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Sergey P.

Sergey P.

VoIP and Linux Engineer

Russia - Tests: 5

OS: linux (gentoo, debian, centos ...), FreeBSD over 10 years using/administration Lang: perl, lua, shell (java, ruby, erlang studying) VoIP: asterisk, freeswitch, gnugk, kamailio/ser (over 7 year administration) PBX: Si2000 (v.5), Definity administration (SS7, ISDN) DB: mysql, postgresql Sec: DMVPN, IPsec, OpenVPN Publish: LaTeX

100% Job Success
$30.00 /hr
76 hours

Hans W.

Hans W.

Senior System Engineer

United States - Tests: 2

Accomplished System Administrator with 16 years of experience in research and instructional computing support. Comprehensive experience with Linux, Windows and Solaris. Specialties * Enterprise System Administration * Storage Management * Network Engineering * Datacenter Operations

100% Job Success
$44.44 /hr
679 hours

Lukasz T.

PHP, Smarty, JavaScript, AJAX, Kohana, MySQL

Poland - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

As a PHP / MySQL Developer, I worked for large multinational companies, small start-ups and individual customers in a team and also as an individual programmer. I participated at each stage of the software development cycle, starting from requirements gathering, design through implementation, testing, deployment and maintenance.

95% Job Success
$16.67 /hr
4,118 hours

Ashish panchal

Ashish panchal

Expert AngularJS + nodejs developer

India - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

Having an Expertise On Angularjs and nodejs since last 2 years and also have an Enormous experience of 5 years working with PHP (OOP, Zend Framework,Symfony Framework, YII Framework, Mysql),smarty, JQuery, prototype, dojo, d3.js, highcharts, amcharts, 3rd party integration, payment gateways like paypal, protex, google checkout,, PDF design tools like mpdf, ezpdf, dompdf, htmltopdf,Xml technologies like SOAP, simplexml,dom document, rest API with nodejs with knowledge of many node npm packages for couchDb, mongoDb, grunt, JSCS, JShint, karma test runner, mocha, chaijs, SVN and Git.

100% Job Success
$11.11 /hr
383 hours

Daniel Yavorovich

Daniel Yavorovich

System Administrator

Ukraine - Portfolio: 1

Operating Systems ● FreeBSD ● Linux Security ● iptables ● openssl ● jail ● clamav ● mod_security ● mod_clamav DNS ● Bind ● PowerDNS (+PostgreSQL / +MySQL) HTTP ● Apache ○ MPM: prefork, worker ○ mod_ssl, mod_php, mod_wsgi ● Nginx ○ Access control ○ Autoindex ○ Fast-CGI ○ uWSGI ○ Proxy ○ Cache ○ SSL ○ upload_progress_module ○ Control panel integration ■ Virtualmin ■ DirectAdmin ■ Plesk Proxy ● squid ○ basic auth ○ transparent proxy ○ cache ● 3proxy ○ http/socks ○ auth Raid ● Linux ○ md(0,1,5,6,10) ● FreeBSD ○ Gmirror / Striping File Systems: ● Ext 2,3,4 ● ReiserFS ● XFS ● OCFS2 ● ZFS (port to FreeBSD) ● CEPH CVS ● SVN ● Mercurial ● GIT ○ GitLab ○ GitoLite Backup ● rsync ● BackupPC ● Bacula FTP ● ProFTPd ● VSFTPD File sharing ● NFS ● SAMBA Control Panel ● Direct Admin ● Webmin+Virtualmin ● CPanel ● ISP-config ● Plesk Automatization ● Puppet ● Saltstack Monitoring ● Zabbix ● Nagios ● Munin ● Monit Network Understanding of theoretical and practical foundations of the networks (Data link, Network, Transport, Application Layers). VPN ● OpenVPN ● PPTP Database (SQL) ● MySQL (+MariaDB, +Percona) ● PostgreSQL Database (NoSQL) ● ElasticSearch ● Riak ● MongoDB ● Cassandra ● Redis Virtualization & Containerization ● KVM ● XEN ● OpenVZ ● LXC ● Docker ● Vagrant Cluster ● DRBD ○ master-slave ○ master-master (+ocfs2) ● Heartbeat ● Pacemaker Development ● actively use: ○ shell (bash, sh) ○ Python ● Frameworks ○ Django ○ Flask ○ Twisted ○ Tornado Cloud Solutions: ● AWS (EC2, S3, CloudFront, Route53) ● DigitalOcean ● RackSpace

