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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. Erickson I.

    Erickson I.

    Creative Article Writer/Content Creation, Project Manager, IT Engineer

    Philippines - Last active: 12/02/2014 - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 6

    You have browsed into the profile of a process-oriented freelancer that would make a great asset to any company. Possessing excellent communication and interpersonal skills, I would be happy to help you manage your clients and accounts. Skilled in content research and creation, I can create SEO-rich contents for your website. I am looking forward to learn more about your business and to assist you grow your company. I have worked in various Projects already as a Creative/Content Writer. I also have worked as the Project Manager for a major Automotive Company where I worked with a team in troubleshooting and resolving Workstation issues, both hardware and software issues. I am an Electronics Engineer with 6 years experience in the Information Technology Industry. My IT knowledge and skills are more than enough encompassing multiple specialties including, but not limited to, Microsoft Operating Systems and Products, Cisco Routers and Switches, and ITIL v3 FoundationsTechnologies. I excel with communications and have been proven dependable and reliable at all jobs I have done. Thank you for viewing my profile and I hope to work with you soon.

    $5.00 /hr
    0 hours
  2. Reuben O.

    Reuben O.

    Server and Network Administrator, Data Entry Professional

    Philippines - Last active: 11/01/2012 - Tests: 10

    I had worked as a systems and network administrator in a telecommunications and IT environment. My competencies include installation and configuration of linux servers (Centos, Ubuntu, Red hat enterprise) and windows (NT/2003/XP/7) servers. End-to-end setup of cisco routers (core, distribution, and L2 access) and NMS systems (like Nagios, Solarwinds, Netscout). I have experience in the following areas: (servers) DNS, Squid Proxy, Apache, SSL setup, Postfix, Dovecot, Webmail, Samba, DHCP, Sendmail, FTP. (routers) OSPF, PPP, IPSec VPN, Static.

    $5.00 /hr
    5 hours
  3. system admin

    system admin

    Mustafa Razzak (Systems Specialist)

    Pakistan - Last active: 12/04/2010 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 6

    Dedicated, result-oriented and career-focused professional 6+ years of experience in IT industry with over 2+ years in project management. Extensive experience as a service strategist with all phases of design, transition and operation on Microsoft, Red-Hat and IBM platform projects. Technical expertise and successful team building. Management background includes leading team, managing core infrastructure operations, vendor coordination with strong follow-ups, upgrade service according to user and business need, monitoring IT infrastructure, creating strategies, deploy projects with technical documentation. Proven technical background includes high availability of services, managing SPOF (single point of failure), system analysis and design.

    $11.11 /hr
    0 hours
  4. Mouad B.

    Mouad B.

    Work at HP. Developper, network administrator, blogger and researcher

    Morocco - Last active: 12/04/2014 - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

    Hi, My name is Boukil Mouad. You can call me WOWKILL like they call @ HP. 5 years earlier, i did a networking study and I had been graduated. I continue my study and work for HP as a network administrator. Today, I am a network admin's manager for SOCIETE GENERALE project @ HP. I work also as developper and software engineer as freelancer Language that I use : .NET suite(VB and C#), PHP, C, C++, C#, VB, XML, JAVASCRIPT. CMS: WORDPRESS, DRUPAL. OS: Windows server, LINUX, Unix. You can contact me via email or skype mouad.boukil1 Cheers, Boukil Mouad

    $7.00 /hr
    2 hours
  5. Stefanus Natahusada

    Stefanus Natahusada

    Security Solution Engineer, Consultant IT Security

    Singapore - Last active: 09/26/2011

    I have the strong passion about Information Technology especially on network,web and application security area. Due to the some of my past projects with Non Disclosure Agreement (NDA) status that I did on my past experience, unfortunately I am not able to share too detail about my customers info. My role is doing deployment and solution of Network and Endpoint Security including Firewall, SIEM, Centralized Log and Endpoint Encryption.

    $25.56 /hr
    0 hours
  6. Faisal Sattar

    Faisal Sattar

    SQL Server 2008 Developer/Administrator, MOSS 2007 Dev/Admin

    Pakistan - Last active: 02/21/2013 - Tests: 7

    We aim to provide competitive Managed IT Services, Software Development, Web Applications Development, SQL Server and SharePoint Server Administration to our most valued clients and business partners by aligning our processes and practice to suit their discerning needs and providing cost-effective highly skilled IT Professionals to complement their operations. PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION AND TRAININGS - TS: Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, Configuration - TS: Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, Application Development - PRO: Windows Server 2008, Enterprise Administrator - TS: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Database Development - TS: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Implementation and Maintenance - PRO: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Database Administrator 2008 - PRO: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Database Developer 2008 - TS: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Business Intelligence Development and Maintenance - CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) - MCSE (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer) PROFESSIONAL STRENGTHS - Possess six years of experience in applications development and support - Sound knowledge of various software tools and applications - Ability to work in a team and handle multiple projects - Ability to solve complex problems - Applications testing and debugging - Ability to explain technical concepts and communicate with users at all levels TECHNICAL SKILLS - Programming: C#, ASP.NET, ADO.NET, XML, Web Services, .NET 2.0/3.5 Framework, JavaScript, AJAX, HTML, SQL, PL/SQL (C++, C Language, Assembly, Shell Scripting) - Concepts: IIS 6.0, Object Oriented Design and Programming, UML, Design Patterns, Refactoring, Networking, Obfuscation, Multi-process Synchronization, Internationalization - Databases: MS SQL Server 2005 & 2008, MS-Access (Oracle 8i) - Operating System: Windows NT/2000/XP, Windows Server 2003/2008, Linux - Software: InfoPath 2007, MOSS 2007, MS Visual Studio .NET 2005/2008, MS Office, MS Visio, Crystal Report, Business Intelligence Development Studio, VirtualPC, VMWare, SEO Expert, Google Analytics, Google PR - Networking: Cisco switches, routers and Cisco PIX firewall

