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Faisal Naeem

Faisal Naeem

Linux/Web Hosting/Mail/DNS/NMS Server Administrator, IT Support

Pakistan - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 8

An experienced Linux System Administrator with skills in CentOS/RHEL/Ubuntu/Fedora Server/VPS Configuration, Administration and Troubleshooting plus L2/L3 support expertise. I am having hands-on expertise to Mail / Web Hosting / Virtualization / Network Monitoring / Media Streaming / OpenGTS / DNS / FTP / Backup / Firewall Servers, Data center Administration and Server Security measures. My exposure to Amazon EC2, Linode, GoDaddy and Hostgator physical/virtual server environment is quite good. I am looking forward to utilize my experience and technical skills to offer quality work with client’s contentment. Possessing 08 years experience in Information Technology including 3.5 years experience in as System Administrator in Data Center (Systems Team) and currently working as Manager (Linux Systems). I have experience in administration of heterogeneous network with a variety of open source tools to provide an excellent IT infrastructure for organizations.

$18.00 /hr
12 hours

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



Expert Programmer/Developer

Philippines - Portfolio: 3

Over the last 6 years, I have developed a wide range of software using Microsoft.Net and MySQL including sites for start-up companies and small businesses. My core competency lies in complete end-end management of a new software development project, and I am seeking opportunities to build applications from the ground up for you or your business. I also have good experience in the following areas: SQL, PHP, HTML5, CSS, Java, JavaScript, jQuery, OOP, C++ and software design and testing.

$11.11 /hr
0 hours

Dmitrij K.

Dmitrij K. Agency Contractor

Website / Graphic Designer

Ukraine - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 26

Over the last 10 years I have developed websites using New Web Technologies. I have an experience on building websites from the ground, full project designing and developing the back-end and front-end. Also have experience in creating sites on CMS. To date, for the creation of sites I use the most advanced technologies: XHTML/HTML/DHTML, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript(JQuery), AJAX, CSS, XML, Flash, Action Script, Web3D. I also have experience with programs such as: Adobe Flash and Action Script, Adobe PhotoShop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Pagemaker, Adobe Acrobat, CorelDraw, Corel PhotoPaint, QuarkXPress, Google SketchUp, Audacity, VirtualDub,, VMware and etc.

Associated with: RusCoder

100% Job Success
$18.00 /hr
7,751 hours

Amrit Thapa Chhetri

Amrit Thapa Chhetri

System and Network Administrator

Nepal - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

Broad understanding of computer Network, Hardware and Software, including installation, configuration, management, troubleshooting, and support. Ability to work independently and in a group and under pressure too. Proficient, highly motivated, and result oriented person with professional and extensive experience. Ability to plan, coordinate, and monitor own work plan with minimal supervision and lead the people. Excellent interpersonal communication skill. Very good speaker, capable of putting forward views and more patiently listening to others. Desire to be part of team where I can make good mid and long-term positive benefit(s). A result-driven IT professional with more than 2 years of experience in System and Network Administration. My strengths: System and Network Administration. Ubuntu, Cent OS Platform based services/applications. NAS, Firewall, Switches, Router based operation and services. Monitoring, Reporting, Backup planning, Upgrade planning. Application installation, Desktop Support, Customer Support. Others: Risk taking, Can-Do attitude Written, Verbal communication skills Flexibility, off hour working/standby roster Self Starter Vendor Specific: Windows, Linux, VMware, CISCO, FORTINET, Mikrotik, LINKSYS, Huwei, TP-Link etc. Technologies: Network & System Troubleshooting, Cisco Routing and Switching, VMware, Network Monitoring Tools, Penetration Testing, Linux System, Firewall, Network Security, System Administration Documentation, Backup Planning, Storage, SAN, NAS etc.

$20.00 /hr
0 hours

Szymon W.

Szymon W.

Qt Developer

Poland - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

My current everyday work involves Ubuntu and Android operating systems, but I’m interested in projects designed for any Desktop OS (Mac, Linux, Windows XP/7/8) and Mobile device (particulary Android). I develop apps in C++/Qt, write bash scripts, and administrate Linux servers. I have 4 years of experience in Linux System Administration, and I have been a C++/Qt software developer since 2010. For the last few years I’ve been working in the telecommunications industry as a software engineer on projects ranging from digital signage platforms to telemetry. I have some unique knowledge about medicine (incl. telemedicine) as I’ve earned Master’s Degree in Public Health, so I’m interested in projects using ICT in order to provide health care at a distance. My other interests involve financial and energy sector.

$17.78 /hr
0 hours

Salahuddin Razib

Salahuddin Razib Agency Contractor

Server Administrator, Automation, Script, C++, VC++, AutoIt, imacros

Bangladesh - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 2

Virtual Assistant, Programmer and Automator. Can do Ad posting and Lead Generation. I can make web bots, I have good experience in windows automation. I have worked with AutoIt, imacros, Sekuli, winautomation, autohotkey etc. I can fix any hardware, network and OS related problem of PC or Server. I have good experience in troubleshooting and virus removal. I have experience in web scraping too. I am a system administrator, I have good experience in Linux and Asterisk. I also want challenging Development and Programming position where i can apply my technical skills and experience to facilitate the success of complex and large project. I want established my self as a professional software developer and programmer, so that over last 8 years I have developed wide range of desktop application for my clients using VB, .NET, C#, C++, Delphi, MySql, Access.

Associated with: Interwave

75% Job Success
$12.00 /hr
134 hours