Progent is looking for proven Senior Microsoft information technology consultants in Pleasanton, California to assist a variety of small businesses to maintain networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key areas of expertise include system architecture, AD design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring

Why Consultants Are Working with Progent
Progent is a progressive computer consulting and information technology outsourcing firm headquartered in San Jose, California, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Effective models for customer marketing, support delivery, virtual office infrastructure, and employee benefits have allowed Progent to become one of the most rapidly growing and most successful Microsoft Partners in America. Our shared technical database and collaborative approach to problem solving has helped Progent to build up a talented staff and a satisfied international client base.

If you have earned an MCSE accreditation and reside in the Pleasanton area, teaming with Progent and working for Progent's customers will expand your technical abilities through cooperation with Progent's team of mutually supportive, high-output engineers. Progent's concentration on providing computer consulting and network help to small businesses will give you the opportunity to operate closely with top executives and add measurably to the growth of dynamic businesses. Also, Progent's virtual office network offers advanced technology for remote access and mobile connectivity to help you to implement quick solutions when you help with business-critical problems.


Position Title

Senior Microsoft IT Consulting Expert

Job Code

P014

Work Location

Home-based, virtual office infrastructure

Essential Activities

Activities
  • Maintain and repair Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based networks
  • Operate onsite and online to analyze and fix urgent and ongoing issues related to availability, protection, capacity, accessibility, and general functionality
  • Deploy, setup and debug applications hosted on Windows Servers
  • Deploy, configure 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 IT architectures including virtualized environments and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud designs
  • Maintain and manage Microsoft Outlook client with back office Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft Office suite, phone communications, and Internet connectivity
  • Design and implement upgrades to Microsoft desktop OS, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Exchange Server
  • Develop and test protection policies such as on-premises high availability, fault tolerance, backup/restore and AV plus offsite or cloud-based disaster recovery
  • Robust network architecture and 24x7 health monitoring

Qualifications/
Education

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ background in PC, server management and IT Infrastructure support (new software deployment, machine provisioning, problem isolation and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting background
  • Ability to troubleshoot software application problems such as desktop PC program compatibility problems, server problems, data service issues, and access problems
  • Background in business software assistance (Microsoft product family)
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a virtual office environment, providing consistent follow-through and using online access and mobile connectivity tools
  • Operates independently and demonstrates strong sense of responsibility and drive
  • Has a working understanding of network layers 1 through 7 and excellent troubleshooting skills in L1-L4
Credentials Needed
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you want to look further into this opening, you should send your qualifications to job-p014@progent.com. Be sure to specify the job code of the opening that you are applying for.

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