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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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  1. Nick C.

    Nick C.

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

    United States - Last active: 01/06/2012 - Tests: 5

    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
  2. Nazaruddin Adha

    Nazaruddin Adha

    IT Professinal with 11 Years experience

    Malaysia - Last active: 11/09/2014

    I am an energetic, ambitious person who has developed a mature and responsible approach to any task that I undertake, or situation that I am presented with. As a graduate with eleven years’ worth of experience in IT and management which covered IT Service Design Management, Service Operation, Service Transition, Pre-Sale and Post-Sale for Infrastructure Services, Solution Architecture , Security, Virtualization, Storage, System Development , Disaster Recovery and Cloud Computing. I am excellent in working with others to achieve a certain objective on time and with excellence. Take pride in ability to effectively combine corporate objectives and values with personal and professional goals and work ethics. Employ proactive management and strong leadership techniques to generate accomplishment - driven workplace environment, resulting in employee loyalty. Build and foster strategic business relationships and maintaining customer satisfaction at all levels. NON-TECHNICAL SKILL IT Service Management ♦ IT Service Operation ♦ IT Service Transition ♦Technical Documentation & Training ♦ Leadership & Mentoring ♦ Technical Research ♦ Solution & Architecture ♦ Change Management ♦ IT Infra & Operation ♦ Capacity and Demand Management ♦ Backup & Restore Operation ♦ IT Project Management & Coordination ♦ Data Centre and Infra Operation Support ♦ Compliance & Security ♦ IT Audit ♦ Team Management ♦ Process Development & Improvement ♦ Service Delivery ♦ ITIL ♦ TECHNICAL SKILL Operating System (Windows 2003, 2008, Linux and UNIX) ♦ Directory Services (Active Directory Domain and Federation Services, Novell e-Directory Services) ♦ Server Virtualization and Application Hosting (VMware 3.X, 4.X and 5.X, Citrix XEN Desktop, Citrix XEN App, RHEV, PROXMOX) ♦ Cloud Technology (VCLOUD, OPENSTACK, OPENSHIFT, OWNCLOUD) ♦ Disaster Recovery (VMware Site Recovery Manager, Net App Snap Mirror) ♦ Storage (SAN, NAS, ISCSI and DAS) (Net App , IBM , HP Left Hand, Nimble Storage, SAN Fabric Design and Implementation, FCP and iSCSI) ♦ System Management (Microsoft System Center Operation Manager 2008 (SCOM), Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), V Center Management Server, V Center Operation Manager) ♦ Security (Public Key Infrastructure, Certification Authority, Smart Card Management System, Encrypting File System, Firewall, Hardening) ♦ Messaging (Microsoft Exchange 2003, 2007,Lotus Notes Mail Services) ♦ Network Services (Active Directory DNS, Novell DHCP services, Microsoft WINS) ♦ File and Print Services (Microsoft Distributed File System (DFS), Microsoft Print Services, Novell File Servers Services, Novell Distributed Print Services) ♦ Data Backup and Recovery Solutions (Net App Virtual Tape Library, Back Bone Backup Solution, Symantec Net Backup, VERITAS Backup Exec) ♦ Switching and Routing (Solid TCP/IP knowledge on Tier three LAN, IP VPN) ♦ Hardware (IBM, Dell, HP- Blade and Tower Server, Rack mount and pedestal server (HP, IBM, UCS, Dell), ♦ Project Management Tools (Microsoft Visio, Primavera, Open Project, Alfresco ) ♦ PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE ITIL 2011 - IT Service Management Foundation Certified ♦ VCP5 - VMware Certified Professional 5 ♦ VCA-DV - VMware Certified Associate – Datacenter Virtualization ♦ VSP - VMware Sales Professional ♦ VTSP - VMware Technical Sales Professional ♦ CCA - Citrix Certified Administrator ♦ CLOUDU Certified ♦ Backup Academy Certified Professional ♦ Net App – Accredited Storage Architect Professional (ASAP) ♦ CAREER HIGHLIGHTS Award: i. Delivered multiple project as per schedule and budget ii. Successfully delivered end to end services including project assessment, infrastructure design proposal, lead implementation team , project management, solution architecture for more than 100 infrastructure project which include but not limited to VMware virtualization, VDI, Xen App, Xen Desktop, SAMBA4, Email Migration, Storage, Disaster Recovery, System Security, Cloud Solution, Backup, Infrastructure, System Development and Monitoring Solution

    $50.00 /hr
    0 hours
  3. Colin Edwards

    Colin Edwards

    Salesforce and Microsoft Dynamics CRM Administrator

    Canada - Last active: 08/08/2014 - Tests: 1

    Hi, I'm new to oDesk and while I developing my profile and get some experience using the oDesk profile. Don't hesitate to checkout my Linkedin profile at I’m a Salesforce and Microsoft Dynamics CRM Administration specializing in implementation, customization, data management, architecture and business strategy. Salesforce and Dynamics CRM are both excellent CRM solutions that are extremely robust, flexible and facilitates efficiencies across wide range of industries. Here are some examples of what I can do for you: Salesforce and Dynamics CRM: - CRM Deployment Strategies and User Adoption - Implement new instances of Salesforce / Dynamics CRM - Create Custom Objects, Custom Fields, Page Layouts and Related Lists - Data Clean Up (Data Migration and Merge duplicate records) - Develop, Configure and Repair Workflow Rules - Manage existing and create new user accounts - Create HTML / Text based Email Templates - Design User Profiles and Role Hierarchy - Manage security settings and Permission Sets - Generate Salesfroce / SSRS Reports - Configure dashboards - Integrate 3rd party application on Salesforce / Microsoft Dynamics - Dynamics CRM On-Premises architecture design with Microsoft technology stack Business Services: - CRM Project Management - CRM Requirement Gathering and testing - Address company-specific needs to increase user adoption

    $50.00 /hr
    0 hours
  4. Gregory Smith

    Gregory Smith

    Expert in Microsoft and Security

    United States - Last active: 07/02/2014 - Tests: 4

    I've saved organizations hundreds of thousands of dollars in licensing costs with new purchases and Enterprise Agreement, Software Assurance, and Select licensing programs. Beyond that, I also implement the systems (Servers, virtualization with Hyper-V and/or VMware), on premise or "in the cloud" with Office 365 and Azure. I have strong knowledge of HIPAA and security and bring value to compliance programs and security initiatives. CISSP, MCSE, MCSA, MCITP, and more...

