Sergiy Frolov


Experienced System Administrator seeking a challenging position that will leverage my knowledge and many years of experience with Solaris, Linux and Windows NT/2000/XP/2003


Solaris, UNIX, Linux, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT, DOS, LAN, WAN, TCP/IP, Technical Support, Networking Technologies, Maximizer, CRM, NIS, LDAP, Apache, Exim, sendmail, PopTop, VPN, VSFTPD, FTP, MySQL, SQL, CMS, CVS, Subversion, SVN, Perforce, P4, Bugzilla, Samba, Automount, NFS, Squid, Nagios, DHCP, BOOTP, TFTP, Bind, DNS, RAID, Solstice Disksuite, Shell scripting, sh, bash, tcsh, SSH, FortiNet, FortiGate, Cisco, KVM, Sun, nStor, Dell PowerEdge


System Administrator, Network Administrator, LAN Administrator, IT Security Expert, Webmaster, Systems Analyst, Technical Support Specialist


I have a Canadian Enhanced Security Clearance


Network and Computer Systems Administrator, AFORE Solutions Inc., Ottawa

  • Built, installed and supported Solaris, Linux and Windows servers
  • Built, installed and supported Linux and Windows workstations
  • Maintained domain-critical services: website, FTP and corporate email system implementation and support
  • Administered Samba and Windows domains
  • Administered UNIX and Windows systems
  • Maintained core UNIX daemons: Exim, VSFTPD, Apache, NIS, LDAP, PopTop VPN, MySQL, NFS, Squid, Nagios, DHCP, BOOTP, TFTP, Bind DNS, automount, Solstice Disksuite, SSH
  • Installed and supported several CMS and bugtracking systems: CVS, SVN (Subversion), Perforce, Bugzilla
  • Configured and supported external storage systems: Dell, Sun, nStor
  • Implemented and maintained shell-script-based tape backup system
  • Configured and supported hardware firewall and load balancing system (FortiGate-60)
  • Configured and supported switches and routers, including Cisco
  • Installed and supported Maximizer CRM system

  • 2001-2004
    Independent IT Consultant (System Administrator, Technical Support Specialist), Self Employed, Ottawa

  • Gained an experience with Windows Server 2003 and Redhat Linux
  • Maintained domain-critical services (website, corporate email system and mailing lists implementation and support)
  • Provided technical and administrative point of contact for Internet domain
  • Targeted email marketing campaigns preparation and realization
  • Developed and marketed websites
  • Performed workstations maintenance and repair

  • 1994-2001
    Senior Engineer (System Administrator, Technical Support Specialist), The National Oil and Gas Monopoly, Kharkiv

  • Installed and supported LAN
  • Built, installed and supported Slackware Linux and Windows NT systems, both servers and workstations
  • Administered an NT domain
  • Added internal users to Linux systems, maintained user accounts (Linux, email and remote dialup)
  • Maintained sendmail mail server and Apache web server
  • Configured network firewall and load balancing system
  • Maintained high availability of network services within the network infrastructure of a large corporation
  • Monitored system activity and load, evaluated hardware needs, implemented hardware and software upgrades
  • Interfaced with designers and software engineers during design phase of all new projects, specified hardware and system software components for projects
  • Interfaced with vendors and service providers
  • Made hardware and software purchase recommendations
  • Performed overall IT management and IT engineering
  • Gained strong problem solving, priority / time management and communication skills and customer service experience
  • Troubleshooted and corrected data problems and tested the solutions

  • English (fluent)
  • French (basic)
  • Ukrainian (fluent)
  • Russian (native)

  • Microsoft Certified Professional since January 1998
  • M.Sc., major in Computer Systems Engineering, Kharkiv State Technical University of Radioelectronics (a recognized university in Ontario) in 1994, the degree is confirmed by World Education Services Canada in 2003