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  1. M. Farooq Siddiqui

    M. Farooq Siddiqui

    Systems Engineer (Information Security)

    Pakistan - Last active: 24 days ago - Tests: 13

    I have around 07 years of experience in the field of information technology. During these years I have provided IT Support to End-Users then I configured and maintained network, Linux and Windows and Virtualization servers. Currently I’m involved with Security Assessment of Information Systems which includes scanning, identifying and assessment of vulnerabilities and related risks. I have worked as Network and Systems Administrator at FAST NU (http://nu.edu.pk) for almost around 5 years. During those years I have acquired a very good knowledge of Network and System concepts and learned the art of troubleshooting. My responsibility included but not limited to managing VMWare ESXi Server, Active Directory, Samba File Server, Squid Proxy Server, Microsoft Forefront TMG Server, management of subnets on Cisco 3560/3750 Switch, management of VLANs, management of Trunks all over the network, Monitoring of Network, Monitoring of servers, documentation of network and providing end user support for system and network problems. Previously I have worked as Systems Technician at Information Technology Experts (http://www.itepk.com) I have Higher National Diploma (HND) in Computing from Edexcel, UK affiliated institute.I own Diploma of Associate Engineer (DAE) in Information Technology. I have taken training of CEH, RHCE, CCNA, TMG and have earned Microsoft’s MCITP:Enterprise Administrator and Symantec's STS in Endpoint Protection and Messaging Gateway Certification.

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

    $20.00 /hr
    19 hours
    5.00
  2. Victor Guzy

    Victor Guzy

    PHP an Drupal developer, DBA, Senior Network and System administrator

    Ukraine - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 6

    Over 10-years in IT skills: in WEB programming: PHP- Drupal — develop several Drupal6-7 based sites - e.g. http://www.paxforex.com (development, including set up hosting platform in Azure cloud(Nginx+PHP-FPM), create caching system(Nginx+Boost) and optimize to high load). Custom module and theming development.various web sites development, e.g. web-shop from Zen Cart (http://einhell-ua.com) and OpenCart (http://kok.ua , http://tabletpc.co.ua/). Development sites from Drupal 6-7 CMS(CMF) (corporate sites — http://triolcorp.com, http://jobs.triolcorp.com). Drupal 7 modules development — ERP to WEB data exchange, Drupal 6,7 themes development. Modification Drupal 6 modules to Drupal 7 — e.g. Port Drupal vB to Drupal 7 (https://drupal.org/node/1106950#comment-6955566). Development custom system from remote control windows servers over PHP+WMI. in other IT: Windows servers OS (2000/2003R2/2008R2/2012R2) — domain infrastructure setup and configuration, primary and secondary domain controller setup and configuration, highly reliable file and database servers setup. Windows desktop OS (2000/XP/VISTA/7/8) — fast diagnostic and troubleshooting any software and hardware problem in user PC's. Centralized system and software setup, development instructions for end users. Unix like OS (FreeBSD, CentOS, Ubuntu, Linux mint, Debian) — deep administration skill and knowledge (administration system and software include Nagios, Cacti, Munin, Syslog-ng, MySQL, Mongo DB, PostgreSQL, Apache, NginX, Node.js, Varnish, Squid, HAProxy, Sphinx). Server virtualization (KVM, Xen, OpenVZ(LXC), QEMU), e.g. migration from hardware to virtual. Server data backup (local storage and cloud storage). Fast diagnostic and troubleshooting any problem. Setup several own WEB hosting platform(LAMP, Nginx / Apache), WHM/CPanel/PLESK administration. Setup corporate mail server with domain authentification, videoconference server, ip telephony server, Redmine and SVN, proxy server SQUID with NTLM authentificaton e.t.c. Other OS (Mikrotik, Samsung OfficeServ 100/500, embeeded OS) — setup and tunning VPN, src and dst NAT, failover configuration, automatic WAN channel change for Mikrotik. Setup and programming Samsung idcs500 ATS. Hardware repair, upgrade and troubleshooting (Servers, PC, tablets, mobile phone and other gadjets) — Fast diagnostic and troubleshooting any problem, e.g. Electronic parts problem, upgrade system and PC's, firmware and software upgrade. ISO27001/TrueCrypt — setup and training own company from ISO27001 certification procedure, development and writing documentation, run security audit, encrypting critical information recource. SEO — WEB sites search engine optimisation. Run e-shop http://einhel-ua.com to first position in google (from query «zapchasti einhell»). Services skills: 1C/MSSQL — high load claster setup and configuration 1C ERP+MSSQL from comfortable work witch big data (over 160Gb —over 300 users). AD/GPO — primary and secondary domain controller setup, group politic setup, group and user restriction administration. AMAZON AWS/ GLASIER — setup and transfer servers to cloud, automatisation backup transfer to cloud storage. APACHE/LAMP/NGINX/MYSQL — setup High Load servers from own WEB hosting. Configuring mod_rewrite. Configuring MYSQL master and slave replication. ASTERISK— setup IP telephony server, integration from hardware ATS. AZURE – virtual server setup and PHP-FPM+Nginx+Mysql Drupal hosting configuration including CDN. BIND/NAMED/DHCP/DNS — setup and configuring DNS, configuring forwarding, DHCP. BUGZILLA/REDMINE/Microsoft project — setup and configuring this system. Corporate AV software — setup and configuring centralised AV software. Own cloud servers setup CVS/SVN/GIT — setup and configuring servers. DOMAIN CERTIFICATION — domain certification mechanism setup. IPTABLES/NAT — administration firewall in UNIX and Mikrotik. JABBER/OPENFIRE/XMPP - MYSQL/MARIADB Openmeetings — setup, tunning corporate messaging and conference servers. POSTFIX — secure mail server setup and configuration. RADIUS — VPN auth system setup. RED5 – streaming server setup and configuration SAMBA/FILE SERVERS/RAID — setup and administration disk massive RAID0,1,5,10. SQUID — setup and administration caching PROXY with NTLM auth. SW PDM — SolidWorks PDM server setup and administration. TERMINALSERVERS — setup cluster terminal servers, backup profiles and data. TFTP/WTWARE/Thin Station — setup TFTP servers from thin client. VLAN — virtual lan setup, port aggregation setup. VPN/PPP/PPPTP/PPPOE/L2TP — setup one virtual private network for Russia, Ukraine filials. Zend framework – configuration scripts in webcam server ZIMBRA — setup, configuring and troubleshooting repair.

