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  1. Jamie B.

    Jamie B.

    Microsoft Technology Expert/CCNA

    United States - Tests: 3

    Talented IT professional with 14 years of experience in a wide variety of technologies. I started out in desktop support, worked my way up to global server support, including virtualization technologies, and have spent the last 3-4 years developing my Cisco networking skill set. I am currently a CCNA on track to get my CCNP. I am very proud of how diverse and broad my IT experience has become. I am well-versed in Azure, VMware, Hyper-V, all Windows Server OS including 2012, All Windows desktop OS including 8.1, site-to-site and remote VPNs (various vendors), Active Directory, SCCM, SCOM, and most of the popular versions of Linux. I am very skilled at designing, monitoring and supporting large server and network environments. I am looking for an opportunity to earn extra work doing the things that I love to do most in IT.

    $30.00 /hr
    299 hours
    4.97
  2. Anatoliy K.

    Anatoliy K.

    Web applications, scripts and utils development

    Ukraine - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    Dear potential employer, I will be glad to help you with all my skills. But please note, I have full-time job currently. So if you have time-critical task, I suggest you to consider another candidates who have enough time. 6+ years of experience with all types of day-to-day web hosting support, network and servers administration. From shared hosting servers with thousands of sites to dedicated servers and clusters. From fixing of small problems in web applications and to urgent maintenance and recovery of hacked servers. And much, much more... Although I was working as system administrator, one of my main hobbies is programming and I always tried to automate routine administration task and create helpful applications. Starting from July 2013 I'm working as software engineer. In my everyday work I'm using python and wide range of frameworks and technologies to create GUI automation, network and web applications. oDesk is a great opportunity to spend some free time with profit for me (because I like to use my knowledge) and for you (yep, because I like to use my knowledge)

    $22.22 /hr
    116 hours
    5.00
  3. Jose Arteaga

    Jose Arteaga

    Cisco Telecommunications Engineer - Powering productivity through Comm

    Venezuela - Tests: 6

    Who I am... Network Engineer with 5+ years of experience working with a variety of technologies from different vendor like Cisco, VMware, Microsoft, Watchguard, Barracuda, etc. I had designed and implemented networks from scratch starting on the infrastructure (Routing and Switching), Security and finally the Applications (Unified Communications and Collaboration). My Mission... I specialized on designing and implementing network solutions for small, medium and large businesses in many different vertical markets like the oil and gas industry, banking, food and beverages industry and others. I had achieved customer satisfaction 100% of the time and exceeded their expectations while staying on-budget, meeting deadlines and finding new business opportunities inside the company and the customers. Always looking for the biggest challenges that help me excel myself not only in the networking field, but also in the business management side of the company making myself an integral and interdisciplinary engineer capable of achieving the impossible.

    $50.00 /hr
    257 hours
    4.99
  4. Dmitry Gorlov

    Dmitry Gorlov

    Linux Admin / Oracle certified professional

    Russia - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 1

    Under construction... I start my IT career since 1992 using FoxBase by IBM-compatible 286AT computer. Today my phone have more powerfull CPU :-) In Linux from 1997, begun from Redhat 6.0 In Oracle from 2003, begun from 8.1.7 10g OCP Certified in 2007. Microsoft MCP in 2007. http://krasitel.blogspot.com

    $20.00 /hr
    427 hours
    5.00
  5. Hans W.

    Hans W.

