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Linux is a collection of free and open-source, cross-platform, Unix-like operating system distributions, among which the most widely known are Ubuntu, Red Hat and Slackware. On oDesk, the world’s largest online workplace, you can find experienced Linux system administrators to set up dedicated Linux web servers, install web hosting control panels (like ZPanel, Plesk, cPanel or DirectAdmin), set up SQL databases and file managers or configure Linux server security and accounts.

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Nikolay C.

Nikolay C.

Brainbench certified JSE/JEE dev, DB dev, Sys-Arch

Ukraine - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 11

Would you like to find a powerful Java-dev? If so, please read further... 1. Intentions I'm working as a free-lancer more than 2 years already, and worked > 12 years in scientific and software engineering areas. I'm here because I'm looking worldwide for interesting work related to software development using the following technologies (some or all): - Java 5/6/7 (JSE, Swing, CORBA, Web Services, etc.) - JEE5/6 (EJB3, JSF, Hibernate, etc.) - GWT, Spring, Struts, etc. - And other JSE/JEE-related frameworks - GlassFish, Tomcat, JBoss, Jetty, etc. - JME (CLDC 1.1, MIDP 2.0) and Android - Maven, Ant, etc. - Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL and other DBMS - Some sub-tasks could be related to C/C++ with STL (but NOT the whole project!) - UML and/or Agile Modeling - Well-organized Agile processes - Etc. It would be nice to be involved into software concepts and architecture development. Also it would be nice to have possibilities for applying my initiative and creativity. I'm ready to work as a free-lancer for the beginning up to 40+ hours per week), and you may hire me as a full-time employee as well. I'm ready to move mostly to any country or city. In such case I'm ready to start as a developer (or senior developer), but with possibility to grow up to TL, and further up to SA or PM (of course, starting from TL or SA would be nice). 2. Education - University Master Degree in the area of Informatics and Computer Systems 3. General Skills I have a wide working and scientific experience with dozens of technologies (> 14 years). The most deep experience I have with the following techs: - JSE5/6 and J2SE (Java Core, Multithreading, AWT, Java2D, Swing, CORBA, WebServices, Networking, etc.) - since 1998 - JEE5 (EJB3, Hibernate3, JSF, CometD, Jetty, Tomcat, JBoss, GlassFish) - about of 5 years - J2ME (CLDC 1.1, MIDP 2.0, WMA) - about a year - Other Java techs (Jakarta Commons, Log4J, Velocity, Maven, Ant, etc.) - many years - Android development (support about 0.5 years) - C/C++ and STL - since 1995 (STL from 2001) - Oracle 9i/10g, MySQL, PostgreSQL, InterBase - since 2000 - OOA/OOD/OOP and UML Modeling - since 1995 (UML from 2001) Large experience with the following platforms and tools: - Windows - since 1995 - Linux/UNIX - since 1997 - MS Office (incl. Visio and Project) and Star/OpenOffice - since 1997 - IntelliJ IDEA, NetBeans, Eclipse - since 2001 - C++Builder and Delphi - since 2000 - PL/SQL Developer - since 2005 - Enterprise Architect and other UML tools (Rational Rose, Poseidon, etc.) - since 2001 Git, SVN and CVS - since 2001 Management Skills - since 2004 (worked on TL and PM positions) Architect Skills - since 2000 (designing concepts, business models and architectures for quite complex scientific, B2C and B2B applications) Language Skills: - Russian - native - English - fluent, working language since 2001, ~1000 pages of docs written - German - intermediate (quite fluent, but non-perfect) - Ukrainian - can understand in 100%, cannot speak/write fluently 4. Contacts - You can contact me via oDesk. Usually online (GMT): - 10:00am - 5:00pm - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

$40.00 /hr
14,070 hours
5.00
George Saliba

George Saliba

Electronics Design Engineer / Programmer

Malta - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 9

Fully qualified electronics design engineer with over 10 years experience in the design of electronic systems. I have experience in various area of electronic design including: embedded systems, analog circuits, high power switching controls, low power battery operated devices, wireless designs, microcontroller (AVR, ARM, PIC...) systems and design of high performance processor systems running embedded Linux. My primary EDA is Altium Designer.

