Progent is seeking experienced Sr. Microsoft information technology consulting experts in San Jose, California to assist a variety of small and midsize businesses to manage IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important areas of knowledge include network architecture, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring

Advantages of Joining Progent
Progent is a progressive computer support and information technology outsourcing company headquartered in San Jose, CA}, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Effective models for customer acquisition, support delivery, virtual office environment, and employee compensation have allowed Progent to become among the fastest growing and most respected Microsoft Partners in America. Our shared technical database and collaborative approach to 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 San Jose area, teaming with Progent and supporting Progent's customers will expand your skills through cooperation with Progent's staff of collaborative, high-productivity engineers. Progent's concentration on providing computer consulting and technical help to small and mid-size businesses will be your chance to work personally with decision makers and contribute significantly to the success of exciting companies. In addition, Progent's virtual office infrastructure provides advanced tools for remote access and wireless communications to enable you to deliver fast solutions when you help with mission-critical problems.

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Work from home, virtual office environment

Essential Activities

  • Support and repair Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered IT environments
  • Operate onsite and online to analyze and fix urgent and ongoing problems related to availability, security, performance, accessibility, and overall productivity
  • Install, configure and debug apps on Windows Servers
  • Deploy, setup 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 IT topologies including virtualized environments and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud designs
  • Support and administer Microsoft 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, Active Directory, and Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Design and test protection policies including on-premises high availability, resilience, backups and anti-virus plus remote or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Efficient system architecture and proactive server monitoring and alerting


Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ yearsí background in PC, server management and network Infrastructure support (new software installation, machine setup, problem isolation and resolution)
  • 5+ years consulting background
  • Ability to debug software application problems such as desktop PC software compatibility problems, server problems, data service problems, and access problems
  • Background in business productivity software support (Microsoft products)
  • Demonstrated ability to work efficiently in a virtual office environment, delivering consistent follow-up and taking advantage remote access and wireless connectivity technology
  • Operates independently and demonstrates strong sense of ownership and drive
  • Has a reasonable knowledge of network layers 1 through 7 and excellent debugging skills in layers 1 through 4
Credentials Needed
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)