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  1. Dieter K.

    Dieter K. Agency Contractor

    Development team

    Germany - Last active: 13 days ago - Tests: 2

    We are a small team of programmers from germany with 10 to 30 years experience in software development. We have done projects on a wide application range e.g. automation technics, advertisement, scientific and analytics, e-commerce, web-development, database administration, ERP, RFID and many more. Hopefully odesk will help us find new challenges.

    Associated with: Maple Forge Agency

    $29.99 /hr
    0 hours
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  2. Joan-Alexander Grigorov

    Joan-Alexander Grigorov

    OMG-Certified UML Professional

    Bulgaria - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

    Software Engineer over here! Domain-driven design enthusiast with passion for structuring flexible OO design with PHP. Certified as UML Professional (Fundamentals) by Object Management Group on December 2013. For the last 4 years I've been actively developing web applications using Zend Framework (since July 2012 I'm Zend Framework Certified Engineer). Expert in design patterns with over 4 years of professional experience. I'm developing enterprise web applications, file sharing systems, websites, web application frameworks, etc. Achieving high quality of code, good performance and reusable object-oriented software design is my primary goal when working. I don't underestimate documentation as my source code is always well documented, with end-user manuals when needed. In the last two years I've gained rich experience with Dependency Injection and Service Locators and successfully applied those approaches my projects. I'm always ready to learn new approaches, if they could make my work quicker and easier. I have experience in educating developers. I've been teaching students PHP, Zend Framework(basic and advanced levels), MySQL, jQuery, Design Patterns and etc. I'm seeking to develop big and complex web applications using the last technologies and software development methodologies.

    Groups: Zend Certified Engineers

    $20.00 /hr
    3,373 hours
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  3. Krisel Aimee Mercado

    Krisel Aimee Mercado

    Software Developer / Web Developer (LAMP Stack)

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

    - Worked in an Agile environment, - Designed and deployed ERP reporting for the construction industry from SQL queries to graphing - Experience with MySQL database development and Transact SQL statements - Experience with Linux/ Unix Administration and Development - Hands on web development experience in front-end and/or back-end - Hands on coding experience using JQuery, JavaScript, HTML and CSS - Hands on coding experience in PHP - Familiarity with responsive web design implementation - Comfortable in Object Oriented Programming (OOP) practices and use of design patterns - Well versed in cross–browser compatibility - Skilled at debugging web pages - Highly comfortable working within a LAMP stack - Experience working with SOAP and REST APIs - Excellent written and verbal English

    $15.00 /hr
    254 hours
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  4. Daniel B.

    Daniel B.

    Full Stack Startup CTO: Coder | DevOps | QA | Cloud

    Canada - Last active: 6 hours ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

