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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 4.77.

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  1. Fakhar Anwar

    Fakhar Anwar

    Freelance Project Manager / Software Engineer / Web Developer

    Pakistan - Last active: 19 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 14

    I am seeking a challenging role to utilize my proven project management (Software design, development and deployment), software design and development(VISUAL BASIC.NET, VISUAL C#.NET, ASP.NET, SQL, AJAX, HTML5, CSS, jQuery, SMARTY, CodeIgnitor, RoR, AS 2.0, 3.0, Joomla, Wordpress, Drupal), system and network administration(SQL SERVER 2000, 2005, 2008, WINDOWS SERVER 2000, 2003, 2008) skills with devotion and responsibility to consciously contribute to the client’s satisfaction.

    $40.00 /hr
    243 hours
    4.99
  2. Mark Ritchie

    Mark Ritchie

    Senior Systems Admin, Network Admin

    Canada - Last active: 14 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    An IT Professional with over 15 years hands on experience on Systems, Servers and VMWare administration. Specialties: 1. Windows Server 2008 2. Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 3. Anti-virus/Malware removal 4. Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, File Services, DFS, WSUS administration and troubleshooting 5. Network configuration(tcp-ip/cisco ios/monitoring) 6. Symanted Backupexec, Acronis, Appassure Replay 7. VPN and Remote access 8. Disaster Recovery, from bare metal restores, to VMware rebuilds

    $55.56 /hr
    110 hours
    4.93
  3. Daniel Z.

    Daniel Z.

    Highly skilled API integrator, PHP (ZF) Coder and Project Manager

    Poland - Last active: 19 hours ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 6

    Goal: Project and develop high quality apps for your success. Profile: OOPHP & Zend coding, IT consulting and business analyst, project coordinator and manager, Other skills: Apache, Bind, SSH, bashscripting, Memcached, Github, Solaris, Oracle, MySQL, Radius, AD, expert knowlegde of many *ux and windows systems Advantage: Project and implementation of many web apps. Most of it projected and developed by myself using Zend Framework, Google API (youtube, gdata), social API (twitter, facebook). Some of it integrated with operating systems or AAA software (radius, ldap). Usually Design Patterns were used (like Template Method, Version of Control, DAO, Dependency Injection, Decorator and so on). Some application built upon a structure of web services (XML, REST, JSON), some using jQuery and AJAX. Tools and technologies: Apache, radius, bind, ldap, Zend Framework, XML, SOAP, Linux, Linux daemons, Memcached, Sockets, REST, JSON, Oracle, MSSQL, MySQL, Design patterns, MVC, SVN, BASH, PHPUnit, Xdebug, Unit testing, Google Youtube API, Google Gdata API, Google Maps API, Facebook API, PayU API

    $35.00 /hr
    1,676 hours
    4.98
  4. Aaron H.

    Aaron H.

    Cisco UC Specialist/Expert - 10 Year CCIE

    United Kingdom - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

    A specialist in the full range of Cisco Unified Communications with full CCIE Voice qualification dating back 10 years, and over 15 years experience in IT primarily as a Cisco Channel Partner lead engineer in the UK. Strong design, deployment, administration, development and troubleshooting skills in: Communications Manager (CUCM/CallManager from version 3.1 to 10.5) Communications Manager Express Voice Gateways (TDM, Analog), CUBE/SIP, H.323 Contact Centre Express (UCCX/IPCC Express) Scripting, Deployment and Custom Reporting with Historical Reporting Client (HRC) and Cisco Unified Intelligence Center (CUIC) Presence/Jabber, Unity (Voicemail, Unified Messaging) Cisco UCS and VMware Unified Attendant Consoles (CUBAC, CUDAC, CUEAC, Attendant Console Advanced/Standard, and ARC Premium) I also have extensive networking experience, as well as significant experience with Microsoft Windows Server/Exchange and associated technologies and products. I have development skills in Java, MS SQL and Informix and various other scripting and programming languages such as PowerShell. I have experience with many Cisco-specific APIs especially with UCCX and CUCM.

    $88.89 /hr
    191 hours
    5.00
  5. Andrew S.

    Andrew S.

    US-Based Microsoft and Citrix Systems Engineer

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4

    I've been administering Microsoft-centric server infrastructure for the last 7 years, and have in-depth experience with design, deployment, repair and support of all Citrix, VMWare, RES, and many Microsoft technologies. My experiences range from server administration roles, specialized application support, desktop support, virtualization implementation and administration to advanced networking jobs. For the last three years I've also been working with Virtualization Consulting firms to design, build and support the following: -Citrix XenApp, XenDesktop, XenServer, NetScaler products -VMWare ESXi and View -RES Workspace Manager, Automation Manager, Orchestration/IT Store -Microsoft RDS, Server 2003-2012R2, Hyper-V I am confident I'll be a great asset to your project or organization, and look forward to working with you!

