Resume

Goran Mekić

IT Business Consultant

Personal Statement

Analytical, resourceful and problem-solving technical business analyst and IT professional with extensive experience in providing systems administration. Hard-working, quick and efficient, a team player with excellent communication skills, and eager to take on new challenges.

I have actively used GNU/Linux since 2000. and for 8 years it has been the only system that I used. I also have experience in administering FreeBSD, OpenBSD and OpenSolaris. In 2006. I became the Vice President of Linux User Group of Novi Sad (LUGoNS). As part of my dutties I organized a series of lectures, workshops and Install Day events, with emphasis on the use of free software (primarily GNU/Linux)

Today I teach and research in Tilda Center on topics ranging from FreeBSD and GNU/Linux administration, security, kernel arthitecture, WEB development in backend and frontend to science, electronics, music and math.


Education

Degree in computer science business IT

Faculty of Sciences, University Of Novi Sad

Studying all aspect of IT including Computer Networks, Software Engineering, Data Structures and Algorithms, E-business and Artificial Intelligence


Technician of electronics

The electricity & electronics middle school "Mihajlo Pupin" Novi Sad

Mihajlo Pupin Novi Sad Eletronics Middle School Designing and building of electrical circuits, including simple digital boards and fixing all non-SMP low voltage devices.


Experience

Drumgizmo

Jan 2017 - NOW

DrumGizmo is an open source, multichannel, multilayered, cross-platform drum plugin and stand-alone application. It enables you to compose drums in midi and mix them with a multichannel approach. It is comparable to that of mixing a real drumkit that has been recorded with a multimic setup.

  • DSP/C++
    • FreeBSD OSS driver
    • CLI support
    • CPPUnit tests
    • FreeBSD port/package maintainer

One Love

Jun 2014 - NOW

Project of decentralized management of data centers, provision, deployment and development with emphasis on Docker and cloud technologies on which I'm working as a full stack developer.

  • Frontend
    • React
    • Redux
    • WebPack
    • MaterialUI
  • Backend
    • Flask
    • ZeroMQ
    • REST API
    • Ansible
  • Administration
    • MongoDB
    • Debian
    • Vagrant
    • AWS
    • Digital Ocean

Liberator

Jan 2015 - Jan 2016

Project for creating a platform for writing, lectoring and publishing magazines, on which I'm contributing as system administrator, devops consultant and full stack developer.

  • Frontend
    • InuitCSS
    • AngularJS
  • Backend
    • Django
  • Administration
    • PostgreSQL
    • Debian
    • Vagrant
    • Ansible

Photoslurp

Dec 2015 - Feb 2016

Project for collecting, exchanging and requesting media rights for pictures and art.

  • Frontend
    • Bootstrap
    • JQuery
    • Underscore
    • Backbone
  • Backend
    • Django
    • Celery
    • REST API
    • Ansible
  • Administration
    • PostgreSQL
    • RabbitMQ
    • Redis
    • Debian
    • Vagrant

fSD

Apr 2015 - May 2015

Implementation of devops and automation best bractices for ERP system by

  • Ansible
  • Vagrant
  • PHP
  • Percona
  • Nginx
  • Jenkins

Reciprocity Labs

Dec 2014 - May 2015

Python developer and security adviser for

  • Python (Flask)
  • Vagrant/Ansible
  • Server hardening
  • MySQL
  • REST API

Lambda Solutions

Apr 2014 - Jun 2014

Hosting solutions for Moodle and Totara e-learning

  • Ansible
  • Vagrant
  • Amazon WEB Services
  • Chef
  • MySQL

Secent LLC

Oct 2013 - NOW

Advanced configurable reverse proxy and single sign on solution based on Django, Ansible and Apache for a world-dominant electrical company on which I was team lead and senior developer

  • Django
  • REST API
  • SimpleSamlPHP
  • Git
  • Vagrant
  • Ansible
  • Amazon WEB Services
  • PostgreSQL

Feb 2013 - Oct 2013

Project for an aerospace company, including testing software and building packages for all inhouse projects

  • Jenkins
  • Redmine
  • VMWare
  • Git

Saturized

Aug 2011 - Feb 2013

Responsible for capacity planning, including allocating storage, providing hardware and software redundancy, and planing future expansion requirements. Participate in root-cause analysis of recurring issues, system backup, and security setup. Maintain Web servers, file servers, firewalls, and directory services, and set up user accounts. Also done work with

  • PostgreSQL (master/slave)
  • QEmu/Libvirtd
  • Gerrit/Git
  • Redmine
  • Firewall
  • Monitoring (monit, munin, icinga, zabbix)
  • Puppet
  • EJabberd
  • Django
  • Jenkins

DDOR

Aug 2006 - Aug 2011

Expertise in Unix and Linux system installation, configuration, administration, the development and testing of backup and recovery methodologies, troubleshooting, capacity and performance planning, performance tuning, preventative maintenance, monitoring and alerting setup. Also done with

  • Solaris administration
  • Storage administration (EMC Clariion, Fujitsu Eternus DX440)
  • VMWare ESXi administration
  • Subversion
  • Oracle APP
  • Tomcat APP
  • Puppet (server orchestration)

Home Invest

May 2006 - Aug 2006

Responsible for the implementation, administration and maintenance of Mail, DHCP, DNS and Domain Controler

  • Samba
  • Postfix
  • Dovcot
  • Bind

Interests

Founder of Tilda Center

Apr 2015 - NOW

Tilda Center is the hackerspace/makerspace located in Novi Sad, Serbia


Founding member of Lust for Trust

Oct 2007 - NOW

Lust for Trust is a metal band I sing, play guitar, write, compose, produce and record for


Vice-President of Linux User Group of Novi Sad (LUGoNS)

May 2006 - NOW

Organizing events, maintaining infrastructure and researching and documenting new technologies and solutions used by LUGoNS