Proud to be a problem solver, high level Unix/Linux expertise, a very fanatical Cloud SysAdmin with horizontal mentality and heavy DevOps culture. I am research oriented, self motivated and I feel comfortable when I take new challenges, I like the CI environments and I love working under pressure. Core skills: FreeBSD, Solaris, Linux, pfSense, Mikrotik, Capistrano, CFEngine, Chef, Asterisk, Tropo, Twilio, EJabberd, Xen, Proxmox, vmware, OpenStack, OpenNebula, AWS, Joyent, RackSpace, HP-Cloud, OpenVz, Varnish, Nginx, Lighttpd, Apache, Yaws
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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.
12+ years of experience in administration of servers powered by the Linux and FreeBSD operating systems. Full time independent contractor during the last 4 years. * CentOS, Debian, RHEL, Ubuntu; FreeBSD, OpenBSD * AWS, Digital Ocean, Hetzner, Linode * Ansible * Apache, lighttpd, nginx, uWSGI * MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL * Postfix, Dovecot, Postgrey, SpamAssassin, ClamAV, OpenDKIM * Docker, KVM, libvirt, LXC, OpenVZ, Vagrant, VirtualBox, Xen, FreeBSD jails * DNS: BIND, NSD, PowerDNS * LVM, DRBD, Heartbeat * Load balancing: haproxy, keepalived, nginx * Quagga, Open vSwitch, iptables, ipfw, pf, bonding, bridging * VPN: StrongSwan, OpenVPN, Racoon * Sensu, Nagios, Munin, SmokePing, Monit, Collectd * SAN: HP MSA, IBM DS * Backups: duplicity, rsnapshot, bacula * Python (Boto, Django, Scrapy), Ruby, shell, PHP * cPanel/WHM, WHMCS (designed and developed from scratch a registrar module for an unsupported domain registry)
I am a DevOps who has strong skills and pragmatic experience. Also I had extensive IT background as an expert Linux sysadmin for over 12 years. My knowledge of programming languages and systems administration allows me to integrate and automate much of my work. My GitHub account: https://github.com/freeminder Linux distros: RHEL, CentOS, Ubuntu, Debian Virtualization hypervizors and containers: KVM, VMware ESXi, oVirt, OpenVZ, LXC, Docker, DEIS, Kubernetes Cloud platforms and API: AWS, DigitalOcean, Softlayer, Rackspace, Linode Monitoring: Zabbix, Nagios/Icinga, Munin, Cacti, Monit Load balancers: HAProxy, Nginx Web servers: Apache, Nginx App servers: Phusion Passenger DB: MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster, PostgreSQL, Redis, MongoDB Mail servers: Postfix, Exim, Sendmail, Dovecot, Courier Control panels: cPanel/WHM, Parallels Plesk/Power Panel Configuration management and deployment: Chef, Capistrano Continuous Integration: Jenkins SCM: Git Scripting: Bash, Ruby, Python Frameworks: Ruby on Rails BDD: RSpec, Capybara
[UPDATE January 2015] I am available for limited engagements in architect and advisory roles. I am an accomplished Systems Administrator, Solutions Architect and Startup Advisor with over 10 years professional experience building infrastructure and platforms for startups, small organizations, the enterprise data center and the cloud. My primary specialties are creating DevOps tool chains, building infrastructure for SaaS, PaaS, IaaS and all things open source. I began my career as a traditional software developer but saw my interests shift towards the intersection of systems and development - now what people refer to as DevOps. My knowledge of programming languages and systems administration allows me to integrate and automate much of my work. Here is a brief sampling of skills and technologies I am currently (2015) working with: Linux - CentOS, Ubuntu, Debian, Amazon Datastores - MySQL, PostgreSQL, Redis, MongoDB, ElasticSearch Monitoring - Monit, Sensu, Graphite, Supervisord, ELK (LogStash) Management - Chef, Ansible, Docker, Etcd Platforms - AWS, Rackspace, Google, Linode, DigitalOcean, Heroku Frameworks - Rails, Pyramid Lanaguages - Ruby, Python, PHP, Go SCM - Git Although not as current I also have experience with OS - RHEL, FreeBSD, Gentoo, NetBSD, Windows Server, HP/UX, AIX Datastores - Memcached Management - Puppet Monitoring - Nagios, Munin, Cacti, RunIt Platforms - Joyent, Azure, EngineYard, Deis Languages - Perl, CoffeeScript, Java, Lua Frameworks - CakePHP, Express, Django, Sinatra VoIP - Call Manager, Asterisk Virtualizatoin - VMware ESx/vSphere, Parallels, Plesk SCM - SVN, Mercurial
Fedor P. Agency Contractor
Hello I'm highly experienced, certified engineer ( RHEL cert, Novel cert, MCSA, LPI 3, OpenText ) DevOps engineer with more than 10 years of experience in wide range of projects. Chief of system administrator team in software development company. Freelancer with more then 4 years in oDesk and "five star" rating. Full range of sysadmin support, system architect, security audit, PCI compliance, consulting, automation, DevOps best practices. If you have any project required professional system administration or DevOPS - I could be the one who you are looking for :) http://www.lxpert.info
Stoyan P. Agency Contractor
