MCSE and/or MCITP:EA, Microsoft MCSE and/or MCITP:EA Consultant Vacaville, California
Progent is seeking proven Senior Microsoft information technology consultants in Vacaville, California to help a range of small organizations to maintain networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key fields of knowledge include network architecture, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring
Why Consultants Are Teaming with Progent
Progent is a progressive computer support and information technology outsourcing firm headquartered in San Jose, CA}, in the middle of Silicon Valley. Unique models for client marketing, service delivery, network environment, and employee compensation have allowed Progent to become among the fastest growing and most successful Microsoft Partners in America. Our extensive support database and team approach to problem solving has allowed Progent to build up a talented staff and a satisfied international client base.
If you have been awarded a Microsoft MCSE accreditation and live in the Vacaville area, teaming with Progent and working for Progent's customers will expand your technical abilities through interaction with Progent's team of collaborative, high-output consultants. Progent's focus on providing computer expertise and network help to small and mid-size companies will be your chance to operate personally with decision makers and contribute significantly to the growth of exciting businesses. In addition, Progent's virtual office network offers advanced technology for remote support and wireless connectivity to enable you to deliver fast solutions when you help with mission-critical problems.
Senior Microsoft IT Consulting Expert
Home-based, virtual office environment
Support and repair Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered networks
Work onsite and remotely to analyze and resolve urgent and lingering issues associated with reliability, protection, capacity, connectivity, and general functionality
Install, setup and troubleshoot applications hosted 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 private/dedicated/hybrid cloud designs
Support and manage MS Outlook client with back office Microsoft Exchange, MS Office suite, telephony, and Internet access
Plan and implement updates to MS desktop OS, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Microsoft Exchange
Develop and test protection policies such as onsite high availability, fault tolerance, backups and anti-virus as well as remote or cloud-based disaster recovery
Robust network architecture and proactive server monitoring and alerting
Minimum Work Experience Requirements
10+ yearsí experience in PC, server management and network Infrastructure support (new software deployment, device provisioning, problem identification and repair)
5+ years consulting experience
Ability to troubleshoot software application problems including workstation program compatibility issues, server issues, data service issues, and connectivity problems
Experience in business application assistance (Microsoft product family)
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a virtual office environment, providing reliable follow-through and using remote access and mobile communication tools
Operates without supervision and shows high level of ownership and drive
Possess a reasonable understanding of networking layers 1 through 7 and excellent troubleshooting skills in layers 1 through 4
Credentials Required Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)
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