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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. Luis fernando A.

    Luis fernando A.

    Linux Sysadmin and AWS Architect with huge web hosting experience

    Brazil - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 5

    I'm a creative and hardworking Linux System Administrator and Amazon Web Services Architect and developer. I've been supporting and delivering IT solutions especially for web hosting companies and its set of open source software (Apache, PHP, RoR, MySQL, HAproxy, iptables, OpenVPN and much more) since 2005. I've also worked at IBM managing a farm of more than 1000 Linux and AIX servers as well as its proprietary middleware (DB2, IHS, WebSphere and others).

    $50.00 /hr
    24 hours
    5.00
  2. Alexander Shcheblikin

    Alexander Shcheblikin

    Linux, UNIX & AWS Expert Administrator

    Ukraine - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 3

    * 17 years in UNIX world * Security-minded * Administrator & Developer for complex projects involving automation, integration, data mining * Attentive to details * Ensuring reliable & secure systems operation and effective consulting & coaching * Protection against Spam & other unsolicited communications in email, web and VoIP * Building effective web-presence assets (5+ years in Web/SEO)

    $40.00 /hr
    86 hours
    4.92
  3. Olaf Dietsche

    Olaf Dietsche

    Senior software developer

    Germany - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 34 - Portfolio: 5

    I am a professional software developer, working as a freelancer since 1987. My primary programming languages comprise C++, Java, SQL and various scripting languages (shell, perl, awk, ...). My skills also include both front end (HTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery) and back end web development (PHP, JSP, Java servlets). I have done projects on my own, in small teams of 2-4 developers, and in large teams as well.

    $45.00 /hr
    69 hours
    5.00
  4. Wolfgang Weisser

    Wolfgang Weisser

    Software-developer for over 30 years now.

    Germany - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 7

    Unmoegliches erledigen wir sofort, Wunder dauern etwas laenger. (The impossible we do at once, miracles will take a little longer.) Expertise in C, C++, Assembler, batches, shell-script, sed, awk, perl, python, ruby, PHP, SQL. - developed dozens of client-/server-applications - designed hundreds of DBs and DB-applications - developed thousands of web-scripts, CGI as well as Javascript, jquery and ajax - customized and administrated many CMSs like WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, Typo3 or shop-systems like magento, PrestaShop, zendcart Besides of a lot of experience in modern web-developing based on CMSs, (My)SQL and PHP or Java, python, ruby or node.js I also have got practice for decades in programming with C, C++, Pascal, Modula2 and all kinds of SD(K)-tools as well as all kinds of script-languages like sed, awk, Perl, python, ruby or shell-scripts.

    $45.00 /hr
    36 hours
    5.00
  5. Andrii S.

    Andrii S.

    Sr. Software Developer (Python&Django, Node.js)

    Ukraine - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 2

    * Have production experience w/ following programming languages: Python, JavaScript (node.js), PHP, Perl. * Skilled in web applications back-end & RESTful APIs development, distributed architecture. * Have experience in both relational DBs (MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL) and NoSQL solutions like MongoDB (have certificates from 10gen), Redis. * Feeling comfortable with such cloud computing platforms as Amazon EC2 and Rackspace, Heroku and OpenShift.

    $44.44 /hr
    286 hours
    4.97
  6. Ilya N.

    Ilya N.

    Linux System Administrator / DevOps / AWS / Ansible / Python / Django

    Russia - Last active: 21 hours ago - Tests: 11

    12+ years of experience in administration of servers powered by the Linux and FreeBSD operating systems. Highly dedicated to success, a hard working person. Full time independent contractor during the last 4 years. * Amazon Linux, CentOS, Debian, RHEL, Ubuntu * AWS, Digital Ocean, Hetzner, Linode * Ansible * Apache, lighttpd, nginx, uWSGI * MySQL, PostgreSQL * Postfix, Dovecot, Postgrey, SpamAssassin, ClamAV, OpenDKIM * Docker, KVM, libvirt, LXC, OpenVZ, Vagrant, VirtualBox, Xen * BIND, NSD, PowerDNS * LVM, DRBD, Heartbeat, Keepalived * Quagga, Open vSwitch * StrongSwan, OpenVPN, Racoon * Sensu, New Relic, Nagios, Munin, SmokePing, Monit, Collectd * SAN: HP MSA, IBM DS * Backups: duplicity, rsnapshot, bacula * Python (Boto, Django, Scrapy), Ruby, shell, PHP * cPanel/WHM, WHMCS (designed and developed from scratch a registrar module for an unsupported domain registry)

    $50.00 /hr
    1,995 hours
    5.00
  7. Mikhail P.

