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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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Luis fernando A.

Luis fernando A.

Linux Sysadmin and AWS Architect with huge web hosting experience

Brazil - 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).

100% Job Success
$50.00 /hr
45 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
2,992 hours

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

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

Carlos Feitosa

$35.00 /hr
218 hours

Elijah Efimiev

Elijah Efimiev

Distributed systems Linux administrator

Russia - Tests: 6

Many years of extensive experience developing and optimizing scalable high-loaded load balancing redundant configurations on Linux and BSD. Deployment automation. Projects maintenance, including monitoring, backup and documentation. Developers and technical support cooperation. Last jobs: --- Cloudera Hadoop Distribution cluster deployment consisting of 6 servers --- creating scalable high-loaded servers infrastructure in AWS (EC2 and VPS), using Route 53, Elastic Load Balacers, Nginx, PHP-FPM, MySQL (replication), MongoDB (replication and sharding), Postfix, Zabbix, Puppet. --- high load optimization of 10-servers cluster: Nginx, Apache httpd, PHP-FPM, Drupal, MariaDB. --- 2 big projects using Apache, Perl, PHP, MySQL at MegaFon - the second largest mobile telecommunications company in Russia.

$20.00 /hr
1 hours

Andrew Kozhokaru

Andrew Kozhokaru Agency Contractor

Cloud Computing expert

Ukraine - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 5

I am working in a big company as a technical support and looking for a second job. I have experience in Linux servers and desktops administration, have my own blog about Ubuntu tricks. Also, I have a great knowledge of building of web servers, acceleration of web sites, load balancing, problem troubleshooting and good command of written and spoken English. I am good in scripting, no matter is it PHP or Shell. Have a basic knowledge of MySQL. Best what I do is hosting optimization and providing optimization solutions. I also very familiar with mass hosting, cloud computing and cloud storages, scalebility and other web solutions. You can ask me anything you want. I have a very good deductive reasoning and troubleshooting skills. Past 2 years I work alot with Cloud Computing and Amazon Web Services.

Associated with: Korjik Professionals Group Agency, Aliado Inc Agency, Pro UA

$33.33 /hr
255 hours

Alvaro Barrientos

Alvaro Barrientos Agency Contractor

Expert in Machine Learning and Data Mining

Uruguay - Tests: 18

Electronics engineer specialized in soft computing, machine learning and intelligent data analysis. Always enthusiastic about math skills, and willing to discover knowledge in new scientific concepts. Research experience in sequential pattern mining applied to stock markets analysis and insider trading. Two years of professional experience as analyst programmer for a top-tier USA bank. One year of experience as an automation engineer in a galvanized-steel line.

Associated with: Accelf Services

$35.00 /hr
0 hours

Panayotis Tsiamis

Panayotis Tsiamis

Senior Systems and Software Engineer

Greece - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 14

Systems and Services Engineer, with 12+ years of working experience. Interested in researching, administrating, debugging, tuning and developing platforms running on UNIX like Operating Systems. Able to troubleshoot, identify and solve problems in software, network or kernel layer. Always willing to learn and experiment new technologies for creating high availliability platforms, that could described as "state of the art" or "cutting edge" technology. Specialties: • Unix Like Operating Systems Specialist (Solaris / Linux ). • TCP/IP Network technology • Very deep level of knowledge on Machines hardware and OS Kernels internals. • Troubleshoot/Tune/Debug; System Services, Operating Systems • Mail Services Expert, Qmail-Ldap Specialist. • Network: Cacti/MRTG, Nagios, Cisco Netflow • Databases: PostgreSQL / MySQL / Oracle / LDAP. • Programming: Perl, Ansi C, bash, awk, sed, php etc • Internet Services: mail, http, radius, ftp, ssh, irc etc.

$30.00 /hr
536 hours