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@techguru91
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Member since April, 2011
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TechGuru91

An experienced Linux System Administrator with skills in CentOS/RHEL/Ubuntu/Fedora Server/VPS Configuration, Administration and Troubleshooting plus L2/L3 support expertise. I am having hands-on expertise to Mail / Web Hosting / Virtualization / Network Monitoring / Media Streaming / OpenGTS / DNS / FTP / Backup / Firewall Servers, Data center Administration and Server Security measures. My exposure to Amazon EC2, Linode, GoDaddy and Hostgator physical/virtual server environment is quite good. I am looking forward to utilize my experience and technical skills to offer quality work with client’s contentment. Possessing 08 years experience in Information Technology including 3.5 years experience in as System Administrator in Data Center (Systems Team) and currently working as Manager (Linux Systems). I have experience in administration of heterogeneous network with a variety of open source tools to provide an excellent IT infrastructure for organizations.

$17 USD/hr
32 Reviews
4.9
  • 87%Jobs Completed
  • 100%On Budget
  • 100%On Time
  • 28%Repeat Hire Rate

Recent Reviews

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    “He is very professional, I will work more with him later!”

    DzungLe Flag of Vietnam 1 year ago.
    • Linux
    • Video Services
    • Videography
  • image of kuiper Linux server issue $90.00 USD

    “Its always a pleasure working with Faisal. Will continue to rehire.”

    kuiper Flag of Nigeria 1 year ago.
    • PHP
    • Java
    • System Admin
    • Linux
    • Shell Script
    • Hire me
  • image of mszeer ZImbra 8.0.1 fine-tuning $132.20 USD

    “Faisal is a very qualified person, very helpful and skilled professional. I would recommend to anyone that needs a professional service. He is the best!”

    mszeer Flag of Brazil 1 year ago.
    • Linux
  • image of wvboys61 exim / MailScaner config €290.00 EUR

    “Frisal is great to work with, he gets the job done, his level of expertise is superb, definetly will hire again, and would have no hesitation in recommending him. 11/10”

    wvboys61 Flag of Ireland 1 year ago.
    • Perl
    • Script Install
    • Linux
    • Web Security
  • image of wvboys61 BIND / Mx Relay €75.00 EUR

    “again, just fantastic, gave him the spec for the job, got it done very fast, tested it, fixed a few minor probpoem, and the mx relay has been working a treat since, top marks thanks”

    wvboys61 Flag of Ireland 1 year ago.
    • Linux
    • Shell Script
  • image of manolosal Fix email issues with new vps $35.00 USD

    “Great programmer, very reliable and knowledgeable! Will definitely hire him again!”

    manolosal Flag of El Salvador 2 years ago.
    • Linux
    • WHMCS
    • VPS
    • Email Marketing

Experience

Manager (Linux System Administration)

Sep 2011

Responsible to: - Keep Email & SpamFilter Servers smooth. Perform daily monitoring, analyzing logs and resolve client queries regarding email accounts. - Keep Web Hosting Servers running over Linux with CPanel/WHM, Apache, PHP and MySQL smooth and maintain web sites security by Mod-security, Maldet and ClamAV. - Manage Advance Policy Firewall (APF) and IP-Tables on all Linux Servers. - Perform timely backups of all Linux Servers. - Maintain NAGIOS / Zabbix to perform real time monitoring of all IT

Network/System Administrator

Apr 2008 - Sep 2011 (3 years)

Role: System Administrator, Support Engineer (SAN) Tools & Technology used: Windows 2008/2003 Server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, VMware, Thin Client & NetApp Data ONTAP Job Summary: Managing & Troubleshooting Windows (Win2K3/2k8 & XP) based network Managing & Troubleshooting Linux based network ( include DNS, DHCP and Samba Server) Managing the Active Directory and Microsoft ISA Server for Internet Sharing Management of various Windows & Linux based Servers (WSUS, LTSP,

Instructor (Telecommunication)

Oct 2004 - Oct 2008 (4 years)

