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  1. Danish Ahmed

    Danish Ahmed Agency Contractor

    Linux Guru/MAC Expert/Server Specialist/Security Consultant

    Pakistan - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 21

    Over the last 6 years, I have worked on a wide range of Servers Operating System Administration and Configuration. My core competency lies in providing complete support of Server administration and User support, and I am seeking opportunities to provide corporate support to utilize my skills and strength. I have good working experience in the following Servers: Microsoft Windows Server 2000, 2003,2008 R2, 2012 R2, Redhat Enterprise Linux, CENTOS, Fedora, Ubuntu, Oracle Enterprise Linux, OpenSUSE, OpenSolaris, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, etc Certified in (Microsoft Certified Professional, Sophos UTM Certified, VTSP 5.5 test clear) SKILLS INCLUDED BUT NOT LIMITED TO: ############################## SYSTEM ADMIN SKILLS (LINUX) ---------------------------------------- - Install. Configure, Maintain Various Linux Destribution (Fedora, Redhat, Ubuntu, Ubuntu Server, CentOS, OpenSUSE. - Labtech working experience - ConnectWise working experience - VMware vSphere 5.5 / ESX 5.5 - VMware Virtual Datacenter configuration - VMware Expert. - SONICWALL Firewall Configuration - Administration Amazon EC2/S3 - ElasticFox Work experience - Plesk Server administration (Migration etc.) - Install and Configure IBM TSM Server 6.1 - Oracle E-business Suite Patching and Cloning - Backup and Restore Databases. - Install and COnfigure SSL certificates. - Managing and Administration of VPS servers. - Domain and Hosting Administration (Plesk, Cpanel, Webmin) - GamePanelX configuration (OpenSource Game Server Panel) - Install, Configure, Maintain MAC OS X. - Install, Configure, Maintain BIND Server - Install, Configure, Maintain DNS Server on windows server - Install, Configure, Maintain Webserver (Apache, IIS) - Install, Configure, Maintain FTP - Install, Configure, Maintain Mailservers (Exchange Server, Postfix, Dovecote, Sendmail, Qmail) - Install, Configure, Squid Server - Install, Configure, Maintain Linux based Firewall - Configure ISAPI Rewrite on II6 for User Friendly URL for SEO - Configure Rewrite mode on Apache Server. - Install, Configure, Maintain OpenLDAP. - Install, Configure, Maintain Active Directory. - Install, Configure, Maintain CMS. (Joomla, Wordpress) - Configure and Troubleshoot Pleask, Cpanel. - Configure and Troubleshoot IPTables. - Configure and Troubleshoot Samba server - Install, Configure and Maintain (MRTG, Cacti, PRTG) - Install and Configure Project management System - Deploy Helpdesk System. - Design Network Infrastructure. - Implement System and Network Security - Install, Configure and Maintain Antivirus Server (Trendmicro, Kaspersky) - Configure Bandwidth Splitting on Squid. - Implement and Design Virtualization (Hyper-V and Vmware) - LAMP Server Installation. - Ubuntu Kernel Panel Recovery - Amazon EC2 Instance Configuration - Backup and Restore Databases (SQL, MySQL) - SAN/RAID management - Open Source Firewall ADministration (pfSense, Zentyal/ebox, Endianfirewall) - SSL installation and configuration - Wordpress troubleshooting - CentOS VPS administration - Dedicate Server Management - WHM/Cpanel Administration - WHM/Plesk server security implementation - Domain Migration - Server Migration - IPtables Administration SYSTEM ADMIN SKILLS (MICROSOFT) ------------------------------------------------ - MCSE - MCSA (Preparation) - MCTIP (Preparation) - MS. SharePoint 2007, 2010 (Preparation) - MS. Exchange 2007, 2010 (Preparation) - SBS 2008 (Preparation) - MS SQL Administration - ISA 2004, 2006 and TMG (Preparation) - MICROSOFT PROJECTS -Deploy and Configure SBS 2003 -Deploy and configure SBS 2008 -Migrate SBS 2003 to SBS 2008 -Deploy and configure Active directory 2000, 2003 and 2008 -Migrate Active directory 2000 to 2003 and 2003 to 2008 -Deploy, Design and configure Exchange 2000, 2003, 2007 and 2010 -Migrate 2003 to 2003, 2003 to 2007, 2003 to 2010 and 2007 to 2010 (complete Migration) -Deploy, Design and configure SharePoint 2007 and 2010 - Migrate SharePoint 2007 to 2010 -Deploy, Design and configure ISA 2000, 2004, 2006 and TMG 2010 -Migrate ISA 2006 to TMG 2010 -Deploy and configure SQL 2000, 2005 and 2008 (Administration) -Deploy and configure WSUS server -Deploy and configure IISA 6 and IIS 7 -Deploy and configure Microsoft SCCM 2012 (on process) -Deploy and configure forefront Security antivirus 2010 -Deploy and configure LYCN 2010 SEO SKILL ------------- SEM/SEO Consultants, SEO Services, PPC, Friendly URL, keyword analysis and selection competitive site analysis keyword density analysis optimization of site content optimization of meta tags, page titles, and descriptions inbound and outbound link placement internal linking strategies site submission Website Design and Development. My MCP Virtual Business Card: https://www.mcpvirtualbusinesscard.com/VBCServer/DanishAhmed/interactivecard

