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  1. Daniel Ostrovsky

    Daniel Ostrovsky

    Senior FrontEnd Developer

    Israel - Last active: 09/04/2012 - Portfolio: 4

    7+ years experience in UI development for web applications. Perfect CSS, HTML, Javascript and JQuery skills. Strong understanding of PHP, Smarty, MySQL. Experience in creating cross-browser. Knowledge in using Photoshop. Solid understanding of web technologies and web applications. Fast learning, teamwork, creativity, problem solving, responsibility, resourcefulness, technical and technological skills. Specialties Languages and frameworks: HTML4/5, DHTML, CSS2/3, JavaScript, MooTools, JQuery, AJAX, XML, PHP, Smarty. Graphical tools: Adobe CS4/5, (Flash, Photoshop, Acrobat). Balsamiq Studios.

    $55.56 /hr
    8 hours
    5.00
  2. Abdul Azeem Yaseen

    Abdul Azeem Yaseen Agency Contractor

    PHP/MySQL, C#/ASP.NET Developer, Project Manager & Server Admin

    Pakistan - Last active: 10/10/2012 - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 4

    Over the last 5 years, I have developed a wide range of Web Applications commercially using PHP/MySQL, ASP.NET (C#), Joomla, Wordpress, CodeIgniter, XML and Web Services. I have also Mobile Development Experience in S60 Symbian Platform and Server Administration. I have worked with Startups and Big businesses. My core competency lies in complete web development projects, and I am seeking challenges with achievable deadlines.

    Associated with: Prolific Softwares

    $16.67 /hr
    0 hours
    4.96
  3. Andres Vergara

    Andres Vergara

    Software Engineer + Expert Developer [English-Spanish]

    Colombia - Last active: 02/18/2014 - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 14

    I'm software engineer/developer. I have around 5 years of experience in the area, managing IT projects and developing a wide range and variety of applications, including: web portals, information systems and other custom solutions as scripts & templates. In this way I have worked with a variety of technologies & platforms at the back, middle and front end such as: Java, JEE, Spring, PHP, Zend Framework, CSS, HTML, JavaScript, JQuery, Ajax, Flash + Action Script SQL, PLSQL, Oracle, MySQL, Postgres SQL, SQL Server. I also have experience developing for Moodle LMS and apps for Android devices & tablets. I am seeking to build opportunities for you and your business. Thanks & regards

    $15.60 /hr
    1,370 hours
    5.00
  4. Althaf M.

    Althaf M. Agency Contractor

    Certified Web/Software Architect with 10 years experience

    India - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 15 - Portfolio: 7

    Experience : Experience in architecting and developing softwares for broad range of industries, including Building Management, Energy Management, etc. Have took part in many full SDLC projects and architected few Hybrid products. Well versed with the new paradigm shifts in programming and sound knowledge and experience in system level programming , as well as application programming - especially cross platform complaint solutions. Good linux admin skills as well as automation of many process using scripts. Through knowledge and practical knowhow on scalable web applications as well as web databases. Designed many e-commerce related portals from scratch and made scalable and user friendly approach in the solutions. Have a good overlook on the various aspects of product development and product management and also took part in and contributed to many product marketing strategy building activities. Decade long experience with various technologies and platforms make me learn more and make myself better utilized in various solution architecting and managing activities. Certifications : Certified Software Architect - Carnegie Melon University Certified Green Belt - Six Sigma Engineer (Process) Certified Scrum Master - Scrum Alliance (Agile) Programming/Scripting Languages : C++, PHP, JAVA,JSP,PERL, JAVASCRIPT, HTML5 , CSS2&3, Frameworks/Tools Used : QT using C++, JPA2 - Hibernate, Spring web-mvc, Spring data, Spring security , Spring web flow, Code Igniter, CakePHP, jQuery ,Backbonejs , Underscorejs, Knockoutjs, WebRTC - peerjs, SASS, LESS , REST, SOAP , RTSP, ffmpeg videojs etc. Servers Used , Apache(for php and mysql), Apache Tomcat for java, Glassfish Planning tools used : JIRA , CONFLUENCE, TRELLO, ASANA, Basecamp, Balsamiq Databases - Relational => MySql - Oracle Databases - NoSql => {'Mongo'}, /CouchDb, Solr My Strengths : 1. Quick Learner 2.Perfection (Altruistic) 3. Business Perspective Presently doing partial user experience designing activities - user interviews, Mockups, Card Sorting, Information Architecture, Persona Creation. TRAININGS HTML5, CSS3 and Java Script Training from Microsoft Microsoft training in Win8 Mobile Application Development. Startup Engineering, Standford Unversity Hadoop & Big Data Analytics, Edureka Data Scientist, University of Washington Spring Training from VMWare Mostly online through skype and hangout.

