Progent is looking for proven Sr. Microsoft information technology consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a range of small businesses to manage IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft 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 Joining Progent
Progent is an innovative network consulting and IT outsourcing company based in San Jose, CA, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Unique models for client marketing, service delivery, network infrastructure, and employee benefits have enabled Progent to become one of the fastest growing and most respected Microsoft Partners in America. Our shared technical information base and team style of problem resolution has helped Progent to retain 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 skills through interaction with Progent's staff of collaborative, high-output consultants. Progent's concentration on providing IT expertise and technical help to small companies will be your chance to operate closely with decision makers and contribute significantly to the success of exciting companies. Also, Progent's virtual office network provides state-of-the-art technology for remote support and wireless communications to enable you to deliver quick solutions when you help with business-critical problems.


Job Title

Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert

Job Code

P014

Location

Home-based, virtual office environment

Primary Activities

Responsibilities
  • Maintain and repair Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based networks
  • Work onsite and remotely to identify and resolve both urgent and ongoing problems related to reliability, protection, capacity, connectivity, and general functionality
  • Deploy, configure and debug applications hosted on Windows Servers
  • Deploy, 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
  • Design information technology architectures including virtualized infrastructures and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud models
  • Support and administer Microsoft Outlook client with back office Microsoft Exchange Server, MS Office and Office 365, telephony, and Internet connectivity
  • Plan and carry out updates to Microsoft desktop operating system, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Exchange
  • Design and validate security policies such as on-premises high availability, resilience, backups and anti-virus as well as offsite or cloud-based disaster recovery
  • Efficient system architecture and proactive server monitoring and alerting

Experience/
Schooling

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ background in PC, server administration and network Infrastructure support (new software installation, device setup, problem isolation and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting experience
  • Ability to troubleshoot software application problems such as desktop PC software compatibility problems, server issues, data service problems, and connectivity issues
  • Experience in business productivity software support (Microsoft products)
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a virtual office environment, providing reliable follow-through and utilizing online access and wireless communication technology
  • Works without supervision and demonstrates strong sense of responsibility and drive
  • Has a reasonable knowledge of network layers L1-L7 and strong troubleshooting capabilities in layers 1 through 4
Credentials Required
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you would like to pursue this opening, you should send your qualifications to job-p014@progent.com. Please specify the job code of the opportunity that you are considering.

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