Progent is seeking proven Senior Microsoft computer consulting experts in Oakland, California to assist a variety of small and midsize organizations to manage IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key areas of expertise include network infrastructure, AD design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring

Advantages of Teaming with Progent
Progent is a progressive computer support and IT outsourcing firm headquartered in San Jose, CA, in the center of Silicon Valley. Unique models for customer marketing, service delivery, virtual office environment, and employee compensation have allowed Progent to be one of the most rapidly growing and most successful Microsoft Gold Partners in the U.S. Our extensive support database and collaborative style of problem solving has allowed Progent to build up a strong staff and a loyal international client base.

If you have earned a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) certificate and reside in the Oakland area, joining Progent and working for Progent's customers will expand your technical abilities through interaction with Progent's staff of mutually supportive, high-productivity consultants. Progent's focus on offering computer consulting and network help to small and mid-size companies will be your opportunity to operate personally with decision makers and contribute measurably to the success of dynamic companies. In addition, Progent's virtual office infrastructure offers advanced technology for remote support and wireless communications to enable you to implement fast solutions when you help with business-critical problems.

Job Title

Sr. Microsoft IT Consultant

Job Code


Work Location

Home-based, virtual office environment

Primary Activities

  • Maintain and troubleshoot Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered networks
  • Operate on premises and online to analyze and fix both urgent and lingering issues related to reliability, security, performance, accessibility, and overall productivity
  • Install, setup and troubleshoot applications hosted on Microsoft Windows Servers
  • Install, setup 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 topologies including virtualized environments and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud designs
  • Support and manage MS Outlook client with back office Exchange Server, MS Office suite, phone communications, and Internet connectivity
  • Design and implement upgrades to MS desktop OS, Windows Server, AD, and Exchange
  • Develop and test security policies including on-premises high availability, fault tolerance, backup/restore and AV as well as remote or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Efficient network architecture and proactive server monitoring and alerting


Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ yearsí experience in PC, server administration and IT Infrastructure support (new software installation, machine setup, problem identification and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting experience
  • Ability to debug software application problems including desktop PC software compatibility problems, server issues, data service issues, and connectivity problems
  • Background in business application assistance (Microsoft product family)
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a virtual office setting, providing reliable follow-up and taking advantage online access and wireless connectivity technology
  • Operates without supervision and demonstrates strong sense of responsibility and initiative
  • Has a working knowledge of network layers 1 through 7 and strong troubleshooting capabilities in L1-L4
Credentials Required
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

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