    $95.00 /hr
    470 hours
    4.93
  6. Andrey Z.

    Andrey Z.

    Senior Windows system administrator. Exchange and Google Apps expert

    Russia - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 7

    Hi, my name is Andrey! 10 years of experience in IT Industry specially with Microsoft Techmologies. Quality service for Microsoft OFFICE 365, EXCHANGE SERVER 2007/10/13, WINDOWS SERVER 2003/08/12, client OS: WINDOWS XP/7/8/8.1 I'm A professional with broad experience in the design, implementation, operation and management of infrastructure solutions looking to expand my skill and challenge myself. i am looking forward to assist you and providing you with a world-class experience. Technologies: Office 365 (Exchange, Sharepoint, Lync) MS Windows Server 2003/2008/2012 MS Exchange Server 2003/2007/2010/2013 Antivirus defend: Kaspersky, ESET, Symantec Hardware PBX: Panasonic Cisco, Fortigate, Dlink, Checkpoint DNS Server MAC OS Citrix XenServer, Microsoft Hyper-V, Vmware MSSQL, MySQL Backups - Symantec, Veeam,Acronis Web Hosting and reselling Clouding Infrastructure planning and development Help Desk and support My certificates: MCSA+M (Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator + Messaging) Microsoft® Certified Technology Specialist: - Windows Server 2008 R2, Server Virtualization - Microsoft Forefront Client and Server - Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2006 - Windows Server Virtualization - System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 - Windows Small Business Server Microsoft Certified Dynamics Specialist I've been involved in various maintenance and/or implementation projects based on technologies mentioned above. I have also participated to network design and implementations projects as well as assisting customers migrating to the latest technologies. I believe my strong points are my Creativeness and Punctuality. My #1 goal will always be to meet your needs and deadline. When working on a new project, I like to speak with the client, so that I can have a clear understanding of his/her needs and vision of the project. I'm honest and fair.

    $33.33 /hr
    99 hours
    4.99
  7. Jordan Dalton

    Jordan Dalton

    Laravel Expert | PHP | MySQL | CSS | jQuery

    United States - Last active: 19 hours ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    Since 2006 I have worked with local small business, government entities, and multi million dollar corporations, developing websites, web applications, as well as administering systems and networks. Over the past 8 years I have developed numerous skills that make me an all-around candidate to serve you. The following is a list of my software skills: • Frameworks: Laravel 3/4/5, Zend, and Codeigniter • Languages: PHP, Python, C#, and JavaScript • Databases: MySQL, SQL, and DB2 • Markups: HTML, HTML5, CSS, and CSS3 • Version Control: Git and Subversion • Shopping Carts: Magento and BigCommerce • APIs: PayPal, ASI Central, Twilio Here is a list of my systems/networking skills: • Spiceworks Help Desk Ticket System • Windows NT/2003/2008/2012 Servers • Exchange Server 2010 • SonicWall Firewall • ESET Node 32 Endpoint Protection • Symantec Brightmail Messaging Gateway • Cisco Routers • Cisco, Dell & HP Switches • Printers • Software Installation I pour out all of my passion into every single project. I truly want to see you succeed. Let me help take you, your company, your product/service to the next level.

    $55.56 /hr
    637 hours
    5.00
  8. Vladimir Mott

    Vladimir Mott

    Microsoft Exchange, Lync, & PowerShell Expert

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3

    Ex-Microsoft Senior Consultant with 15 years industry experience designing, deploying, securing and managing Microsoft Exchange, Lync, and Active Directory. Deep experience with multi-site deployments, Exchange Database Availability Groups, Lync Enterprise Voice,and hybrid Microsoft Office 365 deployments with SSO. Complex migrations to/from Exchange, Lync, and Office 365 are my specialty. Very experienced with complex hybrid / coexistence scenarios that require directory synchronization, federation, and custom PowerShell scripting. Excellent communication and problem-solving skills. I am based in California, USA. Technical Skills: - Exchange 2003/2007/2010/2013 - Lync 2010/2013 with Enterprise Voice - PowerShell Scripting - Office 365 - Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) - Active Directory - Windows Server 2003/2008/2012 R2 - Hyper-V - ADSI, LDAP, DNS, SMTP, TCP/IP

    $75.00 /hr
    475 hours
    5.00
  9. Oleksandr N.

    Oleksandr N.

