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  1. Marek C.

    Marek C.

    Software Engineer

    United Kingdom - Last active: 5 months ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

    I am a senior Software Engineer and a Technical Lead thoroughly experienced in the full software life-cycle. With me on board, you can afford the comfort of focusing on the business aspects while I will care about the technology, and I'll always give you the full control over all business affecting decisions. In terms of new projects, I am offering an end-to-end know-how, from the initial project concept (requirements engineering to accurately capture and analyze your business needs) through software design (elaboration of system architecture, detailed design of components), and software implementation (writing the source code, documentation, and unit testing). I'm specializing in hands-on web technologies, server administration, and security. I have 7 years of experience, working with high-quality CMS/e-commerce systems, web portals, and other solutions. My knowledge includes maintaining mission-critical software in production, designing and developing new software, and always caring about most modern technologies, and best practices to achieve results on time, on budget, within specification. I am highly competitive and very well qualified in practice and research of software engineering. I am a member of two largest occupational societies for software engineers (IEEE, ACM), have a Software Engineering Master's Degree from the University of West London, and 7 years of experience. Software implementation in Java, including web services, Agile, knowledge of many existing CMS/e-commerce systems, payment gateways, CDN, Amazon EC2, JIRA, Confluence, GIT, SVN, Ant, Maven, and many other technologies. In terms of Java, I've been usually developing with Spring MVC, Hibernate, EJB, JMS, JAX-* (REST, SOAP, XML). Knowledge of web containers and application servers including JBoss, Glassfish, Tomcat. Other than that, I am proficient in advanced features of MySQL with InnoDB, PostgreSQL incl. some PL/SQL, jQuery JavaScript library, valid & semantic markup, Twitter Bootstrap. Apart from Web Development, I am also good at developing system utilities in C/C++, BASH scripts, and other solutions. As an administrator, I can design, install, and configure new servers and workstations. I can setup your tomcat, apache, MySQL (incl. replication), mail server, ssh, ftp, shared disks (samba), crontabs, automatic backups, rsync, logging daemons, and more. As a security specialist, I can identify weaknesses and vulnerabilities in the developed software, propose solutions, and suggest or implement preventive measures to avoid the recurrence. I can keep your servers secure to regularly pass the PCI-DSS certification and help you to protect your data by selecting and enabling the most appropriate encryption which goes in hand with designing a reliable data backup plan. My biggest strengths are understanding your business needs, applying analytic skills to propose your technical solution, communication skills incl. presentations and team mentoring, problem-solving skills to break through challenging tasks, and research skills to find the most feasible solutions to brand new problems of today and tomorrow.

    $44.44 /hr
    1,218 hours
    4.65
  2. Conal Mullan

    Conal Mullan

    Full-Stack Developer - Troubleshooter/PHP/Javascript

    United Kingdom - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    With a strong technical background in both Windows and Linux server administration, I consider myself to be a highly skilled internet & technology all rounder. Combining both experience and knowledge I can quickly identify and assess customer/client needs and find solutions to suit their requirements. I have been working successfully as an independent remote contractor for over 7 years and have built up particular strengths in MS server products especially SQL Server & IIS - with strong coding skill in javascript/jquery, PHP and experience in many other broader web technologies. I pride myself on being a fast learner and just enjoy making things work. I have been able to maintain long term relationships with my clients and am eager to continue to do so having recently completed a long term contract at another oDesk employer. Having worked in corporate IT for 7 years in a very high service availability environment, I know how to work under pressure whilst adhering to process. My key personal strengths include a keen attention to detail, excellent troubleshooting skills and an easy-going demeanour that helps me build strong working relationships quickly.

    $30.00 /hr
    8,093 hours
    5.00
  3. Daniel Z.

    Daniel Z.

