Progent is looking for experienced Sr. Microsoft information technology consultants in Petaluma, 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 Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important areas of knowledge include network infrastructure, AD design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring

Why Consultants Are Working with Progent
Progent is an innovative network support and IT outsourcing firm headquartered in San Jose, California, in the center of Silicon Valley. Unique models for client acquisition, support delivery, network 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 support information base and collaborative style of problem resolution has allowed Progent to build up a talented staff and a satisfied worldwide customer base.

If you hold an MCSE accreditation and live in the Petaluma area, joining Progent and supporting Progent's clients will expand your technical abilities through cooperation with Progent's team of collaborative, high-productivity engineers. Progent's focus on providing computer consulting and network support to small businesses will be your chance to operate personally with top executives and add significantly to the growth of exciting companies. In addition, Progent's virtual office network provides advanced technology for remote support and wireless connectivity to enable you to implement fast solutions when you help with mission-critical problems.


Position Title

Senior Microsoft IT Consultant

Job Code

P014

Location

Work from home, virtual office environment

Main Responsibilities

Responsibilities
  • Support and troubleshoot Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered networks
  • Operate onsite and online to identify and fix urgent and lingering problems related to availability, protection, capacity, accessibility, and overall functionality
  • Install, setup and debug apps hosted on Windows Servers
  • Deploy, setup 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 environments and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud models
  • Support and manage Microsoft Outlook client with back office Exchange Server, Microsoft Office and Office 365, telephony, and Internet access
  • Plan and carry out upgrades to MS desktop operating system, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Microsoft Exchange
  • Design and test security policies including on-premises high availability, resilience, backup/restore and AV plus remote or cloud-based disaster recovery
  • Efficient system design and proactive server monitoring

Experience/
Education

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ background in PC, server management and network Infrastructure support (new software installation, machine setup, problem identification and repair)
  • 5+ years consulting background
  • Ability to debug application problems such as desktop PC software compatibility problems, server problems, data service issues, and connectivity problems
  • Background in business software assistance (Microsoft product family)
  • Proven ability to operate efficiently in a virtual office environment, delivering reliable follow-up and utilizing remote access and mobile communication technology
  • Operates independently and shows high level of responsibility and drive
  • Has a reasonable knowledge of network layers L1-L7 and excellent debugging skills in layers 1 through 4
Credentials Needed
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you want to pursue this position, you should send your resume to job-p014@progent.com. Please specify the job number of the opportunity that you are considering.

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