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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I'm a creative and hardworking Linux System Administrator and Amazon Web Services Architect and developer. I've been supporting and delivering IT solutions especially for web hosting companies and its set of open source software (Apache, PHP, RoR, MySQL, HAproxy, iptables, OpenVPN and much more) since 2005. I've also worked at IBM managing a farm of more than 1000 Linux and AIX servers as well as its proprietary middleware (DB2, IHS, WebSphere and others).
Hi, my name is Don Blake, I am US-BASED and have been in the IT field for 17 years. During that time I have been a Senior Solution Architect for some of the big name consulting companies Architecting and Configuring solutions around VMware (View, vCloud, Site Recovery Manager), Citrix (XenDesktop, XenApp, Netscaler, PVS) and Microsoft (Hyper-V, System Center Suite, Exchange, AD, Sharepoint, many more). I have worked for Big Enterprise size companies to small start up companies. My expertise is in the Virtualization arena with knowledge ranging from Storage to Microsoft products. I not only like to help clients design and troubleshoot any issues, but also like to teach them the ins and outs so they understand what is happening. I am also very big into documentation and communication. I want to make sure you are comfortable and have more information than you need. Look forward to working with you. Specialties: VMware vSphere Design and Architect VMWare vCloud Design and Architect Citrix Xenapp Design and Architect Citrix XenDesktop Design and Architect Citrix XenServer Design and Architect VMWare View Design and Architect Microsoft System Center Design and Architect Microsoft Hyper-V Design and Architect Quest vWorkspace Design and Architect Microsoft Technologies
An ambitious *nix System and Network Administrator with eight years' experience working in ISPs and other service providers maintaining existing and designing new infrastructure. DevOps skills which help to bridge sysadmins' and developers' teams. Master's degree in Math Sciences. I'm looking for interesting projects which use new/young technologies and provide new challenges. Would also be great to work with interesting people.
I specialize in Juniper, Cisco, Exchange, Windows Server and VMware technologies. Here are the lists of products that I have worked with: - Juniper - SRX, vSRX, SSG, M, Netscreen, J, MX, EX, QFX, etc. series. Cisco - 2960, 3650, 3750x, 3850, 881, 1921, 2811, 2911, ASA, FirePower, etc. Microsoft - Windows Server 2008/2012, Exchange 2007/2010/2013, Office 365, etc. VMware: - VMware vSphere, VMware Horizon View, etc. LinkedIn: http://np.linkedin.com/in/bipingiri Blog: http://www.mustbegeek.com/ Skills: Juniper/Cisco:- RIP, OSPF, BGP, MPLS, COS, QoS, VLANs, STP, RSTP, MSTP, VTP, HSRP, GLBP, VRRP, VC, VPN, IPSec, IPS, IDS, Anti-Virus, Anti-Span, Syslog, SNMP, NetFlow, jFlow, sFlow, NAT, IPv4, IPv6, etc. Microsoft:- AD DS, AD CS, AD FS, AD RMS, DNS, DHCP, RRAS, Hyper V, Failover Cluster, NLB, RDP, DAG, PowerShell, IIS, VPN, IPSec, SSL VPN, FTP, Group Policy, Licensing, etc. I have experience and expert knowledge of various Microsoft technologies like Windows Server 2003/2008/2013, Exchange 2007/2010/2013, Database 2008/2012, Hyper V, PowerShell. Likewise, I have deployed virtualization infrastructure with VMware's VMware vSphere and Microsoft's Hyper-V solutions. Well versed with monitoring tools like SolarWinds and PRTG. Education High School = Computer Programming Specialization Bachelors Degree = Bsc in Computer Networking and IT Security >>>>Vendor Certifications<<<< Juniper * Juniper Networks Certified Internet Associate (JNCIA) * Juniper Networks Certified Specialist Security (JNCIS-SEC) * Juniper Networks Certified Professional Security (JNCIP-SEC) * Juniper Networks Certified Internet Specialist (JNCIS-ENT) * Juniper Networks Certified Professional Enterprise Routing and Switching (JNCIP-ENT) * Junos Troubleshooting (JN0-690) Cisco * Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) * Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (CCNA Security) Microsoft * Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA: Office 365) * Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE: Exchange 2013) * Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA: Server 2008, Server 2012) * Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP: Server 2008) * Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE: Server 2003)
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)
Nitin S. Agency Contractor
Melbourne based System Administrator with expertise in Linux Server optimization, security and service deployment on VPS/Physical, Cloud Platforms(AWS,Rackspace). I believe in getting the job done with the best possible quality. Period. Clear timely communication with the clients and their team is always my priority. I have been working with all the major providers: Rackspace, Amazon, Softlayer, Godaddy, Hostgator, Bluehost, Linode, DreamHost, Mediatemple, Lunarpages. Expertise in Linux Administration is as follows (but not limted to) Server Distributions: RedHat, Centos, Fedora, Debian, Ubuntu, Gentoo, Suse, Mandriva, Opensuse, Knoppix, Slackware. Web servers: Apache, Lighttpd, Nginx, Tomcat File servers: Proftpd, Pureftpd, Vsftpd, Sftpd, TFTP, NFS, Samba DNS servers: Bind9, MyDNS, NSD Mail servers: Postfix(TLS,SASL), Exim, Sendmail, Qmail, Dovecot, Courier. Logging services: Syslog, Rsyslog, Syslog-ng Proxy servers: Squid(forward and reverse proxy), nginx, pound, lighttpd. Firewalls: Iptable scripts and Advance Policies Firewall with bruteforce detection. Firewall configuration: NAT, IP Masquerade Jabber servers: Openfire, Ejabberd, Djabberd Database servers: MySQL, Postgresql Backup: Bacula, bash scripts. VPN: PPTP Virtualisation: Openvz/Virtuozzo, Xen, Qemu, KVM, VMware Server, Parallels Workstation, Virtualbox headless, HyperVM. Monitoring: Nagios, munin, zabbix, zenoss Automation: Puppet(fan), custom bash scripts. Revision control: Git(fan), Subversion Package management: yum, rpm, dpkg, aptitude, apt-get, emerge Security: Nessus, John The Ripper, Tiger, PGP, GPG, nmap, Openvas, Snort, Ettercap, arpwatch, SSH, SSL, TLS, TCP Wrappers, Ethereal, dsniff, tcpdump, portsentry, rkhunter, chkrootkit, clamav, SPF, Spamassassin, domain keys. Cloud computing: Amazon (EC2, EBS, S3, CloudWatch), Rackspace services. Assessment tools: sar, vmstat, iostat, mpstat, netstat, iptraf, iftop, lsof, ntop, serverstats Misc services: NTP, Cups, DHCP, Dnsmasq
My 9 years of experience in Linux Server Administration and Deployment, and 15 years of experience as Linux User, should be of interest to a rapidly growing company like yours. I've been working for the past 9 years building all kind of servers: from SOHO file servers to large mail deployments in HA/Virtualized/Cloud environments.