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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

Alexey K.

Alexey K.

Software Developer who can get things working

Italy - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 2

I am a professional software developer with more than 15 years experience in IT. I am specializing on building complex backend services for distributed/cloud systems. Since 2000 I have been working in IT and have been involved in a wide range of projects from mobile devices to development of huge automated system for cloud deployment. I have a lot of experience in creating of standalone applications and server-based solutions including web-based applications and distributed backend services in clouds. I am interested in backend server development with Python, Ruby. I have an experience with relational and non-relational databases such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, MongoDB, Redis and others.

98% Job Success
$38.89 /hr
768 hours

Thierry M.

Thierry M.

CDN architect / C developer

France - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

Hi, I'm currently in charge of a major ISP/Telecom operator's CDN infrastructure. Built on Varnish and Nginx, I developed my skills around those two software, writing modules and patches for both of them. I'm active in the Varnish open-source community and participated in dedicated events (Varnish Dev Day, Varnish User Group meetings, ...). My daily job involves CDN platform engineering, development in C or Python, continuous performance tuning and problems analysis and resolution. I'll be happy to provide you with my expertise. Thierry

100% Job Success
$70.00 /hr
32 hours

Paul M.

Paul M.

Multi-disciplined Development Engineer

South Africa - Tests: 5

I have been involved in software and hardware product development in the electronic manufacturing industry for the last number of years. Primarily this focus has been on embedded development on ARM with C++ but also Java, C# and PHP for testing, prototyping and for the development of other products and services. I have also worked in the research sector, around the field of space science and astronomy instrumentation. My strong background in electronics and software development is complimented by more than a decade of experience using open source tools and systems to deliver robust and scalable solutions to industry. I would be interested in endeavours where I can leverage my skills and expertise to create lasting customer value.

100% Job Success
$55.56 /hr
51 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

Dmytro K.

Python, Linux.

Ukraine - Tests: 6

My main interest is Python programming language and all things related to it. I can write simple web-applications, scrapers or any other kind of scripts in Python. As a student I am not able to handle projects which require full-time work because of lack of time. However, I am open to small fixed-price projects or long-term projects which will require less than 5 hours/week. I am familiar with the following technologies: Git, Django, MySQL, Postgresql, HTML, CSS, Linux, Bash, MongoDB, Boto.

100% Job Success
$9.00 /hr
91 hours

Mathew G.

Mathew G.

Experienced Customer Support & Core Network Implementation Engineer

Kenya - Tests: 5

I am Young focused and hardworking person a holder of Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering with 5000+ Odesk working hours in Customer and Technical Support in great online software companies and video design Integrations. I have Over 6 Cumulative years in as Customer/Technical support having worked in ISP based on VSAT Communication (KU-band and C-Band of Various Dish Capacities), Hub/NOC Planning & Design, Monitoring for (iDirect, Hughes & NewTec) using Various Management & Monitoring Software (Hughes NMS, iMonitor, NewTec, Packeteer etc) based in ISP’s NMC and Customer Support Departments. In Mobile Telecommunication Experience as a Core Network Integration Engineer for Multinational Telecommunication Vendor (Huawei) CS Products (MSOFTX300/UMG8900/HSS/HLR 9860). Also worked before in same vendor as Solution Architect/Pres-sales Engineer (for CS/PS & Carrier Software Products and Solutions) and as Core Network CS Engineer involved in Core Network Planning, Design and Implementation. I have great work experience in Internet Protocols (SS7 / SIGTRAN/MAP / CAP/ TCAP / CAMEL) , 3GPP CN standards and protocols and in particular BSSAP,RANAP/MAP. I have done Integrations with E/// MSC/BSC (TD/BSC)/RNC, Telepins (MFS), Mavenir's (EIR) and other Vendors.

71% Job Success
$12.22 /hr
5,679 hours

Tewfik D.

Tewfik D.

IT Expert, Web developer, Linux Sysadmin

Algeria - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 13

Holding an Engineering Degree in Control & Automation, with 7+ years experience in the IT field, I am routinely dealing with web projects and embedded systems development. Specialized in Linux/Unix environments, committed to high-standards and a sense of responsibility, I will be happy to collaborate in web-services projects and server administration jobs.

$11.11 /hr
71 hours

Diluka H.

Diluka H.

Embedded Systems, PLC Programming and Computer Vision

Sri Lanka - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 7

Mechatronics Engineering postgraduate from Asian Institute of Technology expertise in Embedded Systems, PLC Programming and Computer Vision. Programming : Embedded C - ARM Microcontrollers, PIC and Atmel Microcontrollers C / C++ - Computer Vision, Image Processing, Embedded GPU Programming Ladder / Statement List - Siemens and Mitsubishi PLCs VHDL / Verilog - Xilinx FPGAs Python - R Pi Single Board Computer Programming PHP / MySQL Android Circuit Design : Wireless Embedded Systems - Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, NFC Power Supplies / Power Banks Custom Arduino boards PCB Design EAGLE / Proteus Simulations : MATLAB, LABView, ModelSim

$22.22 /hr
337 hours