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Tigran Budaghyan

Tigran Budaghyan

Linux System Engineer, Politehnica University of Bucharest

Armenia - Tests: 15

Linux System Administrator System engineer Network administrator Computer security Database administration IT Consulting Operating Systems: Linux (Debian/Ubuntu, CentOS/RHEL), Windows, Windows Server, Cisco IOS, Cisco ASA, Fortigate Web servers: Apache, Nginx Databases: MySQL, MsSQL, Oracle, MS Access Mail servers: Postfix, Exim, Sendmail, Dovecot, ClamAV, SpamAssassin Networking: TCP/IP, NAT, VPN, DHCP, Firewall, Routing, iptables, FTP, SSH, Active Directory, Domain Controller Virtualization: xen, kvm, virtualbox Scripting: bash/sh, vbs Backup: rsync Monitoring: Munin General Computer Skills: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

$15.00 /hr
1,074 hours

Marcus Tillmon

Marcus Tillmon Agency Contractor

Web Support Analyst, Tech Support Specialist, and System Adminstator

United States - Tests: 3

I would like a position where I can use my assortment of skills to the benefit a my employer through web support, tech support, or system administration. Through my skills, I devote my cause to customer service, ensuring desired outcomes, and the advancement of technology.

Associated with: oDesk Payroll

$15.00 /hr
4,802 hours

Andrei S.

Andrei S.

HTML, JS, CSS, Magento, Opencart, Wordpress, eCommerce

Belarus - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 13

Hi, My name is Andrew. In my portfolio, are a few of the sites that I've developed and manage, some 3D stuff. I believe my strong points are my Creativeness and Punctuality. My #1 goal will always be to meet your needs and deadline. When working on a new project, I like to speak with the client, so that I can have a clear understanding of his/her needs and vision of the project. I'm honest and fair. My competencies lie in installation and configuration of CMS as well as Graphic Design and 3D Modeling & Prototyping, JS, HTML5, СSS3. Additionally, I am an experienced Autodesk & Adobe Products user especially in 3D Modeling and Drawing. Currently I am interested in getting not boring job. I am open to new offers and long-term partnership. Ready to Represent your Business in Belarus. Please take a look at my work history for comments from other clients. Thank you in advance for your time and consideration. I look forward to working with you soon.

Groups: LoginRadius

100% Job Success
$16.67 /hr
1,634 hours

Herman Beltran

Herman Beltran


Philippines - Portfolio: 7

IT Professional with 10 years working experience while possessing developed skills that have been gained through establishing and developing IT projects, networks and infrastructures. Experienced covers customer liaison, design, testing to successful implementation within budget, scope, timescales and process limitations. Extensive LAN, WAN, Hardware, Software experience. Working cross-functionally within a customer focused, multi-site environment, maintaining the delivery of IT services and technology projects. Up-to-date on IT developments.

94% Job Success
$11.00 /hr
2,097 hours

Ilya I.

Ilya I.

Expert Linux administrator, DevOps

Thailand - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 2

I’m a full time freelancer working in system administration and DevOps fields. Having over 7 years of experience, I’m well versed in all things Linux, including, but not limited to: system architecture, high availability, cloud providers, CI/CD, perfomance optimization, security hardening, automation, virtualization, etc. General skill list: OS: Linux - expert, FreeBSD and Windows Server - proficient Cloud services: AWS, Rackspace, Linode, Azure, Digital Ocean, Aliyun SCM: Puppet, Ansible Web servers: Apache, Nginx, Tomcat Database servers: Mysql, Postgresql Atlassian: Jira, Confluence, Crowd, etc - the whole suite Monitoring: Nagios, Groundwork, Zabbix, Monit, Munin, Cacti Virtualization: Openvz, Vmware ESXi/server, Proxmox, Docker Mail servers: Zimbra, Exim, Sendmail, Dovecot Backups: Bacula, duplicity, rsnapshot High availability: Corosync/Pacemaker, DRBD Other: standard network services (DNS, DHCP, LDAP, Samba, SVN/Git, http proxy, jabber, VPN, backups, monitoring etc), firewalls and routers (iptables, iproute, VLAN, bridging, bonding). Performance optimization: Magento, Wordpress, etc.

96% Job Success
$95.00 /hr
2,702 hours

Randy B.

Randy B.

