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Vladislav O.

Vladislav O. Agency Contractor

Web \ Cloud - Mobile Apps - Desktop

United Kingdom - Portfolio: 20

The expert team at Web Assistants are knowledgeable, highly qualified, and specialise in bespoke application design and development. Whether your business is newly formed or has been established for a long time Web Assistants can help you to meet all of your requirements and desires to fully promote and ensure the success of your business.

Associated with: Web Assistants

$68.00 /hr
0 hours

Austin R.

Austin R.

Experienced GNU/Linux System Administrator and Programmer

United States - Tests: 2

Developer and Administrator with over 8 years of experience with various technologies including GNU/Linux personal computers and servers, Atmel AVR platforms, Git, KiCAD EDA, and the Go and C programming languages. My experience includes the hardware and software design of a full home automation system. I am prepared to perform many tasks, including setup and administration of servers, programming in C or Go, PCB design, and project management.

$33.33 /hr
1 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

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

Brittany Dunlap

Brittany Dunlap

I have many computer and interpersonal skills.

United States - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

I am highly adaptable and knowledgeable in many technological areas such as MS Windows, Mac OS X, Android and iOS. I have built computers in the past as well as fixed networking issues. I can help remove malware from your computer and mobile phones as well as optimize your computers or phones. I can install RAM (memory) as well as other hardware. I have had 8+ years of customer service and technical support background as well as dabbling in graphic design, photo editing and enhancement. I am well versed in many things and am willing to learn something new in order to do better at my job. I have 10+ years of Linux experience with over 60 Linux distributions. Research and troubleshooting is my forte.

$9.17 /hr
8 hours

Yuriy K.

Yuriy K. Agency Contractor

Enterprise RIA [Adobe Flex|AIR/JavaScript], RoR, Java, Python, Linux

Ukraine - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 1

7th place in Top 25 Best Software Developer on oDesk for November 2009! 1st top ranked Flex/Air Developer on oDesk. Over the last 7 years, I have develop applications using Java, Python, Ruby, Adobe Flash, Adobe Flex 2,3,4, ActionScript 3, Caingorm, Robotlegs I specialize in developing high quality enterprise scale application where I can utilize my knowledge.I also have big experience in the following areas: Java, Django, Ruby on Rails, .NET, HTML, CSS, SQL, Ajax, Postgresql, MySQL, Oracle, project management.

Groups: Engine Yard Ruby on Rails Professionals Network

Associated with: TSF Solutions Agency

97% Job Success
$33.33 /hr
12,707 hours

Marko Vasic

Marko Vasic

Photoshop Graphic Designer

Serbia - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 8

The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense. I specialize in these skills: - Promotional Print Design - Web Designing - Designing elements for certain web needs - Digital image editing - Image enhancement - Background removal or image cutout - Color changing - Product photo enhancements I am building a successful career as a freelancer through high quality work, delivering before my deadline, and good communication with you and your company. Please take a look at what my previous clients have said about my work in the reviews below.

100% Job Success
$8.89 /hr
254 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

Tarik M.

Tarik M.

Asterisk, VoIP Expert, IP-PBX, linux, Server Admin, Firewall, OpenVPN

Bangladesh - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 2

I have in-depth knowledge of experienced Asterisk, A2billing, Freepbx / VoIP & Network Administrator procedure and documentation. * Asterisk PBX installation, support, advanced VoIP services development * Advanced Call Recording Solution using Asterisk * Hosted PBX applications (Asterisk, Freepbx, Elastix, A2billing, asterisknow) * Call Center applications (Vicidial) * VPN/OpenVpn installation and support Fully manage the installation, configuration and troubleshooting of Linux servers * Install and configure Web Servers and MySQL * Install and configure customer scripts and programs * Monitor performance to identify and resolve issues using a suite of systems and tools. * Troubleshoot and resolve network, system, hardware and software problems. * Achieve quick fixes and / or long-term solutions as needed. * Maintain 100% customer satisfaction through all available means I am also effective in digital and web graphics such as logo, banner, pdf forms and others related to arts and graphic designing. I am a multi-awarded Photographer. I am best in retouching photographs, making advertisements, retracing illustrations and making print materials such as flyers, brochures, posters, cd/dvd covers, packaging and labels, business cards and letterheads. I am a photo editor and web designer who believes in perfection. I am always available and welcoming to multiple feedback.

$17.00 /hr
0 hours

Dipak G.

Dipak G.

WordPress PHP MySQL Developer & Server Admin

United Kingdom - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 5

"11 years experience as WordPress PHP MySQL Lead Developer and Server Administrator." + Web development using WordPress, PHP, Ajax, Smarty, jQuery, JSON, JavaScript, CSS 3, HTML 5, XML, DHTML and (X)HTML and latest open source technologies with MVC frameworks. + Database management using MySQL, Oracle, MS SQL/SQL Server. + Version Controlling with Git, SVN and Mercurial + CRM integration using Oracle CRM on Demand API, Sales Force API + Server Administration, includes System Commands, Users and Group Management, file permissions, software installations, file system failures, log files, crontab management, system services, performance management, security, network services (NTP, DNS, DHCP, FTP), software management, crash recovery, crash diagnostics, printer management, boot processes etc. + Extensive knowledge of web hosting control panels such as cPanel, Plesk, Webmin/Virtualmin, zPanel and DirectAdmin.

78% Job Success
$60.00 /hr
361 hours