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Walker Leite

Walker Leite

Linux System Administrator

Brazil - Tests: 2

Student of Computer Science, working with GNU/Linux since 2007. Expert in Debian/CentOS-Redhat web/database server installation and administration. Knowledge in PHP, HTML, CSS, javascript, Bash scripts, Perl, Mysql. Today, manages Cloud Amazon AWS EC2, RDS, Loadbalancer and Autoscaling services for Praiseweb (hosting provider), and their clients.

$15.00 /hr
13 hours

Lei Zhang

Python/C++/Java/Web/Mobile Software Developer

Canada - Tests: 6

Over the past four years, I have been working in roles like mobile application programmer, security application developer, and J2EE web portal consultant for financial and engineering companies. I have solid design and programming skills in Java, Python and C++ with solid domain knowledge in application security and secure protocol design. In addition, I have also worked with a variety of mainstream web servers, databases and open source libraries in my previous projects. I am seeking opportunities to help create software that best suit you or your business needs with customer's satisfaction guaranteed.

$16.67 /hr
73 hours

Nikolay Popov

Nikolay Popov Agency Contractor

Network Administrator

Ukraine - Tests: 5

11 years expirience in ISP network administration Mainly worked with Cisco, HP, Foundry equipment. Linux/FreeBSD servers administration (Hosting services, Traffic Engeneering) VoIP (Cisco CME, Asterisk) Passed Cisco BSCI/BCMSN/TSHOOT trainings.

Associated with: Altima Web Systems

75% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
13 hours

Abdul Azeem Yaseen

Abdul Azeem Yaseen Agency Contractor

PHP/MySQL, C#/ASP.NET Developer, Project Manager & Server Admin

Pakistan - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 4

Over the last 5 years, I have developed a wide range of Web Applications commercially using PHP/MySQL, ASP.NET (C#), Joomla, Wordpress, CodeIgniter, XML and Web Services. I have also Mobile Development Experience in S60 Symbian Platform and Server Administration. I have worked with Startups and Big businesses. My core competency lies in complete web development projects, and I am seeking challenges with achievable deadlines.

Associated with: Prolific Softwares

$16.67 /hr
0 hours

Uladzimir Rekshta

Uladzimir Rekshta

Senior Linux System Administrator (RHCE)

Belarus - Tests: 4

I am an experienced UNIX/Linux/BSD system administrator. In my over 10 years of experience, I have worked with various operating systems and I have encountered many different situations (high loads, web attacks, spam, resource balancing etc.). My area of expertise covers all Linux distributions and all common unix software like LAMP (Nginx, Apache, MySQL, PHP), mail services, TCP/IP, DNS, firewall, bash and perl scripting, backup, high load configurations, cloud hosting (Amazon Web Services).

$10.00 /hr
0 hours

Tyler Lovely

Tyler Lovely

Python Developer with Web experience

United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

Primarily a Python programmer with a firm understanding of OOP concepts. 6,000 hours of experience. Has experience in equipment automation, web development with Flask and Cherrypy (Python frameworks) and PHP, Linux system administration (using Python w/ some Bash scripting), GUI design and development (Kivy, ncurses), and general competence with the Python programming language. Some experience with HTML, CSS, Javascript. Very limited experience with C. Some recent but solid experience with MongoDB. Quick to learn new objectives and technologies.

