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  1. Christopher Brower

    Christopher Brower

    Senior Network Architect

    United States - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 2

    • Active Directory Implementation and Administration • Application and OS Automated Deployment • Database Administrator – Microsoft SQL Server 2000 and 2005 • Desktop Engineer – Automation of OS And Application Deployment • Help Desk Support • Group Policy and User Policy Administration • IIS Administration 5, 6, & 7 • Phone Engineer – Designed and Implemented 80 Phone VOIP PBX System • Physical and Logics Network Infrastructure Design • Physical Security Design and Implementation – IP Camera and IP Access Control • Network Security Design and Implementation • Messaging Administrator – Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 • Technical Documentation and Training • Vendor Relations & Purchasing • Virtualization Engineer – Microsoft Virtual Server and VMware ESX Server • Web Services Administrator • Wireless Network Infrastructure Design and Implementation • Adware / Malware / Spyware / Virus Removal • Architect Solutions for Customer’s Needs • Digital Achieving and Electronic Records Management • Disaster Recovery • Email Administration • Hardware Diagnostic and Repairs • Helpdesk Services • Network Diagnostics & Installations • Network Wiring • Server Installations and Provisioning • Server Maintenance • Software Installations • Software Patching and Upgrades • Phone System Installation and Support • Physical Network Repairs

    $66.67 /hr
    106 hours
    4.50
  2. 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
  3. Oleksandr N.

    Oleksandr N.

    Senior System Administrator, Migration and Security L3 engineer, SSD

    Ukraine - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 20 - Portfolio: 16

    YOUR POSITIVE FEEDBACK IS THE HIGHEST AWARD FOR ME ;) Will do my best to assist you in any questions and tasks you may have =) Here is some info about my experience. SUMMARY Specialties: Information Technology / Internet / IT Division / Computer security/ Internet Services / System Administration/ Webmaster Support / Web Analysis/ SEO / SEM / Internet Marketing Web hosting services (SSD hosting solutions) EXPERIENCE: d(-_-)b Linux/Windows system administrator, Operations team EuroVPS/WebDomSolutions January 2012 - May 2013 Greece, Athens Responsibilities: - Tickets; - System administration and monitoring. Theoretical and practical skills: - Operating Systems: RedHat/CentOS/Fedora, Debian/Ubuntu, FreeBSD, Windows Server 2003/2008; - Virtualization: Virtuozzo, OpenVZ, VMware, Onapp Xen, Apache CloudStack; - Setup/configuration: nagios, kayako, racktables, confluence, observium, nginx, php-fpm, liteSpeed, Apache CloudStack, Hostbill, WHMCS, redmine; - Control panels: Plesk, WHM Cpanel. - Database Administration: SQL Server, MySQL, MariaDB ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <( -'.'- )> freelancer SEO freelance October 2010 - March 2012 (1 years 6 months) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ o(^_^)o System Administrator / Techsupport Webintellects/Webhostgian/Jumpline/Webdomsolutions November 2010 - March 2012 (1 year 5 months) US, Ohio Responsibilities: - Live Chat support, Tickets; - System/Server/Control Panel administration; - Nagios monitoring; - Internet research and work with technical documentation. Operating Systems: * RedHat/CentOS,Fedora * Windows server 2003/2008 * VPS setup and configuration (Parallels Virtuozzo Containers); Advanced theoretical and practical skills in such areas: - Operating Systems: RedHat/CentOS/Fedora, Windows server 2003/2008; - Virtualization: VPS setup and configuration (Parallels Virtuozzo); - Security: Advanced knowledge of Linux security, Firewalls ( IPtables, CSF, APF, BFD, Fail2Ban), Encryption ( SSL), SSH, Host Security Auditing; - Software: Apache servers (versions 1.3.x/2.2), DNS (BIND 9), QMail, Sendmail, exim, LAMP, Plesk/Exim/Cpanel (installing/upgrading/maintaining), Drupal, Wordpress, Joomla, OsCommerce applications, Yum/RPM usage; - Database Administration: SQL Server 2003/2008, MySQL, MS access. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ b(^_^)d Internet Marketing Specialist || Web Analyst DCoM Soft, Inc. December 2009 – August 2010 (9 months) Responsibilities: - Internet Marketing strategy and tactics - Information architecture and Web site content planning - Research of partners - Internet Market Research - Research Usability Design - Online promotion of company's web-based products Skills: - Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) - Paid online Marketing / Pay per Click Management (PPC) - SEO Copywriting/Editing - Social Media Optimization and Marketing (SMO/SMM) - Experience running USA-targeted social Marketing - Writing press releases - Social networking (Twitter, Facebook, Google follow etc) - Google Products, AdWords/AdSense, Google Analytics, Webmaster tools, Google Merchant, etc. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ \(^_^)/ Customer Relations Representative || Advanced Technical Agent Ecommerce, Inc. May 2007 – October 2009 (2 years 6 months) Responsibilities: - Sales, billing and technical support in solving problems reported by clients; - Chat, helpdesk system, correspondence; - View, Adaptation, "repair" clients' sites; - Basic server/service diagnostic and reports to sysadmin department; - Internet research and work with technical documentation; - Work in team. Basic theoretical and practical skills in such areas: - Linux / Unix OS, Windows server 2000/2003, Windows XP/98; - Servers: Apache, bind, sendmail, ProFTP, MySQL, SQUID / SOCKS, MSSQL, Samba; - Easy coding: PHP, PERL / CGI, HTML, JavaScript, CF, ASP,. NET, C + +; - Widely used protocols (HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, POP, IMAP, FTP (s), TCP / UDP, etc); - HSPHERE control panel (versions 2.3 and 3).

