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JOBIN JOHNY Agency Contractor

Senior System and Network Administrator

India - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

Am a senior system and Network expert, running a 24 X 7 Tech support company. We provide All Remote IT Support services, Server monitoring, Network monitoring, Helpdesk services, Desktop support to clients across US, Canada, UK, Australia and United Arab Emirates We have experience in with RMM and Ticketing Tools such as Labtech, N-able, GFI, Nagios, Zabbix, ConnectWise and AutoTask We also do Windows server configurations, Exchange server management and migration, Active Directory setup and migrations, RDS , Virus cleanup, and everything related to an IT Infrastructure.

Associated with: Eyne Tech Services

94% Job Success
$18.00 /hr
134 hours

Rasimuddin V.

Rasimuddin V. Agency Contractor

System Engineer Linux/Windows (certified RHCE MCTS)

India - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

Hi I am a RHCE Certified Linux System's Engineer. I am dedicated to my work and who enjoys new challenges and have extensive knowledge about webhosting from domain registration, DNS management, server administration, troubleshooting various system related issues to custom source recompilations of softwares like php apache and any linux softwares. I have worked with Unix, Linux and windows systems. I'm have been fully working for the last 4+ years as a Server Administrator .I'm well experienced in Linux/Windows Server administration tasks in the production and development environments. My Skills include: - Expert in Bash Scripting. - Expert in CPanel and Plesk installation, Migration and troubleshooting. - Installing and configuring Linux / Windows servers Including the Source Code Compilation / Kernal compilation. - Apache/Nginx/Tomcat/IIS Server configuration & Management - PHP Install,configure, recompiling. - Mysql, Postgresql Installation and Mysql replication. - Unix/Linux/Windows Server Management - FreeBSD expert - Good Knowledge of Shell scripting. - Remote SSH Management - Remote FTP Server installation & Management - Remote Server Management - Handling ticket systems Kayako,Request tracker,WHCMS. - 4+ years of experience in handling web hosting clients via chat,tickets and emails. - Database server (MySQL,PostgreSQL,Oracle) Installation and Management - Mail Server Install and Configure (Postfix, Dovecot,Qmail) - cPanel management and migration. - Plesk management,migration & upgrade - Live site Hosting - Live Site Server Management, Migration. - Ecommerce platforms (Magento) - Wordpress/Joomla/E107 expert - Performing server auditing, optimizing and tunings. - Iptables ,S/w firewalls(CSF,APF,Fail2ban), H/w firewalls(Fortigate,juniper,Cisco). - Vm-ware, KVM, Citrix Xen Virtualized Server installation and Management with Solosvm, Convirture control panels. - Amazon Cloud EC2,S3,EBS. I am available during the following time frames and will be online in Odesk or Skype. Weekday : 20:00 - 1:00 IST Weekends : 12:00 - 20:00 IST

Associated with: techs4u

100% Job Success
$10.00 /hr
299 hours

Oleksandr Moskalenko

Oleksandr Moskalenko

Operations Engineer

Poland - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 5

Over last years i worked as Operations Engineer, Team Lead. I was involved into several network, web and mobile projects. Worked for large enterprises and startups. Have an experience working with different network equipment, OS and software. I use different technologies in my work and open to discuss on what to use and why.

100% Job Success
$33.33 /hr
53 hours

Serhiy T.

Serhiy T.

Linux, FreeBSD, Windows, Network, Apache, MySQL System Administrator

Ukraine - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 1

- Operating systems: FreeBSD, openSUSE, Red Hat, CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu, Gentoo, Windows: 2000/2003/XP/Vista/7, Mac OS X: 10.4-10.6 - Programming languages (basic level): Bash, PHP, Perl, SQL, C, Objective C, html - Network protocols: TCP, UDP - Network services: DNS, FTP, HTTP, HTTPS - Web Servers: Apache, Nginx, Tomcat - MTA: Postfix, Qmail, Exim - FTP Servers: Pure-ftpd, Proftpd, vsftp - Firewalls: ipfw, ipchains, iptables - Network tools: route, iproute2, natd, tcpdump, netcat, trafshow - Databases: MySQL, MSSQL, Redis - Network file systems: GlusterFS - Virtualization: OpenVZ, Xen, VMware, Virtual PC - Version Control Systems: Subversion - Control panels: cPanel, WHM, Plesk - Monitoring systems: Nagios, Zabbix, Monit, Munin, Cacti - Cloud services: Amazon EC2 - Bug tracking systems: Mantis, Redmine, Trac, Jira - VPN: Mpd, OpenVPN, PPTP - Other software: Squid, Samba, Bind, Radius, Varnish, HAproxy, Wowza Media Server

