Progent is looking for experienced Senior Microsoft computer consulting experts in Monterey, California to help a variety of small and midsize businesses to maintain networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key fields of knowledge include system architecture, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring

Why Consultants Are Teaming with Progent
Progent is a progressive computer consulting and IT outsourcing firm headquartered in San Jose, CA, in the center of Silicon Valley. Unique models for client marketing, support delivery, virtual office infrastructure, and employee benefits have enabled Progent to become one of the most rapidly growing and most respected Microsoft Gold Partners in America. Our extensive technical information base and collaborative style of problem resolution has helped Progent to retain a talented staff and a loyal international customer base.

If you have earned a Microsoft MCSE accreditation and reside in the Monterey area, teaming with Progent and working for Progent's customers will improve your technical abilities through interaction with Progent's team of mutually supportive, high-output engineers. Progent's concentration on providing IT expertise and network support to small businesses will give you the opportunity to operate closely with top executives and add significantly to the growth of dynamic companies. In addition, Progent's virtual office network provides advanced tools for remote support and mobile communications to help you to implement quick solutions when you help with business-critical tasks.

Job Title

Sr. Microsoft IT Consultant

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Work Location

Work from home, virtual office environment

Main Activities

  • Maintain and repair Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered IT environments
  • Operate onsite and remotely to analyze and resolve both urgent and ongoing issues related to availability, security, capacity, connectivity, and general productivity
  • Deploy, setup and troubleshoot applications hosted 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
  • Design IT architectures including virtualized infrastructures and private/dedicated/hybrid cloud models
  • Support and administer Microsoft Outlook client with back office Exchange, MS Office suite, telephony, and Internet connectivity
  • Plan and carry out updates to Microsoft desktop OS, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Exchange
  • Develop and test security policies such as on-premises high availability, fault tolerance, backups and AV plus remote or cloud-based disaster recovery
  • Efficient 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 installation, machine provisioning, problem identification and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting experience
  • Ability to debug software application issues such as workstation software compatibility issues, server issues, data service issues, and access issues
  • Background in business productivity software support (Microsoft products)
  • Demonstrated ability to operate effectively in a virtual office setting, providing consistent follow-through and utilizing remote access and wireless connectivity tools
  • Works without supervision and shows strong sense of ownership and drive
  • Possess a working knowledge of networking layers L1-L7 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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