Over the last 10 years, I have been working as technical support engineer/team leader/infrastructure architect for several large companies (hosting companies with more than 1000 of dedicated and several dozens of VPS servers, ecommerce application companies, small and large companies with different cloud setups from several to several hundreds of instances) My competency lies in planning, development, deployment and setup of new production environments, troubleshooting/support/improvement of existing production systems based on Linux/Unix. Have a lot of experience in automation/monitoring/backup of different distributed environments with LAMP stack and other applications, different clustering, scalability and high-availability techniques.
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I am a senior technical engineer who has 15 years IT experience in the following areas: Advanced Linux Cluster Administration Advanced Knowledge of shell scripting Advanced Knowledge of Perl programming Network Administration Network Security (Penetration Testing) Server Auditing Technical Support Virtualization (mainly Parallels Virtuozzo/openVZ/ProxMox) Web hosting Control panels such as cPanel,Plesk,DirectAdmin Tweaking and Optimizing Apache for better performance Hardening PHP Data recovery Asterisk/Trixbox/Elastix/VoIP solutions.
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
server-administration, linux-system-administration, windows-administration, unix, freebsd, clustering, amazon-web-services, virtualization, openvz, plesk, cpanel, customer-support, helpdesk-support, internet-applications, database-management, mysql, postgresql, microsoft-sql-server, rdbms, mail-servers, dns, web-services, iis, apache, lighttpd, nginx, apache-tomcat, jboss, security, openvpn, billing
I am self-motivated professional with over 10 yrs. of experience, I have strong work ethic and productive self-starter, proven with success being a freelancer at oDesk. I perform each project to the fullest of my capabilities and with the dedication that is expected from a professional as myself. Team player - Participated in multiple projects, joining large teams, effectively co-working with other professionals Effective leader - Took over leadership and managed team resources to achieve goals meeting deadlines. I've great experience with: - OS deployment, configuration and troubleshooting: CentOS, Ubuntu, Windows Server 2003 - 2012R2. - AWS (RDS, EC2, SES, S3, CloudFront, VPC, Route53, RedShift, Elastic Beanstalk etc.) - Web / Mail / Application: Apache, Tomcat, Send mail, Zimbra, Postfix, Qmail, Squirrelmail, FTP, Samba, OpenLDAP, POP3/ IMAPS & IIS server, Courier Map, Request Tracker, Openfire IM Server, Kickstart Server, LTSP, Cpanel, WHM and Plesk, Redhat Directory Server, CAS. MS Active Directory Server, WSUS Server, Atlassian JIRA\Confluence deployment and troubleshooting. - Virtualization: Vmware Server, Vmware ESXi Server. - Network Monitoring Tools: NagiOS, MRTG, PRTG, Solarwind, OpManager, OpenNMS, Watsup Gold. - Database: MySQL, Postgresql & MS SQL. - CMS: Drupal, Wordpress, Joomla, Liferay - DMS: Alfresco Well experience in Linux & Windows System administration, Puppet deployment, LDAP, Postfix, NFS/NIS, Samba, MySQL, Liferay, Alfresco, Tomcat, PHP, Apache and many others technologies.
10+ years experience in Information Technology (IT) Major areas of expertise: VMware and Microsoft virtualization technologies. Designing and implementing fault-tolerant virtualization clusters SAN and NAS systems (iSCSI, FC) Windows 2003 / 2008 / 2012 Server * Active Directory * Microsoft ISA Server and TMG * Clustering * MS Windows XP/Vista/7/8 desktop/workstation operating systems * Centralized anitivirus systems WSUS * TCP/IP, Switching and Routing * Firewalls IBM, HP, Dell Servers * DNS, DHCP, Wins * Print Server * File Server * Network and Servers documentation * LAN hardware/software administration, design, installation and configuration * Print Server * LAMP Administration * Linux services : squid, postfix, dovecot, firewall, ldap, mysql, nagios, dhcp, bind etc Certifications: MCP - Microsoft Certified Professional MCSA - Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator VCP - Vmware Certified Professional VCP-510 * VCA-DCV - Vmware Certified Associate Data Center Virtualization.
Zohair H. Agency Contractor
I have more than 5 years in networking industries , 4 years in System Administration and hosting environment. Bsc in Computing .Certified with CCNA,CCNP in progress. 4 years in web hosting industries with Technical Support, System Administration and Business Development (web hosting) experience. TechnicalSkills and Experience: Ability to build, manage and troubleshoot control panel * Cpanel/WHM - DirectAdmin - PLESK - WebMin - Kloxo control panels Operating System * CentOS * Fedora Core * Ubuntu Including the following: • WWW Servers - Apache. • Control panels WHM/cPanel • Networking - TCP/IP, NFS, Telnet, FTP, DNS, DHCP, NAT, ifconfig, route, netstat, xinetd, HTTP, NIS/YP • Mail - SMTP, POP, IMAP, Qmail, Sendmail • Admin Tools - admintool ,linuxconf, vmstat, iostat, top, trace route, ping, sar, ntop, webmin • Backup - tar, cpio, dump (ufsdump) • Security - SSH, SSL, IPchains, IPtables, TCP Wrappers, Tripwire, port scanners, password crackers Server Security hardening * Firewall [csf/apf/iptables] * Tripwire * chkrootkit , rkhunter * Secure Shell * PHP hardening, sysctl hardening etc Web Server hardening and tweaking. * Apache optimization * Adding mod_security rules * Mod_evasive , mod_limitipconn for preventing DDOS * Tweaking of apache directives Billing System * WHMCS - Blesta Database * MySQL MTA * Qmail with SpamAssassin + ClamAV * Exim with SpamAssassin + ClamAV Primary Language * Arabic Secondary Language (excellent) * English * Please note I apologize to accept any work that contain Adult contents, Wine, Dating and gambling.
