Anton Ustyugov, Software Developer in Tallinn, Estonia
Anton Ustyugov

Software Developer in Tallinn, Estonia

Member since January 7, 2016
Anton is a solid developer and administrator with more than a decade of experience in the IT industry. Much of the work has been in automatizing, monitoring, and supporting server clusters in environments with multiple data centers. He's strongest technically in Python and enjoys using it in most of his scripts, but he also is well-versed in Bash and C/C++. He also has worked with automatizing systems like SaltStack, CFEngine, Ansible, and Chef.
Anton is now available for hire


  • ETF Flows, LLC
    Ansible, Docker, Traefik, NGINX, MySQL, Terraform
  • BetPawa
    Amazon Web Services (AWS), Kubernetes, MySQL, Google Cloud...
  • Yandex
    Bootstrap, JavaScript, Highcharts, Flask, Python



Tallinn, Estonia



Preferred Environment

MacOS, Bash, Vim Text Editor, Subversion (SVN), Git, Linux, Unix

The most amazing...

...thing I've writen was a system that calculated the host's traffic counters and represented them via projections.


  • DevOps engineer

    2020 - 2021
    ETF Flows, LLC
    • Migrated several apps to docker and automated deployment.
    • Wrote different playbooks to manage servers and applications in Digital Ocean.
    • Automated the server's set up process with Terraform and Ansible.
    • Changed observability with Grafana, Prometheus, and ELK.
    Technologies: Ansible, Docker, Traefik, NGINX, MySQL, Terraform
  • DevOps Team Leader

    2019 - 2021
    • Managed the DevOps team, gave performance reviews and was on call for the duration of the project.
    • Automated CI/CD procedures with Jenkins and Github actions.
    • Improved technologies by migrating to Kubernetes, optimizing the network part, and changing databases.
    • Set up, upgraded, managed, and deployed Kubernetes clusters.
    Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Kubernetes, MySQL, Google Cloud, Amazon CloudFront CDN, Akamai, Linux, Jenkins
  • Senior System Administrator | Team Leader | Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)

    2014 - 2019
    • Automated the deployment process with Teamcity and configuration built Debian packages.
    • Wrote the monitoring agent for every server. This agent collected information about the net, CPU, and different program specific information as a counter and send it to a graph system.
    • Developed the generator for monitoring checks of thousands of servers and assembling the information about network topology and location.
    • Created web pages with Flask for displaying different types of information; it was mostly with different graphs.
    Technologies: Bootstrap, JavaScript, Highcharts, Flask, Python
  • System Administrator

    2018 - 2018
    • Migrated a website from GoDaddy/DO to AWS.
    • Implemented automation around the soft installation.
    • Setup a new staging/development environment.
    Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Git, Jenkins
  • Head of the Operation Group (DevOps)

    2013 - 2014
    • Supported clusters with real time video content.
    • Monitored and provided automation with Chef..
    • Developed automation deployment with Chef and Fabric.
    Technologies: IP Virtual Server (IPVS), Fabric, Chef, Keepalived, HAProxy, C, Python
  • System Administrator and Senior System Administrator

    2007 - 2013
    • Wrote automation deployment software.
    • Distributed support for a few data centers projects.
    • Worked a great deal with Linux especially on the network subsystem.
    • Wrote automation scripts using Perl, Python, and Bash.
    • Worked as the team lead in an operation group.
    • Created modification clusters that work in an IPv6 only environment using a Linux environment and checked for bugs with internal software.
    Technologies: Tools, Linux, System Administration, Bash, Python, Perl
  • Data Center, Help Desk, and Office Support Engineer

    2005 - 2007
    • Helped the website with aggregating information from monitoring servers using Perl and C.
    • Coded a website to aggregate information about servers all from several sources into one place.
    • Provided engineering support for the data centers.
    • Communicated with users at the help desk.
    Technologies: C, Linux


  • Languages

    Python, Bash, Perl, JavaScript, Go, C
  • Tools

    SaltStack, NGINX, Ansible, Terraform, Amazon CloudFront CDN, Jenkins, Git, Subversion (SVN), Vim Text Editor, Chef, Munin, Keepalived, Nagios, Ngrok, Traefik
  • Platforms

    Ubuntu, Linux, Amazon EC2, Debian Linux, Docker, Unix, MacOS, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Kubernetes
  • Other

    Amazon Route 53, System Administration, Tools, Akamai, HAProxy, TCP/IP, Graphite, Unix Shell Scripting
  • Frameworks

    CFEngine 3, Flask, Bootstrap
  • Storage

    MongoDB, MySQL, IP Virtual Server (IPVS), Google Cloud
  • Libraries/APIs

    Highcharts, Fabric


  • Incomplete Bachelor's Degree in Applied Mathematics
    2001 - 2006
    Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology - Dolgoprudniy, Russia

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