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Devon Kurland

Devon Kurland

Linux System Administration Professional

United States - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

With over 7 years of experience, I am prepared to tackle the most challenging requests in the wonderful realm of Linux and the web at large. I have experience not only with Linux, but also with Windows and Mac OS X. I also have a working knowledge of SQL, python, bash, and perl.

100% Job Success
$50.00 /hr
2,705 hours

Yuri K.

Yuri K.

Red Hat Certified System Administrator

Ukraine - Tests: 5

I would like to offer my skills as Red Hat Certified (RHCSA) Linux System Administrator. Over the last few years year I've been working as a Level3 Support Representative dealing with Linux and Windows based dedicated servers and Virtual machines, which includes troubleshooting hardware and software issues, management of virtualization software (Xen, Onapp, SolusVM)

100% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
115 hours

Yuliyan Tsvetkov

Yuliyan Tsvetkov

Advanced linux administrator and system automator

Bulgaria - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

In the world of 24/7 available services, giving to the customer best stable and optimized Linux environment is the primary role of every System Administrator, my role too. I've 5 years of experience in automation, installation and maintenance of Linux servers based on RHEL, CentOS, Fedora, Debian and Slackware distributions. Also I'm managing a lot of live servers for the biggest Telcos in the Middle east and Africa using new technologies, and also proven old ones.

100% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
238 hours

Mihail K.

Mihail K.

UNIX/Linux administrator

Belarus - Tests: 5

I love UNIX! I love one-line shell scripts! I work with Debian, RedHat, HP-UX. Little with OpenSolaris and FreeBSD. I have experience in creating and supporting monitoring systems based on Zabbix and Nagios (several tens of servers with different OS). I am well familiar with network protocols and tools for testing and troubleshooting (wireshark, tcpdump, nmap, traceroute, etc.). I have experience in creating secure VPN tunnels based on OpenVPN, IPSec, L2TP/IPSec, GRE and PPTP. I was installing and configuring lighttpd, apache httpd, nginx, exim4, dovecot, samba, OpenLDAP, etc. I have experience with creating mail servers used in hosting company for many customers. I was working with virtualization Xen, KVM, VMware. Have experience with cloud services like Amazon EC2. I have experience in installing and configuring Oracle 10g, 11g, PostgreSQL, MySQL.

94% Job Success
$17.78 /hr
104 hours

Sergey Golovchenko

Sergey Golovchenko

DevOps/System/network administrator

Ukraine - Tests: 3

My goal is providing only hight quality service. If you have any IT task - ask me, and I'll provide complex solution. Filed of my expierence covers, but not limited to: OS: varios Linux (Ubuntu/Debian/CentOS and other), FreeBSD SCM: Puppet Web servers: Apache, Nginx Database servers: Mysql and clones, Postgresql Monitoring: Nagios, Zabbix (preffered),Cacti Virtualization: Openvz, XEN and XenServer, KVM Cloud services: AWS, Rackspace Scripting: bash, python. Mail servers: postfix, dovecot, exim, sendmail and many others Networking: standard network services (DNS, DHCP, Samba, SVN/Git, http proxy, jabber, VPN, backups, monitoring etc), firewalls and routers (iptables, iproute, VLAN, bridging, bonding, BGP, OSPF), different hardware (Cisco, Extreme networks, mikrotik and many other) PS: This list isn't full, as long lists looks ugly :) Also I'm very interesting in development/DevOps task's, especially python development.

86% Job Success
$35.00 /hr
295 hours

Artem Kobrin

Artem Kobrin

DevOps Engineer

Ukraine - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

I'm a DevOps engineer. I closely work with Puppet and Chef. You can look my work in: Skills: - Linux (especially CentOS, Ubuntu) - Automating with Puppet and Chef - CoreOS, Docker - Jenkins and Travis CI - Amazon AWS services. - Bash and Python scripting. - Nagios, Icinga2

100% Job Success
$30.00 /hr
1,818 hours

Sergey Frolov

Sergey Frolov

Python and Django developer

Ukraine - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

I am a Python programmer with 3 years of experience in development web applications using Django web framework. My tools of choice are Emacs and Linux. Hi! My primary field of expertise is development, support and extension of Django-based web applications. This includes front-end code, automated testing, deployment, writing supporting tools, documentation etc. I'm no stranger to picking up legacy code and gradually shaping it into manageable state. I'm proficient in Python. If you have something written in it, there is a good chance I'll be able to help you.

100% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
1,726 hours

Anatoly Yuzefovich

Anatoly Yuzefovich Agency Contractor


Russia - Tests: 1

I'm skilled Nix-administrator and perl developer with 10-year old experience. Administration: Linux, FreeBSD. Services ftp(proftpd,vsftpd,pure-ftpd), http(apache,nginx,lighttpd),dns,email,mysql and other services. Networking: Cisco systems devices (routing & switching). Network architecture. NAS/SAN: IBM, HP, NetAPP and work with Blade Systems (IBM, HP) VmWare vSphere virtualization. Perl programming: Web-programming - DBIx, dancer, plack, templates, modern perl, mojolicious. JavaScript - extjs, jquery, node.js, angular.js

Associated with: Coderunes

$33.33 /hr
397 hours


JOBIN JOHNY Agency Contractor

Senior System and Network Administrator

India - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

Am a senior system and Network expert, running a 24 X 7 Tech support company. We provide All Remote IT Support services, Server monitoring, Network monitoring, Helpdesk services, Desktop support to clients across US, Canada, UK, Australia and United Arab Emirates We have experience in with RMM and Ticketing Tools such as Labtech, N-able, GFI, Nagios, Zabbix, ConnectWise and AutoTask We also do Windows server configurations, Exchange server management and migration, Active Directory setup and migrations, RDS , Virus cleanup, and everything related to an IT Infrastructure.

Associated with: Eyne Tech Services

94% Job Success
$18.00 /hr
134 hours

Rasimuddin V.

Rasimuddin V. Agency Contractor

System Engineer Linux/Windows (certified RHCE MCTS)

India - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

Hi I am a RHCE Certified Linux System's Engineer. I am dedicated to my work and who enjoys new challenges and have extensive knowledge about webhosting from domain registration, DNS management, server administration, troubleshooting various system related issues to custom source recompilations of softwares like php apache and any linux softwares. I have worked with Unix, Linux and windows systems. I'm have been fully working for the last 4+ years as a Server Administrator .I'm well experienced in Linux/Windows Server administration tasks in the production and development environments. My Skills include: - Expert in Bash Scripting. - Expert in CPanel and Plesk installation, Migration and troubleshooting. - Installing and configuring Linux / Windows servers Including the Source Code Compilation / Kernal compilation. - Apache/Nginx/Tomcat/IIS Server configuration & Management - PHP Install,configure, recompiling. - Mysql, Postgresql Installation and Mysql replication. - Unix/Linux/Windows Server Management - FreeBSD expert - Good Knowledge of Shell scripting. - Remote SSH Management - Remote FTP Server installation & Management - Remote Server Management - Handling ticket systems Kayako,Request tracker,WHCMS. - 4+ years of experience in handling web hosting clients via chat,tickets and emails. - Database server (MySQL,PostgreSQL,Oracle) Installation and Management - Mail Server Install and Configure (Postfix, Dovecot,Qmail) - cPanel management and migration. - Plesk management,migration & upgrade - Live site Hosting - Live Site Server Management, Migration. - Ecommerce platforms (Magento) - Wordpress/Joomla/E107 expert - Performing server auditing, optimizing and tunings. - Iptables ,S/w firewalls(CSF,APF,Fail2ban), H/w firewalls(Fortigate,juniper,Cisco). - Vm-ware, KVM, Citrix Xen Virtualized Server installation and Management with Solosvm, Convirture control panels. - Amazon Cloud EC2,S3,EBS. I am available during the following time frames and will be online in Odesk or Skype. Weekday : 20:00 - 1:00 IST Weekends : 12:00 - 20:00 IST

Associated with: techs4u

100% Job Success
$10.00 /hr
299 hours