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  1. Aaron Summers

    Aaron Summers

    Linux Cloud Engineer / 14 Years Real World Experience

    United States - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 2

    Daily engineering and administration of OpenBSD, FreeBSD, Linux and Windows based operating environments. LAN/WAN: Experience identifying a large number of network and host based security problems. Stabilized the bandwidth billing system for accuracy and provided assistance to the web development team. UNX(tm)/Linux/BSD: Designed and built a custom Enterprises Data Ware House utilizing RedHat Enterprise Linux, IBM Information Server, and the Sun N1 toolkit. Back ported the RedHat clustering tools and GFS modules for RedHat Enterprise Linux 4. Customized the operating environment for running the IBM Information Server 8 family of applications, consisting of IBM DB2 V 9.3, IBM WebSphere 6.0, IBM DataStage and IBM QualityStage. Was the single onsite operations point for the HP-UX, Solaris, FreeBSD, MacOS X, and Linux machines. Wrote custom tools for monitoring and metrics. Fluent in the change management process as it relates to Sarbanes Oxley, internal, and external audits. Extensive documentation of custom applications, primarily our custom data warehouse solution. Designed and implemented the company's external web presence using Solaris 10. Utilized zones, the ZFS file system, and hardware RAID on the T2000 platform. Wrote my own tools in Perl, C, and the Bourne shell. Debugged many complex operational problems. Specialties Started running Linux around 1993, kernel was 0.99 Moved onto SunOS and Open/FreeBSD. Since have worked with HP-UX and SCO extensively. Currently work with RHEL, AMI Linux, CentOS, OpenBSD, EC2, Parallels, and Rackspace.

    $30.00 /hr
    5,865 hours
    4.97
  2. Ivan G.

    Ivan G.

    Sys-admin, web-dev

    Poland - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 1

    I am sysadmin with 5+ years experience and webdev with 4+ years experiene I can build fully functioning web/mail server, from scratch. I can make site on popular CMS with custom design from scratch. I have experience in: Linux/UNIX, Mac OS X; MS Windows/Server, Virtualization technologies. I can build custom decisions for many tasks, from home router for internet sharing, to big fault-tolerant web-server. Also I have some experience in webdevelop, I developed a wide range of websites using HMTL, XHTML, CSS, PHP, and MySQL including sites for startup companies and small businesses. One of the last projects was my personal startup ingamepower.com multiplayer games portal.

    $22.22 /hr
    727 hours
    4.96
  3. Mihail K.

    Mihail K.

    UNIX/Linux administrator

    Belarus - Tests: 5

    I love UNIX! I love one-line shell scripts! I work with Debian, RedHat, HP-UX. Little with OpenSolaris and FreeBSD. I have experience in creating and supporting monitoring systems based on Zabbix and Nagios (several tens of servers with different OS). I am well familiar with network protocols and tools for testing and troubleshooting (wireshark, tcpdump, nmap, traceroute, etc.). I have experience in creating secure VPN tunnels based on OpenVPN, IPSec, L2TP/IPSec, GRE and PPTP. I was installing and configuring lighttpd, apache httpd, nginx, exim4, dovecot, samba, OpenLDAP, etc. I have experience with creating mail servers used in hosting company for many customers. I was working with virtualization Xen, KVM, VMware. Have experience with cloud services like Amazon EC2. I have experience in installing and configuring Oracle 10g, 11g, PostgreSQL, MySQL.

    $16.67 /hr
    88 hours
    4.97
  4. Luis fernando A.

    Luis fernando A.

    Linux Sysadmin and AWS Architect with huge web hosting experience

    Brazil - Tests: 5

    I'm a creative and hardworking Linux System Administrator and Amazon Web Services Architect and developer. I've been supporting and delivering IT solutions especially for web hosting companies and its set of open source software (Apache, PHP, RoR, MySQL, HAproxy, iptables, OpenVPN and much more) since 2005. I've also worked at IBM managing a farm of more than 1000 Linux and AIX servers as well as its proprietary middleware (DB2, IHS, WebSphere and others).

    $50.00 /hr
    39 hours
    4.97
  5. Ruslan K.

    Ruslan K.

    Magento PHP/MySQL WebDeveloper, SeoSpecialist

    Ukraine - Tests: 23 - Portfolio: 7

    Over the last 9 years, I have developed a wide range of websites using HMTL, CSS, PHP and MySQL, Centos/Fedora webserver administration and optimization for high perfomance, Wordpress, Drupal, PrestaShop and Magento, SEO and GoogleAdwords, including sites for startup companies, small businesses and financial companies (invest funds and forex brokers). My core competency lies in complete end-end management of a new website development project, and I am seeking opportunities to build websites from the ground up for you or your business. I also have some experience in the following areas: SQL, Ajax, OOP, software design, Unix, Amazon EC2 & CPanel, Apache & nginx. Reasons to hire me: +actually, I like my work; +I'm sociable & friendly; +highest quality; +my goal is to satisfy your needs due to my specialty.

