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  1. Justin Bachus

    Justin Bachus

    10+ years experience in Linux System Administration and web hosting

    United States - Last active: 03/28/2011 - 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
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  2. Ivica A.

    Ivica A.

    IT professional

    Serbia - Last active: 14 days ago - Tests: 1

    A skilled IT professional - working for 10+ years as a technical support representative for companies with more than 10k active clients including the following duties: technical problem solving, development - programming, general and IT- tasks, IT-administration. It means advanced problem solving, troubleshooting and resolving customer queries together with ability to work independently in a home office environment. I have experience in the following areas: PHP, MySQL, Windows/Linux environment, Linux Server Administration, Web Hosting Technologies, Game Development, Software Development, Customer Service and Technical Support.

    $11.11 /hr
    0 hours
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  3. Oleg Boytsev

    Oleg Boytsev

    Information Security Engineer/Malware Analyst/Reverse Engineer

    Belarus - Last active: 11 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
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  4. Edgaras Zulonas

    Edgaras Zulonas

    System analyst

    Lithuania - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4

    *nix: Debian, Slackware, openSUSE, CentOS, OS X, NetBSD, OpenBSD, QNX Neutrino RTOS 6.2.1, OpenWRT, dd-wrt; Windows: all; *nix Software: Linux Networking Tools, VPN, VNC, Apache, Samba, Squid, Snort IDS/IPS; M$ Software: IIS, LDAP, AD, RDP, TeamViewer; VM: Oracle VM Virtualbox, qemu, Hyper-V; DB: Mysql; CMS: Drupal; Spoken Languages: Lithuanian, Russian, English.

    $50.00 /hr
    0 hours
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  5. Oleksii Semilietov

    Oleksii Semilietov

    Software engineer

    Ukraine - Last active: 27 days ago - Tests: 1

    I'm experienced full-stack software engineer / architect with 10+ years experience. Over 7 last years I specialized in the development of automation systems for different business processes, multi-level-marketing billing systems, solutions based on Amazon AWS, gambling engines, integrating different payment systems, etc. Also I have ~3 years experience on position NOC (Network Operational Center) engineer in major ISP (Ukraine). Core stack of languages and technologies that I use most often for the work consists of Erlang, PHP, JavaScript, MySQL, Linux/FreeBSD, Nginx/Apache, *nix shell scripting, etc. Nowadays I'm interested in technologies stack such as: - Erlang; - Clustering, MapReduce and another architectures for distributing heavy tasks; - MQ-brokers (ZeroMQ, RabbitMQ); - Machine learning and data mining; - Realtime algo trading; - Solutions for BigData (e.g. Apache Hadoop; NoSQL solutions such as CouchDB/CouchBase, Riak, Redis, etc); - Embedded projects based on BeagleBone Black, Raspberry Pi, Arduino; - 3D-printing, prototyping, PCB-design. Feel free to contact me if you have interesting project. linkedin profile: https://linkedin.com/in/spylik

    $22.50 /hr
    0 hours
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  6. Mateus B.

    Mateus B.

    System Administrator

    Brazil - Last active: 18 days ago - Tests: 4

    I have been working as Linux System Administrator for 7 years. I design and install infrastructures for high-available applications. Expert in all flavors of Linux and Unix - including system setup, administration, security/hardening, monitoring, scripting, and troubleshooting. Heavy experience in various cloud providers including Amazon AWS. Services: ✔DNS ✔Email ✔Firewall ✔Ldap ✔Proxy ✔Web Applications: ✔Apache ✔Bacula ✔Bind ✔Ganglia ✔Iptables ✔MySQL ✔Nagios ✔NFS ✔OpenLdap ✔OpenVPN ✔Postfix ✔Samba ✔Squid ✔Wordpress Programming Languages: ✔PHP ✔Ruby ✔Shell Script Networking: ✔Ethernet ✔Infiniband ✔Wireless Operating System: ✔CentOS ✔Debian ✔Fedora ✔FreeNAS ✔OpenSUSE ✔PfSense ✔RedHat ✔Solaris ✔Ubuntu

    $33.00 /hr
    0 hours
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  7. Igor Drankin

    Igor Drankin

    Web developer

    Russia - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4

    I have solid 2+ yrs of web development experience using Ruby on Rails. I have worked hundreds of hours out side odesk on multiple domains. I can do anything related to rails. I am working in rails from 2012 and worked on high traffic websites and variety of domains like finance, banking and gas... I have necessary experience in web programming. Like Ruby on Rails, HAML, AJAX, JavaScript, etc.

    $40.00 /hr
    0 hours
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  8. Sergey Karatkevich

    Sergey Karatkevich

    DevOps

    Cyprus - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 8

    My key principles: * Simplicity - just describe you problem. I will offer you a solutions and your problem will be fixed. * Flexibility - flexible prices, work hours and contract terms. Each client is special. Onsite works welcome! * Scale and growth - I glad to help you grow up from a small project to the international business on several continents, step by step. * Trust and success - lot of clients trust me already and their business is successful. I sure I can help you too!

    $15.56 /hr
    0 hours
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  9. Denis C.

    Denis C.

    Expert System Engineer

    Moldova - Last active: 1 month ago - 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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  10. Max Topal

    Max Topal

    VoIP/Network/Linux Engineer

    Russia - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 3

    Over 8 years hands-on experience. I have deep knowledge on VoIP Hardware and softswitches from open-source one (Asterisk, Elastix, Askozia, Freepbx, CallBox, Trixbox, Welltime, Yeastar) to licensed (Switchvox, Panasonic, Mera, RTU) . I am providing Asterisk-based PBX installation\integration, support, troubleshooting and consultations. Fully manage the installation, configuration and troubleshooting of Linux servers * Install and configure Web Servers and MySQL, PostgreSQL * Install and configure customer scripts and programs * Monitor performance to identify and resolve issues using a suite of systems and tools. * Provide VoIP Security * Troubleshoot and resolve network, system, hardware and software problems. * Achieve quick fixes and / or long-term solutions as needed. I have more than 100 successful IP-PBX server deployments, so I am confident that you will be satisfied with my work completely.

    $20.00 /hr
    0 hours
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