Natalia is the Director of Mobile Engineering at Hudson's Bay Company, overseeing mobile application and service development for Saks Fifth Avenue, Gilt Groupe and The Bay. She has worked in backend- and mobile-oriented engineering and leadership roles for the past 9 years, for companies including Zend Technologies and IBM.
Natalia and Fabio will share their story of how the HBC DevOps culture and mindset evolved. Follow their journey from moving to a distributed microservice architecture to enable simple, quick and frequent production roll-outs, through phased deployments to dark and live canary nodes, to a radical 'no staging environment' approach. Hear about the benefits and caveats they've experienced along the way.