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Dragan D.

Dragan D.

Drupal Developer,Security Researcher,PHP Developer

Serbia - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

During the years of productive work I performed work for customers from USA, Canada, Netherlands, Russia, Australia. Both sides enjoyed cooperation. Over the last 7 years, I have developed a wide range of websites using HMTL, PHP, MySQL. I also have some experience in the following areas: Ajax, OOP and software design and testing.

$16.67 /hr
0 hours

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.)

100% Job Success
$19.00 /hr
123 hours

Tushar K.

Tushar K.

Development and Testing

India - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 9

5+ years of extensive experience in Manual and Automated testing of Client/Server, N-tier Distributed Architecture, Web-based, Mobile and Desktop Applications with focus on System Analysis, Verification and Validation. As a Quality Assurance and Principal Quality Control Consultant, over the years I have tested a wide range of web based, client-server, windows-based and multimedia applications, mobile applications. - Expertise in Manual and Automation Testing on Web based and Software applications. - Efficient in Smoke Testing, Black-box-testing, Regression-testing, Functional-testing, Usability-testing, Database-testing, User acceptance-testing,Load Testing,Security Testing, Cross-browser Testing - Checking compliance with requirements, finding defects, logging and tracking them, performing validations of fixes and regressions, logging enhancements, creating documents/tools to improve the testing processes - Expertise in all stages in testing SDLC (i.e,Scheduling, Test design which includes test case design, test execution, testreporting by using test summary report then analysis of the found defects). - Expert in Security Testing of web applications to test Web Security Vulnerabilities. - Well dressed with the MySQL to do back-end testing of web applications. Hands on experience of Test Planning with effective skills of Test Case development along with Scenario Matrix. - Tools: QTP, Selenium(Open sources), Mantis So, you will have all necessary information to make your application the most stable, functional and user-friendly.

85% Job Success
$11.11 /hr
457 hours

Shadab Shaikh

Shadab Shaikh

Lead Automation/Manual QA tester

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.

100% Job Success
$11.11 /hr
1,007 hours

Omar M.

Omar M.

Sr.Quality Engineer | Software Tester | QA Tester

Canada - Portfolio: 1

7 years of professional experience in Software Testing/Quality Assurance using software engineering methodologies (Agile, Scrum, Waterfall..etc) focused on E-commerce, ERP, Big Data, ETL and Data Warehousing for Web and Mobile Apps. and here more details about my Experience &Skills: - Software Quality Engineer assuring business-critical systems. - Proven experience in leading, mentoring and developing others on the Test Process. - A quick learner, capable of building a collaborative problem solving approach when in a new Role or Project. - Excellent track record of leading large scale projects working with in-house and 3rd party Teams - Experience in defining and implementing test policies, strategies, processes and best practices.

$16.00 /hr
6 hours

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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

Iñaki Rodríguez

Iñaki Rodríguez

Ethical hacking and malware analyst

Spain - Tests: 2

During my career, I have acquire great background in ethical hacking, incident handling and malware and forensic analysis . This was thanks to my experience doing ethical hacking for financial services and telecom companies. I have also experience designing and implementing high availability and high performance web platforms with open source technologies. I can program in several languages and I do task automation and integration between several technologies.

$44.44 /hr
34 hours

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

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

Shama M.

SQL BI /RHCE/ Automation / Scripting/ Python/ QA / CEH

United Kingdom - Tests: 7

Highly motivated developer following Agile methodologies with overall Six+ years of experience in :- - Oracle(SQL, PLSQL 9i), SQL server 2008 (TSQL, SSRS, SSIS) - Sharepoint, BIDS, SSMS, Report Manager, Report Server - Automating routine tasks using Python, Bash, Batch, Powershell scripting. - AWS/VPS/Redhat/CentOS/Ubuntu Linux Administration. - Windows 2003 / 2008 / 2012 Server Administration. - Replication/Clustering setup, Server hardening. - Server Monitoring (Nagios, Cacti, Monit, Munin) and Tuning. - VMWare, XEN, Virtuozzo, Virtual Box. - Continuous Integration (SVN, GIT, Jenkins, TeamCity, Python, Ant, Maven). - SMTP setup using Postfix. - HTML, CSS3, Python, Shell Scripting. - Hosting Expert (Cpanel WHM, Plesk), VPS, Linux, Windows, Backup, Migration, Administration. - Manual and Automated Testing using Selenium, AutoIT, Python, Sikuli - Smoke & Sanity, Black/White Box , Integration, Regression, Load, Security Testing, UAT, Performance, Non-functional, Database testing, exploratory testing. - White Box Testing tools : NUnit, JUnit, TestNG, MS Test - Bug Reporting Tools : TestTrack Pro, Bugzilla, Trac, Trello

81% Job Success
$17.00 /hr
13 hours