Progent is looking for proven Sr. Microsoft computer consultants in the NY Metro Area, Los Angeles, and Pittsburg PA to help a variety of small and midsize organizations to manage networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important areas of knowledge include system architecture, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Advantages of Teaming with Progent
Progent is an innovative computer consulting and information technology outsourcing firm headquartered in San Jose, California, in the heart of Silicon Valley. Unique models for customer marketing, service delivery, network infrastructure, and employee compensation have allowed Progent to be among the fastest growing and most successful Microsoft Gold Partners in the U.S. Our extensive technical information base and collaborative style of problem resolution has allowed Progent to retain a strong staff and a loyal worldwide customer base.

If you are a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), joining Progent and supporting Progent's clients will expand your skills through cooperation with Progent's staff of collaborative, high-output engineers. Progent's concentration on providing computer expertise and network help to small and mid-size companies will give you the opportunity to work personally with top executives and contribute measurably to the success of dynamic businesses. Also, Progent's virtual office infrastructure offers state-of-the-art tools for remote support and wireless communications to enable you to deliver fast solutions when you take on mission-critical tasks.


Position Title

Senior Microsoft IT Consultant

Job Number

P018

Work Location

Home-based, virtual office environment

Essential Activities

Responsibilities
  • Support and troubleshoot Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered IT environments
  • Operate onsite and remotely to analyze and fix both urgent and lingering problems associated with availability, protection, performance, connectivity, and overall productivity
  • Install, setup and troubleshoot applications hosted on Windows Servers
  • Deploy and 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 on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud designs
  • Support and manage Microsoft Outlook client with back office Microsoft Exchange, MS Office and Office 365, telephony, and Internet access
  • Plan and carry out upgrades to MS desktop operating system, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Exchange
  • Develop and validate security policies including on-premises high availability, resilience, backups and AV as well as offsite or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Efficient network architecture and proactive server monitoring and alerting

Experience/
Education

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ background in PC, server administration and IT Infrastructure support (new software installation, machine setup, problem identification and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting background
  • Ability to troubleshoot application issues such as desktop PC program compatibility problems, server issues, data service problems, and connectivity issues
  • Experience in business productivity software support (Microsoft product family)
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a virtual office environment, providing reliable follow-through and taking advantage online access and mobile communication tools
  • Operates independently and demonstrates high level of responsibility and drive
  • Possess a reasonable understanding of networking layers L1-L7 and strong debugging skills in L1-L4
Credentials Needed
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you want to pursue this job, please email your qualifications to job-p018@progent.com. Be sure to include the job code of the opening that interests you.

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