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  1. Stanislav M.

    Stanislav M.

    PHP5(ZF)/MySQL Developer, 9+ years expirience

    Ukraine - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 2

    Total expirience in web programming (PHP5, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Perl, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript etc) is 9+ years. Did many projects as a team player and a standalone developer (check my portfolio) I prefer long-term development in a team of 2-3 programmers. Have a good expirience in video delivery (pseudostreaming, CDN, transcoding (ffmpeg), HLS/HDS etc), server administration (Linux [Fedora, Debian, Ubuntu, Gentoo, CentOS], FreeBSD, LAMP, bind, ftp, nginx etc), sites optimization (caching, database and query optimization etc), building environment (vagrant, docker, virtualbox). Basic knowledge of Erlang. Also have experience and can work as team lead and project manager.

    $27.78 /hr
    2,850 hours
    5.00
  2. Gilberto Sirit

    Gilberto Sirit

    Audio Engineer

    Venezuela - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

    I'm a 10 years-experienced Network/IT technician, holding a Cisco CCNA Certification. I've been deploying Cisco Router and Switch configurations from scratch, hardening and configuring wide-used solutions like centralized account systems, remote secure communications and creating and implementing security policies for various companies. As a freelance job, I'm a Avid Pro Tools Certified Operator, which allows me to work a lot on audio and video projects doing musical recordings for TV and Radio commercials, Sound FX audio post-production, editing and mixing using Pro Tools system. I have superb bi-lingual communication skills both oral and writing, English and Spanish. I'm looking to offer my high-quality services in any task required by my employer. My goal is to put 110% effort on the job at hand, that way I feed my experience out of it and makes my employer satisfied with my work.

    $13.33 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  3. 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

    $20.00 /hr
    4,164 hours
    4.97
  4. 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
    0.00
  5. Dion Magistro

    Dion Magistro

    IT Professional, PC/Mac Client/Server Support, Web Developer, Retail

    United States - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    I enjoy a challenge, of fresh and cutting-edge variety. I personally enjoy working in a very motivated team. If the team is not motivated enough, my hard-working, fun, and enlightening spirit brings them up to speed. I enjoy working with technology and embrace its importance in the world. I enjoy trying new things and keeping up to date with the latest advancements in technology. I'm always looking for fun, new, exciting ways to make substantial profit for not only myself, but also for my employer. Skills in a nutshell. ^_^ Graphic Design Print and Electronic Network Administration Web Design Sales Personal Computer Support Strong Written and Verbal Communication Skills Microsoft Word Photoshop Dreamweaver Apple Product Professional Macintosh and Apple Hardware Mac OS Unix/Linux HTML, PHP, /MySQL, JavaScript - A JAX (jQuery), CSS Adobe Creative Cloud and Edge Software Suite Facebook Pages Administration and Twitter Account Management/ Content Creation Printed, Static/Animation Web based Promotional Materials and Marketing elements Brochures Menus Slideshows Flyers Weekly Sale Circulars and Coupons Banners and In-Store Signage Retail Product Information “FAQ Plaques” detailing specs and features Business Cards Advertising Wordpress Installation Setup, Management, and Skinning/Theming Capabilities Logo Conceptualization, Sketching and MockUps, Drafting, and Design (Vector, Raster, B&W/Color [all are available as .eps/.pdf/.ai/.psd compliant formats + all procedures are archived with standard versioning methods so employers/clients can utilize elapsed time- period based reviewal]) MySQL database configuration, administration, backup/restoration, integration/connecting, and maintenance/optimization HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, XML, A JAX/DOM, Node.js, PHP, and Metadata Tagging (SEO) coding experience RSS Feed Syndication and Page Integration Open/Active Directory Management including third-party LDAP servers  Microsoft Office Installation/Setup plus Exchange Server Management/ Configuration Mainframe Maintenance and Tape/Removable Media Company Network-Wide Weekly/Monthly BackUp Procedures/Protocols OTA (Over-the-Air) Mobile Device Configuration Policy and Profile Delivery Certificate Creation and Signing SSL (Secure Socket Layer) Encrypted Authentication for Mass or Specific Deployment (iPhone, iPad, BlackBerry, Android) Operating System Updates/Upgrades/Roll-Outs for Windows XP/Vista/7/8 and MacOS 9.2.2/X10.X On-Site/Remote Desktop Support Apple Remote Desktop Setup and Operations Dameware Remote Administration for Windows-based Systems Retail Store POS System remote debugging and repair/swaps Hardware repairs and upgrades, new part installations Storage Solid-State Internal SATA, SCSI, and IDE Mechanical Hard Drive Disks Internal/External SD Card Readers External USB/Firewire/Thunderbolt/eSATA Drives HotSwap Server Drives IBM Blades 3D Accelerated Graphics and Multi-format External Capture Video Cards AMD NVIDIA Monitor/Displays and VESA-compliant flat-screen wall mounting HDMI/DVI HD Flat Screens RGB/VGA CRTs Projectors and Wall-mounted Rollup/Free Standing Screens PCI/PCIe and USB/Firewire Sound Cards Creative SoundBlaster, M-Audio, Apogee, Griffin, MOTU PCI/PCIe Wired/Wireless/Airport Network Interface Cards (NICs) and external dongles (2.4/5GHz 802.11a/b/g/n/ac) CD/DVD/BluRay Optical SATA Drives RAM DIMMS (All Types) CPUs and Motherboards (All Types) Airflow and Cooling Solutions/Optimization Proprietary Graphic/Video/Audio Devices Wacom Tablets/Integrated Screens Professional Trackball and Trackpads Presentation Remote and Laser Pointers Wireless Presentation Microphones and Lavalieres Custom Key/Keyboard Swaps for Specific Software Solutions/Key Shortcuts (Logic, Final Cut, Avid, ProTools etc) Wired/Wireless Shuttle/Jog Wheels for use in professional production software Wireless/Bluetooth Headsets and Communication Devices Professional Desktop/VO Booth Microphones including boom and cage installation Integrated Sound/Mixer/Jog Wheel DJ/Producer Boards/ Controllers (Native Instruments, KORG, Hercules, Creative Labs, Casio, Yamaha, Mackie, MOTU, M-Audio) MIDI Keyboards and Controllers (KORG, M-Audio, Casio, Yamaha) Interoffice Communication Devices and Base Stations (Walkie Talkies, In-Ear, Desktop) WiFi Routers, Switches, and Range Extenders (Airport, CISCO, Netgear, D-Link) Automated Telephony Greeting/Menu/Directory Systems (Asterisk) Network Attached Storage (NAS) Mini Form-Factor HDMI Media Streaming and Gameplay Devices (Roku, OUYA, AppleTV, ChromeCast, Boxee, Plex, XMBC, Amazon Fire TV)

