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Shikshya Vaidya

Shikshya Vaidya

Build/Release Engineer

United States - Tests: 2

Automated repetitive jobs/builds/backup scripts in the cron using Perl and Shell Scripting. Experience with build automation tools like Ant and Maven. Performed Version Control Systems tasks like branching, merging and tagging on Subversion VCS and Git DVCS. Experience configuring Atlassian Bamboo and Jenkins for Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment. Used Eclipse IDEs for Java based applications while converting from ANT projects to Maven. Good working knowledge on following industry standards for Software Development Life Cycle. Performed migration of Subversion (1.4.6v to 1.7.8v) and Subversion to Git. Configured Plans, Stages, Jobs and Tasks for multiple projects in Bamboo to create build and release pipelines. Used Winmerge to compare artifacts (compared the sub-components within the ears/wars). Created and configured pom.xml files for several multi module projects. Used Atlassian JIRA to prioritize project-specific issues encountered, track project improvements and pace towards project completion. Performed tasks such as adding and deleting users and granting file access permissions in Linux. Setup and maintained Git repositories along with the creation of branches and tags. Installed Subversion, created and configured subversion repositories on the servers as well as on the local machines and utilized the repository for project builds and automation. Made usage of Twilio Rest API in Perl scripts to send critical notifications via text message.

$44.44 /hr
0 hours

Alexandr Tihonov

Alexandr Tihonov

Perl developer

Russia - Tests: 12

I am a new freelancer in this platform and I am actively looking to build my portfolio, even starting with smaller projects and/or bids. My major expert areas: Linux system administrator Expert perl/bash/PHP developer Postgresql DBA Full-stack web development experience (php/perl+html+css+js) Cloud computing with AWS and microsoft azure Production systems monitoring, incidents reaction

$22.22 /hr
0 hours

Lou Golar

Lou Golar

IT Support

United States - Tests: 2

I am an IT support professional with a wide range of skills, including Windows, Linux and Macintosh desktop and server systems. I am also experienced with Oracle, MySQL and PostgreSQL database management systems. My goal is to find work providing customer IT support for desktop, as well as server systems. I have over 8 years experience as a Tech Support Rep/Analyst for a variety of software on various operating systems. I also have extensive call center experience, as well as field service.

$13.33 /hr
0 hours

Pavel Bliznakov

Pavel Bliznakov

Senior Software Engineer


Work fast and manage to meet deadlines. My primary job is senior python developer for a well known lithography machines manufacturer. I have experience as C, Python, Java and Perl programmer as well. I have knowledge of the Linux kernel and especially the KVM module. Between 2011 and 2013 I've been working as senior systems and network engineer for the biggest forex broker in Bulgaria. During this time I was in charge of maintenance and development of virtualization platforms, servers and networks. During my freelance projects I gained experience in web technologies and Qt.

$20.00 /hr
0 hours

Kelly Black

Kelly Black


United States - Tests: 2

I have a wide variety of skills and experiences. My speciality is in programming with an emphasis on c++, python, and R. I am also fluent in matlab.

$20.56 /hr
869 hours

Alex Liffick

LAMP Administration and Development

United States

With over 13 years of experience, I have worked in various Systems Administration as well as Development roles on Windows, Linux, and Unix environments for Enterprise Corporations and startup project companies. In the last 5 of those years, my focus has shifted more towards Database Development and even some Application Development. My strengths are in the following areas: SQL (including Oracle's PL/SQL and Microsoft's T-SQL), Perl, Linux/Unix shell scripting, Java, and general Systems Administration.

$24.44 /hr
53 hours

Vladimir K.

Odesk certified C/C++/Visual C++/MFC/COM/COM+/.NET Developer

Ukraine - Tests: 2

Core Skill: C/C++ AssessmentsSummary:Deep knowledge in a process of building complex system, debugging and testing. Operation system: DOS/Windows 9x/Windows NT (Win2000 / WinXP)Program languages: C/C++Compilers: Visual C++/ARM SDT 2.51/TasmLibraries: MFC/ATLMethodology: XML, HTML, Construction of compilersProtocols: TCP/IP (building a client-server applications)

$10.00 /hr
379 hours