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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

Amy Hornsby

Amy Hornsby

Creative Copywriter, Editor, Blogger, Reviewer

Poland - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 10

I am a graduate in English Literature and Creative Writing and have a strong passion for English Language, linguistics, literature, reading, writing, and films. With experience creating blogs and online articles with WordPress accounts, as well as editing and proof-reading professionally, I deliver high-quality content to deadlines, and always strive for perfection.

$15.00 /hr
0 hours

Sarah F.

Sarah F.

Words lover.Writing in French, translation, voice.

Turkey - Portfolio: 5

Native French speaker, I work as a French language and literature teacher, I write and lend my voice. Experienced in many kinds of writing jobs ( press articles - cultural subjects, books, cinema, exhibitions, linguistics - reports and essays, scenarios, short stories, mails, translations), I write all kinds of texts in French, and translate from English and Spanish. My work is precise and thorough, carried out with energy and enthousiasm. I've also studied and worked in cinema (directing, acting, voice over) and would be glad to lend my voice.

$20.00 /hr
0 hours

Albert A.

Albert A.

Business Intelligence & Solutions Designer Expert

United States - Portfolio: 6

I gather data and design solutions, the perfect blend of technical and business knowledge, I've been doing that since I graduated as an Electrical Engineer 15 years ago. Applied in a wide range of industries: power generation, automotive, technology, online business and ecommerce. I've Co-Founded 3 successful companies overseeing every aspect of operations, from research and development, supply chain, manufacturing, logistic, inventory, distribution, marketing and sales. I stay on top of every detail, I don't outsource until I master the skill, learning the tools required to solve my needs, I can quickly assess a situation and point out the areas of improvement. If I encounter a problem for which I don’t have an immediate solution I study, design the best possible outcome and start working the way to implement it. I'm good at establishing business relationships from suppliers to customers, managed sales and marketing teams, Apply online tools for scalability at low cost.

$22.00 /hr
0 hours

Ken Baron

Ken Baron Agency Contractor

NY-based, many awards yet affordable.

United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 36

Currently ranked in the top 1% of Elance Sales & Marketing professionals. To see samples of our work for brands such as Ethan Allen, Panasonic, Gold Toe Socks, PC Magazine, Johnnie Walker Red, Good Housekeeping, Ovaltine and many others, please view our portfolio. We have created successful campaigns for some of the largest, most successful brands around. But please don't hold that against us. Before you peg us as specialists in servicing only dominant brands, consider this: our most challenging, rewarding, effective work has been companies looking to become a leader. From emerging companies about to break into the majors, to veteran brands needing an image renovation. So, while Mesita Communications Ltd. knows how to create marketing campaigns for brand leaders, what matters more is how we can turn your brand into a leader. We are New York-based, but service clients all over, seamlessly and quickly. In fact, many clients see us as their in-house advertising department.

Associated with: Mesita Communications, Ltd.

83% Job Success
$100.00 /hr
59 hours

Tobey H.

Tobey H.

Internet Marketing Specialist / Content Writer

United States

Seeking projects that primarily focus on website content creation and internet / social media marketing. Willing to take on additional types of projects after a careful review of the requirements.

$18.00 /hr
0 hours

james pascarella

Experienced voiceover artist

United States - Portfolio: 2

I am a professionally trained voice over artist with 15 plus years experience. I work with top quality equipment to give you a product you will be proud of. I have an enthusiastic, strong, friendly, versatile, energetic and commanding voice. It can be deep and resonant or it can be calm, compassionate and sensitive I have a professional and clear vocal quality for doing presentations or narrations I have dozens of character voices that are applicable to animation, children’s stories or other whimsical projects I have many years of medical experience which makes me very comfortable with medical and technical terminology I have worked for over 20 years as a performer on stage, radio and TV where not only have I honed my craft and my vocal quality, but I have also learned how to be flexible with clients' needs, easy to direct, and excited by each new project

$55.00 /hr
1 hours

Steve P.

Steve P.

Guaranteed goodness

United States - Portfolio: 8

"When we need a fresh look and an engaging take on messaging, Steve's our go-to guy." — Mark Burris, "Steve brought an amazing creative focus…" Jay Jordan, VP Sales and Marketing, Northstar "Steve's creativity, intelligence and devotion to his craft made our work together completely enjoyable...and that is rare." Tim Gardner, president, G-Graphics + 20-year veteran of The Washington Post, advertising agencies and corporate branding and marketing + Closet full of awards, if you care about that sort of thing + Skilled at pinpointing the "big idea" within a product or service offering + Branding expert who can help you find a unique position, own it and leverage it for profit + A single print ad or a 50-page web site >> all jobs get the same level of professional attention and service

$70.00 /hr
0 hours

Viki M.

Viki M.


United States - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

Is the pen mightier than the sword? Absolutely! With carefully chosen words, you can change the way people think, act and feel. When your message is crafted with the help of a gifted wordsmith, you can change the opinions and alter life-long habits of your readers. If you want a masterful, meaninfgul message crafted by an artist, pick me.

100% Job Success
$13.33 /hr
82 hours