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Post your Windows administration project on Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, and hire an experienced Microsoft Windows administrator or a Windows server and network engineer to maintain your Windows administration and IT support. These freelancers have a deep knowledge of Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8 as well as SQL, Microsoft Exchange and Windows (2003 through 2012) servers. They can use their experience with Windows administrative tools - and technologies like Active Directory (AD), Deployment Services (WDS) and Group Policy Object (GPO) - to manage your remote Windows configuration, maintenance and backup operations.

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. Aleksei Tcelishchev

    Aleksei Tcelishchev

    Web/Mobile Software Engineer/Developer

    Russia - Last active: 12/02/2014 - Tests: 4

    grow up into independent successful Web/Mobile Software Engineer/Developer > from hardware power supply up to public social clouds > imagine future trends looking right now around the roots > growing up and supporting internet web projects and 'ria' apps > providing integration for different types of solutions > establishing links and designing overview Software: Programming and scripting languages: script - ECMAScript, VBScript, JavaScript, JS Frameworks (JQuery, KineticJS, libcanvas) server side - Java SE, PHP, python, sh/zsh/bash, awk/sed/perl Development and maintenance of web applications based on: WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, Symfony2 framework, Yii framework SQLite, MySQL, Memcache PHP, XML, XSLT, HTML, CSS/JavaScript Servers administration: AWS EC2 instances PBAS, HSPc, Virtuozzo, Plesk VMWare ESX/vSphere Apache, MS IIS, Tomcat Qmail, Sendmail, MS Exchange, MailEnable MS DNS, Bind MS Active Directory Nagios, Zabbix, Bacula Database administration: Oracle, Interbase, MSSQL, MySQL OS Administration: MS Windows (Desktop&Server versions) Linux (RedHat & Debian based distros) HP-UX, Solaris Hardware: Designing and developing IT infrastructures: Public Telephone Networks, VoIP complexes local and distributed networks various connection channels (LAN, ISDN, xDSL, WiFi, broadband) Buildling, configuring, installing, maintaining servers (HP, Sun, Intel, Dell, IBM), network equipment (D-Link, Cisco), workstations Diagnostics and removal of hardware problems Workflow: Gathering, analyzing and documenting tech requirements, development tasks, product description; software re-engineering Participation in official public correspondence and other communications Planning and estimating

    $18.88 /hr
    193 hours
  2. Marius Peshyna

    Marius Peshyna

    C/C++/Python Developer

    Norway - Last active: 01/19/2012 - Tests: 10

    I am very skilled, diligent and professional developer with a great deal of experience and enthusiasm. My areas of expertise include (but are not limited to) algorithms, data processing, techniques of artificial intelligence, software engineering and user interface design and implementation. I have written most of my projects in either C++ or Python, but I am also proficient in C, Java, C#, lua, javascript and PHP languages. As i have yet to face a problem i would fail to solve, i can guarantee that i will accomplish my assignments both fast and reliably.

    $20.00 /hr
    34 hours
  3. Louise U.

    Louise U.

    Graphic Designer, Website Designer

    United States - Last active: 08/29/2012 - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 4

    I have over 7 years experience as a creative director and graphic designer (now freelance). Professional understanding of how businesses differ and that each business needs a different marketing design to fit their specific needs. I excel with both print and web media and am very good at tailoring my designs to your specifications and style. - high referral rate - great attention to detail - I review competition to keep your design original and competitive. - adept with print and web

    $18.33 /hr
    71 hours
  4. Oleksii R.

    Oleksii R.

    ISTQB Certified/Experienced manual and automation QA

    Ukraine - Last active: 08/07/2014 - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 3

    I'm very glad if you read my profile so let me introduce myself. Currently being member of the QA team in the leading provider of billing systems.I kindly offer to share my skills and hands on experience to profit Your business. 2.5+ year in Quality Assurance working with web based, cross platform billing software solution of Enterprise Level as well as customer support projects. In addition 1+ year of Technical and Customer support experience. Test case design and execution(specification and experience based). Scripting and automation testing.Requirements analysis and specification preparation. Comprehensive test results reports.Risk-based planning... And that's not the whole list of the outcomes Your Business could gain from me as a professional contractor and use to run successful Business.

    $13.89 /hr
    58 hours
  5. Michel R.

    Michel R.

    MCITP Server Administrator - DBA /IT Specialist

    Uruguay - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

    I'm a server administrator with more than 5 years of experience. I had the chance to support and deploy environments for medium to large enterprise all arround the world. Implementation of Microsoft Technologies, deployment of Hyperion Oracle with excellent documentation are my strengths. I´m seeking the chance to improve myself by extending my knowledge to many customers as I can.

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

    $22.22 /hr
    170 hours
  6. Tajinder Pal Singh

    Tajinder Pal Singh

    Senior SAP BASIS and Netweaver Consultant

    India - Last active: 08/07/2014 - Tests: 1

    Strong experience in SAP Basis and Netweaver with ability to analyze organizational requirements to create system design, implement, upgrade and configure SAP Systems. I have extensive experience in SAP implementations, upgrades, migrations, support in number of SAP products both old and new dimensional products like SAP ECC, BI , CRM, SRM, EP, PI, GRC, DUET, Business objects and SAP Solution Manager etc.

