Progent is seeking proven Senior Microsoft information technology consulting experts in Salinas, California to assist a range of small and midsize businesses to manage networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key areas of knowledge include network architecture, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring

Why Consultants Are Joining 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 customer acquisition, support delivery, network environment, and employee benefits have allowed Progent to become one of the fastest growing and most successful Microsoft Gold Partners in the United States. Our extensive technical information base and team approach to problem solving has helped Progent to build up a strong staff and a loyal international customer base.

If you currently have a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) certificate and live in the Salinas area, teaming with Progent and working for Progent's clients will expand your skills through cooperation with Progent's team of mutually supportive, high-productivity engineers. Progent's focus on providing IT expertise and technical support to small and mid-size businesses will be your chance to work closely with decision makers and contribute significantly to the success of dynamic businesses. Also, Progent's virtual office infrastructure offers state-of-the-art technology for remote support and mobile connectivity to enable you to deliver quick solutions when you help with mission-critical tasks.

Position Title

Senior Microsoft Computer Consulting Expert

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Home-based, virtual office environment

Main Responsibilities

  • Maintain and troubleshoot Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based networks
  • Work onsite and online to identify and fix both urgent and ongoing issues associated with availability, protection, performance, connectivity, and general functionality
  • Deploy, configure and troubleshoot apps hosted on Windows Servers
  • Deploy, configure Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7 desktops and notebooks
  • Configure and analyze a variety of network services and applications including AD, DNS, DHCP, IPAM, DFS & NTFRS
  • Design information technology architectures including virtualized environments and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud models
  • Maintain and administer MS Outlook client with back office Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Office and Office 365, phone communications, and Internet connectivity
  • Plan and carry out upgrades to MS desktop operating system, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Exchange Server
  • Develop and test security policies including on-premises high availability, resilience, backups and anti-virus as well as offsite or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Efficient network architecture and proactive health monitoring and alerting


Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ yearsí experience in desktop, server administration and network Infrastructure support (new software installation, device setup, problem isolation and repair)
  • 5+ years consulting experience
  • Ability to troubleshoot application problems such as workstation software compatibility problems, server issues, data service problems, and connectivity issues
  • Experience in business productivity application assistance (Microsoft products)
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a virtual office environment, delivering consistent follow-up and using online access and mobile connectivity technology
  • Works without supervision and shows strong sense of responsibility and initiative
  • Has a working knowledge of networking layers 1 through 7 and strong troubleshooting capabilities in L1-L4
Credentials Needed
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

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