Progent is seeking proven Sr. Microsoft computer consultants in the NY Metro Area, Los Angeles, and Pittsburg PA to assist a variety of small organizations to manage networks 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 infrastructure, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Why Consultants Are Joining Progent
Progent is an innovative network support and IT outsourcing firm headquartered in San Jose, CA, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Unique models for client acquisition, service delivery, network infrastructure, and employee compensation have enabled Progent to be one of the fastest growing and most successful Microsoft Gold Partners in the U.S. Our shared support database and collaborative approach to problem resolution has helped Progent to build up a talented staff and a satisfied worldwide client base.

If you are a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), joining Progent and working for Progent's clients will improve your skills through cooperation with Progent's team of collaborative, high-output consultants. Progent's focus on offering IT expertise and network support to small businesses will give you the chance to operate closely with decision makers and add measurably to the success of dynamic companies. Also, Progent's virtual office network offers advanced technology for remote access and wireless communications to enable you to implement quick solutions when you take on business-critical tasks.


Position Title

Sr. Microsoft IT Consulting Expert

Job Number

P018

Location

Work from home, virtual office infrastructure

Essential Activities

Responsibilities
  • Support and repair Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered IT environments
  • Operate on premises and remotely to analyze and fix both urgent and lingering issues associated with reliability, security, performance, connectivity, and overall functionality
  • Deploy, setup and debug apps on Microsoft Windows Servers
  • Deploy and configure Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7 desktop PCs and laptops
  • Configure and analyze a variety of network services and applications including AD, DNS, DHCP, IPAM, DFS & NTFRS
  • Plan IT architectures including virtualized infrastructures and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud designs
  • Support and administer MS Outlook client with back office Exchange Server, MS Office suite, telephony, and Internet access
  • Plan and implement upgrades to Microsoft desktop OS, Windows Server, AD, and Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Develop and validate protection policies such as on-premises high availability, resilience, backup/restore and anti-virus plus offsite or cloud-based disaster recovery
  • Robust system architecture and proactive health monitoring and alerting

Experience/
Education

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ yearsí experience in desktop, server administration and IT Infrastructure support (new software installation, device setup, problem identification and repair)
  • 5+ years consulting background
  • Ability to troubleshoot software application issues including desktop PC software compatibility issues, server issues, data service issues, and connectivity issues
  • Background in business productivity application assistance (Microsoft products)
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a virtual office setting, providing consistent follow-up and taking advantage remote access and wireless connectivity technology
  • Operates without supervision and demonstrates high level of ownership and initiative
  • Possess a reasonable knowledge of networking layers 1 through 7 and strong debugging skills in L1-L4
Credentials Required
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you want to pursue this job, you should email your resume to job-p018@progent.com. Be sure to include the job number of the opening that you are applying for.

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