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  1. Andre H.

    Andre H.

    Linux System Administrator. Experience with installing applications

    Brazil - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 5

    As a Linux specialist, I do work basically via a SSH connection and the command-line. I do: • Install/configure Linux-systems. • Install/configure applications. • Solve configuration problems. • VMware related issues. • Work with Amazon EC2 and create AMI’s from VMware images • Install/configure applications that I have never seen before (I am autodidact). I have experience with Centos, Ubuntu, Slackware and “Linux From Scratch”. My first Linux experience was in 1994 with Slackware. Since 1997 I take care of my home Linux server Since 2012 I am doing freelance jobs as System Administrator keywords: SSH, DNS, MySQL, Apache, LDAP, Sendmail, Dovecot, Sogot, Globalsight, Parallels Plesk, nagios, nconf, wordpress, Limesurvey, phplist, OpenERP etc.

    $16.67 /hr
    5 hours
    5.00
  2. Mr. Jarim

    Mr. Jarim

    System/Network/Database Administrator

    Indonesia - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 8

    I am a systems and network administrator, I have 7+ years experience as a systems and network administrators with wide range of Operating System (all Linux Distro, FreeBSD/OpenBSD) I also have experience with Amazon Cloud (EC2, S3, Load balancing) and Rackspace Cloud. and I hope I can work with you

    $10.50 /hr
    4 hours
    5.00
  3. Alejandro U.

    Alejandro U.

    Magento E-Commerce Solution Technology Zone

    Spain - Last active: 2 days ago

    I am programmer specialized in e-commerce projects. I usually use the Magento platform, but also i have experience with ther platforms like WordPress + WooCommerce, PrestaShop, Zen Card. Also I have experience in promoting websites, keyword selection for tags and Google Adwords Campaingns. Higher in Development of Computer Systems and Applications Certificacón Linux Engineer.

    $18.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.20
  4. 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
  5. Abhilash P.

    Abhilash P.

    System Administrator with Cloud Hosting experience

    India - Last active: 13 days ago - Tests: 4

    I am a seasoned system administrator and is working with various clients - especially web hosting domain since 2004. Even though I do server administration tasks on Linux / Unix based distros (90% of time), I have expertise and solved many issues related to Windows as well. Here are some of my skill set. General Responsibilities undertaken Provide remote administration for various web hosting companies, including Datacenters. Resource monitoring on servers by effectively managing processes and applications. Trouble shooted problems related to various services like Web (Apache, Nginx, Litespeed, Lighttpd, IIS), Mail (Postfix, Qmail, Exim, Smartermail, Mailenable) , DNS (PowerDNS, Bind), FTP (VSFTPD, ProFTPD, Pure-FTPD) and Database servers (Postgresql, MySQL, MSSQL) Manages backups using third party backup utilities like R1Soft and custom backup scripts for duplicity and rsync Implemented desired level of security in the servers. Web server configuration and performance tuning. Data migration across the servers with effectively zero downtime. Expertise in Disaster recovery and management. Regular Security audits to find out the vulnerabilities of the system and suggest actions to improve the security. Filesystem data recovery. Web Hosting Technologies Control Panels : cPanel, Plesk, DirectAdmin, zPanel, Encompass and more.. Webserver : Apache, Nginx, Litespeed, Lighttpd, IIS, nginX Mail Server : Postfix, Qmail, Exim, SmarterMail, Mailenable DNS Management : Bind, PowerDNS, tinyDNS Spam Prevention : Spamassassin , ClamAV, F-Prot CMS Installation / Administration Storage Management : LVM, RAID - Hardware and Software Server provisioning : Kickstart, Cobbler, SystemImager etc. Server auditing, security Kernel upgrade, Server patching Nginx Proxy management Data Center Support. Technical Level Expertise Operating systems: Gnu/Linux Operating Systems: Various Linux distributions which include Redhat (4, 5 and 6) , CentOs (5 and 6), Fedora, Ubuntu (9,10,11) and Debian. Unix Based Operating Systems: FreeBSD and NetBSD Related Application Servers Jakarta Tomcat Red5 Media servers Game servers etc

