Progent is seeking proven Senior Microsoft information technology consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a range of small organizations to manage IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key fields of knowledge include network architecture, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Why Consultants Are Teaming with Progent
Progent is an innovative computer consulting and information technology outsourcing firm headquartered in San Jose, California, in the center of Silicon Valley. Unique models for client marketing, support delivery, virtual office infrastructure, and employee compensation have allowed Progent to be one of the most rapidly growing and most successful Microsoft Gold Partners in the United States. Our extensive technical database and team approach to problem solving has helped Progent to retain a strong staff and a loyal worldwide client base.

If you are a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), joining Progent and working for Progent's customers will improve your technical abilities through cooperation with Progent's team of collaborative, high-productivity engineers. Progent's focus on providing IT expertise and technical help to small and mid-size businesses will be your opportunity to work personally with top executives and contribute significantly to the success of dynamic businesses. Also, Progent's virtual office network offers advanced tools for remote support and wireless communications to enable you to implement quick solutions when you help with mission-critical tasks.

Position Title

Sr. Microsoft IT Consultant

Job Code


Work Location

Home-based, virtual office infrastructure

Primary Activities

  • Support and troubleshoot Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based IT environments
  • Work on premises and online to analyze and fix both urgent and lingering problems associated with reliability, protection, capacity, accessibility, and general functionality
  • Install, configure and debug applications on 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
  • Plan information technology architectures including virtualized infrastructures and private/dedicated/hybrid cloud designs
  • Maintain and administer MS Outlook client with back office Exchange, Microsoft Office and Office 365, telephony, and Internet access
  • Design and carry out upgrades to Microsoft desktop operating system, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Exchange Server
  • Develop and test protection policies including on-premises high availability, fault tolerance, backup/restore and AV plus remote or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Efficient system architecture and proactive health monitoring and alerting


Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ yearsí background in PC, server administration and IT Infrastructure support (new software deployment, device provisioning, problem identification and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting background
  • Ability to troubleshoot software application issues including desktop PC software compatibility issues, server issues, data service problems, and connectivity problems
  • Background in business software support (Microsoft products)
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a virtual office setting, delivering reliable follow-up and utilizing online access and mobile connectivity technology
  • Operates without supervision and shows strong sense of ownership and initiative
  • Possess a reasonable knowledge of network layers L1-L7 and excellent debugging capabilities in L1-L4
Credentials Needed
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

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