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Syd Alsobrook | Elance
Last Sign-in: May 18, 2015

Syd Alsobrook

We make infrastructure like easy.
   United States
  |   St. Petersburg, FL


Minimum Hourly Rate $132

Syd has spent the last 18 years focusing on enterprise solutions. His experience working with enterprise environments include: network engineering; data security; system administration; and enterprise monitoring. His experience comes from diverse industries including: Health Care; Financial; and Telecommunications, for such companies as WebMD, Bank of America, Lucent, Oxygen Development and others. His broad perspective of computing environments gives him the ability to look across multiple disciplines - to see the whole of the computing...

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Skills (10)

Cisco Routers
Cisco IOS
Linux System Administration
Virtual Machine
Information Architecture
Intranet Architecture
Network Monitoring
Network Security

Service Description

* Foundation Architectures
Designed and supported architectures, supporting the following applications among others. Oracle, Informix, Siebel, WebSphere, DB2, MS SQL, LDAP, Web Hosting, Email, and DNS among others. Served as a senior systems administrator, supporting Debian, Red Hat, Solaris, and Microsoft Windows Server. He maintained proper system operations through system audits, patch management. Worked with application owners to ensure proper system configuration. Optimized Solaris system performance through Solaris Resource Management. Integrated Unix authentication and authorization providing common sign-on across Unix, Application, and Windows environments. Deployed Windows Server environments supporting Active Directory, Group Policy, Terminal Services, and MS SQL.

* Wired and Wireless Network and Remote Access Architectures
Designed and implemented large TCPIP networks. He has architected standard solutions for dynamically routed networks, Internet fail-over and load-balancing. Experience supporting global MPLS and Cisco DMVPN networks. Designed remote access solutions based on Cisco, SonicWall, and OpenVPN. Including Infrastructure based LAN to LAN VPN's, and fault tolerant multi-point VPN solutions with dynamic routing. Designed and implemented indoor and outdoor wireless networks based on Ruckus, Cisco, and Ubiquiti equipment. Performed RF site surveys and analysis. Deployed routing protocols BGP, EIGRP, and OSPF in multiple environements.

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April 2015
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