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  1. Alan Guan

    Alan Guan

    Technical/Network Analyst

    United States - Tests: 3

    Computer Science B.A. from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. Young IT professional that has worked in the field for 3 years. Former occupations: Service Desk Analyst, Network Analyst I, Application Consultant, Technical Support Intern. Grew up in touch with technology and gadgets. Jack of all trades, incredibly fast adopter/learner. Currently building my personal profile by freelancing to hone in on my interests (right now looks to be design for mobile apps). Typing tests put me on average at 105 WPM. I work well under pressure, juggling multiple tasks on my plate and prioritizing those that need more attention. I can be a perfectionist at times and will take hours to utilize/read any resources I can to solve a problem. I very much enjoy and excel in helping people understand technology/computers. I would love to get into web design, mobile app design, UX in general. Thanks for reading and considering me for work. I assure you, you won't be disappointed.

    $30.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  2. 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
  3. 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.

    $12.22 /hr
    5,679 hours
    4.68
  4. 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
  5. Khushi M.

    Khushi M.

    System Administrator & Web Developer

    Pakistan - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 6

    I have expertise in following: • Enterprise NMS using Nagios, Centreon, OpenNMS, Zabbix, Munin, Cacti, Monitorix, Xymon administration & monitoring. • Installation, configuration, troubleshooting and management of Solaris Servers both with x86 and Sparc architectures. • Manage network in Linux environment. Install, configure and deploy (Linux Flavors. RED HAT, Centos, Debian, Ubuntu etc) • DTrace, Patch Management, Syslog, NTP, BART, Apache, Postfix, Dovecot, Squirrel Mail IPMP, SFTP, Firewall, Bash Scripting, Cronjob, Users account management. • OS Hardening, Security, Auditing, Patching on linux & solaris servers. • Web Server(apache,nginx), Tomcat, PHP, Phpmyadmin, Wordpress, Joomla, Java. • Database Server(MySQL Server), MySQL Master-Master & Master-Slave Replication. • Plan and implement data security by file permissions, back up and disaster recovery plans. • Troubleshoot networks, systems and applications to identify and correct malfunctioning and other operational difficulties. • Storage Area Network, NFS, iSCSI, DRBD • Resolve local network/system issues. • Configuration and set-up of all new server systems required internally for the company's activities • OS hardening and Patching • Backup, security management, user account management, e-mail systems including internet access, office systems and applications support. • Server backup using rsync • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs • Configuration and maintain the Remote Servers • Vulnerability scanning of Networks, Web Applications In addition to this experience, I have created a website http://tecdistro.com. The goal is to give the better solution and guide for system administrator to make the things easy. I also bring to the table strong computer proficiencies in Wordpress, MS Word, MS Excel and CRM database applications. I have developed a wide range of websites using HMTL, DHTML, PHP, and MySQL including sites for startup companies and small businesses. My core competency lies in complete end-end management of a new website development project, and I am seeking opportunities to build & configure websites from the ground up for you or your business.

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.93
  6. Carlos L.

    Carlos L. Agency Contractor

    Tailored Solutions Specialist

    Costa Rica - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

    Since 2002 I've been developing an assorted variety of websites or sections of them, using different technologies from HTML, Javascript, jQuery and CSS to server side mainly PHP and the whole .net environment, interacting with MySql and MS SQL database engines.Most of the recent projects revolve heavily around Ajax.Involved lately in Django/Python technologies, developing some internal projects and standardized to the platform but anxious to jump into something bigger.

    Groups: Application Developers Alliance

    Associated with: Deft Matters

    $55.56 /hr
    2,862 hours
    4.67
  7. Faisal Rehman

    Faisal Rehman Agency Contractor

    Linux Systems Administrator

    Pakistan - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

    System Administration is the key area I’ve enjoyed a lot to work with from the very first day when I actually started my professional career. The achievements range from setting up, installing, configuring, troubleshooting & monitoring UNIX, Solaris & Linux servers, VoIP, Web & LAMP servers especially having CentOS, Ubuntu & Red-Hat as major distributions. Specialities: System Administration (Linux, UNIX, Solaris) FTP, DNS, BIND, LAMP Apache, Tomcat, MySQL IP Tables, CSF, APF Firewalls Servers Installation: yum, RPM, Source Bugzilla, Bedbugs, Jira Web Hosting, cPanel, WHM, SSL Nagios, Zabbix, Pandora FMS Server’s Monitoring

    Associated with: techwebweavers

    $20.00 /hr
    571 hours
    4.40
  8. Bhavin Jasani

    Bhavin Jasani

    Vibha Infosystems

    India - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 6

    I am experienced Programmer having 3+ years of IT Development.I provide expertise in search marketing solutions for business on a worldwide basis including website promotion, online advertising and search engine optimization techniques to improve its clients' positioning in the search engines.Also provide Web Development,Web Designing,Data Entry work.I will cater to the higher education market, including colleges, universities and professional educational institutions. I want to be more than expendable, one-off hired hand - my goal is to help you not only by implementing what you require of me, but also by providing advice, guidance, and best practices based on my wide experience. I'll understand your business needs and will always help to fulfill them - even if it requires more effort from me. I'd be happy to build a long-time relationship and became a valuable resource for all your development and software architecture needs.

    Groups: Corona Labs

    $14.44 /hr
    50 hours
    5.00