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  1. Stamatis Kekes

    Stamatis Kekes

    Senior system administrator and PHP - C - Perl developer

    Greece - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 2

    Very skilled Unix system administrator, with lot of experience in Linux ( Centos, Redhat, Fedora, Ubuntu, Debian, Gentoo, Slackware ), Solaris, xBSD ( FreeBSD, OpenBSD), vpn ( openswan - ipsec, openvpn, l2tp, pptp ), clustering ( LInux Virtual Server, Linux HA, vrrp, Solaris Cluster ), cloud computing, load balancing ( f5, haproxy ), VoIP ( asterisk ), databases ( MySQL, PostgreSQL), LDAP, web services ( Apache, Nginx, varnish ), security ( penetration testing, firewall policy design ), control panels ( CPanel, Plesk, Virtualmin, Ensim ), Virtualization ( VMWare Virtual infrastructure - VSphere, amazon EC2 ). As for Developing I am very experienced in C, PHP, Perl, javascript, ajax and many more to list.

    $16.67 /hr
    1,743 hours
    4.64
  2. Zia Rehman

    Zia Rehman

    Expert Software QA & Test Engineer

    Pakistan - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

    **Functional Testing, Cross-Browser Testing, Usability Testing, Accessibility Testing, Regression Testing**** Over the last 3 years, I have experienced in Software testing using Automated tools like QTP,Cenzic(Application Security) and Manual pen Test. I also have experience with bug tracking tools e.g ReadMine, Mantis, Pivotal Tracker, Fogbugz. My core competency lies in complete and end-to-end testing of software projects and products, and I am seeking opportunities for Software testing for your software projects and products. I also have experience in the following areas: PHP, JavaScript, Ajax, OOP, and software design and development. This will definitaly help me to test the software more than just black box testing. Testing and Bug Tracking Tools: 1- QTP 2- ReadMine 3- Fogbugz 4- Mantis 5- Pivotal Tracker I am using following process for software testing. 1- Estimation of the project 2- Write Test Scenarios 3- Write Test Cases 4- Execution of Test Cases 5- Create defect Report 6- Review defect report and sent to Client Testing levels used: 1- Black box (functional, cosmetic and GUI based issues) 2- Grey Box (verify database as well) 3- Business Logic (sometimes need to verify log files if necessary) Documentation (Documents prepared): 1- TestScenarios 2- TestCases 3- DefectReport Regarding why should you hire me I just want to say that I am: *Responsible *Good Communication skills *Good in Manual Penetration Testing *Document every things from Test Plan to Release Notes *Experienced QA and Test Engineer

    $5.56 /hr
    373 hours
    5.00
  3. Irfan A.

    Irfan A.

    Expert QA/Tester Mobile(iOS,Android,WinPhone)/Web/Desktop applications

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 8

    I have been working in IT industry for more than 10 years. I started my carrier as a .net developer and then moved to QA. I have managed various QA projects for different platforms (Web, Desktop, Mobile Platforms). I have good communication skills that is why I can find common language with my team and customers. My knowledge and skills cover all areas: from manual testing to project management and automation of the agile team. Reasons to hire me? * Experienced in handling multiple project and multiple teams at the same time with assurance of quality product. *Have experience of working with teams all over the world. *Web security testing expert. * Have Worked on more than 100 projects (Web, Desktop, iOS, Android, Blackberry, WinMobile). * Expert in Mobile application testing(Android + Robotium, iPhone, iPad, Blackberry) * Has Experience of Load testing(Loadrunner, Jmeter). * Expertise in automation testing(QTP, Testcomplite, Selenium). * Experience in web services testing * Expertise in creating testing documents such as test cases, test plan, weekly status report, daily status report, bug reporting. * Good understanding of Software Development life cycles * Possesses good communication and Analytical skills Devices available for testing: *Mac OSX 10.7 *Windows 7, Win 8 *iPhone 4(6.1.3) *iPhone 5(6.1.4) *iPad 2 (6.1.3) *Android DesireHD (2.3.5) *Samsung GalaxyS3 (4.1.2) *Samsung GalaxyS4 (4.2.2)

    $11.11 /hr
    3,921 hours
    4.99
  4. --- Serhiy Chernikov ---

    --- Serhiy Chernikov --- Agency Contractor

    Team Lead\Lead QA Engineer\Business Analist

    Ukraine - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 14

    • QA lead\Project Lead with more than 8 years of IT experience. • Excellent knowledge of development, testing activities: planning and control, analysis and design, implementation and execution development, test closure activities. • Good theoretical and practical knowledge of development, testing methodologies. I'm proficient in all of testing types and most software development methodologies (RUP, Agile, AUP, Waterfall).

    Associated with: QA group, Global Network Solutions

    $16.67 /hr
    475 hours
    4.79
  5. Hashim S.

