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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

Muhammad Raffay

Muhammad Raffay

Sr. Server Support Engineer / Consultant

Pakistan - 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

92% Job Success
$16.67 /hr
37 hours

Miguel Alfaiate

Miguel Alfaiate

Software Engineer

Portugal - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

I have developed and maintain several web, desktop and mobile applications, using PHP and MySQL, C# and SQL and Android. I have experience with JQuery, HTML, CSS, Javascript, Linux and Windows operating systems, and other programming languages including Java and C. Experience in installing, configuring and maintaining windows and linux servers in both virtual and physical environments. Virtualization knowledge with VMware and OpenVZ.

$22.22 /hr
62 hours

Kyle Triggs

Kyle Triggs

MCSE // Experienced IT Consultant

United States

I am an IT consultant and project leader with a passion for solving problems and implementing successful solutions within a broad range of industries. I come highly regarded for having strong communication, organizational, and analytical qualities that enhance projects and organizational goals. Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert with extensive knowledge in server infrastructure including Active Directory, Group Policy, PowerShell, Hyper-V, Clustering, Exchange, RDS, DFS, IIS, and Office365. Proficient in many open source technologies including operating systems, virtualization, web servers, web development, high-availability, monitoring, storage systems, and databases. Skilled with VMware ESX, XenServer, Citrix XenApp, Veeam, Datto, SonicWALL, Ubiquiti UniFi, Asterisk, Barracuda, WordPress, OpenCart, Rackspace, and Amazon Web Services. Core Competencies: • IT Consulting and Contracting • Network & System Administration • Infrastructure Design and Implementation • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery • High-Availability • Information Security • Risk Assessment • Project Management • Website Hosting, Management, and Monitoring • Website Design and SEO • Technical Documentation Latest projects: • System administration and support of 10 Active Directory forests internationally • Implementation of Remote Desktop Services, Active Directory Federation Services, two-way transitive trusts, linked accounts, and multiple group policy objects internationally • Provide tier 3 support of systems and long term planning for IT Infrastructure • Active Directory restructures and migrations • Custom web applications, web portals, and eCommerce websites I am always up for a challenge! Do you have a project or problem? Reach out to me!

$39.00 /hr
40 hours

Ajish Cheeran

Ajish Cheeran

Open VZ / Linux / cPanel Server admin.

India - Tests: 3

I'm a System Administrator with 6+ years experience. I've great experience with WordPress, cPanel/WHM(Bind, Postfix, Apache, MySQL, FTP and etc) + Virtualization OpenVZ. Also I've a good experience with Nginx + PHP-FPM + Nginx Cache + Varnish Cache. • Administration of Linux servers. • Mail Server Administration Exim, Qmail, Postfix. • MySQL Data Base Administration. • Security updates and application software installation. • cPanel Administration • Blog Administration of clients • Bash Shell scripting and PHP scripting. • Backup and Restore of hosting accounts. • Load monitoring and inform client regarding the issue. • Nginx Installation and Configuration • Support for Various Script that is available under Fantastico I have extensive experience in end user support via various mediums such as Live Chat, Emails, Tickets. • Name server Management and Domain name registration with Godaddy. • MySQL server tunning and Optimization • Installation of Memcached, and APC • Apache Compilation with PHP. • Raid and LVM configuration. • Installation of Centos and Ubuntu from KVM, DRAC, IPMI. • CSF, APF and IP tables configuration for blocking attack to the server. Installation of Softclous. Mod security Rule. Educational Summary. from Calicut University(2001). Professional Qualifications. RedHat Certified Technician. Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP ID = 2953008) Microsoft Certified System Administrator. Microsoft Certified System Engineer. Certificate in Web Application Design & Development. Basics of C# Programing. Honors Diploma in Web-Centric Computing. I may live in other side of the world, please expect some delays to answer your messages. Thank you.

81% Job Success
$4.44 /hr
303 hours

Tanuj Chugh

Tanuj Chugh Agency Contractor

Simplify your IT needs

India - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 12

I provide an extensive range of services and these include Hosting Solutions: Shared Hosting, Reseller Hosting, VPS Hosting, Dedicated Hosting. Business Solutions: Domain Registration, Website Development, Search Engine Optimization, Email Marketing. Enterprise Solutions: Server Management, Share Point Services, Exchange Servers, WHMCS Revised. I offer 24X7 support to our clients via telephone, live chat, email support and exclusive customer accounts. This is one of the reasons why I have been able to maintain extensive client list with such ease, and why the word-of-mouth publicity has been so immense. So, if you are looking for any web related services, feel free to contact me, and I will either have a ready solution for you, or will custom create one!

Associated with: VKare IT Solutions

65% Job Success
$11.11 /hr
17 hours

Igor Garkushin

Igor Garkushin

Software Developer

Russia - Tests: 6

OBJECTIVE: Find a job in the software development industry as a project manager, senior developer or programmer for remotely work. Able to work under stress, with tight time schedules and flexible specs. Able to work with business documents (contracts, budgets, plans, etc) and participate in the business development of the software development company. SUMMARY: 10 years of experience as CIO in the software development company. 18 years of experience as developer and 10 years as team leader and project manager. Presentation and negotiation skills.

$22.22 /hr
68 hours