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Ahmed Fourti

Architect Cloud AWS / Senior DevOps

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  • Suggested rate 900 € / day
  • Experience 7+ years
  • Response time A few days
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Location and workplace preferences

Île-de-France, France
Can work onsite in your office in
  • around and 50km


Project length
≥ 6 months


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  • English

    Native or bilingual

  • Arabic

    Native or bilingual

  • Swedish



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Ahmed in a few words

More than 10 years of experience in systems & infrastructure administration in different environments, I am an enthusiast Lead DevOps / Cloud Architect who likes designing, building & securing fault-tolerant and high availability infrastructure with all its ecosystems (CI/CD, Logging, Monitoring..etc)

I also have experience on running production and migration from onprem to cloud environment


Kering - Kering

Luxury Goods

Senior DevOps Tech Lead / Cloud Architect  - As a freelancer

Paris, France

September 2018 - Today (4 years and 8 months)

Stack/Tools: NodeJs, React, MongoDB, AWS, ECS, Kubernetes, ELK, Grafana, Prometheus, Terraform, Terragrunt, Ansible, Packer, Docker, Jenkins...

Acting as a DevOps Lead Tech and Cloud Architect, I am working closely with different people...developers, coaches, delivery managers, security team, network team, on premise's team...

At Kering I have the opportunity to help people to build their applications (15+ apps) which makes me working on multiple tasks at different level as :

Cloud architecture design, automation and deployment (IAS, PAAS, Ansible, Kubernetes, Helm, Docker, Terraform...)

Implementation from scratch of the CI/CD from development to production using Packer, Docker, Jenkins, Kubernetes, Terraform, AWS, Nodejs...etc

Implementation from scratch of the logging and monitoring tools using ELK Stack and Grafana/Prometheus

I also implemented the whole service catalogue inside our core team which consists of MongoDB, Kafka, ELK, Grafana, Sonar, Jenkins....and still going on.

I am also helping all kind of users (managers, developers, testers...etc) to start working with AWS by providing some micro training (about 1h) to understand some basics as VPC, Subnets, ALB, ECS...etc

I am also making the bridge between the on premise's team and the developers to make things clear and understandable from both sides and to link cloud applications with legacy applications


Consulting & Audits

Lead DevOps / Cloud Architect

Paris, France

September 2017 - August 2018 (11 months)

Stack/Tools: NodeJs, React, PHP, MongoDB, AWS, Kubernetes, ELK, Datadog, Terraform, Docker, Packer, Ansible, Jenkins...

As Lead DevOps Cloud, I am in charge of designing and building infrastructures (IaaS, PaaS).

I help the client to choose the right solution while taking into consideration the existing infrastructure,the need and of course costs.

All infrastructures are built on AWS using tools like Terraform, Ansible, Packer Git, KOPS. Versioning infrastructure makes it reusable, scalable and easily shareable among different teams.

We are on charge of monitoring using DataDog and Zabbix.

While implementing infrastructure, I was also in charge of some other components such as Docker,

Jenkins, Rundeck, Apache, Nginx, MongoDB, ElasticSearch, Logstash, Kibana, Grafana,

HaProxy, Varnish, MySQL...etc

Wynd - WYND

Software Publishing

Ingénieur Système Linux / Devops

Paris, France

February 2017 - August 2017 (6 months)

Hired as a DevOps Engineer, I am also acting as a Technical Lead to implement the appropriate

infrastructure to handle different Wynd Solutions : API, MarketPlaces, BackOffice..etc.

I was in charge of all the infrastructure including all different environnment (Test, Preproduction and production). The infrastructure was deployed on the Cloud, OVH and AWS

The stack consist of Debian, Centos, PHP, Symfony, Varnish, HAproxy, Apache, Mysql Percona,

ELK, Redis, Puppet, Ansible, Packer, Docker, Gitlab-CI, Jenkins, Zabbix, Rundeck Swarm, AWS,



Software Publishing

Devops / AdminSys

92300 Levallois-Perret, France

February 2015 - December 2016 (1 year and 10 months)

As a single System Engineer in the department, I had a multi-task position which includes to handle :

Systems, Security and Network.

I was in charge of new system deployment and maintenance, mainly Linux. All the infrastructure was monitored with Nagios and Zabbix.

All system deployment was made through Ansible Playbooks which are versioned with Git-Lab

The infrastructure was composed of 2 load-balancer HAProxy, 6 web-servers Tomcat and a cluster

of Oracle Database

I was also working with around 25 Developers to help them in their daily work in different environment :

Test, Pre-production and Production. We work together to architect, design, build and secure the


I also implemented the ELK stack (ElasticSearch, Logstash and Kibana) to help developers easily

debugging their code.

The plateform was PCI-DSS compliant, documentation and updates were required for this part. Any

single changes in the infrastructure had to be documented.

Being PCI-DSS compliant requires to have a secure infrastructure, I was working on Juniper and

PfSence as firewall and I have setup a weekly vulnerability scan using Kali.

All files transiting through our exchange plateform (CFT and ProftPD) were encrypted.

Our main database, Oracle, was fully encrypted.

The Ascott Limited


System and Network Administrator

92300 Levallois-Perret, France

April 2011 - January 2015 (3 years and 9 months)

I started as a Technical IT to provide support level 1 and 2 over the telephone, remotely and face to face to internal staff members for 44 properties in Europe (around 800 users). I had in charge the

administration and maintenance of Laptops, Workstation, Printers....etc.

6 months later, I joined the infrastructure team to administrate and maintain the infrastructure

(ESXI, VMWare, DNS, DHCP, Active Directory, MySQL, MsSQL, Nginx..etc) across all properties.

We were on charge of whole IT Architecture: Systems, Network, Security and Support.

I had the opportunity to participate to many different projects such as deployment of Wifi over all

properties using AeroHive, configuring a second Domain Controller for fault tolerance, network

monitoring using Eyes Of Network (Cacti, Nagios, Nagvis, WeatherMap).

We were using Juniper as firewall and Cisco as switchs. We were on charge of installation and

configuration of all the network component (Firewall rules, VPN, Vlans, Trunk...etc)

All backups were done using BackupPC and BackupExec.