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Flag of United States Pittsburgh, United States
Member since January, 2013
1 Recommendations


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
$35 USD/hr
19 Reviews
  • 77%Jobs Completed
  • 100%On Budget
  • 100%On Time
  • 15%Repeat Hire Rate

Recent Reviews


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)