Progent is looking for experienced Senior Microsoft computer consultants in Salinas, California to assist a variety of small and midsize businesses to manage IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important areas of knowledge include system architecture, AD design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring

Why Consultants Are Joining Progent
Progent is an innovative network consulting and IT outsourcing firm based in San Jose, California, in the center of Silicon Valley. Unique models for customer marketing, service delivery, network environment, and employee benefits have enabled Progent to become one of the most rapidly growing and most successful Microsoft Gold Partners in the U.S. Our shared support database and collaborative style of problem solving has allowed Progent to build up a talented staff and a satisfied worldwide client base.

If you have been awarded a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) accreditation and reside in the Salinas area, joining Progent and supporting Progent's customers will expand your technical abilities through cooperation with Progent's staff of collaborative, high-output consultants. Progent's focus on providing computer expertise and network help to small companies will be your opportunity to operate closely with decision makers and contribute measurably to the success of exciting companies. In addition, Progent's virtual office network provides advanced technology for remote support and wireless communications to help you to deliver fast solutions when you help with business-critical tasks.

Job Title

Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert

Job Code


Work Location

Home-based, virtual office infrastructure

Essential Responsibilities

  • Support and repair Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based IT environments
  • Work on premises and online to identify and fix urgent and ongoing issues associated with reliability, protection, performance, accessibility, and overall productivity
  • Install, setup and debug applications hosted on Microsoft Windows Servers
  • Install, 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 models
  • Maintain and manage MS Outlook client with back office Exchange Server, MS Office and Office 365, phone communications, and Internet access
  • Plan and implement upgrades to MS desktop operating system, Windows Server, AD, and Exchange Server
  • Develop and test protection policies including on-premises high availability, resilience, backups and anti-virus plus remote or cloud-based disaster recovery
  • Robust system design and proactive health monitoring


Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ yearsí experience in desktop, server management and network Infrastructure support (new software deployment, machine provisioning, problem identification and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting background
  • Ability to troubleshoot application issues including desktop PC program compatibility issues, server problems, data service issues, and access issues
  • Experience in business software assistance (Microsoft product family)
  • Demonstrated ability to operate efficiently in a virtual office setting, delivering consistent follow-through and utilizing remote access and mobile connectivity tools
  • Operates independently and shows high level of ownership and drive
  • Possess a reasonable understanding of networking layers L1-L7 and excellent debugging skills in L1-L4
Credentials Required
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

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