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  1. Bhushan Kumar Sharma

    Bhushan Kumar Sharma

    Linux Servers AWS Cloud Hosting Security CPanel Plesk VOIP PenTest

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 14

    Since 2001, I have been dedicatedly working with Linux Operating Systems & Open Source. Services Provided ::- Deployment, Configuration, Security, Hardening, Monitoring, Performance Tuning, Troubleshooting of Linux Server Roles AWS – Amazon Web Services Migration of Servers Hosting Panels like WHM/CPanel, Plesk etc Asterisk Dialers, VOIP and Call Center Solutions Customization of Linux Kernel & Distro with Rebranding Faculty of Post-Graduate Degree in Computer Sciences. Firewalls & Gateways Linux HPC - High Preformance Clusters Remote Server Support & Troubleshooting L3/L4 Security Auditing of Servers & Websites Cloud & Virtualization Technical Writing VPN - Site-to-Site, Road-warrior Vulnerability Assessment & Penetration Testing Kayako

    $16.67 /hr
    3,627 hours
    4.85
  2. Saadat R.

    Saadat R.

    QA Expert - Security & Penetration Testing Specialist

    Pakistan - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 25

    SKILL SUMMARY ABOUT ME Being an Independent Software Quality Assurance & Testing personnel and full time freelancer, I have delivered testing analysis, design, and execution, reporting, fixes and follow-up services to my offshore clients all over the world particularly in USA, Canada, UK, France, Europe, Middle East, Russia, Japan, Australia etc. My specialties are ¤ MSc in COMPUTER SCIENCES with Specialization in Software Quality Assurance ¤ More than 11 years of hands on QA, QC, Manual & Automated Testing experience ¤ Vast experience in Automation Testing using Selenium Webdriver, MS CodedUI, LoadRunner, TestNG, Telerik WebAii etc solutions ¤ Extensive experience in Web, Desktop & Mobile Application Testing ¤ Extensive experience in Agile/Scrum/Kanban/Lean methodologies ¤ Extensive Experience of Security & Penetration Testing (Ethical Hacking) ¤ Great experience of Leading the QA Team, Writing test plan, Test Cases using requirement specifications, user stories, and system understanding ¤ 100% flexible, can work in any time zone 1 – REQUIREMENT ANALYSIS & UNDERSTANDING 2 - COMMUNICATIONS 3 – TEST PLANNING & DOCUMENTATION 4 – TESTS DESIGN 5 – QA DOCUMENTATION 6 – TEST EXECUTION I have performed extensive Manual & Automated testing for a wide range of almost all kind of Mobile, Web, RIA, Desktop Apps. I have always organized deliverables in a complete, clear, of good quality, and in timely manner. I perform different combinations of following testing types: 7 – TESTING TYPES ¤ Functional, Integration, System ¤ SOA, Web Services, 3rd Party API ¤ Boundary Value Analysis, Destructive, Structural ¤ GUI, UX, Usability, Accessibility ¤ Cross Browser, OS/ Platform/ Device ¤ Regression, Sanity, UAT, Exploratory ¤ Cookie, Session, User Authentication ¤ Security & Penetration for Mobile & Web apps ¤ Database, Multilingual ¤ Performance, Load, Stress ¤ BlackBox, GrayBox, WhiteBox ¤ Installation, Configuration, Software & Hardware Compatibility 8 – DATABASE SKILLS ¤ Sound expertise of Databases i.e. MySQL, MS SQL Server, ORACLE, PostgreSQL, MS Access, SQL, and related technologies ¤ Reviewed DB Schemas for improvements ¤ Performed Data Verification & Validation, Data Mapping, Feed Scheduling of DB Apps using SQL Scripts ¤ Involved in Performance Testing, Query Optimization, counting # of Data Reads on the pages ¤ Used SQL queries to evaluate and validate loaded/ imported data from external sources 9 – DEFECT REPORTING & ANALYSIS ¤ Defect Reporting with thorough Details & Reproduction Steps along with Screenshots, Screen-casts/ Videos, Images, Scripts etc. ¤ Defect Analysis based on Test Metrics ¤ Defect Summaries with Module-wise Metrics ¤ Status Reports, Quality Metric Reports, SQA Analysis Report 10 – FIXES AND FOLLOW-UPS ¤ Tested critical Bug Fixes and coordinated with developers ¤ Engaged in Release Setup/ Notes/ Support/ Follow-Up and testing the Release Delivering Process ¤ Coordinated with clients upon New Fixes and Change Requests 11 – QA AUDITS ¤ Reviewed Business Requirements, FS, and CRS Documents ¤ Design, Code Review, Project Plan, Design, Training Audits ¤ Verification & Validation Audits ¤ Review for QA artifacts like Test & Validation Plans, Test Cases and Data Validation SQL scripts

    $15.00 /hr
    414 hours
    5.00
  3. Steven Stovall

    Steven Stovall

    DevOps, Cloud (AWS/Google), Security. Development: Rails/Python/PHP

    United States - Last active: 6 days ago - 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
    26 hours
    5.00
  4. Mihai-George Cornateanu

    Mihai-George Cornateanu

    Senior Linux System Engineer

    United Kingdom - Last active: 5 months ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 1