    Senior System Administrator, Migration and Security L3 engineer, SSD

    Ukraine - Last active: 19 hours ago - Tests: 20 - Portfolio: 16

    YOUR POSITIVE FEEDBACK IS THE HIGHEST AWARD FOR ME ;) Will do my best to assist you in any questions and tasks you may have =) Here is some info about my experience. SUMMARY Specialties: Information Technology / Internet / IT Division / Computer security/ Internet Services / System Administration/ Webmaster Support / Web Analysis/ SEO / SEM / Internet Marketing Web hosting services (SSD hosting solutions) EXPERIENCE: d(-_-)b Linux/Windows system administrator, Operations team EuroVPS/WebDomSolutions January 2012 - May 2013 Greece, Athens Responsibilities: - Tickets; - System administration and monitoring. Theoretical and practical skills: - Operating Systems: RedHat/CentOS/Fedora, Debian/Ubuntu, FreeBSD, Windows Server 2003/2008; - Virtualization: Virtuozzo, OpenVZ, VMware, Onapp Xen, Apache CloudStack; - Setup/configuration: nagios, kayako, racktables, confluence, observium, nginx, php-fpm, liteSpeed, Apache CloudStack, Hostbill, WHMCS, redmine; - Control panels: Plesk, WHM Cpanel. - Database Administration: SQL Server, MySQL, MariaDB ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <( -'.'- )> freelancer SEO freelance October 2010 - March 2012 (1 years 6 months) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ o(^_^)o System Administrator / Techsupport Webintellects/Webhostgian/Jumpline/Webdomsolutions November 2010 - March 2012 (1 year 5 months) US, Ohio Responsibilities: - Live Chat support, Tickets; - System/Server/Control Panel administration; - Nagios monitoring; - Internet research and work with technical documentation. Operating Systems: * RedHat/CentOS,Fedora * Windows server 2003/2008 * VPS setup and configuration (Parallels Virtuozzo Containers); Advanced theoretical and practical skills in such areas: - Operating Systems: RedHat/CentOS/Fedora, Windows server 2003/2008; - Virtualization: VPS setup and configuration (Parallels Virtuozzo); - Security: Advanced knowledge of Linux security, Firewalls ( IPtables, CSF, APF, BFD, Fail2Ban), Encryption ( SSL), SSH, Host Security Auditing; - Software: Apache servers (versions 1.3.x/2.2), DNS (BIND 9), QMail, Sendmail, exim, LAMP, Plesk/Exim/Cpanel (installing/upgrading/maintaining), Drupal, Wordpress, Joomla, OsCommerce applications, Yum/RPM usage; - Database Administration: SQL Server 2003/2008, MySQL, MS access. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ b(^_^)d Internet Marketing Specialist || Web Analyst DCoM Soft, Inc. December 2009 – August 2010 (9 months) Responsibilities: - Internet Marketing strategy and tactics - Information architecture and Web site content planning - Research of partners - Internet Market Research - Research Usability Design - Online promotion of company's web-based products Skills: - Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) - Paid online Marketing / Pay per Click Management (PPC) - SEO Copywriting/Editing - Social Media Optimization and Marketing (SMO/SMM) - Experience running USA-targeted social Marketing - Writing press releases - Social networking (Twitter, Facebook, Google follow etc) - Google Products, AdWords/AdSense, Google Analytics, Webmaster tools, Google Merchant, etc. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ \(^_^)/ Customer Relations Representative || Advanced Technical Agent Ecommerce, Inc. May 2007 – October 2009 (2 years 6 months) Responsibilities: - Sales, billing and technical support in solving problems reported by clients; - Chat, helpdesk system, correspondence; - View, Adaptation, "repair" clients' sites; - Basic server/service diagnostic and reports to sysadmin department; - Internet research and work with technical documentation; - Work in team. Basic theoretical and practical skills in such areas: - Linux / Unix OS, Windows server 2000/2003, Windows XP/98; - Servers: Apache, bind, sendmail, ProFTP, MySQL, SQUID / SOCKS, MSSQL, Samba; - Easy coding: PHP, PERL / CGI, HTML, JavaScript, CF, ASP,. NET, C + +; - Widely used protocols (HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, POP, IMAP, FTP (s), TCP / UDP, etc); - HSPHERE control panel (versions 2.3 and 3).

    $34.88 /hr
    1,307 hours
    5.00
  10. Vyacheslav D.

    Vyacheslav D.

    Microsoft Certified Professional: MCSE, MCSA, MCITP

    Ukraine - Last active: 19 hours ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 11

    My point - make all tasks with maximum effectiveness and less expenses. I have 10 years of hands-on experience as a system administrator/IT manager. Looking for interesting job / project(s). Able to work independently, but also is flexible team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Skills and knowledge - Microsoft software/services = Microsoft Windows 2003/2008/2012 server products = Windows XP/Vista/7/8 desktops + mass-deployment tools/technologies = DHCP/DNS/FTP = DFS namespaces & replication = Active Directory planning, setup, maintenance and troubleshooting = Active Directory Federation Services = Terminal Services / Remote Desktop Services / RemoteApp = Group Policy = Access Control and Auditing setup = MS Exchange 2007/2010/2013 = MS Office 2003/2007/2010/2013/365 = MS SQL 2000/2005/2008 = Microsoft Hyper-V My MS certification: https://mcp.microsoft.com/Anonymous//Transcript/Validate Transcript ID 982200 Access Code Prima753

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

    $44.00 /hr
    3,623 hours
    4.76