Progent is seeking proven Sr. Microsoft information technology consulting experts in Walnut Creek, California to help a variety of small organizations to manage IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 through 2016. Key fields of knowledge include network infrastructure, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring

Why Consultants Are Teaming with Progent
Progent is an innovative network support and information technology outsourcing company headquartered in San Jose, California, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Effective models for client marketing, support delivery, network environment, and employee benefits have enabled Progent to be one of the most rapidly growing and most successful Microsoft Partners in the United States. Our shared technical database and collaborative approach to problem solving has helped Progent to build up a talented staff and a loyal worldwide client base.

If you hold an MCSE certificate and reside in the Walnut Creek area, teaming with Progent and supporting Progent's customers will expand your technical abilities through cooperation with Progent's team of mutually supportive, high-output consultants. Progent's concentration on providing IT consulting and network help to small and mid-size companies will give you the chance to work closely with top executives and contribute significantly to the growth of exciting businesses. In addition, Progent's virtual office network offers advanced tools for remote access and wireless connectivity to help you to implement quick solutions when you help with business-critical problems.


Position Title

Senior Microsoft IT Consultant

Job Number

P014

Location

Home-based, virtual office environment

Primary Responsibilities

Activities
  • Support and troubleshoot Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered networks
  • Operate on premises and remotely to analyze and fix both urgent and ongoing problems associated with availability, security, capacity, connectivity, and overall productivity
  • Deploy, configure and troubleshoot apps hosted on Windows Servers
  • Install, setup Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7
  • Configure and analyze a variety of network services and applications including AD, DNS, DHCP, IPAM, DFS & NTFRS
  • Plan information technology architectures including virtualized infrastructures and private/dedicated/hybrid cloud models
  • Maintain and manage Microsoft Outlook client with back office Exchange Server, MS Office suite, phone communications, and Internet connectivity
  • Plan and carry out updates to MS desktop OS, Windows Server, AD, and Exchange
  • Develop and validate security policies including on-premises high availability, fault tolerance, backup/restore and AV as well as remote or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Efficient network design and 24x7 server monitoring and alerting

Experience/
Education

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ years’ experience in desktop, server management and network Infrastructure support (new software installation, device provisioning, problem isolation and repair)
  • 5+ years consulting experience
  • Ability to debug software application issues including workstation software compatibility problems, server issues, data service problems, and connectivity issues
  • Background in business productivity application assistance (Microsoft product family)
  • Proven ability to work efficiently in a virtual office setting, delivering reliable follow-through and taking advantage online access and mobile connectivity technology
  • Works without supervision and shows strong sense of ownership and drive
  • Has a reasonable knowledge of network layers L1-L7 and strong troubleshooting capabilities in layers 1 through 4
Credentials Needed
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you want to look further into this job, please send your resume to job-p014@progent.com. Be sure to include the job code of the position that interests you.

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