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James Southers

James Southers

Legal Research and Writing, Appeals & Journalism

United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

I have over 28 years experience working as a consultant for attorneys. In that role, I have been responsible for legal research, case analysis, case management, pre-trial, all aspects of discovery, litigation (jury and bench trials), preparing state and federal trial court pleadings as well as briefs in state and federal appellate courts. I have experience in all areas of the law. I prefer civil law, however, I have extensive experience in criminal law. I taught legal research and writing for 3 years as part of a college level paralegal certification course. I have strong English skills and I am CELTA trained to teach English. My native language is English. I also speak Russian (ILR Level 2 +2), Spanish (ILR Level 1 +2), Ukrainian (ILR Level 1), Dutch (ILR Level 1), German (ILR Level 1), and French (ILR Level 1). I have over 35 years experience as a photographer and 10 years experience as a photojournalist.

$55.56 /hr
66 hours
5.00
Terrence B.

Terrence B.

PPC - Adwords Setup, Maintenance, Strategy, & More

United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 3

I am a successful Adwords consultant, web publisher, & Internet marketer! I am a Google Adwords Qualified Individual, having easily passed both the Adwords Fundamentals Exam & the Search Advertising Advanced Exam. I am passionate about online marketing via PPC advertising and will bring unprecedented focus and creativity to your project! I am also very knowledgeable about online resources & can give advice on how you might leverage social media to engage in content marketing. I have spent countless hours performing Internet research for blogs and niche sites. As well as spending the last eight building and optimizing PPC campaigns. I'm excited to work with businesses and individuals who want help with their SEM strategy, or who are wanting to outsource tasks so they can focus on the core aspects of their businesses.

$44.44 /hr
999 hours
4.85
Jakub B.

Jakub B.

Hardware prototyping, DSP, python programming

Poland - Last active: 17 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

I am an engineer specializing in Arduino and Electronics. I'm PhD student of audio engineering. I was studying at the Faculty of Electronics and Computer Science. My core competency lies in signal processing and prototyping devices (with sensors, light, motors, audio and wireless connection). During my studies I also learned programming with C++, Python and MatLab and I developed some Android apps. Apart my basic competency (hardware design) I'm making interactive applications based on processing language for desktop and for web (using processing.js) Don't hesitate to contact me.

$30.00 /hr
888 hours
4.96
Patrick H.

Patrick H.

DevOps Engineer / Sr Linux SysAdmin / Developer

United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 6

[UPDATE January 2015] I am available for limited engagements in architect and advisory roles. I am an accomplished Systems Administrator, Solutions Architect and Startup Advisor with over 10 years professional experience building infrastructure and platforms for startups, small organizations, the enterprise data center and the cloud. My primary specialties are creating DevOps tool chains, building infrastructure for SaaS, PaaS, IaaS and all things open source. I began my career as a traditional software developer but saw my interests shift towards the intersection of systems and development - now what people refer to as DevOps. My knowledge of programming languages and systems administration allows me to integrate and automate much of my work. Here is a brief sampling of skills and technologies I am currently (2015) working with: Linux - CentOS, Ubuntu, Debian, Amazon Datastores - MySQL, PostgreSQL, Redis, MongoDB, ElasticSearch Monitoring - Monit, Sensu, Graphite, Supervisord, ELK (LogStash) Management - Chef, Ansible, Docker, Etcd Platforms - AWS, Rackspace, Google, Linode, DigitalOcean, Heroku Frameworks - Rails, Pyramid Lanaguages - Ruby, Python, PHP, Go SCM - Git Although not as current I also have experience with OS - RHEL, FreeBSD, Gentoo, NetBSD, Windows Server, HP/UX, AIX Datastores - Memcached Management - Puppet Monitoring - Nagios, Munin, Cacti, RunIt Platforms - Joyent, Azure, EngineYard, Deis Languages - Perl, CoffeeScript, Java, Lua Frameworks - CakePHP, Express, Django, Sinatra VoIP - Call Manager, Asterisk Virtualizatoin - VMware ESx/vSphere, Parallels, Plesk SCM - SVN, Mercurial

