Progent is looking for experienced Sr. Microsoft information technology consulting experts in Hayward, California to assist a range of small and midsize businesses to manage networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 through 2016. Key areas of knowledge include network architecture, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring

Why Consultants Are Teaming with Progent
Progent is an innovative network consulting and information technology outsourcing firm based in San Jose, CA, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Unique models for customer marketing, support delivery, network infrastructure, and employee benefits have enabled Progent to be one of the most rapidly growing and most respected Microsoft Partners in America. Our extensive support database and collaborative style of problem resolution has allowed Progent to build up a strong staff and a satisfied worldwide customer base.

If you currently have an MCSE credential and reside in the Hayward area, teaming with Progent and working for Progent's clients will improve your skills through cooperation with Progent's staff of collaborative, high-output engineers. Progent's concentration on providing computer consulting and technical support to small and mid-size businesses will give you the chance to operate closely with top executives and contribute significantly to the growth of exciting companies. Also, Progent's virtual office infrastructure offers state-of-the-art technology for remote support and mobile connectivity to enable you to deliver fast solutions when you take on business-critical problems.

Job Title

Sr. Microsoft Computer Consultant

Job Code


Work Location

Home-based, virtual office environment

Main Responsibilities

  • Support and troubleshoot Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered networks
  • Operate onsite and online to analyze and fix urgent and lingering problems associated with availability, protection, capacity, connectivity, and overall functionality
  • Deploy, configure and troubleshoot apps hosted on Microsoft Windows Servers
  • Deploy, setup Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7
  • Configure and analyze a variety of network services and applications including AD, DNS, DHCP, IPAM, DFS & NTFRS
  • Design IT topologies including virtualized environments and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud models
  • Maintain and administer MS Outlook client with back office Exchange, Microsoft Office and Office 365, phone communications, and Internet access
  • Design and implement updates to MS desktop operating system, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Exchange Server
  • Develop and validate security policies such as on-premises high availability, resilience, backups and anti-virus as well as offsite or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Robust network design and proactive server monitoring


Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ yearsí experience in PC, server management and IT Infrastructure support (new software deployment, device setup, problem isolation and repair)
  • 5+ years consulting experience
  • Ability to debug application problems including desktop PC software compatibility problems, server problems, data service issues, and connectivity problems
  • Background in business application support (Microsoft products)
  • Proven ability to work efficiently in a virtual office setting, providing reliable follow-up and utilizing online access and mobile connectivity tools
  • Operates without supervision and demonstrates strong sense of responsibility and drive
  • Possess a reasonable knowledge of networking layers L1-L7 and strong debugging capabilities in L1-L4
Credentials Needed
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

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