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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

Simon McMahon

Unity Programmer

New Zealand

I completed a BSc in Computer science and Mathematics at the University of Otago in 2010. I have also recently completed a PGDipSc in computer science from the University of Canterbury. I have achieved consistently high grades throughout my academic endeavours and am looking to increase my skills as a software professional. I am an efficient programmer with a strong grounding in formal computer science. I am passionate about game development mostly, but enjoy any challenge no matter the domain. I am experienced working with the Unity3D game engine. I am proficient in many languages and technologies, from C/C++, Java and C#, Javascript, PHP to database technologies MySQL and Oracle. I am comfortable working in both Microsoft and linux environments.

$35.00 /hr
118 hours

Shaukat N. Agency Contractor

Odesk ❶ Consultant | Network/System Admin | Database | Cloud Computing

Pakistan - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 8

To start with, my background, qualifications and work experience in networking, systems engineering and security appear to be well suited to your specific requirements. I hold a Masters Degree in computing with specialization in Network Security and Databases along with that I hold certifications ranging from "MCSE-MCITP" to "RHEL" and from "CCNA" to "Juniper". I am confident that I can make a significant contribution to your company, specifically by providing excellent technical services and support to your company and clients. My achievements range from setting up and installing top-notch network solutions for various companies as a consultant to providing support for WINDOWS, UNIX based hardware/ software solutions. Further my background includes over 5+ years of Systems and Network Administration activities across a number of Offline and Online Projects along with reputed organizations. I have had extensive VMware and VCenter administration experience migrating virtual machines using both Physical to Virtual (P2V) and Virtual to Virtual (V2) strategies. This included a project team that covered over 250 migrations over an 18 month period. I have also supported and managed a large high availability Citrix environment and a high availability Microsoft SQL server 2008 cluster. In previous positions I had significant exposure to Microsoft Active Directory and LDAP environments as well as some virtualization experience using VMware and Cisco hardware along with Linux Upfront. The Cisco virtualization included administration of the Nexus 1000V virtual switches.

Associated with: Destra Soft, CyberPak Technologies

98% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
4,236 hours

Thien C.

Thien C. Agency Contractor

Server, Java, C/C++, HTML5, Unity3D, Android, iOS games/apps dev

Vietnam - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 10

Over the last 12 years, I have researched computer systems and written a variety of programs including: games and desktop applications using C/C++. I am a big fan of C/C++ because it can control the computer system (including network programming). Through studying, teaching at a University and writing projects, I now have a lot of experience in Java, Web and mobile development. My core understanding of the computer system is incredibly useful when I develop high level applications; I can understand most system errors and optimize the speed of the application. Completing ‘ASEAN Skill Competition V’ means that I have experience in graphics design and web design, and some advanced Microsoft Office skills (VBA, word, excel, access, photoshop, Corel). During the time working on oDesk, I have brought my C/C++, Java, Scripting (Javascript, C#) programming and customer requirement analyzing skills to a higher level. Throughout works I have done in government, I found out my another strength is computer and mobile Security. If you need: - The one can diagnose and solve your system problem like: Application crash, slow. Server timeout on rush hours... - An application or a game, 2D & 3D, online or offline on Mobile phones: Android, Nokia... or Desktop : Window, Linux, Mac. Using native, Unity3D or Haxe as your demand. - Checking and fixing the security of your system, your network. - A person can improve your web server support limit from 10 thousand users to more than 5 million users. Highly experienced one on Amazon servers and google app Engines, can help you to have a best optimize for your system, to save your continuous paid. - A person who can consult with you offering guidance on: your business’s IT or building your computer system with server and clients. - A web application that you can interactive with, supporting HTML5 animations that you can be used on iPhone or iPad. - A bot that can automatic doing things on your computer like: getting all data from a website, automatic post your data to a website or forum, click a series of buttons or input data on a series of textbox that you have to waste time on every day. I am the one for you.

Associated with: ctmlab Agency, Business Solution

$35.00 /hr
1,555 hours

Gabriel S.

Gabriel S.

