Linux System Administrators & Developers

Get Your Linux System Administration Project Started Today!

Post your Linux system administration project on oDesk and find Linux experts and system administrators to assist you with your Linux server installation, configuration, maintenance and technical support tasks. These experienced consultants can manage your Linux network and infrastructure security or perform backups and security scans or updates and identify threats on your Linux OS system. They can also deploy web applications, eCommerce systems and content management systems on your Linux server, or migrate your virtual machine to a physical Linux server. You can also find a professional Linux sysadmin, experienced in system monitoring and control tools, to manage and optimize your Linux-based server farm.

Linux is a collection of free and open-source, cross-platform, Unix-like operating system distributions, among which the most widely known are Ubuntu, Red Hat and Slackware. On oDesk, the world’s largest online workplace, you can find experienced Linux system administrators to set up dedicated Linux web servers, install web hosting control panels (like ZPanel, Plesk, cPanel or DirectAdmin), set up SQL databases and file managers or configure Linux server security and accounts.

Browse Linux System Administration job posts for project examples or post your job on oDesk for free!

Linux System Administration Job Cost Overview

Typical total cost of oDesk Linux System Administration projects based on completed and fixed-price jobs.

oDesk Linux System Administration Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 638 Linux System Administration projects are completed every quarter on oDesk.

638

Time to Complete oDesk Linux System Administration Jobs

Time needed to complete a Linux System Administration project on oDesk.

Average Linux System Administration Freelancer Feedback Score

Linux System Administration oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.78.

4.78
Last updated: April 1, 2015
Clear all filters
Bogdan B.

Bogdan B.

Linux System Administrator / DevOps

United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

- Linux maintenance/troubleshooting (RHEL, Centos, Debian), - Cloud hosting (Amazon EC2, AWS, S3, Digital Ocean), - Networking (dhcp, DNS:powerdns/bind/named, vpn: openvpn/pptp, firewalls: iptables/ipfw, qos, proxies), - LAMP/LNMP Stack - Mail servers (exim, postfix , antispam/ antivirus: clamav/spamassassin/amavis, courier, dovecot), - Bulk marketing (DKIM, SPF,DMARK,ADSP, high speed/inboxing, Interspire, PowerMTA), - Automation (puppet, shell scripting), - Automation Deployment (Capistrano) - Monitoring (nagios,Icinga, zabbix,Cacti,Graphite), - Magento System Performance Optimization - Wordpress Performance Optimization - Mysql Perfomance Optimization, Replication - Full Disk Encryption / Remote Unlock /PXE unlock (Luks/DiskCryptor) - Load Balancer (haproxy)

$38.89 /hr
243 hours
5.00
Alex Fortuna

Alex Fortuna

Senior Ruby on Rails Developer / Development Consu...

Russia - Last active: 27 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 2

I'm seeking opportunities to build high-quality dynamic web solutions in Ruby on Rails. I've got a solid programming background with over 15 years experience. I'm a self-organized, disciplined and quality-oriented performer with good team management skills. A list of skills/features follows. * Passion for programming. * 15+ years overall development experience in 10+ languages. * 10+ years team leadership experience. * 10+ years Unix admin and TCP/IP networking experience. * 7+ years Ruby experience. * 5+ years Ruby on Rails experience. * Contributing to Ruby/Rails open source community (https://github.com/dadooda). * Clean, distinct, well-documented and reusable code is a *MUST*. * Solid understanding and everyday use of TDD (RSpec). * Strong JavaScript: raw language, jQuery, frameworks. * Everyday Git usage. * Practical programmer’s knowledge of HTML/CSS. * Hands-on experience of building high-traffic web applications in Unix environment (nginx, memcached, SQL server tuning, load testing tools, etc.). * 10+ years LAMP experience.

$37.00 /hr
2,460 hours
4.64
Victor V.

Victor V.

Java/J2EE/ SQL / Software Architect/ Sencha Extjs...

Russia - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

✔ Java, J2EE, Spring (MVC/Security/Rest), JSF, Hibernate, Hibernate Search(Lucene), JSP, JSTL, Apache Tomcat ✔ MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL ✔ Javascript, AngularJS, doT.js, Sencha(Extjs 4.x), jQuery ✔ HTML5, CSS3 ✔ SVN, GIT I'm an experienced Java programmer with solid principles in programming, architecture and code quality. Working in web development for over 7 years I gained considerable experience in building business solutions using such languages as Java, Javascript(ExtJs, JQuery), SQL, Bash-scripting, HTML5, CSS3. Over the last four years I have been working for such companies as "Firejack Technologies", "Bank of America", "Millenial Media" etc, so i gained considerable experience in the designing of web applications architecture. I like to learn new technologies, frameworks etc, so research projects will be also interested for me.

