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Management Engineer

San Mateo, California, United States
February 11, 2018

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Chandra Venkatkiran Reddy Thimmareddygari

Mobile: (469) ***-****

Email: 134 Elm Street San Mateo CA-94401


Professional Summary:

Around 3+ years of hands-on experience of DevOps methodologies, Build and release Engineering, Configuration Management and Automation.

Architecture/design and deployment of solutions using Amazon Web Services EC2, ELB, EBS, VPC, Amazon RDS, Auto Scaling, Cloud watch S3, Glacier, IAM, Route53, SNS, Workspaces, AWS Storage Gateway.

Accomplished implementation of fully automated CI/CD and End-to-End automation for all Build and deployments using Jenkins, GIT, ANT, MAVEN, Apache Tomcat and AWS.

Developed Python scripts to integrate MATF, GRM (General Resource Manager) with Jenkins, MySQL database, and Dell EMC 13G/14G servers (iDRAC 8, 9).

Good experience and working knowledge with Configuration management tools like Chef and Puppet.

Experienced in branching, tagging and maintaining the versions across the environments using SCM tools like GIT, Subversion (SVN) on Linux and windows platforms.

Technical Skills:


Jenkins, GIT, Subversion, Puppet, Chef, ANT, MAVEN, Docker, Nagios, Nexus, Artifactory, Jira, Code Collaborator.

Cloud Services

AWS (EC2, ELB, EBS, Auto Scaling, Cloud watch, S3, EBS, Glacier, IAM, Route53, SNS, VPC, Amazon RDS, Workspaces, AWS Storage Gateway), VMWare

Programming/Scripting Languages

Python, Ruby, Shell

Web/ App Servers

Apache Tomcat, Nginx


MySQL, PostgreSQL

Networking/ Communication


Operating Systems

Linux (RHEL, CentOS, Ubuntu), Windows (8, server 2012)


Dell EMC 13G/14G servers (iDRAC 8, 9)

Academic Profile:

Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering from University of Texas, Arlington (Jan 2015-Aug 2016) GPA: 3.417.

Bachelor of Technology in Electronics and Communication Engineering at Sastra University, TamilNadu (July2009-May 2013) GPA: 3.44.

Certificates and courses related to Business and Industry:

AWS Solutions Architect –Associate Certified – AWS–ASA-29569

Docker Deep Dive course– Linux Academy

GBS Cloud-Enabled Business Transformation, Automotive Industry Overview for Global Delivery, Cloud based Application Development with Bluemix, Cyber Security, Digital IBMer Responsible, Secure Computing, Lean Six Sigma.

Professional Experience:

Dell Inc. (October 2016 – Present)

Position: Associate – Projects

Project Description:

Dell 13G/14G servers are the latest generation Power Edge series servers developed by Dell. This project involves in Configuration Management, Source Code Management, Continuous Integration setup for Automation, and Developing Python scripts to integrate Jenkins with MATF and GRM with iDRAC (integrated Dell Remote Access Controller) in Dell EMC 13G/14G servers.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Configuring and maintenance of Continuous Integration setup and slave machines for Automation using Jenkins.

Managing and executing release builds and deployments for (iDRAC) integrated Dell Remote Access Controller on Dell EMC 13G/14G servers.

Developed Manifests / Modules for installing and ensuring the different types of packages, files, services, shares, mounts and crons to be present on nodes using Puppet.

Working on Proof of concepts on Hybrid Architectures with Onpremises Data storage/ physical-virtual servers and AWS (Amazon S3, Amazon File Gateway, RDS, EC2, Workspaces), cloud backups, Dev/Test labs.

Set up Docker for Testing team to deploy multiple containers as part of their testing.

Source code management using Git/GitHub (Branching, Merging) and Code review tool Code Collaborator.

Setting and maintenance of VMs in virtualized environment VMWare.

Developed Python scripts to automate the process of deployments on iDRAC.

Maintaining and integrated MySql database with GRM (General Resource Manager) and Matf with continuous integration tool Jenkins.

Configured and monitorinig build nodes as well as nodes used for aBVT with Nagios.

