Junaid has joined TSSG as a Master’s student, and he will be working on investigating methodologies for production oriented Auto-scaling Service Function Chains.
Junaid is a Computer Engineering graduate from University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan. He started his career as a DevOps Engineer with Xgrid Inc., a subsidiary of Software Defined Networking (SDN) based startup PLUMgrid , in January 2016. PLUMgrid was later acquired by VMware.
Prior to acquisition, Junaid was in PLUMgrid Cloud team where he was responsible for the integration of PLUMgrid Open Networking Suite, an SDN solution, with various OpenStack distributions.
His major responsibilities at Xgrid Inc. involved development of Jenkins based CI/CD pipelines for different applications, containerized packaging of applications using Docker and deployment through Kubernetes, and delivering extensive training on setting up and administering Kubernetes clusters. He is a Certified Amazon Web Services Developer Associate and a Certified Kubernetes Administrator.
His interests are inclined towards Software Defined Networking, Network Functions Virtualization, Containers, Cloud-native Applications, Logging and Monitoring tools, CI/CD and Container Orchestration Engines e.g Kubernetes.
BSc in Computer Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan, 2015
Exchange Student, Shawnee State University, Ohio, USA, 2014