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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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Hans W.

Hans W.

Senior System Engineer

United States - Tests: 2

Accomplished System Administrator with 16 years of experience in research and instructional computing support. Comprehensive experience with Linux, Windows and Solaris. Specialties * Enterprise System Administration * Storage Management * Network Engineering * Datacenter Operations

100% Job Success
$44.44 /hr
679 hours

Bhushan Kumar Sharma

Bhushan Kumar Sharma

Linux Servers AWS Cloud Hosting Security CPanel Plesk VOIP PenTest

India - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 14

Since 2001, I have been dedicatedly working with Linux Operating Systems & Open Source. Services Provided ::- Deployment, Configuration, Security, Hardening, Monitoring, Performance Tuning, Troubleshooting of Linux Server Roles AWS – Amazon Web Services Migration of Servers Hosting Panels like WHM/CPanel, Plesk etc Asterisk Dialers, VOIP and Call Center Solutions Customization of Linux Kernel & Distro with Rebranding Faculty of Post-Graduate Degree in Computer Sciences. Firewalls & Gateways Linux HPC - High Preformance Clusters Remote Server Support & Troubleshooting L3/L4 Security Auditing of Servers & Websites Cloud & Virtualization Technical Writing VPN - Site-to-Site, Road-warrior Vulnerability Assessment & Penetration Testing Kayako

100% Job Success
$16.67 /hr
4,012 hours

Allan Tranekaer

Allan Tranekaer

Systemprogrammer / Systermadministration

Turkey - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

I am an ambitious person, who is dedicated and work structured with the task to achieve the defined goals. I have a good overview of problem solving situations and are able to grasp complex problems and see solutions and tasks rather than problems. I am a trained technical assistant, and through my professional life from the defense over a major international manufacturing company and later as a freelancer, have I built a large and broad IT knowledge and a good and robust tool kit containing: development, networking, backup, monitoring, scripting and implementation of major projects. I have previously worked closely with system administration, operations and support along with development.

$30.00 /hr
2,345 hours

Syed Usman Ahmad

Syed Usman Ahmad Agency Contractor

Linux Administrator / System Administrator / LAMP Developer

Sweden - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 17

I have acquired the various skills necessary throughout my experience and engineering, which I believe makes me quite suitable for the jobs. I have strong knowledge in Computer and Information System and various Programming languages such Linux, PHP, MySQL, PostreSQL, Bash Scripting, Amazon EC2, LaTeX, Doxygen, SVN, cPanel/WHM, WHMCS, C Language, Java, Python, HTML, MCSA, CCNA, Script Installation, Plesk, WHMCS, SEO, Windows Networking / Troubleshooting and Hardware Troubleshooting. I am a detailed oriented professional who takes pride in my work and enjoys the challenges of new assignments. My highly developed Computer and Information System skills and dedicated work ethic can be assets to your work environment.

Associated with: Aliado Inc Agency

$13.00 /hr
107 hours

Lauri Kasanen

Software Engineer (C/Linux/Embedded)

Finland - Tests: 10

I'm a Finnish Software Engineer, as well as a Bachelor of IT. I've been programming in C and C++ since 2006, and have in-depth experience on various Linux technologies ranging from scripting to administration to graphics. I have several years of experience in OpenGL, and months-to-years in various other technologies including Microsoft .Net, Google Go, Java, Perl, and so on. I'm confident in multithreading and networking.

90% Job Success
$38.89 /hr
0 hours

Ilya Evseev

Ilya Evseev

C/C++/Perl programmer, Linux/network admin.

Russia - Tests: 14

Over the last 10 years, I'm network administrator, architect and CIO in various hosting and ISP companies. Due this I have relatively good skills in Linux/BSD, virtualization, routing and shell/perl-scripting. My current targets are: -- programming in C, C++ and Perl -- building and managing networks -- building and managing virtual environments My previous professional bio can be divided into 4 independent parts: -- from 1990 to 1996 -- system programming for PCDOS (Assembler, C) -- from 1996 to 1999 -- HPC programming and teaching for MPI, PVM, HP/Convex and Parsytec -- from 1997 to 1998 -- programming for DSP controllers -- from 1999 to 2003 -- programming, administration and teaching for Lotus Notes and Domino. I prefer opensource whenever it's possible, but without zealotry. I think that the best opensource platform is Linux, but without zealotry too. In my opinion, the best Linux distro is Ubuntu LTS, but without any religious zealotry again.

$25.00 /hr
121 hours

Pratika Kumar Rana

Pratika Kumar Rana

Mac/iOS Developer / Senior Web/Java Developer

China - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 16

Hi, Masters in Computer Science. 6+ yrs of experience in IT Industry. Successfully completed many enterprise grade applications in Java for large companies to small companies to individuals. Created many applications for iOS and Mac OS X. Brainbench Certified on Mac OS X. Experienced in Objective-C, Cocoa, Cocoa Touch, Core Data, XML, XCode and other Mac technologies. 13 years of experienced in Mac OS X 16 years of experience in Microsoft Windows Realtime work experience in multiple domains using Java, J2EE, Struts, Spring, Webservices, Hibernate, JPA, JSP, Servlet, MySQL, SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL, SQLite, JavaScript, Ajax, CSS, HTML5, jQuery, JSON, jQueryUI, Ant, Maven, SVN and Git. Experienced in Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat Pro for Mac and PC, Apple iWork. Have excellent troubleshooting skills in any platform. Services Offered: -------------------------- Mac and iOS App Development Java, J2EE Development Database related services Technical support for Mac One thing I can guarantee that, your work will be done perfectly and within time. And that's too with a reasonable price. Looking forward to work with you. For Demo of my portfolio projects, please ask. Thank You.

80% Job Success
$17.00 /hr
453 hours

Igor S.

Igor S.

Linux sysadmin, cloud deployments specialist

Czech Republic - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 1

I would like to offer you my deep knowledge of server hardware and software, which allows me to fine-tune servers according to their roles, and my ability to anticipate and solve problems in shortest time possible. Unix only, Linux preferred. I am a developer of cloud monitoring & management tool M-Script, a simpler and easier to learn tool compared to alternatives, yet powerful and allowing faster cloud-based deployments including cross-cloud deployments, private clouds support, images management, cloud scripting of maintenance routines and any complex cloud automation (auto-scalability or any event/action programming). No matter how complex (or simple) your setup is, it can save you a lot of time and money and provide a seamless transition from initial proof-of-concept setup to full production infrastructure.

100% Job Success
$40.00 /hr
7,352 hours

Daria G.

Daria G.

Back-end and front-end dev and photographer

Ukraine - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

I specialize on Ruby on Rails and front-end development. In spite of the fact I have got a degree in International Journalism and Translation, I worked as QA and IT Sales for total of 3 years (from 2008) and then moved to web development from Jan, 2012. I have performed both back-end tasks (from basic CRUD to making simple APIs or server scripts) and front-end (building static websites from scratch or developing views with twitter-bootstrap). I believe the experience is formed with the quality of the projects, you have delivered, and not with the years of sitting in front of the laptop. Specialties: ruby 1.9.2+, Ruby on Rails 3.0+, linux and MacOS X environment, unix-shell, Git, SQL (SQLite, MySQL, PostrgeSQL), HTML, Haml, CSS, Sass, Less, twitter-bootstrap, javascript, jQuery Here is link to my github profile: I do photographs and various design tasks in my spare time, as well as help my friends with Russian-Ukrainian-English translations. My flickr profile:

100% Job Success
$33.33 /hr
1,937 hours