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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. Tapash Kumar Saha

    Tapash Kumar Saha

    SEO Specialist | Web Programmer | Network Administrator | SMM

    Bangladesh - Tests: 22 - Portfolio: 2

    I have the passion to work and the passion to learn. I work not just to earn money, but to earn experience and be of help to clients who are in search for a reliable worker. I work with minimal supervision. Just give me a clear instruction and I will deliver the task well done and on time. I will do my jobs with responsibility at any cost. I specialize in website design, SEO & Network security. I create a professional websites using the latest W3C web standards guidelines (WordPress, Joomla, PHP, HTML or Java). I am looking for project which suits my expertise. Acknowledging that SEO is important for your business is the easy part. Better rankings equates to more traffic which equates to more leads and profits. The hard part is whether you are prepared and ready to buy into quality SEO. I strongly urge you to have a look at my profile portfolio and see my solid track record. I have in-depth knowledge of the following technologies : LAN, MAN, WAN, IP VPN, RAS, IPSec, SSL VPN, Frame-Relay, MPLS, Routing, Switching, Load-balancing, Firewalls , Intrusion Prevention Systems, Unified Threat Management.

    $5.56 /hr
    277 hours
  2. Don C.

    Don C.

    AWS Cloud Infrastructure Architect/Consultant

    United Kingdom - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

    AWS Certified Solutions Architect (AWS-ASA-1402). AWS APN Registered Consulting Partner. An Open Source integrator, with 15+ years solid IT experience, providing cost-effective solutions to Start Ups, SMBs/SMEs and Large Enterprises. With the ever-growing Open Source community, most businesses are embracing the "freedom" to use software. Skill set includes the following: AWS (Amazon Web Services): EC2|RDS|AutoScaling|S3|CloudFront|VPC|IAM|SES|SNS|SQS|Route53 Beanstalk|CloudFormation|OpsWorks|CloudWatch|CloudSearch|Glacier LAMP/LEMP stack. Linux distros Ubuntu/Debian, CentOS/Fedora/RedHat. Apache/Nginx, MySQL, and PHP. GCE, Azure, Rackspace, Openstack, VMware, and Xen/KVM. IP Networking, Cisco, Juniper, F5 BigIP, OpenVPN, Openswan, VoIP, SIP, IPSec. Internet security, firewalls, IDS, IPS. Any OpenSource sw on top of *nix. Thanks for your time going through my profile. Looking forward to collaborate with you.

    $77.78 /hr
    212 hours
  3. Hector Bravo

    Hector Bravo

    IT Expert - Project Manager - PMP, ITIL, VCP, MCSE, MCDBA, VoIP

    Panama - Tests: 13

    Design, Plan, Implement and Support for: - Windows Azure / Amazon EC2 - Microsoft Lync - Microsoft Sharepoint - Microsoft Exchange - Microsoft SQL Server - Microsoft Active Directory, ADFS - Microsoft Dynamics CRM - Windows Server / Hyper-V - Microsoft ISA/TMG/UAG - Microsoft SSCM, SCVMM, DPM - Microsoft Office 365 - Voice Integration with Lync - VMWare vSphere / ESXi - VMWare Site Recovery Manager (SRM) - Veeam Backup & Replication

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

    $33.33 /hr
    930 hours
  4. Ian patrick O.

    Ian patrick O.

    IT Support Specialist

    New Zealand - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    I have been an IT Specialist for more than 6 years now. I started as a desktop engineer, assisting customers by providing solutions to there IT problems. I am experienced in Windows deployment and desktop troubleshooting. Now, I help startup companies build their business as an IT consultant using all sorts of social media. I am now seeking other businesses that need help in taking advantage of technology to make their business grow.

    $25.22 /hr
    3,155 hours
  5. Anjali R.

    Anjali R.

    Research & Admin Expertise

    India - Tests: 11

    I love and enjoy research jobs as I have ample experience in task such as this for the past 5+ years. To name a few I have done research on Service Companies, One Source List, Environmental Company List, Digital Forensic Service Companies, Restaurants, Radio & Television stations in States of USA, Universities in Australia and Sailing / Yatching clubs round the globe. I prefer working with small and mid-sized businesses where I can interact directly with senior decision makers. I take 1 - 2 assignments at a time so that I can complete the tasks with perfection and satisfaction of the clients and meet the deadline as well. Aspiration : To utilize my skills and abilities with utmost professionalism and bring the best out of the team with positive synergy. My strength : • Faith in God • Dedication towards work assigned • Effective communication • Reliable, prompt and quick learner • Willingness to learn and adopt • Good Team Worker • Very friendly • Self confidence that stems from a belief in my abilities Skills & Experience : • 16 years of professional experience in Administration with ample experience and excellent knowledge of MS Office. • 5 years of experience on Odesk / Upwork with ample experience in research, administrative assistance & data entry. Education : • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management • Engineering Degree in Electronics and Communication • Diploma in Computer Application Languages known : o To Speak : English, Tamil, Kannada & Thulu. o To Write : English and Tamil o To Read : English and Tamil.

