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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. Ronan V.

    Ronan V.

    All-Around Virtual Assistant

    Philippines - Last active: 16 hours ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 29

    I'm efficient and highly organized. This enables me to be as productive as possible on the job. I pay attention to all the details, and like to be sure that everything is just right. I will do my best to be more productive and work honestly and efficiently. I will suggest what I think is right and help my team members when they need my help. Why you should hire me? Because I am a fast learner, smart and reliable. I work efficiently and coordinate well. Now I'm going to give you a short summary about my skill, I hope it will help you determine about my key strength for your job: * I have over 9,000+ hrs working experience at oDesk. * My hourly rate is low & negotiable but I can provide you best quality work. * oDesk verified ID contractor with good feedback score & good test result. * I'm honest & trustworthy, dependable & fast learner. * I have over 6 years of experience being a Virtual Assistant. * I am available 40+ hours a week for your job.

    $5.56 /hr
    10,911 hours
    4.97
  2. Ryan McMichael

    Ryan McMichael

    AWS Partner Cloud Solutions Architect

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 6

    Cloud Solutions Architect with heavy immersion in all AWS technologies. Member of the AWS Partner Network and AWS Accredited Technology Professional. Prominent member of the Rightscale ecosystem, serving on the Customer Advisory Group. Significant project experience with Azure, Rackspace, and OpenStack. Looking for new challenges, interesting problems, and not afraid of big numbers. Recent projects include the design and deployment of a secure document storage system for an elite global bank, the cloud infrastructure construction and management for a US cellular carrier, the scalable infrastructure creation for a global industrial manufacturing monitoring company, and the complete AWS migration (including 50TB database) for a top-tier global digital marketing company. My primary skills lie in the automation and orchestration of multi-platform, highly scalable, highly available public/private hybrid systems. I pioneered the adaptation of many Microsoft systems into an automated, scalable cloud environment. I am looking to use these skills to grow my experience and knowledge, and I'm most interested in implementing original solutions for unique problems. Please note that although I am sometimes available for emergency situations, I am usually working on several projects at any given time and generally cannot accommodate requirements that need to be fulfilled yesterday. Platforms: Rightscale/AWS/Rackspace/Azure Systems: Specializing in Microsoft technologies with an extensive Linux background Databases: MongoDB/MySQL/MSSQL/Oracle/PostgreSQL Core competencies in most AWS products Aussi, je parle le français si vous êtes intéressé. Keyword alphabet soup: Docker, Jenkins, Hadoop, NoSQL, Ruby on Rails, PostgreSQL, MySQL, RightScale, Elastic MapReduce, OpenStack, Nginx, DNS, Route53, Apache, Ubuntu, Centos, RedHat, OS/X, CloudWatch, Nagios, Icinga, AWS-CLI, HAProxy, ELB, VPN, Chef, Puppet, CloudFormation, Redshift, Glacier, S3, DevOps, Shell, Bash, Powershell, Python, Git, SVN, OpsWorks, JIRA, LiquidPlanner, Salesforce, OpenVPN, RabbitMQ, NewRelic, Digital Ocean, etc...

    $100.00 /hr
    7,039 hours
    4.99
  3. Umair A.

    Umair A.

    Database Systems Expert

    Pakistan - Last active: 18 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 11

    Over the last 10 years,I have been engaged on various development and administration tasks on SQL Server, Oracle, Mysql and Networks.My core competency lies in Performance optimization, designing efficient database structures,including tables,indexes, views,functions,stored procedures/routines,CLR functions using T-SQL and performance tuning/optimization of all versions of MySql and SQL Server 2000/2005/2008/2008R2/2012 and so on. Expert in DBA tasks, MySQL installation optimization and replication (master - master, master slave etc) and have complete grip and extensive experience of backups,replication over IIS using HTTPS protocols,partitioning, mirroring, security management,SSRS reports development,SSIS and SSAS management also skilled in deploying and managing Virtual and Cloud Computing infrastructure. I look forward to provide consultancy services and work on sophisticated and large scale database projects involving performance and tuning, support, design & development, administration and Business Intelligence for 24/7 mission critical database servers. I must say that i am a performance and optimization geek and i have proved that in my carrier. Above all, I strive to provide excellent service to my clients and ensure their happiness, good customer service is key for me, and no project is completed until you are satisfied. I work during EST and speak and write fluent English and consider communication to be a necessity.

