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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. Jose Zuanon

    Jose Zuanon

    Service Delivery Manager

    Argentina - Last active: 02/25/2014

    IT professional with more than 5 years of experience managing technical teams at Sony Latino America. Areas of technical expertise including Unix, Linux and Windows Operation Systems, and also Networking. I have expertise on Change Management process, Business communication, troubleshooting sessions coordinating with several DC and different teams making all work together as simple team. I am a Team player with good interactive, analytical, reasoning abilities, creative problem solving and interpersonal skills. I’m responsible for providing effective support of projects/ operational support tasks, dealing with all relevant issues. I provide support in operational support policies and procedures. I participate in business meetings, objectives, solving problems and furthering business success by applying applications and technical knowledge through the definition of high level solutions on projects or the development of operational processes and procedures.

    $222.22 /hr
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  2. Brian Sykes

    Brian Sykes

    Devops Engineer / PowerShell Developer

    United States - Last active: 10/31/2014 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a Software Configuration Management (SCM) engineer with a passion for DevOps and automation scripting. I specialize in writing PowerShell scripts and modules for automated deployment of .NET applications, including the automation of processes dealing with key areas such as IIS, Application Pools, WMI, Services, SQL Server, TFS administration, TFS Automated Build / Deployment

    $55.56 /hr
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  3. 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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  4. Tom Cannaerts

    Tom Cannaerts

    All-round webdeveloper and system administrator

    Belgium - Last active: 02/13/2014 - Tests: 3

    You can't really place me in a single box. I'm a PHP webdeveloper (although I can manage ASP/VB.Net as well) with profound knowledge and experience with system administation of both Windows and Linux servers and know my way around IP networks. Putting it all together has proven to be a very good match and enables me to deliver solutions that are optimzed across the board.

    $50.00 /hr
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  5. Kevin Carlson

    Kevin Carlson

    IT Guru, Network Architect, Endurance Coach

    United States - Last active: 03/19/2014 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

    Endurance Athlete, Information Technology Specialist, High Altitude Trainer, Corona High School Mountain Bike Team Head Coach, Nutritionist (In Study) Gifted Information Technology Professional recognized by MSP Mentor as “One of the Top 250 People to Know in the IT Industry.” (2009) Earned reputation as an industry leader and manager of successful Managed IT Services organizations, author of reports and scripts used today in thousands of installs that set standards of delivery for IT services providers, and “out of the box” thinker. Expert in Business Intelligence, Storage, and Virtualization solutions. Proven ability to assemble and lead multidisciplinary teams of IT professionals in delivering complex solutions and development projects on time and within budget. Specialties: Strategic Planning  IT Solutions Development  Infrastructure Architecture  Managed Services Virtualization  Storage Solutions  Business Intelligence  Project Management  Design Networking  RMM  Cloud RMM  Resource Allocation  Team Leadership  Kerio

    $105.56 /hr
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  6. Chris G.

    Chris G.

    RHCE Systems Administrator - 10+ years experience

    Australia - Last active: 09/15/2014 - Tests: 8

    I am a Linux systems administrator with experience in the higher education sector. I have experience with a wide range of software, hardware, and operating systems. I have extensive skills in: ▪ UNIX/Linux ▪ VMware vSphere/ESX ▪ Windows Server Specialties:Linux, UNIX, VMware vSphere, Windows Server, systems administration, operating system deployment, configuration management, performance and availability management, scripting with bash, perl, and python, EMC SAN, Brocade FC switching, HP c-series blades and chassis, ITIL

    $33.33 /hr
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  7. Rafal Z.

    Rafal Z.

