Progent is looking for proven Sr. Microsoft information technology consulting experts in Walnut Creek, California to assist a variety of small organizations to manage IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important areas of expertise include network infrastructure, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring

Advantages of Teaming with Progent
Progent is an innovative computer support and IT outsourcing firm based in San Jose, CA}, in the center of Silicon Valley. Effective models for customer marketing, support delivery, network environment, and employee benefits have allowed Progent to become among the fastest growing and most successful Microsoft Partners in the United States. Our extensive technical information base and team approach to problem resolution has allowed Progent to build up a strong staff and a loyal international client base.

If you hold a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) certificate and live in the Walnut Creek area, teaming with Progent and working for Progent's customers will improve your skills through interaction with Progent's team of mutually supportive, high-productivity consultants. Progent's focus on offering IT expertise and network help to small businesses will be your opportunity to work closely with top executives and contribute significantly to the success of exciting businesses. In addition, Progent's virtual office network provides state-of-the-art technology for remote support and wireless communications to enable you to implement fast solutions when you take on business-critical problems.

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Home-based, virtual office infrastructure

Essential Activities

  • Maintain and repair Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based networks
  • Operate onsite and remotely to identify and fix urgent and lingering issues associated with reliability, protection, capacity, connectivity, and overall productivity
  • Install, setup and troubleshoot applications hosted on Microsoft Windows Servers
  • Deploy, setup Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7
  • Configure and analyze a variety of network services and applications including AD, DNS, DHCP, IPAM, DFS & NTFRS
  • Plan IT architectures including virtualized infrastructures and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud designs
  • Support and administer Microsoft Outlook client with back office Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft Office suite, phone communications, and Internet access
  • Design and carry out upgrades to Microsoft desktop OS, Windows Server, AD, and Exchange Server
  • Develop and validate protection policies including onsite high availability, resilience, backups and anti-virus plus offsite or cloud-centric disaster recovery
  • Robust system architecture and 24x7 server monitoring


Minimum Work Experience Requirements
  • 10+ yearsí background in PC, server administration and network Infrastructure support (new software deployment, device provisioning, problem identification and repair)
  • 5+ years consulting background
  • Ability to debug software application issues including workstation software compatibility problems, server problems, data service issues, and access problems
  • Experience in business application support (Microsoft product family)
  • Demonstrated ability to work efficiently in a virtual office setting, providing consistent follow-up and utilizing online access and mobile connectivity tools
  • Works independently and shows strong sense of ownership and drive
  • Has a reasonable knowledge of network layers 1 through 7 and strong debugging capabilities in L1-L4
Credentials Needed
Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)