Progent is seeking proven Senior Microsoft computer consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a variety of small and midsize businesses to manage IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important areas of knowledge include system architecture, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Advantages of Working with Progent
Progent is a progressive network support and IT outsourcing firm headquartered in San Jose, California, in the heart of Silicon Valley. Unique models for customer acquisition, support delivery, virtual office environment, and employee compensation have allowed Progent to become one of the fastest growing and most successful Microsoft Partners in America. Our extensive technical information base and team approach to problem resolution 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 supporting Progent's customers will expand your skills through cooperation with Progent's team of collaborative, high-productivity engineers. Progent's focus on offering IT consulting and technical support to small and mid-size companies will give you the chance to work personally with top executives and add significantly to the growth of exciting businesses. In addition, Progent's virtual office network offers state-of-the-art technology for remote support and wireless connectivity to help you to deliver quick solutions when you take on business-critical problems.


Position Title

Senior Microsoft Computer Consultant

Job Code

P014

Work Location

Work from home, virtual office infrastructure

Main Responsibilities

Responsibilities
  • Support and troubleshoot Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based networks
  • Work onsite and online to identify and resolve both urgent and ongoing problems related to availability, protection, capacity, accessibility, and overall functionality
  • Install, configure 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
  • Design information technology architectures including virtualized infrastructures and private/dedicated/hybrid cloud models
  • Support and administer MS Outlook client with back office Microsoft Exchange, MS Office suite, telephony, and Internet access
  • Plan and implement upgrades to MS desktop OS, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Exchange
  • Design and validate protection policies including onsite high availability, fault tolerance, backups and AV plus offsite or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Robust system architecture and 24x7 health monitoring and alerting

Qualifications/
Education

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ yearsí background in PC, server management and network Infrastructure support (new software deployment, machine provisioning, problem identification and repair)
  • 5+ years consulting background
  • Ability to debug software application issues including workstation program compatibility problems, server issues, data service issues, and access issues
  • Background in business productivity software support (Microsoft products)
  • Proven ability to work efficiently in a virtual office setting, providing consistent follow-up and taking advantage online access and wireless communication tools
  • Works without supervision and shows strong sense of responsibility and initiative
  • Has a reasonable knowledge of network layers L1-L7 and excellent troubleshooting skills in layers 1 through 4
Credentials Required
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you would like to apply for this opening, you should email your qualifications to job-p014@progent.com. Be sure to specify the job number of the opportunity that you are asking about.

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