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Kamila Součková

I identify problems in systems before they eat your time, your product, and your family dog.
  me@kamila.is   +44 7937 974 542   https://kamila.is   Zurich, Switzerland

Work & Volunteer Experience

2019:

Research Engineer, SRE at Network Security Group, ETH Zurich
design and operations of the SCIONLab global research network

2018:

Head of Site Reliability Engineering for Data Center Light at ungleich

summer 2015:

Site Reliability Engineering intern at Google Switzerland (Borg SRE)

summer 2014:

Site Reliability Engineering intern at Google Switzerland (Payments SRE)

2014–2017:
  • contributed to the Student Development Team at my university (development and server administration)
  • designed and developed the backend of an in-house solution for an RFID-based access control system (https://github.com/fmfi-svt-deadlock)
  • learned more about how operating systems work by making one from scratch (https://github.com/AnotherKamila/chaOS)
  • server administrator for Trojsten – Linux and FreeBSD servers with diverse uses
  • helped with organizing competitions and educational activities for students, giving various talks
2012–2013:

software engineer at MicroStep - MIS (www.microstep-mis.sk)

2009–2012:

web developer (front-end) at Lighting Beetle (www.lbstudio.sk)

2010, 2011:

contributed to several open-source projects as a participant of Google Code-In

Education

2016–2019:

Department of Computer Science, ETH Zurich, Switzerland: MSc Computer Science, focus Information Security
Thesis topic: FPGA-based line-rate packet forwarding for the SCION future Internet architecture – hardware-software co-design, work across the whole network stack, SDN (with P4); achieved 40Gbps throughput

2013–2016:

Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics, Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia: BSc.

Skills

  • quick at absorbing information and learning new things
  • system design with emphasis on reliability, scalability and correctness
  • security-conscious
  • algorithmic skills
  • languages: English (fluent), Slovak (native speaker), Czech (fluent), German (basic)
  • experience giving lectures about science (mainly computer science, physics and astronomy) at various institutions
  • presentation skills
  • an ever-increasing list of programming languages, database environments, operating systems and other technologies
  • I know regular expressions!

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