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  1. Dmitry Gorlov

    Dmitry Gorlov

    Linux Admin / Oracle certified professional

    Russia - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 1

    Under construction... I start my IT career since 1992 using FoxBase by IBM-compatible 286AT computer. Today my phone have more powerfull CPU :-) In Linux from 1997, begun from Redhat 6.0 In Oracle from 2003, begun from 8.1.7 10g OCP Certified in 2007. Microsoft MCP in 2007. http://krasitel.blogspot.com

    $20.00 /hr
    428 hours
    5.00
  2. Cristian Santiago

    Cristian Santiago

    Infrastructure Administrator(esp. Windows) and Expert Problem Solver

    United States - Tests: 3

    I have been working on IT for almost 15 years now. I am a generalist, a problem solver. I have more experience on Windows Infrastructure but I do also get along pretty well with Unix environments. I have worked for Microsoft Enterprise Support, then continued working as infrastructure administrator for other companies. I have experience in different kinds of Technology and even if I don't have, I can pick it up really quick, my mind seems to be wired up that way.

    $22.22 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  3. Ali Osman Hameed

    Ali Osman Hameed

    End User IT Consultant

    United Kingdom - Tests: 1

    I am an End User services and support manager, with a proactive, logical and analytical approach. My goal is to provide high levels of service at both departmental and organization level. I have developed excellent multi-tasking skills through extensive experience leading a teams during project work as well as providing BAU support in a pressurized environment. I have technical skills in the Windows and Apple OSX domains and have a wealth of experience working on server and infrastructure projects. I have lead to completion 2 business wide desktop migration projects which involve introducing technologies such as SCCM, VMWare and implementing end user desktop infrastructure.

    $20.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  4. Geancarlos Sosa Ortiz

    Geancarlos Sosa Ortiz

    IT Engineer

    Dominican Republic - Tests: 4

    I have an extensive experience in Systems and Network solutions, design and implementation, over the last 4 years i've had the opportunity to work and lead many projects that helped me develop an strong IT field knowledge and customer interaction skills. Clear communication, fast working and job quality are my top priorities to get the work done. My specialties are network core redundancy and routing protocols design, with a extended knowledge on layer 2/3 troubleshooting, I am proficient in the following technologies and techniques: Networking: TCP/IP, IPv6, OSPF, BGP, EIGRP, HSRP, VRRP, GLBP, IPSec, NAT, Path Control, IP SLA, MPLS, Load Balancing, STP, VLAN trunking, Layer 2/3 Security, remote access. System Administration: VMware, Hyper-V, Windows Server, Active Directory, Exchange Server, IIS, Forefront TMG, Elastix.

