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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 Upwork, 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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  1. Joaquin P.

    Joaquin P.

    IT Systems / Desktop Support

    United States - Last active: 24 days ago - Tests: 2

    Desktop/ Systems Support Specialist with 10+ years of demonstrated success supporting UNIX/Linux, MAC OSX, and Windows environments, primarily within the Post-Production and Broadcast industries at all Levels I, II and III. My technical aptitude expands into networking and systems configurations as well, and is capable of performing additional tasks for clients and projects as needed. Interested in securing a long-term and/or short-term contract opportunities. SUMMARY/ TECHNICAL SKILLS: •Operating Systems: UNIX / Linux (RHEL, Ubuntu, CentOS), Windows Operating Systems (8/7/ XP/Vista / 2000/ 98), Mac OSX (10.8/10.7/10.6,/9.5/8.5) •Harware Servers: HP Proliant 360,380p Gen8, Dell PowerEdge R720,780,T320, 1850, 2950, Precision Towers 7910, Mac OSX. Desktops: HP Z400,Z440, Z840. Dell Inspiron's, Latitudes, Optiplex's. Mac Mini's, IMac's, PowerMac's. •Windows Server, 2003, 2008r2, Installation, Configuration, Setup. Active Directory, DHCP, DNS, File Servers. RDS. •Network Monitoring, Automation Tools, Ticketing Software: Kaseya, Plesk. Remedy, Connectwise, Custom. •Networking: DHCP, DNS, TCP/IP, RDP, Terminal Services. PC Anywhere, VNC, RDP, TeamViewer, Gotomeeting. •Installation, Configuration, Patching / Hotfixes: Windows / Mac / Linux. Servers and Clients (WSUS, yum , apt-get) •Setting up installing peripherals, network cards, drives, graphics cards, drivers, batteries, power supplies, RAM. •Storage Technologies: NAS, DAS and SAN systems. Network Protocols NFS, CIFS/SMB •Web Technologies: Dreamweaver, FTP, HTTP, HTTPS. WAMP. MySql Workbench. •Imaging and cloning OS builds using current software. Ghost, Acronis, Altiris. •Desktops, Laptops, Smart Phones, Tablets, IPads (Android, IOS, Windows, Blackberry). •Virtual Technologies and applications. , VMware, Parallels, Bootcamp. •Post Production Pipelines and Networks. VFX Technology, Software, Hardware. •Productivity Applications: MS Visio, Project, MS Office XP, 2003, 2007, 2010, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Google Apps, Symantec Ghost, Symantec Net Backup, Aspara, Shotgun, Asset Management, Remedy Action Request, Network Associates’ workstation virus protection, AVG, IM software. •Creative Software- Autodesk Flame/Flint/Smoke, Maya, 3DS Max, XSI, Premiere Pro, Final Cut, Avid, Nuke, Shake, Fusion. Adobe After Effects CS, Adobe Illustrator CS, Adobe Photoshop CS, Adobe InDesign CS, Adobe Dreamweaver CS, Adobe Flash CS, Final Cut Pro, Avid etc...Transcoding / encoding Software - Episode, Adobe Media Encoder, Procoder, Compressor Digital Rapids. Knowledge of all media formats and codec's for Audio /Visual also File Sequences.

    $50.00 /hr
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  2. Alexander Vovchenko

    Alexander Vovchenko

    Expert PHP SQL JS developer

    Russia - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 4

    A highly competent PHP developer with extensive experience in the coding of websites specifically in PHP format. Possessing considerable knowledge of the development of web applications and scripts using PHP programming language and MySQL databases. Experienced in developing applications and solutions for a wide range of corporate, and public sector clients and having the enthusiasm and ambition to complete projects to the highest standard. Also have experience in the following areas: Ajax, OOP, Debian, CentOS, business-process modeling

    $33.33 /hr
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  3. Matt Herrmann

    Matt Herrmann

    Linux Systems Administrator/Devops Engineer

    Australia - Last active: 19 days ago - Tests: 7

    An accomplished IT professional with a broad range of experience, exceptional technical ability and a passion for internet technology. I've been working in the web hosting industry as a systems administrator for almost 10 years. In that time I've been exposed to a wide range of technologies/platforms and am proficient with a large number of them. I'm also a fast learner so I quickly and easily pick up anything I'm unfamiliar with.

    $40.00 /hr
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  4. Joel L.

    Joel L.

    IT Consultant

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    15 years of experience in Customer Service, Technical Support and Break/Fix. 9 years of Linux System Administration (performed in parallel with the above) 1 year as a Network Security Analyst. My particular specialty is troubleshooting and problem analysis. More specifically, taking large problems, breaking them into component issues, and resolving the resulting list of issues, thus eliminating the original problem.

    $33.33 /hr
    4 hours
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  5. Christopher B.

    Christopher B.

    IT Business Consulting

    United States - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 7

    20+ years of experience in IT. I have worked in many industries, finding solutions to many different problems. Once the solution is found, I have in some cases also been the implementer of the solution. If I am not the implementer I have been an integral part in finding the correct solution provider that will bring the TCO in line with the needs of the business. I will work with you to find the best solution to your IT or business problem, let me help you today.

