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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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Alexandru V.

Alexandru V.

Senior Linux Administrator

Romania - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

* Fully manage the installation, configuration and troubleshooting of Linux servers * Install and configure Web Servers and MySQL * Install and configure customer scripts and programs * Monitor performance to identify and resolve issues using a suite of systems and tools. * Troubleshoot and resolve network, system, hardware and software problems. * Achieve quick fixes and / or long-term solutions as needed. * Maintain 100% customer satisfaction through all available means.

100% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
126 hours

Mike Cottier

Mike Cottier


United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 16

Over the past 12 plus years I have worked on many projects ranging from simple websites, to complete e-commerce solutions, custom search engines, graphic design, and more. My best abilities are in programming, mainly PHP, MySQL, JavaScript & jQuery, PSD to HTML conversion, and pretty much anything web development related. If you have a WordPress, or another CMS problem, I am a quick fixer on those :) My other expertise that may interest you are SEO, CMS/layout framework setup, landing page creation, video editing, or just message me and ask! Thanks for looking Sincerely, Michael Cottier

Groups: PHPFox

96% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
6,873 hours

Jay Vasdewani

Jay Vasdewani Agency Contractor

SEO/PHP Developer/Web Designer/

India - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 28

I am veteran IOS & Android Developer with 7 years of experience. Attained MS degree from University of Minnesota. I have Registered company with 50+ best in class Executives and Programmers. We got 140+ satisfied clients worldwide and still counting. We're dealing with Desktop, Web and Mobile Application Development Our expertise Covers-Up every technologies. To name some, Android Studio, Objective C, Apple X-code, Swift, PHP-Cake PHP, Java, MVC, C#, WordPress, E-commerce, Magento, Joomla, Drup and many more. Contact Us and feel the class, we're happy to help you

Associated with: Quantum Technolabs Pvt. Ltd Agency

$16.67 /hr
28 hours

Abdul Sattar

Abdul Sattar Agency Contractor

Linux Server Administrator

Pakistan - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

Over the last 4 years, I learned very techniques and useful things using MS. Office, Internet Research, Email- Marketing Software, 3-i Taxi Manager (GPS System) for Taxi Services. I have also good Command in MS. CRM, Corel Draw, Adobe Photoshop etc. I have worked with Inbound Call Center as CRO and CSO. Client handling, tasking switching, Customer Dealing, Making Complain regarding service and Register them into CRM also Maintain data in CRM. I have worked in Web Hosting and Email Marketing Company as Support Engineer. Responsibility: Sale / Support Chat , Ticket Resolution, Technical Problem Resolution, Server Management, Server Technical Issue Resolution etc...

Associated with: Star Tech, Sattar051

87% Job Success
$3.33 /hr
1,784 hours

Mohamed Hedi Khanfir

Mohamed Hedi Khanfir Agency Contractor

Web/Mobile Developer Expert Joomla/Wordpress/Drupal/HTML5/Android

Tunisia - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 7

Over the last 8 years, I have developed a wide range of websites using HMTL5, PHP/MySQL, Joomla, Wordpress including sites for startup companies, small businesses and particular (like Blog, Forum, CMS...). My core competency lies in complete end-end management of a new website development project, and I am seeking opportunities to build websites from the ground up for you or your business. I have also a long experience in the following areas: SQL, Ajax, Java, and software design and testing : MohamedHediKhanfir.Com I run also my own Hosting and Cloud business : WiPou.Com

Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers, Joomla!

Associated with: WIPOU

$55.56 /hr
443 hours

Saurov R.

Saurov R. Agency Contractor

MBA|Web Development| Marketing| Proj Mgmt | Internet Mktg

India - Tests: 4

I have 5 years experience in Project Mgmt( Web Technologies ) , Marketing Strategy and Research , Search Engine Optimization , Internet Marketing. I have worked mostly in Fortune 100 companies. My objective, is to provide value to the customer. I have always belived in helping the my clients through my experience and though leadership . Working as a free lancer gives me the oppurtunity to work on various projects world wide and learn from them . I also try to bring together the Industry best practices to solution my clients Thanks, Saurov

Associated with: Uvalue Solutions Agency

$50.00 /hr
196 hours

Vinoth kumar K.

Vinoth kumar K.

