Progent is seeking experienced Senior Microsoft computer consulting experts in Walnut Creek, California to help a variety of small and midsize businesses to manage IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key fields of expertise include system infrastructure, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring

Why Consultants Are Working with Progent
Progent is an innovative network consulting and IT outsourcing company headquartered in San Jose, California, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Unique models for customer marketing, support delivery, network infrastructure, and employee benefits have allowed Progent to be among the most rapidly growing and most respected Microsoft Gold Partners in the U.S. Our shared support information base and collaborative style of problem resolution has allowed Progent to retain a talented staff and a satisfied international client base.

If you currently have a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) certificate and reside in the Walnut Creek area, joining Progent and supporting Progent's clients will expand your skills through cooperation with Progent's team of mutually supportive, high-productivity engineers. Progent's concentration on offering IT expertise and network support to small and mid-size businesses will be your chance to operate personally with top executives and contribute significantly to the success of exciting businesses. Also, Progent's virtual office network provides state-of-the-art tools for remote access and wireless communications to help you to deliver fast solutions when you help with mission-critical tasks.


Position Title

Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert

Job Number

P014

Location

Work from home, virtual office environment

Essential Activities

Responsibilities
  • Support and repair Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered networks
  • Work onsite and remotely to identify and resolve urgent and ongoing problems associated with availability, protection, capacity, connectivity, and overall functionality
  • Install, configure and troubleshoot apps hosted on Microsoft Windows Servers
  • Deploy, configure 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 environments and private/dedicated/hybrid cloud models
  • Maintain and manage Microsoft Outlook client with back office Exchange, MS Office suite, phone communications, and Internet connectivity
  • Design and implement updates to Microsoft desktop OS, Windows Server, AD, and Microsoft Exchange
  • Design and validate security policies including on-premises high availability, resilience, backups and anti-virus as well as offsite or cloud-based disaster recovery
  • Efficient system design and 24x7 server monitoring

Experience/
Education

Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ yearsí experience in PC, server administration and network Infrastructure support (new software deployment, machine setup, problem identification and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting background
  • Ability to debug application problems including workstation software compatibility issues, server problems, data service issues, and connectivity issues
  • Background in business productivity software support (Microsoft product family)
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a virtual office setting, providing consistent follow-up and taking advantage online access and mobile connectivity tools
  • Operates without supervision and shows strong sense of responsibility and drive
  • Possess a reasonable understanding of networking layers 1 through 7 and strong troubleshooting 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 be considered for this job, you should send your resume to job-p014@progent.com. Be sure to include the job number of the position that you are considering.

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