    Associated with: SecureBulls

    $30.00 /hr
    672 hours
    5.00
  5. Siarhei Kirpichonak

    Siarhei Kirpichonak

    Java, liferay, OpenClinica, EDC, Clinical Trials

    Belarus - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 6

    I'm involved in software development during last 9 years. I have good abilities and I'm looking for Java and liferay projects. Skills: Scala (Lift, Play), Akka, Java (Spring, Spring Web MVC, Lucene, Compass, Struts, GWT, JPA, Hibernate, Toplink, JAXP, Castor, Ant, Maven), Java EE (EJB, JSP, Servlets, JMS), RDBMS (PostgreSQL,MySQL, Oracle), (X)HTML/CSS/Javascript, XML/XSLT/XPath, PHP, GNU/Linux

    $30.00 /hr
    1,409 hours
    4.90
  6. Duminda Karunaratne

    Duminda Karunaratne

    System Administrator

    Sri Lanka - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    I am the member of the MIS team and covering all release managements and server operations. I currently handle ESXi and ESX server farm in Australia and USA. • Have experience installing, maintaining and troubleshooting VMWare servers.  ESXi and ESX Vsphere servers.  Installing, maintaining iSCSI software. (OpeanFiler / OPEN-E / HP LeftHand) • Have experience installing, maintaining and troubleshooting MS Windows Server 2008 and 2003.  Installing, maintaining and troubleshooting domain controller.  Have experience in Active Directory maintaining and troubleshooting.  Customizing Group Policies.  Scheduling Backups.  Domain Replications.  DFS Replications.  Installing, maintaining and troubleshooting IIS 7 and 6.  DHCP Server installation, maintaining. • Have experience installing, maintaining and troubleshooting MS Office SharePoint Server 2007 and 2010. • Have experience installing, maintaining and troubleshooting MS Exchange server 2010. • Have experience installing, maintaining and troubleshooting following software firewalls.  MS ISA Server 2006.  Untangle (Open Source)  SmoothWall (Open Source) • Have experience installing, maintaining and troubleshooting PLESK control panel and Cpanel. • Have experience installing, maintaining and troubleshooting UBUNTU/ CentOS / RedHat / SUSE Linux / Sun Solaris servers.  Installing Apache Server, Virtual hosting, Apache SSH configurations and Apache failover clustering.  Installing MySQL Server, MySQL data base replication and failover cluster.  Installing FileZilla FTP Server  Scheduling cron jobs.  ISC DHCP failover clustering. • Have experience installing Windows 7, Windows XP, UBUNTU, KUBUTU, and Fedora. • Have experience working with Amazon cloud computing and Soft Layer cloud computing. • Have experience in installing, maintaining and troubleshooting wireless network. • Can maintain and troubleshoot LAN environment. • Have experience installing MS SQL 2008 and 2005 servers. I’m maintaining daily backups in MS SQL servers and database management. • Have Experience installing and maintaining CISCO ASA 5505 Firewall, CISCO Routers and CISCO Switches.  Routing Protocol RIP, IGRP, RIP v2, EIGRP, OSPF  Creating Vlan  Nating  Creating VPN

    $16.67 /hr
    531 hours
    4.99
  7. Mathew G.

