Sia joined DevOpsGroup as a Lead Engineer for the Flying Hellfish squad in January 2019.
13Years in the business
In his role, Sia works across multiple clients, wearing many hats, from acting as a “hands-on keyboard” engineer, to leading up a client engagement, or consulting on best practice and technical strategy.
His primary technical speciality lies in application architecture and the platforms that surround them, with a particular passion for development workflows, branching models, application testing and the pipelines that govern them.
Sia takes a no-nonsense approach to modernising applications, as he feels this is the primary factor in what holds many organisations back from truly modernising their products.
He’s predominately focused on working with Enterprise organisations, helping them transform and modernise their IT through targeted engagements.
Sia comes from a varied background, having started his tech career as a QA and unknowingly moved into the DevOps world before the phrase was coined. He’s had stints as a Linux and Windows system admin, as well as some development-focused projects (although he doesn’t feel worthy of the “developer” title.
He’s currently happy using his broad set of skills to help the DevOpsGroup and their clients in any way he can.
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