Progent is seeking proven Senior Microsoft computer consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a variety 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 system architecture, AD design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Why Consultants Are Working with Progent
Progent is a progressive computer consulting and information technology outsourcing firm headquartered in San Jose, CA, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Effective models for client acquisition, service delivery, virtual office environment, and employee benefits have enabled Progent to become among the fastest growing and most successful Microsoft Gold Partners in the U.S. Our extensive support information base and team approach to problem solving has allowed Progent to retain a strong staff and a satisfied international customer base.

If you are a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), joining Progent and supporting Progent's clients will expand your skills through cooperation with Progent's team of collaborative, high-output consultants. Progent's focus on offering IT expertise and technical support to small businesses will give you the chance to operate personally with decision makers and add significantly to the success of exciting businesses. Also, Progent's virtual office infrastructure offers state-of-the-art tools for remote support and wireless connectivity to help you to deliver quick solutions when you take on business-critical problems.


Position Title

Sr. Microsoft IT Consulting Expert

Job Number

P014

Location

Home-based, virtual office environment

Essential Responsibilities

Responsibilities
  • Support and troubleshoot Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based networks
  • Work onsite and online to identify and fix both urgent and ongoing problems related to availability, protection, performance, connectivity, and general functionality
  • Install, setup and debug apps hosted on Windows Servers
  • Install, configure 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 IT topologies including virtualized infrastructures and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud models
  • Support and administer MS Outlook client with back office Exchange, Microsoft Office suite, phone communications, and Internet connectivity
  • Plan and implement updates to Microsoft desktop OS, Windows Server, AD, and Microsoft Exchange
  • Develop and validate security policies such as on-premises high availability, resilience, backup/restore and AV plus remote or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Efficient system design and proactive health monitoring

Experience/
Education

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ yearsí background in PC, server management and IT Infrastructure support (new software installation, device provisioning, problem identification and repair)
  • 5+ years consulting background
  • Ability to debug software application problems such as desktop PC software compatibility issues, server issues, data service issues, and access issues
  • Background in business productivity application assistance (Microsoft product family)
  • Demonstrated ability to operate efficiently in a virtual office setting, delivering consistent follow-through and utilizing remote access and wireless connectivity tools
  • Works without supervision and shows strong sense of ownership and drive
  • Possess a reasonable knowledge of network layers 1 through 7 and strong debugging capabilities in layers 1 through 4
Credentials Needed
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you would like to look further into this opening, you should email your qualifications to job-p014@progent.com. Be sure to specify the job number of the position that interests you.

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