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  1. Bruce Johnson

    Bruce Johnson

    Certified Developer

    United States - Tests: 5

    I am an experienced IT professional skilled in developing databases on multiple platforms, and I thrive on building business solutions. I possess a comprehensive background in analysis, design and development of databases and applications in diverse business environments. My attention to detail and personal drive for excellence are accompanied by voracious problem solving and performance tuning skills. I am proficient with multi-tasking in fast paced collaborative team or independent environments, while accomplishing all assigned tasks accurately, on schedule and within budget. Platforms:, Oracle, UNIX / LINUX, IBM MVS/zOS

    $27.78 /hr
    557 hours
  2. Gregorio O.

    Gregorio O. Agency Contractor

    Payment Systems Consultant / Programmer

    Venezuela - Tests: 3

    • Design and development of important technological gap solutions in the customization of the Financial Transactional Switch IST/Switch ver. 7.6.1. These solutions include the successful development of ISO8583 Banking Host Formatters with the C/C++ FIS API and ELT Batch processes using Perl scripting language. • Creation of pilot application for payment of satellite cable client accounts. This application was successfully developed for Ingenico’s POS system, employing the APPI/Posweb Framework, and integrating with a novel state machine system invented to minimize the effort to create financial applications. • Implementation of a prototype application to emulate a financial transaction between an Ingenico POS and the Perto Transactional Switch. This prototype, fully operational, was used by the sales department to demonstrate the correct interoperability between these two technologies. It was built in APPI/Posweb Framework. • Improvement and maintenance of financial applications in Ingenico’s POS developed on the Telium2 platform. Has also cooperated with the incorporation of best practices and cutting-edge technologies such as automatic documentation (Doxygen), scripting (Lua) and automatic unit testing (C-Unit), among others. • Development of tools for Injection and Host Simulation of ISO8583 messages. These tools were developed with JPOS Java library ver. 6.8 and have been very useful for testing financial applications and verifying the functions of some financial systems.

    Associated with: GB Integradores

    $15.00 /hr
    0 hours
  3. Akash Arya

    Akash Arya Agency Contractor

    Web Developer

    India - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 9

    Greetings! I am Akash Arya and I would like to offer my candidature for Linux Administration and Web Development Projects (PHP). I have been Linux Server Admin since last 1.5 year and have worked in Ubuntu, Shell Scripting, Amazon AWS, Amazon RDS, PHP. I believe in building long term business relationship with my clients and I have 3 years+ experience in developing professional as well as creative websites using latest open source technologies. I can develop an eye appealing, user friendly, easy to navigate and SEO friendly website according to your specifications. I will start work within one business day and follow exact timelines. I will provide regular email updates/follow ups. I am available on Skype for further discussion. These are some of my works that I have completes outside Odesk.

    Associated with: Knesk Agency, B2 Digital Marketing Agency

    $8.00 /hr
    0 hours
  4. Kannan Mani

    Kannan Mani Agency Contractor

    MCA Professional IVR Consultant


    Having an M.C.A (Masters of Computer Applications)Post Graduate Degree. IT Experience of over 10 Years in roles such as Developer, Team Lead, Project Lead and Project Manager Handled Interactive Voice Response projects for the last 10 years and performed Analysis,Design,Development,Testing and Maintenance phases for various UK and US Clients Willing to take up projects in contact centre arena

    Associated with: NandTechBit

    $16.67 /hr
    0 hours
  5. Akash Verma

    Akash Verma

    4 years of experience of software development in Big Data domain.

    India - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

    Highly motivated, goal-oriented, hands-on senior software developer with extensive technical skills and over 4 years of experience in software development in big data space using cutting edge technologies. • Expertise in working with hadoop & its ecosystem(MapReduce, Pig, Hive, Mahout, Flume, Sqoop, Oozie), Apache spark & Machine Learning. • Extensive hands on experience in real time data streaming technologies like Storm, Spark streaming, Kafka. • Experience in development and designing of distributed and scalable systems using open source/Big Data technologies. • Possess good knowledge of NoSQL Data-store (MongoDB, Redis). • Skilled in Research, Statistical Analytics, Data Mining Techniques. • Have sound analytical and reasoning skills along with good hold on data structures. • Experience of processing terabytes of structured and unstructured data.

