Profile image of TurboBailey1980
Member since December 20, 2017
1 Recommendations


Online Offline
My name is Richard Bailey. Technical Consultant with 14 years experience. I specialise in: • Windows Desktop & Windows Server [All Versions] • VMware ESX / vSphere [All Versions and most VMware Applications] • Linux. [Ubuntu/Redhat/CentOS/Debian/Fedora] • Technical Support • Technical Documentation for all audiences Highly skilled script writer and tool maker in: • PowerShell & Toolmaking. • PowerCLI, • Exchange shell • SharePoint shell. • Experience in BASH & PHP. • Highly adept at Active Directory forensics and domain automation. Other skills include: • SharePoint 2007/2013/2016 - Design, implementation and support. • Mediawiki & WordPress deployments and Server hardening. • Enterprise Backup Solutions Inc. TSM 7.1 & Backup Exec. • Enterprise Storage consultancy (XIV/V7000/Netapp/Nas) • Safenet Protect V encryption (certified). (vSaaS) • Printers, Print Servers and Manage Print solutions. A full summary of my technical skills is available on my Profile portfolio page(s).
$40 USD/hr
19 reviews
  • 100%Jobs Completed
  • 100%On Budget
  • 100%On Time
  • 24%Repeat Hire Rate


Recent Reviews

  • image of alexnomad Project for Richard B. $250.00 USD

    “Richard's copywriting was detail-oriented and delivered ahead of schedule.”

  • image of NanosystemsSrl Project for Richard B. €150.00 EUR

    “Richard is very professional. He produces hi-quality content on time and he's also very kind. Suggested.”

  • image of computing12 Project For Richard B. $6028.00 USD

    “Good Communication and quality work”

  • image of foobarlancer DR_CloudEndure_Technical documentation write up (IT processes and Procedures) $580.00 USD

    “Richard exceeds expectations! Definitely, we will continue working with Richard. Highly recommended.”

  • image of NanosystemsSrl Write 4 technical guides for a blog dedicated to IT staff €250.00 EUR

    “Very professional freelancer. Fast, accurate and with great technical knowledge. Strongly suggested.”

  • image of dozierc UNIX Technical writer needed $730.00 USD

    “I don't think this box is large enough to say all what I need to about Richard B. work. Top notch. Familiar with the work at hand. Speedy and courteous. If I could I'd hire him for the same job over again. If you need technical writing this is the person to hire.”


Technical Consultant - VMware & Linux

Jan 2017

Technical Consultant responsible for designing and implementing complex projects into service. Customer approaches us with requirements, the team design and implement the solution within a project office environment. I am responsible for VMWare & Linux Projects, as well as bespoke scripting for customer needs. I am primarily responsible for the design , planning, implementation, and early life support of the technical solution. I then transition the service to the support team teams.

Service Operations Lead

Oct 2015 - Jan 2017 (1 year)

Line Manager and technical escalation for the ATOS ITO. Responsible for on boarding new customers into Service Operations, assisting in defining service transition and responsible for training the Operations team to a level to accept new acquisitions into service.

Service Operations Technical Specialist

Jun 2013 - Oct 2015 (2 years)

Technical Lead of the IT Operations technical support team, delivering managed services to a broad range of customers and Technologies. Support ranged from Vmware, Windows, Linux, Citrix, Thales, Safenet etc

3rd Line Technician

Apr 2010 - Jun 2013 (3 years)

24x7 Technical support, 3rd Line engineer for ACS, based in Telford Shropshire looking after large multi-site data centers. Spent a lot of my time supporting customers, in the data center adding and removing new solutions, actioning change requests and break-fix. P1 management and escalation.

Operations Analyst

Oct 2006 - Apr 2010 (3 years)

24x7 data center operations engineer based in Altrincham, Cheshire. I learnt my trade here responsible from 1st to 3rd line data center activities. offsite work on customer sites.

Support Analyst

Jun 2004 - Oct 2006 (2 years)

Helpdesk engineer (1st and 2nd Line) for IBM. I was dedicated to support the Arcadia Group (Retail tech support)


BA Hons

1998 - 2002 (4 years)


Professional Cert (2008)


MCITP 70-640/641/642

Professional Cert (2015)


Safenet Protect V certified engineer


The Solving Technical Blog

[login to view URL] [login to view URL] [login to view URL] [login to view URL] [login to view URL] [login to view URL]

TurboGeek Technical Blog

[login to view URL]


  • Preferred Freelancer Program SLA
  • US English Level 1


  • Facebook Connected
  • Preferred Freelancer
  • Payment Verified
  • Phone Verified
  • Identity Verified
  • Email Verified

My Top Skills

Browse Similar Freelancers