MCSE and/or MCITP:EA, Microsoft MCSE and/or MCITP:EA Consultant Salinas, California
Progent is looking for proven Senior Microsoft information technology consulting experts in Salinas, California to help a variety of small and midsize organizations to maintain IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important fields of expertise include system architecture, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring
Benefits of Joining Progent
Progent is an innovative computer support and information technology outsourcing firm based in San Jose, CA}, in the heart of Silicon Valley. Unique models for client acquisition, support delivery, virtual office infrastructure, and employee benefits have enabled Progent to be among the most rapidly growing and most respected Microsoft Partners in America. Our shared technical information base and collaborative style of problem solving has allowed Progent to retain a talented staff and a loyal worldwide client base.
If you have been awarded an MCSE certificate and reside in the Salinas area, joining Progent and supporting Progent's clients will expand your technical abilities through cooperation with Progent's team of collaborative, high-output consultants. Progent's focus on offering IT expertise and network help to small and mid-size companies will be your chance to work personally with top executives and add significantly to the growth of exciting businesses. In addition, Progent's virtual office network offers state-of-the-art tools for remote support and wireless communications to help you to implement fast solutions when you take on mission-critical tasks.
Senior Microsoft IT Consulting Expert
Work from home, virtual office infrastructure
Maintain and repair Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based networks
Operate onsite and online to analyze and fix both urgent and ongoing problems associated with reliability, protection, performance, connectivity, and overall functionality
Install, setup and debug apps hosted on Microsoft Windows Servers
Install, 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 information technology architectures including virtualized infrastructures and private/dedicated/hybrid cloud models
Support and manage MS Outlook client with back office Exchange Server, Microsoft Office and Office 365, phone communications, and Internet access
Plan and carry out updates to MS desktop OS, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Microsoft Exchange
Develop and validate security policies including on-premises high availability, fault tolerance, backup/restore and anti-virus as well as remote or cloud-centric disaster recovery
Efficient network architecture and 24x7 server monitoring
Minimum Work Experience Requirements
10+ yearsí background in PC, server management and IT Infrastructure support (new software deployment, machine setup, problem identification and resolution)
5+ years consulting background
Ability to troubleshoot software application problems such as desktop PC software compatibility issues, server problems, data service issues, and connectivity problems
Experience in business application assistance (Microsoft products)
Proven ability to work efficiently in a virtual office setting, providing reliable follow-through and using online access and mobile communication technology
Works without supervision and demonstrates strong sense of ownership and initiative
Possess a reasonable knowledge of networking layers 1 through 7 and strong debugging skills in L1-L4
Credentials Needed Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)
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