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Linux is a collection of free and open-source, cross-platform, Unix-like operating system distributions, among which the most widely known are Ubuntu, Red Hat and Slackware. On Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, you can find experienced Linux system administrators to set up dedicated Linux web servers, install web hosting control panels (like ZPanel, Plesk, cPanel or DirectAdmin), set up SQL databases and file managers or configure Linux server security and accounts.

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Linux System Administration Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.78.

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  1. Sergey Y.

    Sergey Y.

    iOS / OS X verified developer

    Russia - Last active: 10 hours ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 10

    Over 5 years of iOS, MAC OSX and Android apps and games development experience with Objective-C, Swift, Java, C#, Unity3d. I have successfully deployed projects that involve integration of OCR (Optical Character Recognition), Parse.com, Testflight, Dropbox, Microsoft Live, Outlook, iCloud, In-App purchases, Push notifications, HandOff, image/video processing. I am also proficient with ASP.NET, JSON, XML, Python, Selenium and other technologies. My portfolio: http://indiemindie.com

    Groups: Coding Champs

    $44.44 /hr
    663 hours
    4.81
  2. Ahmed Sayed

    Ahmed Sayed

    Senior Linux Administrator / Virtualization /Asterisk / VoIP / cPanel

    Egypt - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a senior technical engineer who has 15 years IT experience in the following areas: Advanced Linux Cluster Administration Advanced Proxmox Cluster Administration Asterisk/Trixbox/Elastix/VoIP architect Advanced Knowledge of shell scripting Advanced Knowledge of Perl programming Network Administration Network Security (Penetration Testing) Server Auditing Technical Support Virtualization (mainly Parallels Virtuozzo/openVZ/ProxMox) Web hosting Control panels such as cPanel,Plesk,DirectAdmin Tweaking and Optimizing Apache for better performance Hardening PHP Data recovery

    $44.44 /hr
    6,891 hours
    5.00
  3. Vlad Borovtsov

    Vlad Borovtsov

    iOS / Mac developer

    Russia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

    Over last five years i have made a lot of applications for iOS and Mac OS platforms. Most of them are simple games or educational apps. But there were something special - computer vision, interactive magazines, audio and video processing and automation tools. I'm looking to new opportunities to build something interesting and gain new experience in different areas. I also have wide experience in web development and system administration.

    $35.00 /hr
    2,123 hours
    4.96
  4. Sergey Lalov

    Sergey Lalov

    Corona SDK, iOS, Android Game Developer

    Russia - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 12

    Expert in Lua and Corona SDK. Developing cross-platform mobile apps and games. iOS (iPhone, iPad) and Android. Earned Corona Ambassador title. Advanced skills in making native plugins for Corona Enterprise (Objective-C, Java, C). Using Go and Google App Engine for backend development. Great programming background: C, Python, JavaScript, PHP. Expert in networking: TCP, UDP, HTTP, REST, JSON, etc... Expert in Linux based OS (Ubuntu Server is preferable). Advanced skills in Graphics Design - Photoshop, Pixelmator and iDraw. My website - http://spiralcodestudio.com/

    Groups: Corona Labs

    $55.56 /hr
    658 hours
    5.00
  5. Vladislav Y.

    Vladislav Y.

    Network Expert (Cisco CCIE),Datacenter and Virtualization Professional

    Russia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4

    IT Professianl with 15+ year of hands-on experience, an Cisco Expert in both Routing&Switching (CCIE R&S since 2005) and Service Provider (CCIE SP since 2009) , Professional in Network Security (CCSP), Professional in Vmware Vsphere and Horizon view technologies (VCP-DT and VCP-Desktop) I have extensive experience with Cisco ( IOS, NX-OS) , Juniper, HP networking hardware and technologies, and strong on the side of Virtualization ( Vmware) and UNIX systems (Linux, Solaris, FreeBSD). Microsoft OSs are also part of my experience. I am certified in Linux/UNIX:RHCE on RHEL3 and SCNA on Solaris 9 and 10, also Microsoft-Certified: MCSE.

    $45.00 /hr
    7,133 hours
    5.00
  6. Bogdan B.

    Bogdan B.

