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Jagjeet S.

Jagjeet S. Agency Contractor

Linux/Window Administrator

India - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 5

I have 7 + years of extensive experience for managing servers, hosting servers, Creating new VPS server, Control panel Like CPenal, Direct Admin, plesk panel, InterWorx. Live VPS servers, Expertise in migration of Cs-Cart, Magento, Open-Cart, Prestashop, WordPress, Expertise in monitoring server like Nagios, Firewall management with Control panel and with server level, Backup configuration with Automysqlbackup, Mysqldump, Rsync & Home directory’s backup on live servers, Focus on: Server Migration New Server Setup Zimbra mail server Server Hardening and Security Server Optimization Server Monitoring Proxmox Virtual Environment Software Based Firewall Setup. Fix complicated issues of WHM/CPanel, Plesk, Direct Admin, Webmin, etc... Manage SolusVM, Virtuozzo, OpenVZ, Xen, VMWare, etc... Backend Server Software Support and Upgrades Server Backup Restoration Amazon Web Services, Apache HTTP, Apache/Tomcat, Samba File Server, Nginx, BIND - Named, Cisco Routing and Switching, MySQL, VMware, KVM Windows Server maintenance, Dns, Mail-server-implementation FTP, SVN, CVS, GIT, Clustering, Virtualization. Security: VPN, PPTP,IPsec, SSH, SSL/TLS Untangle, ISA, Zentyal Website Application: Cs-Cart, OpentCart, Wordpress, Cs-Cart, Drupal, Magento, E-commerce, Woocommerce, Joomla.

Associated with: Esteplogic IT Solutions Pvt Ltd

93% Job Success
$8.89 /hr
507 hours

Gabriel - Iulian Dumbrava

Gabriel - Iulian Dumbrava Agency Contractor

Django developer and software company owner (not agency).

Romania - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 7

I run my own software company ( where we create web apps, from small to high traffic ones, with payment integration, reports generation, etc. With more than 20 years of programming out of which 5 using Django I can tackle almost any project. I have used in the past Basic, Pascal, C/C++, Java, C#, ASP.NET, PHP but currently all our work revolves around Django/Python and related Javascrip technologies (AngularJS, Node.js). I've used to work as a sys admin for the largest ISP in Romania, so I know network and Linux administration. I am a communicative and friendly person, easy to work with, and also a very good source of input in all projects. I was Support Manager for a large company in USA, which was doing its development in Romania and I also have a few start-ups, one of them being my software company. We are using the best tools available for project management (Agile way), development, issue tracking, source control, etc.

Associated with: Vertical Media Projects srl

100% Job Success
$36.67 /hr
454 hours

Md. Ariful Islam

Md. Ariful Islam Agency Contractor

WordPress || System Administration

Bangladesh - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 12

Hello, While you are viewing my profile, I I guess, you are seeking some one to make your project successful. I am providing these service for you. >> Make WordPress template from a PSD Design. >> WooCommerce supported Template built from PSD. >> Create new WP plugin according to your needs. >> WordPress error fix (php , Javascript) , >> WordPress migration. >> Speed Up WordPress website Special knowledge with Linux system administration, server configuration and maintenance. more with server migration, I would be grateful if I make your project successful. I am available maximum time of a day. Regards, Md. Ariful Islam.

Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

Associated with: WPCODERPOINT

90% Job Success
$11.11 /hr
1,754 hours

Marc anthony G.

Marc anthony G. Agency Contractor

SEO Specialist, Web and Database Developer

Philippines - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 26

Welcome to my profile in Upwork. Feel free to browse my portfolio and read some of my client's reviews on my work. I am an Open Source Website Specialist. I have an extensive knowledge of: PHP, MySQL, HTML, HTML5, CSS, CSS3, Javascript, JQuery, Ajax. Also, i have an extensive knowledge in Linux Administration and Windows. Below are the list of my Core Skill: * Mysql Database Administration * Linux Administration * Windows Administration * Network Troubleshooting * Web Designing * Web Re-Designing * Web Development * Desktop Applications * Remote Desktop Support * Web Applications * e-Commerce sites * Wordpress * Magento * Joomla * Other General Web builders and CMS. I don't hesitate to explore more on the Website Development Industry, especially what my clients want and what needs to be done. Here is my website as i normally update it when the projects is done and implemented already. You can visit my website at You can also see our company team website at

Associated with: Gensan IT Solutions

89% Job Success
$12.22 /hr
1,850 hours

Kashmir S.

Kashmir S. Agency Contractor

Expert Web Designer/Web Developer/Server Administrator/SEO

India - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 15

Cs-Cart Development, Magento Development, Open-Cart Development, WordPress Development, Google map API, Yii Framework. I am doing extensive research before beginning on project. Firstly I analyses objectives of project then I blend it with visual appeal, cross-browser compatible, search engine friendliness to create a successful website that results as user friendly and heavily optimized website/app. I provide best services to archive a goal in establishing market as a trusted long term service provider for web designing/Development/Server support/SEO services. I focus on latest technologies: Cs-cart, Magento, Open cart, Prestashop, Photoshop ,Html5, Css3, Wordpress, Woo-Commerce, Jquery, JSON, Angler js, Node js, Zend, MySql, Yii, Responsive web-design, Bootstrap, SMS Gateway, Linux/Window Server Support, Android Apps, Java.

