Progent is seeking experienced Senior Microsoft computer consultants in the to assist a variety of small organizations to maintain networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important fields of expertise include network architecture, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Why Consultants Are Joining Progent
Progent is a progressive network support and IT outsourcing company based in San Jose, CA}, in the center of Silicon Valley. Effective models for client acquisition, support delivery, virtual office infrastructure, and employee compensation have enabled Progent to be one of the most rapidly growing and most respected Microsoft Partners in the United States. Our extensive support database and collaborative style of problem solving has helped Progent to retain a talented staff and a loyal worldwide client base.

If you are a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), teaming with Progent and working for Progent's customers will expand your skills through interaction with Progent's team of collaborative, high-output engineers. Progent's focus on offering computer expertise and technical support to small and mid-size businesses will be your chance to operate closely with decision makers and add significantly to the growth of dynamic companies. In addition, Progent's virtual office network provides advanced technology for remote access and wireless connectivity to enable you to implement quick solutions when you take on mission-critical problems.

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

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    Position Title

    Senior Microsoft Computer Consultant

    Job Code

    P014

    Work Location

    Home-based, virtual office environment

    Essential Responsibilities

    Activities
    • Support and troubleshoot Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered IT environments
    • Operate onsite and remotely to analyze and resolve urgent and lingering issues related to reliability, protection, performance, accessibility, and general productivity
    • Deploy, configure and troubleshoot applications hosted on 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 IT topologies including virtualized infrastructures and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud designs
    • Support and manage MS Outlook client with back office Microsoft Exchange Server, MS Office suite, phone communications, and Internet connectivity
    • Design and implement upgrades to Microsoft desktop operating system, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Microsoft Exchange
    • Develop and validate security policies including on-premises high availability, resilience, backups and AV as well as offsite or cloud-centric disaster recovery
    • Efficient system design and proactive server monitoring and alerting

    Qualifications/
    Schooling

    Minimum Work Experience Requirements
    • 10+ years' background in PC, server administration and network Infrastructure support (new software deployment, device setup, problem isolation and repair)
    • 5+ years consulting experience
    • Ability to debug software application problems including desktop PC program compatibility problems, server problems, data service problems, and access problems
    • Background in business productivity application support (Microsoft product family)
    • Demonstrated ability to work efficiently in a virtual office environment, providing consistent follow-through and taking advantage online access and wireless communication technology
    • Works without supervision and demonstrates high level of ownership and initiative
    • Possess a working understanding of network layers 1 through 7 and excellent debugging skills in layers 1 through 4
    Credentials Required
    Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)