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Enrique Conci, Unix Shell Scripting Developer in Córdoba, Cordoba, Argentina
Enrique Conci

Unix Shell Scripting Developer in Córdoba, Cordoba, Argentina

Member since November 16, 2012
Enrique is a Senior Unix System Administrator with extensive experience in Linux, AIX, HP-UX and Solaris. He specializes in task automation and deployment of large applications. He has over 5 years of experience in leading system administration teams and about 12 years working on Unix-based systems.
Enrique is now available for hire



  • Unix Shell Scripting, 12 years
  • Linux, 11 years
  • Unix/Linux Virtualization, 7 years
  • Apache, 5 years
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS), 3 years
  • Python, 2 years
  • Docker, 2 years
  • Google Cloud, 2 years
Córdoba, Cordoba, Argentina



Preferred Environment

Linux, Bash, KSH, Python

The most amazing...

...code I've ever written was on a project to build security algorithms for electronic debit cards.


  • IT Expert

    2013 - PRESENT
    HDMZ (via Toptal)
    • Headed the IT department.
    • Designed, supported, and managed the cloud infrastructure at Rackspace and Google Cloud.
    • Managed around 250 production websites and 500 development sites.
    • Developed custom tools for data analysis and automated tests.
    • Designed and developed custom IT solutions for company customers. Held on-site meetings and data gathering sessions.
    • Acted as a Linux/Cloud support specialist for customers and associates.
    • [NDA] Contributed to research and development projects.
    Technologies: Cloud Computing, High Availability, Apache, MySQL, Python, AWS, Rackspace
  • Enterprise Automation Team Lead

    2011 - PRESENT
    • Coordinated the productivity of ~25 Unix and Wintel administrators.
    • Reviewed and approved all proposed changes for the enterprise automation team.
    • Served as the technical authority on any Unix-related projects.
    • Handled technical customer service issues.
    • Worked as a technical consultant for hardware and software monitoring, as well as Unix automation systems.
    Technologies: AIX, HP-UX, Solaris, Linux, Tivoli Enterprise Console, Tivoli Monitoring, HP SIM, SunMC, TSCM, TADDM, IBM Director
  • AWS DevOps Engineer

    2016 - 2017
    JustPlay Solutions (via Toptal)
    • Designed, implemented, and configured the AWS cloud Infrastructure.
    • Acted as technical advisor for developers.
    • Configured a high-availability server environment.
    • Implemented a low-cost custom backup solution using S3 storage.
    • Advised the client about systems security and an additional component to improve the company's infrastructure.
    Technologies: AWS, Linux, Apache, MySQL, High Availability
  • DevOps Consultant

    2016 - 2016 (via Toptal)
    • Migrated the services to a new and secure environment.
    • Developed and implemented a new deployment process for the main application components.
    • Implemented monitoring systems for applications and server services.
    Technologies: Linux, Digial Ocean, Heroku, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, Papertrail
  • Technical Collaborator

    2014 - 2016
    Cloudlabs Inc. (via Toptal)
    • Created and supported App Store snapshots.
    • Developed and supported Python API wrappers for
    • Developed and supported Golang API wrappers for
    • Created several internal tools and applications.
    • Developed and implemented a container networking test suite.
    • Acted as a Linux support specialist for customers and associates.
    • Wrote technical articles in the blog.
    • Did research and development for special projects.
    Technologies: Python, Linux, Cloud Computing, Redis, MySQL, AWS, Golang, OpenVZ
  • DevOps

    2014 - 2015
    Will Oller Web Development (via Toptal)
    • Supported the client in developing his own continuous integration development environment.
    • Acted as technical consultant.
    Technologies: Continuous Integration Tools
  • Unix Team Coordinator

    2010 - 2011
    • Assigned and coordinated tasks for ~20 Unix Administrators.
    • Planned and executed all changes within the team.
    • Successfully resolved a number of critical and time-sensitive issues.
    • Gave the final authorization for all Unix products created by the team.
    • Handled technical customer service issues.
    Technologies: Linux, Solaris, HP UX, AIX
  • Unix System Administrator

