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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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Artyom Shataev

Artyom Shataev

QA Lead

Russia - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 6

6+ years of solid experience testing applications for different platforms. Proficient in software development life cycle including test strategy preparation, test plan development, test design, test execution,bug tracking and reporting. I have working experience in different software development methodologies. I’m familiar with coordination of testing activities for globally distributed teams and vendors. Know how to work with business requirements and functional specifications. Experienced in different types of testing: functional testing, system, integration, regression, UAT and performance testing. Tools: - Test cases management: ALM, TestLink, Microsoft Test Manager, SVN+Word/Excel. - Bug-trackers: JIRA, TestTrack, Microsoft Test Manager, BugZilla; - Requirements management: DOORs, CaliberRM; DBs: Oracle, SQL Server(SQL - average level) Virtualisation: VMWare, Virtual box, Parallels Shell - average level Test Automation: JBehave+Java My Environment: Mobile: - iPad2, - iPad3, - iPhone 5s, - iPhone 6 Plus, - Lumia 640 (windows 8.1) - Android tablet (4.2.2). Desktop: - OS X platform(Macbook), - Windows 7 platform(notebook), - Windows 10 platform (notebook).

$14.44 /hr
3 hours

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

Mihaela H.

Mihaela H. Agency Contractor

ISQTB Certified Tester, Data Entry, Research, MS Office -Europe

Romania - Tests: 17

Gain experience while offer high quality services in testing, data entry and technical writing domains. My skills in the above domains were continuously improved during the last 4+ years, while working as a system integration tester in a big telecommunication company. This job involved the installation and the integration of servers followed by functional testing of the system, keeping an eye on the GUI and the usability aspects. Also, an important role was the test strategy and test cases writing. References available on request.

Associated with: PFA

90% Job Success
$11.11 /hr
2,684 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

Mukul Dharwadkar

Mukul Dharwadkar Agency Contractor

Highly Experienced IT pro

United States - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

Highly experienced professional with a lot of experience in managing critical projects both from a process perspective and technically. Over 14 years of solid technical background in Linux / Unix environment running Apache/Nginx web servers Apache Tomcat servers Apache Cassandra Hadoop Mysql DB Perl/Python/Shell Scripting Magento, Joomla, Drupal, Wordpress hosting ISPConfig, cPanel, zPanel, Plesk installation. Also have extensive experience in managing a Windows based environment. I also have a lot of experience in Software testing / QA and security testing.

Associated with: Dharwadkar Corp

100% Job Success
$44.44 /hr
119 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

Ted Parvu

Ted Parvu

Technology Consultant

United States - Tests: 2

As a Technology Consultant, I seek to use my skills and abilities to leverage technology to help you achieve your goals. I possess very strong skills in UNIX C programming, UNIX system administration, and computer security. I am skilled in systems integration, engineering, and testing. I also maintain a variety of other skills such as web administration, Microsoft systems administration, network administration, database administration, and technical support. Counted among my programming skills are C/SQL, artificial intelligence, data acquisition and analysis, as well as real time control systems. I am also versed in web, and network programming. I have over 28 years of professional technical experience. My security services include penetration testing, training, audits, intrusion detection, hardening, policies, code review, and disaster recovery. I am skilled in the application of a wide range of technology. Some examples include technical document writing, GPS, wireless and cellular, solar and alternative power systems, electric fencing, audio visual systems, surveillance and wildlife cameras. My expertise and experience in Systems Engineering and Integration enable me to develop tailored systems using off the shelf and customized hardware and software. Through a lifelong passion for the wilderness, I have picked up a variety of outdoor skills. Some of these include; navigation, tracking, canoeing, foraging, and shelter building. I am very comfortable working in the wilderness. I attended college at the University of Arizona where I worked with Optical Scientists and Astronomers as part of a team developing world-renowned observatories. Not satisfied with a traditional degree, I went on to get a degree in the fields of Computer Science, Mathematics, and Philosophy, with a focus on Artificial Intelligence. Over the years I have worked with small startups to Fortune 50 corporations. Some of the companies I have worked for are Pretty Good Privacy (PGP), the North American Bear Center, the Wildlife Research Institute, the British Broadcasting Corporation, NDC, Motorola, Steward Observatory, and Hughes. Of all the skills I possess, the two that have served me best are my problem solving and ability to learn new subjects. This coupled with my decades of professional experience enables me to help you solve your unique technology needs.

$60.00 /hr
103 hours