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Aws, kubernetes, ci cd

Plano, TX
September 29, 2023

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Naresh Yada

DevOps Lead

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Professional Summary

Highly dedicated and resourceful IT professional with over 13+ years of extensive experience in versatile middleware engineering spanning diverse organizational domains.

Demonstrating exceptional expertise as a DevOps Lead and Kubernetes Admin, I served as a key contributor at BNPP Singapore for 6+ years, specializing in automation and cloud computing.

Proficiently adept at supporting and delivering multi-platform technologies to host a wide array of applications while actively seeking out innovative solutions for seamless implementation.

My comprehensive understanding of technology, coupled with a keen focus on delivering impactful business solutions, empowers me to excel throughout the full project life cycle, ensuring seamless integration and development.

With a proven ability to manage multiple priorities and a positive outlook, I am an organized and dependable candidate who readily embraces additional responsibilities to drive team success.

Exceptional communication, interpersonal, problem-solving, analytical, decision-making, and leadership skills further enhance my contributions to the achievement of organizational objectives.


Accomplished Project Manager with a demonstrated track record of delivering projects with remarkable success rates in execution.

As an AWS Solution Architect, I design and implement highly scalable and cost-effective cloud solutions, leveraging the full potential of AWS services to meet business requirements and optimize infrastructure performance.

Proficient in managing and orchestrating containerized applications using Kubernetes and understanding how to configure and optimize cluster resources.

Proficient in leveraging Docker and Kubernetes to seamlessly transition legacy monolithic applications into a modern, flexible, and scalable microservices architecture, thereby enhancing overall system flexibility, scalability, and maintainability.

Proficient in DevOps Tools: Kubernetes, Docker, AWS, Ansible Tower, and Terraform

Played pivotal role in leading the transition of numerous applications from WebSphere to the open-source Tomcat service, overseeing the seamless migration of approximately 40+ applications.

Monitoring and optimizing CI/CD pipelines (Git, Git Lab, Bitbucket, Jenkins, Ansible Tower) to improve performance, reduce build times, and ensure efficient software delivery, utilizing techniques such as parallelization and caching.

Expertise in open-source technologies: Tomcat, Apache, Haproxy, and Nginx

Orchestrated migration of IBM MQ Multi instances to an IBM MQ FARM, generating cost savings.

Proficient in Agile, Waterfall & Scrum Methodologies Demonstrated expertise in Agile project management, facilitating efficient team collaboration and delivering successful projects.


Jul 2023 AWS Certified Solution Architect Associate

Oct 2021 Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA)

Jul 2010 IBM WebSphere Network Deployment.

Technical Skills

Cloud Technologies: AWS Services, AWS Lambda, AWS EKS (Elastic Kubernetes Service),S3,Glue,VPC,AWS Patchmanagement.

Container & orchestration: Kubernetes, Docker

DevOps and CI/CD Tools: Terraform, Ansible Tower, Jenkins, SonarQube, Git,Git Lab, Bitbucket, Nexus

Middleware and Application Servers: IBM WebSphere Application Server, IBM MQ, Kafka, Tomcat, IBM ISAM (IBM Security Access Manager), IBM HTTP Server, Apache, Haproxy, Nginx

Scripting: Python, Shell scripting

Monitoring and Logging: Geneos, ELK Stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana), Splunk, Dynatrace

Operating Systems: AIX, Rhel UNIX, Ubuntu.

Database: Oracle, Mango DB, mysql

Professional Work Experience

Total of 13+ years of professional experience

6 years of experience in DevOps.

o4 years as an AWS Architect & Kubernetes.

o2 years as an SRE Manager.

13 years of experience in managing IBM WebSphere, MQ, Tomcat, ISAM, Apache, and other Middleware products.

Client: BNP Paribas, Banking, Wealth Management FEB 2017 to Till Date

Position: DevOps Lead, AVP

Roles and Responsibilities:

AWS Designing and developing scalable, reliable, and secure cloud-based architectures using AWS services to address business needs and ensure optimal performance and cost-efficiency.

Assessing existing on-premises applications and infrastructure, planning, and executing their migration to AWS cloud, and overseeing seamless deployment and integration of services.

Implementing, configuring, and managing AWS services such as EC2, S3, RDS, VPC, Lambda, EKS and others to build secure and high-performing cloud environments.

Led the development and deployment of serverless applications using AWS Lambda, reducing infrastructure costs by 50% while improving scalability.

Designed and implemented Python-based Lambda functions to automate critical business processes and streamline data processing workflows.

Managed Kubernetes pods and ensured auto-replication to maintain high availability and fault tolerance.

Implemented robust Kubernetes security measures to protect the environment and data.

Deployed applications on Kubernetes, managing services and ensuring seamless operation.

Conducted patching and updates for Kubernetes to ensure optimal performance and security.

Responsible for deploying and managing Kubernetes clusters on AWS EKS, ensuring high availability and security through IAM roles and monitoring with AWS CloudWatch.

Utilize Container Orchestration Systems like Kubernetes, including installation, cluster configuration, and management.

Implemented efficient container orchestration strategies within Kubernetes, optimizing resource utilization, scaling applications, and ensuring high availability of services.

Create and maintain Python and Shell scripts to automate repetitive tasks, such as file processing and system monitoring.

Utilize continuous integration systems (Jenkins, Bitbucket, Git, Ansible) to streamline deployment processes.

Designing and implementing CI/CD pipelines to automate software build, test, and deployment processes, using tools such as Jenkins, Bitbucket and AWS Code Pipeline.

Proficient in utilizing Terraform for automating infrastructure provisioning and management, enabling efficient and consistent deployment of cloud resources.

