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  1. Mohammad ali K.

    Mohammad ali K.

    Sr. QA Specialist - Mobile/Desktop/Selenium/Wordpress/Joomla/HTML/CSS

    Bangladesh - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 20

    Strong background in software testing for packaged and company written software applications in the following areas: E-Commerce, Consumer Products/Retail, National Defense, Medical Products, Human Resources, ERP, Medical Insurance, Medical Information, Financial, Security, and Mortgage. • Automation testing covers: The creation of automation test plans, writing automation requirements and either creating the automation scripts myself or direct co-workers on the creation of automation test scripts. • Skilled to complete multiple testing projects simultaneously across multiple technologies under tight dead-lines and deliver the projects completed by established due dates. • Able to lead/work with a variety of testing teams made up of team members: full-time, contract and offshore. • Working with IT and Business Management on benefits of QA in the development life-cycle to improve quality. • Strong leadership skills to instill confidence in my work with the business community. • Proven ability to mentor others in a variety of skills used in the Quality Assurance field. • Possess excellent communication and presentation skills, self starter, quick learner, and team player. • Have established QA processes where no previously established processes existed. • Proven abilities to create comprehensive test plans to validate any size system. • Excellent business/system knowledge and working experience in gathering requirements when missing used in the creation of test plans and test case creation. • Proficient in all types of testing approaches that includes risk mitigation to get projects into the production environment with minimal delays while maintaining highest level of quality. • Able to review existing processes and suggest ways to improve on existing processes to increase efficiency. • Hands-on QA Lead/QA Engineer/Senior QA Analyst for a package Mortgage Financial system that integrates with 32 other systems. • Review software documentation to ensure technical accuracy and compliance to mitigate risks for a complex citrix based financial system. • The establishment of testing standards where none existed within the company. The standards were designed to be flexible due to tight deadlines. • Prepared, presented a QA strategy to meet company goals to improve quality of the systems. • Established mentoring programs for the QA Team. • Creating and generating system test scripts for different test scenarios covering critical areas of system functionality. • Coordinated other company resources to assist with testing, working alongside with QA. • Coordinated QA resources on daily testing activities. • Report testing progress and quality by tracking metrics and defects. • Performed various types of testing such as: functional, smoke, integration, regression, user acceptance, and negative/positive testing. • Established testing environments to mimic the installed client environments to enable the testing team to better test and resolve client reported issues. • Responsible for management of the Customer Service functions. • Provide technical support during software installation or configuration at Client locations. • Designed and wrote automated scripts for smoke testing, to augment the manual testing efforts. • Technologies included the following: Fiddler, SaaS Citrix, XML, Various freeware QA performance testing tools, Windows 8.1 & Mac, Cross Browser testing: IE10, Safari and FireFox, Http Return Codes, Microsoft SQL Server, Java script, Cloud testing using Amazon, C# with Microsoft Visual Studio Test Professional Premium 2012, Microsoft Test Manager for Test Plan/Test Case creation and Microsoft Team Foundation Server for Kanban story and bug tracking. • Participated in product design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, product designs, schedules, or potential problems for a complex internal web-system. • Develop testing programs that address areas such as software scenarios, regression testing, negative testing, error or bug retests, integration or usability. • Document software defects, using a bug tracking system, and report defects to software developers. • Report testing progress and quality by tracking metrics, defects and code coverage. • Designed and wrote automated scripts to smoke and regression test 20 web-pages. • Technologies included the following: C# with Microsoft Visual Studio Test Professional 2012 for automation, Windows 7, IE 8 & 9, FireFox, IE Tester, Fiddler, Web-page links, Http Return Codes, Https Security, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Test Manager for Test Plan/Test Case creation and Microsoft Team Foundation Server for Kanban stories and bug tracking.

    $11.11 /hr
    1,500 hours
    5.00
  2. Ivan D.

    Ivan D.

    Linux Administration/IT Security/PHP/WordPress/HTML/CSS

    Bulgaria - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 3

    Linux Server Administration - Setting up VPS and dedicated servers with strengthen security. Usually prefer to work with Ubuntu, Debian and CentOS, but any other distro is fine. - chroot-ing - firewall - iptables Linux server security - Log analysing - Honey Pots - Strengthening Security - Chrooting - Iptables - Software protection against DoS with iptables and custom scripts Wordpress Development -Custom Wordpress Themes from PSD -Added Back end functionality if needed using hooks, inside the theme See more at http://reallusiondesign.com

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

    $15.56 /hr
    2 hours
    5.00
  3. Gulrez K.

