Progent is looking for proven Senior Microsoft computer consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a range of small and midsize businesses to manage IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key areas of knowledge include network infrastructure, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Benefits of Joining Progent
Progent is an innovative computer consulting and information technology outsourcing firm headquartered in San Jose, CA, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Unique models for customer marketing, support delivery, network infrastructure, and employee compensation have allowed Progent to become among the fastest growing and most respected Microsoft Gold Partners in America. Our extensive support database and team style of problem resolution has allowed Progent to retain 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 technical abilities through interaction with Progent's team of collaborative, high-productivity consultants. Progent's concentration on offering computer expertise and network help to small and mid-size companies will give you the opportunity to work personally with top executives and add measurably to the growth of dynamic companies. Also, Progent's virtual office network offers advanced tools for remote access and mobile communications to help you to deliver fast solutions when you take on mission-critical tasks.


Position Title

Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert

Job Code

P014

Work Location

Home-based, virtual office environment

Main Responsibilities

Responsibilities
  • Support and troubleshoot Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered networks
  • Operate onsite and remotely to analyze and resolve urgent and lingering problems associated with reliability, protection, capacity, accessibility, and general productivity
  • Install, setup and debug applications on Microsoft 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
  • Plan IT topologies including virtualized environments and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud designs
  • Maintain and administer MS Outlook client with back office Microsoft Exchange Server, MS Office suite, phone communications, and Internet access
  • Plan and carry out updates to MS desktop OS, Windows Server, AD, and Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Develop and validate protection policies including onsite high availability, resilience, backup/restore and anti-virus as well as remote or cloud-based disaster recovery
  • Robust system architecture and 24x7 health monitoring

Qualifications/
Education

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ experience in desktop, server administration and network Infrastructure support (new software installation, machine setup, problem isolation and repair)
  • 5+ years consulting experience
  • Ability to debug application problems such as workstation software compatibility issues, server problems, 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 utilizing remote access and mobile connectivity technology
  • Operates without supervision and demonstrates strong sense of ownership and initiative
  • Possess a reasonable knowledge of networking layers L1-L7 and excellent debugging capabilities in L1-L4
Credentials Required
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you want to look further into this opening, you should send your resume to job-p014@progent.com. Be sure to specify the job number of the opportunity that you are asking about.

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