Manideep Reddy Gillela

11521 Tivoli Ln, St.Louis, MO · (551)-227-5351 ·

I am currently working as a cloud engineer at Ocelot Consulting. I recently graduated from Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ with a master's degree in Computer Engineering. I am a DevOps, AWS cloud and Data enthusiast. I am proficient in Linux, Python, and AWS cloud platform. I am also a 4x AWS certified.


Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ

Master of Science
Computer Engineering

GPA: 3.6

August 2017 - May 2019

Osmania University, Hyderabad, India

Bachelor of Engineering
Electronics and Communication Engineering

Cumulative Percentage 77%

September 2013 - May 2017


Ocelot Consulting, St.Louis, MO

Cloud Engineer
  • Built CI/CD pipelines for multiple teams on AWS cloud using CodeCommit, CodePipeline and CodeBuild
  • Aided the implementation of Amazon Connect (IVR-Connect) for a large enterprise client
  • Reduced time by ~50% by developing CloudFormation templates to build staging and production environments
  • Developed AWS SAM templates and shell scripts to build serverless AWS resources, thus improving the efficiency in time by ~65%
  • Indulged and Interacted with 2 teams consisting more than 15 members to identify and troubleshoot various issues
  • Managed consulting and client management, planned specific project needs and delivered results
July 2019 - Present

Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ

Research Assistant

  • Performed research on Narrow Band – Internet of Things (NB -IoT) for transmitting and receiving modulated signals
  • Developed software code for both up-link and down-link NB-IoT transceivers
  • Characterized networking, security and Gateway Architectures of systems for NB-IoT
  • February 2019 - May 2019

    Systech International, Princeton, NJ

    Global Services, IT-Intern

  • Re-designed Share point based scheduler application for large chain of events using responsive UI features
  • Improved application efficiency by ~50%, utilized Day Pilot scheduler in AngularJS
  • Supported build-to-deploy(CI/CD pipeline) infrastructure on AWS using CodeBuild, CodePipeline, codeDeploy
  • Automated processes by building CLI tools using shell scripting and Python
  • Created monitors, alarms and notifications for EC2 hosts using CloudWatch
  • Provisioned highly available environments with VPC, EC2 instances, Autoscaling groups and load balancers using Terraform(IAC)
  • Automated time-consuming reporting processes using Microsoft Infopath forms
  • June 2018 - August 2018


    • Programmed AWS Lambda to collect the Covid -19 daily new cases through open source API’s and store the data in AWS S3
    • Utilized AWS CloudWatch Events to invoke Lambda function and notify the user with the Covid-19 information message using SNS
    • Automated the deployment of required infrastructure on AWS Cloud using AWS SAM template
    • Developed Alexa skill using Python to enable voice based interaction, which retrieves the data from S3, based on the user’s request
    • Forecasted future 10 days of Covid-19 daily new cases for over 100 data points with Facebook Prophet and produced RMSE, MAE

    • Built an Unix CLI tool able to backup 100's of GB data to an EBS volume in the AWS cloud
    • Created required optional and postional arguments for the tool using argparse in Python
    • Utilized AWS SDK - boto3 to manage and retrieve attributes of AWS EC2 instances
    • Written required functions in Python to create and attach ec2 instances and EBS volumes to save ~5 minutes on every backup

    April 2019

    • Built a serverless/Lambda Continous Deployment pipeline using AWS CodePipeline, CodeCommit, CodeDeploy, CodeBuild
    • Wrote Lambda function in Python using boto3 to request required attributes of AWS resources from API Gateway as endpoint
    • Assigned required number of IAM roles and wrote necessary inline policies
    • Created API gateway and Lambda using CloudFormation by executing change set
    Basic Serverless Architecture Serverless Application Continous Deployment Workflow Source and Build results Deploy and Manual approval results CloudFormation Stack

