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Mario S.

Mario S.

Linux System Engineer && Security Professional

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Tests: 8

A self motivated sysadmin with 5 years of experience.Technical knowledge & proficiency in system administration,small to medium network maintenance, hardware maintenance, operating systems(Linux/Windows), willingness to learn and effectively apply new technologies. Demonstrated problem analysis,resolution skills, ability to troubleshoot, solve problems. Skills: Operating Systems: ----Windows(XP,7,8,Server 2008/2012) ----Linux(Debian,Ubuntu,Fedora,CentOS) GNU/Linux: ----RAID,LVM,fstab,permissions.managing accounts,startup process and related services,troubleshooting filesystem,monitor network performance,produce and deliver reports on system use,routing,troubleshoot network issues,configure the firewall with iptables,ssh,nfs,apache,squid proxy, openVPN,encrypted and network file systems,backups,shell scripting,manipulating with files and file content from command line. Asterisk,FreePBX,SipTrunking,Fop2 Windows Server: ----Installing and configuring Windows Servers 2008/2012,Server Core,Active Directory,GPO,WindowsFirewall,IPv4,DHCP,DNS,PowerShell,SMB. Virtualization: ----Hyper-V 3.0,Wmware Workstation 10,VirtualBox,KVM,Docker,Boxes Networking: ----Good understanding of OSI Model, TCP/IP protocol suite, IP addressing and subnetting, Routing concepts, Port Forwarding,DMZ,DDNS Ethical hacking: ----Web application penetration testing based on OWASP TOP 10,network penetration testing,information gathering,password cracking,wireless hacking,sniffing\spoofing,phishing. Hardening servers, fail2ban, mod_security, mod_evasive,aide,iptables,monitoring with zabbix.

$10.00 /hr
305 hours

Lasantha Indika Amarasinghe

Lasantha Indika Amarasinghe

Linux System, Network and VOIP Engineer/Admin - more than 10 years

Sri Lanka - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 28

I am an expert in Linux system and network administration, VoIP deployments, system integration for more than 15 years experience, My major expert areas are: >>TCP/IP networking & Security :- Advanced ip routing, forwarding, filtering and firewall with Netfilter Iptables, TCP Wappers, Fail2Ban >>Servers :- Sendmail, Postfix, Dovecot, Courier IMAP, Squirrelmail, Roud cube, BIND, Apache, Nginx, VSFTPD, DHCPD, Squid, Samba, Ziproxy(image compression proxy server), any open source or closed source software in the field >> Proxy and content Swapping : Squid forward and revers mode proxy, Nginx forward and reverse mode proxy with content Swapping(Add click, Tracking modules, Java or any script adding to the live web content) >> Control Panels :- CPanel installation and administration >>VoIP :- FreeSwtich, Asterisk based products (Bare Asterisk, Elastix, Trixbox, FreePBX or any related), secure RTP streams (SRTP) with Transport Layer Security (TLS) with or without Server Certificate, CRM integration and Dialers >>Monitoring and remote admin :- Log analyzing, Monitoring, Remote desktop, Remote Admin using tools such like Sarg, Nagios, FreeNX, SSh/Telnet >>Scripting :- Bash, PHP, Perl, Curl >>Web and Database :- SQL Server, MySQL, HTML, PHP, Java Scripts >>Inter-networking :- LAN/WAN using Cisco and DLink Routers, Managed and unmanned Switches, Structured cabling and Fiber cabling systems, >>Telecommunication :- Circuit Switching, SDH and PDH, Ip based networks, Transmission, Telecommunication network implementation and maintenance >>Virtualization:- WMWare Exsi 4/5, HyperV, VirturlBox, Zen >>Operating Systems :- Redhat or Dabian based servers such like CentOS, Ubuntu, Dabian etc,. ### My time zone : GMT +5.30 (Asia/Colombo) Pls consider this on hiring me ### Quality of work : Commit to provide 100% not a bit less than that. If I say it can be done .. definitely it is possible. If I say cant .. surely I cant do that. Welcome clients...

75% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
82 hours

Serhiy Pokrovskyy

Serhiy Pokrovskyy Agency Contractor

Expert in Ruby on Rails, C#, .NET, PostgreSQL, MySQL - 8 years exp.

Ukraine - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 22

Started as a freelancer programmer, I've quickly grown to highly qualified and valued developer at ELEKS Software where I co-worked with world-famous companies and enterprise products such as SAP, Microsoft Dynamics and other, was a team leader and later a project manager of a growing real-estate management project. I have widely distributed and highly rated professional skills in variety of Informational technologies and other areas. In 2010 I've founded an Internet start-up - a new technology in Internet advertising. Now after my company is growing fine, I'm looking for some interesting work to do to feed my hungry developer's brain. In 2012 I've founded an outsourcing company, Synnergia Solutions, and working now on growing my development resources with highly qualified developers to tightly co-work on lots of interesting projects.

Groups: Application Developers Alliance, Crossrider...

Associated with: Synnergia Solutions Agency

100% Job Success
$150.00 /hr
4,157 hours

Janardhan Reddy

Janardhan Reddy Agency Contractor

Windows System Admin(technical, Desktop, server 2008)

India - Tests: 12

Hi, Myself Janardhan, Iam having overall 3 years 10 months experience as a System admin iam having the below skills. -> Deployed, Administered and Managed Windows 2008 Active Directory servers. Created Active Directory users and groups, managing the Global groups. -> Monitor, optimize and allocate physical data storage for database systems. Provide technical Support for users globally & resolving issues ->Installation of Oracle ,RAD 8.5,Eclipse and other Version control tools on Windows platforms with operating system environments ->Create and Deploy Operating system through Symantec Ghost. ->Plan and coordinate data migrations between systems -> Interacting with the Swedish Infra team directly and with minimal guidance resolving issues ->Taking part in security audit. ->Managing Active Directory Domains ->Troubleshoot on internet and intra-net issues. ->Troubleshoot issues through Remote Assistance, net meeting, live meeting, Lync and RDP. ->Configure and troubleshoots VPN problems (Cisco, Juniper, Checkpoint). ->Network connectivity troubleshooting - configure TCP/IP, LAN & wireless under corporate domain infrastructure. ->Manage all software installations as per company policy. Regards, Janardhan.T

Associated with: Zeal, Goodwill Data Manipulation ltd.

74% Job Success
$3.33 /hr
86 hours

Kunal s B.

Kunal s B.

Kunal S. Bhardwaj

India - Tests: 2

Dear Team, I was working as an Sr. Technical Lead for an IT security organization for more than 5+ years of hands-on experience to security part of Privileged Identity Management. I am a C# developer with more than 2+ years of experience with the same company. Always willing to learn new technology, experience the field, perform to best of customer satisfaction and contribute to growth employer & self. Also will be very happy to work as a key player in challenging and creative environment. Worked with multiple softwares as per mentioned below : - Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook - Windows Servers Installations, Windows Server 2003/2003 R2/2008/2008 R2/2012/2012 R2, Windows 7/8/Vista/Xp - Linux(Redhat/ubuntu) - Active Directory - Group Policies Hardening - Registry Tweaks - Oracle 10g and 11g handling - SQL Server Database handling - Windows Troubleshooting. - Server RAID Configurations Very well experienced with following protocols : FTP, SFTP, SSH, Telnet, RDP, S-RDP, VNC, LDAP, S-LDAP Hands on experienced with followed tools : Ammyy Admin, Teamviewer, Webex, LogMeIn, WinSCP, Putty, FileZilla, SQL Developer, Toad, PL-SQL, TOAD, Net-Term, Xmanager, Vsphere Client, Mstsc. Can support 24*7 for a full time job. And will always ensure to make customer happy. Best Regards, Kunal S. Bhardwaj

