A result oriented hands on software engineering Executive, and an entrepreneur with experience in delivering high quality software products on time. I have extensive expertise in software process and operations, Dev-Ops & continuous integration/continuous delivery, and Release Engineering. I have worked on high reliability telecom systems, medical devices, health care IT systems, and real time control systems.
I have developed and published several out of the box and innovative approaches to improve software development strategy and approach at Fortune 500 companies utilizing Agile/SCRUM. I possess Business acumen and leadership skills, with a proven track record in mentoring, coaching, and building large software organizations, driving change, technical & business strategy.
Mario Smarduch’s expertise is in developing Linux OS & Kernel sensors for platform endpoint security.
Previously worked at Samsung Open Source Group in Silicon Valley. His roles were:
- Linux ARM-KVM, QEMU virtualization community engagement and contribution
- Internal engagements utilizing Open Source solutions
- Company Open Source visibility – attending and presenting at Open Source conferences
Mario has strong telco background in platform development starting with Bell Labs 5ESS switch, then Motorola public safety – iDEN push-to-talk & DOCSIS 3.0 Gateway and recently LTE NFV. Long background of Unix, Linux internals, tuning and deployment, on embedded and server. And over 4 years of virtualization development and deployment. He’s worked in US, Europe, traveled often to Asia has gained appreciation for other cultures. He’s worked in large organizations with tight deadlines.
He’s taken on several roles – Pre and Post sales support in high pressure telco environment for (Sun and Tandem) supporting over $30 million yearly business, doing on site development support, root causing onsite or remotely field issues for Sprint and public safety. Team Lead for Motorola DOCSIS 3.0 gateway, individual contributor for Samsung working in KVM and Kernel opensource communities. Regular presenter at Linux Foundation Forums.
Some Key Accomplishments:
- Tirelessly worked on iDEN cross-country end-to-end push to talk delay < 1.3s
- Implemented Precise Process Accounting Linux kernel feature (for HP Linux Telco Edition)
- Worked round the clock for 6 weeks to deploy iDEN push to talk in field
- Upstreamed dirty page logging and support for accelerated live migration for Linux KVM kernel hypervisor.
- Developed Guest VNF performance guidlines for NFV compute node
- Team lead for DOCSIS 3.0 Puma and SOHO gateway on Marvell Kirkwood
- Implement new features for DOCSIS 3.0 TI Puma5 offload engine in Linux kernel network stack