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Alvaro Barrientos

Alvaro Barrientos Agency Contractor

Expert in Machine Learning and Data Mining

Uruguay - Tests: 18

Electronics engineer specialized in soft computing, machine learning and intelligent data analysis. Always enthusiastic about math skills, and willing to discover knowledge in new scientific concepts. Research experience in sequential pattern mining applied to stock markets analysis and insider trading. Two years of professional experience as analyst programmer for a top-tier USA bank. One year of experience as an automation engineer in a galvanized-steel line.

Associated with: Accelf Services

$35.00 /hr
0 hours

Stacy Sem

Stacy Sem

IT Business Analyst, Multilingual Project Manager

Ukraine - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

Analyst/manager, possessing overall 7 years of experience. Experienced in delivering 27+ projects involving: Business process modeling and improvement, Data gathering and analysis, KPI definition and extraction, Elaboration of knowledge base articles, Delivering trainings to partners and customers. Interested in delivering great projects, exploring new domains and enhancing own proficiency in various analytic and management knowledge areas. Languages: English (Advanced), German, Russian, Ukrainian.

$11.11 /hr
0 hours

Lucas Tsatiris

Lucas Tsatiris

C/C++ developer with Qt experience and Linux/Unix system administrator

Greece - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

More than 20 years experience as a software developer and Unix system administrator for small and mid-range organizations. Participation in various in-house or open source software development projects as an application designer and/or developer and later as a project leader. Main areas of expertise as a developer are C/C++ for both Unix and Windows systems, instrumentation tools like valgrind , vtune and gprof, version control tools like cvs and git, multiplatform C/C++ frameworks like Qt and GTK+, shell scripting for various interpreters like bash, awk or sed, Postgresql/pgsql, SQLITE and Oracle database. I' am very familiar with POSIX and GNU APIs. Software porting between platforms, C/C++ optimization, writing single source tree multiplatform applications as well as asynchronous and multithreaded programming are some of the tasks I really enjoy to participate. Experience in managing a wide range of Unix and Unix-like systems like HPUX, Tru64, SCO Openserver, Solaris and Linux distros like Fedora, RHEL, Ubuntu, Debian and Slackware. As a Unix system/network administrator I had to set up and manage DNS servers, DHCP servers, proxy servers, web servers, Linux iptables for network bridging and various tasks of traffic filtering or redirection, perform server tuning tasks, deploy and customize new bare iron or virtual systems, convert physical servers to virtual machines, design and implement backup and recovery strategies.

$24.44 /hr
0 hours

Saurov R.

Saurov R. Agency Contractor

MBA|Web Development| Marketing| Proj Mgmt | Internet Mktg

India - Tests: 4

I have 5 years experience in Project Mgmt( Web Technologies ) , Marketing Strategy and Research , Search Engine Optimization , Internet Marketing. I have worked mostly in Fortune 100 companies. My objective, is to provide value to the customer. I have always belived in helping the my clients through my experience and though leadership . Working as a free lancer gives me the oppurtunity to work on various projects world wide and learn from them . I also try to bring together the Industry best practices to solution my clients Thanks, Saurov

Associated with: Uvalue Solutions Agency

$50.00 /hr
196 hours

Devesh Srivastava

Devesh Srivastava

7+ exp in Oracle Applications ( OM ) with SQL, PLSQL

India - Tests: 3

7+ years exp in Oracle Applications (11i & R12) in the modules like, OM , INV, AP, AR GL, SC, IB. Industry Exp: 1) Manufacturing 2) Telecommunication 3) Distribution and Sales 4) Softwares Technical Expertise in 1) Advanced PLSQL, PLSQL 2) SQL 3) Unix Shell Scripting 4) OAF 5) SOA 6) Oracle Reports 7) XML Publisher Reports I like Writing Complicated queries , Providing Approach and Solutions to business strategies involving Oracle Applications.

$10.00 /hr
0 hours

Pavel Polyakov

Pavel Polyakov Agency Contractor

Top Rated Developer (Perl,C,sh). UNIX Expert

Ukraine - Tests: 8

I'm experienced software developer and network/system administrator. I have started my career in 1992. At my daily job I work mostly in computer modeling and simulation area. I prefer to work on perl/C/sh projects - these are mainly the command-line utilities and unix daemons. Goal of some projects is to provide physical interface from simulation model to 3rd-party equipment. I can write parsers and other finite state machines, data mining, conversion and processing tools, automation scripts, AVR coding. I can help administering FreeBSD and Linux servers, writing backup scripts, analyzing logs, fixing security and misconfiguration issues. I have such Arduino-related equipment: - Arduino UNO R3, Micro, Nano, Mega2560, Leonardo - LCD1602 keypad shield, LCD1602 with i2c expander, LCD2004 with i2c, Nokia 5110 LCD - Motor shield (2 stepper or 4 DC), Motor adapter board (based on single L293D) - Ethernet shields based on W5100 chip for UNO and Nano (with SD) - SD/TF adapter - 7-segmented LED displays and MAX7219 controllers (single chip can control 64 LEDs or 8 digits) - 74HC595 shift registers Also I have experience with: MySQL, SQLite, RedisDB, SSL, DNS, BIND, PowerDNS, SMTP, SPF, IMAP, POP3, Sendmail, Postfix, HTTP, Apache, Nginx, Squid, Haproxy, HTML, RSS, JavaScript, Python, Django, CVS, Subversion (SVN), Git, SysV IPC, x86 Assembler, Kernel & user level debugging.

Associated with: Coderunes

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$33.00 /hr
40 hours

Gabrielle Agrocostea

Gabrielle Agrocostea

Data scientist

United States

I am a M.S candidate in Data Science at Columbia University and have a B.A in Mathematics from Fordham University. I have previously worked in finance (for 7 years) and have gained experience as a business analyst using SQL and VBA. By interning and working on various projects in the last 2 years, I have gained experience in Python and R programming. My strengths are mainly in R and Python but I'm very excited about learning new technologies and languages. I am very enthusiastic about transitioning from a career in Finance to Data Science/Machine Learning.

$38.89 /hr
0 hours

Sergey K.

Sergey K.

Sergey Kuznetsov

Russia - Tests: 6

Achievements: - CRM for Call Center of Cellular Communication company (UI+Oracle+TCP) ; - Realtime SMS antispam for Cellular Communication company (decision making C function); - Paging complex was used in several paging companies (software part); - 16-channels TV-security system was used in several banks (software part); - Automatic fingerprint recognition system (with co-authors). - Publications in English: image processing, artificial neural networks, fingerprint recognition (with co-authors). Last used instruments: - Windows - Delphi, VisualC, SQL Navigator; - Linux - gcc, sh, awk. In deep history - software development for DOS, Unix System V, Solaris, iRMX, CP/M.

$30.00 /hr
0 hours

Jigar Shah

Jigar Shah

Senior Software Developer


Hello, I am a senior software engineer in an MNC. And have over 5.5 years of experience in the work organisation developing softwares and testing them. I have very good exposure to telecommunication domain and networking domain. Presently i am working into automation. I have exposure to frameworks and have been actively in making various architecture for our new projects which have an intent to automate tasks. My core skills includes: Python, Django, PERL, shell, Unix, Linux, telecom, datacom, website development. Microsoft office tools.

$8.00 /hr
34 hours