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Stanislav Kotov

Stanislav Kotov

Network System Engineer/System Administrator - FreeBSD/Linux/Solaris

Russia - Tests: 9

I am Senior network engineer/Architect searching job at free time (usually few hours/day). Now i am working at Cisco/Juniper Partner in System Integration Company. I have built projects for ISP: IP and/or IP/MPLS networks from small provider (up to 700 users, pure IP/L2) to nationwide backbone and broadband networks (IP/MPLS Core with BGP and complex TE, B-RAs). All the MPLS services: Internet, L3VPN, VPLS, L2VPN, mVPN; including InterAS and CsC cases. Participate on all project stages from presale (equipment choose and design) to implementation and documenting, and further high-level support for networks, usually remote. I know in detail and have big practice of various network technologies: Routing: BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, ISIS, LDP, RSVP TE, NAT (all cases) VPN: MPLS VPN, GRE (PPTP, DMVPN), IPSEC Security: Firewall - Cisco PIX/ASA, Juniper SRX access-lists/filters - CBAC/ZBF QoS: can develop and deploy you traffic classes, implement marking and queuing and shaping, policies and your needs, including multi-color policers. Deploying different main and complementary services for ISP on UNIX/Linux/Solaris/Windows platforms, including virtualized ones: DHCP, DNS, Radius, Tacacs+, Mail, HTTP servers, SNMP, j/netflow collecting, integration with billing systems, MySQL and other. Big experience in automation: building different monitoring, configuration, self-healing scripts also for large amount of devices using multitasking. Bash, Perl scripting Have big experience in Cisco/Juniper product line from small routers to top line (CRS/TX Matrix). Also know and have practice of using many network hardware vendors (Extreme/Foundry/Dlink/Zyxel/Huawei). Programming experience: Perl (many scripting mainly on UNIX), PHP (made full project for university for student contract system, using MySQL, Javascript also), Shell scripting - bash, awk, sed, beginning to learn Python, C/C++ - some small application and system programming, MFC (Microsoft Foundation Classes), can easily modify program code. Also have experience in Windows administration AD deploying till W2003. Huge experience of user support. The rate can be lower if project topic is interesting for me but i don't have corresponding experience for it. I am taking full responsibility of my work. Have strong tradition to make documentation on my work. If you have big projects, which requires presence in the site we can discuss it.

$56.00 /hr
13 hours

Faisal Naeem

Faisal Naeem

Linux/Web Hosting/Mail/DNS/NMS Server Administrator, IT Support

Pakistan - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 8

An experienced Linux System Administrator with skills in CentOS/RHEL/Ubuntu/Fedora Server/VPS Configuration, Administration and Troubleshooting plus L2/L3 support expertise. I am having hands-on expertise to Mail / Web Hosting / Virtualization / Network Monitoring / Media Streaming / OpenGTS / DNS / FTP / Backup / Firewall Servers, Data center Administration and Server Security measures. My exposure to Amazon EC2, Linode, GoDaddy and Hostgator physical/virtual server environment is quite good. I am looking forward to utilize my experience and technical skills to offer quality work with client’s contentment. Possessing 08 years experience in Information Technology including 3.5 years experience in as System Administrator in Data Center (Systems Team) and currently working as Manager (Linux Systems). I have experience in administration of heterogeneous network with a variety of open source tools to provide an excellent IT infrastructure for organizations.

$18.00 /hr
12 hours

Subash Poudel

Subash Poudel

Expert Web Programmer/Developer and Server administrator.

Nepal - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 8

Expert websites and web applications designer and programmer with more than 5 years of experience. My Expertise and Experience includes: Web Sites and Web Applications: Wordpress, PHP programming, MVC Frameworks like Laravel,Kohana, HTML, CSS, Javascript / Jquery / Ajax, , MySql Applications & Software : C#, Dot Net, Android Programming, C programming, Java Programming, Arduino Programming Server Management: Linux, Ubuntu, Azure, Cloud I am a easy to work with & passionate to work person, With more than five years of experience in Web Development, Software Development, Blogging / Internet Marketing / Content Writing and Electronics & Computer systems hacking.

90% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
630 hours

James K.

