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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

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

Radovan Bajic

Radovan Bajic

MCSA, MCSE,SQL, SSIS, SSRS, Windows administration

Serbia - Portfolio: 1

MCSA, Windows server administration, SQL administration, T-SQL, SSIS, SSRS, BI, SharePoint server, In previous work experience I’m worked on the following projects: - Making private cloud based on the VMware platform virtualization in SAN environments with blade servers and NetApp storages - Projects a complete IT infrastructure for a new manufacturing firm from the scratch - Design and implementation software of field sales, market research and implementation into existing ERP - Design and manufacture of migration from VMware to Hjyper-V platform of the entire IT infrastructure. - Design and implementation of internal portal based on SharePoint 2010 and implement ticketing system for communication a consumers with IT sector

$11.00 /hr
16 hours

Michael Lawrence

Michael Lawrence

Senior Windows | Virtualization Administrator

India - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

"To serve the clients as a hard worker in this competitive environment discharging all my professional skills" A successful IT Administrator with over 6+ years of experience in designing, implementing and supporting IT infrastructure using Windows & Virtual environment with Multi-National Company Specialties • Expertise in Virtual Technologies(VMware, Hyper-V, Cisco V-block, Citrix, Oracle VM) • Hands on experience in deploying and supporting windows Server roles and features of 2003,2008,2012 • Worked in a larger data center environment in supporting 1000+ servers connected to 30,000+ desktop and user environment • Experience in handling multiple clients with various projects, builds relationship and received client appreciations • Reduced organizational cost and manageability by migrating many servers to virtual environment • Expertise in different vendor server hardware's, blade servers and storage devices • Professionally certified in Microsoft, VMware, Hyper-V and ITIL • Thrust and eager in learning of new virtual technologies • Holding Degree in Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA)

100% Job Success
$15.00 /hr
9 hours

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.

100% Job Success
$80.00 /hr
15 hours

Jodel Delgado

Jodel Delgado

Support Engineer

Philippines - Tests: 5

With over 13 years of experience in the IT industry. I have a strong background in hardware and software troubleshooting. I have an extensive knowledge on system administration, network administration, server/software deployment, virtualization (Vmware,ESX, Virtual box), Microsoft Sharepoint administration / Office 365, virus/spyware removal and firewall and antivirus security. Experienced in networking: T1, DSL, Cable (Cisco, ADIT, Adtran, Netopia T1 Router, Netgear products, etc...). Knowledgeable in Wordpress, HTML, XUL Fireworks, batch filing, VBS scripting, Flash and Dreamweaver.

$5.56 /hr
403 hours

Daniel O'Sullivan

Daniel O'Sullivan

System Administrator

Australia - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

I have been working in the IT industry for the past 10 years working for small and multinational companies. During the past 10 years I have worked with and alongside management, staff and customers in various fields. Some of the projects I was involved in were company wide upgrades of phone systems to a VOIP system, A migration of operating systems within companies twice, Upgrading a companies servers from 2003 to 2008 and creating a citrix environment to publish apps to specific users. I have provided support to staff and customers on various levels and worked with management to audit printers, computers and users.

$33.33 /hr
4 hours

Stephen S.

Stephen S.

Business Analyst and Project Manager

United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

Linked in Profile ssalaka 15+ years of varied industry experience (including extensive consultation work with large cap and fortune 500 organizations) in both software development and systems engineering as well as overall project management and client development/consulting; significant experience with Linux and Windows (mixed) environments and programming experience (including C#, JAVA, C/C++, shell scripting, and SQL), an MBA in Information Technology, and a solid understanding of complete systems lifecycle development/deployment/and support with a solid focus on applying process optimization strategies (Lean, TQM, 6 Sigma, etc...) My overall career path has been extremely varied, covering a wide range of tasks, duties and responsibilities (in an extensive breadth of industries) The main focus has been working in a (C#/JAVA/MSSQL) development;(Windows/Linux) deployment environment, designing and developing application/systems architecture for large scale portal (clustered and virtualized) applications, managing both development and server teams, designing and implementing systems security components, and deploying and managing network/infrastructure resources. Additional responsibilities have included client development/consulting, the integration of developed solutions into client project deployments, offshore team coordination, following development best practices to produce tested, integrated and fully-documented software solutions for Linux and Windows platforms (including Windows Mobile), and large scale systems roll out and deployments using both clustered (both hardware and software based) and virtualized (VMware) technologies. Business Level Japanese, JLPT Level 2 Conversational Spanish/German Specialties: Project Management, Software Development, Software Architecture, Systems Engineering/Architecture, Network Engineering, Programming, Troubleshooting/Maintenance, System Security, Software Architect, JPLT 2kyuu, DBA, MCTS, MCPD, MCSE 2003, SCJD 1.6, Security+, Lean Agent Certification, PMP, Six Sigma Black Belt Process Optimization

$125.00 /hr
0 hours

Daniel Z.

Daniel Z.

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

Poland - 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

100% Job Success
$35.00 /hr
1,925 hours

Aleksey K.

Aleksey K.

ITSM consultant, Project manager, SysAdm, C# dev, DBA

Russia - Tests: 3

I've much experience in project management, system administration, DBA and software development. I took a part in ITSM process involvement at my previous and current job. I'm familiar with ITIL: I've implemented IncM, ChgM and CfgM in these companies, built service desk. I has skills of Manage Engine Service Desk and Omnitracker software. Also I professionally worked with Windows-based infrastructure (Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Hyper-V, AD, GP, Exchange 2003/2007). I worked also with several generation of HP Proliant servers (DL, ML series oG3-G6 ) and I have work experience with Dell, Supermicro and Intel I worked SharePoint 2003/2007 about 6 years.

$20.00 /hr
46 hours