Progent is seeking proven Senior Microsoft computer consultants in San Jose, California to help a variety of small businesses to manage IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 through 2016. Key fields of knowledge include network architecture, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring

Benefits of Teaming with Progent
Progent is an innovative network consulting and IT outsourcing firm headquartered in San Jose, CA, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Unique models for customer marketing, support delivery, virtual office environment, and employee benefits have allowed Progent to become among the most rapidly growing and most respected Microsoft Gold Partners in the United States. Our shared support database and team style of problem solving has allowed Progent to retain a strong staff and a satisfied international customer base.

If you currently have a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) credential and reside in the San Jose area, teaming with Progent and working for Progent's customers will expand your skills through cooperation with Progent's team of collaborative, high-output consultants. Progent's concentration on offering IT consulting and network help to small and mid-size businesses will give you the opportunity to operate closely with decision makers and add measurably to the success of exciting companies. Also, Progent's virtual office infrastructure provides state-of-the-art tools for remote access and mobile connectivity to enable you to deliver fast solutions when you help with business-critical problems.


Job Title

Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consultant

Job Code

P014

Location

Home-based, virtual office infrastructure

Main Responsibilities

Responsibilities
  • Support and repair Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based IT environments
  • Work onsite and online to identify and resolve both urgent and lingering issues associated with availability, security, capacity, accessibility, and general productivity
  • Deploy, configure and debug apps on 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 on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud models
  • Support and manage MS Outlook client with back office Exchange Server, Microsoft Office and Office 365, phone communications, and Internet access
  • Plan and carry out updates to MS desktop OS, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Exchange Server
  • Develop and validate security policies such as onsite high availability, resilience, backups and anti-virus as well as remote or cloud-based disaster recovery
  • Robust network design and proactive server monitoring

Experience/
Education

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ yearsí background in desktop, server management and network Infrastructure support (new software installation, machine setup, problem isolation and repair)
  • 5+ years consulting experience
  • Ability to debug application issues including workstation program compatibility issues, server issues, data service issues, and connectivity issues
  • Background in business productivity software support (Microsoft product family)
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a virtual office setting, delivering consistent follow-up and utilizing remote access and mobile connectivity tools
  • Operates independently and shows strong sense of responsibility and initiative
  • Possess a working understanding of networking layers 1 through 7 and excellent debugging skills in layers 1 through 4
Credentials Needed
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you want to look further into this position, you should send your qualifications to job-p014@progent.com. Please include the job code of the opening that you are asking about.

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