About me

I am a Linux Systems Engineer with +15 years of experience working in large and complex ecosystems, at medium and large companies in government and higher education. I directly manage the server hardware platform and perform the design and configuration of network and systems. Furthermore, I work in close collaboration with the development team through the stages of software development to create resilient and scalable systems. Committed to the DevOps culture. Currently learning and improving DevOps methodologies and tools: Jenkins, Kubernetes, Chef, Agile, Infrastructure as Code, Prometheus and test automation.

I am a PhD candidate in the Computer Science Department at the Federal University of Ceará (UFC) in Brazil, and a researcher of the Group of Computer Networks, Software Engineering and Systems (GREat/UFC). My research activity is focused on issues related to Computer Networking, particularly involved with Internet of Things, Software Defined Networking, Network Function Virtualisation, 5G.
I received an MSc in Electrical and Computer Engineering from UFC in 2015, and a BSc in Computer Science from the State University Vale do Acaraú (UVA) in 2012. My published papers and research topics encompass also infrastructure clouds (Amazon AWS and Google Cloud Platform) and private cloud solutions (OpenNebula and Eucalyptus), server virtualisation, Hadoop MapReduce and performance evaluation.


▪ AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate
▪ LPIC-3: Linux Enterprise Professional Mixed Environments
▪ LPIC-2: Linux Engineer
▪ LPIC-1: Linux Administrator
▪ Data Center Technical Specialist (DCTS)
▪ SUSE Certified Linux Administrator (SCLA) – SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11
▪ SUSE Certified Linux Professional (SCLP) – SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12

INRIA Sophia Antipolis – Méditerranée, Nice, France

Email: pedrovasconcelos@great.ufc.br