MCSE and/or MCITP:EA, Microsoft MCSE and/or MCITP:EA Consultant San Mateo, California
Progent is looking for experienced Sr. Microsoft information technology consultants in San Mateo, California to assist a range of small and midsize businesses to maintain IT environments 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 repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring
Benefits of Joining Progent
Progent is an innovative network support and information technology outsourcing firm based in San Jose, CA}, in the center of Silicon Valley. Effective models for client acquisition, support delivery, network infrastructure, and employee benefits have allowed Progent to become one of the fastest growing and most successful Microsoft Partners in the U.S. Our extensive technical information base and team approach to problem solving has helped Progent to retain a strong staff and a satisfied international client base.
If you have earned an MCSE certificate and reside in the San Mateo area, joining Progent and working for Progent's customers will expand your skills through interaction with Progent's staff of collaborative, high-output engineers. Progent's concentration on offering computer consulting and network help to small businesses will be your opportunity to operate personally with top executives and contribute measurably to the success of exciting businesses. In addition, Progent's virtual office network offers advanced technology for remote support and mobile communications to enable you to deliver quick solutions when you take on mission-critical tasks.
Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert
Work from home, virtual office environment
Maintain and repair Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based IT environments
Operate on premises and remotely to analyze and fix urgent and ongoing issues associated with availability, security, performance, connectivity, and overall productivity
Deploy, configure and troubleshoot applications hosted on 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 information technology topologies including virtualized infrastructures and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud models
Maintain and administer MS Outlook client with back office Exchange, Microsoft Office and Office 365, phone communications, and Internet access
Design and implement updates to Microsoft desktop OS, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Exchange Server
Develop and validate protection policies including onsite high availability, resilience, backups and anti-virus plus remote or cloud-centric disaster recovery
Robust system architecture and proactive health monitoring and alerting
Minimum Work Experience Requirements
10+ yearsí experience in desktop, server management and network Infrastructure support (new software deployment, device setup, problem identification and repair)
5+ years consulting experience
Ability to debug application issues such as workstation program compatibility issues, server issues, data service issues, and connectivity problems
Experience in business software assistance (Microsoft product family)
Proven ability to operate effectively in a virtual office environment, delivering reliable follow-up and using online access and wireless connectivity technology
Operates without supervision and shows high level of ownership and initiative
Possess a working knowledge of networking layers 1 through 7 and strong debugging capabilities in L1-L4
Credentials Required Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)
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