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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. Easy SoftTech

    Easy SoftTech

    M. Asif Saeed (Microsoft Certified Professional)

    Pakistan - Last active: 01/20/2011 - Tests: 4

    Ever ready to face challenges, very much motivated, enthusiastic, and ambitious for working in a high paced environment. Capable of taking multiple tasks. Possess a disciplined, professional and quality centered approach with strong analytical and problem solving skills and able to work under pressure and in a dynamic cross-functional, cross-borders and cross-cultural environment

    $16.67 /hr
    829 hours
  2. A.K.M. SAIEDE


    Systems and Network Administrator, Solution Architect, Developer

    Bangladesh - Last active: 12/30/2013 - Tests: 9

    Hands-on proven experiences over leading all stages of system implement efforts, including requirements analysis, design, development, testing, implementation and support in Linux and Windows Platform namely in the field of: 1. Operating Systems: LINUX: Red Hat, CentOS, Fedora, Ubuntu, Slackware, MS Windows Server, MS Windows. 2. Application Programs: Microsoft Office Package, Open Office, Libre Office, Image Processing Programs (Photoshop, Illustrator) Desktop Publishing Program (Adobe InDesign, Microsoft Publisher), Microsoft Visio, Microsoft Project, Crystal Reports etc. 3. Cloud Computing & Virtualization: Design, install, configure VMware ESX, ESXi, within vSphere environments and VMware Data Recovery. Experience with VMware View desktop virtualization, and Amazon Web Services (AWS) 4. VoIP Asterisk, AsteriskNow, FreePBX, Opensips, Soft switches, etc 5. Web Design & Development: HTML, XML, CSS, Java Script, PHP, Wordpress, Joomla, Adobe Dreamweaver, Apache Server Administration, MS IIS Server Administration. 6. Database & DBMS: Conceptual ERD design and development, SQL, PL/SQL, and Oracle, MS SQL Server, MySQL database administration, management and maintenance. 7. Networking: Server Administration, Configuration and Maintenance in both Windows & Linux Platform namely (Active Directory service, Domain Controller, Group Policy, Password Policy, DNS, DHCP, File, Mail, NAT, VPN, Print server etc) and configure, maintain and troubleshoot Cisco routing and switching, Cisco Wireless LAN, structured LAN cabling, network load balancing, performance monitor, network optimization, network budget estimation etc. Installation and configuration of Network Support System and Operation Support Systems namely cacti, Solarwind, PingPlotter etc. Cisco UCM configuration and administration, Cisco IP Telephony technology. Provide planning, engineering, implementation, capacity management, maintenance, and operations of all voice/data/video networks used by business for reliable and secure data connectivity. Provide technical support, consulting, and problem resolution activities for the networks. I also have 5+ years of experiences in IT Infrastructure, Network Management, IT Service Delivery and Management associated experience including hands on proven skills with LAN, WAN, Cisco, Juniper, Data Center technology etc. Worked with national and multi-national companies establishing SAP infrastructure and Enterprise Computing. Proven ability to translate business needs into technology requirements that support the company’s business objectives and to successfully manage all phases of IT projects from needs analysis. I have acquired valuable system administration and network administration experience over the past five years in all facets of administration, deployment, troubleshooting, installations, monitoring and maintenance for various system and application, hardware, and software. I possess a unique talent for delivering highly complex technical information into terms and concepts that the users can readily grasp. Furthermore, I am multi-task oriented, enjoy challenges, and continually stay abreast of the latest advancements in the IT field. Unlike others, I am very good at quick learning, fast thinking and creating novel solutions of the problems I face and I am able to adapt easily with new system environments. Computers has been my hobby since childhood. Hence I have experience in many divergent fields in computers. An avid reader and friendly person with smiling face. Looking forward to work with you. You can visit my website at:

