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Alexandru Somesan

Until 2018, Lead Software Engineer, CoreOS

Berlin, Germany

Skills

Kubernetes
Docker
AWS
High Availability
API
Configuration Management
Java
Ruby
Go
C/C++
System monitoring
Infrastructure as code
Cloud Computing

Timeline

Professional experience for Alexandru Somesan

  • Current 3 years and 4 months, since Mar 2018

    Principal Software Engineer

    Red Hat GmbH

  • 1 year and 3 months, Dec 2016 - Feb 2018

    Lead Software Engineer

    CoreOS

    Kubernetes installation tooling. Making sure Tectonic is the easiest possible way to deploy Kubernetes.

  • 7 months, May 2016 - Nov 2016

    Cloud platform engineer

    reBuy reCommerce GmbH

    Planning and prototyping the infrastructure migration to AWS. Infrastructure as code using Terraform. Containerizing services and web applications for deployment on Kubernetes + AWS. Implemented tooling to integrate with the existing CI/CD systems. Automated deployment of existing software components to Kubernetes. Monitoring of the Kubernetes cluster and applications using the Prometheus monitoring system.

  • 3 years, May 2013 - Apr 2016

    Software Development Engineer

    Amazon Web Services Germany GmbH

    Developed a highly-available configuration management and deployment platform which manages and configures thousands of EC2 instances, allowing users to configure them, attach storage, load-balancers, data-bases and monitoring or deploy applications. It integrates with many AWS services. Responsible for developing the API and back-end services of OpsWorks. Achievements include integrating EC2 features such as mapping of cloud-based block-storage volumes into EC2 instances.

  • 1 year and 3 months, Apr 2012 - Jun 2013

    Software Development Engineer

    Amazon

    Secure Ingestion Platform. Developed front-end systems to securely ingest and handle the customers' critical personal and payment data. PCI-grade secure server environment based off SE-Linux, designed to ensure executable code being run is authenticated through a chain of trust rooted in hardware TPMs.

  • 1 year and 9 months, Jul 2011 - Mar 2013

    Software Developer

    ENEA

    Engineer in the File-Systems team for ENEA's OSE real time operating system. Contributed to porting the NFS filesystem stack from BSD Unix to ENEA OSE.

  • 2 years and 10 months, Sep 2008 - Jun 2011

    Telecom Software Consultant

    Computaris

    Contributed to the development of IVR and data metering solutions for SICAP (http://www.sicap.com/about) and Nokia Siemens Networks. Provided on-side deployment, maintenance and training for the company's products at various telco. operators around the world, such as Swisscom or T-Mobile USA.

Educational background for Alexandru Somesan

  • 4 years and 10 months, Sep 2000 - Jun 2005

    Computer Science

    „Politehnica” University of Bucharest

    Industrial Automation and Computer Science

Languages

  • English

    Fluent

  • German

    Basic

  • French

    Basic

  • Romanian

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Interests

Motorcycles
Jazzy Music
Reise/Camping
Outdoor

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