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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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Usman Abrar

System Administrator

Pakistan - Tests: 1

Configure Web host automation software Helm and Cpanel on linux and Windows platform for ease of hosting environment using IceWarp Merak , IIS, MsSQL, MySQL, FTP, AwStats, ,MDaemon), DNS Server. Linux Expert. VM-Ware ESX Expert. Mail Server Postfix, exim qmail LAN / WAN technologies and their implementation in complex connectivity scenarios

$5.11 /hr
0 hours

Manish S.

Subject Matter Expert in Microsoft Technology (Implementation Expert)

India - Portfolio: 1

Technically sophisticated & result driven professional with ITIL 2011, MCSA, RHCE & CCNA with nearly 6 years of experience in Networking and System Administration/ Support. Along with qualifications in M. Sc in Computer Science Technology & Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application.  Insightful experience in implementation, operations and support functions of mission- critical business solutions using IT as a tool.  Well developed skills in providing technical solutions based on various Operating Systems, Applications Concepts & Servers, cutting across a broad range of Networking/System Technologies.  Demonstrated strengths in maintaining the entire IT Infrastructure at client site covering all issues related to SW/HW & Networking. Exposure to administration across multiple locations.  Competent in planning, implementation, configuration and maintenance including troubleshooting. Recognized as an important resource in a team.  Acknowledged performer with high analytical, interpersonal skills and problem solving skills. Excellent communication skills, enriched with logical reasoning.  An effective communicator with strong team management, leadership, analytical and coordination abilities Systematic and organized with quick adaptability to changing trends and processes. Proficient in English & Hindi. System/Networking Projects o Leading the team of technical professionals during the development stages. o Managing IP allocation and ensuring minimal downtime of machines. o Installing and configuring the hardware/ software/ mail servers, ensuring optimal performance. Technical Support/ Troubleshooting o Conducting periodic reviews with the customer and analyzing calls and their trends to take proactive measures to reduce knowledge-based calls. o Suggesting improvements in the operations and processes to make the system foolproof. Technical Skill Set Operating Systems: o 06 years Windows Servers (2008, 2003,2000) o 05 years Linux (SuSE, Redhat, Centos, Debian, Ubuntu) o 04 years MacOS X (Desktop) o 02 Years Fortigate Product Support i.e. 60C, 80C, 200D Microsoft Network o Knowledge of Implementation of AD, Domain Controller, MS Exchange Server, MOSS. o Implementation and performance tuning of Windows 2003 Server environment for client’s operations. o ADS like “creating child domain, OU’s, replication, creating and maintaining user accounts”. o Managed systems configuration and maintenance, problem troubleshooting, system and program security. o Managed Applications and program management, planning and directing upgrades, and testing operations to ensure optimum system functionality. System/Networking: o Complete understanding of TCP/IP, UDP, ICMP. o Network troubleshooting, LAN IP Accounting & Various Server configurations o Physical network maintenance and upgrades & Basic switch and router maintenance o FortiGate Firewall working Experience, i.e. 60C, 80C, 200D. o DHCP , SNMP , Load Balancing , MRTG, IPTraf, TCPDUMP etc. Security: o Advanced knowledge of Linux security o Secure internet services, with squid Proxy and Iptables firewall. o Security Policy Designing, Implementation o Firewalls (Iptables, Netgear, IP Filter, Fortinet) o LAN/WAN security, Network/Host Security Auditing, Vulnerability Scanning (Nessus). Software: o Apache HTTP/HTTPS servers (versions 1.3.x/2.0). o DNS (BIND 4/8/9) POP, IMAP, IMAPS. o Mail Services (Postfix, QMail, Zimbra, Postfix, MS Exchange 2007&2010) o Antivirus Packages (Symantec Endpoint Protection, Trend Micro PC-cillin ) o X Window System (configuring servers, desktops, application servers, XDM) o Packages & Tools (SCSM 2012, MIIS, MOSS, Sugar CRM, Vtiger CRM, JIRA, Joomla) Database Administration: o MySQL, MSSql (Installation, Configuration, Backup schedule, ) Programming/Scripting: o Intermediate level, mostly systems automation and maintenance tasks. o Batch & Shell scripting. Hardware: o Met with Vendors to provide new technology (Software, Hardware, Tools, and Device) to enhance the Windows network architecture o All forms of x86 hardware (from laptops to quad Xeon CPU servers) o Cisco routers/switches/terminal servers o Lots of co-location facility experience, large server installations, racking, power management, etc

$8.89 /hr
0 hours

Balamurugan M

BI Qlikview Developer / Microsoft .Net Developer

India - Tests: 5

6 years of IT Industry in Business Intelligence, Dashboard Design, Data Modeling, ETL Activities, Team Management skills. Experience in Qlikview, Tableau, SQL Server, MSBI with Sales, Finance, Manufacturing, Access Control/Security Domain I have a added knowledge in Microsoft Visual Studio .Net Technologies / Visual Basic 6 / Excel VBA / Access VBA / MS Access / SQL Server(SSMS/SSIS/SSRS) / Crystal Report / Qlikview 11.2 / HTML / VBScript / Javascript / MS Excel / MS Powerpoint /Lotus Domino Development.