100% Job Success
$33.33 /hr
46 hours

Manoj Sonawane

Manoj Sonawane

Expert Linux, Unix sysadmin,devops

India - Tests: 1

Hello, I am an experienced programmer & system Administrator with expertise in high performance system infrastructure, customized deployment solutions, configuration management, monitoring, python , Django development, REST based backend systems and related infrastructure support. I am in process of becoming Official Amazon Provider Network Member - Consulting Partner []. Highlights: 1. Created an infrastructure with over 4000 servers (physical as well as cloud servers aws, rackspace and go grid) distributed in 4 regions , implemented monitoring, ha, replication, configuration management. Recruited a team of 3 sys admin's , trained them and supported platform 24/7 with 3 engineers. 2. Have worked with several technologies and scaled it for high volume with massive cost savings. 3. Created a unified platform to interact with multiple public clouds. ( aws, go grid , rackspace with custom python based system) 4. Designed a geo-distributed, full tolerant with a SLA of 99.99999 deployment and deployed it using Amazon Cloud, Rackspace Cloud,gofrid cloud and on physical servers 5. Designed a scalable storage system using open source and commodity hardware. I have managed large (4000+) servers for my employers and clients, which include GE, Wipro, Lehman Brothers & Glam Media. I have managed IT security for GE and banking sectors (built a DC and developer shop for Lehman brothers in china). I now offer remote system management consultancy and training services. I have attached my linked in profile and references if you need them. I have designed, developed and maintained large scaling, load-balanced and redundant infrastructure for many clients. Most of the infrastructure I have designed are, • fully automated (saltstack/puppet and deployment via various code deployment tools integrated with git or subversion) • auto-scale (on demand scaling) • auto-heal and auto curate • fully load-balanced • in required cases geo-distributed • Monitored with custom performance plugins, logstash, nagios, check_mk, zenoss This infrastructure architecture and deployments were in different environments • Dedicated servers at various isps • Virtualized Environment (Xen, KVM, VMware and others) • Public cloud: Amazon, Rackspace, GoGrid, and others • Private Cloud:= openstack • Different Business Verticals, • Ecommerce • Social Application ( ) • Big Data Analysis and Analytics • Media (audio and video) • Online Advertising • Banking, • BPO / KPO Web Servers (Apache, lighttpd, Nginx, Cherokee) Load Balancers (HAProxy, Nginx, Pound, LVS, balance, Varnish, Zeus Load Balancer) Ruby on Rails (Phusion Passenger, Unicorn) Python (mod_python, uWSGI, gunicorn) Java (Tomcat, Glassfish, Jetty, Jboss) Database/DataStores (Mysql + variants, Postgresql, Oracle, Mongodb, Memcached, Redis, Riak, Membase/CouchDB, nd others) Data Analysis (Hadoop, Bigdata) Distributed File System (Glusterfs, Coda, Ceph, pVFS, Lustre, ZFS, OneFS, XtreemFS) Search (Solr, Lucene, Nutch, ElasticSearch, Lily, Katta) Caching (varnish, memcache, flashcache) Monitoring (Nagios, Munin, Icinga, Ganglia, cacti, ntop, op5, Zabbix, pandoraFMS, OpsView and others) DNS (bind, tinydns,) Mail (postfix/sendmail/qmail/exim, Dovecot/Courier) Security (Snort, Splunk, Samhain, OSSEC, OSSIM, Suricata) Centralized logging (rsyslog+loganalyzer, splunk, zlogfabric, octopussy, Samhain, Graylog2, Kibana,, OpenTSDB, Flume, Scribe CMS (wordpress, joomla, mambo, typo3, etc and other custom developed CMS) and many other applications and services Most of these infrastructure architecture are for high volume traffic web application or for massive computing requirements. I can help you in following way. • python, django, golang web app development, REST back-end • code deployment, automation • Efficient monitoring system and notification configuration • OS updated and performance tuning of kernel to support database & applications. • Backup solution to take backup and transfer to offsite. • A configuration management ( saltstack / puppet/ cfengine) and load balancing solution. • • Source control using git, svn • On call support.

100% Job Success
$33.33 /hr
703 hours

Bhushan Kumar Sharma

Bhushan Kumar Sharma

Linux Servers AWS Cloud Hosting Security CPanel Plesk VOIP PenTest

India - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 14

Since 2001, I have been dedicatedly working with Linux Operating Systems & Open Source. Services Provided ::- Deployment, Configuration, Security, Hardening, Monitoring, Performance Tuning, Troubleshooting of Linux Server Roles AWS – Amazon Web Services Migration of Servers Hosting Panels like WHM/CPanel, Plesk etc Asterisk Dialers, VOIP and Call Center Solutions Customization of Linux Kernel & Distro with Rebranding Faculty of Post-Graduate Degree in Computer Sciences. Firewalls & Gateways Linux HPC - High Preformance Clusters Remote Server Support & Troubleshooting L3/L4 Security Auditing of Servers & Websites Cloud & Virtualization Technical Writing VPN - Site-to-Site, Road-warrior Vulnerability Assessment & Penetration Testing Kayako

100% Job Success
$16.67 /hr
4,012 hours

Ambiorix Rodriguez Placencio

Ambiorix Rodriguez Placencio


Dominican Republic - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 5

Extensive, practical and relevant industry experience in the following area : -> Asterisk and FreePBX customizations. -> Custom Asterisk Development (PHPAGI,Bash Scripting). -> Hosted PBX Solutions (Amazon AWS, DIgitalOcean, SolarVPS). -> Complex IVR Solutions (Databases Integrations, Web App Integration). -> Call Center Solutions (Vicidial,Goautodial). -> Customized Broadcasting solutions. -> Technical Consultancy. -> Asterisk & MYSQL-PHP Integration. -> Asterisk Security (Fail2ban, IPTABLES). -> PHP&MYSQL Developer.

93% Job Success
$35.00 /hr
14 hours

Jaime hegel T.

Jaime hegel T. Agency Contractor

Ruby on Rails

Bolivia - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 5

Ruby on Rails Developer. Two years ago I'm working and learning all about ruby on rails framework, before this i've worked with other technologies such as. net and PHP. With ruby on rails I found an ally because with this I can do things faster in less time. I can make bbd with rspec, cucumber, capyabara, heroku deployment and clean code, I'd be happy to work with you and do a good job and relationship.

Associated with: NIBIRU Technologies

84% Job Success
$15.00 /hr
322 hours