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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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Mykhaylo Dobrovolskyy

Mykhaylo Dobrovolskyy

Mykhaylo Dobrovolskyy

Netherlands - Tests: 7

10+ years of Linux/Network experience with different systems. Finished and delivered SMB solutions to big corporate companies lie BNP Paribas, ABN AMRO or RBS. My main areas of knowledge are: 1) Networking (Cisco/Juniper/F5/BlueCoat and Linux/FreeBSD based solutions like vyatta/pfsense etc) 2) Security - Cisco IPS/IDS, CheckPoint, Linux/FreeBSD based, Juniper etc 3) Linux administration - mail system, database (mysql/mysql cluster), server with high load average, load balancers for server farms (Cisco/F5 based and Linux based like keepalived or apache/nginx with reverse proxy) 4) VoIP - Cisco/OpenSource(Asterisk and different installations based on asterisks like freepbx/elastix etc) There is a very small piece of my knowledge, I'm always looking for opportunity to grow and I'm pretty sure that if you give me tasks - I'll find out best way howto get it done.

100% Job Success
$27.78 /hr
4,817 hours

Vsevolod Z.

Vsevolod Z.

Python developer, Infrastructure Expert

Ukraine - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 2

Computer Science Master, since 2000 successfully held positions of * Web Applications architect, Python developer and security expert; * Chief Technology Officer (CTO), * Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), * IT manager; System analyst, Solutions architect, Advisor; * UNIX systems and networks engineer (16 years of experience); Specialties Networks architect (MPLS, VLAN, internal routing protocols, BGP), UNIX OS family, Juniper/Cisco network equipment, Firewall, Network and software security (covering Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard), Network services monitoring, Backup solutions, LAMP/FAMP/BAMP/LNMP/FNMP/EBLAMP/XAMPP/XNMPP servers, Database administration, DNS, MTA, Software development, Web applications, Cloud computing, Virtualization, Load balancing and High availability clusters solutions. Practically experienced in programming (since 1993). Good knowledge of the common programming languages: C, PHP, PERL, Python, Javascript, SQL. Familiar with OOP (object-oriented programming), general theory of programming (can quickly learn any new programming language).

100% Job Success
$50.00 /hr
768 hours

Dmitry Z.

Dmitry Z.

High load backend developer

Russia - Tests: 2

Hello! I'm Dmitry and i'm high skilled software engineer with prior knowledge in high load backend development with over 5 years experience in the field. During the last year i'm have been working especially with Erlang and Java in investment company projects. Last 3 three years i have been spent working with enterprise java in banking area. Also i have an experience in QA automation which i gain in Acronis. We had used python for these purposes. I'm passionated about BigData, noSQL, multitreading, Linux. Also you can find my profiles in StackOverFlow and Github:

$24.00 /hr
7 hours

Yuri Bushnev

Yuri Bushnev

QA Automation and Software Engineer

Russia - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

Professional skills: - experience developing applications using Java/J2EE technologies - strong experience as an automation QA engineer based on Robot and Selenium frameworks - extensive experience using JSP, Servlets, Spring, Hibernate and Maven - understanding of OOP principles and ability to implement them - extensive experience in using Oracle, Mongo and MySQL db's - experience with Hadoop and Akka framework - experience with Python and Shell scripting - experience with C# programming in perceptual computing - understanding of the design patterns - experience in WEB programming (JavaScript, JQuery, AJAX, CSS, Sass) Knowledge of foreign languages: English – almost conversational ( + confident reading teh.literatury without dictionary) graduated from high school number 11 with extensive English learning Additional information: sociable, diligent, very hard-working.

$7.78 /hr
1 hours

Ivan G.

Ivan G. Agency Contractor

Python/Javascript/Embedded Developer and Linux Admin

Ukraine - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 9

Over the last 10 years, I have developed a wide range of web, linux-specific and embedded projects using Php, MySQL, Python, C, C++, Qt, JS, jQuery, Twitter Bootstrap and other technologies including sites, daemons, hardware firmware, ARM linux distributions. I'm interesting in network solutions, production (real-world) automation and metaprogramming using Common Lisp.

Associated with: Theta Labs

85% Job Success
$30.00 /hr
504 hours

Pavel Polyakov

Pavel Polyakov Agency Contractor

Top Rated Developer (Perl,C,sh). UNIX Expert

Ukraine - Tests: 8

I'm experienced software developer and network/system administrator. I have started my career in 1992. At my daily job I work mostly in computer modeling and simulation area. I prefer to work on perl/C/sh projects - these are mainly the command-line utilities and unix daemons. Goal of some projects is to provide physical interface from simulation model to 3rd-party equipment. I can write parsers and other finite state machines, data mining, conversion and processing tools, automation scripts, AVR coding. I can help administering FreeBSD and Linux servers, writing backup scripts, analyzing logs, fixing security and misconfiguration issues. I have such Arduino-related equipment: - Arduino UNO R3, Micro, Nano, Mega2560, Leonardo - LCD1602 keypad shield, LCD1602 with i2c expander, LCD2004 with i2c, Nokia 5110 LCD - Motor shield (2 stepper or 4 DC), Motor adapter board (based on single L293D) - Ethernet shields based on W5100 chip for UNO and Nano (with SD) - SD/TF adapter - 7-segmented LED displays and MAX7219 controllers (single chip can control 64 LEDs or 8 digits) - 74HC595 shift registers Also I have experience with: MySQL, SQLite, RedisDB, SSL, DNS, BIND, PowerDNS, SMTP, SPF, IMAP, POP3, Sendmail, Postfix, HTTP, Apache, Nginx, Squid, Haproxy, HTML, RSS, JavaScript, Python, Django, CVS, Subversion (SVN), Git, SysV IPC, x86 Assembler, Kernel & user level debugging.

Associated with: Coderunes

98% Job Success
$33.00 /hr
40 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