Progent is seeking proven Senior Microsoft information technology consultants in Sacramento, California to help a variety of small organizations to manage IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key fields of expertise include system architecture, AD design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring

Why Consultants Are Joining Progent
Progent is an innovative network support and IT outsourcing company headquartered in San Jose, California, in the center of Silicon Valley. Unique models for customer marketing, support delivery, network environment, and employee compensation have allowed Progent to become one of the fastest growing and most respected Microsoft Gold Partners in the United States. Our extensive support information base and collaborative style of problem solving has helped Progent to retain a talented staff and a satisfied international client base.

If you have earned a Microsoft MCSE accreditation and reside in the Sacramento area, teaming with Progent and working for Progent's clients will improve your technical abilities through cooperation with Progent's team of collaborative, high-output engineers. Progent's concentration on providing IT consulting and network help to small companies will give you the chance to work personally with decision makers and contribute measurably to the success of exciting companies. In addition, Progent's virtual office infrastructure offers advanced technology for remote support and wireless communications to enable you to deliver quick solutions when you take on business-critical problems.


Position Title

Senior Microsoft IT Consulting Expert

Job Code

P014

Work Location

Home-based, virtual office environment

Primary Responsibilities

Responsibilities
  • Maintain and repair Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based IT environments
  • Work onsite and remotely to identify and fix both urgent and ongoing issues associated with availability, security, capacity, connectivity, and general functionality
  • Install, setup and troubleshoot applications hosted on Microsoft Windows Servers
  • Deploy, setup 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 topologies including virtualized infrastructures and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud designs
  • Maintain and administer Microsoft Outlook client with back office Exchange Server, MS Office and Office 365, telephony, and Internet connectivity
  • Plan and implement updates to MS desktop operating system, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Microsoft Exchange
  • Develop and validate protection policies including on-premises high availability, resilience, backup/restore and anti-virus plus offsite or cloud-based disaster recovery
  • Robust system architecture and 24x7 health monitoring and alerting

Experience/
Schooling

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ experience in desktop, server administration and IT Infrastructure support (new software installation, device provisioning, problem identification and repair)
  • 5+ years consulting background
  • Ability to debug software application problems such as desktop PC software compatibility issues, server issues, data service problems, and access issues
  • Background in business productivity application support (Microsoft product family)
  • Demonstrated ability to operate efficiently in a virtual office environment, delivering consistent follow-up and utilizing remote access and mobile connectivity tools
  • Operates without supervision and demonstrates high level of ownership and drive
  • Possess a reasonable understanding of network layers L1-L7 and strong debugging capabilities in layers 1 through 4
Credentials Needed
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

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

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