    System Administrator and Solution Consultant

    United Kingdom - Last active: 07/05/2012 - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

    First I understand how critical very good IT service is and I will do my best to provide you with world class service. It's your money and you want the task to be done as soon as possible and 100% accurate. No mistakes allowed. I will closely work with you and provide you with necessary updates until the job is finish. I will ask for necessary permission and never do anything critical without your permission and backup in case something goes work. I work under pressure on daily basic and always get my job done. Simply No fix No Fee. I will refuse to take any pay if I won't complete my job. I understand security concerts and I will never keep any passwords, critical information given to you by me for longer than it's necessary. I will advise you to change it before I start my job and after completion. So your system cannot be compromised. I will inform you if I will notice any security concerns on your system which could cause you trouble in the future. I won't be doing anything else other that to what it has been agreed with you before hand. I believe I can provide you with excellent service and my reputation means a lot for me. Communication is a key and I will always reply to your as soon as possible and you can always call me. We will always fully agree to what needs to be done/ how it's need to done and where it needs to be done and we will always have a backup plan if something goes wrong as nothing is 100% uptime :) and even the best IT systems can crash. You will always pay to what has been agreed and for any amount of hours it's necessary to complete the job. I will always concentrate in 100% to you and your task and nothing else. I know I am worth every penny. Who am I ? Multilingual problem solver, highly motivated and self-taught IT geek. Self-Started, Self-motivated and an easy-going team player. I worked in several international companies with multilingual teams for Telecommunication companies, ISP and hosting providers and currently working as System Administrator / Internet System Engineer for Red Technology software/hosting company based near Oxford in UK. I am currently responsible for 150++ Linux, Windows Server and network infrastructure across two datacentres in UK in a mission critical environment. Keeps servers, website alive and making our customers/business partner happy 24/7/365. Visit my Linked In Profile: http://uk.linkedin.com/in/amidev/ for more info with regards to my career and skills. Systems Administrator, Web Hosting specialist and a part-time blogger. Skilled in various technologies including: Linux, Windows, HTML, CSS, MySQL, PHP, Python, VSAT, Voip, Web Hosting Technologies, Servers. Owner of http://amionrails.com. Blog treating about Cloud Servers, Linux, Windows, software development and security. I am IT geek who is always looking for new challenges. I do everything in IT I am not tied to any technologies this gives me advantage among others who don't love IT as I do.

    $33.33 /hr
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  8. Rick Beigler

    Rick Beigler

    Windows/Unix System Administrator/Trainer

    United States - Last active: 04/24/2014 - Tests: 2

    I have been in the IT industry for almost 20 years. Over that span I have worked for US Foods as a System Administrator, Functional Area Lead and Deployment Team Lead. As part of a team working for US Foods, we changed the entire business system for 30+ warehouses nationwide, oftentimes working five or more consecutive sites. Currently I am a contractor for the United States Department of Defense functioning as a Unix System Administrator.

    $33.33 /hr
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  9. Alexandru H.

    Alexandru H.

    Infrastructure Architect, Cloud Computing Expert

    Germany - Last active: 11/25/2014 - Tests: 2

    IT architect with proven experience in planning, designing and implementing stable and secure infrastructure platforms with focus on cloud-based technologies. • Amazon AWS: EC2, RDS, S3, Beanstalk, Route 53, WorkSpaces, Zocalo • Operating systems: Linux, MS Windows (all) • Web servers: Apache, Nginx, IIS • Network technologies: VPN (Amazon VPC, Sophos UTM), MFTs ((s)FTP, AS/ 2), TCP/IP, etc • Active Directory • Databases: MySQL, MS-SQL, PostgreSQL, NoSQL (Couchbase cluster) • Scripting: Bash, DOS, TeX, LaTeX • System integration, 24x7 operations, IT service • Installation, monitoring, administration and troubleshooting of applications, operating systems and databases • State-of-the-art architecture on various hardware platforms in cluster environments and heterogenous networks • Server, client and cloud virtualisation with VMware (Server or ESXi) and Oracle VirtualBox • Design and implementation of IT security solutions such as fire-walling and system hardening • Backup and restore, load balancing • Internet and intranet technologies • Good understanding of economic interdependencies • I am flexible, team oriented, also a quick learner, able to familiarise myself quickly in a complex environment

    $90.00 /hr
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  10. 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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