    Highly skilled API integrator, PHP (ZF) Coder and Project Manager

    Poland - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 6

    Goal: Project and develop high quality apps for your success. Profile: OOPHP & Zend coding, IT consulting and business analyst, project coordinator and manager, Other skills: Apache, Bind, SSH, bashscripting, Memcached, Github, Solaris, Oracle, MySQL, Radius, AD, expert knowlegde of many *ux and windows systems Advantage: Project and implementation of many web apps. Most of it projected and developed by myself using Zend Framework, Google API (youtube, gdata), social API (twitter, facebook). Some of it integrated with operating systems or AAA software (radius, ldap). Usually Design Patterns were used (like Template Method, Version of Control, DAO, Dependency Injection, Decorator and so on). Some application built upon a structure of web services (XML, REST, JSON), some using jQuery and AJAX. Tools and technologies: Apache, radius, bind, ldap, Zend Framework, XML, SOAP, Linux, Linux daemons, Memcached, Sockets, REST, JSON, Oracle, MSSQL, MySQL, Design patterns, MVC, SVN, BASH, PHPUnit, Xdebug, Unit testing, Google Youtube API, Google Gdata API, Google Maps API, Facebook API, PayU API

    $35.00 /hr
    1,770 hours
    4.98
  4. Bhushan Kumar Sharma

    Bhushan Kumar Sharma

    Linux Servers AWS Cloud Hosting Security CPanel Plesk VOIP PenTest

    India - Last active: 12 hours ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 14

    Since 2001, I have been dedicatedly working with Linux Operating Systems & Open Source. Services Provided ::- Deployment, Configuration, Security, Hardening, Monitoring, Performance Tuning, Troubleshooting of Linux Server Roles AWS – Amazon Web Services Migration of Servers Hosting Panels like WHM/CPanel, Plesk etc Asterisk Dialers, VOIP and Call Center Solutions Customization of Linux Kernel & Distro with Rebranding Faculty of Post-Graduate Degree in Computer Sciences. Firewalls & Gateways Linux HPC - High Preformance Clusters Remote Server Support & Troubleshooting L3/L4 Security Auditing of Servers & Websites Cloud & Virtualization Technical Writing VPN - Site-to-Site, Road-warrior Vulnerability Assessment & Penetration Testing Kayako

    $16.67 /hr
    3,636 hours
    4.85
  5. Rajneesh Rana

    Rajneesh Rana Agency Contractor

    Expert Web Developer, Server Architect/Administrator

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 26 - Portfolio: 7

    A skilled and technically proficient web developer with 5 years of hands-on experience in the design, development, implementation, and maintenance of web-based, desktop, mobile, and client-server web applications, web sites.  Cutting edge capability in web and software development with in depth knowledge about all stages of design, coding, web applications and testing for multi-user systems Extensive experience in server management and working in demanding hi-tech environments Hands on experience in interaction design, user experience modeling, and focus groups Experienced in positioning web based solutions for e-Commerce business problems Skilled in assessing client needs and requirements Work well with individuals at all levels Areas of Expertise: Web development languages and platforms:- * PHP , CakePHP, Wordpress, Laravel, jQuery, MVC Frameworks, Custom CMS Server Administration – Mangement * Microsoft Windows Servers , Linux servers - CentOS , Ubuntu , Debian * Apache, nginx, IIS Web Servers, Hosting Control Panels * DNS servers , FTP Servers

