Progent is looking for experienced Senior Microsoft information technology consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a variety of small and midsize businesses to manage IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important fields of expertise include network infrastructure, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Advantages of Working with Progent
Progent is a progressive computer support and IT outsourcing company headquartered in San Jose, California, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Unique models for customer marketing, support delivery, virtual office infrastructure, and employee compensation have enabled Progent to be among the fastest growing and most successful Microsoft Partners in America. Our extensive support database and collaborative approach to problem solving has helped Progent to build up a strong staff and a loyal international client base.

If you are a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), teaming with Progent and supporting Progent's clients will improve your skills through cooperation with Progent's staff of mutually supportive, high-output engineers. Progent's concentration on offering IT consulting and technical help to small businesses will be your chance to work personally with decision makers and contribute significantly to the growth of dynamic companies. In addition, Progent's virtual office infrastructure offers advanced tools for remote access and wireless communications to help you to deliver fast solutions when you take on mission-critical tasks.


Position Title

Sr. Microsoft Computer Consultant

Job Code

P014

Location

Work from home, virtual office environment

Main Activities

Responsibilities
  • Support and troubleshoot Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered networks
  • Work onsite and remotely to analyze and fix urgent and ongoing issues associated with availability, protection, capacity, connectivity, and general functionality
  • Install, configure and troubleshoot apps hosted on Windows Servers
  • Install, setup Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7
  • Configure and analyze a variety of network services and applications including AD, DNS, DHCP, IPAM, DFS & NTFRS
  • Design information technology architectures including virtualized environments and private/dedicated/hybrid cloud models
  • Maintain and manage MS Outlook client with back office Exchange Server, Microsoft Office and Office 365, telephony, and Internet connectivity
  • Plan and implement updates to MS desktop operating system, Windows Server, AD, and Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Design and test protection policies such as on-premises high availability, fault tolerance, backup/restore and AV plus offsite or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Robust network architecture and proactive server monitoring

Experience/
Education

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ background in PC, server management and network Infrastructure support (new software installation, device provisioning, problem identification and repair)
  • 5+ years consulting background
  • Ability to debug software application issues such as desktop PC program compatibility problems, server issues, data service problems, and connectivity issues
  • Experience in business software assistance (Microsoft product family)
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a virtual office environment, providing consistent follow-through and taking advantage online access and wireless communication technology
  • Works independently and shows strong sense of responsibility and drive
  • Possess a reasonable knowledge of networking layers 1 through 7 and excellent 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 look further into this opening, you should email your qualifications to job-p014@progent.com. Be sure to specify the job code of the position that you are asking about.

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