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  1. Mykhaylo Dobrovolskyy

    Mykhaylo Dobrovolskyy

    Mykhaylo Dobrovolskyy

    Netherlands - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 7

    10+ years of Linux/Network experience with different systems. Finished and delivered SMB solutions to big corporate companies lie BNP Paribas, ABN AMRO or RBS. My main areas of knowledge are: 1) Networking (Cisco/Juniper/F5/BlueCoat and Linux/FreeBSD based solutions like vyatta/pfsense etc) 2) Security - Cisco IPS/IDS, CheckPoint, Linux/FreeBSD based, Juniper etc 3) Linux administration - mail system, database (mysql/mysql cluster), server with high load average, load balancers for server farms (Cisco/F5 based and Linux based like keepalived or apache/nginx with reverse proxy) 4) VoIP - Cisco/OpenSource(Asterisk and different installations based on asterisks like freepbx/elastix etc) There is a very small piece of my knowledge, I'm always looking for opportunity to grow and I'm pretty sure that if you give me tasks - I'll find out best way howto get it done.

    $27.78 /hr
    4,738 hours
    5.00
  2. Bogdan daniel S.

    Bogdan daniel S.

    VCP, MCSA, Exchange, Vmware, HyperV, Servers Expert Admin

    Romania - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

    10+ years experience in Information Technology (IT) Major areas of expertise: VMware and Microsoft virtualization technologies. Designing and implementing fault-tolerant virtualization clusters SAN and NAS systems (iSCSI, FC) Windows 2003 / 2008 / 2012 Server * Active Directory * Microsoft ISA Server and TMG * Clustering * MS Windows XP/Vista/7/8 desktop/workstation operating systems * Centralized anitivirus systems WSUS * TCP/IP, Switching and Routing * Firewalls IBM, HP, Dell Servers * DNS, DHCP, Wins * Print Server * File Server * Network and Servers documentation * LAN hardware/software administration, design, installation and configuration * Print Server * LAMP Administration * Linux services : squid, postfix, dovecot, firewall, ldap, mysql, nagios, dhcp, bind etc Certifications: MCP - Microsoft Certified Professional MCSA - Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator VCP - Vmware Certified Professional VCP-510 * VCA-DCV - Vmware Certified Associate Data Center Virtualization.

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

    $22.22 /hr
    2,643 hours
    4.68
  3. Ferenc S.

    Ferenc S.

    Wordpress/HTML/CSS Expert - Linux System Administrator

    Hungary - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 17

    Main areas of my expertise: » CMS systems (Wordpress, Joomla, Drupal, etc.) » HTML and CSS » Linux system administration (Debian, CentOS, Ubuntu, etc.) » Site moving/migration (Wordpress, Joomla, Magento, Prestashop, etc.) » Malware removal / cleaning infected sites » Site speedup / optimization (Improving Pagespeed score, reducing load times, setup caching, CDN, etc.) • Web design/developing: Over the last 5 years i've developed a wide range of websites for startup companies, small businesses and individuals. My favourite platforms are Wordpress and Joomla but i work with other CMS systems too. I'm familiar with the most popular components and plugins and i have very good problem solving skills. Besides that, i'm a HTML and CSS expert and i use these skills every day. You can find some of my work in my portfolio (I'll try to update it often). I also have experience in E-Commerce systems and SEO. • System administration: I installed, configured and managed many servers in the past. I'm familiar with FreeBSD, Debian, Ubuntu, CentOS and almost any other Linux distribution. I know how to install and configure a LAMP server and i'm good with web hosting panels, system security, Apache, E-mail systems and almost everything related to Linux servers. Try me and i won't fail you! I'm a fast, professional and reliable candidate who always stick to deadlines. My first objective is to satisfy my employer not to make money (Look at my ratings and see for yourself). I'm here because i'm seeking the opportunity to find the job(s) which suits me the best, leads me forward and helps me improving my skills.

