Progent is seeking proven Sr. Microsoft computer consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a range of small businesses to manage networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 through 2016. Key fields of expertise include network architecture, AD design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Why Consultants Are Teaming with Progent
Progent is a progressive computer consulting and IT outsourcing company based in San Jose, CA, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Unique models for client marketing, service delivery, virtual office environment, and employee compensation have allowed Progent to become among the fastest growing and most respected Microsoft Partners in America. Our extensive technical information base and team approach to problem solving has allowed Progent to retain a talented staff and a satisfied worldwide customer base.

If you are a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), teaming with Progent and working for Progent's customers will expand your technical abilities through interaction with Progent's staff of mutually supportive, high-productivity consultants. Progent's concentration on providing IT consulting and network help to small businesses will be your opportunity to work personally with top executives and contribute measurably to the success of dynamic companies. In addition, Progent's virtual office network offers state-of-the-art technology for remote access and wireless communications to help you to implement quick solutions when you help with mission-critical problems.


Job Title

Senior Microsoft IT Consultant

Job Number

P014

Work Location

Home-based, virtual office infrastructure

Primary Responsibilities

Activities
  • Support and troubleshoot Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based networks
  • Work on premises and online to identify and resolve both urgent and lingering problems related to availability, protection, capacity, connectivity, and overall productivity
  • Install, setup and debug applications hosted 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 information technology topologies including virtualized infrastructures and private/dedicated/hybrid cloud designs
  • Support and administer Microsoft Outlook client with back office Exchange Server, MS Office suite, telephony, and Internet connectivity
  • Plan and carry out upgrades to MS desktop OS, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Exchange
  • Develop and validate protection policies such as onsite high availability, resilience, backups and AV as well as offsite or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Efficient network architecture and proactive server monitoring and alerting

Qualifications/
Schooling

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ background in PC, server management and IT Infrastructure support (new software installation, device setup, problem identification and repair)
  • 5+ years consulting experience
  • Ability to debug software application issues such as workstation program compatibility problems, server issues, data service issues, and connectivity issues
  • Background in business application support (Microsoft products)
  • Demonstrated ability to operate effectively in a virtual office setting, delivering reliable follow-through and utilizing remote access and wireless connectivity technology
  • Works without supervision and demonstrates strong sense of ownership and initiative
  • Has a working understanding of network layers 1 through 7 and excellent troubleshooting skills in L1-L4
Credentials Required
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you wish to apply for this opening, please send your qualifications to job-p014@progent.com. Please include the job code of the opportunity that you are asking about.

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