    Gulrez K. Agency Contractor

    Sr.QA Analyst

    India - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

    I have a rich experience in assuring the quality of desktop and web applications manually as well as automated testing . My core expertise are Team management, test management, User Requirements Analysis and review, Test Data Preparation, Test scenarios identification, Test execution, Test reporting, QA Reviews, Defect tracking, Functional testing, Performance Testing, Sanity Testing, document project deliverable and management reporting.

    Associated with: A M webtech Pvt. Ltd., aminfocraft

    $8.89 /hr
    113 hours
    5.00
  4. Aty P.

    Aty P. Agency Contractor

    Linux Server Admin, Security Expert, PHP MySQL, Wordpress Expert

    India - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 43

    Hi, My name is Aty. Over the last 9 years since 2007, I have led mufti-functional teams to execute on mission-critical engagements. I did job with large design firms in my starting career for 2-3 years. I then assembled a crack commando unit of the best people I encountered. We take on assignments, right-size the solution to the problem, and then use the team approach: an architect to ensure you have a platform suitable to your needs, razor sharp analysts to document the deliverable, creative designers for graphics, and masters of code. We then put very cheap SEO and maintenance folks to ensure your rankings remain at the top, and your site runs blazing fast. Each of these people bill at different rates, so you get maximum bang for your buck. When you hire anyone at Quinji, you hire the team resources. You will not suffer if someone is not available. We have the breadth of skills and depth of resources to ensure your project is on time and on budget. I am native US English speaker and this feedback is given to me by more than 20 different clients which they found a plus point while making conversation when they are outsourcing their work for better communication and understanding. Always available on Skype for voice or text during my working hours. I completed 3000 hours on upwork formerly Odesk with 5 star feedback up to May 2015. Hope it will boost some confidence inside my capabilities to complete your assignments successfully. Looking forward to hear from you. ********************************************* My Technical Skills are as below: ------------------------------------------------ Security Expert -> SQLi/XSS, Trojan Removal, Malware and Malicious Code Removal, Security Configuring on servers, CSF, mod_security, DDos Attack, Phishing attack, Iframe, eval and base64 signature detection, VPS and Dedicated server Management, Monitoring, cloaking, pharma hacks, shell detection, spam blocking. Penetration testing, Nessus, Nmap, Metasploit, Maldet, Blackhole Exploits detection removal and others.. -------------------------------------- Server Management: Ngnix, Apache, Firewall, Fail2Ban, IpTables, VNC Server, PHP, MX, IMAP, Dovecot, FTP, SSL, SSH, PhpMyAdmin, Cpanel, WHM, WHMCS, Mail Server, Roundcube, Digital Ocean Droplet, Linode VPS, Hostgator, Godaddy, Bluehost -------------------------------------- Developer -> PHP/MySQL, Core CMS -> Joomla, Drupal, WordPress, CakePHP, CodeIgnitor, CURL -------------------------------------- Social Framework -> SocialEngine, Dolphin, JomSocial, Community Builder. -------------------------------------- Ecommerce ->OScommerce, Magento, Cscart, ZenCart, BigCommerce, CBSubs, Virtuemart, Woocommerce (Extension Building) -------------------------------------- Payment Gateways: Paypal Standard, Paypal Pro, Stripe, Authorize.net, CCAvenue -------------------------------------- API: Facebook, Google Developers, Twitter, Youtube API, Instagram, Social Login and shares, Paypal, Stripe, -------------------------------------- Framework -> Cakephp, Codeignitor, Zend, Symfony. Yii -------------------------------------- Java Script Framework -> JQuery, JQuery UI, Mootools -------------------------------------- Android: PhoneGap Developer -------------------------------------- SEO/SEM -> OnPage SEO optimization so Search engines crawl all the required content automatically, Article Writing and Submission, Social Bookmarking, Link Building, Press Release, Directory Submission, Social Media, Traffic Generation, Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, Digg and so on with all Ethical Methods. Latest strategy according to Panda 4.4 algo follwed while doing SEO -------------------------------------- Desktop or Laptop Fixes -> I used Remote Desktop or Team Viewer to take access to client machines to fix their machines from spywares, Malwares, viruses or Trojans installed on their machines. ******************************** Hope once we start we will be in long term business relationship.

    Groups: AWeber, BoonEx...

