Progent is looking for proven Sr. Microsoft information technology consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a variety of small and midsize businesses to maintain networks 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 troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Benefits of Joining Progent
Progent is a progressive computer consulting and IT outsourcing company based in San Jose, CA, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Effective models for client acquisition, service delivery, virtual office environment, and employee benefits have enabled Progent to become one of the fastest growing and most successful Microsoft Gold Partners in the U.S. Our extensive technical information base and team approach to problem resolution has helped Progent to retain a strong staff and a loyal international customer base.

If you are a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), joining Progent and working for Progent's clients will expand your technical abilities through interaction with Progent's staff of mutually supportive, high-productivity engineers. Progent's concentration on offering IT consulting and network support to small and mid-size companies will give you the opportunity to work closely with top executives and contribute significantly to the success of dynamic companies. In addition, Progent's virtual office network provides advanced tools for remote access and wireless communications to enable you to deliver fast solutions when you help with mission-critical tasks.


Job Title

Senior Microsoft IT Consulting Expert

Job Code

P014

Location

Work from home, virtual office environment

Primary Activities

Activities
  • Maintain and troubleshoot Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based networks
  • Operate onsite and remotely to identify and resolve both urgent and lingering issues related to reliability, protection, capacity, connectivity, and overall productivity
  • Deploy, configure and troubleshoot applications 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
  • Design IT topologies including virtualized environments and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud designs
  • Support and manage MS Outlook client with back office Exchange, Microsoft Office and Office 365, phone communications, and Internet connectivity
  • Design and implement upgrades to MS desktop OS, Windows Server, AD, and Exchange
  • Develop and test security policies including onsite high availability, fault tolerance, backups and AV plus remote or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Efficient network architecture and proactive health monitoring and alerting

Experience/
Education

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ yearsí experience in desktop, server administration and IT Infrastructure support (new software deployment, device provisioning, problem isolation and repair)
  • 5+ years consulting experience
  • Ability to troubleshoot application problems including desktop PC program compatibility issues, server problems, data service issues, and connectivity issues
  • Experience in business productivity application assistance (Microsoft product family)
  • Proven ability to operate efficiently in a virtual office environment, delivering reliable follow-through and utilizing remote access and wireless connectivity technology
  • Works without supervision and shows high level of responsibility and drive
  • Possess a reasonable understanding of networking layers L1-L7 and strong debugging capabilities in layers 1 through 4
Credentials Required
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you wish to look further into this opening, please send your resume to job-p014@progent.com. Be sure to include the job number of the opening that you are considering.

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