    $34.88 /hr
    1,379 hours
    5.00
  4. Rajneesh Rana

    Rajneesh Rana Agency Contractor

    Expert Web Developer, Server Architect/Administrator

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 26 - Portfolio: 7

    A skilled and technically proficient web developer with 5 years of hands-on experience in the design, development, implementation, and maintenance of web-based, desktop, mobile, and client-server web applications, web sites.  Cutting edge capability in web and software development with in depth knowledge about all stages of design, coding, web applications and testing for multi-user systems Extensive experience in server management and working in demanding hi-tech environments Hands on experience in interaction design, user experience modeling, and focus groups Experienced in positioning web based solutions for e-Commerce business problems Skilled in assessing client needs and requirements Work well with individuals at all levels Areas of Expertise: Web development languages and platforms:- * PHP , CakePHP, Wordpress, Laravel, jQuery, MVC Frameworks, Custom CMS Server Administration – Mangement * Microsoft Windows Servers , Linux servers - CentOS , Ubuntu , Debian * Apache, nginx, IIS Web Servers, Hosting Control Panels * DNS servers , FTP Servers

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

    Associated with: Netgen IT Solutions Private Limited

    $16.67 /hr
    5,463 hours
    4.96
  5. James K.

    James K. Agency Contractor

    JKWEBCO Website Design and Development Consultant

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 13

    Currently Working on WordPress Customizations and Conversions and migrating from static HTML sites. Working as an entrepreneur in start-up business challenges in the areas of 3D printing, autonomous vehicles, solar energy, artificial intelligence (AI) deeplearning recurrent neural nets (RNNs), MOOC's educational attributes and more. Looking to connect with others in a start-up venture and combine strengths and weaknesses in a team environment. __________________________________________________________ Wordpress and Opencart( wp-ecommerce, many other plugins and customizations), PHPmyDirectory, I also work with Joomla and Drupal Web Platforms and several others to mention a few. Customized Website redesign and template customizations. Graphic Design and Custom Work. PHP, MYSQL, Apache, HTML, JavaScript. Committed to an enthusiastic and work oriented Professionalism. I Look forward to building long term work relationships with companies and individuals that have started something and want to make it better. I will always try and follow up and be responsive to your suggestions and or needs. I Look forward to solving issues that are burdensome, cumbersome or the unknown. Interview me if looking for an excellent WordPress designer pro. You will find my portfolio a source of my excellent workmanship. I am available to see your project through from the beginning to end. Looking forward to seeing what your needs are, and to have the project accomplished in a timely professional manner. Just to let you know I am on probation for a misdemeanor , I am required to tell you this, although it does not mean a thing and will have nothing to do with the work involved here, just a formality. See you on the Upwork/Odesk...

    Associated with: JKWEBCO | Web Design Co. Agency

    $90.00 /hr
    138 hours
    4.54
  6. Anatoliy K.

    Anatoliy K.

    Web applications, scripts and utils development

    Ukraine - Last active: 11/21/2014 - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    Dear potential employer, I will be glad to help you with all my skills. But please note, I have full-time job currently. So if you have time-critical task, I suggest you to consider another candidates who have enough time. 6+ years of experience with all types of day-to-day web hosting support, network and servers administration. From shared hosting servers with thousands of sites to dedicated servers and clusters. From fixing of small problems in web applications and to urgent maintenance and recovery of hacked servers. And much, much more... Although I was working as system administrator, one of my main hobbies is programming and I always tried to automate routine administration task and create helpful applications. Starting from July 2013 I'm working as software engineer. In my everyday work I'm using python and wide range of frameworks and technologies to create GUI automation, network and web applications. oDesk is a great opportunity to spend some free time with profit for me (because I like to use my knowledge) and for you (yep, because I like to use my knowledge)

    $22.22 /hr
    116 hours
    5.00
  7. Carlos C.

    Carlos C.