    Hashim S. Agency Contractor

    Website, Network Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Tester

    India - Last active: 6 months ago - Tests: 1

    I am professionally a penetration tester. Having expertise in the following: 1) Web application penetration testing 2) Internal / External Network penetration testing 3) Configuration hardening 4) Wireless penetration testing 5) Firewall rules audit etc. Tools used: Nessus Nmap Burpsuite Acunetix OWASP ZAP SQLmap OWASP Xenotic XSS , pentesting tools that are present in Kali Linux

    Associated with: Professional Pentesters

    $15.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  6. Alexey Bubliy

    Alexey Bubliy

    Expert Web-Developer(magento)/penetration tester/Linux Admin

    Russia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 5

    Hi, My name is Alexei Bubly. In my portfolio, are a few of the projects that I've developed. I believe my strong points are my Creativeness and Punctuality. My #1 goal will always be to meet your needs and deadline. When working on a new project, I like to speak with the client, so that I can have a clear understanding of his/her needs and vision of the project. I'm honest and fair. Since 2013, I worked as a freelancer for the Department of Defense. Also did a security audit of many sites and systems. Also from 2014, I worked as a system administrator in the Russian telecommunications company MTS, then I set up the network and protect them. During all this time I kept to make websites on order Please take a look at my work history for comments from other clients. Thank you in advance for your time and consideration. I look forward to working with you soon. I have a Bachelors in Software Engineering from Moscow Tehnological Institute in Russia. Listed below are my experience and skills. — Web development: PHP, JavaScript, JQuery, HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap3 etc; — Penetration testing: Ethical Haching, security audit, wireless security, Acunetix WVS, OWASP, Burp suite etc; — Frameworks: Eclipse RCP, JUnit, CodeIgniter. — Core web: XML, JSON, HTML/CSS, JavaScript; — IDE: Eclipse, NetBeans. — OS: Linux, Windows, Mac OS X; — VCS: Git, Mercurial, SVN; — SQL;

    $20.00 /hr
    96 hours
    5.00
  7. Mohammad ali K.

    Mohammad ali K.

    Sr. QA Specialist - Mobile/Desktop/Selenium/Wordpress/Joomla/HTML/CSS

    Bangladesh - Last active: 29 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 20

    Strong background in software testing for packaged and company written software applications in the following areas: E-Commerce, Consumer Products/Retail, National Defense, Medical Products, Human Resources, ERP, Medical Insurance, Medical Information, Financial, Security, and Mortgage. • Automation testing covers: The creation of automation test plans, writing automation requirements and either creating the automation scripts myself or direct co-workers on the creation of automation test scripts. • Skilled to complete multiple testing projects simultaneously across multiple technologies under tight dead-lines and deliver the projects completed by established due dates. • Able to lead/work with a variety of testing teams made up of team members: full-time, contract and offshore. • Working with IT and Business Management on benefits of QA in the development life-cycle to improve quality. • Strong leadership skills to instill confidence in my work with the business community. • Proven ability to mentor others in a variety of skills used in the Quality Assurance field. • Possess excellent communication and presentation skills, self starter, quick learner, and team player. • Have established QA processes where no previously established processes existed. • Proven abilities to create comprehensive test plans to validate any size system. • Excellent business/system knowledge and working experience in gathering requirements when missing used in the creation of test plans and test case creation. • Proficient in all types of testing approaches that includes risk mitigation to get projects into the production environment with minimal delays while maintaining highest level of quality. • Able to review existing processes and suggest ways to improve on existing processes to increase efficiency. • Hands-on QA Lead/QA Engineer/Senior QA Analyst for a package Mortgage Financial system that integrates with 32 other systems. • Review software documentation to ensure technical accuracy and compliance to mitigate risks for a complex citrix based financial system. • The establishment of testing standards where none existed within the company. The standards were designed to be flexible due to tight deadlines. • Prepared, presented a QA strategy to meet company goals to improve quality of the systems. • Established mentoring programs for the QA Team. • Creating and generating system test scripts for different test scenarios covering critical areas of system functionality. • Coordinated other company resources to assist with testing, working alongside with QA. • Coordinated QA resources on daily testing activities. • Report testing progress and quality by tracking metrics and defects. • Performed various types of testing such as: functional, smoke, integration, regression, user acceptance, and negative/positive testing. • Established testing environments to mimic the installed client environments to enable the testing team to better test and resolve client reported issues. • Responsible for management of the Customer Service functions. • Provide technical support during software installation or configuration at Client locations. • Designed and wrote automated scripts for smoke testing, to augment the manual testing efforts. • Technologies included the following: Fiddler, SaaS Citrix, XML, Various freeware QA performance testing tools, Windows 8.1 & Mac, Cross Browser testing: IE10, Safari and FireFox, Http Return Codes, Microsoft SQL Server, Java script, Cloud testing using Amazon, C# with Microsoft Visual Studio Test Professional Premium 2012, Microsoft Test Manager for Test Plan/Test Case creation and Microsoft Team Foundation Server for Kanban story and bug tracking. • Participated in product design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, product designs, schedules, or potential problems for a complex internal web-system. • Develop testing programs that address areas such as software scenarios, regression testing, negative testing, error or bug retests, integration or usability. • Document software defects, using a bug tracking system, and report defects to software developers. • Report testing progress and quality by tracking metrics, defects and code coverage. • Designed and wrote automated scripts to smoke and regression test 20 web-pages. • Technologies included the following: C# with Microsoft Visual Studio Test Professional 2012 for automation, Windows 7, IE 8 & 9, FireFox, IE Tester, Fiddler, Web-page links, Http Return Codes, Https Security, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Test Manager for Test Plan/Test Case creation and Microsoft Team Foundation Server for Kanban stories and bug tracking.

