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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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Maris V.

Maris V.

Professional in everything, expert in Borland

Latvia - Tests: 6

Preferred tasks - with Borland products.Experience and ability in almost everything, from driver writing to Web design and Business Process Management tools, Windows and Linux.

100% Job Success
$33.33 /hr
8,770 hours

Eugene P.

Eugene P. Agency Contractor

PHP / Python backend rockstar

Estonia - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 5

More than 10 years of web development experience. Developing websites from scratch, deep knowledge not only development part but also business part of website creation. Can start project from scratch and return you perfect product with increasing amount of sales. Ability to solve hard problems in short period of time. Extensive experience working with 3rd party APIs, social networks integrations(Facebook, twitter, foursquare). Integration with various payment systems/gateways(2co,, paypal). Perfect at frontend and backend development. Using php/python with mysql and nginx for backend. jquery/backbone.js for frontend. Can setup continuous integration for faster deployment(5-10 times/day, depending on amount of commits). Other skills: More than 3 years of Project Management experience(receiving tasks from clients, calculating estimates, discussing them and making extended task lists for developers). Experience working with distributed team of developers(using pivotal tracker/github/basecamp/campfire)

Groups: MailChimp Experts Group, Upwork Verified Developers

Associated with: Lifeisgoodlabs, WP-Query

85% Job Success
$45.00 /hr
7,483 hours

Mykhaylo Dobrovolskyy

Mykhaylo Dobrovolskyy

Mykhaylo Dobrovolskyy

Netherlands - Tests: 7

10+ years of Linux/Network experience with different systems. Finished and delivered SMB solutions to big corporate companies lie BNP Paribas, ABN AMRO or RBS. My main areas of knowledge are: 1) Networking (Cisco/Juniper/F5/BlueCoat and Linux/FreeBSD based solutions like vyatta/pfsense etc) 2) Security - Cisco IPS/IDS, CheckPoint, Linux/FreeBSD based, Juniper etc 3) Linux administration - mail system, database (mysql/mysql cluster), server with high load average, load balancers for server farms (Cisco/F5 based and Linux based like keepalived or apache/nginx with reverse proxy) 4) VoIP - Cisco/OpenSource(Asterisk and different installations based on asterisks like freepbx/elastix etc) There is a very small piece of my knowledge, I'm always looking for opportunity to grow and I'm pretty sure that if you give me tasks - I'll find out best way howto get it done.

100% Job Success
$27.78 /hr
4,815 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
1,929 hours

Andrei Condurachi

Andrei Condurachi

Senior Drupal Developer

Romania - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 16

I LOVE Drupal! I have been specializing in Drupal since 2007. I'm a Drupal site developer and troubleshooter. I use Drupal modules like Features, Views, CCK, Panels, Display Suite, Featured Content and Search API (and many others) to build compelling, interactive, usable websites. I also do custom theming using Twitter Bootstrap, Zen, Omega and Adaptivetheme. I am looking for project contracts that have clear objectives, realistic schedules and supportive employers.

Groups: Drupal

100% Job Success
$45.00 /hr
4,532 hours

Michael P.

Michael P. Agency Contractor

Lead Web Developer

Ukraine - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

I'm experienced (10+ years) web developer. I love coding with: * PHP (Symfony 2, Zend Framework 2, Drupal, Joomla) * Javascript (jQuery, Backbone, Underscore, Require JS) * Ruby (Rails 4) * Nodejs (Express 3) * Python (Django, Bottle) using: * relational DBMS (MySQL, PgSQL, SQLight) * non-relational DBMS (MongoDB, GAE Datastore)

Associated with: milkdev

100% Job Success
$44.44 /hr
2,084 hours

Andrei Volkov

Andrei Volkov Agency Contractor

Linux specialist (Sec/Opt/Dev, C/Perl/Python/PHP/BASH)

