Windows System Administrators & Experts

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Post your Windows administration project on oDesk, 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 oDesk, 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 oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.76.

Last updated: April 1, 2015
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Maxim Putilin

Maxim Putilin

System Administrator (AWS/LAMP/Windows/Linux/DevOp...

Thailand - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 4

Obliged to move from Crimea, Ukraine and now settled in Thailand. Now I have fully functional account and ready for hiring. Expert in AWS, server infrastructure migration, monitoring and securing, LAMP, Windows and Linux Servers setup and administration (including HA and clustering), DevOps. 100% positive feedbacks. I have 7 years of team work experience as system administrator. I'm quick learner, I like self-education and improvement of professional knowledge, self-motivated and self-organized. Have experience in deploying and maintaining of: Cloud Computing Platforms: Amazon Web Services (EC2, S3, RDS, VPC, Elastic Beanstalk etc); DevOps tools: Vagrant, Chef; Server operating systems: Ubuntu Server, CentOS, Windows Server 2003 - 2012R2, Amazon Linux, Debian, RHEL; Web servers and servlets containers: IIS, apache, tomcat, JBoss, IBM Websphere; Mail servers: postfix, MS Exchange, IIS SMTP, hMailServer, cyrus; Database servers: MySQL, MS SQL, Oracle DB, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, DB2; Virtualization: MS Hyper-V, MS Virtual Server, VMware Server, Xen Server, VirtualBox, OpenVZ; Directory service: Active Directory, OpenLDAP; Ticketing systems: mantis, jira, redmine, trac, freshdesk, trello; File servers: IIS FTP, proftpd, FileZilla FTP Server, samba; Firewalls: ufw, Windows firewall, iptables, firewalls on MikroTik and other routers; IT Infrastructure Monitoring: nagios, Pingdom; Webhosting Control Panels: WHM/cPanel, Webmin, Directadmin, plesk; Proxy Servers: squid; VPN Servers: pptpd; Collaboration version control systems: git, svn, cvs; Clustering: MySQL on DRBD, Heartbeat, MongoDB Replication, RabbitMQ; Continuous integration systems: Hudson/Jenkins, Apache Continuum; Instant messaging servers: ejabberd; Message brokers: RabbitMQ (include clustering); Customer Relationship Management Systems: MS CRM, Odoo/OpenERP; Enterprise Content Management Systems: MS SharePoint, EMC Documentum, OpenText LiveLink, Lotus Notes, Oracle Content Database and Oracle Records Database; Rapid web application development platforms: Adobe ColdFusion.

$15.00 /hr
88 hours
Alex G.

Alex G.

Greece - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

Alex is is a well educated, result driven, multi-tasking and open minded team player. Has a lot of deep technical skills in many security information fields. He also runs a blog under where was asked by PacktPub to review a well-known book ‘Kali Linux - Assuring Security by Penetration Testing’. Alex spends an inordinate amount of time in his passion for work.

$21.11 /hr
39 hours
Narendrasinh B.

Narendrasinh B.

Expert C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET, PHP Project Manager &...

India - Last active: 21 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

To provide quality service where customer satisfaction is the main motto by utilizing in depth knowledge of team management,web programming,QA Verification,Descriptive Documentation,Domain & Web Server Management & Configuration,Jhoomla & Wordpress Integration with any type of Complex Plugin,PHP Programming,Expert & Smart PL/SQL Skills,Apache & IIS Configuration Management,Google Apps Integration,Detailed Knowledge of Health Care,School Management,Payroll,Accounting,E-Commarce,Portals,Shopping Cart based Applications,Desktop Applications,RFID Integration,Hardware Integration with Software Module,VSS Server,Remoting VSS,Logmein,GoToMyPC,Teamviewer,Adobe Photoshop,Dreamweaver,Digital Rights Management,AJAX,HTML,CSS,Windows Services,Web Services,XML,SOAP,OOP,UML,Mobile Applications,Domain Registration,Transfer & integration with live/static IP,Cpanel Configuration & Management

$13.33 /hr
46 hours
Jagjeet S.

Jagjeet S.

Linux/Window Administrator

India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 5

I have 6 + years of extensive experience for managing servers, hosting servers, Creating new VPS server, Control panel Like CPenal, Direct Admin, plesk panel, InterWorx. Live VPS servers, Expertise in migration of Cs-Cart, Magento, Open-Cart, Prestashop, WordPress, Expertise in monitoring server like Nagios, Firewall management with Control panel and with server level, Backup configuration with Automysqlbackup, Mysqldump, Rsync & Home directory’s backup on live servers, Focus on: Server Migration New Server Setup Zimbra mail server Server Hardening and Security Server Optimization Server Monitoring Proxmox Virtual Environment Software Based Firewall Setup. Fix complicated issues of WHM/CPanel, Plesk, Direct Admin, Webmin, etc... Manage SolusVM, Virtuozzo, OpenVZ, Xen, VMWare, etc... Backend Server Software Support and Upgrades Server Backup Restoration Amazon Web Services, Apache HTTP, Apache/Tomcat, Samba File Server, Nginx, BIND - Named, Cisco Routing and Switching, MySQL, VMware, KVM Windows Server maintenance, Dns, Mail-server-implementation FTP, SVN, CVS, GIT, Clustering, Virtualization. Security: VPN, PPTP,IPsec, SSH, SSL/TLS Untangle, ISA, Zentyal Website Application: Cs-Cart, OpentCart, Wordpress, Magento, Ecommerce, Woocommerce, Joomla

$7.78 /hr
134 hours
Dexter N.

