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Member since August, 2008

"You're awesome!" - A employer I'm known for my fast turnaround time and ability to fix difficult problems that other freelancers have failed to solve. As I always say, hire me when everyone else fails, and I'll not leave you disappointed! In 2012, I was selected as the first-ever Featured Freelancer by Freelancer.com. As of 2015, I'm a part of Preferred Freelancer program, the group of elite the elite freelancers as they say. My timezone is GMT +6, though I work round-the-clock to cater the needs of my clients in over 60 countries worldwide.

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@Ekushey

  • 92%Jobs Completed
  • 100%On Budget
  • 100%On Time
  • 15%Repeat Hire Rate

Recent Exams

  • Freelancer Orientation Top 1%
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  • Employer Orientation Top 2%
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  • General Orientation Top 4%
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  • HTML Level 1 Top 8%
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  • UK English 1 Top 16%
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  • Blogging 1 Top 21%
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  • US English Level 2 Top 27%
    90%
  • Numeracy 1 Top 46%
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  • Unix Level 1 Top 62%
    80%

Top Skills

  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • Linux
  • HTML
  • Wordpress
  • Website Design
  • Script Install
  • Joomla
  • System Admin
  • Web Hosting
  • Apache
  • Web Security
  • Amazon Web Services
  • CSS
  • Shopping Carts
  • Magento
  • eCommerce
  • HTML5
  • UNIX
  • Zen Cart
  • Javascript
  • Forum Software
  • Website Testing
  • DNS
  • Shell Script
  • OSCommerce
  • Nginx
  • Website Management
  • SQL
  • Cloud Computing
  • Debian
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  • Prestashop
  • Plesk
  • Database Administration
  • Ubuntu
  • Python
  • Technical Support
  • vBulletin
  • WIKI
  • WHMCS
  • VPS
  • Internet Security
  • Computer Security
  • Virtuemart
  • node.js
  • Shopify
  • Open Cart
  • PostgreSQL
  • Network Administration
  • Web Services
  • Java
  • XML
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Social Networking
  • Technical Writing
  • Oracle
  • Volusion
  • Asterisk PBX
  • Cisco
  • Boonex Dolphin
  • Paypal API
  • IIS
  • MODx
  • CakePHP
  • Azure
  • Google Analytics
  • Blog Install
  • Windows Server
  • CRE Loaded
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  • Virtuozzo
  • Parallels Automation
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  • BigCommerce
  • Tumblr
  • Post-Production
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  • SugarCRM
  • Moodle
  • Bengali
  • Ruby
  • Red Hat
  • Jabber
  • VMware
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Experience

Ubuntu Member

Jun 2008

Ubuntu membership is recognition of a significant and sustained contribution to Ubuntu and the Ubuntu community.

Consultant

Mar 2008

Responsibilities include Linux system and network administration, setting up and maintaining Linux services such as Apache, BIND, Squid, Postfix, remote backup solutions, monitoring IT infrastructure with NagiOS, Cacti, shell scripting, deploying and maintaining Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Fedora Ambassador

Mar 2006 - Apr 2007 (1 year)

Was responsible for representing, promoting, and expanding the Fedora Project and its ideals to the Bangladeshi FOSS community and the public at large.

System Administrator

Feb 2003

Responsibilities: o Analyzing system logs and identifying potential issues with computer systems. o Introducing and integrating new technologies into existing data center environments. o Performing routine audits of systems and software. o Performing backups. o Applying operating system updates, patches, and configuration changes. o Installing and configuring new hardware and software. o Adding, removing, or updating user account information, resetting passwords, etc. o Ans

Education

B.Sc. in Computer Science & Engineering

2000 - 2004 (4 years)

Certifications

Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) (2007)

Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) is earned by a Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) who has demonstrated the knowledge, skill and ability required of senior system administrators for Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems. The RHCE Exam (EX300) is a hands-on, performance-based, two-hour exam. Red Hat recommends that participants augment their skills and build on their expertise by reading the RHCE exam objectives guide. In addition, Red Hat offers clear training paths for candidates to learn the required skills.

CompTIA Linux+ (2008)

CompTIA Linux+ powered by LPI is a high-stakes, vendor-neutral certification that validates the fundamental knowledge and skills required of Linux administrators.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) (2007)

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) validates the ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size route and switched networks, including implementation and verification of connections to remote sites in a WAN. CCNA curriculum includes basic mitigation of security threats, introduction to wireless networking concepts and terminology, and performance-based skills. This new curriculum also includes (but is not limited to) the use of these protocols: IP, Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP), Serial Line Interface Protocol Frame Relay, Routing Information Protocol Version 2 (RIPv2),VLANs, Ethernet, access control lists (ACLs).

