MCSE and/or MCITP:EA, Microsoft MCSE and/or MCITP:EA Consultant San Jose, California
Progent is looking for experienced Sr. Microsoft information technology consulting experts in San Jose, California to help a variety of small businesses to maintain networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 through 2016. Key fields of expertise include system infrastructure, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring
Advantages of Working with Progent
Progent is a progressive computer support and information technology outsourcing firm headquartered in San Jose, CA}, in the center of Silicon Valley. Unique models for client marketing, service delivery, network environment, and employee benefits have enabled Progent to be among the fastest growing and most successful Microsoft Partners in the United States. Our shared support database and collaborative approach to problem solving has helped Progent to retain a strong staff and a satisfied international client base.
If you have been awarded a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) certificate and live in the San Jose area, teaming with Progent and working for Progent's customers will expand your technical abilities through cooperation with Progent's staff of mutually supportive, high-productivity consultants. Progent's focus on offering computer consulting and network help to small and mid-size companies will be your opportunity to work personally with top executives and add measurably to the growth of exciting companies. Also, Progent's virtual office infrastructure offers advanced technology for remote support and wireless connectivity to enable you to implement fast solutions when you help with business-critical problems.
Senior Microsoft Computer Consultant
Home-based, virtual office environment
Maintain and repair Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based IT environments
Work on premises and online to identify and resolve both urgent and lingering problems associated with reliability, security, performance, accessibility, and general functionality
Install, configure and debug apps hosted on Microsoft Windows Servers
Deploy, 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 information technology topologies including virtualized environments and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud models
Support and administer Microsoft Outlook client with back office Exchange, Microsoft Office suite, phone communications, and Internet access
Plan and carry out upgrades to Microsoft desktop OS, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Microsoft Exchange Server
Design and test protection policies including onsite high availability, resilience, backups and AV plus remote or cloud-based disaster recovery
Robust system design and proactive server monitoring and alerting
Minimum Work Experience Requirements
10+ yearsí experience in desktop, server management and IT Infrastructure support (new software deployment, device setup, problem identification and repair)
5+ years consulting experience
Ability to debug software application problems such as workstation software compatibility problems, server problems, data service problems, and connectivity issues
Background in business application assistance (Microsoft product family)
Proven ability to operate efficiently in a virtual office setting, providing consistent follow-up and utilizing remote access and mobile communication technology
Operates without supervision and demonstrates high level of ownership and initiative
Possess a working understanding of network layers 1 through 7 and excellent debugging capabilities in layers 1 through 4
Credentials Required Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)
If you want to be considered for this position, please send your qualifications to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to include the job code of the opportunity that you are considering.
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