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  1. Monis Rizvi

    Monis Rizvi

    Experienced Remote Technical and Live Chat Support, Ticket Support.

    Pakistan - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 4

    With more than 2 years of experience in customer service and technical support via live chat and tickets, I'm confident in my ability to find an amiable solution to any challenge I may encounter. As a self-motivated and determined person, with a strong capacity for learning, I thrive in virtual work environments - taking on new challenging and multi-tasking with ease. I've worked hard to foster strong working relationships and if I don't immediately have an answer to a question, I definitely have the skills and resources to know where to find it. As a naturally empathetic person with a solutions oriented attitude, I am able to relate to customers; helping them to feel comfortable and understood, while finding the appropriate solution for all parties involved. I am known for my commitment, superior work ethics, attention to detail and excellence in customer care.

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

    $6.67 /hr
    2,600 hours
    4.95
  2. Oleksandr N.

    Oleksandr N.

    Senior System Administrator, Migration and Security L3 engineer, SSD

    Ukraine - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 20 - Portfolio: 16

    YOUR POSITIVE FEEDBACK IS THE HIGHEST AWARD FOR ME ;) Will do my best to assist you in any questions and tasks you may have =) Here is some info about my experience. SUMMARY Specialties: Information Technology / Internet / IT Division / Computer security/ Internet Services / System Administration/ Webmaster Support / Web Analysis/ SEO / SEM / Internet Marketing Web hosting services (SSD hosting solutions) EXPERIENCE: d(-_-)b Linux/Windows system administrator, Operations team EuroVPS/WebDomSolutions January 2012 - May 2013 Greece, Athens Responsibilities: - Tickets; - System administration and monitoring. Theoretical and practical skills: - Operating Systems: RedHat/CentOS/Fedora, Debian/Ubuntu, FreeBSD, Windows Server 2003/2008; - Virtualization: Virtuozzo, OpenVZ, VMware, Onapp Xen, Apache CloudStack; - Setup/configuration: nagios, kayako, racktables, confluence, observium, nginx, php-fpm, liteSpeed, Apache CloudStack, Hostbill, WHMCS, redmine; - Control panels: Plesk, WHM Cpanel. - Database Administration: SQL Server, MySQL, MariaDB ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <( -'.'- )> freelancer SEO freelance October 2010 - March 2012 (1 years 6 months) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ o(^_^)o System Administrator / Techsupport Webintellects/Webhostgian/Jumpline/Webdomsolutions November 2010 - March 2012 (1 year 5 months) US, Ohio Responsibilities: - Live Chat support, Tickets; - System/Server/Control Panel administration; - Nagios monitoring; - Internet research and work with technical documentation. Operating Systems: * RedHat/CentOS,Fedora * Windows server 2003/2008 * VPS setup and configuration (Parallels Virtuozzo Containers); Advanced theoretical and practical skills in such areas: - Operating Systems: RedHat/CentOS/Fedora, Windows server 2003/2008; - Virtualization: VPS setup and configuration (Parallels Virtuozzo); - Security: Advanced knowledge of Linux security, Firewalls ( IPtables, CSF, APF, BFD, Fail2Ban), Encryption ( SSL), SSH, Host Security Auditing; - Software: Apache servers (versions 1.3.x/2.2), DNS (BIND 9), QMail, Sendmail, exim, LAMP, Plesk/Exim/Cpanel (installing/upgrading/maintaining), Drupal, Wordpress, Joomla, OsCommerce applications, Yum/RPM usage; - Database Administration: SQL Server 2003/2008, MySQL, MS access. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ b(^_^)d Internet Marketing Specialist || Web Analyst DCoM Soft, Inc. December 2009 – August 2010 (9 months) Responsibilities: - Internet Marketing strategy and tactics - Information architecture and Web site content planning - Research of partners - Internet Market Research - Research Usability Design - Online promotion of company's web-based products Skills: - Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) - Paid online Marketing / Pay per Click Management (PPC) - SEO Copywriting/Editing - Social Media Optimization and Marketing (SMO/SMM) - Experience running USA-targeted social Marketing - Writing press releases - Social networking (Twitter, Facebook, Google follow etc) - Google Products, AdWords/AdSense, Google Analytics, Webmaster tools, Google Merchant, etc. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ \(^_^)/ Customer Relations Representative || Advanced Technical Agent Ecommerce, Inc. May 2007 – October 2009 (2 years 6 months) Responsibilities: - Sales, billing and technical support in solving problems reported by clients; - Chat, helpdesk system, correspondence; - View, Adaptation, "repair" clients' sites; - Basic server/service diagnostic and reports to sysadmin department; - Internet research and work with technical documentation; - Work in team. Basic theoretical and practical skills in such areas: - Linux / Unix OS, Windows server 2000/2003, Windows XP/98; - Servers: Apache, bind, sendmail, ProFTP, MySQL, SQUID / SOCKS, MSSQL, Samba; - Easy coding: PHP, PERL / CGI, HTML, JavaScript, CF, ASP,. NET, C + +; - Widely used protocols (HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, POP, IMAP, FTP (s), TCP / UDP, etc); - HSPHERE control panel (versions 2.3 and 3).

