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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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  1. Sergey K.

    Sergey K.

    Sergey Kuznetsov

    Russia - Tests: 6

    Achievements: - CRM for Call Center of Cellular Communication company (UI+Oracle+TCP) ; - Realtime SMS antispam for Cellular Communication company (decision making C function); - Paging complex was used in several paging companies (software part); - 16-channels TV-security system was used in several banks (software part); - Automatic fingerprint recognition system (with co-authors). - Publications in English: image processing, artificial neural networks, fingerprint recognition (with co-authors). Last used instruments: - Windows - Delphi, VisualC, SQL Navigator; - Linux - gcc, sh, awk. In deep history - software development for DOS, Unix System V, Solaris, iRMX, CP/M.

    $30.00 /hr
    0 hours
  2. Stacy Sem

    Stacy Sem

    IT Business Analyst, Multilingual Project Manager

    Ukraine - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

    Analyst/manager, possessing overall 7 years of experience. Experienced in delivering 27+ projects involving: Business process modeling and improvement, Data gathering and analysis, KPI definition and extraction, Elaboration of knowledge base articles, Delivering trainings to partners and customers. Interested in delivering great projects, exploring new domains and enhancing own proficiency in various analytic and management knowledge areas. Languages: English (Advanced), German, Russian, Ukrainian.

    $11.11 /hr
    0 hours
  3. Lucas Tsatiris

    Lucas Tsatiris

    C/C++ developer with Qt experience and Linux/Unix system administrator

    Greece - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

    More than 20 years experience as a software developer and Unix system administrator for small and mid-range organizations. Participation in various in-house or open source software development projects as an application designer and/or developer and later as a project leader. Main areas of expertise as a developer are C/C++ for both Unix and Windows systems, instrumentation tools like valgrind , vtune and gprof, version control tools like cvs and git, multiplatform C/C++ frameworks like Qt and GTK+, shell scripting for various interpreters like bash, awk or sed, Postgresql/pgsql, SQLITE and Oracle database. I' am very familiar with POSIX and GNU APIs. Software porting between platforms, C/C++ optimization, writing single source tree multiplatform applications as well as asynchronous and multithreaded programming are some of the tasks I really enjoy to participate. Experience in managing a wide range of Unix and Unix-like systems like HPUX, Tru64, SCO Openserver, Solaris and Linux distros like Fedora, RHEL, Ubuntu, Debian and Slackware. As a Unix system/network administrator I had to set up and manage DNS servers, DHCP servers, proxy servers, web servers, Linux iptables for network bridging and various tasks of traffic filtering or redirection, perform server tuning tasks, deploy and customize new bare iron or virtual systems, convert physical servers to virtual machines, design and implement backup and recovery strategies.

    $24.44 /hr
    0 hours
  4. Pavel Polyakov

    Pavel Polyakov Agency Contractor

    Experienced perl,C,sh Programmer. FreeBSD/Linux Administrator

    Ukraine - Tests: 8

    I'm experienced software developer and network/system administrator. I have started my career in 1992. I work mostly in computer modeling and simulation area. I prefer to work on perl/C/sh projects - it is mainly command-line utilities and unix daemons. Goal of some projects is to provide interface to 3rd-party equipment. I can write parsers and other finite state machines, data mining, conversion and processing tools, automation scripts. I can help administering FreeBSD and Linux servers, writing backup scripts, analyzing logs, fixing security and misconfiguration issues. Also I have experience with: MySQL, SQLite, RedisDB, SSL, DNS, Bind, SMTP, SPF, IMAP, POP3, Sendmail, Postfix, HTTP, Apache, Nginx, Squid, Haproxy, HTML, JavaScript, Python, Django, CVS, Subversion, Git, SysV IPC, x86 Assembler, Kernel & user level debugging.

