Ashith Wilson

An engineer having 6 years of experience with large internet, cloud hosting, and big data companies. Passionate DevOps enthusiast with a core Linux foundation.

Relevant Experience

Cloudera, Inc.

December 2020 - Present
Senior Site Reliability Engineer Bengaluru
  • Spearheaded the development of an experience monitoring tool to assess control plane availability through API performance and synthetics UI checks. Instrumental in integrating SLA metrics into status pages and delivering reports to C-level management.
  • Orchestrated the implementation of a production-grade Istio service mesh across multiple Kubernetes clusters, collaborating with various teams to onboard applications with a gradual rollout strategy, ensuring zero downtime throughout the process.
  • Mentored a new hire during onboarding and directed the development of a ChatOps platform with Slack integration, streamlining On-call access, CVE reports, shift handover, and more.

Qubole, Inc.

July 2020 - December 2020
Site Reliability Engineer (DevOps) Bengaluru
  • Managed the migration of Qubole stack from AWS/Chef to Kubernetes (EKS) for internal environments, optimizing efficiency and scalability.
  • Conducted day-to-day deployments to chef-based and K8s-based stacks.
  • Led Incident management, RCA, and cost optimization.

Directi Pvt. Ltd. (Newfold)

May 2019 - June 2020
Senior Hosting Specialist Bengaluru
  • Implemented a code pipeline to enable collaborative automation tasks, recognized as the 2020 Q1 achievement. A basic open version of the code is available at
  • Identified and resolved issues in cloud servers of industry-leading hosting players like Bluehost, Hostgator, Bigrock, and Resellerclub.

Poornam Infovision Pvt. Ltd. (Bobcares)

June 2017 - April 2019
Software Engineer (Infrastructure) Cochin, Kerala
  • Utilized Powershell for MSSQL shrink, log rotation, and cache management across DNN installations, saving 10 working hours per week.
  • Monitored alerts and services' uptime, taking proactive measures to maintain high availability.
  • Managed migrations from on-premise server applications to public clouds like AWS & DigitalOcean, optimizing performance and scalability.


Programming Languages

Python, Bash scripting.

Tools & platforms

Kubernetes, Istio, Docker, Terraform, Argo CD, Gtihub Actions, Spinakker, Datadog, Jenkins, Vault, Cloudflare, ELK, Prometheus, Ansible.

Public Clouds

AWS, GCP, DigitalOcean, Azure.

Familiar with



Nginx, MySQL, MSSQL, Lightspeed, Windows Powershell.


  • IIT - Palakkad

    PG Certification in Cloud Computing
  • Jyothi Engineering College

    B.Tech in Computer Science


  • CKA - Certified Kubernetes Administrator
  • Terraform Associate (003)


  • Several top performer awards during my tenure.
  • Won first prize in ICT Techathlon (National Annual Design/coding Bootcamp)
  • Winner of Startup i3, a state-level (Kerala) maker event.
  • Conducted sessions on topics like “Internet & Scaling” and “Modern DNS management”.