Progent is looking for experienced Senior Microsoft computer consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a variety of small organizations to maintain IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important fields of expertise include network infrastructure, AD design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Advantages of Teaming with Progent
Progent is an innovative network support and IT outsourcing company based in San Jose, CA, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Effective models for client marketing, service delivery, virtual office infrastructure, and employee compensation have enabled Progent to become among the fastest growing and most successful Microsoft Gold Partners in the United States. Our extensive technical database and collaborative style of problem solving has helped Progent to retain a talented staff and a loyal worldwide client base.

If you are a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), joining Progent and working for Progent's customers will improve your skills through interaction with Progent's team of mutually supportive, high-output engineers. Progent's focus on offering IT consulting and technical support to small and mid-size companies will give you the opportunity to operate personally with decision makers and contribute measurably to the success of exciting businesses. Also, Progent's virtual office network provides advanced technology for remote access and mobile communications to enable you to implement quick solutions when you take on business-critical problems.


Position Title

Sr. Microsoft IT Consultant

Job Code

P014

Work Location

Work from home, virtual office infrastructure

Essential Responsibilities

Activities
  • Maintain and troubleshoot Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based networks
  • Operate onsite and remotely to analyze and resolve urgent and lingering problems associated with reliability, protection, capacity, connectivity, and general functionality
  • Install, configure and debug applications hosted on Windows Servers
  • Install, configure Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7 desktop PCs and laptops
  • Configure and analyze a variety of network services and applications including AD, DNS, DHCP, IPAM, DFS & NTFRS
  • Design information technology architectures including virtualized environments and private/dedicated/hybrid cloud designs
  • Maintain and administer MS Outlook client with back office Microsoft Exchange, MS Office and Office 365, phone communications, and Internet connectivity
  • Plan and carry out updates to Microsoft desktop OS, Windows Server, AD, and Microsoft Exchange
  • Design and test protection policies such as onsite high availability, fault tolerance, backups and anti-virus as well as remote or cloud-based disaster recovery
  • Efficient system architecture and 24x7 server monitoring

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 software application issues such as desktop PC software compatibility problems, server problems, data service issues, and connectivity issues
  • Background in business software assistance (Microsoft products)
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a virtual office environment, providing consistent follow-through and utilizing remote access and mobile communication technology
  • Operates without supervision and demonstrates high level of responsibility and initiative
  • Has a working knowledge of network layers 1 through 7 and excellent troubleshooting skills in L1-L4
Credentials Needed
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you wish to apply for this position, please email your qualifications to job-p014@progent.com. Be sure to specify the job code of the position that you are asking about.

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