Amazon EC2, Cloud Computing, Linux/Unix, VMware, DataCenter Specialist
Self-motivated professional with strong work ethic and productive self-starter
Team player - Participated in multiple projects, joining large teams, effectively co-working with other professionals
Effective leader - Took over leadership and managed team resources to achieve goals meeting deadlines
9+ years as an Systems Administrator
6+ years as Cloud Expert and SaaS Architect
VPS: Cpanel / WHM / Plesk / DirectAdmin / Webmin - Migrations, management, hardening, configuration, maintenance and high level of Administration.
Design and build Web Servers with HIGH PERFORMANCE (LAMP, NGINX/python, Nginx/Varnish, Nginx/php-fpm, Apache and Varnish) - Improve and Fix performance issues, service optimization, security issues and deployments.
MALWARE removal and analysis: WordPress / Magento / Joomla Malware removal and remediation, Incident handling and Forensics analysis.
Deploying and maintaining Monitoring systems such as: Nagios, Munin, Zabbix, cacti
MIGRATIONS: AMAZON/WordPress/Magento/LAMP/Cpanel migration plans and implementation, backup-restore and recovery plans. I have helped dozens of clients migrate their web sites and applications into the CLOUD.
BOOST and optimize websites with: NGINX, Varnish, REDIS, Amazon S3, Memcached, APC, Apache tuning and MySQL tuning, Amazon Cloud-front and more.
Amazon Cloud Computing (AWS) - AMAZON EC2, S3, RDS, ELB, AutoScaling, VPC, CloudFront, Route53, etc. Also Management of multiple Control panels like Rackspace Cloud Computing, SoftLayer, GoDaddy, HostGator and MediaTemple.
Designing and deploying Scale able & Highly available systems such as: Amazon Load Balancing (ELB), Zen LB, Heartbeat, Ha-proxy, MySQL cluster, Apache cluster...
Network and web security such as: Vulnerability Assessments, Hardening servers, security audits, Penetration testing, Virus/Malware/Threats/Vulnerabilities countermeasures, web security, fail2ban, Tripwire-AIDE-OSSEC, mod_security, mod_evasive, Denial of Services (DDOS), Firewalls (iptables, CSF and apf), etc.
Databases Administration such as: Mysql tweaking and tunning, load balancing and Mysql replication (Master & Slave) for High traffic.
Database: Mysql tweaking and tunning, Mysql load balancing and replication (Master & Slave) for High traffic.
Networking: NAT, Firewall, TCP/IP high expertise, Packet analysis with tcpdump and wireshark.
Proficient with MAIL Servers: Exim, Postfix, sendmail and Zimbra.
Source control versioning: GIT and SVN.
Backups solutions: Amanda, rsync, Amazon backups and rsnapshot.
Storage solutions and Directory management: SAMBA, NFS, FTP and SFTP. LVM and RAID.