Curriculum Vitae

Name: Pádraig Brady   Web:
Open Source Software
linux kernel, OpenStack, util-linux, ...
Educational Qualifications
B.Eng. Electronics, DCU.
Professional Experience
Facebook, Menlo Park. (Dec. 2015 - Present)

Red Hat, remote. (Sep. 2011 - Dec. 2015)

OpenStack downstream packaging lead, and OpenStack upstream nova core team member.
GNU Coretuils maintainer and release manager.

Lincor, Dublin, Ireland. (Nov. 2005 - Aug 2011)

Lincor provide bedside terminals for patients and doctors to access phone, TV, VOD, internet and medical information.
The technologies used to deliver the system are: C, Python, Django, HTML and GTK+ on Linux.

Corvil, Dublin, Ireland. (Jul. 2002 - Nov. 2005)

Corvil provides the breakthrough capability to measure network traffic at the millisecond level, used for example to give financial market traders a competitive edge in high frequency order execution. My Corvil responsibilities were:

  • Implemented the linux distribution used in Corvil's network agent.
    This was a custom x86 distro, running from 64MB compact flash, supporting robust remote upgrade.
  • Full stack adjustments to support low latency measurements. As of 2005 the system could process 1.2 million packets per second.
  • Defined the linux distribution used in Corvil's network server.
  • Implemented Corvil's SCM (using subversion) and build system.
  • Evaluation and support of various application delivery platforms.
  • Performance and accuracy testing of Corvil's core mathematical algorithms; using python and gnuplot.