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  1. Nishant Chougule

    Nishant Chougule

    Expert Penetration Tester for web applications

    United Kingdom - Tests: 1

    Experience: 1. Penetration testing on a Client’s Website and on Fedora 14 Operating System. • Performed Risk assessment, control design on operating system, database, and the web server and control implementation (Hardening of OS, Database and Web server). • Capture the Flag Situation on the client’s website provided by the university by performing a full website Penetration testing. 2. Penetration testing on Metasploitable Linux virtual machine by using Backtrack5 r3. • Performing Penetration Testing on the target and a detailed report on the PT of functions such as : o Host enumeration, Service enumeration and fingerprinting, vulnerability scanning, vulnerability exploitation, and privilege escalation. 3. Implementing Information Security Management System (ISMS) on the Client provided by the university. • Developing an ISMS Scope, ISMS Policy, implementing Risk Assessment (RA) Methodology, RA report, Risk Treatment Plan, and Security Awareness Training program. 4. Performing Web application vulnerabilities on Webgoat (vulnerable) environment. 5. Performing System security vulnerabilities on vulnerable system provided by the University. 6. Solving Cryptography and PKI challenge provided by the University.

    $7.78 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  2. 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

    $67.00 /hr
    55 hours
    5.00
  3. 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
  4. Aleksandre Vardanidze

    Aleksandre Vardanidze

    --admin systems|database|network|security

    Georgia - Tests: 4

    --Admin systems Extensive experience with the configuration, hardening, and maintenance of various Linux distributions, including: * Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Fedora, CentOS * Debian, Ubuntu * OpenSuse Able to set up vital Linux infrastructure components including load balancers, DNS servers, proxy, web/application servers, and mail servers. Familiar with os-level security policies as well as server-level security layers like SELinux. --Admin database Skilled in MySQL database administration for standalone servers as well as replicated and clustered environments. I have also worked with postgsql --Admin Network I've been working as a network administrator for 5 years. For now I'm working in a governmental agency as a network administrator and network security specialist. Have experience with almost every cisco and hp network devices, also I design governmental network and our agency network design. I'm certified ccna,ccnp and ccna sec. had trainings in ccnp sec, ccdp, gsec, CEH,ENSA and Microsoft products (server 2003/8, exchange server and etc) Monitoring and diagnosing faults of VPN connections with other organization, Data Exchange Agency IPS/IDS system and sensor setup, operation. Security concept, design, documentation and implementation. --Programming Native PHP & PHP framework: Phalcon Python (python frameworks: django, cherrypy, flask) C/C++, x86 assembly, x86 architecture (PE binary format, IDA & general RE) --Malware Analysis  Static and Dynamic Analysis using a debugger and disassembler.  Memory Forensic with Volatility  Detect malware characteristics at the Windows API level (DLL injection, function hooking ”SSDT, IAT”, keylogging, communicating over HTTP, DNS.) --Admin other Here is the incomplete list of technologies and solutions I have used over my 5 years of experience. -Zabbix, Zenoss, Nagios, Munin and Cacti for monitoring purpose  -Configuration management - Puppet, SpaceWalk, Katello  -Web servers - Apache, Ngnix, Lighttpd  -Load Balancing with Haproxy and Barracuda Load Balancer  -Virtualization - Vmware ESXi --Computer Skills, Trainings and Certification Windows; Windows Server (2003/2008/2012); MS Office; Linux; MacOS ; Network Monitoring Tools; Certified Ethical Hacking ( CEH ) - Self-study Course Security Certified Network Specialist - Self-study Course EC-Council Network Security Administrator - Self-study Course Metasploit Framework Expert - Self-study Course CompTIA Security - Self-study Course HISTORY * SpeedLine - Aug 2010 to May 2012 - Linux Engineer, System Administrator * DATA EXCHANGE AGANCY - Jun 2012 to May 2014 -CERT SPECIALIST * Unipay - Jun 2014 to Present -Linux Enginner, Network Administrator

    $28.00 /hr
    3 hours
    3.30
  5. Reem Bayoumi

    cloud computing admin

    Estonia - Tests: 1

    I'm currently working at University of Tartu in cloud computing field OpenStack, and i was working previously as Linux / window system admin, i have experience in technical support as freelancer since 2002.have knowledge in Database, SQL. Also my study was Computer Engineering so I know in Electrical/Electronic Engineering. I was designing implementing electronic circuits. I also took technical course in PLC design. I was studying embedded system last semester I was using AT&T and Arduino boards to write software for driving stepper motor.

    $22.22 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  6. Shadab Shaikh

    Shadab Shaikh

    QA / Website Testing / iPhone / Android / WordPress

    India - 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
    871 hours
    4.99
  7. --- 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
  8. Nitin K.

    Nitin K.

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

    Australia - 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
  9. 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