Giray Devlet


Dynamic and resourceful IT professional with 15 years of experience with extensive technical as well as people skills that has had benefit of working internationally in a wide spectrum of organizations. Has always been involved in the leading edge of technology and been a coach and inspiration to co-workers, as well as proven himself from small businesses environments up until large multinational enterprises.

Skill Overview


Open Source, Internet Technologies, System Integration, Cross Platform Integration and Migration, Training and Consulting


Consultant, Service Engineer, System Architect, Project Manager, Coordinator, Network / System Administrator, Pre-Sales Engineer, Project Engineer, Trainer, Coach, System Integrator, System / Network Programmer Developer


Finance, Telecommunication, Non-Profit, Government, Education, Travel, Oil


Open Source, Linux (Red Hat, Fedora, Debian, SuSE/Novell, Slackware, Turkuaz), AIX, HP-UX, SunOS / Solaris, Digital Ultrix, SCO, BSD, DOS, Win16, Win32, Win2K, Win2K3, Citrix, Tarantella, Netware, MacOS, Cisco


C, C++, Pascal, Fortran, Perl, Python, PHP, Java, JavaScript, Assembly, SQL


Open Source, Operating Systems, TCP/IP Networking, Firewall, Proxy, DNS, Mail (SMTP,POP, IMAP), Directory Server (LDAP), Web Servers (Apache, iPlanet, Netscape), RDBMS (MySQL, Postgress, Oracle), Application Server (ZOPE), CMS (Plone), IDS, Network & System Monitoring, High Availability Clustering, Server based computing, Web Technologies (CSS, XML, XHMTL, ...) ...


ITIL Service Management, Prince 2 Project Management


Bachelors and Masters degrees in Computer Engineering


English, German, Turkish and Dutch

Work Experience

OSC B.V January 1999 - Current

Roles: OSC Project & Services Manager; Linux / Open Source Coordinator; OSC Remote Support / Helpdesk Coordinator; ICT Infrastructure specialist; Trainer; Coach; Webmaster; Sales Engineering; Marketing; Project Management.

Coordination and management of Services and Projects division of OSC, which maintains and supports customers and OSC as well as works on IT projects. Tasks include, feedback to management on activities, pre-sales, project management and coordination, system architecture, coaching of colleagues.

Coordinate Linux and Open Source activities of OSC. Market Training and consulting on basis of Linux and Open Source Technologies. Give Linux Training's and Awareness courses. Host, coordinate LIGA (Linux GNU User Group Amsterdam) at OSC. Work as Consultant at OSC customers for IT infrastructure and Open Source related activities.

The Linux Platform:

OSC Infrastructure Project:

Projects & Services OSC's Customers:

Shell International Exploration and Production December 2005 - Current

Service Engineer / Open Source Consultant

Tribase / ProRAIL August 2005 December 2005

Open Source Consultant / Project Manager

International Institute for Communication and Development February 2004 December 2005

ICT Infrastructure specialist / Project manager

Oneworld February 2004 December 2005

ICT Infrastructure specialist / Project manager

ING E-Business Center Nederland November 2003 April 2004

ICT Infrastructure specialist

Intrusion Detection System

Monitoring Tool:

Gemeentewerken Rotterdam October 2003 December 2003

ICT Infrastructure / Open Source specialist

Open Source / Linux Consulting :

Beth Shalom May 2003 July 2003

ICT Infrastructure specialist

Internetworking, Firewall, VPN, Proxy:

KLM Cargo Air-Logistics Augustus 2002 October 2003

ICT Infrastructure specialist

Remote Administration / Support:

Orcasys July 2002

ICT Infrastructure specialist

System Development & Implementation

Developed and implemented the infrastructure for an electronic medical records for patients. The design based on a redundantly equipped Tarantella, Citrix and MySQL environment.

OSC April 2002 June 2002

OSC Infrastructure:

Zelus Support Veenendaal March 2002

Linux Trainer

Prepared and gave a Linux training at Zelus Support. All training material developed and written.

ABN AMRO Bank NV August 2000 February 2002

ICT Infrastructure specialist, GTS / Tasman project

Unix (HP), Linux, NT, iPlanet, Netscape, Enterprise Server, Netscape Proxy, Jrun, Apache Web server, Sendmail, MqSeries

As member of the Infra Cell of the IDC/Tasman project responsible for the HP-UX and NT platforms including Network components, Web servers and Proxy servers. Responsible for implementation of those platforms and all used components in the System Test, Acceptance and Production environments (via the Operations department) Preparation of Installation Procedures and documentation. Integration of new applications into available Infrastructure, furthermore, security assessments and improvements for Network, OS and Applications were done. Furthermore, support for HP-UX operations, setup of security services, and support of 16 nodes HP-UX High Availability Cluster.

Courses followed:

AT&T, Unisource AUCS Communication Services Infonet March 1999 July 2000

ICT Infrastructure specialist Midrange (Unix), Webmaster

Unix (Sun), NT, Linux, Apache, Lucent RABM

As a member of the Internet Communication Services staff responsible for the website of resp. AT&T/Unisource, AUCS and Infonet. Furthermore development and administration in the Unix area. System support for Linux and Solaris machines. Development support for Lucent Radius (RABM) server for Europe wide dial-in infrastructure.

Yeditepe University, Computer Center & Computer Science Dept., Istanbul 1996 - January 1999

Function(s): Technical Manager IT Operations; Network system engineer & Unix system specialist DNS/SMTP/WEB/FTP service administrator / Unix, Linux, Solaris instructor; Research and teaching assistant; Networking & OS Security

Platform: LAN, WAN, Internet, UNIX, LINUX, SOLARIS

Technical Manger of IT Operations

Linux, Solaris & Programming Trainings: User Level, System Administration, Advanced System Administration, C, Java programming & Script Programming Training's

MaROS (Mobile and Relocatable Object System) Project, implementation of a network protocol supporting mobile and disconnected operations written in java.

Marmara University, Istanbul - Computer Center & Dept. of Computer Engineering 1994 - 1996

Function(s): network system administrator; DNS/SMTP/WEB/FTP service administration / Unix, Microsoft, Linux, Solaris instructor / Networking & OS Security / Research and teaching assistant

Tubitak Marmara Research Center 1995

Platform: WEB/FTP, HP-UNIX

Ultimo/ Optima 1993 - 1995

IT consultant

Siemens Turkey / Simko 1992

IT consultant

Yarsuvat Law Firm 1991 - 1995

IT consultant

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Leadership & Organizational Skills

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