Progent is looking for proven Senior Microsoft computer consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a variety of small and midsize organizations to manage networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Key fields of knowledge include system infrastructure, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Benefits of Working with Progent
Progent is an innovative computer support and information technology outsourcing company headquartered in San Jose, CA, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Effective models for customer acquisition, support delivery, network environment, and employee benefits have allowed Progent to be among the most rapidly growing and most respected Microsoft Gold Partners in the U.S. Our shared technical database and collaborative approach to problem solving has allowed Progent to retain a talented staff and a loyal worldwide client base.

If you are a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), teaming with Progent and supporting Progent's clients will expand your skills through interaction with Progent's team of collaborative, high-output consultants. Progent's focus on offering computer consulting and technical help to small and mid-size businesses will give you the chance to operate personally with decision makers and contribute significantly to the success of exciting businesses. In addition, Progent's virtual office network provides advanced technology for remote support and mobile communications to enable you to deliver quick solutions when you take on mission-critical problems.


Job Title

Senior Microsoft IT Consultant

Job Number

P014

Location

Home-based, virtual office infrastructure

Main Activities

Activities
  • Maintain and troubleshoot Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered networks
  • Operate onsite and online to identify and fix urgent and ongoing issues related to reliability, security, capacity, connectivity, and overall functionality
  • Install, configure and debug applications on Windows Servers
  • Deploy, setup 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 architectures 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, telephony, and Internet access
  • Plan and carry out updates to Microsoft desktop OS, Windows Server, AD, and Exchange Server
  • Design and validate security policies including onsite high availability, fault tolerance, backups and AV plus remote or cloud-based disaster recovery
  • Efficient network design and 24x7 server monitoring and alerting

Experience/
Education

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ background in desktop, server management and IT Infrastructure support (new software deployment, machine setup, problem identification and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting experience
  • Ability to troubleshoot application problems such as desktop PC program compatibility problems, server problems, data service problems, and connectivity problems
  • Background in business productivity software support (Microsoft product family)
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a virtual office setting, delivering consistent follow-through and using remote access and wireless communication tools
  • Works without supervision and demonstrates high level of ownership and initiative
  • Possess a reasonable knowledge of networking layers L1-L7 and strong debugging capabilities in L1-L4
Credentials Required
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you wish to pursue this opening, you should email your qualifications to job-p014@progent.com. Please specify the job code of the opportunity that you are asking about.

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