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Lamont M.

Lamont M.

Django, PHP, Zend, Wordpress, Joomla, Python, Javascript

United States - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 5

I'm a United States based web developer with over 8 years experience. I have participated in a wide range of web projects. Technologies used on those projects include but are not limited to Apache, Nginx, Python and frameworks such as Flask and Django, PHP and frameworks such as Codeigniter and Zend, MySQL, HTML, Javascript and jQuery, and CSS. I'm passionate about my quality of work and will help to make your next project a success.

Groups: Facebook Developers

100% Job Success
$38.89 /hr
1,572 hours

Diego Blanco

Diego Blanco

Linux Systems Administrator

Spain - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 3

I'm an expert in GNU/Linux systems and other UNIX flavors. I have experience in CDN deployment, Cloud Computing, High Availability, Monitoring and Video Transcoding and Streaming. I've been working with GNU/Linux since I was 14, what makes more than 10 years of experience so I have a good background in its evolution, tools and administration. I also use to implement tools in shell script and python and I use to code my applications in python. In the last 6 years I've been working as systems administrator and Integrator for an IPTV company that offers streaming and web services. I directed projects regarding software distribution and upgrades automatization, product deployment architecture design and products monitorization. I co-designed and co-deployed the cloud computing platform for the company, its CDN with High Availability, its telephony system and other projects. I really like to learn new technologies, test its capabilities and see what can they do. I like to meet new people, work with them and share knowledge and opinions.

100% Job Success
$33.33 /hr
719 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

Catherine G.

Catherine G.

Rockstart Quality Assurance Engineer, Tester

New Zealand - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 2

I'm a network test Engineer with 5+ experience in IT industry. I started out as an IT support for a multinational company for 3 years before I took CCNA certification and decided to move into Computer Networking field. I am now a part of a company that makes router and Switches a system Test Engineer and have experience with agile testing methodologies.

100% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
1,829 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

alexander Merkulov

alexander Merkulov Agency Contractor

Asterisk/voip/a2billing/freepbx/kamailio expert

Ukraine - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 5

My time is my value. So when you choosing me you can expect that job will be done in short terms and perfect. I not like to do something that not need be done, i prefer use developed components and solutions. That not mean i can't do development. I working with different programing tasks for last 26 years. yes, from 6 y.o. I live in it. So i prefer do something new&interesting; I can handle all tasks from linux administration/virtualization upto end-user web for voip. Only task i never do - graphical design part. That is not my field, better hire someone else for design. I have university degree, working with asterisk from start of this project. Have developing experience with freepbx/trixbox&a2billing. I am one of contributor of trunk. Also i can work as mysql/postgres DBA, database architect, has experience with following languages: Perl Python PHP C/C++ Javascript SQL Prolog/Lisp,Forth. In voip i can work with callweaver, asterisk, opensips, kamailio. Developed modules for freepbx, elastix, trixbox, a2billing.

Associated with: UA Prime Agency

92% Job Success
$67.77 /hr
546 hours

Kevin Ashcraft

Kevin Ashcraft

Computer Programmer

United States - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

– Websites and Applications – I am a full-stack developer, creating applications from the database to the user-experience. My programs include a Job Management System, an Animated Customer Kiosk to capture demographic information, and a real-time Ham Radio Net Logging site. – Scripts – I also write scripts to handle server utilities. My scripts are robust, handling errors and logging events while performing tasks like creating websites, synchronizing files, responding to emails, and more. – Linux Administration – I am a Red Hat Certified Linux Administrator proficient in managing web, email, and domain servers. My servers are configured with stringent firewall rules and ssh keys, focusing on security and efficiency, as well as incremental backups to ensure reliability. – More – I’ve been programming computers since I was kid. For the past several years I’ve focused primarily on web design and mobile applications. My code is clean and well documented so it can be maintained and last. If you’ve got something good to build, let’s work together!

100% Job Success
$42.00 /hr
8 hours

Sergey Smirnov

Sergey Smirnov

Python developer

Ukraine - Tests: 2

Working in a few companies for a few years at the same time. Finished more than 10 big projects for 5 years. Strong SQL, Python knowledge.

$12.00 /hr
29 hours