    Associated with: Coderunes

    $33.00 /hr
    38 hours
  5. Gabrielle Agrocostea

    Gabrielle Agrocostea

    Data scientist

    United States

    I am a M.S candidate in Data Science at Columbia University and have a B.A in Mathematics from Fordham University. By interning and working on various projects in the last 2 years, I have gained experience in Python and R programming. My strengths are mainly in R and Python but I'm very excited about learning new technologies and languages. I have previously worked in finance (for 7 years) and have gained experience as a business analyst using SQL and VBA. I am very enthusiastic about transitioning from a career in Finance to Data Science/Machine Learning.

    $38.89 /hr
    0 hours
  6. Yasir Ahmed Siddiqui

    Yasir Ahmed Siddiqui Agency Contractor

    Drupal Expert/Wordpress/PHP/MySQL/AJAX/JS

    Pakistan - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 14

    I am Yasir, a professional Web Developer with expertise in PHP and Open Source applications like WordPress, Drupal etc. building high-quality websites to meet the needs of a variety of clients. Custom development is my specialty, as each website has its own unique requirements. My clients include graphic design companies, web companies and small to medium businesses. I have strong experience with following skills: Wordpress: 4 years of experience Drupal: 6 years of experience PHP: 8 years of experience HTML5, CSS3, AJAX, JavaScript, SEO;

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers, Drupal...

    Associated with: YAS Global Agency

    $25.00 /hr
    4,880 hours
  7. Jigar Shah

    Jigar Shah

    Senior Software Developer


    Hello, I am a senior software engineer in an MNC. And have over 5.5 years of experience in the work organisation developing softwares and testing them. I have very good exposure to telecommunication domain and networking domain. Presently i am working into automation. I have exposure to frameworks and have been actively in making various architecture for our new projects which have an intent to automate tasks. My core skills includes: Python, Django, PERL, shell, Unix, Linux, telecom, datacom, website development. Microsoft office tools.

    $8.00 /hr
    19 hours
  8. Nilay Agarwal

    Nilay Agarwal

    Senior Oracle Database Developer

    India - Tests: 4

    Senior software professional offering more than 5.5 years Exp. In IT software development industry with experience of UNIX Shell scripting, Oracle, SQL, Pl/Sql and ETL structure. 1) 5.7 years of experience in UNIX Development, UNIX Shell Scripting, Perl, PL/SQL and SQL. 2) Write Unix Shell & PL-SQL scripts for various processes and database related day to day requirements and schedule them through Crontab. 3) Install Database. 4) Install Unix OS.

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
  9. Ashok kumar G.

    Ashok kumar G.

    -Web application development with node.js,AJS and mongoDB

    India - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

    I am B. Tech (Bachelor of Technology) in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from a premier institute NIT Warangal in Andhra Pradesh, India. I have 12+ years of work experience in software development on various technologies which includes C,C++,Oracle, Unix/Linux. I have also worked on Perl, node.js, AngularJS and mongoDB. I have received certification from mongoDB university on "Node.js developer using mongoDB" I am also Edureka certified Hadoop Big Data Expert. I have a in-depth knowledge of RDBMS like Oracle/DB2 and document based databases like mongoDB. I am a very committed person in my professional as well as personal life. I am looking forward to work on challenging assignments. I have a flair to enhance my technical skills while working with good technical minds in the industry. I believe in building a trustworthy environment to get the best out of someone. I am a thorough professional and ethical person who believes in building a long term relationship with my dedication and sincerity towards whatever I do. I am CSQA (Certified Software Quality Analyst) and am very well versed with quality processes.I have also worked on Agile environment during my development projects.

    $15.00 /hr
    0 hours
  10. Jaspreet Sethi

    Jaspreet Sethi

    Perl/Shell Developer

    India - Tests: 1

    Expertise in the Field of Perl, Shell, Unix/Linux and Mysql/Oracle with some novice level knowledge of Solr/Lucene and Nginx. Handled different projects like: Data management(Absolute expertise) Web Technology Socket programming Very quick and efficient in data processing and data mining.

    $27.78 /hr
    0 hours