Progent is looking for experienced Senior Microsoft computer consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a range of small and midsize businesses to manage networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key fields of knowledge include network infrastructure, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Advantages of Teaming with Progent
Progent is an innovative network consulting and IT outsourcing firm based in San Jose, CA, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Effective models for customer marketing, service delivery, network environment, 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 approach to problem resolution has helped Progent to build up a talented staff and a satisfied worldwide client base.

If you are a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), teaming with Progent and working for Progent's clients will improve your skills through interaction with Progent's team of collaborative, high-productivity engineers. Progent's focus on providing IT consulting and technical help to small businesses will give you the opportunity to operate closely with top executives and add measurably to the growth of exciting businesses. Also, Progent's virtual office network offers advanced technology for remote support and wireless communications to help you to implement fast solutions when you help with mission-critical problems.


Job Title

Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert

Job Number

P014

Work Location

Home-based, virtual office infrastructure

Primary Responsibilities

Responsibilities
  • Support and repair Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered IT environments
  • Operate on premises and remotely to analyze and resolve urgent and ongoing issues related to reliability, protection, capacity, connectivity, and overall functionality
  • Deploy, setup and debug applications hosted on Microsoft Windows Servers
  • Deploy, configure 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
  • Plan IT topologies including virtualized environments and private/dedicated/hybrid cloud models
  • Maintain and manage MS Outlook client with back office Exchange Server, Microsoft Office suite, phone communications, and Internet access
  • Plan and carry out upgrades to MS desktop OS, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Microsoft Exchange
  • Develop and validate security policies including on-premises high availability, fault tolerance, backups and anti-virus as well as offsite or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Robust system architecture and 24x7 health monitoring

Experience/
Education

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ yearsí background in PC, server administration and IT Infrastructure support (new software deployment, machine setup, problem identification and repair)
  • 5+ years consulting experience
  • Ability to troubleshoot application issues such as desktop PC software compatibility issues, server issues, data service problems, and access issues
  • Background in business productivity application support (Microsoft product family)
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a virtual office setting, delivering consistent follow-up and using online access and mobile connectivity technology
  • Works without supervision and demonstrates high level of ownership and drive
  • Possess a working understanding of networking layers 1 through 7 and strong debugging skills in L1-L4
Credentials Needed
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you want to look further into this position, please email your resume to job-p014@progent.com. Please specify the job number of the position that you are considering.

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