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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. 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
    0.00
  3. --- 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Joser G.

    Joser G.

    DevOps / IT Technical Support

    Philippines - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

    Prevention is my main goal, to ensure everything is working good and to lessen conflicts and troublesome to our beloved customers. I'm learning and still developing my skills in the field of web development and programming which I am a Computer Science Graduate for 4 years, but my experience is more on hardware and networking. I'm interested on exploring new things as a challenge, and willing to learn. - Cloud Tools Experiences - * Vagrant * Chef - Languages Capabilities - * RubyOnRails * Python * PHP * Bash / Powershell - Web Developments - * Wordpress * Drupal * Joomla * NGINX * Apache * MySQL * PHP

    $3.33 /hr
    2,504 hours
    0.00
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Francesco Ongaro

    Francesco Ongaro

    Senior Security researcher

    Italy - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

    Francesco Ongaro is an Italian security expert and Hacker, living in Verona (the city of Romeo and Giulietta), specialized in Network and Web Application Penetration Tests. He performed several hundred of technical activities over the years for many of the most important and exposed costumers in the private, public infrastructure, finance, banking, insurance and media fields. His research and advisories are published on USH (www.ush.it) and he founded an independent Tiger Team under the ISGroup (www.isgroup.it) umbrella. Senior Security Researcher at ISGroup (http://www.isgroup.it/), IT Security Outsourcing company. CEO at USH (http://www.ush.it/), IT Security research team. IT/ICT Security - Vulnerability Assessment (VA) - Network Penetration Testing (NPT) - Social engineering - Web Application Penetration Testing (WAPT) - Ethical Hacking - Security engineering - White box Architecture, Application, Database and Code Review - IT Security Standards and Best practices Audit - IT Security Policy and Documentation Audit - Reverse Engineering - ISO 20000 / PCI DSS / NIST / COBIT - Information Risk Management - Disaster Recovery (DRP/BCP) - IT Audit & Compliance Management - Secure development - Project management

    $55.56 /hr
    1 hours
    0.00
  10. 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