    $6.00 /hr
    11 hours
  3. Gagandeep Singh Makkar

    Gagandeep Singh Makkar

    Microsoft Instructor and Technical Consultant

    India - Last active: 06/22/2014 - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 19

    OFFshore Senior Microsoft Corporate Trainer/Technical Consultant/Sever Administrator with around 7 years of enriched exposure to Windows Server 2008/R2 Active Directory,Virtualization, Microsoft Failover Clusters, DNS,DHCP,VPN,RIS/WDS, DFS, NAP, Remote Access and many more Goal: Focusing the domain administration & project-oriented goal seeking. Implementing managerial skills with regard to team management, project management, process management, time management. Certifications: COMPTIA A+ (220-801,220-802), COMPTIA N+ (N10-005),MCP, MCSA, MCSE, MCTS, MCITP, MCT Specialties: # Hardware and Networking # Windows Server 2008, R2 # Microsoft Failover Clusters for DHCP/HYPER-V/FILE/PRINT # Network load balancing (Web Server) # Active Directory and DNS, DHCP,implementation, administration, management & troubleshooting # Team Management # Design & Architect - Network # ADDS (Active directory domain service) # DNS (Domain naming service), # DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol), # RIS/WDS (Remote Installation Services/Windows Deployment Services), # VPN (Virtual private network) / Direct Access, # REMOTE DESKTOP SERVICES (APP-V), # NAP(Network Access Protection), # DFS (Distributed File System), # ADRMS (Active Directory Rights Management Services), # ADCS (Active Directory Certificate Services), # NTFS SECURITY, # BACKUP AND RESTORE of data and active directory , # Group policy/Preferences implementation and many # Microsoft Failover Clusters more......

    $27.78 /hr
    31 hours
  4. Harshad Sathavara

    Harshad Sathavara

    Online Technical Support

    India - Last active: 5 months ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 7

    We are Online Tech Support Team for wide range of tech services. We provide a broad array of services for consumers, home offices and small businesses. The services we provide have not only proven to help clients in reducing costs but also speed up their productivity. We can add professionalism and accuracy with affordable cost for your requirement. I feel that we can add professionalism and accuracy for your any requirements. If you feel there is a mutual interest, I would welcome the opportunity to discuss with you. Thank for your time and consideration.

    $10.00 /hr
    15 hours
  5. Jenn Nalls

    Jenn Nalls


    United States - Last active: 03/15/2014 - Tests: 2

    Jennifer Nalls 1901 Lakeview Circle #214 Lewisville, TX 75057 (214) 223-5123 I am writing to enquire if you have any vacancies in your company. I enclose my resume for your information. As you can see, I have had extensive customer service work experience in office environments, the retail sector and service industries, giving me varied skills and the ability to work with many different types of people. I believe I could fit easily into your team. I am a conscientious person who works hard and pays attention to detail. I'm flexible, quick to pick up new skills and eager to learn from others. I also have lots of ideas and enthusiasm. I'm keen to work for a company with a great reputation and high profile. I have excellent references and would be delighted to discuss any possible vacancy with you at your convenience. In case you do not have any suitable openings at the moment, I would be grateful if you would keep my resume on file for any future possibilities. Yours sincerely, Jennifer Nalls

    $13.33 /hr
    22 hours
  6. Rommel Aguil

    Rommel Aguil

    Remote Desktop Support Specialist

    Philippines - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 5

    Being a person of practical inclination, I have always enjoyed working in jobs that needs a high degree of dexterity and attention. I obtain tremendous job satisfaction on seeing the end result of my labors. With my computer/networking background, accumulated practical skills and professional customer relation, I have, over some years, gained a sound working knowledge of high-class people relations, installing hardware and software and even local/wide area networking and wireless networking whether remotely or physically. Gaining experience in this may give me the confidence to tackle any in this field that I am required to do.

