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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. 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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  2. Thyago Seugling

    Thyago Seugling

    Senior Systems Administrator

    United States - Last active: 04/04/2014 - Tests: 4

    I enjoy working within the technology sector and have a deep passion for my profession because of this I have spent a lot of time learning and honing my skills. I have worked with Windows, Linux and Mac OS workstations and servers I have experience setting up email ( exchange ) and SQL servers (mysql, MS SQL). I am also proficient with networking setting up VPN's and firewalls.

    $33.33 /hr
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  3. Daniel O'Sullivan

    Daniel O'Sullivan

    System Administrator

    Australia - Last active: 12/15/2014 - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

    I have been working in the IT industry for the past 10 years working for small and multinational companies. During the past 10 years I have worked with and alongside management, staff and customers in various fields. Some of the projects I was involved in were company wide upgrades of phone systems to a VOIP system, A migration of operating systems within companies twice, Upgrading a companies servers from 2003 to 2008 and creating a citrix environment to publish apps to specific users. I have provided support to staff and customers on various levels and worked with management to audit printers, computers and users.

    $33.33 /hr
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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Naresh Chippa

    Naresh Chippa

    United States - Last active: 08/29/2014 - Tests: 1

    • Professional with 10+ years of experience in IT Infrastructure Operations, IT Infrastructure Management, IT Virtualization Administrator. • Supporting wide range of technologies like Windows, VMware and Citrix. • Ensuring that all work is carried out to the highest standards. • Managing Service Delivery and Infrastructure project delivery on time. • Managing Escalations, Request fulfillment, Incident, Change & Problem Management process. • Analyze, evaluate, maintain and report infrastructure performance and availability. • Plan and implement system changes and adjustments in a way that maximizes system availability. • SME for Virtualization Platform (VMware & Citrix ).

    $33.33 /hr
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  7. Fabiano Pinheiro

    Fabiano Pinheiro

    Eng.

    Brazil - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 2

    • Solid career in the Information Technology area, working in strategic, managerial positions at major companies. • Management of Infrastructure, Communication, Projects, Network, Systems, Telecommunications, Servers and Technical-Support areas. • Expertise in managing Protheus Microsiga (TOTVS) and SAP integrated ERP-system deployment and maintenance projects. Knowhow in PMBOK. • Elaboration and Maintenance of corporate IT policies. Knowhow in ITIL V3 and COBIT. • Experience in deployment and management of high availability and complex IT Infrastructure (hardware and software), focusing on optimizing technology resources, ensuring environment security and excellence in attending internal and external clients. • Conception and management of IT-Related Projects. • Elaboration of the IT Master Plan. Management of IT Solutions that optimize company business. Focus on the balance between people, processes and technologies. • IT- and Telecom-contract management concerning technical (SLAs, Service Recuperation, Measuring Service Quality) and financial aspects (invoice-accuracy approval and assessment, ROI post-analysis). • Relations (negotiations, purchasing and development) with technology suppliers (products and services) such as Embratel, OI, TIM, Cisco, IBM, HP, Microsoft, Oracle, TOTVS, SAP and others • Leadership of face-to-face and virtual teams, working on training and development for building high-performance teams oriented toward delivering results.

    $60.00 /hr
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  8. Lemar C.

    Lemar C.

    Systems Administrator

    United States - Last active: 09/06/2014 - Tests: 3

    I'm a System Administrator with 5+ years of hands-on experience with Windows/Linux servers, as well as general end-user computer repair (virus removals, break/fix, etc). If you're looking for assistance with backup & recovery planning, Linux/Windows Server Maintainence, setting up a new enviroment, or any other tasks, feel free to get in touch.

    $55.56 /hr
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  9. Matt Koenigs

    Matt Koenigs

    Sr Web Programmer & Online Ad Manager

    United States - Last active: 02/19/2014 - Tests: 3

    Over the last 13 years, I have developed a wide range of websites using HMTL, DHTML, CSS, Javascript, ASP, VBScipt, SQL, Perl, CGI, PHP, MySQL, AJAX, JQuery, HTML5 and CSS3. I keep myself updated on the latest Web Technologies and have focused the past few years mostly on integrating social elements through FBML, the Twitter API, AddThis and other Social media APIs as well as making mobile websites using Responsive Design to take current sites and make them look good on smart phones. I don't consider a project complete until I have it running the most efficient I can get it, and I am seeking opportunities to build websites from the ground up for you or your business. I also have years of experience in graphic design, advertisement creation and advertisement scheduling through ad CMS systems such as: DART/DFP, Google AdMan/DFP for Small Business, AdMob and Adagogo..as well as using third party ad vendors such as Google AdSense and Tribal Fusion to fill in the available inventory and ensure money always being made through the websites' ad spaces. Throughout the years, I have also built relationships with vendors such as ABC, NBC, CBS, Disney, DoApps, Akamai, Limelight, AWS, Baron Services, WeatherCentral and WorldNow.

    $66.67 /hr
    0 hours
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  10. Nicholas H.

    Nicholas H.

    IT Generalist

    United States - Last active: 10/02/2013 - Tests: 2

    Technical Professional with 10 years of experience in the fields of Systems Engineering/Administration. Demonstrated experience with network administration as well as advanced security policies and measures. A customer and mission focused individual with excellent communication skills. Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE), Linux Professional Institute Certified: Level 1 (LPIC-1), CompTIA Linux+, SUSE Certified Linux Administrator (CLA), Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA), and CompTIA Security+.

    $38.89 /hr
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