Profile

I am a purpose driven individual, focused on serving people by meeting their needs and supporting their growth. In the short term, this is to solve problems and provide understanding with patience and kindness. In the long term, I contribute to the sustenance and development of systems that enable people to learn and improve independently.

Experience

Senior Software Engineer

Orion Health
SEP 2021 - PRESENT

Engineering role spanning product and infrastructure design, implementation, and management.

  • Architecture and implementation of managed infrastructure — AWS CFN, Java
  • Troubleshooting and resolution of production system issues — AWS, Java
  • Software design and development of clinician and patient facing web application — AWS, Java, TypeScript
  • Communicate between teams to resolve issues in a collaborative way, and deliver value to the customer.
  • Teaching software design concepts to improve understandability and reduce total cost of ownership.

DevOps Engineer

MYOB
JUN 2020 - AUG 2021

Developer / operations role to manage enterprise systems for customers.

  • Design and develop robust improvements to software deployment automation tooling — AWS CFN, C#, ruby
  • Optimize manual processes through tactical automation — Rust, Nushell
  • Troubleshooting and resolution of production system issues — MySQL
  • Analyze incident root causes and provide software support to prevent reoccurrences
  • Mentoring peers in software best practices.

Indie Game Developer

Self-Employed
FEB 2018 - MAY 2020

Passion project to develop a game using Rust that is simple for youths to configure to spark their interest in digital skills.

  • Development of a 2.5D game for major OSes and the web through WASM.
  • Designing text-based configuration to be intuitive for unfamiliar users.
  • Design and implementation of a test framework for the Amethyst game engine.
  • Management of a project to add WASM support to the Amethyst game engine.

I also actively participate in the local Rust meetup by giving talks on different programming paradigms at beginner and intermediate levels.

Orion Health

Senior Software Engineer
NOV 2016 - JAN 2018

Infrastructure and process automation, workflow optimization.

  • Access management automation — LDAP, AWS IAM, Lambda.
  • Network and infrastructure provisioning — Capistrano, AWS CFN, VPC.
  • Support contact for European offices.

Orion Health

Intermediate Software Engineer
APR 2014 - NOV 2016

Deployment automation and configuration management.

  • Adapting web applications to be suited for automation.
  • Server provisioning automation — OpenStack, AWS EC2.
  • Orchestrating software installation and configuration — Puppet, REST.
  • Support and training for internal staff to use automated tooling.

Orion Health

Junior Software Engineer
JAN 2012 - APR 2014

Server side web application development.

  • Business logic development and testing — Java, JUnit.
  • Database schema definition — Oracle, MS SQL.
  • Runtime dependency management — Equinox, OSGi.

Projects

Choo Choo Automation that starts where it stops.
DEC 2021 - MAR 2022
https://github.com/azriel91/choochoo
Will Configurable 2.5D action / adventure game.
FEB 2018 - JUN 2020
https://github.com/azriel91/autexousious
Bug Reducing Patterns Talk on design patterns to reduce bugs at compile time.
MAR 2022
https://azriel.im/bug_reducing_patterns
Ops UX Talk on robust, efficient automation with good user experience.
FEB 2021
https://azriel.im/ops_ux
Async CLI Talk on writing command line tools with async Rust
FEB 2020
https://azriel.im/clapping_asynchronously
proc_macro_roids Support library for writing procedural macros
MAR 2019
https://github.com/azriel91/proc_macro_roids

Domains & Technologies

AWS EC2, VPC, CFN, IAM, SES, Lambda, CloudWatch
Processes Jira, Bamboo, Confluence, Gitlab
Languages Rust, Java, Bash, Ruby, C#
Deployment Puppet, Capistrano
Tools strace, sar, tcpdump
Communication User Documentation, Technical Training, Coaching, Demos