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Petr Michalec

Developer. ExIBMer. Vi(m) lover. DevOps kid. Performing cloud infrastructure and application architecture with passion for the edge thing. I am not obsessed with emails and spreadsheet thing as an ordinary IBMers. If you wanna reach me use Twitter.

Contact

Twitter, Keybase, GitHub, IRC

@epcim

Work email

    epcim(a)apealive.net
    pmichalec(a)mirantis.com

Work address

    Mirantis Czech a.s.
    Thámova 137/16
    Prague - Karlín, 18600
    Czech Republic

CV

Practicing IT Specialist/IT Architect/Tech Lead. IBM RedBook author. Certified Cloud Solution Architect. Wide range skills in the uni*x IT infrastructure, automation, deployments & monitoring and DevOps. Enterprise business experience since 2004. Strong skills and passion I have for technological “edge” implementation, data analytics and visualization. I am a dedicated team player.

I have hands-on experience with major relational and no-sql databases, networking, virtualisation, deployment automation, software development, testing and writing technical documentation.

I have experience as team lead and architect for private cloud implementations, large scale deployments and daily operations for major world-wide customers.

My common DevOps tool-chain and experience counts Salt, Chef, Docker, OpenStack, Kubernetes, Helm charts, Consul/Etcd, Drone.io/Travis/Jenkins, KitchenCI/InSpec/Infratester, Telegraf/Fluentd/Prometheus/Hubblestack.io, …

Key skills

  • Fluent English with communication and presentation skills.
  • Infrastructure and cloud architecture for private and public Openstack/Kubernetes/CloudFoundry.
  • System and infrastructure deployment for large infrastructures.
  • Operation support of production environments of 1k nodes.
  • Development and custom solutions for Linux and open-source solutions.
  • Programming in Python, Ruby, (C#/.NET, Java and Javascript).
  • DevOps tool-chain for Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment.
  • IBM SW products (DB2, ITM, BPM, TSAM, ICO/ICM, Cognos)

Career history

*You wanna be listed here, make me an offer ;-)

201610 - to date ‐ Mirantis, Czech Republic

201605 - 201610 ‐ tcp cloud, Czech Republic (Acquired by Mirantis)

200404 - 201605 ‐ IBM Czech Republic, Czech Republic

200306 - 200311 ‐ Contactel s.r.o, Czech Republic

200003 - 200306 ‐ Cesky Telecom a.s., Czech Republic

Publications

IBM Implementation Services for Private Clouds:Implementation Guide for Practitioners and Architects (internal); Authors: D.Straeten, S.Hopkins, J.Huang, S.Joshi, S.Pillay, P.Michalec, S.Paul, J.Pierce, E.Sofianos, S.Weis,M.L.;Redbook; IBM ITSO, 2013; ISBN/ISSN: 0738438359

Talks

Personal interests