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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. Heshantha Fernando

    Heshantha Fernando Agency Contractor

    Network Engineer, Security Specialist, System Admin and DB Admin

    Sri Lanka - Last active: 21 days ago - Tests: 15

    I have over 12 years of experience. Always with 'Can Do' attitude. When it comes to my expert areas of IT, I'm capable of accomplishing anything. I'm also a fast learner. Network Engineer: -Experience on Configuring, Troubleshooting and Optimizing Routers, Switches (L2/L3), ASA Devices, Load Balancers, PIX Firewalls etc. etc. With following certifications (CCNP R&S, CCNP Security) Security Specialist: -I have done a lot of projects as a Security Consultant. Having experience in conducting Vulnerability Assessments, Penetration Testing and also I have done Server/ Network Hardening against threats, Designing, Implementation and Maintenance of security policies, Conducting Forensic Investigations etc. etc. I'm having Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH), Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (C|HFI) and EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (E|CSA) Certifications Proficient in ISO 27001:2013 security audits and Certified Lead Implementer for ISO 27001:2013 System Administrator: - Windows Administration experience of mine goes back to Windows NT 4. Since then I have been Implementing, Administrating & Troubleshooting Windows Servers. - I have experience in HP-UX, Red Hat RHEL5/6 CentOS5/6 administration. Database Administration: - Implementing, Administrating & Troubleshooting Microsoft SQL Server 2008/2012. I have started DBA tasks back in SQL server 6.5 days. - Experience on DBA tasks on Oracle 8i, 9i, 10g and 11g. - Experience on DBA tasks on MySQL 5.0/5.5. IT Disaster Recovery: Have experience in identifying vulnerabilities and taking appropriate countermeasures to prevent and mitigate failure risks. Including taking enterprise-wide approach to develop disaster recovery plan, assessment of risks, developing policies and procedures, implementation the plan and recover from a disaster. I'm a EC-Council Disaster Recovery Professional (E|DRP)

    Associated with: Intek Services, Intek Services

    $25.00 /hr
    12,825 hours
    4.97
  2. Chandrakant pankhi

    Chandrakant pankhi Agency Contractor

    Exp Lead Generation|Exp Ecommerce|VA|Market Research|Customer Service

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 47

    From 2010 on oDesk, I worked on wide range of Admin Support jobs like Lead Generation, Web research, Data Entry, Manual Email Sending, LinkedIn & Twitter Researching, Google Places Listing, Google Maps Researching, Aweber Data Entry & Aweber List Management, Ebay Template Designing and Product Uploading, Magento Product upload & E-commerce Product Researching and Uploading. My expertise is on Lead Generation, I provide proactive and detailed Researching, I worked on several Customer Outreach, Prospect Email Researching, Profile Researching, LinkedIn Researching, Salesloft Prospector, Rapportive, Yesware, Salesloft Cadance, Twitter Researching, Business Researching like CPA's, Auto mobiles, University Researching, Staff Researching for Athletics Departments and more. I also worked on Google Earth for researching Parcel Informations and Places marking in KML. For Product uploading: I have uploaded and managed thousands of products on platforms like Magento, networks solution, Joomla, big commerce, pro store, yahoo small business. For product related tasks I have researched on several web sites for price comparison as well as to collect product informations. I also have knowledge of SEO, SMM, Web Designing, Java & PHP Before started working on oDesk I worked as a BPO Executive in Metamorphosis Solution and Transform solution for 3 years. Please review my completed jobs on oDesk for more information on my work experience.

    Groups: BigCommerce

    Associated with: NBVP Technologies

    $5.00 /hr
    5,044 hours
    4.75
  3. F Lee

    F Lee Agency Contractor

    .Net Application Developer

    Philippines - Last active: 11 hours ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 17

    I have more than ten (10) years working experience in different field of Information Technology (IT) specifically in System Administration and Software Development. I implemented a stable network infrastructure for multi-OS environment like Mac OS and Windows. I have several projects in Software Development including the Health Information System which is currently implemented in the Marshall Islands. I have also experience working in Multimedia projects with video and audio integration. I am seeking opportunities to build desktop and web applications, website design, multimedia graphics animation for your business needs.

    Associated with: ByteSpace Systems

    $11.11 /hr
    1,031 hours
    4.58
  4. Michael Ylanan

    Michael Ylanan Agency Contractor

    Wordpress/ HTML/ CSS/ SEO/ Virtual Assistant/ Data Entry

    Philippines - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 15

    Experience in managing web hosting and domain services. Wordpress maintainance including security and performance. Web savvy and easy to learn new technologies and I can also handle admin management and any data entry tasks. Basic Highlights of my skills: Web Development: Html/Css + onsite seo + offnsite seo + gallery set up (lightbox/colorbox) + div based structure + website maintainance WordPress: + set-up and installation (ftp/cpanel) + plugins/widgets: installation + wp contact forms - contact form 7/ formmail + themes: installation + cuztomize navigation + theme cuztomization + contact forms + updates and changes + wp updates (automatic/manual) + wp back-up (files/sql database) + web performance and optimization + wp security

    Groups: BoonEx, CubeCart...

