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Engineer Aws

Montreal, QC, Canada
April 23, 2020

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Suma Garapati



* ***** ** ******* ********** as DevOps Engineer on Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Sun Solaris, Debian Linux, Ubuntu Linux, Fedora Linux.

Experience with VMware, vSphere, ESXi and SRM.

Experience and Familiar with Virtualization technologies like installing, configuring, administering VMware ESX/ESXi and Citrix Xen Server. Created and managed VMs (virtual server) and involved in the maintenance of the virtual server.

Experience working with various AWS services like EC2, ECS, S3, Cloud formation, IAM etc.

Experience in the areas of DevOps CI/CD pipeline, Build and release management, AWS and Linux Administration.

Proficiency in using cloud computing tools like AWS, CVS, Subversion, VTFS, Perforce, GIT and Rational Clear Case on UNIX and Windows environment.

Experience with various DevOps related tools for the team such as provisioning scripts, deployment tools, and development and staging environments on AWS, Azure and Linux.

Extensive understanding of networking concepts, (i.e. Configuration of networks, router configuration and wireless security, TCP/IP, VPN, Content Filtering, VLANs, and routing in LAN/WAN, Ethernet Port, Patch Panel and wireless networks).

Implemented multiple CI/CD pipelines as a part of DevOps role for on-premises and cloud-based software using Jenkins, Bamboo, AngularJS, Chef and AWS/Docker.

Excellent understanding of networking fundamentals and network security. Installation, Configuration and managing Firewalls like Fortinet, ZyWall, SonicWall, ISA with content filtering, Anti-Spam, Web filtering, NAT, Application Publishing to public IP, Port Forwarding, log analyzing with Syslog Server.

Experience in using a tools like Nmap, hping, Nessus for penetration testing.

Experienced in installation, configuration, design and ongoing maintenance of Cisco router and switches.

Experience with x86 / x64 Intel, HP, IBM & Dell hardware like rack-mounted servers, tower servers, desktop, laptop and other peripherals.

Experience in iSCSI SAN, NAS, NFS storage and RAID concept.

Expertise on source code and version control management tools like Subversion and GIT and used Source code management client tools like SVN, Bitbucket, Git Bash, GitHub Desktop, GitLab and Git GUI.

Experiences in NIS, LDAP, NTP, FTP, DHCP, SAMBA, users setup/troubleshooting.

Experience managing various filesystem using VxVM, LVM and SVM and also configured filesystem through network using NFS, NAS methodologies and installed RAID devices.

Experience in Server monitoring, capacity planning, application monitoring with the help of Tivoli, HP insight, Nagios, Cacti, Zabbix.

Worked with Puppet Enterprise and Chef by creating custom manifests and recipes for automation.

Performance tuning of Linux machines in the environment by kernel parameter tuning, identifying process that hog the system resources and containing them.

Responsible for Backup and Recovery operations of various servers using VERITAS Net Backup.

Responsible for guidance the technical associates by using subject matter expert (SME).

Installation and configuration of Web Application servers like Apache, Tomcat and Weblogic.

Have tested various Linux Environments in the Development/Test Stages to help create a better standardized environment and resolutions of any problems if any occurred.

Experienced in documenting various maintenance activities and upgrades and changes in the network architecture.

Worked with a bug/problem tracking system in responding to DNS requests, updates and tasks.

Experience in Microsoft Office Suite, Open Office, Visio, Outlook, Printing, Windows networking, Security patching.



