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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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Sabarinathan Raman

Sabarinathan Raman

Technical support/Project Management/Agile/Content...

India - Last active: 21 hours ago - Tests: 5

I am an IT professional with varied areas of expertise. Skills include and not limited to: Technical Support Shell Scripting VB Scripting, SQL server support & administration, Asp.net Coding, Windows Administration, HTML, English - Tamil Translation Content Writing Technical Writing Proof Reading Communication & Soft skills training etc. Working as a Project lead / Agile Scrum master for a UK based retail giant in Bangalore, India. Please feel free to ask for any further details about me.

$11.11 /hr
875 hours
Pavel Vlasov

Pavel Vlasov

Software Engineer

Russia - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

I’m a software engineer with more than 4 years of experiences. I like mobile technologies and apps, discover new destinations, meet new people and really like to share my knowledge and tricks with colleagues and friends. Beyond work, I attend tech conferences and hackathons, where sometimes I pitch with cool projects.

$25.00 /hr
252 hours
Mike Cardy

Mike Cardy

Long in the tooth IT professional

Australia - Last active: 11/11/2009 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

I am a highly self-motivated and solution orientated manager with significant experience in IT, data management, training, client negotiation and personnel management gained as an Army Senior Non Commissioned Officer in the British Army for 24 years and subsequently as a manager in industry and self employed Trainer. I am imaginative, versatile, flexible and self driven. Prominent, throughout my career have been involved in training, motivation, team building skills and providing solutions using fresh ideas and creativity. I have extensive experience in database design and administration; I have created numerous industrial solutions using MS Access and Visual Basic; (examples are available on request). I am still acting in support of my products in regards system improvements, upgrades and advice. My main objective is to build a client base who I can support imaginatively and efficiently while working from home!

$22.22 /hr
0 hours
Amy S.

Amy S.

Business Consultant

United States - Last active: 08/23/2013 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

Dedicated to quality work and flawless processes, I am ready to help you get your business up and running. From generating ideas, to reviewing processes for effeciency/control gaps to starting websites and designing presentations, my skills and experience will provide deep expertise at a low cost. With experince working for companies rated <10 in the Fortune 500, I can you help you look like a big player while maintaining your small business feel. Please review the following business/website which I started and designed on my own. www.dogsitterandtrainer.com. My efforts have put me at the top of search results on the industry search tools and they can do the same for you! Just search for Houston on www.rover.com to see for yourself! I am looking forward to working with you and helping your business become and remain successful.

$150.00 /hr
0 hours
Mad H.

Mad H.

Front-end Ninja: HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap, Qt / QML,...

Russia - Last active: 12/09/2013 - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 1

{ Konichiwa I am living in very Nice Place of West-South Russia. My favorite skills are: HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap, Qt / QML, JS, Angular, JQuery, I am familiar with Appcelerator Titanium PhoneGap Sencha Ext js Jquery Mobile Like develop and test cool Front-ends. Because of activity in University related to Network and Unix Administration courses I am a Linux oriented Person! So, I like Shell scripting, Customizing of Dedicated Servers which powered by RedHat or Debian/Ubuntu for Deployment and Support Web, Application and Database Servers I am Ready to write clear code, collaborate with team and support perfect work. Sayonara }

$20.00 /hr
86 hours
Sunil Nagpal

Sunil Nagpal

India - Last active: 02/16/2014 - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

I'm a Biochemical, Biotechnical and Bioinformatics Engineer by virtue of my education. An MS(Research) scholar from IIT Delhi. Currently a Computational BioSciences Researcher I love delivering presentations & speeches. Creativity creates the core of my personality, which should better be judged by my work, than my words.

$10.00 /hr
0 hours
Jason Killingsworth

Jason Killingsworth

Web Design Developer PHP Graphics Flash

United States - Last active: 05/13/2011 - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 4

My freelance work will be used as a portfolio for my resume as well as my web site. Obviously, I will be providing the absolute best quality work in order to showcase it.

$12.50 /hr
0 hours
Bill Munn

Bill Munn

Technical Writer

United Kingdom - Last active: 12/02/2011 - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 1

I have over ten years of commercial experience as a Technical Author mainly working for software houses. I have been involved in producing a whole range of documentation: product overviews, installation guides, user guides, admin guides, release notes, and tutorials. I am also very experienced in creating online Help including HTMLHelp, WebHelp and context-sensitive Help. As far as documentation tools are concerned, I am very experienced in using Word, FrameMaker, Visio, PaintShopPro, SnagIt, and RoboHelp.

$27.78 /hr
190 hours
April R.

April R. Agency Contractor

Illustrator / Project Manager

Philippines - Last active: 11/03/2014 - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 17

I can help entrepreneurs build and grow their businesses. My solid experience in the I.T. industry, paired with my creative skills, will definitely be an advantage to any company. I am also open to business partnerships. Please review my oDesk profile regarding my employment history and past projects.

Associated with: Tala Marishka
$13.33 /hr
1,405 hours