Progent is looking for proven Sr. Microsoft information technology consultants in San Jose, California to help a variety of small and midsize businesses to manage networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important fields of knowledge include network 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 benefits have allowed Progent to be among the fastest growing and most respected Microsoft Gold Partners in the U.S. Our shared support information base and collaborative style of problem resolution has allowed Progent to retain a strong staff and a satisfied international client base.

If you currently have a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) certificate and reside in the San Jose area, teaming with Progent and working for Progent's clients will improve your technical abilities through interaction with Progent's team of collaborative, high-output consultants. Progent's focus on offering computer consulting and technical support to small and mid-size companies will be your chance to work closely with decision makers and add measurably to the success of exciting businesses. Also, Progent's virtual office network provides advanced technology for remote support and wireless connectivity to help you to implement quick solutions when you help with business-critical problems.


Job Title

Senior Microsoft IT Consulting Expert

Job Number

P014

Location

Work from home, virtual office environment

Main Responsibilities

Responsibilities
  • Maintain and repair Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based networks
  • Work on premises and remotely to identify and fix urgent and lingering problems associated with availability, protection, performance, accessibility, and general functionality
  • Install, configure and troubleshoot applications on Microsoft Windows Servers
  • Deploy, setup Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7 desktops and notebooks
  • Configure and analyze a variety of network services and applications including AD, DNS, DHCP, IPAM, DFS & NTFRS
  • Design information technology topologies including virtualized environments and private/dedicated/hybrid cloud models
  • Support and administer Microsoft Outlook client with back office Exchange, MS Office and Office 365, phone communications, and Internet access
  • Design and implement upgrades to MS desktop operating system, Windows Server, AD, and Exchange
  • Develop and validate security policies such as on-premises high availability, resilience, backups and AV plus remote or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Robust network design and 24x7 server monitoring and alerting

Experience/
Schooling

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ experience in PC, server management and IT Infrastructure support (new software deployment, device setup, problem isolation and repair)
  • 5+ years consulting background
  • Ability to debug software application issues including workstation program compatibility issues, server problems, data service issues, and access issues
  • Experience in business productivity software assistance (Microsoft product family)
  • Demonstrated ability to operate effectively in a virtual office setting, delivering reliable follow-through and using remote access and wireless communication technology
  • Works independently and demonstrates strong sense of responsibility and initiative
  • Possess a reasonable knowledge of networking layers 1 through 7 and excellent troubleshooting capabilities in L1-L4
Credentials Needed
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you wish to apply for this job, you should e-mail your resume to job-p014@progent.com. Be sure to include the job number of the opportunity that you are applying for.

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