    Mathew G.

    Experienced Customer Support & Core Network Implementation Engineer

    Kenya - Last active: 11 days ago - Tests: 5

    I am Young focused and hardworking person a holder of Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering with 5000+ Odesk working hours in Customer and Technical Support in great online software companies and video design Integrations. I have Over 6 Cumulative years in as Customer/Technical support having worked in ISP based on VSAT Communication (KU-band and C-Band of Various Dish Capacities), Hub/NOC Planning & Design, Monitoring for (iDirect, Hughes & NewTec) using Various Management & Monitoring Software (Hughes NMS, iMonitor, NewTec, Packeteer etc) based in ISP’s NMC and Customer Support Departments. In Mobile Telecommunication Experience as a Core Network Integration Engineer for Multinational Telecommunication Vendor (Huawei) CS Products (MSOFTX300/UMG8900/HSS/HLR 9860). Also worked before in same vendor as Solution Architect/Pres-sales Engineer (for CS/PS & Carrier Software Products and Solutions) and as Core Network CS Engineer involved in Core Network Planning, Design and Implementation. I have great work experience in Internet Protocols (SS7 / SIGTRAN/MAP / CAP/ TCAP / CAMEL) , 3GPP CN standards and protocols and in particular BSSAP,RANAP/MAP. I have done Integrations with E/// MSC/BSC (TD/BSC)/RNC, Telepins (MFS), Mavenir's (EIR) and other Vendors.

    $12.22 /hr
    5,679 hours
    4.68
  8. Nathaniel Jennings

    Nathaniel Jennings

    Linux Administrator/Engineer

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    Highly skilled general Linux Administration on all flavors, including Solaris and BSD. Thorough C/C++ System Programming understanding and experience, utilizing system calls directly to the Kernel.Can install and maintain existing installs including: RAID, SELinux, remotely manage (SSH), and utilize OpenSource OS's, including BASH Scripts, CRON jobs, custom written Kernel Modules, Python scripting for streamlining tasks, Apache administration, intranet design and implementation including NFS, software RAID, SFTP, fuse SSH drive mounting, KVM and UML optimization and installation including virtual networking (tuntap, iptables, TCPfowarding) iptables, OpenVPN, IPP2P, l7-filtering, server automation, Version Control, automated server creation. I am always willing to learn a new method or tool to complete any task desired of me. I have learned and fine tuned the most widely, in my opinion, needed tasks, but can not wait to have more experience using other technologies. Summary  Passionate autodidactic learner  Quick minded, and open to new methodologies  Attentive to detail  Methodological , precise worker  Highly motivated  Enthusiastic manual reader!  Truly enjoy troubleshooting and problem solving  Linux enthusiast  Open Source enthusiast  MAC OSX proficient  Microsoft functional (can figure out any problem with research) Education Bachelors of Electrical Engineering Tech DeVry Orlando, FL Audio Engineering ARTI Orlando, FL  Big Board installations, computer set up, audio engineering, audio work station design, synthesis, audio technologies, performance, live shows, studio design, acoustic design, digital sound design, Dolby Digital 7.1 design, digital audio theory, digital audio encoding, digital audio Plug-In design, audio software design  Linux Sound Design  Recording engineer  Mixing engineer  Mastering Engineer  Audio hardware Engineer  Logic Pro  Reason  Max/MSP  OSC  PureData Supervisor, Electrical Assistant  Worked for Contractor  Gathered and assessed inventory for job  Managed laborers  Quality Control  Industrial Electrical installations  Residential installations Jennings & Jennings, LLC.  Built Studio  Consumer Audio recording  Mix engineer  Plug-in Development  Composition  Professional music production

    $30.00 /hr
    1,668 hours
    4.03