Systems Engineer | Cloud Computing DevOps

Philippines - Portfolio: 2

+ Professional system administrator with more than 6 years of extensive experience in *nix systems. + Experience in automated and scalable hybrid clouds like Rackspace, GoGrid, RightScale, Joyent, Linode, DigitalOcean and AWS (EC2, S3,RDS, SES, Glacier, CloudFront, CloudFormation, Elastic Beanstalk, VPC). + Competence in design, implementation, deployment, performance optimization and maintenance of high-capacity, mission-critical server infrastructure. + Knowledgeable in setting up Atlassian tools (Jira, Confluence, Bamboo, Crowd, Crucible, Fisheye and Greenhopper). + Well-versed in systems monitoring setup, configuration and customization (Zenoss, Zabbix, Nagios, Munin, Monitis and Monit). + Strong understanding of the TCP/IP protocol. + Specialities: C/C++, Python, Perl, PHP, Bash

97% Job Success
$22.00 /hr
1,048 hours

Maciej Bukowski

Maciej Bukowski

Senior IT systems and information security specialist

Poland - Tests: 2

Are you looking for comprehensive, modern and responsible support for your IT infrastructure in cloud? Do you need information security services like risk assessment, information security assessment (security audit) or securing your data and servers? Do you want to have full monitoring and information about the state of your servers and applications? How about migration from old fashioned dedicated server to flexible cloud environment? Do you want to speed up your infrastructure management and application deployment by adding custom automations? Do you need a design of the proper cloud architecture for your services? If any of the above mentioned fit your needs, please do not hesitate to contact me. I am system administrator and information security specialist. Currently I focus mainly on cloud services and provide necessary solutions to manage infrastructure built on top AWS, Rackspace, Linode, Digital Ocean and other similar solutions. I work in my area of expertise since at least 12 years. I spent 10 years working in various international companies as system administrator or information security officer (banking industry). Since two years I work mainly as an independent consultant and freelancer. If you need creative system specialist with huge IT security experience, I the man for your job.

100% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
1,805 hours

Nikunj B.

Nikunj B.

Microsoft Platforms, Private Cloud & Virtualisation Solution Architect

India - Tests: 9

Private Cloud Specialist with over 12 years of total experience in the development and implementation of architectural solutions, seeks an opportunity to utilise the best of skills and expertise in Enterprise space, for subsequent growth as an active participant in an ongoing business process. Delivering technical excellence in all Microsoft Technologies across Pre-sales and professional services efforts. As the lead SME for Microsoft Platforms and cloud technologies, I am a technical enabler, evangelist, and leader to Agnosco's outstanding team of consultants and engineers as well as customers in India, United States and European Union. Specific accomplishments include: -> Determining customer requirements and designing Microsoft based solutions architectures spanning Microsoft product portfolio from the Private Cloud Suite to meet the functional and business requirements of a range clients of various sizes and across verticals. -> Developing technical marketing collateral, including product and services slicks, sample service offerings SOWs, and technical presentations for customer briefings, industry events, and publishing on corporate blog. -> Educating customers and internal staff on Microsoft products offerings and best practices for combining solutions to create private and hybrid clouds. -> Mentoring and providing quality assurance oversight to professional services engineers during the course of technical engagements to ensure that solutions were delivered in accordance with best practices and professionalism. -> Perform hands-on technical implementation, troubleshooting, and remediation on complex projects requiring high-touch or strategic vision.

100% Job Success
$66.67 /hr
1,628 hours

Hassan Latif

Hassan Latif Agency Contractor

Certified Windows/Linux Administrator

Pakistan - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 8

I specialize in servers administration (Microsoft, Linux) and virtualization technologies (Hyper-V, VMWare), with clouds (Office 365, AWS, Azure). I can offer you not only the technical skills (in-depth knowledge of Windows & Linux architectures and Local Area Network), but also devise strategies that will contribute to raising the quality of your internal IT infrastructure. I pay attention to very small detail and make your project successful. I provide you the cost advantage without affecting the quality of work. I can send hourly report and can communicate through UpWork message board, email and Skype. Skills and experience highlights: - Expert in building, upgrading and supporting virtual infrastructure based on VMware vSphere (ESXi, vCenter, VCOPS), Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware View - Strong knowledge of the principles and technologies of providing High Availability and Disaster Recovery virtual infrastructure i.e. VMware HA, Fault Tolerance, (z)vMotion, Site Recovery Manager - Solid experience in P2V (Physical to Virtual) and V2V (Virtual to Virtual) migrations of production services based on Linux and Windows using VMware vCenter Converter - Experience in building physical server infrastructure based on HP and IBM server equipment (blade, rack-mount, storage) - Knowledge of the principles SAN and Ethernet networks - Experience in auditing, troubleshooting and upgrading server infrastructure - 10+ years experience as a Systems Administrator - 6+ years experience as a Network Engineer - 2+ years experience as a Cloud Expert and SaaS Architect - More than 1400 hours work history on UpWork Self-motivated professional with strong work ethic and productive self-starter – proven with success being a freelancer at UpWork 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

Associated with: GvWorker

100% Job Success
$16.67 /hr
1,527 hours