Progent is looking for experienced Senior Microsoft computer consultants in Walnut Creek, 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 areas of expertise include system architecture, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring

Advantages of Joining Progent
Progent is an innovative computer support and IT outsourcing company based in San Jose, CA, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Effective models for client marketing, support delivery, virtual office infrastructure, and employee compensation have allowed Progent to become one of the fastest growing and most successful Microsoft Gold Partners in America. Our shared technical information base and team style of problem solving has helped Progent to retain a strong staff and a loyal worldwide client base.

If you have earned an MCSE certificate and reside in the Walnut Creek area, teaming with Progent and working for Progent's clients will improve your technical abilities through interaction with Progent's staff of mutually supportive, high-output engineers. Progent's focus on offering computer expertise and technical support to small and mid-size companies will give you the opportunity to work personally with decision makers and add measurably to the success of dynamic businesses. Also, Progent's virtual office network provides advanced tools for remote access and mobile connectivity to help you to deliver quick solutions when you take on mission-critical problems.


Position Title

Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert

Job Code

P014

Work Location

Home-based, virtual office environment

Essential Activities

Activities
  • Support and repair Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based IT environments
  • Work onsite and online to identify and resolve both urgent and lingering issues related to reliability, security, capacity, connectivity, and general functionality
  • Deploy, setup and debug applications hosted on Microsoft Windows Servers
  • Install, setup 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 information technology architectures including virtualized environments and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud models
  • Maintain and administer Microsoft Outlook client with back office Exchange, Microsoft Office suite, phone communications, and Internet connectivity
  • Plan and carry out updates to Microsoft desktop OS, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Exchange Server
  • Develop and test protection policies such as onsite high availability, fault tolerance, backup/restore and AV as well as offsite or cloud-based disaster recovery
  • Robust network architecture and 24x7 health monitoring and alerting

Experience/
Education

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ background in PC, server management and network Infrastructure support (new software installation, machine setup, problem identification and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting experience
  • Ability to troubleshoot software application problems such as workstation program compatibility issues, server problems, data service problems, and access issues
  • Experience in business application support (Microsoft product family)
  • Demonstrated ability to operate efficiently in a virtual office setting, delivering reliable follow-through and utilizing remote access and mobile connectivity technology
  • Operates independently and shows high level of responsibility and drive
  • Has a working knowledge of network layers L1-L7 and strong debugging 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 look further into this job, please send your qualifications to job-p014@progent.com. Please include the job number of the opportunity that you are applying for.

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