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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. Joaquin P.

    Joaquin P.

    IT Systems / Desktop Support

    United States - Last active: 16 days ago - Tests: 2

    Desktop/ Systems Support Specialist with 10+ years of demonstrated success supporting UNIX/Linux, MAC OSX, and Windows environments, primarily within the Post-Production and Broadcast industries at all Levels I, II and III. My technical aptitude expands into networking and systems configurations as well, and is capable of performing additional tasks for clients and projects as needed. Interested in securing a long-term and/or short-term contract opportunities. SUMMARY/ TECHNICAL SKILLS: •Operating Systems: UNIX / Linux (RHEL, Ubuntu, CentOS), Windows Operating Systems (8/7/ XP/Vista / 2000/ 98), Mac OSX (10.8/10.7/10.6,/9.5/8.5) •Harware Servers: HP Proliant 360,380p Gen8, Dell PowerEdge R720,780,T320, 1850, 2950, Precision Towers 7910, Mac OSX. Desktops: HP Z400,Z440, Z840. Dell Inspiron's, Latitudes, Optiplex's. Mac Mini's, IMac's, PowerMac's. •Windows Server, 2003, 2008r2, Installation, Configuration, Setup. Active Directory, DHCP, DNS, File Servers. RDS. •Network Monitoring, Automation Tools, Ticketing Software: Kaseya, Plesk. Remedy, Connectwise, Custom. •Networking: DHCP, DNS, TCP/IP, RDP, Terminal Services. PC Anywhere, VNC, RDP, TeamViewer, Gotomeeting. •Installation, Configuration, Patching / Hotfixes: Windows / Mac / Linux. Servers and Clients (WSUS, yum , apt-get) •Setting up installing peripherals, network cards, drives, graphics cards, drivers, batteries, power supplies, RAM. •Storage Technologies: NAS, DAS and SAN systems. Network Protocols NFS, CIFS/SMB •Web Technologies: Dreamweaver, FTP, HTTP, HTTPS. WAMP. MySql Workbench. •Imaging and cloning OS builds using current software. Ghost, Acronis, Altiris. •Desktops, Laptops, Smart Phones, Tablets, IPads (Android, IOS, Windows, Blackberry). •Virtual Technologies and applications. , VMware, Parallels, Bootcamp. •Post Production Pipelines and Networks. VFX Technology, Software, Hardware. •Productivity Applications: MS Visio, Project, MS Office XP, 2003, 2007, 2010, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Google Apps, Symantec Ghost, Symantec Net Backup, Aspara, Shotgun, Asset Management, Remedy Action Request, Network Associates’ workstation virus protection, AVG, IM software. •Creative Software- Autodesk Flame/Flint/Smoke, Maya, 3DS Max, XSI, Premiere Pro, Final Cut, Avid, Nuke, Shake, Fusion. Adobe After Effects CS, Adobe Illustrator CS, Adobe Photoshop CS, Adobe InDesign CS, Adobe Dreamweaver CS, Adobe Flash CS, Final Cut Pro, Avid etc...Transcoding / encoding Software - Episode, Adobe Media Encoder, Procoder, Compressor Digital Rapids. Knowledge of all media formats and codec's for Audio /Visual also File Sequences.

    $50.00 /hr
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  2. Josh Heffner

    Josh Heffner

    Microsoft Cloud Specialist - System Center, Office 365, etc

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 1

    Experienced consultant with long list of successful client projects Architect level experience in Microsoft System Center, Windows Infrastructure, Cloud solutions, and client deployment and management. Technical experience includes all Windows Client and Server operating systems, Configuration Manager (SCCM), Operations Manager (SCOM), Orchestrator (SCO), Data Protection Manager (SCDPM), Service Manager (SCSM), OS deployment with SCCM & MDT, client management with MDOP (Med-V, App-V, UE-V, MBAM/Bitlocker), Endpoint Protection, ZTI, LTI, UMST, PXE,and UDI. SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2012, 2014. Microsoft Certifications include: • MCSE: Private Cloud • MCITP: Enterprise Administrator • MCITP: Server Administrator • MCTS: Office 365 • MCTS: Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager • MCTS: Microsoft System Operations Manager • MCTS: Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 • MCTS: Deploying Windows 7 and Office 2010

