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  1. Alex H.

    Alex H.

    Experienced Developer, Pentester & Server Admin

    Isle of Man - Last active: 28 days ago - Tests: 9

    Web Developer (ASP.net, C#, VB.net, SQL, T-SQL, MySQL, Django) with 3 years of experience in a professional environment. Linux server/network admin with 5 years experience - mix of professional and personal. Experience with pentesting (both automated and manual). BSc Hons in Computer Studies. Strong English skills. With the formal stuff out of the way, I'm approachable, friendly, professional and a hard worker. I enjoy solving people's problems, and get immense satisfaction from being able to say at the end of a day's work that I've improved a system/app/website. Being able to make a difference is hugely rewarding, and in IT you can often see that difference immediately.

    $66.67 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  2. Roman Dolgov

    Roman Dolgov

    Senior IT Specialist

    Russia - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

    Hi, my name is Roman, I'm a Senior IT Specialist in a huge russian company Mail.ru Games, and I have a lot of experience(>10 years) with Linux-like operation systems. At this moment I work on AAA class MMORPG game "Skyforge", in our project we use PostgreSQL, mongo, mysql, nginx, apache, ansible, a lot of automation scripts on ruby(web system on rails), python(backup scripts, etc), bash as quick shell solution. I like zabbix and know how to work with it(btw, I worked with Nagios before and wrote my own plugins to it), of course I could do such simple things like DNS, DHCP, DRBD, firewall, proxy, FTP, VPN, I had a lot of work with it, and if you need my experience, don't hesitate to write me! Also I'm a leader of cyber security team, which took part in many CTF competitions. I like my job and I can help you for a decent pay. Keywords which may help you to find my profile: Linux, Unix, FreeBSD, databases, postgres, postgresql, mysql, percona, dbms, web server, apache, nginx, shell scripts, bash, zsh, mail servers, filesystems, ext2, ext3, ext4, python, ruby, ror, rails, ruby on rails, information security, dns, bind. bind9, named, dhcp, isc-dhcp-server, nfs, cifs, samba, smb, ssh, ftp, vsftpd, proftpd, zabbix, nagios, monitoring, hacking, security, firewall, iptables, netfilter, ipfw, network, backup

    $35.00 /hr
    6 hours
    5.00
  3. Nitin K.

    Nitin K.

    QA Manager -Expert Software Tester- Web , Windows, Mobile Apps

    Australia - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 6

    • An ISTQB certified, Test Professional with around 8 years of testing experience, in client-server, windows, mobile and web applications in Agile environment in Financial Services • A flexible and pragmatic approach to testing at all times in line with Agile (Scrum) and Waterfall development methodologies • 3 years of practical experience working in Agile (iterative software development methodology) environment and in scrum teams managing full QA efforts on the projects • Adroit in collaborating with stakeholders, to ensure successful on-time project releases • Expertise in test management • Actively involved in daily stand-ups, team meetings, sprint planning, grooming meetings and sprint retrospectives • Mentoring, coaching and developing team members to their full capacity • Experienced in performing Integration, Exploratory, Functional, GUI, Regression, Usability, Smoke, ETL Data Migration, Cross Browser Compatibility, System Integration (SIT) and User Acceptance Testing (UAT) • Expertise in manual testing and exposure to automation testing • Exposure to test tools like Microsoft Test Manager, Team Foundation Server (TFS), Test professional, QTP, Selenium Web-driver, HP QC, NUnit, SOAP UI etc • Expertise in constructing & modifying SQL queries and implement database driven/backend testing (SQL Server 2005 & 2008) • Highly motivated, focused and self directed quality oriented professional with excellent organizational skills combined with good interpersonal and strong communication skills (verbal and written) • Excellent in collaborating with colleagues, customers and business stakeholders • A result oriented, hardworking professional with commitment , a quest and zeal to learn and apply new technologies and undertake challenging tasks • Possess team approach; adept in performing in critical situations with strict deadlines and multiple deliverable • Strong desire to quality, test to break attitude and a thorough approach to responsibilities • High attention to detail with a focus on quality and continuous improvement Should you require further information, don’t hesitate to contact me. Looking forward to hear from you soon!

    $25.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  4. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin

    QA Test Engineer / Security Expert - CISSP, CEH

    United Kingdom - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 2

    I have over 8 years experience in software testing and systems administration. I'm skilled in Linux application testing, white/black box testing, penetration testing, mobile app testing (Android & iOS) and load testing. All test cases, steps and reports are fully documented for client review. I have tested web applications for the top 3 technology companies in Silicon Valley. Current available test rig: OSX 10.9.2, Win 8, Win7, Win Vista, Win XP, IPhone 7.1.1, Fedora, PCLinuxOS, CentOS, Ubuntu, Samsung Galaxy Tab, IPad, IPad mini

    $20.00 /hr
    3 hours
    4.98
  5. Awais Munawar

    Awais Munawar

    Systems & Network Engineer, Information Security Professional

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6

    With almost 9 years of experience in managing Systems/Network design and deployments for various enterprises and last five years focused on Information Security management and research, I have a skill set that is suitable for variety of tasks related to Open Source system (Linux flavors, BSD) configurations like LAMP (Linux, Apache, Mysql, Php) web servers, Syslogs client/server, and various open source and vendor specific Firewalls (e.g Pfsense, Smoothwall, Cisco ASA, Juniper). A part form that, I have hands on experience in Linux shell scripting, Perl, PHP and have developed various applications with client/server model. Also, as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Implementer, I am well established to provide consultancy on information security projects, ranging from ISMS management to designing controls for systems. Last but not least, I have skills in Penetration Testing/Vulnerability Assessments of Web application and Android applications. Well aware of OWASP and tools like Burp, Acunitex, nmap, metasploit and others included in Kali Linux flavor.

