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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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Windows Administration Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.78.

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  1. Brad R.

    Brad R.

    MCITP, MCSE, Virtualization, Network Engineer/Mangr, Writer

    United States - Last active: 20 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    Experienced Technology Leader, Implementation Manager, Change Agent and MCSE/MCITP. In-depth knowledge of IT systems and operations, project management, large-scale system implementations and information security with over twelve years with hands on experience as an Enterprise Administrator and Network Manager in NT, 2000, 2003 and 2008 environments. Extensive experience in Server Virtualization including VMware and Hyper-V integrated with HP and EMC SANs. Practiced understanding of Exchange, Lync Server 2010, Fortigate UTM devices, Active Directory, PKI and DFS. Five years of experience as a corporate Microsoft/Certification trainer and serving as an MCSE/CCNAinstructor for technical schools, colleges and corporations such as AT&T; and Comcast Cable. I have created course curriculum for two online schools. I am extremely proficient in Server 2012 and 2008, including Server Core edition, Hyper-V, Fortinet, VMware, Procurve, HP and EMC SANs, Active Directory, Exchange, SQL, Procurve switches and many other technologies. I have been highly involved in server virtualization for seven years and am proficient in both VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V. I am also a professional writer and have contributed to several white papers and authored published articles in professional journals. Have also written and reviewed test questions for IT professional certifications. I am looking for other opportunities to supplement my work load. My Microsoft Profile can be accessed by this link: http://www.mcpvirtualbusinesscard.com/VBCServer/brad.rudisail/profile For more information on me go to www.bradinthecloud.com

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

    $34.94 /hr
    1,818 hours
    4.96
  2. Carlos Valdes

    Carlos Valdes

    Server Infrastructure / Application & Desktop Virtualization

    Mexico - Last active: 4 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
    223 hours
    5.00
  3. Zeno-Anton Barzan

    Zeno-Anton Barzan

    SysAdmin -IT Expert, Tech Writer/Book Author, IT Consultant

    Romania - Last active: 14 days ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 3

    Looking for projects where I can showcase my skills, solid background, and experience that I've gathered while working in the industry as system and network administrator: - mainly focused on Windows- and Linux-based platforms, having managed the IT infrastructure of companies, assuring heightened security, and robustness of the network. * Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Enterprise Messaging Administrator on Exchange 2010 * experience with VoIP systems- Asterisks, FreeSwitch, and HiPath suites I'm familiar setting up new systems, servers, configuring network hardware and server-based applications. As of lately, heavily involved in virtualization technologies. My competencies include but not limited to network monitoring, troubleshooting, performance optimization, vulnerability scanning; but also providing support and help- desk. My technical writer portfolio includes a book published by PacktPub [ISBN: 1849511101] and over 150 technical articles published across a prestigious network of sites. Articles were unique, around ~2.000 words, and written in American English. Mainly on web-development, system administration, SEO/SEM, and hardware topics. Solid knowledge of the following open-source technologies: OTRS for ticketing and help-desk system; OCS Inventory NG for inventorying needs, OpenVPN to implement virtual private networks; Cacti, Nagios, Zabbix, and OpenNMS for network monitoring, Amanda/zmanda backup solution, web CMS such as Blogger, Drupal, Joomla; Magento for shopping cart systems, Bugzilla for bugtracking, Subversion for revision tracking, etc. Other skills include working with LAMP/XAMPP stacks, able to install and configure web servers, mail servers (postfix, scalix, Exchange), PHP, MySQL-based web solutions, Active Directory, GPO, other MSFT technologies. Familiar with coding languages: C/C++, C#, HTML, CSS, PHP, and other shell scripting such as WSH, Powershell, bash and perl. Co-founder of a small business startup, helping its grown by providing consulting services, and writing offline/online publications. Most our projects up to date were related to IT security presentations, white-paper comparisons (two technologies analyzed, revising drawbacks/advantages of each), network design, implementing IT inventory systems and license auditing.

    $27.78 /hr
    107 hours
    4.87
  4. Farshad Iqbal

    Farshad Iqbal

    Technical/Web Content Writer / Blogger/ eBook Writer/ IT Professional

    Pakistan - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 5

    Over the past few years, I have been developing content based on a number of topics, particularly related to technology. I have been involved in producing content for different technology blogs and have also ghost written hundreds of search engine optimized articles on topics as diverse as Forex, Retail Stores, Healthcare, Advertisement Campaigns, Biographies, Movie Reviews, Multi-level Marketing, Crowdsourcing, etc. I can write anything from e-Books, BMR posts, short stories, software reviews, rooting guides for smartphones and the like. My responsibilities include web content management, (writing, editing, on-page optimization and publishing content) and certain site management tasks. In addition to writing, editing, and proofreading content, I have the responsibility to maintain content quality with regard to new developments and in accordance with appropriate quality standards. Furthermore, I supervise and train new writers and also occasionally provide creative ideas/advice to further enhance assets associated with MGNN. I am also the editor of three MGNN Blogs for FPPT, Slide Hunter and SlideOnline. I have been associated with the IT industry for the past 5 years and have been providing numerous services related to Computer Networking, Windows Server Management, MIS, SEO, content writing and blog development (using the Word Press platform). I have worked for various international Technology blogs including AddictiveTips, SlideHunter and FPPT. I am also the founder of WML Cloud: (www.wmlcloud.com).

