Progent is looking for proven Sr. Microsoft computer consulting experts in Hayward, California to help a variety of small organizations to maintain networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important areas of knowledge include system infrastructure, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring

Benefits of Teaming with Progent
Progent is a progressive network consulting and IT outsourcing firm based in San Jose, California, in the center of Silicon Valley. Unique models for client marketing, service 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 support information base and collaborative style of problem solving has allowed Progent to retain a talented staff and a loyal international client base.

If you hold a Microsoft MCSE certificate and live in the Hayward area, joining Progent and supporting Progent's clients will expand your skills through interaction with Progent's team of collaborative, high-output engineers. Progent's focus on providing computer consulting and technical help to small companies will be your opportunity to work closely with top executives and contribute significantly to the growth of dynamic businesses. In addition, Progent's virtual office infrastructure offers state-of-the-art tools for remote access and mobile communications to help you to implement fast solutions when you take on business-critical tasks.


Job Title

Sr. Microsoft IT Consultant

Job Code

P014

Location

Home-based, virtual office environment

Essential Responsibilities

Activities
  • Maintain and repair Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered networks
  • Work on premises and online to identify and fix urgent and lingering problems related to availability, security, performance, accessibility, and general functionality
  • Deploy, setup and debug apps hosted on Windows Servers
  • Install, configure 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 environments and private/dedicated/hybrid cloud designs
  • Maintain and administer Microsoft Outlook client with back office Microsoft Exchange Server, MS Office and Office 365, phone communications, and Internet access
  • Plan and implement upgrades to MS desktop operating system, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Exchange Server
  • Design and validate protection policies such as onsite high availability, resilience, backups and anti-virus as well as remote or cloud-based disaster recovery
  • Robust network design and proactive health monitoring and alerting

Qualifications/
Education

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ experience in PC, server administration and IT Infrastructure support (new software deployment, machine provisioning, problem isolation and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting experience
  • Ability to debug application issues such as workstation program compatibility issues, server problems, data service issues, and access issues
  • Background in business productivity application assistance (Microsoft products)
  • Demonstrated ability to operate efficiently in a virtual office environment, delivering reliable follow-up and taking advantage online access and wireless communication technology
  • Operates independently and demonstrates high level of ownership and drive
  • Possess a reasonable knowledge of networking layers 1 through 7 and strong troubleshooting skills in layers 1 through 4
Credentials Required
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you would like to look further into this opening, you should send your resume to job-p014@progent.com. Please specify the job code of the position that interests you.

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