    $30.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  6. Dheeman Saha

    Dheeman Saha

    Experienced in networking configuring and programming

    United States - Tests: 1

    I was Part Time Laboratory Instructor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) of North South University (NSU) and conducted laboratory courses on Data Communication and Computer Networks and Introduction to Telecommunication & Computer Engineering for Fall 2011 semester. I am currently associated with Banglalink (currently owned by both VimpelCom and Orascom Telecom Holding) as Project Support Junior Engineer in the Technical Core Network Department from 26 Dec 2011 onward. I am an effective Team player and experienced in playing roles involving multiparty interactions and project management. Have depth knowledge about GSM Architecture including Capacity, Data and Intelligent Networks and different Value Added Services and working with the leading vendor products including Huawei, Ericsson, NSN, ZTE, Comviva, Acision, Cisco & Oracle. Computer Specialization & Skills:  Office Package : Microsoft – Word, Excel, Power-point & OpenOffice  Operating System: XP-professional, Vista, Windows-7, Linux & Unix  Programming: C programming, C# & C++  Software: Matlab, ns-2 (network simulator) & VLSI Design  Vendor Platform: Oracle Business Intelligence Discoverer 11g I had also studied a networking based course called Cisco Certified Network Associate Routing & Switching (CCNA). Conference Paper "A New Uni-Scheduling Algorithm in S-MAC based Wireless Sensor Networks" published at International Conference on Wireless Communications & Signal Processing 2011 (WCSP 2011) held in Nanjing, China. Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/WCSP.2011.6096930 Publication Year: 2011, Page(s): 1 – 5 Link:http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/login.jsp?tp=&arnumber=6096930&url=http%3A%2F%2Fieeexplore.ieee.org%2Fstamp%2Fstamp.jsp%3Ftp%3D%26arnumber%3D6096930 Journal Paper “ENERGY EFFICIENT SCHEDULING ALGORITHM FOR S-MAC PROTOCOL IN WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORK” published at International Journal of Wireless & Mobile Networks (IJWMN) December 2011, Volume 3, Number 6. Link: http://airccse.org/journal/jwmn_current11.html#Dec

    $15.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  7. Rene Ämarik

    Rene Ämarik

    Junior IT Specialist

    Estonia - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a graduate for computers and computer networks. Have been working and learning computers for the most years of my life. I am also good in English and can translate from Estonian to English and vice versa. For sime time now i have also learned programming languages like C#, PHP, Javascript. I can also provide help with IT and have been an IT specialist in several companies.

    $8.89 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  8. Bryan Pauze

    Bryan Pauze

    MBA; Data Science and Analytics

    United Kingdom - Tests: 2

    Innovative analytics professional with eleven years of operational experience within the Department of Defense seeks employment in a predictive analytics/business development position; seeks to leverage an extensive technical background in analysis, data manipulation, and dataflow management. Previous experiences in the private sector provided exposure to the business aspects of supporting and tailoring contract proposals and end products to meet client objectives. Currently expanding upon a solid analytical and management experience through MS Predictive Analysis program.

    $22.22 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00