Progent is seeking experienced Senior Microsoft information technology consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a variety of small organizations to manage IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important fields of knowledge include network architecture, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Why Consultants Are Working with Progent
Progent is a progressive network support and IT outsourcing firm based in San Jose, CA, in the center of Silicon Valley. Effective models for client marketing, service delivery, network environment, and employee compensation have enabled Progent to be one of the most rapidly growing and most successful Microsoft Gold Partners in America. Our extensive technical information base and team style of problem resolution has allowed Progent to retain a strong staff and a loyal international customer base.

If you are a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), teaming with Progent and supporting Progent's clients will expand your skills through interaction with Progent's team of collaborative, high-output engineers. Progent's focus on providing IT expertise and network help to small and mid-size companies will be your opportunity to operate closely with top executives and contribute significantly to the growth of dynamic businesses. Also, Progent's virtual office network offers state-of-the-art technology for remote support and mobile communications to enable you to deliver fast solutions when you help with mission-critical problems.


Job Title

Sr. Microsoft Computer Consulting Expert

Job Number

P014

Location

Home-based, virtual office infrastructure

Essential Activities

Responsibilities
  • Maintain and repair Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered IT environments
  • Operate on premises and online to identify and resolve both urgent and ongoing problems related to reliability, security, capacity, accessibility, and general productivity
  • Deploy, configure and troubleshoot apps hosted on Microsoft 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 information technology topologies including virtualized infrastructures and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud models
  • Maintain and administer Microsoft Outlook client with back office Microsoft Exchange Server, MS Office suite, telephony, and Internet connectivity
  • Design and implement upgrades to MS desktop operating system, Windows Server, AD, and Exchange
  • Develop and test security policies such as onsite high availability, fault tolerance, backups and AV plus offsite or cloud-based disaster recovery
  • Efficient system design and proactive server monitoring and alerting

Experience/
Schooling

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ yearsí background in PC, server management and network Infrastructure support (new software installation, machine provisioning, problem identification and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting background
  • Ability to troubleshoot application problems such as workstation software compatibility problems, server problems, data service issues, and connectivity issues
  • Background in business productivity application support (Microsoft products)
  • Demonstrated ability to work efficiently in a virtual office setting, delivering consistent follow-through and using online access and wireless communication technology
  • Operates independently and shows high level of ownership and drive
  • Possess a working understanding of network layers 1 through 7 and excellent troubleshooting skills in layers 1 through 4
Credentials Required
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you want to be considered for this job, please send your qualifications to job-p014@progent.com. Please include the job code of the opportunity that you are asking about.

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