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Mihai PLESA

Born to Optimize

a generalizing specialist
striving to provide solutions of great impact
in order to optimize agile development, testing, deployment and support processes

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Entrepreneurship

IT Consulting

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Background

  • Experience

    • March 2011 - present

      Continuous Delivery Engineer @ SDL Language Solutions

      Cross-project ownership on continuous delivery - managing 120+ Jenkins projects and 40+ servers

      Automation and improvement of build, release, testing and deployment processes - much faster feedback and validation (up to 20x) and shorter release cycles (weeks instead of months)

      Design and implementation of configuration management and infrastructure monitoring solutions - improved scalability and increased DevOps productivity by 50%

      Research on technologies and tools (Redis, MongoDB, Couchbase, Git, Java 7, Tomcat 7, Tomcat APR, Log4j2, JaCoCo, WebDriver, Logstash, Zabbix, GitLab)

    • October 2007 - present

      IT Consultant @ mihaiplesa.ro

      Developed various projects for:
      Asset inventory
      Automated backup and data replication
      Automated QA testing and environment configuration
      SMS gateways
      Network management and performance evaluation
      Content management systems (community, shopping, real estate, events)
      Android and J2ME mobile apps

    • October 2008 - March 2011

      Software Development Engineer in Test @ Audicon

      Designed and implemented automated testing tools (test managers, test runners, data generators) - improved testing coverage by 80%

      Created scripts for automated environment setup - on more than 20 servers and virtual machines

      Configured network monitoring and management solutions - reduced time to detect and fix issues from hours to minutes

      Defined storage, virtualization and IT acquisition strategy

  • Education

    • 2010 - 2012

      MSc, Computer Networks and Distributed Systems @ Technical University of Cluj-Napoca

      Dissertation: SaaS - Continuous Delivery challenges in the Cloud

    • 2006-2012

      BSc, Computer Science @ Technical University of Cluj-Napoca

      Final year project: jnetsup - Java Network Supervisor

    • 2002 - 2006

      "Tiberiu Popoviciu" Informatics High School

      HS Diploma, Informatics

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