Progent is looking for proven Sr. Microsoft computer consultants in Salinas, California to assist a variety of small 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 network architecture, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring

Advantages of Teaming with Progent
Progent is a progressive network support and information technology outsourcing firm headquartered in San Jose, CA, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Unique models for client marketing, service delivery, virtual office infrastructure, and employee benefits have enabled Progent to be among the most rapidly growing and most successful Microsoft Gold Partners in America. Our shared technical database and collaborative approach to problem resolution has allowed Progent to retain a talented staff and a loyal international customer base.

If you have been awarded a Microsoft MCSE accreditation and live in the Salinas area, teaming with Progent and supporting Progent's customers will expand your skills through interaction with Progent's staff of mutually supportive, high-productivity engineers. Progent's concentration on providing IT consulting and network help to small companies will give you the opportunity to operate personally with decision makers and contribute significantly to the growth of exciting companies. Also, Progent's virtual office network offers advanced technology for remote support and mobile connectivity to help you to deliver quick solutions when you take on business-critical tasks.


Job Title

Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consultant

Job Code

P014

Work Location

Work from home, virtual office infrastructure

Essential Responsibilities

Activities
  • Support and troubleshoot Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered IT environments
  • Work on premises and remotely to analyze and resolve urgent and ongoing issues associated with availability, security, capacity, accessibility, and general functionality
  • Install, setup and debug applications 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
  • Design IT topologies including virtualized environments and private/dedicated/hybrid cloud designs
  • Maintain and administer Microsoft Outlook client with back office Exchange Server, MS Office suite, phone communications, and Internet connectivity
  • Plan and implement upgrades to MS desktop OS, Windows Server, AD, and Exchange Server
  • Develop and test protection policies including on-premises high availability, resilience, backups and anti-virus as well as offsite or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Robust system design and proactive server monitoring

Qualifications/
Education

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ background in desktop, server management and IT Infrastructure support (new software installation, machine setup, problem isolation and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting background
  • Ability to debug application problems including workstation software compatibility problems, server issues, data service problems, and access issues
  • Experience in business application assistance (Microsoft product family)
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a virtual office environment, providing consistent follow-up and using online access and mobile communication technology
  • Works without supervision and demonstrates strong sense of responsibility and drive
  • Has a working understanding of network layers L1-L7 and excellent 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 position, you should e-mail your resume to job-p014@progent.com. Be sure to specify the job number of the position that you are applying for.

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