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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. Ivan T.

    Ivan T.

    Ruby/Rails Full-Stack Architect. 8 yrs, 12k hrs, 100pct success.

    Russia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    Independent full-stack developer / technical architect skilled in: * Ruby / Ruby on Rails (from edge to legacy) * Client-side tech (HTML5 with HAML, CSS3 with SASS, JavaScript [native & libs/frameworks], jQuery, Bootstrap, and more) * Scalable, decentralized (modular) applications architecture * Databases: relational (PostgreSQL, MySQL), NoSQL (Redis, Riak, MongoDB, Neo4j), big-data-specific (Google BigQuery, Amazon Redshift) * Background jobs processing: Sidekiq, Resque, delayed_job * Message queuing: RabbitMQ (AMQP) * RESTful APIs implementation, integration with any third-party APIs (including social media APIs: Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, and more), data harvesting from sites which do not provide an API * Rails applications deploy, monitoring, maintenance: Heroku, Amazon EC2, Linode, Digital Ocean) * Amazon Web Services infrastructure: EC2, S3, Glacier, Redshift,.. * Process: TDD/BDD with RSpec, Cucumber, Capybara, Zeus, Guard * Version control systems: svn, git (with GitFlow, GitHub Flow workflows) As a full-stack developer / technical architect, I can develop scalable and stable multi-node server-side applications and also can evaluate your Ruby/Rails application and make suggestions on possible optimizations / refactoring / adopting best practices. As a team lead, I can divide, prioritize and delegate tasks to developers, consult developers on best practices, ensure high overal quality of software product. I like challenges, have solid skills of problem solving, do not require supervision to successfully perform my duties. Dependability is also one of my key strenghts (never left my work half-done / half-functioning). If my current rate fits your project's budget, contact me to discuss technical and other aspects — I'm looking forward to it.

    Groups: Engine Yard Ruby on Rails Professionals Network

    $100.00 /hr
    13,081 hours
    5.00
  2. Corey M. Bobb

    Corey M. Bobb

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

    United States - Last active: 9 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
  3. Jordan Dalton

    Jordan Dalton

    Laravel Expert | PHP | MySQL | CSS | jQuery

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    Since 2006 I have worked with local small business, government entities, and multi million dollar corporations, developing websites, web applications, as well as administering systems and networks. Over the past 8 years I have developed numerous skills that make me an all-around candidate to serve you. The following is a list of my software skills: • Frameworks: Laravel 3/4/5, Zend, and Codeigniter • Languages: PHP, Python, C#, and JavaScript • Databases: MySQL, SQL, and DB2 • Markups: HTML, HTML5, CSS, and CSS3 • Version Control: Git and Subversion • Shopping Carts: Magento and BigCommerce • APIs: PayPal, ASI Central, Twilio Here is a list of my systems/networking skills: • Spiceworks Help Desk Ticket System • Windows NT/2003/2008/2012 Servers • Exchange Server 2010 • SonicWall Firewall • ESET Node 32 Endpoint Protection • Symantec Brightmail Messaging Gateway • Cisco Routers • Cisco, Dell & HP Switches • Printers • Software Installation I pour out all of my passion into every single project. I truly want to see you succeed. Let me help take you, your company, your product/service to the next level.

    $55.56 /hr
    637 hours
    5.00
  4. Fakhar Anwar

    Fakhar Anwar

    Freelance Project Manager / Software Engineer / Web Developer

    Pakistan - Last active: 19 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 14

    I am seeking a challenging role to utilize my proven project management (Software design, development and deployment), software design and development(VISUAL BASIC.NET, VISUAL C#.NET, ASP.NET, SQL, AJAX, HTML5, CSS, jQuery, SMARTY, CodeIgnitor, RoR, AS 2.0, 3.0, Joomla, Wordpress, Drupal), system and network administration(SQL SERVER 2000, 2005, 2008, WINDOWS SERVER 2000, 2003, 2008) skills with devotion and responsibility to consciously contribute to the client’s satisfaction.

    $40.00 /hr
    243 hours
    4.99
  5. Oleksandr N.

    Oleksandr N.

    Senior System Administrator, Migration and Security L3 engineer, SSD

    Ukraine - Last active: 1 day 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
    1,305 hours
    5.00
  6. Vitaliy Zhukov

    Vitaliy Zhukov Agency Contractor

    Professional .NET developer ASP.NET, MVC, Azure, SQL, JavaScript

    Russia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 10

    Vitaliy is one of the most talented developers we have. His expertise are .NET related technologies and JavaScript but this doesn't mean that he is not able to be the best in other areas. He likes to improve his own skills working on different projects and learn something new.It doesn't matter if it's a new technology or an API, you can be sure that he adapts to any new stuff very quickly and deliver his tasks in time. He is also a perfect team player, maybe because he likes team sports :)