Ensure the integrity of builds and artifacts to support successful production releases.

Strong understanding of software development life cycle, continuous integration and delivery.

Environment: AWS, GIT, Jenkins, Puppet, MySql DB, Dell EMC 13G/14G Servers (iDRAC 8, 9), MATF Framework, Code Collaborator, Jira, VMware, Linux (RHEL, CentOS), Windows (8, server 2012).

IBM (International Business Machines) Pvt. Ltd (December 2013 – January 2015)

Position: Associate System Engineer

Project Description:

GMSPO (GM Service and Parts Operations) is a division of the Vehicle Sales, Service and Marketing Group of General Motors North American Operations, headquartered in Grand Blanc, Michigan, markets automotive replacement parts and accessories worldwide under GM and ACDelco brand names. The scope of this project is to host/migrate some of the applications to AWS, Continuous Build and Deployment and Source Code Management which eventually enabled Company to enhance its efficiency.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Created EC2 instances and S3 buckets with the objects on different classes of storage (Standard, Reduced Redundancy, and Standard - infreq Access) and attached those volumes to EC2 Instances.

Created LCF (Launch configuration files) with cloud watch, and Auto Scaling groups, ELB for EC2 instances to scale up and down.

Created and configured the VPC setup in the AWS environment (Public subnet, Private Subnet, NAT gateways) with backend database Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL in Private subnets.

Used Route53, IAM, and SNS for DNS, User management and Notification.

Built a deployment system by integrating Git, Maven, and Apache Tomcat with continuous deliver tool JENKINS in-order to build the war files and deploy them in Apache Tomcat webserver.

Involved in writing parent POM files to establish the code quality tools integration and to generate different types of artifacts in Maven build tool.

Used Maven Nexus Repository to upload the build artifacts after a successful build.

Managed Linux and Windows virtual servers on AWS EC2 using Open-Source CHEF Server by writing Recipes and Cookbooks.

Coordinated with development teams to perform builds and resolve build issues.

Maintain test and production environments.

Environment: AWS, SVN, GIT, Jenkins, CHEF, Maven, Apache-Tomcat, Nexus, Ruby, Linux (RHEL, CentOS), Windows (7, 10) and Windows server 2008.

Coupon Trade (Jun 2013 – Nov 2013)

Position: Devops Build engineer

Project Description:

CouponTrade is the world’s first secondary gift card marketplace. Sellers come to sell their unwanted gift cards to buyers that visit the website to purchase discounted gift cards, for the brands they love. This project involves in configuring AWS infrastructure, Build and releasing of software cycle, and Continuous Integration with Jenkins.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Created repositories according the structure required with branches, tags and trunks – in both SVN and GIT.

Creating EC2 instances with specific IAM roles.

Integrating AWS with Puppet and creating Puppet Manifests.

Setup the VPC for the client’s AWS infrastructure and setup the Auto scaling groups.

Extensively used ANT tool to do the builds, integrated ANT with Git and Jenkins for the builds.

Creating and maintaining slave machines in Jenkins, and parameterized the projects to specific environments (like Production, Test).

Environment: AWS, Shell/Python Scripts, GIT, Jenkins, Puppet, Apache Ant, Apache, Linux (RHEL, CentOS), Windows (7, 10) and Windows server 2008.

Sonata software (Jan 2013 – April 2013)

Position: Devops Intern

Project Description:

Sonata Software Limited is a Global IT Services company, that provides services in business intelligence and analytics, application development management (ADM), mobility, cloud, enterprise services (ERP and CRM), and infrastructure management services. This project in configuring some of AWS services, Continuous Integration with Jenkins and Source Code Management.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Involved in maintaining, Branching,and merging in GIT source code management tool.

Developed processes, automation for Jenkins based software for build system and delivering SW Builds.

Managed build results in Jenkins, installed SVN, GIT, Jenkins images on AWS.

Created EC2 instances, Life cycle policies at S3.

Environment: AWS, SVN, GIT, Jenkins, CentOS, Windows (7, 10) and Windows server 2008.

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