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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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Ulisses Righi

Ulisses Righi

Systems Engineer, SharePoint MCSE, Windows Server MCSA

Brazil - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 5

Hello! I am a systems administrator and SharePoint Expert with more than nine years of experience in the field. I have worked from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies supporting, managing and administering Microsoft Server products, including Exchange, SharePoint, Office 365, Lync, Hyper-V and SQL Server. I am a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert on SharePoint 2013 and a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate on Windows Server 2012. For the last five years, I have administered and provided support to SharePoint 2007, 2010 and 2013, Exchange 2007, 2010 and 2013, Office 365, Lync Server, SQL Server 2008 and 2012, Hyper-V, VMWare ESXi, BlackBerry Enterprise Server, Postfix and Apache. My interests are in cloud services and information management. I have also led a small team on a very complex Lotus Notes to SharePoint 2007 migration project for one of the largest electrical companies in Brazil, which brought me experience on team management and software development. I'm looking forward to help companies achieve their goals through my expertise and excellent work ethic. If you want to have a look at my MCP Transcript, please access and enter the following information: Transcript ID: 781542 Access Code: tsulissess

100% Job Success
$34.00 /hr
171 hours

Nick Leongson

Technical/Desktop Support


IT technical support officers are mainly responsible for the smooth running of computer systems and ensuring users get maximum benefits from them. Individual tasks vary depending on the size and structure of the organisation, but may include: *installing and configuring computer hardware operating systems and applications; *monitoring and maintaining computer systems and networks; *talking staff or clients through a series of actions, either face to face or over the telephone to help set up systems or resolve issues; *troubleshooting system and network problems and diagnosing and solving hardware or software faults; *replacing parts as required; *providing support, including procedural documentation and relevant reports; *following diagrams and written instructions to repair a fault or set up a system; *supporting the roll-out of new applications; *setting up new users' accounts and profiles and dealing with password issues; responding within agreed time limits to call-outs; *working continuously on a task until completion (or referral to third parties, if appropriate); *prioritising and managing many open cases at one time; *rapidly establishing a good working relationship with customers and other professionals, e.g., software developers; *testing and evaluating new technology; conducting electrical safety checks on computer equipment.

$4.44 /hr
1,919 hours

Jesus Filio

Jesus Filio

Malware Removal Expert - Former Black Ops Agent in GeekSquad

Philippines - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 3

In 14 years of experience, I have developed my troubleshooting, installation & maintenance skills in both windows desktop and server via local or remote access including the new technology of Intel which is the Intel vPro. I possess a unique talent for delivering highly complex technical information into terms and concepts that the end users can readily grasp. Furthermore, I am multi-task oriented, enjoy a challenge, and continually stay abreast of the latest advancements in the IT field.

$8.89 /hr
981 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
5,896 hours

Ishan Ariyaratne

Ishan Ariyaratne

Network Engineer

Sri Lanka - Tests: 3

Work Experience: (From April 2010 to Present) Worked at Inbay Pvt. Ltd. [] as a system administrator (Business to Business). Joined Inbay as a Technical Support Engineer and got promoted to the position of the technical lead – Technical support team (Business to Consumer), then as a system administrator (Business to Business). Inbay is an organization which provides IT Support services for both Business and Consumer markets in UK and US. Duties & responsibilities; • Providing the technical leadership and subject matter expertise in applicable technologies and serving as a point of escalation for technical issues related to specialty. • Identifying, diagnosing and providing timely resolution for level one, level two and three user inquiries. • Identifying risks & issues and taking ownership to deliver appropriate resolutions. • Producing, delivering, and maintaining appropriate documentation for systems in accordance to document control standards and procedures • Supporting and maintaining effective relationships with business and consumer clients. • Providing case status updates to management and end users, developing documents and implementing standard operating procedures and customer service guidelines. • Collaborating with other team members on planning and execution. Hold progress meeting • Leading post-incident debrief sessions with key clients. • Contributing to long-term tactical and strategic planning to ensure that the tools and processes are appropriate to meet the future business requirements. • Reviewing, and updating as appropriate, operations procedures, standards, and technical policies. Was Employed at Eureka Technology Partners from April 2010 to September 2010 as a Support Technician.

100% Job Success
$11.11 /hr
1,788 hours

Gustavo Adolfo Conde Rivera

Gustavo Adolfo Conde Rivera

.NET/PHP/Phpfox Developer

Bolivia - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 4

PHP5 Certification = C++ Certification = Joomla Certification =

Groups: PHPFox

71% Job Success
$16.67 /hr
4,080 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

John bernard A.

PHP/MySQL Developer, Systems administrator, CakePHP Expert

Singapore - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

For over 10 years, Ive work as a Linux Systems Adminstrator (WebHosting) and PHP developer. As a PHP Developer i have made same web sites that uses Static Sites, CMS driven Site, also frameworks such as CodeIgniter and CakePHP. As a Systems Administrator i work on several software such as CentOS, openVZ, Virtuozzo, Hyper-VPlesk, WHM, cPanel, webmin, Usermin, ISPConfig,Plesk. I can use this knowledge to render service to your company/business.

$16.67 /hr
130 hours