Web Developer - Php/Python/MySQL/Node.JS/MongoDB/AngularJS

Brazil - Tests: 2

The objective here is to do high quality work from start to finish on the project assignment and to do this as efficiently as possible. I have sufficient skills to work on jobs in many categories. These would include Web pages and Apps development, web design, software testing, I.T support... I learned all that I know from Internet. 6 years of researching, reading and practicing. I really love to study. I speak/write/read English very well and portuguese native. My website:

$15.00 /hr
586 hours

Ioan Anton Pokorny

Ioan Anton Pokorny

Senior Web developer

Romania - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

I am a true wordpress, html, java, joomla, fash, script, jquery,ecommerce expert and have a great knowledge of Photshop, AE, SEO and SMM. My ultimate goal is exceeding customers expectations, and I don't stop until I reach that.

78% Job Success
$19.99 /hr
9,201 hours

Anthonette Jane Clerigo

Anthonette Jane Clerigo Agency Contractor

Christian Joomla Web Developer/ Graphic/Web Designer + BigCommerce

Philippines - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 17

-Knowledgeable in computer troubleshooting, Software installation, Cisco Networking, Linux Environment -Operating Systems: Windows 98, 2000, ME, XP, Vista, Basic Linux (Fedora, Ubuntu Server , CentOs and Desktop), Red Hat Enterprise, Windows 7, Apple Mac Os X – Tiger, Snow leopard, Lion -Networking: FreePBX Administration Support, Openvpn setup, VLAN -Graphic design/Video Editing: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Image Ready, ULEAD Animation,Adobe After Effects Macromedia Flash, Pinnacle Studio, Pro Show Producer, Cyberlink Power Director, Sony Vegas, Pulpmotion, iMovie, Screenflow, Bannerzest Pro, Illustrator, Basic Adobe Indesign -Web Development/Framework: Joomla CMS and Virtuemart, HTML, PHP, Flash Websites, Macromedia Dreamweaver, Wordpress, Basic Magento, osCommerce, Bigcommerce, Basic Drupal, Interspire Shopping Cart system, Jquery, Prestashop, Opencart -Web Development Platform: WAMP, LAMP, XAMPP, MAMP -Domain Control Panel: Cpanel, Plesk, Direct admin, Webmin, Kloxo • Virtual Machines: Virtual Box, VMWARE Fushion (MAC), VMWARE WORKSTATION (WINDOWS), Parallels,BootCamp (MAC) -Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, FrontPage, Publisher, Outlook, Visio, Project 2010, Pages Numbers, iWork 2011 and 2011( MAC) -Web Browser: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Netscape Communicator, Safari, Chrome, Rockmelt, Maxthon,UCweb

Associated with: Christian Contractors Agency

$33.33 /hr
190 hours

Juan Antonio Chipoco Vidal

Juan Antonio Chipoco Vidal

UNIX/Linux Systems Admin C/C++/Perl Network Security Programmer

Peru - Tests: 11

Over the last 10 years I have focused on Unix platforms systems development using C/C++/Perl with MySql/Oracle/Postgresql. My experience have been mainly in core development for electronic funds transfers (EFT), it requires a deep knowledge on Unix systems programming and cryptography algorithms. I have a strong background in physics and mathematics so researching is one of my primary concerns. For last two years I have delved deeper the study and applications of neural networks.

$30.00 /hr
0 hours

Kaisar Y.

Kaisar Y. Agency Contractor

HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, 3dsMax,SketchUp, Wordpress

Bangladesh - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 5

Meticulous Designer and Programmer who undertakes complex assignments, meets tight deadlines and deliver superioir performance. Posseses practical knowledge in Architectural Desgning, Software UI design and Programming as well Software exploitation and great knowledge over various types of softwares based on gemarel requirement. Operates with a strong sense of Urgency and Thrives in a fast-paced setting. I with my team (Artistic Freelancers) have designed locally a range of Architectural design (interior/exterior) using different tools on demand like AutoCAD, Revit, 3dsMax, SketchUp, beside that we have well reputation on the field of Illustration design such as logo/banner and garments block print design and also developed a wide range of websites using HMTL, DHTML, PHP, and MySQL including sites for start-up companies and small businesses.Now we are introducing our designs to international arena.

Associated with: Artistic Freelancers, Artistic Inc.

$5.56 /hr
0 hours