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About Me ๐Ÿง”๐Ÿฝ โ€‹

Hello, I'm Ariful Islam! I'm a DevOps Specialist and Software Engineer, and I'd want to introduce myself. I have extensive experience as a Software and System Architect, as well as strong knowledge of Open Source. Here's a little bit about me:

Skills ๐Ÿคน๐Ÿฝ โ€‹

  • ๐Ÿง Linux: Debian, Ubuntu, RHEL, Fedora, CentOS, RockyLinux, Almalinux, Alpine...
  • ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ป Programming languages: JavaScript, TypeScript, Python ๐Ÿ, BASH, C, Ruby, PHP
  • ๐Ÿš€ DevOps tools: Docker, Kubernetes, Git, GitLab, Ansible, Terraform, LGTM Stack
  • ๐Ÿ—ƒ๏ธ Virtualization: VMware, ESXi, Vagrant, Proxmox, Hyper-V, FreeNAS
  • ๐Ÿ”€ Web Server: Apache, Nginx, Caddy, Traefik, NPM
  • โœ‰๏ธ Mail Server: Zimbra, iRedMail, MailCow
  • ๐ŸŽ›๏ธ Control Panel: cPanel & WHM, Plesk, Ajenti, Vesta, Virtualmin
  • โ˜๏ธ Cloud platforms: AWS, GCP, Azure, Linode, DO, OVH, Hetzner, Contabo...
  • ๐Ÿ›ข๏ธ Databases: MySQL, MariaDB, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Redis
  • ๐Ÿ” Cybersecurity: Wireshark, Nmap, Chkrootkit, ClamAV KaliLinux, BlackArch
  • ๐ŸŒ Web frameworks: Vue, Nuxt, Vitepress, Laravel, Django
  • ๐ŸŒฑ Open Source: Owncloud/Nextcloud, Mattermost, RocketChat, Chatwoot, Jitsi, BBB, WordPress, Bitwarden, Metabase, SuiteCRM, Odoo, n8n, OpenProject, 30+

Education ๐ŸŽ“ โ€‹

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Daffodil International University, 2023
  • Diploma degree in Computer Technology, Infra Polytechnic Institute, 2019
  • Secondary School Certificate in Computer Technology, BTEB, 2015

Work Experience ๐Ÿ’ผ โ€‹

DevOps and System Architect, Fiverr and Upwork (2020 - Present) โ€‹

  • I'm proud to say that I have a five star โญ๏ธ rating on both Fiverr and Upwork, and I've completed over two hundareds plus orders for clients around the world.
  • I strive to deliver high-quality work and excellent customer service to all of my clients, and I'm always looking for ways to improve.

Deployment Engineer, Digital Smile Design (2022) โ€‹

  • Built and deployed scalable web applications using AWS and GCP
  • Collaborated with cross-functional teams to design and implement new features in Python-based applications
  • Designed and maintained CI/CD pipelines using Jenkins and Terraform
  • Conducted code reviews and provided feedback to team members

DevOps Engineer, Sharp NEC Display Solutions of America (2022) โ€‹

  • Designing and implementing local infrastructure, including servers, network devices, and storage systems, to support the company's software development and deployment needs
  • Building and maintaining CI/CD pipelines for NEC Display software, using tools such as Git, GitLab, and Docker, to automate the build, test, and deployment process
  • Conducting testing and debugging of software applications, identifying and resolving issues in a timely and efficient manner
  • Collaborating with the CTO and other team members, including software developers, QA engineers, and project managers, to ensure that project timelines and goals were met
  • Training IT engineers on the maintenance of the company's infrastructure and software systems, ensuring that they had the necessary skills and knowledge to support ongoing operations

SRE, EzTimeRental (2020 - 2021) โ€‹

  • Designing and implementing highly available, fault-tolerant, and scalable systems using cloud platforms such as AWS and GCP
  • Ensuring that all systems are highly secure and compliant with industry standards and regulations
  • Creating and maintaining automation tools and scripts to improve efficiency and reduce downtime
  • Monitoring system performance and troubleshooting issues to ensure high availability and reliability
  • Collaborating with development teams to ensure that systems are designed with scalability and reliability in mind

Senior Software Engineer and Project Manager, Hombolt (2021) โ€‹

  • Leading the development team in designing and implementing software solutions that meet client requirements
  • Collaborating with clients and team members to understand project scope, requirements, and timelines
  • Developing software using various programming languages and frameworks
  • Ensuring that all software is tested and meets the highest quality standards
  • Troubleshooting and debugging software issues
  • Mentoring junior developers and providing guidance on software development
  • Staying up-to-date with emerging trends and technologies in software development

Projects ๐Ÿ› ๏ธ โ€‹

Full-Stack Web Developer, 2022 โ€‹

As a web software developer, I developed a web-based software application using ExpressJS, VueJS, Prisma, JWT, and SMTP. The application was designed to be highly secure, scalable, and efficient, and my key responsibilities included:

  • Developing the backend of the application using ExpressJS and Prisma, including designing and implementing the REST API, database schema, and data models
  • Developing the frontend of the application using VueJS, including designing and implementing the user interface, navigation, and client-side logic
  • Implementing authentication and authorization using JWT tokens to ensure secure access to the application's resources
  • Integrating SMTP for email notifications and user communication
  • Testing and debugging the application to ensure that it met the highest quality standards and was free of errors and vulnerabilities

Indie Game Developer, 2018 โ€‹

As an indie game developer, I developed a 2D space shooter game using Construct 2. The game was designed to be cross-platform and was available on multiple operating systems. My key responsibilities included:

  • Developing the game mechanics, graphics, and audio using Construct 2
  • Designing and implementing the user interface, including menus, game screens, and controls
  • Testing and debugging the game to ensure that it met the highest quality standards and was free of errors and glitches
  • Building the game on multiple platforms, including Windows, macOS, and Linux


Testimonials โœจ โ€‹

"Ariful was great to work with, he understood my project and was able to execute it. With his wealth of knowledge he is a great asset for any project. I highly recommend him as he is professional and delivered my project on time." - Sidney Cassagnol

"I worked with Ariful Islam on a project and was consistently impressed with their technical knowledge and ability to problem solve. They were a valuable asset to the team and I would recommend them without hesitation." - Brad Hammon

"I hired Ariful Islam for a project and was extremely satisfied with their work. They were able to deliver on time and within budget, and their attention to detail was exceptional." - George Cabanas

"Ariful was great to work with! He was very responsive and met deliverables in a timely manner. He set up Gitlab on our local server and will be working on additional projects for the team. I am a new Fiverr user and did not realize that I needed to accept an extension request, so don't allow that to affect your decision to work with Ari. He was very knowledgeable and responsive. I highly recommend Ari!" - Amarshall Sndsa

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Contact ๐Ÿ‘‹ โ€‹

Feel free to contact me at [email protected] or through the contact form on my website. I'd love to hear from you!