Progent is looking for experienced Sr. Microsoft information technology consulting experts in the New York Metro Area, Los Angeles, and Pittsburg PA to assist a variety of small businesses to manage IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important areas of expertise include network architecture, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Why Consultants Are Teaming with Progent
Progent is a progressive network consulting and information technology outsourcing firm headquartered in San Jose, CA, in the heart of Silicon Valley. Effective models for client marketing, support delivery, network environment, and employee benefits have allowed Progent to become among the most rapidly growing and most successful Microsoft Gold Partners in the United States. Our shared technical information base and team style of problem solving has helped Progent to build up a strong staff and a loyal worldwide customer base.

If you are a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), joining Progent and working for Progent's customers will expand your technical abilities through interaction with Progent's team of collaborative, high-output consultants. Progent's concentration on offering computer consulting and network support to small businesses will be your chance to operate closely with decision makers and contribute measurably to the success of exciting companies. In addition, Progent's virtual office network offers advanced technology for remote support and mobile connectivity to help you to implement fast solutions when you help with mission-critical problems.


Position Title

Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consultant

Job Number

P018

Location

Home-based, virtual office environment

Primary Activities

Responsibilities
  • Support and troubleshoot Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered IT environments
  • Work on premises and remotely to identify and fix both urgent and lingering problems related to availability, security, capacity, connectivity, and overall productivity
  • Install, setup and debug apps hosted on Microsoft Windows Servers
  • Deploy and integrate 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
  • Design IT topologies including virtualized infrastructures and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud designs
  • Support and administer MS Outlook client with back office Exchange, Microsoft Office suite, phone communications, and Internet connectivity
  • Design and implement updates to MS desktop OS, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Microsoft Exchange
  • Develop and test security policies such as on-premises high availability, resilience, backup/restore and anti-virus as well as offsite or cloud-based disaster recovery
  • Robust network design and 24x7 health monitoring and alerting

Experience/
Education

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ background in desktop, server management and IT Infrastructure support (new software deployment, device provisioning, problem identification and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting background
  • Ability to troubleshoot software application issues including workstation software compatibility problems, server issues, data service problems, and connectivity problems
  • Experience in business productivity application support (Microsoft products)
  • Proven ability to operate efficiently in a virtual office environment, delivering consistent follow-up and utilizing remote access and mobile communication technology
  • Works without supervision and demonstrates high level of responsibility and drive
  • Has a reasonable knowledge of networking layers L1-L7 and excellent troubleshooting capabilities in layers 1 through 4
Credentials Required
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you wish to pursue this job, please send your resume to job-p018@progent.com. Please include the job number of the position that you are applying for.

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