I am hard worker and have objective to work with good result. I dedicated my time to work full time each week. I have 12 years work experience in Computer and Internet from 2001 starting as Technical Support. My other experience is working as tutor for IT training in my city. I also have experience as Network Support in Wireless Internet and Voip company. My last work experience as Network Engineer in Retail Company in 2011. My main duties is managing computer network, wireless network, computer hardware, router, voip and Linux/Windows server. But i also have additional task managing SQL server and MySQL databases, webserver, php, xmpp instant messaging, network surveillance system, building websites and data entry job. I also build some website and blogs as personal project during my spare time using Wordpress CMS, Associated-O-Matic and PHP language. I am familiar with Personal Hosting and VPS Hosting with Apache and NGINX webserver. I'm doing some SEO, SEM and Social Media Marketing using Facebook and Twitter for my personal projects. In additional, i have write some IT tutorial books that have been published by local publisher in my country. I am not just offering professional works for my client but i am also trying offering my best solutions.
A self-motivated System and Network security administrator with more than 10 years in the management and analysis of Linux/Unix enterprise Servers (60- 70 servers). With deep and advance knowledge of highly scalable servers, Cloud Computing, High performance, Hardening Servers, Migrations, Ethical hacking, Development Operations - DevOps, Open Source services and Server optimization. Certifications such as: Certified Ethical Hacker - Red Hat Certified Engineer - Cisco CCNA. Expertise in: MIGRATIONS: AMAZON/Wordpress/Magento/LAMP/Cpanel migration plans and implementation, backup-restore and recovery plans. I have helped dozens of clients migrate their web sites and applications into the CLOUD VPC. Design and build Web Servers with HIGH PERFORMANCE (LAMP, NGINX/python, Nginx/Varnish, Nginx/php-fpm, Jboss, Apache tomcat and Varnish) - Improve and Fix performance issues, service optimization, security issues and deployments. MALWARE removal and analysis: WordPress / Magento / Joomla Malware removal and remediation, Incident handling and Forensics analysis. BOOST and optimize websites with: NGINX, Varnish, REDIS, Amazon S3, Memcached, APC, apache tunning and mysql tunning, Amazon CloudFront and more. Amazon Cloud Computing (AWS) - AMAZON EC2, amazon CDN S3, amazon RDS, amazon ELB, Amazon AutoScaling, Amazon VPC, CloudFront, Route53, etc. Also Management of multiple Control panels like Rackspace Cloud Computing, SoftLayer, GoDaddy, HostGator, dreamhost and MediaTemple. DevOps and Continuous integration: Docker + vagrant, Vagrant + Puppet, Puppet + Git, Docker + Ansible. Continuous integration with Jenkins, travisCI, distelli and more... Designing and deploying scalable & Highly available systems such as: Amazon Load Balancing (ELB), Hearbeat, HAProxy, mysql cluster, apache cluster... Network and web security such as: Vulnerability Assessments, Hardening servers, security audits, Penetration testing, Virus/Malware/Threats/Vulnerabilities countermeasures, web security, fail2ban, Tripwire-AIDE-OSSEC, mod_security, mod_evasive, Denial of Services (DDOS) countermeasures, Firewalls (iptables, CSF and apf), etc. VPS: Cpanel / WHM / Plesk / DirectAdmin / Webadmin - Migrations, management, hardening, configuration, maintenance and high level of Administration. Databases Administration such as: Mysql tweaking and tunning, MongoDB, load balancing and Mysql replication (Master & Slave) for High traffic. Database: Mysql tweaking and tunning, MongoDB, ElasticSearch, Apache Solr, Sphinx, lucene, MariaDB, Postgresql replication & Pgpool, Mysql load balancing and Mysql replication (Master & Slave) for High traffic. Networking: TCP/IP high expertise, NAT, FIREWALLS, CISCO routing and switching and Packet analysis with tcpdump and wireshark. Storage solutions and Directory management: SAMBA, NFS, FTP and sftp. LVM and RAID*. SCRIPTING: Bash and python. Proficient with MAIL Servers: postfix, sendmail and Zimbra. Source control versioning: GIT and SVN. Deploying and maintaining Monitoring systems such as: nagios, ZAbbix, cacti and Jboss Operation Network (JON). Backups solutions: amanda, rsync, Amazon backups and rsnapshot. Research & development (R & D) for any open source service and technology.