    J2EE/PHP5/SQL Developer. Linux SysAdmin. Brainbench certified

    Spain - Last active: 11/19/2014 - Tests: 6

    More than 7 years of experience coding in PHP using many SQL databases (MySQL/PostgreSQL/MSSQL). I have worked in many projects as a project leader. I feel very confortable in managing my work time to complete the schedule. Experience with Zend Framework; MVC and Singleton patterns. Expert in use of XML technologies, APIs, AJAX and coding using OO (Objects). Skills using design software (Fireworks, Photoshop, Gimp). GNU/Linux system's administrator for more than 6 years.

    $17.78 /hr
    26 hours
    4.99
  8. Sergii K.

    Sergii K.

    .Net/Java Developer | IT PRO

    Ukraine - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 5

    ★★★★★ Top .Net Developer ★★★★★ I am highly skilled developer in .Net stack of technologies with strong network/server administration experience which allow to build full and the best solution depending on customer requirements. I am one who says ‘I am glad I did’ rather than one who says ‘I wish I had’ on top of all my experiences with cut-edge technology. My skill-set: : Back-end: ✔ Java : Java EE, JCF, Multithreading, JDBC, Spring MVC, Hibernate ✔.Net : C#, ADO.NET/Entity Framework, ASP.NET MVC, RESTful API ✔ Grails / Groovy Front-end: ✔ HTML, CSS/Bootstrap ✔ JavaScript/JQuery/AngularJs Hosting: ✔ Windows Azure, GlassFish. IIS, Tomcat Additional background : ✔ Server technologies / AD DS, DNS, Hyper-V, IIS, DHCP, VPN, PowerShell. ✔ Computer science, Artificial Neural Networks, common math and physics. I hope own my company in future. Therefore I look forward to long-term relationship for projects from scratch/"have only specifications" stages.

    $40.00 /hr
    39 hours
    4.95
  9. Jose Arteaga

    Jose Arteaga

    Cisco Telecommunications Engineer - Powering productivity through Comm

    Venezuela - Last active: 5 months ago - Tests: 6

    Who I am... Network Engineer with 5+ years of experience working with a variety of technologies from different vendor like Cisco, VMware, Microsoft, Watchguard, Barracuda, etc. I had designed and implemented networks from scratch starting on the infrastructure (Routing and Switching), Security and finally the Applications (Unified Communications and Collaboration). My Mission... I specialized on designing and implementing network solutions for small, medium and large businesses in many different vertical markets like the oil and gas industry, banking, food and beverages industry and others. I had achieved customer satisfaction 100% of the time and exceeded their expectations while staying on-budget, meeting deadlines and finding new business opportunities inside the company and the customers. Always looking for the biggest challenges that help me excel myself not only in the networking field, but also in the business management side of the company making myself an integral and interdisciplinary engineer capable of achieving the impossible.

    $50.00 /hr
    257 hours
    4.99
  10. Muhammad Raffay

    Muhammad Raffay

    Sr. Server Support Engineer / Consultant

    Pakistan - Last active: 08/31/2014 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 5

    I am result-oriented IT Professional (having more than 7 years of Experience) focused towards company’s operational goals by keeping abreast with current and emerging IT technologies. Core competency attribute as the management experience of supervising team of skilled human resources responsible for smooth IT operations; nevertheless has the ability to work as team member or in individual capacity. Substantial Project Management aptitude of planning, designing, and implementing large-scale Enterprise Network / System Infrastructure, Security Operations Center (CCTV/Bio-Metric appliances), Windows Active Directory, Microsoft Messaging and Collaboration and Back office Application Services along with different emerging technologies as per organization need. Also, have the knowledge of deliver cost effective solutions which meets the business requirement. And, ability to conduct AS-IS, TO-BE and GAP analysis to enhance business processes. Some of my salient achievements: • Bachelors of Engineering in Information Technology (B.E. IT) • Cisco Certified [CCNA 640-802, CCNP Cisco ID: CSCO13826485] • Juniper Certified [JNCIA-EX, JNCIA-ER, JNCIS, JNCIP Juniper ID: JPR81316] • Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE 2003, Coursework) • Corporate IT Security- (Computer Networks Security) Design Experience: • Active Directory 2003/2008 • Microsoft Exchange 2003/2007/2010 • Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 • Firewall (Cisco ASA, PIX525, Sonicwall NSA 3500, Juniper SSG 140) • Cisco Routers 800, 1600, 1800, 2800 • Cisco Switches 2900, 3500, 4500, and Extreme BD6800, x450, Summit 48si, HP ProCurve 2810, 1800 Specialties • Data Center Development • Network infrastructure design • System infrastructure Integration • Point-to-Point Wireless Solution • Unified messaging • Custom software development • Risk management and data security • Disaster recovery planning • Structured Cabling Solutions

    $16.67 /hr
    37 hours
    4.99