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Engineer Electrical Engineering

Marietta, Georgia, United States
February 04, 2018

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Surya Rao

Atlanta, GA



DevOps Engineer with 2+ years of experience that includes Software Configuration Management (SCM), CI/CD process, Automation, Release Management and Cloud Computing for enterprise application.

Experience in working on multiple DevOps platforms like Linux and Windows.

Experience with Source Code Management (SCM) tools like GIT/ GITLAB and Subversion (SVN).

Good knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) Waterfall methodologies and Agile Models

Technical Skills:


C, Core Java, PHP, Mat Lab.

Cloud services

AWS Cloud Specific Technologies.

Containerization Tool

Docker, Docker Swarm.

Web Technologies



SQL Server, Oracle.


Bash, Basic Python.




TCP/IP, Routing Protocols, WAN, DNS, VPN.

Operating Systems

Windows, Linux, VMWare.

Hardware tools

Micro Controllers, Micro Processors.


Jenkins, Chef, NewRelic, Jira, Sclar, Objectivefs.


Client: GE Digital, Atlanta, GA. JAN 2017– Present

Role: DevOps Engineer

Working for Digital Strategy Group(DSG)- Infra team, which is responsible for maintaining around 100 GE Internal applications with zero downtime and 24/7 Support. The DSG team is also responsible for migrating applications from on premise to AWS cloud

Roles & Responsibilities:

Responsible for the entire Application production life cycle right from Domain registration to Golive.

Responsible for migrating the application standalone VM's to Docker.

Setup and build AWS infrastructure Development and Operations involving various AWS Cloud resources VPC, EC2, S3, IAM, EBS, ELB, EBS, SES, Security Group, Auto Scaling, Elastic Cache, Cloud Watch, SNS, ObjectiveFS and RDS in Cloud Formation JSON templates.

Launching the Apache server in Chef server with the help of chef recipes in containers using docker.

Used Jenkins for enterprise scale infrastructure configuration and application deployments.

Experience in running LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP) systems in agile quick scale cloud environment

Hands-on Bootstrapping instances using Chef and integrating with auto scaling.

Virtualized the servers using the Docker for the Test and Dev environment .

Experience on Creating Dockerfile and docker image for dev app that automatically builds in docker hub on every commit and auto deploys to docker swarm in all environments.

Installing Docker, creating custom container images, tagging and pushing the images. Installed, configured and maintained web servers like HTTP, Apache Web and WebSphere on Red Hat Linux.

Used NewRelic to monitor the Health of Applications as well as servers.

Created several IAM users with specific restrictions and attached them to different EC2 instances, Created S3, Cloudfront and distributed couple of objects in the buckets.

Managed Linux and Windows virtual servers on AWS EC2 using Chef Server. Configured and monitored distributed and multi-platform servers using Chef.

Work closely with developers, establishing and applying appropriate branching, labeling/naming conventions using Subversion (SVN) and GIT source control.

Experienced in working with Ticketing & Tracking Tools like JIRA, Service Now and TFS. Acted as JIRA Admin for the project.

Support mostly Drupal and Word press applications.

Provide 24*7 production support.

Environment: Docker Swarm, AWS, Git/GitLab, SVN, Jenkins, Chef, ObjectiveFS, Sclar, NewRelic, Linux, LAMP, VM ware, Jira, Service Now, Networking, Apache, SQL, MySQL.

Client: Citrix Systems Inc, Kakinada. Feb 2013 – Nov 2014

Title: System Administrator


Install software, patching, upgrading and maintenance of OS and server hardware components as per requirement. Designed, developed, and modified reporting processes in accordance with client specifications.

Performed patching, backups on multiple environments of Linux and VMware.

Handling the scheduling tasks (cron jobs and task scheduler) for the scripts for various purposes.

Troubleshoot complex issues ranging from system resources to application stack traces.

Configuring and managing the SSH, SSL, NFS, FTP, and SMTP Servers on Linux.

Updating patches to keep servers updated against bugs present in the operating system using Red Hat Satellite Server, yum, etc.

Daily execution of build ops in an automated and continuous process. Compiling code to move into test environments via automated processes.

Troubleshoot build and deploy failures, and facilitate resolution.

Improve speed, efficiency, and scalability of the continuous integration environment. Logged all events to log files.

Performed hands-on administration, monitoring, and troubleshooting of Local Area network (LAN), resulting in optimum performance and minimum downtime. Knowledge on TCP/IP, LAN, DHCP, HTTP.

Experience in Configuration and Administration users and group management.

Environment: AIX server, Linux, VM ware, LAN, VPN, HTTP, DHCP, TCP/IP Networking, Apache, Tomcat, Windows2008, SQL, PL/SQL.


Masters in Science, Electrical Engineering [Computer Networks and System Engineering], California State University, Los Angeles, CA,2016

Bachelors in Electrical and communication Engineering from JNTU Kakinada,2013.

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