Jeremy Chan

Platform Engineer at Millennium Management


Jeremy is a CKAD certified, ambitious, and capable Platform Engineer at Millennium Management with a complementary mix of technical expertise, teamwork experience, and communication skills. He has experience with a wide range of DevOps technologies, culture, and processes, enabling clients to deliver value quicker and safer.

Kubernetes, Terraform, AWS/Azure/GCP (architecture, cloud-native design, IAM, security, etc.), Helm, Docker, Jenkins, git, and CI/CD are all concepts/tools Jeremy works with on a daily basis, among others.

Jeremy’s future aspirations include a mix of technicality and responsibility, preferably in disruptive technologies such as enterprise blockchain, DevOps, cloud services, automation, and technical architecture.

Jeremy graduated with a Masters (1st class honours) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Imperial College, London.


Millennium Management

London, United Kingdom

Mar 2021 - Present

Platform Engineer Mar 2021 - Present

All things Kubernetes.

Working with the following on a daily basis:

  • Kubernetes, Helm, Docker
  • CI/CD pipelines
  • Terraform
  • AWS
  • GitHub, CircleCI
  • Python and Bash scripting


London, United Kingdom

Jan 2020 - Mar 2021

DevOps Engineer Jan 2020 - Mar 2021

Working with the following on a daily basis:

  • Kubernetes, Helm, Docker
  • CI/CD pipelines
  • Terraform
  • AWS
  • GitHub, CircleCI
  • Python and Bash scripting


London, United Kingdom

Dec 2017 - Jan 2020

DevOps Specialist, working for a blockchain project
Sept 2019 - Jan 2020

  • Leading and upskilling a team of 5 in the creation of a Kubernetes platform, designed to be cloud-agnostic as well as CI/CD agnostic through combining the use of Ansible and Terraform
  • Engaged in technical architecture design of core components such as the cluster itself and Hashicorp Vault
  • Improved sprint velocity by 30% through streamlining agile ways of working

DevOps Engineer, working for a multinational retailer
Dec 2018 - Sept 2019

  • Ongoing development and operation of a microservice platform, using Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), for consumption by 100+ developers
  • Experience with implementing modern best practices, including cloud native architecture and design, network segregation, Kubernetes design and backups, least privilege RBAC models (cloud account access, Helm/Tiller), and release and branching strategies for infrastructure and apps
  • Designed and built a modern cloud-native DevOps tooling platform on Kubernetes, using all open source tools (SCM, CICD, Code Quality, Container Scanning, Artefact Management, etc.), with features such as single sign on, automated certificate management, and one-click deploy using Terraform
  • Analysed the client’s tool usage across multiple development teams, and presented a clear recommendation on short and long term strategies to client stakeholders
  • Authored a 7000 word low level design document for the tooling platform (cloud design, networking and security, segregation, ops processes, IAM, etc.)
  • Contributed valuable and reusable Terraform modules, as well as Jenkins shared libraries
  • Transformed several client processes into the DevOps mindset (implementing InfoSec changes through pull requests, RBAC + AD integration from a centralised directory, etc.)
  • Empowered developers to utilise DevOps best practices by empowering them to write their own pipelines, leveraging shared library functions in Jenkins for container scanning, Kubernetes deployments using Helm, git tagging for environments, etc.

DevOps Engineer, working for a DevOps accelerator project
Nov 2018 - Nov 2018

  • Reduced time required to deploy a Corda network on Kubernetes from scratch by 90%
  • Designed and delivered generic DevOps accelerators (Dockerfiles, Jenkinsfiles, Terraform modules across AWS, Azure, and GCP) to enable Accenture teams to start develop cutting-edge blockchain applications on day 1
  • Worked with Accenture developers to create custom Helm charts to deploy their applications on Kubernetes
  • Defined DevOps best practices and processes for blockchain projects that are past the proof-of-concept phase
  • Delivered a working live demo deployed on AWS EKS of a trade finance blockchain application (mobile + web)

DevOps Engineer, Jasper-Ubin
Oct 2018 - Nov 2018

  • Official Design Paper - Jasper–Ubin, Enabling Cross-Border High Value Transfer Using Distributed Ledger Technologies
  • Created CI/CD pipelines for deploying a 4 node Corda network on Azure
  • Empowered the team to test and deploy a Corda Hashed Time-Lock Contract application
  • Integrated the Corda platform with a third party blockchain network (Quorum)
  • Delivered a working demo at the Singapore Fintech Festival 2018 to much interest and positive feedback
  • Additional information from R3

Cloud Security Engineer, working for an internal shared service
Nov 2017 - Sept 2018

  • Focus on automation to reduce external vulnerabilities of DevOps projects by 90%
  • Developed custom checks for Netflix’s open source cloud scanning tool (Security Monkey) to constantly monitor client cloud accounts for security vulnerabilities
  • Created Python scripts to automatically parse weekly exports into a centralised Splunk dashboard


London, United Kingdom

Global Deployment and Engineering Intern

Jul 2017 - Sep 2017

  • Developed Python scripts to automatically create charts and diagrams for weekly leadership updates
  • Generated several heat maps to unlock business insight using Tableau (data visualisation software)
  • Collaborated on a low level design document for deploying Afiniti’s solution into a client’s custom environment

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Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD)

  • Certified by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF)
  • Valid from Aug 13, 2019 to Aug 13, 2022
  • CKAD-1900-001173-0100 (verified by Acclaim)


Imperial College, London, United Kingdom

Master of Engineering (M.Eng.), Electrical and Electronic Engineering

2013 - 2017

Tonbridge School, United Kingdom

A-Level and IGCSE

2009 - 2013

  • Honorary Academic Scholarship, 2012-2013
  • Music Exhibition Scholar, 2009-2013
  • 4A* 1A at A-Level for Maths, Further Maths, Physics, Chinese, and Chemistry respectively
  • 10 A*/As 1B at (I)GCSE A-Level
  • UKMT Senior Challenge, Gold; UKMT British Mathematical Olympiad, Round 1, 2013

Some Personal Fun Facts

  • I own a pet hedgehog 🦔🦔
  • I am Time Magazine’s Person of the Year 2006
  • I love portrait mode on my Google Pixel 3 + Adobe Lightroom
  • I have a diploma in violin, and went on tour with the Imperial College Symphony Orchestra twice
  • I love Windows Subsystem for Linux
  • I will sometimes buy things just because they are on sale
  • I sleep with the curtains open
  • I listen to EDM / chillstep a lot
  • I enjoy cooking fancy with sous vide + cast iron
  • I support Chelsea FC because of the colour blue + cardboard + Ferrero Rocher