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Rashid Mohamad

94% Job Success
$30.00 /hr
2,264 hours

Dmitry Gorlov

Dmitry Gorlov

Linux Admin / Oracle certified professional

Russia - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 1

Under construction... I start my IT career since 1992 using FoxBase by IBM-compatible 286AT computer. Today my phone have more powerfull CPU :-) In Linux from 1997, begun from Redhat 6.0 In Oracle from 2003, begun from 8.1.7 10g OCP Certified in 2007. Microsoft MCP in 2007.

100% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
445 hours

Alex Kondratiev

Alex Kondratiev

DevOps | AWS | Linux System Administration | Nginx | LAMP | Security

Ukraine - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

I am a skilled IT expert with 10+ years of comprehensive experience in: - Linux system administration - Implementing security options - Server optimization for better performance - DevOps - Programming and scripting - 24/7 server monitoring and management. I am well-versed working with Amazon Web Services, in particular, EC2, Route 53, Cloudfront, RDS, S3, SES, etc. I expertise in CentOS/Debian/FreeBSD server management and dealing with web-projects based on PHP. I have deep knowledge in designing and setting up web servers with high performance using Nginx, PHP-FPM, Varnish, w3totalcache, provide troubleshooting, solving performance problems. I've accomplished some projects the results of which are impressive: the load of one project was 5000 online unique users, and the total of requests in another project was 50000 for 5 minutes. DevOps services that I deliver to my clients include: - Communication with developers and resolving their problems - Communication with managers and resolving their technical issues and requests - Connection between developers and managers - Automatization of developing process, deployment, testings using Ansible.

97% Job Success
$35.00 /hr
580 hours

Nikolay G.

Nikolay G.

Technical Lead (Java)

Russia - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 2

I'm an experienced Java programmer with solid principles in programming, architecture and code quality. I have a wide experience in Java-related technologies, so I can provide you high-level end product. I love to learn new technologies, frameworks etc, so research projects will be also interested for me. NOTE: If you are looking for bad quality, cheap, fast written code - do not distirb me, please. I'm not interested in working in a team which don't follow clean code, DRY and SOLID principles.

75% Job Success
$30.00 /hr
1,037 hours

Ilya Frolov

Ilya Frolov

System Administrator and Web Developer

Russia - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 6

I am php/golang developer and linux system administrator. Have an interest in all kind of web based programming technology like php, python, perl, golang . I have ability to create software from abstracts and fundamental algorithm design to deploying on production servers and zooming in business. I am interesting in golang, open source, secure networking (SSL and so on), servers maintenance. Prefer full circle development - from idea to full production server support! I like to learn and follow the most modern technologies. I have 5+ year of shared web hosting design and service.

$16.67 /hr
156 hours

Omar Valadez

Omar Valadez

Software Architect

Mexico - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

13 years of professional experience in the full life cycle of software development projects for financial, insurance, and government companies. Client-server core banking, Insurance systems experience, CRM systems. Software Architect and Project manager in Java and Microsoft Development Tools, including desktop and web apps. I also have some experience in the following areas: - OOP, Web Services. - Microsoft .Net Frameworks ASP .Net,VB .Net, C#, MVC, WCF, WPF. - Java - PHP and MySQL. - Databases Administration in : MySql 5, Microsoft SQL Server 2005, 2008 and SyBase 11, Oracle 11. - Window Server Administrator 2003,2008 VPN, IIS,Active Directory, - Exchange Server. - Linux Server Administrator for services :FTP,DNS, OpenVPN, Samba,Firewall in distributions : Mandriva, OpenSUSE, Fedora. - Automatic testing with Smartbear TestComplete automation software. - jQuery and Prototype Javascript - VPS, shared hosting, DNS configuration, Cloud computing.

$22.22 /hr
6,568 hours

Bohdan Sydor

Bohdan Sydor

Experienced DevOps Engineer

Poland - Tests: 5

Red Hat Certified Architect, experienced Linux systems administrator (15 years) and backend developer. Areas of expertise: * Linux (Red Hat, CentOS, Ubuntu, Debian) * Public cloud (Amazon AWS, Linode, Digital Ocean, etc) * Private cloud (Openstack, KVM virtualization, LXC, docker) * Systems automation (Ansible, Puppet) * Monitoring (Graphite, Zabbix, Nagios) * Programming (Bash, Python) * Methodologies (Scrum, DevOps)

88% Job Success
$55.56 /hr
193 hours

Evgeniy Kirov

Evgeniy Kirov

Full Stack Web Developer (Python/Django)

Russia - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

I am a professional web developer with years of experience. I am passionate about the web. I do both front-end and back-end development. For back-end side of things, I prefer to use Python with Django. I just love these tools, and I have worked a lot with them. As for front-end, I do have a solid experience responsive HTML, grid systems, CSS and JS pre-processors, build systems and much more.

100% Job Success
$30.00 /hr
269 hours

Marek Malevic

Marek Malevic

Software Architect (Java, SQL)

Czech Republic - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 1

IT specialist experienced in software analysis and implementation of performance improvements, databases development, implementation of information & reporting systems. Developer of server, desktop and web applications, experienced in both Linux and Windows server environments. Worked for 7 years as Senior Technical Consultant for an international company (Infor) and participated in many international projects. Since 2012 a Bottleneck Team Lead in an international team responsible for software analysis and implementation of performance improvements on various platforms (mostly C/C++, Java & DBs). Since 2013 a member of a team that develops Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) management web service used by a company with 5000+ employers, Amazon WebServices (Java API) expert.

100% Job Success
$40.00 /hr
7,468 hours