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Omnistrate

2023-now

Developer Relations

Omnistrate - DevTools (🇺🇸 Startup)

Developer advocacy, enabling open-source projects and products to go SaaS in minutes, with Omnistrate.

CNCF

2023-now

Co-organizer KCD Utrecht

CNCF - Cloud Native (🇺🇸 Foundation)

I am co-organizer of the KCD Netherlands (Utrecht 2023)

MentorCruise

2023-2024

Software Engineering & Career Mentor

MentorCruise - Education Services (🇺🇸 Corporate)

I started mentoring on MentorCruise in 2023 and I can't wait to help more people to achieve their goals.

Self-Employed

2021-now

Freelance DevOps Engineer | Site Reliability Engineer | Software Engineer | Coach

Self-Employed - Engineering Services (Freelancing)

Offering services and advisory to various companies, ranging from startups to large enterprires, mostly on the DevOps and Cloud Infrastructure side.

Zefi.ai

2023-now

Strategic Advisor | Technical Advisor

Zefi.ai - Artificial Intelligence (🇮🇹 Startup)

Infrastructure advisory, product testing, support for their AI platform helping Product Managers to take data-driven decisions.

Abila

2023-2024

Lead Cloud Native Consultant

Abila - IT Services (🇮🇹 Enterprise)

As a Lead Cloud Native Consultant for Abila, I helped them to build a new Cloud Native practice and to deliver Cloud Native projects to their customers.

Nederlandse Kanker Instituut (NKI) - Antoni van Leeuwenhoek

2022-2023

Lead Cloud Native Consultant | Data Manager

Nederlandse Kanker Instituut (NKI) - Antoni van Leeuwenhoek - Healthcare (🇳🇱 Research center - Hospital)

Designing and building Azure Cloud Infra to support Computational Pathology processes and ML/AI Workloads for image pattern recognition based on bio-data. Objective of the project is to increase the efficiency of diagnosis in breast cancer.

KubeLab

2022-2023

Chief Technology Officer

KubeLab - DevTools (🇳🇱 Startup)

Started as fractional CTO then first key employee, I managed a highly distributed engineering team (up to 7 people) applying a mix of Scrum and Kanban, hiring, set up a career framework, built a tech radar to enable adoption of tools, took care of DevEx and took key decisions steering the company strategy. I was also involved in fundraising activities, design and implementation of a Kubernetes management SaaS platform based on kubelab-cli OSS project. We failed to find the PMF and had to step back with lots of lessons learned.

Extraordy

2022

RedHat Trainer

Extraordy - Training (🇮🇹 RedHat Partner company)

I was to have taught courses to Extraordy's customers on RedHat technologies (Ansible and Linux SysAdmin).

Roar

2022

Cloud Native Consultant

Roar - Customer Experience (CX) (🇺🇸 Corporate)

Collaborated with Roar to enable DevOps culture in all aspects of the company, starting with CI/CD processes on Azure DevOps and evolving their infrastructure. Automated deployment processes on K8S clusters by creating a proper CI/CD process (standardized for the whole company) increasing deployment speed by over 100%.

Coopolis

2022

Cloud Native Trainer

Coopolis - Facility management and public services (🇮🇹 Cooperative)

Enabled the company Devs and Managers to understand DevOps culture by teaching classes with in-depth focuses on Gitlab and CI/CD processes. They were able to automate and increment deployment speed by a x4 factor after the course.

GreenChic

2021-2022

Fractional CTO

GreenChic - Sustainable Fashion (🇮🇹 Scaleup)

Handling suppliers and the whole IT side of the company, including but not limited to infrastructure and operations. Built from ground up a new cloud infrastructure on AWS for their sustainable fashion e-commerce migration while hardening policies and solving critical security issues on their AWS Lambda deployed APIs.

Italian Financial Police

2021

Cloud Native Trainer

Italian Financial Police - Security and finance (🇮🇹 Public Administration)

Helped their IT joint command to improve DevOps practices by delivering a DevOps course and an in-depth technical workshop on Azure cloud and Azure DevOps.

MVC Technologies S.p.A.

2021

Cloud Native Trainer

MVC Technologies S.p.A. - IT Consultancy & education (🇮🇹 Corporate)

Delivered DevOps courses to their clients helping them to understand how to implement DevOps culture.

D-Share

2021-2022

Cloud Native Consultant

D-Share - Digital News and Media (🇮🇹 Corporate)

Managed Azure and AWS infrastructures and deployments for their news and media platforms. Solved a critical situation where a DDoS attack coming from Chinese and Russian IPs caused a 100% downtime on one of their managed institutional websites.

Infocert

2019-2021

Senior Software Engineer | Lead DevOps Engineer | SRE

Infocert - Digital Trust Services (🇮🇹 Corporate)

I brought DevOps and Site Reliability practices in a digital signature product used by millions of people and thousands of companies all over Europe: GoSign. I managed to improve the reliability and security of the product by developing document management and signature processes in Java. Automated infrastructure provisioning, deployment, delivery and incident management processes while working closely and educating cross-functional teams. I spent 2 years leading the GoSign on-call service with 24/7 availability and solved over 200 critical production incidents saving hundred thousands of euros for the company. Deleted over 50k lines of code, refactored more than 100k, contributed to 50+ internal repositories, built a lot of 0 to 1 libraries, my code still servers 8+ million daily users.

