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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

Ulisses Righi

Ulisses Righi

Systems Engineer, SharePoint MCSE, Windows Server MCSA

Brazil - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 5

Hello! I am a systems administrator and SharePoint Expert with more than nine years of experience in the field. I have worked from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies supporting, managing and administering Microsoft Server products, including Exchange, SharePoint, Office 365, Lync, Hyper-V and SQL Server. I am a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert on SharePoint 2013 and a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate on Windows Server 2012. For the last five years, I have administered and provided support to SharePoint 2007, 2010 and 2013, Exchange 2007, 2010 and 2013, Office 365, Lync Server, SQL Server 2008 and 2012, Hyper-V, VMWare ESXi, BlackBerry Enterprise Server, Postfix and Apache. My interests are in cloud services and information management. I have also led a small team on a very complex Lotus Notes to SharePoint 2007 migration project for one of the largest electrical companies in Brazil, which brought me experience on team management and software development. I'm looking forward to help companies achieve their goals through my expertise and excellent work ethic. If you want to have a look at my MCP Transcript, please access and enter the following information: Transcript ID: 781542 Access Code: tsulissess

100% Job Success
$34.00 /hr
168 hours

Muhammad Raffay

Muhammad Raffay

Sr. Server Support Engineer / Consultant

Pakistan - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 5

I am result-oriented IT Professional (having more than 7 years of Experience) focused towards company’s operational goals by keeping abreast with current and emerging IT technologies. Core competency attribute as the management experience of supervising team of skilled human resources responsible for smooth IT operations; nevertheless has the ability to work as team member or in individual capacity. Substantial Project Management aptitude of planning, designing, and implementing large-scale Enterprise Network / System Infrastructure, Security Operations Center (CCTV/Bio-Metric appliances), Windows Active Directory, Microsoft Messaging and Collaboration and Back office Application Services along with different emerging technologies as per organization need. Also, have the knowledge of deliver cost effective solutions which meets the business requirement. And, ability to conduct AS-IS, TO-BE and GAP analysis to enhance business processes. Some of my salient achievements: • Bachelors of Engineering in Information Technology (B.E. IT) • Cisco Certified [CCNA 640-802, CCNP Cisco ID: CSCO13826485] • Juniper Certified [JNCIA-EX, JNCIA-ER, JNCIS, JNCIP Juniper ID: JPR81316] • Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE 2003, Coursework) • Corporate IT Security- (Computer Networks Security) Design Experience: • Active Directory 2003/2008 • Microsoft Exchange 2003/2007/2010 • Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 • Firewall (Cisco ASA, PIX525, Sonicwall NSA 3500, Juniper SSG 140) • Cisco Routers 800, 1600, 1800, 2800 • Cisco Switches 2900, 3500, 4500, and Extreme BD6800, x450, Summit 48si, HP ProCurve 2810, 1800 Specialties • Data Center Development • Network infrastructure design • System infrastructure Integration • Point-to-Point Wireless Solution • Unified messaging • Custom software development • Risk management and data security • Disaster recovery planning • Structured Cabling Solutions

92% Job Success
$16.67 /hr
37 hours

Jay Upadhyay

Jay Upadhyay

Jay Upadhyay

United Arab Emirates - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 7

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, MS Exchange server 2003/2007/2010/2013, MS Lync Server 2010/2013, SCCM 2007/2012, SCOM 2007/2012, SCVMM, SCSM 2010/2012, Hyper-V, PKI, ADFS, Virtualization, Private Cloud, Office 365/DirSync/SSO, Windows Clustering/NLB.

98% Job Success
$55.56 /hr
173 hours

David H.