    $11.11 /hr
    0 hours
  7. Paul A.

    Paul A.

    Logos / Print Design / Graphic Design / Field Service / Helpdesk

    United States - Last active: 08/17/2011 - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 11

    I'm a Graphic Designer, Digital Arts and Technology director with more than 12 years experience in advertising, graphic design, print and web publishing. I have worked closely with print shops, corporations, D.O.D. , US Army, small business', Boys and Girls Clubs and various commercial firms and institutions. My commitment to you 1) you the customer comes first 2) my word is my bond, I am reliable 3) I am serious about my service 4) I want to give you the best 5) I am realistic and I believe in candor 6) I am accessible and easy to do business with

    $6.67 /hr
    2 hours
  8. Jose Luis Fernandez

    Jose Luis Fernandez

    High Skilled SysAdmin and Communications, OpenSource Expert

    Spain - Last active: 02/29/2012 - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    10+ years of experience administering Linux and Windows Servers. During last years my objectives were to design, implement and maintain large, high available and high load network infrastructures. My skills are in building and administering time critical Linux and windows systems and clusters as well as single node systems. I have experience in: * Linux Clustering and HA * Cloud Computing * Amazon EC2 * MySQL Administration,Server optimization * Linux Firewall, networking and Security Concepts * Design, deployment and administration of multi node web farms * Service level load balancing and clustering * Linux services (WEB,MAIL,PROXY,DNS,LDAP,SAMBA,ZIMBRA, etc) * OS security concepts * Monitoring tools and solutions (Nagios, Munin, SNMP etc) * Bash scripting * Virtualization solutions (VMWare, XEN, CITRIX, OpenVZ, etc) * Advanced Windows Cluster Administration * Document Management System (Alfresco) * Active Directory deployment and administration * Network Administration * Network Security (Penetration Testing) * Server Auditing * Technical Support * Web hosting Control panels such as cPanel,Plesk,DirectAdmin * Data recovery * Asterisk/Trixbox/Elastix/VoIP solutions.

    $16.67 /hr
    7 hours
  9. Hezbullah Shah

    Hezbullah Shah

    System Administration, Networking, Web Developing and Programming

    United Arab Emirates - Last active: 05/31/2014 - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

    I am here to use all my knowledge of Web Developing, Programming, System Administration, and Network Administration for giving benefits to other humans and I get benefits too. I work as a professional Servers, Desktop and Network Support Professional in my career life, while I do Programming, Scripting, specifically web programming as my passion.

    $5.56 /hr
    4 hours
  10. YC De Silva

    YC De Silva

    System Administrator, Web & Email Hosting, AWS, EC2, cPanel, Plesk

    Sri Lanka - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 1

    I am expert Linux/ Windows Server Administrator having 10+ years experience and ready to work. I have extended experience on web hosting technologies and cloud. Ready to start working at your project right now! -- Below you can see my general skills -- * OS’s: Debian, Ubuntu, CentOS, RedHat, CloudLinux, Gentoo, FreeBSD (administration, configuration, audit, optimization); * Software Configuration Management: Salt, Ansible; * Web servers: nginx, Apache (installation, configuration, optimization); * Database servers: MySQL, Postgresql, MariaDB, MS SQL (installation, configuration, optimization, profiling); * Mail servers: Exim, Postfix, Sendmail, Zimbra, Qmail, Dovecot + Spamassassin, ClamAV; * Webhosting Administration Panel: ISPManager, Billmanager, VMManager, cPanel, ISPConfig, Plesk, DirectAdmin, VestaCP, webmin; * Amazon: AWS setup or Amazon tools; * Virtualization: OpenVZ, XEN, KVM, VMWare, VirtualBox; * Load balancing: HAproxy, Nginx, PowerDNS, BIND, Route53; * System Backup and Restore automatization; * Network services: dns (bind, powerdns), vpn (mpd,pptpd,openvpn), firewalls (iptables/ipfw), file server (samba3/4), proxies (squid, 3proxy, privoxy, nginx); * Monitoring: Zabbix, Munin, Nagios; * FTP: Vsftp, Pureftp, Proftp.

    $10.00 /hr
    2 hours