I'm Linux Security Administrator & Web Application Penetration Tester with 8 years of experience in the IT field. I'm CISSP (ID# 478556) and OWASP member. My expertise ranges from designing, building secure & robust systems to analysis of subtle software security flaws. I can help you with: - thoroughly security testing your web application (black-box and/or white-box tests) and helping in mitigating detected vulnerabilities - analyzing and assessing vulnerabilities in your application's underlying IT infrastructure - security hardening Linux/UNIX servers/clusters - recommending solutions and best practices on how to design and maintain secure AWS infrastructures - responding to security incident in Linux/UNIX environment, helping in recovery process (rootkit detection, malware removal, etc.)
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I was born to test. Having overall 5+ years of working experience; Expertise in automated testing; GUI, functional, configuration; requirements testing. During my carrier I created a big number of automation test suites from scratches. I played Automation Architecture role on several projects. Also I am proficient in manual testing and planning activities. I have ISTQB certificate. I really love my job :-)
Mostly I work on linux platforms, but also familiar with BSD systems such as: freebsd, opendbsd and netbsd. Currently I work at Civil registry agency of Georgia as a senior linux System administrator and also maintain Public key infrastructure (based on open source software - EJBCA). I learn new concepts and systems quickly and receptive to new ideas, work well alone or in a team and also have a strong sense of responsibility. As of my experience I have worked with Cpanel/Whm, OpenVz virtualization, Dns(bind), mail servers, webmin, apache, php, nginx , squid vdsmanager. I have build monitoring systems based on Nagios, cacti and Zenoss. I have done mysql server optimization and administration as well, apache server load balancing using ngnix and other system optimization - security hardening tasks.
Over the last 13 years i have worked as network administrator. Allways trying to improve my networking skills. I have implemented various solutions for the company i work in , like - Active Driectory - Exchange Server - Network Antivirus solutions - Wireless Networks. - Web Server - Internal / External DNS.... - Gateway - DFS-R File Server In the last 3 years i have oriented myself in the security / penetration testing area. I have achived 2 certifications in security : Offensive Security Wireless Proffesional , and Certified Ethical Hacker My site regarding penetration tests can be found at the following link: https://sites.google.com/site/be4hacked
Web Developer (ASP.net, C#, VB.net, SQL, T-SQL, MySQL, Django) with 3 years of experience in a professional environment. Linux server/network admin with 5 years experience - mix of professional and personal. Experience with pentesting (both automated and manual). BSc Hons in Computer Studies. Strong English skills. With the formal stuff out of the way, I'm approachable, friendly, professional and a hard worker. I enjoy solving people's problems, and get immense satisfaction from being able to say at the end of a day's work that I've improved a system/app/website. Being able to make a difference is hugely rewarding, and in IT you can often see that difference immediately.
With almost 9 years of experience in managing Systems/Network design and deployments for various enterprises and last five years focused on Information Security management and research, I have a skill set that is suitable for variety of tasks related to Open Source system (Linux flavors, BSD) configurations like LAMP (Linux, Apache, Mysql, Php) web servers, Syslogs client/server, and various open source and vendor specific Firewalls (e.g Pfsense, Smoothwall, Cisco ASA, Juniper). A part form that, I have hands on experience in Linux shell scripting, Perl, PHP and have developed various applications with client/server model. Also, as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Implementer, I am well established to provide consultancy on information security projects, ranging from ISMS management to designing controls for systems. Last but not least, I have skills in Penetration Testing/Vulnerability Assessments of Web application and Android applications. Well aware of OWASP and tools like Burp, Acunitex, nmap, metasploit and others included in Kali Linux flavor.
