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  1. Cromer C.

    Cromer C.

    5,000+ Hrs. Wordpress Migration, Malware Removal, Security Specialists

    Philippines - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 36 - Portfolio: 27

    I have developed a wide range of skills that I believe useful in today's online businesses. My main competencies are: --- Wordpress site migration --- Wordpress site malware removal --- Wordpress site security enhancement --- Wordpress site loading speed optimization --- Installation, setup, and configuration (using semi-automated or manual method) --- Wordpress Multisite installation and configuration and domain mapping --- Wordpress plugin installation and configuration (both premium and paid ones) --- Wordpress theme installation and configuration to make the site identical to the theme's demo page. --- E-Commerce data entry/upload (using WooCommerce, Cart66, WP e-Commerce, X-Cart, etc.) --- PDF to Microsoft Word conversion --- Excel data entry --- Wordpress post/page formatting using CSS and HTML --- Minor site adjustments that requires HTML, CSS, and PHP intermediate knowledge --- Basic On-page SEO --- Installing, configuring, and setting up Wordpress affiliate sites --- Domain registration and DNS configuration I'm familiar with the following tools/technology: --- Wordpress --- Joomla --- cPanel (used by Hostgator, Bluehost, etc) --- WHM (used by Reseller Hosting Package) --- Linux Command Line Interface --- SSH --- .htaccess --- FTP/SFTP --- HTML --- CSS --- PHP --- SQL statements --- Hosting Providers such as Hostgator, Bluehost, Dreamhost, Hostmonster, InMotion, iPage, Fatcow, WebHosting Pad, 1 and 1, GoDaddy, Dreamhost, WP Engine, Pressable.com, DigitalOcean.com, etc. --- Reseller Hosting Package --- VPS Hosting Package --- CDN Sevices (MaxCDN, Rackspace Cloud Files) --- Plesk (used by GoDaddy) --- WebAdmin (used by Dreamhost hosting account) --- Google Analytics --- Google Webmaster Tools --- Site optimization tools: Google Pagespeed and YSlow --- Google Drive: Google Document and Google Spreadsheet --- Microsoft Word --- Microsoft Excel --- Dropbox --- Wordpress site backup plugins: BackupBuddy, WPTwin, etc. --- Skype --- TeamViewer --- MySQL Databases and phpMyAdmin --- Trello Project Management System --- Basecamp Project Management System

    Groups: Application Developers Alliance, Bluehost Developers and Designers

    $13.33 /hr
    5,599 hours
    4.87
  2. Vertika Khanna

    Vertika Khanna

    QA Lead,Web Tester,Test Plan,Test Case Expert

    India - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 10

    Expert Skills: S/W Engineering Concepts: Thorough Knowledge on SDLC -In my 8 years of work experience I was involved in various projects of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Kanpur) and MphasiS an HP Company. Quality testing and quality delivery is my specialty. With expertise in manual testing have experience in testing web applications, client-server, stand alone applications and many websites for usability testing. I have testing experience at all levels of application development life cycle. I have been part of Test Case designing, Test Execution, and Defect Management. Also good at documentation. Having been into testing & QA for over 8 years, I was working as a Senior Test Engineer. Have experience in various types of testing and QA roles like Functional, performance and Regression testing. Service Description - Expert in Usability testing for website and applications. - Good at defect tracking, logging and triaging. - Written around 900 test cases and worked on test plans. Also my role in my team was to review test cases. Role Summary: --------------------- Quick Work Delivery with utmost Quality Understanding the Functional Requirements Test Cases Writing and Execution Defect verification & Logging Bug tracking Testing Handled: ------------------------ Localization Testing Application compatibility Testing Client-Server application Testing Cross Browser Compatibility Functionality Website Usability Regression Scenarios Exploratory Functional testing Regression testing Integration testing Functional Automation testing Smoke and Sanity testing compatibility Testing Data Testing Installation testing Black box & White box testing

    $8.89 /hr
    644 hours
    4.00
  3. Oleh H.

    Oleh H.

    System Administrator

    Ukraine - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6

    I'm a System Administrator with 5 years of experience. Also, I have couple cPanel certificates: https://university.cpanel.net/c-summary.php?code=zzqd-532226 Currently I'm FreeLancer I can very quickly master the new system, suggest some alternative solutions etc. I'm young and experienced Linux Administrator. I can help you with server installation/configuration, recommend some hosting providers etc. I like to learn new technologies or improve my knowledge with old ones. I don't bid projects which I won't be able to complete as others do.

    $22.22 /hr
    782 hours
    4.64
  4. Alexander J.

    Alexander J.

    Linux Jedi

    United States - Last active: 5 months ago - Tests: 1

    9+ years of experience in the web industry support/abuse and sales. Experienced from small start ups to large scale company deployments on a live environments. Would love to be part of any team small or large. Work very well with others or as an army of one. Specialties - Linux, Apache, Nginx ,Cpanel/WHM, Exim, Security - Tomcat, postfix, shibboleth, Cloud, load balancing - AWS, Amazon, CDN, Wordpress, Joomla - Bash, PHP, MySQL, HTML, SEO, XML, ASP - Abuse/Exploit/Hack tracking and debugging. - Advanced Exim tracking/debugging - Very experienced with ddos attacks small to large - Great with high volume of tickets/support requests.

    $38.89 /hr
    513 hours
    4.28
  5. Mihai-George Cornateanu

    Mihai-George Cornateanu

    Senior Linux System Engineer

    United Kingdom - Last active: 5 months ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 1

    Linux System Administrator. LAMP Administrator. Security expert - Senior Ethical Hacker. PCI Compliance expert. ✔ Apache ✔ PHP ✔ MySQL ✔ DNS ✔ FTP ✔ Samba ✔ Postfix / Qmail / Sendmail ✔ DomainKey / DKIM / SPF ✔ Courier / Dovecot (IMAP/POP) ✔ SpamAssassin / ClamAV Amavis ✔ Kernel Hardening & Securing ✔ IPTables ✔ Wordpress, Joomla, PHPBB, Drupal ✔ Bash scripting

    $30.00 /hr
    186 hours
    4.85
  6. Carlos C.

    Carlos C.

    J2EE/PHP5/SQL Developer. Linux SysAdmin. Brainbench certified

    Spain - Last active: 11/19/2014 - Tests: 6

    More than 7 years of experience coding in PHP using many SQL databases (MySQL/PostgreSQL/MSSQL). I have worked in many projects as a project leader. I feel very confortable in managing my work time to complete the schedule. Experience with Zend Framework; MVC and Singleton patterns. Expert in use of XML technologies, APIs, AJAX and coding using OO (Objects). Skills using design software (Fireworks, Photoshop, Gimp). GNU/Linux system's administrator for more than 6 years.

    $17.78 /hr
    26 hours
    4.99
  7. Steven Bochinski

    Steven Bochinski

    System Engineer

    United States - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 15

    Looking for a linux system admin? I am familiar with the usual flavors ubuntu, CentOS, RedHat, debian, apache & databases(Oracle, mysql, postgresql). Love to work on virtualized systems like KVM/Libvirt and Oracle Virtualbox I am a US citizen and native English speaker with over 20 years of systems administration, engineering and architecture experience on Unix and Linux systems.

    $5.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  8. Alexander M.

    Alexander M.

    Software Developer C++/Qt

    Ukraine - Last active: 13 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
  9. Siarhei Kirpichonak

    Siarhei Kirpichonak

    Java, liferay, OpenClinica, EDC, Clinical Trials

    Belarus - Last active: 3 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
  10. 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
    510 hours
    4.99