[arch-devops] Junior DevOps application - Leonidas Spyropoulos

Kristian Klausen kristian at klausen.dk
Tue Apr 19 19:02:52 UTC 2022

On 19.04.2022 20.22, Leonidas Spyropoulos via arch-devops wrote:
> Hi,
> My name is Leonidas Spyropoulos (known as artafinde / inglor on many 
> platforms) and I'm a Trusted User at Arch Linux [1]. I'm applying to 
> become a Junior DevOps in the devops Arch Linux team. I've been 
> running Arch Linux from circa 2007 daily with dual boot in the old 
> days and VFIO now for gaming.
> I've been contributing in open-source projects [2][3] and in Arch 
> Linux for about a year or so (when I asked in #archlinux-devops for a 
> gitlab account) with patches/MRs for infrastructure, work on keycloak, 
> aurweb and more recently a tool for exporting gitlab metrics for 
> prometheus [4][5].
> I've been using ansible, terraform, vault and jenkins at work and 
> recently changed to gitlab so I think I could apply some of this 
> knowledge to Arch Linux infrastructure. Furthermore I got experience 
> in Cloud infrastructure (AWS) and Kubernetes cluster along with 
> private Docker registry (in AWS) from both devops and software 
> development point of view.
> My interest in DevOps team is the admin part and automation. I've been 
> having personal server(s) [6] for years now and I was part of the 
> admin team at my previous job. I think automation and 
> infrastructure-as-code is the way to manage infrastructure now days 
> and although we lacked the automation at my previous job I very well 
> understand how crucial things could be for others and the 
> responsibilities which come moderating public facing servers. 
> Additionally I think I can assist on the mundane tasks the devops team 
> is currently dealing with because for me it would be a new interesting 
> challenge.
> Sponsors:
> - Evangelos Foutras (foutrelis)
> - Kristian Klausen (klausenbusk)
> [1]: https://archlinux.org/people/trusted-users/#artafinde
> [2]: https://github.com/inglor
> [3]: https://gitlab.archlinux.org/artafinde
> [4]: https://gitlab.archlinux.org/artafinde/gitlab-exporter
> [6]: https://gitlab.archlinux.org/archlinux/infrastructure/-/issues/14
> [5]: Personal "servers" could be from as early as 2004 a headless 
> Pentium 3 with debian to currently 4x VPSs and an Unraid at home
> Regards,

I hereby confirm the sponsorship of Leonidas.

I suggest a discussion period of 14 days upon which Leonidas will be 
made a Junior DevOps unless someone brings forth a good reason why that 
should not happen.

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