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Pete N. | Elance
 
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Pete N.

Linux Systems Administrator, RHCE, 10 years exp.
   Canada
  |   Gold River, British Columbia
  |  3:44 am Local Time

Overview

A seasoned Linux System Administrator (RHEL/CentOS) with enterprise level experience building and managing BIND DNS, email, and LAMP systems, as well as advanced Apache configurations and creating complex Bash Shell scripts.

As the Senior Linux Administrator for a global online gambling and sports betting enterprise, I headed up a distributed team of 3, managing several hundred servers (web, email, db2, mysql, etc). I was also responsible for a large scale DNS environment serving thousands of domains.

Along with extensive Linux knowledge,...

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Jun 7, 2013|Networking & Security|Private|Completed
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Linux Systems Admin
BIND DNS
Apache Web Configuration
Bash Shell Scripting
Excellent Troubleshooting Skills
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Service Description

Linux Administration (RHEL/CentOS)
With over 10 years extensive experience I can perform any system related tasks you may need looked after.
Examples (non exhaustive list)
-configure firewall and other related security tools
-configure secure limited access to restricted shell users
-update system and software packages
-configure email, web, mysql, dns, dhcp (and other) services
-automate routine tasks including backup


Bash Shell Scripting
I can conceive and write quality shell scripts whether it's a one liner to sort out a tricky task or something with thousands of lines of code to automate an entire process.
System scripts can eliminate human error, ensure tasks are completed consistently and timely.
All my work is readable and well commented so it can be passed on for others to easily use and understand.


Apache Web Server Configuration
A properly configured web server, along with optimized DNS, will provide a better user experience as well as promote better SEO (search engine rankings).
I can optimize your web site through Apache configurations and rewrite rules.


BIND DNS Services
I have designed, built and maintained a both public and private DNS service with over a dozen BIND servers spread around the world. The system, still in use, is security minded and internally maintained from a single management server using bash scripts and BIND internal tools.
Whether you need your DNS...

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Employment

Nzone Media
Linux Administrator, Technical Lead
2005 - 2010
Nzone Media, formerly Fiver Media and Riptown Media, is the support and development arm of the Bodog Entertainment Group (bodog.com). The global Linux environment consists of approximately 450 RHEL...
Open School BC
LAN and Systems Analyst
1999 - 2005
Open School BC is a Provincial Government agency providing on-line and print based courses to both public and private schools throughout British Columbia as well as individual students across...
Tecnet Canada Inc.
Technical Representative
1998 - 1999
Tecnet Canada provides support services primarily to various areas within the Provincial Government.
Ampsconnect Internet Services and GR Tech College
Teaching Assistant & Instructor
1997 - 1998
The AMPS Group was a ISP and Technical College. After graduating at the top of my Computer Network Technician course, I was hired by the school. First working as a Teaching Assistant in a 9 week...

Education

Red Hat Inc.
RH300 - RHCE Training Course (RHEL5)
2007 - 2007
Red Hat Inc.
RH300 - RHCE Training Course (RH8)
2003 - 2003
Greater Regional Technical College
Computer Network Technician Diploma Course
1997 - 1997

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linux
linux admin
bash
shell script
DNS
Apache
troubleshoot
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