As the world continues to become more reliant on technology, the importance of having a skilled and experienced system administrator becomes increasingly clear. If you are searching for a qualified candidate to fill this critical role within your organization, I believe that I am the ideal candidate for the job.

As a system administrator, I have a wealth of experience in managing and maintaining complex infrastructure, including operating systems, cloud technologies, virtualization, networking, and security protocols. I have a thorough understanding of the technical intricacies involved in ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of an organization’s systems, and I have a track record of successfully managing these systems to prevent downtime and ensure the availability of critical resources.

One of my greatest strengths as a system administrator is my ability to quickly diagnose and resolve technical issues. I am a problem solver at heart and take great pride in my ability to troubleshoot and fix problems in a timely and efficient manner. I am able to work well under pressure, remain calm and focused in the face of challenging situations, and can quickly assess the best course of action to ensure that systems are restored to full functionality as soon as possible.

Another key aspect of my skill set is my commitment to ongoing learning and professional development. I am constantly seeking out new opportunities to expand my knowledge and expertise in the field of system administration, and I stay up-to-date with the latest technologies and best practices. This dedication to staying current and continually improving my skills and knowledge means that I am always ready to take on new challenges and find innovative solutions to complex problems.

Finally, I believe that my excellent communication skills are a critical asset in the role of system administrator. I am able to work collaboratively with other members of your team and provide exceptional customer service to your organization’s end-users. I understand that effective communication is essential in ensuring that everyone is on the same page, and I pride myself on my ability to clearly and concisely communicate technical information to a non-technical audience.

In summary, if you are looking for a highly skilled, experienced, and motivated system administrator, I believe that I am the perfect candidate for the job. With my extensive technical expertise, problem-solving abilities, commitment to ongoing learning, and strong communication skills, I am confident that I can make a significant contribution to your organization and help ensure its success in today’s technology-driven world.


  • Managing highly available global infrastructure (>99% uptime), implementing backups locally and off-site.
  • Utilizing firewalls, caching solutions, load balancers, reverse proxies, SSL certificates, PGP.
  • Experience with OVH, Hetzner, Google Cloud, AWS, Azure, Cloudflare, Pinata & Cloudflare Workers.
  • In-depth knowledge of DNS and domain management.
  • Knowledge of Email and security such as DMARC, routing, domain management, etc.
  • In-depth knowledge of DDOS attacks and mitigating associated risks.
  • Knowledge of basic SEO, reducing load times, using a CDN for low latency content distribution & more.
  • Experience using websockets, API(s) & gRPC.
  • Knowlege of basic programming (Java, C++, Python, HTML, Php, etc).
  • In-depth knowledge of TOR, VPN(s), Web proxies.
  • Experience with Web3 such as utilizing blockchains and decentralized apps.
  • In-depth knowledge of Malware usage, identification and prevention. (RAT, Worms, Rootkit, Botnet, Keylogger).
  • Knowledge of Password managers, 2FA & account security.
  • General knowledge of Git, Github, Gitlab & Bitbucket.
  • In-depth experience with server, workstation, desktop, printer configurations & maintenence.
  • Knowledge of SoC/SBC boards (Rasperry Pi, Orange Pi, etc).
  • In-depth experience with Linux & Windows operating systems.
  • Experience with 3D printing, Klipper, Mainsail, Fluidd, Octoprint & Marlin.
  • Familiar with Slack, Discord, IRC, Skype, Teams & more.
  • In-depth knowledge of Xenforo, Ghost and other Forum/Blog software.
  • Building basic websites, temporary solutions/placeholder pages.
  • Utilizing MySQL, Postgres, Redis, MongoDB securely in dev/staging/prod environments unmanaged/managed.
  • Experience with Google Workplace and Zoho services.
  • In-depth experience with Google Analytics and other analytics services.
  • Running/composing containers using docker, docker swarm, kubenetes, k8s, k3s, etc.

Contact me
alastair *at*