Design, Plan, Implement and Support for: - Windows Azure / Amazon EC2 - Microsoft Lync - Microsoft Sharepoint - Microsoft Exchange - Microsoft SQL Server - Microsoft Active Directory, ADFS - Microsoft Dynamics CRM - Windows Server / Hyper-V - Microsoft ISA/TMG/UAG - Microsoft SSCM, SCVMM, DPM - Microsoft Office 365 - Voice Integration with Lync - VMWare vSphere / ESXi - VMWare Site Recovery Manager (SRM) - Veeam Backup & Replication
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Oscar Bass Agency Contractor
Expert UNIX system administrator and network engineer. Got a problem? I can solve it! For more than 15 years I have been the I.T. backbone and support for many online companies. I use the most up to date standards for any project I am involved in. I work extremely quick and efficiently. If you have a problem let me help you solve it. OS: Linux - Expert, FreeBSD - Expert, AIX - Expert, HP-UX - Expert, Macintosh OS/X - Expert, Windows Server - Proficient Cloud services: AWS, Rackspace, OpSource, Linode Web servers: Apache, Nginx, Tomcat Database servers: Mysql, Postgresql Monitoring: Nagios, Monit, Munin, Cacti Scripting: bash, perl, shell Virtualization: OpenVZ, Xen, SolusVM Mail servers: Postfix, Exim, Sendmail, Dovecot Control panels: cPanel, Plesk, Direct Admin, Webmin/Virtualmin, ISPconfig, OpenPanel Other: standard network services (DNS, DHCP, LDAP, Samba, SVN/Git, http proxy, jabber, backups, monitoring etc), firewalls (iptables, ipfw, pf)
I have over 6 years of hands on experiences in maintaining various servers mostly Microsoft & Linux based systems. Areas of my expertise are: 1. Asterisk, Elastix, Trixbox, FreePBX, Vicidial, A2Billing 2. Amazon EC2,S3,VPS,VMWare,ESXi,Xen,Open VZ 3. Mysql & MSSQL server 4. Windows based Servers, LAMP, Mail, DNS, Proxy Server 5. OpenVPN and L2TP/IPSec VPN 6. Webmin,Cpanel, WHM,Zpanel 7. Cisco,Mikrotik, DD-WRT,OpenWRT
Microsoft Operating Systems: - Fluent in automation of management of Desktops and Servers in environments of 5 machines to 1000+ machines - Ability to deploy and manage complex reliable Active Directory infrastructures over global and geographical distances of any size - Manage, Deploy, Troubleshoot Hyper-V environments - Microsoft Server Cluster Services deployment and implementation - Deploy, Manage, Troubleshoot Heavy use and High Availability Terminal Server environments - Fluent in automation backup, local disaster recovery and remote site fail-over of all Windows environments Linux Environments: - Fluent in automation of management, deployment, and optimization in environments from small to large in any capacity - Fluent in postfix, sendmail, qmail mailserver configurations and support - Deploy, Manage, and troubleshoot highly available NFS and DBRD clusters - PosgreSQL and MySQL secure, optimization, deployment and management skills - Fluent in deploying, managing, and optimizing LAMP configurations of any size and capacity - Fluent in filesystem optimization with ext3, ext4, ReiserFS, GFS - Limited experience deploying Ruby on Rails environments with Passenger and Apache frontend instead of WebBrick - Minimal experience with GlusterFS - Fluent in automation backup, local disaster recovery and remote site failover of all Linux environments - Ground up Nagios environment monitoring - Entry level knowledge and understanding of Logstash, ElasticSearch, Puppet implementation Virtualization Environments: - Fluent in deploying and automating Amazon EC2, VMWare vSphere, Citrix XenServer, Microsoft Hyper-V - Wealth of industry resources in the Virtualization industry from storage vendors to application development firms - Knowledge and dedication of maintaining a 100% up-time virtual infrastructures Key Software Skills - Microsoft Exchange management, deployment, advanced data recovery, high availability, support, and global environment support knowledge and experience - Microsoft SQL Server management, deployment, advanced data recovery, high availability support knowledge and experience - Asigra Cloudbackup, setup, management, development level integration, automation knowledge and experience - Novastor NovaBACKUP xSP, setup, management, development level integration, automation knowledge and experience - Appassure support and implementation experience - Minimal Citrix deployment, management, design experience (currently working on a project right now dealing with it though) - Kaseya, GFIMax Remote Management, Autotask, Labtech, Logmein deployment and usage experience Hardware Experience - Industry contacts in most major storage vendors (Netapp,HP,IBM, Hitachi, SGI, Xiotech) - Experiencing deploying, managing and maintaining 100% Mixed SAN infrastructure environments for 100+ TB including cross site replication - Limited Cisco exposure but have adequate resources to insure the issues can be resolved and resolved correctly - Intermediate knowledge of deploying and managing Juniper SSG firewalls and Juniper EX Series switching environments. - Fiber and iSCSI switch management experience deployment - Designing and implementing complex and highly available network switching infrastructure - Construct and servers / workstation / SANS from the ground up that compete with Tier 1 hardware - Layer 7 hardware, software, and virtual load balancing with Kemp, CoyotePoint, and HAProxy solutions. Outsourcing / Development / Project Management skills - Found and managed an offshore outsource development team to complete a web application project to automate provisioning and custom relations management for 1+ year - Managed entire eCommerce infrastructure migration from end to end - Minimal development experience in PHP, SQL, ASP, .NET, CodeIgniter, Ruby on Rails - Limited development experience with Powershell, Python, Perl, VBscript, Ruby - Knowledgeable of defect tracking systems such as Jira and Request Tracker - Fundamental concepts of the DevOps mentality and operational flow. - Use Kanban process management on a daily basis to organize my work.
Daily engineering and administration of OpenBSD, FreeBSD, Linux and Windows based operating environments. LAN/WAN: Experience identifying a large number of network and host based security problems. Stabilized the bandwidth billing system for accuracy and provided assistance to the web development team. UNX(tm)/Linux/BSD: Designed and built a custom Enterprises Data Ware House utilizing RedHat Enterprise Linux, IBM Information Server, and the Sun N1 toolkit. Back ported the RedHat clustering tools and GFS modules for RedHat Enterprise Linux 4. Customized the operating environment for running the IBM Information Server 8 family of applications, consisting of IBM DB2 V 9.3, IBM WebSphere 6.0, IBM DataStage and IBM QualityStage. Was the single onsite operations point for the HP-UX, Solaris, FreeBSD, MacOS X, and Linux machines. Wrote custom tools for monitoring and metrics. Fluent in the change management process as it relates to Sarbanes Oxley, internal, and external audits. Extensive documentation of custom applications, primarily our custom data warehouse solution. Designed and implemented the company's external web presence using Solaris 10. Utilized zones, the ZFS file system, and hardware RAID on the T2000 platform. Wrote my own tools in Perl, C, and the Bourne shell. Debugged many complex operational problems. Specialties Started running Linux around 1993, kernel was 0.99 Moved onto SunOS and Open/FreeBSD. Since have worked with HP-UX and SCO extensively. Currently work with RHEL, AMI Linux, CentOS, OpenBSD, EC2, Parallels, and Rackspace.