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals, Oracle Certified Associates

    $30.00 /hr
    4,088 hours
    4.94
  4. Sorin C.

    Sorin C.

    IT Specialist

    Romania - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 4

    Over last 12 years, based on my deep knowledge in software development and Windows operating systems, I've managed to become an expert in two fields: desktop applications development and windows based installers. Based on my achieved skills, I have developed a wide range of installers, from simple ones to more complexes such as installers for web applications. For desktop application development, I use Delphi which I used from Delphi 5 up to Delphi XE2; I have deep knowledge in building installers for windows, with great knowledge using Inno Setup, Windows Installer XML (WiX), InstallShield, Advanced Installer, Wise Installation Studio. I also have great experience in the following areas: SQL, HTML, PHP, software design and testing.

    $32.00 /hr
    708 hours
    4.73
  5. Alex C.

    Alex C.

    Network and System Administrator

    Romania - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 4

    Level 3 support for various customers. Technologies: MS Windows 2003/2008/2012 Linux (CentOS) MS Exchange 2003/2007 2010/2013 BlackBerry Enterprise Server Plesk, cPanel SonicWall Firewall, Cisco, Fortigate VPN Tunnels Network Load Balancing and High Availability IIS, Apache, Tomcat DNS Server MAC OS Citrix XenServer, Microsoft Hyper-V, Vmware MSSQL, MySQL Exim, Postfix, PowerMTA Elastix, Asterisk, PBX technologies Backups - Symantec, Veeam Web Hosting and reselling Clouding Infrastructure planning and development Help Desk and support [level 3 only] 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. Nevertheless I assisted customers reaching their proposed goal or milestone in IT.

    $25.00 /hr
    2,673 hours
    4.98
  6. Andrey Z.

    Andrey Z.

    Experienced English-Russian-Ukrainian translator with IT background

    Ukraine - Last active: 16 hours ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 7

    Native Russian speaker. I have 8 years of English-Russsian-Ukrainian translation, edition and proofreading experience in a broad range of technical and general interest subjects. Special expertise in telecommunications, IT and marine navigation equipment. I have also participated in software localization and web-sites translation projects. My latest projects: -Proofreading of Absolute Software user interface -Ongoing translation of real time news for BrightWire.com -Panasonic Color CCTV Camera Operating Instructions -TimeLine 3D software for Mac OS X (www.beedocs.com) - Mitsubishi Air Conditioner Installation manuals -Onkyo AV receiver manuals -Rohde & Schwarz Voice Communication manuals -iPhone and iPad user interface of My Movies software (www.mymovies.dk) -NEO Solutions software for iPhone. Marketing presentation -ASTECH payment system for iPhone. Marketing presentation -Pinnacle Movie Editor user manual -Kimberly Clark CMS web-system software strings -Antik IPTV set-top box marketing brochure -Adobe Acrobat 10 user manual -HP IT Service Management software datasheets -BMC software strings and user manual -Apple Knowledge Articles -Google adWords Help articles -Canon printers User Manual -Mobile tariff plans marketing research -Autodesk user manual -Blog articles -Telecommunication Services Customer Agreement -VHF Radio Service manual

    Groups: oTranslators

    $16.67 /hr
    4,344 hours
    4.73
  7. Abhishek T.

    Abhishek T.

