Patrick H.

Patrick H.

DevOps Engineer / Sr Linux SysAdmin / Developer

Sacramento, United States



What's the difference

[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 tradition…


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Work History & Feedback

VERY URGENT Server Fix (AWS) + Sys Admin or Developer Position (Ongoing)

2 hrs @ $72.50/hr
Earned $121
“Patrick was helpful, responsive and extremely competent. Highly recommended.”


AWS SysAdmin Needed

95 hrs @ $33.33/hr
Earned $3,160
“Patrick has been amazing. He's super-knowledgable, accessible, communicative, and a great guy. Highest recommendation.”


Linux VPS Admin for Rails 3 Project

37 hrs @ $27.78/hr
Earned $1,019
“Would definitely hire again.”


Server setup

2 hrs @ $60.00/hr
Earned $90
“Exactly what I needed, fast turn-around and good communication.”


Emergency AWS Administration

Fixed Price $70
“Patrick was awesome! I had an emergency situation with a site down on AWS, and he got right on it, worked nonstop until the site was back up, and was very easy to communicate and work with. I would definitely hire him again!”


LAMP Expert (CentOS/WHM/Nagios)

118 hrs @ $32.50/hr
Earned $3,819
“Patrick is an excellent system admin. Highly skilled, pro-active, efficient, professional, great communicator and seemingly indefatigable. If Patrick is an option, its simple: hire him.”


Moving CakePHP / MySQL Social App to AWS with CloudSearch, NewRelic & CloudFlare

80 hrs @ $60.00/hr
Earned $4,780
Job in progress

Cloud Architect/Admin

60 hrs @ $40.00/hr
Earned $2,379
Job in progress

Tests Taken
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Windows XP Test


oDesk Readiness Test for Independent Contractors and Staffing Managers