    $12.00 /hr
    55 hours
    5.00
  3. Zaffry Ikram

    Zaffry Ikram

    Data Entry Professional, Technical Support, Administrative Support

    Sri Lanka - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

    Accurate, fast keying skills and sound knowledge of computer applications. Proven ability to collect and manage information efficiently and accurately. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and a strong desire to work hard and perform well. Skilled in planning and organizing with the ability to complete tasks on deadline. An independent worker who successfully meets the challenges of a fast-paced environment providing data entry and administrative support to a large department. Sound knowledge of database management tools and data entry technologies. Over three years experience successfully performing a number of data entry and clerical tasks. A proven track record of efficiency and accuracy in managing multiple functions, solving problems, maintaining confidentiality and producing quality work. I am also experienced in Technical Support, Customer Support, Internet Research, Recruiting, Computer troubleshooting, Networking, photoshop and most computer related areas.

    $4.00 /hr
    3,549 hours
    5.00
  4. Rd Adyatnika Pradhana K

    Rd Adyatnika Pradhana K

    Server Administrator | Network Administrator

    Indonesia - Last active: 13 days ago - Tests: 6

    I have been working 7 years in one of the energy companies in Indonesia as IT Professional. Below are my experiences and competencies : - SAP (MM, PM, FI, BASIS); - DBMS (SQL, Oracle); - Networks (TCP/IP Concepts, DNS Concepts, Mikrotik, Cisco); - Web Host & E-mail (Apache, IIS, Cpanel, Plesk, Qmail, M-Daemon); - CMS (Joomla, Wordpress, Drupal, DNN); - Programming (PHP, C++); - OS (Windows Server, Linux, Unix); - Office Applications (Ms Word, Ms Excel, Ms Access, Ms Visio, Ms Project); - Design & Drawing (Adobe Photoshop, Corel, Dreamweaver); - Others (SunFish HR System, CA BrightStor Arcserv, CA eTrustITM, CA eTrust SCM) I am seeking opportunities to work part-time since I work full time currently. My goals is to deliver a good, accurate, and fast result to my client.

