Wikimedia Cloud Services team/Onboarding Giovanni

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New hire/onboarding plan for Giovanni Tirloni as Operations Engineer in the Wikimedia Cloud Services team.

Who to ask for help[edit]

  • Bryan - Manager - chief problem solver
  • Andrew - Mentoring - orientation to projects
  • Brooke - 'Buddy' - formally assigned person to answer non-goal and work product questions. "Where are the bathrooms?"

Onboarders References[edit]

Onboardee Reference[edit]


Weekly Breakdowns[edit]

Sept 4 - Sept 7[edit]

Objective
Meet everyone online and get setup.
Start to learn about Cloud VPS, Toolforge, and team
  • Day 2
    • Sync up with Andrew
    • Read lots of docs :)
    • Ask questions!
  • Day 3
    • Read lots of docs :)
    • Ask questions!
  • Day 4
    • Sync up with Andrew
    • Read lots of docs :)
    • Ask questions!

Misc:

  • Add the Cloud Services team calendar to your calendar app
  • Get in all IRC channels
  • Cloud root
  • Tools admin
  • Create prod root key changeset for week 2 ops meeting
  • Add 'cteam' for IRC ping
  • Add 'checker.tools.wmflabs.org' for IRC ping
  • register in gerrit https://gerrit.wikimedia.org
  • Review open tasks in Phabricator's #cloud-services

Sept 10 - Sept 14[edit]

Objective
Meet (online) and get setup (part 2)
  • Day 1
    • No way are you finished getting setup yet. That's OK. The road is long and the snacks should be plentiful.
    • Read lots of docs :)
    • Ask questions!
  • Day2
    • Sync up with Andrew
    • Go to team meeting on Tuesday
    • Read lots of docs :)
    • Ask questions!
  • Day 3
    • Read lots of docs :)
    • Ask questions!
  • Day 4:
    • Sync up with Andrew
    • Read lots of docs :)
    • Ask questions!
  • Day 5:
    • Read lots of docs :)
    • Ask questions!

Sept 17 - Sept 21[edit]

Objective
Shadow clinic-duty person and followup on tasks from week 1 and week 2
Lurk in #wikimedia-cloudconnect to help folks
Take on one or more small tasks
  • Day 1
    • We change clinic duty on Tuesday so Monday here is reading up and being prepare.
    • Read lots of docs :)
    • Ask questions!
  • Day 2
    • Sync up with Andrew
    • Go to team meeting on Tuesday
    • Sync up with on-duty person
    • Lurk in #wikimedia-cloudconnect to help folks
    • Read lots of docs :)
    • Ask questions!

Sept 24 - Sept 28[edit]

Objective
Shadow clinic-duty person and followup on tasks from week 1 and week 2
Lurk in #wikimedia-cloudconnect to help folks
Take on one or more small task
  • Day2
    • Sync up with Andrew
    • Go to team meeting on Tuesday
    • Sync up with on-duty person
    • Lurk in #wikimedia-cloudconnect to help folks
    • Read lots of docs :)
    • Ask questions!

Reference[edit]