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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. Daniel Z.

    Daniel Z.

    Highly skilled API integrator, PHP (ZF) Coder and Project Manager

    Poland - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 6

    Goal: Project and develop high quality apps for your success. Profile: OOPHP & Zend coding, IT consulting and business analyst, project coordinator and manager, Other skills: Apache, Bind, SSH, bashscripting, Memcached, Github, Solaris, Oracle, MySQL, Radius, AD, expert knowlegde of many *ux and windows systems Advantage: Project and implementation of many web apps. Most of it projected and developed by myself using Zend Framework, Google API (youtube, gdata), social API (twitter, facebook). Some of it integrated with operating systems or AAA software (radius, ldap). Usually Design Patterns were used (like Template Method, Version of Control, DAO, Dependency Injection, Decorator and so on). Some application built upon a structure of web services (XML, REST, JSON), some using jQuery and AJAX. Tools and technologies: Apache, radius, bind, ldap, Zend Framework, XML, SOAP, Linux, Linux daemons, Memcached, Sockets, REST, JSON, Oracle, MSSQL, MySQL, Design patterns, MVC, SVN, BASH, PHPUnit, Xdebug, Unit testing, Google Youtube API, Google Gdata API, Google Maps API, Facebook API, PayU API

    $35.00 /hr
    1,615 hours
    4.98
  2. Hector Bravo

    Hector Bravo

    IT Expert - Project Manager - PMP, ITIL, VCP, MCSE, MCDBA, VoIP

    Panama - Last active: 24 days ago - Tests: 13

    Design, Plan, Implement and Support for: - Windows Azure / Amazon EC2 - Microsoft Lync - Microsoft Sharepoint - Microsoft Exchange - Microsoft SQL Server - Microsoft Active Directory, ADFS - Microsoft Dynamics CRM - Windows Server / Hyper-V - Microsoft ISA/TMG/UAG - Microsoft SSCM, SCVMM, DPM - Microsoft Office 365 - Voice Integration with Lync - VMWare vSphere / ESXi - VMWare Site Recovery Manager (SRM) - Veeam Backup & Replication

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

    $33.33 /hr
    930 hours
    4.56
  3. Corey M. Bobb

    Corey M. Bobb

    Network / Security Engineer - CISSP, CCNA-SEC, CCNA

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

    As a Network / Systems Engineer for the past 24 years, I can help troubleshoot most network issues on WAN / LAN with almost any network device vendor, administer Windows and Linux server environments from one small business office to large enterprises with multiple locations. As a security specialist in standards like PCI-DSS, HIPAA, NIST, ISO-27001(2), I can also help recommend and provide guidance to secure all aspects of data and network integrity, by providing assessments and audits of current environments. I also have excellent trouble isolation and resolution skills from a long history of working in the field, especially system and network engineering and administration. I look forward to helping you by using these skill sets to overcome any server or network task you should post. www.cmbnetworks.net Skills CISSP, PCI-DSS Compliance, HIPAA, PII Linux Server Engineering and Administration Windows Server Engineering and Administration Cisco Router, Switches and Firewalls Firewalls - Cisco, Juniper, SonicWall, Fortigate Engineered LAMP (+Java) for high volume e-commerce platform Engineered LAMP systems for 1500 node Linux / Windows network System Tuning for system performance and data optimization Apache Optimization, Website Security, Mod-Security, PHP VMWare / VSphere engineered production supplemental servers, Production, Development and QA Systems using complex Visualization (Citrix & VMWare) System administration and system tasks, scripts and management. MySQL / MSSQL DBA PMP

    $83.33 /hr
    597 hours
    4.95
  4. Oleksandr N.

    Oleksandr N.

    Senior System Administrator, Migration and Security L3 engineer, SSD

    Ukraine - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 20 - Portfolio: 16

