Juan Barry Manual Canham



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: * an architect, aligning the technical solutions to the customers requirements * a technical lead, both delivering code and guiding/mentoring/supporting teams as required.

Email: cv@juancanham.com

Work Experience


Open Source Developer

2019 - 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

2014 - 2019

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)


Role Owner (Cloud Systems Developers)

2016 - 2019

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


Internal hackathons/skunkworks Developer

2012 - 2019

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

2012 - 2014

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

2010 - 2012

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



2006 - 2009

King's School Grantham

2004 - 2006


  • 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