Progent is seeking proven Senior Microsoft information technology consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a range of small and midsize organizations to maintain networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important fields of knowledge include network infrastructure, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Why Consultants Are Joining Progent
Progent is an innovative network consulting and information technology outsourcing firm headquartered in San Jose, California, in the center of Silicon Valley. Effective models for client marketing, service delivery, virtual office infrastructure, and employee compensation have enabled Progent to be among the fastest growing and most respected Microsoft Gold Partners in the U.S. Our extensive technical database and collaborative approach to problem resolution has helped Progent to retain a talented staff and a satisfied international client base.

If you are a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), joining Progent and supporting Progent's clients will improve your skills through interaction with Progent's team of mutually supportive, high-output engineers. Progent's concentration on providing computer expertise and network help to small and mid-size companies will be your chance to work personally with top executives and add significantly to the growth of dynamic businesses. In addition, Progent's virtual office network offers advanced technology for remote support and wireless connectivity to help you to deliver fast solutions when you take on business-critical problems.


Job Title

Sr. Microsoft IT Consulting Expert

Job Number

P014

Work Location

Work from home, virtual office infrastructure

Main Responsibilities

Responsibilities
  • Maintain and repair Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based networks
  • Work onsite and online to analyze and resolve urgent and ongoing problems related to availability, security, capacity, accessibility, and overall productivity
  • Deploy, configure and debug apps on Microsoft Windows Servers
  • Install, configure 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 topologies including virtualized environments and private/dedicated/hybrid cloud designs
  • Support and administer Microsoft Outlook client with back office Microsoft Exchange, MS Office suite, phone communications, and Internet connectivity
  • Plan and implement updates to MS desktop OS, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Exchange Server
  • Design and validate protection policies such as onsite high availability, resilience, backup/restore and anti-virus as well as offsite or cloud-based disaster recovery
  • Efficient network architecture and proactive server monitoring

Qualifications/
Education

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ background in PC, server management and network Infrastructure support (new software deployment, machine provisioning, problem isolation and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting experience
  • Ability to troubleshoot software application issues such as workstation program compatibility issues, server problems, data service problems, and access problems
  • Background in business productivity software support (Microsoft product family)
  • Proven ability to operate effectively in a virtual office environment, providing reliable follow-up and taking advantage remote access and mobile connectivity tools
  • Works independently and demonstrates high level of ownership and drive
  • Possess a working understanding of networking layers 1 through 7 and strong debugging capabilities in L1-L4
Credentials Needed
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you wish to look further into this job, please send your qualifications to job-p014@progent.com. Please specify the job number of the position that you are applying for.

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