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Theo Filippidis

Theo Filippidis

Principal Oracle Consultant

Ireland - Tests: 3

Track record of success leading the design and development of high-performance, enterprise-level Oracle solutions. Subject-matter authority offering ten years of success defining, designing, constructing, supporting, and enhancing properly engineered major systems for high-profile clients. “Big picture” planner instrumental in guiding the direction of future initiatives that raise the bar for performance across the industry. Demonstrated ability to establish development standards and methods result in quantitative improvements to product quality and process efficiency. Well-earned reputation for resolving complex problems that potentially jeopardized project success. Guaranteed product performance, security, and data integrity prior to turnover. Earned a reputation for professional excellence by delivering high-performance solutions on time and within budget projections.

$60.00 /hr
126 hours

Nicholas Shoup

Nicholas Shoup

Geography/ GIS Student

United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

Nick is currently a student at the University of Denver, and enrolled in the graduate program pursuing his Master’s in Geographic Information Science(s). He has a firm understanding of geographic principles and is an enthusiastic and dedicated GIS professional. He has a proven ability to collaborate as a team member, lead diverse groups, and advance projects through individual contributions. Currently he works for a local transit company and assist with a variety of planning projects which utilize GIS and database information retrieval to assist with planning decisions. He also has some educational experience with python scripting and C#/.NET development, as well as HTML and CSS development.

$18.00 /hr
5 hours

Gary Spencer

Gary Spencer Agency Contractor

Salesforce Implementation & Development Consulting

Dominican Republic - Portfolio: 12

We are Salesforce CRM/ Intergration/Implementation Experts. We have been working exclusively with the Force/Sales/Service/Desk cloud technologies since 2007 for companies such as Capgemini, Adobe Systems, Intel, LanDesk, BoartLongyear, Appster, and Morgan Stanley. We work hand in hand with clients on projects of any size to achieve exceptional business improvements. We have successfully delivered several projects, in different industries, for organizations like Adobe Systems, Morgan Stanley, Radian Insurance, lattice Semiconductor, Marcus Miller Investments and LanDesk. We offer solutions analysis, implementation, customization, development, system integration, data migration, support and training services. We are highly skilled software developers, business analysts and project managers working full time in my office in San Pedro de Macoris.

Associated with: CRM Technologia, S.A.

73% Job Success
$44.00 /hr
0 hours

Faiza Yousuf

Faiza Yousuf Agency Contractor

Project Manager and Business Analyst with expertise on Agile.

Pakistan - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 39

I hold a master's degree in Computer Science and Information Technology with majors in Business Process Re-engineering & Software Project Management and have almost 5 years of experience in Software Quality Assurance/Control, Process Engineering, Business Analysis, Project Management and Technical Writing. Entrepreneur, trainer and an occasional blogger. I love to read and volunteer for social causes.

Associated with: OuttaBox

$16.67 /hr
0 hours

Ivy Magsipoc

Ivy Magsipoc

Web Content Developer, Technical Writer, Project Coordinator

Philippines - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

TECHNICAL SKILLS Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Project Metrics Tools: Vovici, NoHold Metrics, Omniture Content Management Tools: Salesforce, NoHold, Fatwire, RightNow Document Management Platform: Google Docs Programming Languages: HTML, CSS PROFESSIONAL PROJECTS Synnex-Concentrix Philippines Web Content Developer II, July 2010 – Present Major projects handled: • Product Launches, 2010 – Present • Salesforce Migration, 2013 – Project Lead • Homesupport to Migration, 2013 – Project Lead • Linksys Mobile International Launch, 2013 – Project Lead • Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Rebranding, 2012 – Project Lead • Cisco Connect Cloud Launch (Articles), 2012 – Project Lead • LinksysByCisco Migration, 2011 – Logistics • Website Launch, 2010-2011 Primary tasks handled: • Quarterly Business Reviews Presentations (local, global, Cx) • Online Customer Feedback • Weekly Report, Time Allocation, Monthly Timesheet • Vovici • Omniture • Remedy Case, Care Case, Appirio • Project Management Officer Site Source 101 Project Manager, February 2011 – June 2012 HP Outsourcing Inc. Project Coordinator, Aug. 2009 – July 2010 Website Testing and QA, Jan. 2009 – Jul. 2009 Kinetique Systems, Inc. Software Testing and QA, May 2008 – Oct. 2008

$5.00 /hr
17 hours

Moiz A.

Moiz A.

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA),CISM, IS Consultant

Pakistan - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

Experienced associate who have been involved in Security Reviews, Information System Audits, Revenue Assurance Reviews and Special Assignments at various large and medium-sized organisations. My core area of expertise includes assessment of internal control environment for information systems and critical IT processes; evaluating system of internal control and risk management; pre & post implementation reviews; security reviews of operating system, database and applications/ERP(s)

100% Job Success
$11.11 /hr
284 hours

Arul R.

Arul R.

VBA / Excel Guru

India - Tests: 16

Microsoft Office VBA Expert. Develop event based multipage UserForms with class objects, Array formulas, Regular expressions(amazing for matching almost all pattern matching requirements and text mining with Excel). Developing Executive summary dynamic dashboards. Ranked in top 1% of all Odesk Excel freelancers. skype me arul.rajesh for instant queries.

$30.00 /hr
14 hours

Jean A.

Jean A.

Scripter-Technical support

Belgium - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

10 Years of practical experience from Customer tech Support to Help desk function for the European Commission. AA Sacramento City College. Skilled and experienced in a broad set of products from Software to Hardware Areas of expertise mobile devices and different flavors of Workstations. Will gladly share my experience over an interview. Hourly rate is negotiable

$14.44 /hr
0 hours

Mark B.

Mark B.

Scrum Master / Project Manager

Philippines - Tests: 2

I have extensive experience in leading and managing software development teams working in an Agile environment using various technologies related to web and mobile development. I have more than 5 years experience working as Scrum Master and have been working in an Agile/Scrum environment for more than 7 years.

Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

$20.00 /hr
0 hours

Aliaa B.

Aliaa B.

Software Developer and Technical Writer

Ireland - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 5

I am a software engineer with over four years experience in complete software development life cycle. I gained experience in development using numerous programming languages, including Java, C#, and C++. Additionally, I acquired solid experience in development using different platforms, such as Eclipse, JBuilder, NetBeans, and Microsoft Visual Studio .Net. Additionally, I have a very good experience in writing/editing technical IT content and writing scientific papers, presentations, and software manuals/documentation. I intend to utilize my experience in handling large assignments with ability to deliver outcome within the deadline. I am looking forward to serve an esteemed client with my dedication & extensive experience.

97% Job Success
$16.67 /hr
3,726 hours