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  1. 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
  2. Robert F.

    Robert F.

    System & Network Administrator

    Poland - Last active: 11/29/2014 - Tests: 4

    System & Network administrator with more than 6 years experience. Skills: - OS: - Linux ( Mostly Debian ) - Windows Server ( MCSA Certificate for 2012 ) - Virtualization: - KVM ( libvirt, proxmox ) - XEN ( XEN Project, Oracle VM ) - VMWare - Hyper-V - Networking: - Routing, Iptables, Mikrotik, VPN ( IPSEC, OpenVPN ), VLAN, … - Network Services: - Apache, bind, postfix, iptables, nagios, drbd, ocfs2, more and more - Shell scripting: Bash, PowerShell - DB: MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle 11G - Hardware experience: - Servers: HP( ML, DL, Blade ), IBM ( X, Blade ), DELL, TK, Actina - Storage: HP, DELL, IBM, Infortrend - Tape Libraries - and more :-)

    $20.00 /hr
    11 hours
    4.99
  3. Stjepan Obrankovic

    Stjepan Obrankovic

    Versatile software developer, expert in multiple fields.

    Croatia - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 3

    I am versatile and passionate software developer from Croatia (EU) with more than 10 years of experience as professional developer. I have strong mathematical background, excellent coding skills in multiple languages with special accent on code security and very good knowledge of Linux operating system.

    $16.67 /hr
    313 hours
    5.00
  4. Jay Upadhyay

    Jay Upadhyay

    Jay Upadhyay

    India - Last active: 8 days ago - 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
    151 hours
    4.68
  5. Haris L.

    Haris L.

    Senior developer, software architect

    Bosnia and Herzegovina - Last active: 18 days ago - Tests: 2

    I am senior sysadmin/developer with extremely "deep" and "wide" knowledge and understanding of IT platforms and solutions. I have 20+ years of experience working in IT industry including, system and networks administration, software architecture and development as well as IT systems design and implementation, both Linux and Windows based platforms. For last 10+ years my focus was on opensource based platforms, frameworks and software, so following are some of my experiences: - WEB and desktop based software/services architecture and development using many different languages: c, php, perl, python, javascript, html/css, java, vb/vba, vfp... and frameworks; zend, django, express... - sysadmin of different linux flavors (centos, debian, redhat, suse...) - implementation and support of different opensource software platforms: Asterisk/FreePBX VoIP, vTiger CRM, Kannel/PlaySMS SMS marketing services... - design, implementation, tuning and maintenance of PostgreSQL and MySQL RDMBS - design and development of WEB and desktop opensurce GIS/GPS solutions (GeoServer, PostGIS, OpenLayers, OSM...) - lecturing and training both IT professionals and regular users - IT projects management In addition to above, I am also experienced in working cooperatively and effectively with people from a wide range of nationalities asI was engaged in several national wide projects financed and supported by UN/UNDP/UNESCO and WB/IFC.

    $33.33 /hr
    1,214 hours
    4.64
  6. Rajeev P.

    Rajeev P.

    System Administrator (Windows/Linux/Virtualization/WebServer/Cluster/)

    India - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 5

    Over 10+ years of IT experience in Server Systems and Network solutions, maintenance and support function.Expertise in Windows, Hyper-V, VMWARE 5.x and Linux servers. Proven skills in installation, configuration and migration of Apache, IIS, MS SQL 2005/2008, MySql, Exchange 2010/2013 and Office365 etc. Strong skills to manage and troubleshoot Windows and Linux servers infrastructure running Web and application. Worked on webmin, WHM, cPanle, Parallel Plex panel, AWS EC2/EBS/ELB, Rackspace Cloud.

    $20.00 /hr
    817 hours
    4.87
  7. Andrew O.

    Andrew O.

