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  1. Minh N.

    Minh N.

    Server Admin/Linux/Unix/AWS Ec2/ Nginx /WordPress/Magento/Odoo

    Vietnam - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 15

    I have been Server Admin and Web Developer for over 10 years, I worked with many top-rated websites all over the world. I am expert with LEMP and LAMP system, very good at speeding up servers and sites. For some personal reasons, I MOVED back to Vietnam. I am also working at Elance and Freelancer. If you need references, please don't hesitate to contact me. http://vincosolution.com/ My Blog: http://blog.vincosolution.com/ My Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=204192625 Security Portfolio: http://goo.gl/75iNSS http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/author/8194/ http://sangte.blogspot.com/ Hall of Fame: https://www.apachefriends.org/about.html - Linux maintaince/troubleshooting (RHEL, Centos, Debian, Ubuntu, FreeBSD, gentoo, Mac OS X Server) - Windows Maintaince / Troubletshooting (Windows Server 2003-2012, Hyper-V, Lync, SharePoint Server 2010-2013) - Virtualization: (Vmware Esxi 5.x, Openvz, Virtuozzo, Xen, KVM, Vserver) - Cloud hosting (Amazon EC2, AWS, S3, RDS, simple Cache) - Networking (dhcp, DNS:powerdns/bind/named, vpn: openvpn/pptp, firewalls: iptables/ipfw, qos, proxies, tcpdump) - Web servers (apache, nginx, lighttpd, tomcat, ssl installation and troubleshooting) - Caching ( apc/xcache/memcached/varnish/nginx) - Load Balancer (Nginx/Haproxy/Hardware LB) - Mail servers (exim, postfix, qmail, antispam/ antivirus: clamav/spamassassin/amavis, courier, dovecot) - Bulk marketing (Dkim, spf, high speed/inboxing, interspire) - Automation (puppet, perl/shell/awk scripting) - Monitoring (nagios, zabbix, munin) - Hosting Control Panels (Cpanel/WHM, Plesk, Directadmin, ISPconfig..). - Mobile Application (Android / iOS / Windows Phone)

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

    $38.89 /hr
    1,776 hours
    4.86
  2. Suren Karapetyan

    Suren Karapetyan

    Senior System/Network Administrator (devops)

    Armenia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8

    An ambitious *nix System and Network Administrator with eight years' experience working in ISPs and other service providers maintaining existing and designing new infrastructure. DevOps skills which help to bridge sysadmins' and developers' teams. Master's degree in Math Sciences. I'm looking for interesting projects which use new/young technologies and provide new challenges. Would also be great to work with interesting people.

    $38.89 /hr
    830 hours
    4.91
  3. Maxim Vorobey

    Maxim Vorobey

    Senior Software Engineer/Architect

    Russia - Last active: 12 hours ago - Tests: 3

    I am a web application developer specializing in PHP/JS with 15 years of experience. strong OOP knowledge, MVC etc php, mysql, html, css, less, js, coffeescript twitter bootstrap, jquery, backbone.js, angular.js ajax, json, xml C/C++/Objective-C (just for fun) load balancing, big data, high traffic data scraping, data parsing saas, soap, rpc, rest phpunit, phpspec, tdd, bdd, xdebug symfony, symfony2, zend2, doctrine2, bitrix mysql, postgre, mongo (clustering, replications) memcached, redis, rabbitmq, sphinx ubuntu/debian/centos/archlinux/osx nginx, lighthttpd, node.js, apache2 git, mercurial, svn opengl, glsl api: paypal, facebook, twitter, livejournal, vkontakte, jira, mailchimp, mandrill, zendesk, amazon aws agile/scrum: jira, redmine https://github.com/n3b