    $11.11 /hr
    861 hours
    4.87
  5. Aliaksandr S.

    Aliaksandr S.

    System administrator, security analyst

    Belarus - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 13

    5+ years of experience in the field of corporate system administration (up to 100 workstations/up to 10 servers, mostly windows-based solutions) I'm competent in the following fields: Windows-based solutions: Active Directory/Group Policy ISA Server IIS Server MSSQL Server Acronis Backup Advanced Linux OS family: Ubuntu/Red Hat/CentOS Good understanding of LAMP stack's inner-workings Virtualization: VMWare ESX and Workstation/vSphere/Hyper-V System and web security - providing and auditing: VPN, NAP/802.1x, IPSec Snort IDS ESET NOD and Kaspersky AV solutions Security testing methodologies: OWASP, CEH Security testing tools: kali linux, metasploit, Burp/OWASP Zap, Acunetix, OpenVAS VoIP and networking: Knowledge of basic telephony concepts Familiarity with Cisco equipment IPv6, Wi-Fi My goals: to learn constantly, to face more challenging tasks, to build a name and reputation enough to become a proud member of international IT community.

    $3.00 /hr
    190 hours
    5.00
  6. Kevin B.

    Kevin B.

    Web and Application Engineer

    United States - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 4

    I am a software developer with over 10 years of experience in cross platform development. I enjoy working by myself on large products or performing with an entire team to meet deadlines. Proficient in Qt C++ or MS C#, with experience in heterogeneous network infrastructure administration. Large jobs and hard work are what I live for.

    $25.00 /hr
    148 hours
    4.95
  7. Corey M. Bobb

    Corey M. Bobb

    Network / Security Engineer - CISSP, CCNA-SEC, CCNA

    United States - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

    As a Network / Systems Engineer for the past 24 years, I can help troubleshoot most network issues on WAN / LAN with almost any network device vendor, administer Windows and Linux server environments from one small business office to large enterprises with multiple locations. As a security specialist in standards like PCI-DSS, HIPAA, NIST, ISO-27001(2), I can also help recommend and provide guidance to secure all aspects of data and network integrity, by providing assessments and audits of current environments. I also have excellent trouble isolation and resolution skills from a long history of working in the field, especially system and network engineering and administration. I look forward to helping you by using these skill sets to overcome any server or network task you should post. www.cmbnetworks.net Skills CISSP, PCI-DSS Compliance, HIPAA, PII Linux Server Engineering and Administration Windows Server Engineering and Administration Cisco Router, Switches and Firewalls Firewalls - Cisco, Juniper, SonicWall, Fortigate Engineered LAMP (+Java) for high volume e-commerce platform Engineered LAMP systems for 1500 node Linux / Windows network System Tuning for system performance and data optimization Apache Optimization, Website Security, Mod-Security, PHP VMWare / VSphere engineered production supplemental servers, Production, Development and QA Systems using complex Visualization (Citrix & VMWare) System administration and system tasks, scripts and management. MySQL / MSSQL DBA PMP

    $83.33 /hr
    597 hours
    4.95
  8. John K.

    John K.

    Drupal - Wordpress Expert / Web Developer php-mysql-HTML5-css

    Greece - Last active: 24 days ago - Tests: 2

    I have started Web developing with php v2, 15 years ago. Over the last 2 years I am working exclusively as a freelancer, mainly with DRUPAL and WORDPRESS (HTML5, CSS, JAVASCRIPT). I am seeking opportunities to build websites from the ground up for you or your business. I can help you with almost any DRUPAL related task (install, configure, update, optimize performance, theme development, psd to drupal, custom forms, module installation, configuration, development, and much more). Just hit me to discuss further your DRUPAL needs and I will give you a detailed action plan for your project. Because I am rather new in the oDesk system I can offer you a short trial and completely free session to prove that my skills are good enough for your needs. As an IT professional for more than 15 years I also have experience in the following areas: ITIL (Certified Information Technology Manager), IT team management, IT project management, Oracle, mySQL and MSSQL database administration, Windows & Linux administration, DNS, Oracle ERP, Technical user support all levels, Backup practices in complex environments, Data room monitoring, maintenance configuration, SAN storage configuration (HP hardware), Blade servers administration and configuration, Windows Terminal Services, VMware administration, Proxy-firewall-VPN practices in big organizations, Bioinformatics (as a Phd student), Microsoft Access developing, IIS-Apache web server administration and optimization. If you have any project or question related on the above fields please feel free to contact me any time. It is always my pleasure to help, if I can, even if I don't take any job to do. I really love the IT business and it is a continuous challenge to learn and work for new projects.

