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  1. Sudhanshu R.

    Sudhanshu R.

    Security Consultant & System Admin (CEH|ECSA|CCNA|RHCE|MCSE|CISP|CISP)

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 11

    Information Security Consultant and System Admin with good Networking Skills 5 Years of experience in IT Industry and Expertise in Web security ,Linux Admin , Windows Admin, Network Security , Web Application Security , Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing. I specialize in Black Box/White Box Penetration Testing,Computer Forensics,Auditing, Ethical hacking, Cloud Computing , Migration , Server installation , Server security hardening , DDOS attack , Malware removal , Ethical Hacking . # Hands-On Experience :- Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing :- - OWASP 2013 top 10 Vulnerability Assessment and Mitigation - Web Application/Network/Mobile Penetration Testing - Wordpress/Joomla Security and Malware Analysis/Removal - Vulnerability Assessment of Network Devices/Databases/Web - Server/Application Server - Asp.net , PHP Security Guidelines , Scripting Attack module IDS/IPS :- - WIPS (Airtight spectragaurd enterprise , Wireless IPS ) - NIPS ( McAfee Network IPS ) - Proventia ( IBM GX4004 ) - Snort and OSSEC IDS ( Installation and monitoring Openstack ) Firewalls and Security :- - Checkpoint(R70.20/65,Fotigate600c&200B/Cyberoam/ Sonicwall/Gajshield/Kario Winroute/Riverbed - Identity Management: Security Protocols (RADIUS and TACACS+), Cisco Secure - Cisco LMS, Solarwinds, OPmanager Linux Server :- - Rackspace RackConnect, AWS SecurityGroups, dedicated firewall devices. - Rkhunter, Chkrootkits, SSHD, TCP Wrapper, fail2ban - Mitigate Mass mailing issue , DDOS scripting removal , IP Blacklisting - Experienced with setting up PCI Compliant servers. Scanning tools include dedicated - Nessus server and third-party scanner like Trustwave and ControlScan - Setup and manage firewall rules with iptables, ufw, configserver firewall (csf), DNS:- Manage DNS cluster on Cpanel DNSOnly versions. Manage zones hosted and integrated with Cpanel servers. - Manage Bind DNS service on dedicated and Cpanel servers (WHM and DNSOnly versions). Manage zones hosted at Softlayer and integrated with Cpanel servers Hosting Control Panels:- Manage multiple cPanel servers for shared hosting clients and services - Previous experiences include Plesk, zpanel, directadmin, and Webmin control panels Operating Systems:- Servers: RHEL, CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu, openSUSE, solaris Windows Server :- - Server Administration: Windows Server Administration (Server 2003/2008/2012) - Web Server Administration: Web Server Administration (IIS6/IIS7/IIS7.5/IIS8). - Database Server Administration: MS SQL Server (2005/2008/2012), MySQL database Administration. - DNS and Mail Server Administration:DNS and MS Exchange/SmarterMail/. - Visualization & Cloud :Hyper-V server administration, Managing Microsoft Private Cloud - Web Hosting Panel: WHM/cPanel, Website Panel, Plesk panel administration. - Monitoring, troubleshooting network and OS. - Backup & Restore - Server Firewall/Security, email tracing for spoofed mails. Certification :- ECSA v 8 (EC-council Certified Security Analyst) CEH v 7 (EC- Council Certified Ethical Hacker) RHCE (Red Hat Certified Security Engineer ) CISP (ISO 27001:2005 ) ISMS Implementation CCSA(Checkpoint certified security administration) – Checkpoint ID:- CP0000065597 CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional) - (Routing & Switching)-Route(642-902)-certified CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) Cisco ID-CSCO11759679 MCSE (Microsoft Certified System Engineer)

    $25.00 /hr
    82 hours
    5.00
  2. Aty P.

    Aty P. Agency Contractor

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

    India - Last active: 10 hours ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 41

    Hi, My name is Aty. Over the last 7 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 2600+ hours on odesk with 4.96 star feedback out of 5 up to June 2014. 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.. -------------------------------------- Developer -> PHP/MySQL, Core CMS -> Joomla, Drupal, WordPress, CakePHP, CodeIgnitor -------------------------------------- Social Framework -> SocialEngine, Dolphin, JomSocial, Community Builder. -------------------------------------- Ecommerce ->OScommerce, Magento, Cscart, ZenCart, BigCommerce, CBSubs, Virtuemart, Woocommerce -------------------------------------- Framework -> Cakephp, Codeignitor, Zend, Symfony. Yii -------------------------------------- Java Script Framework -> JQuery, JQuery UI, Mootools -------------------------------------- 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
    2,826 hours
    4.96
  3. Gabriel Alvarez

    Gabriel Alvarez

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

    Germany - Last active: 07/18/2014 - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 4

