I am Senior System Engineer Devops Jira Administrator

About me

Andrey Zhidkov

Senior Systems Engineer


I have been working in the IT field for 8 years. I have experience administering various operating systems and applications (I have certificates). I am engaged in the development of applications, modules and automation of routine tasks.

My certificates

I have total 3 relevant certificates and 1 badge. Page with links


JIRA Administrator 100%
Azure administrator 95%
Confluence Administrator 95%
DevOps 80%
Java 80%
Groovy 75%
JavaScript 70%
bash scripting 65%
Database Management 65%
Laravel 60%
WordPress 45%

Employment History

Senior Systems Engineer at EPAM Systems Inc, Minsk
March 2019 – Present
I am engaged in administration and support of the Jira system.Extending Jira functionality using the ScriptRunner plugin. I am automating processes using Groovy scripts, developing plugins for Jira. In additional I passed Microsoft exam “AZ-103 Azure Administrator”.

Senior Systems Engineer at LLC DATATEH, Ufa
February 2016 – March 2019
I performed technical support of internal systems, server administration, design work on installing and configuring software. I was engaged in the design of technical architecture. I supported RedHat Jboss Fuse, IBM WebSphere. I passed the JIRA administrator and Confluence administrator certification exam. I gained CentOS administration experience, knowledge of LVM, iptables, firewall, samba, postfix, alfresco, Jenkins, laravel.

Systems Engineer at Geostra Research and Production Center LLC
September 2013 – February 2016
I supported server machines W.Serer 2003, W.Server 2008 R2, W.Server 2012, CentoOS, RedHat. I was engaged in technical and software diagnostics of electronic devices (PC, UPS, switches, plotters). I was supporting the PBX (LG LDK-300).I got extensive experience working with the Linux family of OS (Centos [5.x, 6.x, 7.x], RedHat [5.x, 6.x], OpenSuse [13.2], freebsd [9.0], Kali [1.0] ) Installation, configuration, troubleshooting. Work with NIS / YP, NFS, FTP, iptables, installing specific software, cloning disks, writing bash scripts.I gained experience configuring switches (HP ProCurve), configuring vlan.

Programmer at Ufa State Aviation Technical University, Ufa
August 2012 – September 2013
I was engaged in the maintenance of server machines (W.Server 2008: Proxy, MS SQL, FTP), a local network. I supported various applications in the computer park of the educational institution MS, Adobe, Oracle, Autodesk, Macromedia, etc. In addition to working duties, I was developing on 1C v8.2 and configuring access to the module using Apache on W.Server 2008. I independently studied Linux operating systems .