    $4.11 /hr
    64 hours
  7. Glen Millard

    Glen Millard

    Sr. SQA Engineer/Systems Admin/Linux/UNIX/Apache/Tomcat/PHP/MySQL/shel

    United States - Last active: 12/18/2013 - Tests: 6

    For the last 10 years, I have been working in the software testing field. I have developed my own test harnesses using a combination of Perl , shell and some tcl/tk scripts. My core competency lies in automation and deployment , mostly in a Linux/UNIX environment. I can also do system/network administration if need be. I have a good foundation of ecommerce deployments (oSCommerce). I have experience in automated software testing and some debugging skills. I have experience in basic firewall configurations (iptables), as well as aspects of security (ip tunneling, ssh, ssl) I can manage Cisco Routers/Firewalls at a basic/intermediate level too. I am quite experienced with various PBX software packages (Asterisk and their flavours) as well as VoIP technologies. I am quite savvy with video/audio streaming (ogg, gstreamer, etc) I am seeking opportunities to assist folks/companies to maintian, build and develop test plans, test cases and automated builds/tests for thier software. I am more efficient in a Linux/UNIX environment.

    $30.00 /hr
    931 hours
  8. Jose Cristito Santos

    Jose Cristito Santos

    Data Entry / Web Designer / Web Developer

    Philippines - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 9

    To obtain a position related to the Business and Information Technology field that would best fit my qualification and further advance my skills, knowledge and potentials for continuous career improvement. SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS • More than 3 years of experienced with object oriented programming, relational database development, client/server technology and comprehensive experience in application design using Visual Basic 6.0 and C# (.Net 3.5). • Extensive experience in the full life cycle of the software design process including requirement definition, design, interface implementation, testing, documentation, and maintenance. • Flexible, eager to learn, and responsible for any task assigned. Works well in both team environment and individual assignments. Proven ability to work under extreme pressure while meeting tight deadline schedules. • Practices Agile Software Development principles • Advance skills in Platinum for Windows Accounting System and FRx Financial Report application. • Advance skills in hardware/network setup and troubleshooting.

    $8.00 /hr
    15 hours
  9. Cody C.

    Cody C.

    Customer Support, Web Hosting, Windows/Mac Server, cPanel/WHM, WHMCS

    United States - Last active: 04/15/2013 - Tests: 4

    I've gained exceptional knowledge of a wide variety of technological services/products and how they operate. I am employed by a School District of approximately 400 students and staff and assist with it's day-to-day technology operations/needs. I have extensive knowledge of the Mac OS X Server and Windows 2003, and 2008. Working for the school district, I know that there are deadlines that have to be met, and that job requirements/objectives must be completed correctly or above-and-beyond expectations. There's no time to re-do what could've been done right the first time.

    $13.33 /hr
    10 hours
  10. Anil K Thomas

    Anil K Thomas

    Senior Server/Sysadmin - Linux and Windows

    India - Last active: 07/22/2014 - Tests: 4

    I am working as a Senior Systems Engineer in one of the top MNC in the World for last 6 years. The skill sets and technologies I am working on are. Loadbalancing: Haproxy, Nginx, Pound, apache proxy, Amazon ELB, Amazon autoscaling, Rackspace Loadbalancers etc. Webservers: Nginx, apache, Tomcat, jBoss, Mail servers: Postfix, exim, sendmail, their loadbalancing with failover options Database: MySQL, Oracle, MSSQL. Data redundancy and Failover: NFS, DRBD, Heartbeat, Keepalived, custom scripts Monitoring: Nagios3, Hyperic, Monit - Their configuration and writing custom plugins as required. Scripting: Writing scripts based on requirements - Bash, PHP, Perl, Python. Infrastructure Support: Maintaining and managing office infrastructure - DHCP, DNS, Windows Share, Samba, Networking and routers, Cyberom, ipcop, pfsense/haproxy, Virtualization: vmware, Windows server Hyper-V, oracle virtual Box, KVM My Website:

    $13.33 /hr
    88 hours