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  1. Miroslav T.

    Miroslav T. Agency Contractor

    Ticket Support/Help Desk Email/Chat support

    Bulgaria - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 2

    Accomplished IT professional with more than 15 years practical internet experience. Skilled technology savvy self-starter, adept at securing, tuning, tweaking and maximizing the overall computer system performance. In depth understanding of managing mixed networks (Linux and Windows based).Able to work on own initiative or as part of a team and can deal with administrative duties competently. I am a MCSA and MS Exchange Specialist with more than ten years of experience in IT and more than 7 working directly with MS Servers (2000/2003/2008/2012), in multi-site infrastructure, working in different areas including: Network Design, Infrastructure, Troubleshooting, Wifi, VPN, Security and more I consider myself a very patient person which is good for dealing with strong client’s attitude. I’m very Emphatic with people needs, which is ideal for understanding and fulfill their requirements. I have a very good typing skill which is ideal for Help Desk positions and allows me to complete reports, memos and e-mail a lot faster than regular people.

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

    Associated with: Samsourcing

    $16.67 /hr
    7,479 hours
    5.00
  2. Alfonso Valdes

    Alfonso Valdes

    Linux / Amazon AWS / WHM WordPress / Nginx / Security / Docker DevOps

    Mexico - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 6

    A self-motivated System and Network security administrator with more than 10 years in the management and analysis of Linux/Unix enterprise Servers (60- 70 servers). With deep and advance knowledge of highly scalable servers, Cloud Computing, High Performance, Hardening Servers, Migrations, Ethical hacking, Development Operations - DevOps, Open Source services and Server optimization. Lately Building WordPress hosting environments highly available and scalable in AWS/DigitalOcean/Google Compute/Azure. Certifications such as: Certified Ethical Hacker - Red Hat Certified Engineer - Cisco CCNA. Expertise in: MIGRATIONS: Wordpress/Magento/LAMP/Cpanel migrations. Helped dozens of clients migrate their web sites and applications into the AWS, Digital Ocean, Google Cloud Compute. Design and build Web Servers with HIGH PERFORMANCE (LAMP, NGINX/python, Nginx/Varnish, Nginx/php-fpm, Jboss, Apache Tomcat and Varnish) - Improve and Fix performance issues, service optimization, security issues and deployments. WORDPRESS HIGH PERFORMANCE AND TRAFFIC SITES IMPLEMENTATIONS: Improve Wordpress performance, design a cloud hosting with complex services using Wordpress, Wordpress multisite, wordpress + woocommerce, wordpress with NGINX/varnish , integration with CDN, Memcached/Redis, Amazon S3, etc etc. Build an entire HOSTING environment from design, implementation and maintenance. MALWARE removal and analysis: WordPress / Magento / Joomla Malware removal and remediation, Incident handling and Forensics analysis. BOOST and optimize websites with: NGINX, Varnish, REDIS, Amazon S3, Memcached, APC, apache tunning and mysql tunning, Amazon CloudFront and more. Amazon Cloud Computing ( AWS ) - AMAZON EC2, Amazon CDN S3, Amazon RDS, Amazon ELB, Amazon AutoScaling, Amazon VPC, CloudFront, Route53, etc. Also Management of multiple Control panels like Rackspace Cloud Computing, SoftLayer, GoDaddy, HostGator, dreamhost and MediaTemple. DevOps and Continuous integration: Docker + vagrant, Vagrant + Puppet, Puppet + Git, Docker + Ansible. Continuous integration with Jenkins, travisCI, distelli and more... Designing and deploying scalable & Highly available systems such as: Amazon Load Balancing (ELB), Hearbeat, HAProxy, Mysql cluster, Nginx Load Balancer, Apache cluster... Network and web security such as: Vulnerability Assessments, Hardening servers, security audits, Penetration testing, Virus/Malware/Threats/Vulnerabilities countermeasures, web security, fail2ban, Tripwire-AIDE-OSSEC, mod_security, mod_evasive, Denial of Services (DDOS) countermeasures, Firewalls (iptables, CSF and apf), etc. VPS: Cpanel / WHM / Plesk / DirectAdmin / Webadmin - Migrations, management, hardening, configuration, maintenance and high level of Administration. Databases Administration such as: Mysql tweaking and tunning, MongoDB, load balancing and Mysql replication (Master & Slave) for High traffic. Database: Mysql tweaking and tunning, MongoDB, ElasticSearch, Apache Solr, Sphinx, lucene, MariaDB, Postgresql replication & Pgpool, Mysql load balancing and Mysql replication (Master & Slave) for High traffic. Networking: TCP/IP high expertise, NAT, FIREWALLS, CISCO routing and switching and Packet analysis with tcpdump and wireshark. Storage solutions and Directory management: SAMBA, NFS, FTP and sftp. LVM and RAID*. SCRIPTING: Bash and python. Proficient with MAIL Servers: postfix, sendmail and Zimbra. Source control versioning: GIT and SVN. Deploying and maintaining Monitoring systems such as: nagios, ZAbbix, cacti and Jboss Operation Network (JON). Research & development (R & D) for any open source service and technology.

