Desktop Support Consultant Citrus Heights California
Progent is looking for Desktop Support Consultants to assist Progent's clients with maintenance, break/fix and project work. This is a 1099 consulting position that will be performed at our client premises in the . Daytime availability is needed, Monday through Friday. Our consultant will maintain and support clients of all desktop and laptop computers based on current Microsoft technologies. Also, work extensively with customer's executives, management, IT group or under the direction or guidance of our senior consultant to support the client's end users.
Advantages of Working with Progent
Progent is a progressive network support and IT outsourcing company headquartered in San Jose, CA}, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Effective models for customer acquisition, support delivery, virtual office infrastructure, and employee compensation have allowed Progent to become among the fastest growing and most respected Microsoft Partners in the U.S. Our shared technical information base and collaborative style of problem solving has helped Progent to retain a talented staff and a loyal worldwide client base.
If you have experience providing desktop support and live in the Citrus Heights area, teaming with Progent and supporting Progent's clients will expand your skills through interaction with Progent's staff of collaborative, high-output engineers. Progent's focus on providing computer expertise and technical help to small companies will be your chance to work personally with top executives and add significantly to the growth of dynamic businesses. In addition, Progent's virtual office infrastructure provides advanced technology for remote access and mobile connectivity to help you to deliver quick solutions when you help with business-critical tasks.
Desktop Support Specialist
Home-based, virtual office environment.
Key Areas of Expertise
Microsoft Exchange-based Outlook email client
Microsoft operating systems and applications, workstation, laptop and peripheral integration, offsite access for users
Setup and validate Virtual Private Network (VPN) configurations
Basic network management, such as user maintenance
Maintain, analyze and resolve problems with all versions of Windows-powered desktop and notebook computers and others as necessary.
Work directly with computer end users in assisting to identify and fix app and OS issues that hinder user productivity
Deploy, configure and test a variety of software programs on user workstations
Operate on-premises to diagnose and fix both urgent and persistent issues that affect the reliability, protection, performance, accessibility, and overall functionality of workstations, notebooks, imaging devices and other end user equipment
Deploy new end-user hardware and perform other installations, updates, and exchanges of workstations, laptop computers and associated equipment
Assure the timely diagnosis and remediation of desktops and notebooks and related hardware
Remain updated with an expert knowledge of workstation and laptop applications and utilization of WAN technologies including the Internet
Minimum Work Experience Requirements
Three years experience in workstation admin new software setup, computer and peripheral integration, trouble analysis and mitigation)
Strong computer troubleshooting and fault isolation ability, talent to install short-term patches to solve network problems and escalate support services when necessary
Broad experience providing software help to small companies for all Windows OS, Microsoft Office Suite, and Microsoft Office 365 programs such as Outlook, Word, and Excel
High-level speaking and written communication ability
Demonstrated dedication to facilitating continuous operations
Operate without supervision and show marked quality of ownership and motivation
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