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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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Roman Surikov

Roman Surikov Agency Contractor

PHP/MySQL Developer / Linux/Win Administrator / Project Manager

Russia - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 7

Over the last 8 years, I have developed a wide range of software. I provide full cycle of product development starting from design and completing to maintenance.

Groups: Application Developers Alliance, Bluehost Developers and Designers

Associated with: Ronas IT Agency

98% Job Success
$25.00 /hr
17,087 hours

Mike Cottier

Mike Cottier


United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 16

Over the past 12 plus years I have worked on many projects ranging from simple websites, to complete e-commerce solutions, custom search engines, graphic design, and more. My best abilities are in programming, mainly PHP, MySQL, JavaScript & jQuery, PSD to HTML conversion, and pretty much anything web development related. If you have a WordPress, or another CMS problem, I am a quick fixer on those :) My other expertise that may interest you are SEO, CMS/layout framework setup, landing page creation, video editing, or just message me and ask! Thanks for looking Sincerely, Michael Cottier

Groups: PHPFox

95% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
6,885 hours

Semyon M.

Semyon M.

Embedded and web programmer

Russia - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 4

My primary field is developing and modifying embedded software (including Pebble / PebbleTime smartwatch), writing various helper scripts for that, and also web programming (mostly Python, also PHP). I extensively use Linux and Bash scripts. When programming, my primary goal is to produce clean and well-documented code which will be easy to support, maintain and enhance. You can contact me with email, Skype, Jabber/GoogleTalk or Viber.

100% Job Success
$40.00 /hr
285 hours

Lorenzo Frangella

Lorenzo Frangella

Network Engineer, Cisco, VPN, VoIP, Windows, Linux

Netherlands - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 4

I am a Cisco CCNP Certified, with 3+ years' experience in ISP and ITC companies. I have a great experience in configuring and managing complex ISP Cisco networks and non Cisco networks (Microtik, Cyberoam, Watchguard, Draytek), as well as Firewalls and network security. I have a wide knowledge of Linux and Windows administration, as well as VoIP servers such as Asterisk, Elastix, and Freepbx. I do not only have good technical skills. Being fair and provide the highest quality of job in delivering my tasks are always the highest priorities of my work. Service Description • Implement and maintain LAN/WAN Network solutions or complete Wireless solutions, routing tables, access control lists, and configurations on Cisco routers, switches, access point, firewalls • Record and documentation: support documentation, maintain accurate fault Ticketing system • Provide technical professional desktop and server support • Manage and configure VPN (Site-to-Site and Remote Access) • Manage Windows Server (2003, 2008, 2012) and services (MS IIS, MS AD, MS Exchange, SBS, GPO, DNS, DHCP) • Manage UNIX servers (Centos 6, 7) and services (Bind, Postfix, LAMP, radius) • Create simple websites and web applications (jQuery, php, MSSQL) • Website administration, maintenance and upgrade (Wordpress, Jomla, Drupal) • Set up and install complete backup solutions (Synology, BackupExec, Shadow Protect, CA D2D Archserve) • Platforms: MS Windows 2008 to 12 server & XP/Vista/7/8 clients, Unix, CentOS 6, 7 • Network protocols: BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, ACL, Route Maps, HSRP, IPsec, PPTP, AAA, Vlans, VRF, STP, RSTP • Hardware & monitoring: Nagios, Cacti, Zabbix, LabTech, ConnectWise • VoIP servers: Asterisk, Elastix, FreePBX • Web designing: HTML, CSS, Javascript, JQuery, php • Google Apps services

79% Job Success
$35.00 /hr
69 hours

Jithu Sunny

Jithu Sunny


India - Tests: 3

Day job --------- Developer at a major German ERP vendor Skills ------ - Algorithm design, Optimizations - Web scraping/crawling with Python - Scripting/Programming - Python/Java/C/BASH - Parsing data and extracting information data: xml/csv/json/xls/docx/pdf/txt - Database management: MySQL/Sqlite/Postgresql - General analytic problem solving - Python libraries: PIL, numpy, csv, re, json, urllib, urllib2, BeautifulSoup, requests, lxml, xml, sys, xlrd, xlwt, pypdf, docx,

$10.00 /hr
4 hours

Aty P.

