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borepstein

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Programmer, analyst, IT specialist Over 20 years of technology experience. Focus areas: systems and network administration, Linux system administration, virtualization, DevOps, programming, logistics. Work experience includes telecommunications, research, telemedicine, IaaS and other areas. Feel free to ask me for my LinkedIn page and full resume. Native proficiency in English and Russian. I am approaching 50 years of age of which the first 18 was spent in the Empire that is no more that used to be called the USSR where I lived in what is now Russia and Ukraine. The rest of it I spent primarily in the US. I also like dogs, art, literature and nature.
$20 USD/hr
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Recent Reviews

  • image of lbeckett A Graphical Drawing Tool £66.00 GBP

    “Absolute fantastic, very happy with the project, he did everything I asked and responded back to emails very quickly, even agreed to Skype calling when I was having trouble with the project, 10/10 would hire again!”

  • image of belell Loss of connection on PfSense: help with traffic shaping €444.00 EUR

    “Very methodological and professional approach for a difficult networking problem. Very patient and positive communciation throughout the project which lasted much longer than initially anticipated. I would certainly hire again.”

Experience

Senior System Administrator

May 2014 - May 2016 (2 years)

Website: Helped maintain highly distributed corporate infrastructure. Participated in migration of servers from physical to virtual environment. Participated in 24 hour support rotations. Technologies in use: Linux, Dell, Compellent SAN, VmWare ESXi cluster, RT, Kaspersky, Druva inSync and others.

System Administrator/Support Engineer

Aug 2012 - May 2014 (1 year)

Website: Managed the cloud infrastructure. Supported the company's US operations. Provided customer support. Technology: Linux, TCP/IP, QEMU, KVM, fibrechannel, OpenVPN, Python, Perl

Systems Manager/Programmer

May 2007 - Aug 2012 (5 years)

Website: Supported the infrastructure of a cutting-edge life sciences research lab. Supported lab personnel and collaborators remotely. Participated in the development of the lab's imaging research software. Technologies: Linux, TCP/IP, Java, ImageJ, Fiji, Mac OS X, MS Windows

Programmer/Analyst

Jul 2001 - Apr 2004 (2 years)

As a contractor helped enhance, develop and maintain FAA's ETMS. Wrote C code working with multiple proprietary databases processing near-live flight data in an effort to help FAA's flight controllers to manage the traffic flow more efficiently. Technology: C, UNIX Shell, HP-UX, TCP/IP

Education

BS in Math/CS

1989 - 1992 (3 years)

Certifications

  • Numeracy 1
    96%
  • US English Level 1
    95%
  • US English Level 2
    90%
  • Unix Level 1
    88%
  • Java Level 1
    85%
  • Game Physics 1
    83%
  • Network Programming 1
    75%

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