Associated with: Esteplogic IT Solutions Pvt Ltd

94% Job Success
$10.00 /hr
3,293 hours

Luis R.

Luis R. Agency Contractor

Web Developer, WP ,Drupal,PHP, Codeigniter,CSS bootstrap,Phonegap

Bolivia - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 22

I have knowledge in Wordpress development and customizing, also I have experience in, c #, PHP, JBOSS, Oracle and desktop applications with C # 2.0 and Java J2SE, administration and management of various database engines , administration and management Linux servers. I have previews experience working with SEO and Graphic Design

Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

Associated with: InTeSoft

60% Job Success
$13.33 /hr
4,377 hours

Oleksandr Zievakov

Oleksandr Zievakov Agency Contractor

Senior network and security engineer

Ukraine - Tests: 10

8+ years of experience in TCP-IP networking: Design, implementation, maintain, operation, management Cisco, HP, F5, Juniper, Linux, Mikrotik, Ubiquity networking Routing, switching, wireless, security, firewalls, VoIP Application and service Loadbalancing - F5 BIG-IP LTM GTM Virtualization - VMWare, Hyper-V, VirtualBox Windows and Linux services deployment, troubleshooting and support Enterprise, DC, ISP, service integration SIEM CCNP CCDP F5-CA HP ASE network infarstructure

Associated with: REX

82% Job Success
$30.00 /hr
26 hours

Kameshwar T.

Kameshwar T. Agency Contractor

Security Specialist, Server Migration, AWS, Linux Administrator

India - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

A Independent Web Application & Network Security Researcher currently working as Linux server Administrator. Prime focus on web application security and pentesting. Listed in Microsoft hall of fame may and june 2015 A Redhat Certified Enginner and Redhat Certified System Administrator. Web Developer having strong skills in wordpress and Core PHP, Key Skills:- Penetration Testing,C,C++,PHP,HTML, Metasploit Framework, Shell Scripting, Amazon Web Services, Windows Server 2003/2008 R2, LAMP/Web server, Nginx server, Digital Forensic's, Malware Analysis, REST, Mail Server, DNS Servers. Zonal winner of National Network Security Championship. Web apps:- wordpress, html5, css, responsive, html to wp, etc Can work on both Linux,Windows webservers and PHP web Applications.

Associated with: Quality Circle

$14.00 /hr
10 hours

Luong T.

Luong T. Agency Contractor

Delphi,Web,C#,NET,PHP,RoR,C/C++,Window, Android, IOS, VoIp, OpenCV

Vietnam - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 9

- I am an engineer IT Programmer with over 15+ years experience program and develop, fluently language programmer (Pascal, C/C++, Object C, Php, C#, Java, Perl, Php, Web Application, Network Programming, HTML/HTML5,XML,CSS,Javascript, Jquery, jquery plugin, - Opensource wordpress, joomla, drupal, OpenCart, Xcart, eShop, Web.Net,, ..etc) and use well IDE (Eclipse, Visual Studio 2008/2010/2012/2013/2015, Nokia Qt develop, Vim, Netbean, IntelliJ IDEA, Xcode) to develop application the fast and best. - My skill is coding, good thinking algorithm, process flowcode and my knowledge about IT area very good to support for working. I can do and understand clearly many OS(Window, Window Phone, IOS, Linux, Android, Linux Kernel, Linux Embedded, Window Mobile, Image/Video processing, VoIP, OpenCV) and Database System(MS SQL 2000/2005/2008/2012, PostgreSQL,MySQL, MongDB, FireBird, foxpro, IBM DB, Oracle, No SQL - I also joined to design/work and completed many large project with position team leader, coder). Please contact me i will show to you all previous my works. - Reading and understand new technology very quickly and apply to work well.

Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers, Crossrider...

Associated with: KPT

45% Job Success
$15.00 /hr
4,646 hours

Harry P.

Harry P.

Web Hosting, Server Administration & Security

United Kingdom - Tests: 7

Extremely competent with all aspects of web hosting, server administration (Linux) and IT security. I've been in the hosting industry for 7 years, 6 of those founding and running a highly respected UK company exposing me to most control panels, LAMP, monitoring, hardware replacements etc etc. Additionally I have substantial experience in operations management, online marketing, leading customer support and online payments (notably: increasing conversions, simplifying the order process and reducing chargebacks). I can work with you for short or long-term adhoc projects for both startups and larger enterprises for tasks such as website/server migrations without downtime, increasing server security & performance, setup of servers/networks etc and automation/monitoring. I can also give advice on the day-to-day running of IT (specifically eCommerce), assistance combatting chargebacks to reduce the risk of lost processing and help you provide better customer support. Please review my oDesk freelance work history.

88% Job Success
$50.00 /hr
1,132 hours