Juan Barry Manual Canham

Cloud "DevOps" Engineer


A Pragmatic Cloud "DevOps" Engineer, 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, primarily working as both:


Skill Keywords
Programming Python, Ruby, Bash, JavaScript, 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

  • Quickly Built a tool to view twitter exports
  • Begun work on a module
  • Built a website to highlight the problems with FPTP
  • Built a tool to monitor activity on toxic internet communities

Cloud Systems Developer Lead, Cloudreach

2014-03 — 2019-07

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

  • 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)
Leadership Mentoring Architect Tech Lead

Role Owner (Cloud Systems Developers), Cloudreach

2016-06 — 2019-07

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

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

Internal hackathons/skunkworks Developer, Cloudreach

2012-02 — 2019-07

While at Cloudreach, worked on various spikes and hackathons

  • 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

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

Support Engineer, Supporttree

2010-01 — 2012-02

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

  • Worked in a user facing role, for a variety of small businesses
  • Made use of automation and unix, in an otherwise manual windows environment
User Facing


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

2006-09 — 2009-07

A-Levels, King's School Grantham

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