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Miroslav Hadzhiev

Lead DevOps Engineer
  • Ideal project length -
  • Location Bulgaria
  • Available from April 28, 2020

I have serious interests in computing. An adherent of free movement (of people), open-source code and open communities. Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught. 

  • Collaborator of Puppet, Inc.

  • Lead Admin of the Ubuntu Bulgarian Translators

  • IBM Client Innovation Centre Managers’ Choice Award "Restlessly Reinvent" /Dec 2017/

  • Lead Author and Developer of the official Puppet Server Helm Chart which is capable of deploying the required Kubernetes resources - so that Puppet Server is enabled to run in a flexible manner in Kubernetes and be discoverable by internal and/or external Puppet Agents.

Skills
  • Kubernetes
  • Python
  • Shell
  • YAML/JSON
  • Puppet
  • Ansible
  • Go Templates
  • PromQL
  • Go
  • JavaScript
  • Java
  • C++
  • SQL
  • Batch
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • HCL
  • Groovy
Work
Experience

Lead DevOps Engineer at Questers

February 2020 - present

People Manager and Technical Lead of the DevOps Team in Bulgaria of Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC - which includes:

  • Managing a team of DevOps Engineers - dedicated to supporting various development teams with automating their release processes
  • Owning the automation of the release processes of all the development teams
  • Serving as a liaison between the Head of DevOps in NYC and the team in Sofia
  • Architecting new solutions that would lead to higher levels of efficiency and security
  • Automating the IT infrastructure by writing Infrastructure-as-Code (IAC) for cloud and bare-metal environments
  • Building and integrating CI/CD pipelines for deployment of brand-new Kubernetes clusters running in cloud and bare-metal environments
  •  Creating a single pane of glass monitoring tools with alerting for entire Kubernetes clusters
  • Troubleshooting effectively by applying a logical and systematic search for the root cause of a problem
  • Writing and reviewing code in the following programming, orchestration and/or query languages:
    • HCL (Terraform)
    • Groovy
    • Shell
    • YAML/JSON
    • Puppet
    • Python
    • Ansible
    • Go Templates
    • PromQL
  • To a lesser extent as well in:
    • Go
    • JavaScript
    • Java
    • C++
    • and SQL
DevOps Kubernetes

DevOps Architect at Questers

September 2019 - February 2020

Lead technically the DevOps Team in Bulgaria of Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC - which included:

  • Architecting new solutions that would lead to higher levels of efficiency and security
  • Automating IT infrastructure by writing Infrastructure-as-Code (IAC) for cloud and bare-metal environments
  • Building and integrating CI/CD pipelines for deployment of brand-new Kubernetes clusters running in cloud and bare-metal environments
  • Creating a single pane of glass monitoring tools with alerting for entire Kubernetes clusters
  • Troubleshooting effectively by applying a logical and systematic search for the root cause of a problem
  • Write and review code in the following programming, orchestration and/or query languages:
    • HCL (Terraform)
    • Groovy
    • Shell
    • AML/JSON
    • Puppet
    • Python
    • Ansible
    • Go Templates
    • PromQL
  •  To a lesser extent as well in:
    • Go
    • JavaScript
    • Java
    • C++
    •  SQL
DevOps Kubernetes

Senior DevOps Engineer at Questers

January 2019 - September 2019

Leading technically the DevOps Team in Bulgaria of Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC - which included:

  • Automating IT infrastructure by writing Infrastructure-as-Code (IAC) for cloud and bare-metal environments
  • Building and integrating CI/CD pipelines for deployment of brand-new Kubernetes clusters running in cloud and bare-metal environments
  • Creating a single pane of glass monitoring tools with alerting for entire Kubernetes clusters
  • Troubleshooting effectively by applying a logical and systematic search for the root cause of a problem
  • Write and review code in the following programming, orchestration and/or query languages:
    • HCL (Terraform)
    • Groovy
    • Shell
    • AML/JSON
    • Puppet
    • Python
    • Ansible
    • Go Templates
    • PromQL
  •  To a lesser extent as well in:
    • Go
    • JavaScript
    • Java
    • C++
    •  SQL
DevOps Kubernetes

Senior DevOps Engineer at Bulpros

June 2018 - January 2019
  • Design, deploy, maintain, and monitor multiple cloud and on-premises environments
  • Design, deploy, and maintain configuration management and orchestration infrastructure
  • Develop automations to support orchestration and application deployment
  • Working with the R&D to enhance production stability, availability and reliability
  • Collaborate in a “DevOps” environment where work is being done closely with developers in supporting new applications, features and services
DevOps

Lead Infrastructure IT Specialist at IBM

March 2017 - July 2018

Leading technically the Cloud Infrastructure IT Team of my sole client at IBM - guiding and supervising them which included:

  • Demonstrating advanced understanding and support of various Middleware, Database, Data Warehouse, Business Intelligence and Operating System products and implementation practices
  • Coding in
    • Python
    • Shell
    • JavaScript
    • SQL
    • Batch
    • PowerShell
    • HTML
    • CSS 
  • therefore:
    •  many tasks ccoul be automated
    • workflow was improved
    • software components could be monitored

Middleware IT Specialist at IBM

July 2016 - March 2017

Leading technically the Cloud Infrastructure IT Team of my sole client at IBM - guiding and supervising them which included:

  • Demonstrating advanced understanding and support of various Middleware, Database, Data Warehouse, Business Intelligence and Operating System products and implementation practices
  • Coding in
    • Python
    • Shell
    • JavaScript
    • SQL
    • Batch
    • PowerShell
    • HTML
    • CSS –
  • therefore:
    •  many tasks ccoul be automated
    • workflow was improved
    • software components could be monitored

Middleware L2 Support Engineer at Hewlett-Packard

May 2014 - July 2016

Administration and configuration of:

  • Linux/UNIX
  • Apache HTTP Server
  • Apache Tomcat Application Server
  • IBM WebSphere Application Server
  • IBM WebSphere MQ
  • Oracle WebLogic Server
  • Oracle Directory Server EE (ODSEE)
  • Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)
Education

Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, Master in Law

2007 - 2013

State Law, Private Law, Public Law, Criminal Law, Commercial Law, Contract Law, Inheritance Law, Family Law, Labour Law, Social Rights, Political Science, IT Law, Administrative Law, Financial Law, Legal Informatics

Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, Master in Public Administration

2010 - 2011

Globalization, Risk Management, Leadership, Practical Application of Public Regulations, Public Policies, Public Governance and Economics

Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, Bachelor of International Relations

2005 - 2009

European Union Law, Micro-and-Macro Economics, International Private Law, International Public Law, International Politics, History of International Relations, Dispute resolution, English and French languages

Certificates

AWS Certified Solutions Architect -  Associate

October 2018, no expiration date

Licence AWS00510902

IBM Certified System Administrator

November 201, no expiration date

WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment V8.5.5, and Liberty Profile

Licence IBM000190285

IBM Certified Mentor

September 2017