    Linux System Administrator / DevOps

    United States - Last active: 10 hours ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

    - Linux maintenance/troubleshooting (RHEL, Centos, Debian), - Cloud hosting (Amazon EC2, AWS, S3, Digital Ocean), - Networking (dhcp, DNS:powerdns/bind/named, vpn: openvpn/pptp, firewalls: iptables/ipfw, qos, proxies), - LAMP/LNMP Stack - Mail servers (exim, postfix , antispam/ antivirus: clamav/spamassassin/amavis, courier, dovecot), - Bulk marketing (DKIM, SPF,DMARK,ADSP, high speed/inboxing, Interspire, PowerMTA), - Automation (puppet, shell scripting), - Automation Deployment (Capistrano) - Monitoring (nagios,Icinga, zabbix,Cacti,Graphite), - Magento System Performance Optimization - Wordpress Performance Optimization - Mysql Perfomance Optimization, Replication - Full Disk Encryption / Remote Unlock /PXE unlock (Luks/DiskCryptor) - Load Balancer (haproxy)

    $38.89 /hr
    258 hours
    5.00
  7. Sergii Lysiuk

    Sergii Lysiuk

    Network Security VoIP Specialist - Cisco, Juniper, Linux, Asterisk

    Ukraine - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 17

    I am looking for projects that I can complete on a part-time basis. They can be either short term projects or long term projects. I can also provide ongoing consulting and administration if needed. I am experienced in Cisco Routing & Switching, MPLS, Security, Network infrastructure applications ( SNMP, Radius, DNS, DHCP , etc) Voip - including Asterisk, Call-Manager , Unity, FreePBX, Elastix. Server administration experience ( Linux, FreeBSD)

    $38.89 /hr
    381 hours
    5.00
  8. Ivan Ershov

    Ivan Ershov

    Cloud Architect/Engineer/Devops / Linux Admin

    Russia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 2

    Over the last 10 years, I have been working as technical support engineer/team leader/infrastructure architect for the different companies with on-premise/cloud hosting. My competency lies in planning, development, deployment and setup of the environments from scratch, troubleshooting/support/improvement of existing production systems based on Linux/Unix with the focus on automation and high availability. Have a lot of experience in automation/monitoring/backup of different distributed environments with LAMP stack and other applications, different clustering, scalability and high-availability techniques. Operating systems: Debian/Ubuntu, Redhat(Fedora, RHEL, Centos), Suse, AmazonLinux Level of skill with Unix/Linux: RHCE MailServers: qmail, postfix, sendmail etc Databases: Postgresql, Oracle, Mysql, noSQL databases (Mongodb, Cassandra, Couchbase, Redis etc) Clustering: RHCS, terracotta, heartbeat, pacemaker, distributed balanced setups Programming, scripting languages: Bash, PL/SQL, Ruby Clouds: AWS/Tata/RackSpace/CloudStack/Openstack/Azure Automation: Chef/Puppet, RightScale, AWS Opsworks,CloudFormation etc Continuous integration/deployment: Docker, Atlassian tools, Jenkins, SVN/Git, Codebase etc. Loadbalancers/proxies: Clouds LBs, Haproxy, mod_jk, Squid, Apache, Nginx Application servers: tomcat, jetty, jboss, Apache, Nginx, different PHP-based servers Monitoring: Nagios, Zabbix, Newrelic, OMD etc English: fluent Availability: up to 30hrs/week

    $38.89 /hr
    1,681 hours
    4.96
  9. Umar Draz

    Umar Draz

    Sr. Unix/Linux System/Network Architect

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 5

    Senior systems architect, UNIX/Linux/Solaris, VMware, OpenStack and data-center administrator, software programmer, project leader with a proven track record of applying years of experience and good practices to the specification, architecture, design, implementation and maintenance of communications information technology systems. Well-versed in the latest computer languages, operating systems, network and system administration techniques, seeking a position where my hands-on self-motivating passion with the technology provides me with a unique understanding of how to balance conflicting requirements and bring complex enterprise level IT projects to a successful completion. Ability to work both independently and as part of a team, with demonstrated results in leading and contributing to projects, interfacing with stakeholders, while training and mentoring junior staff. Also great at troubleshooting complex problems. LANGUAGES: HTML, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, LAMP, Regular Expressions, Bourne/Korn/Bash/Csh/Tcsh Shells, Structured Query Language (SQL), Python. TOOLS: Application Servers (Apache, JBoss, Tomcat, Nginx,), DBMS (Access, DBase III/IV, MySQL, Oracle, MongoDB), UNIX Scripting (all UNIX Shells, AWK, Perl, SED), Security Hardening and Performance (IP Filter, Fail2ban), Storage, Moosefs, Virtualization (SANS, NAS, VMware vSphere Server/vCenter, OpenStack, Xen)

    $33.33 /hr
    4,057 hours
    5.00
  10. John Wever

    John Wever

    Linux Systems Engineer & AWS/EC2 Expert

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 1

    Self-motivated systems engineer with over 10 years of experience in Unix/Linux systems administration. Strong troubleshooting skills and business acumen. Proven track record of delivering creative and cost-effective solutions. Enjoy designing scalable and highly available services. I provide remote, high-quality Linux systems administration services. I have extensive experience with Amazon's EC2 platform and have helped dozens of clients migrate their web sites and applications into the cloud. Available for on-demand support as well as on-going maintenance and monitoring contracts.

    $94.44 /hr
    1,158 hours
    4.92