MCSE and/or MCITP:EA, Microsoft MCSE and/or MCITP:EA Consultant San Jose, California
Progent is looking for proven Senior Microsoft computer consultants in San Jose, California to assist a variety of small and midsize organizations to maintain IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key fields of knowledge include system architecture, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring
Why Consultants Are Joining Progent
Progent is an innovative network support and IT outsourcing company headquartered in San Jose, CA}, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Effective models for client acquisition, service delivery, virtual office infrastructure, and employee benefits have enabled Progent to be among the most rapidly growing and most successful Microsoft Partners in the U.S. Our shared technical database and team approach to problem solving has helped Progent to retain a talented staff and a loyal international client base.
If you hold a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) credential and live in the San Jose area, joining Progent and supporting Progent's customers will improve your skills through interaction with Progent's team of collaborative, high-productivity consultants. Progent's focus on offering IT consulting and network support to small and mid-size businesses will be your chance to work personally with top executives and add measurably to the success of dynamic businesses. Also, Progent's virtual office infrastructure provides state-of-the-art technology for remote support and mobile communications to help you to implement quick solutions when you help with mission-critical tasks.
Sr. Microsoft IT Consulting Expert
Work from home, virtual office environment
Support and repair Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered networks
Operate onsite and online to identify and resolve urgent and lingering problems related to availability, security, capacity, accessibility, and overall functionality
Deploy, configure and debug apps on Microsoft Windows Servers
Install, setup Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7
Configure and analyze a variety of network services and applications including AD, DNS, DHCP, IPAM, DFS & NTFRS
Design IT architectures including virtualized infrastructures and private/dedicated/hybrid cloud models
Maintain and administer MS Outlook client with back office Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Office suite, telephony, and Internet connectivity
Design and carry out upgrades to MS desktop OS, Windows Server, AD, and Exchange Server
Design and test protection policies such as onsite high availability, fault tolerance, backups and anti-virus plus offsite or cloud-based disaster recovery
Efficient system design and 24x7 health monitoring
Minimum Work Experience Requirements
10+ yearsí experience in PC, server administration and network Infrastructure support (new software installation, device setup, problem identification and resolution)
5+ years consulting experience
Ability to troubleshoot application issues such as desktop PC program compatibility problems, server issues, data service problems, and connectivity problems
Experience in business productivity application support (Microsoft products)
Demonstrated ability to work efficiently in a virtual office setting, providing reliable follow-through and utilizing remote access and wireless communication technology
Works independently and shows high level of responsibility and initiative
Possess a working knowledge of networking layers 1 through 7 and excellent troubleshooting skills in L1-L4
Credentials Needed Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)
If you want to look further into this job, please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the job number of the opportunity that you are considering.
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