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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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Minh N.

Minh N.

Server Admin/Linux/Unix/AWS Ec2/ Nginx /WordPress/Magento/Odoo

Vietnam - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 18

I have been Server Admin and Web Developer for over 10 years, I worked with many top-rated websites all over the world. I am expert with LEMP and LAMP system, very good at speeding up servers and sites. For some personal reasons, I MOVED back to Vietnam. I am also working at Elance and Freelancer. If you need references, please don't hesitate to contact me. Security Portfolio: Hall of Fame: - Linux maintaince/troubleshooting (RHEL, Centos, Debian, Ubuntu, FreeBSD, gentoo, Mac OS X Server) - Windows Maintaince / Troubletshooting (Windows Server 2003-2012, Hyper-V, Lync, SharePoint Server 2010-2013) - Virtualization: (Vmware Esxi 5.x, Openvz, Virtuozzo, Xen, KVM, Vserver) - Cloud hosting (Amazon EC2, AWS, S3, RDS, simple Cache) - Networking (dhcp, DNS:powerdns/bind/named, vpn: openvpn/pptp, firewalls: iptables/ipfw, qos, proxies, tcpdump) - Web servers (apache, nginx, lighttpd, tomcat, ssl installation and troubleshooting) - Caching ( apc/xcache/memcached/varnish/nginx) - Load Balancer (Nginx/Haproxy/Hardware LB) - Mail servers (exim, postfix, qmail, antispam/ antivirus: clamav/spamassassin/amavis, courier, dovecot) - Bulk marketing (Dkim, spf, high speed/inboxing, interspire) - Automation (puppet, perl/shell/awk scripting) - Monitoring (nagios, zabbix, munin) - Hosting Control Panels (Cpanel/WHM, Plesk, Directadmin, ISPconfig..). - Mobile Application (Android / iOS / Windows Phone)

Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

91% Job Success
$33.33 /hr
1,997 hours

Luis fernando A.

Luis fernando A.

Linux Sysadmin and AWS Architect with huge web hosting experience

Brazil - Tests: 5

I'm a creative and hardworking Linux System Administrator and Amazon Web Services Architect and developer. I've been supporting and delivering IT solutions especially for web hosting companies and its set of open source software (Apache, PHP, RoR, MySQL, HAproxy, iptables, OpenVPN and much more) since 2005. I've also worked at IBM managing a farm of more than 1000 Linux and AIX servers as well as its proprietary middleware (DB2, IHS, WebSphere and others).

100% Job Success
$50.00 /hr
45 hours

Mihail K.

Mihail K.

UNIX/Linux administrator

Belarus - Tests: 5

I love UNIX! I love one-line shell scripts! I work with Debian, RedHat, HP-UX. Little with OpenSolaris and FreeBSD. I have experience in creating and supporting monitoring systems based on Zabbix and Nagios (several tens of servers with different OS). I am well familiar with network protocols and tools for testing and troubleshooting (wireshark, tcpdump, nmap, traceroute, etc.). I have experience in creating secure VPN tunnels based on OpenVPN, IPSec, L2TP/IPSec, GRE and PPTP. I was installing and configuring lighttpd, apache httpd, nginx, exim4, dovecot, samba, OpenLDAP, etc. I have experience with creating mail servers used in hosting company for many customers. I was working with virtualization Xen, KVM, VMware. Have experience with cloud services like Amazon EC2. I have experience in installing and configuring Oracle 10g, 11g, PostgreSQL, MySQL.

94% Job Success
$17.78 /hr
105 hours

Yuri Turchenkov

Yuri Turchenkov

Python Developer and Linux Server Administrator

Russia - Tests: 7

PLEASE READ UP TO END! I'm looking for longterm Python Backend/Serverside development, MongoDB, Linux Administration/Development tasks, or interesting work I'm strong in : DB handle and data processing with Python Web Development using Python (backend/serverside/django) Web UI frontend programming (js, jQuery, ajax) Multimedia apps development with GSTREAMER Data scrapping Linux Administraion Embedded Linux development. I'm not graphic or web designer. Just coder: python, shell scripting are welcome. I'm not PHP or RUBY coder! I'm Python coder (i use C/C++ mostly to extend Python) If you have any interesting project that need a cool Python coder, feel free to invite me for an interview! ATTENTION! Please, add this string to your message to me: "Yes, I have read your objective". So I'll see that you have read my objective.