    $10.00 /hr
    73 hours
    5.00
  9. Andrey S.

    Andrey S.

    Windows / Linux / Scripting / Network / Zabbix / Virtualization

    Russia - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 4

    Hello! My name is Andrey Shpak and I'm interested to work with you. Over last 10 years I am working in IT field in different organizations. I do my best to contribute to your team or project. My experience includes but is not limited: • OS Knowledge: Microsoft windows from 3.11 to modern era, CentOS and other linux distributions. • Windows services: AD, DNS, DHCP, DFS, File Servers, Remote Desktops, WSUS and others • DBs: MS SQL, MySQL • Webservers: Primary Nginx, secondary Apache and ISS • Virtualization: Microsoft Hyper-V, VMWare ESXi, VMWare Workstation, VMWare vSphere • Monitoring Systems: Zabbix • Scripting: Powershell, vbscript, bash, basic HTML, basic CSS • Networking: TCP/IP, advanced routing, firewall, vpn, iptables • Voip: Asterisk, AsteriskNow, FreePBX, Elastix • Vendors devices: Dell, HP, Mikrotik, Zyxell, Ubiquiti, D-Link, Kirk, Spectralink, Panasonic • Clouds: AWS, DigitalOcean • CMS: Wordpress, Joomla Feel free to contact me.

    $22.22 /hr
    39 hours
    5.00
  10. Cedomir Nikolic

    Cedomir Nikolic

    Mr.

    Macedonia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7

    Hello, I'm Chedomir Nikolikj and I'm an experienced Senior Systems Administrator for 9+ years. Have worked in a lot of projects that involved the following technologies, their integration, administration, maintenance and troubleshooting : Linux Administration - OS (Debian, RedHat, Solaris, FreeBSD) & related distributions (Ubuntu, Centos, SLES) - LDAP (OpenLDAP, 389DS) - Web Server (Apache, Tomcat, Nginx) - Web Frontend (cPanel, Wordpress, Joomla) - Web Proxy (Squid) - File Server (Samba) - DB Server (MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL) - Mail Server (Postfix, Dovecot, Exim, Courier, Dbmail) - Monitoring (Nagios, Cacti, Zabbix, Zenoss, The Dude) - BASH & PHP scripting - Open source applications (vTigerCRM, SugarCRM, Moodle, Magento, Egroupware, OwnCloud, BigBlueButton, Processmaker, OTRS, OpenXchange) Windows Administration - OS Desktop (98se, Millennium, XP,Vista,7,8) - OS Server( NT4.0, 2003, 2008) - DB Server (MSSQL 2000, 2005, 2008) - Mail Server (Exchange 2003, 2007, 2010) - Microsoft Active Directory - Microsoft Sharepoint - Office + Tools ( 97, 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010) - Antivirus&AntiSpyware (Kaspersky, AVG, Avira, NOD32, ClamAv, Amavis, Spamassasin) - Backup (Acronis, Bacula) Data Networks Administration - Cisco Switching (3500xl, 2950, 3400me) - Cisco Routing (2600, 2800, 7600) - SOHO (D-Link, Linksys, Airlive, Planet, Thompson and others) - Alcatel Switching (OmniSwitch 6200, 6400, 6800) - Alcatel Routing (OmniAccess 700) - Mikrotik & Router OS Telco Networks Administration - Alcatel (OXO, OXE) - Cisco (AS5400XM) - VoIP (Asterisk, Openser, Elastix, FreePBX) Virtualization - VMware 4,5,6 - Hyper-V - OpenVZ - KVM - ProxMox

    $16.67 /hr
    275 hours
    5.00