Progent is seeking experienced Senior Microsoft computer consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a range of small organizations to manage networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important fields of expertise include system infrastructure, AD design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Benefits of Joining Progent
Progent is an innovative network consulting and information technology outsourcing firm headquartered in San Jose, CA, in the heart of Silicon Valley. Effective models for customer marketing, service delivery, virtual office infrastructure, and employee benefits have enabled Progent to be one of the fastest growing and most respected Microsoft Partners in the United States. Our shared support database and collaborative style of problem resolution has allowed Progent to retain a talented staff and a satisfied worldwide customer base.

If you are a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), joining Progent and supporting Progent's customers will improve your skills through cooperation with Progent's staff of collaborative, high-output consultants. Progent's focus on offering computer expertise and technical support to small companies will be your chance to work personally with decision makers and add measurably to the success of exciting companies. Also, Progent's virtual office infrastructure provides state-of-the-art technology for remote support and mobile connectivity to enable you to implement quick solutions when you take on business-critical problems.


Job Title

Sr. Microsoft IT Consultant

Job Number

P014

Work Location

Home-based, virtual office environment

Main Responsibilities

Responsibilities
  • Maintain and troubleshoot Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based networks
  • Operate onsite and online to identify and resolve both urgent and ongoing problems related to availability, protection, capacity, connectivity, and general functionality
  • Deploy, configure and debug applications on Microsoft 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
  • Plan IT topologies including virtualized infrastructures and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud models
  • Support and administer Microsoft Outlook client with back office Exchange, MS Office suite, phone communications, and Internet access
  • Design and carry out updates to MS desktop OS, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Microsoft Exchange
  • Design and validate security policies including onsite high availability, fault tolerance, backup/restore and anti-virus plus offsite or cloud-based disaster recovery
  • Robust system architecture and proactive server monitoring and alerting

Experience/
Schooling

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ yearsí background in desktop, server administration and IT Infrastructure support (new software deployment, device setup, problem isolation and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting experience
  • Ability to debug application issues such as desktop PC program compatibility problems, server problems, data service issues, and connectivity problems
  • Experience in business productivity software assistance (Microsoft products)
  • Demonstrated ability to operate effectively in a virtual office setting, providing reliable follow-up and taking advantage online access and wireless communication technology
  • Works independently and demonstrates high level of responsibility and drive
  • Has a reasonable knowledge of networking layers 1 through 7 and excellent troubleshooting skills 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 pursue this opening, you should send your resume to job-p014@progent.com. Be sure to specify the job code of the opportunity that you are asking about.

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