    $12.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  5. Yavor Yanakiev

    Yavor Yanakiev

    System Network Engineer

    Bulgaria - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    An IT Professional with CCIE(Lab Attempted),CCNA,CCDA, CCNP,JNCIA, JNCIS-Security and more than 10 years of experience in Network designing, planning, and implementation. Possess extensive experience with hands on products like Routers, Switches, Firewalls(UTM Devices), Servers, Link Balancers, PABXs(Telephony Systems). I was involved in a complete setup of Data Center in my career - design, implementation and support. SYSADMIN: Debian Linux / Ubuntu Linux / Red Hat ES Linux / CentOS Linux / FreeBSD Unix /pfSense Unix / Cisco Routers & Switches FTP SERVICES: proftpd, vsftpd, pure-ftpd, sftpd, tftpd FILE SHARING SERVICES: Samba, NFS PRINTING SERVICES: Cups CACHE SERVICES: Varnish, Memcache, MemcacheDB, eAccelerator WEB SERVICES: Apache v1/2, Nginx, PHP v4/5, Suhosin MAIL SERVICES: Postfix, dovecot, courier, RBL, postgrey, spamassassin, amavis, razor, pyzor, clamav, dcc DB SERVICES: mysql v4/5, phpmyadmin, mysqlcluster, postgresql v7/8, phppgadmin DNS SERVICES: bind9, tinyDNS, powerDNS PROXY SERVICES: Squid, SquidGuard, DansGuardian, URLFilter, haproxy, pond FIREWALL SERVICES: iptables, ipfwadm, netfilter VERSIONING SERVICES: SVN, CVS, GIT IDS SERVICES: Snort, PortSentry, Fail2ban, Bastille, Chkrootkit, Rkhunter, Tiger, Tripwire, Aide MONIT SERVICES: Nagios, Cacti, Zabbix, Mon, Monit, Zenoss, Ntop, Munin KERNEL SERVICES: kernel v2.4/2.6, grsecurity, openwall, other patches STATISTIC SERVICES: Awstats, MRTG, Vnstat, Htop, Bwm-ng NETWORK PROTOCOLS: TCP/IPv4 IPv6, IPX, ROUTING: Static Routing, Rip v1/2, (E)IGRP, OSPF(V3) SWITCHING: VLAN, VTP, STP, Inter VLAN Routing WAN: PPP, FR, Network Security, ACLs, IP Addressing, NAT NETWORK MANAGEMENT -Planning, designing, configuring and managing LAN/WAN ensuring maximum network uptime. - Carrying out installation & configuration of network, troubleshooting network problems. - Monitoring and analysing the network including Netflow products(Manage Engine Netflow), Solar Wind Orion, Wire Shark, Sniffer Pro, MRTG ,Cacti, Ethereal, Deep9s Edge Security Profiler, Nmap, Kiwi Syslog Server Possess sound knowledge of: - Cisco IOS up to and including version 12.4 – Advanced Enterprise Services. - Catalyst Switches IOS up to and including version 12.4 - Advanced IP Services. - Catalyst Switches including 1900, 2950, 2960, 3550, 3560, 3750, 4506 and 6509. - Cisco Routers – ISR800,1700, 3600, ISR 2801,ISR2821, 7609, ASR1002 - Routing protocols RIP, OSPF, IGRP, EIGRP, IS-IS, BGP, static & default routing. - IP Multicast technology – PIM implementation, IGMP -VLSM, PPP, IP Addressing, Redistribution, Network Address Translation, TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, Network Aggregation - Switching technologies like VLAN, Inter-VLAN Routing, Ether Channel, VTP, MLS, HSRP, VRRP, UDLD, STP 802.1d and 802.1w - Remote Access Solution like ISDN, Frame- Relay, PPP and HDLC. - Network designing and trouble-shooting. Network Cabling and Infrastructure. - Elfiq link balancer basic experience http://www.elfiq.com/ - Basic experience with MPLS VPN configuration and implementation with PE-CE routing protocol configuration Network Security - Implementing & configuring VPN ( Open VPN, Site to Site VPN,PPTP, Mobile IPsec VPN) - Cisco Firewall - PIX 506e, ASA 5505, 5510,5520 – experience in maintenance and configuration - Cisco IPS/IDS Firewall - ASA 5505 with AIP SSC-5 - Linux IPS/IDS Firewall - Deep9s - basic experience in maintenance and configuration - Linux Firewall - Pfsense - FreeBSD based firewall in VMware environment - Handling security of Cisco IOS - Zone-based Firewall - Managing Access Control (ACL), Traffic Filtering - Implementing and monitoring information security policies. - Handling network and information security audits. VOICE SERVICES - Cisco ISR 2821 with CUE – configuration of Auto attendant system, Dialling plans, Voice Mail, Fax services, E1, Pots, configuration of IP telephony, Accounting and Billing, Conference Service; - Cisco Unified Communications 520,540 – Dialling plans, Fax services, E1, Pots, IP telephony, Voice Mail; - Intercom – Helios IP; Operating System Knowledge - System administrator experience with various operating systems - Windows 3.11/95/98/2000/2003/XP,Vista,Win7, DOS, FreeBSD(basic), Debian(basic), Windows server editions(Windows 2003,Windows 2008 R2,Windows SBS2011;) Special Services - SMS gateway Ozeki NG http://www.ozekisms.com/ - Nextiva and Loronix video server and client software; Verint Networking appliances – encoders and decoders http://verint.com/ - Axis video software and encoders http://www.axis.com/ Virtualization - VMware ESXi 4.1, ESXi5 - Microsoft virtualization – Hyper V server - Blade Centre H, HS22

