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  1. Ahmed Sayed

    Ahmed Sayed

    Senior Linux Administrator / Virtualization /Asterisk / VoIP / cPanel

    Egypt - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a senior technical engineer who has 15 years IT experience in the following areas: Advanced Linux Cluster Administration Advanced Proxmox Cluster Administration Asterisk/Trixbox/Elastix/VoIP architect Advanced Knowledge of shell scripting Advanced Knowledge of Perl programming Network Administration Network Security (Penetration Testing) Server Auditing Technical Support Virtualization (mainly Parallels Virtuozzo/openVZ/ProxMox) Web hosting Control panels such as cPanel,Plesk,DirectAdmin Tweaking and Optimizing Apache for better performance Hardening PHP Data recovery

    $44.44 /hr
    6,914 hours
    5.00
  2. Vladislav Y.

    Vladislav Y.

    Network Expert (Cisco CCIE),Datacenter and Virtualization Professional

    Russia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4

    IT Professianl with 15+ year of hands-on experience, an Cisco Expert in both Routing&Switching (CCIE R&S since 2005) and Service Provider (CCIE SP since 2009) , Professional in Network Security (CCSP), Professional in Vmware Vsphere and Horizon view technologies (VCP-DT and VCP-Desktop) I have extensive experience with Cisco ( IOS, NX-OS) , Juniper, HP networking hardware and technologies, and strong on the side of Virtualization ( Vmware) and UNIX systems (Linux, Solaris, FreeBSD). Microsoft OSs are also part of my experience. I am certified in Linux/UNIX:RHCE on RHEL3 and SCNA on Solaris 9 and 10, also Microsoft-Certified: MCSE.

    $45.00 /hr
    7,174 hours
    5.00
  3. Ivan Ershov

    Ivan Ershov

    Cloud Architect/Engineer/Devops / Linux Admin

    Russia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 2

    Over the last 10 years, I have been working as technical support engineer/team leader/infrastructure architect for the different companies with on-premise/cloud hosting. My competency lies in planning, development, deployment and setup of the environments from scratch, troubleshooting/support/improvement of existing production systems based on Linux/Unix with the focus on automation and high availability. Have a lot of experience in automation/monitoring/backup of different distributed environments with LAMP stack and other applications, different clustering, scalability and high-availability techniques. Operating systems: Debian/Ubuntu, Redhat(Fedora, RHEL, Centos), Suse, AmazonLinux Level of skill with Unix/Linux: RHCE MailServers: qmail, postfix, sendmail etc Databases: Postgresql, Oracle, Mysql, noSQL databases (Mongodb, Cassandra, Couchbase, Redis etc) Clustering: RHCS, terracotta, heartbeat, pacemaker, distributed balanced setups Programming, scripting languages: Bash, PL/SQL, Ruby Clouds: AWS/Tata/RackSpace/CloudStack/Openstack/Azure Automation: Chef/Puppet, RightScale, AWS Opsworks,CloudFormation etc Continuous integration/deployment: Docker, Atlassian tools, Jenkins, SVN/Git, Codebase etc. Loadbalancers/proxies: Clouds LBs, Haproxy, mod_jk, Squid, Apache, Nginx Application servers: tomcat, jetty, jboss, Apache, Nginx, different PHP-based servers Monitoring: Nagios, Zabbix, Newrelic, OMD etc English: fluent Availability: up to 30hrs/week

    $38.89 /hr
    1,695 hours
    4.96
  4. Nallamala V.

    Nallamala V.

