Progent is looking for experienced Sr. Microsoft information technology consulting experts in Salinas, California to help a range of small and midsize businesses to maintain networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important fields of knowledge include system architecture, AD design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring

Benefits of Teaming with Progent
Progent is a progressive network support and IT outsourcing firm headquartered in San Jose, CA, in the heart of Silicon Valley. Unique models for customer acquisition, support delivery, network infrastructure, and employee compensation have allowed Progent to become among the most rapidly growing and most respected Microsoft Gold Partners in the United States. Our extensive technical database and team style of problem solving has helped Progent to retain a talented staff and a satisfied international customer base.

If you currently have an MCSE accreditation and live in the Salinas area, teaming with Progent and working for Progent's clients will expand your skills through interaction with Progent's team of mutually supportive, high-productivity consultants. Progent's focus on offering computer consulting and network support to small and mid-size businesses will give you the opportunity to operate personally with top executives and contribute measurably to the growth of dynamic businesses. In addition, Progent's virtual office infrastructure provides state-of-the-art tools for remote support and mobile communications to enable you to deliver fast solutions when you help with mission-critical problems.

Job Title

Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert

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Work Location

Home-based, virtual office environment

Essential Activities

  • Maintain and repair Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based networks
  • Operate on premises and remotely to analyze and fix urgent and lingering problems associated with reliability, protection, performance, connectivity, and general functionality
  • Deploy, setup and debug applications on 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
  • Plan IT architectures including virtualized environments and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud models
  • Support and administer MS Outlook client with back office Exchange Server, Microsoft Office and Office 365, telephony, and Internet connectivity
  • Plan and carry out updates to Microsoft desktop OS, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Design and test protection policies such as onsite high availability, resilience, backups and anti-virus plus remote or cloud-based disaster recovery
  • Robust system design and proactive server monitoring


Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ background in desktop, server administration and IT Infrastructure support (new software deployment, machine provisioning, problem isolation and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting experience
  • Ability to troubleshoot application problems including desktop PC program compatibility problems, server issues, data service problems, and access problems
  • Background in business application assistance (Microsoft product family)
  • Proven ability to work efficiently in a virtual office setting, delivering reliable follow-up and taking advantage remote access and wireless communication technology
  • Operates without supervision and demonstrates high level of responsibility and initiative
  • Has a reasonable 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)

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