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  1. Oleg Vakheta

    Oleg Vakheta

    Go/Golang/Perl/MySQL/JavaScript Developer, Linux Administrator

    Ukraine - Last active: 25 days ago - Tests: 9

    I love Go, Perl and Linux )) Have more then 7 years experience in Perl developing, more then 2 years in Go and I'm also passionate Linux administrator. Now I'm concentrated in developing for Web, using Go, Perl+fastcgi+nginx. I made many parsers, system scripts, web systems. My main directions in work: - Go (Golang), Revel, Martini, pure "net/http" for handling routes; - Perl developing ( web systems, scrapers/parsers, system scripts ); - Web developing, using: Perl, Javascript, Jquery, Ajax, HTML, CSS; - Linux administration; - MySQL server and queries optimization for high loading systems; - PostgreSQL - queries optimization, writing functions, triggers; - security audit; - SEO. I am open for new knowledge and critique.

    $27.78 /hr
    1,605 hours
    4.62
  2. Aaron Summers

    Aaron Summers

    Linux Cloud Engineer / 14 Years Real World Experience

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 2

    Daily engineering and administration of OpenBSD, FreeBSD, Linux and Windows based operating environments. LAN/WAN: Experience identifying a large number of network and host based security problems. Stabilized the bandwidth billing system for accuracy and provided assistance to the web development team. UNX(tm)/Linux/BSD: Designed and built a custom Enterprises Data Ware House utilizing RedHat Enterprise Linux, IBM Information Server, and the Sun N1 toolkit. Back ported the RedHat clustering tools and GFS modules for RedHat Enterprise Linux 4. Customized the operating environment for running the IBM Information Server 8 family of applications, consisting of IBM DB2 V 9.3, IBM WebSphere 6.0, IBM DataStage and IBM QualityStage. Was the single onsite operations point for the HP-UX, Solaris, FreeBSD, MacOS X, and Linux machines. Wrote custom tools for monitoring and metrics. Fluent in the change management process as it relates to Sarbanes Oxley, internal, and external audits. Extensive documentation of custom applications, primarily our custom data warehouse solution. Designed and implemented the company's external web presence using Solaris 10. Utilized zones, the ZFS file system, and hardware RAID on the T2000 platform. Wrote my own tools in Perl, C, and the Bourne shell. Debugged many complex operational problems. Specialties Started running Linux around 1993, kernel was 0.99 Moved onto SunOS and Open/FreeBSD. Since have worked with HP-UX and SCO extensively. Currently work with RHEL, AMI Linux, CentOS, OpenBSD, EC2, Parallels, and Rackspace.

    $30.00 /hr
    5,793 hours
    4.97
  3. Paras Nath Chaudhary

    Paras Nath Chaudhary

    oDesk Top Rated Developer | Roku | Android | Amazon Fire TV

    Nepal - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 10

    Over the last 2 years I have worked in a various web projects, Roku Channels and Android Apps. My core competency lies in developing video streaming websites and apps. I work in languages namely PHP, Java, and BrightScript. I have good experience with technologies like MySQL, MongoDB, jQuery, AJAX, Bootstrap, Version Control, etc. Besides programming, I have very good knowledge of Linux System Administration. I am very well familiar with Linux Systems and have worked managing servers for web-hosting and video streaming. I have been working on various OTT projects. I have been working on making the audio/content available in as many platform/devices as possible.My experiences include use of Wowza Media Streaming Server , Kaltura, Video Players ( Flowplayer, jwplayer, video.js), EPG integration. I am familiar with video manipulation with FFMpeg. I am always looking to explore more in the field of Video Streaming. I am ready to tackle challenges and work under deadlines ensuring quality in work. Feel free to contact me for web develoment, Roku Channel, Android app, Chrome cast apps and Amazon Fire TV apps. I have also knowledge of setting up Middleware stalker for IPTV. I have written a couple of xbmc addons too.

    $25.00 /hr
    71 hours
    5.00
  4. Daniel Z.

    Daniel Z.

    Highly skilled API integrator, PHP (ZF) Coder and Project Manager

    Poland - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 6

    Goal: Project and develop high quality apps for your success. Profile: OOPHP & Zend coding, IT consulting and business analyst, project coordinator and manager, Other skills: Apache, Bind, SSH, bashscripting, Memcached, Github, Solaris, Oracle, MySQL, Radius, AD, expert knowlegde of many *ux and windows systems Advantage: Project and implementation of many web apps. Most of it projected and developed by myself using Zend Framework, Google API (youtube, gdata), social API (twitter, facebook). Some of it integrated with operating systems or AAA software (radius, ldap). Usually Design Patterns were used (like Template Method, Version of Control, DAO, Dependency Injection, Decorator and so on). Some application built upon a structure of web services (XML, REST, JSON), some using jQuery and AJAX. Tools and technologies: Apache, radius, bind, ldap, Zend Framework, XML, SOAP, Linux, Linux daemons, Memcached, Sockets, REST, JSON, Oracle, MSSQL, MySQL, Design patterns, MVC, SVN, BASH, PHPUnit, Xdebug, Unit testing, Google Youtube API, Google Gdata API, Google Maps API, Facebook API, PayU API

    $35.00 /hr
    1,762 hours
    4.98
  5. Prasetyantoro R.

    Prasetyantoro R.

    Odsek freelancer

    Indonesia - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    my objective is to show that i can complete all the job given to me as fast as posible. with your satisfaction become my first priority. my speciality is at linux server configuration, php, html,css,javascript (vanilla / jquery), java, ruby on rails, mikrotik router, bash scripting . basicly im still college but i've got some freelance work in my country as server administrator gaming server for about 2 years and hotspot internet service with mikrotik router and ubnt device as access point.

    $9.00 /hr
    1 hours
    4.78
  6. Robert Joseph Batac

    Robert Joseph Batac

    Java Developer/Project Management/Applications/Wordpress

    Philippines - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    I specialize in Java Application Software Development, Project Management, and Hardware Interfacing. Other areas I've been involved in are Web Design, Wordpress, VPN, CMS, Open Source Solution/Customization and Testing for both Manual and Automated, and I recently added Android App Development in my portfolio. I have endeavored in freelance, business, and team and enterprise solution projects. Primary technologies I use are Java SE, Swing, Webstart, NetBeans, PostgreSQL, third party APIs, OpenVPN, Mysql, Selenium and Android Studio. Other experiences I've had are in the line of CCTV Surveillance and Security Systems integration. Please visit my profile website for past projects I have been involved with. http://bertbatac.weebly.com/ Thanks, Bert Batac

    $20.00 /hr
    1,031 hours
    4.95
  7. Alexander M.

    Alexander M.

    Software Developer C++/Qt

    Ukraine - Last active: 18 days ago - 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: http://sourceforge.net/projects/qreport/

    $45.00 /hr
    1,307 hours
    5.00
  8. 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
  9. Siarhei Kirpichonak

    Siarhei Kirpichonak

    Java, liferay, OpenClinica, EDC, Clinical Trials

    Belarus - Last active: 1 day 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
    1,335 hours
    4.90