Progent is looking for proven Sr. Microsoft computer consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a variety of small and midsize businesses to maintain networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Key areas of expertise include network infrastructure, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Why Consultants Are Teaming with Progent
Progent is an innovative computer consulting and IT outsourcing company based in San Jose, CA, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Effective models for customer marketing, service delivery, network infrastructure, and employee benefits have allowed Progent to become among the most rapidly growing and most successful Microsoft Gold Partners in the U.S. Our extensive support database and collaborative approach to problem resolution has allowed Progent to build up a strong staff and a satisfied international customer base.

If you are a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), joining Progent and working for Progent's clients will improve your skills through cooperation with Progent's team of collaborative, high-productivity consultants. Progent's focus on offering IT expertise and technical support to small businesses will give you the opportunity to operate personally with decision makers and contribute significantly to the growth of exciting businesses. In addition, Progent's virtual office network offers advanced technology for remote support and mobile communications to enable you to implement fast solutions when you help with business-critical problems.


Position Title

Sr. Microsoft IT Consultant

Job Code

P014

Work Location

Home-based, virtual office environment

Primary Responsibilities

Responsibilities
  • Maintain and repair Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based networks
  • Operate on premises and online to analyze and fix urgent and ongoing problems associated with availability, protection, performance, connectivity, and overall functionality
  • Install, configure and debug apps on Windows Servers
  • Deploy, setup 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 IT architectures including virtualized environments and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud models
  • Support and manage Microsoft Outlook client with back office Exchange Server, Microsoft Office and Office 365, telephony, and Internet access
  • Plan and carry out updates to MS desktop OS, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Exchange
  • Design and validate protection policies including onsite high availability, fault tolerance, backups and AV plus offsite or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Robust system architecture and 24x7 health monitoring

Qualifications/
Schooling

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ yearsí experience in desktop, server management and network Infrastructure support (new software installation, device provisioning, problem isolation and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting background
  • Ability to debug application problems including workstation program compatibility issues, server issues, data service issues, and connectivity problems
  • Experience in business productivity application assistance (Microsoft product family)
  • Proven ability to operate effectively in a virtual office environment, providing reliable follow-through and taking advantage online access and wireless connectivity tools
  • Works without supervision and shows strong sense of responsibility and drive
  • Possess a working understanding of networking layers 1 through 7 and strong debugging skills in L1-L4
Credentials Needed
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

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

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