Progent is looking for proven Senior Microsoft information technology consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a range of small and midsize organizations to maintain networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important areas of expertise include system architecture, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Why Consultants Are Teaming with Progent
Progent is a progressive network support and information technology outsourcing company based in San Jose, California, in the heart of Silicon Valley. Unique models for client acquisition, support delivery, virtual office infrastructure, and employee compensation have allowed Progent to become among the fastest growing and most respected Microsoft Gold Partners in America. Our extensive support information base and collaborative approach to problem resolution has allowed Progent to build up a strong staff and a satisfied worldwide client base.

If you are a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), teaming with Progent and working for Progent's customers will improve your technical abilities through interaction with Progent's team of mutually supportive, high-productivity consultants. Progent's focus on offering IT expertise and network help to small companies will be your opportunity to operate personally with top executives and add measurably to the growth of dynamic companies. In addition, Progent's virtual office infrastructure provides state-of-the-art technology for remote support and mobile connectivity to help you to deliver fast solutions when you help with business-critical problems.


Position Title

Sr. Microsoft Computer Consultant

Job Number

P014

Location

Work from home, virtual office infrastructure

Main Responsibilities

Activities
  • Maintain and repair Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based IT environments
  • Work on premises and online to identify and fix urgent and lingering problems related to reliability, security, performance, accessibility, and overall functionality
  • Deploy, setup and troubleshoot apps hosted on Windows Servers
  • Deploy, setup Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7 desktop PCs and laptops
  • Configure and analyze a variety of network services and applications including AD, DNS, DHCP, IPAM, DFS & NTFRS
  • Design IT architectures including virtualized environments and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud designs
  • Support and manage Microsoft Outlook client with back office Exchange Server, Microsoft Office suite, phone communications, and Internet access
  • Plan and implement updates to Microsoft desktop operating system, Windows Server, AD, and Exchange
  • Develop and test security policies including on-premises high availability, fault tolerance, backup/restore and AV as well as remote or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Robust system design and 24x7 health monitoring and alerting

Experience/
Schooling

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ yearsí background in PC, server administration and IT Infrastructure support (new software deployment, machine setup, problem identification and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting experience
  • Ability to debug application problems such as desktop PC software compatibility problems, server issues, data service problems, and access problems
  • Background in business productivity application support (Microsoft products)
  • Demonstrated ability to operate efficiently in a virtual office setting, delivering reliable follow-up and utilizing online access and wireless connectivity tools
  • Operates independently and demonstrates high level of ownership and drive
  • Has a reasonable understanding of networking layers L1-L7 and excellent troubleshooting capabilities in L1-L4
Credentials Required
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you wish to pursue this position, please email your qualifications to job-p014@progent.com. Be sure to specify the job number of the position that you are applying for.

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