Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or MCITP:EA Consultant Monterey, California
Progent is looking for experienced Senior Microsoft computer consulting experts in Monterey, California to help a range of small organizations to manage networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key areas of knowledge include network infrastructure, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring
Benefits of Teaming with Progent
Progent is an innovative network support and information technology outsourcing firm headquartered in San Jose, CA}, in the heart of Silicon Valley. Unique models for client acquisition, support delivery, virtual office infrastructure, and employee compensation have enabled Progent to become among the fastest growing and most respected Microsoft Partners in America. Our extensive support information base and collaborative style of problem solving has helped Progent to retain a talented staff and a loyal worldwide customer base.
If you hold an MCSE certificate and reside in the Monterey area, teaming with Progent and working for Progent's clients will expand your skills through cooperation 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 opportunity to work personally with decision makers and add measurably to the success of dynamic businesses. Also, Progent's virtual office infrastructure provides advanced tools for remote access and wireless communications to help you to deliver fast solutions when you take on mission-critical problems.
Senior Microsoft Computer Consultant
Home-based, virtual office environment
Maintain and repair Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based IT environments
Work onsite and online to analyze and resolve both urgent and ongoing issues associated with availability, protection, capacity, accessibility, and overall productivity
Deploy, configure and troubleshoot apps on Microsoft Windows Servers
Install, setup 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 administer Microsoft Outlook client with back office Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft Office suite, telephony, and Internet connectivity
Plan and carry out upgrades to MS desktop OS, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Exchange
Develop and test security policies such as onsite high availability, fault tolerance, backup/restore and anti-virus as well as remote or cloud-based disaster recovery
Efficient network architecture and proactive server monitoring
Minimum Work Experience Requirements
10+ years’ background in PC, server administration and IT Infrastructure support (new software deployment, device provisioning, problem identification and repair)
5+ years consulting background
Ability to troubleshoot application problems such as workstation software compatibility problems, server issues, data service issues, and connectivity issues
Experience in business productivity software support (Microsoft product family)
Proven ability to work effectively in a virtual office setting, providing consistent follow-up and taking advantage online access and mobile communication technology
Works without supervision and demonstrates strong sense of ownership and initiative
Possess a working understanding of network layers 1 through 7 and excellent debugging capabilities in layers 1 through 4
Credentials Needed Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)
If you would like to pursue this position, please e-mail your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to include the job number of the opening that you are asking about.
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