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  1. Siarhei Kirpichonak

    $30.00 /hr
    1,409 hours
    4.90
  2. Navdeep S.

    Navdeep S.

    Linux Administrator, AWS, Chef, Ansible, DevOPS,Docker

    India - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 4

    I am a professional System Admin with lots of experience in AWS,Cloudformation, Chef, Opsworks, Jenkins, Ansible, Docker, Vagrant, monitoring and everything in between. I have lots of experience in managing tomcat, Java, Rails, python and php applications. I've helped many companies with cloud migration and automations. I help startups to fill in the gap for Devops position. My goal is to help companies to streamline the operations so they can focus on the core business. I am very much an expert in following technologies: 1. Expert in Cloud management platform like Rightscale, Scalr, Heroku, Amazon Ec2, PhpFog... 2. Expert with complex configurations of Apache, Nginx, Varnish for high traffic websites with load balancers. 3. I've thorough knowledge of MTA's like Postfix, Exim, Qmail, Sendmail, zimbra. 4. I've tons of experience with Iptables based firewalls APF and ConfigServer for securing Linux servers. 5. Expert in setting up cloud infrastructure on Amazon (AWS) Rackspace 6. Servers will be ready in minutes, using Chef Ansible Docker 7. Get your servers monitored, using: Nagios Icinga Gangila Cacti Munin 8. Version control system setup, using: Git Subversion(SVN) 9. Virtualization Expert in: Xen Vmware OpenVZ Expertise in installing/configruing control panels like Cpanel, Plesk, DirectAdmin, Webmin, Virtualmin...

    $27.78 /hr
    6,795 hours
    4.84
  3. Anthony B.

    Anthony B.

    Technical Support

    Philippines - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

    Its been 12 years, and yet active as technical resource and primary point of contact for server and network administration. I have successfully implemented and migrated Databases (postgres, mysql, MS Sql 2005 & 2008), Setup windows Server (2000NT, 2003, 2008, 2012), and Unix/Linux as System Administrator. And as network administrator constructed structured cabling, deployed and manages switches (L2), routers from small to corporate offices, firewall like SonicWall 5060 & NSA 5000 series, and Cisco ASA 5510/5505. I am also knowledgeable in developing Web design using Dreamweaver, Html, Php and MySql.

    $17.78 /hr
    16 hours
    5.00
  4. Duminda Karunaratne

    Duminda Karunaratne

    System Administrator

    Sri Lanka - 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
  5. Lessis O.

    Lessis O.

    Penetration tester and security Expert, ITIL, OSCP certified

    Tunisia - Tests: 3

    Since many years I have worked for a big International Financial group as Programmer and Penetration-Tester. I used to work as a Security Analyst for a French Security CERT (Computer Emergency Response Team). The last years I did a lot of Security Assessments of Web Applications. Based on my daily work I am experienced with all common attack vectors and mitigation techniques. I am very interested in Computer Security and ethical hacking. I have conducted Penetration-testing for a lot of clients (including Banque de France, AXA group, Quanthouse, cibtp paris, youdrive.fr etc..) . I have also managed Linux Server for years. I am a confirmed Programmer mastering scripting and advanced programming language (C,C++,python,Bash scripting, Ruby on Rails, Java,etc...).

    $23.00 /hr
    32 hours
    5.00
  6. Nathaniel Jennings

    Nathaniel Jennings

    Linux Administrator/Engineer

    United States - 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
  7. Sergey Makarov

    Sergey Makarov

    C Expert

    Russia - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 1

    Over the last 10 years, I have developed a wide range of applications using JAVA, C, C++, Perl, ActionScript, bash and many other technologies. My core competency lies in any audio-video streaming and content delivery. I'am seeking opportunities to build new cool applications from the ground up for you or your business. I also have some experience in the following areas: Protocols:- RTSP, RTP, SDP, RTCP, RTMP Video formats known: H.264, MPEG, MJPEG, FLV, MP4, MKV, AVI, WMV Audio formats known:- G.711A, G.711Mu, AAC, MP3, OGG, FLAC

    $33.33 /hr
    0 hours
    4.43
  8. Ivan Peshev

    Ivan Peshev

    Will write what you need. Javascript , PHP, Linux, SQL, Python

    Bulgaria - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 5

    My main goal is to provide good-looking, user-friendly, effective and well written applications to the customers. I've gained experience and polished my communication skills while working with people from Sweden, Iceland, Czech Republic, Russia and Bulgaria. Thus I easily understand customer’s needs and best way to deliver it. I'm really good at reading and debugging someone else's code. I have extensive knowledge in mathematics, particularly in complex algorithms, and also huge experience in OOP design for big applications, web servers administration and optimization.

    $30.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.85
  9. John francis i I.

    John francis i I.

    Java Developer with experience in Mobile Service Development

    Philippines - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    I aim to increase my knowledge and proficiency when it comes building great and easy to use software. I can also create software that uses other forms of technology like building scripts using Perl, PHP, and shell. I can create and deploy fully functional websites immediately using DJANGO framework and Twitter Bootstrap as its UI foundation. I also am very proficient in using Linux based operating systems and utilise them to analyze and extract useful data for the clients.

    $7.00 /hr
    1 hours
    5.00