Progent is looking for experienced Sr. Microsoft information technology consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a variety of small and midsize organizations 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 email, security, and server monitoring.

Advantages of Joining Progent
Progent is an innovative network consulting and information technology outsourcing company headquartered in San Jose, CA, in the center of Silicon Valley. Effective models for customer marketing, support delivery, network infrastructure, and employee compensation have allowed Progent to become among the fastest growing and most successful Microsoft Gold Partners in America. Our shared technical database and collaborative style of problem solving has helped Progent to build up a talented staff and a loyal worldwide client base.

If you are a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), teaming with Progent and working for Progent's clients will improve your technical abilities through interaction with Progent's staff of mutually supportive, high-output engineers. Progent's focus on offering IT consulting and network help to small and mid-size businesses will be your opportunity to work closely with decision makers and add significantly to the growth of exciting companies. In addition, Progent's virtual office infrastructure offers state-of-the-art technology for remote access and mobile connectivity to enable you to deliver fast solutions when you help with business-critical tasks.

Job Title

Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consultant

Job Code


Work Location

Home-based, virtual office environment

Primary Activities

  • Support and troubleshoot Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based IT environments
  • Operate on premises and online to analyze and resolve urgent and lingering problems related to availability, security, performance, accessibility, and overall functionality
  • Deploy, configure and debug applications on 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 information technology topologies including virtualized infrastructures and private/dedicated/hybrid cloud models
  • Support and administer MS Outlook client with back office Microsoft Exchange Server, MS Office suite, telephony, and Internet connectivity
  • Plan and carry out updates to MS desktop OS, Windows Server, AD, and Exchange
  • Design and test security policies such as on-premises high availability, resilience, backups and AV as well as remote or cloud-based disaster recovery
  • Efficient network design and proactive health monitoring and alerting


Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ background in PC, server administration and network Infrastructure support (new software installation, device provisioning, problem isolation and repair)
  • 5+ years consulting experience
  • Ability to debug application problems including desktop PC software compatibility problems, server issues, data service issues, and access issues
  • Experience in business productivity software support (Microsoft products)
  • Demonstrated ability to operate efficiently in a virtual office environment, delivering reliable follow-through and utilizing online access and wireless connectivity tools
  • Operates independently and shows high level of ownership and initiative
  • Has a reasonable understanding 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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