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Post your Unix shell project on oDesk and find freelance Unix system administrators and programmers to manage your OS administration or Unix shell script writing or modification. These experienced freelancers can create a custom shell for your Unix operating system, coordinate the migration process of your projects between Unix systems, develop shell scripts to implement system security policies (like Firewall), or modify your OS kernel to implement new functions. They can also redirect input and output to and from your Unix system, manage your processes, or import your .sh Unix shell databases into MySQL databases.

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 oDesk, 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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Typical total cost of oDesk Unix shell projects based on completed and fixed-price jobs.

oDesk Unix shell Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 14 Unix shell projects are completed every quarter on oDesk.

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Average Unix shell Freelancer Feedback Score

Unix shell oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.88.

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Andrii S.

Andrii S.

Sr. Software Developer (Python&Django, Node.js)

Ukraine - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 2

* Have production experience w/ following programming languages: Python, JavaScript (node.js), PHP, Perl. * Skilled in web applications back-end & RESTful APIs development, distributed architecture. * Have experience in both relational DBs (MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL) and NoSQL solutions like MongoDB (have certificates from 10gen), Redis. * Feeling comfortable with such cloud computing platforms as Amazon EC2 and Rackspace, Heroku and OpenShift.

$44.44 /hr
276 hours
4.97
Claudio D.

Claudio D.

Modern Web Developer, IT Consultant

Italy - Last active: 19 hours ago - Tests: 6

For the last 10 years I worked as web developer and Unix systems administrator for private, public and ecclesiastical entities. I have a solid knowledge of modern web technologies, document digitization and Unix shell scripting. I'm currently focused on the Dart programming language. As a Dart early adopter, I'm a long time community contributor and my contributions include writing articles, open-source projects, speaking at conferences and presenting episodes on Google Developers Live. On my GitHub account you can see open source projects I'm currently working on: https://github.com/claudiodangelis

$40.00 /hr
407 hours
5.00
Igor S.

Igor S.

Linux sysadmin, cloud deployments specialist

Czech Republic - Last active: 19 hours ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 1

I would like to offer you my deep knowledge of servers 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. No Windows please, Unices only, Linux preferrable. Lately my main point of interest has shifted to deploying and maintaining web projects in cloud environments. I am developing monitoring / management tool ( http://m-script.org ) and supporting existing installations, but I am very well familiar with all well known alternatives from both monitoring and cloud management side, so no problem to implement any of them. The point is, I know very well how it works. And how it doesn't, too :) I am interested in any system administration work, especially in cloud environments. The more challenging you setup is going to be, the better. Automated scalability, cross-clouds deployments, combination of traditional and dynamically scalable resources, DNS/Geo balancing - everything is possible, just let me know your needs.

$40.00 /hr
6,725 hours
4.88
Don Taylor

Don Taylor

Analyst, Manager, Technical Writer

United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 3

In my 30+ year career I've picked up a wide variety of technical skills and professional experience areas. I've been successful in management and individual contributor roles. I want to help you succeed with your project goals! Here's a quick list of skills and technologies where I have at least some, and in many cases, quite a lot, of experience: Apple Xcode, Authorize.net, Back office processes, B2C e-commerce, Basecamp, Budget management, Business analysis, Business metrics, Business rules & logic, Certified Scrum Master, Change management, Client engagement, Codesion, Communication: interpersonal, written, verbal, ConstantContact, COPPA compliance, CRM, Creative problem solving, Customer satisfaction, Customer liaison & support, Data flow design, Design spec preparation, Design standards, DropBox, 8x8 phone system setup/admin, Feature rollout, GIS tools: ArcGIS, Google Maps, Google Apps, Google Docs/Drive, Graphical editors, HTML, Interviewing, IT liaison, JavaScript, Knowledge management, MailChimp, MS Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, SharePoint, Visio, Word, Negotiation & issue resolution, Operations monitoring, Apple Mac desktop, PCI compliance, Policy definition, Process/protocol definition, Process improvement, Program execution, Project management – traditional & agile, Quality assurance & testing, R&D, RapidMiner (novice), Requirements gathering, Requirements analysis, Resource allocation, Salesforce setup/administration, Scrum product owner, SDLC, Service delivery, SmartBear AlertSite, Stakeholder voice, Statistical analysis, Strategic planning, SugarCRM, Team member & leader, Training, UNIX shell & C, Usability/UI design, Use case depiction, User stories, User acceptance test, Vimeo, Web app dev mgmt, WordPress, Workflow analysis, Zapier integrations, Zendesk setup/administration.

$55.56 /hr
502 hours
5.00
Oscar Bass

Oscar Bass Agency Contractor

Senior UNIX System Engineer, LAMP, LEMP, Network S...