    $69.00 /hr
    2,418 hours
    5.00
  4. Alper OKUTGAN

    Alper OKUTGAN

    Professional PHP Developer and Web Scraper

    Turkey - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 33

    Top-notch web scraping expert using PHP/cURL, having scraped hundreds of sites with billions records. Always deliver perfect quality with quick turnaround. Craigslist, Yipit, Crunchbase, Twitter and Instagram are just a few examples. My major expertise is web crawling / data minning, I am also interesting in solving complex challenges, difficult problem solving, and learning to enhance my programming skills with PHP programming language. I prefer to work for short-time but difficult projects. So I can give my experiences to the task effective. I have a degree in Computer System & Engineering and have 15 years experience coding. I have been working in the hosting industry (Hostgator, GoDaddy, Bluehost) for more than 10 years and highly experienced using hosting software such as WHM / CPanel / Plesk / Virtuozzo / Webmin / Virtualmin. (Installation and Management) Technical background; I began programming on C64s with QBasic language in the 1990s. Following graduation, I developed various programs with Borland Delphi for computing hardware faculty from 2000s, and I am still programming for the automotive industry (OBD/OBD2). I professionally created various web development projects with PHP and Perl languages since 2002. I began working with FreeBSD in 2002 and Linux in 2004 and I have been working as an hostadmin for various servers like Debian and Ubuntu operating systems since 2005. I have founded to BACOMputer, which my first company on 2005, and I am still working as a project manager for my own company. I began working with clients through oDesk since 2009, and I have successfully completed many contracts between 2010 - 2015. The subjects of my recently works; ° Web scrapping / mail scrapping with PHP/cURL. My PHP codes also can be run as standalone programs on the linux shell and/or with crontab. ° PHP-MySQL works / Admin Panels. ° Delphi or PHP based text file conversion programs. ° Hosting services and transfers. ° OpenVPN authentication systems (PAM / Google Authenticator / MySQL / LDAP / Radius) ° Creating Wordpress plugins and themes. HTML to Wordpress. * OPEN-WRT Linux distributions. ° Malware code cleaning on the sites and servers. (I have developed my own tools for finding malicious codes and infected files as quickly and efficiently) ° Decompiling/Tracing Flash applications/games. ° Radio, Audio stream program installations and configurations. Shoutcast, Icecast and Flashcast solutions. ° Software installation on Linux. Ftp servers, Apache, Nginx, PHP and MySQL installations/configurations. ° jQuery and resolving jQuery issues and conflicts. ° JWplayer, Flowplayer video player installations and delayed messages/auto redirecting projects ° Lightbox, Greybox, Laytbox and other jQuery (auto) popup/popunder solutions. Locked pages with javascript alerts. ° .htaccess works (Mass redirections, SEO based links, permalinks)

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

    $45.00 /hr
    1,522 hours
    4.99
  5. Dan C.

    Dan C.

    Expert PHP/JavaScript developer & AWS solutions architect

    Romania - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 4

    I am a full stack software engineer specialized in building PHP / JavaScript based web applications. I'm also focused on cloud computing, more specifically on AWS (Amazon Web Services). In my experience in software development, I have played a key role in planning, architecting, building, releasing & maintaining software products. In 2012, I cofounded Sitedity, a start-up based in Brasov, Romania that provides a website creation platform for small businesses and individuals (SaaS). Here are some of the technologies that I'm focusing on: PHP / JavaScript / CoffeeScript / HTML5 / CSS3 / RDBMSs (MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite, etc.) / NoSQL DBs (Redis, MongoDB, etc.) AWS / EC2 / S3 / CloudFront / DynamoDB / SimpleDB / RDS / CloudFormation

    $60.00 /hr
    1,252 hours
    5.00
  6. Nikolay C.

    Nikolay C.

    Brainbench certified JSE/JEE dev, DB dev, Sys-Arch

    Ukraine - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 11

    Would you like to find a powerful Java-dev? If so, please read further... 1. Intentions I'm working as a free-lancer more than 2 years already, and worked > 12 years in scientific and software engineering areas. I'm here because I'm looking worldwide for interesting work related to software development using the following technologies (some or all): - Java 5/6/7 (JSE, Swing, CORBA, Web Services, etc.) - JEE5/6 (EJB3, JSF, Hibernate, etc.) - GWT, Spring, Struts, etc. - And other JSE/JEE-related frameworks - GlassFish, Tomcat, JBoss, Jetty, etc. - JME (CLDC 1.1, MIDP 2.0) and Android - Maven, Ant, etc. - Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL and other DBMS - Some sub-tasks could be related to C/C++ with STL (but NOT the whole project!) - UML and/or Agile Modeling - Well-organized Agile processes - Etc. It would be nice to be involved into software concepts and architecture development. Also it would be nice to have possibilities for applying my initiative and creativity. I'm ready to work as a free-lancer for the beginning up to 40+ hours per week), and you may hire me as a full-time employee as well. I'm ready to move mostly to any country or city. In such case I'm ready to start as a developer (or senior developer), but with possibility to grow up to TL, and further up to SA or PM (of course, starting from TL or SA would be nice). 2. Education - University Master Degree in the area of Informatics and Computer Systems 3. General Skills I have a wide working and scientific experience with dozens of technologies (> 14 years). The most deep experience I have with the following techs: - JSE5/6 and J2SE (Java Core, Multithreading, AWT, Java2D, Swing, CORBA, WebServices, Networking, etc.) - since 1998 - JEE5 (EJB3, Hibernate3, JSF, CometD, Jetty, Tomcat, JBoss, GlassFish) - about of 5 years - J2ME (CLDC 1.1, MIDP 2.0, WMA) - about a year - Other Java techs (Jakarta Commons, Log4J, Velocity, Maven, Ant, etc.) - many years - Android development (support about 0.5 years) - C/C++ and STL - since 1995 (STL from 2001) - Oracle 9i/10g, MySQL, PostgreSQL, InterBase - since 2000 - OOA/OOD/OOP and UML Modeling - since 1995 (UML from 2001) Large experience with the following platforms and tools: - Windows - since 1995 - Linux/UNIX - since 1997 - MS Office (incl. Visio and Project) and Star/OpenOffice - since 1997 - IntelliJ IDEA, NetBeans, Eclipse - since 2001 - C++Builder and Delphi - since 2000 - PL/SQL Developer - since 2005 - Enterprise Architect and other UML tools (Rational Rose, Poseidon, etc.) - since 2001 Git, SVN and CVS - since 2001 Management Skills - since 2004 (worked on TL and PM positions) Architect Skills - since 2000 (designing concepts, business models and architectures for quite complex scientific, B2C and B2B applications) Language Skills: - Russian - native - English - fluent, working language since 2001, ~1000 pages of docs written - German - intermediate (quite fluent, but non-perfect) - Ukrainian - can understand in 100%, cannot speak/write fluently 4. Contacts - You can contact me via oDesk. Usually online (GMT): - 10:00am - 5:00pm - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

