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  • Damian Bulira
  • Wrocław, Poland
  • damian@bulira.pl
  • damian.bulira
  • https://bulira.pl

Professional experience

  • System AdministratorNovember 2015 - present

    Opera Software | Wrocław, Poland

    System administration in large scale hosting environment; management of private cloud (OpenStack), provisioning of scalable virtual and bare-metal environments; administration of browser-related load balancing services for 350M+ users (NGINX); system monitoring (Nagios/Icinga, Graphite/Grafana); configuration management (Puppet); management of distributed DNS (PowerDNS/Unbound/BIND); application containerization (Docker); network administration (Juniper/Cisco)

  • Software Configuration Management EngineerFebruary 2011 - April 2012

    Tieto / Nokia Siemens Networks | Wrocław, Poland

    SCM - Software configuration management; design, development and maintenance of buildsystem for large telecommunication project (GNU Make); SCM tools development (Perl/Python); support for developers: Makefile development, version control management (SVN), continuous integration (Jenkins); build management.

  • IT Systems AdministratorJanuary 2010 - January 2011

    IP-MEDIA | Stalowa Wola, Poland

    Design and implementation of hotspot systems for schools, hotels and public city access (MikroTik, Freeradius); CCTV networks design; network monitoring and maintenance (Nagios, MRTG, Munin, Cacti).

  • System Administration InternJuly 2010 - September 2010

    Opera Software | Oslo, Norway

    Network and servers monitoring system improvement; domain name system maintenance; development of internal network and system documentation.

  • Network AdministratorJuly 2003 - April 2010

    Amateur Computer Network "Sieć Hutnik" | Stalowa Wola, Poland

    Development and maintenance of wired and wireless computer network (250+ customers), Linux-based network routers administration. Non-profit cooperation.

  • System and Network AdministratorJune 2006 - December 2009

    MK-NET s.c. | Stalowa Wola, Poland

    Management of large-scale wireless computer network (1500+ customers, 450+ sq. km coverage); implementation of wireless hotspot systems for private and public institutions; realization of high-speed wireless CCTV networks for the Police Department; Linux-based systems administration. During the academic year – consults and remote assistance only.

  • System Administration InternJune 2009 - August 2009

    Opera Software | Wrocław, Poland

    Network and servers monitoring system improvement; implementation of video streaming system for internal use; development of internal network and system documentation; design and deployment of wireless network.


  • PhD, Computer ScienceOctober 2011 - present

    Wroclaw University of Technology | Wrocław, Poland

    Ongoing PhD studies in Computer Science. Topic of the thesis: "Optimization of Many-to-Many Flows in Computer Networks". Fields of interests: network optimization, (meta)heuristic algorithms, (M)ILP modeling, optical networks.

  • PhD InternshipOctober 2012 - September 2013

    Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya | Barcelona, Spain

    Research assistance in network optimization, many-to-many communication, integer linear programming.

  • MSc. Eng., Computer ScienceOctober 2006 - July 2011

    Wroclaw University of Technology | Wrocław, Poland

    Speciality: Computer Systems and Networks, MSc. thesis "Analysis of streaming delay for wireless access technologies", graduated with first-class honours.

  • Exchange, Computer ScienceSeptember 2009 - February 2010

    University of Southern Denmark | Odense, Denmark

    Erasmus exchange programme, major: Software Engineering.


  • Erasmus Student NetworkMarch 2010 - present

    Secretary of the Council of National Representatives of ESN
    National Representative of ESN Poland
    Chair of the IT Committee

    Advocacy in international student mobility issues (representing 150k Erasmus students); internal representation towards members (15k in Europe and 1.5k in Poland); external representation towards private and institutional partners; management of the IT volunteers staff (15 people); design, implementation and maintenance of IT infrastructure for 15k+ users (Debian, Xen, Apache, Nagios, git).

System administration

  • Linux

  • Bash

  • Python

  • C++

  • Virtualization

  • OpenStack

  • Apache/NGINX

  • Nagios/Icinga

  • DNS

  • Puppet


Network administration

  • Wireless networking

  • Hotspot systems

  • Traffic shaping

  • Firewalls

  • Monitoring

  • Access control

  • Cisco

  • Juniper

  • MikroTik

Software Configuration Management

  • Build management

  • Continuous Integration

  • Agile (SCRUM)

  • Jenkins

  • Git/GitLab

  • Subversion

  • GNU Make


  • (M)ILP modeling

  • (meta)heuristics

  • Optical networks

  • Network flow optimization


  • Polish

  • English

  • German

  • Spanish

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Contact info

  • Damian Bulira
  • Wroclaw University of Technology, Department of Computer Systems and Networks (W4K2)
    Wybrzeze Wyspianskiego 27
    50-370 Wroclaw, Poland

  • Email: damian@bulira.pl
  • Phone: +48 602745950
  • Skype: damian.bulira
  • Website: https://bulira.pl

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