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Red Hat Certified Professional of the Year

The Red Hat Certified Professional of the Year Award

Each year, Red Hat recognizes a current Red Hat Certified Professional who demonstrates ingenuity, hard work, and expertise. All submissions require a brief summary (500 words or less) of how the IT Professional uses Red Hat Certified skills to enhance their IT environment, increase system performance, tighten system security, and deliver results for their organization. The winner receives a free trip to the 2014 Red Hat Summit conference, including flight, conference pass, and hotel accommodation. The winner is also recognized during the Innovation Hour at Summit.

2013 Red Hat Certified Professional of the Year: Rafael Guimares

Mr. Guimaraes conducted several key projects at Petrobras - Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. that required his Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE®) and JBoss® Certified Application Administrator (JBCAA) skills. The projects enhanced IT services that significantly reduced the time spent installing new Red Hat Enterprise Linux(R) systems. He combined his RHCE skills with PHP programming to develop an environment that provides collaborative remote 3-D Linux sessions. Additionally, Rafael shared with the Red Hat certification and curriculum teams how he applied his JBoss Certified Application Administrator skills to create a secure, optimized, and efficient JBoss installation.

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