    $16.67 /hr
    443 hours
    4.99
  4. Sergey Golovchenko

    Sergey Golovchenko

    DevOps/System/network administrator

    Ukraine - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 4

    My goal is providing only hight quality service. If you have any IT task - ask me, and I'll provide complex solution. Filed of my expierence covers, but not limited to: OS: varios Linux (Ubuntu/Debian/CentOS and other), FreeBSD SCM: Puppet Web servers: Apache, Nginx Database servers: Mysql and clones, Postgresql Monitoring: Nagios, Zabbix (preffered),Cacti Virtualization: Openvz, XEN and XenServer, KVM Cloud services: AWS, Rackspace Scripting: bash, python. Mail servers: postfix, dovecot, exim, sendmail and many others Networking: standard network services (DNS, DHCP, Samba, SVN/Git, http proxy, jabber, VPN, backups, monitoring etc), firewalls and routers (iptables, iproute, VLAN, bridging, bonding, BGP, OSPF), different hardware (Cisco, Extreme networks, mikrotik and many other) PS: This list isn't full, as long lists looks ugly :) Also I'm very interesting in development/DevOps task's, especially python development.

    $35.00 /hr
    227 hours
    5.00
  5. Alexander S.

    Alexander S.

    Windows, Linux, virtualization engineer

    Russia - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 10

    I specialize in servers administration (Microsoft, Linux) and virtualization technologies (Hyper-V, VMWare,Parallels), with clouds (Office 365, AWS, Azure) I can offer you not only the technical skills (in-depth knowledge of Windows and Linux architectures, local area networks), but also ideas that will contribute to raising the quality of your internal IT-structure. I believe that I can be helpful for your project. • Overall 12 years of work experience in IT. • Experience in building, upgrading and supporting virtual infrastructure based on VMware vSphere (ESXi, vCenter, VCOPS, etc.), Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware View. • Strong knowledge of the principles and technologies of providing High Availability and Disaster Recovery virtual infrastructure such as VMware HA, Fault Tolerance, (S)vMotion, Site Recovery Manager. • Rich experience in P2V (Physical to Virtual) and V2V (Virtual to Virtual) migrations of production customer’s services based on Linux and Windows using VMware vCenter Converter. • Experience in building physical server infrastructure based on HP and IBM server equipment (blade, rack-mount, storage). • Knowledge of the principles SAN and Ethernet networks. • Experience in auditing, troubleshooting and upgrading customer’s server infrastructure. • Working experience with technical documentation (writing and using). Last 8 years I worked in Oil company and Cloud provider company as one of the key specialists on the Teamlead and Senior System Engineer position. My skills can be divided to three main specializations: First of all, my strongest point is enterprise-level virtualization technologies VMware/Microsoft/Parallels: - VMware vSphere 4.0-5.5 - VMware (Horizon) View 4.6/5.0/5.2/6.0 - VMware vCloud Suite - MS Hyper-V 2008/2012 - Parallels Virtuozzo Second area it's Windows/Linux-based services administration: - Microsoft OS and Services: Windows 2003-2012(R2), Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, MS SQL, MS Exchange, Office 365, MS System Center series, Sharepoint - Enterprise infrastructure systems - Symnatec Netbackup, HP Insight Control, Parallels Automation - Service Desk systems OTRS, Kayako, MS Service manager, HP Service Desk - Unix-like OS and Services: CentOS, RHEL, Zabbix, DHCP, DNS, iptables, Apache, Nginx, PHP, MySQL, FTP, Samba The third area is enterprise-level server equipment HP/IBM: - HP Proliant, Blade system, SAN P-series - IBM System X - APC equipment

    $25.00 /hr
    2 hours
    5.00
  6. Ioan alexandru T.

