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  1. Manpreet Narang

    Linux and Windows System Administartor

    India - Tests: 4

    MCA qualified Computer Professional associated with IT field for around 9 Years, with a Technical Edge of being a MCSE, CCNA and RHCT certified, having 8+ years of experience on server level. I have over 8 years of experience in server administration and web site hosting. I have worked as the web support team lead with a web hosting and web development company for 8 years, thus got the chance to work on different kind of platforms. I have hands-on experience in Different OS platforms like Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, Ubuntu, CentOS, Fedora, Redhat etc. I have worked on various application servers like IIS, SQL Server, Exchange Server, Active Directory Server, CRM Server, Sharepoint Server, DNS, Mail Enable, Smartermail, Icewarp merak, Apache, Mysql, Sendmail, Postfix, Bind, LAMP etc. I have worked on various Website hosting control panels including Cpanel, WHM, Plesk, Directadmin, zpanel and other web hosting companies panels. I have worked with all major hosting provider around like Godaddy, Rackspace, Hostgator, Linode, Amazon AWS, Bluehost, IXwebhosting, Mediatemple, Lunarpages, Softlayer, Heroku, 1&1, Bigrock, hostmonster etc. I also provide support and management for the Amazon Web Services environment. I have experience in setting up and managing simple and complex environment using AWS services including Amazon EC2, Amazon RDS, Amazon S3, Amazon Route 53, Amazon SES, Elastic load balancing, Amazon EBS, Amazon Cloudwatch etc. I can help you manage your AWS infrastructure and optimizing your running costs.

    $15.00 /hr
    56 hours
    0.00
  2. Justin McGee

    Justin McGee

    Server & Networking Specialist

    Australia - Tests: 2

    Currently employed as a Systems Administrator in a large education institution. I have worked with all types of technologies - Windows Server, *NIX, HP, Cisco, Aruba, PHP, MySQL, IIS, Apache, and similar technologies. I've also done extensive work with Office 365, Microsoft System Centre suite of applications, as well as project design, implementation and management. Happy to take on any and all projects!

    $77.78 /hr
    11 hours
    4.99
  3. Oleg Burca

    Oleg Burca

    System, Network and Hosting administrator. Wordpress Specialist.

    Moldova - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

    Hi, I am Linux and Windows administrator, with more than 8 years experience. Currently I'm working as DevOps specialist and SysAdmin for a development company. We create websites, online shops, APIs, applications and much more. I manage about 50 virtual and dedicated servers hosted on AWS, in our DataCenter and all around the world, runing on Windows Server 2008/2012 and Linux Ubuntu/Debian/CentOS. Most of them are Web Servers, but there are also DataBase servers, Mail, FTP and Application servers. Previously worked as engineer in a hosting company and was responsable for installing new services, configuring hosting servers, backup configuration, monitoring and clients support. Managed about 70 servers. I have good network administration skills and a lot of experience with WordPress. Worked a lot wit different panel for hosting, billing, datacenter administration, virtualization, VoIP and other. Latest year, most of projects managed by were hosted on AWS (Amazon Web Services). I am familiar with technologies, the abbreviations of names of those could scare many people: RDS, EC2, Reserved Instances, ELB, SES, SNS, AMI, IAM, S3, VPC, Elasticache, Route53, CloudWatch and others. I can help you plan, configure, scale, monitor, reduce costs of your AWS services. So, what can I do for you?! * First of all I can setup for you a Web Server. IIS on Windows, or Apache/Nginx on Linux. It can be also a mixed configuration with Nginx as frontend and apache for backend. It can be proxy, caching or load balancing configuration. Configure SSL certificates. * I can setup a mail server based on Postfix/Dovecot with antispam and antivirus functionality, with SSL/STARTTLS security. You will be able to use a webmail or dedicated client. * I can setup a File/FTP/WebDav server. * I can setup a MySQL server with PHPMyAdmin. * I can setup a backup solution for your server(s). * I can setup a DNS Server and solve all messing with domains and records for different purposes. * I can setup a virtualization server. * I can setup VoIP server (based on Asterisk/FreePBX). Configure trunks, extensions, conferencies and caller groups. * I can setup a Firewall or/and Gateway server, routers and switches. * I can setup or improve security for your server(s). * I can help you design scalable and reduntant cluster for web, database or application. * I can configure hosting services on AWS, estimate and optimize costs (Most experienced with EC2, RDS, ELB, Route53, SES, SNS). * I can setup Windows Exchange server. * I can setup Windows SharePoint server. * I can configure any business services offered by Google, Microsoft, Yandex or other. * I can migrate your site(s) to another hosting account or server. * I can improve your WordPress website performance and secure it. * I can assist or train you on all stuff about.

    $27.78 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  4. Giorgi Javakhidze

    Giorgi Javakhidze

    MCITP | Vmware | Windows - Linux Systems Administrator

    Georgia - Tests: 6

    In the last 3 years, I have administered many IT networks, managing over 1000+ users. My core competency lies in complete managing of windows - linux based networks, including Active Directory, Exchange, MS-SQL, virtual clouds, based on VMware / Hyper-V and EVA Storage Area Network. I have deep experience in the following software solutions: Basic server services ( DNS, DHCP, WSUS, Vpn, etc. ) Windows 2003/2008 Server Windows 2003/2008 Active Directory Lync Server, Exchange Server, SharePoint Server. Monitoring: SCOM, Nagios Web Server: IIS, Apache Mail Servers : MDaemon, Postfix. Database: MSSQL, MySQL. Proxy / firewall solutions ( Squid, TMG, ISA ) VMware vShere and vCloud: ESXi, vCenter, vCloud Director, vShield

    $15.00 /hr
    183 hours
    5.00
  5. David H.