    Technical Lead with 10+ years experience

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    I am having 10+ yrs of experience in IT Industry, working as a Technical Lead with a large software development company.I am managing a complex server structure with more then 100 dedicated servers based on different hosting providers, I am managing our Internal client servers , Exchange Server , MS SQL Servers ( All Editions) , Backup Servers , Cisco higher end routers , Firewalls and having good command in all desktop variants, All Linux edition Red-hat Enterprise , Ubuntu , Cent OS are the another part of my job profile. In terms of network security i am managing more then 1500 Client Pc's with all security implement + having different Anti-virus client-server editions, Anti-Trojans to managed for the company. From last 3 years I have start working on the AWS Clouds + Rack-space Cloud hosting as my profile is having almost all the required technical skills. here is the available list of my current profile Exeperience with almost all hosting providers , IE - Rackspace , Verio , Godaddy , 1And1 , BigRock , Hostmysite , the planet etc... - Cloud Administration - VM's , ESXI Management / Setup - AWS Administration - Windows Server 2003-2012, - All kind of Hosting Experience ( Windows, Linux, Cloud) - DHCP and DNS, - Active Directory DS, CS, FS, LDS, RMS, - Exchange Server from 2003 to 2013, - J-Boss Server , Flash Media Server , Live Streaming Setup - Apache , PHP , MYSQL - Print Server, - Remote Access (VPN, Direct Access), - Remote Desktop Services, - Web Server IIS (All Versions), - Windows Deployment Services, - Windows from XP to Windows 8, - SQL Servers 200- 2012 - Networking, Firewalls, Routers.. I believe in my skills and i believe to complete all the required tasks in time and with all satisfaction.

    $16.67 /hr
    1,171 hours
    4.79
  8. Dickson Kimani

    Dickson Kimani

    Accomplished DBA, DW & BI Admin, Technical Writer, Project Manager

    Kenya - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 4

    I am an accomplished, multi-faceted ICT professional who loves working remotely. A quick overview: • 11+ years' experience (and certification!) as a Database and Systems administrator, and a senior systems admin since 2005. Also experience in managing, tuning and administering Oracle 10g/ 11g and SQL Server 2005/ 2008/ 2012/ 2014 databases. • Skilled in Data warehousing, Systems Analysis and Business Intelligence. experience in cube and model management to implement advanced reporting, trend analysis and pattern matching business requirements, mainly for financial-services, healthcare and banking clients. Excellent understanding and implementation of client's BI needs using SSAS, SSIS and SSRS. • Windows Server and Linux admin, email administration on Exchange 2007/ 2010, and SAN implementation and administration on NetApp. Managed a team of 7, providing mission-critical IT services to a busy financial-services organization. This includes Oracle & SQL Server database administration, Windows & Linux server admin, and LAN & WAN setup and maintenance. Set up and implemented a complete ICT Disaster Recovery plan for a financial-services organization with 500+ employee, which resulted in a Business Continuity Planning (BCP) award for the org. 8+ years as an ITIL-certified ICT project manager. I act as a bridge between the technical ICT world and the 'real' world of clients who simply want technical solutions to business problems. Successfully oversaw and implemented two major recent projects - a mobile-payment and communication platform, and a workflow and document-processing solution, both for a leading healthcare provider. Finally, I am an excellent technical writer. Authored several articles and whitepapers on ICT, especially in the areas of database & systems administration and cloud computing. Also utilizes tech-writing and communication skills to better communicate with clients as a project manager and systems administrator.

    $25.00 /hr
    2,771 hours
    5.00
  9. Velisa Velovic

    Velisa Velovic

    Website Development / Remote Systems Support Engineer

    Serbia - Last active: 23 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 18

    Over the past 9 years, I have build my knowledge and experience in Web Development. My technical proficiencies include demonstrated expertise in HTML, CSS, SQL Server... I have a lot of experiences in various CMS platforms (Wordpress, Magento, Joomla...) and forums (PHPbb, SMF, vBulletin). I also have experience with all type of hosting services (shared, VPS, dedicated). Based on my qualification and experience, I am looking forward to further enhance my skills and expertise through this online portal of oDesk.

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

    $15.00 /hr
    550 hours
    4.98
  10. Aleksei Tcelishchev

    Aleksei Tcelishchev

    Web/Mobile Software Engineer/Developer

    Russia - Last active: 1 month ago - 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
    195 hours
    5.00