Progent is seeking experienced Senior Microsoft information technology consultants in Napa, California to help a range of small and midsize organizations to maintain IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important areas of expertise include system architecture, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring

Advantages of Teaming with Progent
Progent is an innovative computer consulting and IT outsourcing firm based in San Jose, CA, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Effective models for client marketing, support delivery, network environment, and employee benefits have allowed Progent to be among the fastest growing and most respected Microsoft Partners in the U.S. Our extensive technical database and team approach to problem solving has helped Progent to build up a talented staff and a satisfied international client base.

If you hold a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) accreditation and live in the Napa area, joining Progent and supporting Progent's customers will expand your skills through cooperation with Progent's staff of mutually supportive, high-output consultants. Progent's focus on providing computer expertise and technical help to small businesses will give you the chance to operate closely with decision makers and add measurably to the success of exciting businesses. In addition, Progent's virtual office network provides advanced technology for remote support and mobile communications to help you to deliver fast solutions when you take on mission-critical tasks.


Job Title

Sr. Microsoft IT Consultant

Job Code

P014

Work Location

Home-based, virtual office environment

Essential Activities

Responsibilities
  • Maintain and troubleshoot Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered networks
  • Operate onsite and online to analyze and fix urgent and ongoing problems associated with reliability, protection, capacity, connectivity, and general functionality
  • Deploy, setup and troubleshoot apps on 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 information technology architectures including virtualized environments and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud designs
  • Maintain and administer MS Outlook client with back office Exchange Server, Microsoft Office suite, telephony, and Internet connectivity
  • Plan and implement updates to Microsoft desktop operating system, Windows Server, AD, and Microsoft Exchange
  • Design and test protection policies such as onsite high availability, resilience, backup/restore and AV plus offsite or cloud-based disaster recovery
  • Robust system design and 24x7 health monitoring and alerting

Experience/
Education

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ background in PC, server management and IT Infrastructure support (new software deployment, machine setup, problem isolation and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting experience
  • Ability to debug application issues including workstation program compatibility problems, server problems, data service problems, and connectivity issues
  • Background in business application support (Microsoft product family)
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a virtual office setting, providing reliable follow-through and utilizing remote access and mobile connectivity technology
  • Operates without supervision and shows strong sense of ownership and drive
  • Has a working knowledge of networking layers 1 through 7 and excellent troubleshooting skills in L1-L4
Credentials Needed
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you would like to be considered for this opening, please send your resume to job-p014@progent.com. Please specify the job code of the opening that you are considering.

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