security, Autoscaling, Monitoring, Networking, Cloud Architecture, DevOps, Architectural Modeling, Cloud Infrastructure, Azure Active Directory, SQL, Scripting, Azure Blob Storage API, ASP.NET, Microsoft Graph API, Microservices, Azure Active Directory Graph API, APIs, Cloud Platforms, Continuous Delivery (CD), Databases, Continuous Integration (CI), Azure IaaS, Azure PaaS, IT Security, ARM, Identity & Access Management (IAM), Microsoft Azure, Azure Key Vault, Azure Blobs, Azure Virtual Networks, Azure App Service, Azure Cloud Services, Authorization, Authentication, GitHub, Automation, C#, Role-based Access Control (RBAC), Azure Cloud Security, Network Security, DevSecOps

Designer, Architect, Developer

2020 - 2022
Self-employed
  • Collected customer requirements and coordinated a team of programmers.
  • Analyzed and developed the back end of the application.
  • Coordinated and executed production releases and support operations.
Technologies: Python, Django, Node.js, PostgreSQL, Infrastructure as Code (IaC), CI/CD Pipelines, Ubuntu, Architecture, Monitoring, Leadership, Cloud Architecture, DevOps, Architectural Modeling, Cloud Infrastructure, Containerization, Azure Active Directory, SQL, Scripting, Azure Blob Storage API, APIs, Cloud Platforms, Continuous Delivery (CD), Databases, Continuous Integration (CI), Azure IaaS, Azure PaaS, IT Security, Identity & Access Management (IAM), Microsoft Azure, Azure Key Vault, Azure Blobs, Azure Virtual Networks, Docker Compose, Azure App Service, Azure Cloud Services, GitOps, Kubernetes, Automation, C#

Software Developer

2020 - 2020
Desjardins Group
  • Analyzed and developed complex functionalities in the critical sections of the software.
  • Participated in the coordination and execution of updates in production.
  • Ensured maintenance and corrected anomalies in various software solutions.
Technologies: .NET, Node.js, Concourse CI, Azure DevOps, VMware Tanzu Application Service (TAS) (Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF)), Azure, Auth0, Docker, Infrastructure as Code (IaC), SecOps, CI/CD Pipelines, Architecture, Security, Monitoring, Cloud Architecture, DevOps, Architectural Modeling, Cloud Infrastructure, SQL, Scripting, ASP.NET, Microservices, APIs, Cloud Platforms, Continuous Delivery (CD), Databases, Continuous Integration (CI), Azure IaaS, Azure PaaS, IT Security, Identity & Access Management (IAM), Microsoft Azure, Azure Cloud Services, Authorization, Authentication, Automation, C#, Azure SQL Databases, Artifactory, DevSecOps, Microsoft Visual Studio

Software Developer

2016 - 2020
CGI
  • Analyzed and developed functionalities in various solutions for different customers.
  • Moderated, reviewed the code, and provided support to other developers.
  • Participated in the coordination and execution of production releases.
Technologies: .NET, JavaScript, Oracle, Infrastructure as Code (IaC), CI/CD Pipelines, Architecture, DevOps, SQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Scripting, ASP.NET, APIs, Continuous Delivery (CD), Databases, Continuous Integration (CI), Identity & Access Management (IAM), C#, Microsoft Visual Studio

Designer, Architect, Developer

2015 - 2015
Self-employed
  • Coordinated the team and took an active part in the development.
  • Handled testing, deployment, and debugging tasks in production using detailed log files.
  • Performed corrective and evolutionary maintenance of the website.
Technologies: Python, Django, PostgreSQL, Infrastructure as Code (IaC), CI/CD Pipelines, Ubuntu, Architecture, Monitoring, Leadership, DevOps, SQL, Scripting, Continuous Delivery (CD), Databases, Continuous Integration (CI), Identity & Access Management (IAM)

IT Technician

2013 - 2015
Hydro-Québec
  • Developed and maintained Excel macros, PowerShell, and Batch scripts.
  • Migrated workstations from Windows XP to Windows 7.
  • Provided support to users after migrating their workstations.
Technologies: Windows PowerShell, Windows, System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), Scripting

Mobile Workforce Management System

I was the lead designer, architect, and developer of a mobile workforce management system used by thousands of workers daily. I collected customer requirements and managed the development team to production release and support operations while handling the relationship with the customer.

Smart Minute Book

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2013 - 2014

Associate's Degree in Computer Programming

Collège Gérald-Godin - Montreal, Quebec, Canada

2010 - 2012

Partially Completed Degree in Computer Science

Badji Mokhtar University - Annaba, Algeria

MAY 2024 - PRESENT

Azure Databricks Platform Architect

Databricks

MAY 2024 - PRESENT

Azure Security Engineer Associate

Microsoft

AUGUST 2022 - AUGUST 2023

Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect Expert

Microsoft

JULY 2022 - JULY 2023

Microsoft Azure Administrator Associate

Microsoft

DECEMBER 2021 - PRESENT

Microsoft Certified: DevOps Engineer Expert

Microsoft

JANUARY 2021 - JANUARY 2024

Microsoft Azure Developer Associate

Microsoft

SEPTEMBER 2020 - PRESENT

Secure Coding

Secure Code Warrior

MARCH 2020 - PRESENT

Competent Communicator

Toastmasters International

OCTOBER 2019 - PRESENT

Professional Scrum Master I (PSM I)

Scrum.org

DECEMBER 2018 - PRESENT

Introduction to Digital Currencies

University of Nicosia

Libraries/APIs

Azure Blob Storage API, Azure Active Directory Graph API, Node.js

Tools

Terraform, Azure Key Vault, Azure App Service, Azure Monitor, Microsoft Visual Studio, Azure Active Directory B2C (ADB2C), Azure Network Security Groups, Docker Compose, Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), GitHub, Artifactory, System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), Concourse CI, Auth0, Azure DevOps Services

Frameworks

.NET Core, .NET, ASP.NET, Windows PowerShell, Django, OAuth 2

Languages

C#, Python, JavaScript, Bash, SQL

Paradigms

DevOps, Azure DevOps, Continuous Delivery (CD), Continuous Integration (CI), Automation, Role-based Access Control (RBAC), Microservices Architecture, Microservices, DevSecOps, Agile

Platforms

Azure, Ubuntu, Azure IaaS, Azure PaaS, Linux, Windows, Docker, Kubernetes, Blockchain, Oracle, VMware Tanzu Application Service (TAS) (Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF)), Azure Functions, Databricks

Storage

Databases, Azure Blobs, Azure Cloud Services, Azure Active Directory, Microsoft SQL Server, Azure SQL Databases, PostgreSQL, Azure Cosmos DB

Industry Expertise

Network Security

Other

Cloud, Web Security, Cloud Security, Identity & Access Management (IAM), CI/CD Pipelines, Infrastructure as Code (IaC), Architecture, Security, Cloud Architecture, Cloud Infrastructure, Scripting, APIs, Cloud Platforms, Microsoft Azure, Azure Virtual Networks, Authorization, Authentication, Application Monitoring, Azure Cloud Security, GitHub Actions, Serverless, SecOps, Message Queues, Autoscaling, Monitoring, Networking, Leadership, Architectural Modeling, Containerization, OpenID Connect (OIDC), Microsoft Graph API, IT Security, ARM, GitOps, Communication, Scrum Master, Digital Currencies, Machine Learning, IT Infrastructure, Data Architecture, Site Reliability, Cloud Storage, Argo CD, Micro SOA, Enterprise Cybersecurity

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