Juan Barry Manual Canham

A Cloud Engineer & Developer, with experience at a variety of companies, across a range of technologies driving both technological change as well as business focused outcomes. Capable of wearing whatever hat is needed for a given job.


| Google Apps Deployment Specialist | | Windows 7, Configuration - (Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist) |


Skill Keywords
Programming Python, Ruby, Bash, JavaScript, Dart, Apex/Java, Other Languages
AWS Cloudformation, IAM, Lambda, DynamoDB, Core AWS services, Additional AWS services
DevOps tools and methodologies IaC, Immutability, Configuration Management, TDD - Infrastructure, TDD - Application, Build systems, Containers, Init systems, Agile
Google GCP, Google deployment manager, Google App Engine, Google Apps
Salesforce Apex, Configuration


Open Source Developer, Self

2019-07 — Present

Spending a few months developing tools to make engineering in the clouds easier. And other assorted tools

  • Built a mobile app to showcase user sourced data, using Flutter and Dart
  • Contributed to existing open source projects such as Gpodder and Gpodder.net
  • Built a tool to view twitter exports
  • Built a website to highlight the problems with FPTP
  • Built a tool to monitor activity on toxic internet communities

Projects: Mobile location based-app, Gpodder & Gpodder.net updates, Offline Twitter Export Viewer, Generic AWS Saml CLI (WIP), TheMajority.uk, Subreddit Monitor

Volunteer & Volunteer Coordinator,

2022-01 — Present

Volunteering at various organizations, including coordinating volunteers and donated resources.

Senior Cloud Engineer, DPR consulting

2020-04 — 2021-10

Full stack developer (including support & infrastructure engineering) for multiple customer facing serverless applications.

AWS, Lambda, Typescript, React, Node, OAuth, Cognito, Dynamo, SQL, Cloudformation Highlights:
  • Picked up Typescript and React and to deliver front-end improvements
  • Improved build pipelines, to deliver CI while pushed quality left, by enforcing linting and coverage testing
  • (Collectively) improved our processes significantly to much better reflect agile best practices
  • Built and migrated to a multi-account structure with an access account deployed entirely as configuration

Projects: Broker ID, Broker ID Data, Distribution Hub

Cloud Systems Developer Lead, Cloudreach

2014-03 — 2019-07

Worked on customer projects as a Lead/Architect and mentored a small team.

Leadership, Mentoring, Architect, Tech Lead Highlights:
  • Architect on several Enterprise engagement, at companies such as NBIM, BP, News UK, etc.
  • Delivered both the architecture and implementation on multiple Cloud Access models
  • Managed a team for 4 engineers, helping them get the most out of working for Cloudreach
  • Helped run a city government hackathon (TFL)

Projects: Cloud Migration(Norges Bank Investment Management), AWS CIP(BP), Multi Cloud Lab Vending Engine(Cloudreach), TFL hackathon(TFL), Pearson Governance Framework and Prototype(Pearson)

Role Owner (Cloud Systems Developers), Cloudreach

2016-06 — 2019-07

Worked with the leadership team to improve the System Developers role.

Strategy, Vision, Internal, Personal Development Highlights:
  • Helped Engineers get improve their technical skills though a hands-on training workshop program
  • Trained and mentored multiple sets of graduates

Projects: Personal Growth workshops, Graduate/FastTrack Trainer/coordinator, Interview Process update, Unified Chatroom system & Knowledge base

Internal hackathons/skunkworks Developer, Cloudreach

2012-02 — 2019-07

  • Built Automated tanks that used image recognition to move and fire at each other.
  • Built various useful internal tools, that remained in use for years
  • Built a variety of IaC tools, that made deployments easier
  • Won a trip to Central America
  • Had project open sourced externally, by somebody that found it useful

Projects: piRobotWars, Calify, Cloudformation Supremacy Engine, Serverless Sceptre, Address Book, Contact sync, Holiday booking system, MusicBox

Cloud Systems Developer, Cloudreach

2012-02 — 2014-03

Worked on technical projects on AWS, Google Apps & Salesforce both individually and as part of a team.

  • Worked across 3 cloud platforms (Google, AWS, Salesforce)
  • Delivered difficult Google 2 Google migrations on tight deadlines

Projects: Salesforce Roll-out for Media Group(Heymarket), Cross Team Support at a Large Media company(News UK), Google to Google Migrations(Various (Milkround, News UK, etc)), Google Migrations(Various (Jamie Oliver group, Graze, etc)), Teletext Holidays Optimization(Teletext Holidays)

Support Engineer, Supporttree

2010-01 — 2012-02

Full support for small businesses including end user systems, on-premise servers and cloud services.

Windows, OS X, Linux, Networking Highlights:
  • Worked in a user facing role, for a variety of small businesses
  • Made use of automation and unix, in an otherwise manual windows environment


Bachelor Natural Sciences (Physics & Chemistry) [incomplete], UCL

2006-09 — 2009-07

A-Levels, King's School Grantham

2004-09 — 2006-07 Math Further Math Physics Chemistry Spanish - AAAAA


| Volunteering | | Open Source & Linux | | Traveling | | Punk Rock, Politics & the Pub |