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  1. Stephen S.

    Stephen S.

    Business Analyst and Project Manager

    United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

    Linked in Profile ssalaka 15+ years of varied industry experience (including extensive consultation work with large cap and fortune 500 organizations) in both software development and systems engineering as well as overall project management and client development/consulting; significant experience with Linux and Windows (mixed) environments and programming experience (including C#, JAVA, C/C++, shell scripting, and SQL), an MBA in Information Technology, and a solid understanding of complete systems lifecycle development/deployment/and support with a solid focus on applying process optimization strategies (Lean, TQM, 6 Sigma, etc...) My overall career path has been extremely varied, covering a wide range of tasks, duties and responsibilities (in an extensive breadth of industries) The main focus has been working in a (C#/JAVA/MSSQL) development;(Windows/Linux) deployment environment, designing and developing application/systems architecture for large scale portal (clustered and virtualized) applications, managing both development and server teams, designing and implementing systems security components, and deploying and managing network/infrastructure resources. Additional responsibilities have included client development/consulting, the integration of developed solutions into client project deployments, offshore team coordination, following development best practices to produce tested, integrated and fully-documented software solutions for Linux and Windows platforms (including Windows Mobile), and large scale systems roll out and deployments using both clustered (both hardware and software based) and virtualized (VMware) technologies. Business Level Japanese, JLPT Level 2 Conversational Spanish/German Specialties: Project Management, Software Development, Software Architecture, Systems Engineering/Architecture, Network Engineering, Programming, Troubleshooting/Maintenance, System Security, Software Architect, JPLT 2kyuu, DBA, MCTS, MCPD, MCSE 2003, SCJD 1.6, Security+, Lean Agent Certification, PMP, Six Sigma Black Belt Process Optimization

    $125.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  2. Steven Stovall

    Steven Stovall

    DevOps, Cloud (AWS/Google), Security. Development: Rails/Python/PHP

    United States - Tests: 2

    I enjoy solving challenging problems and utilizing technology to creatively design efficient, cost-effective solutions to meet business needs. Current Certifications: CISSP, CCNP, Net+/Sec+, MCP Cloud (AWS/Rackspace), Linux, Windows, VMware HA/vMotion/vCenter Open Source Software: Apache, nginx, Redis, elasticsearch, Zabbix, Logstash Information Security Auditing, Configuration, Policy Networking: Visio Diagrams, IPSEC/SSL VPNs, OSPF/EIGRP/BGP, Adaptive Security Appliances (ASAs), Wireless Controllers, F5 LTM, WiFi (RF Design) Information Security: Visio Diagrams (architecture), PCI DSS compliance, Splunk (syslog) Vulnerability Audit and Penetration Testing: Metasploit, Nexpose, Nessus, Vulnerability Reporting, Patch Management Development: Ruby/Rails, Git, Python, PHP, Perl, PowerShell, Bash, .NET

    $67.00 /hr
    55 hours
    5.00
  3. Justin McGee

    Justin McGee

    Server & Networking Specialist

    Australia - Tests: 2

    Currently employed as a Systems Administrator in a large education institution. I have worked with all types of technologies - Windows Server, *NIX, HP, Cisco, Aruba, PHP, MySQL, IIS, Apache, and similar technologies. I've also done extensive work with Office 365, Microsoft System Centre suite of applications, as well as project design, implementation and management. Happy to take on any and all projects!

    $77.78 /hr
    11 hours
    4.99
  4. Oleg Burca

    Oleg Burca

    System, Network and Hosting administrator. Wordpress Specialist.

    Moldova - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

    Hi, I am Linux and Windows administrator, with more than 8 years experience. Currently I'm working as DevOps specialist and SysAdmin for a development company. We create websites, online shops, APIs, applications and much more. I manage about 50 virtual and dedicated servers hosted on AWS, in our DataCenter and all around the world, runing on Windows Server 2008/2012 and Linux Ubuntu/Debian/CentOS. Most of them are Web Servers, but there are also DataBase servers, Mail, FTP and Application servers. Previously worked as engineer in a hosting company and was responsable for installing new services, configuring hosting servers, backup configuration, monitoring and clients support. Managed about 70 servers. I have good network administration skills and a lot of experience with WordPress. Worked a lot wit different panel for hosting, billing, datacenter administration, virtualization, VoIP and other. Latest year, most of projects managed by were hosted on AWS (Amazon Web Services). I am familiar with technologies, the abbreviations of names of those could scare many people: RDS, EC2, Reserved Instances, ELB, SES, SNS, AMI, IAM, S3, VPC, Elasticache, Route53, CloudWatch and others. I can help you plan, configure, scale, monitor, reduce costs of your AWS services. So, what can I do for you?! * First of all I can setup for you a Web Server. IIS on Windows, or Apache/Nginx on Linux. It can be also a mixed configuration with Nginx as frontend and apache for backend. It can be proxy, caching or load balancing configuration. Configure SSL certificates. * I can setup a mail server based on Postfix/Dovecot with antispam and antivirus functionality, with SSL/STARTTLS security. You will be able to use a webmail or dedicated client. * I can setup a File/FTP/WebDav server. * I can setup a MySQL server with PHPMyAdmin. * I can setup a backup solution for your server(s). * I can setup a DNS Server and solve all messing with domains and records for different purposes. * I can setup a virtualization server. * I can setup VoIP server (based on Asterisk/FreePBX). Configure trunks, extensions, conferencies and caller groups. * I can setup a Firewall or/and Gateway server, routers and switches. * I can setup or improve security for your server(s). * I can help you design scalable and reduntant cluster for web, database or application. * I can configure hosting services on AWS, estimate and optimize costs (Most experienced with EC2, RDS, ELB, Route53, SES, SNS). * I can setup Windows Exchange server. * I can setup Windows SharePoint server. * I can configure any business services offered by Google, Microsoft, Yandex or other. * I can migrate your site(s) to another hosting account or server. * I can improve your WordPress website performance and secure it. * I can assist or train you on all stuff about.

