Progent is seeking experienced Sr. Microsoft information technology consultants in Sacramento, California to help a range of small businesses to maintain IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important areas of knowledge include system infrastructure, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring

Why Consultants Are Working with Progent
Progent is an innovative computer support and IT outsourcing firm based in San Jose, CA, in the center of Silicon Valley. Effective models for client marketing, support delivery, network environment, and employee benefits have allowed Progent to be among the fastest growing and most successful Microsoft Partners in the United States. Our extensive support database and team style of problem solving has helped Progent to build up a talented staff and a satisfied worldwide client base.

If you currently have a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) certificate and reside in the Sacramento area, teaming with Progent and supporting Progent's clients will improve your skills through cooperation with Progent's team of mutually supportive, high-productivity consultants. Progent's focus on offering computer consulting and network help to small companies will give you the opportunity to work personally with top executives and add measurably to the growth of exciting businesses. Also, Progent's virtual office network provides advanced tools for remote support and wireless communications to enable you to deliver fast solutions when you help with business-critical problems.


Position Title

Sr. Microsoft IT Consultant

Job Code

P014

Location

Work from home, virtual office environment

Main Responsibilities

Responsibilities
  • Support and repair Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered networks
  • Operate onsite and remotely to analyze and resolve both urgent and ongoing issues related to reliability, protection, performance, accessibility, and general functionality
  • Install, setup and troubleshoot applications on Windows Servers
  • Install, setup Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7
  • Configure and analyze a variety of network services and applications including AD, DNS, DHCP, IPAM, DFS & NTFRS
  • Plan IT architectures including virtualized infrastructures and private/dedicated/hybrid cloud designs
  • Maintain and administer Microsoft Outlook client with back office Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft Office suite, telephony, and Internet access
  • Plan and implement updates to MS desktop OS, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Exchange
  • Develop and test security policies such as on-premises high availability, resilience, backups and anti-virus plus remote or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Efficient network design and 24x7 health monitoring and alerting

Experience/
Schooling

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ background in desktop, server management and IT Infrastructure support (new software installation, device setup, problem identification and repair)
  • 5+ years consulting background
  • Ability to debug application problems such as workstation software compatibility problems, server problems, data service issues, and connectivity issues
  • Background in business application assistance (Microsoft product family)
  • Demonstrated ability to operate effectively in a virtual office setting, delivering consistent follow-up and using remote access and mobile communication technology
  • Works independently and shows high level of ownership and initiative
  • Has a working understanding of networking layers L1-L7 and strong debugging capabilities in L1-L4
Credentials Required
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you would like to be considered for this job, please e-mail your qualifications to job-p014@progent.com. Please specify the job number of the opening that interests you.

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