Michele Finelli

Michele Finelli

Casalecchio di Reno, Italy
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Michele Finelli

Michele Finelli

Casalecchio di Reno, Italy
Member since July 18, 2014
Michele is an entrepreneur and consultant. He has worked on designing, implementing, and maintaining the complex infrastructures of hundreds of servers, distributed all over the world. He has extensive experience in managing projects, in designing and providing solutions involving Linux/Unix, and in working with free software.
Michele is now available for hire
Portfolio
Experience
  • DevOps, 3 years
  • Linux, 18 years
  • Security, 18 years
  • System Administration, 18 years
  • System Design, 16 years
  • Tasks Automation, 5 years
  • High-performance computing, 15 years
  • Operations Management, 8 years
Casalecchio di Reno, Italy
Availability
Part-time
Preferred Environment
Linux, Debian, Vim, Python, Bash, LaTeX
The most amazing...
...thing I've designed is an architecture of fault-tolerant, dynamic VPNs.
Employment
  • Founder
    BioDec
    2003 - PRESENT
    • Defined the company's IT infrastructure.
    • Managed internal and external projects.
    • Managed security for the entire infrastructure.
    • Provided sales support and technical marketing.
    • Handled acrobatic debugging.
    Technologies: Linux
  • R&D IT Manager
    QubicaAMF
    2005 - 2007
    • Managed the Italian IT branch of the company.
    • Designed, built, and launched a product for the tech support team: a firewall station allowing remote and secure access to the company's client servers.
    • Sold over 500 firewall stations and deployed worldwide in the following seven years.
    • Defined the security policy of the Italian branch.
    • Served as the product owner for a sales support tool that was internally developed.
    Technologies: Linux, OpenVPN, Scrum
  • Consultant
    NCH (now TASNCH)
    2001 - 2005
    • Wrote the security policy for the company.
    • Worked as a consultant for the software development improvement initiative of the company.
    • Wrote software guidelines for CMM certification.
    • Wrote an European project (Framework Program 6) on software improvement.
    • Mentored and coached system administrators.
    Technologies: Python
Skills
  • Frameworks
    Netfilter, CFEngine 3, Flask, Plone
  • Libraries/APIs
    Fabric, pcap, NumPy, Puppet.js
  • Tools
    Vim, LaTeX, Check_MK, Postfix, OpenVPN, Trac, Logstash, Ganeti, Nagios, Redmine, DigitalOcean, GitLab, Git, Jenkins, ntpd, Varnish, Apache, gnuplot, Biopython, Nginx, Mercurial, Ganglia, Ansible, RabbitMQ, Solr
  • Paradigms
    DevOps, Procedural programming, Cloud Development, Agile Software Development, Scrum, CMMI, Change Management, Functional programming, Continuous Integration, XP, Kanban, ITIL
  • Platforms
    Linux, Xen, *nix, Amazon Web Services (AWS), BSD
  • Storage
    PostgreSQL, Riak, NoSQL, Elasticsearch, CouchDB, GPFS, GlusterFS, MySQL
  • Misc
    System Administration, Distributed File Systems, Security, BIND9, System Design, Tasks Automation, Neural Networks, Graphite, Big Data, Debugging, NFS, Collectd, KVM, XFS, High-performance computing, Operations Management, StatsD
  • Languages
    Bash, Python, Pascal, Fortran, C, Haskell
Education
  • Master's degree in Computer Science
    University of Bologna - Bologna, Italy
    1990 - 1995
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