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  1. Mariusz Z.

    Mariusz Z.

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

    Poland - 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
  2. --- Serhiy Chernikov ---

    --- Serhiy Chernikov --- Agency Contractor

    Team Lead\Lead QA Engineer\Business Analist

    Ukraine - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 14

    • QA lead\Project Lead with more than 8 years of IT experience. • Excellent knowledge of development, testing activities: planning and control, analysis and design, implementation and execution development, test closure activities. • Good theoretical and practical knowledge of development, testing methodologies. I'm proficient in all of testing types and most software development methodologies (RUP, Agile, AUP, Waterfall).

    Associated with: QA group, Global Network Solutions

    $16.67 /hr
    475 hours
    4.79
  3. Travis Green

    Travis Green

    Security/Systems professional

    United States - 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
  4. Sebastian Castillo Builes

    Sebastian Castillo Builes Agency Contractor

    Python Web Developer with security backgrounds

    Colombia - 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
  5. Shahzad Mumtaz

    Expert Penetration Tester, Web Developer, Programmer

    Pakistan - 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
  6. Steven Stovall

    Steven Stovall

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

    United States - 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
    48 hours
    5.00
  7. Glen Millard

    Glen Millard

    Sr. SQA Engineer/Systems Admin/Linux/UNIX/Apache/Tomcat/PHP/MySQL/shel

    United States - Tests: 6

    For the last 10 years, I have been working in the software testing field. I have developed my own test harnesses using a combination of Perl , shell and some tcl/tk scripts. My core competency lies in automation and deployment , mostly in a Linux/UNIX environment. I can also do system/network administration if need be. I have a good foundation of ecommerce deployments (oSCommerce). I have experience in automated software testing and some debugging skills. I have experience in basic firewall configurations (iptables), as well as aspects of security (ip tunneling, ssh, ssl) I can manage Cisco Routers/Firewalls at a basic/intermediate level too. I am quite experienced with various PBX software packages (Asterisk and their flavours) as well as VoIP technologies. I am quite savvy with video/audio streaming (ogg, gstreamer, etc) I am seeking opportunities to assist folks/companies to maintian, build and develop test plans, test cases and automated builds/tests for thier software. I am more efficient in a Linux/UNIX environment.

    $30.00 /hr
    931 hours
    3.46
  8. Alexey Bubliy

    Alexey Bubliy

    Expert Web-Developer(magento)/penetration tester/Linux Admin

    Russia - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 5

    Hi, My name is Alexei Bubly. In my portfolio, are a few of the projects that I've developed. I believe my strong points are my Creativeness and Punctuality. My #1 goal will always be to meet your needs and deadline. When working on a new project, I like to speak with the client, so that I can have a clear understanding of his/her needs and vision of the project. I'm honest and fair. Since 2013, I worked as a freelancer for the Department of Defense. Also did a security audit of many sites and systems. Also from 2014, I worked as a system administrator in the Russian telecommunications company MTS, then I set up the network and protect them. During all this time I kept to make websites on order Please take a look at my work history for comments from other clients. Thank you in advance for your time and consideration. I look forward to working with you soon. I have a Bachelors in Software Engineering from Moscow Tehnological Institute in Russia. Listed below are my experience and skills. — Web development: PHP, JavaScript, JQuery, HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap3 etc; — Penetration testing: Ethical Haching, security audit, wireless security, Acunetix WVS, OWASP, Burp suite etc; — Frameworks: Eclipse RCP, JUnit, CodeIgniter. — Core web: XML, JSON, HTML/CSS, JavaScript; — IDE: Eclipse, NetBeans. — OS: Linux, Windows, Mac OS X; — VCS: Git, Mercurial, SVN; — SQL;

    $20.00 /hr
    96 hours
    5.00
  9. Mohammad ali K.

    Mohammad ali K.

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

    Bangladesh - Tests: 7 - 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
    1,492 hours
    5.00
  10. Ivan D.

    Ivan D.

    Linux Administration/IT Security/PHP/WordPress/HTML/CSS

    Bulgaria - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 3

    Linux Server Administration - Setting up VPS and dedicated servers with strengthen security. Usually prefer to work with Ubuntu, Debian and CentOS, but any other distro is fine. - chroot-ing - firewall - iptables Linux server security - Log analysing - Honey Pots - Strengthening Security - Chrooting - Iptables - Software protection against DoS with iptables and custom scripts Wordpress Development -Custom Wordpress Themes from PSD -Added Back end functionality if needed using hooks, inside the theme See more at http://reallusiondesign.com

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

    $15.56 /hr
    2 hours
    5.00