Progent is seeking proven Senior Microsoft information technology consulting experts in San Jose, California to help a variety of small and midsize organizations to maintain networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Key areas of knowledge include system infrastructure, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring

Why Consultants Are Joining Progent
Progent is a progressive computer consulting and IT outsourcing firm headquartered in San Jose, California, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Unique models for customer marketing, support delivery, network infrastructure, and employee compensation have enabled Progent to become one of the most rapidly growing and most respected Microsoft Partners in the U.S. Our extensive support information base and team approach to problem resolution has helped Progent to build up a strong staff and a loyal international client base.

If you currently have an MCSE credential and live in the San Jose area, teaming with Progent and supporting Progent's clients will improve your skills through cooperation with Progent's team of collaborative, high-productivity consultants. Progent's concentration on offering IT expertise and technical help to small and mid-size companies will be your opportunity to operate personally with top executives and add significantly to the success of exciting companies. Also, Progent's virtual office network provides state-of-the-art tools for remote access and mobile communications to help you to implement quick solutions when you take on business-critical problems.


Position Title

Senior Microsoft Computer Consultant

Job Number

P014

Location

Home-based, virtual office environment

Primary Responsibilities

Activities
  • Maintain and troubleshoot Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based IT environments
  • Operate onsite and online to analyze and fix urgent and ongoing issues associated with reliability, security, capacity, accessibility, and general productivity
  • Install, configure and debug applications on Microsoft Windows Servers
  • Install, 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
  • Design IT topologies including virtualized infrastructures and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud designs
  • Maintain and manage Microsoft Outlook client with back office Exchange Server, Microsoft Office and Office 365, telephony, and Internet access
  • Design and implement upgrades to Microsoft desktop operating system, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Exchange
  • Design and validate security policies such as on-premises high availability, resilience, backups and AV as well as remote or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Efficient network design and 24x7 health monitoring

Experience/
Schooling

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ background in desktop, server administration and network Infrastructure support (new software installation, machine provisioning, problem identification and repair)
  • 5+ years consulting experience
  • Ability to debug software application problems such as workstation program compatibility issues, server problems, data service problems, and access problems
  • Experience in business software assistance (Microsoft products)
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a virtual office setting, providing reliable follow-up and using online access and wireless communication tools
  • Works without supervision and shows strong sense of ownership and initiative
  • Has a working knowledge of network layers L1-L7 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 would like to apply for this opening, please send 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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