Progent is looking for experienced Senior Microsoft information technology consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a range of small businesses to maintain IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Key areas of knowledge include network architecture, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Why Consultants Are Teaming with Progent
Progent is an innovative network consulting and IT outsourcing company headquartered in San Jose, CA, in the heart of Silicon Valley. Unique models for client marketing, service delivery, virtual office environment, and employee benefits have enabled Progent to be among the fastest growing and most respected Microsoft Gold Partners in America. Our shared support information base and collaborative approach to 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 supporting Progent's customers will expand your skills through cooperation with Progent's team of mutually supportive, high-productivity engineers. Progent's focus on providing computer expertise and network help to small businesses will give you the opportunity to operate closely with decision makers and contribute measurably to the growth of dynamic companies. In addition, Progent's virtual office network offers state-of-the-art tools for remote support and mobile communications to help you to deliver fast solutions when you help with business-critical problems.

Position Title

Sr. Microsoft Computer Consultant

Job Code


Work Location

Work from home, virtual office environment

Primary Responsibilities

  • Support and repair Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based IT environments
  • Work on premises and online to analyze and resolve both urgent and ongoing problems related to availability, security, capacity, connectivity, and overall productivity
  • Install, setup and troubleshoot apps hosted on Microsoft Windows Servers
  • Deploy, 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 IT topologies including virtualized environments and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud designs
  • Support and administer Microsoft Outlook client with back office Exchange Server, Microsoft Office and Office 365, phone communications, and Internet connectivity
  • Design and carry out updates to Microsoft desktop operating system, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Design and test security policies such as on-premises high availability, fault tolerance, backups and AV as well as remote or cloud-based disaster recovery
  • Efficient system design and proactive server monitoring


Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ yearsí experience in desktop, server management and network Infrastructure support (new software deployment, device provisioning, problem identification and repair)
  • 5+ years consulting experience
  • Ability to troubleshoot application issues such as workstation software compatibility problems, server problems, data service issues, and connectivity problems
  • Background in business productivity software support (Microsoft products)
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a virtual office setting, providing reliable follow-up and utilizing online access and wireless communication technology
  • Operates independently and shows strong sense of ownership and drive
  • Has a reasonable understanding of networking layers L1-L7 and strong debugging skills in layers 1 through 4
Credentials Needed
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

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