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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. 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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  2. Joaquin P.

    Joaquin P.

    IT Systems / Desktop Support

    United States - Last active: 19 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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  3. 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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  4. José Eduardo Perotta De Almeida

    José Eduardo Perotta De Almeida

    Software Engineer - Full stack software architect

    Brazil - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

    I'm a software architect with over 15 years of experience. Over the last 15 years, I have been working as consultant for Brazilian banks, as security analyst consultant and for some U.S. software development houses, as software engineering consultant or software developer I am seeking opportunities to build realtime web applications, REST, RIA and simple web applications Technical Skills - Perl / Modern Perl - Javascript - OO - Paterns - MVC - PostgreSQL - Redis - RabbitMQ - Microsoft SQL server - Classic ASP - PHP - Linux Servers - Windows Servers - Deep knowledge of software engineering - COM/DCOM - Web scraping - Realtime and high availability web applications - HTML5 Frameworks - Mojolicious - Catalyst - Dancer - DHTMLX - EXT - Jquery - Dojo - Joose Wide vision of process: - development - security - infrastructure - communication Experienced in: - designing / implementing RIA and realtime web applications - designing / implementing REST APIs and clients - methodologies - porting applications from / to windows / linux environments. - Windows servers - Linux servers DHTMLX & Javascript ninja I'm a CPAN contributor and a brazilian Perl Monger

    $55.00 /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. Adrian R.

    Adrian R.

    Technically Proficient Strategic Thinker and Creative Force

    United States - Last active: 11/03/2014 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    My main strength is the ability to understand, design, and create systems. These systems can be anything from a business process to an information security system. Technology is a passion of mine. Ultimately I try to leverage my creative abilities in the development of any solution. You give me problems, I figure out how to make it work. Contact me to find out what I'm talking about for yourself.

    $50.00 /hr
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  7. Alexandre Conceicao

    Alexandre Conceicao

    System Administration & Consultancy

    Brazil - Last active: 06/09/2014

    Over 13 years of IT experience, working with Support, Administration, Implementation, Architecture and Design, Migration, Projects, Training and Consultancy. - Expert in System X Servers, BladeCenter e PureFlex Systems. - Deep knowledge in Windows Servers, from Windows NT to Windows Server 2012. - VMWare certified in vSphere 5, experienced also in vCloud Suite, NSX, Virtual SAN, Site Recovery Manager and Horizon View. - Work experience with Hyper-V, Citrix Xenapp and XenServer, implementation, administration, third level support. - SAP-HANA in IBM System X. - Experience with Dell and HP Servers, Switches Cisco and BNT (IBM), Storage V7000 and IBM Smart Cloud Entry. - Knowledge in Linux Redhat, SUSE, Ubuntu and AIX. - Provide technical classes and creation of technical documentation. - Experience in Second and Third Level Support, System Administration, Consultancy, People Management and Project Management.

    $50.00 /hr
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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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