    April 2019

    • Provisioned infrastructure on AWS cloud by writing functions in Terraform HCL
    • Built 2 public subnets in different availability zones associated with a route table
    • Hosted a webpage on Apache server, configured inside EC2 instances
    • Deployed an elastic load balancer to control the traffic to the instances
    • Created necessary security groups for instances and load balancer
    Layout of infrastructure on AWS Cloud Configured VPC Configured Internet Gateway Output of web page running on Apache server inside EC2 instances Route table associated with subnets

    February 2019

    • Deployed a web application on Docker through Jenkins using "publish-over-ssh" plug-in
    • Configured Jenkins and Docker on AWS ec2 instances
    • Built and tested the code on Jenkins, sourced from git
    • Wrote a docker file to create a docker image of apache web server
    • Executed commands through Jenkins to run docker container with apache from docker image
    Jenkins and Docker running on AWS ec2-instances Docker container and Docker image on Docker host Build results on Jenkins Console output on Jenkins Output of web page on apache server

    November 2018

    • Configured chef-workstation and node servers on AWS ec2-instances
    • Created cookbooks and wrote recipes to configure Apache web server
    • Wrote required attributes and templates for recipe
    • Assigned a role with base role and recipes to run list of the node
    • Deployed multiple custom home pages on multiple ports
    Chef workstation and chef-client running on AWS ec2-instances cookbooks on hosted version of Chef-Server Node registered on chef-server Output of custom web page running on port 80 Output of custom web page running on port 81 Output fo custom web page running on port 8000

    November 2018

    Location: Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ

    • Built a machine learning classification model with ~80 percent accuracy using Python to predict a restuarant listed on yelp is good for kids
    • Scraped data using AWS ec2 instances for 50000 restaurants using selenium webdriver
    • Performed text mining on the extracted data to label each restaurant whether it is good for kids
    • Classified using Naive Bayes and Grid search algorithms and predicted accuracy
    November 2018 - December 2018

    Location: Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ

    • Employed Java to generate and control a simulative boat to calculate the latitudes and longitudes between user specified co-ordinates in a give region(map)
    • Designed a virtual boat consisting compass, battery and estimator, ruder, propellers, ruder angle, hydrofoil front angle, hydrofoil back angle by writing different classes for each of them using Java swing and abstract window toolkit (AWT).
    • Implemented a graphical user interface(GUI) to simulate the boat automatically or manually and to store calculated information in a table consisting various columns for speed of boat , propeller's speed, battery life, latitudes and longitudes.

    August 2017 - December 2017


    Operating Systems and Platforms
    • Windows
    • Ubuntu
    • Mac
    • Amazon Web Services
    AWS Technologies
    • AWS CLI, EC2, S3, Route53, CloudFormation, AWS SAM, AWS Lambda, CodePipeline, CodeBuild
    Networking Protocols
    Programming Languages
    • Python
    • Java
    • Shell scripting

    • GIT
    • Terraform
    • Jenkins
    • Docker
    • Kubernetes
    • Chef
    • Puppet
    • Eclipse IDE
    • Jupyter

    Web Technologies
    • HTML & CSS
    • Bootstrap
    • AngularJS
    • jQuery
    • JSON

    • English (Daily Use)
    • Hindi (Proficient)
    • Telugu (Mother Tongue)


    • AWS Certified Advanced Networking Specialty October 2020
    • AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals February 2020
    • AWS Certified Solutions Architect- Associate June 2018 - June 2021 || License 5SMQ5SG2J1E11X96
    • AWS Certified Developer - Associate June 2018 - June 2021 || License 2LKLMXD1JF111BKN
    • AWS Certified SysOps Administrator- Associate August 2019 - August 2022 || License 42BLEZR2E1QEQW3F

    More About Me!

    • I was born and brought up in Hyderabad, India.
    • I enjoy spending the time being outdoors. I love to play cricket, football, basketball and other recreational sports.
    • I am an avid traveler and I would like to explore new places and collect moments.
    • I volunteered with a student-run NGO called Street Cause for two years during my undergrad.
    • Being indoors, I enjoy meditating and practicing yoga everyday.
    • Cooking makes me happy and would love to try new recipes and serving them to friends and family.
    • I spend my free time in exploring the latest technology trends in Information technology.

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