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  1. Anwesh T.

    Anwesh T.

    System Administrator

    Nepal - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 9

    Over 4 years of IT experience in Server Systems and Network solutions maintenance and support. Proven track record of installation, configuration and migration of High Availability Windows and Linux servers with different flavors (CentOS, Redhat, Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora, Suse. etc) Linux: LAMP system administration, SSL, MySQL, Postgres, Oracle, Apache, Ngnix, Tomcat, Squid, Proxy, VPN, DNS, Zimbra, Monitoring tools and Alerting system (Nagios, Cacti, MRTG, bandwidthd),Mail Servers(Qmail/Postfix/Sendmail/SquirrelMail),iptables, shorewall, samba, NFS, VSFTPD, SVN Windows: Active Directory, Domain, IIS, MS SQL 2005/2008, WSUS,lync,System Center Monitoring and Alerting system My core competency lies in providing complete support of Server administration and User support,Expert in cloud managanement (Amazon, Rackspace, Softlayer), Router config (CISCO, Miktrotik, Cyberoam, SonicWall), cpanels (ispconfig, webmin, Parallel Plex panel, WHM, Directadmin), bash/perl scripting. I have Developed range of Web Sites using CMS (WordPress,Drupal,Joomla). I have Good Skills in Virtuallization (Virtualbox,Xen,ESXI), VOIP (ELASTIX), PABX(Matrix), windows shell. Vtiger CRM, Sugar CRM, osticket

    Groups: LoginRadius

    $15.00 /hr
    227 hours
    4.98
  2. Christopher Brower

    Christopher Brower

    Senior Network Architect

    United States - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 2

    • Active Directory Implementation and Administration • Application and OS Automated Deployment • Database Administrator – Microsoft SQL Server 2000 and 2005 • Desktop Engineer – Automation of OS And Application Deployment • Help Desk Support • Group Policy and User Policy Administration • IIS Administration 5, 6, & 7 • Phone Engineer – Designed and Implemented 80 Phone VOIP PBX System • Physical and Logics Network Infrastructure Design • Physical Security Design and Implementation – IP Camera and IP Access Control • Network Security Design and Implementation • Messaging Administrator – Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 • Technical Documentation and Training • Vendor Relations & Purchasing • Virtualization Engineer – Microsoft Virtual Server and VMware ESX Server • Web Services Administrator • Wireless Network Infrastructure Design and Implementation • Adware / Malware / Spyware / Virus Removal • Architect Solutions for Customer’s Needs • Digital Achieving and Electronic Records Management • Disaster Recovery • Email Administration • Hardware Diagnostic and Repairs • Helpdesk Services • Network Diagnostics & Installations • Network Wiring • Server Installations and Provisioning • Server Maintenance • Software Installations • Software Patching and Upgrades • Phone System Installation and Support • Physical Network Repairs

    $66.67 /hr
    106 hours
    4.50
  3. Oleksandr N.

    Oleksandr N.

    Senior System Administrator, Migration and Security L3 engineer, SSD

    Ukraine - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 20 - Portfolio: 16

