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  1. Evangelia Kontopoulou

    Evangelia Kontopoulou

    Electrical Engineer

    Greece - Last active: 4 months ago

    My name is Evangelia Kontopoulou. I am an Electrical and Computer Engineer. I am studding in the field of "Enviroment and Development". I live in Athens and I love cinema, yoga and philosophy. Skills: • Databases/IDEs: AutoCAD, PVsyst, Matlab, Relux, Spice Designer, ArcGIS, QGIS, ER-Mapper, eCognition • Operating Systems: Windows, Linux Experiences: 10 months working for Green Ventures S.A. Company in Athens that offers integrated services for Photovoltaic Systems (Engineering, Procurement, and Construction) as Project Manager 14 months working at CERN as Technical Student and living in Switzerland 12 months working for the company General Data Business and doing follow up in their networking and communication systems.

    $10.00 /hr
    26 hours
  2. Abhijit V.

    Abhijit V.

    Linux Administrator

    India - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 9

    I have more than 9 years experience on Linux administration and have worked on various platforms. I would like to develop Long term relationship and want to work on new technologies. I have following certifications Redhat Certified Engineer ( RHEL5) : Verify at Sun certified System Administrator for Solaris 10OS And have worked on following skills, Operating Systems : Red Hat Linux , Centos, Ubuntu, Solaris,Amazon Linux,Debian Installation Methods : Network, Yum, Local Disk Management: LVM, RAID,VXVM Hardware Arc: X86, X86_64,SPARC, Harware Vendor: DELL, HP Webserver: Apache, Apache Tomcat Database: Mysql, Mongodb Mail Server: Sendmail Network Services: ssh, telnet, nfs, samba , nis , vsftpd. System Admin: User Management, Rpm Management, Service Management, Troubleshooting Server problems, Quick Disaster Recovery Applications: Mantis bug tracker, Osticket ticketing tool, Android Development tools, Eclipse, intellio bpms, rth ticket management tool Monitoring Tools : Nagios, ethtool , miitool, tcpdump , nmap , ps, top, iostat, nslookup, netstat, mrtg, wspinger,pingdom,cloudwatch,icinga,graphite Scripting: Basic Shell Scripting Virtualization: Docker,Kvm, Xen, virtual box, vmware workstation, citrix Netbackup tool: Bakula Mail Clients : Thunderbird, Outlook Express, fetchmail Config Management tool : Jenkins/Hudson Version Management tool : Git, Svn Cloud Computing Services : Amazon Aws services, Rackspace. Infrastructure Automation : Chef,Vagrant,Ansible,Berkshelf,Testkitchen,Packer. Log Management : Sumologic,Graylog,logstash,Syslog Data Management : Basic Hadoop Administration Programming Language : Basic Ruby Ticketing tools : AOTS, Vantive, ServiceNow, Osticket,BMC Remedy. My blog site :

    $16.67 /hr
    13 hours
  3. Adrin J.

    Adrin J.

    Project Manager

    Canada - Last active: 04/29/2014 - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

    More info at I have BSc and MSc in Computer Science. Now I am a PhD student at Max-Planck Institute for Computer Science in Germany. Before starting my PhD, I was Product Manager in a company, before that, Project Manager; and before that, I was a research programmer, or a data-layer programmer. Some of the skills I have are: C/C++, C#, Delphi, R, Pascal, Java, Linux, Linux Administration, Oracle, PL/SQL, MySQL, and MS SQL Server.

    $33.33 /hr
    220 hours
  4. Neelim S.

    Neelim S.

    Linux System Administrator & Web Developer

    India - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a experienced System Adminstrator & Web Developer. I am expertised in installation, configureation, tuning & troubleshooting various servers and softwares in Linux platforms including Cent OS, Debian & Ubuntu. I also have good knowledge of PHP,MySQL,Wordpress, CSS,HTML,JQuery, JavaScript etc and I have developed various web based applications over the last years. I believe in delivering the proper value of money & time of my clients.