    Ioan alexandru T. Agency Contractor

    Network and System Engineer

    Romania - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 4

    I am an energetic, well-spoken and capable Network & System Administrator with expertise in Linux Server Administration and Network equipments. I enjoy working on all things IT related, and I have extensive experience of resolving Linux server problem and also network related problems. My key strengths include, but are not limited to: - WebServers: Nginx, Apache, Tomcat; - Databases: MySQL, MariaDB, CouchDB; - Mail Servers : Postfix, Dovecot, Qmail, DBMAIL; - FTP: Vsftpd, ProFTPD, Pure-FTPD; - VPN: OpenVPN, PPTP; - Firewall: csf, afp, custom iptables firewall; - Backup Solutions; - Proxy Servers; - Bash Shell Scripting; - Web Security (PHP Security php_suhosin, Apache Security mod_Security, OS Security (malware detection), Antivirus (clamav)); - - Traffic Control Scripts based on TC; - Monitor Technologies; - TCP/IP, VLANS, Routing Protocols - (RIP, EIGRP, OSPF) I have CCNA Certification and during time I had participate to online courses to improve my experience in Linux, Security, Firewalls. I will bring to your company or project fresh ideas, new perspectives, a diversity of experiences, and a dedication to service.

    Associated with: MoonQuake Agency

    $11.11 /hr
    2,586 hours
    5.00
  7. Anatoly Yuzefovich

    Anatoly Yuzefovich Agency Contractor

    Linux/FreeBSD/Administrator/Perl/Web-programing

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

    I'm skilled Nix-administrator and perl developer with 10-year old experience. Administration: Linux, FreeBSD. Services ftp(proftpd,vsftpd,pure-ftpd), http(apache,nginx,lighttpd),dns,email,mysql and other services. Networking: Cisco systems devices (routing & switching). Network architecture. NAS/SAN: IBM, HP, NetAPP and work with Blade Systems (IBM, HP) VmWare vSphere virtualization. Perl programming: Web-programming - DBIx, dancer, plack, templates, modern perl, mojolicious. JavaScript - extjs, jquery, node.js, angular.js

    Associated with: Coderunes

    $33.33 /hr
    315 hours
    5.00
  8. Mihail K.

    Mihail K.

    UNIX/Linux administrator

    Belarus - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 5

    I love UNIX! I love one-line shell scripts! I work with Debian, RedHat, HP-UX. Little with OpenSolaris and FreeBSD. I have experience in creating and supporting monitoring systems based on Zabbix and Nagios (several tens of servers with different OS). I am well familiar with network protocols and tools for testing and troubleshooting (wireshark, tcpdump, nmap, traceroute, etc.). I have experience in creating secure VPN tunnels based on OpenVPN, IPSec, L2TP/IPSec, GRE and PPTP. I was installing and configuring lighttpd, apache httpd, nginx, exim4, dovecot, samba, OpenLDAP, etc. I have experience with creating mail servers used in hosting company for many customers. I was working with virtualization Xen, KVM, VMware. Have experience with cloud services like Amazon EC2. I have experience in installing and configuring Oracle 10g, 11g, PostgreSQL, MySQL.

    $16.67 /hr
    88 hours
    4.97
  9. William Grzybowski

    William Grzybowski

    (Web)Development and Unix-like Consultant

    Brazil - Last active: 07/09/2014 - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 2

    Before I even go to university i started working with Web-development. My first experience was about 6 years ago with pure HTML using frames in Dreamweaver 3. Since then I have worked hard to improve my skills in every way possible, not just as a web-developer but as a general programmer, and now I work essentially with Open Source software like Python(+Django), PHP, Linux/FreeBSD, PostgreSQL, etc.My degree in computer science helped me to understand the basics of a computer from the bits in the processor instructions to multimedia, and thus can be used everywhere to improve the final result of a project.

    $33.33 /hr
    3,500 hours
    5.00
  10. Oleksandr Moskalenko

    Oleksandr Moskalenko

    Operations Engineer

    Ukraine - Last active: 10/17/2014 - 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.

    $33.33 /hr
    53 hours
    5.00