Web Scraping Expert, Automation Developer - Web/Desktop(Linux,Win,OSX)

India - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 6

- Web Scraping/Crawling - using NodeJS(Request+CheerioJS), PhantomJS/CasperJS, Python (Scrapy/BeautifulSoup), PERL(Mechanize/LWP) & Java(HtmlUnit), Selenium (and making it headless with XVFB) - General Automation (Web/Browser/Desktop) - Greasemonkey/Tampermonkey scripts - General Scripting (Javascript, Python, PERL, Shell Script) - UNIX command-line tools, VIM I'm a full time freelancer who has found his niche (automation). Try me. You won't be disappointed. What have I got to offer? I’ve got some really good experience & expertise in automation (web & desktop - Linux, Win & OSX), quick scripting & general coding. You can always trust me with almost any automation/coding requirements (ex. unix command line tools, developing quick scripts, tweaking existing scripts, web scraping/crawling, creating APIs) at a fair price and a very quick turnover. When delivering a piece of code/script, I’ll make sure that it is professionally written (to the highest quality & efficiency) and that it has a proper README file (on using it in your local system/host). Exclusive Experience? Web scraping & web crawling are clearly a part of automation and just here in oDesk, I’ve scraped close to 400 websites (all types - static pages, javascript/AJAX heavy websites, CAPTCHA posing websites, IP banning websites etc.) and I’m pretty comfortable with this. About me? I’m passionate about coding and so I always keep learning something new or look around github for some interesting projects to contribute. To me all programming languages are just a set of syntax rules - anyone with strong DS & Algorithm knowledge can learn and master them in days/weeks. Preferred OS: Linux, Preferred Editor: vim If at all you want to interview me, I’m available at Skype (ID: vdraceil) Looking forward to many great work experiences.

Groups: Sun Certified Professionals

94% Job Success
$44.44 /hr
436 hours

Vinod C

Vinod C

Expert Linux Server Administrator

India - Tests: 7

Hello, I am Vinod and I have more than 10 year experience in managing Linux and cPanel servers. I have versatile experience in setting up and managing servers, optimising them for the best usage and fine tuning the security aspects. I am very good in migrating websites or applications from one server to another with lowest possible downtime. Along with that I use shell scripting to automate day-to-day activities. I have set up and maintained clusters of DNS servers, web servers using Apache / Nginx controlled by a Load Balancer, Db servers using MySQL / Percona /MariaDB with Master - Slave replication. I have also experience in setting up NFS server for remote storage. I can be available any time on all weekdays and can provide industry references if needed. Why you wont regret for hiring me. 1. I love what I do and I insist on doing it well. 2. I follow certain work ethics and 100 % privacy and confidentiality is promised. 3. I do not outsource my projects. 4. I use Linux PC and Laptop and hence my computer is free from virus. 5. Have more than 3 active internet connections. DSL, WiMAX, 3G x 2 . So no ISP issue I am 1. True professional. An engineer by profession and education. 2. I am honest. I don't boast on what I don't know. I know Linux and I know it well. 3. I would rather ask 100 questions than making mistakes. 4. NDA is fine. Can send it as a hard copy / fax / email. 5. I will be online on Skype / Gtalk / Yahoo / AIM and I will be available on email / phone. With my 10 year experience, I believe I can understand what is the requirement completely. I have been a help desk (Kayako, Perlbill, WHMCS, Cereberus, Zendesk ) tech for the last 6 and half years and I have been dealing with a lot of people ranging from technically sound server / network administrators and architects to laymen. I can effectively communicate in a language which is understandable to whom I am dealing with. Pasting below a briefing about my skills. my experiences include --Centos, FreeBSD, Ubuntu , Redhat -- PCI -- Nagios -- Apache , Nginx , Lighttpd , varnish cache -- Exim -- MySQL , Percona , MariaDB -- Bind -- NFS -- Shell scripting, Working over command line. -- Control panels like cPanel, Plesk, Webmin, zpanel -- Cloud operating systems like Applogic, Onapp. -- Working on KVM switch ( for installing OS / networking issue trouble shooting etc ) -- Server security , Firewalls, Mod Security --Customised server setup for Drupal , Wordpress , Joomla -- Documentation Skills -- Customer service skills - Helpdesk. And many other services / applications which are necessary for managing linux based servers and applications.

99% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
1,602 hours