Progent is seeking experienced Sr. Microsoft information technology consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a variety of small and midsize organizations to manage networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important areas of knowledge include system infrastructure, AD design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Advantages of Teaming with Progent
Progent is a progressive computer consulting and IT outsourcing firm based in San Jose, California, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Unique models for customer marketing, support delivery, network infrastructure, and employee benefits have allowed Progent to be among the most rapidly growing and most successful Microsoft Partners in the U.S. Our extensive support information base and collaborative approach to problem resolution has allowed Progent to build up a strong staff and a satisfied international customer base.

If you are a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), joining Progent and working for Progent's customers will improve your technical abilities through cooperation with Progent's team of collaborative, high-productivity engineers. Progent's focus on providing IT consulting and network support to small companies will give you the chance to work closely with decision makers and contribute significantly to the success of exciting companies. In addition, Progent's virtual office infrastructure provides state-of-the-art tools for remote support and wireless connectivity to enable you to implement quick solutions when you take on mission-critical problems.


Job Title

Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert

Job Code

P014

Work Location

Work from home, virtual office environment

Primary Responsibilities

Activities
  • Maintain and repair Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based networks
  • Operate onsite and online to analyze and resolve urgent and ongoing issues associated with availability, security, performance, accessibility, and general functionality
  • Deploy, configure and debug apps on Microsoft Windows Servers
  • Deploy, setup 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 IT topologies including virtualized environments and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud designs
  • Support and manage MS Outlook client with back office Exchange Server, MS Office suite, phone communications, and Internet access
  • Plan and carry out upgrades to MS desktop OS, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Exchange
  • Design and validate security policies including on-premises high availability, resilience, backup/restore and anti-virus plus offsite or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Efficient system architecture and 24x7 health monitoring and alerting

Qualifications/
Schooling

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ experience in desktop, server administration and network Infrastructure support (new software installation, machine setup, problem identification and repair)
  • 5+ years consulting experience
  • Ability to troubleshoot software application problems such as workstation program compatibility issues, server issues, data service issues, and connectivity issues
  • Background in business application support (Microsoft products)
  • Proven ability to operate efficiently in a virtual office environment, providing consistent follow-up and utilizing remote access and wireless communication tools
  • Works independently and shows strong sense of responsibility and initiative
  • Has a working understanding of networking layers 1 through 7 and excellent debugging skills in L1-L4
Credentials Required
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you want to apply for this opening, please send your qualifications to job-p014@progent.com. Be sure to specify the job code of the opening that you are considering.

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