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  1. Maxim Tarasenko

    Maxim Tarasenko

    System Administrator, Web Developer, System engineer

    Kyrgyzstan - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

    I should position myself as a specialist in the field of Internet technologies. My strengths in this area of expertise, I believe the following: programming languages such as python, bash, php, sql excellent knowledge of linux and unix systems in general installation and tuning services and high-level applications such as LAMP, dns, postgres, oracle, squid, smtp, pop3, postfix, exim, cPanel/WHM, ISPmanager, DirectAdmin, Plesk, etc. optimization, clustering, big data, high availability, failover virtualization (VMware, KVM, Xen, OpenVZ, Proxmox Citrix) knowledge of TCP/IP and the OSI model (vpn, port-forwarding, routing, BGP).

    $5.56 /hr
    25 hours
    4.72
  2. Abdul Wahab

    Abdul Wahab

    Network and Web Hosting Administrator,Web Developer, System Support

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 6

    Over the last 5 years, I have been involved in administration of large Hosting companies working as Linux, Windows administrator and have complete command over network and leading hosting softwares cPanel/WHM and Plesk. I have been involved in many web development projects as well and has a complete command over HTML/CSS and building dynamic systems involving PHP/MySQL/Javascript. I also have an excellent background and patience in providing highly professional and user friendly technical support through all major mediums like Email, Chat, Telephone and Ticket System.

    $15.00 /hr
    1,412 hours
    4.77
  3. Petro Pikh

    Petro Pikh

    Linux, Unix, Windows administrator, VmWare, Network, Technical support

    Ukraine - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

    Linux, Unix, Windows system administrator, Virtualization, Networking. I have experience with: Amazon Web Services(EC2, S3, RDS), DigitalOcean, VoliaCloud OS: Windows, Linux, FreeBSD Virtualization: VmWare ESX, VmWare Workstation, VirtualBox, Proxmox, Hyper-V. Server panel: WHM/Cpanel, ISPmanager, Zpanel, Webmin Web-server: Apache, Nginx DNS-server: Bind FTP-server: vsFtpd, Filezilla Mail-server: Postfix, hMail Web-client from mail: SquirrelMail, Roundcube Network equipment: switch, router, ADSL-modem, Wireless access point, etc. (Cisco, D-link, Mikrotik) VPN: OpenVPN, PPTP Proxy-Server: Squid, UserGate CMS: Wordpress, Joomla Server software: PHP, SSH, Cron And many more that are not included in this list

    $22.22 /hr
    64 hours
    4.99
  4. Stas S.

    Stas S.

    IT engineer

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

    IT engineer with 4 year experience in IT outsourcing. Experience in Windows Servers 2003-2012, Windows XP, 7, 8(from setup to fine tuning) Linux, VMbox, VMware, Microtik. Advanced knowledge and experience in handling Mail Servers(Exchange and Exim), Networking (from planning to router management). Experience in server Virtualization (Xen,KVM). In the process of learning Python, Django framework, Bootstrap and jquery. Interested in job with big goals and new technologies.

    $6.00 /hr
    14 hours
    4.98
  5. Mohammed S.

    Mohammed S.

    Software Architect

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5

    I have been developing web applications and administering Unix/Linux systems (mainly LAMP/LAPP/Tomcat, Java) for years. I am a seasoned web developer who can conjure up powerful web apps. A good administrator who enjoys taming Linux/Unix systems. I use the following technologies : Java, Perl(mod_perl, CGI and FastCGI), PHP, Relational Databses(PostgreSQL, MySQL and Oracle), JavaScript, Ajax, Apache, Tomcat etc. I am a fan of Cloud Computing and I like building and maintaining Cloud infrastructure, mainly Amazon and Rackspace. Currently I have good knowledge in EC2,EBS,AMIs,S3,VPC etc and I am exploring more. My other expertise include : Automation using Perl/Bash, Bind(DNS), Mail Servers, WHM/cPanel, Hosting and Domain management etc.

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

    $27.78 /hr
    3,678 hours
    4.99
  6. Robin J.

    Robin J.