$3.00 /hr
0 hours



Sr. System Engineer


ICT professional whose qualifications include a degree in Telecommunication Engineering. CEHv8, RHCSA, RHCE and ITIL certified designations with acquired training experience on CISSP, PCI-DSS, COBIT and CCNP-Security. Also detailed knowledge of network and system security, contact center technologies and best practices. 4+ years of experience in the creation and deployment of solutions of protecting networks, systems, information assets and contact center for diverse multinational companies like as TISL, HP etc. TECHNICAL SKILLS • Network & System Security • Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing • End Point Security, Anti-virus with Virus removal Tools. • Network and System Administration • Contact Center • Compliance and Reporting CERTIFICATION & TRAINING • ITIL® Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management [Certificate Number : GR750170499AM] • Red Hat Certified System Administrator [ Certificate Number : 140-190-844 ] • Red Hat Certified Engineer [ Certificate Number : 140-190-844 ] • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEHv8) [ Certificate Number : ECC60124262951 ] • CCNP-Security • PCI-DSS • CISSP MAJOR PROJECTS • Upgrade SOPHOS end point security system at Jamuna Bank • Upgrade WFO solution with backbone team at Airtel • Deployed end to end service management system (Golden eye) with implementation team at GPIT. • Deployed Syslog server at Zamir Telecom • Successfully completed 4 credit undergraduate project on Linux networking and secure mail server MEMBERSHIP • The Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh-IEB [ Associate Member ID:16126]

$5.56 /hr
0 hours

Uzma Asghar

Uzma Asghar

Onpage/ Off page/ Link Building Keyword Researcher

Pakistan - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

I'm good at: Keyword Hunting, Research, SEO, Link Building, Blogs & Web development. I will bring your website in Top Spot in Search engines. I'm a Pro in a white-hat SEO like Keyword Research & Implementation, Competitor Research, Analyzing of Website, Link Building, Tagging websites, Directory & Social Bookmarkings, W3 Validator, etc.,

67% Job Success
$5.56 /hr
5,322 hours

Mohamed Taher

Mohamed Taher

Server & Network Administrator/ Google Analytics

Egypt - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 2

Over The last 8 years. I have implemented Windows 2000 & 2003 Active directory servers, And i used to support IIS servers for Website Hosting companies and provide support for MySQL server when implementing PHP websites on our IIS severs, as well as ASP.NET website with MS SQL server on IIS 6.0 server. And I rolled as Network Problem solver for the Our LAN. I also rolled as ISA 2006 administrator for our company network which I rolled it as firewall and VPN server for incoming WAN connection I also can provide advanced help desk support to our entire employee in the company remotely and onsite support. In addition I have well skills on the following software: (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, Adobe Photoshop)

$13.33 /hr
0 hours

Sameer Deshmukh

Sameer Deshmukh

Windows and Linux Server Administrator

India - Tests: 2

I am Sameer Deshmukh from India. Working as Lead Engineer in a software firm at Bangalore . I am having 8+ years of experience in System administration on Windows and Linux Operating system. Involved in projects starting from setting up more than1000 Desktop PC's and Enigneering workstations(EWS) with proprietary OS image, Server setup, migration, application deployment, license management and HPC clusters configuration,upgrade and support. Strong area are excellent debuging and problem solving skills.

$12.00 /hr
0 hours

Alexandr Radchenko

Alexandr Radchenko

SA with oracle and php skills

Ukraine - Tests: 3

I am a system administrator for more than 10 years. During this time, i accumulated a lot of experience , learned to do a lot of interesting and useful things . Participated in large-scale and global projects , occupying responsible positions , have large luggage success stories and positive reviews in the field of high load projects , I know what to do and where to go . If your project has already moved beyond the limits of virtual hosting , dedicated server , and during peak hours website does not even work , then you are on the right track and have come to the address. I know how to solve the problem of high loads, build complex fault-tolerant architecture, eliminate bottlenecks . Less words - more action , do not let her die project ahead of time, please contact me.

$10.00 /hr
2 hours