Mauro Torrez

Santa Fe


DevOps Engineer with experience in AWS Cloud Infrastructure, Release Engineering, and Linux System Administration. Currently focused on automation with CI/CD pipelines and Infrastructure as Code. Excellent communication skills and experience working with Dev teams enabling them to publish better software, faster.


Sr. DevOps Engineer

Code Power, Puero Rico (remote)

Current project:

  • Principal engineer in SOC 2 type II implementation for securing the AWS infrastructure.
  • Fully automated infrastructure management using Terraform and GitHub Actions.
  • Access control with Teleport using SSO, via ephemeral instances automated with Terraform.
  • In charge of managing AWS, CloudFlare, FusionAuth, Sendgrid and Metabase infrastructure.
  • Principal engineer in transition from single-account AWS to purpose-specific multi-account organization.


  • Managed AWS cloud infrastructure to support Serverless apps written in Node.js.
  • Fully automated infrastructure management with Terraform and CircleCI pipelines.
  • Containerization of legacy PHP apps into Amazon ECS.
  • Built CircleCI pipelines for testing, building and deploys. Pipeline migration from BitBucket to CircleCI.

AWS Cloud Infrastructure and Release Automation Engineer

Mobile gaming startup, USA (remote)

AWS (Amazon) cloud infrastructure architect for the backend of a role-based mobile game. The backend comprises API services written in Python and Prolog. My mission was to ensure the reliability and scalability of the backend infrastructure. I also built pipelines for creating Docker images and deploying them. All of the infrastructure was written and managed as Terragrunt/Terraform code.

DevOps Engineer / System Administrator

Universidad Nacional del Litoral (Rectorate), Santa Fe, Argentina

Part of the core infrastructure team managing services for the whole campus serving 35k students, staff, and the general public. Administration of a virtual environment with ~400 virtul instances on-premises. Set up many network services from LDAP directory, mail server to the web frontends. Principal engineer in transition to writing configuration as code. Lead the transition to an agile Git development workflow for Dev teams including feature branches and CI/CD pipelines using GitLab.

DevOps Engineer

4r Soluciones S.R.L., Santa Fe, Argentina

My goal was building a reliable delivery process. The solution included the containerization of software to achieve uniformity between environments. I also did training of the dev teams with the aim of generating a common git culture and an ability to implement new pipelines and tweak existing ones.

PHP Programming Teacher

Facultad de Ingeniería y Ciencias Hídricas - UNL, Santa Fe, Argentina

Applied programming course using the Symfony PHP framework. Subjects included version control systems, MVC pattern, routing, templating, controllers, and deployment of a PHP application.

IT support

Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Santa Fe, Argentina

Here’s where it all started! My work was dealing with end-user problems in GNU/Linux and Windows workstations. Our biggest challenge was the migration of the whole bunch of Windows users to GNU/Linux.

Formal Education

IT Engineer (Ingeniero en Informática)

Universidad Nacional del Litoral
Santa Fe, Argentina


Student exchange

Université du Québec À Montréal (UQÀM), Montréal, Québec, Canada

Scholarship awarded as part of the "Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program" (ELAP) from the Government of Canada.

Skills and Languages

DevOps and Continuous Delivery

Design pipelines for building, testing, and delivery of software. Experience with GitHub Actions, CircleCI, GitLab, Drone, and BitBucket. Excellent communication skills. Support for the Dev team. Auxilliary pipeline tools (plugins, Docker images, etc). Experience managing cloud infrastructure in AWS cloud and other vendors.

Site Reliability Engineering

Fully automated management of Infrastructure using Terraform code and CI workflow. Very good knowledge of IaC/CaC tools like Terraform, Terragrunt, Ansible. Container/instance images with Docker and Packer. Experience with observability tools like AWS CloudWatch, Datadog, Graylog, InfluxDB, Grafana, Zabbix.

System Administration

Experience in admministration of physical and virtual Linux-based servers, and local networks including switch and firewall management. Experience managing of load lalancers, web, application servers, database, mail, and directory servers. Proficient in Bash and Python scripting.


Spanish Native speaker

English Advanced TOEFL

French Advanced DELF B1

Catalan Beginner A2, Institut Ramon Llull

German Beginner


Language nerd: passionate about learning languages.

Cooking: always trying to perfect some recipe.

Gardening: I appreciate plants as a lifeform.

Biking: my favorite means of transportation.

Running: a great way for activating body and mind.