About Me 2017-08-01T16:06:37+00:00

Yusuf Yıldız

Aiming to work for the upkeep, configuration, and reliable operation of computer systems; especially multi-user computers, such as servers. I am seeking to ensure that the uptime, performance, resources, and security of the computers are all well balanced. I am focused on the Virtualization Technologies and also AWS & Google Cloud.

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Work Experience

Operations Manager

Ingram Micro / Softcom Turkey / October 2009 – Present

I’m working as a Operations Manager for Softcom Turkey a company owned by INGRAM MICRO. I am managing a variety of shared servers (Linux and Windows), all network infrastructure (Cisco & Supermicro & Zxyel & HP branded switches and routers) and cloud systems such as VMware and Hyper-v. Also dealing with  storage systems & protocols.

System Administrator – Co Founder

Tarm Hosting / June 2007 – January 2010

The good old Tarmhost was my first enterprise in the field. Then this phone call from Softcom Canada changed the whole thing and I handed my company over to the guys.

Skills & Competences

Goal Oriented
Critical thinking
Verbal and written communication
Time Management
Future Focused

Courses & Certifications

AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate 2016

Amazon Web Services (AWS) enhances skills of experienced technologists who want to help customers build awesome solutions to solve their business challenges. Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certification is fast becoming the must have certificates for any IT professional working with AWS.

LIR Management – RIPE – 2014

With this course and certificate I am able to know how to interact with the RIPE NCC and LIR Portal. I also know how to request Internet number resources (ipv4, ipv6, as numbers etc.) I understand how IP addresses are distributed and how policies are developed. I am fully capable of identifying RIPE Database concepts. I am confident to manage ripe databases.

IPv6 Training – RIPE – 2014

With this course and certificate I am able to create a deployment plan for IPv6 in any organization. I can understand the differences and similarities between IPv4 and IPv6 and I know that deploying IPv6 will enable continued IP networking growth. Also I understand the implications of running out of available IPv4 address space.

Cisco Certified Network Associate – CCNA – 2013

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching is a certification program for entry-level network engineers that helps maximize their investment in foundational networking knowledge and increase the value of their employer’s network. CCNA Routing and Switching is for network specialists, network administrators, and network support engineers with 1-3 years of experience. The CCNA Routing and Switching validates the ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size routed and switched networks.

Certified Ethical Hacker – CEH – 2013

The Certified Ethical Hacker course immerse the students into a hands-on environment where they are shown how to conduct ethical hacking. They will be exposed to an entirely different way of achieving optimal information security posture in their organization; by hacking it! They scan, test, hack and secure their own systems.


Virtualization  Systems
Experience Level: Advanced

In computing, virtualization refers to the act of creating a virtual (rather than actual) version of something, including virtual computer hardware platforms, operating systems, storage devices, and computer network resources. I am comfortable using VMware & Hyper-V & Xen

Linux Based Systems
Experience Level: Advanced
Linux is the word you hear every single day as a system administrator. This makes me pretty much a Linux Guru I must admit.

Windows Based Systems
Experience Level: Advanced

Just like Unix, Windows servers take a considerable amount of time when working on shared hosting systems. I am also an experienced Windows server admin. Not just of 2003 or NT, also 2008, 2012 and DC versions.

Experience Level: Advanced

Not only in social networking, but also I am experienced in real networks -e.g cables, switches, routers, firewalls and such.

Storage Systems
Experience Level: Intermediate

In order to manage cloud systems you have to be an expert in storages. I am confident in using  Supermicro, Qnap and Ibm storages and storage connection protocols.


Apache HTTP Server / Nginx Server/ PHP5 / Redis Cache/ Varnish / MongoDB / PerconaDB/ PostGre SQL / MSSQL / MySQL / DHCP / DNS / DOS / HTTP / IIS 5.0 / IIS 6.0 / IIS 7.0 / IIS 7.5/ IMAP/ POP / IP / LAN (Local Area Network) / LAN Manager / MS Exchange / NAT (Network Address Translation) / Nagios/ Cacti/ Monitis/ CFengine/ Network Appliance / Proxy Server / Sendmail / SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol) / SNMP / SSH Secure Shell / TCP/IP / UNIX / UNIX (BSD) / VPN (Virtual Private Networking) / WAN (Wide Area Network)  /  Windows 2003 Server / Windows 2008 Server / Windows 2012 Server / Windows NT 4 / Windows NT Networking / Wireless Systems / VMware ESX / Cisco IOS / Hyper-v/Docker / AWS / Google Cloud/ Puppet/


Bachelor of Arts in Business Management / 2008 – 2015 (Graduated)
Anadolu University

Physics / 2005 – 2007 (drop-out)
İstanbul Kültür University


Turkish – Native Language

English – Advanced Verbal & Writing Communication


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