Essential skills and technologies: =========================================================== OS: RedHat/Centos, Ubuntu/Debian, FreeBSD, AIX and Solaris. IaaS/PaaS/Cloud: AWS, Rackspace, Heroku CM & Automation : Puppet expert Web & App servers: Apache, Nginx, Tomcat, Weblogic Databases: Mysql, PostgreSQL, CouchDB, Redis Monitoring: Nagios, Icinga, Zabbix, Monit, Munin, Cacti Virtualization: Citrix Xen Server, XCP, KVM, Xen, VMWare, LXC, Docker, OpenVZ Mail servers: Exim, Postfix Backups: Bacula, BackupPC HA: HAProxy, Keepalived, Corosync/Pacemaker, DRBD Programming & Scripting: Perl, Python, Ruby, Bash, Korn shell, SVN/Git Networking: DNS, DHCP, OpenLDAP, Samba, NFS, Vyatta OS, Quagga, Firewalls, Cisco/Dell routers & switches, OSSEC & IDS, Varnish, Vagrant Other: Atlassian products, Agile, ITIL ========================================================== Goals: ===== My major objectives are to provide high quality systems administration and architecture services, and create long-term relationships with my clients. I am a motivated self-started with very strong professional attitude towards any kind of job; a team player with rich experience working in large and small teams, able to follow long terms objectives and meet stringent deadlines. I am a certified Linux administrator with more than 10 years of experience working in web hosting, banking, telecom and IT security industries. I've designed and architectured highly scable and multi-tier envrionments on the cloud and in proprietary enterprise facilities around the globe. I can help you successfully complete your project(s).
Andres Montalban Agency Contractor
Over the last 10 years I have worked with World Class IT Infrastructure configuring, deploying and maintaining routers/firewalls/servers all over the world using the most recent technologies. In the following list you will find my knowledge in the computer and network technologies: Linux servers and desktop administration Apache web servers running in Linux, Windows and Unix (FreeBSD/OpenBSD) Mail servers configuration/administration using qmail, Postfix and Exim Good experience with Cisco routers, switches and firewalls (PIX) DNS servers administration using BIND Control panels knowledge, Plesk, Cpanel, Virtualmin, H-Sphere OpenVPN client/servers configuration Untangle configuration/setup Asterisk setup/configuration using Asterisk source or using fully customized installations like Elastix Services and server monitoring using Zabbix, Nagios, BigBrother and Cacti Database servers using MySQL/MS SQL/PostgreSQL Windows 2000/2003 configuration/administration for AD purposes, Exchange Mail Servers, WWW/DB servers Samba deployments using LDAP backend to store user information Experience with Linux Clusters using Heartbeat and Linux Virtual Server NAS, iSCSI, SMB network storage knowledge. I have experience with FreeNAS and Openfiler Experience with IBM Bladecenter S using HS12 and HS21 servers, from build to put the servers in production using Gentoo/Samba/LDAP/GoSA and Asterisk for the HS12 OpenWRT installations and configuration using Routerboard/PCEngines embedded PCs pfSense configuration/customization I have installed Wordpress, SugarCRM, V-Tiger, OTRS, Zimbra, Roundcube, and many others open source software in production environments
If you are looking for skilled Ruby / Rails / Node.JS back-end developer or systems engineer that knows chef and apply devops ideas - feel free to contact me and we'll find out together - how to make your products awesome. If you are looking for a team of developers - contact me anyway - I can build a great team of world-class developers for you in Ukraine - one of the most advanced software development markets in the world. Things that are in my area of interest are: DevOps, Ruby, Sinatra, Rails, AWS, EC2, Chef, Node.JS, Coffee-Script, MySQL, Redis, MongoDB, Heroku, capistrano
Gourav Shah Agency Contractor
I have designed and deployed mid to large scale highly scalable, fault tolerant, automated and secure IT infrastructures using cutting edge complex technologies such as cloud computing, aws/ec2, NoSQL databases, hadoop, load balancers, chef/puppet configuration management systems, varnish cache, nginx/apache web servers, solr search and indexing, virtualization, LAMP and python frameworks, RoR etc. I have worked as a Lead Operations Engineer, IT Manager, managing over 500 server in co located data centers running on various services such as python, java, mysql, postgresql, lamp technologies. Proficient in remote server administration, cloud computing, virtualization etc. I am proficient in libre/open source tools and technologies, command line utilities, scripting, configuration management systems, source code management, computer networks, CMS, Web Frameworks, LAMP, Python/PHP /Ruby on Rails applications deployments etc.and enjoy working on the complex problems and posses excellent troubleshooting skills. I have founded a consulting firm by name Initcron, which is now a AWS Consulting Partner. Initcron specializes in Cloud Computing, Devops, Big Data etc.