    Senior System Engineer

    United States - Tests: 2

    Accomplished System Administrator with 16 years of experience in research and instructional computing support. Comprehensive experience with Linux, Windows and Solaris. Specialties * Enterprise System Administration * Storage Management * Network Engineering * Datacenter Operations

    $44.44 /hr
    679 hours
    5.00
  6. Oriol Buxarrais

    Oriol Buxarrais

    Consultant & Systems Administrator

    Spain - Tests: 2

    I'm a Systems Administrator & Consultant & Architecture in IT Services I'm currently working with different technologies such as : -Vmware vSphere (3.0, 3.5, 4, 5) -Windows Server OS (2000, 2003, 2008 R2, 2012 R2) -Linux Servers (CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu) -SQL Servers (2000, 2005, 2008) -Sharepoint Servers (2007, 2010, 2013) -McAfee Epolicy (3.6, 4, 4.5, 4.6,5) -Cisco Systems I can design you infrastucture and keep it up to date. I'm certified on MCSE, MCITP EA, MCITP DBA, MCSA/MCSE 2012, Sharepoint 2010 Administrator. If you need help, don't hesitate to contact me.

    $39.00 /hr
    24 hours
    0.00
  7. Cristian Santiago

    Cristian Santiago

    Infrastructure Administrator(esp. Windows) and Expert Problem Solver

    United States - Tests: 3

    I have been working on IT for almost 15 years now. I am a generalist, a problem solver. I have more experience on Windows Infrastructure but I do also get along pretty well with Unix environments. I have worked for Microsoft Enterprise Support, then continued working as infrastructure administrator for other companies. I have experience in different kinds of Technology and even if I don't have, I can pick it up really quick, my mind seems to be wired up that way.

    $22.22 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  8. Geancarlos Sosa Ortiz

    Geancarlos Sosa Ortiz

    IT Engineer

    Dominican Republic - Tests: 4

    I have an extensive experience in Systems and Network solutions, design and implementation, over the last 4 years i've had the opportunity to work and lead many projects that helped me develop an strong IT field knowledge and customer interaction skills. Clear communication, fast working and job quality are my top priorities to get the work done. My specialties are network core redundancy and routing protocols design, with a extended knowledge on layer 2/3 troubleshooting, I am proficient in the following technologies and techniques: Networking: TCP/IP, IPv6, OSPF, BGP, EIGRP, HSRP, VRRP, GLBP, IPSec, NAT, Path Control, IP SLA, MPLS, Load Balancing, STP, VLAN trunking, Layer 2/3 Security, remote access. System Administration: VMware, Hyper-V, Windows Server, Active Directory, Exchange Server, IIS, Forefront TMG, Elastix.

