Progent is seeking experienced Senior Microsoft information technology consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a range of small organizations to maintain IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key fields of knowledge include system architecture, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Advantages of Working with Progent
Progent is an innovative network consulting and information technology outsourcing firm based in San Jose, CA, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Unique models for customer acquisition, support delivery, network environment, and employee benefits have enabled Progent to become among the most rapidly growing and most respected Microsoft Gold Partners in America. Our shared support database and collaborative approach to problem resolution has helped Progent to retain a strong staff and a satisfied international customer base.

If you are a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), teaming with Progent and supporting Progent's clients will improve your technical abilities through cooperation with Progent's team of mutually supportive, high-output consultants. Progent's concentration on offering IT expertise and technical help to small companies will give you the opportunity to operate closely with top executives and contribute significantly to the success of exciting businesses. In addition, Progent's virtual office infrastructure provides advanced technology for remote support and mobile communications to enable you to deliver fast solutions when you take on business-critical tasks.


Job Title

Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consultant

Job Code

P014

Work Location

Home-based, virtual office environment

Main Activities

Responsibilities
  • Support and repair Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered networks
  • Operate onsite and remotely to analyze and fix urgent and lingering issues related to availability, security, capacity, connectivity, and overall functionality
  • Install, configure and troubleshoot applications hosted on Windows Servers
  • Deploy, 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
  • Plan information technology architectures including virtualized environments and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud designs
  • Support and administer Microsoft Outlook client with back office Exchange, Microsoft Office and Office 365, phone communications, and Internet connectivity
  • Plan and implement upgrades to MS desktop operating system, Windows Server, AD, and Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Design and test protection policies such as on-premises high availability, fault tolerance, backup/restore and anti-virus as well as remote or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Efficient system design and proactive server monitoring and alerting

Experience/
Education

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ yearsí experience in PC, server management and network Infrastructure support (new software deployment, machine setup, problem isolation and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting background
  • Ability to debug application issues such as workstation program compatibility problems, server problems, data service problems, and connectivity issues
  • Background in business productivity application support (Microsoft products)
  • Demonstrated ability to operate effectively in a virtual office setting, providing consistent follow-through and using online access and mobile connectivity tools
  • Works without supervision and demonstrates high level of responsibility and drive
  • Has a working knowledge of networking layers 1 through 7 and strong debugging skills in L1-L4
Credentials Required
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you would like to apply for this job, please send your resume to job-p014@progent.com. Be sure to specify the job code of the opening that you are applying for.

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