Progent is seeking proven Senior Microsoft information technology consulting experts in San Jose, California to help a range of small and midsize organizations to maintain networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important areas of expertise include system architecture, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring

Why Consultants Are Teaming with Progent
Progent is a progressive computer support and information technology outsourcing company headquartered in San Jose, California, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Effective models for customer marketing, service delivery, network environment, and employee compensation have enabled Progent to be among the fastest growing and most successful Microsoft Partners in the United States. Our shared support information base and team approach to problem solving has allowed Progent to retain a talented staff and a loyal international customer base.

If you have been awarded a Microsoft MCSE credential and reside in the San Jose area, teaming with Progent and working for Progent's clients will improve your skills through cooperation with Progent's staff of collaborative, high-output engineers. Progent's concentration on offering IT consulting and technical help to small businesses will give you the chance to work closely with top executives and contribute measurably to the growth of dynamic businesses. In addition, Progent's virtual office infrastructure provides advanced tools for remote support and wireless communications to enable you to deliver quick solutions when you take on business-critical problems.


Position Title

Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consultant

Job Code

P014

Location

Work from home, virtual office environment

Primary Activities

Responsibilities
  • Support and repair Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based networks
  • Work on premises and online to identify and fix both urgent and lingering issues related to reliability, security, performance, connectivity, and general functionality
  • Deploy, setup and debug applications on Microsoft Windows Servers
  • Deploy, 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
  • Plan information technology architectures including virtualized infrastructures and private/dedicated/hybrid cloud designs
  • Support and administer MS Outlook client with back office Exchange, Microsoft Office suite, telephony, and Internet connectivity
  • Design and carry out upgrades to MS desktop OS, Windows Server, AD, and Microsoft Exchange
  • Design and test security policies such as on-premises high availability, resilience, backup/restore and anti-virus plus offsite or cloud-based disaster recovery
  • Efficient network architecture and proactive health monitoring and alerting

Experience/
Education

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ experience in desktop, server management and network Infrastructure support (new software installation, machine setup, problem isolation and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting background
  • Ability to debug application issues including desktop PC program compatibility problems, server issues, data service problems, and connectivity issues
  • Experience in business productivity software support (Microsoft products)
  • Demonstrated ability to work efficiently in a virtual office environment, delivering consistent follow-up and using remote access and wireless communication technology
  • Works independently and demonstrates strong sense of responsibility and drive
  • Possess a working knowledge of network layers 1 through 7 and strong debugging capabilities in layers 1 through 4
Credentials Needed
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you would like to be considered for this opening, please e-mail your qualifications to job-p014@progent.com. Please include the job number of the opening that you are asking about.

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