Amit Arie

DevOps Lead Engineer at Sentra

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Tell us about your background

I am 32 years old and live in Ramat Gan, Israel.Happily married to Rony, A super-talented dentist, and a proud dad to a very cute child named Lia. I have a degree in Computer Science from the Hebrew University, and experience in Software Engineering and DevOps.

Why did you choose to work at Sentra, and when did you join?

Sentra was looking very promising to me from the start, in October 2021.

I was really interested in the solution that the founders wanted to solve.

I love working in an environment full of Clouds and SaaS applications.

What is your role and what are your responsibilities?

I’m a DevOps Engineer in Sentra’s Platform team.

I was lucky to be able to provision and Design the Cloud Infrastructure of Sentra from the start, and to be responsible for many internal processes in the company such as CI/CD, Tests, Monitoring Tools, Design Aspects and to support the engineers at Sentra in their day to day job.

What advice do you have for people getting started in your field?

The DevOps area can be very intimidating because of the various tools and the quick pace of the tech industry.
Be patient, don't be afraid to dive in and try to read the documentation as much as you can.
I recommend checking out: 

The roadmap project is amazing and helps you to focus properly on your journey as DevOps / Software Engineer.

What’s the best thing about working at Sentra?

It’s all about the people, isn’t it?

Sentra has a strong founding team with vast technological and management experience.

In addition, it’s so great to work with such talented, easy going and funny people - engineers and non-engineers as one.

Can you tell me something surprising you discovered while working at Sentra?

I was surprised to discover the amount of quality existing in this company.

If you could live anywhere in the world, where would you choose and why?

Lake Como, with a good cup of coffee + executing some exciting Infra As Code automations 🙂

What's on your professional 'bucket list' that you'd like to accomplish in the next 5-10 years?

There are multiple vectors of progress. My goal is to always deal with the latest cutting edge technology, managing and mentoring some good people :)

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