$72.50 /hr
2,769 hours
4.83
Le Nguyen

Le Nguyen

Certified Salesforce Developer

Vietnam - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

I have two years experience as a salesforce developer and I have 8 years experience in software development . I have developed a wide range of products from Web to Desktop bases. I have also involved in project management process from initial state to end. My Demo site: http://odeskdemo-developer-edition.ap1.force.com My responsibility at work: _Creating and managing complex workflow rules,trigger, data validations, and object customizations _Create and maintain system interface diagrams, functional designs, and technical specifications _Developing integration processes using SF Web Services API, and other integration tools _Designing and creating client-specific solutions on the Force.com platform using Apex and VisualForce _Work closely with business partners to realize the full capabilities of Salesforce.com CRM.

$38.89 /hr
771 hours
5.00
Oleg K.

Oleg K.

Senior Dev: Perl/Catalyst/Moose/DBIC/NoSQL+AJAX/jQ...

Ukraine - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 19

Seeking opportunities in Perl oriented (Catalyst DBIC preferred) application development, shell and perl scripting, and BSD/Linux administration projects - to build sites and setup servers for your business or pleasure.In my mind, LAMP more often reads as LASP - Linux, Apache, (any|no)SQL, Perl - of course, with Catalyst, Template Toolkit and DBIx::Class/KiokuDB in pair with some RCS (git is preferred, but subversion, mercurial and others also possible). And of course, all can be integrated with AJAX libraries such as jQuery, Prototype, MooTools and other to create Web2.0 apptications.Great knowledge of regular expressions (regexp). Have real experience with MySql, Postgres, Oracle, CouchDB, LDAP, also worked with CPanel, Plesk and Ensim. And of course, have experience with Apache, SMTP (exim, postfix, sendmail), IMAP/POP (Cyrus, UW, Dovecot), firewalls (bsd/ipfw and linux/iptables), Samba and misc ftp and proxy solutions.I can work well as alone and as a team member.

$40.00 /hr
8,165 hours
4.84
Tijana Momirov

Tijana Momirov

Java developer

Greece - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 2

Seven years of experience in software development, specialized in technologies related to the Java platform. Majority of the developed applications leverage concepts of ORM (Hibernate, iBatis, JPA2), dependency injection and inversion of control (Spring), web services (SOAP, but mainly REST - using Jersey frequently), rich GUI (ExtJS) etc. Involved in other phases of the project cycle beyond the actual development, such as interaction with clients, requirements analysis, and project organization. Comfortable with organizing demos and presentations for clients. Worked both for large companies and startups, always in the international environment. Seeking the opportunities to take part in even more challenging projects by opening to the global market and focusing on freelancing.

$30.00 /hr
7,336 hours
5.00
Dmitry Sytchev

Dmitry Sytchev

Asterisk/Freeswitch/Kamalio expert, VoIP engineer,...

Russia - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

I have more than 10 years of experience in installation and support of carrier-grade VoIP services based on Asterisk, OpenSIPS, Kamailio, Freeswitch and proprietary SIP/VoIP software. My professional interests are Callcenters, automated dialer systems and integration of VoIP software with company information flows. You can rely on my strong engineering and programming skills for projects starting from single VoIP server to a complete wholesale/carrier VoIP solutions including billing, call data analysis, security and fraud prevention. I have developed complete SIP solutions for VoIP carriers worldwide: Proxy/Registrars, IVR, prepaid systems, multi-tenant VoIP switches, hardware PSTN gateways (Cisco AS5300/5500, Audiocodes Mediant 2000, Quintum Tenor). I have experience in setup, administration and security of Asterisk, FreePBX, Elastix and FreeSWITCH PBX installations. As a programmer I use PHP, Javascript (both client-side using jQuery and Angular.js and server-side with node.js), Perl (system scripts/applications, Mojolicious webapps). I also have experience in development and administration of MySQL and Microsoft SQL Server databases. I'm experienced network engineer, skilled in routing and switching, general network architecture planning and deployment, network monitoring and security, including HA solutions (heartbeat/pacemaker). I use Zabbix and have some experience with Nagios and other monitoring software. I can also offer you consulting support in VoIP and network technologies.

