Mauro Morales

Software Developer

Curriculum Vitae


I’ve been designing and writing software since May 2005.

Work Experience

Dec 2022 – Present


Working on Kairos, the immutable Linux meta-distribution
for edge Kubernetes.

Go, Linux

Apr 2020 – Dec 2022


Reporting to CTO/Founder, leading a team of engineers and working on the main web application and mobile API.

Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Heroku, AWS S3, AWS Cloud Front, AWS EC2, PostgreSQL, Nginx, Ansible, GitHub Actions

Apr 2019 – Dec 2019


Worked on the main web app and runtime of CodeShip CI and the CLI application for Jenkins X.

Ruby, Ruby on Rails, LXC, Heroku, PostgreSQL, Go, Docker

May 2018–Mar 2019

Built an internal CMS for the marketing team.

Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Go, Jekyll, AWS Lambda, AWS Step Functions, AWS S3

Apr 2015–Apr 2018

Worked on tooling for Linux servers on the Machinery project. I was part of the European Cloud Foundry BOSH Team, working mainly on the Cloud Provider Interface for OpenStack.

Linux, Ruby, Docker, OpenStack, Cloud Foundry

Aug 2012–Jan 2015

Leysin American

Worked on configuration management for a fleet of Apple computers, plugins for the internal ticketing system and built a tracking application.

Ruby, Sinatra, OS X, Linux, Redmine, Ruby on Rails

Aug 2009–Sep 2012


Built and maintained an online shopping cart for paper products for our main customer 4over4.

PHP, CodeIngiter, jQuery, MySQL, Apache2, Linux

May 2005–Jul 2009


Part of the team building and maintaining the Data Warehouse. Automation of reports for upper management.

Oracle DB, PL/SQL

Public Speaking

How we build and maintain Kairos

FOSDEM 2023 – Brussels, Belgium

Presentation about the challenges of Edge computing and how Kairos tries to solve them. Talk about each major feature and how we put the entire OS together with container technology.

A Guided Tour of Machinery

openSUSE Conference 2016 – Nuremberg, Germany

A detailed description of how to use Machinery to inspect a Linux server and re-generate it.

The Universal System Description

FOSDEM 2016 – Brussels, Belgium

What if there was a way to describe a Linux system, no matter its distribution?

Dockerizing Your Infrastructure With Machinery

LinuxCon Europe 2015 – Dublin, Ireland

Containers are the future, but many of our systems are still running on traditional servers. Machinery can help you convert a system to Docker containers.

Machinery, a System Management Toolkit for Linux

Linuxdays 2015 – Prague, Check Republic

What is a system management toolkit? And how can it help you?


I did about half of the Computer Science courses before I dropped out of university. I’ve been self-taught ever since.

Want to Work Together?

I’m currently not openly looking for a new job, but I’d be willing to hear about an interesting offer. You are welcome to email me or message me on LinkedIn.