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  1. Michael T.

    Michael T.

    Security and Administration Expert

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Portfolio: 3

    I am a passionate technology enthusiast with specialties in information security, network engineering, and communication systems. I also have a wide range of experience and interest in many other disciplines ranging from cryptography to customer service.

    $45.00 /hr
    138 hours
    5.00
  2. Travis Green

    Travis Green

    Security/Systems professional

    United States - Last active: 04/02/2013 - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    I am an accomplished professional with more than 18 years of information technology experience in systems administration, infrastructure design, implementation, and information security. Also, I have diverse experience at every level of the enterprise from writing policy to the answering the help desk phones. Finally, I am a self starter that is able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Specialties: My specialties are security analysis, directory services programming, and storage networking design and implementation. Author of SANS whitepaper "Analyzing Network Traffic with Basic Linux Tools" Top Secret/SCI (a.k.a. TS/SCI) clearance MCSE Security, CISSP, GCIA, C|EH, Security+

    $50.00 /hr
    2 hours
    5.00
  3. Chintan Chokshi

    Chintan Chokshi

    Software Testing Professionl - 7.5 years of experience

    India - Last active: 06/02/2012 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    Experience: 1. 7.5 years of experience in testing of web and mobile based applications. 2. Requirement and design review, test planning, estimation, test case design/execution. 3. Integration, System and User Acceptance Testing. 4. Manual, Automation, Security Testing. 5. Functional, regression, user acceptance, browser compatibility, i18N testing. 6. Projects worked on: HSBC, ICICI online banking application, UAEX money transfer system, Online Advertising Management System, Information management systems, Online ticketing system...

    $8.89 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  4. Muhammad Attique

    Muhammad Attique

    InfoSec Expert, Ethical Hacker, Penetration Tester, Security Analyst

    Pakistan - Last active: 15 days ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 6

    Provide efficient and timely solutions in Network / System Administration and Information Security. In-depth knowledge and expertise in Ethical Hacking, Penetration Testing and Securing Perimeter. Keep myself up-to date with latest InfoSec. technologies, tools, vulnerabilities and their solutions ASAP.

    $16.67 /hr
    4 hours
    4.92
  5. Sebastian Castillo Builes

    Sebastian Castillo Builes Agency Contractor

    Python Web Developer with security backgrounds

    Colombia - Last active: 08/26/2013 - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

    I got 7 years of experience developing python applications with special skills with Django, Google Appengine and WSGI frameworks. I love to work using scrum like methodologies, manage user stories with pivotaltracker, I really <3 TDD and Continuous integration with Jenkins or CIJoe, run tests with nosetests and when necessary BDD using letucce. I love github (http://github.com/scastillo) I have experience leading small development teams and designing high concurrency software architectures (1200 hits per second, 2M registered users apps) I have experience as sysadmin of GNU/Linux, Unix servers and AmazonEC2/Rackspace Cloud instances. I love Debian based linux distributions and have collaborate some security related packages to Debian Project. My core competences are innovation, creativity and specially to build and share knowledge as a team. I'm starting up my own company which it's called Nuage (www.nuagehq.com). We offer the service of platform (PaaS) for the Python community so they do not have to worry about scalability and deployment.

    Associated with: Da soft, staunchRobots Agency

    $55.56 /hr
    439 hours
    5.00
  6. Shama M.

    SQL BI /RHCE/ Automation / Scripting/ Python/ QA / CEH

    United Kingdom - Last active: 03/03/2014 - Tests: 7

    Highly motivated developer following Agile methodologies with overall Six+ years of experience in :- - Oracle(SQL, PLSQL 9i), SQL server 2008 (TSQL, SSRS, SSIS) - Sharepoint, BIDS, SSMS, Report Manager, Report Server - Automating routine tasks using Python, Bash, Batch, Powershell scripting. - AWS/VPS/Redhat/CentOS/Ubuntu Linux Administration. - Windows 2003 / 2008 / 2012 Server Administration. - Replication/Clustering setup, Server hardening. - Server Monitoring (Nagios, Cacti, Monit, Munin) and Tuning. - VMWare, XEN, Virtuozzo, Virtual Box. - Continuous Integration (SVN, GIT, Jenkins, TeamCity, Python, Ant, Maven). - SMTP setup using Postfix. - HTML, CSS3, Python, Shell Scripting. - Hosting Expert (Cpanel WHM, Plesk), VPS, Linux, Windows, Backup, Migration, Administration. - Manual and Automated Testing using Selenium, AutoIT, Python, Sikuli - Smoke & Sanity, Black/White Box , Integration, Regression, Load, Security Testing, UAT, Performance, Non-functional, Database testing, exploratory testing. - White Box Testing tools : NUnit, JUnit, TestNG, MS Test - Bug Reporting Tools : TestTrack Pro, Bugzilla, Trac, Trello

    $17.00 /hr
    13 hours
    4.87
  7. Hakimuddin G.

