Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or MCITP:EA Consultant
Progent is looking for experienced Senior Microsoft information technology consultants in the to help a variety of small businesses to maintain IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important areas of knowledge 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 computer consulting and information technology outsourcing firm based in San Jose, CA}, in the center of Silicon Valley. Unique models for customer acquisition, support delivery, virtual office environment, and employee benefits have allowed Progent to become one of the fastest growing and most successful Microsoft Partners in the United States. Our extensive support database and collaborative style of problem solving has allowed Progent to build up a strong staff and a satisfied international client base.
If you are a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE),
teaming with Progent and supporting Progent's clients will expand your skills through interaction with Progent's team of collaborative, high-productivity engineers. Progent's concentration on providing IT expertise and network support to small and mid-size companies will be your chance to operate closely with top executives and contribute measurably to the success of exciting companies. Also, Progent's virtual office infrastructure offers state-of-the-art technology for remote access and wireless connectivity to help you to implement quick solutions when you take on mission-critical tasks.
Sr. Microsoft Computer Consulting Expert
Home-based, virtual office infrastructure
Maintain and repair Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered networks
Work onsite and remotely to identify and resolve both urgent and lingering problems related to reliability, protection, performance, accessibility, and general functionality
Deploy, setup and debug 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 architectures including virtualized environments and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud models
Support and manage Microsoft Outlook client with back office Exchange, MS Office suite, telephony, and Internet connectivity
Plan and implement updates to Microsoft desktop operating system, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Exchange Server
Develop and validate security policies such as onsite high availability, fault tolerance, backups and AV as well as remote or cloud-based disaster recovery
Efficient network design and 24x7 server monitoring
Minimum Work Experience Requirements
10+ years’ experience in PC, server administration and network Infrastructure support (new software deployment, device provisioning, problem isolation and repair)
5+ years consulting experience
Ability to troubleshoot application problems including workstation program compatibility issues, server issues, data service issues, and connectivity problems
Background in business productivity software support (Microsoft product family)
Demonstrated ability to operate effectively in a virtual office setting, delivering consistent follow-through and utilizing online access and wireless connectivity technology
Operates without supervision and shows high level of responsibility and drive
Has a reasonable understanding of network layers 1 through 7 and strong troubleshooting skills in L1-L4
Credentials Needed Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)
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