Progent is looking for proven Senior Microsoft computer consultants in Hayward, California to help a range of small businesses to maintain IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important fields of expertise include system infrastructure, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring

Why Consultants Are Working with Progent
Progent is a progressive computer consulting and IT outsourcing company headquartered in San Jose, California, in the heart of Silicon Valley. Effective models for customer acquisition, service delivery, network environment, and employee benefits have allowed Progent to become one of the fastest growing and most respected Microsoft Partners in America. Our extensive support information base and team style of problem solving has allowed Progent to build up a strong staff and a loyal worldwide client base.

If you have been awarded a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) credential and live in the Hayward area, joining Progent and working for Progent's customers will expand your skills through cooperation with Progent's team of mutually supportive, high-productivity engineers. Progent's focus on providing IT consulting and network support to small and mid-size businesses will be your opportunity to work closely with top executives and contribute measurably to the success of exciting businesses. Also, Progent's virtual office network provides advanced technology for remote access and mobile communications to help you to deliver quick solutions when you take on mission-critical tasks.

Job Title

Sr. Microsoft Computer Consultant

Job Code



Home-based, virtual office environment

Primary Activities

  • Maintain and repair Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based IT environments
  • Work on premises and online to identify and resolve urgent and ongoing issues related to reliability, protection, performance, connectivity, and general productivity
  • Deploy, configure and debug applications on Microsoft Windows Servers
  • Deploy, setup 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 designs
  • Maintain and manage MS Outlook client with back office Exchange, MS Office and Office 365, phone communications, and Internet connectivity
  • Design and carry out upgrades to MS desktop operating system, Windows Server, AD, and Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Design and validate security policies such as onsite high availability, fault tolerance, backup/restore and anti-virus as well as remote or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Robust system architecture and 24x7 health monitoring and alerting


Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ experience in PC, server management and network Infrastructure support (new software installation, machine setup, problem identification and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting background
  • Ability to troubleshoot application issues including workstation program compatibility problems, server problems, data service issues, and access problems
  • Experience in business productivity software support (Microsoft product family)
  • Proven ability to operate efficiently in a virtual office setting, providing consistent follow-up and taking advantage online access and mobile connectivity tools
  • Works independently and shows high level of responsibility and drive
  • Has a working understanding of network layers 1 through 7 and excellent debugging skills in layers 1 through 4
Credentials Required
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

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