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've a great passion for linux systems and open source software. Since 2008 I'm working as linux System Engineer for a company, which is developing software that is provided to our customers as SaaS. For some clients we also provide installations "on site". This gave me great experience in working with CentOS and RedHat linux, puppet, kickstart, nginx as a proxy server, DRBD, database clusters using PostgreSQL with streaming replication, BIND, postfix, pki-authentication, bash-scripting and others. I'm also familiar with other linux operating systems like debian, ubuntu and gentoo. Buzzwords: puppet, linux, CentOS, debian, ubuntu, gentoo, nginx, nagios, bash, perl, DNS, BIND, email, postfix, postgrey, carp, DRBD, KVM, ssl, pki, x509, iptables, ipv6, PostgreSQL.
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.
I am a senior technical engineer who has 15 years IT experience in the following areas: Advanced Linux Cluster Administration Asterisk/Trixbox/Elastix/VoIP architect 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
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
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)
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.
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 have 10 years experience working with WebSphere Application Server version 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 on AIX, Solaris, HP/UX, Linux, zLinux and Windows. I am certified in versions 5, 6 and 7. I am looking for short and long term engagements including installations, resolution of a specific problem and ongoing support. I also have experience working with WebSphere Portal Server, Process Server, IBM HTTP Server and Apache. I developed JACL and Jython scripts to automate application deployments and to make configuration changes. I am very familiar with Java programming of servlets, JSP, SQL and JMS. I developed a Nagios plugin that monitored JVM availability and Performance Monitoring Infrastructure (PMI) metrics. I can analyze thread dumps for JVM hang problems and heap dumps for OutOfMemory issues. I also have experience with DirectConnect and training in DataPower appliance administration.