Progent is seeking experienced Sr. Microsoft information technology consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a range of small businesses to manage networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important areas of expertise include network infrastructure, AD design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Benefits of Joining Progent
Progent is an innovative network consulting and IT outsourcing company headquartered in San Jose, California, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Unique models for client acquisition, support delivery, network infrastructure, and employee benefits have enabled Progent to be one of the fastest growing and most successful Microsoft Gold Partners in the United States. Our extensive technical information base and team style of problem solving has helped Progent to build up a talented staff and a satisfied international customer base.

If you are a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), joining Progent and supporting Progent's clients will expand your technical abilities through interaction with Progent's team of mutually supportive, high-output engineers. Progent's focus on offering computer expertise and network help to small companies will give you the chance to work personally with top executives and add significantly to the growth of dynamic businesses. In addition, Progent's virtual office infrastructure provides advanced technology for remote access and wireless connectivity to enable you to implement quick solutions when you take on business-critical tasks.


Position Title

Sr. Microsoft IT Consultant

Job Code

P014

Work Location

Home-based, virtual office environment

Main Responsibilities

Responsibilities
  • Support and troubleshoot Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered IT environments
  • Work on premises and online to identify and fix both urgent and lingering issues associated with reliability, security, performance, accessibility, and general productivity
  • Install, configure and troubleshoot applications hosted on Microsoft Windows Servers
  • Deploy, setup Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7 desktops and notebooks
  • Configure and analyze a variety of network services and applications including AD, DNS, DHCP, IPAM, DFS & NTFRS
  • Plan information technology topologies including virtualized infrastructures and private/dedicated/hybrid cloud designs
  • Support and administer MS Outlook client with back office Exchange Server, Microsoft Office and Office 365, phone communications, and Internet access
  • Plan and carry out updates to MS desktop operating system, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Design and test security policies such as onsite high availability, fault tolerance, backups and anti-virus as well as offsite or cloud-based disaster recovery
  • Robust network design and proactive health monitoring

Experience/
Schooling

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ background in desktop, server management and IT Infrastructure support (new software deployment, machine provisioning, problem identification and repair)
  • 5+ years consulting experience
  • Ability to troubleshoot software application issues such as workstation program compatibility issues, server problems, data service problems, and connectivity problems
  • Background in business software assistance (Microsoft products)
  • Proven ability to operate effectively in a virtual office setting, delivering consistent follow-through and taking advantage remote access and mobile communication tools
  • Operates without supervision and shows high level of responsibility and drive
  • Has a working knowledge of network layers 1 through 7 and strong debugging skills 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 apply for this job, please email your resume to job-p014@progent.com. Be sure to include the job code of the opening that interests you.

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