Progent is seeking proven Senior Microsoft information technology consultants in Davis, California to assist a range of small and midsize businesses to maintain networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key areas of knowledge include network infrastructure, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring

Advantages of Joining Progent
Progent is an innovative computer support and information technology outsourcing firm based in San Jose, CA, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Effective models for client marketing, support delivery, network environment, and employee benefits have enabled Progent to be one of the fastest growing and most successful Microsoft Gold Partners in the United States. Our shared technical information base and collaborative approach to problem solving has allowed Progent to retain a strong staff and a loyal worldwide customer base.

If you have earned a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) certificate and reside in the Davis area, joining Progent and working for Progent's customers will improve your technical abilities through cooperation with Progent's staff of collaborative, high-output engineers. Progent's concentration on offering computer expertise and network support to small and mid-size businesses will give you the opportunity to work personally with decision makers and add significantly to the growth of dynamic businesses. Also, Progent's virtual office network provides advanced tools for remote access and mobile connectivity to enable you to implement fast solutions when you help with business-critical tasks.


Job Title

Sr. Microsoft Computer Consulting Expert

Job Code

P014

Location

Home-based, virtual office infrastructure

Primary Responsibilities

Responsibilities
  • Maintain and troubleshoot Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered IT environments
  • Operate on premises and remotely to identify and resolve urgent and ongoing issues related to reliability, protection, performance, connectivity, and general functionality
  • Install, setup and troubleshoot apps hosted on Microsoft Windows Servers
  • Deploy, setup 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 on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud designs
  • Maintain and manage Microsoft Outlook client with back office Exchange Server, MS Office and Office 365, phone communications, and Internet access
  • Plan and carry out upgrades to Microsoft desktop operating system, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Exchange Server
  • Develop and test protection policies such as onsite high availability, fault tolerance, backups and anti-virus as well as offsite or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Efficient network architecture and 24x7 health monitoring and alerting

Experience/
Education

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ yearsí background in desktop, server management and network Infrastructure support (new software deployment, machine setup, problem identification and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting background
  • Ability to debug application problems including workstation software compatibility issues, server problems, data service problems, and connectivity problems
  • Background in business productivity application assistance (Microsoft products)
  • Demonstrated ability to operate effectively in a virtual office setting, providing consistent follow-through and taking advantage online access and wireless connectivity tools
  • Operates without supervision and shows strong sense of ownership and initiative
  • Possess a working knowledge of network layers L1-L7 and strong debugging skills in layers 1 through 4
Credentials Needed
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you would like to look further into this position, please send your resume to job-p014@progent.com. Be sure to specify the job number of the opening that you are asking about.

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