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Hussein Feras

DevOps Engineer

Skilled and self-motivated DevOps and SRE Engineer with 3+ years of hands-on experience supporting, automating, and optimizing deployments in cloud and on-premises, proficient in Kubernetes, Docker, Linux, and AWS, with a good knowledge of software development and infrastructure design, and a passion for learning new technologies and applying best practices.

Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA)
Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD)
Linux Foundation Certified Systems Administrator (LFCS)
Team Work
Time Management
Research Skills



DevOps Engineer

March 2022 - Present, Remote

The first e-commerce platform in Iraq, that provides delivery service to all major Iraqi cities. Miswag was developed from scratch by Iraqi entrepreneurs and experts to best fit the young market’s requirements.

  • Implemented a load and stress test that simulate the high traffic and helped the team identifies the performance issues and prepared for the high load.
  • Improved the monitoring and observability on the infrastructure level by centralizing it using Grafana, and Cloudwatch.
  • Migrated the applications from the legacy EC2 deployment to serverless and container deployment with Lambda, ECS, EKS, and more.
  • Enhanced the CI/CD pipelines with GitHub Actions and GitOps tools.
  • Automated the process of deploying AWS resources by using Infrastructure as a Code with AWS CDK.
  • Applied techniques for cost optimization on the cloud, by using AWS tools and developed Lambda functions for cost optimization tasks, which reduced the monthly bills by 5%.

DevOps Engineer

July 2019 - February 2022, Sulaymaniyah, Iraq

One of the biggest ISP in Iraq, besides their coverage in many cities in the south of Iraq, iQ is the leading internet provider in the Kurdistan region.

  • Containerize the applications and deploy them with Docker and Kubernetes which reduces the downtime for the services by 10%.
  • Manage the production Linux servers and secure them with firewalls and iptables.
  • Configure and manage the Edge proxy with Nginx.
  • Improved the availability of the databases by configuring the database replication.
  • Improved the staging environment which made the testing easier and reduced the software bugs.
  • Built a CI/CD pipeline to automate the testing/deployment with Bitbucket pipelines and ArgoCD.
  • Deployed Weeana media platform, and improve the backend and the storage for high scale.
  • Worked on several internal projects for network automation, invoices application, network monitoring with raspberry pi, and more.

Software Developer
Nass Al-Iraq Holding

June 2018 - November 2018, Baghdad, Iraq

A conglomerate of subsidiaries that establish and empower business strategies via Innovation, modern management, and digital transformation.

  • Being part of the training team for helped the university staff use the system effectively.
  • Involved with the development of the private Iraqi universities by improving the search engine and optimizing the search with Arabic letters using PHP.
  • Refactored the special admission program (scholarship version of the to use PHP OOP and clean structure.
  • Designed and maintained websites like united-events and homeland-events using WordPress.


B.Sc. in Computer Engineering
Courses Taken
  • Data Structures and Algorithm
  • Operating Systems
  • Software Engineering
  • Embedded Systems
  • Digital Communication
  • Networks Management
  • Networks Security
  • Digital Electronics
  • Microprocessors
  • Database Management Systems
  • Distributed Database
  • Soft Computing
  • Mathematics
  • And More...
Code Lab Web Edition
Courses Taken
  • CSS and Bootstrap
  • JavaScript and VueJS
  • PHP and Laravel
  • MySQL Database


Contributor Aug 2022

A collection of scripts to retrieve reserved resources for system and kubelet, with different cloud providers.

k8s instance-calculator-data
k8s instance-calculator-data
Contributor Jul 2021

A collection of scripts to retrieve instance types and pricing from AWS, GCP and Azure, developed with the team to feed the k8s-instance-calculator with data.

Cloud Engineer May 2022 - Aug 2022

Helped HI-Express company migrate their infrastructure to AWS cloud, with all the steps from planning to executing, with minimal downtime, and using the necessary AWS resources like RDS, EC2, ALB, ECS, Route 53, S3, and more.

Developer Aug 2020

A Laravel package that adds image functionality to any Laravel model.

API Monitor
API Monitor
Developer Jun 2020

A CLI program that helps you check your endpoints and send a report message in any supported channel like Telegram.

Contributor Apr 2020

Generates and handles Modules for Laravel.

Software Engineer Oct 2020 - Dec 2020

A medical store website that sells medicines and medical supplies, I was working on the backend of the project to develope the API that used by the mobile applications.

Web Consultant Aug 2019 - Mar 2021

A team of professional developers and designers who create high-quality applications, I was working on the infrastructure and I configured the cloud environment in the early staging with AWS Lightsail, also I helped the web developers with code review and testing.

Snono Systems
Snono Systems
Website Administrator July 2021 - Dec 2021

A software development company, I was working with the designer to help deliver high-quality website, also I helped him with the technical sides like the hosting, testing, security and some custom styling with CSS.

Smart Resources
Smart Resources
System Administrator Jan 2020 - Apr 2020

A software solution company, I was working on the servers and the deployment, helped them clear up the servers and setup the deployment guideline for the developers, I used many technologies like Linux, AWS Lightsail, cPanel, and more…


Linux Foundation Certified Systems Administrator (LFCS)
Linux Foundation April 2022

With my previous experience in Linux administration and after a month’s study, I was able to pass the exam and get certified.

Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA)
Linux Foundation April 2021

After configuring my first cluster with kubeadm I thought it would be a really interesting challenge to take the exam and get certified as a Kubernetes administrator.

Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD)

After I got my CKA certificate I challenged myself to get more knowledge about deploying the applications and managing them on Kubernetes and within a month I was able to get the CKAD certificate.