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Aiman Najjar


Aiman Najjar
Orlando United States
Professional Status
About Me
DevOps Consultant who works on full-stack freelance projects in his leisure time.

My main areas of interest are large-scale cloud infrastructure, Kubernetes, infrastructure as code and modern DevOps practices.
    • Initiated the creation of Propel's DevOps team, driving the transformation to a scalable infrastructure; this pivotal project ensured the company's capability to adeptly handle an unexpected and significant spike in traffic during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Orchestrated a seamless zero-downtime migration project, transitioning legacy ECS infrastructure to
  • AWS EKS Kubernetes infrastructure; optimized system performance, reducing downtime incidents by
  • 90% and increasing overall system reliability.
  • Architected, maintained, and continuously improved infrastructure supporting user-facing production systems that processed well over 7000 OPS.
  • Spearheaded the deployment of cutting-edge Istio Service Mesh technology, securing microservices with mTLS authentication, resulting in a 90% decrease in plaintext intra-service communication and bolstering data protection in a cybersecurity-sensitive sector.
  • Led the development and maintenance of Infrastructure as Code practices through the implementation of Terraform/Terragrunt's 'infrastructure-live" design pattern, resulting in a 40% reduction in deployment errors and a 25% increase in deployment speed.
  • Spearheaded the migration of Jenkins pipelines to Pipeline as Code through Jenkinsfiles that are maintained in application repositories to empower development teams to build custom pipelines, achieving significant reduction in DevOps support overhead errors.
  • Developed and implemented a Jenkins Shared Library solution, enabling development teams to customize Jenkinsfiles while enforcing organizational conventions, resulting in a 70% decrease in DevOps support requests overhead.
  • Facilitated the recruitment and expansion of DevOps team, leveraging detailed documentation and personal knowledge transfer sessions to empower new hires to quickly start contributing.