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Felix Faust

born June '97

+49 151 15146363

Freiherr-vom-Stein-Straße 44

51545 Waldbröl, Germany

industry knowledge

TypeScriptContinuous IntegrationReactNext.jsDevOpsDockerKubernetesOpenshiftOpenstackFull-StackJavaScriptGCPAWSBackendNode.jsExpress.jsNestJSGraphQLFastifyMongoDBPostgreSQLRedisJavaSpring BootGoRelational / Document DatabasesProduct DevelopmentAngularTailwind CSSFrontendNestJSAnsibleTerraformPrismaGitHub ActionsGitLab CI/CDJenkinsShell ScriptingGrafanaPrometheusKibanaHashicorp Vault SecretsNGINXKubernetes Operator FrameworkPrettierFramer MotionESLintWebPack


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German (native)English (fluent)
Felix Faust
Senior DevOps Engineer
List of employers and projects
Senior DevOps Engineer
Schäfer Shop GmbH
Betzdorf, Germany
e-commerce for office supplies
September 2022 - Present — 1+ year
Migration of an e-commerce webshop from a proprietary openstack system to a modern private cloud kubernetes environment. Working in a team to create a new sustainable infrastructure for the future.
  • Worked on migration project from proprietary OpenStack to self-managed Kubernetes on Hetzner
  • Contributed to the conceptualization and planning of migration strategy
  • Implemented environment separation and automation using Makefiles and strategic merging
  • Automated migration of hundreds of domains to Cloudflare
  • Developed and maintained GitLab CI pipelines for continuous integration and deployment
  • Optimized performance of critical infrastructure and frequently used base containers
  • Enhanced system reliability and scalability through continuous monitoring and proactive improvements
  • Collaborated with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless integration of DevOps practices
  • Provided technical support and troubleshooting for DevOps-related issues
TerraformOpenStackKubernetesGardenerGitOps / ArgoCDHCP Vault SecretsAnsible
DevOps Engineer
Niederkassel, Germany
„workpage“ — network to bringing business together
June 2021 - August 2022 — 1+ year
Migration of legacy application deployments from kubernetes to openshift platform (respectively jenkins to tekton pipelines), development enabler, dev ops tech lead assistance, implementing tomorrows infrastructure, re-inventing the product and assisting product management
  • Played a key role in a migration project from Kubernetes to OpenShift on Open Telekom Cloud
  • Assisted coworkers with backend issues and provided technical support
  • Containerized applications and automated infrastructure processes
  • Utilized Terraform and Ansible for infrastructure as code and automation tasks
  • Developed and maintained CI/CD pipelines to ensure smooth deployment processes
  • Implemented monitoring and logging solutions to enhance system reliability
  • Collaborated with cross-functional teams to integrate and deploy new features
  • Ensured system security and compliance with industry standards
  • Optimized infrastructure for scalability and performance
C#KubernetesAdministrationContinuous IntegrationTech Lead
DevOps Engineer
dynabase Technologies GmbH
Cologne, Germany
IT service provider, customer projects
March 2019 - May 2021 — 2+ years
Full responsibility for (further) development and realization of customer projects, e.g. and; Grafana & Prometheus Monitoring Setup in Azure Kubernetes Cluster
  • Developed frontend software for reputable customers such as IGUS, including the IGUS Konfigurator platform and
  • Led a solo development project for Netbid, handling frontend, backend, and infrastructure
  • Utilized Angular and RxJS for building responsive and dynamic web applications
  • Implemented backend services using NodeJS for scalable and efficient server-side applications
  • Containerized applications to ensure consistency across development, testing, and production environments
  • Deployed and managed infrastructure on AWS AKS for high availability and scalability
  • Developed and maintained GitLab CI/CD pipelines for continuous integration and deployment
  • Collaborated with cross-functional teams to deliver high-quality software solutions
  • Ensured system security and optimized performance for customer applications
DevOps Engineer
powwow GmbH
Cologne, Germany
b2b ecommerce for mobile tech
July 2018 - February 2019 — 8 months
Migration of legacy applications to Google Cloud; setup and management of Kafka Cluster, VPN, Firewall, IAM and further development of B2B Java Services
  • Led migration of legacy applications to Google Cloud
  • Set up and managed Kafka Cluster, VPN, Firewall, IAM
  • Developed and maintained B2B Java Services
  • Utilized Java, Gradle, Spring Boot for backend development
  • Implemented infrastructure as code with Terraform
  • Optimized system performance and ensured high availability
  • Collaborated with cross-functional teams to deliver robust solutions
JavaGradleSpring BootGCPTerraform
Cologne, Germany
real estate and CRM (customer relationship management)
July 2015 - June 2018 — 3 years
Agile software development (scrum + kanban) on Java monoliths. Later also development on new customer software version with focus on React, Javascript, AWS and infrastructure topics in a microservice architecture
JavaC#JavaScriptReactPHPAWSWordPress Customizer
and certification
Certified Kubernetes Administrator
January 26, 2020 (valid till January 23, 2023)
Proven and deep knowledge in kubernetes (cluster) administration and application development
Hennef, Germany
August 2013 - June 2015; 2 years
2 year vocational college (technical diploma) in information technology
Realschule Much
Much, Germany
till 2013
secondary school, middle maturity