Profilbillede af SammyOpiyo
Flag for Kenya Ongata Rongai, Kenya
Medlem siden 10. december 2014
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Experienced Site Reliability Engineer having setup, maintained, monitored and troubleshooted application environments for more than 10 large projects worldwide while focusing on infrastructure automation, scalability, reliability and efficiency. I value constant improvement, transparency, honesty, collaboration, friendliness, flexibility, and open-mindedness. I seek to collaborate in the process of design, development, deployment, monitoring, and maintenance of applications, software products and working systems that impact the daily lives of millions of people and processes of unicorn companies around the world.
$40 USD/hr
19 anmeldelser
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Nylige bedømmelser

  • billede af Sanket R. Build new backend for existing project in Python ₹33235.00 INR

    “The best guy for the job. Highly professional and knows what he is doing. I will definitely work with him in the future, If I get a chance. Samwel follows the best industry standards and delivers the work really fast, on time.”

  • billede af Marcus C. Project for Samwel O. $120.00 CAD

    “Sam, got busy with other project, but we will work with him again, when he gets free time. Very professional to let us know, so that we can plan accordingly. Thanks.”

  • billede af Sinthuja D. gcloud kubernetes with Socket issue - Remote ₹2500.00 INR

    “Samwel have great experience with Google and AWS server etc... He is very patient to answer all my questions he stay late and done my work on time without any issue. Will Hire again for more work... A+++”

  • billede af Kalido M. Project 21101350 has been deleted $250.00 USD

    “thank u and fast glad to deal with u again”

  • billede af Marcus C. Kubernetes pod development $150.00 CAD

    “Sam knows his stuff and we will be working with him for lots of new projects.”

  • billede af Dustin F. PRE-MADE Program needing PYTHON GURU to fix $100.00 USD

    “Went OVER AND BEYOND my expectations! I 100% recommend using Samwel as I will be for all of my upcoming projects!”


DevOps Infrastructure Engineer

Sep 2019

Work on infrastructure setup, update, upgrade, automation, debugging, etc, as well as deployment of services. Tasks handled include : automating provisioning of resources and setting up of environments, deployment, monitoring and management of applications in the cloud, writing of helm charts and setting up of efficient monitoring and logging capabilities. I created dev and prod environments and in collaboration with 3 other SREs, deployed web applications for more than 6 companies.

Python Code Validator

Apr 2019

Given a repository, my task is to go through it, rate skills, give recommendations on how to improve code standards and validate for specific claims such as Junior, Mid-level or Senior Python Software Engineer using smart contracts. While working on a part time basis, I have risen with time to be the 11th top validator in the leader-board having reviewed and given recommendations for more than 567 repositories.

Software Reveiwer

Sep 2018 - Jun 2019 (9 months)

My responsibility was to write reviews for software products and platforms I have used. While working here on a part time basis, I wrote reviews for more than 30 software products and platforms that were shared with the concerned companies. Some of them followed up on the reviews as they wanted to improve my satisfaction in their products.

Backend Developer and Site Reliability Engineer

Feb 2018 - Dec 2018 (10 months)

Optimized API by reducing the number of DB queries by averagely 31.81% through eager loading & fetching only required fields (this also reduced query time by averagely 40.97%). Eliminated bugs raising 500 errors in API through performing proper logging and exception handling. Designed, provisioned, managed and monitored Infrastructure resources on the cloud. Created docs for various resources eg, generated API docs using Swagger and OpenAPI.

Preferred Freelancer(DevOps Engineer | SRE | Python Backend Engineer)

Mar 2016 - Sep 2019 (3 years)

Responsibilities included handling projects dealing with infrastructure provisioning, application deployments, task automation, web scraping I also was heavily involved in web development, 2D to 3D image conversion, restful API development, database design, etc. In one of the projects I was working on, I reduced response times for a Django Rest Framework API from over 10 minutes to 4 seconds by applying pagination and eager loading.


eKitabu Digital Essay Award. (2015)


Certificate for being 2nd runners up in an essay titled "Dear Mr President. My life as a Digital Learner....".


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