Progent is looking for experienced Sr. Microsoft computer consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a variety of small and midsize organizations to maintain networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important areas of expertise include system infrastructure, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Advantages of Teaming with Progent
Progent is an innovative computer consulting and IT outsourcing company headquartered in San Jose, CA, in the heart of Silicon Valley. Unique models for client marketing, support delivery, network environment, and employee compensation have allowed Progent to become one of the fastest growing and most respected Microsoft Gold Partners in the United States. Our extensive support information base and team style of problem resolution has allowed Progent to retain a talented staff and a loyal worldwide customer base.

If you are a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), joining Progent and working for Progent's clients will expand your skills through cooperation with Progent's team of collaborative, high-output engineers. Progent's focus on providing computer expertise and technical help to small and mid-size companies will give you the chance to work closely with decision makers and add significantly to the success of dynamic businesses. In addition, Progent's virtual office network offers advanced technology for remote support and wireless connectivity to help you to implement fast solutions when you take on mission-critical tasks.


Position Title

Sr. Microsoft IT Consulting Expert

Job Code

P014

Work Location

Home-based, virtual office environment

Primary Responsibilities

Activities
  • Maintain and troubleshoot Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based IT environments
  • Operate on premises and online to analyze and fix both urgent and lingering issues related to reliability, security, capacity, connectivity, and general functionality
  • Deploy, setup and debug applications hosted on 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 IT architectures including virtualized infrastructures and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud designs
  • Maintain and manage MS Outlook client with back office Microsoft Exchange Server, MS Office suite, phone communications, and Internet connectivity
  • Design and implement updates to Microsoft desktop OS, Windows Server, AD, and Exchange Server
  • Design and test protection policies such as onsite high availability, fault tolerance, backup/restore and AV as well as offsite or cloud-based disaster recovery
  • Robust network design and 24x7 server monitoring and alerting

Qualifications/
Education

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ yearsí background in PC, server administration and IT Infrastructure support (new software installation, device provisioning, problem identification and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting background
  • Ability to troubleshoot application problems including desktop PC software compatibility problems, server issues, data service problems, and access issues
  • Experience in business software assistance (Microsoft product family)
  • Demonstrated ability to operate efficiently in a virtual office environment, delivering reliable follow-through and taking advantage online access and mobile communication technology
  • Works independently and shows high level of ownership and initiative
  • Has a working understanding of networking layers L1-L7 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 pursue this opening, please send your resume to job-p014@progent.com. Be sure to include the job number of the opportunity that you are considering.

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