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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. Xupeng Y.

    Xupeng Y.

    Linux system expert / Python developer|China

    China - Tests: 4

    I have 9 years Linux experience, and more than 4 years experience with professional Linux system administration, I am skilled in deploying and maintaining Linux-based services such as: virtualization(Xen, KVM, Vmware, Openvz), LAMP stack and Java stack deployment and management, DNS(djbDNS prefered), openvpn, web server administration(Apache, Nginx), mail server(postfix, popd, imapd). I have great debugging/problem resolving skills with Linux server/services, which can save you much time and money. I am also an experienced Python/Django developer, with more than 3 years commercial projects development experience, I have been working on more than 5 Django based web sites, such as http://www.whattheyplay.com.

    $27.78 /hr
    201 hours
    0.00
  3. Neeraj S.

    Neeraj S.

    Expert PHP/PERL developer with 8 years experience on web applications

    India - Tests: 5

    Over the last 8 years, I have customized a wide range of websites using HTML, Javascript, Jquery, PHP, Perl and MySQL. I am seeking opportunities to build and customize websites from the ground up for you or your business. I also have some experience in the following areas: Opencart, OOP, Git, SVN, AJAX, JSON, HTML, CSS, XML , Facebook API, developing crawlers and data mining scripts.

    $6.67 /hr
    39 hours
    0.00
  4. Donovan F.

    Donovan F.

    Cloud Engineer and Linux Expert

    South Africa

    I am an accomplished Systems Administrator with over 13 years professional experience building infrastructure and platforms for small web hosts, the enterprise data center and the cloud. My primary specialties are Linux systems, open source software, and cloud platforms. I began my career integrating Linux systems and varies opensource technologies for Internet Service Providers and Telecommunications providers. I realized that integrating programming/scripting into my skill set would automate and provide easy of implementation to many of my projects. Here is a brief sampling of skills and technologies I am currently (2015) working with: Linux - RHEL, CentOS, Ubuntu, and FreeBSD Datastores - MySQL, PostgreSQL, Memcached, Redis, MongoDB Monitoring - Nagios, Munin, Cacti, Shinken Management - Chef, Puppet Platforms - AWS, Rackspace, OpenStack Frameworks - Rails Lanaguages - Ruby, Python, Perl, PHP SCM - Git, SVN

    $27.78 /hr
    6 hours
    0.00
  5. Rodney Caston

    Rodney Caston Agency Contractor

    Systems Engineer

    United States - Tests: 3

    I have over fifteen years experience in linux systems administration and development, having managed large environments composed of many thousands of systems. I believe I bring with me a valuable perspective on how to provide solutions for efficiently managing extremely large, and distributed environments without scaling headcount. Some of my accomplishments include having built site reliability/network operations centers from the ground up, from the development of the fault and performance management systems to the management of the staff. I have built up and administered large scale email infrastructures which would send and receive millions of emails daily. I have managed datacenter migration projects consisting of thousands of servers running live services. I have extensive experience in the online gaming industry, focusing on adminsitration, server engineering, and DevOps. I have even worked in a creative capacity as a writer and creative designer in the past, having co-created the MegaTokyo™ intellectual properties. Given the variety of roles I've had in my career, I consider myself a jack-of-all-trades. What I enjoy most is being able to provide value to the organizations that I am able to support, regardless of what role that places me in at the time. Specialties: Amazon Web Services, Apache, Backtrack 5, Bind/DNS, Cacti, Chef, Cloud, Drupal, Elasticsearch, Ganglia, Glusterfs, HAProxy, Heartbeat, Kibana, LDirectord, Linux (Ubuntu, Debian, Redhat, CentOS, Kali), Logstash, Memcache, Metasploit, Monit, MongoDB, MRTG, Munin, MySQL Server, Nagios, Netcool, Nginx, Offensive Security, OpenVAS, OpenVPN, OSSEC, OSX, Penetration Testing, Postfix, PowerDNS, Puppet, Ruby, RRDTool, SAN, Samba, Sendmail, Shell Scripting, Splunk, Squid, Syslog, SMTP, SNMP, SSL, Squid, TCP/IP, VMWare, Windows, and Xen.

