Progent is looking for experienced Senior Microsoft information technology consulting experts in Pleasanton, California to assist a range of small organizations to maintain IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important fields of knowledge include network infrastructure, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring

Advantages of Teaming with Progent
Progent is a progressive computer consulting and information technology outsourcing company headquartered in San Jose, CA, in the heart of Silicon Valley. Unique models for client marketing, support delivery, network environment, and employee compensation have allowed Progent to be among the most rapidly growing and most respected Microsoft Gold Partners in the U.S. Our extensive support database and team style of problem solving has helped Progent to retain a strong staff and a satisfied worldwide client base.

If you have been awarded an MCSE accreditation and reside in the Pleasanton area, teaming with Progent and working for Progent's customers will expand your technical abilities through interaction with Progent's team of collaborative, high-productivity consultants. Progent's concentration on offering computer consulting and network help to small and mid-size companies will give you the opportunity to work closely with decision makers and contribute measurably to the success of dynamic companies. In addition, Progent's virtual office infrastructure provides advanced tools for remote support and mobile communications to enable you to implement quick solutions when you help with business-critical tasks.


Job Title

Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consultant

Job Number

P014

Location

Home-based, virtual office environment

Essential Responsibilities

Activities
  • Support and repair Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered networks
  • Operate on premises and online to analyze and resolve both urgent and lingering issues related to reliability, protection, performance, accessibility, and general functionality
  • Install, setup and troubleshoot applications hosted on Windows Servers
  • Install, 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
  • Plan IT topologies including virtualized environments and private/dedicated/hybrid cloud designs
  • Support and manage MS Outlook client with back office Microsoft Exchange, MS Office suite, telephony, and Internet access
  • Plan and implement upgrades to Microsoft desktop OS, Windows Server, AD, and Exchange Server
  • Design and validate security policies such as onsite high availability, resilience, backups and AV plus remote or cloud-based disaster recovery
  • Efficient network design and proactive server monitoring

Qualifications/
Education

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ background in desktop, server administration and IT Infrastructure support (new software deployment, machine provisioning, problem isolation and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting background
  • Ability to troubleshoot application issues including workstation software compatibility issues, server problems, data service issues, and connectivity problems
  • Background in business productivity application support (Microsoft products)
  • Demonstrated ability to operate efficiently in a virtual office setting, delivering reliable follow-through and taking advantage remote access and wireless connectivity tools
  • Works without supervision and demonstrates strong sense of ownership and drive
  • Possess a reasonable understanding of networking layers L1-L7 and strong troubleshooting skills 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 opening, please e-mail your resume to job-p014@progent.com. Please specify the job number of the opportunity that you are applying for.

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