Progent is seeking experienced Sr. Microsoft information technology consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a variety of small and midsize organizations 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 network architecture, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Why Consultants Are Working with Progent
Progent is an innovative computer consulting and IT outsourcing company headquartered in San Jose, California, in the heart of Silicon Valley. Unique models for client acquisition, service delivery, network infrastructure, and employee benefits have allowed Progent to become one of the most rapidly growing and most respected Microsoft Partners in America. Our extensive technical information base and collaborative style of problem solving has allowed Progent to retain a talented staff and a loyal international customer base.

If you are a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), joining Progent and working for Progent's clients will expand your technical abilities through cooperation with Progent's staff of mutually supportive, high-output engineers. Progent's focus on offering computer expertise and network support to small and mid-size businesses will be your opportunity to work closely with decision makers and contribute measurably to the growth of dynamic companies. In addition, Progent's virtual office network provides state-of-the-art tools for remote access and mobile connectivity to help you to implement fast solutions when you help with business-critical tasks.


Position Title

Sr. Microsoft Computer Consultant

Job Number

P014

Location

Home-based, virtual office environment

Essential Responsibilities

Activities
  • Support and repair Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered IT environments
  • Operate onsite and remotely to identify and fix both urgent and lingering issues associated with availability, security, performance, connectivity, and general productivity
  • Deploy, setup and debug applications 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
  • Plan IT architectures including virtualized environments and private/dedicated/hybrid cloud models
  • Maintain and administer Microsoft Outlook client with back office Exchange, Microsoft Office and Office 365, phone communications, and Internet access
  • Design and carry out upgrades to MS desktop OS, Windows Server, AD, and Exchange
  • Develop and test security policies such as onsite high availability, fault tolerance, backups and anti-virus plus offsite or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Efficient network design and 24x7 server monitoring and alerting

Qualifications/
Schooling

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ experience in PC, server management and network Infrastructure support (new software deployment, machine setup, problem isolation and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting experience
  • Ability to troubleshoot application problems including desktop PC software compatibility issues, server issues, data service problems, and access issues
  • Background in business software assistance (Microsoft product family)
  • Demonstrated ability to operate effectively in a virtual office environment, providing consistent follow-through and utilizing remote access and wireless connectivity tools
  • Works without supervision and demonstrates strong sense of responsibility and initiative
  • Possess a working understanding of networking layers 1 through 7 and strong debugging capabilities 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 look further into this job, please email your resume to job-p014@progent.com. Please include the job code of the opening that you are applying for.

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