One of the top network consulting firms for business systems, Progent maintains a full-time staff of certified support experts who concentrate on mainstream IT areas such as:

  • Microsoft Windows technology
  • Cisco Integrated Services Routers, switches, firewalls, access points, plus VoIP solutions
  • System security consulting
  • Sophisticated system infrastructures
  • Off-site troubleshooting and system management

Our Experts Team, which includes independent consultants qualified and managed by Progent, provides exceptionally specialized skills in a broad variety of vital business applications and network technologies such as:

  • Macintosh and iOS networking and applications
  • Expertise for Linux-powered, UNIX, and Sun Solaris systems
  • Dynamics Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM expertise
  • BI consulting for platforms including SQL Server BI Stack, Excel Data Analysis Tools, and Microsoft Management Reporter/FRx
  • CIO, management information analyst, and project management services
  • Web-based app development, deployment, and debugging
  • SQL Server and Oracle Database development and management consulting
  • Microsoft Access application programming, migration and training
  • Microsoft Office and Office 365 training

Innovative structures for finding clients, providing service, creating an efficient working environment, and providing highly competitive compensation and benefits have enabled us to be one of the most rapidly expanding and most well respected Microsoft Gold Partners consulting companies in America and to establish a worldwide organization for delivering remote network support. If you are an accredited computer support professional or network consultant with an orientation towards a customer success and strong people skills, you will find in Progent an opportunity for increasing your professional skills, developing a more independent lifestyle, and attaining economic security.

Learn Additional Information About Working at Progent
Follow these pages to learn more information concerning our job openings, business philosophy, operational conditions, compensation model, and benefits:

Full-time Careers at Progent
We are looking for a range of full-time workers including motivated Microsoft MCSE, MCSA, and MCP computer engineers; network consultants who have CCIE credentials; and specialists in fault-tolerant system architecture with backgrounds in mobile connectivity, wireless networking, high-availability environments, disaster recovery planning, data preservation, and VMware technology. We are also seeking workstation support experts, off-site troubleshooting specialists, and CISSP, CISM, or CISA certified security engineers. Progent is also seeking experienced managers who can operate efficiently in Progent's dynamic, virtual office model. Find out more information about full-time consulting jobs at Progent by going to Full-time Jobs at Progent.

Contracting Jobs at Progent
Progent works with independent consultants who have in-depth expertise and working experience in crucial information technology areas beyond our primary service focus. Our Experts Group hires contractors who offer advice and development services for line-of-business solutions that include MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management; have deep knowledge of non-Microsoft operating systems such as Linux, Macintosh, or Solaris, or offer expert help in technologies like telecom, web site design, Juniper Networks products, eCommerce, or Oracle Database programming and management. Independent consultants certified by Progent coordinate with our in-house consultants to provide comprehensive IT services for small business networks. In order to find out more information concerning contracting work with our Experts Team, refer to Freelance Jobs with Progent.

Reasons That We Are Exceptional
Progent has managed to attract the top professional talent by being unique. With an innovative blend of enterprising drive, commitment to client success, utilization of state-of-the-art technical tools, plus an independent business structure that allows for life-style options for Progent's consulting team, Progent offers a dynamic setting for talented individuals who posses a drive for rapidly enhancing their professional abilities to deliver real-world solutions for a range of organizations and technical environments. Find out additional details concerning reasons we are exceptional by going to Reasons That We Are Different.

Our Virtual Office Business Model
Our virtual office model incorporates sophisticated technologies that enable remote support, wireless communication, easy availability of Progent's knowledge bases, and close cooperation with mobile colleagues to help you to deal with challenging IT problems. Progent's virtual office structure allows you to focus on providing service instead of dealing with traffic and helps you establish lasting client relationships by enabling you to come up with fast, effective, and cost-effective solutions. If you want to find out additional details concerning our virtual office business model, visit Progent virtual Office Network.

Compensation Model and Benefit Programs
Our compensation model is determined by revenue sharing. What you earn is directly tied to the revenue you contribute. You have the choice of concentrating on quality of life and choosing to consult at an easy pace, using Progent's versatile schedule to follow personal enthusiasms, or you can choose to earn significant income through hard work and lots of consulting time. Progent also provides full family health insurance as well as many additional benefits. Learn additional details about Progent's compensation model and benefits by referring to Our Compensation and Benefit Programs.

Employment at Progent FAQs
To see answers to popular questions concerning becoming a consultant at Progent, go to Working with Progent Q&A.

The following is a description of Progent's current job openings:


Job Code
 
Job Description

P014

Sr. Microsoft Computer Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for experienced Sr. Microsoft information technology consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a variety of small and midsize organizations to maintain IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 through 2016. Key fields of expertise include network architecture, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Specifics about Senior Microsoft IT Consulting Expert Jobs


P016

Desktop Support Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking Desktop Support Experts to help our customers with maintenance, break/fix and project work. This is a 1099 consulting position that will be performed at our client sites in the San Francisco Bay Area. Daytime availability is required, Monday through Friday. Our consultant will maintain and support users of all desktop and laptop computers powered by the latest Microsoft technologies. In addition, work closely with customer's executives, management, IT group or under the direction or guidance of Progent's senior consultant to support the client's end users.

