Daryl Robbins,Enterprise Cloud Architect

Daryl Robbins has extensive experience architecting highly scalable/resilient applications, both on-premise and in the cloud (AWS). He is AWS-certified. Based in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

AWS Certifications

Resume

Daryl Robbins is a proven Software Architect with over 19 years industry experience, specializing in Enterprise Application Architecture, Cloud Architecture (particulaly AWS) and System Integration. He is experienced in all phases of software development and has managed a number of software development projects. He has strong communication and inter-personal skills, which he leverages in collaborating with stakeholders (inside and outside the organization) to come to the best possible solution. He also has experience leading cross-functional teams of varying size.

Daryl is an adept problem solver, able to tackle problems of all kinds – be them technical or otherwise. He has extensive experience with the AWS Cloud, Java platform (including Web technologies) and integration middleware (Mule ESB, JMS, Web Services). He is also an expert at quickly ramping up on any new technology or paradigm. In his spare time, he enjoys researching new technologies and following up on the latest industry trends. He has always acted as a technical expert across the organization, on questions ranging from high-level architecture to low-level implementation.

He is based in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

My Employment

Since 2015

Sr. Cloud/DevOps Architect – Entrust Datacard

Setting strategy for Cloud deployment, Designing/Implementation AWS/DevOps automation

2013-2015

Sr. Software Architect – MyGroceryDeals / MyShopLiftr

I was responsible for architecture and infrastructure for the complete MyGroceryDeals platform. Since joining the company, I lead the rearchitecting of our legacy platform, our migration to the AWS Cloud, the substancial increase in our functional footprint and the introduction of automation and structure to a previously ad-hoc process.

2008-2013

Software Architect – Mxi Technologies

I was reponsible for building a common integration platform in the Maintenix product and for leading/architecting several large-scale integration projects for specific clients.

2004-2007

Sr. Software Developer – Mxi Technologies

I was responsible for designing complicated modules of the Maintenix product and leading developers to implement the design.

2001-2004

Software Developer – Mxi Technologies

I was responsible for applied technical research and migrating the Maintenix product to support multiple Java Application Servers and Platforms (Windows and Unix). Some of my areas of research included electronic document signing using Smart Cards and web visualization of defects on a pictographic representation of an aircraft.

2001-2001

Student QA Specialist – Alcatel

I wrote and maintained TCL test scripts for ATM/Frame Relay Networking Equipment. On my own initiative, I developed multiple tools for simplifying the test script development process, which were very well received from my colleagues and management.

2000-2001

Student QA Specialist – Nortel Networks

I performed automated and manual testing of Internet Telephony Software and Optical Networking Equipment. In addition, I acted as a liason between the development and testing teams when a thorough understanding of the code base was required. On my own initiative, I also developed automated provisioning scripts for installing the application under test, which saved significant effort in the testing process.

Certifications

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional
  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional
  • AWS Certified Security - Specialty
  • AWS Certified Advanced Networking - Specialty
  • AWS Certified Developer - Associate
  • AWS Certified SysOp Administrator - Associate

Languages & Frameworks

  • Java Spring (Boot, Cloud, Data, etc..)
  • Ruby/Rails
  • JavaScript/NodeJS
  • SQL & Hive
  • Python

Platforms & Technologies

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Azure
  • Ansible
  • Chef
  • Docker
  • Google Cloud
  • Hadoop
  • NoSQL (DynamoDB)
  • OpenStack
  • RDBMS (Postgres, MySQL)
  • Search (ElasticSearch, SOLR)
  • Salt
  • Splunk

Technical Skills

  • Software Architecture
  • Software Design
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • DevOps
  • Continuous Integration/Deployment
  • Development Tools/Automation
  • Software Engineering Process
  • Troubleshooting Complex Problems
  • Performance/Operations Testing

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  • EC2, ECS, Lambda, SSM
  • S3, EBS, EFS, CloudFront
  • Elastic Beanstalk, OpsWorks
  • RDS, DynamoDB, ElastiCache
  • VPC, DirectConnect, Route53
  • SQS, SNS, SES, SWF, StepFunctions
  • CodeDeploy, CloudFormation
  • CodeCommit, CodePipeline
  • EMR, Data Pipeline
  • And more...

General Skills

  • Problem Solving
  • Requirements Gathering
  • Team Leadership/Mentorship
  • Business Analysis
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Project Management
  • Systems Thinking