$35.00 /hr
5,934 hours
5.00
Ciprian B.

Ciprian B.

Citrix and Microsot Senior Engineer

Romania - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 2

I've been administering Microsoft and Citrix server infrastructures for the last 8 years, and have in-depth experience with design, deployment, repair and support of all Citrix, VMWare and many Microsoft technologies. My experiences range from server administration roles, specialized application support, desktop support, administrator to advanced virtualization implementations jobs combined with programming skills . For the last three years I've also been working with a Virtualization Consulting Company to design, build and support the following: Citrix VDI-in-a-BOX, XenApp, XenServer, XenDesktop, NetScaler products Microsoft RDS, Server 2003 - 2012 R2, Hyper-V VMWare ESXi 3 years Experience with desktop Virtualization on Citrix products. Citrix (CCA, CCAA, CCEE, CCIA) Microsoft (MCP, MCDST, MSCA, MCS, MCITP, MCSE) Excellent technical skills on Enterprise networks Expert-level hands-on operation of Citrix Products and associated third party management and support tools. Experience leading VDI (View and/or Xen) projects; Experience working as a consultant; Experience architecting and managing streaming applications over a VDI environment. I am confident I'll be a great asset to your project or organization, and look forward working with you! Certifications : Citrix : CCA Citrix Certified Administrator XenApp 6.5 CCAA Citrix Certified Advanced Administration XenApp 6.5 CCA Citrix Certified Administrator XenDesktop 5 CCA Citrix Certified Administrator XenServer 6.0 CCEE Citrix Certified Enterprise Engineer CCIA Citrix Certified Integration Architect CCP-V Citrix Certified Professional - Virtualization CCE-V Citrix Certified Expert - Virtualization CCA-N Citrix Certified Associate - Networking CCP-N Citrix Certified Professional - Networking Microsoft: MCITP Virtualization Administrator on Windows Server 2008 R2 MCSA 2012 / 2008 / 7 MCSE 2012 Server Infrastructure Solutions Expert MCSE 2012 Private Cloud MCSE 2012 Desktop Infrastructure MCP Microsoft Certified Professional MCDST Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician on Windows XP Microsoft Specialist 2012 Server Virtualization with Windows Server Hyper-V and System Center Specialist MCTS Windows 7, Configuration MCITP Enterprise Desktop Support Technician on Windows 7 MCSA Windows 7 (MCSA) MCTS Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuration MCTS Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuration MCTS Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure, Configuration MCITP Enterprise Administrator on Windows Server 2008 MCSA Windows Server 2008 (MCSA) MCTS Windows Server 2008 R2, Server Virtualization MCTS Windows Server 2008 R2, Desktop Virtualization Other : ITIL V3 Foundation Certified IT Service Management Apple Product Professional Strong VCP, Cisco CCNA , Hardware knowledge, software development Pascal,c++,visual c++, SQL, Java, Active Directory & Exchange,Lotus Notes Remedy, Tivoli, Assyst Ability : team spirit, optimist, sociable, high capacity of learning, dynamic, flexible, skilled team leader, organized, efficient.

$50.00 /hr
150 hours
4.95
Roman D.

Roman D.

Server Administrator, Virtualization, Networking -...

Romania - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 1

My objective is to bring excellent client satisfaction, providing quality and professional work. I am an IT Engineer with bachelor degree. I'm also an experienced Linux Server Administrator, areas of my expertise are: *Google Apps Certified Deployment Specialist *Windows family Operating Systems (administration, configuration, audit, optimization) *Rights Management System for Active Directory (installing, configuring) *Linux - CentOS, RedHat, Debian, Ubuntu, Gentoo (administration, configuration, audit, optimization) *Webhosting Administration (cPanel, Plesk, DirectAdmin) *Amazon AWS setup using RightScale.com or Amazon tools *Apache (installation, configuration, optimization) *Network administration (CCNA certified) *MySQL (installation, configuration, optimization) *Subversion systems - SVN, Perforce (instalaltion, configuration) *Atlassian JAVA applications - Jira, Confluence, etc. (installing and configuring) *SMS Gateway (Kannel, PlaySMS) *Mail programs (Exim, Postfix, Qmail, dovecot, ssmtp) *Webprogramming knowledge: PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript *System Backup and Restore automatization *System Services Monitoring automatization *Virtualization (VMWare, VirtualBox, HyperVM, OpenVZ, Xen) *Shell Scripting *VPN systems, OpenVPN (installation and configuration) I can figure out fast the problem and find a solution for it. Languages that I speak: Russian and Romanian - native speaker; English - advanced level.

