Progent is seeking proven Senior Microsoft information technology consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a range of small and midsize businesses to maintain 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 architecture, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Why Consultants Are Teaming with Progent
Progent is a progressive network consulting and information technology outsourcing company headquartered in San Jose, CA, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Effective models for customer acquisition, support delivery, virtual office infrastructure, and employee benefits have enabled Progent to be one of the most rapidly growing and most respected Microsoft Gold Partners in the U.S. Our shared support database and team style of problem resolution has allowed Progent to build up a talented staff and a satisfied worldwide client 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 consultants. Progent's concentration on providing computer consulting and network support to small businesses will give you the opportunity to work personally with decision makers and add measurably to the growth of exciting businesses. Also, Progent's virtual office network provides advanced tools for remote access and wireless connectivity to help you to deliver quick solutions when you help with business-critical problems.


Position Title

Sr. Microsoft Computer Consulting Expert

Job Code

P014

Location

Home-based, virtual office environment

Main Activities

Activities
  • Maintain and repair Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered networks
  • Work onsite and remotely to analyze and resolve both urgent and lingering problems related to reliability, protection, performance, connectivity, and overall functionality
  • Deploy, setup and troubleshoot apps on Microsoft Windows Servers
  • Deploy, configure 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
  • Design IT architectures including virtualized infrastructures and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud models
  • Maintain and administer Microsoft Outlook client with back office Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft Office suite, phone communications, and Internet access
  • Plan and implement updates to Microsoft desktop operating system, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Exchange Server
  • Develop and validate security policies such as on-premises high availability, resilience, backups and AV plus remote or cloud-based disaster recovery
  • Efficient system architecture and 24x7 server monitoring and alerting

Qualifications/
Education

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ yearsí background in desktop, server administration and IT Infrastructure support (new software deployment, machine setup, problem identification and repair)
  • 5+ years consulting background
  • Ability to troubleshoot software application problems such as workstation software compatibility issues, server problems, data service problems, and connectivity problems
  • Background in business application support (Microsoft product family)
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a virtual office environment, delivering consistent follow-up and utilizing remote access and mobile connectivity tools
  • Works independently and demonstrates high level of ownership and drive
  • Possess a working knowledge of networking layers L1-L7 and strong troubleshooting capabilities in L1-L4
Credentials Needed
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you wish to look further into this position, please send your qualifications to job-p014@progent.com. Be sure to specify the job code of the position that interests you.

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