Gourav Shah
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Gourav Shah

Cloud, EC2/AWS, Devops, Big Data, NoSQL, Chef Puppet Ansible Expert


Pune, India


I have designed and deployed mid to large scale highly scalable, fault tolerant, automated and secure IT infrastructures using cutting edge complex technologies such as cloud computing, aws/ec2, NoSQL databases, hadoop, load balancers, chef/puppet configuration management systems, varnish cache, nginx/apache web servers, solr search and indexing, virtualization, LAMP and python frameworks, RoR etc. I have worked as a Lead Operations Engineer, IT Manager, managing over 500 server in co located data centers running on various services such as python, java, mysql, postgresql, lamp technologies. Proficient in remote server administration, cloud computing, virtualization etc. I am ... moreproficient in libre/open source tools and technologies, command line utilities, scripting, configuration management systems, source code management, computer networks, CMS, Web Frameworks, LAMP, Python/PHP /Ruby on Rails applications deployments etc.and enjoy working on the complex problems and posses excellent troubleshooting skills. I have founded a consulting firm by name Initcron, which is now a AWS Consulting Partner. Initcron specializes in Cloud Computing, Devops, Big Data etc. less

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  • Nov 2011 - Sep 2013

    EC2 Server Specialist
    Gourav was a great asset to our Team. He worked very efficiently. Things that he didn't know, he researched it quickly then applied it soon after.
    183 hours
    $27.78 / hr
    $5,233.38 earned

  • Aug 2012 - Jun 2013

    SCALR AWS Setup

    No feedback given

    105 hours
    $27.78 / hr
    $2,917.17 earned

  • Jan 2013 - Apr 2013

    Amazon AWS EC2 Professional

    No feedback given

    3 hours
    $33.33 / hr
    $94.32 earned

  • Jun 2012 - Mar 2013

    Professional Services Consultant

    No feedback given

    135 hours
    $27.78 / hr
    $3,736.41 earned

  • Jan 2013 - Feb 2013

    AWS Cloudformation Engineer
    Gourav was very knowledgable about AWS cloudformation and went above and beyond to help us with our project.
    $555.56 earned
    Fixed Price

  • May 2012 - Sep 2012

    Amazon Cloud/EC2 System Administrator

    No feedback given

    14 hours
    $27.78 / hr
    $379.48 earned

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Name Score (out of 5) Time to Complete
Amazon Web Services (AWS) Test 3.40 Top 20% 32 mins
LAMP Test 2.75 Above Average 39 mins
Redhat Linux 9.0 General Test 4.40 Above Average 10 mins
Wordpress Test 3.00 Top 30% 13 mins
Unix Test 3.60 Above Average 14 mins
Upwork Readiness Test for Independent Contractors and Company Managers 4.40 Above Average 12 mins
U.S. English Basic Skills Test 4.00 Top 30% 29 mins

Work History

100% Job Success
3,033 hours worked
40 jobs


Less than 30 hrs/week

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