Progent is looking for experienced Senior Microsoft information technology consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a range of small and midsize businesses to manage IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important areas of expertise include system infrastructure, AD design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Benefits of Joining Progent
Progent is a progressive network support and information technology outsourcing company based in San Jose, California, in the center of Silicon Valley. Unique models for client marketing, support delivery, network infrastructure, and employee compensation have enabled Progent to become among the fastest growing and most successful Microsoft Partners in America. Our extensive support information base and collaborative approach to problem resolution has helped Progent to retain a strong staff and a loyal worldwide client base.

If you are a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), teaming with Progent and supporting Progent's customers will expand your skills through interaction with Progent's staff of mutually supportive, high-output engineers. Progent's concentration on providing IT expertise and network support to small businesses will give you the chance to work closely with decision makers and contribute significantly to the success of dynamic businesses. Also, Progent's virtual office infrastructure provides state-of-the-art tools for remote support and wireless communications to help you to deliver fast solutions when you help with business-critical problems.


Job Title

Sr. Microsoft Computer Consultant

Job Number

P014

Location

Work from home, virtual office environment

Essential Responsibilities

Activities
  • Support and repair Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered networks
  • Work onsite and online to analyze and fix both urgent and ongoing issues associated with reliability, security, capacity, accessibility, and general productivity
  • Deploy, setup and troubleshoot applications hosted 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 information technology architectures including virtualized infrastructures and private/dedicated/hybrid cloud designs
  • Support and manage Microsoft Outlook client with back office Microsoft Exchange Server, MS Office suite, phone communications, and Internet access
  • Design and carry out updates to MS desktop operating system, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Develop and validate protection policies including onsite high availability, resilience, backup/restore and anti-virus as well as offsite or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Robust system architecture and 24x7 server monitoring

Qualifications/
Schooling

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ experience in desktop, server management and network Infrastructure support (new software deployment, machine provisioning, problem identification and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting background
  • Ability to debug application issues including workstation program compatibility problems, server problems, data service problems, and connectivity issues
  • Background in business productivity application assistance (Microsoft product family)
  • Demonstrated ability to operate effectively in a virtual office environment, providing reliable follow-up and using remote access and wireless connectivity tools
  • Works without supervision and demonstrates strong sense of responsibility and drive
  • Has a reasonable knowledge of networking layers L1-L7 and excellent troubleshooting skills in L1-L4
Credentials Required
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you wish to pursue this opening, please email your resume to job-p014@progent.com. Be sure to include the job number of the opportunity that you are applying for.

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