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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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Nikita Tropin

C/Perl/Shell Linux Developer

Ukraine - Tests: 5

Hello! I'm student interesting in Linux, C and Perl development. The primary focus of my interest now is Web-site development, Web-crawlers, system programming in C and Linux administration. My profile on GitHub: Courses that I participated in and accomplished: 1) (Introduction into LaTeX) 2) (Algorithms: Design and Analysis, Part 1 by Stanford University) 3) (Introduction to Computer Networking. Passed half of the course) 4) (Course in russian. Introduction to operating systems. Practical part. Course includes programming in C for UNIX, basic IPC patterns like semaphores, message queues, and shared memory, working with files, processes and so on) 5) Participated in Yandex KIT5(Q4 2014) (abbreviation for Course of Informational Technologies) about Linux system administration I've learned C, take into consideration and constantly learning POSIX standard, have project on GitHub. In POSIX I also learned Shell scripting language and often write some small scripts(~30 sloc) for my own needs(e.g. music files splitting according to cue file or batch video converting using ffmpeg) and once something bigger(~400 sloc) - script for easy building of symbian programs on linux. About half year ago I've learned Perl and wrote one simple site on Catalyst web framework and few on Mojolicious. Have good knowledge of PHP programming. I'm often playing with different things. For example, few years ago wrote small(primitive enough) games for JavaME (see screenshots here, learned LaTeX a little, wrote few scripts for SystemTap, using Gentoo GNU/Linux distribution, know basics of Git, developed disposable Android applications that solves some math(for studies), developed GUI apps in C++ with Gtkmm library and many more. Anytime ready to learn new things.

$10.00 /hr
2 hours

Yamini M.

Informatica, Sys Administrator


Having experience in Informatica, Unix shell scripting and oracle database. Has handled issues ranging from setup, up gradation of Informatica. Database Administration, Unix shell scripts including awk,sed.

$11.11 /hr
0 hours

Ivan G.

Ivan G.

Sys-admin, web-dev

Poland - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 1

I am sysadmin with 5+ years experience and webdev with 4+ years experiene I can build fully functioning web/mail server, from scratch. I can make site on popular CMS with custom design from scratch. I have experience in: Linux/UNIX, Mac OS X; MS Windows/Server, Virtualization technologies. I can build custom decisions for many tasks, from home router for internet sharing, to big fault-tolerant web-server. Also I have some experience in webdevelop, I developed a wide range of websites using HMTL, XHTML, CSS, PHP, and MySQL including sites for startup companies and small businesses. One of the last projects was my personal startup multiplayer games portal.

98% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
741 hours

Maria jerese D.

Maria jerese D.

PeopleSoft Security Consultant/Project Manager/Proofread/Web Research

Philippines - Tests: 5

I have handled PeopleSoft Security and PS admin for more than three years. My skills and experiences include Microsoft Office, UNIX, Oracle Database and MS-SQL. I have been with a huge I.T. company, and on the Peoplesoft support team for more than three years. This has helped me develop the skills mentioned above. I also have been doing proofreading, editing, web research, email handling, link building, data entry and project management since 2010. I also have experience with technical writing. I am seeking opportunities where my experiences and skills can be utilized to improve customer satisfaction.

98% Job Success
$7.78 /hr
5,583 hours

Nidhi Nanda

Nidhi Nanda

Senior DWH/ETL with good SQL skills

India - Tests: 2

I am a Senior DWH/ETL engineer with 4+ years of experience in MNC's as well as start-ups. Currently I am looking for online job opportunities with 100% dedication to the work. Skilled in: Informatica (Power Center , Data Explorer, Power Exchange), Pentaho (Data Integration and Report Builder), Sql(Mysql and Sql Server) , unix shell scripting Have experience in data profiling. I have good interpersonal and communication skills.

$11.11 /hr
508 hours

Sabarinathan Raman

Sabarinathan Raman

Technical support/Project Management/Agile/Content Management

India - Tests: 5

I am an IT professional with varied areas of expertise. Skills include and not limited to: Scrum Master Windows & Desktop support Application Technical Support Shell Scripting VB Scripting, SQL server support & administration, Windows Administration, HTML, English - Tamil Translation Content Writing Technical Writing Proof Reading Communication & Soft skills training etc. Please feel free to ask for any further details about me.

$11.11 /hr
1,415 hours

Isha Taneja

Isha Taneja

ETL/Web Developer

India - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 5

I am dedicated to achieve professional excellence, career progression and personal development by working in a learning environment that encourages growth and enriches my experiences. Specialties: ETL-Tools, Data Warehouse, Talend, Informatica BI, Business Objects, SQL, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, PSD to HTML, Responsive Web Designing, CSS and JS Frameworks, Angular.js • As an SE my role is to build Re-useable solutions and learn new tools and technologies, I work as an ETL Resource and Involved in development, execution and automation of mappings/workflows. • Taken initiative to perform tech arch in warranty support so I am also managing all servers and handling tech arch related quires, and involved in backup activities and preparation of transition documents of both tech arch and ETL related work. • Handling Network planning Project from The ETL and Tech Arch front and works independently from client location without waiting for explicit instructions. • Experience in SQL query performance optimization and troubleshooting. • Received an award of excellence for being the topper of my batch during INFORMATICA-BI Tools Greenfield Learning Program conducted by Accenture. • Experience in coordination with 3rd party vendor and client team and communicating status. • Exposure of complete application development lifecycle. • Conducted several technical sessions to client for transition of tech arch related work. • Familiar with web technologies and 3-tier architecture.

95% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
416 hours