    $24.99 /hr
    9,019 hours
    4.91
  3. Heshantha Fernando

    Heshantha Fernando Agency Contractor

    Network Engineer, Security Specialist, System Admin and DB Admin

    Sri Lanka - Tests: 15

    I have over 12 years of experience. Always with 'Can Do' attitude. When it comes to my expert areas of IT, I'm capable of accomplishing anything. I'm also a fast learner. Network Engineer: -Experience on Configuring, Troubleshooting and Optimizing Routers, Switches (L2/L3), ASA Devices, Load Balancers, PIX Firewalls etc. etc. With following certifications (CCNP R&S, CCNP Security) Security Specialist: -I have done a lot of projects as a Security Consultant. Having experience in conducting Vulnerability Assessments, Penetration Testing and also I have done Server/ Network Hardening against threats, Designing, Implementation and Maintenance of security policies, Conducting Forensic Investigations etc. etc. I'm having Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH), Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (C|HFI) and EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (E|CSA) Certifications Proficient in ISO 27001:2013 security audits and Certified Lead Implementer for ISO 27001:2013 System Administrator: - Windows Administration experience of mine goes back to Windows NT 4. Since then I have been Implementing, Administrating & Troubleshooting Windows Servers. - I have experience in HP-UX, Red Hat RHEL5/6 CentOS5/6 administration. Database Administration: - Implementing, Administrating & Troubleshooting Microsoft SQL Server 2008/2012. I have started DBA tasks back in SQL server 6.5 days. - Experience on DBA tasks on Oracle 8i, 9i, 10g and 11g. - Experience on DBA tasks on MySQL 5.0/5.5. IT Disaster Recovery: Have experience in identifying vulnerabilities and taking appropriate countermeasures to prevent and mitigate failure risks. Including taking enterprise-wide approach to develop disaster recovery plan, assessment of risks, developing policies and procedures, implementation the plan and recover from a disaster. I'm a EC-Council Disaster Recovery Professional (E|DRP)

    Associated with: Intek Services, Intek Services

    $25.00 /hr
    12,825 hours
    4.97
  4. 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

    $16.67 /hr
    3,771 hours
    4.85
  5. Harwinder Kumar

    Harwinder Kumar Agency Contractor

    Malware / Hack Removal, Web Security, WordPress Expert

    India - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 11

    I'm top rated Upwork freelancer and offer services in Malware / Hack Removal, Ethical Hacking / Internet Security, WordPress Development, Linux Server Administration, Site Transfer, Zen Cart / Drupal / Joomla Upgrade. Over the last 3 years, I have worked on 2000+ sites security (cleaning from malicious code and hardenening security) and 250+ sites transfer. Service Description: 1. Malware / Virus Removal from Sites / Computers (Cleaning Hacked Sites). 2. Website Security and Maintenance (Implementing general security measures and tips to maintain security). 3. WordPress (Sites development and troubleshooting errors). 4. Zen Cart / Drupal / Joomla Upgrade (Upgrade to their latest stable version). 5. Server Admin (Linux / Windows - Managing servers). 6. Site Transfer to New Host / Domain. 7. Optimize & Increasing Speed of Sites (Reducing Page Load Time). 8. Optimize and Increasing Speed of Windows Operating System Based Computers (Win 7, 8, XP and latest editions). 9. Google AdSense Optimization (Implementing tips to get maximum revenue from AdSense ads). 10. Penetration Testing (Checking site for security vulnerabilities).

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers, Crossrider...

    Associated with: KarmNishth

    $25.00 /hr
    1,257 hours
    4.96