Publications

Prospects of Open Source Software

Badges

  • The Chosen One

    Accept 100 projects.
  • The Regular

    Log in every day for 1 week.
  • The Cap-tain!

    Reach the level 20 level cap!
  • Backup plan!

    Verify a backup payment method
  • The Centurion

    Complete 100 projects.
  • Millenium Proposal

    Bid on 1000 projects.
  • The Achiever

    Accept 50 projects.
  • US English Pro

    Pass the US English Exam (Level 2)
  • US English Pro

    Pass the US English Exam (Level 2)
  • Nine-to-Fiver

    Win a project and accept the offer.
  • The Multi-tasker

    Complete 40 projects.
  • UK English Qualified

    Pass the UK English Exam (Level 1)
  • UK English Qualified

    Pass the UK English Exam (Level 1)
  • Proven Identity

    Complete your Email, Phone and Payment verifications.
  • The Collector

    Reach a balance of 5,000 credits.
  • Simply the Best

    Complete 5 or more projects, with a 95% completion rate.
  • The Spartan

    Bid on 300 projects.
  • Mover and Shaker

    Create 50 Milestones.
  • The Biller

    Create an hourly invoice.
  • Neighbourhood Watch

    Reporting a user who violates our terms of service
  • Smooth Operator

    Complete 10 projects on time.
  • The Economist

    Complete 10 projects on budget.
  • The Critic

    Post 10 Reviews.
  • Feedback Guru

    Receive 10 reviews
  • Perfectionist

    Receive 5-star ratings in 90% of your completed projects (minimum 10 projects).
  • Essential Credentials

    Update your account details 100%
  • The Verified

    Verify your payment method
  • Smart Money

    Create 10 Milestones.
  • Fast Responder

    Bid within 2 minutes of a project being listed.
  • All Star

    Receive a 5-star rating for a project.
  • US English Qualified

    Pass the US English Exam (Level 1)
  • The Adventurer

    Complete your first project.
  • Grand Tourer

    Visit all recommended features that Freelancer.com offers
  • The Perfectionist

    Edited a bid.
  • The Enforcer

    Reporting a project or contest that violates our terms of service.
  • The Seeker

    Bid on 20 projects.
  • The Influencer

    Get 10 friends who successfully sign up to Freelancer.com.
  • The Chosen One

    Accept 100 projects.
  • The Centurion

    Complete 100 projects.
  • Millenium Proposal

    Bid on 1000 projects.
  • The Collector

    Reach a balance of 5,000 credits.
  • Mover and Shaker

    Create 50 Milestones.
  • The Cap-tain!

    Reach the level 20 level cap!
  • Backup plan!

    Verify a backup payment method
  • The Achiever

    Accept 50 projects.
  • US English Pro

    Pass the US English Exam (Level 2)
  • US English Pro

    Pass the US English Exam (Level 2)
  • The Multi-tasker

    Complete 40 projects.
  • Simply the Best

    Complete 5 or more projects, with a 95% completion rate.
  • The Spartan

    Bid on 300 projects.
  • Smooth Operator

    Complete 10 projects on time.
  • The Economist

    Complete 10 projects on budget.
  • Perfectionist

    Receive 5-star ratings in 90% of your completed projects (minimum 10 projects).
  • Smart Money

    Create 10 Milestones.
  • All Star

    Receive a 5-star rating for a project.
  • Grand Tourer

    Visit all recommended features that Freelancer.com offers
  • The Influencer

    Get 10 friends who successfully sign up to Freelancer.com.
  • The Regular

    Log in every day for 1 week.
  • Nine-to-Fiver

    Win a project and accept the offer.
  • UK English Qualified

    Pass the UK English Exam (Level 1)
  • UK English Qualified

    Pass the UK English Exam (Level 1)
  • Proven Identity

    Complete your Email, Phone and Payment verifications.
  • The Biller

    Create an hourly invoice.
  • Neighbourhood Watch

    Reporting a user who violates our terms of service
  • The Critic

    Post 10 Reviews.
  • Feedback Guru

    Receive 10 reviews
  • Essential Credentials

    Update your account details 100%
  • The Verified

    Verify your payment method
  • Fast Responder

    Bid within 2 minutes of a project being listed.
  • US English Qualified

    Pass the US English Exam (Level 1)
  • The Adventurer

    Complete your first project.
  • The Perfectionist

    Edited a bid.
  • The Enforcer

    Reporting a project or contest that violates our terms of service.
  • The Seeker

    Bid on 20 projects.