Progent is seeking proven Senior Microsoft information technology consultants in Petaluma, California to assist a variety of small businesses to maintain IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key areas of knowledge include system infrastructure, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring

Benefits of Teaming with Progent
Progent is an innovative network support and IT outsourcing company based in San Jose, California, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Unique models for client marketing, support delivery, virtual office environment, and employee benefits have allowed Progent to be among the fastest growing and most respected Microsoft Partners in the United States. Our extensive technical database and collaborative style of problem resolution has helped Progent to retain a strong staff and a satisfied international client base.

If you have earned a Microsoft MCSE credential and live in the Petaluma area, joining Progent and supporting Progent's clients will expand your skills through interaction with Progent's team of mutually supportive, high-output engineers. Progent's focus on providing computer expertise and network help to small and mid-size businesses will give you the opportunity to operate personally with top executives and contribute measurably to the success of exciting companies. Also, Progent's virtual office infrastructure offers advanced tools for remote support and mobile communications to enable you to deliver fast solutions when you help with mission-critical tasks.


Position Title

Senior Microsoft IT Consulting Expert

Job Number

P014

Location

Home-based, virtual office environment

Primary Activities

Responsibilities
  • Maintain and repair Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based IT environments
  • Operate onsite and remotely to identify and resolve urgent and lingering issues related to reliability, security, capacity, accessibility, and overall functionality
  • Deploy, configure and debug applications hosted on Microsoft Windows Servers
  • Deploy, 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 information technology architectures including virtualized infrastructures and private/dedicated/hybrid cloud designs
  • Maintain and administer MS Outlook client with back office Microsoft Exchange Server, MS Office suite, phone communications, and Internet access
  • Design and implement updates to Microsoft desktop operating system, Windows Server, AD, and Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Develop and test protection policies including on-premises high availability, fault tolerance, backups and AV as well as offsite or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Robust network architecture and proactive server monitoring and alerting

Experience/
Education

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ experience in desktop, server management and network Infrastructure support (new software installation, device setup, problem identification and repair)
  • 5+ years consulting experience
  • Ability to troubleshoot software application problems such as desktop PC program compatibility problems, server problems, data service issues, and connectivity problems
  • Background in business software assistance (Microsoft products)
  • Demonstrated ability to operate effectively in a virtual office setting, providing consistent follow-through and taking advantage online access and mobile communication technology
  • Works without supervision and shows strong sense of responsibility and initiative
  • Has a working understanding of network layers L1-L7 and strong troubleshooting skills in layers 1 through 4
Credentials Needed
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you would like to look further into this position, you should e-mail your qualifications to job-p014@progent.com. Be sure to specify the job number of the opportunity that interests you.

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