Generali

2019-2021

Digital Signature & DevOps Consultant

Generali - Global Insurance & Asset Management (🇮🇹 Corporate)

Consultancy offered via InfoCert on digital signature products for the Italian insurance branch of Generali. I was responsible for the migration of their solution from on-premise monolith to a Docker containerized and Kubernetes-based one. All deployed on an AWS EKS cluster, conducted test and production critical deployments on AWS (off-peak hours, night and weekend included), automated the monitoring of their cloud infra exposing data dashboards, managed day to day operations and high end tech support.

Enel

2019-2021

Digital Signature & DevOps Consultant

Enel - Food (🇮🇹 Corporate)

Consultancy offered via InfoCert on digital signature products for Enel. I was responsible for remote test and production critical deployments on VMWare provided - Foreman provisioned puppet-configured Linux VMs, integration with multiple custom systems including even-driven dispatcher systems, notification queues, massive bulk signature processes, new features development, and high-end tech support to C-level management.

Allianz

2019-2021

Digital Signature & DevOps Consultant

Allianz - Global Insurance & Asset Management (🇮🇹 / 🇫🇷 Corporate)

Consultancy offered via InfoCert on digital signature products for the Italian and French insurance branch of Allianz. I was responsible for the migration of their old digital signature system, orchestration of multiple 3rd party consultants, remote test and production critical deployments on VMWare provided, Foreman provisioned and puppet-configured Linux VMs, new features development and tech support.

Leonardo

2019-2021

Digital Signature & IT Security Consultant

Leonardo - Aerospace, Defence and Security (🇮🇹 Corporate (State controlled))

Consultancy offered via InfoCert on digital signature products for the Finance deparment of Leonardo. I was responsible for remote test and production critical deployments on their on-premise Windows server environment, integration with their SAP multiple systems, IT security advisory and customer tech support.

Frontex

2019-2021

Digital Signature & IT Security Consultant

Frontex - Border and coast guard (🇪🇺 / 🇵🇱 EU Agency)

Consultancy offered via InfoCert on digital signature products for the IT deparment of Frontex. I was responsible for test and production critical deployments on their on-premise Linux infra in compliance with EU regulations, integration with their Salesforce systems including custom plugins development, technical support and IT security advisory.

Barilla

2019-2021

Digital Signature & DevOps Consultant

Barilla - Food (🇮🇹 Corporate)

Consultancy offered via InfoCert on digital signature products for the Sales deparment of Barilla. I was responsible for remote test and production critical deployments on VMWare provided - Foreman provisioned puppet-configured Linux VMs, integration with their Salesforce systems and customer support.

BMW

2019-2021

Digital Signature & DevOps Consultant

BMW - Automotive (🇮🇹 / 🇩🇪 Corporate)

Consultancy offered via InfoCert on digital signature products for the IT deparment of BMW. I was responsible for remote test and production critical deployments on their on-premise Linux and customer support.

Unicredit

2019-2021

Digital Signature & DevOps Consultant

Unicredit - Global Banking (🇮🇹 / 🇷🇸 Corporate)

Consultancy offered via InfoCert on digital signature products for the Serbian branch of Unicredit Group. I was responsible for remote test and production critical deployments on their on-premise secured Linux infrastructure.

Reply

2019-2021

Digital Signature & DevOps Consultant

Reply - IT Consulting (🇮🇹 Corporate)

Consultancy offered via InfoCert on digital signature products for Reply. I was responsible for the critical on-site deployments on their on-premise Windows environment serving over 10k users and technical support.

Eco-Mind Software

2018-2021

Senior Fullstack Engineer

Eco-Mind Software - IT Consulting (🇮🇹 Medium size company)

Maximized my Spring and Java skills by working side by side with valuable professionals both internal and external to the company. Here I learnt the true meaning of the word 'teamwork' and how to work in a team with a diverse set of skills.

Reply Power

2018

Fullstack Software Developer

Reply Power - IT Consulting (🇮🇹 Corporate)

Got in touch with Typescript and Java frameworks (Spring and Angular) for the first time. I was able to learn how to use them and how to build reusable components. This was also the first time i got in touch with DevOps culture and tools like Jenkins. This propelled my journey torwards my objective to become a DevOps engineer.

Vodafone

2017-2018

Fullstack Software Developer

Vodafone - Internet Provider & Telecomunication Services (🇮🇹 / 🇬🇧 Corporate)

I worked on a product that was used by the financial group of Vodafone. Here I learnt the importance of refactoring, optimization and keeping up to date with techs by migrating Oracle DBs to newer versions and Java from 5 to 8. I also learnt how to work in a team and how to work in a fast-paced environment and how to manage a complex VMWare based IT infrastructure.

tenutabene (ex Cambiomarcia)

2017

Fullstack Software Developer

tenutabene (ex Cambiomarcia) - Automotive (🇮🇹 Startup)

I learnt how a startup works and scales up and started my journey in the web development world. Contributed to an (authorized) scraping-powered price estimation engine for second hand cars and a web app for the management of the company's car fleet written in Laravel (PHP).

Various

2015-2017

Web Developer

Various - Generic IT (🇮🇹 IT Companies)

Some jobs as intern and web developer while I was attending high school. I learnt how to work autonomously in chaotic environments, with little or no guidance. I started using C++, C#, .NET and learnt how to take advantage of the MVC pattern.

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