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 worked as freelance systems administrator through out college years, and worked as an Operation Engineer for Gawab.com right after graduation. I was responsible for managing a Linux based cluster providing email, web and database services on top of a Xen based virtualized servers to Gawab.com's clients, based on various Open Source technologies and in-house developed solutions. I planned and executed a 0-down-time data center migration, managed a multi-server MySQL setups with complex replication and fail-over configuration and fully automated several internal complex operations. I also defined and implemented a new service monitoring and abuse/SPAM managment process for the company. I designed and implemented several scalable web and database infrastructure for Gawab outsourcing clients. My work involved working with several web and database load balancing technologies, monitoring, fail-over, backup and monitoring. And I wrote several automation and management scripts in Bash, python and PHP. I also have some experience with C and C++ and SQL. My technical interests include systems automation and management , cloud and virtualization technologies, scalable web and database architectures. I have years of experience working for Free/Open Source applications like: Apache, MySQL, PHP, Nginx, Nagios, Xen, postfix, qmail, iptables..etc.
Experienced network and system engineer with over 16 years professional experience, contracting for Google, T-Mobile, AT&T, Orange, Verizon. Areas of expertise: Linux, Solaris, Cisco, Juniper (routing, switching, security, MPLS).
Over ten years of IT experience specializing in the implementation, development and maintenance of Web and Client Server applications using Python, Ruby, PHP, Java on UNIX environments (FreeBSD, Linux, Solaris). Since 2005 year, working as freelancer, my clients: Video International (largest media advertising market operator in Eastern Europe), Argumenty i fakty (newspaper) Programming skills: Python, Django, Flask, Zope Ruby, RubyOnRails Java, Hibernate, Spring Databases: Postgres, MySQL, sqlite, mongodb Redis, Git, Gunicorn Unix/network administrator skills: Apache, Tomcat, wsgi, nginx, firewalls, dns, mail (exim, postrix, etc), proxy servers, load balancers, high availability, clusters, FreeBSD, Linux, Oracle. Also working with cisco network hardware.
Goal: Project and develop high quality apps for your success. Profile: OOPHP & Zend coding, IT consulting and business analyst, project coordinator and manager, Other skills: Apache, Bind, SSH, bashscripting, Memcached, Github, Solaris, Oracle, MySQL, Radius, AD, expert knowlegde of many *ux and windows systems Advantage: Project and implementation of many web apps. Most of it projected and developed by myself using Zend Framework, Google API (youtube, gdata), social API (twitter, facebook). Some of it integrated with operating systems or AAA software (radius, ldap). Usually Design Patterns were used (like Template Method, Version of Control, DAO, Dependency Injection, Decorator and so on). Some application built upon a structure of web services (XML, REST, JSON), some using jQuery and AJAX. Tools and technologies: Apache, radius, bind, ldap, Zend Framework, XML, SOAP, Linux, Linux daemons, Memcached, Sockets, REST, JSON, Oracle, MSSQL, MySQL, Design patterns, MVC, SVN, BASH, PHPUnit, Xdebug, Unit testing, Google Youtube API, Google Gdata API, Google Maps API, Facebook API, PayU API
Guido De Vita Agency Contractor
My skillset includes management for any IT project. I can handle budgets, hiring developers, managing resources and all the necessary tasks to get the job done. I have vast experience on all Unix systems (Unix Guru), servers (DNS and Mail Guru, LAMP Expert), networking Guru (plus Cisco, Juniper, Huawei advanced level). Expert in ALL Cloud services and panels, Databases (PostgreSQL, MySQL, MSSQL, NoSQL such as MongoDB). I prefer bulk marketing projects working with PowerMTA, Oempro, Interspire, RoboMail, etc on which I have tons of experience mostly building platforms. Experience deploying new technologies (such as IPv6, Web Application Firewalls). ISP, NOC and Hi SLA experience. I work very fast, I am professional, proactive, extremately reliable and responsible (proof of that is my 5/5 all time score). I also understand the business needs and I enjoy working on improving whatever is necessary to help you make money. I have business training and experience (as a sales engineer).
Iulian S. Agency Contractor
During the last 4 years I have been focusing my work towards Cloud technologies, fault tolerant, high traffic, integrated and distributed environments of any sizes. So long to my past life as a classic Microsoft core/LAMP sys/net admin. I have worked in the internet service provider companies and software development companies for more than 10 years. I have good communication and excellent problem solving skills which are reflected in my past work on oDesk. A few skills.... ✔ Infrastructure design ✔ Project management, Technical support management ✔ DevOps ✔ General Networking, CCNA ✔ Distributions: Debian, RHEL, CentOS, Fedora, Oracle Enterprise Linux, Ubuntu, Gentoo ✔ Microsoft Technologies: Windows Servers and Clients, AD, Exchange, TFS, IIS, MSSQL, Microsoft Networking, Lync. I have the experience, now I need the badge so I'm pursuing MCSA/MCSE ✔ Amazon AWS: EC2, S3, RDS, RDS, VPC etc ✔ Deployment: Puppet, Chef ✔ Cloud: OpenStack, some CloudStack ✔ Web Services&Environments: Nginx, Apache, lighthttpd, Tomcat, JBoss ✔ Fail-over: clustering, backups, replication, ha-proxy, etc ✔ PHP scripting and webdevelopment ✔ 24/7 Monitoring : Monit, Cacti, Nagios, Zabbix
For more than ten years I have worked extensively in the software development and hosting industries. I am an expert Linux and Unix system engineer, and can deploy and configure any software stack that is based on Linux for optimal content delivery. I excel at MySQL database design, optimization, and administration. I am a seasoned software developer and have extensive experience with many languages including Java, Python, PHP and Ruby. I also have significant experience with customizing, deploying, and adminstering open source web applications, application frameworks, and application servers. I have worked locally, overseas, and with colleagues and clients overseas via the internet. If you look at my work history here, you will note that i 'disappeared' in February 2011. Indeed I did disappear, I was in a very bad car accident in Bangkok, Thailand, where I was living at the time, and was nto able to get out of bed or use a phone or computer for roughly a month. I now reside in Austin, TX again full-time I do not disappear typically, my present and previous employers can confirm that if you are hesitant based on feedback from 2011.
Unix Server administration (Linux,FreeBSD): apache,nginx,lighthttpd sendmail,qmail,postfix php,perl, bash scripts firewalls spam defence mysql,postgress EMC: EMC Documentum (Documentum Administrator, Webtop) DQL DFC Windows: Windows Servers Sharepoint installation, administration, customization. Software optimization (wordpress,magento, joomla, and etc) Programming Security audit Project management I have more than 11 years of experience in IT industry Self-motivated