    $8.89 /hr
    1,770 hours
    5.00
  5. RANIA ABDEL GALIL SAYED AHMED

    RANIA ABDEL GALIL SAYED AHMED

    Translator, Admin Support & Data Entry, Content Writing & SEO

    Egypt - Last active: 9 hours ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 4

    What I need is to work as freelancer and using my experience as i have 7 yrs of experience in admin field, my fluency in English, business writing and typing skills. I can work as an admin assistant, a typist, typing all kinds of documents(forms, resumes, surveys and what ever you want, I also may work as (English to Arabic translator), I can edit websites, blogs and write articles, data entry....I also have 2 yrs of experience in customer service filed and I know exactly basics of customer service which i can use in customer service field

    $4.44 /hr
    4,044 hours
    4.94
  6. Steve Maughan

    Steve Maughan

    Experienced Windows Technician

    United States - Last active: 26 days ago - Tests: 12

    Computer Professional with 20+ years of experience in Microsoft Windows Technologies. 4-Year college degree in Business Administration and Computer Science. My technical experience includes: - Remotely administering hundreds of servers in locations all over the world. - Experience with all versions of Windows operating systems. - Experience with many Windows utilities and third party software applications. - Writing and updating technical documentation, including installation documents, and Methods and Procedures documents, related to the operating system and various software applications.

    $40.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  7. Wayne Williams

    Wayne Williams

    Audiovisual Archivist specialising in restoration & media convergence

    South Africa - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 14

    I am an audiovisual archivist and am always excited to be involved in research and, particularly, restoration projects of this nature. I have undertaken and successfully completed projects for clients ranging from independent artists to national academic institutions - ON TIME AND WITHIN BUDGET! I further specialise in development and optimisation of your online presence, with particular emphasis on convergence of audio, video and other media content with information technologies. I also focus strongly on structure and content. I have worked on a range of projects, from development of small blogs to management of large multimedia projects. I am seeking opportunities to build long-term relationships with small to medium businesses looking to improve their online visibility and profitability. I also have experience in: * Audio, video and image editing * Research and creation of quality original web site content * On- and off-page search engine optimisation (SEO) * Technical writing, particularly focusing on development and creation of user guides, instruction manuals and troubleshooting guides * Editing and/or translation of English and Afrikaans articles

    $25.00 /hr
    3 hours
    4.76
  8. Alexander Lee

    Alexander Lee Agency Contractor

    IT Support Specialist

    Philippines - Last active: 9 hours ago - Tests: 10

    Over the last decade, I have been working as an IT Support Professional for Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) firms, providing excellent service across Operating System platforms such as Windows, Mac, and Linux. I also have extensive hardware experience considering my Electronics background. That defines my completeness in this field, having delved into systems that required software as well as hardware knowledge. My experience has carried me well through the years. I am as reliable as I can be, attentive to details, punctual on time related matters, and satisfied by nothing but the best.

    Associated with: Business Solutions

    $9.00 /hr
    13,455 hours
    4.99
  9. Ajay Kundnani

    Ajay Kundnani Agency Contractor

    System Administrator

    India - Last active: 23 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

    A well versed system administrator with strong 4 years experience in Microsoft Exchange, Lync, Windows and Active Directory platforms. I have worked with multiple customers in deployment & automation of these environments using PowerShell scripting. Charter certified in MCSE Messaging & Communications platform along with MCSA for Windows Server 2012. Additionally work with third party components that integrate with above technologies like Enterprise Vault, Blackberry, NetCall etc. I also have hands-on experience with SQL server and EMC Backup technologies.

    Associated with: ExchangeServerInfo

    $15.00 /hr
    206 hours
    4.95
  10. Hasan Zaheer

    Hasan Zaheer Agency Contractor

    Expert Project Manager, VA, Web Developer, SEO, Cloud Servers Hosting

    Pakistan - Last active: 9 hours ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 7

    Available for 11 to 13 hours per day. Super Star Problem Solver. Expert in Project Management, Web Design, Webmaster, WordPress, Joomla, Magento, SEO, Link Building, Internet Marketing, Domain Registration, Hosting, C Records, MX Records, Web Server management, Web server installation & configuration, cPanel, Zpanel, Plesk and all other hosting management tools. Expert in Google Apps, Ad Posting, Research, Data Entry, Logo Designing, Web designing, Network Administration, Windows Server Installation. I am expert in Email Marketing, Interspire server (installation, configuration, troubleshooting, configuring crone jobs, bounce setup, auto response setups etc), Domain servers, mail servers, smtp setup, pop3 clients setup.

    Associated with: VEBTECH

    $14.22 /hr
    11,921 hours
    4.98