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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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Windows Administration Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.78.

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  1. Joaquin P.

    Joaquin P.

    IT Systems / Desktop Support

    United States - Last active: 17 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: 3 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. Chris Haubner

    Chris Haubner

    Systems/Software Engineer

    United States - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 3

    I am a seasoned IT professional with broad experience in multiple programming languages, operating systems, and a variety of IT functions. I have done everything from technical support, systems architecture, managing global data centers, and creating custom software solutions. I am currently looking to freelance and help solve problems using the skills and knowledge I have obtained. I enjoy IT challenges that allow me to grow and learn new things related to my field. I am a hard worker, who enjoys seeing things to completion, and am extremely thorough and detail oriented in everything I do. I may not be the fastest, nor the cheapest, but I will get the job done and get it done without cutting corners. All of my previous clients from other side ventures have been extremely pleased with my work, and have recommended me to others as well.

    $100.00 /hr
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  4. Anthony K.

    Anthony K.

    Enterprise Solutions Engineer

    United States - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 5

    Some shops have a "my way or the highway" kind of attitude. I'm different. I use my over a decades worth of experience to understand and help construct what is truly best for my customers. Along with 24x7 management and implementation of my solutions, I have acquired a solid understanding of business strategy, communication, and customer relations. I know what it takes to deliver outstanding client services. Feel free to contact me and take the next step in creating the solution you need.

    $130.00 /hr
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  5. Alessandro Conti

    Alessandro Conti

    Italy - Last active: 04/02/2014 - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 2

    In the last 5 years, I have developed a wide range of integration solutions between ERP several and online shop like Magento and Virtuemart using an Opensource ETL platform called Pentaho Data Integration. My skill includes full experience in DB development on MySql, Oracle and MS Sql Server, PHP development and Windows and Linux.

    $61.11 /hr
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  6. Dimitri Tholen

    Dimitri Tholen

    Expert Web Developer with MEAN Stack experience

    Netherlands - Last active: 06/27/2014

    With over 15 years experience developing websites and applications, I know how to get the job done in time and to your satisfaction. I communicate well and often so that you always feel comfortable that the end result is according to your requirements. Also, I usually go beyond what the client is expecting because I really want you to get the best possible result. During a project I am more than 110% committed.

    $44.44 /hr
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  7. Anderson Delmondes

    Anderson Delmondes

    IT Manager

    Brazil - Last active: 06/23/2014

    • 15 years of experience in Information Technology in large companies; • IT Management (Infrastructure, Projects, Services, Strategic Operation between IT and Business); • High performance teams management, working in mission critical environments 24x7x365 - Administration and monitoring (Links, Networks, Servers, Storages, Systems and Backups); • Specialist at the IT monitoring softwares (CA Unicenter, Spectrum, Vantage, SCOM, SCCM, Cisco Works, WhatsUp Gold, Nagios and MRTG); • ITIL processes management, Incident, Problem, Change, Release, Configuration and Capacity; • Certified ITIL V3 and COBIT 4.1; • Financial and Controller Management (Budget, Forecast, P&L, PBT, YTD, DRE, PayBack, VPL e TIR).

    $38.89 /hr
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  8. James Gallagher

    James Gallagher

    Systems Engineer

    United States - Last active: 04/22/2014

    I am a driven IT professional who has just about done it all. I've done Microsoft/Linux/OS X server administration. I've configured Cisco/Checkpoint/Watchguard/Sonicwall network infrastructure. I can manage systems that affect thousands of clients and have a high degree of technical expertise. I am excellent at network security. Are you looking for a senior network guy who can draw on over 8 years of real world IT experience and troubleshoot advanced stuff? That would be me. Give me a project to do and you will be pleasantly surprised at the level of technical proficiency and professionality shown. Here are some career highlights: -Have held positions as everything from Systems Engineer to IT Manager -Worked with law enforcement on special projects to optimize security -Performed desktop/device management at the enterprise level -Completed project to migrate over 100 servers to a DMZ to improve security -Worked in a giant server farm provisioning and troubleshooting every possible operating system known to man for webhosting clients -Have worked at multiple IT consulting companies and am excellent at coming into a new environment and getting up to speed very quickly -Experienced at project management for large scale technology projects Certifications: CCNA Security, MCSE, Linux+, Network+, A+

    $55.56 /hr
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  9. 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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  10. 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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