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Damian Z.

Damian Z. Agency Contractor

Experienced Software Engineer

United Kingdom - Tests: 12

========= 1500+ oDesk Hours - Excellent feedback - Good oDesk tests results ========= Years of experience of C++ (STL, Boost) and C#, Java, Python and Android programming, digital video quality estimation, IPTV Software Development, Asterisk and A2Billing system configuration etc. Digital TV and IPTV Specialist. Cooperation with Video Quality Experts Group. Participation in big commercial project for public safety monitoring - INSIGMA. Working in IPTV, DVB. Specialist of VoIP domain. Experienced in configuring and administration of VoIP system based on Asterisk and A2Billing. Good knowledge of video streaming technology as well as protocols and codecs used in digital video transmission: H.264, MPEG2-TS, MJPEG, RTP, RTSP, IGMP, UDP, SDP. Very good practical knowledge of Linux operating system: Debian, Ubuntu, CentOS distributions Experience in developing Android applications Experience with installing, configure and maintain platforms based on Amazon Web Services (AWS): EC2, S3, RDS, SES, EBS, Elastic IP, Mechanical Turk GStreamer API Experience

Associated with: XMementoIT Agency

$55.56 /hr
1,692 hours

Diluka H.

Diluka H.

Embedded Systems, PLC Programming and Computer Vision

Sri Lanka - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 7

Mechatronics Engineering postgraduate from Asian Institute of Technology expertise in Embedded Systems, PLC Programming and Computer Vision. Programming : Embedded C - ARM Microcontrollers, PIC and Atmel Microcontrollers C / C++ - Computer Vision, Image Processing, Embedded GPU Programming Ladder / Statement List - Siemens and Mitsubishi PLCs VHDL / Verilog - Xilinx FPGAs Python - R Pi Single Board Computer Programming PHP / MySQL Android Circuit Design : Wireless Embedded Systems - Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, NFC Power Supplies / Power Banks Custom Arduino boards PCB Design EAGLE / Proteus Simulations : MATLAB, LABView, ModelSim

$22.22 /hr
337 hours

Sergey Makarov

Sergey Makarov

C Expert

Russia - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 1

Over the last 10 years, I have developed a wide range of applications using JAVA, C, C++, Perl, ActionScript, bash and many other technologies. My core competency lies in any audio-video streaming and content delivery. I'am seeking opportunities to build new cool applications from the ground up for you or your business. I also have some experience in the following areas: Protocols:- RTSP, RTP, SDP, RTCP, RTMP Video formats known: H.264, MPEG, MJPEG, FLV, MP4, MKV, AVI, WMV Audio formats known:- G.711A, G.711Mu, AAC, MP3, OGG, FLAC

63% Job Success
$33.33 /hr
0 hours

Rachna M.

Rachna M.

Your one stop ultimate solution provider

India - Portfolio: 8

I offer some of the top niche IT services to world-wide clientele. My strength is my ability to work on complex projects and can complete quickly and on a modest budget. Professional Experience: 5+ years Technology: Microsoft Technology: ASP.NET, VB .NET, Sharepoint server, Silverlight. Database: SQL server, MySQL Open-Source: Core PHP, Joomla, Wordpress, Magento, Drupal, Code-Ignitor Mobile Applications: Windows Phone, Windows 8 & 8.1, Surface Apps, iPhone, iPad, Android

$14.00 /hr
0 hours

Khushi M.

Khushi M.