    $15.11 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  6. Manpreet Narang

    Linux and Windows System Administartor

    India - Tests: 4

    MCA qualified Computer Professional associated with IT field for around 9 Years, with a Technical Edge of being a MCSE, CCNA and RHCT certified, having 8+ years of experience on server level. I have over 8 years of experience in server administration and web site hosting. I have worked as the web support team lead with a web hosting and web development company for 8 years, thus got the chance to work on different kind of platforms. I have hands-on experience in Different OS platforms like Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, Ubuntu, CentOS, Fedora, Redhat etc. I have worked on various application servers like IIS, SQL Server, Exchange Server, Active Directory Server, CRM Server, Sharepoint Server, DNS, Mail Enable, Smartermail, Icewarp merak, Apache, Mysql, Sendmail, Postfix, Bind, LAMP etc. I have worked on various Website hosting control panels including Cpanel, WHM, Plesk, Directadmin, zpanel and other web hosting companies panels. I have worked with all major hosting provider around like Godaddy, Rackspace, Hostgator, Linode, Amazon AWS, Bluehost, IXwebhosting, Mediatemple, Lunarpages, Softlayer, Heroku, 1&1, Bigrock, hostmonster etc. I also provide support and management for the Amazon Web Services environment. I have experience in setting up and managing simple and complex environment using AWS services including Amazon EC2, Amazon RDS, Amazon S3, Amazon Route 53, Amazon SES, Elastic load balancing, Amazon EBS, Amazon Cloudwatch etc. I can help you manage your AWS infrastructure and optimizing your running costs.

    $15.00 /hr
    56 hours
    0.00
  7. Vitaly Belskih

    Vitaly Belskih Agency Contractor

    System Engineer

    Russia - Tests: 1

    My experience in IT: Install and configure failover Hyper-V clusters Rich experience in VMware VSphere. Install and configure SCVMM 2008 R2 - 2012 Designing and deployment backup solutions based on DPM 2010 - 2012. Planning and deployment DMZ. Rich experience in Active Directory migration. Migration between difference MS Exchange versions, cross-forest migration. Planning and deployment hybrid Exchange demployment. Migration to Office 365. Planning and deployment private virtualization cloud. Automatization development. Full development system of unattended installation AD 2012 R2, AD CS, Exchange 2013 SP1, Lync 2013, SharePoint 2013 SP1 in complete solution. Install and configure ISA 2004-2006, ForeFront TMG 2010. Install and configure Exchange 2007-2013. (MCITP certification ) Install and configure SCOM 2007 R2 - 2012. (MSTS certification) Install and configure SQL 2005-2008.

    Associated with: VSV

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  8. Federico de los Santos

    Federico de los Santos

    Microsoft System Center Consultant, MCSE Certified

    Uruguay - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

    Experienced consultant in Microsoft technologies including System Center, SharePoint, Exchange, Lync, and Active Directory. Primary projects focused in banking, financial, insurance and health industries. Worked on-site and remote to companies located in Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico and USA. Also I am an experienced developer which helps me to create integration tools between different technologies, and scripting to automate tasks. I have worked on companies evaluated as CMMI and I hold ITIL Certification. I am certified as MCSE since 1999 and hold certificate for more that 20 MOC exams. Also I have training experience to technical and end-user staff.

    $33.33 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  9. Sergey Kogut

    Sergey Kogut

    Sr Windows and Linux Systems Admininstrator

    Ukraine - Tests: 1

    Hello, I'm a System Administrator with 11+ years experience. I have worked earlier with hosting companies like hostpro.ua, 1gb.ua, hostclear.com, justhost.com and SingleHop.com. I've great experience with WordPress, cPanel/WHM, Plesk and server configuration (Bind, Postfix, Apache, MySQL, FTP and etc) + Virtualization OpenVZ Also I know CentOS and Ubuntu rather good (installation and configuration of software like ffmpeg, 3dproxy, Maldet, OpenVPN, Bugzilla and etc) Also I've a good experience with Nginx + PHP-FPM + Nginx Cache + Varnish Cache Currently I work remotely as a system/server administrator at RipaMedia Inc. I love my job and also I like to help people like you :)

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

    $22.22 /hr
    144 hours
    4.90