Job Opportunities with MCSE

After completing their certification as Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE) the candidates have opportunities in following areas.

1. Technical Architect: As the technical architect, you'll be responsible for defining the overall structure of a program or system. Acting as project manager, overseeing IT assignments that are aimed at improving the business, and ensuring all parts of the project run smoothly.

2. Network Engineer or System Engineer : Also known as computer network architects, network engineers work with a company's computer network, using information technology to make network systems for all employees to use. These data networks can include local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), intranets and extranets.

3. Team Leader /Technical Leader : A successful Tech Lead takes on responsibilities that sit with roles such as the Team Leader, the Architect and the Engineering Manager. Work with a leadership and management skills applied in a technical context with a team of developers.

4. Customer Support Engineer: Customer Support engineers serve as experts in the products that their company manufactures and develops. They find solutions to the problems with the products and help customers work through technical difficulties.

5. System Analyst: Work of system analyst is to Defines application problem by conferring with clients, evaluating procedures and processes and Develops solution by preparing and evaluating alternative workflow solutions. System analyst Controls solution by establishing specifications, coordinating production with programmers.

6. Technical support engineer: TSE address customer questions and concerns regarding their company's products. TSE professionals answer incoming phone calls from customers and troubleshoot technical problems.

Requirements for MCSE Course

For Microsoft Certified System Engineer, one needs to have the under mentioned skills:

1. Professional Experience and skills: Ability to explain technical concepts and communicate with system administrators and all users at all levels' from lower level to MIS managers. Have +3 years of experience in application development and support. Ability to solve complex problems and have a excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to lead technical teams & staff and manage to change priorities.

2. Technical Expertise: Hand on experience of Operating systems such as: UNIX, Windows 2000/XP, Windows 95/98, Windows NT, Linux, 2003 Server, Vista and Novell Netware 5.0.

3. Networking knowledge: Networking knowledge of DHCP, Proxy Server , DNS, Ethernet, FTP, Wireless (802.11), TCP, IPv6, WINS , Windows NT / Window 2000 and IPv4 and exchange. Added advantage if knowledge of : Microsoft Office 2000 (Excel ,Word, Access, PowerPoint) Outlook, Microsoft FrontPage, Corel WordPerfect 7.0 Suite and Netscape Navigator & php.

4. Hardware & Technical experience : Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot any kind of Laptop, PC, Desktop and Printer problems.

(Client side Operating System)

  • 1. Installing, Configuring and Administering MS Windows:

    Installation of Windows operating system, Implementing and Conducting Administration of Resources, Manage and troubleshoot access to shared folders, Connect to local and network print devices, Implementing, Managing and Troubleshooting Hardware Devices and Drivers with Monitoring plus Optimizing System Performance and Reliability. Configuring and Troubleshooting the Desktop Environment and Implementing, Managing and Troubleshooting Network Protocols and Services. Configuring, Managing and Troubleshooting Security. Configuration and management of Internet Explorer security settings

  • 2. Installing, Configuring and Administering MS Windows 2000 Professional:

    Installation of Windows 2000 Professional. Implementing and Conducting Administration of Resources. Implementing, Management and Troubleshooting with maintenance of Hardware Devices and Drivers. Optimizing System Performance and Monitoring with Reliability with Configuring and Troubleshooting the Desktop Environment. Troubleshooting Network Protocols and Services.
  • MCSE Eligibility: Those Candidates who desire to opt the Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE) program should have at least their +2 in science stream ( Suitable for PCM group ).

    MCSE Syllabus : Syllabus for Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer program as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges are under mentioned.

    Administrative Side

    • 1. Networking System: Managing Users, Computers and Groups.
    • 2. Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server:

      Configure access to shared folders, Managing and Maintaining a Server Environment, Manage software update infrastructure, Monitor file and print servers, Manage a Web server using IIS, Managing and Implementing Disaster Recovery, Manage basic disks and dynamic disks, Install and configure server hardware devices, Manage backup procedures and recover from the backup and Recovery from server hardware failure.
    • 3. Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server Network Infrastructure:

      Implementing, Managing and Maintaining IP Addressing, Configure TCP/ IP addressing on a server computer using DHCP, Implementing, Managing and Name Resolution using DNS Server its Implementing, Managing and Maintaining Routing and Remote Access, Configure remote access authentication protocols, Implement secure access between private networks, Manage Routing and Remote Access routing interfaces and Maintaining a Network Infrastructure.
    • 4. Planning and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server:

      Network Infrastructure: Planning, Implementing and Maintaining Security Infrastructure, Planning, Implementing and Maintaining Routing and Remote Access, Planning and Implementing Server Roles and Server Security, Planning, Implementing and Maintaining a Network Infrastructure, Planning, Implementing and Maintaining Server Availability As well as Planning and Maintaining Network Security.
    • 5. Planning, Implementing, and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server-Active Directory Infrastructure :

      Planning and Implementing an Active Directory Infrastructure, Evaluate network traffic considerations when placing global catalogue servers, Evaluate the need to enable universal group caching, Managing and Maintaining an Active Directory Infrastructure, Planning and Implementing Group Policy with Managing and Maintaining Group Policy, Troubleshoot the application of Group Policy security settings.
    • 6. Planning and Implementing Users and workgroup, Computer and Group Strategies, Plan a user authentication strategy and smart card authentication strategy.