    YOUR POSITIVE FEEDBACK IS THE HIGHEST AWARD FOR ME ;) Will do my best to assist you in any questions and tasks you may have =) Here is some info about my experience. SUMMARY Specialties: Information Technology / Internet / IT Division / Computer security/ Internet Services / System Administration/ Webmaster Support / Web Analysis/ SEO / SEM / Internet Marketing Web hosting services (SSD hosting solutions) EXPERIENCE: d(-_-)b Linux/Windows system administrator, Operations team EuroVPS/WebDomSolutions January 2012 - May 2013 Greece, Athens Responsibilities: - Tickets; - System administration and monitoring. Theoretical and practical skills: - Operating Systems: RedHat/CentOS/Fedora, Debian/Ubuntu, FreeBSD, Windows Server 2003/2008; - Virtualization: Virtuozzo, OpenVZ, VMware, Onapp Xen, Apache CloudStack; - Setup/configuration: nagios, kayako, racktables, confluence, observium, nginx, php-fpm, liteSpeed, Apache CloudStack, Hostbill, WHMCS, redmine; - Control panels: Plesk, WHM Cpanel. - Database Administration: SQL Server, MySQL, MariaDB ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <( -'.'- )> freelancer SEO freelance October 2010 - March 2012 (1 years 6 months) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ o(^_^)o System Administrator / Techsupport Webintellects/Webhostgian/Jumpline/Webdomsolutions November 2010 - March 2012 (1 year 5 months) US, Ohio Responsibilities: - Live Chat support, Tickets; - System/Server/Control Panel administration; - Nagios monitoring; - Internet research and work with technical documentation. Operating Systems: * RedHat/CentOS,Fedora * Windows server 2003/2008 * VPS setup and configuration (Parallels Virtuozzo Containers); Advanced theoretical and practical skills in such areas: - Operating Systems: RedHat/CentOS/Fedora, Windows server 2003/2008; - Virtualization: VPS setup and configuration (Parallels Virtuozzo); - Security: Advanced knowledge of Linux security, Firewalls ( IPtables, CSF, APF, BFD, Fail2Ban), Encryption ( SSL), SSH, Host Security Auditing; - Software: Apache servers (versions 1.3.x/2.2), DNS (BIND 9), QMail, Sendmail, exim, LAMP, Plesk/Exim/Cpanel (installing/upgrading/maintaining), Drupal, Wordpress, Joomla, OsCommerce applications, Yum/RPM usage; - Database Administration: SQL Server 2003/2008, MySQL, MS access. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ b(^_^)d Internet Marketing Specialist || Web Analyst DCoM Soft, Inc. December 2009 – August 2010 (9 months) Responsibilities: - Internet Marketing strategy and tactics - Information architecture and Web site content planning - Research of partners - Internet Market Research - Research Usability Design - Online promotion of company's web-based products Skills: - Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) - Paid online Marketing / Pay per Click Management (PPC) - SEO Copywriting/Editing - Social Media Optimization and Marketing (SMO/SMM) - Experience running USA-targeted social Marketing - Writing press releases - Social networking (Twitter, Facebook, Google follow etc) - Google Products, AdWords/AdSense, Google Analytics, Webmaster tools, Google Merchant, etc. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ \(^_^)/ Customer Relations Representative || Advanced Technical Agent Ecommerce, Inc. May 2007 – October 2009 (2 years 6 months) Responsibilities: - Sales, billing and technical support in solving problems reported by clients; - Chat, helpdesk system, correspondence; - View, Adaptation, "repair" clients' sites; - Basic server/service diagnostic and reports to sysadmin department; - Internet research and work with technical documentation; - Work in team. Basic theoretical and practical skills in such areas: - Linux / Unix OS, Windows server 2000/2003, Windows XP/98; - Servers: Apache, bind, sendmail, ProFTP, MySQL, SQUID / SOCKS, MSSQL, Samba; - Easy coding: PHP, PERL / CGI, HTML, JavaScript, CF, ASP,. NET, C + +; - Widely used protocols (HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, POP, IMAP, FTP (s), TCP / UDP, etc); - HSPHERE control panel (versions 2.3 and 3).

    $34.88 /hr
    1,230 hours
    5.00
  5. Steve Fleurant

    Steve Fleurant

    MCSA, CCNA, Server +, system and network administrator, Perl Script

    Haiti - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 7

    Over the last 6 years I have been working as a system/network analyst. I know everything about Active directory with windows server 2003 and 2008. I just finished with a nice sharepoint for the office and everyone likes it. As a network admin I know a lot about office applications specially Microsoft Access. I have touched everything in IT and can do a lot more than what I describe in this first paragraph which are what I do on a daily basis. For example as a CCNA I can configure routers and switches to make your network function the way you want it.

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

    $58.00 /hr
    7 hours
    4.95
  6. Ryan McMichael

    Ryan McMichael

    AWS Partner Cloud Solutions Architect

    United States - Last active: 14 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 6

