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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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Ruben Camargo

Ruben Camargo

Web Developer Guru,DBA, Analist and Integrator +10 years experience

Colombia - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 4

For more than 14 years I have been working for private contractors here in Colombia, now it is time to see what are outside the walls. I want to prove all my potencial working for international organizations that get me to the top of my habilities and let me share more time with my family. I am allways evolving and as every human being seeking for the best of the best.

97% Job Success
$15.00 /hr
10,982 hours

Faisal Naeem

Faisal Naeem

Linux/Web Hosting/Mail/DNS/NMS Server Administrator, IT Support

Pakistan - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 8

An experienced Linux System Administrator with skills in CentOS/RHEL/Ubuntu/Fedora Server/VPS Configuration, Administration and Troubleshooting plus L2/L3 support expertise. I am having hands-on expertise to Mail / Web Hosting / Virtualization / Network Monitoring / Media Streaming / OpenGTS / DNS / FTP / Backup / Firewall Servers, Data center Administration and Server Security measures. My exposure to Amazon EC2, Linode, GoDaddy and Hostgator physical/virtual server environment is quite good. I am looking forward to utilize my experience and technical skills to offer quality work with client’s contentment. Possessing 08 years experience in Information Technology including 3.5 years experience in as System Administrator in Data Center (Systems Team) and currently working as Manager (Linux Systems). I have experience in administration of heterogeneous network with a variety of open source tools to provide an excellent IT infrastructure for organizations.

$18.00 /hr
12 hours

Michael Lawrence

Michael Lawrence

Senior Windows | Virtualization Administrator

India - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

"To serve the clients as a hard worker in this competitive environment discharging all my professional skills" A successful IT Administrator with over 6+ years of experience in designing, implementing and supporting IT infrastructure using Windows & Virtual environment with Multi-National Company Specialties • Expertise in Virtual Technologies(VMware, Hyper-V, Cisco V-block, Citrix, Oracle VM) • Hands on experience in deploying and supporting windows Server roles and features of 2003,2008,2012 • Worked in a larger data center environment in supporting 1000+ servers connected to 30,000+ desktop and user environment • Experience in handling multiple clients with various projects, builds relationship and received client appreciations • Reduced organizational cost and manageability by migrating many servers to virtual environment • Expertise in different vendor server hardware's, blade servers and storage devices • Professionally certified in Microsoft, VMware, Hyper-V and ITIL • Thrust and eager in learning of new virtual technologies • Holding Degree in Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA)

100% Job Success
$15.00 /hr
9 hours

Daniel O'Sullivan

Daniel O'Sullivan

System Administrator

Australia - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

I have been working in the IT industry for the past 10 years working for small and multinational companies. During the past 10 years I have worked with and alongside management, staff and customers in various fields. Some of the projects I was involved in were company wide upgrades of phone systems to a VOIP system, A migration of operating systems within companies twice, Upgrading a companies servers from 2003 to 2008 and creating a citrix environment to publish apps to specific users. I have provided support to staff and customers on various levels and worked with management to audit printers, computers and users.

$33.33 /hr
4 hours

Christopher Brower

Christopher Brower

Senior Network Architect

United States - Tests: 2

• Active Directory Implementation and Administration • Application and OS Automated Deployment • Database Administrator – Microsoft SQL Server 2000 and 2005 • Desktop Engineer – Automation of OS And Application Deployment • Help Desk Support • Group Policy and User Policy Administration • IIS Administration 5, 6, & 7 • Phone Engineer – Designed and Implemented 80 Phone VOIP PBX System • Physical and Logics Network Infrastructure Design • Physical Security Design and Implementation – IP Camera and IP Access Control • Network Security Design and Implementation • Messaging Administrator – Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 • Technical Documentation and Training • Vendor Relations & Purchasing • Virtualization Engineer – Microsoft Virtual Server and VMware ESX Server • Web Services Administrator • Wireless Network Infrastructure Design and Implementation • Adware / Malware / Spyware / Virus Removal • Architect Solutions for Customer’s Needs • Digital Achieving and Electronic Records Management • Disaster Recovery • Email Administration • Hardware Diagnostic and Repairs • Helpdesk Services • Network Diagnostics & Installations • Network Wiring • Server Installations and Provisioning • Server Maintenance • Software Installations • Software Patching and Upgrades • Phone System Installation and Support • Physical Network Repairs

