SysAdmin -IT Expert, Tech Writer/Book Author, IT Consultant
Last active: 13 days ago
Looking for projects where I can showcase my skills, solid background, and experience that I've gathered while working in the industry as system and network administrator: - mainly focused on Windows- and Linux-based platforms, having managed the IT infrastructure of companies, assuring heightened security, and robustness of the network.
* Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Enterprise Messaging Administrator on Exchange 2010
* experience with VoIP systems- Asterisks, FreeSwitch, and HiPath suites
I'm familiar setting up new systems, servers, configuring network hardware and server-based applications. As of lately, heavily involved in virtualization technologies. My competencies include but not limited to network monitoring, troubleshooting, performance optimization, vulnerability scanning; but also providing support and help- desk.
My technical writer portfolio includes a book published by PacktPub [ISBN: 1849511101] and over 150 technical articles published across a prestigious network of sites. Articles were unique, around ~2.000 words, and written in American English. Mainly on web-development, system administration, SEO/SEM, and hardware topics.
Solid knowledge of the following open-source technologies: OTRS for ticketing and help-desk system; OCS Inventory NG for inventorying needs, OpenVPN to implement virtual private networks; Cacti, Nagios, Zabbix, and OpenNMS for network monitoring, Amanda/zmanda backup solution, web CMS such as Blogger, Drupal, Joomla; Magento for shopping cart systems, Bugzilla for bugtracking, Subversion for revision tracking, etc.
Other skills include working with LAMP/XAMPP stacks, able to install and configure web servers, mail servers (postfix, scalix, Exchange), PHP, MySQL-based web solutions, Active Directory, GPO, other MSFT technologies. Familiar with coding languages: C/C++, C#, HTML, CSS, PHP, and other shell scripting such as WSH, Powershell, bash and perl.
Co-founder of a small business startup, helping its grown by providing consulting services, and writing offline/online publications. Most our projects up to date were related to IT security presentations, white-paper comparisons (two technologies analyzed, revising drawbacks/advantages of each), network design, implementing IT inventory systems and license auditing.