Simon Lindberg, Developer in Skåne, Sweden
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Simon Lindberg

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DevOps Engineer and Developer

Skåne, Sweden
Toptal Member Since
February 22, 2022

Simon is a software engineer with 15 years of hands-on experience and a true passion for quality. He is an advocate for DevOps principles and has worked extensively with development, test automation, build, deployment, and infrastructure, both on-premise and in the cloud via AWS. Simon is self-driven and detail-oriented, and he enjoys sharing his knowledge.


Python, Amazon Web Services (AWS), TeamCity, GitHub, Apache Maven, Gradle...
Python, Selenium, Pytest, Git, Docker, Gerrit, TeamCity, Grafana, Jira, Linux...
Massive Entertainment
Python, C#, Jenkins, JSON, Perforce, SaltStack, Bash, Windows PowerShell...




Preferred Environment

Linux, PyCharm, Slack, Jira, Trello

The most amazing...

...thing I've done was to single-handedly migrate a legacy deployment used by 200+ developers daily into a fully automated AWS-backed setup with zero downtime.

Work Experience

Senior Software Engineer

2020 - PRESENT
  • Migrated a legacy setup of a CI/CD environment (TeamCity) into a more modern setup, using containers and AWS Managed Services IaC tools.
  • Automated deployment and maintenance tasks of the CI/CD system with zero downtime.
  • Automated the provisioning and configuration of machines using Ansible.
  • Owned the overall state of the CI/CD system with between 300-600 cloud build agents. The number depends on the time of day and general workload.
Technologies: Python, Amazon Web Services (AWS), TeamCity, GitHub, Apache Maven, Gradle, Ansible, CI/CD Pipelines, Okta, Bash, PostgreSQL, Trello

Software Engineer in Test

2018 - 2020
  • Designed and implemented a test framework tailored for a Linux hardware video streaming device.
  • Expanded the test framework to support system scenario testing, including multiple products, hardware devices, desktop apps, and web applications.
  • Hosted and maintained a TeamCity server using AWS EC2 and Ansible.
  • Set up and managed test pipelines in the product release workflow.
Technologies: Python, Selenium, Pytest, Git, Docker, Gerrit, TeamCity, Grafana, Jira, Linux, Electron

Build and Infrastructure Engineer

2016 - 2018
Massive Entertainment
  • Implemented and designed parts of a build and delivery framework closely coupled with Perforce version control.
  • Designed pipelines for building code, video, and audio resources.
  • Managed hosting, provisioning, and maintenance of close to 100 different Windows and Linux machines, both manually and through IaC tools like SaltStack.
  • Created tools to increase developers' productivity, such as a tool to easily and reliably transfer a large amount of data between offices on multiple continents.
  • Supported and supplied best practices for developers using our system.
Technologies: Python, C#, Jenkins, JSON, Perforce, SaltStack, Bash, Windows PowerShell, Grafana, Artifactory

Software Engineer

2008 - 2016
Axis Communications
  • Designed and implemented test frameworks from the ground up for multiple C# desktop applications.
  • Wrote automated regression test suites to provide confidence in all merged code changes.
  • Hosted a Jenkins server in an on-premise environment for the quality teams department.
  • Set up and managed the test pipelines in the general product CI workflow.
  • Communicated with and kept stakeholders up to date on the state of the pipelines.
Technologies: Python, C#.NET, Jenkins, Selenium, Ranorex, TeamCity, VMware, Git, Bash, CI/CD Pipelines

A plugin for pytest, the widely used Python test package. The plugin enables its user to reuse and orchestrate pytest fixtures. It's intended mainly for performance, stability, and general long-running tests.
2005 - 2008

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

Lund University - Lund, Sweden


Ansible, PyCharm, Slack, Jira, Trello, Jenkins, TeamCity, VMware, Git, Perforce, SaltStack, Grafana, Artifactory, Pytest, Gerrit, GitHub, Apache Maven, Gradle


Test Automation


Python, Bash, C#, Java, C#.NET


Amazon Web Services (AWS), Linux, Docker


Selenium, Ranorex, Windows PowerShell, Electron


JSON, PostgreSQL


Infrastructure as Code (IaC), CI/CD Pipelines, Containerization, Monitoring, Okta, Plugins, Computer Science

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