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Member since January, 2013
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I have over 15 years of experience administering Linux and Windows servers. In my current day-job I am responsible for administering a network of 90+ servers (Windows and Linux) and 25 Cisco routers, switches and firewalls across various locations. I have over 10 years of experience with designing and maintaining fault-tolerant apache/nginx web clusters for highly available web applications. In my current job I designed a web cluster of 13 load balanced apache servers for a very stable environment with little to no down time (even during maintenance periods). I have the following certifications: MCP, MCSA, MCSE, MCSE: Security, CCNA, CCDA I have experience in: * PHP * Wordpress * API Integration * Linux clustering and HA * Amazon EC2 / AWS / MWS * MySQL/MS SQL administration and optimization * Linux Firewall, networking and Security Concepts * Design, deployment and administration of multi node web farms * Service level load balancing and clustering * Linux services (WEB,MAIL,PROXY,DNS,LDAP,SAMBA,ZIMBRA, etc) * OS security concepts * Monitoring tools and solutions (Nagios, Munin, SNMP, OpManager, Kaseya) * Bash scripting * Virtualization solutions (VMWare, XEN, CITRIX, OpenVZ, etc) * Advanced Windows Cluster Administration * Document Management System (Alfresco) * Active Directory deployment and administration * Network administration and design * Network Security (Penetration Testing) * Server Auditing * Technical Support * Web hosting Control panels such as cPanel,Plesk,DirectAdmin and Webmin * Data recovery
$50 USD/hr
25 reviews
  • 82%Jobs Completed
  • 100%On Budget
  • 100%On Time
  • 21%Repeat Hire Rate


Recent Reviews

  • image of jackshapiro Install Open Source Applications on AWS Linux $304.70 USD

    “Justin is the best developer I have had the pleasure of working with. He developed this complicated project with quality, and finesse. He is truly one of the best! I highly recommend him for your project. Don't steal all him time though. I need him for other work :-)”

  • image of steve508 Project for jksnetwork -- 3 $80.00 USD

    “Above and beyond as usual! Works very hard to find the best solution. Thanks again!”

  • image of steve508 Project for jksnetwork -- 2 $125.00 USD

    “Third time hired and will hire again!! Please do not hire him as I want him all to myself!! :) Seriously, this guy continues to think beyond my project saving me time and money in the long run as well as future-proofing! Clear and concise documentation after the project is complete. If you want quality work, definitely go with jksnetwork.”

  • image of steve508 Project for jksnetwork $75.00 USD

    “Second time hired - again, went above and beyond! This guy is an AWS champion!”

  • image of steve508 AWS S3 text files to Relational Database $250.00 AUD

    “Did a perfect job! Communication was easy, job was completed quickly and I trusted him with access to my personal computer to show me on-screen how to make edits if I needed. Will be using his services again soon.”

  • image of shadowvg Help with writing AWS IAM Policies £33.00 GBP

    “I cannot fault Justin at all. Even though I was really busy throughout, Justin was a patient and understood perfectly my needs. Will use again.”


Systems Administrator

Dec 2008

I manage a network of 90+ Windows and Linux servers, 25 Cisco router, switces and firewalls and 270+ Windows workstations.

Network Engineer

Mar 2004 - Dec 2008 (4 years)

I worked as a consultant designing and engineering over 270 projects during the 4 years I was there. The projects ranged from simple network upgrades to full fledged network design.

IT Manager

Jan 2001 - Mar 2004 (3 years)

I was responsible for the day to day management of all IT aspects for this company.


Information Technology

1998 - 2002 (4 years)


CCNA (2011)

CCDA (2012)

MCSE (2008)


  • US English Level 1
  • AWS
  • Network Programming 1
  • PHP Level 1
  • WordPress
  • Ethernet Admin 1
  • MySQL Level 1


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