Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or MCITP:EA Consultant Salinas, California
Progent is looking for experienced Sr. Microsoft computer consultants in Salinas, 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. Important fields of expertise include network infrastructure, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring
Benefits of Joining Progent
Progent is an innovative network consulting and IT outsourcing company based in San Jose, CA, in the center of Silicon Valley. Effective models for customer marketing, service delivery, network environment, and employee benefits have allowed Progent to become among the fastest growing and most respected Microsoft Partners in the U.S. Our shared technical information base and collaborative style of problem solving has helped Progent to retain a strong staff and a loyal international customer base.
If you currently have a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) certificate and live in the Salinas area, joining Progent and working for Progent's customers will expand your skills through cooperation with Progent's team of collaborative, high-productivity consultants. Progent's focus on providing IT consulting and network help to small and mid-size businesses will give you the chance to work personally with top executives and contribute measurably to the success of dynamic businesses. In addition, Progent's virtual office infrastructure provides state-of-the-art technology for remote support and mobile communications to enable you to implement fast solutions when you help with mission-critical tasks.
Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consultant
Home-based, virtual office infrastructure
Support and repair Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-powered networks
Operate onsite and remotely to analyze and fix both urgent and ongoing problems related to availability, security, performance, accessibility, and overall functionality
Install, setup and debug applications hosted on 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 infrastructures and on-premises, cloud-based, and hybrid cloud models
Support and manage Microsoft Outlook client with back office Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Office suite, telephony, and Internet access
Plan and implement upgrades to MS desktop OS, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Microsoft Exchange Server
Develop and test security policies including onsite high availability, fault tolerance, backup/restore and anti-virus plus remote or cloud-based disaster recovery
Robust system design and proactive health monitoring and alerting
Minimum Work Experience Requirements
10+ yearsí background in desktop, server management and IT Infrastructure support (new software installation, device setup, problem isolation and resolution)
5+ years consulting experience
Ability to troubleshoot application issues including desktop PC software compatibility issues, server problems, data service problems, and connectivity problems
Experience in business productivity software assistance (Microsoft product family)
Proven ability to operate efficiently 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 responsibility and drive
Possess a working knowledge of networking layers L1-L7 and strong troubleshooting 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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