I have over 8 years experience in software testing and systems administration. I'm skilled in Linux application testing, white/black box testing, penetration testing, mobile app testing (Android & iOS) and load testing. All test cases, steps and reports are fully documented for client review. I have tested web applications for the top 3 technology companies in Silicon Valley. Current available test rig: OSX 10.9.2, Win 8, Win7, Win Vista, Win XP, IPhone 7.1.1, Fedora, PCLinuxOS, CentOS, Ubuntu, Samsung Galaxy Tab, IPad, IPad mini
• An ISTQB certified, Test Professional with around 8 years of testing experience, in client-server, windows, mobile and web applications in Agile environment in Financial Services • A flexible and pragmatic approach to testing at all times in line with Agile (Scrum) and Waterfall development methodologies • 3 years of practical experience working in Agile (iterative software development methodology) environment and in scrum teams managing full QA efforts on the projects • Adroit in collaborating with stakeholders, to ensure successful on-time project releases • Expertise in test management • Actively involved in daily stand-ups, team meetings, sprint planning, grooming meetings and sprint retrospectives • Mentoring, coaching and developing team members to their full capacity • Experienced in performing Integration, Exploratory, Functional, GUI, Regression, Usability, Smoke, ETL Data Migration, Cross Browser Compatibility, System Integration (SIT) and User Acceptance Testing (UAT) • Expertise in manual testing and exposure to automation testing • Exposure to test tools like Microsoft Test Manager, Team Foundation Server (TFS), Test professional, QTP, Selenium Web-driver, HP QC, NUnit, SOAP UI etc • Expertise in constructing & modifying SQL queries and implement database driven/backend testing (SQL Server 2005 & 2008) • Highly motivated, focused and self directed quality oriented professional with excellent organizational skills combined with good interpersonal and strong communication skills (verbal and written) • Excellent in collaborating with colleagues, customers and business stakeholders • A result oriented, hardworking professional with commitment , a quest and zeal to learn and apply new technologies and undertake challenging tasks • Possess team approach; adept in performing in critical situations with strict deadlines and multiple deliverable • Strong desire to quality, test to break attitude and a thorough approach to responsibilities • High attention to detail with a focus on quality and continuous improvement Should you require further information, don’t hesitate to contact me. Looking forward to hear from you soon!
Heshantha Fernando Agency Contractor
I have over 12 years of experience. Always with 'Can Do' attitude. When it comes to my expert areas of IT, I'm capable of accomplishing anything. I'm also a fast learner. Network Engineer: -Experience on Configuring, Troubleshooting and Optimizing Routers, Switches (L2/L3), ASA Devices, Load Balancers, PIX Firewalls etc. etc. With following certifications (CCNP R&S, CCNP Security) Security Specialist: -I have done a lot of projects as a Security Consultant. Having experience in conducting Vulnerability Assessments, Penetration Testing and also I have done Server/ Network Hardening against threats, Designing, Implementation and Maintenance of security policies, Conducting Forensic Investigations etc. etc. I'm having Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH), Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (C|HFI) and EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (E|CSA) Certifications Proficient in ISO 27001:2013 security audits and Certified Lead Implementer for ISO 27001:2013 System Administrator: - Windows Administration experience of mine goes back to Windows NT 4. Since then I have been Implementing, Administrating & Troubleshooting Windows Servers. - I have experience in HP-UX, Red Hat RHEL5/6 CentOS5/6 administration. Database Administration: - Implementing, Administrating & Troubleshooting Microsoft SQL Server 2008/2012. I have started DBA tasks back in SQL server 6.5 days. - Experience on DBA tasks on Oracle 8i, 9i, 10g and 11g. - Experience on DBA tasks on MySQL 5.0/5.5. IT Disaster Recovery: Have experience in identifying vulnerabilities and taking appropriate countermeasures to prevent and mitigate failure risks. Including taking enterprise-wide approach to develop disaster recovery plan, assessment of risks, developing policies and procedures, implementation the plan and recover from a disaster. I'm a EC-Council Disaster Recovery Professional (E|DRP)
Ahmad rizwan C. Agency Contractor
Last 13 years I have developed many hundred websites for internal and external purpose. Market Motive SEO Certified consultant. I have extreme specialty in WordPress. I use xHTML, HTML, AJAX, PHP, MySQL, PostgreSQL. My core competency lies in developing of high-load website projects, also I am seeking opportunities to build websites from the ground up for you or your business. I would like to get long-term relations with customers.