Progent is seeking proven Senior Microsoft computer consultants in Citrus Heights, California to assist a variety of small organizations to manage networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Key areas of knowledge include system architecture, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring

Why Consultants Are Working with Progent
Progent is an innovative network consulting and IT outsourcing firm headquartered in San Jose, CA, in the center of Silicon Valley. Effective models for client marketing, support delivery, network environment, and employee compensation have allowed Progent to become among the fastest growing and most successful Microsoft Gold Partners in America. Our shared support information base and team approach to problem resolution has allowed Progent to retain a strong staff and a loyal international client base.

If you hold a Microsoft MCSE certificate and reside in the Citrus Heights area, joining Progent and working for Progent's customers will expand your skills through interaction with Progent's team of mutually supportive, high-productivity consultants. Progent's focus on providing computer consulting and network help to small and mid-size businesses will give you the chance to work closely with top executives and contribute measurably to the success of dynamic businesses. Also, Progent's virtual office network provides advanced technology for remote access and wireless communications to enable you to implement quick solutions when you help with business-critical problems.


Position Title

Sr. Microsoft IT Consultant

Job Number

P014

Location

Home-based, virtual office environment

Essential Activities

Activities
  • Maintain and troubleshoot Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based networks
  • Operate onsite and remotely to identify and fix both urgent and lingering issues associated with reliability, protection, performance, connectivity, and overall productivity
  • Install, setup and troubleshoot applications on Microsoft 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 topologies including virtualized infrastructures and private/dedicated/hybrid cloud designs
  • Support and administer MS Outlook client with back office Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Office and Office 365, phone communications, and Internet access
  • Design and implement updates to MS desktop operating system, Windows Server, AD, and Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Design and validate protection policies such as onsite high availability, fault tolerance, backups and AV plus remote or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Robust network design and proactive server monitoring and alerting

Experience/
Schooling

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ experience in PC, server administration and network Infrastructure support (new software deployment, machine provisioning, problem identification and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting experience
  • Ability to troubleshoot software application problems including workstation software compatibility problems, server problems, data service problems, and connectivity problems
  • Background in business software assistance (Microsoft product family)
  • Demonstrated ability to work efficiently in a virtual office setting, delivering consistent follow-up and utilizing online access and mobile connectivity tools
  • Works independently and demonstrates strong sense of ownership and initiative
  • Possess a working understanding of networking layers L1-L7 and excellent troubleshooting skills in layers 1 through 4
Credentials Needed
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you want to look further into this opening, you should send your resume to job-p014@progent.com. Be sure to specify the job number of the position that you are considering.

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