$40.00 /hr
7,105 hours
5.00
Roman Kisilenko

Roman Kisilenko

Project Manager/Java Architect/Team Leader

Russia - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 2

I'm leading IT department of Agilium Labs, LLC. On this job I share roles of project manager, team leader and architect to create mature products from scratch. From organizational point of view I have experience working in team leader role for 5 years, good project management and requirement management skills. I understand typical software development processes, fan of Agile & DevOps, able to organize development process on a project and manage risks. From technical point of view I have excellence knowledge of core Java, JEE, Java web frameworks and Swing. Certified Java developer. I know and able to follow Extreme Programming development practices and Scrum methodology. Have excellent knowledge of design patterns and software architecture. My other strong skills are Linux administration, database administration and development, SaaS applications development, VOIP applications development, virtualization and cloud services. Finally, I have some skills in Ruby, RoR, C++.

$50.00 /hr
1,996 hours
5.00
Sarkis V.

Sarkis V.

Sr. Software Engineer / Sr. DevOps Engineer

United States - Last active: 13 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

Up to date experience and credentials on my linkedin profile: http://linkedin.com/in/sarkisvarozian I love helping individuals and businesses: * provision, migrate, maintain new servers * establish and maintain infrastructure * deployment and configuration management processes and procedures * continuous integration processes My experience as a Sr. Software Engineer first and eventually into DevOps/Systems Engineering helps me make better architectural decisions and much easier to grasp newer more software engineering centered DevOps standards and practice. I have experience with the following: * Programming Languages: python, ruby, php, perl, html, javascript * Linux Distributions: archlinux, ubuntu, debian, centos, rhel * Config Management: chef, puppet, salt, ansible * Web Servers: nginx, apache, lighttpd * Ruby on Rails: unicorn, foreman * Deploy Automation: capistrano, fabric * Process Management: runit, monit, god I also have a good knowledge of web applications from front end (mostly using jQuery, html, html5) as I originally started out as a web application developer. Sometimes I write on my blog: http://blog.sarkis.io

$70.00 /hr
60 hours
5.00
Petr Kudinov

Petr Kudinov

Russia - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 4

I'm professionaly programmer from 1997 (started on Pascal/C/FoxPro). Other the years i've developed billing systems for mobile operator and ISP, websites and very specific VOIP services. I have configured and supported many of the FreeBSD/Linux servers using Puppet/SaltStack. At this time i'm developing WEB applications using Angular JS or other JS engines on frontend and PHP on backend. I'm have good skills in software design, Javascript/PHP/PERL/C and SQL languages, as well as TCP/IP, HTTP, SIP, H.323, RTP. VCS - GIT/SVN

$45.00 /hr
1,540 hours
5.00
James K.

James K. Agency Contractor

JKWEBCO Website Design and Development Consultant

United States - Last active: 24 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 13

Currently working as an entrepreneur in start-up business challenges in the areas of 3D printing, autonomous vehicles, solar energy, artificial intelligence (AI), MOOC's educational attributes and more. _____________________________________________________________ Wordpress and Opencart( wp-ecommerce, many other plugins and customizations), PHPmyDirectory, I also work with Joomla and Drupal Web Platforms and several others to mention a few. Customized Website redesign and template customizations.Graphic Design and Custom Work. PHP, MYSQL, Apache, HTML, JavaScript. Committed to an enthusiastic and work oriented Professionalism. I Look forward to building long term work relationships with companies and individuals that have started something and want to make it better. I will always try and follow up and be responsive to your suggestions and or needs. I Look forward to solving issues that are burdensome, cumbersome or the unknown. Interview me if looking for an excellent WordPress designer pro. You will find my portfolio a source of my excellent workmanship. I am available to see your project through from the beginning to end. Looking forward to seeing what your needs are, and to have the project accomplished in a timely professional manner. See you on the Odesk...

$90.00 /hr
138 hours
4.99
Paul M.

Paul M.

