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  1. Oleg Vakheta

    Oleg Vakheta

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

    Ukraine - 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 - 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
    5,865 hours
    4.97
  3. Bogdan daniel S.

    Bogdan daniel S.

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

    Romania - 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
    2,646 hours
    4.68
  4. Matt Durant

    Matt Durant

    Expert Software Developer, System Admin, and Business Manager

    United States - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

    I have experience developing many projects utilizing a varied range of skills and programming languages, including but not limited to: .NET, C++, PHP, HTML, CSS, and Javascript. I have exposure to other languages, and I am not afraid to tackle a project in an unfamiliar language. My experience with other technologies includes MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Hyper-V 2008/2012, and Linux (Debian-based distributions mainly, but I have experience with others). I have over 10 years of professional experience in server & network administration, software and website development, and business management. You can expect a commitment to detail and your idea when you hire me for your next project.

    $80.00 /hr
    15 hours
    4.98
  5. Anatolii R.

    Anatolii R.

    node.js (ex. php) backend webdeveloper

    Russia - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 10

    I'm one of the 3% most active JavaScript users on github - see first link in my portfolio. I have passed nodejs test among 10% most skilled nodejs developers - https://www.odesk.com/exams/_10426641 I mainly develop scalable RESTfull NodeJS servers for native mobile or single page applications or phantomjs based webscrappers trying to keep them simple and fast. I'm proficient with MySQL,PostgreSQL, AmazonRDS, MongoDB, Redis as databases, and can use most suitable one for your project. I can be your devops for tasks of deploying nodejs applications on Centos 7 VPS/VDS servers, Amazon EC2 or Heroku Cloud Application Platform. In my work i use git,mercurial and SVN version control systems, for every job i create a private repo at bitbucket.org for (me and customer only) for feedback, bug reports and support. I have a strong background as php/zend/symfony 1.4 developer and linux user since 2002 year. My work hours is 5 PM to midnight - Moscow time.

    $33.00 /hr
    1,170 hours
    4.21
  6. Oleg K.

    Oleg K.

    Senior Dev: Perl/Catalyst/Moose/DBIC/NoSQL+AJAX/jQuery, shell+sysadmin

    Ukraine - Tests: 19

    Seeking opportunities in Perl oriented (Catalyst DBIC preferred) application development, shell and perl scripting, and BSD/Linux administration projects - to build sites and setup servers for your business or pleasure.In my mind, LAMP more often reads as LASP - Linux, Apache, (any|no)SQL, Perl - of course, with Catalyst, Template Toolkit and DBIx::Class/KiokuDB in pair with some RCS (git is preferred, but subversion, mercurial and others also possible). And of course, all can be integrated with AJAX libraries such as jQuery, Prototype, MooTools and other to create Web2.0 apptications.Great knowledge of regular expressions (regexp). Have real experience with MySql, Postgres, Oracle, CouchDB, LDAP, also worked with CPanel, Plesk and Ensim. And of course, have experience with Apache, SMTP (exim, postfix, sendmail), IMAP/POP (Cyrus, UW, Dovecot), firewalls (bsd/ipfw and linux/iptables), Samba and misc ftp and proxy solutions.I can work well as alone and as a team member.

    $40.00 /hr
    8,859 hours
    4.84
  7. Oleh H.

    Oleh H.

    System Administrator

    Ukraine - 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
    791 hours
    4.64
  8. Carlos C.

    Carlos C.

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

    Spain - 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
  9. Faisal Naeem

    Faisal Naeem

    Linux/Web Hosting/Mail/DNS/NMS Server Administrator, IT Support

    Pakistan - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 8

    An experienced Linux System Administrator with skills in CentOS/RHEL/Ubuntu/Fedora Server/VPS Configuration, Administration and Troubleshooting plus L2/L3 support expertise. I am having hands-on expertise to Mail / Web Hosting / Virtualization / Network Monitoring / Media Streaming / OpenGTS / DNS / FTP / Backup / Firewall Servers, Data center Administration and Server Security measures. My exposure to Amazon EC2, Linode, GoDaddy and Hostgator physical/virtual server environment is quite good. I am looking forward to utilize my experience and technical skills to offer quality work with client’s contentment. Possessing 08 years experience in Information Technology including 3.5 years experience in as System Administrator in Data Center (Systems Team) and currently working as Manager (Linux Systems). I have experience in administration of heterogeneous network with a variety of open source tools to provide an excellent IT infrastructure for organizations.

    $18.00 /hr
    12 hours
    4.70
  10. Ruslan K.

    Ruslan K.

    Magento PHP/MySQL WebDeveloper, SeoSpecialist

    Ukraine - Tests: 23 - Portfolio: 7

    Over the last 9 years, I have developed a wide range of websites using HMTL, CSS, PHP and MySQL, Centos/Fedora webserver administration and optimization for high perfomance, Wordpress, Drupal, PrestaShop and Magento, SEO and GoogleAdwords, including sites for startup companies, small businesses and financial companies (invest funds and forex brokers). My core competency lies in complete end-end management of a new website development project, and I am seeking opportunities to build websites from the ground up for you or your business. I also have some experience in the following areas: SQL, Ajax, OOP, software design, Unix, Amazon EC2 & CPanel, Apache & nginx. Reasons to hire me: +actually, I like my work; +I'm sociable & friendly; +highest quality; +my goal is to satisfy your needs due to my specialty.

    $20.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00