    Docker / AWS/ GCE/ Azure/ Linux/ LAMP / DevOps/ PostgreSQL/ Ansible

    India - Last active: 12 hours ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    Docker & AWS & Azure & Google Compute Engine & Cloud and System administration & Production Support & Migrations & Cost Optimization & Security hardening & Performance Tuning & High availability & 24/7 detailed Monitoring & Automation & Continuous Integration & Chef & Ansible & Jenkins & LAMP & Shell Scripting EXCLUSIVE SERVICES: Docker, Ansible, Cloudformation CLOUD ASSESSMENT AND STRATGEY: Rapidly evaluate, define opportunities & the roadmap to move your IT to the Cloud. Create the optimal platform for building Systems of Engagement. I will help you develop your cloud strategy to ensure seamless and effortless migration of applications, platforms and infrastructure. DESIGN & IMPLEMENTATION Create high available and scalable architecture keeping the infrastructure and maintenance at cost at minimum. DATA CENTERS TO CLOUD MIGRATIONS (LIFT n SHIFT): Pre-migration readiness assessment. Services to seamlessly migrate your infrastructure to the cloud without any business downtime along with processes for security, backup and DR CLOUD AUTOMATION AND OPTIMIZATIONS Run your infrastructure with high efficiency by optimising and automating cloud deployments. Cost and Performance optimization. DEVOPS SERVICES Make use of industry best practices to automate the infrastructure provisioning, scaling , backup, monitoring, patch updates, code deployments TECHNOLOGY EXPERTISE: Public Clouds: AWS, Azure, Google Compute Engine Stack Migrations and Deployments: LAMP/LEMP( Wordpress, Drupal, Magento, Joomla etc), Java, RoR, .Net, Python(Django), Node.js OS Administration: Linux, Windows, Mac Web/App Servers Administration: Apache, Nginx, HAProxy, Tomcat, JBoss, IIS, Puma, Rails, Database Administration: MySQL, Postgres, SQL, Mongo, Cassandra Cache Mangament: CDN, Redis, Memcached, Varnish Automation Tools: Chef, Ansible, Jenkins, Docker Monitoring Tools: Nagios, Zabbix, NewRelic, Data Dog, Opsview Security: OpenVPN, Nessus, OSSEC Experience: Migrated 300+ Applications to AWS, Azure and GCE. Managed 10000+ VM instances in cloud. Migrated and Managed high popular applications to cloud. Designed highly scalable , available and secured architectures for popular e-commerce and Enterprise applications. Migrated and managed HIPAA complaint applications.

    $49.00 /hr
    2,644 hours
    4.82
  5. Diego Blanco

    Diego Blanco

    Linux Systems Administrator

    Spain - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 3

    I'm an expert in GNU/Linux systems and other UNIX flavors. I have experience in CDN deployment, Cloud Computing, High Availability, Monitoring and Video Transcoding and Streaming. I've been working with GNU/Linux since I was 14, what makes more than 10 years of experience so I have a good background in its evolution, tools and administration. I also use to implement tools in shell script and python and I use to code my applications in python. In the last 6 years I've been working as systems administrator and Integrator for an IPTV company that offers streaming and web services. I directed projects regarding software distribution and upgrades automatization, product deployment architecture design and products monitorization. I co-designed and co-deployed the cloud computing platform for the company, its CDN with High Availability, its telephony system and other projects. I really like to learn new technologies, test its capabilities and see what can they do. I like to meet new people, work with them and share knowledge and opinions.

    $33.33 /hr
    629 hours
    4.92
  6. Ciprian B.

    Ciprian B.

    Citrix and Microsot Senior Engineer

    Romania - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    I've been administering Microsoft and Citrix server infrastructures for the last 8 years, and have in-depth experience with design, deployment, repair and support of all Citrix, VMWare and many Microsoft technologies. My experiences range from server administration roles, specialized application support, desktop support, administrator to advanced virtualization implementations jobs combined with programming skills . For the last four years I've also been working designing, building and support the following: Citrix VDI-in-a-BOX, XenApp, XenServer, XenDesktop, NetScaler products Microsoft RDS, Server 2003 - 2012 R2, Hyper-V VMWare ESXi 3 years Experience with desktop Virtualization on Citrix products. Citrix (CCA, CCAA, CCA-N, CCP-N, CCEE, CCIA, CCP-V, CCE-V) Microsoft (MCP, MCDST, MSCA, MCS, MCITP, MCSE) Excellent technical skills on Enterprise networks Expert-level hands-on operation of Citrix Products and associated third party management and support tools. Experience leading VDI (View and/or Xen) projects; Experience working as a consultant; Experience architecting and managing streaming applications over a VDI environment. I am confident I'll be a great asset to your project or organization, and look forward working with you! Certifications : Citrix : CCA Citrix Certified Administrator XenApp 6.5 CCAA Citrix Certified Advanced Administration XenApp 6.5 CCA Citrix Certified Administrator XenDesktop 5 CCA Citrix Certified Administrator XenServer 6.0 CCEE Citrix Certified Enterprise Engineer CCIA Citrix Certified Integration Architect CCP-V Citrix Certified Professional - Virtualization CCE-V Citrix Certified Expert - Virtualization CCA-N Citrix Certified Associate - Networking CCP-N Citrix Certified Professional - Networking Microsoft: MCITP Virtualization Administrator on Windows Server 2008 R2 MCSA 2012 / 2008 / 7 MCSE 2012 Server Infrastructure Solutions Expert MCSE 2012 Private Cloud MCSE 2012 Desktop Infrastructure MCP Microsoft Certified Professional MCDST Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician on Windows XP Microsoft Specialist 2012 Server Virtualization with Windows Server Hyper-V and System Center Specialist MCTS Windows 7, Configuration MCITP Enterprise Desktop Support Technician on Windows 7 MCSA Windows 7 (MCSA) MCTS Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuration MCTS Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuration MCTS Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure, Configuration MCITP Enterprise Administrator on Windows Server 2008 MCSA Windows Server 2008 (MCSA) MCTS Windows Server 2008 R2, Server Virtualization MCTS Windows Server 2008 R2, Desktop Virtualization Other : ITIL V3 Foundation Certified IT Service Management Apple Product Professional Strong VCP, Cisco CCNA , Hardware knowledge, software development Pascal,c++,visual c++, SQL, Java, Active Directory & Exchange,Lotus Notes Remedy, Tivoli, Assyst Ability : team spirit, optimist, sociable, high capacity of learning, dynamic, flexible, skilled team leader, organized, efficient.