$25.00 /hr
8 hours

Yavor Yanakiev

Yavor Yanakiev

System Network Engineer

Bulgaria - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

An IT Professional with CCIE(Lab Attempted),CCNA,CCDA, CCNP,JNCIA, JNCIS-Security and more than 10 years of experience in Network designing, planning, and implementation. Possess extensive experience with hands on products like Routers, Switches, Firewalls(UTM Devices), Servers, Link Balancers, PABXs(Telephony Systems). I was involved in a complete setup of Data Center in my career - design, implementation and support. SYSADMIN: Debian Linux / Ubuntu Linux / Red Hat ES Linux / CentOS Linux / FreeBSD Unix /pfSense Unix / Cisco Routers & Switches FTP SERVICES: proftpd, vsftpd, pure-ftpd, sftpd, tftpd FILE SHARING SERVICES: Samba, NFS PRINTING SERVICES: Cups CACHE SERVICES: Varnish, Memcache, MemcacheDB, eAccelerator WEB SERVICES: Apache v1/2, Nginx, PHP v4/5, Suhosin MAIL SERVICES: Postfix, dovecot, courier, RBL, postgrey, spamassassin, amavis, razor, pyzor, clamav, dcc DB SERVICES: mysql v4/5, phpmyadmin, mysqlcluster, postgresql v7/8, phppgadmin DNS SERVICES: bind9, tinyDNS, powerDNS PROXY SERVICES: Squid, SquidGuard, DansGuardian, URLFilter, haproxy, pond FIREWALL SERVICES: iptables, ipfwadm, netfilter VERSIONING SERVICES: SVN, CVS, GIT IDS SERVICES: Snort, PortSentry, Fail2ban, Bastille, Chkrootkit, Rkhunter, Tiger, Tripwire, Aide MONIT SERVICES: Nagios, Cacti, Zabbix, Mon, Monit, Zenoss, Ntop, Munin KERNEL SERVICES: kernel v2.4/2.6, grsecurity, openwall, other patches STATISTIC SERVICES: Awstats, MRTG, Vnstat, Htop, Bwm-ng NETWORK PROTOCOLS: TCP/IPv4 IPv6, IPX, ROUTING: Static Routing, Rip v1/2, (E)IGRP, OSPF(V3) SWITCHING: VLAN, VTP, STP, Inter VLAN Routing WAN: PPP, FR, Network Security, ACLs, IP Addressing, NAT NETWORK MANAGEMENT -Planning, designing, configuring and managing LAN/WAN ensuring maximum network uptime. - Carrying out installation & configuration of network, troubleshooting network problems. - Monitoring and analysing the network including Netflow products(Manage Engine Netflow), Solar Wind Orion, Wire Shark, Sniffer Pro, MRTG ,Cacti, Ethereal, Deep9s Edge Security Profiler, Nmap, Kiwi Syslog Server Possess sound knowledge of: - Cisco IOS up to and including version 12.4 – Advanced Enterprise Services. - Catalyst Switches IOS up to and including version 12.4 - Advanced IP Services. - Catalyst Switches including 1900, 2950, 2960, 3550, 3560, 3750, 4506 and 6509. - Cisco Routers – ISR800,1700, 3600, ISR 2801,ISR2821, 7609, ASR1002 - Routing protocols RIP, OSPF, IGRP, EIGRP, IS-IS, BGP, static & default routing. - IP Multicast technology – PIM implementation, IGMP -VLSM, PPP, IP Addressing, Redistribution, Network Address Translation, TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, Network Aggregation - Switching technologies like VLAN, Inter-VLAN Routing, Ether Channel, VTP, MLS, HSRP, VRRP, UDLD, STP 802.1d and 802.1w - Remote Access Solution like ISDN, Frame- Relay, PPP and HDLC. - Network designing and trouble-shooting. Network Cabling and Infrastructure. - Elfiq link balancer basic experience - Basic experience with MPLS VPN configuration and implementation with PE-CE routing protocol configuration Network Security - Implementing & configuring VPN ( Open VPN, Site to Site VPN,PPTP, Mobile IPsec VPN) - Cisco Firewall - PIX 506e, ASA 5505, 5510,5520 – experience in maintenance and configuration - Cisco IPS/IDS Firewall - ASA 5505 with AIP SSC-5 - Linux IPS/IDS Firewall - Deep9s - basic experience in maintenance and configuration - Linux Firewall - Pfsense - FreeBSD based firewall in VMware environment - Handling security of Cisco IOS - Zone-based Firewall - Managing Access Control (ACL), Traffic Filtering - Implementing and monitoring information security policies. - Handling network and information security audits. VOICE SERVICES - Cisco ISR 2821 with CUE – configuration of Auto attendant system, Dialling plans, Voice Mail, Fax services, E1, Pots, configuration of IP telephony, Accounting and Billing, Conference Service; - Cisco Unified Communications 520,540 – Dialling plans, Fax services, E1, Pots, IP telephony, Voice Mail; - Intercom – Helios IP; Operating System Knowledge - System administrator experience with various operating systems - Windows 3.11/95/98/2000/2003/XP,Vista,Win7, DOS, FreeBSD(basic), Debian(basic), Windows server editions(Windows 2003,Windows 2008 R2,Windows SBS2011;) Special Services - SMS gateway Ozeki NG - Nextiva and Loronix video server and client software; Verint Networking appliances – encoders and decoders - Axis video software and encoders Virtualization - VMware ESXi 4.1, ESXi5 - Microsoft virtualization – Hyper V server - Blade Centre H, HS22

$15.11 /hr
0 hours

Daniel B.

Daniel B.

System Administrator, Security Auditor, Developer

Venezuela - Tests: 2

I'm computer science. I have worked with many projects related to administrative and logistic areas in companies in my country. I have a moderate experience in web development projects on the use of apache / php / mysql and extensive experience in the administration of servers (linux / microsoft) and database management. I also worked as a systems auditor in the area of ​​security. I hope to serve you in whatever you need. Best Regards

$12.00 /hr
0 hours