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  1. Ryan Ryke

    Ryan Ryke

    AWS | EC2 | RDS | CloudFront | S3 | Chef | DevOPs

    United States - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 4

    Update: Recently, I've been focusing on delivering large scaling infrastructure using AWS and Chef. Also, I've really focused on delivering CI to developers to help really bring their products to market quickly and efficiently. Since training with AWS in 2011 this has been my passion. I've built backend infrastructure for mobile applications. I've built scalable e-commerce sites using magento, wordpress etc. Whether its augmenting current windows infrastructure, migrating servers to the cloud with VPN configurations. Or building a highly scalable multi-region infrastructure, I'm your guy. Please take a look at my portfolio, I've written several blog posts about building magento infrastructure, plesk installs, docker, among others.

    $94.44 /hr
    140 hours
    5.00
  2. Oleksandr Moskalenko

    Oleksandr Moskalenko

    Operations Engineer

    Ukraine - Last active: 10/17/2014 - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 5

    Over last years i worked as Operations Engineer, Team Lead. I was involved into several network, web and mobile projects. Worked for large enterprises and startups. Have an experience working with different network equipment, OS and software. I use different technologies in my work and open to discuss on what to use and why.

    $33.33 /hr
    53 hours
    5.00
  3. Carlos S.

    Carlos S.

    Linux SysAdmin

    Venezuela - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 5

    For the past ten years, I have worked as a Sysadmin for government institutions and private companies. I have also worked as a Linux instructor and an IT consultant with topics such as: Firewalls, Web Servers, Virtualization, CMS, Databases and HA. As a Sysadmin I have great experience in the following areas: SQL, CPANEL, hosting providers, DNS, DHCP, LDAP, software security testing/qa, packing for Debian and much more. For me, it would be a very grateful opportunity to work with opensource technology in your business.

    $25.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  4. Nikolay C.

    Nikolay C.

    Brainbench certified JSE/JEE dev, DB dev, Sys-Arch

    Ukraine - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 11

    Would you like to find a powerful Java-dev? If so, please read further... 1. Intentions I'm working as a free-lancer more than 2 years already, and worked > 12 years in scientific and software engineering areas. I'm here because I'm looking worldwide for interesting work related to software development using the following technologies (some or all): - Java 5/6/7 (JSE, Swing, CORBA, Web Services, etc.) - JEE5/6 (EJB3, JSF, Hibernate, etc.) - GWT, Spring, Struts, etc. - And other JSE/JEE-related frameworks - GlassFish, Tomcat, JBoss, Jetty, etc. - JME (CLDC 1.1, MIDP 2.0) and Android - Maven, Ant, etc. - Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL and other DBMS - Some sub-tasks could be related to C/C++ with STL (but NOT the whole project!) - UML and/or Agile Modeling - Well-organized Agile processes - Etc. It would be nice to be involved into software concepts and architecture development. Also it would be nice to have possibilities for applying my initiative and creativity. I'm ready to work as a free-lancer for the beginning up to 40+ hours per week), and you may hire me as a full-time employee as well. I'm ready to move mostly to any country or city. In such case I'm ready to start as a developer (or senior developer), but with possibility to grow up to TL, and further up to SA or PM (of course, starting from TL or SA would be nice). 2. Education - University Master Degree in the area of Informatics and Computer Systems 3. General Skills I have a wide working and scientific experience with dozens of technologies (> 14 years). The most deep experience I have with the following techs: - JSE5/6 and J2SE (Java Core, Multithreading, AWT, Java2D, Swing, CORBA, WebServices, Networking, etc.) - since 1998 - JEE5 (EJB3, Hibernate3, JSF, CometD, Jetty, Tomcat, JBoss, GlassFish) - about of 5 years - J2ME (CLDC 1.1, MIDP 2.0, WMA) - about a year - Other Java techs (Jakarta Commons, Log4J, Velocity, Maven, Ant, etc.) - many years - Android development (support about 0.5 years) - C/C++ and STL - since 1995 (STL from 2001) - Oracle 9i/10g, MySQL, PostgreSQL, InterBase - since 2000 - OOA/OOD/OOP and UML Modeling - since 1995 (UML from 2001) Large experience with the following platforms and tools: - Windows - since 1995 - Linux/UNIX - since 1997 - MS Office (incl. Visio and Project) and Star/OpenOffice - since 1997 - IntelliJ IDEA, NetBeans, Eclipse - since 2001 - C++Builder and Delphi - since 2000 - PL/SQL Developer - since 2005 - Enterprise Architect and other UML tools (Rational Rose, Poseidon, etc.) - since 2001 Git, SVN and CVS - since 2001 Management Skills - since 2004 (worked on TL and PM positions) Architect Skills - since 2000 (designing concepts, business models and architectures for quite complex scientific, B2C and B2B applications) Language Skills: - Russian - native - English - fluent, working language since 2001, ~1000 pages of docs written - German - intermediate (quite fluent, but non-perfect) - Ukrainian - can understand in 100%, cannot speak/write fluently 4. Contacts - You can contact me via oDesk. Usually online (GMT): - 10:00am - 5:00pm - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