    $7.00 /hr
    11 hours
  5. Jan Calvin Gamulo

    Jan Calvin Gamulo

    Tester, Data Encoder, Writer, Voice Talent

    Philippines - Last active: 09/29/2012 - Tests: 8

    - Over 4 years of Research and Development experience, with focus on Firmware Test Engineering, including: • Manual and automated test execution • Negative and guerrilla testing • Testcase development (creating, reviewing, modifying) • Defect tracking - Test engineering development using Perl, Java, PHP, HTML, MySQL and open-source test tool Selenium - Working knowledge on Windows XP and Linux environments - Experience in mentorship and training - Experience in writing documentation using Test Wiki (TWiki) and Atlassian Confluence I'm also interested in creative writing, technical writing, and public speaking, with me being a member of Toastmasters International. I'm also into events hosting and voice-overs, having hosted events ranging from debuts, wedding receptions, and private functions. I strive to exhibit excellence in whatever I do. I look forward to bringing good value to my clients.

    $8.89 /hr
    49 hours
  6. Jasme S.

    Jasme S.

    Systems/Network Administrator/Freelancer/Data Entry/Researcher

    Philippines - Last active: 05/10/2013 - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    I work as a full-time Systems Administrator maintaining Unix/Linux servers. I also accept part time jobs as Network Administrator wherein I provide network setup and configurations to different companies and consultation as well. I used to be a Cisco Certified Network Associate but I was not able to renew my license due to time constraint. During my spare time I find my self fond of doing data entry jobs and article writing or doing some researches.

    $13.33 /hr
    81 hours
  7. Dev Kumar S

    Dev Kumar S

    IT Infrastructure Specialist

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

    • Proven skills in Windows Server administration as well as VMware virtualization. • Proficient in maintenance and troubleshooting of Virtualization environment using VMware vSphere • Excellent experience in analyzing information system needs, evaluating end-user requirements, custom designing solutions, troubleshooting for complex information systems management • Demonstrated experience in managing operations pertaining to security & administration. Adept at handling maintenance operations of networking devices • Significant exposure in networking, Linux operating systems • Outstanding motivator and team leader. Seasoned and flexible to work in both team and individual projects. • Cloud migration and virtualization projects (P2V, V2V, Cloud2Cloud, Colo2Cloud) • Business transformation consulting (cloud services, remote workforce management) • Cost reduction strategies utilizing cloud resources • Globally dispersed workforce management

    $25.00 /hr
    2,183 hours
  8. Jose Ramirez

    Jose Ramirez

    Server Administrator / VMware Certified Professional

    Costa Rica - Last active: 7 months ago - Tests: 17

    I'm a Bachelor of Engineering (BE), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services student who hasseveral years of experience on the Enterprise Support industry, I'm a self-motivated, results-oriented and veryproactive Systems Engineer who has had the opportunity to work with very big key players on the Technology Industry such as: NetApp, vmware, Microsoft, Apple. Symantec, Oracle, SAP, etc.

    $22.22 /hr
    41 hours
  9. Sherrie mae R.

    Sherrie mae R.

    Data Entry, Transcription, Photo Manipulation, Customer Service

    Philippines - Last active: 08/23/2014 - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 2

    I have a SEO, Data Entry and Customer Service experience wherein I was able to maximize my accurate keyboard skills. I am capable in completing the task as well as give you (the employers) the satisfaction with the result of the assigned project. Over the past months of experience outside oDesk, I was able to perform a number of data entry, clerical tasks and customer service. A proven track record of efficiency and accuracy in multitasking, maintaining confidentiality and producing quality work. I am also skilled in planning, organizing, and with the ability to complete tasks on deadline, without a doubt I am the right freelancer for the job!

    $3.00 /hr
    288 hours
  10. Muhammad Usman

    Muhammad Usman

    Network/System Admin

    Pakistan - Last active: 5 months ago - Tests: 5

    In my past few years I have designed and implemented Government Networks, Broadband ISP locations and numerous data network solutions. I have also worked on Windows, Linux & UNIX boxes with all manner of software and hardware technology, System Administration and networks for private firms and companies. I have 8 years of experience in Installing, Configuring, Implementing Govt. Networks, ISPs, Call Centers, Data Networks, LANs, VPN Tunnels, Supporting, Administering, Troubleshooting, Managing, Consulting, Training Heterogeneous networks and systems. Including 4 years of working experience with ISPs and Corporate Solutions, Routers, Firewalls, Switches, Voice Gateways, Routing Protocols, Remote Access Systems, Bandwidth Managers, Modems etc.

    $33.33 /hr
    1,095 hours