Shalom Bhooshi

e: s.bhooshi@gmail.comm: +421 948 140 290 • a: Tučkova 9, Ružinov, Bratislava 82105, Slovakia


A skilled systems engineer with a particular interest in CI/CD and Agile/DevOps/SRE of infrastructure projects, I possess experience in systems design/implementation and engineering using open source and cloud technologies in various business and technology settings. Core competencies DevOps/SRE, CI/CD/CTCloud/VirtualizationNetwork & Systems EngineeringInfrastructure Automation

Professional Experience

Aug 2017 - PresentDeutsche Telekom Pan-Net s.r.o • Bratislava, Slovakia

Deutsche Telekom Pan-Net provide a pan-european telecommunications NFVI infrastructure platform that hosts the Virtual Network Functions (VNFs) and supporting applications that back the business services of various DT subsidiaries. Slated to be the single production platform for telco scale and grade applications, Pan-Net utilizes both innovative and best-of-breed cloud technologies and industry practices to pioneer, improve and evolve the DT product line.

Infrastructure Engineer, NFVI CICD

Skills: CI/CD, GitLab, GitHub, JFrog Artifactory, git • Ubuntu/CentOS, docker, OpenStack, Kubernetes • nginx, Apache Tomcat, Postgresql • Ansible, Terraform, Python, bash

Oct 2015 - Jun 2017Box+Dice • Bratislava, Slovakia

Box+Dice provide a unique CRM platform for real estate businesses to manage property portfolios, marketing and lead management, sales and accounting, portal integrations, etc in realtime. With over 250 businesses as clients across Australia and New Zealand, Box+Dice leverages in-house and customer domain expertise along with cutting-edge software and cloud technologies to deliver innovative solutions.

Senior Systems Engineer, Site Reliability Engineering

Skills : Amazon ec2/AWS, XenServer/Xen, KVM, Docker • Debian/CentOS Linux • nginx, CloudFlare, CloudFront • MySQL/MariaDB, Postgresql, ElasticSearch, RabbitMQ, Redis • git, Github, Jenkins • Ansible, Bash, Ruby • CloudWatch, Icinga • JIRA, Kanban, Mentoring

Jul 2010 - Aug 2015Citrix Systems UK Ltd • Cambridge, United Kingdom

Citrix solutions power business mobility through secure, mobile workspaces that provide people with instant access to apps, desktops, data and communications on any device, over any network and cloud. With annual revenue in 2014 of $3.14 billion, Citrix solutions are in use at more than 400,000 organizations and by over 100 million users globally.

Skills : Apache CloudStack/Citrix CloudPlatform • XenServer/Hyper-V/ESX • Citrix XenDesktop • Windows Server 2008/2012/2016, 2003 • Windows 7/8/8.x/10, XP/Vista • SQL Server 2008/2012/2016 • PowerShell/.NET • Debian/CentOS Linux • Puppetlabs Razor/iPXE • Perl, Bash, Ruby, Python • HP Prioliant, Dell PowerEdge • Dell Compellent, HP StorageWorks • Cisco 2960s/g/x, Nexus

Oct 2013 - Aug 2015Senior Software Test Engineer, Engineering Productivity, Enterprise Desktop and Apps

Apr 2012 - Oct 2013Associate Software Test Engineer, Engineering Productivity, Enterprise Desktop and Apps.

Jul 2010 - Apr 2012Software Test Engineer, Test Automation, XenDesktop Engineering.

May 2007 - Dec 2007Crystal Amusements Ltd • Leicester Square, London, United Kingdom

Systems Administrator/Support Engineer

Skills : Systems Administration, Network Design & Administration, Rollouts, Customer Support

Jan 2007 - May 2007Sterling Limousines (UK) Ltd • Richmond, Surrey, United Kingdom

LAMP Developer, Perl/PostGres

Skills : Perl, Apache/mod_perl, Postgresql 8, Debian Linux, xHTML, CSS, Prototype JS, Bash, Mercurial

Aug 2002 - Oct 2006Freelance IT Engineer • Greater London Area, United Kingdom

IT Contractor

Skills : Enterprise workstation migrations, LAN Design and Implementation, Hardware/Software roll-outs.

Technical Experience

Proficiency from left-to-right, right-leaning technologies are more from exposure/interest.

Cloud : Canonical Openstack, Amazon ec2/AWS, Apache Cloudstack, DigitalOcean, Microsoft Azure

Containers : docker, docker-compose, Kubernetes, Consul

Virtualization : Citrix XenServer, KVM, Xen, Oracle VirtualBox, Microsoft Hyper-V, VMWare ESX/vSphere

Operating Systems : Debian/Ubuntu, CentOS/RHEL, Microsoft Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, FreeBSD 9/10

DevOps/CICD : Ansible, Terraform, GitLab CI, JFrog Artifactory, Travis CI, Thor/SSH, Chef,

Scripting : Bash/POSIX Shell, Python, Ruby, Perl, Powershell/.NET, Perl6, Javascript, Java,


Databases : Postgres 8/9, MariaDB 10/MySQL 5, Elasticsearch, CouchDB, SQLite 3, SQL Server

Networking : TCP/IP (IPv4 & IPv6), DNS, DHCP, HTTP, Network Design, Cisco Routing & Switching, VLANs, VPNs, Citrix NetScaler, NFS, LDAP, iSCSI, Samba, SDN

Monitoring : Icinga2/Nagios, Graylog2, Cacti, New Relic, Scout, LogStash, Collectd, Tick Stack

Web/CDN : nginx, Cloudflare, CloudFront, Apache httpd, Ruby on Rails/Rack, Dancer2/PSGI/Plack, Citrix NetScaler, SOA/REST

Source Control : git, github, Jenkins, Perforce, Mercural, CVS, diff/patch, Checkinstall

Provisioning : Puppetlabs razor, PXE/iPXE, kickstart, preseed, WinPE, autoyast, vagrant

Hardware : Dell PowerEdge, HP Proliant, HP BladeSystem

Storage : Swift/S3, Dell Compellent, NetApp FS 2000, HP StorageWorks, Nexenta, QuadStor, NetGear ReadyNAS


Sep 2008 - May 2010
BSc, Computer Networks (1:1, First Class Honours), Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, England
Jul 2000 - Mar 2001
BSc (Hons.) Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics (Discontinued), St. Joseph’s College of Science and Arts, Bangalore, India

Training and Qualifications

Professional Membership

Jul 2010 - Present
The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) (Graduate Member)
Dec 2008 - Present
British Computer Society (BCS) (Member)
Jan 2008 - May 2012
Microsoft IT Advisory Council (ITAC) (Member)


English (Fluent), French (Limited Proficiency), Slovak (Basic)

Hobbies and Interests

Travel, Exploring • Outdoors • Music, Guitar • Badminton, Table Tennis • Amateur Photography • Tech. news, conferences, events • #freenode IRC OpenSource Community • Hacking Debian/Raspberry Pi for fun

Personal Details

Keybase Identity
+421 948 140 290 (SK); +44 7904 190 550 (UK)
Tučkova 9, Ružinov, Bratislava 82105, Slovakia
Date of birth
08 Jan, 1983 (60645.32)




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