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Senthil Kumar N

Senthil Kumar N Agency Contractor

Computer Savvy with 8+ year of Experience in IT

India - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

A Good Hardworking, friendly Contractor – Every team needs one of best contractor, and there’s none better than me. To be an efficient person in handling challenges in the work and utilize my skill sets to the best of my ability.My most priority working in oDesk is to get employer's satisfaction by providing quality work within given time. I have done many projects in Odesk and got good feedback from my employer. I have good skills in Software testing, Manual testing, Data Entry, Web Research, Data mining jobs. I always want to learn new technologies to improve my knowledge and skills. I would like to have long term relations with my employers and I am sure I will be good to be a part of any team I work for. When hiring a contractor on any marketplace like oDesk, it will be more difficult for the employer to find the right candidate with honesty, integrity, knowledge and expertise. They have to look for the contractor who is committed to achieve the best possible result for you. Then you have deal with the person who have all the above, Which my profile perfectly suits and my focus is on creating a relationship of respect and trust with all my clients.

Associated with: Tech Click

100% Job Success
$11.11 /hr
5,895 hours

Delia Ecleo

Delia Ecleo

Administrative Superstar, Data Entry Expert, Graphic Designer

Philippines - Tests: 16

Hi. Let me start this with a brief description of my personality, I'm a natural person, friendly and fun to be with, energetic and a perfectionist. I want everything to be well-organized and perfectly detailed. I'm a certified addict when it comes to work. I always look forward to achieve my client's goal like my own. I'm a workaholic person with extreme dedication and passion with what I'm doing. I have spent more than 5 years in the administration field. I actually fell in love with it. For me, working is learning. You get paid while developing your skills or even acquiring a new one.

86% Job Success
$8.89 /hr
3,765 hours

Mary lei B.

Mary lei B.

Highly Skilled Virtual Assistant with various expertise

Philippines - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 5

I am looking for a long-term part time job where I can apply my skills and experiences while also learning new things. I am a multi tasker who's up for challenges. I can work with minimum supervision, trustworthy, and dependable. I treat my client's business/ job as my own and it's my personal goal to exceed my client's expectations. I have various skills and expertise including office/ admin management, lead research, online marketing, business development, customer service, and researching. For me, learning is a continuous process and I am very open and eager in learning new skills or new tasks.

100% Job Success
$8.00 /hr
2,399 hours

Andrei Volkov

Andrei Volkov Agency Contractor

Linux specialist (Sec/Opt/Dev, C/Perl/Python/PHP/BASH)

Belarus - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 13

Important: ------------------- Enhanced shield of your Web application with mod_security! Should be always. It is task #1 after installation ANY web application! ------------------- About Me and more: ------------------- I have over 16 years of work experience with Linux systems. This is the list of software and technologies with which I deal. This list is not full and expands day by day. I always can find right decisions if I found some problems. And I am always interested in looking for mostly economical and productive solutions. Of course, Cpanel, WHM, Webmin, Plesk .... I know how are working these web-wrappers and I support their. I can will tune and to make the checking of these wrappers. But that more important !! I can work without this))) Directly use configuration files of services and etc etc. Usually, it is better way on dedicated servers. ) TCP, IPv4 , IPv6, IPX ... - WiFi, WEP, WPA, WPA2 ... - SElinux, Apparmor, Smack, Tomoyo ... - LAMP ( Apache, Nginx, PHP, Perl, Mysql, Mongo), REDMINE ... - Cpanel, Zpanel, ISP ... - MySQL clustering and replication DNS servers ... - SENDMAIL, EXIM, POSTFIX (POSTFIXADMIN,MYSQL,DOVECOT,POLICYD) ... - HPC system: Torque, Maui, Moab for HPC clusters, Infiniband, FC interconnect, iSCSI, SCST, DRBD, OFED, OPENMPI ... - OpenLDAP ... - VPN with OpenVPN, PPTP, StrongVPN ... - Nagios, Zabbix, Ganglia, OSSEC ... - SVN, CVS, GIT ... - KVM, Xen, OpenStack, Proxmox ... - NBD, RAID, LVM ... etc etc During these years I have been in a large number of tasks related to administration of network devices, as well as with simple and complex server systems. I manage servers for the HPC tasks and for network infrastructure of Internet and Intranet - DNS,DHCP,*FTP,HTTP(S),MAIL etc etc. The main goals - the monitoring of the performance and the security. I also implement tasks of data backup and troubleshooting, support for the users. I have comprehensive work skills with systems based on Debian, Redhat, CentOS, SLES, OpenSuse. I've got more than 8 years of experience in developing the different software with use of C, Perl, Python, Bash, HTML on system and user levels. For example, very important skill in developing and the modification of RPM packages (rpmbuild, rebuild, kernels), custom kernels and etc etc. ------------------- Often: ------------------- How the standart service for VPS's and VDS's projects and dedicated servers: IDS, IPS, the control of contents of log's files, the control of load of the cpu, the memory, the hard disks; the backups of the databases and the files; install or update software, consultations. Emergency call via sms to cell phone. ------------------- STOP Windows and U/K/buntu etc. TIPS WITHOUT PAYMENT: ------------------- 1. VERY OFFTEN: IF YOURS WP WAS HACKED 1. disable plugins 2. execute # diff -r dir1 dir2 3. repeat for plugins if you have last version of WP code: ~ 80% cases - problems: plugin low quality (look on author: from where and who is) ~ 15% cases - problems: theme low quality (look on author: from where and who is) ~ 5% 0day of WP also you need disable all shell function in php and enable suphp/suexec modes. STOP Windows and U/K/buntu etc. TIPS WITHOUT PAYMENT: ------------------- 1. I am getting a lot questions about reliability and quality distributives/clones Ubuntu. Results on practice - Ubuntu clones - worst for server. It is truth. If you $buntu guy, I can't help you right now. I only can recommend Debian way for server. =============== 3. Nginx of course is good program. For small/middle vps. But in serious projects - apache. Nginx will be suitable for frontend. It is only practice. Always for all web application should be mod_security module. Firewall of level of web application on 7 level of OSI. Each web application/site should be under own user in environment of vps or on dedicated servers. =============== 4. By topic Wordpress. For optimisation services of OS , namely system IO(type of disks or partitions) and DB(type of engines of tables), need to use empty installation (default variants). Most problems of work WP contains in itself - customized plugins or themes. For analyze pages need begin with such services as =============== Sunday - day of rest. Or in emergency case - payment with double rate. best regards, Andrei / PS: With love from USSR. ;-)

