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Khushi M.

Khushi M.

System Administrator & Web Developer

Pakistan - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 6

I have expertise in following: • Enterprise NMS using Nagios, Centreon, OpenNMS, Zabbix, Munin, Cacti, Monitorix, Xymon administration & monitoring. • Installation, configuration, troubleshooting and management of Solaris Servers both with x86 and Sparc architectures. • Manage network in Linux environment. Install, configure and deploy (Linux Flavors. RED HAT, Centos, Debian, Ubuntu etc) • DTrace, Patch Management, Syslog, NTP, BART, Apache, Postfix, Dovecot, Squirrel Mail IPMP, SFTP, Firewall, Bash Scripting, Cronjob, Users account management. • OS Hardening, Security, Auditing, Patching on linux & solaris servers. • Web Server(apache,nginx), Tomcat, PHP, Phpmyadmin, Wordpress, Joomla, Java. • Database Server(MySQL Server), MySQL Master-Master & Master-Slave Replication. • Plan and implement data security by file permissions, back up and disaster recovery plans. • Troubleshoot networks, systems and applications to identify and correct malfunctioning and other operational difficulties. • Storage Area Network, NFS, iSCSI, DRBD • Resolve local network/system issues. • Configuration and set-up of all new server systems required internally for the company's activities • OS hardening and Patching • Backup, security management, user account management, e-mail systems including internet access, office systems and applications support. • Server backup using rsync • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs • Configuration and maintain the Remote Servers • Vulnerability scanning of Networks, Web Applications In addition to this experience, I have created a website The goal is to give the better solution and guide for system administrator to make the things easy. I also bring to the table strong computer proficiencies in Wordpress, MS Word, MS Excel and CRM database applications. I have developed a wide range of websites using HMTL, DHTML, PHP, and MySQL including sites for startup companies and small businesses. My core competency lies in complete end-end management of a new website development project, and I am seeking opportunities to build & configure websites from the ground up for you or your business.

$10.00 /hr
0 hours

Amy Hornsby

Amy Hornsby

Creative Copywriter, Editor, Blogger, Reviewer

Poland - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 10

I am a graduate in English Literature and Creative Writing and have a strong passion for English Language, linguistics, literature, reading, writing, and films. With experience creating blogs and online articles with WordPress accounts, as well as editing and proof-reading professionally, I deliver high-quality content to deadlines, and always strive for perfection.

$15.00 /hr
0 hours

Jenny Price

Jenny Price

Marketing Specialist

United Arab Emirates - Portfolio: 19

Native English experienced marketer (in-business & freelance) specializing in running email campaigns, content development, press releases and PR, advertising, recruitment advertising, social media marketing (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn), digital marketing and event planning. Also highly experienced in recruitment and administration (Microsoft Certified Application Specialist).

88% Job Success
$11.11 /hr
71 hours

Steve P.

Steve P.

Guaranteed goodness

United States - Portfolio: 8

"When we need a fresh look and an engaging take on messaging, Steve's our go-to guy." — Mark Burris, "Steve brought an amazing creative focus…" Jay Jordan, VP Sales and Marketing, Northstar "Steve's creativity, intelligence and devotion to his craft made our work together completely enjoyable...and that is rare." Tim Gardner, president, G-Graphics + 20-year veteran of The Washington Post, advertising agencies and corporate branding and marketing + Closet full of awards, if you care about that sort of thing + Skilled at pinpointing the "big idea" within a product or service offering + Branding expert who can help you find a unique position, own it and leverage it for profit + A single print ad or a 50-page web site >> all jobs get the same level of professional attention and service

$70.00 /hr
0 hours

Courtney Neil

Courtney Neil

Skilled Communications Practitioner, Data Analyst and Lead Generator.

Jamaica - Tests: 2

I am a humble and hard working individual who works very well with other persons. I have a plethora of experience in mass communication, public speaking, and relating with individuals. I have also recently acquired experience in data analysis, lead generation and data entry. I am currently a tertiary level student at Northern Caribbean University, and I have also worked in various organizations; for example: Guidance Centre- St. Elizabeth Technical High School Helped surveys throughout the school Also worked as a receptionist. Also did paper work. Aided in counseling troubled individuals Health Centre- St. Elizabeth Technical High School Filing Paper work Worked at front desk Police Station- Junction St. Elizabeth Worked at front desk Dealt with a wide array of persons In five (5) years I plan to have successfully graduated University with my bachelors degree in Mass Communication and minor in Psychology, and would've already settled down in a successful organization. Success is granted through hard work, and hard work is what I do best.

