Progent is seeking experienced Sr. Microsoft computer consultants in Hayward, California to help a range of small businesses to maintain networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important fields of knowledge include system architecture, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring

Advantages of Working with Progent
Progent is a progressive network consulting and information technology outsourcing firm headquartered in San Jose, CA, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Unique models for client marketing, service delivery, network infrastructure, and employee compensation have enabled Progent to become among the most rapidly growing and most successful Microsoft Gold Partners in America. Our extensive technical information base and team approach to problem solving has allowed Progent to build up a talented staff and a satisfied international customer base.

If you have been awarded an MCSE accreditation and live in the Hayward area, teaming with Progent and working for Progent's customers will improve your skills through cooperation with Progent's team of collaborative, high-output engineers. Progent's concentration on providing IT expertise and technical help to small businesses will be your opportunity to operate personally with top executives and add measurably to the growth of exciting companies. Also, Progent's virtual office infrastructure offers state-of-the-art technology for remote support and mobile communications to help you to implement quick solutions when you take on business-critical problems.

Position Title

Sr. Microsoft IT Consulting Expert

Job Code


Work Location

Work from home, virtual office environment

Primary Activities

  • Maintain and repair Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered IT environments
  • Operate onsite and remotely to identify and fix both urgent and ongoing problems associated with reliability, security, performance, accessibility, and general productivity
  • Deploy, configure and debug applications on Microsoft Windows Servers
  • Deploy, configure Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7
  • Configure and analyze a variety of network services and applications including AD, DNS, DHCP, IPAM, DFS & NTFRS
  • Design information technology topologies including virtualized environments and private/dedicated/hybrid cloud models
  • Maintain and manage MS Outlook client with back office Exchange Server, Microsoft Office and Office 365, phone communications, and Internet connectivity
  • Plan and carry out updates to MS desktop operating system, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Microsoft Exchange
  • Develop and test protection policies including onsite high availability, resilience, backups and AV plus offsite or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Robust network design and proactive server monitoring and alerting


Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ experience in PC, server administration and network Infrastructure support (new software deployment, device provisioning, problem identification and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting experience
  • Ability to troubleshoot software application issues including desktop PC software compatibility issues, server problems, data service problems, and access problems
  • Experience in business productivity software support (Microsoft product family)
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a virtual office setting, providing consistent follow-up and using online access and mobile communication tools
  • Operates without supervision and shows high level of responsibility and initiative
  • Has a working understanding of networking layers L1-L7 and excellent debugging skills in L1-L4
Credentials Required
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

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