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Post your Unix shell project on Upwork and find freelance Unix system administrators and programmers to manage your OS administration or Unix shell script writing or modification. These experienced freelancers can create a custom shell for your Unix operating system, coordinate the migration process of your projects between Unix systems, develop shell scripts to implement system security policies (like Firewall), or modify your OS kernel to implement new functions. They can also redirect input and output to and from your Unix system, manage your processes, or import your .sh Unix shell databases into MySQL databases.

A Unix shell is a command-line interpreter and programming language that provides system administrators with a user interface for Unix and Unix-like systems. On Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, companies hire Unix shell scripting developers to manage their Unix shell scripting and Unix platform-based application support and maintenance.

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Minh N.

Minh N.

Server Admin/Linux/Unix/AWS Ec2/ Nginx /WordPress/Magento/Odoo

Vietnam - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 18

I have been Server Admin and Web Developer for over 10 years, I worked with many top-rated websites all over the world. I am expert with LEMP and LAMP system, very good at speeding up servers and sites. For some personal reasons, I MOVED back to Vietnam. I am also working at Elance and Freelancer. If you need references, please don't hesitate to contact me. Security Portfolio: Hall of Fame: - Linux maintaince/troubleshooting (RHEL, Centos, Debian, Ubuntu, FreeBSD, gentoo, Mac OS X Server) - Windows Maintaince / Troubletshooting (Windows Server 2003-2012, Hyper-V, Lync, SharePoint Server 2010-2013) - Virtualization: (Vmware Esxi 5.x, Openvz, Virtuozzo, Xen, KVM, Vserver) - Cloud hosting (Amazon EC2, AWS, S3, RDS, simple Cache) - Networking (dhcp, DNS:powerdns/bind/named, vpn: openvpn/pptp, firewalls: iptables/ipfw, qos, proxies, tcpdump) - Web servers (apache, nginx, lighttpd, tomcat, ssl installation and troubleshooting) - Caching ( apc/xcache/memcached/varnish/nginx) - Load Balancer (Nginx/Haproxy/Hardware LB) - Mail servers (exim, postfix, qmail, antispam/ antivirus: clamav/spamassassin/amavis, courier, dovecot) - Bulk marketing (Dkim, spf, high speed/inboxing, interspire) - Automation (puppet, perl/shell/awk scripting) - Monitoring (nagios, zabbix, munin) - Hosting Control Panels (Cpanel/WHM, Plesk, Directadmin, ISPconfig..). - Mobile Application (Android / iOS / Windows Phone)

Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

91% Job Success
$33.33 /hr
1,997 hours

Facundo Apesteguia

Facundo Apesteguia

Technology Specialist

Argentina - Tests: 1

I have been working on systems since 2003 when I get my first job as a technical support engineer. I have increased my knowledge in different areas and now I am acting as Project Manager because is in what I have passion.. I am a person who enjoys the challenges and bring new ideas to improve the companies in which I work. I have several skills in differents technologies, such as databases, code development and storage administration.

$15.00 /hr
0 hours

Daniel Z.

Daniel Z.

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

Poland - 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

100% Job Success
$35.00 /hr
1,949 hours

Vladislav Muravyev

Vladislav Muravyev

I help people make their websites in the way they want to (WordPress).

China - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

I'm a freelance developer (preferably PHP and JS) for last 2 years, primarily web commerce solutions e-shops, multilanguage e-shops, very accurate WordPress sites, and build on top of other frameworks. The simplest website I made was only 1 page and the biggest one (in extent of pages) has more than 1.5 million, that all can be done without limitations using stardard solutions working on any modern web server. All sites I made have great responsibility, working in all modern browsers, iOS devices (iPad, iPhone), and have one of the best speed results (0.6-2 seconds to open first page, usually). And it doesn't matter where you live, sites will be accesible. My projects not limited by Google API, Google Fonts, so sites both works great inside and outside China. I've made several internationalized sites, the biggest number of languages supported by one site I made were 16 languages, and the smallest have only one language. My specialties include a wide range of work. Types of graphic and print design include brochures, logos, stationary, invitations, web banner ads (which I very enthusiastic about) or blog headers. Building your unuique site on top on Wordpress or PHP5-compatible Framework, making east-asian compatible sites in a western way. Key proccess of web development include not only web programming, but also UNIX server initial installation and administration, included free web design, logo design, print design and all appropriate meterials for your site. I also interested in utilizing machine translation system in my works and to extend language's knoweledge, connecting with people living on other countries, working in the other countries, especially BRIC developing states, mostly for China, India, South Africa related projects. «Je fais des sites web dans le façon dont les gens veulent pour réaliser leurs projets. Soit simples WordPress blog peut sert des millions de pages. Développeur Web personnel, l'administrateur et concepteur web illustration.»