    Cloud Solutions Architect with heavy immersion in all AWS technologies. Member of the AWS Partner Network and AWS Accredited Technology Professional. Prominent member of the Rightscale ecosystem, serving on the Customer Advisory Group. Significant project experience with Azure, Rackspace, and OpenStack. Looking for new challenges, interesting problems, and not afraid of big numbers. Recent projects include the design and deployment of a secure document storage system for an elite global bank, the cloud infrastructure construction and management for a US cellular carrier, the scalable infrastructure creation for a global industrial manufacturing monitoring company, and the complete AWS migration (including 50TB database) for a top-tier global digital marketing company. My primary skills lie in the automation and orchestration of multi-platform, highly scalable, highly available public/private hybrid systems. I pioneered the adaptation of many Microsoft systems into an automated, scalable cloud environment. I am looking to use these skills to grow my experience and knowledge, and I'm most interested in implementing original solutions for unique problems. Please note that although I am sometimes available for emergency situations, I am usually working on several projects at any given time and generally cannot accommodate requirements that need to be fulfilled yesterday. Platforms: Rightscale/AWS/Rackspace/Azure Systems: Specializing in Microsoft technologies with an extensive Linux background Databases: MongoDB/MySQL/MSSQL/Oracle/PostgreSQL Core competencies in most AWS products Aussi, je parle le français si vous êtes intéressé. Keyword alphabet soup: Docker, Jenkins, Hadoop, NoSQL, Ruby on Rails, PostgreSQL, MySQL, RightScale, Elastic MapReduce, OpenStack, Nginx, DNS, Route53, Apache, Ubuntu, Centos, RedHat, OS/X, CloudWatch, Nagios, Icinga, AWS-CLI, HAProxy, ELB, VPN, Chef, Puppet, CloudFormation, Redshift, Glacier, S3, DevOps, Shell, Bash, Powershell, Python, Git, SVN, OpsWorks, JIRA, LiquidPlanner, Salesforce, OpenVPN, RabbitMQ, NewRelic, Digital Ocean, etc...

    $100.00 /hr
    7,039 hours
    4.99
  7. Umair A.

    Umair A.

    Database Systems Expert

    Pakistan - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 11

    Over the last 10 years,I have been engaged on various development and administration tasks on SQL Server, Oracle, Mysql and Networks.My core competency lies in Performance optimization, designing efficient database structures,including tables,indexes, views,functions,stored procedures/routines,CLR functions using T-SQL and performance tuning/optimization of all versions of MySql and SQL Server 2000/2005/2008/2008R2/2012 and so on. Expert in DBA tasks, MySQL installation optimization and replication (master - master, master slave etc) and have complete grip and extensive experience of backups,replication over IIS using HTTPS protocols,partitioning, mirroring, security management,SSRS reports development,SSIS and SSAS management also skilled in deploying and managing Virtual and Cloud Computing infrastructure. I look forward to provide consultancy services and work on sophisticated and large scale database projects involving performance and tuning, support, design & development, administration and Business Intelligence for 24/7 mission critical database servers. I must say that i am a performance and optimization geek and i have proved that in my carrier. Above all, I strive to provide excellent service to my clients and ensure their happiness, good customer service is key for me, and no project is completed until you are satisfied. I work during EST and speak and write fluent English and consider communication to be a necessity.

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals, Oracle Certified Associates

    $35.00 /hr
    4,086 hours
    4.94
  8. Kelly D.

    Kelly D.

    IT Professional with 20+ years of experience

    United States - Last active: 11 days ago - Tests: 5

    My goal is to leverage my 20+ years of IT experience to aid you in solving your business problems. I'm reliable, honest & hardworking. I believe in providing you the very BEST service and the difference does lies in the extra effort. I will personally guarantee you will be satisfied with my results. Contacting me and discussing your needs is absolutely free and so is my advice. I hope to hear from you!

    $35.00 /hr
    340 hours
    4.99
  9. Al Mamun

    Al Mamun

    System Administrator, Windows(MCSE) & Linux Server

    Bangladesh - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 6

    I have been working as System administrator for more than 10 years in well known Software development & Hosting company. I have thorough knowledge and hands on Experience on for the following areas of both Windows & Linux:1. Web server(IIS, Apache, Nginx) , 2. DNS server3. FTP Server, 4. Mail Server(Sendmail, Postfix, Exim, Exchange)5. VPN Server setup and configuration.6. Database server (MS-SQL, MySql) 7. Version Controlling Server like Subversion, Visual Source Safe8. Various CMS like Joomla, Wordpress, Drupal, Ektron, DotnetNuke 9. Continuous Integration Process with CruiseControl/Hudson/Nant also provide support to many dedicated servers hosted in Rackspace, Godaddy, 1and1, Bluehost, Hostmonster, Blacknight etc.

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

    $15.00 /hr
    817 hours
    4.94
  10. Nishantha Bandara

    Nishantha Bandara

    Senior C#/.NET Developer With MSSQL, MySql, Crystal Reports Experience

    Sri Lanka - Last active: 14 hours ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 12

    As a software developer with 7+ years of experience, I’m looking for long term challenging assignments in application or web development projects. Core skills :: C#.NET / MVC / ASP.NET. Expert In :: MSSQL, MySql development & administration, Crystal Reports, Java Scripts Proficient In :: Customer Support (Technical) / Windows System Administration / PHP My Vision: To be a trustworthy information technology resource person, with strong set of technical and interpersonal skills. My Mission: Provide reliable and robust information technology solutions developed with cutting edge technologies to boost business operations and provide incomparable support services.

    $20.00 /hr
    3,785 hours
    4.98