Progent is seeking experienced Senior Microsoft information technology consultants in Sacramento, California to help 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. Key areas of knowledge include network architecture, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring

Why Consultants Are Teaming with Progent
Progent is a progressive network support and information technology outsourcing firm headquartered in San Jose, California, in the heart of Silicon Valley. Unique models for customer acquisition, service delivery, virtual office environment, and employee benefits have enabled Progent to be among the fastest growing and most successful Microsoft Partners in America. Our extensive support information base and collaborative style of problem resolution has helped Progent to build up a talented staff and a satisfied international customer base.

If you have been awarded a Microsoft MCSE accreditation and live in the Sacramento area, teaming with Progent and supporting Progent's customers will expand your technical abilities through cooperation with Progent's team of collaborative, high-output consultants. Progent's focus on providing IT expertise and technical support to small businesses will be your chance to work closely with top executives and contribute significantly to the success of exciting businesses. Also, Progent's virtual office network offers state-of-the-art technology for remote support and mobile communications to help you to implement quick solutions when you help with mission-critical problems.


Job Title

Sr. Microsoft IT Consulting Expert

Job Code

P014

Location

Home-based, virtual office infrastructure

Main Activities

Activities
  • Maintain and troubleshoot Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered IT environments
  • Work on premises and remotely to identify and resolve both urgent and ongoing problems related to availability, security, capacity, accessibility, and general productivity
  • Install, setup and troubleshoot 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 information technology topologies including virtualized environments and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud designs
  • Maintain and administer Microsoft Outlook client with back office Exchange, MS Office suite, phone communications, and Internet connectivity
  • Design and carry out upgrades to MS desktop operating system, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Exchange Server
  • Develop and validate security policies such as on-premises high availability, resilience, backup/restore and AV plus remote or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Robust network architecture and 24x7 health monitoring and alerting

Qualifications/
Schooling

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ background in desktop, server management and IT Infrastructure support (new software installation, device provisioning, problem isolation and repair)
  • 5+ years consulting background
  • Ability to debug software application issues including desktop PC software compatibility issues, server problems, data service issues, and connectivity issues
  • Experience in business productivity application support (Microsoft products)
  • Demonstrated ability to operate effectively in a virtual office setting, delivering consistent follow-up and utilizing online access and wireless connectivity technology
  • Operates without supervision and demonstrates high level of responsibility and initiative
  • Possess a working understanding of network layers 1 through 7 and strong troubleshooting capabilities in layers 1 through 4
Credentials Required
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you want to be considered for this opening, please e-mail your resume to job-p014@progent.com. Please specify the job number of the opportunity that you are asking about.

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