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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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Serhiy T.

Serhiy T.

Linux, FreeBSD, Windows, Network, Apache, MySQL System Administrator

Ukraine - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 1

- Operating systems: FreeBSD, openSUSE, Red Hat, CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu, Gentoo, Windows: 2000/2003/XP/Vista/7, Mac OS X: 10.4-10.6 - Programming languages (basic level): Bash, PHP, Perl, SQL, C, Objective C, html - Network protocols: TCP, UDP - Network services: DNS, FTP, HTTP, HTTPS - Web Servers: Apache, Nginx, Tomcat - MTA: Postfix, Qmail, Exim - FTP Servers: Pure-ftpd, Proftpd, vsftp - Firewalls: ipfw, ipchains, iptables - Network tools: route, iproute2, natd, tcpdump, netcat, trafshow - Databases: MySQL, MSSQL, Redis - Network file systems: GlusterFS - Virtualization: OpenVZ, Xen, VMware, Virtual PC - Version Control Systems: Subversion - Control panels: cPanel, WHM, Plesk - Monitoring systems: Nagios, Zabbix, Monit, Munin, Cacti - Cloud services: Amazon EC2 - Bug tracking systems: Mantis, Redmine, Trac, Jira - VPN: Mpd, OpenVPN, PPTP - Other software: Squid, Samba, Bind, Radius, Varnish, HAproxy, Wowza Media Server

$33.33 /hr
44 hours

William Grzybowski

William Grzybowski

(Web)Development and Unix-like Consultant

Brazil - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 2

Before I even go to university i started working with Web-development. My first experience was about 6 years ago with pure HTML using frames in Dreamweaver 3. Since then I have worked hard to improve my skills in every way possible, not just as a web-developer but as a general programmer, and now I work essentially with Open Source software like Python(+Django), PHP, Linux/FreeBSD, PostgreSQL, etc.My degree in computer science helped me to understand the basics of a computer from the bits in the processor instructions to multimedia, and thus can be used everywhere to improve the final result of a project.

$33.33 /hr
3,500 hours

Alexey K.

Alexey K.

Certified BI/DWH/ETL Architect/Developer

Russia - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 5

Quality. Punctuality. Attentiveness. Have completed BI/DWH/ETL projects based on Cognos BI, Oracle BI, Cognos TM1, MS SQL, MS SSIS, Pentaho Kettle, Oracle DB as architect/developer. Also have experience in DBMS programming/administration, Unix/Linux system administration, shell scripting, etc.

$27.78 /hr
108 hours

Hans W.

Hans W.

Senior System Engineer

United States - Tests: 2

Accomplished System Administrator with 16 years of experience in research and instructional computing support. Comprehensive experience with Linux, Windows and Solaris. Specialties * Enterprise System Administration * Storage Management * Network Engineering * Datacenter Operations

100% Job Success
$44.44 /hr
679 hours

Mihail K.

Mihail K.

UNIX/Linux administrator

Belarus - Tests: 5

I love UNIX! I love one-line shell scripts! I work with Debian, RedHat, HP-UX. Little with OpenSolaris and FreeBSD. I have experience in creating and supporting monitoring systems based on Zabbix and Nagios (several tens of servers with different OS). I am well familiar with network protocols and tools for testing and troubleshooting (wireshark, tcpdump, nmap, traceroute, etc.). I have experience in creating secure VPN tunnels based on OpenVPN, IPSec, L2TP/IPSec, GRE and PPTP. I was installing and configuring lighttpd, apache httpd, nginx, exim4, dovecot, samba, OpenLDAP, etc. I have experience with creating mail servers used in hosting company for many customers. I was working with virtualization Xen, KVM, VMware. Have experience with cloud services like Amazon EC2. I have experience in installing and configuring Oracle 10g, 11g, PostgreSQL, MySQL.

94% Job Success
$17.78 /hr
104 hours

Daniel J.

Daniel J.

Senior Linux Systems Administrator

United States - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

I am a Linux expert. I have been a linux user for 16 years and have used it professionally for 15 years. I was an early adopter of the Nginx web server and over the last 5 years I have been using it exclusively to manage high traffic web sites. I specialize in Linux security and have professional experience securing a web server using methods such-as but not limited to; chroot/jail environments, hardened kernel patches, and role-based access policies. I am an expert at tracking down even the most difficult of problems and most of my clients believe that I have a crystal ball under my desk. I am fluent in Python and PHP and can write everything from small scripts to automate tasks to a full blown command line application.

97% Job Success
$50.00 /hr
61 hours

Diego Blanco

Diego Blanco

Linux Systems Administrator

Spain - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 3

I'm an expert in GNU/Linux systems and other UNIX flavors. I have experience in CDN deployment, Cloud Computing, High Availability, Monitoring and Video Transcoding and Streaming. I've been working with GNU/Linux since I was 14, what makes more than 10 years of experience so I have a good background in its evolution, tools and administration. I also use to implement tools in shell script and python and I use to code my applications in python. In the last 6 years I've been working as systems administrator and Integrator for an IPTV company that offers streaming and web services. I directed projects regarding software distribution and upgrades automatization, product deployment architecture design and products monitorization. I co-designed and co-deployed the cloud computing platform for the company, its CDN with High Availability, its telephony system and other projects. I really like to learn new technologies, test its capabilities and see what can they do. I like to meet new people, work with them and share knowledge and opinions.

100% Job Success
$33.33 /hr
719 hours

Yuri Turchenkov

Yuri Turchenkov

Python Developer and Linux Server Administrator

Russia - Tests: 7

PLEASE READ UP TO END! I'm looking for longterm Python Backend/Serverside development, MongoDB, Linux Administration/Development tasks, or interesting work I'm strong in : DB handle and data processing with Python Web Development using Python (backend/serverside/django) Web UI frontend programming (js, jQuery, ajax) Multimedia apps development with GSTREAMER Data scrapping Linux Administraion Embedded Linux development. I'm not graphic or web designer. Just coder: python, shell scripting are welcome. I'm not PHP or RUBY coder! I'm Python coder (i use C/C++ mostly to extend Python) If you have any interesting project that need a cool Python coder, feel free to invite me for an interview! ATTENTION! Please, add this string to your message to me: "Yes, I have read your objective". So I'll see that you have read my objective.

$46.70 /hr
2,972 hours