Shariq Raza

Azure & DevSecOps Engineer (AKS Focused)



Infrastructure as Code IaC, Terraform Enterprise, GitHub Enterprise, DevOps CI/CD pipeline via GitHub Actions and Azure DevOps, PowerShell/Bash Scripting, Azure AD, Microsoft Role Based Access Management (RBAC) , MS identity and Access Management (IAM), Microsoft Security and Compliance (MCAS, PIM, MEM), Security and Intune (MDM,DLP), M365 Admin Centers, Microsoft Azure ATP, Microsoft Intune.


Bachelor of Business Information Systems & Management from Central Queensland University, Sydney


– Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate
– MCTS (AD, Network Infrastructure, Exchange Server)
– MCITIP (Database and Enterprise Administrator)
– Microsoft AZ-900
– ITIL V3 Foundation
– Prince2, Agile + (SAFe)

Shariq Raza

Azure & DevSecOps Engineer (AKS Focused)


Highly skilled and result-oriented Azure Cloud Infrastructure Engineer with 5+ years of extensive Azure Cloud and DevOps hands-on experience, and in-depth knowledge of high-tech, complex and dynamic IT cloud-based and  end-to-end agile infrastructure engineering projects. With expertise in IaC (ARM/Terraform) deployment, CI/CD pipeline (GH actions/Azure DevOps) deployment, Container based (ACR, Docker) deployment via Azure Kubernetes Service, implementing MS Cloud technologies including large and complex Azure migrations and Azure based infrastructure design, build and delivering Infrastructure engineering for large scale end-to-end IT projects.

Recent Projects

Developed a containers-based solution on Azure AKS to help the architects and the project team design and build/deploy the AKS clusters.

Built/deployed non-prod and production AKS environments in a DevOps CI/CD way, using Microservices, the GitHub Enterprise suite, such as GitHub Actions, GitHub Container Registry, GitHub Packages, Azure ARM and Terraform for IaC and GitHub Secrets.

Assisted the project architects to create a HLSA (High-Level Solution Architecture) to support IPBC (Income Protection Benefit Calculation) project, an Azure AKS based solution.