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  1. Devon Kurland

    Devon Kurland

    Linux System Administration Professional

    United States - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    With over 7 years of experience, I am prepared to tackle the most challenging requests in the wonderful realm of Linux and the web at large. I have experience not only with Linux, but also with Windows and Mac OS X. I also have a working knowledge of SQL, python, bash, and perl.

    $50.00 /hr
    2,338 hours
    5.00
  2. Pavels J.

    Pavels J.

    Highly skilled C/C++/Linux server-side developer

    Spain - Last active: 5 days ago - Portfolio: 1

    Highly skilled C / C++ / Python server-side developer, with over 12 years experience. My area of interests is in developing high-available, multi-threaded, high-performance Linux network applications. I'm the lead developer, maintainer and the active participant of several popular OpenSource projects.

    $60.00 /hr
    2,470 hours
    4.77
  3. Oleksii A.

    JavaSE/JavaEE Developer, PhD in Information Security

    Ukraine - Last active: 09/19/2011 - Tests: 5

    Enterprise and Web Application Developer. PhD in Information Security. Especially interested in building complex (transactional, concurrent, secured, scalable etc) Java/J2EE based systems. Strive for creating systems based on sound technical designs by applying OO design concepts and software patterns.

    $38.89 /hr
    1,277 hours
    0.00
  4. Rodney Caston

    Rodney Caston Agency Contractor

    Systems Engineer

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 3

    I have over fifteen years experience in linux systems administration and development, having managed large environments composed of many thousands of systems. I believe I bring with me a valuable perspective on how to provide solutions for efficiently managing extremely large, and distributed environments without scaling headcount. Some of my accomplishments include having built site reliability/network operations centers from the ground up, from the development of the fault and performance management systems to the management of the staff. I have built up and administered large scale email infrastructures which would send and receive millions of emails daily. I have managed datacenter migration projects consisting of thousands of servers running live services. I have extensive experience in the online gaming industry, focusing on adminsitration, server engineering, and DevOps. I have even worked in a creative capacity as a writer and creative designer in the past, having co-created the MegaTokyo™ intellectual properties. Given the variety of roles I've had in my career, I consider myself a jack-of-all-trades. What I enjoy most is being able to provide value to the organizations that I am able to support, regardless of what role that places me in at the time. Specialties: Amazon Web Services, Apache, Backtrack 5, Bind/DNS, Cacti, Chef, Cloud, Drupal, Elasticsearch, Ganglia, Glusterfs, HAProxy, Heartbeat, Kibana, LDirectord, Linux (Ubuntu, Debian, Redhat, CentOS, Kali), Logstash, Memcache, Metasploit, Monit, MongoDB, MRTG, Munin, MySQL Server, Nagios, Netcool, Nginx, Offensive Security, OpenVAS, OpenVPN, OSSEC, OSX, Penetration Testing, Postfix, PowerDNS, Puppet, Ruby, RRDTool, SAN, Samba, Sendmail, Shell Scripting, Splunk, Squid, Syslog, SMTP, SNMP, SSL, Squid, TCP/IP, VMWare, Windows, and Xen.

    Associated with: Caston Consulting LLC

    $91.11 /hr
    1,634 hours
    0.00
  5. Chalitha Wickramathilaka

    Chalitha Wickramathilaka

    Senior Backend Programmer / Tech Lead

    Sri Lanka - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 15

    From almost 12 years I have been working with php based web applications. MVC, and Zend Framework 1/2 development environments. I have the same experience with java scripts /jQuery/extjs frameworks. I have more than 7 yrs experience on load balancing . Clustering , and replication over debian, centos and redhat systems. I use Oracle and mysql databases on most of my projects. As a code collaboration tool I am using Gforge with svn/git for my projects. also I have strong experience with iptv application such as tvguides, epg, music applications etc etc. I have been working on high loaded websites, application databases for my work. I have strong knowledge of optimizing web applications smooth run on a very high load. Also I have experience with hardware Visualization on VMware boxes. I have additional experience in ETL Jobs / Mysql clustering / Piranha / php heavy load balancing / caching nodes. Android / FB apps/ REDIS/VMware ESX configuration

    $33.33 /hr
    4,862 hours
    5.00
  6. Nikolay G.

    Nikolay G.

    Technical Lead (Java)

    Russia - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 2

    I'm an experienced Java programmer with solid principles in programming, architecture and code quality. I have a wide experience in Java-related technologies, so I can provide you high-level end product. I love to learn new technologies, frameworks etc, so research projects will be also interested for me. NOTE: If you are looking for bad quality, cheap, fast written code - do not distirb me, please. I'm not interested in working in a team which don't follow clean code, DRY and SOLID principles.

    $30.00 /hr
    1,037 hours
    4.86
  7. Diaa Sami

    Diaa Sami

    Professional C++ Developer, Software Engineer, Computer Wizard

    Egypt - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 18 - Portfolio: 9

    I am an ambitious and established software developer who started development in highschool, I'm fond of graphics and interactive applications in general and the open-source philosophy. I have used several programming languages, frameworks and APIs, including but not limited to C/C++, .NET, Java and Python, wxWidgets, OpenGL, Win32, COM and sockets, I've programmed for several platforms ranging from hand-held devices to Desktops(Windows and Linux) and client-server applications. I'm always interested in challenging jobs.

    $27.78 /hr
    2,086 hours
    4.99
  8. Hamza Shahid

    Hamza Shahid Agency Contractor

    Video Compression/Decompression, Multimedia, Embedded, Linux & Windows

    Pakistan - Last active: 11 hours ago - Tests: 2

    To work on cutting edge and challenging technologies and provide services in my field of expertise. I have over 7 years of experience in embedded development, video compression/decompression technologies, application development for windows and linux. Tools and technologies I am expert in include C/C++ programming language, C#, Microsoft Directshow. I have also worked on embedded systems which include Xtensa based boards and Texas Instruments DM6467 based boards. I have lots of experience in algorithm development and optimization.

    Associated with: MayarTech

    $16.67 /hr
    1,028 hours
    4.77
  9. Devendra Patel

    Devendra Patel

    Software Engineer

    Canada - Last active: 04/19/2014 - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

    My objective is to complete assigned task in most efficient manner. I am here to provide my software development skill and also build trust with the clients. Quality work always comes before anything else. Now about my experience. * 8 years working experience in C++ and Software Analysis, Design and Developement * 4+ years of experience working with Qt framework on Windows, Mac and Linux. * Experience with cross compiling Qt for board using mipsel architecture and porting the Qt application to run on that board, * 3 year of experience developing iPhone apps. * Worked on designing and developing multi-threaded, modular application which runs on different hosts and communicate using TCP and UDP (ipv6) using Boost Asio. * 2 year of experience working with Perl scripting. * 1 year of experience working with BB10 platform * Worked on application communicating with webservice using gSoap. The application was created using Qt and running on Plug Computer with Debian. * Fluent in English and very good understanding of Software Development Process.

    $33.33 /hr
    2,547 hours
    4.90