$7.00 /hr
1,034 hours

Rhoda irene A.

Rhoda irene A.

Article Writer, Transcriptionist and Customer Service Professional

Philippines - Tests: 10

Over the last 6 years, I have been providing service to a range of customers across the US and UK. I have developed a strong sense of customer service, knowing how to deal with different kinds of people more effectively, with a focus on providing solutions to their problems and queries. I have also been working as an administrative assistant and IP Relay operator, and am able to type up to 75 wpm. I am seeking opportunities to team up with some independent companies / buyers for data entry / customer service or freelance writing jobs.

Groups: Article Samurai

100% Job Success
$8.89 /hr
38 hours

Sidrah K.

Sidrah K.

Multi Talented Writer| Research Specialist| English Transcriber| SEO

Pakistan - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 9

I have a flare for creative writing on various topics with a particular emphasis on keywords for the purpose of SEO Content Writing. I have done content writing for one of the Top Sales Trainer of Singapore, Mr. Ezekiel Chew. Here in the link for reference: I am also very well versed with Academic Writing in the areas of Marketing, Management, Business, Human Resource, Psychology, Business Law, Business Plan and English since I am an MBA. I have worked as an E-Commerce Associate for, a New York (USA) based company. I assisted the company for Data Entry Operations, Link Building and SEO . I am experienced with English transcription also.

84% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
25 hours

Kayla Fotta

Kayla Fotta

Marketing Expert Fluent in English and Spanish

United States - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

I'm fluent in English and Spanish with English being my native language and Spanish my secondary. I have approximately five years of experience in face to face and written translation between the two languages. I have had my own marketing company for about 5 years now and am well versed with all of googles tools and guidelines. I also have experience with PPC, SEO, SMM, SMO, SEM, and Website Conversion and optimization. I'm also experienced in sales, recruiting, marketing, resume writing and updating, writing creative articles, WordPress, website creation and maintenance, advertising, creating business plans and presentations, and project AND product management, and certified in project management and medical coding, all in both languages. I am a dedicated worker with a strong work ethic and I not only make sure I get a job done correctly but in a timely manner as well. I look forward to working with you in hopes to build a long term business relationship. My Resume is available in my portfolio.

$22.22 /hr
0 hours

Jesper S.

Jesper S.

Skilled in languages and culture

Denmark - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

Profile description: Top strengths: 1. International understanding. 2. 3 languages: English, German and Danish. 3. The ability to plan and organize. 4. Seeing simple and effective solutions. My name is Jesper Skov – a Dane with a flair for marketing, language and culture. I have a BA in English communication and marketing, and love my daily interaction with both language and culture. I have worked in different sectors trough out the years, which all had something to do with either language or communication. I have worked at firms selling everything from power tools, safety equipment to website development. Translating from English to Danish is one of my strongest assets, and I have been doing so for almost 5 years now. Most of the work has been technical translation, which gave me the tools to learn about a new product or field fairly quickly, to ensure correct translation. During the day I work at an marketing agency, helping clients increase their sales and get there message out. We create Social Media Campaigns, Webpages and write campaign texts. In addition to my marketing work, I work as a teacher for the elderly twice a week, to ensure a seamless transaction from the analogue world into the digital. When I'm not teaching I volunteer as as a computer expert at the local elderly center, helping the elderly with everything from writing an email to their loved ones, to fixing virus infected computers. I know the importance of deadlines and high-quality work, and when I say yes to help with a task I dedicate time and energy to complete it perfectly. Extracts of Social Media work: Linkedin profile: Additional information: In 2013 I lived in Tokyo, Japan for half a year to study the Japanese culture, and I was amazed when I saw how things could be done completely different than the Danes would have done it. This experience thought me to see solutions and answers in almost everything. It was an amazing experience.

92% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
7 hours

Jackie V.

Jackie V.

Writer, Editor & Communications Strategist

United States - Tests: 5

I am a dynamic, results-driven and highly efficient writer & communications strategist with extensive experience within a range of working environments. I have been recognized for my high level of integrity and positive, professional, hard working can-do attitude. I thrive in a high pressure environment and am able to prioritize multiple tasks and work resourcefully / effectively under stress and time constraints. M.S. - Public Communications B.A. - Public Communications & Spanish Essay Ares of Expertise: History (U.S. & European), Government, English Lit, Religion, & Communications (all areas from theory to journalism) Other Specialties: • Innovative and Proactive Messaging • Strategic Communications for Internal and External Audiences • Stakeholder Outreach (non-profit, grants, relationship building) • Public / Media Relations • MLA Style Guide

89% Job Success
$28.00 /hr
0 hours