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

Benefits of Teaming with Progent
Progent is an innovative network consulting and information technology outsourcing firm headquartered in San Jose, CA, in the heart of Silicon Valley. Unique models for client acquisition, service delivery, network environment, and employee compensation have enabled Progent to become one of the fastest growing and most successful Microsoft Partners in America. Our extensive technical information base and collaborative approach to problem solving has helped Progent to build up a talented staff and a loyal international client base.

If you have earned an MCSE accreditation and reside in the Oakland area, teaming with Progent and working for Progent's customers will improve your technical abilities through cooperation with Progent's staff of collaborative, high-output consultants. Progent's focus on providing IT consulting and technical support to small and mid-size companies will be your opportunity to operate closely with top executives and contribute measurably to the growth of dynamic businesses. In addition, Progent's virtual office network provides state-of-the-art technology for remote access and wireless connectivity to enable you to implement quick solutions when you take on business-critical problems.

Job Title

Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consultant

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Work Location

Work from home, virtual office environment

Primary Responsibilities

  • Support and troubleshoot Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based IT environments
  • Work on premises and remotely to identify and resolve both urgent and ongoing problems related to availability, security, performance, connectivity, and overall productivity
  • Deploy, setup and debug apps on Windows Servers
  • Deploy, configure Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7
  • Configure and analyze a variety of network services and applications including AD, DNS, DHCP, IPAM, DFS & NTFRS
  • Design IT architectures including virtualized environments and private/dedicated/hybrid cloud designs
  • Support and administer MS Outlook client with back office Exchange, MS Office and Office 365, telephony, and Internet access
  • Design and implement upgrades to Microsoft desktop operating system, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Exchange
  • Design and test security policies such as on-premises high availability, resilience, backup/restore and AV as well as offsite or cloud-based disaster recovery
  • Robust system architecture and 24x7 health monitoring


Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ yearsí experience in PC, server management and IT Infrastructure support (new software deployment, machine setup, problem identification and repair)
  • 5+ years consulting background
  • Ability to debug software application problems including workstation software compatibility problems, server issues, data service problems, and connectivity problems
  • Background in business productivity software assistance (Microsoft products)
  • Proven ability to work efficiently in a virtual office setting, providing consistent follow-through and utilizing remote access and mobile communication tools
  • Works independently and demonstrates strong sense of ownership and initiative
  • Possess a reasonable understanding of networking layers 1 through 7 and strong troubleshooting 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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