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  1. Steven Stovall

    Steven Stovall

    DevOps, Cloud (AWS/Google), Security. Development: Rails/Python/PHP

    United States - Last active: 18 hours ago - Tests: 2

    I enjoy solving challenging problems and utilizing technology to creatively design efficient, cost-effective solutions to meet business needs. Current Certifications: CISSP, CCNP, Net+/Sec+, MCP Cloud (AWS/Rackspace), Linux, Windows, VMware HA/vMotion/vCenter Open Source Software: Apache, nginx, Redis, elasticsearch, Zabbix, Logstash Information Security Auditing, Configuration, Policy Networking: Visio Diagrams, IPSEC/SSL VPNs, OSPF/EIGRP/BGP, Adaptive Security Appliances (ASAs), Wireless Controllers, F5 LTM, WiFi (RF Design) Information Security: Visio Diagrams (architecture), PCI DSS compliance, Splunk (syslog) Vulnerability Audit and Penetration Testing: Metasploit, Nexpose, Nessus, Vulnerability Reporting, Patch Management Development: Ruby/Rails, Git, Python, PHP, Perl, PowerShell, Bash, .NET

    $60.00 /hr
    26 hours
    5.00
  2. Mariusz Z.

    Mariusz Z.

    Penetration Tester, Linux/UNIX Security Admin,Intrusion Analyst, CISSP

    Poland - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 1

    I'm Linux Security Administrator & Web Application Penetration Tester with 8 years of experience in the IT field. I'm CISSP (ID# 478556) and OWASP member. My expertise ranges from designing, building secure & robust systems to analysis of subtle software security flaws. I can help you with: - thoroughly security testing your web application (black-box and/or white-box tests) and helping in mitigating detected vulnerabilities - analyzing and assessing vulnerabilities in your application's underlying IT infrastructure - security hardening Linux/UNIX servers/clusters - recommending solutions and best practices on how to design and maintain secure AWS infrastructures - responding to security incident in Linux/UNIX environment, helping in recovery process (rootkit detection, malware removal, etc.)

    $19.00 /hr
    123 hours
    4.79
  3. Zia Rehman

    Zia Rehman

    Expert Software QA & Test Engineer

    Pakistan - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

    **Functional Testing, Cross-Browser Testing, Usability Testing, Accessibility Testing, Regression Testing**** Over the last 3 years, I have experienced in Software testing using Automated tools like QTP,Cenzic(Application Security) and Manual pen Test. I also have experience with bug tracking tools e.g ReadMine, Mantis, Pivotal Tracker, Fogbugz. My core competency lies in complete and end-to-end testing of software projects and products, and I am seeking opportunities for Software testing for your software projects and products. I also have experience in the following areas: PHP, JavaScript, Ajax, OOP, and software design and development. This will definitaly help me to test the software more than just black box testing. Testing and Bug Tracking Tools: 1- QTP 2- ReadMine 3- Fogbugz 4- Mantis 5- Pivotal Tracker I am using following process for software testing. 1- Estimation of the project 2- Write Test Scenarios 3- Write Test Cases 4- Execution of Test Cases 5- Create defect Report 6- Review defect report and sent to Client Testing levels used: 1- Black box (functional, cosmetic and GUI based issues) 2- Grey Box (verify database as well) 3- Business Logic (sometimes need to verify log files if necessary) Documentation (Documents prepared): 1- TestScenarios 2- TestCases 3- DefectReport Regarding why should you hire me I just want to say that I am: *Responsible *Good Communication skills *Good in Manual Penetration Testing *Document every things from Test Plan to Release Notes *Experienced QA and Test Engineer

    $5.56 /hr
    373 hours
    5.00
  4. Shadab Shaikh

    Shadab Shaikh

    QA / Website Testing / iPhone / Android / WordPress

    India - Last active: 18 hours ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 4

    Dear All, My name is Shadab Shaikh, I am a web & Mobile app tester with 9+years of hands on experience in TESTING Web & Mobile Applications. I offer a five point promise so that you will know what to expect: * I'll listen to you: that's the best place to start in understanding your objectives * I'll avoid geek speak and talk to you in plain English * I'll use a common sense approach that's based on your business, not my agenda * I'll think outside of the box and encourage you to do so too * I'll be here whenever you have a question I use all the latest testing tools and techniques. I have strong knowledge of SDLC and different types of testing mythology (Black box testing, Regression, Smoke, sanity testing). I am very much familiar with ad hoc & Scrum (agile) testing mythology . I am using bug tracking tool mantis, Jira, Unfuddle, basecamp, Bugzilla. I have knowledge of W3C valid XHTML and CSS. After testing your application, I will write a report on found bugs and suggestions with screenshots and steps to reproduce them. So, you will have all necessary information to make your application the most stable, functional and user-friendly.

    $11.11 /hr
    808 hours
    4.94
  5. Nitin K.

    Nitin K.

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

    Australia - Last active: 28 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
  6. Awais Munawar

    Awais Munawar

    Systems & Network Engineer, Information Security Professional

    Pakistan - Last active: 27 days 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
  7. Michael T.

    Michael T.

    Security and Administration Expert

    United States - Last active: 14 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
  8. 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
  9. 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