Progent is seeking Desktop Support Experts to help Progent's customers with maintenance, break/fix and project work. This is a 1099 consulting role that will be performed at Progent's client sites in the . Daytime availability is needed, Monday through Friday. Our consultant will maintain and support users of all desktop and notebook computers based on the latest Microsoft technologies. In addition, work extensively with client's executives, management, IT group or under the direction or guidance of Progent's senior consultant to support the client's end users.
Why Consultants Are Teaming with Progent
Progent is a progressive network consulting and information technology outsourcing firm headquartered in San Jose, CA}, in the heart of Silicon Valley. Unique models for client marketing, service delivery, virtual office infrastructure, and employee compensation have allowed Progent to be one of the fastest growing and most respected Microsoft Partners in the United States. Our extensive support database and collaborative style of problem resolution has helped Progent to retain a strong staff and a satisfied worldwide client base.
If you have experience delivering Windows desktop technical support and reside in the Petaluma area, joining Progent and supporting Progent's clients will improve your skills through cooperation with Progent's staff of collaborative, high-output consultants. Progent's focus on offering computer expertise and technical help to small and mid-size businesses will be your chance to operate closely with decision makers and contribute measurably to the growth of exciting businesses. Also, Progent's virtual office infrastructure offers advanced technology for remote access and wireless communications to enable you to implement fast solutions when you take on mission-critical problems.
Desktop Support Specialist
Home-based, virtual office environment.
Primary Areas of Expertise
Microsoft Exchange-based Outlook email
Microsoft software products, workstation, notebook and peripheral setup, offsite access for teleworkers and mobile 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 Microsoft Windows-powered workstation and laptop computer systems and others as required.
Work with computer users in helping to identify and fix application and OS problems that disrupt user productivity
Install, integrate and test a range of applications on user PCs
Operate on-premises to find and fix both urgent and persistent problems that reduce the reliability, security, performance, connectivity, and overall capability of workstations, laptops, imaging devices and other end user equipment
Deploy new end-user equipment and help with other deployments, upgrades, and exchanges of desktops, notebooks and associated equipment
Provide the prompt diagnosis and remediation of PCs and laptop computers and associated equipment
Remain current with an expert knowledge of workstation and laptop computing applications and utilization of WAN infrastructure including the Internet
Minimum Work Background Requirements
Three years experience in workstation administration new program configuration, computer and peripheral deployment, trouble analysis and resolution)
Strong computer debugging and problem isolation ability, knowledge to implement short-term patches to resolve network issues and escalate support when required
In-depth experience delivering software assistance to small organizations for all Microsoft Windows OS, Office Suite, and Office 365 applications including Outlook, Word, and Excel
Excellent speaking and written communication ability
Demonstrated commitment to facilitating uninterrupted productivity
Operate without supervision and display distinct quality of responsibility and drive
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