100% Job Success
$66.67 /hr
116 hours

Norman Villaresto

Norman Villaresto

Technical Support/IT ServiceHeldesk

Philippines - Tests: 2

I've been in BPO industry, specifically in technical account and currently looking for jobs which is related with my current field. I have an extensive knowledge in PC hardware and software, networking basics, as well as configuring Windows server, mail server (MS Exchange), and Active Directory. I'm flexible, hardworking and fast learner. I can also work in a fast paced industry and can work with minimum supervision. My work is my passion and I always give out the best in me on my work.

$4.44 /hr
234 hours

Brittany Dunlap

Brittany Dunlap

I have many computer and interpersonal skills.

United States - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

I am highly adaptable and knowledgeable in many technological areas such as MS Windows, Mac OS X, Android and iOS. I have built computers in the past as well as fixed networking issues. I can help remove malware from your computer and mobile phones as well as optimize your computers or phones. I can install RAM (memory) as well as other hardware. I have had 8+ years of customer service and technical support background as well as dabbling in graphic design, photo editing and enhancement. I am well versed in many things and am willing to learn something new in order to do better at my job. I have 10+ years of Linux experience with over 60 Linux distributions. Research and troubleshooting is my forte.

$9.17 /hr
8 hours

Senthil Kumar N

Senthil Kumar N Agency Contractor

Computer Savvy with 8+ year of Experience in IT

India - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

A Good Hardworking, friendly Contractor – Every team needs one of best contractor, and there’s none better than me. To be an efficient person in handling challenges in the work and utilize my skill sets to the best of my ability.My most priority working in oDesk is to get employer's satisfaction by providing quality work within given time. I have done many projects in Odesk and got good feedback from my employer. I have good skills in Software testing, Manual testing, Data Entry, Web Research, Data mining jobs. I always want to learn new technologies to improve my knowledge and skills. I would like to have long term relations with my employers and I am sure I will be good to be a part of any team I work for. When hiring a contractor on any marketplace like oDesk, it will be more difficult for the employer to find the right candidate with honesty, integrity, knowledge and expertise. They have to look for the contractor who is committed to achieve the best possible result for you. Then you have deal with the person who have all the above, Which my profile perfectly suits and my focus is on creating a relationship of respect and trust with all my clients.

Associated with: Tech Click

100% Job Success
$11.11 /hr
5,905 hours

Gaurav Kushwaha

Gaurav Kushwaha Agency Contractor

Expert System Administrator, Expert Programmer ( Java and scripting )

India - Tests: 10

Over the last 5 yrs I am working in areas like J2EE, Linux and Windows system administration which includes WebServers ( Apache, IIS ), Mail Servers ( Postfix , Exchange ),LDAP, AD, DNS, MySQL, CMS ( Joomla, Drupal, WP, Magento), Asterisk, Nagios, SMS Gateway etc. I have done virtualization using HyperV, VmWare and VirtualBox. Also, I have also setup security for systems using vlans, IpTables, port blocking etc. In addition to above mentioned server systems, I have done migrations of websites from Linux to Windows and vice versa,and migrations of mail servers from postfix to exchange and exchange to office365 and vice versa. I have setup also backups ( both enterprise grade and with small scripts ). Till now I have worked on Labtech and Nagios to monitor and also to provide proactive maintenance to systems. I know programming as well, so I try not to do repetitive work and hence create scripts, which results in less errors and better productivity. I have knowledge of Java, Java script, Shell Scripting, php and SQL.

Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

Associated with: AKBSoftTech

$8.33 /hr
460 hours