Hameedullah Khan, AWS Developer in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Hameedullah Khan

AWS Developer in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Member since May 24, 2016
Hameedullah is a cloud automation engineer and his main specialty is automating stuff including cloud infrastructure deployments, app deployments, and also simple things like backups. In his free time, he codes web apps either in WordPress or Django.
Hameedullah is now available for hire



  • AWS, 10 years
  • MySQL, 8 years
  • MySQL Performance Tuning, 6 years
  • OpenStack, 4 years
  • Kubernetes, 3 years
  • Google Cloud Platform (GCP), 2 years
  • Azure, 2 years


Dubai, United Arab Emirates



Preferred Environment

Windows, Linux, Vim, Git, PyDev

The most amazing...

...work I've done was to implement an OAuth authentication system for Twitter in Python.


  • Software Engineer

    2012 - PRESENT
    Cisco (via Cloud9 Networks)
    • Deployed a Federal Cloud solution using Cisco UCSD, PSC and ACI.
    • Automated the whole customer infrastructure deployment using Puppet and Cisco IAC.
    • Created and developed a custom Virtual Desktop Infrastructure solution.
    • Automated the deployment of OpenStack for the development team utilizing Vagrant and DevStack.
    • Created a custom solution to automate the data center upgrade including upgrading the Cisco network devices configuration using Python and Django.
    Technologies: Cisco UCSD, Cisco PSC, ACI, Cisco UCS, Linux, OpenStack, Docker, Vagrant, Python, Puppet, Chef, Kubernetes
  • Lead Systems Engineer

    2009 - 2011
    • Implemented the complete infrastructure on AWS.
    • Tuned and configured OpenX for best performance at scale to be able to serve ads to millions of users.
    • Deployed and configured monitoring solution.
    • Wrote custom alert connector in Python to send network management staion alerts to gTalk.
    • Built custom backup and backup monitoring scripts in Python for the whole infrastructure.
    Technologies: Linux, MySQL, OpenX, Zabbix, Python
  • Senior Technical Consultant

    2007 - 2009
    Triana Global
    • Provided the management with open source solutions for reducing costs.
    • Implemented the whole Triana Global Infrastructure on AWS; migrated Triana Global applications to AWS.
    • Migrated the Triana Global Mail service to Zimbra.
    • Automated the deployment of applications and backups.
    • Implemented bandwidth monitoring.
    Technologies: AWS, MySQL, Linux, Python, Xen, Zimbra
  • Senior System Administrator

    2007 - 2008
    Affordable Programmers
    • Deployed a Xen-based virtualization solution to host customer virtual machines.
    • Wrote custom monitoring scripts to monitor different aspects of infrastructure.
    • Assisted the team manager in managing the system administration team.
    • Wrote migrations scripts to automate the migration of customer applications.
    • Improvised a security policy and implemented it.
    Technologies: Python, Linux, PHP, Xen
  • Systems Engineer

    2005 - 2007
    PING Systems
    • Created customized Linux Distribution for PING Systems clients.
    • Developed a custom mail-server appliance.
    • Deployed LTSP solutions for the enterprise clients.
    • Provided LTSP solutions to the clients based on their business requirements.
    Technologies: Linux, Python



  • Languages

    Python, PHP
  • Platforms

    Linux, WordPress, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Docker, OpenStack, Kubernetes, Azure, Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
  • Other

    Software Development, AWS, OAuth
  • Frameworks

  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, Wunderlist API
  • Tools

    MySQL Performance Tuning
  • Storage

  • CKA: Certified Kubernetes Administrator
    NOVEMBER 2019 - NOVEMBER 2022
    The Linux Foundation
  • AWS Certified Developer — Associate (DVA)
    FEBRUARY 2019 - FEBRUARY 2022
  • AWS Certified SysOps Administrator — Associate (SOA)
    JANUARY 2019 - JANUARY 2022
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect — Professional (SAP)
    JANUARY 2019 - JANUARY 2022
  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer — Professional (DOP)
    JANUARY 2019 - JANUARY 2022
  • Certified Openstack Administrator (COA)
    DECEMBER 2018 - DECEMBER 2020
    Openstack Foundation
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect — Associate (SAA)
    JUNE 2018 - JUNE 2021
  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner (CLF)
    MAY 2018 - MAY 2021
  • Puppet Certified Professional
    APRIL 2014 - APRIL 2016
  • Novell Certified Linux Engineer
  • Certified Linux Systems Administrator
    JANUARY 2006 - JANUARY 2009

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