United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

Expert UNIX system administrator and network engineer. Got a problem? I can solve it! For more than 15 years I have been the I.T. backbone and support for many online companies. I use the most up to date standards for any project I am involved in. I work extremely quick and efficiently. If you have a problem let me help you solve it. OS: Linux - Expert, FreeBSD - Expert, AIX - Expert, HP-UX - Expert, Macintosh OS/X - Expert, Windows Server - Proficient Cloud services: AWS, Rackspace, OpSource, Linode Web servers: Apache, Nginx, Tomcat Database servers: Mysql, Postgresql Monitoring: Nagios, Monit, Munin, Cacti Scripting: bash, perl, shell Virtualization: OpenVZ, Xen, SolusVM Mail servers: Postfix, Exim, Sendmail, Dovecot Control panels: cPanel, Plesk, Direct Admin, Webmin/Virtualmin, ISPconfig, OpenPanel Other: standard network services (DNS, DHCP, LDAP, Samba, SVN/Git, http proxy, jabber, backups, monitoring etc), firewalls (iptables, ipfw, pf)

Associated with: Bass Designs Agency
$44.44 /hr
218 hours
4.98
Fernando Barrocal

Fernando Barrocal

Software Architect, Project Manager and Web Develo...

Brazil - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 5

I am looking for opportunities to work on areas of my expertise, which includes building internet systems since the planning to its deployment, going through server installation, researching the best technologies the system development, webpages layout and design , focusing on the client's needs. I have a strong background working with servers maintenance since 1998, in several areas, like network analisys and security, email , file, network and application servers as well web infrastructure like LAMP. My experience includes maintence and security of networks with firewalls, anti-virus and anti-spyware solutions. As Project Manager I am able to create web systems in several languages using different frameworks like Struts in Java, Zend, Zend 2 and CakePHP for PHP and .NET C#. I have a large experience in MVC Architectural Patterns, which, in synergy with my experience working on distributed projects, gives me experience needed to work along other developers and designers as needed. I am a highly organized developer and look forward to have a system tracking tasks and jobs that are needed to be done for long term works. Among all high level frameworks I use I have experience working with several other technologies like SOAP, REST, Payment Gateways, Boostraps (twitter, node) Feel free to contact me with any question.

$30.00 /hr
3,067 hours
4.89
Aaron Summers

Aaron Summers

Linux Cloud Engineer / 14 Years Real World Experie...

United States - Last active: 19 hours ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 2

Daily engineering and administration of OpenBSD, FreeBSD, Linux and Windows based operating environments. LAN/WAN: Experience identifying a large number of network and host based security problems. Stabilized the bandwidth billing system for accuracy and provided assistance to the web development team. UNX(tm)/Linux/BSD: Designed and built a custom Enterprises Data Ware House utilizing RedHat Enterprise Linux, IBM Information Server, and the Sun N1 toolkit. Back ported the RedHat clustering tools and GFS modules for RedHat Enterprise Linux 4. Customized the operating environment for running the IBM Information Server 8 family of applications, consisting of IBM DB2 V 9.3, IBM WebSphere 6.0, IBM DataStage and IBM QualityStage. Was the single onsite operations point for the HP-UX, Solaris, FreeBSD, MacOS X, and Linux machines. Wrote custom tools for monitoring and metrics. Fluent in the change management process as it relates to Sarbanes Oxley, internal, and external audits. Extensive documentation of custom applications, primarily our custom data warehouse solution. Designed and implemented the company's external web presence using Solaris 10. Utilized zones, the ZFS file system, and hardware RAID on the T2000 platform. Wrote my own tools in Perl, C, and the Bourne shell. Debugged many complex operational problems. Specialties Started running Linux around 1993, kernel was 0.99 Moved onto SunOS and Open/FreeBSD. Since have worked with HP-UX and SCO extensively. Currently work with RHEL, AMI Linux, CentOS, OpenBSD, EC2, Parallels, and Rackspace.

$30.00 /hr
5,493 hours
4.97
Zachary B.

Zachary B.

CTO Bundlecamp Inc. / IT Consultant / Freelance Pr...

United States - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 6

Information technology is my passion. I put my whole head and heart into every project I do. I find abstract and creative ways to solving problems and coming up with solutions in all aspects of my work. For the past year I've worked as CTO of Bundlecamp Inc. overseeing development of our flagship news aggregation app Gamechaser <http://gamechaserapp.com>. The app has had over 15,000 searches with ~300 unique users a month. We developed the app using the Node.js MEAN (MongoDB, Express, AngularJS, Node.js) stack with incredible success. I've worked with various operating systems, Windows and Debian Linux are my strong suit. I am also well versed in C#, JavaScript/CoffeeScript, PHP and BASH. I am available on Skype and also via phone.

$25.00 /hr
506 hours
4.64
Alexandru V.

Alexandru V.

Senior Linux Administrator

Romania - Last active: 1 month ago - 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.

$20.00 /hr
122 hours
4.99
Sergiy R.

Sergiy R.

Linux System Administrator

Ukraine - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 9

I am an experienced System Administrator with a wide range of skills, including Linux servers administration, LAMP stack setup, OpenVZ and KVM virtualization, configuring services, working with version control systems and writing system maintenance scripts. I have a hands-on experience with Linux, including Ubuntu, CentOS, Red Hat, Gentoo and Debian distributions. I am able to code in OCaml, C, C++, Ruby (including Ruby on Rails), Bash/Zsh and read Java, Python, Haskell, Perl and Common Lisp programs. My most important virtues are: extreme responsibility, easy communication and attention to details.

$22.22 /hr
401 hours
5.00