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

    Associated with: Netgen IT Solutions Private Limited

    $16.67 /hr
    5,466 hours
    4.96
  6. Danish Ahmed

    Danish Ahmed Agency Contractor

    Linux Guru/MAC Expert/Server Specialist/Security Consultant

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 21

    Over the last 6 years, I have worked on a wide range of Servers Operating System Administration and Configuration. My core competency lies in providing complete support of Server administration and User support, and I am seeking opportunities to provide corporate support to utilize my skills and strength. I have good working experience in the following Servers: Microsoft Windows Server 2000, 2003,2008 R2, 2012 R2, Redhat Enterprise Linux, CENTOS, Fedora, Ubuntu, Oracle Enterprise Linux, OpenSUSE, OpenSolaris, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, etc Certified in (Microsoft Certified Professional, Sophos UTM Certified, VTSP 5.5 test clear) SKILLS INCLUDED BUT NOT LIMITED TO: ############################## SYSTEM ADMIN SKILLS (LINUX) ---------------------------------------- - Install. Configure, Maintain Various Linux Destribution (Fedora, Redhat, Ubuntu, Ubuntu Server, CentOS, OpenSUSE. - Labtech working experience - ConnectWise working experience - VMware vSphere 5.5 / ESX 5.5 - VMware Virtual Datacenter configuration - VMware Expert. - SONICWALL Firewall Configuration - Administration Amazon EC2/S3 - ElasticFox Work experience - Plesk Server administration (Migration etc.) - Install and Configure IBM TSM Server 6.1 - Oracle E-business Suite Patching and Cloning - Backup and Restore Databases. - Install and COnfigure SSL certificates. - Managing and Administration of VPS servers. - Domain and Hosting Administration (Plesk, Cpanel, Webmin) - GamePanelX configuration (OpenSource Game Server Panel) - Install, Configure, Maintain MAC OS X. - Install, Configure, Maintain BIND Server - Install, Configure, Maintain DNS Server on windows server - Install, Configure, Maintain Webserver (Apache, IIS) - Install, Configure, Maintain FTP - Install, Configure, Maintain Mailservers (Exchange Server, Postfix, Dovecote, Sendmail, Qmail) - Install, Configure, Squid Server - Install, Configure, Maintain Linux based Firewall - Configure ISAPI Rewrite on II6 for User Friendly URL for SEO - Configure Rewrite mode on Apache Server. - Install, Configure, Maintain OpenLDAP. - Install, Configure, Maintain Active Directory. - Install, Configure, Maintain CMS. (Joomla, Wordpress) - Configure and Troubleshoot Pleask, Cpanel. - Configure and Troubleshoot IPTables. - Configure and Troubleshoot Samba server - Install, Configure and Maintain (MRTG, Cacti, PRTG) - Install and Configure Project management System - Deploy Helpdesk System. - Design Network Infrastructure. - Implement System and Network Security - Install, Configure and Maintain Antivirus Server (Trendmicro, Kaspersky) - Configure Bandwidth Splitting on Squid. - Implement and Design Virtualization (Hyper-V and Vmware) - LAMP Server Installation. - Ubuntu Kernel Panel Recovery - Amazon EC2 Instance Configuration - Backup and Restore Databases (SQL, MySQL) - SAN/RAID management - Open Source Firewall ADministration (pfSense, Zentyal/ebox, Endianfirewall) - SSL installation and configuration - Wordpress troubleshooting - CentOS VPS administration - Dedicate Server Management - WHM/Cpanel Administration - WHM/Plesk server security implementation - Domain Migration - Server Migration - IPtables Administration SYSTEM ADMIN SKILLS (MICROSOFT) ------------------------------------------------ - MCSE - MCSA (Preparation) - MCTIP (Preparation) - MS. SharePoint 2007, 2010 (Preparation) - MS. Exchange 2007, 2010 (Preparation) - SBS 2008 (Preparation) - MS SQL Administration - ISA 2004, 2006 and TMG (Preparation) - MICROSOFT PROJECTS -Deploy and Configure SBS 2003 -Deploy and configure SBS 2008 -Migrate SBS 2003 to SBS 2008 -Deploy and configure Active directory 2000, 2003 and 2008 -Migrate Active directory 2000 to 2003 and 2003 to 2008 -Deploy, Design and configure Exchange 2000, 2003, 2007 and 2010 -Migrate 2003 to 2003, 2003 to 2007, 2003 to 2010 and 2007 to 2010 (complete Migration) -Deploy, Design and configure SharePoint 2007 and 2010 - Migrate SharePoint 2007 to 2010 -Deploy, Design and configure ISA 2000, 2004, 2006 and TMG 2010 -Migrate ISA 2006 to TMG 2010 -Deploy and configure SQL 2000, 2005 and 2008 (Administration) -Deploy and configure WSUS server -Deploy and configure IISA 6 and IIS 7 -Deploy and configure Microsoft SCCM 2012 (on process) -Deploy and configure forefront Security antivirus 2010 -Deploy and configure LYCN 2010 SEO SKILL ------------- SEM/SEO Consultants, SEO Services, PPC, Friendly URL, keyword analysis and selection competitive site analysis keyword density analysis optimization of site content optimization of meta tags, page titles, and descriptions inbound and outbound link placement internal linking strategies site submission Website Design and Development. My MCP Virtual Business Card: https://www.mcpvirtualbusinesscard.com/VBCServer/DanishAhmed/interactivecard