    $20.00 /hr
    0 hours


    PMP Certified PM with 10+ years experience in Project&Test Management

    India - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 6

    Over 18+ years of IT experience with 10+ years of proven experience on Planning & execution of Project Transitions, Project & Program Management, and SLA based IT Service Center Management. • Managed a maximum team size of 50+ members scattered across onsite/offshore locations • Managed projects with financial size varying from few hundred thousand dollars to $7.5 millions • Facilitated joint application design sessions in complex multi culture environments that lead to a successful chalking of business requirements • Managed small to large / complex projects in life insurance, property & casualty insurance, HR, MIS, MES, and Pharma domains • Practical understanding of CMMi Level 5 and Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) practices • Adept in end-to-end development projects from inception, due diligence, risk assessment / management, requirement analysis to system study, designing, testing, documentation and implementation with cross-cultural teams • Extensively used all project management tools especially MS Project along with Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) throughout entire project management career • Participated in Project Initiation, Project Planning, Scoping, Estimation, Tracking, Risk Management, Cost / Budget Management, Portfolio Management on projects with all of the clients listed below

    $8.00 /hr
    0 hours
  7. Carla Paton

    Carla Paton

    Profession Reader, Writer, and Database Guru

    United States - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 19

    Leverage my years of experience in information technology, and my broad industry knowledge in software development, healthcare, mining, aerospace, and education for your Business to Business communications: case studies, white papers, articles, and much more. With my technical and education background, I am uniquely qualified to make complex concepts understandable and irresistible. My experience and education includes: • - Gaming Development Software Sales Copywriting • - User Interface Design Copywriting • 16 years’ experience as an Oracle Certified Professional Database Administrator and 10 years’ as a Microsoft Certified Professional SQL Server DBA • Masters of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems, University of Denver • PhD-c, Depth Psychology, Pacifica Graduate Institute • Masters of Art, Depth Psychology, Pacifica Graduate Institute • MFA in Creative Writing coursework, National University • MBA Certificate, Tulane • BA, Liberal Arts, Regis University • AAS, Computer Science, Denver Technical College • AA, Liberal Arts, Arapahoe Community College • Post-Secondary Colorado Career and Technical Teaching Credential: Computer Information Systems Online and classroom training experience • Graduate training in Web Design, Development, Marketing, and Project Management

    $60.00 /hr
    0 hours
  8. Travis Northrup

    Travis Northrup

    Linux Systems Administrator

    United States - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    Over the past 18 years I have serviced clients in a wide range of specialties from web designers on a virtual private server to building and managing server farms in a data center. I have helped support teams as a member and a leader. My core functions are back-end services that include security, configuration, optimization, network design and health.

    $20.00 /hr
    0 hours
  9. Karl McGuire

    Karl McGuire

    Software Engineer

    United States

    You need something built with the top industry practices and extreme attention to detail. With 4 years of experience, I provide just that. I specialize in creating intricate web applications, REST API's, and Internet of Things applications. I never produce anything I'm not proud of, and I constantly strive to make the world a better place. If you do too, then I believe we will make a perfect team.

    $35.00 /hr
    0 hours
  10. Ashok kumar G.

    Ashok kumar G.

    -Web application development with node.js,AJS and mongoDB

    India - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

    I am B. Tech (Bachelor of Technology) in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from a premier institute NIT Warangal in Andhra Pradesh, India. I have 12+ years of work experience in software development on various technologies which includes C,C++,Oracle, Unix/Linux. I have also worked on Perl, node.js, AngularJS and mongoDB. I have received certification from mongoDB university on "Node.js developer using mongoDB" I am also Edureka certified Hadoop Big Data Expert. I have a in-depth knowledge of RDBMS like Oracle/DB2 and document based databases like mongoDB. I am a very committed person in my professional as well as personal life. I am looking forward to work on challenging assignments. I have a flair to enhance my technical skills while working with good technical minds in the industry. I believe in building a trustworthy environment to get the best out of someone. I am a thorough professional and ethical person who believes in building a long term relationship with my dedication and sincerity towards whatever I do. I am CSQA (Certified Software Quality Analyst) and am very well versed with quality processes.I have also worked on Agile environment during my development projects.

    $15.00 /hr
    0 hours