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Career Path:

July 2019 - present: N26 (Online bank) - Lead SRE

  • Improved the predictability of the team’s deliverables by managing team priorities according to the OKR framework
  • Helped to scale the platform team to more than 20 engineers by participating in the interview process
  • Improved the visibility of some Kubernetes components’ reliability by introducing SLOs
  • Decreased the time to create a full-functional Kubernetes cluster to ~30 minutes and a single command by creating a CLI cluster-management tool in Go
  • Reduced operational burden for product engineers by abstracting 2 Terraform IaC with Kubernetes operators
  • Reduced the footprint of internal tests for Helm charts to a couple lines of code per test by creating an internal library to test charts with Go and Terratest
  • Introduced highly available setup for a legacy deploy sub-system as well as decreased MTTR for this sub-system to ~5 minutes using AWS EFS
  • Ensured compliance of the infrastructure by upgrading OS version as well as Saltstack version in use. This change also required an upgrade of some internal scripts from Python 2 to Python 3

January 2018 - June 2019: Preply (A global language learning platform) - CloudOps Engineer

  • Decreased the deploy time of a monolith application from 30 to 10 minutes by a migration from AWS Elastic Beanstalk to Kubernetes
  • Increased time to market for the new features from 1 deploy in a few days to a couple of deploys a day by implementing a CI/CD platform based on Jenkins and implementing dynamic feature environments for product engineers in Kubernetes
  • Improved the infrastructure operations by adopting IaC approach with Terraform
  • Increased MTTR by adopting DataDog as an observability solution
  • Reduced infrastructure costs by adopting AWS Spot instances for Jenkins agents and non-production Kubernetes nodes
  • Increased team’s throughput by adopting Kanban methodology
  • Pioneered the incident management process including the culture of post-mortems

September 2016 - January 2018: Adobe Advertising Cloud (ex-TubeMogul) (Demand-side platform for online advertising) - Systems Engineer

  • Improved the automation of the existing infrastructure in AWS and OpenStack using Terraform and Puppet
  • Ensured the stability of internal systems by providing operational and oncall support using Nagios and Sensu
  • Improved monitoring of various subsystems by writing native Sensu monitors in Ruby

October 2014 - September 2015: VoIPlatinum (International VoIP provider) - Support Engineer

  • Reduced MTTR of the internal office network from several minutes to a few seconds by implementing a router with automated failover to the secondary ISP based on a Linux machine
  • Helped to scale the business as well as reduce costs by switching from a proprietary solution to FreeSWITCH and OpenSIPS
  • Reduced infrastructure footprint as well as improved cost to efficiency ratio by implementing virtualization on top of corporate servers using QEMU and KVM

January 2014 - October 2014: LuckyNet (Internet service provider) - Support Engineer


September 2013 - June 2015 - Master studies

National Technical University of Ukraine “Kyiv Polytechnic Institute.” Institute of Telecommunication Systems

Master’s degree in telecommunication systems and networks

September 2009 - June 2013 - Bachelor studies

National Technical University of Ukraine “Kyiv Polytechnic Institute.” Institute of Telecommunication Systems

Bachelor’s degree in telecommunications


  • 2018 - Lean Kanban University “Team Kanban Practitioner”
  • 2018 - Udemy “Scalable Microservices with Kubernetes”
  • 2015 - Codecademy “Ruby”
  • 2015 - Codeschool “The sequel to SQL”
  • 2014 - “Linux & Networking” by PortaOne

Volunteer experience:

  • 2016: Teacher in IT Arts educational project. Subject: cloud technologies
  • 2012 - 2015: Student magazine “KPIshnik”. Editor-in-chief / columnist
  • 2010 - 2011: “Provider Turboty” charity project. We have created a computer class in “Otchiy Dim” near Kyiv and taught computer basics to the children there for half a year.

Achievements & Interests:

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