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  1. Stanislav Kotov

    Stanislav Kotov

    Network System Engineer/System Administrator - FreeBSD/Linux/Solaris

    Russia - Last active: 23 days ago - Tests: 7

    I am Senior network engineer/Architect searching job at free time (usually few hours/day). Now i am working at Cisco/Juniper Partner in System Integration Company. I have built projects for ISP: IP and/or IP/MPLS networks from small provider (up to 700 users, pure IP/L2) to nationwide backbone and broadband networks (IP/MPLS Core with BGP and complex TE, B-RAs). All the MPLS services: Internet, L3VPN, VPLS, L2VPN, mVPN; including InterAS and CsC cases. Participate on all project stages from presale (equipment choose and design) to implementation and documenting, and further high-level support for networks, usually remote. I know in detail and have big practice of various network technologies: Routing: BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, ISIS, LDP, RSVP TE, NAT (all cases) VPN: MPLS VPN, GRE (PPTP, DMVPN), IPSEC Security: Firewall - Cisco PIX/ASA, Juniper SRX access-lists/filters - CBAC/ZBF QoS: can develop and deploy you traffic classes, implement marking and queuing and shaping, policies and your needs, including multi-color policers. Deploying different main and complementary services for ISP on UNIX/Linux/Solaris/Windows platforms, including virtualized ones: DHCP, DNS, Radius, Tacacs+, Mail, HTTP servers, SNMP, j/netflow collecting, integration with billing systems, MySQL and other. Big experience in automation: building different monitoring, configuration, self-healing scripts also for large amount of devices using multitasking. Bash, Perl scripting Have big experience in Cisco/Juniper product line from small routers to top line (CRS/TX Matrix). Also know and have practice of using many network hardware vendors (Extreme/Foundry/Dlink/Zyxel/Huawei). Programming experience: Perl (many scripting mainly on UNIX), PHP (made full project for university for student contract system, using MySQL, Javascript also), Shell scripting - bash, awk, sed, beginning to learn Python, C/C++ - some small application and system programming, MFC (Microsoft Foundation Classes), can easily modify program code. Also have experience in Windows administration AD deploying till W2003. Huge experience of user support. The rate can be lower if project topic is interesting for me but i don't have corresponding experience for it. I am taking full responsibility of my work. Have strong tradition to make documentation on my work. If you have big projects, which requires presence in the site we can discuss it.

    $56.00 /hr
    8 hours
    4.82
  2. Robert M.

    Robert M.

    Networking/VoIP/Build/Test/SQA Professional

    United States - Last active: 15 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    I'm proficient in networking (Cisco - working on CCNA), operating systems (Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS and a few others) as well as Open Source PBX systems such as Asterisk, Trixbox, FreePBX, Elastix and PBXInAFlash. I have done extensive SQA (software testing) as well as scripting (bash) for administration of various servers. I can code in Python, PHP and some Java and Java Enterprise. I've worked extensively with Jenkins for build/deployment environments. I'm quite skilled with web application type servers, including Apache, Tomcat, JBoss, as well as various mail relays - Postfix and Sendmail. When it comes to security, I'm quite proficient at the command line with iptables as well as some open source type firewalls (Sonicwall). I am no stranger to packet analysis/sniffing a network with tools such as Wireshark, ettercap and nmap.

    $25.56 /hr
    118 hours
    4.60
  3. David H.

    David H. Agency Contractor

    Citrix and Virtualizaion Systems Engineer

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 3

    I am a specialist in remote application delivery, VDI and cloud based computing. I have been working with Citrix products and some of their competing products and add-ons, from back in the Winframe NT4 Terminal server days, all the way up to the current Xenapp 6.5. I work full time for a major NYC hospital on the Citrix Engineering team, responsible for 200 + servers supporting a 24/7 mission critical environment. I have engineered delivering hundreds of applications to users on every type of device out there (PC, Macs, Thin clients, iPads, Androids, HTML5 browsers, etc.). I have a legacy MCSE for Windows 2000, and years of experience with Windows Server 2003, 2008, and 2008 R2. I have extensive experience with Active Directory group policies, Proxy servers, Web Servers, and Logon scripts using WSH, CMD files, and PowerShell. I have recent training in Microsoft App-V, Citrix Xenserver, Amazon Web Services, VMWare vSphere 5, OpenVPN and VDI-in-a-Box. I have recent part-time contracting experience providing Windows Server 2008 R2 IaaS servers in the cloud with Amazon AWS, OpenVPN, and a proof of concept project to provide SaaS using Xenapp and VDI for end users of a small business, including a custom web portal for them to reach their desktop from anywhere.