$35.00 /hr
1,638 hours
5.00
Vedran J.

Vedran J.

Linux Administrator, AWS, Nginx, Ubuntu, CentOS, E...

Croatia - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 9

8+ years of experience in: ** LAMP/LEMP(Nginx) administration and server hardening (Ubuntu, Debian, Centos,RHEL,HAProxy, Ruby/Thin deployment DevOps, Python/Django deployment DevOps,Nagios, fail2ban..) ** Amazon web services - AWS (EC2, VPC, RDS, S3, Route53, Cloudfront, Elastic Load Balancer, AutoScaleing, etc..) ** Nginx rewrites ** Google pagespeed ** Linux troubleshooting ** VPS providers: Linode, Rackspace, Amazon(AWS), MediaTemple, HostGator, Cloudflare, MaxCDN, CloudFront, NameCheap, GoDaddy, DigitalOcean, EC2, Bluehost ** Parallels Plesk ** Odoo/OpenERP installation ** VPS administration ** AWS EC2 administration ** VMware vSphere ** NewRelic ** fail2ban ** HAProxy ** keepalived, vrrp ** Nagios monitoring ** Elastic Load Balancer ** LINUX deployment and migration ** Rackspace Cloud Services ** Ruby on Rails app deployment ** Python - Djengo app deployment ** CPANEL, PLESK, WEBMIN, SHELL/SSH administration ** proftpd, pure-ftpd, pure ftp ** DNS, BIND, PowerDNS ** SSL certificates ** Site migration ** Network troubleshooting ** CSF firewall ** VPN ** Cisco, Mikrotik, Juniper Networks, Extreme Networks.. ** Linux PENTAHO deployment ** Squid, AiCache, AiScaler ** CVE-2014-0160 - OpenSSL Heartbleed patching. EXPERIENCE: Knowledge in Linux networking and service management, such as APACHE server, Nginx, LAMP, LEMP, LNMP, MYSQL, POSTGRESQL, tcpdump, haproxy, WIRESHARK, tshark, URL rewrite. Eight years of first hand experience in network and linux administration, support and Core Network design in Telecom environment. Excellent knowledge of various tasks such as: routing, BGP, VPN, Layer 3 networking(Routing), Layer 2 networking (LAN switching), VLAN, OSPF, RIP, network and packet troubleshooting. Working experience with various network equipment such as: Cisco, Juniper Networks, Extreme Networks, HP networking, MikroTik RouterOS, Ericsson OSS, Redback Networks and so on.. Experience with various providers such as: -AMAZON WEB SERVICES (AWS, EC2..) -RACKSPACE -HOSTGATOR -GoDaddy -MediaTemple -Cloudflare -NameCheap -LINODE -QuickWeb -HAProxy -etc.. -WHMCS RESELLER setup and migration on project or permanent basis. Including DNS, EMAIL, WORDPRESS migration -CPANEL, PLESK, WEBMIN, H-sphere, SHELL administration -SSL certificates Also available for packet and network congestion inspection. Having problems with BGP load balancing in multihome environment, need help or advice, contact me! :) Dedicated SERVICE MONITORING on own server with escalation on your own mail address

Groups: LoginRadius
$45.00 /hr
2,781 hours
4.92
Alexander Shcheblikin

Alexander Shcheblikin

Linux, UNIX & AWS Expert Administrator

Ukraine - Last active: 23 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 3

* 17 years in UNIX world * Security-minded * Administrator & Developer for complex projects involving automation, integration, data mining * Attentive to details * Ensuring reliable & secure systems operation and effective consulting & coaching * Protection against Spam & other unsolicited communications in email, web and VoIP * Building effective web-presence assets (5+ years in Web/SEO)

$40.00 /hr
89 hours
4.92
Soorya D.

Soorya D.

Selenium/WebDriver l Web/Mobile Automation | Appiu...

