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Windows administration refers to remote desktop, server and network support for Microsoft Windows operating systems. On Upwork, freelance system administrators can design, install and evaluate your Windows system, provide your clients with high quality technical support, migrate your server from Windows 2003 or Windows 2008 (and 2008 R2) to Windows 2012, and configure your system security (anti-virus software and Windows Firewall).

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Stephen S.

Stephen S.

Business Analyst and Project Manager

United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

Linked in Profile ssalaka 15+ years of varied industry experience (including extensive consultation work with large cap and fortune 500 organizations) in both software development and systems engineering as well as overall project management and client development/consulting; significant experience with Linux and Windows (mixed) environments and programming experience (including C#, JAVA, C/C++, shell scripting, and SQL), an MBA in Information Technology, and a solid understanding of complete systems lifecycle development/deployment/and support with a solid focus on applying process optimization strategies (Lean, TQM, 6 Sigma, etc...) My overall career path has been extremely varied, covering a wide range of tasks, duties and responsibilities (in an extensive breadth of industries) The main focus has been working in a (C#/JAVA/MSSQL) development;(Windows/Linux) deployment environment, designing and developing application/systems architecture for large scale portal (clustered and virtualized) applications, managing both development and server teams, designing and implementing systems security components, and deploying and managing network/infrastructure resources. Additional responsibilities have included client development/consulting, the integration of developed solutions into client project deployments, offshore team coordination, following development best practices to produce tested, integrated and fully-documented software solutions for Linux and Windows platforms (including Windows Mobile), and large scale systems roll out and deployments using both clustered (both hardware and software based) and virtualized (VMware) technologies. Business Level Japanese, JLPT Level 2 Conversational Spanish/German Specialties: Project Management, Software Development, Software Architecture, Systems Engineering/Architecture, Network Engineering, Programming, Troubleshooting/Maintenance, System Security, Software Architect, JPLT 2kyuu, DBA, MCTS, MCPD, MCSE 2003, SCJD 1.6, Security+, Lean Agent Certification, PMP, Six Sigma Black Belt Process Optimization

$125.00 /hr
0 hours

Daniel Z.

Daniel Z.

Highly skilled API integrator, PHP (ZF) Coder and Project Manager

Poland - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 6

Goal: Project and develop high quality apps for your success. Profile: OOPHP & Zend coding, IT consulting and business analyst, project coordinator and manager, Other skills: Apache, Bind, SSH, bashscripting, Memcached, Github, Solaris, Oracle, MySQL, Radius, AD, expert knowlegde of many *ux and windows systems Advantage: Project and implementation of many web apps. Most of it projected and developed by myself using Zend Framework, Google API (youtube, gdata), social API (twitter, facebook). Some of it integrated with operating systems or AAA software (radius, ldap). Usually Design Patterns were used (like Template Method, Version of Control, DAO, Dependency Injection, Decorator and so on). Some application built upon a structure of web services (XML, REST, JSON), some using jQuery and AJAX. Tools and technologies: Apache, radius, bind, ldap, Zend Framework, XML, SOAP, Linux, Linux daemons, Memcached, Sockets, REST, JSON, Oracle, MSSQL, MySQL, Design patterns, MVC, SVN, BASH, PHPUnit, Xdebug, Unit testing, Google Youtube API, Google Gdata API, Google Maps API, Facebook API, PayU API

100% Job Success
$35.00 /hr
1,949 hours

Aleksey K.

Aleksey K.

ITSM consultant, Project manager, SysAdm, C# dev, DBA

Russia - Tests: 3

I've much experience in project management, system administration, DBA and software development. I took a part in ITSM process involvement at my previous and current job. I'm familiar with ITIL: I've implemented IncM, ChgM and CfgM in these companies, built service desk. I has skills of Manage Engine Service Desk and Omnitracker software. Also I professionally worked with Windows-based infrastructure (Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Hyper-V, AD, GP, Exchange 2003/2007). I worked also with several generation of HP Proliant servers (DL, ML series oG3-G6 ) and I have work experience with Dell, Supermicro and Intel I worked SharePoint 2003/2007 about 6 years.

$20.00 /hr
46 hours

Giles Day

Giles Day

Independant IT Consultant (anything Windows)

Canada - Tests: 7

I am an IT professional working in the government, looking to broaden my experience and fill in some spare time. I am very good with Excel, providing technical support, and writing scripts to automate tasks performed in the Microsoft Windows environment.

100% Job Success
$40.00 /hr
134 hours

Victoria R. Agency Contractor

IT Consultant, Sys Admin, Exchange, Fortigate, MSSP, 20+Years

United States - Tests: 2

I have been in the IT industry for over 20 years. I was an IT Director for 10 years. I have a very broad range of experience in the industry ranging anywhere from setting up a new desktop to designing and implementing a network. During my 20+ years, I have managed many projects and always exceed expectations. I also have expert training in Accounting, both Cost Accounting and Bookkeeping. I am seeking opportunities to work with companies and offer my expert IT or Accounting skills.