    $34.88 /hr
    1,379 hours
    5.00
  3. Jouie Dominisac

    Jouie Dominisac

    Prolific Writer, Excel/Word Expert, Project Manager, and VA

    Philippines - Last active: 07/08/2014 - Tests: 20 - Portfolio: 1

    According to my Innermetrix Disc Index results, I have the following unique behavioral strengths: * I build confidence in others needing a boost. * I show remarkable consistency in project ability: I lead by demonstrating and mentoring, without inconsistencies or sudden changes. * I have a high degree of quality-control orientation. * I am conscientious: I do things the correct way, the first time. * I am people-oriented in a stable and sincere way. * I have a keen awareness of the broad-based impact of important decisions. * I am self-motivated, goal-directed, and able to spread that motivation to others. * I am able to deal with details (exact standards, data, fine print, and close tolerances) with accuracy and confidence. For 7 years now, I had been growing in the IT department of a manufacturing corporation. I was the IT Coordinator, which involves: * designing, planning and implementing the new software * making sure all affected departments are involved and well-spoken for * ensuring that the integrity of the old Sybase database is maintained * providing reports and presentations in MS Excel, Word, Visio, and PowerPoint for logistics, sales, and production to determine margin curves, appropriate lead times, and consumption trends. Now that we have two kids, we agreed that it would be best for me to spend more time with them and do home-based assignments and projects instead. I have also worked on several freelance articles for different companies outside of and in oDesk for the last seven years. These involve * ghostwriting original and interesting articles on different topics * providing well-researched technical papers on varied subjects * proofreading or rewriting articles from other writers Here on oDesk, I have extensive experience in providing varied online services to an educational start-up company: * recruit, interview, hire, and manage employees * call, enroll, and update parents on student matters * create, present, and implement quality manuals for various departments or for general use * gather operational data and provide reports * create, modify and maintain various online tools used by employees I am proficient in HTML, C++ and Visual Basic programming. I am an expert in data entry and MS Word and Excel conversions of data. I occasionally offer tutorial services in English accent enhancement, conversational English, MS Office Applications, and High School Math and Science. I am also fluent in Spanish (Mexican). My objective here on oDesk is to earn, learn, hone my skills, and be regarded as a reliable service provider by always delivering timely and quality work.

    $10.00 /hr
    1,203 hours
    4.89
  4. Relz Michael Macahilig

    Relz Michael Macahilig

    Logo, Web & Graphic Designer, Web Marketing, Social Media & VA

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 6

    I am someone who can make your business topnotch and successful in whatever services I could offer. Every job that I will handle, I will handle them with responsibility and with a high-quality output. I believe that, in order for this project to turn out successful, good communication and a clear job instructions will be instilled on both our end. I am amenable to work as a part-time to full-time at home. As much as possible, 10-20 hours/week for Part Time and 30-40 hours/week for Full Time. I am a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Information Technology at Central Philippine University. I have certifications on TESDA NCII(Computer Hardware Servicing Certified), and SAP BusinessOne. I am passionate when it comes to designing stuff like web pages, logos, and other images. (You can view some of them on my portfolios) During my on-the-job training at Jimac Incorporated in Q. Ave, Quezon City, I have had experiences in giving technical support under the Product Support Group but I was later transferred and trained as a marketing assistant under the Marketing Department. These experiences enhanced my technical support skills and broaden my knowledge on creating effective marketing collaterals like creating designs for the web page of a company and such, creating logos and other paraphernalia that our client company needs. I had also experiences designing a system user interface during my college years, as I was the UI designer of our capstone project proposal entitled as “Building Management Information System”. I am a person who is a fast learner and has a high attention to every detail my client will instruct me. I am also person who is dedicated, reliable and mostly particular when it comes to accomplishing tasks on time. I can make sure that every project or task assigned to me will meet the needs of my client with a high-quality output, hard work and with all honesty. I can say that I have the dedication to learn if I don't know something. I also try to handle situations before they become stressful I am mostly interested with tasks that involves with Logo, Web & Graphics Design. Some administrative tasks that involve data entry, web researching, System Analysis and Design, and SMM. Here is a list of some of the applications I have experienced using: Joomla, WordPress, Trello, Dropbox, Google Docs, Google Drive, Cisco Packet Tracer, SAP Business One, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Premiere, Adobe Fireworks, Adobe After Effects, AutoDesk Maya and AutoDesk AutoCAD. I am currently employed as web page designer of Intenga.com.

