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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.

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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.

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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.

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Devon Kurland

Devon Kurland

Linux System Administration Professional

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

With over 7 years of experience, I am prepared to tackle the most challenging requests in the wonderful realm of Linux and the web at large. I have experience not only with Linux, but also with Windows and Mac OS X. I also have a working knowledge of SQL, python, bash, and perl.

$50.00 /hr
1,893 hours
5.00
Rostyslav Y.

Rostyslav Y.

Linux Administrator and Speed Optimization Expert

Austria - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 2

Over 7 years of experience in: Platforms: VPS, EC2, Linode, Rackspace, Azure and DigitalOcean Linux: Ubuntu, Debian, CentOS Web servers: Nginx, Apache, PHP-FPM, HHVM, Memcached and Varnish Databases: MySQL, MariaDB, Percona Control panels: WHM, cPanel, Plesk, Webmin, Webuzo, Ajenti CMSs: WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, Magento, phpBB Mail: Exim, Sendmail, Postfix, deliverability Monitoring: Piwik, Munin, Monit DevOps: Vagrant, Docker, Puppet Advanced AWS setups, S3, RDS, ELB, Route 53, VPC Migrations and backups Server performance tuning and page speed optimization Reducing costs

$35.00 /hr
1,244 hours
5.00
Vladislav M.

Vladislav M.

Systems architect / Solution consultant

Bulgaria - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4

- Generating the highest level of system requirements, based on the user's needs and other constraints such as cost and schedule. - Ensuring that this set of high level requirements is consistent, complete, correct, and operationally defined. - Performing cost-benefit analyses to determine whether requirements are best met by manual, software, or hardware functions; making maximum use of commercial off-the-shelf or already developed components. - Partitioning large systems into (successive layers of) subsystems and components each of which can be handled by a single engineer or team of engineers or subordinate architect. - Generating products such as sketches, models, and prototypes to keep the user and the engineers constantly up to date and in agreement on the system to be provided as it is evolving. - Interfacing with the design and implementation engineers and architects, so that any problems arising during design or implementation can be resolved in accordance with the fundamental design concepts, and user needs and constraints. - Ensuring that a maximally robust design is developed. - Generating a set of acceptance test requirements, together with the designers, test engineers, and the user, which determine that all of the high level requirements have been met.

$66.67 /hr
4,111 hours
5.00
Dan C.

Dan C.

Expert PHP/JavaScript developer & AWS solutions ar...

Romania - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 2

I am a full stack software engineer specialized in building PHP / JavaScript based web applications. I'm also focused on cloud computing, more specifically on AWS (Amazon Web Services). In my experience in software development, I have played a key role in planning, architecting, building, releasing & maintaining software products. In 2012, I cofounded Sitedity, a start-up based in Brasov, Romania that provides a website creation platform for small businesses and individuals (SaaS). Here are some of the technologies that I'm focusing on: PHP / JavaScript / CoffeeScript / HTML5 / CSS3 / RDBMSs (MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite, etc.) / NoSQL DBs (Redis, MongoDB, etc.) AWS / EC2 / S3 / CloudFront / DynamoDB / SimpleDB / RDS / CloudFormation

$60.00 /hr
1,050 hours
5.00
Nikolay C.

Nikolay C.

Brainbench certified JSE/JEE dev, DB dev, Sys-Arch

Ukraine - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 11

Would you like to find a powerful Java-dev? If so, please read further... 1. Intentions I'm working as a free-lancer more than 2 years already, and worked > 12 years in scientific and software engineering areas. I'm here because I'm looking worldwide for interesting work related to software development using the following technologies (some or all): - Java 5/6/7 (JSE, Swing, CORBA, Web Services, etc.) - JEE5/6 (EJB3, JSF, Hibernate, etc.) - GWT, Spring, Struts, etc. - And other JSE/JEE-related frameworks - GlassFish, Tomcat, JBoss, Jetty, etc. - JME (CLDC 1.1, MIDP 2.0) and Android - Maven, Ant, etc. - Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL and other DBMS - Some sub-tasks could be related to C/C++ with STL (but NOT the whole project!) - UML and/or Agile Modeling - Well-organized Agile processes - Etc. It would be nice to be involved into software concepts and architecture development. Also it would be nice to have possibilities for applying my initiative and creativity. I'm ready to work as a free-lancer for the beginning up to 40+ hours per week), and you may hire me as a full-time employee as well. I'm ready to move mostly to any country or city. In such case I'm ready to start as a developer (or senior developer), but with possibility to grow up to TL, and further up to SA or PM (of course, starting from TL or SA would be nice). 2. Education - University Master Degree in the area of Informatics and Computer Systems 3. General Skills I have a wide working and scientific experience with dozens of technologies (> 14 years). The most deep experience I have with the following techs: - JSE5/6 and J2SE (Java Core, Multithreading, AWT, Java2D, Swing, CORBA, WebServices, Networking, etc.) - since 1998 - JEE5 (EJB3, Hibernate3, JSF, CometD, Jetty, Tomcat, JBoss, GlassFish) - about of 5 years - J2ME (CLDC 1.1, MIDP 2.0, WMA) - about a year - Other Java techs (Jakarta Commons, Log4J, Velocity, Maven, Ant, etc.) - many years - Android development (support about 0.5 years) - C/C++ and STL - since 1995 (STL from 2001) - Oracle 9i/10g, MySQL, PostgreSQL, InterBase - since 2000 - OOA/OOD/OOP and UML Modeling - since 1995 (UML from 2001) Large experience with the following platforms and tools: - Windows - since 1995 - Linux/UNIX - since 1997 - MS Office (incl. Visio and Project) and Star/OpenOffice - since 1997 - IntelliJ IDEA, NetBeans, Eclipse - since 2001 - C++Builder and Delphi - since 2000 - PL/SQL Developer - since 2005 - Enterprise Architect and other UML tools (Rational Rose, Poseidon, etc.) - since 2001 Git, SVN and CVS - since 2001 Management Skills - since 2004 (worked on TL and PM positions) Architect Skills - since 2000 (designing concepts, business models and architectures for quite complex scientific, B2C and B2B applications) Language Skills: - Russian - native - English - fluent, working language since 2001, ~1000 pages of docs written - German - intermediate (quite fluent, but non-perfect) - Ukrainian - can understand in 100%, cannot speak/write fluently 4. Contacts - You can contact me via oDesk. Usually online (GMT): - 10:00am - 5:00pm - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

