One of America's premiere computer consultant companies for small and midsize business networks, Progent manages a full-time team of certified service experts who concentrate on core IT areas such as:

  • Microsoft Windows products
  • Cisco Integrated Services Routers, Catalyst and Nexus switches, firewalls, wireless access points, plus Voice over IP and VPN solutions
  • System security consulting
  • Advanced connectivity architecture
  • Remote troubleshooting and system administration

Our Experts Group, which contracts independent consultants certified and coordinated by Progent, provides highly specialized skills covering a wide range of critical software areas and networking technologies such as:

  • Macintosh and iOS networking and application software
  • Consulting for Linux-powered, UNIX-based, and Sun environments
  • Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management customization
  • Business Intelligence expertise for platforms including Microsoft's SQL Server BI Stack, Microsoft Power BI, and Microsoft Management Reporter/FRx
  • Chief Information Officer, business analyst, and project management outsourcing
  • Web application development, integration, and debugging
  • SQL Server, MySQL and Oracle DBM programming and DBA help
  • Microsoft Office Access application programming, migration and troubleshooting
  • Microsoft Office desktop and Office 365 individual and group training

Innovative models for finding customers, providing service, creating a dynamic company culture, and offering generous compensation and benefits have allowed Progent to become one of the most rapidly growing and most well respected Microsoft Partners consultant firms in America and to build a worldwide organization for delivering remote network assistance. If you are an accredited IT support professional or information technology consultant with an orientation towards a customer success and strong communication skills, consulting professionals should consider Progent an opportunity for enhancing your technical skills, developing a more independent lifestyle, and attaining financial security.

Learn More Details About Jobs at Progent
Check out these pages to learn more details concerning Progent's job opportunities, business culture, work environment, profit sharing model, and benefits packages:

Consulting Positions at Progent
Progent is hiring a range of full-time employees such as solutions-driven Microsoft MCSE computer engineers; connectivity experts with Cisco credentials; and consultants for fault-tolerant system architecture with experience in mobile access, wireless integration, high-availability environments, business continuity solutions, data protection, and virtual servers. We are also seeking workstation support experts, remote troubleshooting specialists, and CISA or CISM accredited security engineers. We are also seeking experienced managers able to operate effectively in Progent's dynamic, virtual office environment. Find out more information concerning staff consulting jobs at Progent by referring to Full-time Work at Progent.

Contracting Work with Progent
Progent works with independent consultants with proven knowledge and hands-on experience in important information technology areas beyond our main technical concentration. Our Experts Team includes freelance consultants who offer advice and programming support for line-of-business applications that include Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM; possess in-depth knowledge of non-Microsoft platforms such as Linux, Macintosh, or Solaris, or offer world-class skills in areas like telecom, web design, Juniper Networks products, web commerce, or Oracle DBM programming and administration. Independent contractors qualified by Progent coordinate with Progent's in-house professionals to provide comprehensive solutions for small business networks. To find out additional details concerning freelance opportunities with our Experts Team, see Freelance Work at Progent.

Ways That Progent Is Unique
We have been able to attract the top consulting experts by being different. Providing a powerful blend of enterprising spirit, dedication to client success, utilization of state-of-the-art technology, and an independent business model that accommodates quality-of-life options for Progent's consulting team, Progent creates a dynamic culture for talented consultants who have a desire for quickly enhancing their professional abilities to deliver concrete solutions for a range of organizations and technical environments. Learn additional details concerning ways that Progent is exceptional by referring to Reasons That We Are Different.

Progent's Virtual Office Work Environment
Progent's virtual office model utilizes state-of-the-art technical tools that enable remote support, wireless connectivity, easy availability of our support databases, and close cooperation with talented colleagues to help you to resolve business-critical IT issues. Progent's virtual office setting enables you to focus on delivering service rather than dealing with commutes and lets consultants build lasting customer relationships by enabling you to provide quick, viable, and cost-effective solutions. To find out additional details concerning our virtual office network, see Progent virtual Office Work Environment.