    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
  4. Shahzad Rana Younus

    Shahzad Rana Younus

    CISSP/Cloud Expert/Technical Writer/Tableau/Project Manager

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

    I am certified, experienced and seasoned IT professional. Over the past 14 years, I have accumulated a vast range of experience which entails me to tackle most IT situations I encounter quite easily and efficiently. If you want the work done related to IT, I am the guy to hire. If still skeptical, have a look below at my achievements. Progressive experience with administration, and directing a broad range of Corporate IT initiatives & business focused solutions using leading ICT technologies with industry best practices and standards. Specialties: IT Security and Infrastructure development (CISSP - Certified Information Security Professional - Member ID 302621) ITIL Foundation, COBIT 5 BI Tools - Tableau / QlikView Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Planning Network Administration and Database Management CISCO Networking Virtual/Cloud Computing Network security and Server Administration Technical Writings SEO/WordPress/WHMCS LinkedIn profile: http://pk.linkedin.com/in/shahzadrana/

    $12.50 /hr
    122 hours
    4.94
  5. Ishan Mahendru

    Ishan Mahendru Agency Contractor

    Expert Web Developer, Hacker having knowledge of Wordpress, PHP, .NET

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 3

    I am a Computer Engineer With Knowledge of Web development, Software Development, Security, Server Administration etc. My skills Include Web Development 1.) Wordpress (Installation, Customization, Transfer, Backup, Recovery, Malware Removal, Security issues, Fixes) 2.) Java, JSP, JSF, Hibernate, Spring MVC 3.) PHP & MySQL(Database Design, Development, Backup, Moving) 4.) Asp.NET 5.) HTML 6.) CSS 7.) Open Source CMS Installation and Migration Server Administration 1.) Installing Lamp, Apache, MySQL 2.) Installation of SSL Certificates 3.) Htaccess Expert 4.) Server Security( Both Web Server and Database Server) Website Security 1.) Malware Removal (Expert) 2.) Hacking Sites(Using SQL Injection,XSS or any other vulnerability) 3.) Penetration testing and Vulnerability Assessment (Scanning Website to find Loopholes in Security) 4.) Securing and Patching Websites 5.) Email Security SEO 1.) Htaccess Expert (Friendly URL) 2.) Adsense and Adwords Consultation 3.) Meta Tags 4.) Robots.txt 5.) Google Webmaster 6.) Google Analytics There are many such small but useful skills which i can't list here. Please consult me atleast once. I am sure you will hire me again Thanks

    Associated with: KarmNishth

    $8.89 /hr
    138 hours
    4.98
  6. Scott B.

    Scott B.

    Digital Transformation Consultant

    United States - Last active: 09/18/2014 - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 5

    Digital Transformation Consultant 7+ years of experience in social media, online advertising and Content Strategy, with a documented record of success in increasing online presence and brand awareness MA and BA in Marketing | Social Media | Inbound Marketing Certification. Expertise in multiple digital marketing disciplines, including social, content, email marketing, analytics and Optimization. Proven success in driving results through social media, community engagement, and Content Marketing. Results have included triple-digit sales growth and massive leaps in audience engagement. Extremely passionate and knowledgeable about digital media.

    $35.33 /hr
    208 hours
    5.00
  7. viral Shah

    viral Shah

    6 yrs experience in Sharpoint, C#.net, SQLserve, jquery, php, Java,SEO

    India - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 9

    Over the last 6 years, I have developed and designed a wide range of websites using HTML, SharePoint 2010 2013, ASP.NET, Photshop, WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, Coraldraw, WebDesiging, VB.NET, Crystal Report, Drop-things, jscript, illustrator, SEO, Dreamweaver, CSS and SQL SERVER including sites for start up companies, social networking, eCommerce, corporate,MLM with social networking,lead generation etc.. My core competency lies in complete end-end management of a new website designing and website development project, I can work on server maintenance, hosting and cloud-computing technology, I am seeking opportunities to build websites from the ground up for you or your business. I am CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker) and ECSA (Security Analyst). so i can code in more secure manner.

    Groups: Red Hat Certified

    $20.99 /hr
    318 hours
    4.77
  8. Romil Sheth

    Romil Sheth

    Mr

    India - Last active: 02/03/2013 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

    To work in a variety of possible fields ranging from graphics designing to developing applications. I have an experience of web development, graphics designing and various computer programming languages too. I am an expert in Adobe Photoshop and like to edit pictures and design creative posters. I am also good in HTML/xHTML , PHP, MYSQL , ASP.NET.

    $11.11 /hr
    255 hours
    5.00
  9. Lakshmi Prabha Seker

    Lakshmi Prabha Seker

    Testing Engineer

    India - Last active: 01/19/2012 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

    Over the last 3 years, I have developed and tested a wide range of websites using HMTL, DHTML, Java Script ,PHP, and MySQL. My core competency lies in complete end-endTesting of Web based applications, and I am seeking opportunities to test and perform QA in websites from the ground up for you or your business. My niche skill is in developing testng framework using Selenium RC and Automation testing using Selenium tools. I also have some experience in the following areas: SQL, Ajax, OOP,s and software.

    $11.11 /hr
    6 hours
    5.00
  10. Mohammad ali K.

    Mohammad ali K.

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

    Bangladesh - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 12 - 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
    1,420 hours
    5.00