    Server Administrator and Automation Expert Linux / Windows

    India - Last active: 16 days ago - Tests: 2

    Approx 4 years of experience in the field of Server Administration of Linux/Unix/Solaris/Windows. Good experience in the following points: Full Server Installation and configuration with the latest patches Hardening server Server security Server optimization Live server migration Server monitoring Expertise areas: 1. Linux Server Distributions (RedHat, CentOS, Fedora, Ubuntu) 2. WebServers (Apache/Litespeed, Nginx, Tomcat, Jboss) 3. Hosting Control Panel (WHM/C-Panel, Direct Admin,ISPConfig, Plesk Panel) 4. Monitoring Tools (Nagios, Cacti, Mrtg, Prtg) 5.Server Security (Iptables, CSF, Rkhunter, Chkrootkits, SSHD, TCP Wrapper) 6. Database (MySql, Oracle) 7. Mail Server (SendMail, Exim Mail, Zimbra, QMail) 8. Virtualiation (Virtuozoo, Hyper-V, OpenVz, Xen) 9. Scripting (Bash Shell) 10. Other: DNS, DHCP NFS, FTP, Smabha, Telnet, Ldap, NIS

    $12.00 /hr
    152 hours
    4.96
  7. Ajish Cheeran

    Ajish Cheeran

    Open VZ / Linux / cPanel Server admin.

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3

    I'm a System Administrator with 6+ years experience. I've great experience with WordPress, cPanel/WHM(Bind, Postfix, Apache, MySQL, FTP and etc) + Virtualization OpenVZ. Also I've a good experience with Nginx + PHP-FPM + Nginx Cache + Varnish Cache. • Administration of Linux servers. • Mail Server Administration Exim, Qmail, Postfix. • MySQL Data Base Administration. • Security updates and application software installation. • cPanel Administration • Blog Administration of clients • Bash Shell scripting and PHP scripting. • Backup and Restore of hosting accounts. • Load monitoring and inform client regarding the issue. • Nginx Installation and Configuration • Support for Various Script that is available under Fantastico I have extensive experience in end user support via various mediums such as Live Chat, Emails, Tickets. • Name server Management and Domain name registration with Godaddy. • MySQL server tunning and Optimization • Installation of Memcached, and APC • Apache Compilation with PHP. • Raid and LVM configuration. • Installation of Centos and Ubuntu from KVM, DRAC, IPMI. • CSF, APF and IP tables configuration for blocking attack to the server. Installation of Softclous. Mod security Rule. Educational Summary. B.com from Calicut University(2001). Professional Qualifications. RedHat Certified Technician. Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP ID = 2953008) Microsoft Certified System Administrator. Microsoft Certified System Engineer. Certificate in Web Application Design & Development. Basics of C# Programing. Honors Diploma in Web-Centric Computing. I may live in other side of the world, please expect some delays to answer your messages. Thank you.

    $4.44 /hr
    288 hours
    4.90
  8. Arun Kanth Ragini

    Arun Kanth Ragini

    10 yrs of professional exp. in programming and linux administration

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

    I have been working using Perl/python/php for more than 10+ years through out my carrier I have worked for EDA, webapps/standalone applications for employers like Microcontroler/Microprocessor developers like Cadence, Freescale and software companies like Adobe. I have also 6+ yrs of experience as Linux Administrator, I have looked after the servers like Web Server, DNS, mail, maintenance, databases, configuration, security, source control, upgrades, VPS, AWS, KVM-Xen virtualization, Cpanel, webmin, Li-node, cpanel, Whm, Plesk, security, configurations, fixes etc..

    $16.67 /hr
    404 hours
    4.29
  9. Jorge Anibal Zapata Agreda

    Jorge Anibal Zapata Agreda

    Specialist Web Developer with HTML5, CSS, Jquery, PHP

    Bolivia - Last active: 16 days ago - Tests: 2

    I'm a web applications specialist developer with: HTML5, CSS, PHP, JQuery, JS, Ajax; with more than 3 years of experience, using agile methodologies as a Scrum and Kanban. I have over 2 years experience developing QA test plans, manual and automated execution of test plans, performing and running acceptance tests with end customer, using tools such as: Selenium, FitNesse, SilkTest. I am a highly motivated, adaptable, focused on objectives and very responsible person.

    $20.00 /hr
    28 hours
    4.80
  10. Alec Schule

    Alec Schule

    Web & Software Developer, Wordpress, Javascript, HTML/CSS, C/C++, etc

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 1

    I am a U.S. native and U.S. based developer currently studying computer science at the University of Southern California (USC). I'm looking for part time jobs to help finance my education. I've developed my programming skills my entire life, and I'm confident in my ability as a software developer. I have been programming since 2007 and developing websites since 2009. I specialize in Mac OSX desktop programming in C++/Cocoa, but I have experience programming for Windows, Mac, and Linux. Besides C and C++, I'm comfortable programming in Python, Ruby, Java, and Bash. Apart from programming, I'm also looking for jobs that include Website Design and Development (either through a service such as Wordpress or in pure HTML) and system administration work. My past work experience includes a year-long internship at the Phoenix-based engineering company Dignified Motors, multiple years of work as a general "Technology Consultant" for Values Quest LTD, and approximately one year of work with IFoundAgent, providing support and consulting for a Wordpress based website.

    $11.11 /hr
    37 hours
    4.28