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

    $50.00 /hr
    150 hours
    4.97
  7. Evangelos E.

    Evangelos E.

    Amazon Cloud

    Cyprus - Last active: 22 days ago - Tests: 1

    Over the past 15 years I have been involved in systems and network engineering across heterogeneous environments. During the last 7 years I have worked in the design and implementation of Virtualization solutions with VMware and small to medium size Datacenters. For the last 2 years I worked on several Cloud Migration, SaaS Deployment projects and Architecting/Managing Amazon SaaS Environments. Some recent responsibilities/projects include: * Server Operating Systems: Amazon Linux, Windows Servers * Monitoring/Trending/Notification with CloudWatch, SNS, Nagios, Munin, DotCom-Monitor * Design/Implementation of SaaS Environment in multiple Amazon VPCs * Amazon Console Security using IAM / CLI and API Tools * Database Services utilizing Oracle, MSSQL and MySQL RDS * Reverse-Proxying/Load-Balancing using Nginx, HAProxy and Amazon ELB * Storage/Content Delivery utilizing CloudFront with S3 and Akamai * Host Intrusion Detection utilizing OSSEC (AlienVault) * Vulnerability Assessment utilizing QualysGuard (internally to VPC and externally to websites) * Application Servers: JBoss, Oracle Application Server, WebLogic * Email Servers: Sendmail, Procmail, Postfix * VPNs: Cisco VPN, Cisco Anyconnect, OpenVPN, OpenVPN Access Server * Automation of Amazon Deployments with Chef and Cloudformation * Server Migrations to the Cloud using Double-Take, Amazon VMDK Import, Rsync

    $50.00 /hr
    6,963 hours
    5.00
  8. Ismet Dumlupinar

    Ismet Dumlupinar

    MCITP (System Administration), MCT, MCSA, MCSD: Web Applications

    Turkey - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 13

    Experienced System Specialist, MCSA/MCITP/MCSD. In-depth knowledge of business operations and Information Tecnology Systems, project management, enterprise system integrations and information security with over eight years with hands on experience as an Enterprise Administrator and Network Manager in Windows Server 2003 & Windows Server 2008 environments. Experience in hardware and software virtualization using VMware and Hyper-V and App-V. Practiced understanding Active Directory, Group Policies, NPS, NAP, Exchange, SQL Server, Dynamics CRM, ERP, PKI and DFS. Experience as a corporate Microsoft/Certification trainer at one of gold certified partners of Microsoft. Proficent in Server 2012 and 2008 (inc.Server Core edition), Hyper-V, switches and many other technologies. I have been highly involved in server virtualization for seven years and am proficient in both VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V. I am also providing consulting services for web applications. I am a member of DotNetNuke Corp Internationalization Team and I'm working to expand product features to fully support Turkish localization. I am always looking for new opportunities to develop my skills. Check my Microsoft Profile below: https://www.mcpvirtualbusinesscard.com/VBCServer/idumlupinar/profile

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

    $75.00 /hr
    2,231 hours
    4.86
  9. Roman D.

    Roman D.

    Server Administrator, Virtualization, Networking - CISCO, Google Apps

    Romania - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 1

    My objective is to bring excellent client satisfaction, providing quality and professional work. I am an IT Engineer with bachelor degree. I'm also an experienced Linux Server Administrator, areas of my expertise are: *Google Apps Certified Deployment Specialist *Windows family Operating Systems (administration, configuration, audit, optimization) *Rights Management System for Active Directory (installing, configuring) *Linux - CentOS, RedHat, Debian, Ubuntu, Gentoo (administration, configuration, audit, optimization) *Webhosting Administration (cPanel, Plesk, DirectAdmin) *Amazon AWS setup using RightScale.com or Amazon tools *Apache (installation, configuration, optimization) *Network administration (CCNA certified) *MySQL (installation, configuration, optimization) *Subversion systems - SVN, Perforce (instalaltion, configuration) *Atlassian JAVA applications - Jira, Confluence, etc. (installing and configuring) *SMS Gateway (Kannel, PlaySMS) *Mail programs (Exim, Postfix, Qmail, dovecot, ssmtp) *Webprogramming knowledge: PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript *System Backup and Restore automatization *System Services Monitoring automatization *Virtualization (VMWare, VirtualBox, HyperVM, OpenVZ, Xen) *Shell Scripting *VPN systems, OpenVPN (installation and configuration) I can figure out fast the problem and find a solution for it. Languages that I speak: Russian and Romanian - native speaker; English - advanced level.