C, C++, HTML, Java Script, SQL, Bash, Perl, Python, PowerShell Scripting


AWS(EC2, ECS, S3, Cloud Formation, IAM etc), OpenStack

Testing Tools

Nmap, Nessus, Saint, Nexpose, hping

Monitoring Tools

Tivoli, Nagios, Cacti, Zabbix, Splunk, Netcool, Keynotes, and Solarwinds

Configuration Management

Chef, Puppet and Ansible


VMware and VSphere, KVM, XEN, Hyper-V





Applications Servers

Apache, Tomcat, Web logic

Database Servers

Oracle, MS-SQL


NFS, SSH, SFTP, FTP, rlogin, RPM, YUM, Samba, Auto FS, Telnet

Operating Systems

RHEL, Centos, Fedora, Solaris, Windows Server, VMWARE ESX

Other tools

LDAP, Bamboo, Hudson, CVS, SVN, GIT, REST API’s, SOA, Jenkins, Terraform, SME, AngularJS, Maven, Ant, Npm, HPSA, Pac2000, IFL web, BladeLogic


Client: DevFacto Technologies, Edmonton, AB Mar 2018 – Till Date

Role: DevOps Engineer


Setting up and building AWS infrastructure resources such as VPC, EC2, S3, IAM, EBS, ElasticSearch, Security Group, Auto Scaling, Lambda and RDS in Cloud Formation and involved in deploying the content to Cloud platform on AWS using EC2, S3, EBS.

Defined AWS Security Groups which acted as virtual firewalls that controlled the traffic allowed reaching one or more AWS Ec2 instances.

Used Docker, Kubernetes and OpenShift to manage micro services for development of continuous integration and continuous delivery.

Support an Agile CI/CD Environment as a DevOps Engineer where we make the Atlassian tools (Jira and Bitbucket) and also provide layer 3 supports on these tools if there are any issues.

Worked on the Deployment, Configuration, Monitoring and Maintenance of OpenShift Container Platform.

Implemented a Continuous delivery pipeline with Docker, Jenkins, Bamboo, AngularJS, GitHub and AWS AMI’s.

Our Continuous Integration stack consists of GIT, Jenkins, CI/CD, the Docker Trusted Registry and OpenShift Enterprise.

Lead the cloud infrastructure maintenance effort using a combination of Jenkins, Chef and Terraform for automating CI/CD pipeline in AWS.

Used OpenShift to improve application security by putting admin consoles on different Docker containers accessible only from unusual port numbers.

Created automated deployment job for Tomcat with Jenkins and managed deployment automation using Puppet, Custom Puppet Modules and Ruby.

Configuration of various plugins for Jenkins for automation of the workflow and to optimize and smooth running of build jobs.

Responsible for a boarding application teams to build and deploy their code using GitHub, Jenkins and Ansible.

Used Ansible to document all infrastructures into version control and Used Ansible to document application dependencies into version control.

Managed Maven environment by setting up local, remote and central repositories with required configuration in maven configuration files.

Worked in Azure Development, worked on Azure web application, App services, Azure storage, Azure SQL Database, Virtual Machines, Fabric controller, Azure AD, Azure search, and Notification hub.

Responsible for design and maintenance of the GIT Repositories and the access control strategies and performed all necessary day to day GIT support for different projects.

Created new jobs in Jenkins and built pipeline for Continuous Integration and migrated applications to the AWS cloud.

Used Ansible and Ansible Tower as Configuration management tool to automate repetitive task.

Wrote Ansible Playbooks with Python SSH as a wrapper to manage configurations of AWS nodes and Test Playbooks on AWS instances using Python.

Worked on maintaining, administering and supporting of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) servers.

Worked with SE team for any missing or new requirements via scheduled calls and Q chats and supported interfacing application teams by providing production logs and Data as needed for their data analysis.

Take ownership for all the SXP tickets and provide status on calls and co-ordinate end-to-end ensure all systems are in sync on some tickets which have dependencies.

On-call support bi-weekly for troubleshooting production issues and for any updates/patches.

Environment: AWS, TFS, SVN, Chef, Puppet ANT, Maven, Jenkins, Azure, IIS, Shell scripts, Teamcity, PostgreSQL, JIRA, Service Desk, Splunk, Nagios.

Client: Bell MTS, Winnipeg, MB Aug 2016 – Feb 2018

Role: DevOps Engineer


Implemented AWS solutions using EC2, S3, RDS, EBS, Elastic Load Balancer, Auto scaling groups and Cloud Formation Templates.

Setup S3 buckets for Artifact management and Storage of batch files for multi cluster batch application.