    Linux System Administrator. LAMP Administrator. Security expert - Senior Ethical Hacker. PCI Compliance expert. ✔ Apache ✔ PHP ✔ MySQL ✔ DNS ✔ FTP ✔ Samba ✔ Postfix / Qmail / Sendmail ✔ DomainKey / DKIM / SPF ✔ Courier / Dovecot (IMAP/POP) ✔ SpamAssassin / ClamAV Amavis ✔ Kernel Hardening & Securing ✔ IPTables ✔ Wordpress, Joomla, PHPBB, Drupal ✔ Bash scripting

    $30.00 /hr
    186 hours
    4.85
  5. Oleg Boytsev

    Oleg Boytsev

    Information Security Engineer/Malware Analyst/Reverse Engineer

    Belarus - Last active: 15 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

    5 years of experience in IT Security field. Highly motivated to solve interesting tasks. Core Qualifications and abilities: High skills in *nix systems administration and information security; Computer network attack/defense; Deep experience in web application security testing (according to OWASP guideline); Strong background in malware analysis and reverse engineering; Responsive, organization skills and the ability to work with minimal supervision; Ability to learn and apply new technologies effectively. Technical skills: Standards/Practices: OWASP standards, ISO 17799 Operating Systems: Windows, Linux, FreeBSD; Networking: TCP/IP, LANs, VPNs, Firewalls; Software: Ollydbg, IDA Pro, GDB, Nmap, Metasploit framework, Burp Suite, Sqlmap, Wireshark, Tcpdump. Programming languages: x86 Assembly, Python Network & System Security: implementing different kinds of tools for network (ModSecurity) and system security Vulnerability Assessments: have a strong background in web application security testing, buffer overflows, format string vulnerabilities Malware Analysis: familiar with tools and techniques that allow to analyse and describe an evil sample according to the best practices. Unpacking, disassembling, binary Debugging/patching, dynamic (behavior) analysis. Reverse Engineering: familiar with Ollydbg, IDA Pro and GDB. System administration: LAMP, DNS, iptables, etc.., know how to solve a vast majority of issues.

    $35.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  6. Mikhail Urbanovich

    Mikhail Urbanovich

    QA, Performance testing

    Belarus - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 1

    Expert in Performance testing using LoadRunner, JMeter, Visual Studio, SilkPerformer. Good understanding of software performance issues. Experience working in Windows and UNIX Environment. Analyze the CPU Utilization, Memory usage, Garbage Collection and DB connections to verify the performance of the applications. Good knowledge in developing of performance test model. Huge experience in functional testing of standalone, web-based and mobile apps. Testing of localization and internationalization. Deep knowledge in penetration testing of bank’s environment and complex server-side applications. Ability to take part in multiple complex technical projects and coordinate with technical and non-technical teams. Develop of test documentation(Test cases, Acceptance sheets, Quality reports). Superior analytical and technical skills. Excellent communication skills.

    $27.78 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  7. Robert C.

    Robert C.

    TIBCO Consultant & E-Commerce Architect

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

    Good Day and thank you for taking a moment to read my profile! I started working in IT about four years ago as a technical support representative for Simple Helix, a Magento specialist web hosting company. From there, I had the opportunity to spend a year as a Network Analyst for a local, carrier class, ISP before moving on to a position as a Linux Systems Engineer with a Magento development firm. In the present, I work as an Applications Engineer with a focus on the TIBCO stack, most notably AMX, BusinessWorks, EMS, and SilverFabric. I have a very strong background in Linux/Unix administration and have worked extensively with CentOS, Red Hat, and Debian. I've worked with networks from a physical perspective, as a NOC Technican, as well as logical perspective troubleshooting complex application issues. Over the past few months I've taken the opportunity to learn to code in Java and I've recently attended Red Hat training for JBoss EAP 6. I'm a CPTE (Certified Penetration Testing Engineer) and would happily pursue projects as an E-Commerce Architect, Systems Engineer, TIBCO Engineer, JBoss Administrator, entry-level Programmer, or entry-level Ethical Hacker. I am available for new jobs immediately outside of US business hours.

    $33.33 /hr
    474 hours
    4.86
  8. Mariusz Z.

    Mariusz Z.

    Penetration Tester, Linux/UNIX Security Admin,Intrusion Analyst, CISSP

    Poland - Last active: 3 months ago - 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
  9. Maxim Tsoy

    Maxim Tsoy

    Experienced Python Developer and Security Researcher

    Russia - Last active: 5 months ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 2

    1. Python development: Rich experience in distributed Python applications and web applications development using Django, Pyramid, and Celery. Released several mobile Python applications (kivy). 2. Security Assessment: I have a huge experience in vulnerability research and security assessment (currently this is my main occupation). Reached the top in many hacking contests, including DEF CON CTF. I usually specialize in web application security, however, I am experienced in network, database, cryptography and other security areas. Disclosed security advisories for many vendors including: - Cisco - Citrix - Yandex (Entered Bug Bounty Hall of Fame) - SAP - Qiwi 3. Game Development: Have an experience in game design and development using Game Maker Studio.

    $22.22 /hr
    249 hours
    0.00
  10. Dragan D.

    Dragan D.

    Drupal Developer,Security Researcher,PHP Developer

    Serbia - Last active: 5 months ago - 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
    0.00