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  1. Bogdan daniel S.

    Bogdan daniel S.

    VCP, MCSA, Exchange, Vmware, HyperV, Servers Expert Admin

    Romania - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

    10+ years experience in Information Technology (IT) Major areas of expertise: VMware and Microsoft virtualization technologies. Designing and implementing fault-tolerant virtualization clusters SAN and NAS systems (iSCSI, FC) Windows 2003 / 2008 / 2012 Server * Active Directory * Microsoft ISA Server and TMG * Clustering * MS Windows XP/Vista/7/8 desktop/workstation operating systems * Centralized anitivirus systems WSUS * TCP/IP, Switching and Routing * Firewalls IBM, HP, Dell Servers * DNS, DHCP, Wins * Print Server * File Server * Network and Servers documentation * LAN hardware/software administration, design, installation and configuration * Print Server * LAMP Administration * Linux services : squid, postfix, dovecot, firewall, ldap, mysql, nagios, dhcp, bind etc Certifications: MCP - Microsoft Certified Professional MCSA - Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator VCP - Vmware Certified Professional VCP-510 * VCA-DCV - Vmware Certified Associate Data Center Virtualization.

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

    $22.22 /hr
    2,643 hours
    4.68
  2. 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
  3. Alexander M.

    Alexander M.

    Software Developer C++/Qt

    Ukraine - Last active: 15 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
  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: 5 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
    1,322 hours
    4.90
  6. Katsumoto L.

    Katsumoto L.

    Penetration tester and security Expert, ITIL, OSCP certified

    Tunisia - Last active: 3 days ago - 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
  7. Md Nazim Uddin

    Md Nazim Uddin

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

    Bangladesh - Last active: 1 month ago - 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
    4.65
  8. Duminda Karunaratne

    Duminda Karunaratne

    System Administrator

    Sri Lanka - Last active: 1 day 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
    513 hours
    4.99
  9. Anthony B.

    Anthony B.

    Technical Support

    Philippines - Last active: 5 days ago - 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