Progent is seeking proven Senior Microsoft information technology consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a variety of small and midsize businesses to manage IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important fields of expertise include system infrastructure, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Advantages of Joining Progent
Progent is an innovative network support and IT outsourcing company based in San Jose, California, in the center of Silicon Valley. Effective models for client acquisition, service delivery, network infrastructure, and employee compensation have allowed Progent to become among the most rapidly growing and most respected Microsoft Gold Partners in the United States. Our extensive technical database and collaborative style of problem resolution has helped Progent to retain a strong staff and a loyal international client base.

If you are a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), joining Progent and working for Progent's clients will improve your technical abilities through interaction with Progent's staff of mutually supportive, high-output consultants. Progent's concentration on providing IT expertise and network help to small companies will be your opportunity to operate personally with top executives and add significantly to the success of dynamic companies. In addition, Progent's virtual office infrastructure offers state-of-the-art technology for remote access and mobile communications to help you to implement fast solutions when you help with mission-critical problems.


Job Title

Senior Microsoft IT Consultant

Job Number

P014

Location

Work from home, virtual office environment

Main Activities

Responsibilities
  • Maintain and troubleshoot Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered IT environments
  • Operate onsite and remotely to identify and resolve both urgent and lingering problems associated with availability, security, performance, accessibility, and general productivity
  • Install, configure and debug applications hosted on Windows Servers
  • Install, setup 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 architectures including virtualized infrastructures and private/dedicated/hybrid cloud designs
  • Maintain and administer Microsoft Outlook client with back office Exchange Server, MS Office suite, telephony, and Internet connectivity
  • Design and implement upgrades to MS desktop OS, Windows Server, AD, and Exchange
  • Design and test security policies such as on-premises high availability, fault tolerance, backups and anti-virus as well as offsite or cloud-based disaster recovery
  • Robust system architecture and proactive server monitoring and alerting

Experience/
Schooling

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ background in desktop, server management and IT Infrastructure support (new software deployment, machine setup, problem identification and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting experience
  • Ability to troubleshoot software application problems including desktop PC software compatibility issues, server problems, data service problems, and access problems
  • Experience in business productivity application assistance (Microsoft product family)
  • Proven ability to operate efficiently in a virtual office setting, providing consistent follow-up and taking advantage online access and mobile connectivity tools
  • Works independently and shows high level of responsibility and drive
  • Has a reasonable understanding of network layers 1 through 7 and excellent debugging 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 be considered for this opening, you should email your resume to job-p014@progent.com. Please specify the job number of the position that you are applying for.

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