MCSE and/or MCITP:EA, Microsoft MCSE and/or MCITP:EA Consultant Santa Rosa, California
Progent is seeking proven Sr. Microsoft information technology consulting experts in Santa Rosa, California to assist a range of small organizations to manage networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important areas of expertise include system architecture, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring
Advantages of Joining Progent
Progent is an innovative network consulting and IT outsourcing firm headquartered in San Jose, CA}, in the heart of Silicon Valley. Effective models for client marketing, service delivery, virtual office infrastructure, and employee benefits have allowed Progent to become one of the fastest growing and most successful Microsoft Partners in the U.S. Our shared technical information base and collaborative approach to problem resolution has helped Progent to build up a talented staff and a satisfied international customer base.
If you have earned a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) certificate and live in the Santa Rosa area, joining Progent and working for Progent's customers will improve your technical abilities through interaction with Progent's staff of collaborative, high-output engineers. Progent's focus on providing IT consulting and technical help to small companies will give you the chance to operate closely with top executives and add measurably to the success of dynamic businesses. Also, Progent's virtual office network offers advanced technology for remote support and mobile connectivity to enable you to deliver fast solutions when you help with business-critical problems.
Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consultant
Work from home, virtual office infrastructure
Support and troubleshoot Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered IT environments
Work on premises and remotely to analyze and fix both urgent and lingering problems related to reliability, security, capacity, accessibility, and overall productivity
Install, setup and troubleshoot apps on Microsoft Windows Servers
Install, configure 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 architectures including virtualized environments and private/dedicated/hybrid cloud designs
Support and administer Microsoft Outlook client with back office Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Office suite, telephony, and Internet access
Design and carry out upgrades to Microsoft desktop OS, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Exchange Server
Develop and validate security policies such as onsite high availability, fault tolerance, backup/restore and anti-virus plus offsite or cloud-based disaster recovery
Efficient system design and 24x7 server monitoring and alerting
Minimum Work Experience Requirements
10+ yearsí experience in PC, server administration and IT Infrastructure support (new software deployment, device provisioning, problem identification and repair)
5+ years consulting background
Ability to debug software application problems such as desktop PC program compatibility problems, server issues, data service problems, and access problems
Experience in business application support (Microsoft products)
Demonstrated ability to operate effectively in a virtual office environment, delivering reliable follow-up and utilizing online access and wireless connectivity technology
Works without supervision and shows strong sense of ownership and initiative
Possess a working understanding of networking layers L1-L7 and strong troubleshooting capabilities in layers 1 through 4
Credentials Needed Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)
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