    $40.00 /hr
    14,268 hours
    5.00
  7. Vlad Borovtsov

    Vlad Borovtsov

    iOS / Mac developer

    Russia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

    Over last five years i have made a lot of applications for iOS and Mac OS platforms. Most of them are simple games or educational apps. But there were something special - computer vision, interactive magazines, audio and video processing and automation tools. I'm looking to new opportunities to build something interesting and gain new experience in different areas. I also have wide experience in web development and system administration.

    $35.00 /hr
    2,184 hours
    4.96
  8. Ahmed Sayed

    Ahmed Sayed

    Senior Linux Administrator / Virtualization /Asterisk / VoIP / cPanel

    Egypt - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a senior technical engineer who has 15 years IT experience in the following areas: Advanced Linux Cluster Administration Advanced Proxmox Cluster Administration Asterisk/Trixbox/Elastix/VoIP architect Advanced Knowledge of shell scripting Advanced Knowledge of Perl programming Network Administration Network Security (Penetration Testing) Server Auditing Technical Support Virtualization (mainly Parallels Virtuozzo/openVZ/ProxMox) Web hosting Control panels such as cPanel,Plesk,DirectAdmin Tweaking and Optimizing Apache for better performance Hardening PHP Data recovery

    $44.44 /hr
    6,944 hours
    5.00
  9. Favio M.

    Favio M.

    A Web Developer using Open Source Technologies.

    Mexico - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 15

    I only work on hourly projects. Thanks! A fast learner and problem solving oriented programmer. I am a Web Developer and loving it! Do contact me to start a discussion about your project and how I can help! Work Policy: * I never bill for learning time. If a feature/project requires me to learn something new, I won't bill you since I'm already adding value via the newly acquired knowledge. * I try to deliver the best quality possible, but this is often a trade-off between time, budget, and the specific project situation. (For example, not all clients would want the time/money investment to create a full unit test suite) * I'll be honest. For example, I like giving suggestions on how to save time/money even if that means less billed hours for me. Frameworks I've used: Zend Framework, CodeIgniter, Drupal, Wordpress, ExpressionEngine, jQuery, YUI, a bit of Symfony, Ruby On Rails, Symfony, Flask. Technologies I've used: SQL, HTML, CSS, Javascript, PHP, Ruby, BASH, mySQL, PostgreSQL, Python.

    $100.00 /hr
    3,592 hours
    4.99
  10. Alex Fortuna

    Alex Fortuna

    Senior Ruby on Rails Developer / Development Consultant

    Russia - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 2

    I'm seeking opportunities to build high-quality dynamic web solutions in Ruby on Rails. I've got a solid programming background with over 15 years experience. I'm a self-organized, disciplined and quality-oriented performer with good team management skills. A list of skills/features follows. * Passion for programming. * 15+ years overall development experience in 10+ languages. * 10+ years team leadership experience. * 10+ years Unix admin and TCP/IP networking experience. * 7+ years Ruby experience. * 5+ years Ruby on Rails experience. * Contributing to Ruby/Rails open source community (https://github.com/dadooda). * Clean, distinct, well-documented and reusable code is a *MUST*. * Solid understanding and everyday use of TDD (RSpec). * Strong JavaScript: raw language, jQuery, frameworks. * Everyday Git usage. * Practical programmer’s knowledge of HTML/CSS. * Hands-on experience of building high-traffic web applications in Unix environment (nginx, memcached, SQL server tuning, load testing tools, etc.). * 10+ years LAMP experience.

    $37.00 /hr
    2,466 hours
    4.77