    Associated with: Caston Consulting LLC

    $91.11 /hr
    1,634 hours
    0.00
  6. Manpreet Narang

    Linux and Windows System Administartor

    India - Tests: 4

    MCA qualified Computer Professional associated with IT field for around 9 Years, with a Technical Edge of being a MCSE, CCNA and RHCT certified, having 8+ years of experience on server level. I have over 8 years of experience in server administration and web site hosting. I have worked as the web support team lead with a web hosting and web development company for 8 years, thus got the chance to work on different kind of platforms. I have hands-on experience in Different OS platforms like Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, Ubuntu, CentOS, Fedora, Redhat etc. I have worked on various application servers like IIS, SQL Server, Exchange Server, Active Directory Server, CRM Server, Sharepoint Server, DNS, Mail Enable, Smartermail, Icewarp merak, Apache, Mysql, Sendmail, Postfix, Bind, LAMP etc. I have worked on various Website hosting control panels including Cpanel, WHM, Plesk, Directadmin, zpanel and other web hosting companies panels. I have worked with all major hosting provider around like Godaddy, Rackspace, Hostgator, Linode, Amazon AWS, Bluehost, IXwebhosting, Mediatemple, Lunarpages, Softlayer, Heroku, 1&1, Bigrock, hostmonster etc. I also provide support and management for the Amazon Web Services environment. I have experience in setting up and managing simple and complex environment using AWS services including Amazon EC2, Amazon RDS, Amazon S3, Amazon Route 53, Amazon SES, Elastic load balancing, Amazon EBS, Amazon Cloudwatch etc. I can help you manage your AWS infrastructure and optimizing your running costs.

    $15.00 /hr
    56 hours
    0.00
  7. David Lundquist

    Software engineer

    Sweden

    Summary Ever since I can remember technology has been an important part of my life, this has taken me from founding my own small technology company back in Sweden to working on projects all over the world. This same focus on technology also allows me to have a broad understanding of how technology is evolving and it has given me the ability to widen my knowledge which is now spread across several different kinds of technological areas. References will be provided upon request. Specialities I am an experienced developer within the mobile sphere having built both back office software as well as fully fledged content delivery and billing solutions for some of the biggest carriers in the world. Ive had several titles in top lists in the apple appstore and on carriers across the world. While mobile has been my main focus the last couple of years my base lies in web where I have developed solutions to allow companies of all sizes to have a presence on the web. I’ve built systems and websites for everything from small local companies to big global companies. For the last couple of years my focus on web has been towards Ruby on rails using a BDD philosophy having finished both big and small sized projects by successfully leveraging cucumber acceptance tests and story writing as well as unit tests based around rspec. While being a partner in different businesses I have also gathered skills in business planning and management.

    $66.67 /hr
    22 hours
    0.00
  8. Oleksii A.

    JavaSE/JavaEE Developer, PhD in Information Security

    Ukraine - Tests: 5

    Enterprise and Web Application Developer. PhD in Information Security. Especially interested in building complex (transactional, concurrent, secured, scalable etc) Java/J2EE based systems. Strive for creating systems based on sound technical designs by applying OO design concepts and software patterns.

    $38.89 /hr
    1,277 hours
    0.00
  9. Oleksii Mykhailov

    Oleksii Mykhailov

    Python/Django developer

    Ukraine

    Programming skills: Python, bash Linux (preferred)/Solaris/HP-UX administration: web-servers/hosting servers, database servers, clustering, performance tuning, monitoring, deploying, security configuration and audit. Storage systems: HP XP12000/24000,building HA NFS servers Virtualization: Xen, openvz

    $33.33 /hr
    2,252 hours
    0.00