PAVOL KUTAJ Infrastructure Support Engineer with a Passion for Python & Docs
phone: +420702152552
email: pkutaj@gmail.com
web: pavol.kutaj.com
blog: pavolkutaj.medium.com
location: Brno, Czech Republic (working 100 % remotely)

NOW (Q3/2022)

  • optimizing deployment processes
  • optimizing configuration drift mechanisms and alerting (HashiCorp/Attlasian stacks)
  • writing Python scripts for syncing the internal Knowledge Base documents with Zendesk Guide
  • writing blog to share my notes/playbooks on medium
  • writing up a read-list of 2022
  • sharing some of my side projects on GitHub
  • in 2022, I am focusing on leet code problems — see my public LeetCode profile

EXPERIENCE

Infrastructure Support Engineer; KB owner (AWS dominated SaaS)

  • Snowplow Analytics
  • 2020-ongoing

.NET & Powershell Support Engineer; KB quality assurance

  • Avolin, Pivotal CRM
  • 2019-2020

SAP BW/BI Support Engineer; KB creator/owner

  • HeidelbergCement Group
  • 2017-2019

L2 Windows Support Engineer with German; KB creator/owner

  • HeidelbergCement Group
  • 2015-2017

L1 iOS Support Engineer with German

  • Infosys BPO
  • 2012-2015

SIDE PROJECTS

Tool Name Description URL
Python jirc Create a jira card from CLI https://github.com/pkutaj/jirc
Powershell mv Personal History of Software https://github.com/pkutaj/mv
Powershell z4v Zettelkasten 4 VSCode https://github.com/pkutaj/z4v
Python md2med Markdown → Medium publisher https://github.com/pkutaj/md2med
Powershell kronCLI CLI markdown Journal https://github.com/pkutaj/kronCLI
Drupal website Corporate IT department http://gitc.heidelbegcement.com
Wordpress website Venetian Glass Art http://syin.eu
Wordpress website Dermatologist http://iderma.cz
Wordpress website Psychotherapeutic Association http://csgt.cz

EDUCATION

Charles University Central European University
2005-2009 2009-2011
Faculty of Humanities Department of Modern History
B.A. degree; graduated with honors M.A. degree; graduated with honors

SKILLS

Human languages

  • Slovak native
  • English C2
  • Czech C2
  • German C1 certified, currently not used

Programming languagues sorted by usage

  • Python
  • Markdown (is a programming language!)
  • Powershell; Bash
  • Regex
  • MS SQL, MySQL, phpMyAdmin, PostgreSQL, SQLite hands-on experience
  • Javascript
  • HTML5/CSS3
  • VBA/GAS
  • C#

Courses/Certificates

Tools and Frameworks

  • Visual Studio Code as the editor of choice
  • advanced git + GitHub (actions, too)
  • Hashicorp Infrastructure as Code (Terraform; Consul)
  • Docker, Vagrant
  • Chrome & Firefox Developer Tool Debugging
  • Atlassian stack (Jira, Confluence, OpsGenie) + Zendesk
  • Windows debugging (Sysinternal Tools)
  • WordPress and Drupal theming
  • Fiddler
  • Advanced Grafana dashboard building
  • Google Apps Engine, Google Apps Script
  • VBA Scripting + advanced Excel <3
  • Node.js
  • AWS knowledge/experience

OS & network

  • TCP/IP, TLS- and DNS-config
  • IIS configuration
  • Windows Server Roles and Features setup
  • .htaccess/Apache configurations