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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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Unix shell Job Cost Overview

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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Time to Complete oDesk Unix shell Jobs

Time needed to complete a Unix shell project on oDesk.

Average Unix shell Freelancer Feedback Score

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

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Last updated: April 1, 2015

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Oscar Bass

Oscar Bass Agency Contractor

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

United States - Last active: 9 days 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
216 hours
4.98
Minh N.

Minh N.

Linux Admin / Freelaner SystemAdmin /AWS Ec2/ Ngin...

Vietnam - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 4

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. http://vincosolution.com/ My Blog: http://blog.vincosolution.com/ My Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=204192625 Security Portfolio: http://goo.gl/75iNSS http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/author/8194/ http://sangte.blogspot.com/ Hall of Fame: https://www.apachefriends.org/about.html - 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)

$38.89 /hr
1,727 hours
4.86
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
3,068 hours
4.89
Aaron Summers

Aaron Summers

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

United States - Last active: 1 day 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
5,481 hours
4.97
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
Vinoth kumar K.

Vinoth kumar K.

Expert Web Scraper, Automation Developer - Web/Des...

India - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 5

- Web Scraping/Crawling (using NodeJS, PhantomJS/CasperJS, CheerioJS, Python, PERL & Java) - General Automation (Web/Browser/Desktop) - Greasemonkey/Tampermonkey scripts - General Scripting (Python, PERL, Shell Scripting) - UNIX command-line tools, VIM Try me. You won't be disappointed. What have I got to offer? I’ve got some really good experience & expertise in automation (web & desktop - Linux, Win & OSX), quick scripting & general coding. You can always trust me with almost any automation/coding requirements (ex. unix command line tools, developing quick scripts, tweaking existing scripts, web scraping/crawling, creating APIs) at a fair price and a very quick turnover. When I deliver a piece of code/script, I’ll make sure that it is professionally written (to the highest quality & efficiency) and that it has a proper README file (on using it in your local system/host). For clients who are interested only in the output, I’m by all means fine to run it on my set of hosts and give them the expected output (in the requested format - TXT, CSV, JSON, XML, XSLX, DOCX, Insert directly into a DB etc.). Exclusive Experience? Web scraping & web crawling are clearly a part of automation and just here in oDesk, I’ve scraped close to 300 websites (all types - static pages, javascript/AJAX heavy websites, CAPTCHA posing websites, IP banning websites etc.) and I’m pretty comfortable with this. About me? I’m passionate about coding and so I always keep learning something new or look around github for some interesting projects to contribute. To me all programming languages are just a set of syntax rules - anyone with strong DS & Algorithm knowledge can learn and master them in days/weeks. Preferred OS: Linux, Preferred Editor: vim Work Style? My approach for any fixed price automation job is - 1. Analyse the requirements 2. Come up with a time & price estimate & Review it with the client 3. Develop a quick sample script 4. Generate a sample output of the code and send it to the client for suggestions/corrections 5. Tweak the script to accommodate the suggestions 6. Develop a full fledged perfect script 7. Run the script to get the final output 8. Send the output (and/or script according to the job) to the client for a ‘thumbs up’ 8. a. By this stage we shouldn’t be having any changes in script, but if at all the client has any last minute changes, I can accommodate them, give a fresh run/output 9. Send any other related stuff - like README file, if the script needs to be run at the client’s end 10. Get paid & reviewed 11. If unsatisfied, I’m willing to give back all the money paid by the client. If at all you want to interview me, I’m available at Skype (ID: vdraceil) Looking forward to many great work experiences.

$33.33 /hr
138 hours
5.00
Pavel Piatruk

Pavel Piatruk Agency Contractor

Linux system administrator

Belarus - Last active: 11 days ago - Tests: 11

I have great experience in * Linux maintenance (RHEL, Debian, Ubuntu) * Virtualization: (Vmware, Openvz, Virtuozzo, Xen, KVM), * Cloud hosting (Amazon EC2, AWS, S3), * Networking (dhcp, DNS:powerdns/bind/named, vpn: openvpn/pptp, firewalls: iptables/ipfw, qos, proxies), * Web servers (apache, nginx, lighttpd, tomcat), * 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), * Hosting panels (Cpanel/WHM, Plesk, Directadmin). Java, J2EE, Maven, JUnit(DTDUnit, JMock, StrutsTestCase, DBUnit), apache commons, SQL (pl-sql/MySQL/ORACLE/MS SQL), HTML, JS, AJAX, CSS, Spring, Struts, Tiles, ORM/Hibernate, XML, XSLT, Jasper, Ant, JMeter

Associated with: JazzTeam, NK Support
$27.78 /hr
1,307 hours
4.84
Mikolaj R.