Dexter N.

12+ Years of System and Network Administration + C...

Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 4

I'm a Freelancer focused on Amazon Web Services that works seamlessly with my technical skill set as an Expert Administrator on Windows and Linux(Ubuntu) Servers platforms. My Expertise includes: AWS (EC2, VPC, Route53, Glacier, S3, RDS, Cloudwatch and IAM) DigitalOcean and Linode Windows, Exchange and Zimbra Servers Linux Variants (Ubuntu, Debian and CentOS) VirtualBox, VMware Esx and Esxi MS-SQL, PostGre and MySQL Networking and Load Balancing LEMP, LAMP, WAMP, WIMP and MAMP Wordpress Moodle PHP

$20.00 /hr
464 hours
Oleg Filiutsich

Oleg Filiutsich

Senior Software Build Engineer

Belarus - Last active: 23 days ago - Tests: 2

I create and support complex decisions for Continuous Integration software from 2011 years. My work give opportunity automate: compile and analyze source code, run tests, create version system, software release management and other software development processes. I have experience work with build: Java projects, iOS applications, Android applications, BlackBerry. Most used tools: Jenkins, gradle, apache ant, bash, TeamCity. I also have some experience in the following areas: system administrator (Linux, Windows, MacOS); SQL; Web Servers (nginx,apache); Application servers (WebSphere, Tomcat, Jboss); System monitoring (Zabbix); SonarQube source quality management platform.

$23.00 /hr
14 hours
Tomasz Bednarek

Tomasz Bednarek

Expert Web Developer with many diffrent skills

Poland - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3

have been programming for over 6 years, dealing both with frontend and backend jobs. My specialty are e-commerce solutions, which I am most experienced in. Programming is not only my job - first and foremost it is my passion. I always do my best and constantly learn new things to be as versatile as possible. You will definitely enjoy working with me :)

$11.11 /hr
330 hours
Victor Guzy

Victor Guzy

PHP an Drupal developer, DBA, Senior Network and S...

Ukraine - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 5

Over 10-years in IT skills: in WEB programming: PHP- Drupal — develop several Drupal6-7 based sites - e.g. (development, including set up hosting platform in Azure cloud(Nginx+PHP-FPM), create caching system(Nginx+Boost) and optimize to high load). Custom module and theming development.various web sites development, e.g. web-shop from Zen Cart ( and OpenCart ( , Development sites from Drupal 6-7 CMS(CMF) (corporate sites —, Drupal 7 modules development — ERP to WEB data exchange, Drupal 6,7 themes development. Modification Drupal 6 modules to Drupal 7 — e.g. Port Drupal vB to Drupal 7 ( Development custom system from remote control windows servers over PHP+WMI. in other IT: Windows servers OS (2000/2003R2/2008R2/2012R2) — domain infrastructure setup and configuration, primary and secondary domain controller setup and configuration, highly reliable file and database servers setup. Windows desktop OS (2000/XP/VISTA/7/8) — fast diagnostic and troubleshooting any software and hardware problem in user PC's. Centralized system and software setup, development instructions for end users. Unix like OS (FreeBSD, CentOS, Ubuntu, Linux mint, Debian) — deep administration skill and knowledge (administration system and software include Nagios, Cacti, Munin, Syslog-ng, MySQL, Mongo DB, PostgreSQL, Apache, NginX, Node.js, Varnish, Squid, HAProxy, Sphinx). Server virtualization (KVM, Xen, OpenVZ(LXC), QEMU), e.g. migration from hardware to virtual. Server data backup (local storage and cloud storage). Fast diagnostic and troubleshooting any problem. Setup several own WEB hosting platform(LAMP, Nginx / Apache), WHM/CPanel/PLESK administration. Setup corporate mail server with domain authentification, videoconference server, ip telephony server, Redmine and SVN, proxy server SQUID with NTLM authentificaton e.t.c. Other OS (Mikrotik, Samsung OfficeServ 100/500, embeeded OS) — setup and tunning VPN, src and dst NAT, failover configuration, automatic WAN channel change for Mikrotik. Setup and programming Samsung idcs500 ATS. Hardware repair, upgrade and troubleshooting (Servers, PC, tablets, mobile phone and other gadjets) — Fast diagnostic and troubleshooting any problem, e.g. Electronic parts problem, upgrade system and PC's, firmware and software upgrade. ISO27001/TrueCrypt — setup and training own company from ISO27001 certification procedure, development and writing documentation, run security audit, encrypting critical information recource. SEO — WEB sites search engine optimisation. Run e-shop to first position in google (from query «zapchasti einhell»). Services skills: 1C/MSSQL — high load claster setup and configuration 1C ERP+MSSQL from comfortable work witch big data (over 160Gb —over 300 users). AD/GPO — primary and secondary domain controller setup, group politic setup, group and user restriction administration. AMAZON AWS/ GLASIER — setup and transfer servers to cloud, automatisation backup transfer to cloud storage. APACHE/LAMP/NGINX/MYSQL — setup High Load servers from own WEB hosting. Configuring mod_rewrite. Configuring MYSQL master and slave replication. ASTERISK— setup IP telephony server, integration from hardware ATS. AZURE – virtual server setup and PHP-FPM+Nginx+Mysql Drupal hosting configuration including CDN. BIND/NAMED/DHCP/DNS — setup and configuring DNS, configuring forwarding, DHCP. BUGZILLA/REDMINE/Microsoft project — setup and configuring this system. Corporate AV software — setup and configuring centralised AV software. Own cloud servers setup CVS/SVN/GIT — setup and configuring servers. DOMAIN CERTIFICATION — domain certification mechanism setup. IPTABLES/NAT — administration firewall in UNIX and Mikrotik. JABBER/OPENFIRE/XMPP - MYSQL/MARIADB Openmeetings — setup, tunning corporate messaging and conference servers. POSTFIX — secure mail server setup and configuration. RADIUS — VPN auth system setup. RED5 – streaming server setup and configuration SAMBA/FILE SERVERS/RAID — setup and administration disk massive RAID0,1,5,10. SQUID — setup and administration caching PROXY with NTLM auth. SW PDM — SolidWorks PDM server setup and administration. TERMINALSERVERS — setup cluster terminal servers, backup profiles and data. TFTP/WTWARE/Thin Station — setup TFTP servers from thin client. VLAN — virtual lan setup, port aggregation setup. VPN/PPP/PPPTP/PPPOE/L2TP — setup one virtual private network for Russia, Ukraine filials. Zend framework – configuration scripts in webcam server ZIMBRA — setup, configuring and troubleshooting repair.

