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  1. Justin Bachus

    Justin Bachus

    10+ years experience in Linux System Administration and web hosting

    United States - Tests: 2

    I have been involved in Linux and FreeBSD system administration for over 10 years when I began managing servers for a social networking website. After starting my own web hosting business and working in multiple positions in both the private and public sector, I consider myself an expert in system administration and designing systems to meet customer needs. With degrees in Business Honors and Management Information Systems, I can quickly articulate business needs and translate these into technical requirements. My technical experience allows me to then research and choose the best and most economical needs to match customer requirements.

    $55.56 /hr
    55 hours
    0.00
  2. Joan-Alexander Grigorov

    Joan-Alexander Grigorov

    OMG-Certified UML Professional

    Bulgaria - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

    Software Engineer over here! Domain-driven design enthusiast with passion for structuring flexible OO design with PHP. Certified as UML Professional (Fundamentals) by Object Management Group on December 2013. For the last 4 years I've been actively developing web applications using Zend Framework (since July 2012 I'm Zend Framework Certified Engineer). Expert in design patterns with over 4 years of professional experience. I'm developing enterprise web applications, file sharing systems, websites, web application frameworks, etc. Achieving high quality of code, good performance and reusable object-oriented software design is my primary goal when working. I don't underestimate documentation as my source code is always well documented, with end-user manuals when needed. In the last two years I've gained rich experience with Dependency Injection and Service Locators and successfully applied those approaches my projects. I'm always ready to learn new approaches, if they could make my work quicker and easier. I have experience in educating developers. I've been teaching students PHP, Zend Framework(basic and advanced levels), MySQL, jQuery, Design Patterns and etc. I'm seeking to develop big and complex web applications using the last technologies and software development methodologies.

    Groups: Zend Certified Engineers

    $20.00 /hr
    3,373 hours
    0.00
  3. Oriol Buxarrais

    Oriol Buxarrais

    Consultant & Systems Administrator

    Spain - Tests: 2

    I'm a Systems Administrator & Consultant & Architecture in IT Services I'm currently working with different technologies such as : -Vmware vSphere (3.0, 3.5, 4, 5) -Windows Server OS (2000, 2003, 2008 R2, 2012 R2) -Linux Servers (CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu) -SQL Servers (2000, 2005, 2008) -Sharepoint Servers (2007, 2010, 2013) -McAfee Epolicy (3.6, 4, 4.5, 4.6,5) -Cisco Systems I can design you infrastucture and keep it up to date. I'm certified on MCSE, MCITP EA, MCITP DBA, MCSA/MCSE 2012, Sharepoint 2010 Administrator. If you need help, don't hesitate to contact me.

    $39.00 /hr
    24 hours
    0.00
  4. Ariel Poeylaut

    Ariel Poeylaut

    Expert Web Designer with PERL, MySQL, HTML and JavaScript experience

    Argentina - Tests: 1

    At present, I work at Pampacom CDT (http://www.pampacomcdt.com.ar), designing, developing and directing the development of a proper framework: Sauron (http://pampacomcdt.com.ar/productos.html) based on LAMP, HTML and JavaScript, and features customized for each customer. I also put running and maintain the infrastructure team: Linux, Apache, MySQL, PERL, svn subversion, Alfresco, vTiger, servers etc. I am currently a student at the National University of Rosario, in the Bachelor of Computer Science.

    $25.00 /hr
    0 hours
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  5. Lennin David Hernandez Nieto

    Lennin David Hernandez Nieto

    Python Programmer

    El Salvador - Tests: 2

    Programmer with experience in .NET , Java, Python (Django, Google App Engine, OpenErp, GTK and Qt), SQL Server, PostgreSQL, MariaDB and MySQL technologies. Excellent at developing, implementing, maintaining and managing applications and information systems. Strong experience in system analysis, requirement engineering, system design, etc. I Love to learn new topics, trends and technologies, self-teaching student with knowledge about, performance, security in information systems, financial accounting, financial maths (interest rates, loans, payment series). I am fast-learner, i have good communication skills via email and video-conferences, I use git source control management, but can learn others scm if needed. I study information system engineering, with a few classes missing to graduate. I have worked as a freelance programmer with a travel agency the last 2 years.

    $14.44 /hr
    0 hours
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  6. EZ Bardeguez

    EZ Bardeguez

    IT Helpdesk, Administration, Automation, and Scripting

    United States - Tests: 5

    Currently a Full Time IT Manager at an Experiential Ad Agency in the heart of New York City's SoHo District. I am well versed in all front-of-house technologies (e.g. Windows and Apple Deployment, Mail servers, User accounts, etc.) to Back-of-house and SysOps technologies (e.g. Linux Admin, Networking, DNS, DHCP, etc.). I am here for all things!