    $75.00 /hr
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  3. Rodolfo Ramalho

    Rodolfo Ramalho

    IT Consultant

    Ireland - Last active: 01/05/2014 - Tests: 2

    My Name is Rodolfo Ramalho, 28 years old, I worked as a IT Support Engineer, graduated in Computer Networks by UNINOVE. I have been living in Dublin for the last six months studying English in the Irish Business School Dublin. My goal is to become fluent in English language in order to meet the demand of the Information Technology sector in this country. I have been worked with IT from over 10 years, with leading companies in Brazil and the World: Itau, Alog, T-Systems, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Tivit, MCPBrasil, Nortel Networks. I am able to build, manage and motivate teams. Always in search of the best results, fast adaptation to new processes, activities and environments. I have strengths as persistence, determination and commitment. I am Specialist in corporate environments. Implementation, Management and Administration Windows Server and Linux. Thorough knowledge and experience with Active Directory, Exchange, DFS, RRAS, RIS, Cluster, NLB, RDS, Terminal Server, IIS, DNS, DHCP, LCS, WSUS, Fore Front, System Center, Virtual Server, Hyper-V, ISA, TMG and Skill in Deployment GPO. Experience in the best practices of ITIL (Incident, Problem, Change, Release, Configuration, Availability, Capacity, Service Level and Service Desk), ISO 27001 and Project Management. Always working with good personal relationships, promptness and courtesy at all levels, and the propensity to interact consciously and participate within a team. I Participated in complex projects such as Migration Exchange 2003 to 2007. Active Directory 2003 to 2008, IIS 6 to IIS 7, ISA to TMG, Implementation and Management Environment DR (Disaster Recovery). Extensive knowledge in planning and documentation of physical infrastructure and logic.

    $111.11 /hr
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  4. Jay Younker

    Jay Younker

    Experience network administrator

    United States - Last active: 05/29/2014 - Tests: 5

    I am an Network Administrator with fourteen years of experience. I have designed, built, and maintained Windows networks for clients from five to five hundred users. Being responsible for entire networks means that I am also extremely comfortable configuring and maintaining firewalls, iSCSI SANs, VM environments, remote access (VPN, Citrix, RDS), backups, switches, routers, and wireless networks in addition to servers and PCs.

    $111.11 /hr
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  5. Chris G.

    Chris G.

    RHCE Systems Administrator - 10+ years experience

    Australia - Last active: 09/15/2014 - Tests: 8

    I am a Linux systems administrator with experience in the higher education sector. I have experience with a wide range of software, hardware, and operating systems. I have extensive skills in: ▪ UNIX/Linux ▪ VMware vSphere/ESX ▪ Windows Server Specialties:Linux, UNIX, VMware vSphere, Windows Server, systems administration, operating system deployment, configuration management, performance and availability management, scripting with bash, perl, and python, EMC SAN, Brocade FC switching, HP c-series blades and chassis, ITIL

    $33.33 /hr
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  6. Donnie Bartley

    Donnie Bartley

    Remote Malware Removal Expert

    United States - Last active: 04/29/2014 - Tests: 3

    I have over 15 years experience with computers. Like everybody else, I have had to deal with Viruses, Spyware, Adware, Malware, Ransomeware, and other STRANGE things that effect a computers performance. I have learned to keep an eye on these problems, and fix computers from a distance. I can do a full malware scan, and infection removal without you bringing me your computer, or me stepping through your house, or office, front door. If you are having a problem with pop-ups, strange ads while browsing your favorite websites, slow computer speeds, or just want to make sure nothing is wrong that could effect your personal documents, pictures, music, or videos, I'm definitely the guy.

