Resume – Vitaly Tskhovrebov

Curriculum Vitae

Personal Information:

Name, Surname Vitaly Tskhovrebov
phone +1 914 433-7683


  • Platforms: UNIX (FreeBSD), Microsoft Windows (all versions from 3.1), Linux (Red Hat, CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu, Gentoo)
  • Networking: TCP/IP, Ethernet, VPN, SSH, RADIUS, 802.x wireless
  • Languages: SQL, XML, XSLT, HTML, JS, Perl, PHP, C++, C#, UNIX Shell Scripting, VB/VBA, Powershell, Python
  • Databases: MSSQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Paradox
  • Virtualization: vSphere, HyperV, OpenVZ
  • Technologies: nginx, httpd, postfix, Snort, heartbeat, pacemaker, drbd, nmap, iptables, perforce, subversion, git, puppet, Tibco RV, OpManager, zabbix, Active Directory, Exchange, IIS, clusters, NLB

Major Projects:

  • Support service for internal customers created from scratch: development and testing teams of high-frequency trading platform (2012)
  • Swedish news agency website released into production environment designed for 2 million unique visitors per day (2010)
  • iptables based captive portal for corporate wi-fi guest network (2010)
  • Automation of release deployment process reducing working time down to 15% of initial (2010)
  • Integration of many corporate systems together: Perforce, AD, Physical Access control, Request Tracker, Subversion hosting (2009-2010)
  • Deployment of Intruder Prevention System (2009)
  • Information Security Policies (Disaster Recovery, backup/restore, users' trainings) (2008)
  • Project in parallel computing for Maths purposes (2007)
  • VPN Network for Roszdravnadzor (Russian State Health Agency) (July, 2006)
  • VoIP network and consolidated IP network of remote offices (December, 2006)

Work Experience:

07/2012 - Present

CITRIX Systems

Technologies: VoIP, Linux, Python, Shell Scripting, PostgreSQL  

07/2011 - 06/2012

EPAM Systems, Barclays EPAM systems is software development company. Barclays is top-tier investment bank. Technologies: Linux, Tibco RV, Perl, Python, Shell scripting, DB2, Netezza, KDB.
  • Consultant at Barclays
  • Re-enabled support operations for non-prod testing environments
  • Production support for high-frequency algorithmic trading
  • Custom applications support

04/2010 - 04/2011

Exigen Services:,, Software Development Company, located at Saint-Petersburg, Russia Technologies: Jira/Wiki, TFS, Powershell, Windows 2008, MS SQL, IIS.
  • did automation for release deployment and reduced release time down to 15% of initial;
  • did reverse research of current environments and documented dependencies as for ITIL service catalog.

09/2008 - 03/2010

Exigen Services:,, Software Development Company, located at Saint-Petersburg, Russia Technologies: Active Directory, Exchange 2003/2007, Perforce, Subversion, IDS/IPS, Windows, Linux, apache, nginx, prelude-ids, iptables, ipfw, physical access control, video surveillance, bash, perl, powershell, request tracker, TCP/IP, networking, MS SQL, My SQL, Paradox, VMWare vSphere
  • evaluated current state of following privacy and security policies;
  • set up of regular employees security aware trainings;
  • installed IDS with a number of sensors in promisc mode in order to find leaks in security;
  • responsible for a company's projects source code safety.

01/2008 - 08/2008

Actimind, Inc. Software Development Company, located at Saint-Petersburg, Russia Technologies: XML, XSLT, java, javascript, cvs.
  • received great experience on team play;
  • received my first knowledge on projects management.


"Alcoms", Ltd. Leader of computer-trading market of Vladikavkaz. Technologies: Windows, Linux, apache, MySQL, PHP, XML, XSLT, css, javascript, web crawling.
  • worked as a support service engineer
  • was promoted to a position of the Support Service Team leader in 1 year
  • used fundamental knowledge of system and networks to deal with servers and servers software on the 2nd level
  • prepared a web-based software for sales including: purchases, sales, simple customer relashionships, margin.


2002 - 2007 Master of Engineering, North Caucasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (State Technology University)
1997 - 2001 Computer courses in North Ossetian State University (Basic, C++)

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