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Abdelilah Outifaout

Abdelilah Outifaout

Microsoft Cloud Architect

37 years old
Dubai United Arab Emirates
Freelancer Open to opportunities
As a Cloud and DevOps Consultant, I have a solid experience in designing and developing software solutions in different technical environments, with an expertise Azure and Azure Devops, and for different industries. I'm currently working on cloud migration and integration projects leveraging Azure Services, Kubernetes, AI, Data Engineering, DevOps and FinOps.

In addition to a result-driven mind, I have communication, management and organizational skills. I provide trainings, I speak 3 languages fluently : English, French and Arabic and I am a Scrum Master, ITIL v4, Azure, DevOps and FinOps certified (AZ-900, AZ-204, AZ-104, AZ-400, AZ-305).
    • Designing and implementing cloud native solutions
    • Writing Azure Devops CI/CD Yaml pipelines
    • Improving AKS production grade practices
    • Managing Hub & Spoke architecture
    • Observability & Monitoring using Azure Monitor + Managed Grafana + Managed Prometheus
    • IaC (Bicep), Drift Detection
    • FinOps reporting
    • Business Continuity, Disaster and Recovery using Azure Backup, Site Recovery & Chaos Studio
    • Implementing Governance
  • Azure Integration Platform architecture and implementation (iPaaS) using Logic Apps, Durable Functions, Service Bus, Event Grid & APIM.
  • Azure DevOps CI/CD Yaml Pipelines
  • IaC using ARM Template Specs
  • Azure Automation runbooks with Powershell
  • Sector : Investments & Asset management
  • Project : Rewriting and migrating an ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) analysis platform to Microsoft Azure (PaaS).
  • Technical stack : C# 8, Angular 8, .Net Core 3.1, Entity Framework Core 3.0, Sql Server, Azure Cosmos DB, Azure Functions, Azure Service Bus, Azure Event Grid, Azure Logic Apps, Azure Blob Storage, Application Insights, APIM, Azure DevOps, Terraform, Git, Visual Studio 2019
  • Partena : HR & Business Management
    Project : Customer Portal & Employee Self Service
  • Technical environement : .NET 4.5, Azure Service Fabric, Microservices, ASP.NET Web API, Swagger, Entity Framework, Sitecore, Oracle, PL/SQL, Autofac.
    Visual Studio 2015, Scrum, VSTS
  • Project :
    BECERT : Food export licences management system.
  • Technical Stack :
    C#, ASP.NET MVC, Entity Framework, oAuth, jQuery, XML/XSLT, xUnit, Oracle
    DDD, EventSourcing, CQRS
    VS 2017, Jenkins
  • Project Management : Scrum, Jira
  • Project context :
    Developing new functionalities on two interaction desktop application for ENGIE call centers.
    Participating in technical discussions regarding the tools and the architecture.
  • Technical environment :
    .NET 4.0, Visual Studio 2015, Resharper, Visual Studio Online, C#, WPF, Prism, Unity, Winforms, MVP, MVVM, DevExpress, SOAP Web Services, WCF, Oracle Sql Developer.
  • Project Context : Development of a Risk Assessment Management module querying multiple data sources, generating Risk Assessment Forms in Excel format and sending them to the bank's CRM.
  • Technical Environment : .NET Framework 4.0, C#, ASP.NET Webforms, jQuery, Bootstrap, EPPlus, ADO.NET, MS Unity, Visual Studio 2010, SQL Server 2008, TFS, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, DB2, SAB.
  • Project Context : Internet Optimization solutions
    • Developed and maintained web applications that creates and customizes internet services for EMEA customers.
    • Wrote test plans and deployment documents.
    • Executed acceptance test plans and deployed solutions in customer's environments.
  • Technical Environement : Visual Studio 2010, Framework .net 4.0, C#, Winforms, ASP.NET MVC/Webforms, jQuery,, EntityFramework, LINQ, WCF, Web Services, SoapUI, SQL Server 2008
  • Essilor International project :
    • Contributed in information gathering and suggested technical solutions.
    • Developed web and desktop solutions using Microsoft .NET Platform
    • Unit-tested solutions functionality.
    • Executed test plans.
    • Wrote specifications and deployment documents.
  • Technical Environnement : Visual Studio 2008, Framework .net 3.5, C#, Winforms, ASP.NET MVC/Webforms, EnterpriseLibrary, ADO.NET, WCF, WPF, SQL Server 20005, TFS. C++, Delphi

Intern Developer

February 2011 to June 2011
  • Contributed in developing a helpdesk solution. A JEE based web application..
    Tools : UML, JEE : JSF 2.0, PrimeFaces 3.0, JPA 2.0 EclipseLink, Tomcat 7, NetBeans 7, Oracle 10g

Intern Developer

Présidence de l'USMBA Fès
July 2010 to September 2010
  • Developed an Investment budget managment application.
    Tools : VS 2010, C#, ADO.NET, Crystal Reports, Mysql, UML

Intern Developer

System Distribution
June 2009 to August 2009
  • Developed a personal finance managment system web application using PHP/Mysql.
  • Scrum Master Certified
  • ITIL v4 Certified
  • Devops Certified
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Github Actions
  • C# /.Net Core / .Net Framework
  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • SQL Server
  • Angular 2+
  • Winforms / WPF
  • TypeScript
  • PHP
  • C/C++
  • Azure Devops
  • ASP.NET Core Web API
  • Blazor
  • Entity Framework / Core
  • ASP.NET MVC / Webforms
  • Javascript / jQuery
  • HTML5 / CSS3
  • JAVA / JEE
  • Design Patterns
  • Merise
  • UML
  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Oracle
  • Mysql
  • SQL Server
  • PostgreSQL
  • English
  • Arabic
  • French
  • DevOps
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Data Engineering
  • Cloud Computing
  • Containerization

Computer Science Engineering

Ecole Nationale des Sciences Appliquées

September 2008 to July 2011

Preparatory School

Classes Préparatoires

September 2006 to 2008
Applied Mathematics


  • Music Composition and Production


  • Investment & Trading


  • Writing Slam


  • Soccer

Azure Devops Expert

FinOps Practitioner

Azure Solutions Architect

Azure Developer

Azure Administrator