Progent is seeking proven Senior Microsoft information technology consultants in Salinas, California to help a range of small and midsize businesses to maintain networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Key areas of expertise include system infrastructure, AD design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring

Advantages of Teaming with Progent
Progent is an innovative network support and IT outsourcing company based in San Jose, CA, in the heart of Silicon Valley. Unique models for customer marketing, support delivery, network infrastructure, and employee compensation have allowed Progent to be among the most rapidly growing and most respected Microsoft Gold Partners in America. Our shared technical information base and team approach to problem resolution has allowed Progent to build up a talented staff and a loyal worldwide customer base.

If you have been awarded a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) certificate and reside in the Salinas area, joining Progent and working for Progent's customers will expand your technical abilities through interaction with Progent's team of mutually supportive, high-productivity consultants. Progent's concentration on providing computer consulting and network support to small and mid-size companies will give you the chance to operate personally with decision makers and contribute measurably to the success of exciting companies. In addition, Progent's virtual office infrastructure provides state-of-the-art tools for remote access and wireless connectivity to help you to deliver quick solutions when you help with business-critical problems.

Job Title

Sr. Microsoft IT Consulting Expert

Job Code



Home-based, virtual office environment

Primary Responsibilities

  • Maintain and repair Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered IT environments
  • Operate onsite and online to analyze and fix urgent and ongoing issues associated with reliability, protection, capacity, connectivity, and overall productivity
  • Install, setup and troubleshoot apps on Microsoft Windows Servers
  • Install, setup Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7 desktop PCs and laptops
  • Configure and analyze a variety of network services and applications including AD, DNS, DHCP, IPAM, DFS & NTFRS
  • Plan information technology topologies including virtualized infrastructures and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud models
  • Maintain and administer Microsoft Outlook client with back office Exchange, Microsoft Office and Office 365, phone communications, and Internet connectivity
  • Design and implement updates to MS desktop operating system, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Develop and validate security policies such as on-premises high availability, fault tolerance, backup/restore and anti-virus as well as remote or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Efficient network architecture and proactive health monitoring and alerting


Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ yearsí background in desktop, server management and IT Infrastructure support (new software deployment, machine provisioning, problem isolation and repair)
  • 5+ years consulting experience
  • Ability to troubleshoot application problems including desktop PC program compatibility problems, server problems, data service problems, and access problems
  • Experience in business software support (Microsoft product family)
  • Proven ability to operate effectively in a virtual office setting, providing consistent follow-through and using online access and wireless communication technology
  • Works independently and shows strong sense of responsibility and initiative
  • Has a reasonable knowledge of network layers 1 through 7 and excellent troubleshooting capabilities in layers 1 through 4
Credentials Required
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

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