Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or MCITP:EA Consultant Sacramento, California
Progent is looking for experienced Senior Microsoft computer consulting experts in Sacramento, California to assist a variety of small businesses to manage IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important fields of knowledge include network architecture, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring
Benefits of Joining Progent
Progent is an innovative network consulting and information technology outsourcing firm based in San Jose, CA}, in the heart of Silicon Valley. Effective models for customer marketing, support delivery, network infrastructure, and employee compensation have allowed Progent to become one of the most rapidly growing and most respected Microsoft Partners in the United States. Our shared support database and collaborative approach to problem solving has helped Progent to build up a strong staff and a loyal international client base.
If you currently have a Microsoft MCSE accreditation and reside in the Sacramento area, joining Progent and working for Progent's clients will expand your technical abilities through interaction with Progent's team of mutually supportive, high-productivity consultants. Progent's focus on offering computer consulting and network help to small and mid-size businesses will be your opportunity to work personally with top executives and add significantly to the success of exciting companies. Also, Progent's virtual office network offers advanced tools for remote support and wireless communications to enable you to deliver fast solutions when you take on business-critical tasks.
Senior Microsoft Computer Consultant
Home-based, virtual office infrastructure
Maintain and troubleshoot Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered networks
Operate onsite and remotely to identify and resolve both urgent and lingering problems associated with reliability, protection, capacity, accessibility, and overall productivity
Install, configure and troubleshoot apps on Microsoft 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
Design IT topologies including virtualized environments and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud models
Support and manage Microsoft Outlook client with back office Exchange, Microsoft Office and Office 365, phone communications, and Internet connectivity
Plan and implement updates to MS desktop OS, Windows Server, AD, and Exchange
Design and validate security policies such as onsite high availability, fault tolerance, backup/restore and AV as well as offsite or cloud-based disaster recovery
Robust network design and proactive health monitoring and alerting
Minimum Work Experience Requirements
10+ yearsí experience in PC, server management and IT Infrastructure support (new software installation, machine setup, problem isolation and repair)
5+ years consulting background
Ability to debug application problems such as workstation program compatibility problems, server issues, data service issues, and access issues
Experience in business software support (Microsoft product family)
Proven ability to operate effectively in a virtual office setting, delivering consistent follow-up and taking advantage remote access and mobile communication tools
Works without supervision and demonstrates high level of responsibility and drive
Has a reasonable understanding of network layers L1-L7 and strong debugging skills in layers 1 through 4
Credentials Required Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)
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