Progent is looking for proven Sr. Microsoft computer consultants in Walnut Creek, California to help a range of small organizations to manage networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important fields of expertise include system infrastructure, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring

Advantages of Joining Progent
Progent is a progressive network support and information technology outsourcing company based in San Jose, California, in the heart of Silicon Valley. Effective models for client acquisition, service delivery, virtual office infrastructure, and employee benefits have allowed Progent to be among the most rapidly growing and most successful Microsoft Gold Partners in the United States. Our extensive support database and collaborative approach to problem resolution has helped Progent to retain a strong staff and a loyal international customer 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 skills through interaction with Progent's staff of collaborative, high-productivity engineers. Progent's focus on offering IT consulting and technical support to small and mid-size companies will be your chance to operate closely with decision makers and contribute significantly to the growth of exciting businesses. In addition, Progent's virtual office network provides state-of-the-art tools for remote support and wireless connectivity to help you to deliver quick solutions when you help with mission-critical tasks.


Position Title

Sr. Microsoft IT Consulting Expert

Job Code

P014

Work Location

Home-based, virtual office infrastructure

Primary Activities

Activities
  • Support and troubleshoot Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based IT environments
  • Operate on premises and online to identify and fix both urgent and lingering problems associated with reliability, protection, performance, connectivity, and general productivity
  • Install, 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
  • Plan information technology topologies including virtualized environments and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud designs
  • Support and manage MS Outlook client with back office Exchange Server, Microsoft Office and Office 365, telephony, and Internet connectivity
  • Design and implement upgrades to Microsoft desktop operating system, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Microsoft Exchange
  • Design and validate security policies such as on-premises high availability, fault tolerance, backup/restore and anti-virus plus remote or cloud-based disaster recovery
  • Efficient system design and proactive server monitoring

Qualifications/
Schooling

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ yearsí background in PC, server administration and network Infrastructure support (new software installation, machine provisioning, problem isolation and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting experience
  • Ability to troubleshoot application issues such as desktop PC software compatibility issues, server issues, data service problems, and connectivity issues
  • Experience in business productivity application assistance (Microsoft products)
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a virtual office setting, delivering consistent follow-through and utilizing online access and mobile communication tools
  • Operates without supervision and demonstrates high level of ownership and drive
  • Has a reasonable understanding of network layers L1-L7 and strong troubleshooting capabilities in layers 1 through 4
Credentials Required
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)

If you wish to pursue this position, please send your resume to job-p014@progent.com. Please include the job code of the opportunity that interests you.

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