MCSE and/or MCITP:EA, Microsoft MCSE and/or MCITP:EA Consultant
Progent is looking for proven Senior Microsoft information technology consulting experts in the to assist a variety of small and midsize organizations to maintain IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 through 2016. Key areas of expertise include network architecture, AD design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.
Why Consultants Are Working with Progent
Progent is a progressive computer support and information technology outsourcing company based in San Jose, CA}, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Unique models for client acquisition, support delivery, network infrastructure, and employee benefits have allowed Progent to become among the fastest growing and most successful Microsoft Partners in America. Our shared technical information base and collaborative style of problem solving has allowed Progent to retain a strong staff and a satisfied international customer base.
If you are a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE),
teaming with Progent and working for Progent's customers will improve your skills through cooperation with Progent's team of collaborative, high-productivity engineers. Progent's concentration on providing computer consulting and technical support to small and mid-size companies will give you the chance to operate personally with top executives and contribute measurably to the growth of exciting companies. Also, Progent's virtual office network offers advanced technology for remote support and wireless connectivity to help you to deliver quick solutions when you help with business-critical problems.
Sr. Microsoft IT Consulting Expert
Home-based, virtual office environment
Support and troubleshoot Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based IT environments
Operate onsite and online to analyze and resolve urgent and ongoing issues related to availability, security, capacity, accessibility, and overall productivity
Install, setup and debug apps hosted on Microsoft Windows Servers
Install, 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
Design IT topologies including virtualized infrastructures and private/dedicated/hybrid cloud models
Support and manage MS Outlook client with back office Microsoft Exchange, MS Office suite, telephony, and Internet connectivity
Plan and implement upgrades to MS desktop operating system, Windows Server, AD, and Exchange
Design and test security policies including on-premises high availability, fault tolerance, backups and AV as well as offsite or cloud-based disaster recovery
Efficient network design and proactive health monitoring and alerting
Minimum Work Experience Requirements
10+ yearsí background in desktop, server administration and network Infrastructure support (new software installation, machine setup, problem identification and resolution)
5+ years consulting experience
Ability to troubleshoot software application issues including workstation program compatibility problems, server issues, data service issues, and connectivity problems
Experience in business software support (Microsoft product family)
Proven ability to work effectively in a virtual office environment, delivering consistent follow-up and utilizing online access and mobile communication technology
Works independently and shows strong sense of responsibility and initiative
Has a working understanding of networking layers L1-L7 and excellent debugging 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 be considered for this job, you should send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to specify the job code of the position that interests you.
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