    Associated with: Linkdata Technologies Inc.

    $8.00 /hr
    15,794 hours
    4.89
  5. Syed Danish Zaman

    Syed Danish Zaman Agency Contractor

    Microsoft Technologies Helpdesk & Customer Service Specialist

    Pakistan - Last active: 12 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

    https://pk.linkedin.com/in/syeddaanish Certificates: MCITP, MCP, Microsoft Specialist Experience: Over 8 years Hand-On experience in Microsoft Technologies, mainly Active Directory and Exchange plus leading the team Microsoft Engineers. Administration and Deployment of Microsoft Servers Infrastructure consisting in Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange Server, Share Point, Identity Management. Provision of Tier-3 Technical Support for Microsoft ISV- Active Directory Identity Management product to customer base around globe. Responding to the problems reported by customers with resolution via Email or telephone or forums. Quality Testing and bugs reporting, writing Knowledge Base articles and reviewing technical documentation of the product. I love helping people in technology, I have an active Spice Works profile http://community.spiceworks.com/people/daanishsayyed

    Associated with: Mustafa Techs

    $16.00 /hr
    918 hours
    5.00
  6. Julio Chai

    Julio Chai Agency Contractor

    TOP SEO, SMM & SEM Project Manager - Onsite & Offsite

    Bolivia - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 40 - Portfolio: 16

    VISION: To become the Top 1 Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Social Media Marketing (SMM) and Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Developer, as well as the Top 1 Project Manager in oDesk around the world. MISSION: To provide at least 100% of satisfaction for every client in every project. PHILOSOPHY: SEO, SMM and Project Management represent my passions. Information is power. Theory is static and reality is dynamic. That's why theory must be updated constantly; if not it will become obsolete. OBJECTIVES: 1. To achieve the employers' loyalty in order to promote long term projects, optimizing the quality, productivity, efficiency, honesty, communication and attention in every detail. 2. To improve the 13th. position that I accomplished in March 2010, among the Best Freelancer Writers in all oDesk system around the world. 3. To establish a Top Notch and Outstanding Team of contractors in order to develop highly competitive and corporate strategies as the Project Manager. 4. To make use of my knowledge in programming, web development and advanced English (reading, writing and speaking), applying my skills to deliver the most professional projects in all aspects. 5. To put into practice my great expertises in Search Engine Optimization (Onsite SEO, Onpage SEO -Keyword Research and Density Analysis, Keyword Competition Research, KEI, Long Tail Keyword Phrases, Keywords Meta Tag, Title Meta Tag, Description Tag, Abstract Meta Tag, Anchor Text, etc.- and Offsite SEO, Offpage SEO -Google Analytics, Google Adwords Keyword Tool, Google Webmaster Tools, Alexa Ranking, High PageRank Link Building, High Quality Backlinks, Search Engine Submissions, Directories Submissions, Google SERP's (Search Engine Results Pages), Forums Postings, Yahoo pliggs, Website Evaluation, Links Submissions, Blogs Postings, Website Value, Website Price, SEO directories, Articles Writing, Website Analysis, Website Worth, Social Media- , Ecommerce, Google Ranking, Internet Marketing, Online Marketing, Onsite Optimization, Offsite Optimization, Onpage Optimization, Offpage Optimization, SEO Marketing, White Hat SEO, SEM (Search Engine Marketing), Virtual Assistance, IT Advisory, IT Solutions. 6. To apply my capacity in Social Media Marketing in order to accomplish fabulous results for the clients. 7. To use my experience of more than 10 years, working with Web Development, making use of HTML, CSS, Adobe Flash, Photoshop, Fireworks, etc. 8. To take advantage of my native language, which is Spanish, and of my capabilities of English-Spanish translations, as you can see in my oDesk profile tests (1st. Place in both "English to Spanish Translation Skills Test" and "Spanish Vocabulary Skills Test"). I also have a high level in German. 9. To apply my knowledge from my two careers, that are Computer Science and Economics Engineering, and from the MBA (Master of Business Administration) that I am studying at the moment. 10. To fulfill all requirements for every assignment. 11. To establish excellent communication and laboral relationships with the clients, since every client is significant.

    Associated with: Galindo Consulting Group, Inc. Agency

    $10.00 /hr
    3,947 hours
    4.33
  7. Vinay Sharma

    Vinay Sharma Agency Contractor

    Labtech Administrator

    India - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

    I am a engineering graduate in electronics and am working as Labtech administrator with Technospecs since 2012. I have fair understanding of the following technologies: - Labtech - Connectwise - Windows Active Directory - Windows powershell - Exchange 2010 and 2013 - Shadowprotect from storagecraft - ESET - Vipre - VMWare basic ESXi management using Vsphere I am currently available to work on any assignment that requires L1 and L2 skills and have my availability throughout the US afterhours.