    $33.33 /hr
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  7. Pance Testfive

    Pance Testfive

    BSc. Electrical Engineer

    Macedonia - Last active: 12/02/2013 - Tests: 3

    --Gratitude Participation and special standing for implementation of Logistics Information System Hewlett-Packard and Infinite Solutions (www.infinite.com.mk; www.hp.com) --Gratitude Gratitude of achieved results in military education process and contribution in establishing and development of the Army of the Republic of Macedonia Minister of defense, Army of the Republic of Macedonia www.morm.gov.mk --Certificate of appreciation for achievements from SEDM-CC and PMSC/MPFSEE Secretariat SEDM-CC and PMSC/MPFSEE Secretariat (South-East European Defence Ministerial Coordinative Committee & Political Military Steering Committee)

    $71.11 /hr
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  8. Daniel O'Sullivan

    Daniel O'Sullivan

    System Administrator

    Australia - Last active: 12/15/2014 - 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
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  9. Rafal Z.

    Rafal Z.

    System Administrator and Solution Consultant

    United Kingdom - Last active: 07/05/2012 - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

    First I understand how critical very good IT service is and I will do my best to provide you with world class service. It's your money and you want the task to be done as soon as possible and 100% accurate. No mistakes allowed. I will closely work with you and provide you with necessary updates until the job is finish. I will ask for necessary permission and never do anything critical without your permission and backup in case something goes work. I work under pressure on daily basic and always get my job done. Simply No fix No Fee. I will refuse to take any pay if I won't complete my job. I understand security concerts and I will never keep any passwords, critical information given to you by me for longer than it's necessary. I will advise you to change it before I start my job and after completion. So your system cannot be compromised. I will inform you if I will notice any security concerns on your system which could cause you trouble in the future. I won't be doing anything else other that to what it has been agreed with you before hand. I believe I can provide you with excellent service and my reputation means a lot for me. Communication is a key and I will always reply to your as soon as possible and you can always call me. We will always fully agree to what needs to be done/ how it's need to done and where it needs to be done and we will always have a backup plan if something goes wrong as nothing is 100% uptime :) and even the best IT systems can crash. You will always pay to what has been agreed and for any amount of hours it's necessary to complete the job. I will always concentrate in 100% to you and your task and nothing else. I know I am worth every penny. Who am I ? Multilingual problem solver, highly motivated and self-taught IT geek. Self-Started, Self-motivated and an easy-going team player. I worked in several international companies with multilingual teams for Telecommunication companies, ISP and hosting providers and currently working as System Administrator / Internet System Engineer for Red Technology software/hosting company based near Oxford in UK. I am currently responsible for 150++ Linux, Windows Server and network infrastructure across two datacentres in UK in a mission critical environment. Keeps servers, website alive and making our customers/business partner happy 24/7/365. Visit my Linked In Profile: http://uk.linkedin.com/in/amidev/ for more info with regards to my career and skills. Systems Administrator, Web Hosting specialist and a part-time blogger. Skilled in various technologies including: Linux, Windows, HTML, CSS, MySQL, PHP, Python, VSAT, Voip, Web Hosting Technologies, Servers. Owner of http://amionrails.com. Blog treating about Cloud Servers, Linux, Windows, software development and security. I am IT geek who is always looking for new challenges. I do everything in IT I am not tied to any technologies this gives me advantage among others who don't love IT as I do.

    $33.33 /hr
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  10. Naresh Chippa

    Naresh Chippa

    United States - Last active: 08/29/2014 - Tests: 1

    • Professional with 10+ years of experience in IT Infrastructure Operations, IT Infrastructure Management, IT Virtualization Administrator. • Supporting wide range of technologies like Windows, VMware and Citrix. • Ensuring that all work is carried out to the highest standards. • Managing Service Delivery and Infrastructure project delivery on time. • Managing Escalations, Request fulfillment, Incident, Change & Problem Management process. • Analyze, evaluate, maintain and report infrastructure performance and availability. • Plan and implement system changes and adjustments in a way that maximizes system availability. • SME for Virtualization Platform (VMware & Citrix ).

    $33.33 /hr
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