    $25.00 /hr
    7 hours
    5.00
  6. Ahmad  rizwan C.

    Ahmad rizwan C. Agency Contractor

    Certified SEO Consultant, Wordpress Developer, MSc In Computer Science

    Pakistan - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 15

    Last 13 years I have developed many hundred websites for internal and external purpose. Market Motive SEO Certified consultant. I have extreme specialty in WordPress. I use xHTML, HTML, AJAX, PHP, MySQL, PostgreSQL. My core competency lies in developing of high-load website projects, also I am seeking opportunities to build websites from the ground up for you or your business. I would like to get long-term relations with customers.

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

    Associated with: Hamna Inc Agency

    $20.00 /hr
    2,074 hours
    4.80
  7. Heshantha Fernando

    Heshantha Fernando Agency Contractor

    Network Engineer, Security Specialist, System Admin and DB Admin

    Sri Lanka - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 15

    I have over 12 years of experience. Always with 'Can Do' attitude. When it comes to my expert areas of IT, I'm capable of accomplishing anything. I'm also a fast learner. Network Engineer: -Experience on Configuring, Troubleshooting and Optimizing Routers, Switches (L2/L3), ASA Devices, Load Balancers, PIX Firewalls etc. etc. With following certifications (CCNP R&S, CCNP Security) Security Specialist: -I have done a lot of projects as a Security Consultant. Having experience in conducting Vulnerability Assessments, Penetration Testing and also I have done Server/ Network Hardening against threats, Designing, Implementation and Maintenance of security policies, Conducting Forensic Investigations etc. etc. I'm having Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH), Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (C|HFI) and EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (E|CSA) Certifications Proficient in ISO 27001:2013 security audits and Certified Lead Implementer for ISO 27001:2013 System Administrator: - Windows Administration experience of mine goes back to Windows NT 4. Since then I have been Implementing, Administrating & Troubleshooting Windows Servers. - I have experience in HP-UX, Red Hat RHEL5/6 CentOS5/6 administration. Database Administration: - Implementing, Administrating & Troubleshooting Microsoft SQL Server 2008/2012. I have started DBA tasks back in SQL server 6.5 days. - Experience on DBA tasks on Oracle 8i, 9i, 10g and 11g. - Experience on DBA tasks on MySQL 5.0/5.5. IT Disaster Recovery: Have experience in identifying vulnerabilities and taking appropriate countermeasures to prevent and mitigate failure risks. Including taking enterprise-wide approach to develop disaster recovery plan, assessment of risks, developing policies and procedures, implementation the plan and recover from a disaster. I'm a EC-Council Disaster Recovery Professional (E|DRP)

    Associated with: Intek Services, Intek Services

    $25.00 /hr
    12,825 hours
    4.97
  8. Miroslav T.

    Miroslav T. Agency Contractor

    Ticket Support/Help Desk Email/Chat support

    Bulgaria - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 2

    Accomplished IT professional with more than 15 years practical internet experience. Skilled technology savvy self-starter, adept at securing, tuning, tweaking and maximizing the overall computer system performance. In depth understanding of managing mixed networks (Linux and Windows based).Able to work on own initiative or as part of a team and can deal with administrative duties competently. I am a MCSA and MS Exchange Specialist with more than ten years of experience in IT and more than 7 working directly with MS Servers (2000/2003/2008/2012), in multi-site infrastructure, working in different areas including: Network Design, Infrastructure, Troubleshooting, Wifi, VPN, Security and more I consider myself a very patient person which is good for dealing with strong client’s attitude. I’m very Emphatic with people needs, which is ideal for understanding and fulfill their requirements. I have a very good typing skill which is ideal for Help Desk positions and allows me to complete reports, memos and e-mail a lot faster than regular people.

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

    Associated with: Samsourcing

    $16.67 /hr
    7,470 hours
    5.00
  9. 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
    154 hours
    4.96
  10. Devesh B.

    Devesh B. Agency Contractor

    Senior Security Researcher and Consultant, Google Hall of Famer

    India - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

    Information Security Consultant with over 6 years of experience. He is primarily focused in the application Security space. He has managed and executed multiple projects involving network penetration tests, vulnerability assessments, penetration testing of thick clients and web based applications, Wireless penetration testing and several process audits. Brilliant understanding and practical exposure to OWASP TOP 10, SANS TOP 20, CWE, OSSTMM, ISSAF standards Completed his graduation in Electronics and telecommunication engineering in 2007. Some of the key projects worked on: -Internet Banking Application threat modeling & security testing -Security testing of IVR phone banking application -Conducted process audits, IT general controls testing, SOXA, SAS70, Shared assessments -Tested production applications in the areas of Banking, Education, Retail, Healthcare, and Telecommunication. He has written content for PenTest Magazine (http://pentestmag.com/september-issue-mobile-hack/) and has contributed for the latest versions of CSA’s papers on cloud security. He also has rich experience in data loss prevention and Privileged Identity mangement tools. He has designed a framework for securing mobile application particularly android and IOS. He has also been involved in designing a methodology for securing the applications in cloud (SaaS)

    Associated with: test

    $88.89 /hr
    798 hours
    4.66