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Devon Kurland

Devon Kurland

Linux System Administration Professional

United States - 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.

100% Job Success
$50.00 /hr
2,705 hours

Piotr C.

Piotr C.

Experienced web developer (Python, Postgres, Unix)

Poland - Tests: 5

Experienced web developer and unix administrator. My best skills include: * good team communication and project management * agile web development using Python, Java and relational databases * deep knlowledge of web applications security * freeride snowboarding ;-) * RESTful and SOAP webservices * unix systems administration (FreeBSD and GNU/Linux) * profiling and optimization of applications

$35.00 /hr
2,113 hours

Yuri Turchenkov

Yuri Turchenkov

Python Developer and Linux Server Administrator

Russia - Tests: 7

PLEASE READ UP TO END! I'm looking for longterm Python Backend/Serverside development, MongoDB, Linux Administration/Development tasks, or interesting work I'm strong in : DB handle and data processing with Python Web Development using Python (backend/serverside/django) Web UI frontend programming (js, jQuery, ajax) Multimedia apps development with GSTREAMER Data scrapping Linux Administraion Embedded Linux development. I'm not graphic or web designer. Just coder: python, shell scripting are welcome. I'm not PHP or RUBY coder! I'm Python coder (i use C/C++ mostly to extend Python) If you have any interesting project that need a cool Python coder, feel free to invite me for an interview! ATTENTION! Please, add this string to your message to me: "Yes, I have read your objective". So I'll see that you have read my objective.

$46.70 /hr
2,980 hours

Ruben Camargo

Ruben Camargo

Web Developer Guru,DBA, Analist and Integrator +10 years experience

Colombia - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 4

For more than 14 years I have been working for private contractors here in Colombia, now it is time to see what are outside the walls. I want to prove all my potencial working for international organizations that get me to the top of my habilities and let me share more time with my family. I am allways evolving and as every human being seeking for the best of the best.

97% Job Success
$15.00 /hr
10,973 hours

Guyen C.

Guyen C. Agency Contractor

Magento, Drupal, wordpress, Joomla & ASP/PHP/RUBY/FLASH/JAVA Developer

Bolivia - Tests: 8

I have 8 years experience developing Joomla/Wordpress and web and desktop applications . I have some projects created with Drupal, Joomla, Wordpress, c#, PHP, java J2EE, C/c++, Ajax JavaScript, CSS3, Ruby, XML. DHTML, WPF, LINQ and more. Try to find more opportunities for development of websites. I consider myself self-taught and always willing to acquire additional skills and training as required. I also have experience with Frameworks Ezpdo, Cake, Symphony.

Associated with: SCALE-S

$15.00 /hr
1,706 hours

Rodney Caston

Rodney Caston Agency Contractor

Systems Engineer

United States - 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

Oleksii A.

JavaSE/JavaEE Developer, PhD in Information Security

Ukraine - 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

Chalitha Wickramathilaka

Chalitha Wickramathilaka

Senior Backend Programmer / Tech Lead

Sri Lanka - 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

100% Job Success
$33.33 /hr
5,098 hours

Petr B.

Petr B.

Senior Developer, Consultant

Russia - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

I have strong background in UNIX/Linux software development, Master's Degree in Computer Science. I worked on Enterprise high-load distributed hosting automation systems as a Team Leader (3.5 years in SWsoft, Inc., now called Parallels). For the last 6 years I'm running my own small software development business in Russia with primary focus on Python/Django apps. Not pure Web but often involving integration with hardware (Proximity Cards, Sensor Screens) or external systems like Payment Processing, SMS Gateways, GABRIEL (Airline Reservation System), etc. I can take an idea and turn it into a working business, through all the intermediate stages. Also I have experience of investing my own funds in my projects, so I feel the difference between "perfect code" in a month and "good enough" code that increases the revenue right now. Nevertheless, my code is very good: no copy-paste, always written with performance, flexibility and security in mind, etc. On oDesk I'm looking for (and actually find :) interesting projects with a sight on long-term fruitful cooperation. I'm also open to smaller activities (e.g., consulting) where my knowledge can be helpful.

Groups: Coding Champs

100% Job Success
$40.00 /hr
1,740 hours