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18 years experience with System Administration and Computer Security. Primary interest involve Linux and Open Source products. System Administration. Server and Network Security. System Engineering. Troubleshooting. Tutoring. Design, setup, configuration, and implementation of systems into production environments. Migrating production servers with minimal downtime. Creating technical documentation, so that others duplicate my results without issue. Providing issue resolution. Ensuring satisfaction and delivering quality of work and results. Operating System experience - Linux, Windows, UNIX Security Administration experience - System, Network, and Web Application Hardening System and Network Intrusion Detection Systems Intrusion Prevention Systems Honey Pots PCI DSS, SOX, HIPAA, and DISA STIG compliance Vulnerability Assessments Penetration testing **** Minimum 10% up front. Hourly rate is negotiable. It can go up or down. Fixed rate available with statement(s) of work. ****
$100 USD/hr
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  • 85%Jobs Completed
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Mar 2017

Computer Security & System Administration.

System Administrator

Aug 2011

Consultant / Freelance. System Administration and Troubleshooting. Server and Network Security. Design, setup, configuration, and implementation of systems into production environments. Migrating production servers with minimal downtime. Cisco ASA. Troubleshooting primarily software issues. Providing issue resolution. Create technical documentation, so that others may duplicate results. Ensuring satisfaction with quality of work and results.

Technical Support Specialist

Apr 2010 - Nov 2011 (1 year)

Providing technical support to UPS customers with an emphasis on customer service. Troubleshooting UPS software and hardware. Mentoring coworkers. Acting as technical lead when needed. Creating and modfying solutions to improve issue resolution. Suggesting ideas for process improvement. Providing remote support for UPS customers and field technicians.

Linux/FreebSD System Administration Consultant

Mar 2010 - Sep 2010 (6 months)

Independent Consultant / Freelance. Remote system administration. Troubleshooting issues. Installation and configuration of services in production environments. System migration. System hardening. Ensuring compliance with security standards. Implementation Intrusion Detection Systems. Ensuring customer satisfaction.

System Administrator - Proprietor

Oct 2004 - Sep 2006 (1 year)

Provide web, email, and managed servers for individuals, small start up companies and non profit organizations. Managing client expectations and concerns. Maintaining system security. Installation and configuration of Web Servers, DNS Servers, OpenSSH Servers, FTP Servers, Web-Based Control Panels, eMail Servers, IDS Systems. Maintaining DNS and ReverseDNS records for client domains.

System Administrator

Feb 2002 - Jun 2004 (2 years)

Installation, configuration and maintenance of system services. To include Apache HTTP Server, exim, qpopper, MySQL, OpenSSH, ProFTPD. Maintained system security. Managed client concerns and expectations. Managed client accounts and services.


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