Progent is seeking experienced Sr. Microsoft information technology consultants in Palo Alto, California to help a variety of small and midsize businesses to manage networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key fields of knowledge include network architecture, AD design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring

Benefits of Teaming with Progent
Progent is an innovative computer consulting and information technology outsourcing firm based in San Jose, California, in the heart of Silicon Valley. Effective models for customer acquisition, support delivery, virtual office infrastructure, and employee compensation have enabled Progent to be among the fastest growing and most respected Microsoft Gold Partners in the U.S. Our extensive technical database and team approach to problem solving has allowed Progent to retain a strong staff and a loyal worldwide client base.

If you hold a Microsoft MCSE certificate and reside in the Palo Alto area, joining Progent and working for Progent's customers will improve your technical abilities through interaction with Progent's team of mutually supportive, high-productivity engineers. Progent's concentration on providing computer consulting and technical support to small and mid-size companies will give you the opportunity to operate closely with top executives and add significantly to the success of exciting businesses. Also, Progent's virtual office infrastructure provides state-of-the-art technology for remote access and wireless communications to enable you to deliver quick solutions when you help with business-critical problems.


Position Title

Senior Microsoft Computer Consultant

Job Code

P014

Location

Work from home, virtual office environment

Essential Responsibilities

Activities
  • Maintain and troubleshoot Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based networks
  • Work on premises and online to analyze and fix urgent and lingering problems associated with reliability, security, performance, connectivity, and general productivity
  • Install, setup and troubleshoot apps on Windows Servers
  • Install, setup Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7 desktops and notebooks
  • Configure and analyze a variety of network services and applications including AD, DNS, DHCP, IPAM, DFS & NTFRS
  • Plan information technology architectures including virtualized infrastructures and private/dedicated/hybrid cloud models
  • Maintain and administer Microsoft Outlook client with back office Microsoft Exchange Server, MS Office suite, phone communications, and Internet access
  • Plan and carry out upgrades to Microsoft desktop operating system, Windows Server, AD, and Exchange
  • Design and test security policies including on-premises high availability, resilience, backup/restore and AV as well as remote or cloud-based disaster recovery
  • Robust network design and proactive server monitoring

Experience/
Education

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ yearsí background in PC, server administration and IT Infrastructure support (new software deployment, machine setup, problem isolation and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting experience
  • Ability to debug software application problems such as workstation program compatibility issues, server problems, data service problems, and access issues
  • Background in business software support (Microsoft product family)
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a virtual office setting, delivering consistent follow-through and utilizing remote access and wireless connectivity tools
  • Operates independently and shows high level of responsibility and initiative
  • Has a working knowledge of network layers L1-L7 and strong debugging capabilities in L1-L4
Credentials Required
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you would like to apply for this position, you should e-mail your resume to job-p014@progent.com. Please specify the job code of the opening that interests you.

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