Shawn G.
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DevOps Architect | Linux Administrator

I am a technology expert with over 20 years of experience in providing secure, stable, and reliable computing infrastructure. My core passion is building from a blank canvas, to turn your project or product into a reality, whether it's a piece of automation or building a complete application infrastructure. I am also a "jack of all trades" administrator/engineer with experience in & exposure to a variety of industries and environments. This gives me a level of expertise that will provide you with a positive and thorough outcome to any project. My expertise includes many aspects of development, systems administration, and operations: - Infrastructure design & implementation, physical and cloud-based - CI/CD pipelines with Jenkins, Gitlab, and GitHub - Migration to self-hosted Gitlab - Microservice and container implementation with Docker & Kubernetes - Automated Linux installation & configuration - Configuration management, automation, and orchestration using Ansible and Puppet - Scripting in bash shell, Python, and Perl - Web server administration with Apache and Nginx - Java application server deployment & administration with Tomcat & JBoss - Linux server hardening & security - Virtualization using KVM and VMWare - AWS administration including EC2, VPC, S3, RDS, Kinesis, Glacier, ElastiCache, CloudWatch, and CloudFormation - Azure administration - Architect & build multi-site enterprise data centers and colocation sites - Centralized authentication using LDAP, FreeIPA, and Active Directory - Systems monitoring & alerting using Nagios and Zabbix - DNS and DHCP configuration and management - Trending analysis using Prometheus, Grafana, Graphite, Elasticsearch, and InfluxDB - High availability operations I am also familiar with Windows server & Active Directory administration, including DNS, DHCP, domain management, group policies, and user management. Client satisfaction is my top priority. I would be happy to work with you on any project, big or small, and help you accomplish your goals. I'm flexible with my working hours to meet your needs.

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  • Linux
  • Python
  • Ubuntu
  • Docker
  • Linux System Administration
  • Deployment Automation
  • Jenkins
  • Git
  • CI/CD
  • GitLab