Associated with: Davik Consulting, Inc. Agency

$33.33 /hr
62 hours

Nick C.

Nick C.

Network Administration - Windows, Citrix, Xendesktop, VMWare, Desktop

United States - Tests: 1

I excel in helping businesses achieve their goals thru the use of technology. I spent 10 years in Fortune 100 and am now gainfully employed with a smaller local firm helping them achieve similiar results. I can provide the most basic Windows support (either onsite or local) or help to engineer a large virtual environment, either onsite on in the cloud utilizing VMWare, Citrix Xendesktop or Xenserver. Windows Server 2003 & 2008R2, Exchange and MS Office Applications are native to me and can help to assist with office automation. Additionally, I can help to lower your telecommunication costs (wireless,landline,network, cellular, etc) by analyzing your invoices and finding lower cost solutions or negotiating with your current provider. My work ethic is of the highest caliber and you will be totally satisfied with the level of service I provide. I am based in South Florida and have worked nationwide with many different types of users giving each one the respect and attention they deserve.

$33.33 /hr
2 hours

Ismet Dumlupinar

Ismet Dumlupinar

MCITP (System Administration), MCT, MCSA, MCSD: Web Applications

Turkey - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 13

Experienced System Specialist, MCSA/MCITP/MCSD. In-depth knowledge of business operations and Information Tecnology Systems, project management, enterprise system integrations and information security with over eight years with hands on experience as an Enterprise Administrator and Network Manager in Windows Server 2003 & Windows Server 2008 environments. Experience in hardware and software virtualization using VMware and Hyper-V and App-V. Practiced understanding Active Directory, Group Policies, NPS, NAP, Exchange, SQL Server, Dynamics CRM, ERP, PKI and DFS. Experience as a corporate Microsoft/Certification trainer at one of gold certified partners of Microsoft. Proficent in Server 2012 and 2008 (inc.Server Core edition), Hyper-V, switches and many other technologies. I have been highly involved in server virtualization for seven years and am proficient in both VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V. I am also providing consulting services for web applications. I am a member of DotNetNuke Corp Internationalization Team and I'm working to expand product features to fully support Turkish localization. I am always looking for new opportunities to develop my skills. Check my Microsoft Profile below:

Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

90% Job Success
$45.00 /hr
2,422 hours

Eugeniu L.

Eugeniu L. Agency Contractor

Project Management, IT outsourcing, Web development, SEO

Moldova - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 13

Areas of expertise: - Web design and development: HTML5/CSS3/JQuery/PHP/MySQL/Wordpress. - Multimedia apps, flash games, e-learning applications, interactive movies in Flash AS2/AS3 - Android/iOS apps and casual games - Project management process and tools Jira, Asana, Trello, Redmine, Basecamp - A deep understanding of the entire web development life cycle - The ability to understand customer requirements and convert that into actionable tasks - Good web testing skills - Very responsible and reliable person My recent on-site position was head of web department, managing projects for UK customers. I can manage any design/development/QA/SEO team. I have experience in on-site and in off-site freelance project management including collaboration with oDesk contractors and companies using oDesk team software. Contact me in case if you are in trouble with your contractors. I know the story when the result seems to be so close but the "development" is never ending and you just paying new and new bills. I have a proven problem solving experience and know how to turn your project back into the right direction. Looking for partnership? Want to get your own outsourcing company in the middle of Europe at very competitive price? Contact me today. More details at

Associated with: Outsourcing Agency

80% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
47 hours

Fernando Burgoa Huayhuata

Fernando Burgoa Huayhuata Agency Contractor

Test to assure it works, QA to be the best of the best.

Bolivia - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

I am perfectionist to the limit, I like to test things and to push until it is pixel perfect, when I have to describe a functionality problem I give as much detail as I can so the repair is done in the smallest period of time. I am organized and structured, I am a professional that get the things done. When I work in a team I like to be the one that helps to get things better, not only the one that finds errors, there is a huge difference there, and I be leave that the team work is the soul of a development team.

Associated with: Globalnexo

100% Job Success
$7.78 /hr
5,315 hours

Faisal Mushtaq

Faisal Mushtaq

Technologist & Business Expert

Pakistan - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 1

Over eighth years of experience in IT Operations, Network Administration and IT Technical Support along with my services for HR, Billing and Operations Departments for department restructuring. During the years, I've developed my skills in professional letter writing along with in my area of specialization i.e, Network Administration. I look forward to do more to explore and prove my multi-dimensional abilities.

$13.00 /hr
3 hours