Progent is looking for experienced Senior Microsoft information technology consulting experts in Hayward, California to assist a range of small organizations to maintain IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key areas of expertise include system infrastructure, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring

Benefits of Teaming with Progent
Progent is a progressive computer consulting and information technology outsourcing firm based in San Jose, CA, in the center of Silicon Valley. Effective models for customer acquisition, support delivery, virtual office infrastructure, and employee compensation have enabled Progent to become among the most rapidly growing and most successful Microsoft Gold Partners in the United States. Our extensive technical database and collaborative style of problem resolution has helped Progent to retain a talented staff and a loyal international client base.

If you have earned a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) certificate and reside in the Hayward area, teaming with Progent and supporting Progent's customers will expand your technical abilities through cooperation with Progent's staff of mutually supportive, high-productivity consultants. Progent's focus on offering computer expertise and technical support to small businesses will give you the opportunity to work personally with decision makers and contribute significantly to the growth of dynamic businesses. Also, Progent's virtual office network offers advanced tools for remote support and wireless communications to help you to implement quick solutions when you help with mission-critical problems.


Job Title

Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert

Job Number

P014

Work Location

Home-based, virtual office environment

Primary Activities

Responsibilities
  • Maintain and repair Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based networks
  • Operate onsite and remotely to identify and resolve urgent and lingering issues related to availability, security, capacity, accessibility, and overall productivity
  • Install, configure and debug apps hosted on Microsoft Windows Servers
  • Deploy, 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 IT topologies including virtualized environments and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud models
  • Maintain and manage MS Outlook client with back office Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Office and Office 365, telephony, and Internet connectivity
  • Design and implement upgrades to MS desktop OS, Windows Server, AD, and Exchange
  • Design and validate security policies including on-premises high availability, fault tolerance, backup/restore and AV as well as remote or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Efficient system architecture and proactive server 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 isolation and repair)
  • 5+ years consulting experience
  • Ability to debug software application issues such as desktop PC program compatibility issues, server problems, data service issues, and access issues
  • Experience in business software support (Microsoft products)
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a virtual office environment, providing reliable follow-up and using online access and wireless connectivity tools
  • Works without supervision and demonstrates strong sense of responsibility and initiative
  • Has a reasonable knowledge of networking layers 1 through 7 and strong troubleshooting capabilities in layers 1 through 4
Credentials Needed
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you want to be considered for this job, please send your resume to job-p014@progent.com. Please include the job number of the position that you are asking about.

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