Progent is looking for proven Senior Microsoft information technology consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a range of small businesses to maintain networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important fields of knowledge include network infrastructure, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Why Consultants Are Joining Progent
Progent is an innovative computer consulting and IT outsourcing company based in San Jose, CA, in the heart of Silicon Valley. Effective models for customer acquisition, service delivery, virtual office infrastructure, and employee compensation have allowed Progent to become among the fastest growing and most respected Microsoft Gold Partners in America. Our shared support information base and team approach to problem solving has helped Progent to build up a strong staff and a loyal worldwide customer base.

If you are a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), joining Progent and working for Progent's clients will improve your skills through interaction with Progent's team of collaborative, high-productivity consultants. Progent's concentration on providing IT consulting and technical support to small companies will be your opportunity to work personally with top executives and contribute measurably to the success of dynamic companies. In addition, Progent's virtual office infrastructure offers advanced tools for remote access and mobile communications to enable you to implement fast solutions when you help with business-critical problems.

Position Title

Sr. Microsoft Computer Consulting Expert

Job Code


Work Location

Home-based, virtual office environment

Main Responsibilities

  • Maintain and repair Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered networks
  • Operate on premises and remotely to analyze and resolve urgent and ongoing problems associated with availability, protection, performance, connectivity, and overall functionality
  • Deploy, setup and debug applications on Microsoft Windows Servers
  • Install, 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 information technology topologies including virtualized environments and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud models
  • Support and administer MS Outlook client with back office Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Office and Office 365, phone communications, and Internet connectivity
  • Plan and implement updates to MS desktop operating system, Windows Server, AD, and Exchange
  • Design and test protection policies including on-premises high availability, fault tolerance, backups and AV as well as remote or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Robust network architecture and proactive server monitoring and alerting


Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ yearsí experience in PC, server administration and IT Infrastructure support (new software deployment, device setup, problem isolation and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting background
  • Ability to troubleshoot application problems including desktop PC program compatibility problems, server issues, data service issues, and access problems
  • Experience in business software assistance (Microsoft products)
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a virtual office environment, delivering reliable follow-through and using remote access and wireless communication technology
  • Operates without supervision and shows strong sense of ownership and initiative
  • Possess a working understanding of network layers L1-L7 and excellent troubleshooting capabilities in L1-L4
Credentials Required
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

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