Faraz Vahedi

Teheran, Iran



A senior UNIX system architect and administrator, developer, and aspiring system engineer with 5+ years of professional experience in large-scale environments.

Professional History

Senior DevOps Engineer and System Architect, Khallagh Borhan Inc.
September 2016 - December 2018, April 2019 - February 2020

Redesigned infrastructure of a multimedia streaming platform, designed and setup PaaS project on top of the Kubernetes clusters, was responsible for setting up and managing mail servers, DNS servers, web servers, reverse proxies, monitoring systems, CI/CD solutions, firewalls (network- and application-layer), operating systems hardening, NAS filesystems, databases (from PostgreSQL to MariaDB and Oracle), the central VCS, troubleshooting other teams' projects if required, reviewing shell scripts, and provisioning the most setups, in other words responsible for Infrastructure as Code.

CTO, OllO Market
August 2019 - February 2020

OllO was a capable E-commerce startup in Iraq that had to begin with Cash on Delivery mode of payment because of the current situation of the country where many do not yet trust online payments, that unfortunately failed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. I was responsible for technical decisions and aligning IT and business strategies, managing budgets and time frames, preparing the infrastructure, working on the MVP, team growth management and hiring, training and mentoring members, and QA management.

Founder and Organiser, IRBUG
April 2019 - Present

Organiser, mentor, and lecturer at Iran BSD User Group, a venue for BSD hackers and people interested in BSD or UNIX to come together so as to share knowledge, discuss, work, and make friends.

Volunteer Work

Translated HTTP3-explained from English into Persian

Translating FreeBSD Developers' Handbook into Persian (Not Yet Finished)


Programming Languages

C, Java, Forth, Shell Scripting

Operating Systems

FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Solaris, Linux

Social Skills

Communication, Public Speaking, Writing, Team Leadership, Team Building, Project Management, Training, Persuasion, Critical Thinking, Detailed Planning