Associated with: UPWORK.LINK

100% Job Success
$16.00 /hr
1,023 hours

Jennifer Wyatt

Jennifer Wyatt Agency Contractor

Managing Consultant

United States - Tests: 3

Increasing your bottom-line through efficiency and expertise Top strengths: Focus, Achiever, Intellection, Responsibility, Learner • Accomplished management professional with 10+ years in administration and office management • Able to streamline processes to improve turn-around and delivery time while remaining accurate • Demonstrates strong organizational and analytical skills in developing reports and evaluating processes • Proficient in reviewing and disseminating information to diverse audiences with exceptional communication skills

Associated with: i-Focus

100% Job Success
$27.79 /hr
2,177 hours

Cesar Melendez

Cesar Melendez

Technical Resolution Expert & Process Lead

El Salvador - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 4

My Experience began on 2003 by providing Technical Support for Microsoft's Internet Service (MSN). It was a great jump start to my technical career by providing high quality technical support and great customer service to U.S. Customers. In 2005 I had the opportunity to begin working for Dell Computer's - Technical Support. I've been an Resolution Specialist from 2005 up to June 2012 managing the technical aspect of the teams and providing support to the agents that take calls. I am CompTIA A+ Certified - Remote Support Technician (COMP001006357057). Developed various Web-based Tools utilized by Dell Technicians for the departments I've worked on. My duties as a Resolution Specialists range from Technical Knowledge on the Software and Hardware end. Troubleshooting know-how, Knowledge on dispatching & shipping parts through FedEx, USPS, Unisys, Bantec & Qualexserv, Call auditing & quality assurance, Trained on irate caller deescalation process. An experience I think that has great value is being Manager on Duty on the department's (SMB - Small & Medium Business) floor. Which meant that my duty was to manage all the calls coming in to our group and make sure the process would meet all the goals set by Dell's Global CCO (Call Forecast Dept.). This were I learned the call center aspect of the job such as metrics like AHT (Average Handle Time), ORR (Offer Run Rate), Measuring Inbound calls vs Intervals. Staffing vs Breaks & Lunches. From June up to know I have been working on the Process Engineering department as a Process analyst providing various reports on Call Handling, Staffing, RDR (Repeat Dispatch Rate) Metric. Have Advanced Excel & Intermediate MS Access skills. On the relationship & teamwork side of my work experience. I’ve been able to succeed with my teams by establishing great relationships with my teammates and this way, drive to influence them in a positive way, so they can visualize a goal in a manner they can reach and exceed the business’s expectations. My main focus has been to learn as much of the business and understand the best way at approaching the role I’ve had the opportunity of undertaking. Also, I’ve taken the task at analyzing and determine the most efficient path to reach the goals on the teams I have been a part of, and have definitely been successful at making the teams reach top spots in group rankings.

$11.11 /hr
1,108 hours

Ishan ganeshan

Ishan ganeshan

Expert Data Entry Operator, Web Researcher, Data Analyst

India - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

Over the last 2 years I have worked in various data entry, data processing and Press Release submission jobs. I have now worked for more than 1000 hours at Odesk. I have got excellent feedback's on the past jobs. My core competency lies in my ability to do my assigned job with extreme accuracy and proficiency. I take pride in delivering work with 100% accuracy. I have always delivered work on time and with minimum supervision. I am quite proficient in handling Ms-word,Ms-excel. I am also well versed with all internet applications. If given an opportunity, you can be rest assured that the work would be done accurately and delivered on time. I would definitely add value not only to my own self but also to your organisation.

100% Job Success
$6.67 /hr
1,982 hours

Joana marie K.

Joana marie K.

Master Web Researcher and Professional Virtual Asst.

Philippines - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

Over 10 years of professional experience that includes, data entry team management, web research or data mining, social media (pinterest, twitter, facebook, hootsuite) management, email management, blog preparation, search engine optimization, website testing. Very detailed person to achieve clients goal.

100% Job Success
$4.44 /hr
11,656 hours

Faisal Iqbal

Faisal Iqbal Agency Contractor

10000+ Hours, Full Time VA, WordPress, HTML, SBI, SEO,

Pakistan - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 2

I have been working as a Virtual Assistant for the last three years, have worked more than 7000 hours and have performed various administrative jobs including WordPress, HTML, Sitesell & SiteBuildIt, Web Research etc.

Associated with: Faisal Iqbal

100% Job Success
$6.67 /hr
10,628 hours