    $11.11 /hr
    1,460 hours
    5.00
  8. Ivan D.

    Ivan D.

    Linux Administration/IT Security/PHP/WordPress/HTML/CSS

    Bulgaria - Last active: 20 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 3

    Linux Server Administration - Setting up VPS and dedicated servers with strengthen security. Usually prefer to work with Ubuntu, Debian and CentOS, but any other distro is fine. - chroot-ing - firewall - iptables Linux server security - Log analysing - Honey Pots - Strengthening Security - Chrooting - Iptables - Software protection against DoS with iptables and custom scripts Wordpress Development -Custom Wordpress Themes from PSD -Added Back end functionality if needed using hooks, inside the theme See more at http://reallusiondesign.com

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

    $15.56 /hr
    2 hours
    5.00
  9. Ammar Brohi

    Ammar Brohi

    Web Developer & Penetration Tester

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 8

    Why hire me? Simple. I do more than just make your work look good. I help to craft and explore your information into a polished message, refining complex ideas down to an easy-to-follow format that your audience can understand and respond to. I then combine that message with clean and compelling visuals which further help to convey your message. My objective is simple. Build opportunities to put my extensive experience and powerful skill-set to work for your company. I have a passion for good design, in any medium, as a means to enhanced communication. This passion, coupled with dedicated professionalism, means that I consistently deliver projects which meet my clients' needs and exceed their expectations. Some highlights include: • Over 4 years of traditional Graphic Design experience. • Over 2 years of Multimedia experience - designing, programming, and producing Flash, Video, and DVD presentations, applications, and animations which have garnered multiple awards over the years • Over 4 years of Web Design and Development experience - with a preference for hand-coded HTML and CSS • Over 2 years of Web Application Security experience. OWASP Member • Certified Vulnerability Assessor, Certified Penetration Testing Engineer. Specialties Include: Web Application Security, Front End and Back End Web Developing, Video Production, Logo Designing, Desktop Applications, Mobile Apps.

    $20.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.93
  10. Usman Ali

    Usman Ali Agency Contractor

    Sr. QA Engineer (iPhone/iPad, Android, Web, Desktop)

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 27

    ✔ 5500+ Hours of Testing/QA'ing on oDesk Sr. QA/Test Engineer & Business Analyst with more than 7 years of experience in Manual and Automation Testing of WEB and MOBILE/TABLET applications. Test Devices: ✔ iOS Devices: ☑ iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPod Touch 4G, iPhone 3G, iPad 2 ✔ Android Devices: ☑ Samsung Galaxy S4, Samsung Galaxy S2, HTC Desire HD, Samsung Galaxy Tab 1 ✔ Desktop Computers: ☑ Windows 8.1 (64-bit), Windows 8 (32-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit) ☑ MacBook (OS X 10.9.2) Expertise in black-box and gray-box functional testing of web, mobile and desktop applications. Solid technical skills of Automation Testing Skills of Functional Testing, Load testing, Stress Testing and Usability Testing of web application developed in java, .NET, PHP and RoR technologies. Expert in Security Testing of web applications to test Web Security Vulnerabilities. Well dressed with the MySQL to do back-end testing of web applications. Hands on experience of Test Planning with effective skills of Test Case development along with Scenario Matrix. ✔ Testing Platforms: ☑ Windows, Linux (RedHat, Fedora, Ubuntu), Mac OSX ☑ iOS 7.x iOS 6.x, Kitkat, Jellybeans, Ice Cream Sandwitch ✔ Application Testing Skills: ☑ Functional Testing, Automated Web Functional Testing ☑ Security Testing, Usability Testing, Performance Testing ✔ Automated Testing Tools Skills: ☑ Selenium IDE, Remote Control, WebDriver, JMeter, Acunetix, BurpSuite ✔ Bug Tracking System Skills: ☑ Mantis, Bugzilla, JIRA, TestLink

    Associated with: Usman Ali

    $15.00 /hr
    7,732 hours
    4.51