Progent is seeking proven Senior Microsoft computer consultants in Sacramento, California to assist a range of small organizations to manage IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key fields of expertise include network infrastructure, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring

Advantages of Working with Progent
Progent is a progressive computer support and IT outsourcing company headquartered in San Jose, CA, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Effective models for customer acquisition, support delivery, network environment, and employee compensation have enabled Progent to become among the most rapidly growing and most successful Microsoft Gold Partners in America. Our shared technical information base and team style of problem solving has helped Progent to retain a talented staff and a loyal international client base.

If you have been awarded a Microsoft MCSE certificate and reside in the Sacramento area, joining Progent and supporting Progent's clients will improve your skills through interaction with Progent's staff of mutually supportive, high-output engineers. Progent's concentration on offering IT consulting and network help to small and mid-size businesses will be your opportunity to operate closely with decision makers and contribute measurably to the success of dynamic companies. In addition, Progent's virtual office infrastructure offers state-of-the-art technology for remote access and mobile connectivity to enable you to implement fast solutions when you help with mission-critical tasks.


Position Title

Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consultant

Job Number

P014

Work Location

Home-based, virtual office environment

Main Responsibilities

Activities
  • Support and repair Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered networks
  • Operate on premises and remotely to analyze and resolve both urgent and ongoing problems related to availability, protection, capacity, accessibility, and general productivity
  • Install, setup and troubleshoot applications hosted on Microsoft Windows Servers
  • Install, 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
  • Design IT topologies including virtualized infrastructures and private/dedicated/hybrid cloud designs
  • Support and manage Microsoft Outlook client with back office Exchange Server, Microsoft Office and Office 365, telephony, and Internet connectivity
  • Design and implement upgrades to MS desktop operating system, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Exchange Server
  • Develop and validate protection policies such as on-premises high availability, resilience, backup/restore and anti-virus plus offsite or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Efficient network architecture and 24x7 server monitoring

Experience/
Education

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ background in desktop, server administration and IT Infrastructure support (new software installation, machine provisioning, problem isolation and repair)
  • 5+ years consulting experience
  • Ability to troubleshoot application issues such as workstation program compatibility issues, server problems, data service problems, and access issues
  • Background in business productivity application assistance (Microsoft products)
  • Proven ability to operate effectively in a virtual office setting, providing reliable follow-through and taking advantage online access and mobile connectivity technology
  • Operates without supervision and shows strong sense of responsibility and drive
  • Has a working understanding of networking layers L1-L7 and excellent troubleshooting capabilities 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 apply for this opening, you should send your resume to job-p014@progent.com. Please include the job code of the opening that you are asking about.

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