    $27.78 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  5. Giorgi Javakhidze

    Giorgi Javakhidze

    MCITP | Vmware | Windows - Linux Systems Administrator

    Georgia - 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
  6. Anton K.

    Anton K.

    +5 years exp in hosting industry; NIX/WIN servers config/tuning

    Ukraine - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 1

    During the last 5 years I have been working in a company that provides a full range of hosting tech support. What does this mean? - quick and complete resolution of your problem. Why quick? - because a customer wants their site to be up and running 99.9% of the time. Why complete? - because if the issue is half-fixed now it may arise in the future and the customer will have to move to another provider who can solve the problem (you know hosting is a highly-competitive marketplace). All these factors are forcing me to have (or gain as fast as possible) a wide range of knowledge in system administration, programming, code debugging and customer relationship.

    $16.67 /hr
    74 hours
    4.94
  7. Jay Upadhyay

    Jay Upadhyay

    Jay Upadhyay

    United Arab Emirates - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 7

    Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, MS Exchange server 2003/2007/2010/2013, MS Lync Server 2010/2013, SCCM 2007/2012, SCOM 2007/2012, SCVMM, SCSM 2010/2012, Hyper-V, PKI, ADFS, Virtualization, Private Cloud, Office 365/DirSync/SSO, Windows Clustering/NLB.

    $27.78 /hr
    173 hours
    4.71
  8. David H.

    David H. Agency Contractor

    Citrix and Virtualizaion Systems Engineer

    United States - Tests: 3

    I am a specialist in remote application delivery, VDI and cloud based computing. I have been working with Citrix products and some of their competing products and add-ons, from back in the Winframe NT4 Terminal server days, all the way up to the current Xenapp 6.5. I work full time for a major NYC hospital on the Citrix Engineering team, responsible for 200 + servers supporting a 24/7 mission critical environment. I have engineered delivering hundreds of applications to users on every type of device out there (PC, Macs, Thin clients, iPads, Androids, HTML5 browsers, etc.). I have a legacy MCSE for Windows 2000, and years of experience with Windows Server 2003, 2008, and 2008 R2. I have extensive experience with Active Directory group policies, Proxy servers, Web Servers, and Logon scripts using WSH, CMD files, and PowerShell. I have recent training in Microsoft App-V, Citrix Xenserver, Amazon Web Services, VMWare vSphere 5, OpenVPN and VDI-in-a-Box. I have recent part-time contracting experience providing Windows Server 2008 R2 IaaS servers in the cloud with Amazon AWS, OpenVPN, and a proof of concept project to provide SaaS using Xenapp and VDI for end users of a small business, including a custom web portal for them to reach their desktop from anywhere.

    Associated with: 3 Bay Consulting, LLC Agency

    $48.89 /hr
    72 hours
    4.99
  9. Romnick Leongson

    System and Network Administrator

    Philippines

    IT technical support officers are mainly responsible for the smooth running of computer systems and ensuring users get maximum benefits from them. Individual tasks vary depending on the size and structure of the organisation, but may include: *installing and configuring computer hardware operating systems and applications; *monitoring and maintaining computer systems and networks; *talking staff or clients through a series of actions, either face to face or over the telephone to help set up systems or resolve issues; *troubleshooting system and network problems and diagnosing and solving hardware or software faults; *replacing parts as required; *providing support, including procedural documentation and relevant reports; *following diagrams and written instructions to repair a fault or set up a system; *supporting the roll-out of new applications; *setting up new users' accounts and profiles and dealing with password issues; responding within agreed time limits to call-outs; *working continuously on a task until completion (or referral to third parties, if appropriate); *prioritising and managing many open cases at one time; *rapidly establishing a good working relationship with customers and other professionals, e.g., software developers; *testing and evaluating new technology; conducting electrical safety checks on computer equipment.

    $4.44 /hr
    1,919 hours
    5.00
  10. Oudin Manuel

    Oudin Manuel

    Senior Sysadmin & Script Developper

    France - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

    Senior Infrastructure & System administrator, working with Windows since NT4.0, I was an early user of PowerShell, and never got disapointed since it's release. I'm familiar user of Powershell for : - File Backup & Management - Data transfert from different sources (MySQL, SqlServer, WebServices, AD, Oracle, Xml/Csv/Txt) - Exchange & Active Directory Management & Analysis - Systems/Service checking and error reporting Other skills : - Linux Systems maintenance - VMware Automation (VM creations, Workflows) - Citrix Analysis & Maintenance scripting - Macro developper for Office products (Excel & Outlook mainly) I'm also giving trainning courses for any IT user, mainly in Excel Advanced use. My main goal is to give customers a ease of use in their daily work. Make IT easier on a daily basis. Most of my works consisted in repetitive tasks automation, Statistic tools, Data transfert scripting.

    $18.00 /hr
    26 hours
    0.00