Progent is looking for proven Sr. Microsoft information technology consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a variety of small organizations to maintain networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key fields of knowledge include network architecture, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Advantages of Joining Progent
Progent is a progressive computer consulting and information technology outsourcing company based in San Jose, California, in the heart of Silicon Valley. Unique models for client marketing, service delivery, network infrastructure, and employee benefits have enabled Progent to be among the most rapidly growing and most respected Microsoft Partners in the United States. Our shared technical information base and collaborative approach to problem resolution has allowed Progent to retain a talented staff and a loyal international customer base.

If you are a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), teaming with Progent and working for Progent's clients will improve your technical abilities through interaction with Progent's staff of collaborative, high-output engineers. Progent's focus on providing computer expertise and technical help to small companies will give you the chance to operate personally with decision makers and add significantly to the growth of exciting businesses. In addition, Progent's virtual office infrastructure provides advanced tools for remote support and wireless communications to help you to implement quick solutions when you take on mission-critical problems.


Job Title

Sr. Microsoft IT Consulting Expert

Job Code

P014

Location

Home-based, virtual office infrastructure

Main Activities

Responsibilities
  • Maintain and troubleshoot Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered IT environments
  • Operate on premises and remotely to analyze and resolve both urgent and ongoing issues associated with reliability, security, capacity, connectivity, and general productivity
  • Install, setup and troubleshoot applications hosted on Microsoft Windows Servers
  • Deploy, setup 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 private/dedicated/hybrid cloud designs
  • Maintain and administer Microsoft Outlook client with back office Exchange Server, MS Office and Office 365, phone communications, and Internet access
  • Plan and carry out upgrades to MS desktop operating system, Windows Server, AD, and Microsoft Exchange
  • Design and test security policies including onsite high availability, resilience, backups and AV as well as remote or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Robust system architecture and proactive server monitoring and alerting

Experience/
Education

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ yearsí experience in desktop, server administration and IT Infrastructure support (new software installation, device setup, problem isolation and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting background
  • Ability to troubleshoot application issues such as desktop PC program compatibility problems, server issues, data service issues, and access problems
  • Experience in business productivity software assistance (Microsoft products)
  • Demonstrated ability to work efficiently in a virtual office environment, delivering reliable follow-up and taking advantage online access and wireless communication tools
  • Operates independently and shows strong sense of ownership and drive
  • Possess a reasonable understanding of networking layers 1 through 7 and strong debugging skills in layers 1 through 4
Credentials Needed
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

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

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