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers, Caspio

    $35.00 /hr
    1,697 hours
    5.00
  10. Andrey Germanov

    Andrey Germanov

    GNU/Linux all-round developer and integrator

    Russia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 18

    I OFFER: 1. Development of new web applications and services 2. Improvement, refactoring and support of existing web applications and services 3. Integration of web applications to services: payment gateways, cryptocurrency services, social networks, authorisation and identification services, various databases, phone providers, etc using REST/JSON APIs. 4. Setup, install, support web applications and services on GNU/Linux based servers (real or virtual, as Amazon, Rackspace, CloudSigma). Integrate webservices to different client-server network infrastructures with databases, communication and collaboration tools. Setup secure Virtual Private Networks, data migration, replication and synchronisation. Fix different issues during support. I HAVE: 1. More then 15 years of experience in fields, described above. This experience resulted in invention of Client/Server integrated framework, which was developed from scratch (including all interface libraries, as an integrated window manager and event-driven subsystem). Also 2 patents were registered during this development. 2. Linux Professional Institute Certification (all 3 levels). 3. Zend Certified PHP Engineer certification. 4. Oracle Java Certified Associate Certification. 5. More than 40 less important certifications, related to various technologies. 6. Strong knowledge and practical experience in following fields: - Backend: PHP, Python, Java, HTTP (and this is not only words about HTTP, I developed portable HTTPS webserver and HTTP Proxy server). - Frontend: HTML, HTML5, CSS, XML (DOM, XSL, XPath, XML-based document formats: OpenXML XLSX, OpenDocument ODT), JavaScript (Jquery, Prototype.js, Bootstrap, ExtJS, Angular.js), AJAX/JSON. - Mobile and embedded development: PhoneGap (Apache Cordova), Android Development Tools, JQuery Mobile. Develop iOS applications using XCode. - Databases: Memcached, MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite, IBM DB2, MongoDB, InfluxDB, including stored procedure and function programming, triggers and one/multi-master replication. - Frameworks: Phalcon, Kohana, Yii, Yii2, CodeIgniter, Laravel - ERP and CRM systems with web-interface: SalesForce, SugarCRM, Less Annoying CRM, integration with R3 SAP. - Various REST web-services: - Payment gateways: PayPal, INTERAC (Debitway,Moneris eSelect), Authorize net; - Authentication, Identity verification and fraud prevention: miiCard, MaxMind, Telesign, IdentityMind, Jumio NetVerify, 2 Factor Authentication (Google Authenticator, Authy); - Phone and SMS Gateways: Twilio, MRIM; - Financial Services: Yahoo Finance, RBC; - Remote storage: GoogleDrive, YandexDisk, BOX, DropBox; - Geolocation services: Google Maps, Google Maps autocomplete, GeoIP; - Social networks: Facebook, LinkedIn; - CryptoCurrency services: BlockChain, CoinBase, BitStamp, bitcoind - Google Apps (Google Documents, Google Sheets) - Mail servers and services: Postfix, Dovecot, Exim, Zimbra Collaboration Server, Mailchimp integration. - Spam prevention services: reCaptcha, funCaptcha, Securimage (and many other captchas), Askimet. Mail spam and intelligent processing: Mailscanner/Amavis+SpamAssassin, Cisco Reputation Mail spam Filtering Technologies (derived from IronPort, based on senderbase.org reputation network). - Server side: Everything related to my Linux Certifications and more. All my projects and sites hosted on my own physical servers, connected to secure VPN network. - Web servers: Apache, Nginx, Lighttpd - Collaboration tools: Git, GitHub, BitBucket, GitLab, BaseCamp, Trello, JIRA, Slack - Also, maybe I forgot something. Ask me, probably I know this too. I AM INTERESTED IN: 1. Long term relationships 2. Learning new things 3. Interesting tasks and projects I AM NOT INTERESTED IN: 1. Web-site layout and design tasks 2. Design themes and templates 3. Install, deploy and support any proprietary/patented software with any licensing limits. *** My oDesk profile and portfolio will show you the rest.

    $44.44 /hr
    2,659 hours
    4.96