    $4.00 /hr
    3,968 hours
  6. Aditya Pulikanti

    Aditya Pulikanti

    System Administration/Technical/Desktop Support

    India - Tests: 5

    I had 1 Year experience as IT Coordinator, 3 years experience as System Administrator and 2 years experience in technical support. I had acquired Certification in Computer Network Administration from Northern Alberta Institute of Technology,Edmonton, Canada. I had acquired valuable experience in all facets of troubleshooting, installations, and maintenance for various desktop operations, hardware, and software. I possess a unique talent for delivering highly complex technical information into terms and concepts that the end users can readily grasp. Furthermore, I am multi-task oriented, enjoy a challenge, and continually stay abreast of the latest advancements in the IT field. If you are seeking an IT professional who has excellent people and problem solving skills and can easily provide optimum support to your MIS operations, then please consider what I have to offer. I believe it would be mutually beneficial for us to meet and discuss the goals of your company and how my technical abilities can help you achieve those goals. ● Familiarity with MS Office suite and Adobe applications. ● Expertise in troubleshooting issues for Windows,Linux & Mac OS. ● Expertise in Zendesk,OS,RT & Rhino ticketing system. ● Expertise in providing Technical/Customer support using remote access tools. ● Expertise in installing and configuring Local & Network printers. ● In-depth understanding of Computer Applications and wifi issues. ● Expertise in Client/Server, Active Directory and Network Infrastructure. ● Well versed in troubleshooting of Desktops and Laptops. ● Expertise in Networking protocols. ● Expertise in providing Technical support using remote access tools. ● In-depth understanding of Computer Applications Moreover, I have the requisite technical competence to perform as a Network Administrator. I have technical skills in troubleshooting Desktops, Laptops , Active Directory, Exchange, DNS,DHCP and thorough knowledge in Windows and Linux Operating Systems. I offer excellent organizational skills, which have proven to be a critical asset in driving operations during the current associations. These qualities, combined with my dedication and tireless work ethic, should enable me to make a positive impact to the Organization.

    $10.00 /hr
    208 hours
  7. Raveendra Kumar Garapati

    Raveendra Kumar Garapati

    Professional Data Entry Specialist & Network Adminstrator

    India - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

    Hi! My name is Raveendra! I have completed B.Tech in Computer Science. I am having good experience in installing and maintaining computer systems, Linux server, windows operating system including local area networks, wide area networks, network segments, intranet systems and internet systems. I have excellent troubleshooting and evaluation skills and have been given increasingly complex systems to manage as my experience has grown. I joined here to share my knowledge and to help people accomplish their needs and give them a satisfactory type of service. I love my clients and strive to get the best results.

    $3.33 /hr
    832 hours
  8. Aliaksandr S.

    Aliaksandr S.

    System administrator, security analyst

    Belarus - Tests: 13

    5+ years of experience in the field of corporate system administration (up to 100 workstations/up to 10 servers, mostly windows-based solutions) I'm competent in the following fields: Windows-based solutions: Active Directory/Group Policy ISA Server IIS Server MSSQL Server Acronis Backup Advanced Linux OS family: Ubuntu/Red Hat/CentOS Good understanding of LAMP stack's inner-workings Virtualization: VMWare ESX and Workstation/vSphere/Hyper-V System and web security - providing and auditing: VPN, NAP/802.1x, IPSec Snort IDS ESET NOD and Kaspersky AV solutions Security testing methodologies: OWASP, CEH Security testing tools: kali linux, metasploit, Burp/OWASP Zap, Acunetix, OpenVAS VoIP and networking: Knowledge of basic telephony concepts Familiarity with Cisco equipment IPv6, Wi-Fi My goals: to learn constantly, to face more challenging tasks, to build a name and reputation enough to become a proud member of international IT community.

    $3.00 /hr
    356 hours
  9. M. Farooq Siddiqui

    M. Farooq Siddiqui

    Systems Engineer (Information Security)

    Pakistan - Tests: 13

    I have around 07 years of experience in the field of information technology. During these years I have provided IT Support to End-Users then I configured and maintained network, Linux and Windows and Virtualization servers. Currently I’m involved with Security Assessment of Information Systems which includes scanning, identifying and assessment of vulnerabilities and related risks. I have worked as Network and Systems Administrator at FAST NU ( for almost around 5 years. During those years I have acquired a very good knowledge of Network and System concepts and learned the art of troubleshooting. My responsibility included but not limited to managing VMWare ESXi Server, Active Directory, Samba File Server, Squid Proxy Server, Microsoft Forefront TMG Server, management of subnets on Cisco 3560/3750 Switch, management of VLANs, management of Trunks all over the network, Monitoring of Network, Monitoring of servers, documentation of network and providing end user support for system and network problems. Previously I have worked as Systems Technician at Information Technology Experts ( I have Higher National Diploma (HND) in Computing from Edexcel, UK affiliated institute.I own Diploma of Associate Engineer (DAE) in Information Technology. I have taken training of CEH, RHCE, CCNA, TMG and have earned Microsoft’s MCITP:Enterprise Administrator and Symantec's STS in Endpoint Protection and Messaging Gateway Certification.

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

    $20.00 /hr
    19 hours
  10. Hunain A.

    Hunain A.

    Professional Freelancer

    Pakistan - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

    I have a comprehensive background about iterative Project Management methodology, as well as I.T. applications in a business enterprise work frame, offering experience in Business Analysis, Project Management, Financial Reporting, and Data Analysis. I’m Proficient in Business Management on an international scale, client relations and dashboard reporting. I have successfully rolled out multiple projects and deliverables throughout the United States and Canada. * Technically savvy Business and Financial Analyst skilled at identifying and analyzing source data through multiple nested conditional Excel array formulas, as well as data modeling experience. * Proven ability to elicit requirements (elicitation practices) from a diverse group of business users and stakeholders. * Skilled at creating Process Design and Development, Interdepartmental Coordination and Collaboration, as well as Profitability and Credit Analysis Reports. * Brilliant written and verbal communication skills, speaking three languages fluently, managing application development life cycle, and commerce online business models. * Led a competitive intelligence gathering for User Interface (UI) implementations; General Accounting Procedures, Capital Expenditure Analysis, Financial Modeling and Forecasting. * Skilled at identifying where source data resides, determining ‘Single Source Of Truth (SSOT)’ matters, and performing extensive data analysis, as well as market research. * Articulate with high energy and a drive to meet client satisfaction.

    $5.56 /hr
    1,450 hours