    Associated with: Intspirit

    $35.00 /hr
    6,617 hours
    4.96
  7. Carlos Valdes

    Carlos Valdes

    Server Infrastructure / Application & Desktop Virtualization

    Mexico - Last active: 12 days ago - Tests: 10

    - To assist any company to successfully discover, develop and implement their talent with the talents and knowledge that I've been blessed.. - To educate and help our valuable customers to take the wisest choise for their investment, and lead them to be succesful. - To succesfully impact the life of anyone who come into my life, applying the right foundations: Trust, Responsibility and Integrity, and fulfill the purpose and destiny for what I've been created for. AREAS OF EXPERTISE - Leadership Skills - Oral & Written Communications - Time Management - Detail Oriented - Critical Thinking - Customer Relations - Staff/Client Training & Mentoring - Multitasking - System Integration - Server Engineering - Network Administration - Monitoring Results - Strategic Planning - Resource Optimization - System Analysis, Redesign & Testing - Application System Development - Software Quality Assurance SKILLS * Knowledgeable on Infrastructure and Networking technologies that include solutions based on Microsoft, Citrix, Altiris, VMware, Novell, and Linux products. * Database administration * Software QA & Testing experience (2.5 years) * System Testing, Design, and Programming skills with languages like Java, .NET VB/C#, Ruby, php and python. * Project Management Skills * Basic skills on Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing - IT Training (Microsoft, Citrix and VMware)

    $30.00 /hr
    241 hours
    5.00
  8. Stevan Radovic

    Stevan Radovic

    Data mining & entry

    Serbia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 6

    Over the last 5 years I have done quite a bit data mining and data entry freelancing work as a supplement to my regular income. Now I'm trying to shift my focus entirely on freelancing, and I'm looking for opportunities to utilize my experience in this field and my knowledge of the internet and computing in general. Almost any kind of data mining & entry is welcome and I will do my best to finish the job accurately, on time and as cost effective as possible for you as a potential employer. Thank you.

    $5.56 /hr
    7,133 hours
    4.99
  9. Milan Petrović

    Milan Petrović

    Sysops, Tech support / Wordpress, SEO & Security Expert

    Serbia - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 8

    I work as System Administrator / Network Administrator in an software development company www.europos.co.rs since 2006. Certified MCSA / MCITP Administrator on Microsoft Windows Server with extensive knowledge on Microsoft OS's, LAN, WAN networks, Some Linux OS knowledge. Highly skilled in supervision & troubleshooting of Windows OS's and Windows networks. _________________ Since 2011 I've developed a wide range of websites using HTML, Javascript, and lately WORDPRESS as CMS including websites for small businesses, schools, doctor's offices etc. My core competency lies in complete end-end management of a new website development project, and I am seeking opportunities to build websites from the ground up for you or your business. I can Customize, Optimize or Speed Up your Website or WordPress Blog. I can do SEO & Security Improvements(WP) for it too. I am experienced in Apache web server configuration & optimization, .htaccess file configuration & .301 redirects. I can do basic Photoshop & Graphic Design. Experienced in Website Analytic, Search Engine Optimization (SEO) & Google Adwords campaigns (Certified Google Adwords Expert), PPC advertising, Keyword research... My websites: www.dr-dragicevic.rs www.drverauzelac.rs www.kardiolog-drsimic.rs www.polnebolesti.net www.europos.co.rs www.visokatehnicka.edu.rs www.zajednica.edu.rs www.tehnickadijagnostika.rs www.pelet-srbija.net www.miletodorov.rs www.srpski-jezik.com www.knjigovodstvena-agencija.co.rs www.zapunijedame.rs www.lakipos.rs (under development) www.sajtweb.com www.villapetrovac.ru www.sinestezia.com www.mill.iz.rs Experienced in WORDPRESS configuration and optimization.I can help you with anything related to installing themes, working with plugins and widgets, customizing content display, building interactivity and community, implementing online advertising (Google adwords, facebook marketing), making a SEO friendly website, enhancing usability and accessibility, managing maintenance, improving security, editing roles for your users to meet your needs etc Experienced on Apache / LAMP configuration and optimization on Linux and Windows If you need help with transferring a website to another host, and/or changing the website address, my skills can save you a lot of time. I am also open for work which includes moving websites across the web platforms (Joomla to Wordpress...)

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

    $13.50 /hr
    41 hours
    4.92
  10. Sergey Zabolotnikov

    Sergey Zabolotnikov

    Network Administrator

    Russia - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

    Hello! My name is Sergey Zabolotnikov. I believe my strong points are my Productivity and Punctuality. My #1 goal will always be to meet your needs and deadline. I'm honest and fair. Since 2004, I'm IT infrastructure administrator at company about 100 employees. Also from 2012 I set up and deploy web-hosting and cloud services. I have a Bachelors in Automation and Software Engineering from South Ural State University in Russia. Listed below are my experience and skills. - Network technologies: TCP/IP stack, VLAN, QoS, LLDP, STP. Network traffic routing, shaping, firewalling based on Linux and FreeBSD. - OS: Linux, Windows, FreeBSD; - LAMP stack, Parallels PLESK Panel, cPanel/WHM, PostgreSQL; - Web-hosting security problems analysis; - Zabbix monitoring system; - Zimbra, Qmail, Exim, Postfix; - Mass email sending systems, email deliverability problems. - Active Directory, Group policy, RDP services, Microsoft SQL server; - DNS, DHCP, PXE, RIS; - Shell scripting and automation on Windows and Linux platforms; - Manual and how-to's creation. Work fast, precisely and attentively. Document all changes to production system. I can create detailed manual for customers to reproduce my work for project by himself.

    $10.00 /hr
    36 hours
    5.00