    $35.00 /hr
    0 hours
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  7. Denis C.

    Denis C.

    Expert System Engineer

    Moldova - Tests: 9

    PROFILE – A self-motivated and committed system administrator with exposure to a wide range of technical areas, focused on delivering best experience to the end-users – Nine years of experience in administering business–critical application stacks such as banking software, middle-ware, billing systems, Telecom-specific applications; troubleshooting complex issues, managing both production environments and databases of highly respected companies – Performed upgrades planning, software developing and documenting the knowledge – Highly adaptable and quick to learn new skills – Six years of customer service experience MAIN TECHNICAL SKILLS O/S: HP-UX, SunOS, AIX, RedHat, CentOS, Debian – installation/configuration Software: MySql Server – installation/configuration Apache Web Server – installation/configuration Nginx – installation/configuration Apache Tomcat – installation/configuration Redhat JBoss Application Server – maintenance Oracle WebLogic Application Server – maintenance Oracle Tuxedo – maintenance Oracle Database – maintenance CVS – codebase maintenance HP Quality Centre – configuration/maintenance SSH Server – installation/configuration Telecom–specific Billing Applications (Amdocs Ensemble, Oracle BRM) – maintenance Oracle VM VirtualBox – installation/configuration Languages: Python – 1.5 years Perl – 3 years AWK – 4 years Shell Scripting – 5 years SQL (mysql and Oracle) – 4 years Java – 0.5 years PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE – Billing System Engineer, Team Lead (3 persons in submission): 2010 - 2013 – Software Developer: 2008 – 2010 – Senior System Engineer: 2003 – 2008

    $16.67 /hr
    0 hours
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  8. Semyon Galichenko

    Semyon Galichenko

    Linux/BSD system administrator with Python experience

    Russia - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

    I have been using different *nix operating systems for about 6 years. Currently I'm working in university as a system administrator. I have experience in installing, configuring and maintaining linux and freebsd servers. Major expert areas: OS: Linux, FreeBSD, Windows Server 2008/2012 (R2) Virtualization: VMware ESXi, XenServer, OpenVZ, FreeBSD jails, KVM NAS: NetApp, Synology Databases: MySQL, PostgreSQL Networking: Cisco ASA, Cisco routers, VPN Programming: bash/python scripting, django, php, html, css Other software: sendmail, smtpd, dovecot, openldap, clamav, milters, bind, squid, apache, tomcat, softethervpn ... I would be happy to help. Thank you! :)

    $11.11 /hr
    0 hours
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  9. Yavor Yanakiev