India - Last active: 16 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 18

Last 9+ years, I have been testing and automating applications for Fortune 500 companies. Having 7+ years of work experience in test automation .In that 6+ years on Automating web/mobile app tests using Selenium 2.0(WebDriver) / Selenium 1.0 (RC).Good experience on Mobile automation and integrating tests with CI tools like Jenkins or cloud services like Sauce-labs, BrowserStack. Automation Frameworks development using combination of : - Selenium/WebDriver, Selenium Grid - Appium, Protractor (AngularJS) - Data-driven Selenium tests with external Excel, XML and CSV-based data. - Java / Ruby / Python / PHP - TestNG - ReportNG - JUnit - XMLUnit - Page Object - JBehave - FitNesse - Cucumber - Robot, AutoIt & Sikuli - Jenkins (including integrating with SVN/ Perforce/GitHub/ Saucelabs.) - Maven/ANT - Flex automation agents like Flexmonkium, FlexPilot, SeleniumFlex API * RestFul Web service testing using SoapUI * Performance testing Using JMeter/ SoapUI * Automating websites that involves Map(like Google Maps) interactions I have strong experience in testing various types of software ranging from desktop applications to web applications. Types of testing that I have done include: =============================== - Black Box and White Box Testing - Manual and Automation testing - Smoke testing - Functionality testing - Integration testing - Cosmetic error testing - GUI Testing - Cross browser compatibility testing - Regression testing - User Acceptance Testing - Mobile app testing - Games testing - Performance testing "Passion for Test Automation", "Good Communication", "Think from a customer perspective", "Good error guessing skills", "Analytical and logical thinking", A strong desire for quality" and "An attention to detail" are the qualities of a best Software Test Engineer. So if you are searching for a person with above qualities and abilities.I can ensure you that I best fit in to your mission.

$35.00 /hr
603 hours
5.00
Diego Blanco

Diego Blanco

Linux Systems Administrator

Spain - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 3

I'm an expert in GNU/Linux systems and other UNIX flavors. I have experience in CDN deployment, Cloud Computing, High Availability, Monitoring and Video Transcoding and Streaming. I've been working with GNU/Linux since I was 14, what makes more than 10 years of experience so I have a good background in its evolution, tools and administration. I also use to implement tools in shell script and python and I use to code my applications in python. In the last 6 years I've been working as systems administrator and Integrator for an IPTV company that offers streaming and web services. I directed projects regarding software distribution and upgrades automatization, product deployment architecture design and products monitorization. I co-designed and co-deployed the cloud computing platform for the company, its CDN with High Availability, its telephony system and other projects. I really like to learn new technologies, test its capabilities and see what can they do. I like to meet new people, work with them and share knowledge and opinions.

$33.33 /hr
585 hours
4.91
Alper OKUTGAN

Alper OKUTGAN

Professional PHP Developer and Web Scraper

Turkey - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 33

Top-notch web scraping expert using PHP/cURL, having scraped hundreds of sites with millions records. Always deliver perfect quality with quick turnaround. Crunchbase, Twitter, oGame, Washington EDU, Craigslist and Yipit are just a few examples. My major expertise is Web crawling, data minning, Wordpress plugin and theme development with PHP/MySQL. I have a degree in Computer System & Engineering and have 14 years experience coding. I am interested in solving complex challenges, difficult problem solving, and learning to enhance my programming skills. I have been working in the hosting industry (Hostgator, GoDaddy, Bluehost) for more than 8 years and highly experienced using hosting software such as WHM/CPanel/Plesk/Virtuozzo/Webmin/Virtualmin. Technical background; I began programming on C64s with QBasic language in the 1990s. Following graduation, I developed various programs with Borland Delphi for computing hardware faculty from 2000s, and I am still programming for RS232 / OBDII. I professionally created various web development projects with PHP and Perl languages since 2002. I began working with Linux and FreeBSD in 2003 and I have been working as an admin for various servers like Debian and Ubuntu operating systems since 2005. I have founded to BACOMputer, which my first company on 2005, and I am still working as a software developer for my own company. I have created almost 250 web sites which are hosted in my re-seller account, and I can provide web hosting services also. You may easily reach some of website samples in my portfolio. I began working with clients through oDesk since 2009, and I have successfully completed many contracts between 2010 - 2014. The subjects of my recently works; ° Web scrapping / mail scrapping with PHP/cURL. My PHP codes also can be run as standalone programs on the linux shell and/or with crontab. ° OpenVPN authentication systems ° Creating Wordpress plugins and themes. HTML to Wordpress. ° PHP-MySQL works / Admin Panels. ° Delphi or PHP based text file conversion programs. * OPEN-WRT Linux distributions. ° Hosting services and transfers. ° Malware code cleaning on the sites and servers. (I have developed my own tools for finding malicious codes and infected files as quickly and efficiently) ° Decompiling/Tracing Flash applications/games. ° Radio, Audio stream program installations and configurations. Shoutcast, Icecast and Flashcast solutions. ° Software installation on Linux. Ftp servers, Apache, Nginx, PHP and MySQL installations/configurations. ° jQuery and resolving jQuery issues and conflicts. ° JWplayer, Flowplayer video player installations and delayed messages/auto redirecting projects ° Lightbox, Greybox, Laytbox and other jQuery (auto) popup solutions. ° .htaccess works (Mass redirections, SEO based links, permalinks)

$45.00 /hr
1,470 hours
4.99