    YOUR POSITIVE FEEDBACK IS THE HIGHEST AWARD FOR ME ;) Will do my best to assist you in any questions and tasks you may have =) Here is some info about my experience. SUMMARY Specialties: Information Technology / Internet / IT Division / Computer security/ Internet Services / System Administration/ Webmaster Support / Web Analysis/ SEO / SEM / Internet Marketing Web hosting services (SSD hosting solutions) EXPERIENCE: d(-_-)b Linux/Windows system administrator, Operations team EuroVPS/WebDomSolutions January 2012 - May 2013 Greece, Athens Responsibilities: - Tickets; - System administration and monitoring. Theoretical and practical skills: - Operating Systems: RedHat/CentOS/Fedora, Debian/Ubuntu, FreeBSD, Windows Server 2003/2008; - Virtualization: Virtuozzo, OpenVZ, VMware, Onapp Xen, Apache CloudStack; - Setup/configuration: nagios, kayako, racktables, confluence, observium, nginx, php-fpm, liteSpeed, Apache CloudStack, Hostbill, WHMCS, redmine; - Control panels: Plesk, WHM Cpanel. - Database Administration: SQL Server, MySQL, MariaDB ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <( -'.'- )> freelancer SEO freelance October 2010 - March 2012 (1 years 6 months) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ o(^_^)o System Administrator / Techsupport Webintellects/Webhostgian/Jumpline/Webdomsolutions November 2010 - March 2012 (1 year 5 months) US, Ohio Responsibilities: - Live Chat support, Tickets; - System/Server/Control Panel administration; - Nagios monitoring; - Internet research and work with technical documentation. Operating Systems: * RedHat/CentOS,Fedora * Windows server 2003/2008 * VPS setup and configuration (Parallels Virtuozzo Containers); Advanced theoretical and practical skills in such areas: - Operating Systems: RedHat/CentOS/Fedora, Windows server 2003/2008; - Virtualization: VPS setup and configuration (Parallels Virtuozzo); - Security: Advanced knowledge of Linux security, Firewalls ( IPtables, CSF, APF, BFD, Fail2Ban), Encryption ( SSL), SSH, Host Security Auditing; - Software: Apache servers (versions 1.3.x/2.2), DNS (BIND 9), QMail, Sendmail, exim, LAMP, Plesk/Exim/Cpanel (installing/upgrading/maintaining), Drupal, Wordpress, Joomla, OsCommerce applications, Yum/RPM usage; - Database Administration: SQL Server 2003/2008, MySQL, MS access. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ b(^_^)d Internet Marketing Specialist || Web Analyst DCoM Soft, Inc. December 2009 – August 2010 (9 months) Responsibilities: - Internet Marketing strategy and tactics - Information architecture and Web site content planning - Research of partners - Internet Market Research - Research Usability Design - Online promotion of company's web-based products Skills: - Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) - Paid online Marketing / Pay per Click Management (PPC) - SEO Copywriting/Editing - Social Media Optimization and Marketing (SMO/SMM) - Experience running USA-targeted social Marketing - Writing press releases - Social networking (Twitter, Facebook, Google follow etc) - Google Products, AdWords/AdSense, Google Analytics, Webmaster tools, Google Merchant, etc. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ \(^_^)/ Customer Relations Representative || Advanced Technical Agent Ecommerce, Inc. May 2007 – October 2009 (2 years 6 months) Responsibilities: - Sales, billing and technical support in solving problems reported by clients; - Chat, helpdesk system, correspondence; - View, Adaptation, "repair" clients' sites; - Basic server/service diagnostic and reports to sysadmin department; - Internet research and work with technical documentation; - Work in team. Basic theoretical and practical skills in such areas: - Linux / Unix OS, Windows server 2000/2003, Windows XP/98; - Servers: Apache, bind, sendmail, ProFTP, MySQL, SQUID / SOCKS, MSSQL, Samba; - Easy coding: PHP, PERL / CGI, HTML, JavaScript, CF, ASP,. NET, C + +; - Widely used protocols (HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, POP, IMAP, FTP (s), TCP / UDP, etc); - HSPHERE control panel (versions 2.3 and 3).

    $34.88 /hr
    1,379 hours
    5.00
  4. Daniel Z.

    Daniel Z.

    Highly skilled API integrator, PHP (ZF) Coder and Project Manager

    Poland - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 6

    Goal: Project and develop high quality apps for your success. Profile: OOPHP & Zend coding, IT consulting and business analyst, project coordinator and manager, Other skills: Apache, Bind, SSH, bashscripting, Memcached, Github, Solaris, Oracle, MySQL, Radius, AD, expert knowlegde of many *ux and windows systems Advantage: Project and implementation of many web apps. Most of it projected and developed by myself using Zend Framework, Google API (youtube, gdata), social API (twitter, facebook). Some of it integrated with operating systems or AAA software (radius, ldap). Usually Design Patterns were used (like Template Method, Version of Control, DAO, Dependency Injection, Decorator and so on). Some application built upon a structure of web services (XML, REST, JSON), some using jQuery and AJAX. Tools and technologies: Apache, radius, bind, ldap, Zend Framework, XML, SOAP, Linux, Linux daemons, Memcached, Sockets, REST, JSON, Oracle, MSSQL, MySQL, Design patterns, MVC, SVN, BASH, PHPUnit, Xdebug, Unit testing, Google Youtube API, Google Gdata API, Google Maps API, Facebook API, PayU API

    $35.00 /hr
    1,762 hours
    4.98
  5. Muhammad Raffay

    Muhammad Raffay

    Sr. Server Support Engineer / Consultant

    Pakistan - Last active: 08/31/2014 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 5