    Yavor Yanakiev

    System Network Engineer

    Bulgaria - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    An IT Professional with CCIE(Lab Attempted),CCNA,CCDA, CCNP,JNCIA, JNCIS-Security and more than 10 years of experience in Network designing, planning, and implementation. Possess extensive experience with hands on products like Routers, Switches, Firewalls(UTM Devices), Servers, Link Balancers, PABXs(Telephony Systems). I was involved in a complete setup of Data Center in my career - design, implementation and support. SYSADMIN: Debian Linux / Ubuntu Linux / Red Hat ES Linux / CentOS Linux / FreeBSD Unix /pfSense Unix / Cisco Routers & Switches FTP SERVICES: proftpd, vsftpd, pure-ftpd, sftpd, tftpd FILE SHARING SERVICES: Samba, NFS PRINTING SERVICES: Cups CACHE SERVICES: Varnish, Memcache, MemcacheDB, eAccelerator WEB SERVICES: Apache v1/2, Nginx, PHP v4/5, Suhosin MAIL SERVICES: Postfix, dovecot, courier, RBL, postgrey, spamassassin, amavis, razor, pyzor, clamav, dcc DB SERVICES: mysql v4/5, phpmyadmin, mysqlcluster, postgresql v7/8, phppgadmin DNS SERVICES: bind9, tinyDNS, powerDNS PROXY SERVICES: Squid, SquidGuard, DansGuardian, URLFilter, haproxy, pond FIREWALL SERVICES: iptables, ipfwadm, netfilter VERSIONING SERVICES: SVN, CVS, GIT IDS SERVICES: Snort, PortSentry, Fail2ban, Bastille, Chkrootkit, Rkhunter, Tiger, Tripwire, Aide MONIT SERVICES: Nagios, Cacti, Zabbix, Mon, Monit, Zenoss, Ntop, Munin KERNEL SERVICES: kernel v2.4/2.6, grsecurity, openwall, other patches STATISTIC SERVICES: Awstats, MRTG, Vnstat, Htop, Bwm-ng NETWORK PROTOCOLS: TCP/IPv4 IPv6, IPX, ROUTING: Static Routing, Rip v1/2, (E)IGRP, OSPF(V3) SWITCHING: VLAN, VTP, STP, Inter VLAN Routing WAN: PPP, FR, Network Security, ACLs, IP Addressing, NAT NETWORK MANAGEMENT -Planning, designing, configuring and managing LAN/WAN ensuring maximum network uptime. - Carrying out installation & configuration of network, troubleshooting network problems. - Monitoring and analysing the network including Netflow products(Manage Engine Netflow), Solar Wind Orion, Wire Shark, Sniffer Pro, MRTG ,Cacti, Ethereal, Deep9s Edge Security Profiler, Nmap, Kiwi Syslog Server Possess sound knowledge of: - Cisco IOS up to and including version 12.4 – Advanced Enterprise Services. - Catalyst Switches IOS up to and including version 12.4 - Advanced IP Services. - Catalyst Switches including 1900, 2950, 2960, 3550, 3560, 3750, 4506 and 6509. - Cisco Routers – ISR800,1700, 3600, ISR 2801,ISR2821, 7609, ASR1002 - Routing protocols RIP, OSPF, IGRP, EIGRP, IS-IS, BGP, static & default routing. - IP Multicast technology – PIM implementation, IGMP -VLSM, PPP, IP Addressing, Redistribution, Network Address Translation, TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, Network Aggregation - Switching technologies like VLAN, Inter-VLAN Routing, Ether Channel, VTP, MLS, HSRP, VRRP, UDLD, STP 802.1d and 802.1w - Remote Access Solution like ISDN, Frame- Relay, PPP and HDLC. - Network designing and trouble-shooting. Network Cabling and Infrastructure. - Elfiq link balancer basic experience http://www.elfiq.com/ - Basic experience with MPLS VPN configuration and implementation with PE-CE routing protocol configuration Network Security - Implementing & configuring VPN ( Open VPN, Site to Site VPN,PPTP, Mobile IPsec VPN) - Cisco Firewall - PIX 506e, ASA 5505, 5510,5520 – experience in maintenance and configuration - Cisco IPS/IDS Firewall - ASA 5505 with AIP SSC-5 - Linux IPS/IDS Firewall - Deep9s - basic experience in maintenance and configuration - Linux Firewall - Pfsense - FreeBSD based firewall in VMware environment - Handling security of Cisco IOS - Zone-based Firewall - Managing Access Control (ACL), Traffic Filtering - Implementing and monitoring information security policies. - Handling network and information security audits. VOICE SERVICES - Cisco ISR 2821 with CUE – configuration of Auto attendant system, Dialling plans, Voice Mail, Fax services, E1, Pots, configuration of IP telephony, Accounting and Billing, Conference Service; - Cisco Unified Communications 520,540 – Dialling plans, Fax services, E1, Pots, IP telephony, Voice Mail; - Intercom – Helios IP; Operating System Knowledge - System administrator experience with various operating systems - Windows 3.11/95/98/2000/2003/XP,Vista,Win7, DOS, FreeBSD(basic), Debian(basic), Windows server editions(Windows 2003,Windows 2008 R2,Windows SBS2011;) Special Services - SMS gateway Ozeki NG http://www.ozekisms.com/ - Nextiva and Loronix video server and client software; Verint Networking appliances – encoders and decoders http://verint.com/ - Axis video software and encoders http://www.axis.com/ Virtualization - VMware ESXi 4.1, ESXi5 - Microsoft virtualization – Hyper V server - Blade Centre H, HS22

    $15.11 /hr
    0 hours
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  10. Tiago Hillebrandt

    Tiago Hillebrandt

    Linux System Administrator

    Brazil - Tests: 2

    I have been working with Linux and other free software technologies for a long time, developing scripts and tools to automate tasks, and managing servers as well. * Linux Servers Maintenance * Scripting: Bash, Python, Perl, Ruby * Web Servers: NGINX, Apache HTTPD, Apache Tomcat, lighttp * Automation: Puppet * Server Monitoring: Nagios * Database Servers: MySQL, PostgreSQL * Proxy and Caching * Experience with APIs: Linode, Media Temple, Digital Ocean, Amazon Route 53, Zerigo DNS, QuickBase, Sucuri, Loggly, WordPress Plugins API * Mail Server: Postfix, Exim * Samba File Server * Networking: Bind, DHCP, iptables * WordPress: Core, Plugins, WP-CLI * Development: PHP, Python, Java, SQL, XML, JavaScript, HTML5/CSS, Shell

    $33.33 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00