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Benson M.

DevOps Engineer

Benson is a seasoned DevOps Engineer with a wealth of experience spanning five years in the commercial sector. His expertise encompasses a broad spectrum of skills and certifications, including Kubernetes administration and proficiency in utilizing cloud platforms such as GCP, Azure, and AWS.

Additionally, Benson possesses a diverse skill set in various tools and technologies essential for modern DevOps practices. These include Docker, Kubernetes, Helm, Argocd, GitOps, CI/CD, Jenkins, GitHub Actions, GitLab Actions, Ansible, Grafana, Prometheus, Istio, Linkerd, as well as programming languages and database technologies such as Java, PHP, Python, Node.js, NoSQL, MySQL, Postgres, Kafka, EFK, GrayLog, and NewRelic.

Benson is deeply passionate about implementing automation and monitoring technologies. His aim is to empower organizations to deliver efficient and scalable software and data solutions to their customers through streamlined processes and robust infrastructure.

Main expertise
  • Kubernetes
    Kubernetes 6 years
  • AWS
    AWS 6 years
  • DevOps
    DevOps 6 years
Other skills
  • RabbitMQ
    RabbitMQ 2 years
  • Elastic Stack
    Elastic Stack 2 years
  • Ansible
    Ansible 1 years
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Selected experience

Employment

  • DevOps Engineer

    Irembo - 2 years 6 months

    • Configuring, securing and managing Kubernetes clusters to support containerized microservices, ensuring high availability and performance for millions of requests per day.
    • Configuring, securing and managing Kubernetes clusters to support containerized microservices, ensuring high availability and performance for millions of requests per day.
    • Setting up monitoring and logging systems to detect and troubleshoot issues quickly using ELK, Prometheus, Grafana and NewRelic.

    Technologies:

    • Technologies:
    • Kubernetes Kubernetes
    • DevOps DevOps
    • Docker Docker
    • Linux Linux
    • Git Git
    • Helm Helm
    • Ansible Ansible
    • NGINX NGINX
    • Apache Kafka Apache Kafka
    • PostgreSQL PostgreSQL
    • MongoDB MongoDB
    • RabbitMQ RabbitMQ
    • Elastic Stack Elastic Stack
    • Automation testing
    • Terraform Terraform
  • Computer Science Facilitator

    African Leadership University - 1 year 9 months

    • Facilitated classes in Cloud Computing, Human-Centered Design Principles, Human-Computer Interaction, and Database Management, leveraging effective teaching methodologies and techniques to ensure student engagement and comprehension.
    • Collaborated with other instructors and subject matter experts to develop course materials and assessments that aligned with learning objectives and industry standards. Incorporated real-world case studies and examples to enhance understanding and relevance for students.

    Technologies:

    • Technologies:
    • AWS AWS
    • Docker Docker
    • Linux Linux
    • Git Git
    • Digital Ocean Digital Ocean
    • MySQL MySQL
  • Cloud Consultant

    Oltranz Limited - 1 year 11 months

    • Successfully designed, implemented, and managed a hybrid cloud environment, leveraging AWS and on-premises infrastructure to ensure high availability, scalability, and security.
    • Migrated microservice applications to AWS using Docker, Kubernetes and Jenkins, improving deployment speed and reducing operational costs.
    • Designed and implemented automated backup and disaster recovery solutions to minimize downtime and data loss.
    • Designed and deployed monitoring solutions, including Istio service mesh, Grafana, and Prometheus enabling visibility and proactive identification and resolution of issues.

    Technologies:

    • Technologies:
    • Kubernetes Kubernetes
    • AWS AWS
    • DevOps DevOps
    • Docker Docker
    • Grafana Grafana
    • AWS EC2 AWS EC2
    • NGINX NGINX
    • DataDog DataDog
    • Jenkins Jenkins
    • MySQL MySQL
  • DevOps Engineer

    Hepta Analytics - 6 years 5 months

    • Successfully planned, tested, and developed infrastructure solutions for multiple projects, ensuring high performance, scalability, and reliability.
    • Leveraged Kubernetes to deploy over 100 applications and services with load balancing, auto-scaling, and self-healing capabilities to ensure high performance and maximum availability.
    • Collaborating with development teams to ensure seamless integration and delivery of new features and updates. Monitoring deployment pipelines and performing regular maintenance to ensure optimal performance and uptime.
    • Led and managed multiple projects, prioritizing tasks, and delivering on time and within budget.

    Technologies:

    • Technologies:
    • Kubernetes Kubernetes
    • AWS AWS
    • DevOps DevOps
    • Docker Docker
    • Grafana Grafana
    • Git Git
    • Helm Helm
    • Google Cloud Google Cloud
    • AWS EC2 AWS EC2
    • Digital Ocean Digital Ocean
    • NGINX NGINX
    • DataDog DataDog
    • AWS S3 AWS S3

Education

  • MSc.Information Technology

    Carnegie Mellon University · 2016 - 2018

  • BSc.Computer Science

    Ashesi University College · 2012 - 2016

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