    $27.78 /hr
    29 hours
  7. Oleg Tarasov

    Oleg Tarasov

    System Administration & IT consultant

    Russia - Last active: 04/22/2014 - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 2

    My knowledge and experience: Windows Server 2008 - professional knowledge and experience in 4 year. Windows Server 2003 - professional knowledge, experience 8 years. Windows NT, Windows 2000 - professional knowledge, experience more 10 years. FreeBSD (4.x-8.x) - professional knowledge, experience of 6 years. Solaris (8, 10), Linux - experience of 1 year. MS SQL (6-7, 2000, 2005, 2008) knowledge at the level of database administrator. Oracle 9i - knowledge at the level of DBA, work experience 6 months. MS ISA Server - professional knowledge, experience of 4 years. MS IIS - professional knowledge, experience 2 years. MS Exchange 5.5 - professional knowledge and experience of 6 years. MS Exchange 2000 (2003) - professional knowledge, experience of 6 years. Citrix Metaframe XP - professional knowledge and experience of 7 years. Citrix XenApp - professional knowledge, experience 5 years. Citrix XenServer, professional knowledge, experience 3 year. VMware vSphere 4, professional knowledge, experience 1 year. Professional knowledge of various system backup software, antivirus software. Professional knowledge of networking and Internet technologies, active network equipment, wide area networks, telecommunications equipment, server hardware, storage systems, backup systems, technologies terminal access, virtualization technologies. Experience a LAN and distributed corporate networks, data centers. Experience with equipment Cisco, SUN, HP. Education: Basic: 1984 — Krasnoyarsk Polytechnical Institute, Radio Techical / Radio Engineering Advanced trainings/courses 2007 — Fundamentals of Information Security, Internet University of Computer Science 2008 — Administer Oracle 9i, Training Centre "AvtoVAZ" 2010 — IT - Strategy, Internet University of Computer Science 2011 — Network security, Internet University of Computer Science 2011 — Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Microsoft Tests/Exams 2012 - Active Directory Administrator, Brainbench 2011 — Backup Exec 11d, Brainbench, 2011 — Computer Fundamentals (Win XP), Brainbench 2011 — RDBMS Concepts, Brainbench 2007 — Windows 2003 Server Administrator, Brainbench 2005 — Linux Administration (General), Brainbench 2005 — Computer Fundamentals (Win 2000), Brainbench 2005 — MS Windows 2000, Brainbench 2005 — Citrix Administration, Brainbench 2002 — Visual FoxPro 6.0, Brainbench 2001 — Internet Security Specialist, Brainbench 2001 — Computer Technical Support, Brainbench 2000 — Windows NT Workstation Administrator, Brainbench 2000 — Windows NT Administrator, Brainbench 2000 — Windows 98 Administrator, Techmetric 2000 — Windows 95 Administrator, Brainbench

    $10.00 /hr
    87 hours
  8. Filip Bordea

    Filip Bordea

    Social Media Monitoring, Retail Assistance, Windows system expert

    Romania - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 2

    Social Media Monitoring, Retail Assistance, Fluent in Romanian and English. My retail career has been focused on PC hardware sales. People say that I provide quick and effective Windows OS setup and maintenance. My goal on oDesk is to continue with social media monitoring and marketing for worldwide clients. Long term I plan on improving my skills in Windows system administration and programming.

    $16.67 /hr
    118 hours
  9. Tamás Osziczki

    Tamás Osziczki

    Microsoft Certified Solution Associate

    Hungary - Last active: 03/06/2014

    My name is Tamás, and I'm a Microsoft Certified Solution Assotiate. Having experience of 5+ years in System administration, Knowledge of maintaining Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Microsoft Exchange, ISA/Forefront TMG, Failover Cluster, Blade Servers, FortiGate UTM and other technologies, like new System Center, and cloud services. My official Microsoft Virtual Business Card availability : I hope you interested about me, and you will give an opportunity to introduce myself. Best regards: Tamás

    $16.00 /hr
    16 hours
  10. Ron Nunes

    Ron Nunes

    Network Specialist, Freelance Writer

    United States - Last active: 09/02/2013 - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

    Over 4 years experience in the design, installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of networks and their associated components.Over two years experience working with different Server environments, including mostly Windows, but also Linux and Mac. While my primary focus and training has been Cisco and Windows Server centric, I have an interest in most forms information systems. I've used and/or administered a very wide variety of devices and software I pretty much live and breathe computer networking; it comes naturally to me and always has, I really enjoy the work I do and do my best to provide the highest quality of service that I can to my clients. I am mostly seeking opportunities to utilize my networking or server administration skills for you or your business. -------------------------------------------------------------- I am also a writer, and have written hundreds of short stories and a few articles. I am also looking to expand my repertoire as a writer as well, and am also available to ghost write and write articles as well. I focus on a wide variety of genre's, but my forte is science-fiction, fantasy, or romance. I am willing to write in any genre if the concept is intriguing enough.

    $11.11 /hr
    23 hours