    $12.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  9. Yavor Yanakiev

    Yavor Yanakiev

    System Network Engineer

    Bulgaria - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    An IT Professional with CCIE(Lab Attempted),CCNA,CCDA, CCNP,JNCIA, JNCIS-Security and more than 10 years of experience in Network designing, planning, and implementation. Possess extensive experience with hands on products like Routers, Switches, Firewalls(UTM Devices), Servers, Link Balancers, PABXs(Telephony Systems). I was involved in a complete setup of Data Center in my career - design, implementation and support. SYSADMIN: Debian Linux / Ubuntu Linux / Red Hat ES Linux / CentOS Linux / FreeBSD Unix /pfSense Unix / Cisco Routers & Switches FTP SERVICES: proftpd, vsftpd, pure-ftpd, sftpd, tftpd FILE SHARING SERVICES: Samba, NFS PRINTING SERVICES: Cups CACHE SERVICES: Varnish, Memcache, MemcacheDB, eAccelerator WEB SERVICES: Apache v1/2, Nginx, PHP v4/5, Suhosin MAIL SERVICES: Postfix, dovecot, courier, RBL, postgrey, spamassassin, amavis, razor, pyzor, clamav, dcc DB SERVICES: mysql v4/5, phpmyadmin, mysqlcluster, postgresql v7/8, phppgadmin DNS SERVICES: bind9, tinyDNS, powerDNS PROXY SERVICES: Squid, SquidGuard, DansGuardian, URLFilter, haproxy, pond FIREWALL SERVICES: iptables, ipfwadm, netfilter VERSIONING SERVICES: SVN, CVS, GIT IDS SERVICES: Snort, PortSentry, Fail2ban, Bastille, Chkrootkit, Rkhunter, Tiger, Tripwire, Aide MONIT SERVICES: Nagios, Cacti, Zabbix, Mon, Monit, Zenoss, Ntop, Munin KERNEL SERVICES: kernel v2.4/2.6, grsecurity, openwall, other patches STATISTIC SERVICES: Awstats, MRTG, Vnstat, Htop, Bwm-ng NETWORK PROTOCOLS: TCP/IPv4 IPv6, IPX, ROUTING: Static Routing, Rip v1/2, (E)IGRP, OSPF(V3) SWITCHING: VLAN, VTP, STP, Inter VLAN Routing WAN: PPP, FR, Network Security, ACLs, IP Addressing, NAT NETWORK MANAGEMENT -Planning, designing, configuring and managing LAN/WAN ensuring maximum network uptime. - Carrying out installation & configuration of network, troubleshooting network problems. - Monitoring and analysing the network including Netflow products(Manage Engine Netflow), Solar Wind Orion, Wire Shark, Sniffer Pro, MRTG ,Cacti, Ethereal, Deep9s Edge Security Profiler, Nmap, Kiwi Syslog Server Possess sound knowledge of: - Cisco IOS up to and including version 12.4 – Advanced Enterprise Services. - Catalyst Switches IOS up to and including version 12.4 - Advanced IP Services. - Catalyst Switches including 1900, 2950, 2960, 3550, 3560, 3750, 4506 and 6509. - Cisco Routers – ISR800,1700, 3600, ISR 2801,ISR2821, 7609, ASR1002 - Routing protocols RIP, OSPF, IGRP, EIGRP, IS-IS, BGP, static & default routing. - IP Multicast technology – PIM implementation, IGMP -VLSM, PPP, IP Addressing, Redistribution, Network Address Translation, TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, Network Aggregation - Switching technologies like VLAN, Inter-VLAN Routing, Ether Channel, VTP, MLS, HSRP, VRRP, UDLD, STP 802.1d and 802.1w - Remote Access Solution like ISDN, Frame- Relay, PPP and HDLC. - Network designing and trouble-shooting. Network Cabling and Infrastructure. - Elfiq link balancer basic experience http://www.elfiq.com/ - Basic experience with MPLS VPN configuration and implementation with PE-CE routing protocol configuration Network Security - Implementing & configuring VPN ( Open VPN, Site to Site VPN,PPTP, Mobile IPsec VPN) - Cisco Firewall - PIX 506e, ASA 5505, 5510,5520 – experience in maintenance and configuration - Cisco IPS/IDS Firewall - ASA 5505 with AIP SSC-5 - Linux IPS/IDS Firewall - Deep9s - basic experience in maintenance and configuration - Linux Firewall - Pfsense - FreeBSD based firewall in VMware environment - Handling security of Cisco IOS - Zone-based Firewall - Managing Access Control (ACL), Traffic Filtering - Implementing and monitoring information security policies. - Handling network and information security audits. VOICE SERVICES - Cisco ISR 2821 with CUE – configuration of Auto attendant system, Dialling plans, Voice Mail, Fax services, E1, Pots, configuration of IP telephony, Accounting and Billing, Conference Service; - Cisco Unified Communications 520,540 – Dialling plans, Fax services, E1, Pots, IP telephony, Voice Mail; - Intercom – Helios IP; Operating System Knowledge - System administrator experience with various operating systems - Windows 3.11/95/98/2000/2003/XP,Vista,Win7, DOS, FreeBSD(basic), Debian(basic), Windows server editions(Windows 2003,Windows 2008 R2,Windows SBS2011;) Special Services - SMS gateway Ozeki NG http://www.ozekisms.com/ - Nextiva and Loronix video server and client software; Verint Networking appliances – encoders and decoders http://verint.com/ - Axis video software and encoders http://www.axis.com/ Virtualization - VMware ESXi 4.1, ESXi5 - Microsoft virtualization – Hyper V server - Blade Centre H, HS22

    $15.11 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00