Progent is looking for experienced Sr. Microsoft computer consultants in Salinas, California to help a variety of small organizations to maintain networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important fields of knowledge include system infrastructure, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring

Benefits of Teaming with Progent
Progent is a progressive network support and information technology outsourcing firm based in San Jose, CA, in the center of Silicon Valley. Unique models for customer acquisition, support delivery, virtual office infrastructure, and employee benefits have allowed Progent to become one of the most rapidly growing and most successful Microsoft Gold Partners in the United States. Our shared technical database and team style of problem resolution has helped Progent to retain a strong staff and a satisfied international client base.

If you hold an MCSE certificate and live in the Salinas area, joining Progent and working for Progent's clients will expand your technical abilities through cooperation with Progent's team of collaborative, high-output engineers. Progent's focus on offering IT consulting and technical support to small companies will give you the chance to operate closely with decision makers and contribute significantly to the growth of exciting businesses. In addition, Progent's virtual office infrastructure provides advanced tools for remote access and wireless connectivity to enable you to deliver fast solutions when you help with business-critical problems.


Job Title

Senior Microsoft IT Consulting Expert

Job Code

P014

Work Location

Home-based, virtual office infrastructure

Main Activities

Responsibilities
  • Support and troubleshoot Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based networks
  • Operate onsite and remotely to analyze and resolve both urgent and ongoing problems related to reliability, security, performance, accessibility, and general functionality
  • Install, configure and debug apps hosted 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
  • Design IT topologies including virtualized environments and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud designs
  • Maintain and manage Microsoft Outlook client with back office Exchange, MS Office suite, telephony, and Internet access
  • Plan and implement updates to Microsoft desktop OS, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Develop and test security policies such as on-premises high availability, fault tolerance, backup/restore and anti-virus plus offsite or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Efficient network architecture and 24x7 health monitoring and alerting

Experience/
Schooling

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ yearsí experience in desktop, server management and IT Infrastructure support (new software installation, machine setup, problem identification and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting background
  • Ability to debug application issues including desktop PC software compatibility problems, server issues, data service problems, and access problems
  • Experience in business software support (Microsoft product family)
  • Demonstrated ability to operate effectively in a virtual office environment, providing consistent follow-through and utilizing remote access and wireless communication tools
  • Operates independently and shows high level of responsibility and initiative
  • Possess a working knowledge of network layers 1 through 7 and strong troubleshooting capabilities in L1-L4
Credentials Required
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you want to look further into this job, please e-mail your resume to job-p014@progent.com. Be sure to specify the job code of the opening that you are considering.

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