Compensation and Benefits
Our compensation is based on revenue sharing. The money you earn is directly determined by what you contribute. You have the choice of concentrating on quality of life and electing to consult at a more relaxed pace, utilizing Progent's versatile schedule to follow personal pursuits, or you can take advantage of the chance to make significant money by hard effort and lots of consulting time. Progent also provides full family health insurance as well as many additional benefits. Find out additional details concerning our compensation and benefit packages by visiting Progent Compensation and Benefit Programs.

Consulting at Progent Frequently Asked Questions
To see replies to frequent questions about being a consultant at Progent, see Working with Progent Frequently Asked Questions.

The following is a description of our available job opportunities:


Job Code
 
Description

P014

Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking proven Sr. Microsoft information technology consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a variety of small businesses to manage IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important areas of expertise include network architecture, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Specifics about Senior Microsoft Computer Consultant Jobs


P016

Desktop Support Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for Desktop Support Consultants to help our clients with maintenance, break/fix and project work. This is a 1099 consulting position that will be performed at our customer premises in the San Francisco Bay Area. Daytime availability is needed, Monday through Friday. Our consultant will maintain and support users of all desktop and laptop computers based on the latest Microsoft technologies. In addition, work extensively with client's executives, management, IT staff or under the direction or guidance of Progent's senior consultant to support the customer's end users.

Specifics about Desktop Support Expert Jobs


P018

Senior Microsoft IT Consultant - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is seeking experienced Senior Microsoft information technology consultants in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to help a range of small organizations maintain networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key fields of knowledge include network infrastructure, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

More information about Sr. Microsoft Computer Consultant Job


Expert

Senior Exchange Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area, Online
Progent is looking for a Sr. Exchange expert to spearhead large-scale Microsoft Exchange planning and deployment projects. The right candidate would be a technical consultant with expertise in the area of Exchange 2007 through 2016 and Microsoft Office 365 and with a thorough understanding of Microsoft AD. This position would require experience in the consulting, system design, deployment and maintenance of these technologies.

Details on Senior Microsoft Exchange Expert Positions


S25

Business Development Representative (BDR) - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is seeking a Business Development Representative (BDR) to work as a senior sales executive responsible for selling Progent's extensive selection of IT outsourcing/co-sourcing and network consulting, and application development services. Activities of the Business Development Representative include:
  • Generating and explaining key elements of service proposals that associate our services with a customer's unique competitive requirements
  • Establishing and maintaining excellent relationships with Progent's customers
  • Providing ongoing client management and developing follow-on sales
  • Maintaining an understanding of continually changing IT technology

Details about Business Development Representative Positions - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas


If you want to ask about any job shown above, you should send your resume to jobs@progent.com. Please state the code numbers of the positions that interest you.

Additional Facts Concerning Jobs with Us

Career Work for Network Engineers, Desktop Support Specialists,
Security Consultants, and Online Support Technicians

Progent is seeking to find full-time, results-driven Microsoft certified consultants with Microsoft MCSE or MCSA credentials; Cisco certified system engineers with Cisco CCIE certification; security consultants who have CISSP, CISM, or CISA or comparable security certification; and advanced network design experts with a background in mobile solutions, wireless networking, service continuity, business continuity, information preservation, and virtual servers. Progent also seeks professionals to work on Progent's team of desktop support specialists and remote support experts. In addition, We are seeking talented managers who can operate effectively in Progent's high-growth, virtual office environment.

By maintaining a staff of talented and dedicated consultants, providing attentive client services, and following a competitive value-based fee model, Progent has been able to expand our customer list rapidly while delivering consulting services to numerous companies in the San Francisco area and throughout the United States. An advanced virtual office environment, a common information database, and a group approach to problem resolution have allowed Progent to retain a skilled consulting team and a loyal customer list.

For an information technology professional with troubleshooting expertise, teaming with Progent or helping Progent's clients will enhance your knowledge via interaction with our group of highly supportive, talented consultants. Progent's focus on delivering network consulting and technical help to small and midsize companies will give you the opportunity to work closely with decision makers and contribute significantly to the growth of exciting businesses.