System Administrator & Web Developer

Pakistan - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 6

I have expertise in following: • Enterprise NMS using Nagios, Centreon, OpenNMS, Zabbix, Munin, Cacti, Monitorix, Xymon administration & monitoring. • Installation, configuration, troubleshooting and management of Solaris Servers both with x86 and Sparc architectures. • Manage network in Linux environment. Install, configure and deploy (Linux Flavors. RED HAT, Centos, Debian, Ubuntu etc) • DTrace, Patch Management, Syslog, NTP, BART, Apache, Postfix, Dovecot, Squirrel Mail IPMP, SFTP, Firewall, Bash Scripting, Cronjob, Users account management. • OS Hardening, Security, Auditing, Patching on linux & solaris servers. • Web Server(apache,nginx), Tomcat, PHP, Phpmyadmin, Wordpress, Joomla, Java. • Database Server(MySQL Server), MySQL Master-Master & Master-Slave Replication. • Plan and implement data security by file permissions, back up and disaster recovery plans. • Troubleshoot networks, systems and applications to identify and correct malfunctioning and other operational difficulties. • Storage Area Network, NFS, iSCSI, DRBD • Resolve local network/system issues. • Configuration and set-up of all new server systems required internally for the company's activities • OS hardening and Patching • Backup, security management, user account management, e-mail systems including internet access, office systems and applications support. • Server backup using rsync • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs • Configuration and maintain the Remote Servers • Vulnerability scanning of Networks, Web Applications In addition to this experience, I have created a website The goal is to give the better solution and guide for system administrator to make the things easy. I also bring to the table strong computer proficiencies in Wordpress, MS Word, MS Excel and CRM database applications. I have developed a wide range of websites using HMTL, DHTML, PHP, and MySQL including sites for startup companies and small businesses. My core competency lies in complete end-end management of a new website development project, and I am seeking opportunities to build & configure websites from the ground up for you or your business.

$10.00 /hr
0 hours

Md Shafail Shafa Badhon

Md Shafail Shafa Badhon

phpBB | WordPress | PHP

Bangladesh - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

I've completed my graduation in Computer Science and Engineering. I've completed Cisco certification course entitled "Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)". Now I'm looking for job. I've expertise in unix commands and linux server administration and configuration. I've done several college projects on setting up and managing server. I've also expertise in HTML, CSS and PHP. I am an expert on phpBB and I have a very good knowledge on wordpress structures and functions. I've build and worked on several phpBB forum and wordpress sites in last 3 year.

100% Job Success
$11.11 /hr
12 hours

Adi hezral A.

Adi hezral A.

Experienced Icon/UI Designer for iOS/Android/Mac/Windows

Malaysia - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

Hello, my name is Adi. I'm an icon and UI designer and have a passion in icon designs. I also design logo and graphics for softwares and websites. I'm very passionate in designing icons. Ever since Windows 2000, I move to Linux and now have fallen in love with Mac OS X systems. I like the designs and have since designed icons that follow their styles. Why choose me? - Experienced in icon designs, iPhone styles, Mac OS X styles. - Experienced in graphic designs for splash screen, backgrounds and other UI. - Unique Design Concepts, Clean and Professional. - All designs are created from scratch. Stock images, clip-arts will be used if permitted or required. - Changes will be made as requested, until you are satisfied. - Source files will be delivered on completion including JPG, GIF, PNG, PSD, AI, etc [High Resolutions, Web and Print ready] Portfolios available at: (personal portfolio) Thanks for showing interest in my services, look forward to work with you.

100% Job Success
$40.00 /hr
216 hours

Iuri Carai

Iuri Carai

WP Expert / MySQL / CSS Guru / HTML / PHP

Moldova - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 5

My name is Iuri and I'm an individual developer. I work as Wordpress frontend and backend developer for more 5 years. Since I'm on Upwork I have done dozens of websites on WordPress starting from Business sites, Webshops and ending with simple and easy blogs. I have a vast experience working with different plugins, premium themes, as well as a lot really a lot of custom CSS done by me and PHP work as well as MySql administration and WHM panel and simple hosting Cpanel's. Im a person that always work to provide only high quality work results and that's one the reasons why I'm Top Rated here and why I have confident clients which work with more then 1 year every day. I'm always honest and responsible. Feel free to contact me for more details or jobs that I've done.

95% Job Success
$16.67 /hr
831 hours