    B"H I'm a software developer turned entrepreneur with an irrational desire to solve life's big problems using technology. I've been fascinated by programming and computers since age 14, and have a rich experience of over 15 years with a diverse set of software technologies. As CEO/CTO of a tech startup, I am the kind of generalist that is a jack of all trades and a master of all. On any given day of my week I need to be an excellent developer, tester, copy writer, marketing strategist, media expert, business and financial wizard, all while keeping the big picture and "vision" of the company in mind. Let me apply myself to your problem. Bring me onboard your team, and I will get the job done with spectacular results. I stand behind the quality of my work, the efficiency at which it is delivered, and the easy to maintain nature of my deliverables. SPECIALTIES Linux system administration (Ubuntu, Apache, MySQL, ElasticSearch, Sphinxsearch, RabbitMQ, ...) Clustered environments (CoreOS, Fleet, etcd) Containerization (Docker) Docker workflow design (containerizing environments for dev, staging & production for apps built in any language: PHP, Node, Ruby, Python, Haskell, ...) Cloud environments (AWS) Cloud migration (SoftLayer -> AWS, ...) Shell scripting (advanced Bash) Software development (PHP, C++, JavaScript, CSS3, HTML5) Configuration management (Puppet) Quality assurance (Selenium, PHPUnit) Continuous integration (Jenkins, Strider) Continuous deployment Monitoring and metrics (New Relic, Logstash, Kibana, Grafana, Graphite, Nagios, Seyren) User interface and user experience design (UI/UX) Product functional design and functional flow mapping Technical strategy Technical team building and leadership WORK ETHIC Development: Make it work, make it correct, then make it fast. Move quickly and break things, because better to get it into the user's hands than keep it in the engineer's head. Design: Less is more – remove decision points until it works like magic. Delight users at all costs with insane attention to detail. Quality management: Instrument all the things, since it's harder to improve what isn't being measured. If it's not being tested, it's already broken. Productivity: If it has to be done more than once, automate it; in a startup, don't automate for as long as you can. Refactoring should be opportunistic and shouldn't need management approval, because the broken windows syndrome in a codebase can bring a project to its knees. Technical strategy: Embrace valuable new things even if they're still half-cooked; the developers will usually work hard to smooth any bumps with surprising speed. Never throw out something that works just because something new came out; technology evangelism is an expensive sport. Management: Mentorship is key to developing the culture and organizational processes that will keep employees happy and increase their value to the company. Communicate the rules clearly, set the goalposts, then get out of the way and let the team shine. Exude passion or stay home. Leadership: Listen to and learn from everyone. When making decisions there is never enough information, and once there is it is usually too late. Grand plans tend to become obsolete before they are implemented, and old habits die hard; changes are most successful when they are small. KEYWORDS I've picked up many other skills over the years, so for easy reference and searchability on oDesk here is the keyword soup (in no particular order): ajax, json, api, html, css, smarty, zend framework, virtualbox, virtual machines, amazon cloud, dns, ftp, nagios, c++, eclipse, xdebug, software profiling, software optimization, software architecture, refactoring, software patterns, agile, test driven development, lean startup, minimal viable product (MVP), REST and RESTful design, software defined datacentre, continuous deployment, push to build, immutable infrastructure, redmine, project management, static code analysis, debugging, quality assurance, QA, testing, software verification, version control, subversion, power excel formulas, windows, macos, mac os x

    $111.11 /hr
    393 hours
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  5. Oriol Buxarrais

    Oriol Buxarrais

    Consultant & Systems Administrator

    Spain - Last active: 18 days ago - Tests: 2

    I'm a Systems Administrator & Consultant & Architecture in IT Services I'm currently working with different technologies such as : -Vmware vSphere (3.0, 3.5, 4, 5) -Windows Server OS (2000, 2003, 2008 R2, 2012 R2) -Linux Servers (CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu) -SQL Servers (2000, 2005, 2008) -Sharepoint Servers (2007, 2010, 2013) -McAfee Epolicy (3.6, 4, 4.5, 4.6,5) -Cisco Systems I can design you infrastucture and keep it up to date. I'm certified on MCSE, MCITP EA, MCITP DBA, MCSA/MCSE 2012, Sharepoint 2010 Administrator. If you need help, don't hesitate to contact me.

    $39.00 /hr
    24 hours
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  6. Sergey Karatkevich

    Sergey Karatkevich

    DevOps

    Cyprus - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 8

    My key principles: * Simplicity - just describe you problem. I will offer you a solutions and your problem will be fixed. * Flexibility - flexible prices, work hours and contract terms. Each client is special. Onsite works welcome! * Scale and growth - I glad to help you grow up from a small project to the international business on several continents, step by step. * Trust and success - lot of clients trust me already and their business is successful. I sure I can help you too!

    $15.56 /hr
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  7. Edgaras Zulonas

    Edgaras Zulonas

    System analyst

    Lithuania - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4

    *nix: Debian, Slackware, openSUSE, CentOS, OS X, NetBSD, OpenBSD, QNX Neutrino RTOS 6.2.1, OpenWRT, dd-wrt; Windows: all; *nix Software: Linux Networking Tools, VPN, VNC, Apache, Samba, Squid, Snort IDS/IPS; M$ Software: IIS, LDAP, AD, RDP, TeamViewer; VM: Oracle VM Virtualbox, qemu, Hyper-V; DB: Mysql; CMS: Drupal; Spoken Languages: Lithuanian, Russian, English.