    $5.00 /hr
    1,322 hours
    5.00
  5. Ralph Ervin De Venecia Ignacio

    Ralph Ervin De Venecia Ignacio

    Virtual assistant, Infomation Technology Expert, Networking, DataEntry

    Philippines - Last active: 13 hours ago - Tests: 1

    I am fluent in Englsh both written and spoken, and can take on a wide range of tasks. I also have experience in Cisco networking and I am well oriented with Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Java Programming, Data Entry and Adobe Photoshop. I can also work under pressure and can do multiple tasks and pass requirements on time.

    $3.33 /hr
    1,999 hours
    2.35
  6. Sofiya Parasyuk

    Sofiya Parasyuk

    Web Research, Database Management, Virtual Assistance, Translation

    Ukraine - Last active: 13 hours ago - Tests: 1

    I've been working in PR-management and promotion, social researches, programs elaboration and analysis so my key experience relates to the areas of Administrative Support, English translation, Virtual assistance. I'm willing to ensure the best outputs as I'm professionally committed and responsible, I want to be really useful cause I'm able to handle a wide range of functions using a combination of creative, organizational and writing skills.

    $5.00 /hr
    4,062 hours
    5.00
  7. Fawn Rhodes

    Fawn Rhodes

    Affordable, Dependable and Professional Virtual Assistant

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 5

    I’ve worked in the telecommunications industry for six years, five plus years retail customer service experience and approximately 10 plus years within Office Administration. I am positive I am fully equipped to help your organization reach their goals, while simultaneously affording me professional growth opportunities. Familiar with US/Canadian Administrative Law

    $16.67 /hr
    314 hours
    4.84
  8. Elmie dawn L.

    Elmie dawn L.

    Virtual Assistant l Data Entry Professional l Article Writer

    Philippines - Last active: 13 hours ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 9

    Accuracy. Proficiency. Assistance. Service. Satisfaction. Timeliness. These are my primary aims in rendering jobs to every client that I will work for. It is always an edge for me being an Information Technology Student because I am exposed to the fields of advancement. I am knowledgeable in data entry, web research, programming, email response stuffs, writing blogs and paper columns as well as customer service since I'm also a call center agent and a receptionist before. I specialized with the softwares like Microsoft Office ( XP, 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010): MS Word, MS Access, MS Excel, MS Project, MS Visio, MSPowerpoint, MS Outlook, Adobe Photoshop, DreamWeaver, SQL Server, Xampp, JCreator, Visual Basic 6.0, Codeblocks and ER Assistant. I have reliable computer backgrounds, good problem solving skills, good interpersonal skills, language proficiency, and I am a computer literate. I can work under pressure and is hardworking and competent. My skills also include the adeptness in Programming Languages like C++ and Java Script, Visual Basic, HTML, PHP and My Sql. I am very willing to accept any work to be offered, rest assured that I will do my best to provide you with outputs that will suit your standards and satisfaction.

    $6.67 /hr
    3,797 hours
    4.68
  9. Rio Lynda Negara

    Rio Lynda Negara

    Virtual Assistant, Researcher, Photoshop, Salesforce CRM, Wordpress

    Philippines - Last active: 13 hours ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 10

    I am detail-oriented, well-organized and an all-rounder Virtual Assistant with the following experiences: -- Website Management (Entry/Updates/Posting) on Music Library Website, Google docs & Usage Metrics; Assistant to the online-team-manager for Salesforce CRM & MLS; Spreadsheets/Database; WordPress; Pharmaceutical website (+ Insurance verification); Theater Events Website; Interior Design Website; Online Electronics Store Website. -- Research work of several topics e.g. Comic books/website/blogs; Wholesalers of Bottles/Organic Fruits & Vegetables/Processors; Interior Design websites/blogs; Theater events/listings; Journals for online library; Colleges and Universities Contact Information, Research and Calling Hotels & Event Venues within Dallas, TX. -- Simple/Basic Mobile Website Development using html, php, css -- Photoshop: Photo cropping/re-sizing/basic editing I do work accurately without supervision. My typing speed is 45-word/minute and do checked emails/odesk/skype regularly, with a DSL Download Speed of 2.07mbps. Kindly checked my profile history for my detailed odesk experiences. It will be my pleasure to gave you high quality service.

    $7.22 /hr
    3,674 hours
    4.93