$33.33 /hr
44 hours

Jose Arteaga

Jose Arteaga

Cisco Telecommunications Engineer - Powering productivity through Comm

Venezuela - Tests: 6

Who I am... Network Engineer with 5+ years of experience working with a variety of technologies from different vendor like Cisco, VMware, Microsoft, Watchguard, Barracuda, etc. I had designed and implemented networks from scratch starting on the infrastructure (Routing and Switching), Security and finally the Applications (Unified Communications and Collaboration). My Mission... I specialized on designing and implementing network solutions for small, medium and large businesses in many different vertical markets like the oil and gas industry, banking, food and beverages industry and others. I had achieved customer satisfaction 100% of the time and exceeded their expectations while staying on-budget, meeting deadlines and finding new business opportunities inside the company and the customers. Always looking for the biggest challenges that help me excel myself not only in the networking field, but also in the business management side of the company making myself an integral and interdisciplinary engineer capable of achieving the impossible.

93% Job Success
$50.00 /hr
257 hours

Sergey P.

Sergey P.

VoIP and Linux Engineer

Russia - Tests: 5

OS: linux (gentoo, debian, centos ...), FreeBSD over 10 years using/administration Lang: perl, lua, shell (java, ruby, erlang studying) VoIP: asterisk, freeswitch, gnugk, kamailio/ser (over 7 year administration) PBX: Si2000 (v.5), Definity administration (SS7, ISDN) DB: mysql, postgresql Sec: DMVPN, IPsec, OpenVPN Publish: LaTeX

100% Job Success
$30.00 /hr
76 hours

Hans W.

Hans W.

Senior System Engineer

United States - Tests: 2

Accomplished System Administrator with 16 years of experience in research and instructional computing support. Comprehensive experience with Linux, Windows and Solaris. Specialties * Enterprise System Administration * Storage Management * Network Engineering * Datacenter Operations

100% Job Success
$44.44 /hr
679 hours

Oriol Buxarrais

Oriol Buxarrais

Consultant & Systems Administrator

Spain - Tests: 2

I'm a Systems Administrator & Consultant & Architecture in IT Services I'm currently working with different technologies such as : -Vmware vSphere (3.0, 3.5, 4, 5) -Windows Server OS (2000, 2003, 2008 R2, 2012 R2) -Linux Servers (CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu) -SQL Servers (2000, 2005, 2008) -Sharepoint Servers (2007, 2010, 2013) -McAfee Epolicy (3.6, 4, 4.5, 4.6,5) -Cisco Systems I can design you infrastucture and keep it up to date. I'm certified on MCSE, MCITP EA, MCITP DBA, MCSA/MCSE 2012, Sharepoint 2010 Administrator. If you need help, don't hesitate to contact me.

$39.00 /hr
24 hours

Justin Bachus

Justin Bachus

10+ years experience in Linux System Administration and web hosting

United States - Tests: 2

I have been involved in Linux and FreeBSD system administration for over 10 years when I began managing servers for a social networking website. After starting my own web hosting business and working in multiple positions in both the private and public sector, I consider myself an expert in system administration and designing systems to meet customer needs. With degrees in Business Honors and Management Information Systems, I can quickly articulate business needs and translate these into technical requirements. My technical experience allows me to then research and choose the best and most economical needs to match customer requirements.

$55.56 /hr
55 hours

Ilya Frolov

Ilya Frolov

System Administrator and Web Developer

Russia - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 6

I am php/golang developer and linux system administrator. Have an interest in all kind of web based programming technology like php, python, perl, golang . I have ability to create software from abstracts and fundamental algorithm design to deploying on production servers and zooming in business. I am interesting in golang, open source, secure networking (SSL and so on), servers maintenance. Prefer full circle development - from idea to full production server support! I like to learn and follow the most modern technologies. I have 5+ year of shared web hosting design and service.

$16.67 /hr
153 hours