Demonstrable skills and experience in both Enterprise and SME (MSP Clients) Project and Programme Management, based on the principles and methodologies of industry standards such as PRINCE 2 and PMP. With further demonstrable experience of managing teams in excess of 30 members including local hire and remote resources, together with all aspects of annual performance appraisals, and contractor negotiation, with an excellent understanding of the latest ITIL methodologies for ITSM. This specific experience has been gained from over 10 years of managing distributed teams and environments across multiple time zones and cultural forums, through Application and Infrastructure Support and Project and Change Management to have a complete understanding of the both SDLC and ITSM and how to make them successfully coexist. I have developed and managed enterprise grad SLA’s, OLA’s, UC’s and KPI’s framework, for both internal IT staff and external supplier resources to meet with industry and global regulatory requirements. Responsible for ALL Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) reporting and owner of ALL SOX controls for UK. I have a professional, adaptable, and competent approach to both Resource and Stakeholder management. I am more than comfortable with working in an integrated IT environment or as a consultant. I have a strong mix of corporate enterprise, SME and entrepreneurial experience, and to expand on that, my experience has afforded me the ability to learn the complex matrix management structures and business models which predominantly gained within Global Financial Services Industries (Investment Banking and Global, Corporate and Specialty Insurance). Where conversely some of my most recent and earlier career experience was based in one of the most competitive customer service industries, and to achieve success in this, I had to be flexible to market conditions, so that I could maintain strategic focus so as to continually meet my financial targets. The combination of my career experience has provided me with the opportunities of working in USA, Belgium, France, Spain, Gibraltar, Abu Dhabi and secondments to Brazil, Mexico and APAC, for projects that I was either managing or transferring to local piers and latterly I had responsibilities for USA, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and Denmark. I am confident that I have a strong comprehension of global business environments and managing diverse IT Departments across a multicultural platform. I feel that I am confident and excellent communicator and am completely at ease with interacting and influencing piers, partners, subordinates and executive management, both internally and externally to my working environment. Throughout my career, I have remained technically competent, complemented by my training and experience with Prince 2 and ITIL methodologies. I am a strong communicator, who is confident and experienced in influencing business and IT stakeholders-up to and including-CIO/Managing Director Level.
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Experienced System Specialist, MCSA/MCITP/MCSD. In-depth knowledge of business operations and Information Tecnology Systems, project management, enterprise system integrations and information security with over eight years with hands on experience as an Enterprise Administrator and Network Manager in Windows Server 2003 & Windows Server 2008 environments. Experience in hardware and software virtualization using VMware and Hyper-V and App-V. Practiced understanding Active Directory, Group Policies, NPS, NAP, Exchange, SQL Server, Dynamics CRM, ERP, PKI and DFS. Experience as a corporate Microsoft/Certification trainer at one of gold certified partners of Microsoft. Proficent in Server 2012 and 2008 (inc.Server Core edition), Hyper-V, switches and many other technologies. I have been highly involved in server virtualization for seven years and am proficient in both VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V. I am also providing consulting services for web applications. I am a member of DotNetNuke Corp Internationalization Team and I'm working to expand product features to fully support Turkish localization. I am always looking for new opportunities to develop my skills. Check my Microsoft Profile below: https://www.mcpvirtualbusinesscard.com/VBCServer/idumlupinar/profile
Seeking opportunities in Perl oriented (Catalyst DBIC preferred) application development, shell and perl scripting, and BSD/Linux administration projects - to build sites and setup servers for your business or pleasure.In my mind, LAMP more often reads as LASP - Linux, Apache, (any|no)SQL, Perl - of course, with Catalyst, Template Toolkit and DBIx::Class/KiokuDB in pair with some RCS (git is preferred, but subversion, mercurial and others also possible). And of course, all can be integrated with AJAX libraries such as jQuery, Prototype, MooTools and other to create Web2.0 apptications.Great knowledge of regular expressions (regexp). Have real experience with MySql, Postgres, Oracle, CouchDB, LDAP, also worked with CPanel, Plesk and Ensim. And of course, have experience with Apache, SMTP (exim, postfix, sendmail), IMAP/POP (Cyrus, UW, Dovecot), firewalls (bsd/ipfw and linux/iptables), Samba and misc ftp and proxy solutions.I can work well as alone and as a team member.