    David H. Agency Contractor

    Citrix and Virtualizaion Systems Engineer

    United States - Tests: 3

    I am a specialist in remote application delivery, VDI and cloud based computing. I have been working with Citrix products and some of their competing products and add-ons, from back in the Winframe NT4 Terminal server days, all the way up to the current Xenapp 6.5. I work full time for a major NYC hospital on the Citrix Engineering team, responsible for 200 + servers supporting a 24/7 mission critical environment. I have engineered delivering hundreds of applications to users on every type of device out there (PC, Macs, Thin clients, iPads, Androids, HTML5 browsers, etc.). I have a legacy MCSE for Windows 2000, and years of experience with Windows Server 2003, 2008, and 2008 R2. I have extensive experience with Active Directory group policies, Proxy servers, Web Servers, and Logon scripts using WSH, CMD files, and PowerShell. I have recent training in Microsoft App-V, Citrix Xenserver, Amazon Web Services, VMWare vSphere 5, OpenVPN and VDI-in-a-Box. I have recent part-time contracting experience providing Windows Server 2008 R2 IaaS servers in the cloud with Amazon AWS, OpenVPN, and a proof of concept project to provide SaaS using Xenapp and VDI for end users of a small business, including a custom web portal for them to reach their desktop from anywhere.

    Associated with: 3 Bay Consulting, LLC Agency

    $48.89 /hr
    72 hours
    4.99
  6. Oudin Manuel

    Oudin Manuel

    Senior Sysadmin & Script Developper

    France - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

    Senior Infrastructure & System administrator, working with Windows since NT4.0, I was an early user of PowerShell, and never got disapointed since it's release. I'm familiar user of Powershell for : - File Backup & Management - Data transfert from different sources (MySQL, SqlServer, WebServices, AD, Oracle, Xml/Csv/Txt) - Exchange & Active Directory Management & Analysis - Systems/Service checking and error reporting Other skills : - Linux Systems maintenance - VMware Automation (VM creations, Workflows) - Citrix Analysis & Maintenance scripting - Macro developper for Office products (Excel & Outlook mainly) I'm also giving trainning courses for any IT user, mainly in Excel Advanced use. My main goal is to give customers a ease of use in their daily work. Make IT easier on a daily basis. Most of my works consisted in repetitive tasks automation, Statistic tools, Data transfert scripting.

    $18.00 /hr
    10 hours
    0.00
  7. Muhammet Berdimyradov

    Muhammet Berdimyradov

    Systems and Storage Administrator

    Turkmenistan - Tests: 2

    My primary job - management of data-center infrastructure of mid-sized service provider. I operate a farm of the Sun/Oracle/HP/HDS servers, storage systems and Brocade SAN, work with a stack of the Solaris/Linux/Windows operating systems, implement vmWare vSphere virtualization solutions in production. Here at Odesk I plan to expand my knowledge base and get an additional experience in Linux/Unix operating systems and also in programming.

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  8. Misha Bilous

    Misha Bilous Agency Contractor

    .NET Developer

    Ukraine - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

    I am software developer with frontend and backend skills. I have experience in developing web applications, web sites, desktop applications and mobile applications. -Microsoft.NET Framework (C#, VB.NET) ASP.NET Windows Forms WPF Windows Phone 7 / 8 / 8.1 Windows 8 Metro / Windows RT -Microsoft.NET Compact Framework Windows CE Windows Mobile -Database management systems Microsoft SQL Server (T-SQL) Oracle (PL/SQL) SQLite -ADO.NET -LINQ2SQL -Web developing HTML / CSS JavaScript / jQuery PHP -C / C++ / WinAPI -Pascal / Delphi - Version control systems (GIT, SVN)

    Associated with: Test agency

    $11.11 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  9. José Eduardo Perotta De Almeida

    José Eduardo Perotta De Almeida

    Software Engineer - Full stack software architect

    Brazil - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 9

    I'm a software architect with over 15 years of experience. Over the last 15 years, I have been working as consultant for Brazilian banks, as security analyst consultant and for some U.S. software development houses, as software engineering consultant or software developer I am seeking opportunities to build realtime web applications, REST, RIA and simple web applications Technical Skills - Perl / Modern Perl - Javascript - OO - Paterns - MVC - PostgreSQL - Redis - RabbitMQ - Microsoft SQL server - Classic ASP - PHP - Linux Servers - Windows Servers - Deep knowledge of software engineering - COM/DCOM - Web scraping - Realtime and high availability web applications - HTML5 Frameworks - Mojolicious - Catalyst - Dancer - DHTMLX - EXT - Jquery - Dojo - Joose Wide vision of process: - development - security - infrastructure - communication Experienced in: - designing / implementing RIA and realtime web applications - designing / implementing REST APIs and clients - methodologies - porting applications from / to windows / linux environments. - Windows servers - Linux servers DHTMLX & Javascript ninja I'm a CPAN contributor and a brazilian Perl Monger

    $55.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00