16+ years of experience in Linux Systems Administration and Full Stack Development.
Engineer of scalable systems spanning more than 200 servers - hosting 2 million users - 1 billion page views.
Self-motivated expert with strong work ethic and productive self-starter.
Proven success on & off oDesk/upwork in both small and large scale international projects.
Team Leader & Player - Broad experience in joining existing teams as a consultant / co-worker as well as taking over leadership to achieve goals and meeting deadlines.
AWS Certified Solutions Architect
AWS Certified Developer
AWS Certified Sysops Administrator
16+ years as Systems Administrator
14+ years as Network Engineer
8+ years as Cloud / Virtualization Expert
4+ years as DevOps
17+ years as Developer
- Server / Network Infrastructure Design, Deployment, Ongoing Administration / Maintenance, Migration
- Emergency Support
- Amazon AWS (EC2, RDS, ELB, Autoscaling, Beanstalk, CloudFormation, DynamoDB, S3, EFS, Route53, AIM, SNS, SQS, Cloudfront, Lambda, Sailfish, Import/Export, Storage Gateway)
- Google Cloud (Cloud Engine, Cloud SQL, Cloud Loadbalancer, Cloud Storage)
- Amazon OpsWorks / Chef, CodeDeploy
- Wordpress, Performance Tuning, Caching, Autoscaling / Failover Cluster, Plugin Development, Security, Malware removal, CDN Integration, On-Site SEO
- Magento,Performance Tuning, Caching, Autoscaling / Failover Cluster, Plugin Development, Security, Malware removal, CDN Integration, On-Site SEO
- Google Cloud, Digitalocean, Vultr, Linode, Softlayer, Hetzner, OVH, Rackspace
- NGINX (incl. modules), Apache (incl. modules), Varnish, TLS/SSL, TLSA
- Plesk, CPanel, WHM
- Distributed systems, Failover, Loadbalancing, Scaling, Intra-Datacenter, Cross-Region / Cross-Country Setups, Geotargeting
- MySQL, Master-Master / Mast-Slave Replication, Percona XtraDB Multi-Master, MongoDB + Replication, SQLite, Memcache, Redis, basic Cassandra
- NFS, GlusterFS, DRDB, HAProxy, Keepalived, Heartbeat
- MaxCDN, KeyCDN, Cloudflare
- HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap, Foundation
- Forex Trading, MQL4, MQL5, LMAX Exchange API, Dukascopy jForex API, Oanda API
- Java, C, z80/68k Assembly, Arduino IDE
- Debian, Ubuntu, FreeBSD, OpenBSD
- LXC, KVM, Jails, Docker
- Nagios, Monit
- Postfix, DSPAM, Amavis, SpamAssassin, Dovecot, Courier, DKIM, SPF, DMARC, DANE TLSA
- Google Adwords / Adsense, Zanox, OpenX
- Eclipse, Visual Studio, Git
Communication: Skype, Slack, Email/PGP, OTR, Threema/TextSecure/Signal.