Aty P. Agency Contractor

Linux Server Admin, Security Expert, PHP MySQL, Wordpress Expert

India - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 43

Hi, My name is Aty. Over the last 9 years since 2007, I have led mufti-functional teams to execute on mission-critical engagements. I did job with large design firms in my starting career for 2-3 years. I then assembled a crack commando unit of the best people I encountered. We take on assignments, right-size the solution to the problem, and then use the team approach: an architect to ensure you have a platform suitable to your needs, razor sharp analysts to document the deliverable, creative designers for graphics, and masters of code. We then put very cheap SEO and maintenance folks to ensure your rankings remain at the top, and your site runs blazing fast. Each of these people bill at different rates, so you get maximum bang for your buck. When you hire anyone at Quinji, you hire the team resources. You will not suffer if someone is not available. We have the breadth of skills and depth of resources to ensure your project is on time and on budget. I am native US English speaker and this feedback is given to me by more than 20 different clients which they found a plus point while making conversation when they are outsourcing their work for better communication and understanding. Always available on Skype for voice or text during my working hours. I completed 3000 hours on upwork formerly Odesk with 5 star feedback up to May 2015. Hope it will boost some confidence inside my capabilities to complete your assignments successfully. Looking forward to hear from you. ********************************************* My Technical Skills are as below: ------------------------------------------------ Security Expert -> SQLi/XSS, Trojan Removal, Malware and Malicious Code Removal, Security Configuring on servers, CSF, mod_security, DDos Attack, Phishing attack, Iframe, eval and base64 signature detection, VPS and Dedicated server Management, Monitoring, cloaking, pharma hacks, shell detection, spam blocking. Penetration testing, Nessus, Nmap, Metasploit, Maldet, Blackhole Exploits detection removal and others.. -------------------------------------- Server Management: Ngnix, Apache, Firewall, Fail2Ban, IpTables, VNC Server, PHP, MX, IMAP, Dovecot, FTP, SSL, SSH, PhpMyAdmin, Cpanel, WHM, WHMCS, Mail Server, Roundcube, Digital Ocean Droplet, Linode VPS, Hostgator, Godaddy, Bluehost -------------------------------------- Developer -> PHP/MySQL, Core CMS -> Joomla, Drupal, WordPress, CakePHP, CodeIgnitor, CURL -------------------------------------- Social Framework -> SocialEngine, Dolphin, JomSocial, Community Builder. -------------------------------------- Ecommerce ->OScommerce, Magento, Cscart, ZenCart, BigCommerce, CBSubs, Virtuemart, Woocommerce (Extension Building) -------------------------------------- Payment Gateways: Paypal Standard, Paypal Pro, Stripe,, CCAvenue -------------------------------------- API: Facebook, Google Developers, Twitter, Youtube API, Instagram, Social Login and shares, Paypal, Stripe, -------------------------------------- Framework -> Cakephp, Codeignitor, Zend, Symfony. Yii -------------------------------------- Java Script Framework -> JQuery, JQuery UI, Mootools -------------------------------------- Android: PhoneGap Developer -------------------------------------- SEO/SEM -> OnPage SEO optimization so Search engines crawl all the required content automatically, Article Writing and Submission, Social Bookmarking, Link Building, Press Release, Directory Submission, Social Media, Traffic Generation, Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, Digg and so on with all Ethical Methods. Latest strategy according to Panda 4.4 algo follwed while doing SEO -------------------------------------- Desktop or Laptop Fixes -> I used Remote Desktop or Team Viewer to take access to client machines to fix their machines from spywares, Malwares, viruses or Trojans installed on their machines. ******************************** Hope once we start we will be in long term business relationship.

Groups: AWeber, BoonEx...

Associated with: Quinji

99% Job Success
$30.00 /hr
2,966 hours

Ashish Nigam

Ashish Nigam Agency Contractor

Android / Blackberry / iPhone Developer

India - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 5

Technologies I worked on: 1. Native Apps 2. PhoneGap (HTML5/CSS3/JS) 3. jQueryMobile (HTML5/CSS3/JS) 4. Sencha (HTML5/CSS3/JS) 5. UrbanAirship (Push Notification) 6. QuickBase (Database) ######################################### My Portfolio: ######################################### Note: There are many more apps which are not yet published ######################################### Company: ######################################### Android Market Page for my Apps: My main field of interest is Android and Blackberry application development. I have more than 10 years experience on Java, HTML, PHP, MySQL. And I have more than two years of work experience on mobile application development for Android / BlackBerry / PhoneGap / jQueryMobile. On mobile development, I have expertise on core libraries as well as other development platforms like PhoneGap, jQueryMobile. Sample Published Work on App Stores: Android: PhoneGap: Satyamev Jayate: BlackBerry: Insurance Calculator: STAG Carnival: Call Blocker Text Eraser: There are many more apps which are not yet published on app market. I hold bachelors degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India and masters degree from Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands. Having exposure of both Indian and European culture and environment, I can quickly understand the requirement and deliver quality work. Along with this, I have following hardware for device testing of app before delivering to the client. 1. iOS: iPad 2 with iOS 5.1 2. Android: Nexus-S with Android 4.0.4 3. BlackBerry: BlackBerry Curve 9360 with BlackBerry OS 7.0

Associated with: DreamApp World Pvt. Ltd.

$25.00 /hr
1,018 hours