Progent is looking for experienced Sr. Microsoft information technology consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a range of small and midsize businesses to manage networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important fields of expertise include network architecture, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Why Consultants Are Teaming with Progent
Progent is an innovative computer consulting and information technology outsourcing firm headquartered in San Jose, California, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Effective models for client marketing, support delivery, network environment, and employee compensation have allowed Progent to be one of the fastest growing and most respected Microsoft Partners in the U.S. Our extensive technical database and team style of problem solving has allowed Progent to retain a talented staff and a loyal international customer base.

If you are a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), joining Progent and working for Progent's customers will expand your skills through cooperation with Progent's staff of mutually supportive, high-output consultants. Progent's concentration on offering IT consulting and network help to small and mid-size businesses will be your opportunity to work personally with decision makers and contribute measurably to the growth of exciting companies. Also, Progent's virtual office infrastructure provides advanced tools for remote support and mobile communications to enable you to deliver fast solutions when you take on mission-critical problems.


Position Title

Senior Microsoft IT Consulting Expert

Job Number

P014

Work Location

Work from home, virtual office environment

Essential Responsibilities

Activities
  • Support and troubleshoot Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered networks
  • Work onsite and remotely to analyze and resolve urgent and ongoing issues associated with availability, security, capacity, accessibility, and general productivity
  • Deploy, setup and troubleshoot applications on Windows Servers
  • Install, 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
  • Plan information technology topologies including virtualized infrastructures and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud models
  • Support and administer MS Outlook client with back office Exchange Server, MS Office suite, phone communications, and Internet access
  • Design and implement updates to MS desktop OS, Windows Server, AD, and Exchange
  • Design and validate protection policies such as onsite high availability, resilience, backup/restore and AV plus offsite or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Efficient network design and proactive server monitoring and alerting

Experience/
Schooling

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ experience in PC, server administration and network Infrastructure support (new software deployment, device provisioning, problem identification and repair)
  • 5+ years consulting background
  • Ability to debug software application problems including workstation software compatibility problems, server problems, data service problems, and connectivity issues
  • Experience in business productivity software assistance (Microsoft products)
  • Demonstrated ability to operate efficiently in a virtual office environment, delivering consistent follow-through and using online access and wireless connectivity technology
  • Operates independently and shows high level of ownership and initiative
  • Has a reasonable understanding of network layers 1 through 7 and excellent troubleshooting skills in L1-L4
Credentials Needed
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you want to look further into this position, please send your qualifications to job-p014@progent.com. Please specify the job number of the position that interests you.

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