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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. Sergey Kogut

    Sergey Kogut

    Sr Windows and Linux Systems Admininstrator

    Ukraine - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 1

    Hello, I'm a System Administrator with 11+ years experience. I have worked earlier with hosting companies like hostpro.ua, 1gb.ua, hostclear.com, justhost.com and SingleHop.com. I've great experience with WordPress, cPanel/WHM, Plesk and server configuration (Bind, Postfix, Apache, MySQL, FTP and etc) + Virtualization OpenVZ Also I know CentOS and Ubuntu rather good (installation and configuration of software like ffmpeg, 3dproxy, Maldet, OpenVPN, Bugzilla and etc) Also I've a good experience with Nginx + PHP-FPM + Nginx Cache + Varnish Cache Currently I work remotely as a system/server administrator at RipaMedia Inc. I love my job and also I like to help people like you :)

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

    $22.22 /hr
    136 hours
    4.90
  2. Matt Durant

    Matt Durant

    Expert Software Developer, System Admin, and Business Manager

    United States - Last active: 11 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

    I have experience developing many projects utilizing a varied range of skills and programming languages, including but not limited to: .NET, C++, PHP, HTML, CSS, and Javascript. I have exposure to other languages, and I am not afraid to tackle a project in an unfamiliar language. My experience with other technologies includes MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Hyper-V 2008/2012, and Linux (Debian-based distributions mainly, but I have experience with others). I have over 10 years of professional experience in server & network administration, software and website development, and business management. You can expect a commitment to detail and your idea when you hire me for your next project.

    $80.00 /hr
    15 hours
    4.98
  3. Carlos Valdes

    Carlos Valdes

    Server Infrastructure / Application & Desktop Virtualization

    Mexico - Last active: 3 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
    276 hours
    5.00
  4. Topher L.

    Topher L.

    Specializing in Server Administration, Configuration, and Deployment

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5

    I have been in the telecommunications industry for over 13 years and have worked as a consultant to major Fortune 500 companies in the past for both business and technology needs. I have a vast knowledge of anything that relates to the internet, both hardware and software realms and have worked on a variety of projects ranging from the simple to large scale transition ones spanning months at a time. I understand a business' need to get projects done right the first time and have always exceeded my clients goals. If they're not happy, I'm not happy. I have a dual bachelors degree from the University of Colorado at Denver in Business Information Technologies and Business Management. My Masters in Business Administration is in International Business and most IT skills I have picked up on my own or through various courses either online or at the local community college. I look forward to working with you and completing any projects you may have, from the quick fix to an entire server farm rebuild. I am also a word class back end programmer familiar with MySQL, Bash, PHP, Perl, and Python. Please, no front end design work, I don't have an eye for creativity (unless it's something simple of course). I look forward to working with you and any projects you may have for me.

    $39.00 /hr
    466 hours
    4.98
  5. Anwesh T.

    Anwesh T.

    System Administrator

    Nepal - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 9

    Over 4 years of IT experience in Server Systems and Network solutions maintenance and support. Proven track record of installation, configuration and migration of High Availability Windows and Linux servers with different flavors (CentOS, Redhat, Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora, Suse. etc) Linux: LAMP system administration, SSL, MySQL, Postgres, Oracle, Apache, Ngnix, Tomcat, Squid, Proxy, VPN, DNS, Zimbra, Monitoring tools and Alerting system (Nagios, Cacti, MRTG, bandwidthd),Mail Servers(Qmail/Postfix/Sendmail/SquirrelMail),iptables, shorewall, samba, NFS, VSFTPD, SVN Windows: Active Directory, Domain, IIS, MS SQL 2005/2008, WSUS,lync,System Center Monitoring and Alerting system My core competency lies in providing complete support of Server administration and User support,Expert in cloud managanement (Amazon, Rackspace, Softlayer), Router config (CISCO, Miktrotik, Cyberoam, SonicWall), cpanels (ispconfig, webmin, Parallel Plex panel, WHM, Directadmin), bash/perl scripting. I have Developed range of Web Sites using CMS (WordPress,Drupal,Joomla). I have Good Skills in Virtuallization (Virtualbox,Xen,ESXI), VOIP (ELASTIX), PABX(Matrix), windows shell. Vtiger CRM, Sugar CRM, osticket