I am looking for projects that I can complete on a part-time /full time basis. They can be either short term projects or long term projects. I can also provide ongoing consulting and administration if needed. I bring to the table a broad base of networking/system infrastructure design and operations skills withh touch of Software Management . My current focus for my oDesk clients has been implementation and support for • Routers: GSR 12006, 7600, 7200, 3800, 2800, 2900. • Switches: 6800, 6500, 4500, 4900, 3700, 3600, 2900, CE-500. • Load Balancers: Cisco ACE and Barracuda Load Balancer 440. • Firewalls and Security: Fortigate 300C, Fortigate 800 & 800C , Sonic Wall, Microsoft ISA , FWSM ,Cisco ASA 5500 series .Barracuda WAF, Sourcefire IPS, Cisco NAC, Cisco MARS, Entrasys NAC, Lumension . • Network Monitoring Software: Cisco LMS, Solarwinds, OPmanager. • Microsoft technologies: 2008 Active Directory, 2003 Active Directory, Microsoft DNS and DHCP, Microsoft clustering, IIS 6.0, 7.0 and 7.5. • Linux Technologies: NIS, NFS, Clustering, DNS, DHCP, Firewall. • OS: Linux 5.3, Linux 6.3, Win 2003, Win 2008., Ubuntu , CentOS Fedora • Programming Language: Java ,C++, C#, JSP,ASP ,PHP and .Net. • Servers: IBM Blade Center (HS22) IBM M4 (x3750, x3650). • Others: Office , Paper Cut , CYGWIN, OPEN VPN , OPENSWAN , Cloud computing(Azure). if you have a project that fits the bill, I would truly appreciate your consideration.
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.
Over the past 15 years I have been involved in systems and network engineering across heterogeneous environments. During the last 7 years I have worked in the design and implementation of Virtualization solutions with VMware and small to medium size Datacenters. For the last 2 years I worked on several Cloud Migration, SaaS Deployment projects and Architecting/Managing Amazon SaaS Environments. Some recent responsibilities/projects include: * Server Operating Systems: Amazon Linux, Windows Servers * Monitoring/Trending/Notification with CloudWatch, SNS, Nagios, Munin, DotCom-Monitor * Design/Implementation of SaaS Environment in multiple Amazon VPCs * Amazon Console Security using IAM / CLI and API Tools * Database Services utilizing Oracle, MSSQL and MySQL RDS * Reverse-Proxying/Load-Balancing using Nginx, HAProxy and Amazon ELB * Storage/Content Delivery utilizing CloudFront with S3 and Akamai * Host Intrusion Detection utilizing OSSEC (AlienVault) * Vulnerability Assessment utilizing QualysGuard (internally to VPC and externally to websites) * Application Servers: JBoss, Oracle Application Server, WebLogic * Email Servers: Sendmail, Procmail, Postfix * VPNs: Cisco VPN, Cisco Anyconnect, OpenVPN, OpenVPN Access Server * Automation of Amazon Deployments with Chef and Cloudformation * Server Migrations to the Cloud using Double-Take, Amazon VMDK Import, Rsync
15+ year experience in networking. Built an ISP (Internet Service Provider) from scratch. Network Planning, Designing, Implementing and Optimizing. Right now we have about 4500 customers. We use Wireless & Fiber technologies. I do WISP and ISP consulting. I specialize on the following products: *** HP (mainly ProCurve switches family and rack servers) *** D-Link (layer 2 & 3 manageable switches) *** Ubiquiti (AirMax, Unifi, mFi & AirFiber products) *** Mikrotik (CCR series, wired & wireless RouterBoard series, x86 RouterOS) *** Grandstream (VoIP PBX, Phones, Gateways and ATAs) *** Linksys (VoIP products) *** Cisco (VoIP products and Catalyst series) *** DELL (SonicWall series) *** Draytek (Network & VoIP series) *** Other products: Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, vmware ESXi, Asterisk, FreePBX I have a good knowledge of the following technologies: TCP/IP, IPv4, Static & Dynamic routing, BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, Layer 2 & Layer 3 VPNs, IPSec, NAT, PAT, STP, VLAN, QinQ, GVRP, HSRP, VRRP, RSTP, MSTP, VTP, RDP, Firewall, Remote Access, HTTP, Load balancing, QoS, CoS, OpenVPN. Check out tests I've passed. I'm new to oDesk, thats why my hourly rate is low now :-) I'm ready for a test task.
