Hi, my name is Anshul Singhal and I live in India. But people usually don’t refer me by my name. You can either call me singhal or finder. You will realise, I am more responsive to that .

Favorite Topics

I’m very interested in FOSS, Linux, Computer Networks, Distributed Systems, Security and DevOps. I love exploring Github and Stackoverflow.
Apart from technical hobbies, I love writing poems, biking and travelling.

Skills

Here comes a list of subjects I’ve worked with, grouped by topics…

Scripting and Programming Languages

C • C++ • Python • PHP • Ruby • JAVA • BASH

Operating Systems

Linux • Microsoft Windows

Cloud Orchestration and DevOps

Amazon Web Services (AWS) • TerraFormChefDockerCapistranoELK (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana)Jenkins • Postfix • Redis • ConsulDatadogNewrelic

Web Devlopment

ReactJS • Django • PHP • SCSS • Jquery.

General Software

git SCM • Web Server (Nginx and Apache) • DBs (MySQL, PostgresSQL) • Virtualization (LXC, Docker and VMware)

Experience

Kayako as Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) Intern May, 2017 - July, 2017

AWS Datadog Chef Redis Elastic Search

  • Configured Datadog and Newrelic for system-wide monitoring and alerting.
  • Wrote chef recipes for monitoring tools configs management.

It was a great place to get to know a large infrastructure and I finally started automating things in the cloud. I learned about SRE protocols, provisioning, automating deployments but unfortunately, I couldn’t work on those tools due to time limitation.

You can find detailed post on my internship here

JustKapture as DevOps Engineer Feb, 2016 - Aug, 2016

AWS Jenkins Capistrano Chef MySQL

Leaded the DevOps team of JustKapture. Developed CI/CD pipeline, Configured chef, reduced response times of the product by > 85%.

OWASP OWTF as Software Developer Feb, 2016 - Present

ReactJS Flask Tornado PostgresSQL Python

OWASP OWTF is a project focused on penetration testing efficiency and alignment of security tests. It is one of OWASP’s mature Flagship projects. I am responsible for building whole new UI using ReactJS, adding new features, fixing reported bugs/issues.

IIIT Hyderabad as Web administrator Jan, 2017 - Present

PHP Scripting
Working as Web administrator at my college, I am developing and managing portals for day-to-day automation. I am responsible for reliability, bug fixing and adding new features to existing portals.

Education

I am presently pursuing B.Tech in Computer Science from IIIT Hyderabad.