MCSE and/or MCITP:EA, Microsoft MCSE and/or MCITP:EA Consultant Fremont, California
Progent is looking for experienced Senior Microsoft information technology consulting experts in Fremont, California to assist a range 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 fields of expertise include network infrastructure, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring
Advantages of Working with Progent
Progent is an innovative network consulting and information technology outsourcing company based in San Jose, CA}, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Effective models for customer acquisition, support delivery, network infrastructure, and employee benefits have allowed Progent to become one of the most rapidly growing and most successful Microsoft Partners in the U.S. Our shared support database and collaborative approach to problem resolution has allowed Progent to build up a talented staff and a satisfied worldwide customer base.
If you have earned a Microsoft MCSE accreditation and live in the Fremont area, teaming with Progent and supporting Progent's clients will expand your skills through interaction with Progent's team of collaborative, high-productivity consultants. Progent's focus on offering computer expertise and technical support to small businesses will give you the opportunity to work closely with decision makers and contribute measurably to the growth of exciting businesses. Also, Progent's virtual office infrastructure offers state-of-the-art technology for remote access and mobile communications to help you to implement fast solutions when you help with business-critical problems.
Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert
Home-based, virtual office infrastructure
Support and repair Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered IT environments
Operate onsite and remotely to identify and fix both urgent and ongoing issues associated with reliability, protection, capacity, accessibility, and overall productivity
Install, setup and troubleshoot applications on Windows Servers
Deploy, 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
Plan IT topologies including virtualized environments and private/dedicated/hybrid cloud models
Maintain and manage Microsoft Outlook client with back office Microsoft Exchange, MS Office suite, phone communications, and Internet connectivity
Design and carry out updates to Microsoft desktop OS, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Microsoft Exchange Server
Develop and validate protection policies such as on-premises high availability, fault tolerance, backup/restore and anti-virus plus offsite or cloud-centric disaster recovery
Robust network design and proactive server monitoring and alerting
Minimum Work Experience Requirements
10+ yearsí background in PC, server management and IT Infrastructure support (new software deployment, device provisioning, problem identification and repair)
5+ years consulting background
Ability to troubleshoot application issues including workstation software compatibility problems, server issues, data service issues, and connectivity issues
Experience in business application support (Microsoft products)
Proven ability to work efficiently in a virtual office setting, providing reliable follow-up and using remote access and mobile communication technology
Operates independently and demonstrates high level of responsibility and drive
Has a reasonable knowledge of network layers L1-L7 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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