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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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Sergey Kogut

Sergey Kogut

Sr Windows and Linux Systems Admininstrator

Ukraine - Tests: 1

Hello, I'm a System Administrator with 11+ years experience. I have worked earlier with hosting companies like,,, and I've great experience with WordPress, cPanel/WHM, Plesk and server configuration (Bind, Postfix, Apache, MySQL, FTP and etc) + Virtualization OpenVZ Also I know CentOS and Ubuntu rather good (installation and configuration of software like ffmpeg, 3dproxy, Maldet, OpenVPN, Bugzilla and etc) Also I've a good experience with Nginx + PHP-FPM + Nginx Cache + Varnish Cache Currently I work remotely as a system/server administrator at RipaMedia Inc. I love my job and also I like to help people like you :)

Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

98% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
247 hours

Aaron H.

Aaron H.

Cisco UC Specialist/Expert - 10 Year CCIE

United Kingdom - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

A specialist in the full range of Cisco Unified Communications with full CCIE Voice qualification dating back 10 years, and over 15 years experience in IT primarily as a Cisco Channel Partner lead engineer in the UK. Strong design, deployment, administration, development and troubleshooting skills in: Communications Manager (CUCM/CallManager from version 3.1 to 10.5) Communications Manager Express Voice Gateways (TDM, Analog), CUBE/SIP, H.323 Contact Centre Express (UCCX/IPCC Express) Scripting, Deployment and Custom Reporting with Historical Reporting Client (HRC) and Cisco Unified Intelligence Center (CUIC) Presence/Jabber, Unity (Voicemail, Unified Messaging) Cisco UCS and VMware Unified Attendant Consoles (CUBAC, CUDAC, CUEAC, Attendant Console Advanced/Standard, and ARC Premium) I also have extensive networking experience, as well as significant experience with Microsoft Windows Server/Exchange and associated technologies and products. I have development skills in Java, MS SQL and Informix and various other scripting and programming languages such as PowerShell. I have experience with many Cisco-specific APIs especially with UCCX and CUCM.

100% Job Success
$100.00 /hr
249 hours

Justin McGee

Justin McGee

Server & Networking Specialist

Australia - Tests: 2

Currently employed as a Systems Administrator in a large education institution. I have worked with all types of technologies - Windows Server, *NIX, HP, Cisco, Aruba, PHP, MySQL, IIS, Apache, and similar technologies. I've also done extensive work with Office 365, Microsoft System Centre suite of applications, as well as project design, implementation and management. Happy to take on any and all projects!

100% Job Success
$77.78 /hr
11 hours

Marius V.

Marius V.

Certified Systems Engineer

Romania - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

I am a System Administrator focused on Microsoft products with 8+ years of professional experience on IT companies. I have extensive experience installing, configuring, administering and maintaining operating systems (Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012) and services like AD, DNS, DHCP, WDS, Hyper-V, Exchange, SCCM, SCOM. Time spent working in this area has allowed me to achieve knowledge and improve my skills in computing that would make me well suited to assist you in accomplishing your goals. I work methodically and efficiently to insure that my partner is satisfied with the end result and the cost of job is well justified.

92% Job Success
$25.00 /hr
127 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

Carlos C.

Carlos C.

J2EE/PHP5/SQL Developer. Linux SysAdmin. Brainbench certified

Spain - Tests: 6

More than 7 years of experience coding in PHP using many SQL databases (MySQL/PostgreSQL/MSSQL). I have worked in many projects as a project leader. I feel very confortable in managing my work time to complete the schedule. Experience with Zend Framework; MVC and Singleton patterns. Expert in use of XML technologies, APIs, AJAX and coding using OO (Objects). Skills using design software (Fireworks, Photoshop, Gimp). GNU/Linux system's administrator for more than 6 years.

$17.78 /hr
26 hours

Laurence Taylor

Laurence Taylor

Server & Desktop Virtualisation Specialist

United Kingdom - Tests: 3

Expert infrastructure architect and delivery specialist for virtualisation, desktop delivery and Microsoft Office 365. Thirteen years of experience working with Fortune 500 companies in highly complex and secure IT environments. I began my career within a managed service provider, working my way from a support position, consulting, project delivery to becoming CTO of the company. I managed a client base of over 500 servers and 7,000 endpoints. I drove the technical direction, designed solutions and lead a team of 13 delivery specialists. I hold certifications in Microsoft, VMware, Citrix, EMC and Labtech technologies. Core Skills: • VMware vSphere & Site Recovery Manager (SRM) • VMware View & Horizon • Citrix Xenapp & Xendesktop • Citrix Netscaler & Access Gateways • Exchange & Office 365 • SAN Storage - HP P2000 | P4000 | Dell EqualLogic | EMC VNX • Backup Products (Veeam, Backup Exec, Shadow Protect) • Kaseya | Labtech | Connectwise I am a native English speaker, extremely trustworthy and reliable. I can also be client facing having worked with various industries such financial, insurance, retail and professional service organisations.

95% Job Success
$30.00 /hr
345 hours

Anton Chernysh

Anton Chernysh

Senior IT Engineer, Windows Systems

Ukraine - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

IT System consultant with a lot of experience with all Microsoft products.Comprehensive MS servers knowledge. Security maintenance and implementation. Implementation of Windows servers systems. My thoughts in life, and work, is that nothing is impossible, nothing is out of reach, every problem has a solution. My goals are to safely, responsible and with resourcefulness, solve any problem. In love with Windows PowerShell.

96% Job Success
$19.99 /hr
65 hours

Radovan Bajic

Radovan Bajic

MCSA, MCSE,SQL, SSIS, SSRS, Windows administration

Serbia - Portfolio: 1

MCSA, Windows server administration, SQL administration, T-SQL, SSIS, SSRS, BI, SharePoint server, In previous work experience I’m worked on the following projects: - Making private cloud based on the VMware platform virtualization in SAN environments with blade servers and NetApp storages - Projects a complete IT infrastructure for a new manufacturing firm from the scratch - Design and implementation software of field sales, market research and implementation into existing ERP - Design and manufacture of migration from VMware to Hjyper-V platform of the entire IT infrastructure. - Design and implementation of internal portal based on SharePoint 2010 and implement ticketing system for communication a consumers with IT sector

$11.00 /hr
16 hours

Thomas Berger

Thomas Berger

Consultant - Specialist for Atlassian Confluence/JIRA implementations

New Zealand - Tests: 1

5+ years of experience in installation, setup, maintenance and administration of Atlassian Confluence, Crowd and JIRA. Extending functionality of Confluence with third-party add-ons and macros (Apache Velocity, JS, HTML, CSS) created to cater for your business needs. Provisioning and administration of cloud based infrastructure in Amazon Web Services, management of GIT code repositories on premise or in the cloud. I can create a proof of concept including designing and specifying the system functionality. My background is in the IT service industry, which I understand very well. I am highly experienced in the Atlassian Confluence team collaboration framework and have leveraged this experience to maximise the use of Confluence as a key part of any solution. I'm familiar with utilising Apache virtual hosting and proxy to e.g. terminate SSL traffic for Confluence on Windows server of Linux.

$33.33 /hr
0 hours