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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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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

Jose Arteaga

Jose Arteaga

Cisco Telecommunications Engineer - Powering productivity through Comm

Venezuela - Tests: 6

Who I am... Network Engineer with 5+ years of experience working with a variety of technologies from different vendor like Cisco, VMware, Microsoft, Watchguard, Barracuda, etc. I had designed and implemented networks from scratch starting on the infrastructure (Routing and Switching), Security and finally the Applications (Unified Communications and Collaboration). My Mission... I specialized on designing and implementing network solutions for small, medium and large businesses in many different vertical markets like the oil and gas industry, banking, food and beverages industry and others. I had achieved customer satisfaction 100% of the time and exceeded their expectations while staying on-budget, meeting deadlines and finding new business opportunities inside the company and the customers. Always looking for the biggest challenges that help me excel myself not only in the networking field, but also in the business management side of the company making myself an integral and interdisciplinary engineer capable of achieving the impossible.

93% Job Success
$50.00 /hr
257 hours

Denis Ilijevic


Croatia - Tests: 7

I'm interested in new technologies, computer networks, computer security, operating systems and project management. For the last year I have been working with Microsoft and Oracle databases. Beside their procedural languages I learned how to use XQuery and XPath for querying XML documents in both databases. I have experience with BIND DNS and ISC DHCP and network administration, computer security and with Unix/Linux/Window operating systems.. Before accepting any job I will do a detail interview because that's the best way to find out if I can do a job. I guarantee for my work, before any payment I like to show what I did and answer any question you ask me. If my client isn't satisfied with with my work than I won't ask for any money but I will ask where I did wrong. My moto: satisfied client = happy client

$5.00 /hr
152 hours

Oriol Buxarrais

Oriol Buxarrais

Consultant & Systems Administrator

Spain - Tests: 2

I'm a Systems Administrator & Consultant & Architecture in IT Services I'm currently working with different technologies such as : -Vmware vSphere (3.0, 3.5, 4, 5) -Windows Server OS (2000, 2003, 2008 R2, 2012 R2) -Linux Servers (CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu) -SQL Servers (2000, 2005, 2008) -Sharepoint Servers (2007, 2010, 2013) -McAfee Epolicy (3.6, 4, 4.5, 4.6,5) -Cisco Systems I can design you infrastucture and keep it up to date. I'm certified on MCSE, MCITP EA, MCITP DBA, MCSA/MCSE 2012, Sharepoint 2010 Administrator. If you need help, don't hesitate to contact me.

$39.00 /hr
24 hours

Ali Osman Hameed

Ali Osman Hameed

End User IT Consultant

United Kingdom - Tests: 1

I am an End User services and support manager, with a proactive, logical and analytical approach. My goal is to provide high levels of service at both departmental and organization level. I have developed excellent multi-tasking skills through extensive experience leading a teams during project work as well as providing BAU support in a pressurized environment. I have technical skills in the Windows and Apple OSX domains and have a wealth of experience working on server and infrastructure projects. I have lead to completion 2 business wide desktop migration projects which involve introducing technologies such as SCCM, VMWare and implementing end user desktop infrastructure.

$20.00 /hr
0 hours

Jodel Delgado

Jodel Delgado

Support Engineer

Philippines - Tests: 5

With over 13 years of experience in the IT industry. I have a strong background in hardware and software troubleshooting. I have an extensive knowledge on system administration, network administration, server/software deployment, virtualization (Vmware,ESX, Virtual box), Microsoft Sharepoint administration / Office 365, virus/spyware removal and firewall and antivirus security. Experienced in networking: T1, DSL, Cable (Cisco, ADIT, Adtran, Netopia T1 Router, Netgear products, etc...). Knowledgeable in Wordpress, HTML, XUL Fireworks, batch filing, VBS scripting, Flash and Dreamweaver.

$5.56 /hr
403 hours

Justin Porter

Justin Porter

Expert Server Administrator with Development Experience

United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

Justin Porter is a ten year veteran managing physical and virtual server environments. His number one goal is to maintain peak performance of software and hardware. (Visit for an uptime report of some environments managed by Justin). He is also the founder of Text Connects an IT consulting firm based in Connecticut. There he manages a wide array of server environments and web properties. During his time at Text Connects, Justin has setup and configured many small business networks and servers. He specializes in HIPAA compliance while working with Health Care facilities. Justin prides himself on the ability to explain problems and give solutions in plain English. Recently, he operated as an Airline Captain at a large US based airline, giving him experience in good resource management and the ability to pivot and make difficult decisions after analyzing the information given.