    Hakimuddin G.

    Penetration Tester | Ethical Hacker | SQL Injection | XSS Tester

    Kuwait - Last active: 14 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 18

    IT Security Consultant providing Consistent, Timely, and Cost-Effective IT Security Services. "h.gheewala@owasp.org" ### Professional Security Services ### # Web Application/SaaS Security Testing and Defense (sql injection, cross site scripting) # Penetration Testing & Ethical Hacking # Vulnerability Assessment & Network Auditing # Implementation and auditing of various security compliance(ISO 27001, NIST, PCI-DSS) # Protection of hacked websites and servers, cloud security. # Security Testing Mobile Apps, Chrome Apps, Salesforce AppExchange Business Apps , RESTful Applications and APIs # Security Awareness - On Demand Phishing for Organizations. ### Value Added Services ### # Debrief with the client at the conclusion of each engagement. # Research and provide recommendations for continuous improvement. # Knowledge sharing. ### Certifications ### CISM,CISSP,Certified Ethical Hacker, ISO27001, Security+ ### Hands on Experience ### Web applications :- Wordpress, Joomla, Drupal, Network :- Cisco, Linksys, Netgear, TP-Link, E-Commerce Security - OScommerce, prestashop, Magento Forums - MyBB, phpBB cPanel, WHMCS Linux, Windows, Ubuntu, CentOS etc. ### Tools ### Manual SQL Injection Testing, Business Logic vulnerability testing, Kali Linux, Burp Suite, Metasploit Pro

    $27.00 /hr
    1,519 hours
    4.99
  8. Shahzad Mumtaz

    Expert Penetration Tester, Web Developer, Programmer

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 1

    I am a Security and Web engineer with over 10 years of hands on industry experience and a Master degree in "Information and communication security". Some experience and areas of my expertise are listed below - Penetration testing (Web & Network) of some major Telco's in Middle East region. - Penetration testing + Open source distro Backtrack/Kali linux + Nmap, Maltego, Nessus, Zap, w3af, Metasploit, Armitag, Vega ... - Web Development + Payment Gateways and integration + PayPal, Sage, Barclay, ... other banks and gateways + PHP, HTML, XML, CSS, javaScript, jQuery, ... + MySQL, MS-SQL Server + NetBeans, Eclipse, MS Visual Studio, Photoshop, Dreamweaver + Apache, Microsoft IIS

    $16.67 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  9. Alexander V.

    Alexander V.

    QA engineer + ISTQB + Selenium automation

    Ukraine - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 1

    I was born to test. Having overall 5+ years of working experience; Expertise in automated testing; GUI, functional, configuration; requirements testing. During my carrier I created a big number of automation test suites from scratches. I played Automation Architecture role on several projects. Also I am proficient in manual testing and planning activities. I have ISTQB certificate. I really love my job :-)

    $22.22 /hr
    2,152 hours
    5.00
  10. Istikhar A.

    Istikhar A.

