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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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.
I have been administering a few networks for the last 7 years. The main networks are based on windows machines with a win server AD and linux/bds based servers that deliver network storage,backups,links connecting different offices, to the windows machines. I rely on open source as much as possible because of the inherit security and flexibility that these kind of solutions offer.
Over the last 11.8 years, I am closely involved in designing, building and support Microsoft Product e.g. Exchange 2000 to 2013 mail solutions, Lync 2010 & 2013, Windows 2003 to 2012 and Office 365 migration for start-up companies and small businesses. My core competency lies in complete end-end management of a new Messaging project and I am seeking opportunities to Creating a solution conform the expectations of the customer, writing down in a proposal and presenting this to the client. Generating the technical design in detail and to build and Migrate the mail solutions and perform the necessary knowledge transfers from the ground up for the business. I also have some experience in the following areas: Domain Migration, HyperV, Vmware/esx, design, build and support.
I graduated from Broome Community College in Binghamton NY. In Quality Assurance, but my passion to help people motivated me to become involved in the call center industry since 2004, where I have also developed many new skills, such as customer service, technical support, Quality coaching among many others skills. Now I am seeking to apply my technical skills and abilities in quality to achieve an extensive experience during my involvement with an admired company at the position of technical support specialist or quality assurance representative.
I am expert in Wordpress, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, Web / Email Server Linux & Windows, Website Migration / Transfer Etc. I developed many high quality web applications using these. I have 4 years work experience in using PHP & MySQL database. Also, I have worked with many types of Web Server & Mail Server. So, I have strong knowledge about all Server/Hosting related issue. I will provide the Quality, the Communication, and the Service that you need for your project to be successful. Effective communication with you by Phone, Email, and Skype is an essential part of building a long-term working relationship. I look forward to building a good working relationship. Thank You. JEWEL AHMMED
Hire me to work on your Server or Network administration projects. I have great experience with Amazon cloud AWS EC2, Linux, Windows, MYSQL, VPN, VMware, Hyper-V, Shell script, Apache and Web and have been working with them for many years. I also have experience with Excel VBA, Web Hosting and DNS servers. I’m ready to start working on your projects.
I’m an independent consultant focused on: Linux and Open Source. Infrastructure development Worked mainly in the web-hosting area, my key accomplishments are listed below. I have more than 7 years of experience working with Linux and Open Source, providing solutions for small, medium and big companies. I have strong knowledge in Web server (Apache, Lighttpd, Nginx, PHP, Perl, Python..), Mail server (Sendmail, Qmail, Postfix, Zimbra...), DNS (Bind, Power DNS...), Firewall, Network, Database (MySQL, noSQL: couchbase...), load balancing (HaProxy, LVS..),web-hosting panels (CPanel, Plesk,DirectAdmin). However, my knowledge is not limited in these areas. My specialties are: - EC2 / Rackspace Cloud computing setup (incl. EC2/Rackspace API scripting) - Virtualization (KVM, Xen, OpenVZ/Virtuozzo) - Sites/Servers migration (Wordpress, CPanel, Plesk) - Shared file systems (nfs, drbd, ocfs2, gfs) - Server security (VPN, firewall, IDS) - Server performance optimization (Apache, Nginx, MySQL) - Email white-listing, spf, high load delivery, performance - Backup, shell scripts, etc. My core competency lies in complete end-end : + Setup Apache Tomcat ,PHP's Pear Package Manager ,Postgre SQL .... + Install Ruby on Rails on an Debian 7.0 (Wheezy) VPS using RVM + PHPMyAdmin MySQL database manager + Ioncube setup on LAMP ,LEMP , WAMP , MAMP + Setup Ruby 4 on Ubuntu 12.4 LTS + Install Rails, Apache, and MySQL on Ubuntu with Passenger + OpenEmm setup on CentOs 6.0 64bit + Administrate VPS and dedicated Server + Setup Sugar CRM and Zoho CRM workflow and modules. + Good experience with WordPress eCommerce site + Good skills with CMS and Joomla. + Proxmox Cluster setup and HA , VM Creation,update, Migration. + Sheepdog Storage cluster setup. + Media server setup with red5 , oflademo I reply to all emails and requests in a very prompt fashion and don't forget to update my clients about the progress before going off-line.
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A highly experienced Microsoft technologies consultant with extensive experience with Active Directory and Exchange, with concentrations on support models, networking, enterprise level design, implementation and optimization. I have over 15 years hands on and in-depth experience with Windows Server NT, 2000, 2003, 2008 and virtualization technologies such as Hyper-V and VMware. My areas of expertise are: • Active Directory • Microsoft Exchange, 4.0, 5.5, 2000 ,2003, 2007, 2010 • Microsoft Windows NT, 2000, 2003, 2008 Server • TCP/IP • Virtualization • VMware • HP, Dell and IBM Servers • DNS, DHCP, WINS • File and Print Servers • SAN/NAS Appliance • Veritas Backup Exec • Macintosh OS X, Macintosh System 8 and 9 • Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 2000, Windows Vista, Windows XP • WSUS • Network and Servers documentation • LAN hardware/software administration, design, installation and configuration Soft Skills • Disaster Recovery • Mobile Telephone Technology and Applications • Network and System Design • Thin Client Technology Routers, Switches and Firewalls • Barracuda Networks SPAM Firewall • Cisco 1600, 2500, PIX 515, PIX 525, VPN • F5 Networks Big IP 3600 • Linksys WRT, Linksys WAP series • Netgear ProSafe series • WatchGuard SOHO and Firebox X series I have led many projects both large (over $10M) and small ($500K and under) and acted as a vendor management liaison and interface with people at all levels to help enhance organizations and technology effectiveness.