Progent is looking for proven Senior Microsoft information technology consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a range of small and midsize businesses to manage networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key fields of knowledge include system architecture, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Benefits of Teaming with Progent
Progent is an innovative computer support and information technology outsourcing company based in San Jose, California, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Effective models for customer marketing, support delivery, network infrastructure, and employee benefits have enabled Progent to be one of the most rapidly growing and most successful Microsoft Gold Partners in the U.S. Our shared technical information base and collaborative style of problem resolution has helped Progent to build up a talented staff and a loyal international customer base.

If you are a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), teaming with Progent and working for Progent's clients will improve your skills through cooperation with Progent's staff of collaborative, high-output consultants. Progent's focus on offering computer consulting and technical help to small companies will be your chance to work closely with top executives and add measurably to the success of exciting companies. In addition, Progent's virtual office network provides advanced technology for remote access and mobile communications to enable you to implement fast solutions when you help with mission-critical problems.


Job Title

Senior Microsoft Computer Consulting Expert

Job Number

P014

Work Location

Work from home, virtual office infrastructure

Essential Activities

Responsibilities
  • Maintain and repair Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based networks
  • Operate onsite and online to analyze and resolve both urgent and ongoing problems related to availability, security, performance, accessibility, and overall productivity
  • Install, setup and debug applications on Microsoft Windows Servers
  • Install, 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 information technology 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, telephony, and Internet connectivity
  • Design and implement updates to Microsoft desktop OS, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Exchange
  • Design and validate security policies including on-premises high availability, resilience, backup/restore and AV plus remote or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Robust system architecture and 24x7 server monitoring

Qualifications/
Schooling

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ background in desktop, server management and IT Infrastructure support (new software deployment, machine provisioning, problem identification and repair)
  • 5+ years consulting background
  • Ability to debug software application problems such as workstation software compatibility problems, server issues, data service problems, and access issues
  • Background in business application support (Microsoft product family)
  • Demonstrated ability to operate efficiently in a virtual office environment, providing reliable follow-up and utilizing online access and wireless communication technology
  • Operates without supervision and demonstrates strong sense of responsibility and drive
  • Has a working knowledge of networking layers 1 through 7 and strong troubleshooting skills in layers 1 through 4
Credentials Needed
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you would like to pursue this opening, please email your qualifications to job-p014@progent.com. Please specify the job code of the opportunity that you are considering.

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