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Madars Anzikis

Madars Anzikis


Latvia - Tests: 9

I am a web developer with 8 years of experience from Riga, Latvia. On my day job I'm doing programming, performance optimization, database and server administration for several medium and rather high-traffic websites. I'm mostly working with PHP and MySQL sites and Debian/Ubuntu based servers, but I'm familiar with other programming languages, technologies, and frameworks, including CakePHP, CodeIgniter, WordPress, jQuery, Apache, nginx, varnish, SSL, javascript, shell scripts and other.

$14.00 /hr
0 hours

Ahmed AbdElmaqsoud

Ahmed AbdElmaqsoud

Linux System Administrator, Streaming Expert

Egypt - Portfolio: 2

I am experienced in: • Linux Server Management. • PHP Web Development. • Search Engines’ Optimization (SEO). Personal Statement: I am a self-motivated character, ambitious, hard worker and time manager. Personal Skills: · Good communication skills. · Able to work accurately and neatly. · Good organizational skills. · Able to work with minimum supervision. · Able to communicate information accurately. · Can work under pressure and meet deadlines.

100% Job Success
$35.00 /hr
0 hours

Shafiul Hasan

Shafiul Hasan

Expert in virtualization and system administration

Bangladesh - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

Over the last 12 years, I have been working in system administration for both Windows and Linux platform. My core competency lies in complete end-to-end system management. Currently I have sound knowledge and expertise on virtual platform using VMware vSphere 4/5/6 and Windows Server 2008/2012 Hyper-V. I am seeking opportunities to build virtual environment for the company which will save CapEx as well as OpEx.

$44.44 /hr
7 hours

Carlos Porter

Carlos Porter

Unix/Linux System Administrator

Costa Rica - Tests: 3

Unix and Linux System Administrator with 8 years of experience on HP-UX, Solaris, AIX and Linux servers. Greatly knowledgeable on case and application management, troubleshoot expert, End-user support, IT group leader and support. Highly proficient on Shell Scripting, Server and Network Monitoring, System performance evaluation, NFS/Web Server, LVM Management, kernel configuration, Python and Bash Programming and User Account Management. Sufficient experience on incident management on diverse applications, platforms and technologies. Task oriented in order to fulfilled goals and datelines. Skillful analysis, resolution and engagement of technical issues [hardware, network and services based] Team player, pro-active and committed, used to fast decision making and coordination process, as whole a solution provider.

$20.00 /hr
0 hours

parthiv patel

parthiv patel

Web Development

India - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

From last 4 years,I have developed a wide range of websites using HMTL, DHTML, PHP, and MySQL including sites for startup companies and small businesses. I am seeking opportunities to build websites for you to increase your business. I also have some experience in the following areas: SQL, Ajax, OOP, and software design and testing. Why is this good? * Large experience to develop CMS and e-commerce website. * wide range to develop project in PHP framework

$11.00 /hr
0 hours

Ivan D.

Ivan D.

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

Bulgaria - 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 - php7 Wordpress Development -Custom Wordpress Themes from PSD -Plugin development and tweaking.

Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

$15.56 /hr
2 hours

Denis D.

Denis D.

VMware, Windows, Linux administrator.

Ukraine - Tests: 5

Overall 8+ years of work experience in IT with expertise in Virtualization and System administration. Specialties: • Virtualization (VMware, Microsoft Hyper-V) • System implementation, administration and support (Microsoft Windows Server 2003/2008R2/2012R2, Suse Linux, VMware ESXi, VMware vSphere 4.1/5.5, VMware Data Protector, vCOPS, Update Manager) • Migration servers to VMware virtual environment (P2V, V2V). • Implementation services (AD, DNS, DHCP, Print, File Server etc) • Monitoring • Backup&Restore (VMware Data Protector, Symantec Netbackup, BrightStore ArcServe) • Implementation and configuration of storage systems (IBM DS , EMC VNX) • Implementation and configuration of servers (IBM System X, HP Proliant, Dell PowerEdge) • Application virtualization (Microsot Application Virtualization APP-V)

95% Job Success
$10.00 /hr
5 hours

Alexander Lee

Alexander Lee Agency Contractor

IT Support Specialist

Philippines - Tests: 10

Over the last decade, I have been working as an IT Support Professional for Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) firms, providing excellent service across Operating System platforms such as Windows, Mac, and Linux. I also have extensive hardware experience considering my Electronics background. That defines my completeness in this field, having delved into systems that required software as well as hardware knowledge. My experience has carried me well through the years. I am as reliable as I can be, attentive to details, punctual on time related matters, and satisfied by nothing but the best.

Associated with: Business Solutions

100% Job Success
$9.00 /hr
14,585 hours

Latika S.

Latika S. Agency Contractor

Professional PHP | Magento | Wordpress & Joomla Expert

India - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 26

Senior Developer with around 10+ years of experience in developing web and window based applications. Experience in System Designing and Architecture. Have strong Analytical Skills. Skills: PHP,MYSQL,Wordpress,AJAX, JavaScript, Web Services, XML,MVC. I've mastery in implementing Payment Gateway like Paypal,, BrainTree's Single integration Solution. 10+ Years of relevant experience in Designing, Documentation, Development, Testing and Deployment of Software systems for various commercial applications with experience of the entire SDLC. Experience in Leading teams in Web Applications / Portals in latest versions of PHP,MYSQL SQL Server, Reporting tools along with compatible open source technologies. Experience in managing the operations for multiple processes which includes Technical Development, Project Transition, Processes, Project Planning, Client Interaction, Estimations, & Pre-Sales. Experienced in multi-tier architecture, service oriented architecture, data-driven architecture, client-server, Web, Cloud based application, storage architecture and application development using Architectural patterns, Design patterns and various Anti patterns. Experience in developing complex systems in various business domains like Education Management, Electronic Document Management Systems, Agro Industry, Pricing Services, and Examination Services. Preferred technologies: PHP (Zend Framework,,Wordpress, Magento,Joomla), MS SQL, MySql, Ajax/JavaScript/jQuery.

Associated with: LA Net Team Software Solutions Pvt Ltd. Agency

100% Job Success
$25.00 /hr
15,370 hours

Nayemur rahman S.

Nayemur rahman S. Agency Contractor

Expert in LAMP Server-Website Migration-WordPress-WHMCS

Bangladesh - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 7

I have completed my graduation in Software Engineering. I have been working as a freelancer since 2010. During this period, I had worked in many projects, communicated with many clients worldwide. I can take over load if you need work done very urgently. I provide service for what I think I am expert in. Guaranteed work - that is my trademark and I believe in it. Customer's satisfaction is my first goal. WordPress -------------- I have been working with WordPress since 2010. Skills: * Theme Development * Theme Customization * Plugin Development * Plugin Customization * Security * Speed Optimization * Action Hooks/Filters * Custom Fields * Custom Post Types * Taxonomies * Transient API * Settings API * Options API WHMCS ----------- I have been working with WHMCS since 2011. Skills: * Automation Setup * Template Customization * API * Hooks Web Hosting/Linux Administration ------------------------------------------- I have been working on Linux based web hosting since 2011. Skills: * cPanel/WHM Setup * Server to server File/Website Migration (securely) * PHP Configuration * Server Optimization * Server Monitoring * DNS Management * SSL Setup * HTACCESS Other Skills --------------- * Customer Support (WordPress/Web Hosting) * Project Management (WordPress/PHP) * Consultancy (WordPress/Web Hosting) * CSS/CSS3 * HTML * Data Table * Image Optimization

Associated with: Dynamic Solutions Ltd.

85% Job Success
$13.33 /hr
565 hours