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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. Reinald Austin Tan

    Reinald Austin Tan

    Freelance Video Editor & IT Consultant

    Philippines - Tests: 6

    Freelance video editor with experience in making wedding and birthday slideshow AVPs, and also editing personal home videos and parodies for a personal YouTube channel with over 7 million total views Has been in the IT industry for more than 4 years. Experienced in RPM-based Linux servers administration, 1st and 2nd level Java application support, performance testing, and security testing.

    $11.11 /hr
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  2. Manpreet Singh

    Manpreet Singh

    Java, J2EE, Scripting expert with photoshop & presentation skills

    India - Tests: 3

    Working in an IT giant from the past 2 years in Java, J2EE & Struts. Providing Java sessions to new employees. Worked on 4 different J2EE projects including one currently deployed for internal use across the organization. Excellent skills to map requirements to design. Known to always meet the delivery on time. Would be keen on developing utility scripts or better yet, developing efficient & eye catching websites for small businesses. Working as an amateur on Adobe PS for last 4 years. Designed the campus magazine for 2 years. Designed more than 70 posters for events in the campus as well as the organization. Known for simple yet elegant design approach. Would be glad to work on challenging & elegant design requirements. Working on multiple presentation tools and would be glad to work on more. Known for accurate & easy to understand data representation & design.

    $10.00 /hr
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  3. Bryan M.

    Bryan M.

    I'm an American.

    United States - Tests: 3

    My name is Bryan Maxwell. I have been doing web development, and management for over 8 years now. I speak english, clearly. I communicate, clearly. I work equally as clearly. I might not be the most cost-effective developer on oDesk, but you get what you pay for.** ** ### **Previous work/examples** **Time, Inc. ** I was responsible for creating a cost-effective, yet functional AJAX based ad management system that allowed the Time, Inc. sales staff to dynamicall sell, create and publish advertisements online instantly. **Conde Nast, Inc.** - Allure Magazine - Time Magazine - Glamour Magazine NDA-Disclosure for private consulting. All web related. SEO, Traffic, etc. **Wizard Magazine** (A popular comic book.) **Wizard Universe, Inc**. (Wizard Magazines parent company.) I was in charge of the development team of their newly launched website. I was in charge of branding, design, content acquisition, and saw the project from inception to maturity. ** WaxJelly, Inc.** Personal weblog/internet company I co-founded with a fellow web developer, and internet entrepreneur. I have the attitude, the experience, and the expertise to handle any and every project regardless of size. I have a winning mindset and I believe it's necessary to be a go-getter and meet deadlines by whatever means necessary. I'm consistent, reliable, and honest. I won't underbid your projects, nor will I overbid them. I will always give you a fair price, and work out the details so you have a clear understanding of what the whole scope entails. **I am offering contract-to-hire **Currently I live in Texas, but I am willing to work remotely for a company full-time, and part time. Hire me, try me out, then we'll see what else we can work out. **Technical experience **I am only listing skills that I still actively use. I don't list every language I've ever read a book about, I just list the things I can do immediately.** **I have used** PostgreSQL** for 2 years now. I have used **MySQL** for 4 years now. I have used **PHP** for over 5 years now. I have used **Ruby** for over a year. I have used **XHTML** and **CSS** for over 7 years. I have used** Photoshop 7/CS** for over 8 years. I have used **C++/C/C3/Visual Basic** for over 6 years. I have used **Javascript** for over 5 years. I have used "**AJAX**" and **Asynchronous requests** for about 3 years. Thank you for your time, now **let's create something.** ** P.S.** I can definitely provide working proof of my resume above upon request.

    $22.22 /hr
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  4. Sarah Delano

    Sarah Delano

    3D Character Techinical Director with Scripting Experience

    United States - Tests: 1

    My name is Sarah Delano and I am a recent graduated of Savannah College of Art and Design with a B.F.A. in Animation and a minor in Character Techinical Direction. I am currently doing freelance work as I develop my reel and strengthen my work for future jobs at any kind of animation or gaming company. Through my work and references, I can show that I am a dependable, enthusiastic, and loyal worker who would be willing to do any job. I love what I do and I am eager to help others with their projects. Through my years of work, I have become proficient in multiple coding languages, such as MEL, Python, Maya API, and Bash, as well as creating rigs for multiple projects including student films. I especially enjoy working on unique, challenging rigs, such as octopi or origami, because I love problem solving and breaking apart the inner workings. Outside of my focus in rigging, I am a generalist when it comes to other forms of the animation pipeline. I have dabbled in character animation, modeling, lighting, and texturing. As a result, I have been able to create the majority of a two minute film on my own. This film went on to be included in the top films of the 2014 graduating class for SCAD this past May. Everything mentioned here and more can be found on my website at

    $10.00 /hr
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  5. Abdullah M.

    Abdullah M.

    PHP/Ruby on Rails/CSS/XHTML/AJAX/MySQL

    Saudi Arabia - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 13

    Work in a fast paced enjoyable work environment. While designing high quality Applications and I am An Experienced IT Technical, With excellent communication skills, who is self-motivated and self-dependent ,who is comfortable working alone or in a group and works well under the pressure of meeting deadlines.

    $22.22 /hr
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  6. Joshua Garrett

    Software Developer

    United States - Tests: 2

    I am a software developer who dabbles with videography and photography. I have the following skills/experience - *Java *Perl *HTML *JavaScript *Unix *AIX *Shell Scripting *C# *.NET *VBS *SQL *Adobe Lightroom *Adobe Photoshop *Video Editing *Photo Editing *Photography If you are in need of any work that involves the above skills please contact me and we can discuss your project. -Josh

    $15.00 /hr
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  7. Mathew S. Agency Contractor

    DBA, Data Modeler, System Architect, Programmer

    United States

    1. Expert DBA on multiple Database Systems like DB2 (mainframe), DB2 (AIX, UNIX, Linux and Windows), Oracle (Unix, Linux and Windows), SQL-Server, MySQL, Postgres, Firebird-SQL etc. 2. Well experienced in Data Modeling, and Erwin tool. 3. Database Install experience on mainframe, AIX, UNIX, Linux and Windows. 4. Systems Programming and Systyem Administartion skills on mainframe, AIX, Unix, Linux and Windows platforms (Operating Systems). 5. Expert in multiple programming languages like C++, C, COBOL, REXX, FORTRAN, Visual Basic, SQL-Windows (Gupta), wxWidgets, PHP, HTML, Perl, Unix Shell Scripts etc.

    Associated with: SIMDOL Corporation

    $30.00 /hr
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