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Bogdan Stoica

Senior Linux Administrator & Freelancer



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  • Birthdate 16-04-1981
  • Work As SysAdmin / DevOps
  • Phone No 0727.21.61.14

About Me

/Who Am I / What I do

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IT professional with broad range of qualifications up to and including postgraduate level. Experience in public, private and voluntary sectors, including combined 10 years of service on several web hosting companies. Currently seeking long-term freelance clients and non-executive directorships.

I am passionate, hard working, have a great sense of humor, I like to help and get involved!

My services: linux server install/config/admin, linux servers security, web server security, website security (wordpress), virtualization, bash scripting, backup tools, malware scanning, malware removal, web hosting services, vps servers etc

I am a certified cPanel & WHM Administrator having 2 cPanel/WHM certifications:
- cPanel & WHM Administrator Certification (proof of certificate)
- cPanel & WHM System Administrator I Certification (proof of certificate)

I proudly use CryptoPay services. I also do accept BitCoin payments on this hash: 3HzBozjB8K1DioT7HGUZw2GUTVijpQs9Au.

Statistics

10 years of experience
150 projects completed
601 hours of work
912 cups of coffee

Resume

/My entire career

Education
1996-2000

Mathematics & Physics Section

Liceul Carol 1 Craiova

Graduation diploma

Information Tehnology

Facultatea de Automatica, Calculatoare si Electronica Craiova

License and graduation diploma

2001-2008
Experience
2009 - 2014

System Administrator

SC MEGAHOSTING WEB SRL (www.megahost.ro)


- Administration of servers (Linux servers: CentOS, Debian, Red Hat, Suse, etc)
- Configurations & Maintenance of the following linux services: Mail (qmail, exim, postfix), MySQL, Apache, DNS (bind), VPN (openVPN, pptpd, softether VPN), iptables firewall
- Backup Configuration & Administration using BackupPC and other backup tools (local backup, network backup or backup to NAS using iSCSI)
- Server monitoring: Zabbix, Nagios
- Server Virtualization & Administration: vmWare, vSphere Client, kvm
- Configuration & Maintenance of the following windows services: Microsoft Exchange (2005, 2007), MsSQL 2005, 2008, Active Directory, Windows Server Backup
- Remote administration of clients' servers (Windows Server 2003, 2005, 2008, 2012, Linux (all kind of linux distributions) through RDP, SSH, LogMeIn, Ammy, TeamViewer
- AutoIT scripting (automate windows tasks)
- cPanel & WHM server administration (also Webmin and ISPConfig)
- Technical Support: email, phone, ticketing system

NOC/Server Administrator

SC 11AM Media SRL (www.rezolvit.ro)

- Administration of servers (Linux servers: CentOS, Debian, Red Hat, Suse, etc)
- Configurations & Maintenance of the following linux services: Mail (qmail, exim, postfix), MySQL, Apache, DNS (bind), VPN (openVPN, pptpd, softether VPN), iptables firewall
- Backup Configuration & Administration using BackupPC and other backup tools (local backup, network backup or backup to NAS using iSCSI)
- Server monitoring: Zabbix, Nagios
- Server Virtualization & Administration: vmWare, vSphere Client, kvm
- Configuration & Maintenance of the following windows services: Microsoft Exchange (2005, 2007), MsSQL 2005, 2008, Active Directory, Windows Server Backup
- Remote administration of clients' servers (Windows Server 2003,2005,2008,2012, Linux (all kind of linux distributions) through RDP, SSH, LogMeIn, Ammy, TeamViewer
- AutoIT scripting (automate windows tasks)
- cPanel & WHM server administration (also Webmin and ISPConfig)
- Technical Support: email, phone, ticketing system

Jul 2014 - Jan 2015
2015 - 2016

Senior Linux System Administrator

SC GAZDUIRE WEB SRL (www.gazduire.ro)


- Linux servers administration: CentOS, RedHat, Debian, Ubuntu, Suse, Fedora
- Administration of VPS Servers: deployment, os install, setup, config, security, management
- Linux services config & maintenance: Mail (qmail, exim, postfix), SQL (MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL), Web Server: (Apache, Nginx), DNS (bind), VPN (openVPN, pptpd, softether VPN, ipsec), CXS Scanner, Linux Malware detection, ISPProtect, MailScanner, SpamAssassin, Load Balancing (L4): Haproxy, NGINX, Caching (nginx, varnish)
- Firewalls: iptables, ipset, CSF Firewall, Shorewall firewall, APF etc
- Backup Tools: BackupPC, R1Soft Backup, Windows Backup and (local backup, network backup, backup to NAS using iSCSI
- Server monitoring (SNMP): Zabbix, Nagios, Cacti, Munin, Kibana, Zenos
- Server Virtualization: vmWare, vSphere Client, KVM, OpenVZ containers, LXC containers, ProxMox, Docker
- Remote Administration: via RDP, SSH, VNC, LogMeIn, Ammy, TeamViewer
- Experience with Windows (Windows 95 to Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2)
- cPanel & WHM, Plesk, Webmin, Usermin, VirtualMin, ISPConfig, CWP, VestaCP, Klomox MR
- Virtual machine migration over local network or Vlan(s) (SAN Storage, local storage, vmware storage)
- Security and real time malware scanning: CXS Scanner, LMD, BFD, cphulkd, SIM, LES
- Webserver security: apache/nginx, mod_security
- Caching: nginx, varnish
- Load Balancing: varnish, nginx, haproxy
- Networking: TCP/IP, static/dynamic routing, QoS
- System logging: Syslog, Syslog-NG, rSyslog, logstash, elasticsearch, filebeat, topbeat, kibana
- Databases: MySQL 5.x, MariaDB 5.x, MariaDB 10.x, PosgreSQL 8.x, 9.x
- Scripting and programming: bash (advanced), perl (basic), php + MySQL (medium), javascript (basic)
- Tech Support: chat, email, phone, tickets: WHMCS, Zendersk etc
- Other tasks related to linux server administration and security

System Engineer / DevOps

ONEm Communications Ltd.

- Administration of servers (Linux servers: CentOS, Debian)
- Configurations & Maintenance of the following linux services: MySQL, Apache, DNS (bind), VPN (ipsec), iptables firewalling / port forwarding / NAT
- Configuration management tools: ansible
- Server monitoring: icinga2, nagios, nrpe
- Server Virtualization & Administration: OpenNebula 4.x, 5.x
- Networking: Dell PowerEdge M I/O Aggregator, Vlan(s), port fowarding rules, DHCP, DNS, PXE Boot
- Firewalling: iptables
- Load balancing: haproxy, nginx
- System metrics: ELK stack (elasticsearch, logstash, kibana), grafana
- Databases: MySQL, MariaDB, MariaDB Gallera Cluster
- Jasmin SMS Gatway (cli)

Aug 2016 - today
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Skills

95%
Linux Servers
95%
cPanel/WHM
85%
Linux and website security
55%
HTML / CSS / PHP / MySQL

Portfolio

/Work done so far

A short list with the latest 35 projects completed during October 2015 - May 2016. Most of the projects were linux related (CentOS, Ubuntu, Debian), web hosting related (cPanel/WHM, ISPCONFIG, KLOXO), malware removal (mostly for wordpress websites), programming (python, bash), website optimization for speed (google pagespeed, gtmetrix, image optimization, jss/css optimization/minification), server and website security/firewalls etc

Contact

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