Progent is seeking experienced Sr. Microsoft information technology consulting experts in San Mateo, California to help a range of small and midsize organizations to manage IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important fields of expertise include system architecture, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring

Why Consultants Are Teaming with Progent
Progent is an innovative network consulting and IT outsourcing firm based in San Jose, CA, in the center of Silicon Valley. Effective models for customer marketing, service delivery, network environment, and employee compensation have allowed Progent to be one of the fastest growing and most respected Microsoft Gold Partners in America. Our extensive support information base and collaborative style of problem resolution has helped Progent to build up a strong staff and a loyal worldwide customer base.

If you hold a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) credential and live in the San Mateo area, teaming with Progent and supporting Progent's customers will improve your skills through cooperation with Progent's team of mutually supportive, high-output consultants. Progent's focus on providing IT consulting and technical help to small and mid-size 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 offers state-of-the-art tools for remote access and wireless connectivity to help you to implement fast solutions when you help with mission-critical problems.

Job Title

Senior Microsoft IT Consultant

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Work Location

Home-based, virtual office environment

Primary Responsibilities

  • Maintain and repair Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based networks
  • Work on premises and online to analyze and fix urgent and lingering issues related to availability, security, capacity, accessibility, and general functionality
  • Deploy, configure and troubleshoot apps hosted 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
  • Plan information technology topologies including virtualized infrastructures and private/dedicated/hybrid cloud designs
  • Support and manage MS Outlook client with back office Exchange, Microsoft Office and Office 365, telephony, and Internet access
  • Plan and carry out upgrades to Microsoft desktop OS, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Exchange Server
  • Design and test protection policies such as on-premises high availability, resilience, backups and anti-virus plus remote or cloud-based disaster recovery
  • Robust network architecture and proactive health monitoring


Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ experience in desktop, server administration and IT Infrastructure support (new software deployment, machine setup, problem identification and repair)
  • 5+ years consulting experience
  • Ability to debug application problems including desktop PC program compatibility problems, server issues, data service issues, and connectivity problems
  • Background in business productivity software assistance (Microsoft products)
  • Proven ability to work efficiently in a virtual office environment, delivering consistent follow-through and using online access and wireless communication tools
  • Works independently and shows high level of ownership and initiative
  • Has a reasonable understanding of network layers 1 through 7 and excellent troubleshooting skills in layers 1 through 4
Credentials Required
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

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