Utilized Terraform to manage and provision AWS infrastructure, streamlining the deployment process.

Created IAM roles for various services using Terraform, ensuring secure access and permissions.

Monitoring and optimizing Kafka cluster performance, including throughput, latency, and message delivery guarantees, using tools like Kafka Manager and Confluent Control Center.

Drive migration of IBM MQ Multi-instance services to IBM MQ FARM, resulting in significant cost savings for organization

Lead migration projects, including IBM Webseal V6.x to IBM ISAM Federative V9.x, WebSphere applications to Tomcat, and AIX to Linux services within local cloud infrastructure.

Expertise in enabling SSL authentication and handling SSL/TLS certification configurations and troubleshooting.

Install, configure, and deploy Apache and Tomcat, with focus on automation.

Design, implement, and configure high availability clusters for middleware application/web servers.

Implement critical systems and actively participate in change and problem management processes.

Proficient in release, incident, change, and problem management processes, ensuring end-to-end application release.

Conducted training sessions and workshops to educate team members on Cloud computing technologies.

Client: Amaris consulting, BNP Paribas, CIB, Singapore Aug 2015 to Feb 2017

Position: Technical Lead

Roles and Responsibilities:

Cultivated relationships with IT management, project executives, and client representatives to enforce IT service management procedures and processes.

Led project planning and license casting for IBM and Red Hat software.

Supported various environments, including SIT, UAT, and PROD, for both BAU and Technical Projects.

Installed IBM WebSphere, IBM MQ, and Red Hat JBoss EAP/EWS software on UNIX, AIX, and Windows platforms.

Executed end-to-end application setup in IBM WebSphere Application Server, IBM MQ, WebLogic, JBoss EWS, and EWF on UNIX and Windows platforms.

Collaborated with IBM on problem tickets (PMRs) to identify effective solutions for various issues and performance concerns.

Managed migration projects, including IBM WebSphere V7 to V8.5 migration on UNIX, AIX, and Windows servers.

Led and successfully executed the migration from MQ version 7 to 7.5 on both AIX and Red Hat operating systems.

Configuring and managing version control systems and repositories Git, Bitbucket for efficient code collaboration and version management Integrating automated testing frameworks and tools JUnit, SonarQube into CI/CD pipelines to ensure code quality and application reliability.

Evaluated performance, monitored workloads, and analyzed results to ensure optimal operations.

Configured and optimized Apache HTTP Server and Apache Tomcat for seamless application deployment, ensuring high availability and performance by fine-tuning server settings and load balancing.

Monitored and maintained Tomcat, Apache server environments, conducting routine performance assessments, security audits, and implementing necessary patches and updates to ensure system reliability.

Client: Comtel solutions Pte ltd, UOB Bank, Singapore July 2013 to July 2015

Position: Sr Associate

Roles and Responsibilities:

Supported various environments like SIT, UAT and PROD for all BAU and Projects as a L2 admin.

Involved application end to end to setup in IBM WebSphere Application server, IBM MQ, Data base, WebLogic on UNIX platform.

Creating and configuring Local Queue mangers and Remote Queue Managers.

Planning Releases from SIT to UAT and UAT to PROD.

Implementing Distribution Communication and Clustering Communication over different platforms.

Fully involved in migrating IBM WebSphere application server ND from Linux to AIX machine.

Involved in Coordinating to IBM vender to fixing bugs and raising PMR's.

Everyday communicating to application users & Business to resolving issues in SIT, UAT and VT fixing in production.

Configured and administered JDBC providers, JDBC data sources, Connection pools, JMS in current environment.

Monitored and maintained Tomcat, Apache server environments, conducting routine performance assessments, security audits, and implementing necessary patches and updates to ensure system reliability.

Client : Wipro, CITI Bank, Singapore August 2010 to July 2013

Position: Software engineer

Roles and Responsibilities:

Implement and maintain CI/CD pipelines to automate the software build, test, and deployment processes.

Troubleshoot issues in the CI/CD pipeline and ensure that it runs smoothly and reliably.

Set up monitoring and logging solutions to track the health and performance of applications and infrastructure.

Respond to alerts and proactively address issues to minimize downtime and optimize performance.

Maintain documentation for infrastructure configurations, processes, and procedures.

Share knowledge and best practices with the team to promote continuous learning.

Diagnose and resolve technical issues in a timely manner.

Conduct root cause analysis to prevent recurring problems.

Ensure that the organization's DevOps practices align with industry regulations and internal governance standards.

Client: VIT CONSULTANCY PVT LTD, CITI BANK, Singapore May 2010 to August 2010

Position: Software engineer

Roles and Responsibilities:

Participated end to end to setup application in IBM WebSphere, Data base, Tibco BW, Iprocess.

Installation, configuration, and administration of IBM HTTP Server 6.1/7.0

Configured and administered JDBC providers, JDBC data sources, Connection pools, JMS in WebSphere 6.1/7.0.

Configured and administered MQ connectivity, queue connections.

Configured Workload Management (WLM) using models and clones. Created horizontal cluster.

Created profiles using Profile Creating Wizard and silent profile creation.

Hands-on experience in configuring Web Server interfaces, session management, Nodes, Data Sources, Virtual hosts, and transports for WAS.

Enabled garbage collection, generated dumps (java core and heap) and analyzed them in troubleshooting bottlenecks of the application.


MCA: Master of Computer Applications University of Kakatiya – India (Jul 2006 - Jul 2009)

BSC: Math's, Electronics, Computer Science University of Kakatiya – India (Jan 2001 - Jul 2005)


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