Multi-disciplined Development Engineer

South Africa - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 5

I have been involved in software and hardware product development in the electronic manufacturing industry for the last number of years. Primarily this focus has been on embedded development on ARM with C++ but also Java, C# and PHP for testing, prototyping and for the development of other products and services. I have also worked in the research sector, around the field of space science and astronomy instrumentation. My strong background in electronics and software development is complimented by more than a decade of experience using open source tools and systems to deliver robust and scalable solutions to industry. I would be interested in endeavours where I can leverage my skills and expertise to create lasting customer value.

$44.44 /hr
51 hours
4.99
Oleksandr Moskalenko

Oleksandr Moskalenko

Operations Engineer

Ukraine - Last active: 10/17/2014 - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 3

Over last years i worked as Operations Engineer, Team Lead. I was involved into several network, web and mobile projects. Worked for large enterprises and startups. Have an experience working with different network equipment, OS and software. I use different technologies in my work and open to discuss on what to use and why.

$33.33 /hr
53 hours
5.00
Hassan Zaheer

Hassan Zaheer

IP Network and Data Center Consulant

Australia - Last active: 12/21/2013 - Tests: 1

Over 14 years of extensive IP core and Data Center experience with Broadband ISPs; includes building an ISP, plan and deploy IP network core services and Data Center Virtualization. Core integration of IP and mobile networks are one of the key work areas. 8 yrs. of technical project management experience with outstanding project planning, execution, monitoring and resource balancing skills with ability to support multiple simultaneous projects in a matrix organizational structure. Technical Pre-Sales - coordinates closely with internal sales, sales support, and service resources to align solution design with customers’ business requirements. Design and deployment of Data Center infrastructure, server virtualization (HA enabled vmware clusters) for enterprise and meeting the demands of corporate customers. Deployment of large scale IP networks such as Broadband Cable network (HFC DOCSIS 3.0 delivering 100 Mbps speeds to customers), wireless and fiber networks. Designed and implemented large IP camera surveillance projects based on Pelco and Axis IP camera solution, also configured video analytics. Deployed Video on Demand (VoD) service on SeaChange Multiverse platform and devised billing mechanism. IPTV OTT setup using Adobe Media Server and multiple tools for streaming transcoding and RTMP stream ingest. Working experience includes Cisco routers, Layer 3 switches, Cable Modem Termination Systems (CMTS), Cisco and Juniper firewalls, VPN, BGP, OSPF, MPLS, Multicasting. Also have very good system administration skills on Red Hat Linux, Solaris and Windows. Consolidated several servers in few vmware ESX virtualized environment. Intensive experience on Blue Coat product line including PacketShaper, CacheFlow. PROJECTS o Migration of Broadband Internet services (DOCSIS 2.0 ) from BigBand CMTS (CUDA 12000) to ARRIS Cadant C4 CMTS DOCSIS 3.0 (Headend and HUB) o Responsible for integration of CRM (Customer Relationship Management) system with Incognito BCC (DOCSIS provisioning system) for Broadband, CATV, IPTV and VoD customers. o End-to-End IPTV project, designed and setup OTT video streaming for clients in Canada using Adobe Media Server 5, direct ASI feed was encoded and then Transcoded to H.264 for streaming over RTMP to AMS. IPTV clients are android boxes using either customized application using librtmp or customized version of XBMC. o IPTV OTT setup using USTREAM and TikiLIVE CDN, for clients on Europe. I’m considering using ZIXI protocol (zixi.com) to compensate the internment bandwidth issues and it works amazingly well on low bandwidth has feature like advanced FEC. o VMware Data Center migration of 50 plus servers from stand-alone hardware servers to HA vmware vSphere 5 HA cluster environment. o Deployment of Frontporch platform for targeted browser based notification based on user behavior. Also have industry certifications VMware Certified Professional 5 - Data Center Virtualization VCP5-DCV, PMP (Project Management Professional), OCP (Oracle Certified Professional), Oracle Solaris 10 System Administrator Microsoft MCSE, Juniper Networks, JNCIP-ENT (Enterprise Routing and Switching Professional), JNCIP-SEC (Security, Professional)

$33.33 /hr
0 hours
5.00