Mikolaj R. Agency Contractor

PHP Developer with Frond-End and JavaScript skills

Poland - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 18

I have worked as a PHP developer for about 7 years for now. My experience in working on a wide range of projects allowed me to work with large corporations like Adidas, Reebook and Unilever - that kind of clients are very demanding and expect performance to the highest level. Thanks to that cooperation I know how necessary thing is good communication. I worked in a team of developers as well as on my own, additionally, I have experience as a team leader. Worked on small projects and some bigger ones that took over a year to complete. I am very much familiar with the latest technologies such as: PHP 5x (OOP), MySQL 5x/Postgresql 8+ (usually with ORM if needed), MVC Frameworks, jQuery, Mootools, DHTML, CSS3, HTML5, Youtube/Facebook/Twitter API to integrate projects with social media. All my applications are SEO optimized to play good with google and easy to work with SEO companies.

Associated with: Polcode
$32.00 /hr
2,433 hours
4.57
Aty P.

Aty P. Agency Contractor

Linux Server Admin, Security Expert, PHP MySQL, Wo...

India - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 41

Hi, My name is Aty. Over the last 7 years since 2007, I have led mufti-functional teams to execute on mission-critical engagements. I did job with large design firms in my starting career for 2-3 years. I then assembled a crack commando unit of the best people I encountered. We take on assignments, right-size the solution to the problem, and then use the team approach: an architect to ensure you have a platform suitable to your needs, razor sharp analysts to document the deliverable, creative designers for graphics, and masters of code. We then put very cheap SEO and maintenance folks to ensure your rankings remain at the top, and your site runs blazing fast. Each of these people bill at different rates, so you get maximum bang for your buck. When you hire anyone at Quinji, you hire the team resources. You will not suffer if someone is not available. We have the breadth of skills and depth of resources to ensure your project is on time and on budget. I am native US English speaker and this feedback is given to me by more than 20 different clients which they found a plus point while making conversation when they are outsourcing their work for better communication and understanding. Always available on Skype for voice or text during my working hours. I completed 2600+ hours on odesk with 4.96 star feedback out of 5 up to June 2014. Hope it will boost some confidence inside my capabilities to complete your assignments successfully. Looking forward to hear from you. ********************************************* My Technical Skills are as below: ------------------------------------------------ Security Expert -> SQLi/XSS, Trojan Removal, Malware and Malicious Code Removal, Security Configuring on servers, CSF, mod_security, DDos Attack, Phishing attack, Iframe, eval and base64 signature detection, VPS and Dedicated server Management, Monitoring, cloaking, pharma hacks, shell detection, spam blocking. Penetration testing, Nessus, Nmap, Metasploit, Maldet, Blackhole Exploits detection removal and others.. -------------------------------------- Developer -> PHP/MySQL, Core CMS -> Joomla, Drupal, WordPress, CakePHP, CodeIgnitor -------------------------------------- Social Framework -> SocialEngine, Dolphin, JomSocial, Community Builder. -------------------------------------- Ecommerce ->OScommerce, Magento, Cscart, ZenCart, BigCommerce, CBSubs, Virtuemart, Woocommerce -------------------------------------- Framework -> Cakephp, Codeignitor, Zend, Symfony. Yii -------------------------------------- Java Script Framework -> JQuery, JQuery UI, Mootools -------------------------------------- SEO/SEM -> OnPage SEO optimization so Search engines crawl all the required content automatically, Article Writing and Submission, Social Bookmarking, Link Building, Press Release, Directory Submission, Social Media, Traffic Generation, Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, Digg and so on with all Ethical Methods. Latest strategy according to Panda 4.4 algo follwed while doing SEO -------------------------------------- Desktop or Laptop Fixes -> I used Remote Desktop or Team Viewer to take access to client machines to fix their machines from spywares, Malwares, viruses or Trojans installed on their machines. ******************************** Hope once we start we will be in long term business relationship.

Groups: AWeber, BoonEx...
Associated with: Quinji
$30.00 /hr
2,808 hours
4.96
Murshed A.

Murshed A. Agency Contractor

Technical Director / Team Lead / Software Architec...

Bangladesh - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

Die hard coder, Unix server admin, Open source enthusiast, Localization Expert, PHP Expert, Apache-Solr ecosystem Expert, Unicode, Web geek. The wounded coder, determined not to stop before killing all bugs!! The samurai, bug hunter willing to create a bug free world for all humans!! PHP/MYSQL, Ruby On Rails, Joomla!, Wordpress, Drupal, PERL, Javascript, Prototype, jQuery, MooTools, PHP MVC frameworks (CodeIgniter, Zend Framework), Magento, Sphinx, Lucene, Apache Solr, Nutch, Web Services, Maria DB, Apache, Nginx, Memcache ... Do you have a tech challenge? Put me on...

Associated with: Samurai Geeks
$33.33 /hr
1,228 hours
4.54