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Akhil Jalagam’s Portfolio

System and Network Administrator, DevOps

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Professional Summary

Skilled DevOps Engineer with 2+ years of hands-on experience supporting, automating, and optimizing mission-critical deployments in AWS, leveraging configuration management, CI/CD, and DevOps processes.

Believes in professionalism, dedication and client satisfaction.

Expertise in network design & implementations, network security, migrations, data centre consolidation, and network build-outs.

My rich & refined experience in the leading technologies of networking enables me to offer the following services

  • Actively manage, improve, and monitor cloud infrastructure on AWS, EC2, S3, and RDS, including backups, patches, and scaling
  • Reduced costs by ~$1,000 each month by eliminating unnecessary servers and consolidating databases
  • Built and deployed Docker containers to break up the monolithic app into microservices, improving developer workflow, increasing scalability, and optimizing speed
  • Wrote Puppet manifests and modules to deploy, configure, and manage servers
  • Automated build and deployment using Jenkins to reduce human error and speed up production processes
  • Reduced deployment time for critical agile project infrastructure from ~1 month to 2 days
  • Installed and configured Nagios to constantly monitor network bandwidth, memory usage, and hard drive status
  • Managed GitHub repositories and permissions, including branching and tagging
  • Implementation of Routing, Switching, Security, Load balancing & Wireless networking solutions
  • Implementation & troubleshooting of VPN tunnels
  • Implementation of Auto scaling in large infrastructure using ansible tower
  • Configuration of routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, IPS & wireless network devices manufactured by Cisco, Linksys, TPLink, etc.
  • Malware removal (Virus/Worm/Trojan/Spyware/Adware/keylogger/Rootkit)
  • Packet sniffing & traffic analysis
  • Monitoring tools deployment and configurations

Skills

  • Configuration management & deployment: Ansible, Ansible Tower and Terraform
  • Container Orchestration: Docker, Kubernetes
  • Advanced Shell scripting (Bash)
  • Programming: Python, C, yaml, jinja, html, php, javascript
  • Version control systems: Git
  • CI/CD: Jenkins, Gitlab, Github, Drone
  • Monitoring: Nagios, Grafana, Prometheus, InfluxDB, Telegraf and Elasticsearch, Graylog, Splunk
  • VA and Pentesting: Openvas, Metasploit
  • VPN: OpenVPN, Softether
  • Cloud Computing: AWS, GCP, DigitalOcean, Alibaba, Vultr, Linode, OpenStack, VMWare.
  • Project Management: Jira, Phacility

Areas of Expertise

  • Network Switching
  • Network Equipment
  • Network Appliance
  • Network Design
  • Network Security

Research Papers

International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research -IJSER

https://www.ijser.org/researchpaper/Creating-a-custom-flavor-of-Linux-OS-From-Scratch-with-Web-Interface.pdf – Akhil Jalagam

Certifications

Internet of Things Workshop conducted in association with Virscent Technologies Pvt Ltd, IIT Kharagpur

Experience


Lintel Technologies, DevOps Engineer
Jun ’18, Current

Duties

  • Create and maintain fully automated CI/CD pipelines for code deployment using Octopus Deploy and PowerShell
  • Actively manage, improve, and monitor cloud infrastructure on AWS, EC2, S3, and RDS, including backups, patches, and scaling
  • Reduced costs by ~$2,000 each month by eliminating unnecessary servers and consolidating databases
  • Built and deployed Docker containers to break up the monolithic app into microservices, improving developer workflow, increasing scalability, and optimizing speed
  • Wrote Puppet manifests and modules to deploy, configure, and manage servers
  • Automated build and deployment using Jenkins to reduce human error and speed up production processes
  • Reduced deployment time for critical agile project infrastructure from ~1 month to 2 days
  • Installed and configured Nagios to constantly monitor network bandwidth, memory usage, and hard drive status
  • Managed GitHub repositories and permissions, including branching and tagging