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  1. Nathaniel Jennings

    Nathaniel Jennings

    Linux Administrator/Engineer

    United States - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    Highly skilled general Linux Administration on all flavors, including Solaris and BSD. Thorough C/C++ System Programming understanding and experience, utilizing system calls directly to the Kernel.Can install and maintain existing installs including: RAID, SELinux, remotely manage (SSH), and utilize OpenSource OS's, including BASH Scripts, CRON jobs, custom written Kernel Modules, Python scripting for streamlining tasks, Apache administration, intranet design and implementation including NFS, software RAID, SFTP, fuse SSH drive mounting, KVM and UML optimization and installation including virtual networking (tuntap, iptables, TCPfowarding) iptables, OpenVPN, IPP2P, l7-filtering, server automation, Version Control, automated server creation. I am always willing to learn a new method or tool to complete any task desired of me. I have learned and fine tuned the most widely, in my opinion, needed tasks, but can not wait to have more experience using other technologies. Summary  Passionate autodidactic learner  Quick minded, and open to new methodologies  Attentive to detail  Methodological , precise worker  Highly motivated  Enthusiastic manual reader!  Truly enjoy troubleshooting and problem solving  Linux enthusiast  Open Source enthusiast  MAC OSX proficient  Microsoft functional (can figure out any problem with research) Education Bachelors of Electrical Engineering Tech DeVry Orlando, FL Audio Engineering ARTI Orlando, FL  Big Board installations, computer set up, audio engineering, audio work station design, synthesis, audio technologies, performance, live shows, studio design, acoustic design, digital sound design, Dolby Digital 7.1 design, digital audio theory, digital audio encoding, digital audio Plug-In design, audio software design  Linux Sound Design  Recording engineer  Mixing engineer  Mastering Engineer  Audio hardware Engineer  Logic Pro  Reason  Max/MSP  OSC  PureData Supervisor, Electrical Assistant  Worked for Contractor  Gathered and assessed inventory for job  Managed laborers  Quality Control  Industrial Electrical installations  Residential installations Jennings & Jennings, LLC.  Built Studio  Consumer Audio recording  Mix engineer  Plug-in Development  Composition  Professional music production

    $30.00 /hr
    1,668 hours
    4.03
  2. 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
  3. Ross D.

    Ross D.

    Designing and crafting web applications.

    Ukraine - Portfolio: 10

    Bilberrry. Web Development. Designing Interfaces. User Experience. We are a small and agile team of designers, web developers and project managers. Currently, our team consists of 10 members and we rank in the top 50 of Elance providers. Our goal is simple; to build successful products. We participate in all sides of our client's business. Educating and consulting our client's to get work done on time and on budget. Bilberrry provides expertise in: - Project management - Business consulting and analysis - Web development PHP, Ruby - Frameworks: Yii, Kohana, AngularJS - Web design - User interfaces design - User Experience Some statistics about Bilberrry: - Listed in TOP 50 companies on Elance - Over 50% repeated clients in the last 3 years - 100% positive feedbacks rated 5.0 stars Best regards, Ross Bilberrry founder

    $30.00 /hr
    2,650 hours
    4.91
  4. 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

    $33.33 /hr
    12,452 hours
    4.83
  5. Kristian Sanjoyo

    Kristian Sanjoyo

    SQL, Delphi, DB/Server Admin, Joomla, Google App, Stocks Screener

    Indonesia - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

    I have been working as professional developer since 1995, at the first the projects I did mostly was building database application using Delphi and SQL. Now besides developing application, I also build websites and administrate database and server remotely, and use my past experiences to give solutions in the projects. Joomla is one of my tools in building website, of course accompanied by the good third party components. Sometimes for a better result, adding codes by using PHP and Java script is needed. For small or personal company which need to have the best and free hosting company for their websites, for me that solution will be Google by using the Google App along with their good services. By this solution, the only payment needed usually is for the domain name only. In this one last year, I do stock trading myself and using stockfetcher.com stock screener query in replace to MSN Deluxe Stock Screener. This is a very useful tools to help people to find the best stocks in their trading. In summary, my expertise are: - SQL optimization, database maintain & administration such Oracle, MS Sql, MySql, PostgreSql - App creation, rewrite and modification with Delphi, Access, VB, C, OOP - Maintain & build websites with Google App & Joomla - Server remote administration - StockFetcher.com stock screener query builder