    System Administrator/AWS Administrator/Architect/IT Security Expert

    Thailand - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 8

    Security-driven information security Architect/Professional with expertise in directing all aspects of highly technical multimillion dollar projects. With more than 7 years of expertise in a secure system implementation my skills oriented to accomplish tasks with the best security practices and rules. I am effective in defining breakthrough technology options based on organizational standards, security policy and strategic needs of the organization. 1. OS Administration: - Unix-like expert - RedHat/CentOS/Fedora; Debian/Ubuntu; Linux embedded etc. Linux security: fw, ids, integrity, encryption, SElinux etc; security hardening according best practices; software and tools, needed for enumeration, penetration testing and monitoring of corporate security regulations. Experienced in troubleshooting. - MS Windows expert - XP,7,8,Server 2003/2008/2012 - AD DS, AD CS, APP server, IIS, DNS, DHCP, Terminal Services, Print Services, File Services, Hyper-V. Windows security and performance. Experienced in troubleshooting. 2. Database administration: - Oracle 11g, MySQL, MS SQL. Good knowledge of SQL. 3. Cloud Infrastructure: - VMware Vsphere, ESX, ESXi; Rackspace, Amazon AWS expert. - Knowledge of servers hardware and desktops. 4. Information security software and hardware: - StoneGate FW/VPN, StoneGate IPS, StoneGate VPN/SSL. - Checkpoint FW/VPN, Checkpoint IDS/IPS. - Imperva WAF, Imperva DBS. - Websense WSG, Websense WES (Email Security). - Bluecoat SG+AV. - Symantec EP, Mcafee ePolicy, Kaspersky and others. - Cisco switches and routers (CCNA+p level). - Vyatta FW/VPN. - Splunk Enterprise, OSSEC, Nagios, MRTG, device lock and etc 5. Programming: - Python, Bash shell scripting, PHP. Windows batch scripting. Good knowledge of regular expressions. 6. PenTest ing (penetration testing, vulnerability assessment) and diagnosis. - knowledge and practical experience in vulnerability/misconfiguration assessments of network devices and server setups. Experienced with many audit and vulnerability scanners. Network and security troubleshooting. Manual assessments and code review. Static code analysis. - OWASP TOP 10 testing. Secure SDLC. 7. Standards: ISO/IEC 2700x, HIPAA, PCI DSS. CIS, SANS best practices. 8. Others: - MS Office (including MS Visio and MS Project). - Different CRMs, CMSs, helpdesk systems (Wordpress, Drupal, Jira, etc) Good knowledge in the areas: cloud security and system hardening; network and security design; data leakage and covert channels prevention; secure systems development life-cycle, business continuity; risk assessment; social engineering; ddos and malware disease mitigation; spam and AV protection. Extensive experience in project implementation. Experience in scheduling, setting goals and objectives in the shortest possible time. Record keeping. Tags, skills,technologies, services: linux, redhat, suse linux, debian, ubuntu, android, fedora, windows 8, windows 7, windows server 2003, windows server 2003 R2, windows server 2008, windows server 2008 R2, windows server 2012, windows server 2012 R2, active directory, group policy, terminal services, print services, certification authority, dns server, wins server, dhcp server, firewall, iptables, openvpn, strongswan, ipsec, ike, ikev1, ikev2, security association, network address translation, routing, cisco, cisco 2960, cisco 3750, crontab, aide, selinux, ossec, ids, ips, hids, intrusion detection system, intrusion prevention system, snort, nmap, vulnerability assessment, vulnerability scanning, penetration testing, pentesting, penetration test, owasp scanning, owasp assessment, secure SDLC, IIS, network file system, raid, hyper-v, mysql, postgre sql, VMware Vsphere, vmware esx, vshield, vmotion, rackspace, linode, godaddy, hetzner, burstnet, bluehost, leaseweb, aws, amazon web services, amazon ec2, amazon ebs, amazon rds, amazon vpc, amazon s3, amazon glacier, amazon route53, amazon elb, amazon elastic load balancer, amazon cloudwatch, amazon auto scaling, amazon workspaces, amazon efs, amazon cloudfront, amazon elastic file system, amazon cloudtrail, amazon iam, amazon directory service, amazon trusted advisor, amazon sqs, amazon ses, amazon sns, stonegate, stonesoft, checkpoint, imperva, websense, bluecoat, symantec endpoint protection, mcafee, mcafee epolicy, Vyatta firewall, vyatta vpn, Kaspersky, splunk, nagios, MRTG, bash shell scripting, ssl, tls, apache, haproxy, nginx, compliance, pci dss, saq d, saq d v3, cpanel, whmcs, whm, migration, replication, rsync, tcpdump, wireshark, stp, rstp, eigrp, ospf, nmap, kali linux, white hacking, backtrack, metasploit, whitehat, ethical hacking, certification, ceh, ccna, ccnp, oscp, security hardening, cis, sans, CISSP, google cloud, microsoft azure, google compute engine, l2tp, pptp, sstp, softether offensive security, owasp, burpsuite, sqlmap, static code analysis, code review, network planning, dmz, failover, load balancing, clustering, ddos mitigation, backup, data restore, monitoring, antivirus.

    $29.63 /hr
    1,490 hours
    4.65
  8. Norman Villaresto

    Norman Villaresto

    Technical Support/IT ServiceHeldesk

    Philippines - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 2

    I've been in BPO industry, specifically in technical account and currently looking for jobs which is related with my current field. I have an extensive knowledge in PC hardware and software, networking basics, as well as configuring Windows server, mail server (MS Exchange), and Active Directory. I'm flexible, hardworking and fast learner. I can also work in a fast paced industry and can work with minimum supervision. My work is my passion and I always give out the best in me on my work.

    $4.44 /hr
    234 hours
    5.00
  9. Abdul Wahab

    Abdul Wahab

    Network and Web Hosting Administrator,Web Developer, System Support

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 6

    Over the last 5 years, I have been involved in administration of large Hosting companies working as Linux, Windows administrator and have complete command over network and leading hosting softwares cPanel/WHM and Plesk. I have been involved in many web development projects as well and has a complete command over HTML/CSS and building dynamic systems involving PHP/MySQL/Javascript. I also have an excellent background and patience in providing highly professional and user friendly technical support through all major mediums like Email, Chat, Telephone and Ticket System.

    $15.00 /hr
    1,417 hours
    4.77
  10. Eugeniy Ahmethanov

    Eugeniy Ahmethanov

    System administrator

    Russia - Last active: 28 days ago - Tests: 10

    Over the last 10 years, I have worked in several companies on implementing and supporting infrastructure solutions. Server software and services I used in my work: - OS: Centos, Debian, Win2k, 2k3, 2k8 - Virtualization platform: Xen Server, VMWare ESX, Hyper-V, KVM, OpenQRM. - Mail services: Postfix, sendmail, Kerio MS, MS Exchange - LDAP: Active Directory, OpenLDAP, 389 Directory Server - Proxy:Squid, ISA - Network services: DNS(bind9,MS DNS), WINS, DHCP, VPN and etc. - Databases: MySQL, Oracle, MSSQL - XMPP services: OpenFire, Jabberd - Software PBX: Trixbox, Asterisk, Elastix, CommuniGate - VideoConference: MS OCS 2k7R2, OpenMeetings - Scripting languages: VBScript, JavaScript, bash

    $20.00 /hr
    27 hours
    5.00