$33.33 /hr
82 hours
4.96
Brian Frydenborg

Brian Frydenborg

Freelance Writer / Researcher / Analyst / Consulta...

United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 6

Personal website with more detail: http://www.brianfrydenborg.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/brianfrydenborg I have almost 15 years of experience writing about, researching, and analyzing complex public policy, historical, political, and international affairs subjects ranging from UN peacekeeping to ancient Rome. My Bachelor of Arts degree from Washington and Lee University is a double major in History (concentration Asia and Russia) and Politics, and my Master of Science degree from the George Mason University School of Public Policy is in Peace Operations, a term which basically refers to everything that occurs in and concerns conflict/postconflict and disaster/postdisaster zones, especially international development, humanitarian relief and aid, and governance/institution building. I can easily provide a quality work product concerning any of these topics and many others, and can also easily research, write, and analyze new subjects. I also have extensive travel experience, including to Japan, Cuba, Liberia, Israel and the West Bank, and Jordan, to list some examples. My resume, which provides more detail, can be found on my LinkedIn profile http://www.linkedin.com/in/brianfrydenborg/ Please feel free to contact me regarding any of your research, writing, analysis, and consulting needs. I am also available for interviews as a subject-matter expert. NOTE TO CLIENTS: I DO NOT DO FIXED-PRICE CONTRACTS USING ODESK'S FIXED-PRICE SYSTEM. oDesk removed most protections for contractors with its new fixed price system so this is non-negotiable. HOWEVER, WE CAN AGREE TO A FIXED PRICE USING THE HOURLY SYSTEM TO BILL in that you can set an hourly cap on your end that will not allow the price to go past a certain point without your permission and action on your end and the system will not let me bill past this limit. In this situation, depending on our arrangement I can work until the job is done regardless of how many more hours past the cap it takes. My basic ground rules are 1.) any contract we make is going to only be the project outlined in that contract; additional work will require a separate contract as opposed to just adding to existing contract to keep things clear, and so that the client rating can reflect the actual work stipulated in said contract and not additional requests made after a contract is agreed upon 2.) I will be very responsive in my communication expect a similar responsiveness in return 3.) I ask that I not be held responsible for a third party's satisfaction with my work since you as the client, not I, have the relationship with the third party, but I will be happy to work off of feedback from a third party for any contract in order to address that third party's concerns 4.) if for any reason you are unsatisfied with my work I ask that you communicate to me the reasons why so that I may address any issues or offer a resolution that will bring you to a state of satisfaction 5.) If your work requires the APA documentation format and it is something other than a very short assignment, there will be a non-negotiable 10% surcharge because of the extra time this style requires. I look forward to doing business with you!

$59.99 /hr
248 hours
4.98
Marko Mrse

Marko Mrse

Business Plans, Commercial/Marketing Strategies, M...

Croatia - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 5

Expertise: Business plans, Investor Pitch decks, Marketing plans Skills: Competitive analysis, Identifying market opportunities, generating market insights and background to brand/commercial strategies Experience: _I have 8 years experience managing brands and marketing departments for Carlsberg (globally 5th biggest brewer) and Nike in several European markets _I was personally responsible for all stages of business and strategic planning: market research, developing strategic insights, formulating brand/commercial strategies, creating marketing/commercial plans, pitching the plans to secure finance, executing and evaluating plans. _On oDesk I have worked on research, strategy and business plan development projects in number of industries: LED lighting, eCommerce, Fashion, Perfume industry, Laminated glass, App markets Safe industry, IT services, Business consultancy ... and many more _I am an entrepreneur running a boutique adventure travel agency in Croatia: Malik Adventures (www.malikadventures.com) I have bachelors degree in business from Croatian affiliate of Rochester Institute of Technology's. My major was Hospitality and Resort management. You can connect with me at: http://hr.linkedin.com/pub/marko-mrse/2/3a/56a/en

$33.33 /hr
132 hours
4.93