    $40.00 /hr
    14,572 hours
    5.00
  5. Stanislav Kotov

    Stanislav Kotov

    Network System Engineer/System Administrator - FreeBSD/Linux/Solaris

    Russia - Last active: 18 days ago - Tests: 7

    I am Senior network engineer/Architect searching job at free time (usually few hours/day). Now i am working at Cisco/Juniper Partner in System Integration Company. I have built projects for ISP: IP and/or IP/MPLS networks from small provider (up to 700 users, pure IP/L2) to nationwide backbone and broadband networks (IP/MPLS Core with BGP and complex TE, B-RAs). All the MPLS services: Internet, L3VPN, VPLS, L2VPN, mVPN; including InterAS and CsC cases. Participate on all project stages from presale (equipment choose and design) to implementation and documenting, and further high-level support for networks, usually remote. I know in detail and have big practice of various network technologies: Routing: BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, ISIS, LDP, RSVP TE, NAT (all cases) VPN: MPLS VPN, GRE (PPTP, DMVPN), IPSEC Security: Firewall - Cisco PIX/ASA, Juniper SRX access-lists/filters - CBAC/ZBF QoS: can develop and deploy you traffic classes, implement marking and queuing and shaping, policies and your needs, including multi-color policers. Deploying different main and complementary services for ISP on UNIX/Linux/Solaris/Windows platforms, including virtualized ones: DHCP, DNS, Radius, Tacacs+, Mail, HTTP servers, SNMP, j/netflow collecting, integration with billing systems, MySQL and other. Big experience in automation: building different monitoring, configuration, self-healing scripts also for large amount of devices using multitasking. Bash, Perl scripting Have big experience in Cisco/Juniper product line from small routers to top line (CRS/TX Matrix). Also know and have practice of using many network hardware vendors (Extreme/Foundry/Dlink/Zyxel/Huawei). Programming experience: Perl (many scripting mainly on UNIX), PHP (made full project for university for student contract system, using MySQL, Javascript also), Shell scripting - bash, awk, sed, beginning to learn Python, C/C++ - some small application and system programming, MFC (Microsoft Foundation Classes), can easily modify program code. Also have experience in Windows administration AD deploying till W2003. Huge experience of user support. The rate can be lower if project topic is interesting for me but i don't have corresponding experience for it. I am taking full responsibility of my work. Have strong tradition to make documentation on my work. If you have big projects, which requires presence in the site we can discuss it.

    $56.00 /hr
    8 hours
    4.82
  6. Paul M.

    Paul M.

    Multi-disciplined Development Engineer

    South Africa - Last active: 6 months ago - 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.

    $55.56 /hr
    51 hours
    5.00