$46.70 /hr
2,998 hours

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

Serhiy T.

Serhiy T.

Linux, FreeBSD, Windows, Network, Apache, MySQL System Administrator

Ukraine - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 1

- Operating systems: FreeBSD, openSUSE, Red Hat, CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu, Gentoo, Windows: 2000/2003/XP/Vista/7, Mac OS X: 10.4-10.6 - Programming languages (basic level): Bash, PHP, Perl, SQL, C, Objective C, html - Network protocols: TCP, UDP - Network services: DNS, FTP, HTTP, HTTPS - Web Servers: Apache, Nginx, Tomcat - MTA: Postfix, Qmail, Exim - FTP Servers: Pure-ftpd, Proftpd, vsftp - Firewalls: ipfw, ipchains, iptables - Network tools: route, iproute2, natd, tcpdump, netcat, trafshow - Databases: MySQL, MSSQL, Redis - Network file systems: GlusterFS - Virtualization: OpenVZ, Xen, VMware, Virtual PC - Version Control Systems: Subversion - Control panels: cPanel, WHM, Plesk - Monitoring systems: Nagios, Zabbix, Monit, Munin, Cacti - Cloud services: Amazon EC2 - Bug tracking systems: Mantis, Redmine, Trac, Jira - VPN: Mpd, OpenVPN, PPTP - Other software: Squid, Samba, Bind, Radius, Varnish, HAproxy, Wowza Media Server

$33.33 /hr
44 hours

William Grzybowski

William Grzybowski

(Web)Development and Unix-like Consultant

Brazil - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 2

Before I even go to university i started working with Web-development. My first experience was about 6 years ago with pure HTML using frames in Dreamweaver 3. Since then I have worked hard to improve my skills in every way possible, not just as a web-developer but as a general programmer, and now I work essentially with Open Source software like Python(+Django), PHP, Linux/FreeBSD, PostgreSQL, etc.My degree in computer science helped me to understand the basics of a computer from the bits in the processor instructions to multimedia, and thus can be used everywhere to improve the final result of a project.

$33.33 /hr
3,500 hours

Muhammad Emam

Muhammad Emam

Software Engineer

Netherlands - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 3

Who I am: Software Engineer with extensive experience in Python programming, Cloud Computing, NoSQL datastores and large-volume data analytics. What I do: - Designing and implementing highly scalable, highly available software. - Analyzing business data-models and building appropriate analytics platforms. - Maintaining and developing existing systems to help businesses achieve lower Time To Market.

$44.44 /hr
268 hours

Fernando R.

Fernando R.

Ruby on Rails Developer with Strong Linux Background

United States - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

Very proficient RoR Web developer with a strong Linux/Unix background. Located in Florida, USA I work on EST timezone, allowed to work legally in the USA, I can attend to meetings, receive and make calls worldwide, as my customer you will be provided with a direct line to contact me if necessary. Over 11 years of experience on the IT industry, mainly working for major 500 Fortune US companies such as Cisco Systems, LexisNexis, Sun microsystems and others. My focus is always to keep things as simple as possible and make stuff better. Relevant skills : - Ruby on Rails 3 - , Credit card systems - RSpec , Capybara ( Testing ) TDD - Memcache - C ANSI - Linux / Unix (Solaris) - Shell scripting - Unix power tools: vi,awk,sed,bash,truss,top,strace,tcpdump,iptables.. - Capistrano - Amazon EC2 and Clouding computing. - VPS (Heroku, SliceHost, DreamHost) - Git Collaboration tools and extras that we offer to our customers : - US Phone number landline and cell phone - Skype. - Outlook Calendar (Exchange server) - EST U.S timezone, Located in Florida, near by major airport (FLL) - Fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese (Spoken and Written) Don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.

$33.33 /hr
157 hours