Belarus - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 13

Important: ------------------- Enhanced shield of your Web application with mod_security! Should be always. It is task #1 after installation ANY web application! ------------------- About Me and more: ------------------- I have over 16 years of work experience with Linux systems. This is the list of software and technologies with which I deal. This list is not full and expands day by day. I always can find right decisions if I found some problems. And I am always interested in looking for mostly economical and productive solutions. Of course, Cpanel, WHM, Webmin, Plesk .... I know how are working these web-wrappers and I support their. I can will tune and to make the checking of these wrappers. But that more important !! I can work without this))) Directly use configuration files of services and etc etc. Usually, it is better way on dedicated servers. ) TCP, IPv4 , IPv6, IPX ... - WiFi, WEP, WPA, WPA2 ... - SElinux, Apparmor, Smack, Tomoyo ... - LAMP ( Apache, Nginx, PHP, Perl, Mysql, Mongo), REDMINE ... - Cpanel, Zpanel, ISP ... - MySQL clustering and replication DNS servers ... - SENDMAIL, EXIM, POSTFIX (POSTFIXADMIN,MYSQL,DOVECOT,POLICYD) ... - HPC system: Torque, Maui, Moab for HPC clusters, Infiniband, FC interconnect, iSCSI, SCST, DRBD, OFED, OPENMPI ... - OpenLDAP ... - VPN with OpenVPN, PPTP, StrongVPN ... - Nagios, Zabbix, Ganglia, OSSEC ... - SVN, CVS, GIT ... - KVM, Xen, OpenStack, Proxmox ... - NBD, RAID, LVM ... etc etc During these years I have been in a large number of tasks related to administration of network devices, as well as with simple and complex server systems. I manage servers for the HPC tasks and for network infrastructure of Internet and Intranet - DNS,DHCP,*FTP,HTTP(S),MAIL etc etc. The main goals - the monitoring of the performance and the security. I also implement tasks of data backup and troubleshooting, support for the users. I have comprehensive work skills with systems based on Debian, Redhat, CentOS, SLES, OpenSuse. I've got more than 8 years of experience in developing the different software with use of C, Perl, Python, Bash, HTML on system and user levels. For example, very important skill in developing and the modification of RPM packages (rpmbuild, rebuild, kernels), custom kernels and etc etc. ------------------- Often: ------------------- How the standart service for VPS's and VDS's projects and dedicated servers: IDS, IPS, the control of contents of log's files, the control of load of the cpu, the memory, the hard disks; the backups of the databases and the files; install or update software, consultations. Emergency call via sms to cell phone. ------------------- STOP Windows and U/K/buntu etc. TIPS WITHOUT PAYMENT: ------------------- 1. VERY OFFTEN: IF YOURS WP WAS HACKED 1. disable plugins 2. execute # diff -r dir1 dir2 3. repeat for plugins if you have last version of WP code: ~ 80% cases - problems: plugin low quality (look on author: from where and who is) ~ 15% cases - problems: theme low quality (look on author: from where and who is) ~ 5% 0day of WP also you need disable all shell function in php and enable suphp/suexec modes. STOP Windows and U/K/buntu etc. TIPS WITHOUT PAYMENT: ------------------- 1. I am getting a lot questions about reliability and quality distributives/clones Ubuntu. Results on practice - Ubuntu clones - worst for server. It is truth. If you $buntu guy, I can't help you right now. I only can recommend Debian way for server. =============== 3. Nginx of course is good program. For small/middle vps. But in serious projects - apache. Nginx will be suitable for frontend. It is only practice. Always for all web application should be mod_security module. Firewall of level of web application on 7 level of OSI. Each web application/site should be under own user in environment of vps or on dedicated servers. =============== 4. By topic Wordpress. For optimisation services of OS , namely system IO(type of disks or partitions) and DB(type of engines of tables), need to use empty installation (default variants). Most problems of work WP contains in itself - customized plugins or themes. For analyze pages need begin with such services as =============== Sunday - day of rest. Or in emergency case - payment with double rate. best regards, Andrei / PS: With love from USSR. ;-)

Associated with: UPWORK.LINK

100% Job Success
$16.00 /hr
1,023 hours

Stanislav M.

Stanislav M.

PHP5(ZF)/MySQL Developer, 9+ years expirience

Ukraine - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 2

Total expirience in web programming (PHP5, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Perl, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript etc) is 9+ years. Did many projects as a team player and a standalone developer (check my portfolio) I prefer long-term development in a team of 2-3 programmers. Have a good expirience in video delivery (pseudostreaming, CDN, transcoding (ffmpeg), HLS/HDS etc), server administration (Linux [Fedora, Debian, Ubuntu, Gentoo, CentOS], FreeBSD, LAMP, bind, ftp, nginx etc), sites optimization (caching, database and query optimization etc), building environment (vagrant, docker, virtualbox). Basic knowledge of Erlang. Also have experience and can work as team lead and project manager.

100% Job Success
$27.78 /hr
2,850 hours

Rashid Mohamad

94% Job Success
$30.00 /hr
2,264 hours