    $72.22 /hr
    32 hours
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  6. Juan pablo C.

    Juan pablo C.

    IT Management / Web Developer

    Argentina - Last active: 09/07/2014

    I have been working over the last 10 years in developing web projects, either for websites or applications using HMTL, Ajax, PHP and MySQL. Also I have been working in a web hosting company so I have earned a large experience optimizing webapps for high-traffic websites. I understand web projects not only as a way to sell products or services but a path to cross real people needs and enterprises willing to deliver solutions. My job goes from understanding the need, planning, making an usability analysis, teambuilding, development, and testing.

    $33.33 /hr
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  7. Adrian R.

    Adrian R.

    Technically Proficient Strategic Thinker and Creative Force

    United States - Last active: 11/03/2014 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    My main strength is the ability to understand, design, and create systems. These systems can be anything from a business process to an information security system. Technology is a passion of mine. Ultimately I try to leverage my creative abilities in the development of any solution. You give me problems, I figure out how to make it work. Contact me to find out what I'm talking about for yourself.

    $50.00 /hr
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  8. Zhirayr G.

    Zhirayr G.

    Agile web development

    Russia - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

    Hi, My name is Zhirayr. In my portfolio, are a few of the programs that I've developed. I believe my strong points are my Creativeness and Punctuality. My #1 goal will always be to meet your needs and deadline. When working on a new project, I like to speak with the client, so that I can have a clear understanding of his/her needs and vision of the project. I'm honest and fair. Since 2008, I'm freelance web developer. Mostly work with backend (big data, cluster programming, high load). Also from 2012, I develop Ruby / Ruby On Rails applications and websites. Thank you in advance for your time and consideration. I look forward to working with you soon. I have a Bachelors in Software Engineering from Moscow Aviation Institute (National Research University), in the Russia. Listed below are my experience and skills. — Ruby; — PHP; — Frameworks: Ruby On Rails, Sinatra, Laravel, Phalcon; — Core web: XML, JSON, HTML/CSS, JavaScript; — OS: Mac OS X, Linux; — VCS: Git, SVN; — Bug/Issue trackers: Jira, Assembla, Redmine; — SQL: PostgreSQL, MySQL; — NoSQL: Riak, MongoDB, Redis; — AWS: EC2, S3, CloudFront, ElasticBeanstalk, EMP, etc; — UML.

    $38.89 /hr
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  9. Aleksei Lukashin

    Aleksei Lukashin

    Principal Software Engineer experienced in Java/Scala/Cloud/Unix areas

    Russia - Last active: 11/22/2014 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

    I have more than ten years of experience in software development, all layers, from database and services to user interfaces. I am highly experienced in designing and implementing cloud architecture solutions and have a deep knowledge of various cloud computing services including public and private cloud providers. I am skilled and experienced in architecture design. I have solid background in Cloud Computing, virtualization and services. I participated in scientific and industry projects related to the cloud computing technology. I lead open source project “devops-service” which allows to build hybrid cloud infrastructure and services. I have hands on experience with Amazon Web Services. I have experience in DevOps and continuous delivery processes. I have experience in Agile, Scrum, and distributed Scrum. I am experienced in team management, analysis and design, managing requirements, implementing software engineering life cycle policies and procedures, managing and supporting multiple projects. I can find out the proper support strategies and oversight processes that can help to produce major profitability and reductions to solve problems. I have solid teamwork and team leadership experience for teams of five people and more. I am skilled in communications with customers and the project team. I am experienced in providing product support on-site at client’s facilities as the part of the client’s project team and serving as a liason to the team off-site. Within the scope of activities as an associate professor at the State Polytechnical University, I perform research in the area of cloud technologies and information security in distributed systems. I have more than 30 scientific publication in computer science area. I completed more than 20 projects protected by NDA in bio and chemistry informatics area. Last two years I'm working with cloud infrastructure and delivered several services and applications running in a cloud and integrated with cloud services. I have experience with high availability, auto scaling and load balancing in a cloud (especially in AWS). I experienced software engineer in Java and Scala including enterprise technologies. I'm reading lectures about Java programming in my university. I can automate deployment and configuration management using Chef or Puppet.

    $40.00 /hr
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  10. Pance Testfive

    Pance Testfive

    BSc. Electrical Engineer

    Macedonia - Last active: 12/02/2013 - Tests: 3

    --Gratitude Participation and special standing for implementation of Logistics Information System Hewlett-Packard and Infinite Solutions (www.infinite.com.mk; www.hp.com) --Gratitude Gratitude of achieved results in military education process and contribution in establishing and development of the Army of the Republic of Macedonia Minister of defense, Army of the Republic of Macedonia www.morm.gov.mk --Certificate of appreciation for achievements from SEDM-CC and PMSC/MPFSEE Secretariat SEDM-CC and PMSC/MPFSEE Secretariat (South-East European Defence Ministerial Coordinative Committee & Political Military Steering Committee)

    $71.11 /hr
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