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Member since November, 2007
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Harim G.A. 

I am a career systems administrator and have spent my employed life within corporate environments and am now pursuing independent ventures. I am offering my unique enterprise knowledge and vast IT experience with a no nonsense approach and a commitment to making sure your project gets done right and expeditiously. If you're looking for a to the point attitude with an attention to your individual business needs then stop wasting time and have your project given the attention it deserves.
$27 USD/hr
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  • 100%Repeat Hire Rate

Recent Reviews

Experience

System Administrator

Aug 2009 - Oct 2011 (2 years)

Baber's Inc. is privately owned and one of the largest rent-to-own providers in the southeast region. Under the Baber's umbrella operate Rent-to-Own franchises and CheckNOW locations. Annually Baber's Inc. boasts a $30 million year enterprise and during my time operated 82 locations across Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama, and Tennessee. I worked directly with the corporate executives at headquarters and remotely administered, deployed, and troubleshot all locations under the Baber

CEO

Jan 2009 - Feb 2012 (3 years)

TW Media was a dedicated server and internet services provider specializing in cloud services and encrypted unix jail technologies. During the peak of network infrastructure TW Media's client network was transferring two dozen terabytes of bandwidth traffic per month. As CEO, I was responsible for designing the system infrastructure which would include an ESXi framework with FreeBSD Unix guests installed on which we would virtualize two to three u nix jails encrypted using the geom_eli kernel module.

Tier 1 Technical Support Representative

Feb 2004 - Sep 2007 (3 years)

AT&T purchased Cingular Wireless in early 2007, and is currently the nation's largest telecom provider owning more than 300 million phone numbers on its overall network. At my time, AT&T operated 6 call centers in the United States - one of which being in Ocean Springs. During my time at AT&T I worked my way from customer service to manager escalations. I helped train technical support representatives and worked on the Cingular/AT&T migration team. I gained a comprehensive understandin

Customer Service Representative

Oct 2002 - Apr 2003 (6 months)

Echostar is the leading technology behind DiSH Network now known simply as DiSH. DiSH is the largest satellite service provider in the United States providing satellite television to more than 14.3 customers. My time at Echostar was my first experience in a corporate environment and introduced me to the business techniques of customer service.

College Work Study

Jul 2000 - Jun 2002 (1 year)

ITT Technical Institute also known as "ITT Tech" is a vocational for profit technology institute with 130 campuses in 38 states. ITT offers Associates, Bachelor's, and Master's programs and is a nationally accredited institution. During my studies at ITT for IT-CNS, I was hired on as a college work study and often spent my time assisting in the labs and testing different software platforms and network services.

Education

Associates of Science - Information Technology emphasis Computer Network Systems

2000 - 2002 (2 years)

Certifications

CCNA (2012)

University of Phoenix

The CCNA exam is the qualifying exam available to candidates pursuing a single-exam option for the Cisco Certified Network Associate CCNA certification. The CCNA (640-801) exam tests materials from the new Interconnection Cisco Network Devices (ICND) course as well as the new Introduction to Cisco Networking Technologies (INTRO) course. The exam certifies that the successful candidate has important knowledge and skills necessary to select, connect, configure, and troubleshoot the various Cisco networking devices. The exam covers topics on Extending Switched Networks with VLANS, Determining IP Routes, Managing IP traffic with Access Lists, Establishing Point-to-Point connections, and Establishing Frame Relay Connections.

Exams

  • Freelancer Orientation
    80%
  • US English Level 1
    85%

My Top Skills

  • System Admin 4
  • Database Administration 4
  • Web Security 3
  • Cloud Computing 3
  • PHP 2
  • DNS 2
  • MySQL 1
  • Brain Storming 1
  • Translation 0
  • Linux 0
  • Data Processing 0
  • Project Management 0
  • Excel 0
  • SQL 0
  • Computer Security 0
  • Apache 0
  • Active Directory 0
  • UNIX 0
  • Windows Server 0
  • Spanish 0

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