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Enabling Porter’s Perfect Match: Ex-Zeta Techie Placed as Principal Engineer of Cloud

By May 29, 2024No Comments
Principal Engineer of Cloud


Porter started as a platform to address inefficiencies in the last-mile logistics sector and transform the way goods are transported around cities, enabling lakhs of businesses to move anything on demand. Currently, they’ve expanded manifold, positively impacting the productivity of businesses, creating tremendous value for partner drivers and delivering happiness to a growing list of 19 cities.

Problem Statement: 

Porter’s primary issue revolved around the imminent AWS to GCP migration, necessitating a hands-on Principal Engineer of Cloud capable of orchestrating a seamless transition while implementing efficient, scalable, and secure cloud architectures. 

Their ideal candidate was an individual contributor who could demonstrate strategic guidance and architectural expertise to align the engineering platform and application teams with overarching business objectives, emphasizing the importance of technical leadership and collaboration across departments. 

Thus, the prime challenge lay in finding a Principal Engineer who could provide technical leadership, facilitate collaboration, and drive innovation to propel the organization’s cloud initiatives forward effectively.

Solution & Execution:

Using our proprietary Behavioral Metrics Model (BMM), Bijoy Paul was identified for Porter’s search for a results-oriented cloud technology leader. His tech leadership personality reflected the Nurturer profile – who is responsible for leading cross-functional teams and providing mentorship in cloud technologies. 

With over 8 years of hands-on experience in software design, architecture, and implementation of AWS cloud infrastructures, Bijoy brings a wealth of expertise to the table. Particularly adept at managing scalable infrastructure on AWS, Linux, Docker, and serverless setups, he demonstrates a profound understanding of DevOps principles, evident in his passion for deep diving into DevOps practices.

Utilizing our network and expertise, we facilitated Bijoy’s placement at Porter, ensuring alignment between his expertise and Porter’s requirements. Our team also offered expertise in the compensation structure at both the client’s and the candidate’s ends. 

Looking Forward: 

Bijoy’s leadership skills and track record in technical consulting and mentorship will be instrumental in Porter’s expansion in the transport industry. As Porter’s Principal Engineer of Cloud, he is all set to collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders. Bijoy’s influence and guidance will play a pivotal role in steering Porter’s teams towards the adoption of cloud technologies and best practices, ensuring the organization remains at the forefront of technological innovation in the industry.


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