    Associated with: Technospecs Technologies Pvt Ltd Agency

    $15.00 /hr
    2,277 hours
    4.95
  8. Muhammad salman Y.

    Muhammad salman Y. Agency Contractor

    Remote IT-computer, technical-support,server-administration, VMWare

    Pakistan - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 4

    I'm a highly motivated problem solver with several good years of experience. I am Microsoft certified, currently holding the MCP and preparing to take the MCSE exams. Previous work: Responded to incoming technical support calls for ~30 mid to large sized companies. Managed a fixed schedule while taking incoming support requests. Provided troubleshooting on Win 2003, Win 2008 and Win 2012 Servers running Citrix, VMware, ADFS, O365, Exchange, Windows Terminal Services, All versions Windows OS and Mac Workstations. Experience in migrating Exchange to O365, handled Cutover and Hybrid migrations. Network troubleshooting on Cisco, SonicWALL, and Cyber configurations and VPNs. Worked with Microsoft Partner Support and many of the largest IT hardware/software vendors. Utilized Autotask and Connectwise ticketing system.

    Associated with: Mustafa Techs

    $22.22 /hr
    2,835 hours
    5.00
  9. Deep prakash R.

    Deep prakash R. Agency Contractor

    Linux/Windows System Engineer

    India - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    Over 3 Yrs of hands on experience of handling Linux/UNIX Boxs and Windows Servers in Production Environment, providing 99.99% uptime to client application to support 24X7 in any situation with our core group of team and my self as a team lead. Area of Expertize : ** Linux Server Configuration (RHEL5, RHEL6) ** Windows Server Configuration (2003, 2008R2, 2012) ** SQL Server Configuration (2005, 2008) ** Oracle Database Configuration (9i, 10g, 11g) ** UNIX Server Configuration (Solaris 10) ** AIX Server Configuration (IBM AIX 6.1) ** MySQL Server Configuration ** Troubleshooting Expert in Windows & Linux Environment ** Multiplatform Integration TECHNICAL PROFICIENCIES Platforms: Windows, Linux (Almost All Flavors), Sun Solaris, UNIX, HP-UNIX 11i, IBM-AIX 6.1, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012. Databases: MySQL, SQL Server 2008R2, Oracle 9i, 10g. Virtualization: VMWare ESX/ESXi, VMWare Server, Xen Server, Amazon EC2. Backup Utilities: NT Backup, Symantec Net Backup 7.5. Monitoring Tool: Tivoli Enterprise Manager, Solar wind, Nagios, Zabix. Storage/Installation : LVM, Kick Start, Solaris Volume Manager, Sun RAID Manager, Solaris Jump Start, RAID configuration (Hardware & Software Level), NAS Storage. Web/Mail: Apache Server 2.x/1.x, IIS 6/7, Tomcat, Xampp, Sendmail, Qmail, IMAP, POP3, Zend, Zimbra. Network Services: DNS/BIND, SSH, RDP, NFS, NIS, LDAP, RADIUS, Samba, Telnet, DHCP, FTP, SFTP. Programming: UNIX Shell Scripting (ksh, bash, csh, sh), DOS Batch Scripting, HTML, C/C++, VB, SQL, JAVA Script, CSS, PHP, LAMP. Cloud Technology: Amazon EC2, Amazon S3, RedHat Open Shift. Hardware: IBM System X3500, X3600 Series, IBM P Series Server (P520), Dell PowerEdge Servers, Intel Based Servers, Sun Solaris Spark Servers, EMC2 NAS Storage, IBM LTO4/LTO5 Tape Library.

    Associated with: BigOne Host Web Services

    $15.00 /hr
    11 hours
    4.84
  10. Matthew S.

    Matthew S. Agency Contractor

    Expert in Server Administrator / Network Administrator

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

    Supporting Clients in VMWare, Microsoft Hyper-V, OpenVZ, and Xen Virtualization. Server administrator with 8 + years of Windows experience. Microsoft Active Directory, Exchange 2003, Exchange 2010, Exchange 2013, SQL Server, Proficient in Server Setup, Upgrades, Physical to Virtual Server Migrations/ Upgrades, and Server Migrations Proficient in Disaster Recovery, Patch Management, Network Monitoring, Network Setup, and Troubleshooting Workstation Deployment, Installation, Setup, and Repairs (Desktop and Laptops) Server Deployment and Troubleshooting Database and System backups Ecommerce, and website solutions for small businesses Customers solutions to improve business to business operations 7+ years of Linux and Unix Experience VPN, Firewall, Remote Desktop Setup and Troubleshooting, Point Of Sale Systems Deployment and Installation

    Associated with: BITLYNK NETWORKS LLC Agency

    $37.50 /hr
    13 hours
    5.00