$11.11 /hr
0 hours

Sankalpana K.

Sankalpana K.

Experienced codeigniter Developer

Sri Lanka - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

Programmer with OOP background , over two years employed as , Java SE developer PHP developer SQL DB designer joomla/codeigniter/wordpress designer Seeking for jobs that can complete with experience in developing comprehensive algorithms and data-processing logics .

$5.56 /hr
4 hours

Susiri Gunasekara

Susiri Gunasekara

System Administrator

Sri Lanka - Tests: 3

I am a system administrator with over five years’ experience. I’m also a good Team member, equipped with powerful communication and coordination skills, fully committed to provide a technical solution to fit at best the customer requirements without neglecting the quality of the final product. I would love to be a part of the system engineering that makes changes to the way people work with technology. • Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) • Microsoft Certified System Administrator (MCSA) • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)

$5.50 /hr
0 hours

Tea Trebižan

Tea Trebižan

IT enthusiast with experience in various fields

Slovenia - Tests: 2

I am an experienced computer technician, working mainly with troubleshooting and resolving various computer, network and software issues. My expertise are Microsoft Windows Desktop administration, computer security and basic network configuration and support. I'm also conducting workshops about basic computer skills and internet services. For myself, I would say that I'm a cultivated and open minded person with good social and organizational skills. I also quickly adopt to stressful situations that acquire quick problem solving.

$23.00 /hr
0 hours

Emin Aliyev

Emin Aliyev

Lead Network and Voip Engineer , Project management

Azerbaijan - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 4

Primary responsibility around supporting technology solution for large Enterprise network infrastructure worldwide. Including participating in the low level technical details, following the implementation instructions and supporting the implementation / project transition Trobleshooting hardware and software problem Implement business and customer requirements into solid and stable network infrastructure solutions Work on areas for improvement in internal processes along with possible solutions Working on migration projects and maintain list of current projects/tasks Keep up-to-date diagrams of network topology and connections at all sites Take part in the analysis and evaluation of vendor supplied software and hardware products in accordance with TR requirements and specifications. Executing projects and tasks independently and with limited direct supervision Evaluates networking technologies, software, systems, and services to develop technical solutions, keeps abreast of vendor products and services commercially available in the marketplace. Develops and generates conceptual, logical, and physical network architectures, resulting documents and drawings, testing analyses, test plans, and risk assessments to ensure sound architecture meeting client needs Researches technological advancements to ensure that voice and data networking solutions are continuously improved, supported, and aligned with industry and company standards. Evaluates complex data or voice networking technologies to understand their potential and recommends future direction Evaluates cost analysis and vendor comparisons for large scale projects to ensure cost-effective and efficient operations, and measures feasibility of various approaches. Ensures adherence to model created and overall budgetary guidelines Determines methods and procedures to be implemented and used on the most complex new technologies to enhance performance

$33.33 /hr
0 hours

Paul P.

Paul P.

Cyber Security Technology and Policy Expert/Manager

United States - Tests: 3

- Motivated and experienced technical and organizational leader with 12 years of experience in government and the private sector - Strong communication, mentoring, and decision-making skills - Recognized for implementing policy and process backed by technical credibility - Certified penetration tester and ethical hacker; knowledgeable in numerous cyber security and information technology tools/protocols including but not limited to Snort, Wireshark, Nessus, Nmap, and others

$72.22 /hr
9 hours

Salvador Ernesto Aguilar

Salvador Ernesto Aguilar Agency Contractor

Bilingual Technical Support Specialist

Nicaragua - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 5

I have managed IT infrastructure for VoIP service providers, eCommerce platforms such as, & disrupting service providers such as Knowledable in: AWS (EC2, SES, S3, etc), LAMP, GIT, SVN, Memcached, Linux, Windows Server, MySQL, nginx, php-fpm, Asterisk, SIP protocol, Networking & Firewalls. Has also experience and end user tech support for Windows & Mac Workstations and mobile devices. IT Professional eager for challenges with 10+ years of experience in IT and 5+ years Outsourcing Services. Has worked with global organizations and multicultural teams for companies with headquarters in US, Canada, Philippines, Denmark & Mexico.

Associated with: Top Host LLC

$15.00 /hr
0 hours