    2008 - 2010
    • Planned and executed changes to the Unix system.
    • Handled Unix server patching and upgrading.
    • Managed the LVM, Veritas VM, and SunCluster.
    • Provided Veritas Cluster support.
    • Worked with large farms of over 5000 servers.
    • Developed automated scripts in Bash, Ksh, and Python.
    • Used automation tools including Opsware, SEA, and Tivoli Enterprise products to optimize and automate as much work possible.
    Technologies: Linux, Solaris, HP-UX, AIX
  • Unix Infrastructure Administrator. Coverage Support

    2007 - 2008
    • Provided coverage support for the Unix system.
    • Planned and executed complex changes to the system.
    • Handled patching tasks relating to the Unix servers.
    • Managed the LVM, Veritas VM, and SunCluster.
    • Supported the Veritas Cluster.
    Technologies: Linux, Solaris, HP-UX, AIX, Tru64
  • Unix System Administrator

    2006 - 2007
    • Worked as the primary contact for administration of the Unix system.
    • Resolved customer issues with the Unix system.
    • Managed the LVM and Veritas volumes and oversaw the SunCluster software.
    Technologies: Linux, Solaris, HP-UX, AIX
  • Infrastructure Department Lead

    2005 - 2006
    Vanguardia BS
    • Supported GNU/Linux server systems for local businesses.
    • Provided hardware support, assembly, and replacement.
    • Provided firewall administration.
    • Designed a backup log of the system tasks.
    • Oversaw web server administration.
    Technologies: Debian Linux, RHEL, Apache, Windows Server, Intel
  • Linux System Administrator

    2004 - 2006
    • Provided GNU/Linux server systems support for local businesses.
    • Developed a custom multiplatform tool based on rsync that creates backups for centralized desktop machine.
    • Supported, replaced, and assembled hardware.
    • Provided firewall and web server administration.
    Technologies: Debian Linux
  • Infrastructure Department Lead

    2004 - 2005
    • Provided IT support.
    • Installed and maintained a large number of desktop computers with Intel architecture.
    • Provided Linux and Win200x app server administration.
    • Installed, configured, and maintained custom media streaming services.
    • Provided hardware support, assembly, and replacement.
    Technologies: Windows 2003, Windows Media Services, Helix Media Streaming, Debian Linux


  • Linux Best Practices and Tips by Toptal Developers (Publication)
    This resource contains a collection of Linux best practices and Linux tips provided by our Toptal network members.
  • Enrique is a mentor in the Toptal Global Mentor’s Program. This program is a partnership between Toptal and General Assembly to provide high quality mentorship for students from minority and low income backgrounds who are looking to begin their careers as professional software engineers. Enrique shows commitment to diversity in tech by mentoring a General Assembly student every week for a year, covering everything from coding tips and tricks to advice on making it in the industry.


  • Languages

    Bash, Python, PHP, Go
  • Libraries/APIs

  • Tools

    GitHub, Git, Ansible, Apache, Asterisk, Systemd, Chef, lighttpd, Nginx, Veritas Cluster Server, Postfix, Sendmail, Bitbucket, VirtualBox
  • Paradigms

    Automation, DevOps, REST, Continuous Integration (CI), Agile Software Development
  • Platforms

    Google Cloud Engine, Rackspace Cloud, Docker, Solaris, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Linux, Rackspace, AIX, System V, AIXL, HP-UX
  • Storage

    Google Cloud, LVM, MariaDB, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Elasticsearch
  • Other

    Unix Shell Scripting, Task Automation, Unix/Linux Virtualization, Technical Project Management, System Administration, IT, DevOps Engineer, ModSecurity, Multithreading, Distributed File Systems, Unix Clustering
  • Frameworks



  • Certificate degree in Solaris Systems Administration
    2009 - 2010
    Sun Microsystems (CEDI Consulting) - Cordoba, Argentina
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering
    2001 - 2010
    National University of Cordoba - Cordoba, Argentina
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