$40.00 /hr
13,988 hours
5.00
Evgeny S.

Evgeny S.

AJAX, C++, Python, C#, Client-Server

Russia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

I am independent C++/Python/C#/Java developer and I am looking for the opportunity to design and build a system from the ground up for you. I have experience with following technologies: - C++, Python, JavaScript, C#, Java, Scala - Nginx, Gunicorn, Gevent, Django, Flask, jQuery, Twitter Bootstrap, Apache. - MS SQL, DynamoDb, Amazon SDB, MySQL, Redis, SQLite, NoSQL. - Linux, Amazon EC2, SQS, SNS, S3. - Win32 API, Android, NDK, GTK, HTML5, WinForms, MFC, VCL - Git, SVN, Mercurial. I'm also eager to extend my experience in cutting edge technologies and programming languages like Rust, Golang, Erlang, Haskell...

$50.00 /hr
2,229 hours
5.00
George Saliba

George Saliba

Electronics Design Engineer / Programmer

Malta - Last active: 8 hours ago - Tests: 9

Fully qualified electronics design engineer with over 10 years experience in the design of electronic systems. I have experience in various area of electronic design including: embedded systems, analog circuits, high power switching controls, low power battery operated devices, wireless designs, microcontroller (AVR, ARM, PIC...) systems and design of high performance processor systems running embedded Linux. My primary EDA is Altium Designer.

$40.00 /hr
6,946 hours
5.00
Ivan T.

Ivan T.

Ruby / Rails Architect w/ scaling exp. 8 yrs, 12k...

Russia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

Independent full-stack developer / technical architect skilled in: * Ruby / Ruby on Rails (from edge to legacy) * Scalable, decentralized (modular) applications architecture * Databases: relational (PostgreSQL, MySQL), NoSQL (Redis, Riak, MongoDB, Neo4j), big-data-specific (Google BigQuery, Amazon Redshift) * Background jobs processing: Sidekiq, Resque, delayed_job * Message queuing: RabbitMQ (AMQP) * Client-side tech (HTML5 / CSS3 / JavaScript [native / AngularJS]) * RESTful APIs implementation, integration with any third-party APIs, data harvesting from sites which do not provide an API * Social media integration (authentication, querying, publishing): Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, and more * Process: TDD/BDD with RSpec, Cucumber, Capybara, Zeus, Guard * Rails applications deploy, monitoring, maintenance: Heroku, Amazon EC2, Linode, Heroku) * Amazon Web Services infrastructure: EC2, S3, Glacier, Redshift,.. * Version control systems: svn, git (with GitFlow, GitHub Flow workflows) As a back-end technical architect / developer, I can develop scalable and stable multi-node server-side applications and also can evaluate your Ruby/Rails application and make suggestions on possible optimizations / refactoring / adopting best practices. As a team lead, I can divide, regroup, prioritize and delegate tasks to developers, consult developers on best practices, ensure high overal quality of software product. I like challenges, have solid skills of problem solving, do not require supervision to successfully perform my duties. Dependability is also one of my key strenghts (never left my work half-done / half-functioning). If my current rate fits your project's budget, contact me to discuss technical and other aspects — I'm looking forward to it.

$100.00 /hr
12,686 hours
5.00
Alex Fortuna

Alex Fortuna

Senior Ruby on Rails Developer / Development Consu...

Russia - Last active: 26 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
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
1,469 hours
4.99