Progent is looking for experienced Senior Microsoft information technology consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a range of small and midsize organizations to manage IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key fields of expertise include network infrastructure, AD design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Why Consultants Are Teaming with Progent
Progent is an innovative network support and IT outsourcing company based in San Jose, California, in the heart of Silicon Valley. Unique models for client marketing, service delivery, virtual office environment, and employee benefits have allowed Progent to become one of the most rapidly growing and most respected Microsoft Partners in the U.S. Our shared support database and collaborative style of problem solving has helped Progent to build up a strong staff and a satisfied international client base.

If you are a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), joining Progent and supporting Progent's customers will expand your technical abilities through cooperation with Progent's team of collaborative, high-output consultants. Progent's focus on providing computer expertise and technical support to small and mid-size businesses will give you the chance to work personally with decision makers and contribute measurably to the success of dynamic businesses. Also, Progent's virtual office infrastructure offers state-of-the-art tools for remote access and mobile connectivity to enable you to deliver quick solutions when you help with business-critical tasks.


Position Title

Sr. Microsoft IT Consultant

Job Code

P014

Location

Home-based, virtual office infrastructure

Primary Activities

Responsibilities
  • Support and troubleshoot Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered networks
  • Operate on premises and remotely to analyze and resolve urgent and lingering issues associated with reliability, protection, capacity, accessibility, and general functionality
  • Deploy, setup and debug apps on Microsoft Windows Servers
  • Deploy, 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 topologies including virtualized infrastructures and private/dedicated/hybrid cloud models
  • Maintain and administer Microsoft Outlook client with back office Exchange Server, Microsoft Office suite, telephony, and Internet access
  • Design and carry out upgrades to Microsoft desktop operating system, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Exchange Server
  • Design and test protection policies such as onsite high availability, fault tolerance, backup/restore and AV plus offsite or cloud-based disaster recovery
  • Robust network design and 24x7 health monitoring

Experience/
Education

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ yearsí experience in desktop, server administration and network Infrastructure support (new software installation, machine setup, problem isolation and repair)
  • 5+ years consulting experience
  • Ability to debug software application problems such as workstation program compatibility issues, server problems, data service problems, and connectivity problems
  • Background in business productivity application support (Microsoft product family)
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a virtual office environment, providing reliable follow-up and utilizing remote access and mobile communication technology
  • Works without supervision and demonstrates high level of ownership and initiative
  • Has a working knowledge of network layers 1 through 7 and excellent troubleshooting capabilities in layers 1 through 4
Credentials Needed
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you would like to look further into this position, please send your resume to job-p014@progent.com. Please specify the job number of the opening that interests you.

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