Progent is looking for proven Senior Microsoft computer consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a variety of small and midsize organizations to maintain IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important fields of expertise include system architecture, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Benefits of Teaming with Progent
Progent is a progressive network support and information technology outsourcing company headquartered in San Jose, CA, in the heart of Silicon Valley. Effective models for client marketing, service delivery, network environment, and employee benefits have enabled Progent to become among the fastest growing and most respected Microsoft Gold Partners in the United States. Our extensive technical information base and collaborative approach to problem solving has allowed Progent to build up a strong staff and a loyal worldwide customer base.

If you are a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), joining Progent and supporting Progent's customers will expand your technical abilities through interaction with Progent's team of collaborative, high-output consultants. Progent's concentration on offering IT consulting and technical support to small companies will give you the chance to work personally with top executives and add significantly to the success of exciting companies. Also, Progent's virtual office network offers advanced tools for remote access and wireless communications to help you to implement quick solutions when you take on business-critical problems.

Job Title

Senior Microsoft IT Consultant

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Work Location

Home-based, virtual office environment

Essential Responsibilities

  • Maintain and repair Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based networks
  • Operate on premises and remotely to identify and fix urgent and ongoing problems associated with reliability, security, performance, accessibility, and overall productivity
  • Install, configure and troubleshoot apps on Windows Servers
  • Install, configure Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7
  • Configure and analyze a variety of network services and applications including AD, DNS, DHCP, IPAM, DFS & NTFRS
  • Plan IT architectures including virtualized environments and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud models
  • Support and manage MS Outlook client with back office Microsoft Exchange Server, MS Office and Office 365, phone communications, and Internet access
  • Plan and implement upgrades to MS desktop OS, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Exchange
  • Develop and validate security policies including on-premises high availability, fault tolerance, backups and anti-virus plus offsite or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Robust network architecture and proactive server monitoring


Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ experience in desktop, server management and IT Infrastructure support (new software deployment, machine setup, problem identification and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting experience
  • Ability to troubleshoot software application problems such as desktop PC program compatibility problems, server problems, data service issues, and access problems
  • Experience in business productivity application assistance (Microsoft products)
  • Proven ability to operate effectively in a virtual office setting, providing consistent follow-through and using online access and wireless communication technology
  • Works independently and demonstrates high level of ownership and initiative
  • Possess a working knowledge of networking 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)

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