Rhommel has an international career of more than fifteen years in roles that include but are not limited to DevOps engineering, site reliability engineering, and technical leadership in successful startups and mid-size enterprises.
He is an Engineering Manager at Cloudflare where he leads the team responsible for the reliability of their network in China, as well as, several other initiatices. His interests include distributed systems, observability, quantum computers, security, and privacy.
Previously, he spearheaded Site Reliability Engineering at Apptio, one of the fastest-growing enterprise SaaS companies, leading and growing a high performant remote globally distributed organization.Download Resume
Cloudflare (NYSE: NET) is an Infrastructure and Security company responsible for more than 10% of the internet traffic worldwide.
The SRE (Edge) team is a globally distributed team that provides innovative solutions to help progress software at Cloudflare.
Spearheaded the implementation of Site Reliability Engineering.
Leading an organization of more than 40 people globally distributed engineers, managers, and program managers across the US, EU, India, and Australia.
Our teams were responsible for the development of our Cloud infrastructure, product reliability, and datacenter operations incl. Fedramp and IRAP environments (SOC2, ISO27001, and FIPS 140-2).
In this position, I took a strategic role leading the teams responsible for the platform roadmap, planning and communicating our migration plans to customers, implemented cross-organization OKRs, and developed modernization plans for our operations.
Leading a Geo-distributed team, responsible for escalability and reliability of our platform and overseeing the alignment of our teams with the rest of the Products and Engineering organization.
Some of my responsibilities included scale our team, seek alignment and buy-in for strategic goals, develop strategic roadmaps, set and communicate expectations to our customers, cloud cost management, FinOps. Guided the whole organization through the implementation of cascading OKRs to help build alignment
Joined Apptio as a member of their TechOps team to develop a plan to migrate our products to AWS.
On this role, I was responsible for team growth, develop migration strategy, team performance, and cross-team communication.
At eBay, I was a member of the team that develop Gumtree.com.au, the largest classified site in Australia.
On this role, I helped set the direction to migrate from a complex monolithic application to microservices.
In two years we developed and release more than 70 microservices including key components like our search engine in coordination with teams in Amsteram and Denmark.
Atlassian is one of the fastest growing technology businesses in the world with 35,000 customers (including NASA and the United Nations), with offices in Sydney, San Francisco, Austin & Amsterdam. Atlassian has been named one of the ‘Best Places to Work’ for the past 3 consecutive years, and has a fantastic reputation for innovation and opportunity.
Our mission was to enable teams to advance humanity through the power of software with web-based applications that help teams to be productive and collaborative.
As the first SRE at Atlassian, I helped address scalability and observability challenges in their global identity platform running on AWS. Increasing the visibility through the onboarding of Datadog, ELK, and Kibana. I also contributed to the development of an internal Logging platform for their more than 90,000 cloud deployments.
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