    I am result-oriented IT Professional (having more than 7 years of Experience) focused towards company’s operational goals by keeping abreast with current and emerging IT technologies. Core competency attribute as the management experience of supervising team of skilled human resources responsible for smooth IT operations; nevertheless has the ability to work as team member or in individual capacity. Substantial Project Management aptitude of planning, designing, and implementing large-scale Enterprise Network / System Infrastructure, Security Operations Center (CCTV/Bio-Metric appliances), Windows Active Directory, Microsoft Messaging and Collaboration and Back office Application Services along with different emerging technologies as per organization need. Also, have the knowledge of deliver cost effective solutions which meets the business requirement. And, ability to conduct AS-IS, TO-BE and GAP analysis to enhance business processes. Some of my salient achievements: • Bachelors of Engineering in Information Technology (B.E. IT) • Cisco Certified [CCNA 640-802, CCNP Cisco ID: CSCO13826485] • Juniper Certified [JNCIA-EX, JNCIA-ER, JNCIS, JNCIP Juniper ID: JPR81316] • Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE 2003, Coursework) • Corporate IT Security- (Computer Networks Security) Design Experience: • Active Directory 2003/2008 • Microsoft Exchange 2003/2007/2010 • Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 • Firewall (Cisco ASA, PIX525, Sonicwall NSA 3500, Juniper SSG 140) • Cisco Routers 800, 1600, 1800, 2800 • Cisco Switches 2900, 3500, 4500, and Extreme BD6800, x450, Summit 48si, HP ProCurve 2810, 1800 Specialties • Data Center Development • Network infrastructure design • System infrastructure Integration • Point-to-Point Wireless Solution • Unified messaging • Custom software development • Risk management and data security • Disaster recovery planning • Structured Cabling Solutions

    $16.67 /hr
    37 hours
    4.99
  6. Ulisses Righi

    Ulisses Righi

    Systems Administrator, SharePoint MCSE, Windows Server MCSA

    Brazil - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 5

    Hello! I am a systems administrator and SharePoint Expert with more than nine years of experience in the field. I have worked from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies supporting, managing and administering Microsoft Server products, including Exchange, SharePoint, Lync, Hyper-V and SQL Server. I am a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert on SharePoint 2013 and a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate on Windows Server 2012. For five years, I have administered and provided support to Exchange 2007 and 2010, Lync Server, SQL Server 2008 and 2012, Hyper-V, VMWare ESXi, BlackBerry Enterprise Server, Postfix and Apache. My interests are in cloud services and information management. I have also lead a small team on a very complex Lotus Notes to SharePoint 2007 migration project for one of the largest electrical companies in Brazil, which brought me experience on team management and software development. I'm looking forward to help companies achieve their goals through my expertise and excellent work ethic. If you want to have a look at my MCP Transcript, please access https://mcp.microsoft.com/Anonymous//Transcript/Validate and enter the following information: Transcript ID: 781542 Access Code: tsulissess

    $31.70 /hr
    103 hours
    5.00
  7. Giorgi Javakhidze

    Giorgi Javakhidze

    MCITP | Vmware | Windows - Linux Systems Administrator

    Georgia - Last active: 12/17/2013 - Tests: 6

    In the last 3 years, I have administered many IT networks, managing over 1000+ users. My core competency lies in complete managing of windows - linux based networks, including Active Directory, Exchange, MS-SQL, virtual clouds, based on VMware / Hyper-V and EVA Storage Area Network. I have deep experience in the following software solutions: Basic server services ( DNS, DHCP, WSUS, Vpn, etc. ) Windows 2003/2008 Server Windows 2003/2008 Active Directory Lync Server, Exchange Server, SharePoint Server. Monitoring: SCOM, Nagios Web Server: IIS, Apache Mail Servers : MDaemon, Postfix. Database: MSSQL, MySQL. Proxy / firewall solutions ( Squid, TMG, ISA ) VMware vShere and vCloud: ESXi, vCenter, vCloud Director, vShield

    $15.00 /hr
    183 hours
    5.00
  8. Raymond H.

    Raymond H.

    System Analyst with C# VB.net and Server 2003, 2008 Administration Exp

    Philippines - Last active: 06/17/2013 - Tests: 2

    A responsible position in a company wherein my knowledge in information technology be shared and be fully utilized, gain experienced and developed a competitive person in the field of expertise.

    $5.56 /hr
    133 hours
    0.00
  9. SHK Umesh

    SHK Umesh

    Support/DBA/Implementation/Integration

    Sri Lanka - Last active: 9 hours ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

    I have over Seven years of experience in Support/Implementation/Intergration and DBA Skills : Operating systems: Sun Solaris, IBM AIX, HP UX, Redhat, Windows Server Database Management System: Oracle, Informix,DB2, MySql Others: Shell(Bash) scripting, Mysql Cluster and replication (Master - Master/Master - Slave/NDB/DRBD) and Informix cluster (HDR/RSS/SDS), Redhat clusters, DB2 Clusters (PureScale and Q-Replicaion), Java programming Python scripting, Tomcat admistration, Windows power shell scripting

    $22.22 /hr
    920 hours
    4.61
  10. Tomasz Bednarek

    Tomasz Bednarek

    Expert Web Developer with many diffrent skills

    Poland - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 6

    have been programming for over 6 years, dealing both with frontend and backend jobs. My specialty are e-commerce solutions, which I am most experienced in. Programming is not only my job - first and foremost it is my passion. I always do my best and constantly learn new things to be as versatile as possible. You will definitely enjoy working with me :)

    $13.33 /hr
    459 hours
    4.91