    $150.00 /hr
    0 hours
  5. James Glenn

    James Glenn

    Network and Systems Administrator

    United States - Last active: 02/06/2014

    I am currently a Systems Administrator for a city but am looking for supplemental income. I have a high level of experience with VMware (virtualization), Wifi administration and setup, server hardware, Windows Servers, networking, desktop administration, Citrix, Mobile Device Management (MDM), Firewall Security, Disaster Recovery, future infrastructure planning and design.

    $111.11 /hr
    0 hours
  6. Natalie B.

    Natalie B.

    Tech Savvy Administrative Assistant

    United States - Last active: 10/31/2014 - Tests: 14

    My fundamental objective is to secure projects which utilize my best skills, while contributing to the growth and success of your business . I have over 15 years of experience working in various industries in an administrative capacity from customer service, administrative assistant and office manager to successfully operating my own business. I gained a tremendous amount of experience operating my own business in the Real Estate Industry, specifically Property Management and Property Services. My basic key functions in these positions included, but were not limited to, data entry, email correspondence, delegating tasks, accounts receivable, accounts payable, budget analysis, internet research, network administration, IT technical support, scheduling travel arrangements, professional networking, managing employees and independent contractors, creating work schedules, project management, and maintaining quality assurance. I've developed and implemented workflow strategies to maximize efficiency in day to day operations. I have outstanding analytical skills and frequently evaluate processes and procedures for improvement. Whether you're building a new business or have an established business and need to delegate time consuming tasks to a competent assistant or have specific projects to execute, I'm qualified to complete a multitude of assignments. I have extensive business and technological knowledge and experience, and can type 75wpm without error; please see my oDesk test scores and certifications for verification.

    $25.00 /hr
    0 hours
  7. Muhammad zia ur rehman R.

    Muhammad zia ur rehman R.

    Admin / It / Support Service / HR / Operation

    Saudi Arabia - Last active: 07/23/2014 - Tests: 1

    -7-8 year Experence in Project Administration & Office Administration etc -Expert in business and management principles. -Remarkable ability to establish principles and procedures for personnel management. -Excellent interpersonal/communication skills. Interacted with all levels from executives and administration personnel to customers and staff, covering all ends of the spectrum. -Solid professional standards; excellent track record of dependability. Maintain focus on achieving results while formulating and implementing business solutions to meet a diversity of needs. -Advanced technical solutions that boost productivity and efficiency across the organization. Quickly identify problem areas and implement effective solutions to meet goals. -Consistently recognized by colleagues for cross-discipline talents in needs analysis, troubleshooting and problem resolution in fast-paced environments. -Managed all aspects of business operations including inventory control, bookkeeping. -Natural leadership approach to projects and tasks taking the initiative to create maximum results. -Proactive positive team player with excellent communications both written and verbal. -Talented relationship developer with both internal and external customers.

    $38.89 /hr
    0 hours
  8. Craig Petronella

    Craig Petronella

    IT Expert

    United States - Last active: 01/23/2014 - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    Over the last 23 years, I have helped businesses become more profitable by leveraging technology and turning technology into an asset opposed to a liability. I have developed a wide range of IT Infrastructures custom designed based on the business' requirements and needs using Cisco, VMware ESXi, VMware Server, Microsoft Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012, Windows 7, Windows 8, SBS, Exchange Server, IIS, DNS, from small businesses to Enterprise clients. I have experience with Blade Servers, as well as Sans. I use multi-layered approaches as well best-practices with security.

    $99.00 /hr
    0 hours
  9. Alejandro Menor Graf

    Alejandro Menor Graf

    BEng (IT) | MBA Candidate | ITIL Certified | Sr. Windows Server Admin

    Argentina - Last active: 05/24/2014 - Tests: 4

    Young Computer Science Engineer with 9+ years of experience in different IT roles such as Logical Access, Storage and Backup & Recovery Administrator. Flexible, creative, and service-oriented. Diversified IT skill sets covering programming in different languages, security administration and server management to name a few. MBA Candidate ITIL Certified and Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt with knowledge in ISO and IRAM standards. Excellent English speaker (lived abroad) with native Spanish.

    $17.00 /hr
    0 hours
  10. Dirk Asmus

    Dirk Asmus

    Network / Server Admin and Expert

    Germany - Last active: 06/22/2014 - Tests: 2

    - Designing, implementing and troubleshooting networks from L1 to L7, including firewalling, security, documentation (Cisco, Checkpoint, Juniper SA, Linux, other) - Linux: installation, administration, troubleshooting (Debian, Ubuntu, Redhat, Suse) - Windows Server 2003 to 2008 R2, Installation, Configuration, Troubleshooting - Citrix XenApp/ XenDesktop 6.5, Configuration, Troubleshooting, Installation, Design - IT concepts, processes, documentation - IT security knowledge (SSL, common issues) Programming skills: perl, powershell, c, visual basic, .net, sh Searching for some little work or projects to do in my spare time to stay fit and educated.

    $44.44 /hr
    0 hours