    Associated with: Quinji

    $30.00 /hr
    2,960 hours
    4.96
  5. Gabriel Alvarez

    Gabriel Alvarez

    Expert in PHP, JQuery, AJAX. Pentester in my free time

    Germany - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 5

    I came from the field of particle physics, where at some point I realized I like much more to program than the physics itself. Indeed, as a physicist, I always loved the challenges, always trying to find the best and fastest solution for every problem. For more than 10 years I have programmed in plenty of languages (PHP,C++,Java,etc..), collaborating in some projects with hundreds of thousands of code lines, and starting from scratch several other projects which ended up having several thousands lines of code. Why should you hire me? If you are looking for a programmer that will give you the best and the fastest solution possible, then you are looking at the right profile. Why my solution will be better than others??, you may ask... Well, as I already said, I love the challenges, they are my hobby and my life, so don't doubt for a second that I will put my soul in your problem. At the same time, I expect professionalism and respect from your side. By the way, at the time of charging for my work, I only charge the time I'm actually typing down; I never charge the time I'm researching and thinking about your problem (I usually get most of the best solutions during the sleep ;) In conclusion, if you already hired a team of programmers charging 9$/h and couldn't complete the job (maybe due to lack of interest or preparation), you could always contact me, and once I commit myself to your project, you can be 100% sure that the job will be finished on time. Looking forward to work with you, Gabriel UPDATE: Recently I have been involved in a lot of penetration testing projects (and I had lot of fun doing them!). I will be more than glad to check out the security of your system.

    $28.00 /hr
    560 hours
    4.98
  6. Amarjeet Sharma

    Amarjeet Sharma

    Security Consultant | Malware Removal | Penetration Tester | SEO

    India - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 7

    I'm a regular Information Security Consultant and Security Specialist working at Secugenius. I am serving more than 20 MNCs under this organisation. I have rich experience of 3 years in Corporate Sector for performing Penetration Testing, Vulnerability Assessment, Security Assessment & Malware Analysis of more than 300 applications and websites including E-Commerce, Wordpress, Joomla, Android, Client-Server, Financial Applications & Web Applications. What has made me successful is: I make my work less about me, and more about the passion I hold for being a perfect security specialist. Always focused about what client expects from me. Area of Specialization: ✔ Penetration Testing ✔ Malware Removal ✔ Website Security ✔ Network Security Assessment ✔ System/Network Monitoring ✔ Vulnerability Assessment of Web Server||Application Server||Databases ✔ Wordpress, Joomla(Open Source Malware Removal) ✔ Tools Development ✔ Recovering Passwords ✔ Wireless Security ✔ SEO ✔ Blogging ✔ Content Writing & Management Additionally, I conducted more than 10 workshops on topics like ", Vulnerability Assessment, Penetration Testing, Cyber Crime Investigation & Forensics, Online Money making , Blogging , SEO" at various institutions/Colleges/Companies all across the globe under the banner of SECUGENIUS. May i help you in: > Identifying the Security Level of Your Online Identity > Securing Your Online Identity > Tracing the threats in your system, applications and websites > SEO Looking forward to work with you . Thanks

    $7.78 /hr
    56 hours
    4.97
  7. Lokesh K.

    Lokesh K.

    Cyber Security Expert, Search Engine Optimization, Article Writing

    India - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 2

     Have done SEO of Amazon.com kindle products on upwork.com  Have done SEO of "fullkart.com - an online shopping website" from november 2013- january 2014  Achieved Certification in IT Security And Ethical Hacking From Appinonline.  Attended 2 days workshop on Ethical Hacking held by Innobuzz at MDU.  Coordinator in NFSMW event of Synergy festival 2011 held at NCCE Campus.  Awarded with Consolation prize in Project Display of Ethical Hacking at Inter College Competition.  Awarded with 2nd prize in Web Designing held at Inter College Competition.  Best practise in SEO, Google Webmaster, Adsense/Adwords etc.

    $10.00 /hr
    3 hours
    4.80
  8. Ayyan M.

    Ayyan M. Agency Contractor

    CMS ( WP/Joomla/Forums ), SEO, Server Management, Ethical Hacker

    Pakistan - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 4

    ~. I have great experience with wordpress, joomla, phpbb, vbulletin and other CMS ~. Expertise a. CMS (Wordpress/Joomla/Forums) b. Search Engine Optimization c. Web Development d. System Administration e. Security Administration ~. I am student of BSIT ( Bachelor of Science in Information Technology ) ~. I designed a website in CMS for my school when i was in 5th grade. ( You can have idea of my interest and experience ) ~. i am friendly and trustworthy person. Give me a place to stand and i will move the earth

    Associated with: LaError

    $9.99 /hr
    654 hours
    4.87