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I'm  Antonio Coelho 

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I'm a DevOps Specialist

A hard-working, motivated self-starter, persuasive and motivator leader, with a ‘Can-Do’ attitude.

Always trying to automate anything that requires doing more than three times (yeah! I’m that lazy…).

  • DeployRunner, SimpleDeploy, Ansible, Puppet, SaltStack, Chef, Cloud Foundry
  • ESX, VMWare, KVM, Xen, OpenVZ
  • AWS, Rackspace Cloud, GCE, OpenStack, Azure
  • Docker, CoreOs, Mesos, Kubernetes, Packer, Terraform, Wick
  • Unix, Linux, MacOs, Windows
  • Jenkins, Atlassian Bamboo, Team City, CircleCI
  • Git, Atlassian BitBucket, GitHub, GitLab, Sonatype Nexus, SVN
  • Atlassian Jira, Atlassian Confluence, RedMine, Slack
  • SonarQube, Hygieia, Graphana, Graphite
  • WebSphere: Application Server, Commerce Server, Process Server, Portal, Extreme Scale, MQ, Message Broker
  • mySQL, PostgresSQL, Oracle DB, IBM DB2, MongoDB, Redis
  • Nagios, New Relic, ELK Stack, LogStash, ElasticSearch, Sensu
  • Shell Scripting, Python, Perl, Jacl, Jython, MQSC, Yaml, NodeJS, Javascript, C, C++, CHILL
    • 90%
      DevOps Tooling and Philosophy
    • 80%
      Infrastructure & Virtualisation
    • 75%
      Cloud & Containers Orchestration Management
    • 75%
      Amazon Web Services (AWS)
    • 70%
      Docker Containers
    • 85%
      Shell Scripting
    • 75%
      Ansible
    • 99%
      DeployRunner & SimpleDeploy (Delivery Automation)
    • 70%
      Monitoring
    • 80%
      Data & Metrics Analysis
    • 75%
      Infrastructure Architecture and Security
    Portuguese
    Mother Tongue
    English
    Fluent
    French
    Intermediate
    Spanish
    Intermediate
    Since June... 2016 - current
    Deployment Manager (DevOps) @ Worldpay UK (UK)

    As a Team Leader and a DevOps Manager for a team of several resources, I had the responsibility of guiding the successful go-live of Worldpay’s New Acquiring Platform from an infrastructure delivery as well as application deployment and release perspective.
    Working alongside with Software Configuration and Build Management, Release Management, Development and Operations teams, ensuring that a fully automated CI/CD pipeline is accomplished with minimal to no human intervention, across Test/Dev, Pre-Production and Production environments.

    Jan2016 - Jun2016 2016
    Senior DevOps Engineer @ Dixons Carphone (UK)

    Responsible for systems automated provisioning, security, scalability, hardening and monitoring, making sure that both industry and company standards and requirements were met.
    Working alongside other DevOps Engineers and Developers, had to develop a set of scripts and tools that were able to automate the AWS hosted infrastructure provisioning and delivery for a new E-Commerce Platform project, across Testing, Pre-Production and Production environments.

    May2014 - Dec2015 2014 - 2015
    Deployment Manager (DevOps) @ Worldpay UK (UK)

    As a Team Leader and Deployment Manager (DevOps), I have created an automation suite and orchestration tool to assist myself and the rest of the deployment team in our day-to-day tasks of infrastructure delivery as well as software and application deployment across Test/Dev, Pre-Production and Production environments. The tools have also been integrated with Atlassian Jira for the purpose of fulfilling self-service requests on a 24/7 hands-off basis. The concepts around the orchestration tool proved so easy to pick up that what was first a technical solution for just the application deployment team, has become a more strategic proposition across more teams in different parts of the business and had become an enterprise tool by choice.

    Jun2012 - May2014 2012 - 2014
    Middleware E-Commerce Specialist @ Salmon Ltd. UK (UK)

    As a Middleware E-Commerce Specialist at Salmon I was part of the new Sainsburys Online Store project, responsible for the delivery of Infrastructure, Middleware and Applications within different phases, for Test/Dev, Pre-Production and Production environments. With the goal of making not only my own but other team members day-to-day smoother and easier, I have developed a set of scripts and tools that allowed fully Middleware and Application delivery with very little human intervention.

    Mar2012 - Jun2012 2012
    Middleware Automation Specialist @ Legal & General (UK)

    Responsible designing the processes and developing a set of automated scripts that would perform the migration of the Middleware Pre-Production and Production systems.

    Jan2012 - Mar2012 2012
    Middleware Messaging Specialist @ Danone France (FR)

    Responsible for designing the processes and developing a set of automated scripts to allow the Middleware systems upgrade, in all Danone sites and factories across the world, for Pre-Production and Production systems.

    Oct2011 - Dec2011 2011
    Middleware Specialist @ Scottish Widows (UK)

    Responsible for supporting the company’s Middleware Pre-Production and Production systems and ensuring optimal performance and uptime.

    Jun2011 - Sep2011 2011
    Middleware Specialist @ Burberry Fashion (UK)
    Jan2011 - Jun2011 2011
    Middleware Automation Specialist @ BNP Paribas Security Services (FR/PT)
    Sep2010 - Dec2010 2010
    Virtualisation Architect @ Globalomos (PT)
    Jul2010 - Sep2010 2010
    Middleware Architect @ Swiss Banking Entity (CH)
    Apr2010 - Jul2010 2010
    Middleware Consultant @ Critical Software (PT)
    Jan2010 - Mar2010 2010
    Middleware Architect @ Ministery of Education (PT)
    Jul2009 - Dec2009 2009
    Middleware Specialist @ Banco Espirito Santo Angola (PT/ANG)
    Mar2009 - Jul2009 2009
    Datacentre Project Manager @ Centrum Bank Aus Liechtenstein (LIE)
    Jun2005 – Mar2009 2005 - 2009
    INFRASTRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS TEAM LEADER @ BANCO BILBAO VIZCAYA ARGENTARIA (ES/PT)
    May2004 - Jun2005 2004 - 2005
    Infrastructure Architect @ Siemens AG (DE)
    Feb2003 - May2004 2003 - 2004
    Systems Team Leader @ DGITA, Ministery of Finances (PT)
    Aug1999 - Dec2002 1999 - 2002
    Systems Developer @ Portugal Telecom / Alcatel Portugal (PT/DE)
    2007 - 2010
    Globalomos Ltd. (PT)

    An Infrastructure and Datacenter consultancy incorporated in Lisbon (Portugal) in February 2007; has been bought by one of the biggest Portuguese IT consultancy firms in December 2010.

    Since 2011
    Prexco – Prime Expert Consultancy Ltd. (UK)

    Incorporated in England (UK) in March 2011, Prexco is a DevOps and Systems Automation consultancy.

    PhD Degree in Quantum Physics

    Instituto Superior Técnico de Lisboa

    M.S. in Computer Science

    Escola Naval (Portuguese Military Naval University)

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