Umair Hussain

  • Studying Computer Engineering at University of Alberta
  • Spent 8 months at Hootsuite (May – Dec 2016)
  • Joined the Ops Team
  • Worked with AWS, Python, PHP, Ruby and more
  • Connect with Umair on LinkedIn

My Contributions

  • POCed and pushed Morgue, an outage tracking service, to the rest of the company with its own Terraform Stack and Ansible Playbook.
  • Developed a centralized dashboard for the Ops Team in order to provide greater oversight into the company’s infrastructure.
  • Developed a Python script that facilitates and ensures proper on-call rotation at hootsuite.
  • Wrote a blog post on How to Reduce False-Positive Monitoring and Alerting.

My Experience

Working at Hootsuite was an amazing experience. I got to work alongside talented Operations Developers on challenging and meaningful tasks that brought value to the company. As part of my onboarding, I got to deploy servers to the Hootsuite environment right away. It was exciting to be part of a company that valued Co-ops and treated them just like any other full time employees. I highly recommend Hootsuite to anyone interested in being part of a great culture and solving complex problems.