Progent is seeking experienced Sr. Microsoft information technology consulting experts in Oakland, California to assist a variety of small and midsize businesses to manage IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important fields of knowledge include system architecture, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring

Why Consultants Are Teaming with Progent
Progent is a progressive computer support and IT outsourcing company headquartered in San Jose, CA, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Unique models for customer acquisition, support delivery, virtual office environment, and employee benefits have allowed Progent to be one of the most rapidly growing and most respected Microsoft Partners in America. Our shared technical information base and collaborative approach to problem solving has helped Progent to retain a talented staff and a satisfied worldwide customer base.

If you currently have an MCSE certificate and reside in the Oakland area, joining Progent and working for Progent's clients will expand your technical abilities through cooperation with Progent's staff of mutually supportive, high-output consultants. Progent's concentration on providing IT consulting and network help to small and mid-size companies will be your chance to work closely with top executives and contribute measurably to the growth of dynamic businesses. In addition, Progent's virtual office infrastructure provides advanced technology for remote support and wireless communications to help you to implement quick solutions when you take on business-critical tasks.


Position Title

Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert

Job Code

P014

Location

Home-based, virtual office environment

Main Activities

Responsibilities
  • Maintain and repair Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based IT environments
  • Work onsite and remotely to analyze and fix both urgent and ongoing problems associated with reliability, security, performance, connectivity, and general functionality
  • Deploy, setup and troubleshoot apps hosted on 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 information technology architectures including virtualized environments and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud models
  • Maintain and manage Microsoft Outlook client with back office Exchange Server, MS Office suite, phone communications, and Internet connectivity
  • Design and implement upgrades to MS desktop operating system, Windows Server, AD, and Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Develop and validate protection policies including on-premises high availability, resilience, backups and anti-virus as well as offsite or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Efficient system design and proactive health monitoring and alerting

Qualifications/
Education

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ experience in desktop, server administration and network Infrastructure support (new software deployment, device setup, problem identification and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting background
  • Ability to troubleshoot software application problems such as desktop PC program compatibility issues, server issues, data service problems, and access problems
  • Background in business productivity application assistance (Microsoft products)
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a virtual office environment, delivering consistent follow-up and utilizing online access and wireless communication tools
  • Works independently and shows high level of responsibility and initiative
  • Possess a working understanding of network layers L1-L7 and excellent debugging skills in L1-L4
Credentials Needed
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you want to apply for this job, please send your qualifications to job-p014@progent.com. Be sure to specify the job number of the opening that interests you.

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