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Andres Vergara

Andres Vergara

Software Engineer + Expert Developer [English-Spanish]

Colombia - 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

Alexander M.

Alexander M.

Software Developer C++/Qt

Ukraine - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 5

Software Engineer with 10+ years of diverse experience in software development, systems administration, and database administration. Developer of the opensource report solution CuteReport:

$45.00 /hr
1,307 hours

Althaf M.

Althaf M. Agency Contractor

Certified Web/Software Architect with 10 years experience

India - 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

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

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

100% Job Success
$16.67 /hr
534 hours



Perl/SQL/Javascript Developer,AngularJS/nodeJS Web designer

India - Tests: 5

Last year, I have been involved in a wide range of projects working in HTML, Perl, SQL, PostgreSQL, AngularJS, nodeJS .My efficieny mainly lies in working on various projects which could be developed using these languages.I am seeking out for opportunities which would help you and also help me in learning the technology. I have also some experience in Java, C, C++.

$13.33 /hr
10 hours

Md Nazim Uddin

Md Nazim Uddin

VOIP/IP-PBX/ Contact Center/ expert IT Professional

Bangladesh - Tests: 1

I’m high‐performing, strategic‐thinking and highly skilled professional with more than eight years’ of experience in Information Technology & Telecommunication sector. I’m adept at assessing needs, generating options, and implementing solutions in collaboration with clients and stakeholders. Well‐versed in all phases of projects, including defining plan, implementation and quality assurance. Enormous experience on Contact Center technology process, policy, operation & administration, IP Telephony & Unified Communication & Video conferencing deployment, network design, IVR call flow design, business automation, writing technical documents, user manual etc. I also equipped many other IT domain specially Unix & Solaris, Windows servers, PHP, Mysql, Switch & router configuration & Avaya products. I would be immensely delighted to help individual, organization or society. I believe I could solve any complex, technological problems in my domain that challenge my intellect and fire my imagination. My Core Competencies: - Avaya Contact Center solution - Avaya IPT & Unified Communication - Avaya IP Office - Avaya & Cisco Video Conferencing - Cisco switch & router configuration - Installation and administration of Linux - Windows Server installation & administration - IIS & Tomcat configuration - Linux Shell & VB script - Expert on SQL (MS Sql & Oracle DB) - Programming language (Java, Visual Basic & PHP) - Expert in MS office suite

$35.00 /hr
35 hours

Aman Aggarwal

Aman Aggarwal

Expert in Databases and Server Administration.

India - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 21

DBA having 10+ year of experience. Experience in Database designing, development, Parameter configuration, server tuning according to server capacity , Sorting, Querying, Troubleshooting, Optimization, Replication Set up. I am handling the Database of Social Networking site, Free SMS sending websites-,, Cine4fun,, Good Knowlwdge of PHP, Javascript, Jquery, HTML, LINUX, LAMP.. I like to get to know my clients closely to facilitate better communication so I always pay attention to what the client has needs. You are guaranteed quality with a reasonable price.

77% Job Success
$22.00 /hr
315 hours

Mathew G.

Mathew G.

Experienced Customer Support & Core Network Implementation Engineer

Kenya - 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.

71% Job Success
$12.22 /hr
5,679 hours