    $20.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  6. Vitaliy Nogin

    Vitaliy Nogin

    Linux, Cisco administrator

    Ukraine - Tests: 1

    PROFESSIONAL EXPIRIENCE: EQUIPMENT: 1 Server hardware by IBM and HP, IBM-PC compatible. 2 CISCO switches and routers (800,1700,1800,2600,2800,3560,3600,3750,7200,etc series) 3 Intel switches. 4 Digital Super Hybrid Telephone Systems iDCS-500 and OfficeServ 7200 by Samsung 5 Zeroshell, 3Com, D-Link, Zyxel, MikroTik. OPERATING SYSTEMS: 1 UNIX, Linux, FreeBSD, Solaris 2 Microsoft Windows Server 2003/2008 NETWORK PROTOCOL: 1 HTTP, SNMP, SMTP, TELNET, FTP, SSH, SCP, SMB, NFS, DNS, NNTP, POP2/POP3, IMAP, UUCP, NIS, NFS, SOCKS5 etc. 2 SSL 3 RPC, NetBIOS 4 TCP, UDP, GRE 5 IP, BGP, OSPF, RIP, PPP, ICMP, ARP 6 Ethernet, X.25, Frame Relay, ISDN, MPLS, IEEE 802.11 PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES: Perl, bash, csh, awk, expect, PHP, Pascal, Delphi, C++, Visual Basic, HTML, Java

    $15.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.91
  7. Roman Gorokhov

    Roman Gorokhov Agency Contractor

    Expert FreeBSD/Linux Administrator

    Spain - Tests: 6

    • 15+ year’s experience in the IT field. • Deadline conscious on all projects and assignments. Resolved IT related issues and concerns under strict deadlines. • Proactively implemented enterprise project deliverables at basic to intermediate levels. • Provided installation, configuration and maintenance of UNIX -based systems for different tasks: http, mail, ftp, dns, proxy, firewalls, smb, backup, web applications – from postfixadmin tо sugarcrm. BSD, Linux, Solaris, QNX. FreeBSD is my favorite. • FreeBSD Port contributor.

    Associated with: RazumIT

    $30.00 /hr
    127 hours
    4.82
  8. Artem L.

    Artem L. Agency Contractor

    DevOps | Unix | Windows | Plesk | WHM | cPanel Administration

    Ukraine - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 7

    Skills included, but not limited to: - AWS, WHM, Cpanel, HSphere, Plesk control panels installation, recovery - Apache, Nginx, PHP CGI, APC, php-fpm, Varnish - MSSQL 2000-2012, MySQL, MariaDB, percona pxc, Galera. - Sites migrations between hostings - IIS 6.0/7.0/7.5/8.0 configuration / troubleshoting - Windows software installation/troubleshooting - DNS configs: bind, nsd - Server administration / RHELL(CentOS), Ubuntu, Debian, Win Server 2003/2008/2012 - PHP-Mysql scripts installations and fixing issues with them(Joomla, wordpress, oscommerce, zencart, drupal) - web security(fixings sites after they are hacked, finding security breaches, cleaning code from malware injections) - Monitoring: Nagios, Munin, Zabbix - WSUS server I have also a lot of knowledge fixing issues with sites written in HTML, PHP.

    Associated with: Funny Rainbow

    $30.00 /hr
    1,082 hours
    5.00
  9. David Codesido

    David Codesido Agency Contractor

    Linux Systems Administrator

    Spain - Tests: 3

    Over more than 15 years I've been a GNU/Linux fanatic while I was studying my Computing Science Engineering career. After that I have worked for 8 years as a Systems administrator and DevOps for an IPTV company. During these years I've mastered on server side administration oriented to web services and web backends (Tomcat, Nginx, Apache, Postgresql, MySQL) and with Cloud oriented services (CDNs, High Availability, Clustering). As part of my job I also have knowledge of a whole set of tools on GNU/Linux for debugging networking and OS issues and both Bash and Python good programming and scripting skills. As a result of my career tesis and years on IPTV, I have a deep understanding on video technologies, transcoding and streaming. As a DevOps I have a good understanding on software design and testing, customer relationships and project managing which gives me a new angle on approaching projects on time phocusing on customer satisfaction and Quality Assurance.

    Associated with: Treitos

    $33.33 /hr
    204 hours
    5.00
  10. William Grzybowski

    William Grzybowski

    (Web)Development and Unix-like Consultant

    Brazil - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 2

    Before I even go to university i started working with Web-development. My first experience was about 6 years ago with pure HTML using frames in Dreamweaver 3. Since then I have worked hard to improve my skills in every way possible, not just as a web-developer but as a general programmer, and now I work essentially with Open Source software like Python(+Django), PHP, Linux/FreeBSD, PostgreSQL, etc.My degree in computer science helped me to understand the basics of a computer from the bits in the processor instructions to multimedia, and thus can be used everywhere to improve the final result of a project.

    $33.33 /hr
    3,500 hours
    5.00