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

    Associated with: EraNext, GetMediaWise Agency

    $30.00 /hr
    4,575 hours
    4.91
  7. Bobinson K B

    Bobinson K B Agency Contractor

    CEO of Agileblaze, Cloud, DevOps & Mobility company

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 10

    My objective is to provide stable, scalable & secure solutions to challenging technical problems and thus help business and the lives of people.Proactive, goal oriented individual with through knowledge in the areas of software design and development, security, NMS / EMS, Cloud computing & exceptional UNIX skills. Worked on Alcatel-Lucent's Network Management Systems (NMS) and Element Management System (EMS) for telecommunication and networking domains. I was involved in development activities, network & application security, Java/JVM Performance Tuning, Design of geographically separated high availability systems, RADIUS, Backup Solutions (Veritas NetBackup) I love working with high availability systems, social networks and solving network / cyber security issues. My areas of interest :NMS,EMS,Java, SNMP, MPLS (Alcatel 7750, 7210 routers), USDS (HLR solution), 5620 SAM (Alcatel-Lucent Service Aware Manager), ClearCase, XML, RADIUS (Vital Vital Identity server, VitalAAA), Veritas NetBackup, Veritas Cluster Server, SunStoreEdge (Sun high availability suite), OSS, NBI, Alarm Management & Queuing - X.733, J2EE (BES/JBoss), Apache, Bash scripting, C, PHP, SunSolaris (5.6 - 10), Versant (OODB) and MySQL databases, Nessus, master expertise in GNU/Linux, Amazon EC2, ELB, EBS, S3 - both infrastructure & programming, LAMP (Linux, Apache, Mysql, PHP), PostgreSQL, Java, Scala, Python, Groovy, Grails, PHP, Perl, JSP, RoR, Djagno applications - support and development, CMS (Joomla, wordpress, Drupal), e-commerce (Prestashop) systems, SEM software, VoIP, WOWZA streaming , cPanel, WHM, server administration etc

    Groups: Application Developers Alliance, SocialEngine

    Associated with: Agileblaze | Migrate2Cloud

    $55.56 /hr
    2,210 hours
    4.42
  8. Taimur H. Agency Contractor

    Linux Server Administrator, Web Hosting Expert, AWS EC2 Expert

    United Arab Emirates - Last active: 27 days ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 16

    Over the last 12 years, I've been working as System Administrator & Support Team Lead. Specializations: - Websites Migration - (High-Availability) Clustering (Apache / NFS) - Virtualization (OpenVZ/Xen/KVM) [SolusVM/VMWare Server/ESXi] - OpenStack Cloud - AWS EC2 & S3 - Server Security Specialist - Root Password Recovery - Lost Data Recovery - Mikrotik A short list of my specialty keywords: - Linux (RedHat, CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu, Fedora, Gentoo) - FreeBSD (4.x - 8.x) - VMWare (Workstation, Server, esxi) - SolusVM / HyperVM (OpenVZ, XEN, Xen-HVM, KVM) - WHMCS (Rating & Knowledge: 10/10) - Squid, OpenVPN - Apache - Load Balancing - AWS, Rackspace, GoDaddy, Cloud Expert - cPanel, DirectAdmin, Plesk, Kloxo, WebMin - Hosting Migration - HTML, CSS, JavaScript, MySQL, PHP - Advance Linux Networking - Web Hosting Live Support / Technical Support Specialist Availability: 7 Days a week [8 AM - 11 PM] US CST Preferred communication method: Skype I'm also willing to work within your desired timezone on long-term basis for years.

    Associated with: XSRoute.com Agency

    $25.00 /hr
    2,242 hours
    4.54