GSEZIT is a technical institute offers Diploma of Associate Engineering in different technologies and it is 1st one to offer Diploma of Associate Engineering in Telecommunication Technology in Karachi Pakistan. My Role: Instructor Tools & Technologies Used: Local Area Network (LAN) and MS Office. Job Summary: To teach subjects related with the field of Telecommunication to DAE Telecommunication classes. To administrate Telecom Lab & Computer Lab of the institute. Installation, configuration

Education

M. Sc (H) Telecommunication

2002 - 2003 (1 year)

B.Sc (H) Telecommunication

1999 - 2002 (3 years)

Certifications

Preparation of CCNA (2006)

The Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification is the associate-level certification of networking company Cisco Systems. CCNAs are able to install, configure, operate and troubleshoot medium-sized networks based on Cisco equipment. CCNAs can advance to Cisco's higher professional and expert-level certifications.

Certified Wireless Network Administration (CWNA) (2007)

CWNA is the foundation-level wireless LAN certification for the industry-standard CWNP Program. It is starting point for wireless training and certification. CWNA covers a broad range of wireless LAN topics focused on wireless technology rather than vendor-specific products. The wireless network market continues to grow because of the additional productivity that wireless network access brings to any organization. Properly trained and certified individuals are needed to make networks secure, cost-effective, and reliable. CWNAs are prepared to administer any wireless LAN, no matter which vendor product you use.

VMware Certified Associate - Data Center Virtualization (2013)

With the VCA-Workforce Mobility certification, you’ll have greater credibility when discussing workforce mobility and end-user computing, the business challenges that VMware Horizon Suite is designed to address, and how deploying the Horizon solution addresses those challenges. You will be able to define workforce mobility and provide use case scenarios of how Horizon and workforce mobility can deliver freedom, flexibility, and manageability while connecting people to their data, applications, and desktops.

VMware Certified Associate - Cloud (2013)

With the VCA-Cloud certification, you’ll have greater credibility when discussing cloud computing, the business challenges the vCloud Suite is designed to address, and how deploying the vCloud solution addresses those challenges. You'll be able to define cloud computing and provide use case scenarios of how vCloud and cloud computing can take advantage of private and public clouds without changing existing applications and leverage a common management, orchestration, networking, and security model.

VMware Certified Associate - Data Center Virtualization (2013)

With the VCA-Data Center Virtualization certification, you’ll have greater credibility when discussing data center virtualization, the business challenges that vSphere is designed to address, and how virtualizing the data center with vSphere addresses those challenges. You'll be able to define data center virtualization and provide use case scenarios of how vSphere and data center virtualization can provide cost and operational benefits.

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  • Simply the Best

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  • The Economist

    Complete 10 projects on budget.
  • Perfectionist

    Receive 5-star ratings in 90% of your completed projects (minimum 10 projects).
  • Smart Money

    Create 10 Milestones.
  • All Star

    Receive a 5-star rating for a project.
  • The Regular

    Log in every day for 1 week.
  • Nine-to-Fiver

    Win a project and accept the offer.
  • Pro-Profile

    Complete your Profile 100%.
  • US English Qualified

    Pass the US English Exam (Level 1)
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    Pass the US English Exam (Level 1)
  • Feedback Guru

    Receive 10 reviews
  • The Critic

    Post 10 Reviews.
  • The Seeker

    Bid on 20 projects.
  • The Perfectionist

    Edited a bid.
  • The Adventurer

    Complete your first project.

Exams

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    85%
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My Top Skills

  • Linux 29
  • System Admin 13
  • PHP 8
  • Shell Script 5
  • Java 4
  • Amazon Web Services 2
  • Technical Support 1
  • Windows Server 1
  • Plesk 1
  • Web Hosting 1
  • VPS 1
  • Photoshop 0
  • Computer Security 0
  • Cloud Computing 0
  • Education & Tutoring 0
  • Academic Writing 0
  • Desktop Support 0
  • Microsoft 0
  • Solaris 0
  • Red Hat 0

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