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@GeekForAWeek
Flag of United Kingdom Alton, United Kingdom
Member since January, 2014
1 Recommendations

High Level IT Consultant 

I am an experienced high level IT Consultant with a background in both Windows and Linux looking to be hired. I have worked in varying arenas for employers and companies around the world I have a strong foundation in many areas. I have also worked as a System Admin Administrator and a Technical Support Engineer. If my qualifications are suitable for you, please consider me for your next job or project. I am ready to be hired by you today and start work.
$25 USD/hr
8 Reviews
3.4
  • 88%Jobs Completed
  • 100%On Budget
  • 100%On Time
  • 22%Repeat Hire Rate

Recent Reviews

  • image of pbxramdas Implementing SMTP Authentication And Encryption on Elastix 2.4.0 $25.00 USD

    “John really knows what he is doing. Even when things are not going that smoothly, him isn't panicing.”

    pbxramdas Flag of Netherlands 1 year ago.
    • Linux
    • Asterisk PBX
    • VoIP
  • image of premiumclaimsuk Remove a Cron Jobs $5.00 USD

    “Great work!”

    premiumclaimsuk Flag of United Kingdom 1 year ago.
    • PHP
    • MySQL
    • Plesk
  • image of drakeharper URGENT!! Locked out of vTiger CRM!! $151.80 USD

    “I cant say enough... He has really saved my BEHIND!!! Will hire again for sure!!!”

    drakeharper Flag of United States 1 year ago.
    • PHP
    • Linux
    • Apache
    • vTiger
    • MySQL
  • image of fcbayern7 Transferin Imap emails to different Server $30.00 USD

    “Great Freelancer. Definitely Recommended. Great skills and support 24 hrs. WILL HIRE HIM AGAIN”

    fcbayern7 Flag of United Kingdom 1 year ago.
    • Linux
    • Microsoft Exchange
  • image of yubnub Apply qmail patch £18.00 GBP

    “Amazingly fast and concise work - thanksyou so much”

    yubnub Flag of United Kingdom 1 year ago.
    • Plesk
  • image of dealerbid Change ip address of SMTP server for postfix $30.00 USD

    “Absolutely great guy, really knows his stuff and bent over backwards to get to the route of the problem. One of those guys who wont let a problem beat him which is exactly what you want. Will definitely be using again.”

    dealerbid Flag of United Kingdom 1 year ago.
    • Linux
    • Plesk

Experience

Varied Roles

Jan 2007 - Dec 2013 (6 years)

Varying roles, not limited to Technical Design Authority, 4th Line Support, Technical Consultant

Technical Architect

Aug 2001 - Dec 2006 (5 years)

Technical Architect for a Central UK Government Department

Exchange Administrator

Jan 2000 - Jul 2001 (1 year)

Exchange Administrator

Education

IT

1990 - 1991 (1 year)

Certifications

cPanel Technical Specialist (2013)

cPanel University

The cPU Technical Exams were developed to establish reputable and professional standards in cPanel & WHM Linux-based troubleshooting and support, helping to prove you have the razor-sharp technical chops required for current or future employers and clients. With the Technical exams, you can expect questions ranging from general Linux/BSD knowledge to in-depth cPanel & WHM troubleshooting, tools, and techniques. Questions in the Base certification exam covers general system commands and requirements, to log locations and ports used. Advanced certification exams involve Perl knowledge and advanced troubleshooting concepts. All technical exams were designed by our Level III and Level IV technical analysts. Technical exams start out challenging and continue to get harder, demanding that you dig deep into your arsenal of technical skills in Linux and cPanel software. Don't be fooled, the advanced tests are intense and require hands-on skills.

70-324 - Administering Office 365 for Small Businesses (2013)

Microsoft

Microsoft MCP Qualification

70-680 - Windows 7, Configuring (2013)

Microsoft

Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist

Publications

ISP Web Design

ISP Web Design publication for a major UK company

Exams

  • US English Level 1
    93%
  • Numeracy 1
    88%

My Top Skills

  • Linux 7
  • MySQL 4
  • System Admin 2
  • Web Security 2
  • Apache 2
  • Technical Support 2
  • Microsoft Exchange 2
  • Asterisk PBX 1
  • VoIP 1
  • Computer Security 0
  • Active Directory 0
  • DNS 0
  • Azure 0
  • Microsoft 0
  • Nginx 0
  • VPS 0
  • Bitcoin 0
  • Windows 8 0
  • VMware 0
  • Network Administration 0

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