Migrated on Premise MySQL database to Multi Availability Zone RDS instances.

Configured Elastic Load Balancers with EC2 Auto scaling groups.

Created monitors, alarms and notifications for EC2 hosts using CloudWatch.

Administered and maintained Subversion version control system adhering to the branching policies.

Used MAVEN, Ant to automate the build process.

Created a local YUM repository for installing and updating packages.

Responsible for design and maintenance of the GIT Repositories and the access control strategies and performed all necessary day to day GIT support for different projects.

Integrated the Code Quality tools Cobertura and Checkstyle to Maven Projects.

Installed and Configured Nexus to manage the artifacts in different Repositories.

Installed, Configured and automated the Jenkins Build jobs for Continuous Integration and AWS Deployment pipelines using various plugins like Jenkins EC2 plug-in and Jenkins Cloud Formation plug-in.

Worked with Ansible by creating Ansible play books.

Created Docker containers for Apache on Redhat Linux.

Used subject matter expert (SME) to guidance technical associates.

Created Chef Recipes, cookbooks roles and environments.

Used chef cookbooks from Chef Supermarket and created custom wrapper cookbooks.

Setup On-commit triggered build and scheduled builds for various projects.

Installed Apache Tomcat 6, 7 and Apache Http Servers on the EC2 instances using CHEF and deployed the artifacts.

Developed Ruby Scripts for the purpose of deployment pipelines to the different environments.

Worked in Agile Scrum Project management Process.

Managed and performed the environment related configuration changes as a part of deployment.

Coordinated application releases with Development, DBA, QA and Project Management teams.

Troubleshoot the automation of installing and configuring Java applications in the testing and production environments.

Working experience on both Linux/windows environments.

Created deployment request tickets in Remedy for the deploying the code to Production.

Attended the Minor/Major Event change control meetings to get necessary approvals for the deployment request.

Documented the deployment process (Migration Doc) of code to production.

Used JIRA as Issue Tracking Tool.

Environment: Subversion, GIT, Java/J2EE.Net, JDK, ANT, MAVEN, DB2, Redhat Linux, Windows XP, GIT, Apache Tomcat, Docker, JIRA, CHEF, MySQL, AWS, Jenkins, Ruby Scripts.

Client: Cloudsteer Technology Pvt. Ltd, INDIA Jan 2015 – Aug 2016

Role: DevOps Engineer


Contributed to new physical and virtual data center infrastructure design and implementation.

Worked on installation, configuration and maintenance Debian, Red hat Enterprise Linux, CentOS and SUSE Servers at multiple Data Centers.

Configured Red Hat Kickstart for installing multiple production servers.

Installation, Configuration and administration of VMware.

Deploy and monitor scalable infrastructure on Amazon web services (AWS) & configuration management using puppet.

Designed Puppet Modules to manage configurations and automate installation process.

Experience working with production servers at multiple data centers.

Worked on Physical to Cloud Migration in AWS.

Experience in migration of consumer data from one production server to another production server over the network with the help of Bash and Perl scripting.

Installed and configured monitoring tools Nagios for monitoring the network bandwidth and the hard drives status.

Designed Puppet Modules to manage configurations and automate installation process.

Set up Kickstart for new bare metal environment.

Set up Puppetized customized monitoring with Nagios & PNP4Nagios Graphs for both legacy and new environments.

Developed automation scripting in Python (core) using Puppet to deploy and manage Java applications across Linux servers.

Worked on Version control setups like GIT and integration tools Jenkins.

Set up Factor and VMware Perl SDK for custom Web-UI-based reports for VMs.

Set up PostgreSQL database servers for Web Server environment.

Set up LDAP authorization & NFS mounted /home directories for users.

Bootstrapping automation scripting for bare metal and virtual servers.

Environment: RHEL, CENTOS, Ubuntu, SuSE SLES, Solaris, VMware ESX, VMware Perl SDK, Dell Blade Servers, Puppet, Ruby, Open LDAP, Apache Httpd, Apache Tomcat, Nagios, JIRA, GIT, Confluence Administration, AWS.

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