[arch-devops] Junior DevOps application - Leonidas Spyropoulos

Frederik Schwan freswa at archlinux.org
Wed Apr 20 00:08:59 UTC 2022

On Tue, Apr 19, 2022 at 07:22:29PM +0100, 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,
> -- 
> Leonidas Spyropoulos
> PGP: 59E43E106B247368

Worked with Leonidas on some Keycloak topics as well as some packaging
He knows how to break Arch :)


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