David H. Agency Contractor

Citrix and Virtualizaion Systems Engineer

United States - 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

100% Job Success
$48.89 /hr
72 hours

Nick Leongson

Technical/Desktop Support


IT technical support officers are mainly responsible for the smooth running of computer systems and ensuring users get maximum benefits from them. Individual tasks vary depending on the size and structure of the organisation, but may include: *installing and configuring computer hardware operating systems and applications; *monitoring and maintaining computer systems and networks; *talking staff or clients through a series of actions, either face to face or over the telephone to help set up systems or resolve issues; *troubleshooting system and network problems and diagnosing and solving hardware or software faults; *replacing parts as required; *providing support, including procedural documentation and relevant reports; *following diagrams and written instructions to repair a fault or set up a system; *supporting the roll-out of new applications; *setting up new users' accounts and profiles and dealing with password issues; responding within agreed time limits to call-outs; *working continuously on a task until completion (or referral to third parties, if appropriate); *prioritising and managing many open cases at one time; *rapidly establishing a good working relationship with customers and other professionals, e.g., software developers; *testing and evaluating new technology; conducting electrical safety checks on computer equipment.

$4.44 /hr
1,919 hours

Noel Christian Legrama

Noel Christian Legrama Agency Contractor

Researcher | I.T. Analyst

Philippines - Tests: 2

-Knowledgeable in Web Research and Data Entry -Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office Applications -Installation of Microsoft Operating System -Knowledgeable in Microsoft Operating System -WLAN / LAN configuration and troubleshooting -Advance hardware and software computer troubleshooting -Removal of virus and other malicious types of files -Desktop PC / Laptop assembly and repair -Knowledgeable in Contact Center Solutions (BPO) IT responsibilities (VOIP, Avaya, RDP, VPN, PC Ghosting, etc.) -Knowledgeable in Microsoft Exchange and Windows Server -Ticketing System -Active Directory -HTML

Associated with: E-Point Recruiting

$5.56 /hr
102 hours

Hasan Zaheer

Hasan Zaheer Agency Contractor

Expert Project Manager, VA, Web Developer, SEO, Cloud Servers Hosting

Pakistan - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 9

Available for 11 to 13 hours per day. Super Star Problem Solver. Expert in Project Management, Web Design, Webmaster, WordPress, Joomla, Magento, SEO, Link Building, Internet Marketing, Domain Registration, Hosting, C Records, MX Records, Web Server management, Web server installation & configuration, cPanel, Zpanel, Plesk and all other hosting management tools. Expert in Google Apps, Ad Posting, Research, Data Entry, Logo Designing, Web designing, Network Administration, Windows Server Installation. I am expert in Email Marketing, Interspire server (installation, configuration, troubleshooting, configuring crone jobs, bounce setup, auto response setups etc), Domain servers, mail servers, smtp setup, pop3 clients setup.

Associated with: VEBTECH

91% Job Success
$16.67 /hr
12,425 hours

Kowshik C.

Kowshik C.

Expert Joomla Developer - 5 Years of Professional Working Experience

Bangladesh - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 16

5 year veteran in all aspects of web development ranging from informational websites to highly interactive elaborate multimedia sites. Specialized in * Joomla, Virtuemart & HikaShop 
* Wordpress, Magento * WHMCS, cPanel/WHM, Web Hosting, DNS Server * Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Dreamweaver)
* MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
 * OS: Windows XP, Windows 7 & 8, Window Server 2008, Linux
 * HTML, DHTML, MySQL, Javascript, CSS3 I have worked across many companies which includes Technology, Beauty, Community, Food, Religious, Jewelry, Blog, Journalism and more! I am regularly available by Skype or Email to discuss what you want to achieve with your project. Together with my friendly attitude and great knowledge, I am here to serve you and I would be grateful to hear from you.

Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers, JomSocial

84% Job Success
$7.78 /hr
1,578 hours

Jesus Filio

Jesus Filio

Malware Removal Expert - Former Black Ops Agent in GeekSquad

Philippines - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 3

In 14 years of experience, I have developed my troubleshooting, installation & maintenance skills in both windows desktop and server via local or remote access including the new technology of Intel which is the Intel vPro. I possess a unique talent for delivering highly complex technical information into terms and concepts that the end users can readily grasp. Furthermore, I am multi-task oriented, enjoy a challenge, and continually stay abreast of the latest advancements in the IT field.

$8.89 /hr
981 hours