Ivan Derbenev

Senior DevOps Engineer
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DevOps Engineer with wide experience in configuring and administration of infrastructure in AWS and building, deploying, Monitoring web services.



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Senior DevOps Engineer



AWS Certified Solutions Architect



  • Linux/Unix, Windows Server
  • AWS, Azure, Google cloud (GCP)
  • MySQL, PostgreSQL
  • Jenkins
  • GitHub, Subversion, Gitlab
  • Nginx, Apache, IIS, Tomcat
  • Bash
  • Go, Python
  • Grafana
  • Docker, Kubernetes
  • Terraform, Ansible

Work Experience

DevOps, UpTeam, 2020 - present

  • Monitoring the infrastructure and product
  • Updating to newest versions
  • Onboarding and communication with client
  • Covering the system with CI/CD, infrastructure-as-code, downtime-less deployment and automating many key processes using the modern stack, such as AWS, Kubernetes, Helm, Docker, Ansible, and Terraform
  • Improving the cloud-based infrastructure and DevOps-related processes to push the performance of our development and QA teams to the limit.
  • Setting up Monitoring - unified, transparent and flexible
  • Improving CI/CD process and automation to deliver faster, more frequent and reliable releases
  • Migrating databases to more secure and powerful clusters
  • Migrating applications to Kubernetes
  • Increasing High-Availability and Durability of applications and DB clusters
  • Optimizing AWS costs and designing more cost-effective DevOps solutions
  • Communicating with the team on DevOps topics (emails, weekly sync meetings, and stand-ups)
  • Participating in all DevOps decisions together with Senior engineers and Tech leads

DevOps Engineer, NetCracker, 2017 - 2020

  • Monitoring of the infrastructure and product
  • Working with kubernetes\Openshift (deep user usage, but no deployment or support)
  • Developing using Go and Python
  • Developing and supporting CI\CD
  • MongoDB support and deployment
  • Mentoring

Lead System Administrator, OpenSoft, 2013 - 2017

  • Supporting for Linux systems, including High Availability
  • Building and maintaining private cloud systems
  • Working closely with cloud technologies - creating and deploying Cloudstack, openstack clouds and virtualization - Xenserver, KVM
  • Creating and maintained small (2-3 nodes) HighAvailability systems (nfs, drbd, pacemaker+corosync)
  • Participating directly in the creation and support of configuration management systems (SaltStack, puppet).


I highly recommend Ivan as an outstanding DevOps professional with a profound expertise in AWS. He consistently produces top-notch work and plays a pivotal role in creating resilient and secure infrastructure. Whether it's cloud-based or on-premises, he has the ability to manage it with ease and is an invaluable addition to any engineering team.

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