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Kamila Součková

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

Work Experience

2019-present:

Research Engineer, Site Reliability Engineer at Network Security Group, ETH Zurich
design and operations of the SCIONLab global research network; work on high-performance network applications

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 - Project Deadlock
  • server administrator for Trojsten – Linux and FreeBSD servers with diverse uses
2012–2013:

software engineer at MicroStep - MIS

2009–2012:

web developer (front-end) at Lighting Beetle

Education

2016–2019:

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:

Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics, Comenius University, Slovakia: BSc Computer Science
Notable project: learned more about how operating systems work by making one from scratch - chaOS

Skills

  • quick at absorbing information and learning new things
  • system design with emphasis on reliability, security, scalability and correctness
  • algorithmic skills
  • languages: English (fluent), Slovak (native speaker), Czech (fluent), German (basic)
  • experience giving talks about a multitude of topics in science and technology at various venues
  • an ever-increasing list of programming languages, database environments, operating systems and other technologies
  • I know regular expressions!

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