About Sam

Hi I’m Sam Clark a Systems Engineer living in Manchester. The majority of my time in work, or at home is usually spent building secure cloud systems (AWS is my favourite).

One of my most successful projects HucklowNet, finds me working with rural businesses and communities to provide true fibre to the premises (FTTP), next generation access (NGA) internet services for rural communities around the UK - now up to 1 Gbps services!

Find out more about HucklowNet

Holding a BEng (Hons) Electronic engineering (IEng) degree, and being an IET Member, I apply an efficient, and reliable Engineering mindset to problems.

Social rights are important to me, previously volunteering for a small political party, and standing in the 2015 General Election as a candidate in Salford and Eccles for PPUK.

I am currently looking for a new philanthropic project.

My skills, not exhaustive, not ordered - these are usually the things I blog about:

  • Kubernetes
  • Systems Administration
  • Cloud based technologies (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud)
  • Ansible
  • Terraform
  • Elastic stack
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Systems and Process Development
  • Web based code (PHP/HTML/AJAX/CSS)
  • Objective-C (mobile focus)
  • C++
  • VMWare Virtual Stack (ESX)
  • Puppet
  • Salt
  • Docker
  • Packer
  • Linux
  • Chef