    Associated with: 3 Bay Consulting, LLC Agency

    $48.89 /hr
    72 hours
    4.99
  4. Ilya Frolov

    Ilya Frolov

    System Administrator and Web Developer

    Russia - Last active: 5 months ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 6

    I am java developer and linux system administrator. Have an interest in all kind of web based programming technology like python, ruby, perl. I have ability to create software from abstracts and fundamental algorithm design to deploying on production servers and zooming in business. I am interesting in java, open source, secure networking (SSL and so on), servers maintenance. Prefer full circle development - from idea to full production server support! I like to learn and follow the most modern technologies. I have 3+ year of shared web hosting design and service.

    $16.67 /hr
    77 hours
    5.00
  5. Goran Štimac

    Goran Štimac

    Linux admin/Software developer

    Croatia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 2

    Linux administration and automation are the things I'm most passionate about. I currently work on a highly available, load balanced, network of 500+ Linux machines. My daily work includes deployment automation with Ansible and Chef, ELK stack administration, Different HAProxy-LVS-Keepalived balancing setups, etc. Having worked as a Java and a .NET developer in the past, my skill set also includes working with WinForms, Webforms, MVC, WPF, ADO.NET, Entity framework, SQL Server, SOAP web services, REST, Spring, Maven... Other skills: SQL Server, MySQL, ElasticSearch, Crystal reports...

    $15.56 /hr
    222 hours
    3.34
  6. Roman Gorshunov

    Roman Gorshunov

    UNIX/Linux Systems Administrator

    Slovakia - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 3

    I'm just starting my career on oDesk, that is why price per hour is so low. === Be the first to hire me! === What I would like to do as a freelancer at oDesk: - Provide Operating systems environment support for Application/DB services teams - Automate routine tasks - machines should work, people should think - Reviewed and implemented High/Low level designs - Package Applications with RPM and automated OS installation/setup Projects I have been participating in which am I proud of: - Completed design and deployed four high availability clusters for Oracle databases and applications on Red Hat Enterprise Linux; wrote work instructions and trained services support specialists - Completed design and implementation for IBM AIX cluster based on p740, AIX 6.1 and PowerHA - Run a storage migration project, migrated Terabytes of data from old to the new Storage system without applications downtime

    $14.44 /hr
    8 hours
    3.00
  7. Benjamin Weston

    Benjamin Weston

    Programmer / Web Developer

    Canada - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 1

    With 12+ years in programming and IT, the last two being in web development, I am looking for opportunities to use and grow my skill set. I am currently seeking projects that will challenge me and allow me to build up my portfolio.

    $33.33 /hr
    49 hours
    0.00
  8. Haris L.

    Haris L.

    Senior developer, software architect

    Bosnia and Herzegovina - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2

    I am senior sysadmin/developer with extremely "deep" and "wide" knowledge and understanding of IT platforms and solutions. I have 20+ years of experience working in IT industry including, system and networks administration, software architecture and development as well as IT systems design and implementation, both Linux and Windows based platforms. For last 10+ years my focus was on opensource based platforms, frameworks and software, so following are some of my experiences: - WEB and desktop based software/services architecture and development using many different languages: c, php, perl, python, javascript, html/css, java, vb/vba, vfp... and frameworks; zend, django, express... - sysadmin of different linux flavors (centos, debian, redhat, suse...) - implementation and support of different opensource software platforms: Asterisk/FreePBX VoIP, vTiger CRM, Kannel/PlaySMS SMS marketing services... - design, implementation, tuning and maintenance of PostgreSQL and MySQL RDMBS - design and development of WEB and desktop opensurce GIS/GPS solutions (GeoServer, PostGIS, OpenLayers, OSM...) - lecturing and training both IT professionals and regular users - IT projects management In addition to above, I am also experienced in working cooperatively and effectively with people from a wide range of nationalities asI was engaged in several national wide projects financed and supported by UN/UNDP/UNESCO and WB/IFC.

    $33.33 /hr
    1,222 hours
    4.64