Progent is seeking experienced Senior Microsoft information technology consultants in Pleasanton, California to assist a range of small and midsize organizations to manage IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Key areas of expertise include network architecture, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring

Benefits of Joining Progent
Progent is a progressive network consulting and IT outsourcing firm headquartered in San Jose, CA, in the heart of Silicon Valley. Effective models for client marketing, service delivery, network infrastructure, and employee benefits have allowed Progent to become among the fastest growing and most respected Microsoft Gold Partners in the United States. Our extensive technical information base and collaborative style of problem resolution has helped Progent to retain a talented staff and a loyal international client base.

If you hold a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) accreditation and live in the Pleasanton area, teaming with Progent and working for Progent's customers will improve your technical abilities through cooperation with Progent's team of collaborative, high-productivity engineers. Progent's concentration on offering IT consulting and network help to small companies will be your opportunity to operate personally with top executives and contribute measurably to the success of dynamic companies. Also, Progent's virtual office network provides advanced technology for remote access and mobile connectivity to help you to implement fast solutions when you help with mission-critical problems.


Job Title

Senior Microsoft IT Consultant

Job Number

P014

Location

Home-based, virtual office infrastructure

Main Responsibilities

Responsibilities
  • Maintain and repair Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based IT environments
  • Work on premises and remotely to analyze and resolve both urgent and ongoing issues associated with availability, security, capacity, accessibility, and overall functionality
  • Install, setup and debug applications hosted on Windows Servers
  • Install, 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 environments and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud models
  • Maintain and manage Microsoft Outlook client with back office Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Office and Office 365, telephony, and Internet access
  • Design and carry out upgrades to MS desktop OS, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Exchange
  • Develop and test protection policies including onsite high availability, fault tolerance, backup/restore and anti-virus as well as remote or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Robust network architecture and proactive health monitoring and alerting

Experience/
Education

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ experience in PC, server administration and IT Infrastructure support (new software deployment, machine provisioning, problem identification and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting experience
  • Ability to troubleshoot application issues including workstation program compatibility issues, server issues, data service problems, and access issues
  • Background in business software support (Microsoft products)
  • Demonstrated ability to work efficiently in a virtual office environment, providing reliable follow-through and taking advantage remote access and mobile connectivity tools
  • Operates independently and shows high level of ownership and initiative
  • Has a working understanding of networking layers 1 through 7 and excellent debugging skills in L1-L4
Credentials Required
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you want to pursue this job, please e-mail your resume to job-p014@progent.com. Please include the job code of the opening that you are applying for.

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