Progent is looking for experienced Sr. Microsoft information technology consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a variety of small businesses to maintain networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 through 2016. Key areas of knowledge include system infrastructure, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Why Consultants Are Teaming with Progent
Progent is an innovative network support and IT outsourcing firm headquartered in San Jose, CA, in the heart of Silicon Valley. Unique models for customer marketing, service delivery, network infrastructure, and employee benefits have allowed Progent to become among the fastest growing and most successful Microsoft Gold Partners in the U.S. Our shared technical database and team approach to problem resolution has helped Progent to retain a strong staff and a loyal worldwide client base.

If you are a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), joining Progent and supporting Progent's customers will improve your skills through interaction with Progent's team of collaborative, high-output consultants. Progent's concentration on offering IT expertise and technical support to small companies will give you the opportunity to operate closely with top executives and contribute measurably to the growth of exciting businesses. In addition, Progent's virtual office infrastructure offers advanced tools for remote access and wireless communications to enable you to deliver fast solutions when you take on mission-critical tasks.


Position Title

Senior Microsoft IT Consultant

Job Code

P014

Location

Work from home, virtual office environment

Essential Activities

Responsibilities
  • Maintain and repair Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered networks
  • Work onsite and online to identify and fix urgent and lingering issues associated with reliability, protection, performance, connectivity, and overall functionality
  • Install, configure 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
  • Design information technology topologies including virtualized environments and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud designs
  • Maintain and administer MS Outlook client with back office Exchange Server, MS Office and Office 365, telephony, and Internet connectivity
  • Design and implement upgrades to MS desktop operating system, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Exchange
  • Develop and validate security policies including on-premises high availability, resilience, backup/restore and anti-virus plus offsite or cloud-based disaster recovery
  • Robust network architecture and proactive server monitoring

Experience/
Education

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ experience in desktop, server administration and IT Infrastructure support (new software installation, device provisioning, problem isolation and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting experience
  • Ability to debug application issues including desktop PC program compatibility problems, server problems, data service problems, and access issues
  • Experience in business productivity application support (Microsoft product family)
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a virtual office setting, providing consistent follow-up and utilizing remote access and mobile connectivity tools
  • Works without supervision and shows high level of ownership and drive
  • Has a working knowledge of networking layers 1 through 7 and excellent debugging skills in layers 1 through 4
Credentials Required
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you wish to be considered for this position, please email your qualifications to job-p014@progent.com. Please include the job code of the position that you are considering.

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