Progent is hiring technical professionals that can show verifiable certification related to their special expertise. For example, if you are a Microsoft expert, you must have your Microsoft MCSE credential. In the case of Cisco consultants, show us your CCIE or CCNP credential. For network security, you should show you CISSP, Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Information Security Manager, or one of the other leading security credentials. Of course, Progent is familiar with “paper MCSEs.” Still, the fact that a certificate does not guarantee expertise is no reason for not earning one. If you know your field, then most of those tests should be no challenge. The point is that if you are a professional, then customers deserve to see certifications. We can promote your skills, but you need to have standard credentials for Progent to work with. If you happen to be strongly opposed to the idea of credentials, Progent can understand and honor your position, but you are probably not an appropriate candidate.

Freelance Work for Certified Experts for
Windows, Macintosh, Linux-based, and Sun Technology

For over two decades, our computer professionals have provided affordable and effective computer support services for companies in Northern California and throughout the U.S. A sophisticated virtual office environment, a shared support database, and a collaborative philosophy for problem solving have helped Progent to retain a strong in-house team and quickly grow a satisfied customer base.

The Experts Group is Progent's way to offer customers the services of expert computer support engineers who have in-depth knowledge and work experience in key areas outside of our primary focus in system support and security. Experts Team consultants are often freelance contractors and sometimes "moonlighters" who have been carefully certified by Progent to work closely with our staff consultants to provide end-to-end, world-class information technology services to small and midsize companies. We are always enhancing our Experts Group to address the particular requirements of our customer base.

Progent's Experts Group now provides consulting in these areas:

  • Macintosh networking and applications
  • Consulting for Linux-based, UNIX-based, and Sun systems
  • Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management consulting
  • Strategic and specialized application support
  • CIO, management information analyst, and project logistics outsourcing
  • Special program development and deployment
  • Web, electronic business, EDI, and client information portal development and integration
  • SQL management and efficiency help
  • Business information consulting
  • Telecom architecture consulting

Benefits of becoming part of Progent's Experts Group include:

  • By working with Progent, you can take advantage of the momentum of Progent's explosive growth and top-notch recognition in the industry. By maintaining a team of talented and dedicated professionals, offering attentive customer support, and following a proven, ROI-oriented billing model, Progent has multiplied our customer base during the past several years and Progent now provides professoinal support to hundreds of businesses in California and across the United States.
  • Our veteran marketing staff handles all aspects of marketing your services and technical expertise into our rapidly growing customer base, so you spend less time signing up clients and more time making revenue.
  • Progent will facilitate relationship building between you and our core team of experienced Microsoft and Cisco certified consultants who are the gateway to the key executives among Progent's customers.
  • Progent's sales and administration staffs will take care of the complete selling and engagement cycle, from lead identification, project approval, client requirements definition, capabilities matching, job analysis proposal generation, contract negotiation and generation. Your exclusive focus is on providing high-level consulting expertise.
  • Progent will provide you connections to our advanced virtual office infrastructure, offering convenient conference sites throughout Northern California, as well as Internet and telecomm connectivity anywhere in the United States.
  • You will have access to our vast knowledge base, procedures based on leading practices, library of template-deliverable documents, and the shared experience from one of the country's largest independent groups of experienced consulting engineers.
  • Progent will pass on partner-only benefits from top technology companies such as Microsoft and Cisco, including no-cost ordiscounted training classes, web access to restricted vendor support utilities and product support resources, and downloadable in-house use software for training and/or sales purposes.
  • You will have the security of backup coverage from Progent's staff consultants and other Expert Team members in the event you are unavailable to respond to client demands due to work schedule conflicts, vacation, sickness, or training.
  • As a 1099 subcontractor to Progent, you get simplified, risk-free invoicing and consistent payment schedules. In addition, Progent is responsible for receivables collection

There is no fee to be a member of our Experts Group, but we do have strict qualifications for membership:

  • You should have a strong track record as a consultant operating on your own in your field of expertise, including at least a two year history of successful contracting jobs or you must have an active customer base for which you currently deliver ongoing consulting services.
  • You should show that you are an expert in your area of concentration, including having an extensive task-relevant history and strong references, and possess up-to-date vendor and/or industry professional qualifications.
  • You have to be able to present yourself in a professional manner and be self motivated and assured in your skills. You need to have excellent people skills and be able to work successfully alone or as part of a team.
  • You must know how to articulate proper goals to clients and fellow Progent consultants and you must know how scope out jobs, produce task plans, and estimate reasonable time lines.