$100.00 /hr
0 hours

Stephen S.

Stephen S.

Business Analyst and Project Manager

United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

Linked in Profile ssalaka 15+ years of varied industry experience (including extensive consultation work with large cap and fortune 500 organizations) in both software development and systems engineering as well as overall project management and client development/consulting; significant experience with Linux and Windows (mixed) environments and programming experience (including C#, JAVA, C/C++, shell scripting, and SQL), an MBA in Information Technology, and a solid understanding of complete systems lifecycle development/deployment/and support with a solid focus on applying process optimization strategies (Lean, TQM, 6 Sigma, etc...) My overall career path has been extremely varied, covering a wide range of tasks, duties and responsibilities (in an extensive breadth of industries) The main focus has been working in a (C#/JAVA/MSSQL) development;(Windows/Linux) deployment environment, designing and developing application/systems architecture for large scale portal (clustered and virtualized) applications, managing both development and server teams, designing and implementing systems security components, and deploying and managing network/infrastructure resources. Additional responsibilities have included client development/consulting, the integration of developed solutions into client project deployments, offshore team coordination, following development best practices to produce tested, integrated and fully-documented software solutions for Linux and Windows platforms (including Windows Mobile), and large scale systems roll out and deployments using both clustered (both hardware and software based) and virtualized (VMware) technologies. Business Level Japanese, JLPT Level 2 Conversational Spanish/German Specialties: Project Management, Software Development, Software Architecture, Systems Engineering/Architecture, Network Engineering, Programming, Troubleshooting/Maintenance, System Security, Software Architect, JPLT 2kyuu, DBA, MCTS, MCPD, MCSE 2003, SCJD 1.6, Security+, Lean Agent Certification, PMP, Six Sigma Black Belt Process Optimization

$125.00 /hr
0 hours

Manpreet Narang

Linux and Windows System Administartor

India - Tests: 4

MCA qualified Computer Professional associated with IT field for around 9 Years, with a Technical Edge of being a MCSE, CCNA and RHCT certified, having 8+ years of experience on server level. I have over 8 years of experience in server administration and web site hosting. I have worked as the web support team lead with a web hosting and web development company for 8 years, thus got the chance to work on different kind of platforms. I have hands-on experience in Different OS platforms like Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, Ubuntu, CentOS, Fedora, Redhat etc. I have worked on various application servers like IIS, SQL Server, Exchange Server, Active Directory Server, CRM Server, Sharepoint Server, DNS, Mail Enable, Smartermail, Icewarp merak, Apache, Mysql, Sendmail, Postfix, Bind, LAMP etc. I have worked on various Website hosting control panels including Cpanel, WHM, Plesk, Directadmin, zpanel and other web hosting companies panels. I have worked with all major hosting provider around like Godaddy, Rackspace, Hostgator, Linode, Amazon AWS, Bluehost, IXwebhosting, Mediatemple, Lunarpages, Softlayer, Heroku, 1&1, Bigrock, hostmonster etc. I also provide support and management for the Amazon Web Services environment. I have experience in setting up and managing simple and complex environment using AWS services including Amazon EC2, Amazon RDS, Amazon S3, Amazon Route 53, Amazon SES, Elastic load balancing, Amazon EBS, Amazon Cloudwatch etc. I can help you manage your AWS infrastructure and optimizing your running costs.

$15.00 /hr
56 hours

Roman S.

System and network administrator

Russia - Tests: 2

More than 10 years of making rock stability systems. Over 5 years of supporting dedicated servers (more than 300). Microsoft certified IT professional (2003 - 2008 -2012, ISA-TMG, Exchange, all services), Unix expert (Debian/Ubuntu, CentOS/Redhat prefer), MacOS administrator. Good skills in virtualization (Hyper-V, Xen, VmWare etc), VoIP (asterisk, mera, 3cx) MCTS: Microsoft Windows Vista, Configuration MCITP: Enterprise Support Technician on Windows Vista; MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuration MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuration MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure, Configuration

$14.99 /hr
0 hours