Umar Chikobava is working as a software engineer at adesso AG. He is very interested in DevOps practices including CI/CD, automated configuration management/provisioning as well as development of cloud native services and solutions. In his bachelor thesis, for instance, he analyzed what tools are better suited for monitoring and automated deployment of infrastructure in an agile environment. In his professional life, he worked in projects involving development and deployment of Java/NodeJS web-applications in OpenShift/Kubernetes clusters as well as automated installation and monitoring of various complex web-applications. He is keen to learn new technologies and improves his skills. He it also very interested in sharing his knowledge with fellow software engineers.