Yurii Rochniak


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Career Path:

07.2019 - present days: N26 (Online bank) - SRE

  • Company-wide implementation of Kubernetes (cluster management, operators development, etc.)
  • Development and maintaining of the internal tools (Go, Python)
  • Support of the existing infrastructure (AWS, Terraform, SaltStack)
  • Operational support for the engineers

01.2018 - 06.2019: Preply (A global language learning platform) - CloudOps Engineer

  • Initiated and completed a migration from AWS Elastic Beanstalk to Kubernetes
  • Infrastructure management (AWS, Terraform, Ansible)
  • CICD process and pipelines management (Jenkins, Travis-CI)
  • Monitoring (DataDog, NewRelic, Prometheus)
  • Team management (Kanban)
  • Incident management process including the culture of post-mortems

09.2016 - 01.2018: TubeMogul (Later acquired by Adobe and became a part of Adobe Advertising Cloud) (Demand-side platform for online advertising) - Systems Engineer

  • Scaling and automating existing infrastructure (AWS, OpenStack, Terraform, Puppet)
  • Monitor and troubleshoot system stability (Nagios, Sensu)
  • Work with development teams to provide an operational support
  • OnCall duties and incident management

10.2014 - 09.2015: VoIPlatinum (International VoIP provider) - Support Engineer

  • Technical support for the customers (B2B)
  • VoIP systems operations (FreeSWITCH, OpenSIPS)
  • VoIP traffic monitoring and incidents handling
  • Linux administration (Centos, Debian)

01.2014-10.2014: LuckyNet (Internet service provider) - Support Engineer

  • Customer support (B2C)
  • Network performance monitoring and troubleshooting (Zabbix)
  • Diagnostics of network equipment, hosting service, mail service


  • Linux administration: Ubuntu, Debian, Centos
  • Containers orchestration: Kubernetes, Docker, docker-compose
  • Cloud providers: AWS
  • IaC and configuration management tools: Terraform, SaltStack, Ansible, Puppet
  • CI/CD tools: Jenkins, GitHub Actions, SonarQube
  • Observability: DataDog, OpsGenie, Prometheus, Grafana, Nagios, Sensu, Zabbix
  • Programming languages: Go, Python, Bash, Groovy (for Jenkins pipelines)
  • WebOps: Envoy, Nginx, CloudFront, AWS API Gateway, Lambda@Edge
  • Networking and service discovery: AWS Networking stack, OpenVPN, L2TP/IPSec (OpenSwan, StrongSwan), HashiCorp Consul
  • Databases: PostgreSQL, AWS Redshift, Apache Kafka
  • Secrets management: HashiCorp Vault


2009 - 2015. National Technical University of Ukraine “Kyiv Polytechnic Institute.” Institute of Telecommunication Systems

Master’s degree in telecommunication systems and networks

Additional courses:

  • 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)

Achievements & Interests: