About

My name is Simar. I’m an engineer, podcaster and a FOSS enthusiast.

I graduated from the University of Waterloo (Class of 2016) in Computer Engineering. I specialize in the following areas:

  • Embedded Design
  • Distributed Computing
  • Systems Security
  • Computer Architecture

Besides my day job, I mix tracks for fun. I currently run the following podcasts available publicly on mainstream media:

  • Focus Sessions - A monthly podcast featuring the world’s finest music to get in the zone.
    Have a listen: iTunes and SoundCloud

I’m currently working as a Systems Software Engineer at OpenDNS in Vancouver, BC. I write production level Go code that helps us resolve your DNS queries. Here’s a list of companies I’ve worked at before. My detailed resume is available upon request.

All my open source commits are signed and can be securely verified by the following GPG public key ID: D76A3A3A8D7D63F9

This blog was created using open source software and is freely available here.

The views expressed on this blog are solely personal and have no binding, relation or influence with my current and/or past employers.