$12.00 /hr
43 hours
Taju Mithu

Taju Mithu

Expert In Cisco R&S|Security, Windows|Linux Server...

Bangladesh - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 6

I have 6+ years of experience in IT networking area. I am CCNP R&S and CCNA Security certified. I have good knowledge in Windows server 2008 & 2012 and Linux server administration.Currently I have to manage and troubleshoot different types of network in many corporate office. i am also a trainer in Cisco certification courses.

$20.00 /hr
63 hours
Mydith B.

Mydith B.

IT supervisor/Excel expert/Graphic artist/Email ma...

Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 15 - Portfolio: 34

Jobs/projects that I'm excellent at: - web design (Dreamweaver, HTML, CSS) - graphics artist (Photoshop CS3) - email marketing expert (ConstantContact and MailChimp) - technical support (non-voice) - customer support (non-voice) - team leader - writer Technology that I am highly proficient in: - MS Office (including Excel w/ VB Programming) - Google Apps - Adobe Photoshop CS3 - Adobe Flash Professional - Adobe Dreamweaver - LDAP using Apache - CSS and HTML - Windows Server 2003/2008 - PBX VOIP - Sabre Red Workspace - EAN Chameleon - Wordpress and Blogger - ConstantContact and MailChimp I am a graphic artist and web designer that is very keen to detail. I keep it a point to maintain an excellent work ethic when dealing with my employers and clients regardless of the setting, may it be within or outside oDesk. I always set expectations on what I can and cannot do within the timeframe provided by the client. When I know that I do not have the knowledge required to meet if not exceed the expectations of the client, I will not accept the contract. I am proficient in SEO which is very critical in web marketing. I have a strong stand against plagiarism which is why I always write original factual or fictional articles. I strongly believe that my English skills, both verbal and written are excellent. I have a year of experience working as a radio announcer and disc jockey for a local station and also did a few hosting gigs for weddings, concerts and other events. My knowledge in graphics design started 10 years ago with Adobe Photoshop. I have designed logos, banners and wedding invitations for various clients over the years. I have the same number of years of experience with web design, starting from just using notepad down to using Dreamweaver CS5. I usually incorporate java along with some php and css to exceed the expectations of the clients. My experience with technical support includes more than 4 years as a software/hardware support (phone and email) level 3 for a well known computer manufacturer. I am a Dell Certified System Expert for more than 5 years. I have more than 4 years of experience as a systems and network administrator for one of the most well known online travel agency in the US. I can also manage a team regardless of the setting. I have more than 3 years of experience in managing a team of technical support agents for Dell and running the IT department of a BPO for more than 5 years.

$13.00 /hr
3,690 hours