I would like to secure a position which will require me to utilize my skills, abilities and experience to ensure the success of your projects. I have been working as a Network Manager for more than 3 years for an SEO company. My tasks include managing and delegating tasks to team members and answers technical questions, manage Retail Service offerings and maintain online presence. This includes processing customers' projects, handling customer service/customer support, answer customers' questions via support ticket, emails and sale's page thread. My Network tasks include installing new domains in CPanel/WHM (start to finish), replacing domains, troubleshooting, domain maintenance. I have used several SEO tools including GSA, SENuke, KM3 (Kontent Machine3), LFE (Link Farm Evolution), indexers (Linklicious and Nuclear Link Indexer), MajesticSEO, Microsite Masters, Copyscape and Google Docs. I'm very familiar with White Hat SEO, link building and lead generation. I have also wrote different articles for different niches (reviews on amazon products). I have also worked as a Quality Assurance Specialist in a BPO company for almost 3 years. We examine real estate properties. As a QA, one of my tasks is to quality check the orders made by my co-workers, making sure that those orders are 100% error-free when submitted to the client. I have also done different data entry jobs. I have been a Customer Support Specialist for SiriusXM, the number one satellite radio in the US for less than a year. My tasks wer to help the customers with their concerns, perform troubleshooting steps for their device and make sure to resolve all issues. I have dealt with all sorts of clients – from the kind ones to the irate ones. I believe that dealing with the latter has helped become more patient and determined. I have also worked as a Transcriptionist wherein I transcribe voice mail messages and send them to the client's mobile phones/emails. My typing speed is 65 words per minute. According to http://www.strengthsfinder.com/ - my top five strengths are learner, achiever, responsibility, focus and significance. My personality type according to Myers-Briggs is ENTJ - extravert, intuitive, thinking, judging. I believe that my technical and analytical skills, capabilities and values would be perfect for your projects. I am mostly available in Skype - my ID is cherrygrace87. I'm looking forward to working with you!
I am certified, experienced and seasoned IT professional. Over the past 14 years, I have accumulated a vast range of experience which entails me to tackle most IT situations I encounter quite easily and efficiently. If you want the work done related to IT, I am the guy to hire. If still skeptical, have a look below at my achievements. Progressive experience with administration, and directing a broad range of Corporate IT initiatives & business focused solutions using leading ICT technologies with industry best practices and standards. Specialties: IT Security and Infrastructure development (CISSP - Certified Information Security Professional - Member ID 302621) ITIL Foundation, COBIT 5 BI Tools - Tableau / QlikView Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Planning Network Administration and Database Management CISCO Networking Virtual/Cloud Computing Network security and Server Administration Technical Writings SEO/WordPress/WHMCS LinkedIn profile: http://pk.linkedin.com/in/shahzadrana/
A business process programmer for 14 years, now specializes in MS Access database programming with extensive use of VBA. Already successfully completed several MS Access database development projects at oDesk/Elance as outlined in my profile. With a degree in Accounting, can also proficiently handle bookkeeping and other administrative tasks. Some of my success stories in this field are outlined in my profile here. A certified member of MS Access, Excel, MySQL, and Zoho Creator group at Elance.