    $15.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  6. Alexey Grigoriev

    Alexey Grigoriev

    Full-Stack Django Developer

    Russia - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

    I'm focused on creating high performance web applications with Python, Django, JavaScript, HTML and CSS. My goal is to meet client needs and deadlines. Since 2011 I've been developing E-Commerce solutions, social networking services and some other web apps. My skills and experience: — Python 2, 3; — Django 1.3 - 1.8; — Some Python packages including: Django REST Framework, Django Haystack, Celery; — JavaScript; — JS libraries and frameworks: jQuery, AngularJS, Gulp, Grunt, React; — HTML, CSS. Stylus, BEM; — Linux system administration; — git; — Ansible IT infrastructure automation tool; — PostgreSQL; I have a Bachelors in Software Engineering from Kostroma State Technical University (Russia).

    $20.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  7. parthiv patel

    parthiv patel

    Web Development

    India - Last active: 9 days ago - 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
    5.00
  8. Ilya Bakharevich

    Ilya Bakharevich

    Senior PHP Developer

    Belarus - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 3

    Over 5 years of PHP/MySQL/JavaScript experience. Developing solutions of any complexity (websites, API, classified, parsers, e.t.c). Great communications skills. My stack: - PHP 5 (native, Zend Framework, CodeIgniter (CI), PHPUnit, xDebug, Z-Ray, RESTful API, Smarty) - MySQL (installing/tuning/views/procedures/functions/transactions), MS SQL; - JavaScript (jQuery/native a bit/started to work with Angular); - Bootstrap 3/HTML 5/CSS 3; - GIT/SVN; - Continuous Integration (Jenkins); - Jira/Confluence/Cruicible/mantis/Zoho Also: - server administration (Debian, nginx, Apache, PHP, phpfpm, MySQL tuning e.t.c.) - shell scripts ("create backup of MySQL”, “create backup of SVN repo” e.t.c.) - implementing payment systems into engines; - creating crawlers with help of DOM, regexps; - developing classified with nested sets; - working with various API (Last.fm, Instagram, Foursquare, Yandex (Yandex.XML, Yandex.Translate), Google API (Translate, Seach)) Photoshop

    $20.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  9. Carlo G.

    Carlo G.

    Technical Support Specialist:Network and System Administrator

    Philippines - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

    Working Experienced: FTC Leasing and Finance Corporation Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija, Philippines Network and Telecom Administrator : 2010 - Present Network Administration Monitor performance, troubleshoot and supports the day-to-day operation of company networks, servers and workstations. Assists in the planning, design and implementation of data and voice connectivity requirements within the facility Establish and maintains user accounts, profiles, emails, file sharing, access privileges and security Assists in coordinating special projects including network related wiring plans, system installation, backup, maintenance and problem solving Manage internet firewall and implements access policies as required by the organization Participates in the development and implementation of policies and procedures in the usage of Data Center resources, including Disaster Recovery. Maintains inventory (including telecommunication equipment), and software licenses and installers Telecommunication. Maintains and supports voice network, equipment and services (PABX, trunk/direct lines) Manage the Issuance of mobile phone and inventories of telecommunication unit/equipment Maintain and monitor all telecommunication unit on monthly basis. Hardware Support Sets up workstations for use of new users, which include operating systems, standard software programs, business applications and internet access Performs hardware troubleshooting based on SLA and recommends solutions for any identified problem. Ensures availability of critical hardware components in order to avoid prolonged hardware and system downtime. Coordinates with vendors the repair and preventive maintenance of servers, workstations and computer peripherals critical to the operation of the facility Other Task Provides a recommendation with new IT Project in accordance with annual Data Center Planning and Development Provide supports in terms of Graphic designs.

    $5.56 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  10. Ivan D.

    Ivan D.

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

    Bulgaria - Last active: 18 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