James K. Agency Contractor

JKWEBCO Website Design and Development Consultant

United States - 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

Sebastian Emilio Narvaez

Sebastian Emilio Narvaez Agency Contractor

Expert PHP dev and GNU/Linux Sys Admin, Mysql, Symfony, Javascript

Argentina - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

7 years experience as PHP Web Developer. Reliable and competent service. I'm expert in LAMP platform (Linux/Apache/Mysql/PHP). My focus is on free software tools and frameworks. Good background in Object Oriented Programming and Databases from my years in the university. I have experience with: PHP, Symfony, SugarCRM, Python, Web Services, SOAP, JQuery, Ajax. Also, I'm a GNU/Linux system administrator, mostly installing/configuring websites with Apache, Drupal, Wordpress, Firewalls, shell scripting and automation. I work with Debian GNU/Linux and Emacs in a daily basis. I am a native Spanish speaker. Some of my works: Adaptation of SugarCRM (PHP) with Asterisk IVR, Web Services and other requeriments for Contact Center of an important Bank in Argentina. A clone of youtube and social sites in PHP for a Marketing agency. Bug tracker and other web apps made in Symfony framework. I also have knowlege of: Smalltalk, C, Assembler, Networking, Software Engineering concepts, UML diagrams, ER diagrams.

Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

Associated with: PoweredByGnuLinux

100% Job Success
$27.78 /hr
7,443 hours

Celso F.

Celso F. Agency Contractor

PHP/Mysql Developer

China - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

I would like to put my programming skills to good use and face new challenges. I am highly motivated and commited to doing a good job. I have about 5 years experience of PHP programming and have done a series of jobs both as freelancer and also as a hired employee. I have worked mostly in the eCommerce field and for startup companies trying out the online market. I also have plenty of experience administrating Linux Servers. I can also assist you with website internationalization and help you find new ways to offer online customization to a wide range of different products. I have worked with the following platforms: - Wordpress - Drupal - Prestashop - openCart I am proficient in the following technologies: - PHP /MVC : Code Igniter - C# - Jquery - MySql Othen than that, I am able to provide you service in any of the following languages: - English - German - Portuguese - Spanish

Associated with: Graze Technologies Agency

100% Job Success
$35.00 /hr
632 hours

Ronny B.

Ronny B.

Programmer, Linux system administrator and technical writer.

Norway - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 4

I've spent the past decade honing my Linux administration skills, building web interfaces for services I run and developing utility software on OS X and iOS. I'm looking to build sensible, functional software and websites. My focus is on Go, Swift, Objective-C, PHP, HTML5 and JS with Linux, Apache, OpenVZ and Zimbra administration on the side.

$50.00 /hr
0 hours

Denis Ilijevic


Croatia - Tests: 7

I'm interested in new technologies, computer networks, computer security, operating systems and project management. For the last year I have been working with Microsoft and Oracle databases. Beside their procedural languages I learned how to use XQuery and XPath for querying XML documents in both databases. I have experience with BIND DNS and ISC DHCP and network administration, computer security and with Unix/Linux/Window operating systems.. Before accepting any job I will do a detail interview because that's the best way to find out if I can do a job. I guarantee for my work, before any payment I like to show what I did and answer any question you ask me. If my client isn't satisfied with with my work than I won't ask for any money but I will ask where I did wrong. My moto: satisfied client = happy client

$5.00 /hr
152 hours

Jaisankar N.

Jaisankar N. Agency Contractor

Expert knowledge on PHP 5, LAMP, Linux,Mysql, Moodle, Apache, Phonegap

India - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 7

Very Good knowledge on LAMP. (Linux, apache, mysql, php, perl, js, html). Also, worked on various open source technologies like Joomla, moodle, sugarCRM Projects on Various Domains. Good Experience on Mobile App Development using PhoneGap

Groups: ebay, Kampyle...

Associated with: Navabrind IT Solutions Pvt Ltd. Agency, navabrind sollution

96% Job Success
$11.11 /hr
596 hours

Hans W.

Hans W.

Senior System Engineer

United States - Tests: 2

Accomplished System Administrator with 16 years of experience in research and instructional computing support. Comprehensive experience with Linux, Windows and Solaris. Specialties * Enterprise System Administration * Storage Management * Network Engineering * Datacenter Operations

100% Job Success
$44.44 /hr
679 hours