    $50.00 /hr
    0 hours
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  8. Mateus B.

    Mateus B.

    System Administrator

    Brazil - Last active: 17 days ago - Tests: 4

    I have been working as Linux System Administrator for 7 years. I design and install infrastructures for high-available applications. Expert in all flavors of Linux and Unix - including system setup, administration, security/hardening, monitoring, scripting, and troubleshooting. Heavy experience in various cloud providers including Amazon AWS. Services: ✔DNS ✔Email ✔Firewall ✔Ldap ✔Proxy ✔Web Applications: ✔Apache ✔Bacula ✔Bind ✔Ganglia ✔Iptables ✔MySQL ✔Nagios ✔NFS ✔OpenLdap ✔OpenVPN ✔Postfix ✔Samba ✔Squid ✔Wordpress Programming Languages: ✔PHP ✔Ruby ✔Shell Script Networking: ✔Ethernet ✔Infiniband ✔Wireless Operating System: ✔CentOS ✔Debian ✔Fedora ✔FreeNAS ✔OpenSUSE ✔PfSense ✔RedHat ✔Solaris ✔Ubuntu

    $33.00 /hr
    0 hours
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  9. Max Topal

    Max Topal

    VoIP/Network/Linux Engineer

    Russia - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 3

    Over 8 years hands-on experience. I have deep knowledge on VoIP Hardware and softswitches from open-source one (Asterisk, Elastix, Askozia, Freepbx, CallBox, Trixbox, Welltime, Yeastar) to licensed (Switchvox, Panasonic, Mera, RTU) . I am providing Asterisk-based PBX installation\integration, support, troubleshooting and consultations. Fully manage the installation, configuration and troubleshooting of Linux servers * Install and configure Web Servers and MySQL, PostgreSQL * Install and configure customer scripts and programs * Monitor performance to identify and resolve issues using a suite of systems and tools. * Provide VoIP Security * Troubleshoot and resolve network, system, hardware and software problems. * Achieve quick fixes and / or long-term solutions as needed. I have more than 100 successful IP-PBX server deployments, so I am confident that you will be satisfied with my work completely.

    $20.00 /hr
    0 hours
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  10. Denis C.

    Denis C.

    Expert System Engineer

    Moldova - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 9

    PROFILE – A self-motivated and committed system administrator with exposure to a wide range of technical areas, focused on delivering best experience to the end-users – Nine years of experience in administering business–critical application stacks such as banking software, middle-ware, billing systems, Telecom-specific applications; troubleshooting complex issues, managing both production environments and databases of highly respected companies – Performed upgrades planning, software developing and documenting the knowledge – Highly adaptable and quick to learn new skills – Six years of customer service experience MAIN TECHNICAL SKILLS O/S: HP-UX, SunOS, AIX, RedHat, CentOS, Debian – installation/configuration Software: MySql Server – installation/configuration Apache Web Server – installation/configuration Nginx – installation/configuration Apache Tomcat – installation/configuration Redhat JBoss Application Server – maintenance Oracle WebLogic Application Server – maintenance Oracle Tuxedo – maintenance Oracle Database – maintenance CVS – codebase maintenance HP Quality Centre – configuration/maintenance SSH Server – installation/configuration Telecom–specific Billing Applications (Amdocs Ensemble, Oracle BRM) – maintenance Oracle VM VirtualBox – installation/configuration Languages: Python – 1.5 years Perl – 3 years AWK – 4 years Shell Scripting – 5 years SQL (mysql and Oracle) – 4 years Java – 0.5 years PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE – Billing System Engineer, Team Lead (3 persons in submission): 2010 - 2013 – Software Developer: 2008 – 2010 – Senior System Engineer: 2003 – 2008

    $16.67 /hr
    0 hours
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