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

    Associated with: EraNext, GetMediaWise Agency

    $30.00 /hr
    4,541 hours
    4.91
  2. Josh M.

    Josh M.

    SQA/Testing/Security/Networks/Development/Technical Writing(Canada)

    Canada - Last active: 5 months ago - Tests: 9

    Over my career I have been handed a great many challenges and I have throughly enjoyed finding solutions for my clients problems. I have not limited myself specifically to one area but many, and have enjoy a diverse technical career. I am a skilled, hard working, dedicated IT professional with over 10 years of experience. I have development experince in numerous languages and specialize in PHP/MySql web development and Linux/Windows scripts and applications. I have excellent communication skills and am available at your need.

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

    $55.00 /hr
    8,385 hours
    4.98
  3. Hamza Shahid

    Hamza Shahid Agency Contractor

    Video Compression/Decompression, Multimedia, Embedded, Linux & Windows

    Pakistan - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 2

    To work on cutting edge and challenging technologies and provide services in my field of expertise. I have over 7 years of experience in embedded development, video compression/decompression technologies, application development for windows and linux. Tools and technologies I am expert in include C/C++ programming language, C#, Microsoft Directshow. I have also worked on embedded systems which include Xtensa based boards and Texas Instruments DM6467 based boards. I have lots of experience in algorithm development and optimization.

    Associated with: MayarTech

    $16.67 /hr
    1,028 hours
    4.77
  4. Nathaniel Jennings

    Nathaniel Jennings

    Linux Administrator/Engineer

    United States - Last active: 11 days ago - 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
  5. Yuriy K.

    Yuriy K. Agency Contractor

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

    Ukraine - Last active: 1 day ago - 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
    12,232 hours
    4.83
  6. Asim A.

    Asim A. Agency Contractor

    Drupal CMS & Android Developer

    Pakistan - Last active: 6 hours ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 30

    Professional Drupal CMS & Android Developer I have developed Web and Mobile Applications. I have worked in large software houses for 25 years. I deliver custom web sites, My themes are recognised by themeforest.com and neptunethemes.com. One of my theme has won awards. I am meticulous and detail orientated with pixel perfect designs. I also maintain and update sites. 3+ years of Drupal Development experience. I have worked with all major hosting companies like panetheon (My favourite, as it supports out of the box GIT), Rackspace, Amazon Cloud Servers, Digital Ocean, 1and1, Godaddy, Bluehost, Hostgator etc. Proficient with Drupal Commerce and Ubercart e-commerce solutions. Integrate Drupal with any platform. Proficient with Drupal Distributions like Open Atrium and Drupal Commons. I follow latest and best theming trends. All of themes are responsive and Mobile Friendly. My Designs and themes are original, eye-catching with a WoW factor. I don't do typical cookie cutter websites. I develop sites with SEO in mind. All of deployments results in increased traffic with proven case studies. I do not go around and bid for every project. I can be contacted any time. I am quite flexible in working hours and can adjust myself as per client. I do have a wonderful portfolio which shows my experience and act as a reference. In the end; as I am a developer, I carry a team of beautiful graphic designers with me. Quote: As a developer, I wish I could have extra 2 hours per day :)

    Associated with: ArmadaSoftech, Rabi Trading, BitsBlue

    $27.78 /hr
    4,036 hours
    4.98
  7. Dmitrij K.

    Dmitrij K. Agency Contractor

    Website / Graphic Designer

    Ukraine - Last active: 1 day ago - 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, OpenOffice.org, VMware and etc.

    Associated with: RusCoder

    $20.00 /hr
    7,667 hours
    5.00
  8. Stanislav M.

    Stanislav M.

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

    Ukraine - Last active: 5 months ago - 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
  9. Shaukat N. Agency Contractor

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

    Pakistan - Last active: 2 days ago - 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
    4,092 hours
    4.97