Ivaylo Raykov

Hi, I’m Ivaylo Raykov

IT specialist & System administrator


  • Full Name: Ivaylo Raykov
  • Age: 36 years
  • Status: Married
  • Location: Varna, Bulgaria
  • Email: ivo AT raikov DOT net
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Highly motivated IT professional, able to work well with others as well as efficiently on my own. I am always up to new, exciting challenges, like to learn and expand my knowledge, while also giving my best to the job. Precision to details and analytical thinking are my strongest sides. My professional interests and skills are related, but not limited to:

  • UNIX administration
  • Windows administration
  • Virtualization
  • Network administration
  • Quality assurance


Professional Skills

Linux administration
Windows administraton
Network administraton
Web Servers
IT Security
Project management

Soft Skills

Team work
Precision to detail


IT Team Lead
[ 4 year(s),6 month(s) ]
01.2020 - Current
JFD Group Ltd
  • Third-level support for whole IT infrastructure
  • Team lead of couple IT experts - distributing tasks and keeping the dead-lines
  • Consultant for the IT infrastructure - including IT equipment, software and internal development
  • Handling budget, audit and optimization of the IT infrastructure
  • Providing support and internal trainings to employees and partners
System administrator
[ 3 years, 11 months ]
01.2016 - 12.2019
JFD Group Ltd
  • Onsite and remote support of all IT equipment in the company: personal computers, laptops, servers, network equipment, VoIP, printers
  • Support, monitoring and configuration of Microsoft products: Windows 10, Windows Server 2008 - 2019, Active Directory, Office 365 and Azure Cloud
  • Support and troubleshooting of specific trading software like MetaTrader
  • Configuration and support of Unix based systems: Ubuntu Linux servers (LAMP/LEMP stacks), Zabbix monitoring system, database servers – MySQL and PostgreSQL
  • Support, configuration, monitoring and troubleshooting of Virtual Machines, Synology NAS, DELL physical servers and network equipment (Fortinet, Mikrotik, TP-Link and other)
  • Project management and automation - planning migrations, updates and implementing new solutions, including communication with third-party providers and partners
System administrator
[ 7 months ]
05.2015 - 12.2015
Lirex BS
  • Support, monitoring and configuration of Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2 - Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, NT/Windows Backup, Patching (Windows Updates) using WSUS/SCCM/Manually
  • Support and monitoring of Symantec Antivirus and Backup solutions (Symantec Endpoint Protection and Symantec Backup Exec)
  • Support and monitoring of HP and DELL servers (HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM), Dell OpenManage Server Administrator, iLO/iDRAC)
  • VMware ESX support - installation and configuration
  • Other used tools and software: Quest NetPro, HP Data Protector (Express) for backup, CA ARCserve Backup, Zabbix for monitoring and other
IT Support Specialist
[ 10 years, 1 month ]
04.2005 - 04.2015
  • Customer support
  • Troubleshooting, maintenance and repair desktops (PCs) and different brands/models notebooks
  • Installation/reinstallation of MS Windows and necessary drivers/software for the end user
  • Installation and configuration of Linux Distributions (experience mainly with Slackware)
  • Troubleshooting, maintenance and repair copiers/printers/MFU
  • Administration and maintenance of small ISP working with Linux as router
  • Building, administrating and troubleshooting local computer networks (wired and wireless) - Mikrotik, Ubiquiti and other
  • Troubleshooting, maintenance and repair other electrical equipment
  • Building video surveillance system
  • Building small websites with HTML markup and CSS styling, Basic SEO
  • Other different tasks for client's needs


Master of Electrical Engineering
2007 - 2013
Technical University of Varna
  • Renewable energy sources
  • Bachelor and Master degree in the field of electrical engineering: Solar, wind and other renewable energy sources, Semiconductors, Mechanics, Electrical machinery and apparatus
Secondary School
2002 - 2007
High School of Mathematics Varna
  • Mathematics, foreign languages, Information Technology


Gromov Gromov

Ivaylo is really one of the best Sys Admins I have ever worked with and has the knowledge and experience to solve any IT related problems.
- Gromov
Novkov Novkov

Ivaylo is expert on open source solutions and network security solutions, I recommend his services whole heartedly.
- Novkov
Ivanov Ivanov

I highly recommend Ivaylo Raikov as computer tech & IT for both your professional and personal computing needs.
- Ivanov