Improve Your Abilities with the Best Technology and
Joining a Great Team of Network Engineers

Progent's productive atmosphere will make you a more capable consultant by enhancing your technical knowledge and boosting the loyalty of your clients. Progent makes good on this promise by recruiting the top professional experts for you to operate with, offering an advanced network and communications infrastructure, running specialized application utilities to enable the maximum quality of support, and by optimizing proven business structures for attracting and maintaining customers.

The decisive factor that separates Progent from ordinary consulting firms is the quality of our service staff. Out of the scores of consultants who have teamed with Progent, we have assembled the best expertise covering a wide range of technical areas. Be it Microsoft servers, Cisco firewalls, network security, Mac, Linux/UNIX, virtual servers, or other vital areas, we deploy professionals who can enable you to be successful on larger projects by combining the collective skills of our team of experts.

To ensure the success of our team, we invest significantly in providing the most powerful tools to perform the work properly. Progent will exploit information technology to an extraordinary degree and our state-of-the-art virtual office infrastructure allows seamless communications, collaboration, and information sharing with other Progent team members — all from at-home or on-the-road offices. Consultants don’t waste time or lose revenue with regular drives to a conventional office building, and any travel you do for on-site client work is based on your own schedule, not Progent's. The most attractive benefit is that much of our support services can be performed off-site, offering maximum productivity for billable time. In practice, some of our staff do off-site consulting exclusively.

Our operations are geared towards reacting rapidly and efficiently to client needs via information sharing and cooperative problem resolution. Even though Progent's consultants operate with a great deal of freedom, dispatching is centralized, customer problems and solutions are carefully tracked, recorded, and archived for easy reference, up-to-date consultant availability is broadcast to facilitate group projects and simplify trouble escalation, and customer approval is continually monitored. We reinforce the sense of cooperation via periodic workgroup meetings and regular company-wide events.

Most of our team is situated across Northern California, but we are building a rapidly expanding team of network professionals throughout America. Progent's virtual office environment eliminates regional boundaries that limit the efficiency of conventional business models. We complete the package by providing a full benefit plan to ensure the health and financial security of our employees and their relations.

Not only do we have awesome consulting professionals, Progent's sales and administration groups match the excellence that defines Progent. These high-performance factors behind Progent’s success are enabling us to target and land the scores of new clients we are now acquiring each month. Progent lately marked the providing of services to our 1,000th customer. Just type “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to check for yourself why we are also an effective sales organization.

Having a commitment to technical excellence is a key for growth with Progent. A career in consulting will drive you to enhance your skills more than you would in any other position in information technology. Being exposed to a continual series of network challenges is what makes professional support interesting. Customers choose a consultant to do the “hard stuff.” Innovative projects, leading-edge deployments, puzzling or entrenched issues, and difficult migrations are the foundation for what we do daily. At Progent, you will not stall or be pigeonholed, as is sadly common for network engineers in ordinary corporate jobs. You will wake up every morning excited about the opportunities to come.

On the way, you will work with some great people, both by building close client contacts and by working closely with other Progent team members, where you will learn from and contribute to their growth. Yes, technology is important, but Progent is a relationship-focused organization through and through. If you do not have strong people skills or enjoy working with a diverse assortment of personalities, then we are probably not a good fit.

If this sounds good to you, we invite you to contact us about our view of the new paradigm of information technology consulting.

Enjoy Lifestyle Benefits and Technical Success with
Our Sophisticated Virtual Office Environment

Progent is convinced that a carefully designed and executed information system is a crucial piece for enabling any company's growth, and Progent follows this credo in our corporate system environment. We have built a zero-downtime virtual office network that allows our in-house engineers and authorized contractors to offer rapid and efficient service, collaborate closely on complex jobs, and experience professional and private maturity from acting as a member of a dynamic business ethos of self motivation and freedom.
















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