Progent is looking for proven Sr. Microsoft information technology consultants in San Rafael, California to help a variety of small businesses to maintain IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 through 2016. Key areas of knowledge include system architecture, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring

Why Consultants Are Teaming with Progent
Progent is an innovative computer consulting and information technology outsourcing company headquartered in San Jose, CA, in the center of Silicon Valley. Effective models for client marketing, service delivery, virtual office environment, and employee compensation have enabled Progent to be one of the fastest growing and most respected Microsoft Gold Partners in the U.S. Our extensive support information base and collaborative style of problem resolution has helped Progent to build up a talented staff and a loyal international customer base.

If you hold a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) credential and reside in the San Rafael area, joining Progent and supporting Progent's customers will improve your technical abilities through cooperation with Progent's team of collaborative, high-output engineers. Progent's concentration on offering computer expertise and technical support to small and mid-size companies will be your opportunity to operate closely with top executives and contribute measurably to the success of dynamic companies. Also, Progent's virtual office network offers advanced technology for remote support and wireless communications to enable you to deliver fast solutions when you take on business-critical problems.


Position Title

Senior Microsoft IT Consultant

Job Number

P014

Location

Work from home, virtual office infrastructure

Essential Activities

Activities
  • Support and repair Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based networks
  • Work on premises and remotely to identify and resolve both urgent and ongoing issues related to reliability, security, performance, accessibility, and general productivity
  • Install, configure and debug apps 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 infrastructures and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud models
  • Maintain and manage MS Outlook client with back office Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft Office and Office 365, telephony, and Internet connectivity
  • Design and carry out upgrades to Microsoft desktop OS, Windows Server, AD, and Exchange Server
  • Design and test protection policies including on-premises high availability, resilience, backup/restore and AV plus remote or cloud-based disaster recovery
  • Efficient network design and 24x7 server monitoring

Experience/
Schooling

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ background in PC, server management and network Infrastructure support (new software deployment, device provisioning, problem isolation and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting experience
  • Ability to troubleshoot application issues such as workstation program compatibility issues, server problems, data service issues, and access problems
  • Experience in business productivity application assistance (Microsoft product family)
  • Demonstrated ability to work efficiently in a virtual office environment, delivering consistent follow-up and utilizing remote access and wireless connectivity tools
  • Works without supervision and demonstrates high level of responsibility and drive
  • Has a working understanding of networking layers 1 through 7 and strong troubleshooting skills in L1-L4
Credentials Needed
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you would like to look further into this opening, you should e-mail your resume to job-p014@progent.com. Be sure to include the job code of the opening that you are applying for.

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