    Groups: Yahoo Web Hosting Designer

    $25.00 /hr
    10,302 hours
    4.46
  6. Ashish Sharma

    Ashish Sharma

    6+ years, Sr ROR /Javascript and Cucumber/Capybara Developer

    India - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 4

    I am an Odesk verified professional Ruby on Rails developer. Over the last 6+ years, experienced Ruby on Rails developer. I have Excellent knowledge with GIT, Heroku, bootstrap and good hand with webdesigning. I have worked a wide range of websites using ROR and MySQL/PostgreSQL, JavaScript including sites for startup companies and small businesses. Skills: - Ruby on Rails(with latest version), - Testing (Expert with Rspec, Cucumber and Capybara ) - TDD, BDD, MVC, - Version control systems (svn, git), - Bugtracking systems (pivotal, Jira, Asana, Campfire, redmine), - JavaScript ( + jQuery and CoffeeScript), - Databases (MySQL, PosgreSQL, MongoDB) - Payment systems (Authorize.net, Brainree, Stripe, Paypal Chargify) - SMS gateway (Twilio, Tropo) - Heroku, AWS(EC2 and S3). - Agile development methodologies - elasticsearch, mailchimp, mandrill Best practices: agile, scrum, OO, CI I am seeking a responsible job with a long-term opportunity for professional challenges to use my skills in the best possible way for achieving the company's goal and to grow with the dynamic people.

    Groups: Upwork Verified Developers

    $35.00 /hr
    2,691 hours
    4.83
  7. Umer Raja

    Umer Raja

    Full stack Ruby on Rails Engineer

    Pakistan - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 2

    I am a senior full-stack Ruby on Rails developer with 8+ years of experience in building a variety of products in Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Node.js and Angular.js. I adhere Test-Driven Development (TDD) to make sure to deliver the work of quality. My experience includes: - Ruby 1.9, Ruby 2.0 - Ruby on Rails 3, Ruby on Rails 4 - Javascript, jQuery, Node.js, Backbone.js, Knockout.js - Angular.js - MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB - HAML, ERB, SCSS, SASS - Rspec, Cucumber, Capybara - Twitter Bootstrap, Compass - Spree, Shopify - RefineryCMS - Thinking Sphinx, ElasticSearch You're looking for a talented Ruby on Rails (RoR) developer? I will be a good fit for you!

    $33.00 /hr
    1,108 hours
    4.74
  8. Latika S.

    Latika S. Agency Contractor

    Professional PHP | Magento | Wordpress & Joomla Expert

    India - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 26

    Senior Developer with around 10+ years of experience in developing web and window based applications. Experience in System Designing and Architecture. Have strong Analytical Skills. Skills: PHP,MYSQL,Wordpress,AJAX, SQL Server 2005, MSSQL 2008 JavaScript, Web Services, XML, WCF, WPF,MVC. I've mastery in implementing Payment Gateway like Paypal, Authorize.net, BrainTree's Single integration Solution. 10+ Years of relevant experience in Designing, Documentation, Development, Testing and Deployment of Software systems for various commercial applications with experience of the entire SDLC. Experience in Leading teams in Web Applications / Portals in latest versions of PHP,MYSQL SQL Server, Reporting tools along with compatible open source technologies. Experience in managing the operations for multiple processes which includes Technical Development, Project Transition, Processes, Project Planning, Client Interaction, Estimations, & Pre-Sales. Experienced in multi-tier architecture, service oriented architecture, data-driven architecture, client-server, Web, Cloud based application, storage architecture and application development using Architectural patterns, Design patterns and various Anti patterns. Experience in developing complex systems in various business domains like Education Management, Electronic Document Management Systems, Agro Industry, Pricing Services, and Examination Services. Preferred technologies: PHP (Zend Framework,,Wordpress, Magento,Joomla), MS SQL, MySql, Ajax/JavaScript/jQuery.

    Associated with: LA Net Team Software Solutions Pvt Ltd. Agency

    $25.00 /hr
    15,274 hours
    4.88
  9. 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
    4.95