skills

Below are a small subset of the technologies I’ve worked with or touched on over the years. I don’t pretend to be a master of all of the items listed below (some I have more experience on than others etc):

Virtualisation:

  • Bare metal virtualisation using KVM and OpenVZ Containers
  • VMware cloud VM’s
  • AWS EC2 instances
  • SSL HA clusters with SAN storage backends (RAID 1 and 5) using iSSCI & NFS
  • Custom virtual appliances and openVZ containers to use as custom templates
  • LDAP authentication for Resource Pools configuration for isolation and separation

Linux:

  • Scripting experience (bash, python, perl).
  • Debian, Ubuntu and RHEL OS experience.
  • SSH – jump host, reverse ssh, ssh agent-forwarding, tunnelling, secure remote access.
  • OpenBSD firewalls, pfsense, IP Tables
  • Samba user management and file sharing
  • LVM, File system Installation, Partitioning etc
  • Security and Access (LDAP, Chroot jails, ACL’s)
  • Network analysing
  • Log analysis and fault-finding

Miscellaneous:

  • SVN, Mercurial and GIT setup, configuration, deployment general use.

Mac OS X

  • Desktop use and support (LDAP, domains etc)
  • OS X server admin and support
  • X Code/Cocoa use and support
  • Hardware/software support and maintenance

Microsoft:

  • Active Directory
  • Server 2008+ experience
  • Microsoft CA admin, setup and configuration
  • DNS, HTTP, NTP
  • Office 365 administration and management
  • MS SQL Server
  • MS Exchange
  • Desktop Windows XP and newer + support and use

Google:

  • Google Apps for Business (email, docs, drive, calendar etc)

Networking:

  • Cisco CCNA 1 and CCNA 2
  • Cable, patch and switch management
  • General troubleshooting
  • BGP, RIP, RIPV2, and other routing protocol experience
  • Fiber and Copper construction and troubleshooting
  • VLAN, LAN, WAN, routing protocols
  • Router and switch configuration
  • Unifi enterprise wireless network management and configuration

PC and Server Maintenance:

  • Build, repair, troubleshoot

Support:

  • Salesforce CRM
  • Ticketing Systems (osTicket, Absolute Service)
  • Bug tracking systems (JIRA, Axosoft)
  • Time management/planning (Pivitol Tracker etc)
  • Axway API Gateway/Node Manager
  • Tibco BW

Development:

  • Java (standalone apps, web applications, API’s, Android applications).
  • Python (basic scripting for Linux eg automation)
  • Perl (for specialist applications)
  • PHP (for CMS’s e.g WordPress, Silverstripe, and custom web development)
  • MySQL, Oracle, NoSQL, SQLite, MS SQL, design and development
  • LAMP setup and admin (maintenance, hardening etc)
  • API Policy Development and configuration