    Mikhail P. Agency Contractor

    Experienced Python/C++/Oracle Team Lead

    Russia - Last active: 21 hours ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 6

    Over the last 10 years I have developed wide range of business software using Python C++, Java, C# for frontend and Oracle and MySQL for backend. My primary experience is the problems solving, not just writing in particular programming language. Fast prototype developing for new systems and extending the functionality and refactoring for the old one.I'd like to use automated software testing, because it's increases my productivity and software quality. Check my code on github - https://github.com/kmmbvnr I'm author of several django related libraries for simplifying development and testing.

    Associated with: FairDev

    $45.00 /hr
    1,077 hours
    5.00
  8. Mykhaylo Dobrovolskyy

    Mykhaylo Dobrovolskyy

    Mykhaylo Dobrovolskyy

    Netherlands - Last active: 4 days ago - 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.

    $27.78 /hr
    4,706 hours
    5.00
  9. Alex Fortuna

    Alex Fortuna

    Senior Ruby on Rails Developer / Development Consultant

    Russia - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 2

    I'm seeking opportunities to build high-quality dynamic web solutions in Ruby on Rails. I've got a solid programming background with over 15 years experience. I'm a self-organized, disciplined and quality-oriented performer with good team management skills. A list of skills/features follows. * Passion for programming. * 15+ years overall development experience in 10+ languages. * 10+ years team leadership experience. * 10+ years Unix admin and TCP/IP networking experience. * 7+ years Ruby experience. * 5+ years Ruby on Rails experience. * Contributing to Ruby/Rails open source community (https://github.com/dadooda). * Clean, distinct, well-documented and reusable code is a *MUST*. * Solid understanding and everyday use of TDD (RSpec). * Strong JavaScript: raw language, jQuery, frameworks. * Everyday Git usage. * Practical programmer’s knowledge of HTML/CSS. * Hands-on experience of building high-traffic web applications in Unix environment (nginx, memcached, SQL server tuning, load testing tools, etc.). * 10+ years LAMP experience.

    $37.00 /hr
    2,480 hours
    4.77
  10. Aaron Summers

    Aaron Summers

    Linux Cloud Engineer / 14 Years Real World Experience

    United States - Last active: 21 hours ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 2

    Daily engineering and administration of OpenBSD, FreeBSD, Linux and Windows based operating environments. LAN/WAN: Experience identifying a large number of network and host based security problems. Stabilized the bandwidth billing system for accuracy and provided assistance to the web development team. UNX(tm)/Linux/BSD: Designed and built a custom Enterprises Data Ware House utilizing RedHat Enterprise Linux, IBM Information Server, and the Sun N1 toolkit. Back ported the RedHat clustering tools and GFS modules for RedHat Enterprise Linux 4. Customized the operating environment for running the IBM Information Server 8 family of applications, consisting of IBM DB2 V 9.3, IBM WebSphere 6.0, IBM DataStage and IBM QualityStage. Was the single onsite operations point for the HP-UX, Solaris, FreeBSD, MacOS X, and Linux machines. Wrote custom tools for monitoring and metrics. Fluent in the change management process as it relates to Sarbanes Oxley, internal, and external audits. Extensive documentation of custom applications, primarily our custom data warehouse solution. Designed and implemented the company's external web presence using Solaris 10. Utilized zones, the ZFS file system, and hardware RAID on the T2000 platform. Wrote my own tools in Perl, C, and the Bourne shell. Debugged many complex operational problems. Specialties Started running Linux around 1993, kernel was 0.99 Moved onto SunOS and Open/FreeBSD. Since have worked with HP-UX and SCO extensively. Currently work with RHEL, AMI Linux, CentOS, OpenBSD, EC2, Parallels, and Rackspace.

    $30.00 /hr
    5,688 hours
    4.97