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  1. Oleg Vakheta

    Oleg Vakheta

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

    Ukraine - Last active: 19 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
    5,774 hours
    4.97
  3. Matt Durant

    Matt Durant

    Expert Software Developer, System Admin, and Business Manager

    United States - Last active: 5 days ago - 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
  4. Dinishika Weerarathna

    Dinishika Weerarathna

    Software Engineer

    Sri Lanka - Last active: 4 days ago - Portfolio: 6

    Self motivated, punctual, passionate about my work, and keen to progress my knowledge of the ever changing industry I work in. I pay particular attention to detail in my work and take pride in creating the best solutions for the work I am involved in. I have excellent interpersonal skills combined with the confidence and ability to build credible relationships with all levels of management and staff. I thrive on managing high workloads, balancing conflicting priorities and dealing with demanding customers.

    $8.00 /hr
    137 hours
    5.00
  5. Oleg K.

    Oleg K.

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

    Ukraine - Last active: 1 day ago - 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
    8,700 hours
    4.84
  6. 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
    781 hours
    4.64
  7. Vertika Khanna

    Vertika Khanna

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

    India - Last active: 3 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
  8. Vladimir Rybas

    Vladimir Rybas

    Expert Ruby on Rails Developer, Team Lead, PM

    Thailand - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 3

    70% of all software projects fail. Why is that happening? A few reasons: - Poor communication - Poor communication - Poor communication - Badly defined requirements - Wrong project's priorities - Sloppy development practices How do I address these issues: *Communication & Requirements clarification* - Monday to Friday daily status meetings at fixed time, suitable for all team members(customer is a team member). - Weekly iteration planning meetings. - Transparent and easy-to-use Project Management tools. *Project prioritization* - Complexity estimation - Short iterations & short feedback loop *Development practices* - Perfectly clean code - Test Driven Development (99% test coverage). - Obligatory code review & collective code ownership. - Domain Driven Design, Lean Architecture, GRASP, SOLID If this sounds good for you, let's get this done. LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/vladimir-rybas/13/901/1a9 Github: https://github.com/vrybas Tech Blog: http://vrybas.github.io/

    $100.00 /hr
    5,926 hours
    4.30
  9. Daniel Z.

    Daniel Z.

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

    Poland - Last active: 1 day 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
    1,751 hours
    4.98
  10. Paras Nath Chaudhary

    Paras Nath Chaudhary

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

    Nepal - Last active: 1 day 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