    Groups: LoginRadius

    $15.00 /hr
    227 hours
    4.98
  6. Conal Mullan

    Conal Mullan

    Full-Stack Developer - Troubleshooter/PHP/Javascript

    United Kingdom - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    With a strong technical background in both Windows and Linux server administration, I consider myself to be a highly skilled internet & technology all rounder. Combining both experience and knowledge I can quickly identify and assess customer/client needs and find solutions to suit their requirements. I have been working successfully as an independent remote contractor for over 7 years and have built up particular strengths in MS server products especially SQL Server & IIS - with strong coding skill in javascript/jquery, PHP and experience in many other broader web technologies. I pride myself on being a fast learner and just enjoy making things work. I have been able to maintain long term relationships with my clients and am eager to continue to do so having recently completed a long term contract at another oDesk employer. Having worked in corporate IT for 7 years in a very high service availability environment, I know how to work under pressure whilst adhering to process. My key personal strengths include a keen attention to detail, excellent troubleshooting skills and an easy-going demeanour that helps me build strong working relationships quickly.

    $30.00 /hr
    8,088 hours
    5.00
  7. Jeffrey Ong

    Jeffrey Ong

    AWS/WHM/Cpanel/Plesk/Zpanel/ISPconfig/Virtulamin/Webmin

    Philippines - Last active: 11 hours ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 4

    8+ Years of Experience in System and Network Administration Operating system: Ubuntu, Debian,CentOS,Red Hat, Windows Server (2003,2008,2012), XP, Vista, Win7, OSX Server: AWS, EC2, S3, EBS, Digital Ocean, Rackspace, Hostgator, Godaddy, Active Directory, Samba4, VMware Vsphere, Xen Server, Apache,Tomcat, Nginx, Samba File Server, Free Radius, Openfiler, LTSP Server,ISPconfig, Zpanel, Cpanel, Plesk, Linux/Windows Terminal Server, DNS, Bind, MS Excange 2013, Zarafa, Resara, Postfix, Dovecot, Cloud Computing, High Availability. Security: IPsec, PPTP,SSH, SSL/TLS Untangle, ISA, Zentyal Hardware: Laptop, PC, Router, Switch, Printer, HP server, NAS, SAN Website Application: Wordpress, Magento Ecommerce, Woocommerce

    $16.67 /hr
    1,567 hours
    4.72
  8. Chanel Smiley

    Chanel Smiley

    Keep Calm Hire Chanel !

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago

    General - Provide great customer service and support that will build a lasting relationship and work ethic that my clients can genuinely appreciate and know they deserve. Businesses - Free business client from tedious and repetitive tasks so that they can focus more on building the business. Individual - Free individual client from their workload and tedious task so they can focus more on family and getting down time.

    $10.00 /hr
    174 hours
    4.88
  9. Christopher Brower

    Christopher Brower

    Senior Network Architect

    United States - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 2

    • Active Directory Implementation and Administration • Application and OS Automated Deployment • Database Administrator – Microsoft SQL Server 2000 and 2005 • Desktop Engineer – Automation of OS And Application Deployment • Help Desk Support • Group Policy and User Policy Administration • IIS Administration 5, 6, & 7 • Phone Engineer – Designed and Implemented 80 Phone VOIP PBX System • Physical and Logics Network Infrastructure Design • Physical Security Design and Implementation – IP Camera and IP Access Control • Network Security Design and Implementation • Messaging Administrator – Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 • Technical Documentation and Training • Vendor Relations & Purchasing • Virtualization Engineer – Microsoft Virtual Server and VMware ESX Server • Web Services Administrator • Wireless Network Infrastructure Design and Implementation • Adware / Malware / Spyware / Virus Removal • Architect Solutions for Customer’s Needs • Digital Achieving and Electronic Records Management • Disaster Recovery • Email Administration • Hardware Diagnostic and Repairs • Helpdesk Services • Network Diagnostics & Installations • Network Wiring • Server Installations and Provisioning • Server Maintenance • Software Installations • Software Patching and Upgrades • Phone System Installation and Support • Physical Network Repairs

    $66.67 /hr
    106 hours
    4.50
  10. Marius V.

    Marius V.

    Certified Systems Engineer

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

    I am a System Administrator focused on Microsoft products with 8+ years of professional experience on IT companies. I have extensive experience installing, configuring, administering and maintaining operating systems (Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012) and services like AD, DNS, DHCP, WDS, Hyper-V, Exchange, SCCM, SCOM. Time spent working in this area has allowed me to achieve knowledge and improve my skills in computing that would make me well suited to assist you in accomplishing your goals. I work methodically and efficiently to insure that my partner is satisfied with the end result and the cost of job is well justified.

    $25.00 /hr
    127 hours
    4.97