Amazon EC2, Cloud Computing, Linux/Unix, VMware, DataCenter Specialist
Last active: 8 days ago
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
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.
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.
BOOST and optimize websites with: NGINX, Varnish, REDIS, Amazon S3, Memcached, APC, apache tunning and mysql tunning, Amazon CloudFront and more.
Amazon Cloud Computing (AWS) - AMAZON EC2, amazon CDN S3, amazon RDS, amazon ELB, Amazon AutoScaling, VPC, CloudFront, Route53, etc. Also Management of multiple Control panels like Rackspace Cloud Computing, SoftLayer, GoDaddy, HostGator, dreamhost and MediaTemple.
Designing and deploying scalable & Highly available systems such as: Amazon Load Balancing (ELB), Zen LB, Hearbeat, HAProxy, 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) countermeasures, Firewalls (iptables, CSF and apf), etc.
VPS: Cpanel / WHM / Plesk / DirectAdmin / Webadmin - Migrations, management, hardening, configuration, maintenance and high level of Administration.
Databases Administration such as: Mysql tweaking and tunning, MongoDB, load balancing and Mysql replication (Master & Slave) for High traffic.
Database: Mysql tweaking and tunning, MongoDB, ElasticSearch, Apache Solr, Sphinx, lucene, MariaDB, Postgresql replication & Pgpool, Mysql load balancing and Mysql replication (Master & Slave) for High traffic.
Continuous integration (CI) and Automated configurations with: Puppet, Capistrano, GIT and Fabric. Jenkins + github, Jenkins + nginx...
Networking: TCP/IP high expertise, NAT, FIREWALLS, CISCO routing and switching and Packet analysis with tcpdump and wireshark.
Storage solutions and Directory management: SAMBA, NFS, FTP and sftp. LVM and RAID*.
SCRIPTING: Bash and python.
Proficient with MAIL Servers: postfix, sendmail and Zimbra.
Source control versioning: GIT and SVN.
Deploying and maintaining Monitoring systems such as: nagios, ZAbbix, cacti
Backups solutions: amanda, rsync, Amazon backups and rsnapshot.