Hedge Fund #036
Concentration on Infrastructure Automation.
§ Research and experiment with new centralized multi-tenant clustered platforms
Work with ( multi-tenant clustered platforms ) in terms of automating them. ( Kubernetes, Etc)
His interactions are as a Consultant working for a vendor.
§ Troubleshoot complex storage, OS, and networking issues
Work with Storage – In the realm of automating the storage, he isn’t a storage Engineer
4-5 years ago he attained his EMC Proven Professional.
( He has his own storage array ( Powerstore, PowerUnity )
§ Riveted focus on efficiency through automation of provisioning and housekeeping
Created DevOps PaaS Stack Solution utilizing: Dell hardware, Ubuntu, Ansible,
Docker Swarm, and Ceph storage, design architecture and led team to deploy and
customize Bare Metal Provisioning Software (Ubuntu MAAS).
§ 10GE/25GE client network cards, drivers, firmware and kernel bypass capabilities
No exp with this . ( Virtual or a systems engineer installing the cards )
§ Good understanding of hardware RAID, erasure encoding, etc
He has done the EMC Proven Professional cert ( Focusing on Raid )
He has his own raid 5 in his home lab
§ Experience in automation (Terraform, Ansible, Puppet, Chef)
Architect and develop IaC pipeline using Jenkins, Ansible, Terraform and Git to
deploy On-Premises Private Cloud infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) alternative to
Azure. Includes vSphere, Rancher, RedHat and Cassandra.
§ Python / Shell scripting
Develop automated performance testing software for DevOps environment using Cloud benchmarking software (Cosbench),
Groovy/Grails, MySQL & Python within Docker/Mesosphere environment.
§ Develop integration (using Python & Perl) between EMC Software and 3rd party tools (like ServiceNow and Remedy)
§ Protocol knowledge of NFS, CIFS, SMB
Yes he has plenty of experience with these platforms.
§ Understanding of complex ACLs and nuances between protocols
Not his core focus, but he has set up ACLS protocols and understands them well.
Nice to have
§ Experience with AWS storage including s3, storage gateway, EBS
He has some background with S3 Object store ( he setup an S3 environment )
§ Knowledge of HPC (AI/ML) offerings in public cloud providers (AWS/GCP preferred)
No HPC Experience ( his firm is about to start reviewing products )
SMARTS ( route cause analysis software that he supported, he didn’t support it, but he is familiar with ML )
§ Experience NFS v4.1
4.1 no experience.
§ Various HPE/Dell/Supermicro
Dell strong ( setting up IDRAC – installing operating systems on top of it )