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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


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


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)

  • 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

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


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



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


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


  • 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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