MCSE and/or MCITP:EA, Microsoft MCSE and/or MCITP:EA Consultant Walnut Creek, California
Progent is seeking experienced Senior Microsoft information technology consultants in Walnut Creek, California to assist a variety 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. Key areas of knowledge include system infrastructure, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring
Benefits of Joining Progent
Progent is a progressive network support and information technology outsourcing company headquartered in San Jose, CA}, in the heart of Silicon Valley. Effective models for customer acquisition, support delivery, virtual office infrastructure, and employee compensation have allowed Progent to be among the fastest growing and most successful Microsoft Partners in America. Our shared technical information base and collaborative approach to problem solving has allowed Progent to build up a strong staff and a loyal worldwide client base.
If you have been awarded a Microsoft MCSE credential and live in the Walnut Creek area, teaming with Progent and supporting Progent's clients will expand your technical abilities through interaction with Progent's staff of mutually supportive, high-output engineers. Progent's focus on offering IT consulting and network support to small and mid-size businesses will give you the opportunity to work personally with top executives and add measurably to the growth of dynamic businesses. In addition, Progent's virtual office network provides state-of-the-art technology for remote access and wireless connectivity to help you to implement quick solutions when you take on business-critical problems.
Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert
Home-based, virtual office infrastructure
Maintain and troubleshoot Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered networks
Work on premises and online to identify and fix urgent and lingering issues associated with availability, protection, capacity, connectivity, and general functionality
Deploy, configure and troubleshoot applications on Microsoft Windows Servers
Install, setup Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7 desktops and notebooks
Configure and analyze a variety of network services and applications including AD, DNS, DHCP, IPAM, DFS & NTFRS
Plan information technology architectures including virtualized infrastructures and private/dedicated/hybrid cloud models
Support and manage MS Outlook client with back office Exchange Server, MS Office suite, phone communications, and Internet connectivity
Plan and carry out updates to MS desktop OS, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Exchange Server
Design and validate security policies such as on-premises high availability, fault tolerance, backup/restore and anti-virus plus remote or cloud-based disaster recovery
Efficient system design and 24x7 health monitoring
Minimum Work Experience Requirements
10+ years’ experience in desktop, server administration and IT Infrastructure support (new software installation, device setup, problem identification and resolution)
5+ years consulting experience
Ability to troubleshoot software application issues such as workstation program compatibility problems, server issues, data service issues, and access issues
Background in business productivity software support (Microsoft products)
Proven ability to work efficiently in a virtual office environment, delivering consistent follow-up and utilizing online access and wireless communication tools
Works without supervision and shows strong sense of responsibility and initiative
Has a reasonable knowledge of network layers L1-L7 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)
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