Progent is looking for proven Senior Microsoft information technology consulting experts in San Jose, California to assist a range of small businesses to manage IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important fields of expertise include network architecture, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring

Why Consultants Are Working with Progent
Progent is a progressive network support and information technology outsourcing firm based in San Jose, CA, in the center of Silicon Valley. Effective models for customer acquisition, service delivery, network infrastructure, and employee benefits have allowed Progent to be among the fastest growing and most successful Microsoft Gold Partners in the U.S. Our shared technical database and collaborative approach to problem resolution has helped Progent to retain a strong staff and a loyal worldwide client base.

If you hold a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) credential and reside in the San Jose area, teaming with Progent and supporting Progent's customers will expand your technical abilities through interaction with Progent's staff of mutually supportive, high-output engineers. Progent's concentration on providing IT consulting and network help to small and mid-size companies will be your chance to operate closely with decision makers and add measurably to the growth of exciting companies. In addition, Progent's virtual office network provides state-of-the-art technology for remote access and wireless connectivity to enable you to implement fast solutions when you take on business-critical tasks.


Position Title

Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consultant

Job Code

P014

Work Location

Home-based, virtual office environment

Primary Responsibilities

Responsibilities
  • Maintain and troubleshoot Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered IT environments
  • Operate on premises and remotely to identify and fix both urgent and ongoing problems associated with availability, protection, capacity, accessibility, and general productivity
  • Install, setup and debug applications hosted on Microsoft Windows Servers
  • Deploy, configure 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 IT topologies including virtualized environments and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud models
  • Maintain and manage MS Outlook client with back office Microsoft Exchange, MS Office and Office 365, telephony, and Internet connectivity
  • Design and carry out updates to MS desktop operating system, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Develop and validate protection policies including on-premises high availability, fault tolerance, backup/restore and AV as well as offsite or cloud-based disaster recovery
  • Efficient network architecture and 24x7 health monitoring and alerting

Qualifications/
Education

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ experience in desktop, server administration and network Infrastructure support (new software installation, device setup, problem isolation and repair)
  • 5+ years consulting background
  • Ability to debug software application issues including desktop PC software compatibility problems, server problems, data service issues, and access issues
  • Background in business application assistance (Microsoft product family)
  • Demonstrated ability to operate efficiently in a virtual office environment, providing consistent follow-up and using online access and mobile communication technology
  • Operates without supervision and shows high level of ownership and initiative
  • Has a working understanding of networking layers 1 through 7 and strong troubleshooting 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 apply for this position, you should send your qualifications to job-p014@progent.com. Please specify the job code of the position that you are applying for.

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