$30.00 /hr
0 hours

Piotr Król

Piotr Król

Embedded Systems Consultant

Poland - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 6

Hello, I'm a Embedded Systems Consultant with over 7 years of professional experience. I was involved in firmware development and low level programming for microcomputer (x86, ARM) and embedded (ARM, AVR, MSP430) CPU architectures. I'm looking for challenging projects in area of embedded systems, general purpose low level programming and reverse engineering. Areas of expertise: * BIOS/UEFI/EDK2/Tianocore framework * Board Support Package development and integration (Buildroot, Crosstool-NG, U-Boot, Linux kernel, custom toolchains, GCC, GDB) * Internet of Things (IoT) consulting, design, development and integration, wire/wireless communication Hands on experience: * CPU/MCU/SoC/PCH: * Intel microarchitecture: Sandy Bridge, Ivy Bridge, Haswell, Broadwell, Skylake * Intel PCH: Ibex Peak, Lynx Point, Sunrise Point, Patsburg, Wellsburg * BCM2835 (Raspberry Pi) * Allwinner A20 (Cubietruck) * ATmega328 (Arduino Duemilanove) * TI CC3100/CC3200 (LaunchPad) * TI CC2541 (SensorTag) * TI MSP430 (LaunchPad) * Amlogic S805 (Odroid C1) * Samsung Exynos 5 Octa (Odroid XU3) * NXP LPC13xx * Nordic NRF24L01 * Nordic NRF51822 * Espresify ESP8266 * Operating Systems development: * Linux * Android * FreeRTOS * TI-RTOS * Debugging: ACPI, PCI, USB, Storage (SATA, SAS, MMC/SD) * System emulation and simulation (Simics, QEMU, Virtualbox) * Embedded systems test automation

97% Job Success
$44.44 /hr
379 hours

Nikolay Jelev

Nikolay Jelev

php / MySQL / jQuery / WordPress / CSS3 / HTML5

Bulgaria - Tests: 3

I'm from Bulgaria. Graduate UNIBIT - Computer Science. Working with PHP - good knowledge! Skills with CodeIgniter, Zend Framework ( love it ) A lot of experience with CSS 2/3, HTML5 , JavaScript ( mainly using jQuery ). My LinkedIN -

$16.66 /hr
78 hours

Nestor Debenedetto

Nestor Debenedetto

Business Analyst / Testing.

Argentina - Tests: 3

Over the last 3 years I've been working as BA for a globally distributed account at Hp. My position requires to be part of phone meetings with customers from different countries and the design, write and execution of System Test cases. I also have a great expertise in SQL as I've been working in a BI Project analyzing requirements and creating the queries to extract the required information. Additionally I have skills in Unix environment and shell scripts, this giving me the ability to read and understand scripts, logs, etc

$26.00 /hr
0 hours

Rory Mulvaney

Rory Mulvaney

Parallel/High Performance Computation and Unix Programming

United States - Tests: 1

I have a PhD in Computer Science and an honors undergraduate degree in Math. Along with several Computer Science journal publications, I've been working on improving a patent application in Quantitative Finance. Aside from my expertise in probability density estimation and numerical optimization, I am particularly interested in software engineering for High Performance Computing and Unix-style programming. I like to work on a diversified set of projects.

$21.00 /hr
0 hours

Michelle M.

Michelle M. Agency Contractor

Expert in website design and development, graphic and logo design.

United States - Tests: 1

Over the past 10 years my company has provided an easy, no pressure environment to individuals, startup companies and small businesses that wanted to make their idea a reality at an affordable cost. We specialize in website, graphic and logo design, semantic XHTML and Javascript, front-end development, back-end development in PHP and, branding, and paper and internet marketing. Other areas we have experience in include SEO, e-Commerce, AJAX, Website Hosting, Wordpress Websites, Mobile Websites, and Database Driven Applications. Our process is client centered, and client friendly, and aims for total transparency into your project. The systems we have in place keep you up to date, so you will always know where your project is in terms of completion. We also work with you step by step to complete your project's design, and create detailed sitemaps and work flows to ensure that your application functions the way you originally intended. Once you're project is complete, we will walk you through it, and train you and your staff in any areas applicable. For more information, please visit our website at www

Associated with: Umbrella Media

$85.00 /hr
0 hours