Andrey Gubarev


I am a hands-on learner who excels in a variety of engineering roles. I've worked with various technical management areas and have a proven track record of success within them. My extensive experience as a Software engineer, DevOps engineer, and IT manager covers the entire scope of the software development life cycle.



New York, US

Director of IT Infrastructure

May 2017 - Present

  • Planned and executed a project to adapt Cloud Native technologies, specifically Kubernetes, Istio, Prometheus and Grafana. In addition, ArgoCD was used to implement GitOps practices, which reduced the complexity of configuration management.
  • Introduced CI / CD practices and principles implemented using TeamCity to reduce the risk of damage and make workload maintenance easier.
  • Designed specifications for production-grade workloads using AWS Well-Architected framework to reach higher reliability, durability, and perceived quality standards.
  • Recruited top-tier candidates capable of filling key positions in the company.
  • Persuaded adaptation of Kanban agile methodology and participated in the migration from Redmine to Jira to increase team productivity and efficiency.
  • Reduced AWS costs by 20% by optimizing cross-AZ data transfer consumption to sustain the company during COVID-19.
  • PMI
  • Agile
  • AWS
  • Kubernetes
  • CI/CD

DevOps Engineer

Aug 2016 - May 2017

  • Built a library of Terraform modules to standardize deployments using Autoscaling Groups, Launch Templates, and Cloudinit that provides scalability and high availability.
  • Utilized Terraform and Terragrunt to address resource management issues such as configuration drift, "snowflakes" deployments, overhead costs. Worked along with the team on migration.
  • Coordinated migration from EC2 Classics to EC2 VPC that allocated non-client facing workloads within private subnets thereby reduce the risk of potential security vulnerabilities.
  • Built a library of Ansible roles and playbooks that covers provisioning and configuration management, reinforced code quality standards using Molecule. Worked along with the team on integration.
  • Implemented DevOps best practices to replace error-prone processes, lowering human factor risks and reducing "toil" work.
  • Built internal tools based on Homebrew that standardized development process and reduced time spent on workstations maintenance.
  • Terraform
  • Ansible
  • AWS
  • Risk Management

Senior Software Engineer

Nov 2012 - Aug 2016

  • Built numerous key product components using Python, Django, gRPC, Protobuf, MongoDB, and Redis, including content management system, notifications system, and payments sub-system.
  • Optimized Django application to level performance degradation caused by continuously growing application complexity and established practices for platform-wide performance tracking using NewRelic APM.
  • Utilized Sentry to improve teams' ability to track errors and to reduce incident resolution time.
  • Diagnosed and resolved deadlocks in distributed tasks queue based on Celery and Eventlet to improve CPU utilization by 30%.
  • Resolved connectivity issues between Django application and MySQL database in order to improve service stability during high load events.
  • Python
  • SQL


New York, US

Software Engineer

Dec 2011 - Nov 2012

  • Led the migrations from MySQL to Postgres to reduce the complexity of geo-locational services and from dotCloud to AWS to improve operational stability.
  • Improved and maintained automation scripts in Bash and Python to reduce delivery timings.
  • Worked with the development team to create and support local environments using Vagrant in order to improve development workflows and reduce maintenance costs and complexity.
  • Built RESTful APIs in Python using Django framework that served data to customer-facing web app.
  • Python
  • Javascript
  • HTML
  • CSS


Specialist degree in Information Security


Sep 2006 - Aug 2011

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  • Georgia


    • Сloud Сomputing
    • AWS
    • Docker
    • Kubernetes
    • Istio
    • Helm
    • GitOps
    • Prometheus
    • Grafana
    • Consul
    • Ansible
    • Terraform
    • CloudFormation
    • Pulumi
    • Teamcity
    • ArgoCD
    • Bazel
      Programming and scripting • Python, Bash
    • Python
    • Golang
    • SQL
    • Bash
    • Couchbase
    • ElasticSearch
    • Memcached
    • MongoDB
    • MySQL
    • Postgres
    • Redis
    • Linux
    • Nginx
    • Varnish
    • Haproxy


  • Russian
  • English


  • Cooking
  • Gaming
  • Well-being