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Sandeep Sidhu's Resume

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Professional Summary #

I’m very self motivated, hard working, and a passionate leader with extensive technical experience and knowledge.

Currently working as Software DevOps in agile environment managing Vsphere and AWS infrastructure and building tooling and automation with Python, GoLang etc and good working knowledge of Docker containers, Jenkins CI/CD pipelines, Ansible/Puppet in a very Agile devops environment.

I believe I’m people’s person and have a natural leadership skills and talent for building high quality system software and keep supporting large infrastructure. I’m very process driven and have a knack for finding problem areas and only rest when I have streamlined things and feel in control.

Rackspace provides me great working environment to deliver world class customer service and also support Rackspace in its mission “to be recognised as one of the world’s greatest service companies”.

Skills #

  • Software development: I have written numerous tools in python and currently using GoLang throughout all my work experiences. I can also write frontend using my knowledge in ReactJS and web technologies.
  • Systems engineering: Linux/Unix, Virtulization, Python, Ansible, Networking, High availability, load balancing, MySQL, Clustering, and all things cloud.
  • Networking: Most of my networking experience involves Linux-based systems and firewalls, and Kubernetes networking design and managmeent.
  • Leadership: Building highly motivated teams. Work flow and process improvements. Automation. Extensive experience within operations/infrastructure/engineering IT. Proven leadership qualities leading diverse teams of up to 8 Linux Administrators.

Work experience #

GoDaddy EMEA (2021) - Senior Site Reliability Engineer #

I work at GoDaddy EMEA now as an SRE. Most of my time is spent in managing our K8S based infrastructure and working with tools like Go (Programming Language) · Kubernetes · Amazon Web Services (AWS) · Terraform · Linux

Sky (May 2020-2021) #

Mostly working on GCP, Kubernetes, Terraform, puppet, ansible, python, groovy, and lots and lots of jenkins pipelines, always improving current deployment processes through automated pipelines while supporting on going new features requests as well as removing bugs and handling any failures.

YNAP (YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP) (July 2017 - March 2020) #

Main responsibilities include designing, building and maintaining infrastructure as code via Terraform to create and support 10+ environments across multiple AWS accounts.

Deployments and all tasks performed via Jenkins declarative pipelines executed via Docker, mainly using Ansible code.

Education #

MCA - Master of Computer Applications
Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar

Certifications #

Although expired now but I have previous completed these certifications:

  • Red Hat Certified Engineer 💀
  • Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist 💀
  • Certified Kubernetes Administrator 💀
  • SCSA - Sun Certified Systems Administrator 💀

You can get more detailed work experience and education history on LinkedIn ->