    Manual & Automation QA Expert for Mobile, Web, RIA, and Desktop Apps

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 16

    ABOUT ME Being an Independent SQA & Testing personnel, I've delivered Testing Analysis, Design, Execution, Reporting, Fixes & Follow-Up services to my clients all over the World. My specialties are ✔ PIQC Certified SQA Professional & Analyst ✔ Master in MATHEMATICS & COMPUTER SCIENCES [Specialization in SQA] ✔ 11+ years experience of QA, QC, Manual & Automated Testing ✔ Expert Automation Tester using Selenium, CodedUI, LoadRunner, TestNG, Telerik WebAii Solutions ✔ Expert Mobile, Web, RIA, Desktop App Tester with proficiency in Agile/Scrum/Kanban Methodologies ✔ Experience of Leading QA Team, Writing TestPlan, TestCases using CRS, FS, UserStories etc. ✔ Completed many projects with 5 STAR Rating, 100% Client Satisfaction, and 75% Repeated Clients ✔ Can work in Any TimeZone ✔ oDesk Top 10% in Software Testing, SQL & English MY SKILLS I am Responsive & Committed Analyst & Problem Solver with focus to identify RootCause of problems. I've ability to Understand, Plan, Design, Execute TestPlans, TestCases & Document detailed Defect & Analysis Reports with clear Reproduction Steps. I've below QA & Testing Skills 1 REQUIREMENT ANALYSIS Well Begun Is Half Done! Since Deep Understanding & Comprehensive Req. Analysis are bottleneck to a project’s success, I greatly focus on them. I get help from ✔ Past Experience in Related Domains ✔ Available resources i.e. SRS, FS, User Stories, eMails etc. ✔ Exploratory Testing if no proper docs available ✔ Discussing confusing points with clients 2 COMMUNICATIONS Communication is Key to Success! Being an offshore QA Professional, I recognize the need to be proficient with verbal & written English Communication ✔ Availability on Phone, Skype, GTalk, TeamViewer, RemoteDesktop, Email etc. 3 TEST PLANNING & DOCUMENTATION I possess good Analytical, Problem solving & Documentation skills. I am expert in Planning & Producing Docs required at different phases of SQA & STCL ✔ Proficient with SDLC, STLC, WaterFall, Agile Test Methodologies ✔ Devising right QA Plan, Strategy, and Tools ✔ Plan covers Existing & Future Problems ✔ 6+ years of SaaS Testing Exp. in Agile Env 4 TEST DESIGN I've sound experience of software architecture & design for testing business apps. I use below methods to cover max. things ✔ Starting with Core Modules & highest priority Reqs. ✔ Brainstorming on paper ✔ Tests cover near 100% reqs. with Steps, +ve/-ve Extensions, Data Sets ✔ Tests for Functional & Non-Functional Reqs. ✔ DB Schema Review & Data Validation Scripts ✔ UI & UX Tests & Checklists ✔ Performance & Security Tests 4.1 BUSINESS DOMAINS I've worked into various business domains Mobile, Web, RIA, and Desktop Apps ✔ SaaS, E-commerce, HealthCare, Education ✔ Web Services, APIs, Business Intelligence ✔ Online Registration & Appointment Apps ✔ Online Shopping , Social Media Apps The list is long ... 4.2 QA DOCS I've great experience of producing below kind of docs ✔ QA Strategy, Test Plan, QA Process & Activities ✔ Test Scenarios/ Cases, Traceability Matrix, Defect Reports ✔ Test Metrics & Summary, Release Docs, Closure Reports So on ... 4.3 CASE TOOLS I am proficient with many Project, Test & Defect Management, and Automation Tools 4.3.1 PROJECT MANAGEMENT ✔ JIRA, VersionOne, TeamPulse, Asana ✔ MS Project, GitHub, TFS, BaseCamp ✔ Redmine, Trello, Rally, PivotalTracker 4.3.2 TEST MANAGEMENT ✔ BugZilla, Mantis, QualityCenter ✔ TestManager, TestLink 5 TESTING ENVIRONMENTS I've worked on various Hardware/ Software Platforms, Emulators/ Simulators, Web Browsers, IOS & Android Devices. I've access to ✔ Windows PCs & Servers (Win 98 to 8.1 [32 & 64 bit]), MacOS X, Linux, Solaris ✔ Firefox, Safari, Chrome, Opera, and IE6 to IE11 ✔ iOS (7.2.2 to iOS 8.1.2), iPads (4, mini, Air), and iPhone (6 [Plus] to 4) ✔ Android OS(5.0 to 3.0) 6 TEST EXECUTION I've performed extensive Manual & Automated testing for a wide range of Mobile, Web, RIA, Desktop Apps. I perform combinations of below Testing Types 6.1 TESTING TYPES ✔ Functional, Integration, System ✔ BlackBox, GrayBox, Database ✔ SOA, Web Services/ API ✔ GUI, UX, Usability, Accessibility ✔ Cross Browser/ OS/ Platform/ Device ✔ Regression, Sanity, UAT, Exploratory ✔ Cookie, Session, User Authentication ✔ Security & Penetration for Mobile & Web ✔ Performance & Load 6.2 AUTOMATED TOOLS My Knowledge, Skills, and Experience allow me to be creative in selection & application of appropriate tools as per app requirement. I am proficient with ✔ Selenium, CodedUI, TestNG, SOAPUI, Telerik WebAii, QTP, TestComplete, WinRunner, qTrace ✔ LoadRunner, LoadUI, JMeter, LoadManager ✔ NUnit, JUnit, TestManager ✔ FireBug, XpathChecker, Fiddler, FileMon, BurpProxy 6.3 DB SKILLS ✔ MySQL, SQLServer, ORACLE, Postgre ✔ DB Schemas Reviews ✔ Data Verification & Validation using Scripts 7 DEFECT REPORTING & ANALYSIS ✔ Defect Reports with Reproduction Steps, Screenshots, Videos, Scripts etc. ✔ Test Metrics based Defect Analysis 8 FIXES & FOLLOWUPS 9 QA AUDITS

    $16.67 /hr
    1,423 hours
    4.76