Florian Pialoux

Senior DevOps Engineer

BS, Network and System Administration, Aix-Marseille Université
years of experience
Smithers, British Colombia

About Me

DevOps Engineer with almost 10 years of diverse working experience in the IT field. Excellenttroubleshooting and problem analysis skills with the ability to learn new

processes andtechnologies quickly. I have an independent, self-managing work ethic with the ability to balancemultiple priorities and deadlines. Strong time

management, attention to detail, and the capacityto stay cool under pressure.

Technology Expertise

Employment History

Bluelight Consulting December 2020 - Present

DevOps Engineer

Key Responsibiliies

- Advise customers regarding maintenance of software updates.

- Conduct monthly research to test out new open-source GitOps tools.

- Create deployable pipelines using the latest CI best practices with GitLab CI and Bitbucket.

- Deploy and maintain Infrastructure as Code with Terraform.- Develop scalable cloud infrastructure on AWS & GCP with Kubernetes.

- Manage bare-metal deployments in customer datacenters (Ansible Tower and MaaS)

- Set up monitoring of applications and infrastructure with alerts using Grafana and Prometheus.- Use GitOps workflow for managing and deploying Kubernetes clusters

(ArgoCD, FluxCD, andTerraform).

Lookout Society February 2020 - November 2020

DevOps Engineer

Key Responsibilities

- Assisted the business to recover from a ransomware attack.

- Deployed FOG in a quick manner as an imaging solution to re-image ~100 of workstations that havebeen compromised.

- Implemented Jira Service Desk as a ticket system.

- Led a migration project to change 40 Sonicwall firewall with Cisco Meraki security appliance.

- Managed O365/Exchange Online/SharePoint Online for 950 users.- Setup Veeam as a backup solution for virtual servers/O365 infrastructure.

PhotoSat November 2016 - February 2020

DevOps Engineer

Key Responsibilities

- Coordinated and led the relocation of a server room.

- Deployed and managed Linux based systems with Ansible:.Kubernetes cluster used for deep learning training.MooseFS storage cluster (500TB capacity).Monitoring solution (Grafana/Zabbix).Network 10GbE based on a Cisco infrastructure.Virtual Machine Manager cluster (Proxmox)

- Documented, configured, maintained IT infrastructure: backup and disaster recovery plan, Linux &Windows servers, storage cluster, Virtualization cluster, VoIP system.- Ensured all employees are equipped with the hardware and software resources they need bydeploying images with Windows MDT

- Managed:.Expenses such as ISPs, equipment vendors, subscriptions etc..Gsuite for emails and cloud storage..Windows Server 2016 servers with AD, DFS, DNS, DHCP, GPO, WSUS roles.

- Maintained an inventory of equipment, service contracts, warranties, licenses and maintenanceagreements.- Secured network by monitoring access and enforcing policies and security baselines- Used Agile/Scrum methodology daily

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