Progent is looking for proven Senior Microsoft information technology consulting experts in Oakland, California to assist a range of small organizations to manage networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 through 2016. Key fields of knowledge include system architecture, AD design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring

Benefits of Working with Progent
Progent is a progressive network support and information technology outsourcing firm based in San Jose, CA, in the heart of Silicon Valley. Effective models for customer acquisition, service delivery, network infrastructure, and employee benefits have allowed Progent to become among the fastest growing and most successful Microsoft Gold Partners in America. Our extensive support information base and collaborative style of problem solving has helped Progent to build up a talented staff and a loyal worldwide client base.

If you hold a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) credential and reside in the Oakland area, joining Progent and supporting Progent's clients will expand your skills through cooperation with Progent's team of collaborative, high-output consultants. Progent's concentration on providing IT expertise and technical help to small companies will be your chance to operate personally with decision makers and contribute measurably to the growth of dynamic businesses. Also, Progent's virtual office infrastructure offers advanced technology for remote access and wireless communications to help you to implement fast solutions when you take on business-critical tasks.


Position Title

Sr. Microsoft Computer Consultant

Job Code

P014

Work Location

Work from home, virtual office infrastructure

Main Responsibilities

Responsibilities
  • Support and repair Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based networks
  • Work onsite and online to identify and resolve urgent and ongoing issues related to reliability, protection, performance, connectivity, and overall productivity
  • Deploy, configure and troubleshoot apps on Windows Servers
  • Install, 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 models
  • Maintain and manage MS Outlook client with back office Exchange Server, Microsoft Office suite, telephony, and Internet connectivity
  • Design and carry out upgrades to MS desktop operating system, Windows Server, AD, and Exchange
  • Design and validate security policies including onsite high availability, resilience, backups and anti-virus plus remote or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Efficient system design and proactive server monitoring

Qualifications/
Schooling

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ background in desktop, server administration and IT Infrastructure support (new software installation, device setup, problem identification and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting background
  • Ability to troubleshoot application issues such as desktop PC software compatibility problems, server issues, data service problems, and connectivity problems
  • Experience in business application support (Microsoft product family)
  • Demonstrated ability to work efficiently in a virtual office setting, providing consistent follow-through and taking advantage remote access and wireless connectivity technology
  • Operates independently and shows strong sense of responsibility and initiative
  • Possess a reasonable knowledge of network layers L1-L7 and strong troubleshooting skills in L1-L4
Credentials Required
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you wish to apply for this job, please send your qualifications to job-p014@progent.com. Be sure to include the job code of the opening that you are considering.

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