Progent is looking for proven Senior Microsoft information technology consultants in the New York Metro Area, Los Angeles, and Pittsburg PA to help 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 to 2016. Key fields of knowledge include network infrastructure, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Why Consultants Are Joining Progent
Progent is an innovative network consulting and information technology outsourcing company headquartered in San Jose, California, in the center of Silicon Valley. Effective models for customer marketing, support delivery, network environment, and employee benefits have enabled Progent to become one of the fastest growing and most successful Microsoft Partners in the United States. Our shared support database and collaborative approach to problem solving has helped Progent to retain a strong staff and a satisfied international client base.

If you are a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), teaming with Progent and working for Progent's clients will improve your technical abilities through interaction with Progent's staff of collaborative, high-output engineers. Progent's focus on providing computer expertise and network help to small businesses will give you the opportunity to operate personally with top executives and add measurably to the growth of dynamic companies. In addition, Progent's virtual office network offers state-of-the-art tools for remote access and mobile communications to enable you to implement fast solutions when you take on business-critical tasks.


Position Title

Sr. Microsoft IT Consulting Expert

Job Code

P018

Work Location

Work from home, virtual office infrastructure

Essential Activities

Activities
  • Support and repair Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered networks
  • Operate onsite and online to identify and fix both urgent and lingering issues associated with availability, protection, performance, accessibility, and general productivity
  • Deploy, setup and troubleshoot applications hosted 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 topologies including virtualized environments and private/dedicated/hybrid cloud models
  • Maintain and manage MS Outlook client with back office Exchange Server, MS Office and Office 365, phone communications, and Internet connectivity
  • Design and carry out upgrades to MS desktop operating system, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Exchange Server
  • Develop and validate protection policies such as onsite high availability, resilience, backups and AV plus offsite or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Efficient system design and proactive health monitoring

Qualifications/
Education

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ yearsí experience in desktop, server administration and network Infrastructure support (new software deployment, device setup, problem identification and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting experience
  • Ability to troubleshoot software application issues such as desktop PC software compatibility problems, server issues, data service issues, and connectivity problems
  • Experience in business productivity software assistance (Microsoft products)
  • Demonstrated ability to operate efficiently in a virtual office setting, providing reliable follow-through and utilizing online access and mobile communication tools
  • Operates independently and demonstrates strong sense of responsibility and drive
  • Has a working understanding of network layers L1-L7 and excellent troubleshooting skills in L1-L4
Credentials Needed
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

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

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