More information about Desktop Engineer Job


P018

Sr. Microsoft Computer Consultant - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is seeking experienced Sr. Microsoft computer consultants in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to help a range of small organizations maintain IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important areas of expertise include network infrastructure, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

More information about Senior Microsoft Computer Consulting Expert Job


Expert

Senior Microsoft Exchange Expert - San Francisco Bay Area, Remote
Progent is looking for a Sr. Microsoft Exchange consultant to lead large-scale Microsoft Exchange planning and deployment projects. The right applicant should be a computer consultant with subject matter expertise in the area of Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016 and Exchange Online and with a solid grasp of Active Directory. This position demands experience in the consulting, architectural design, implementation and maintenance of these platforms.

More information about Sr. Microsoft Exchange Expert Jobs


S25

Business Development Representative (BDR) - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is looking for a Business Development Representative to work as a senior-level sales executive who is responsible for selling the company's broad portfolio of information technology outsourcing and network consulting, and development services. Activities of the BDR include:
  • Producing and explaining crucial components of service propositions that align our deliverables with real business value
  • Maintaining excellent relationships with customers
  • Providing ongoing account management and generating follow-on sales
  • Explaining continually evolving IT technology

More information about Business Development Representative Job - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas


If you wish to enquire about any opening listed above, you should e-mail your background information to jobs@progent.com. Be sure to copy the job codes of the jobs that interest you.

Details Concerning Jobs at Progent

Career Jobs for Network Engineers, Computer Support Specialists,
Security Experts, and Remote Support Technicians

Progent is seeking to hire staff-level, results-driven Microsoft certified consultants with Microsoft MCSE or MCSA credentials; Cisco certified network consultants who have Cisco CCIE or CCNP credentials; security professionals with CISSP, CISM, or CISA or equivalent security credentials; and advanced system architecture experts with experience in mobile solutions, wireless connectivity, fault tolerance, workplace recovery, information protection, and virtual servers. Progent also is looking for employees who can work on Progent's team of helpdesk service specialists and off-site support experts. Also, Progent is hiring experienced managers who can operate productively in Progent's high-growth, virtual office culture.

By maintaining a staff of skilled and dedicated professionals, providing attentive client services, and offering a strong results-focused pricing structure, We have managed to increase our customer list dramatically while delivering professional support to hundreds of companies in the San Francisco area and across the U.S. A sophisticated virtual office network, a shared knowledge database, and a group approach to problem solving have allowed Progent to maintain a talented staff and a satisfied customer base.

If you are an information technology consultant with technical support experience, joining Progent or helping Progent's clients will enhance your knowledge through cooperation with our staff of highly supportive, expert consultants. Our commitment to delivering network expertise and computer help to small and midsize organizations will offer you the chance to work intimately with key players and add significantly to the growth of exciting businesses.

We are hiring technical professionals who have verifiable credentials related to their special expertise. So, if you are a Microsoft consultant, you must have earned your Microsoft MCSE certificate. For Cisco consultants, have your CCIE or CCNP certificate. For security, you should have earned you CISSP, Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Information Security Manager, or other leading security credentials. Naturally, Progent is aware of “paper MCSEs.” Still, the fact that a credential can not ensure excellence is no reason for not earning one. If you have mastered your field, then the majority of these certifications should present no challenge. The bottom line is that if you call yourself a professional, then clients deserve to see credentials. We can broadcast your skills, but you should provide basic credentials for Progent to market. If you are strongly against the idea of credentials, we can understand and respect your position, but you are likely not an appropriate candidate.

Contract Work for Qualified Application Specialists for
Windows, Apple OS, Linux-based, and Sun Technology

For over two decades, our information technology engineers have provided low-cost and successful network support expertise for companies in the San Francisco Bay Area and across the U.S. A sophisticated virtual office network, a shared technical database, and a team philosophy for problem resolution have helped us to retain a talented consulting group and dramatically expand a loyal customer base.

The Experts Team is our way to provide clients the help of specialized computer consulting professionals who have advanced knowledge and work background in important technologies outside of Progent's primary concentration in network support and security. Experts Group consultants are typically independent contractors and sometimes "moonlighters" who are carefully certified by us to collaborate with Progent's staff consultants to deliver end-to-end, enterprise-class network solutions to small businesses. We are always enhancing our Experts Group to address the special needs of our clients.

Our Experts Group currently provides support in these areas:

  • Apple OS networking and applications
  • Expertise for Linux-powered, UNIX-powered, and Sun environments
  • Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management consulting
  • Mission-critical and vertical application help
  • CIO, management information analyst, and project management outsourcing
  • Custom program development and integration
  • Web site, eCommerce, EDI, and customer portal design and deployment
  • Database management and performance help
  • Management information expertise
  • Telecommunications systems consulting

Benefits of becoming a member of Progent's Experts Group include:

  • By associating with Progent, you get to benefit from the momentum of our dramatic expansion and top-notch recognition in the marketplace. By maintaining a group of talented and committed professionals, providing excellent customer care, and practicing a strong, value-focused billing structure, Progent has multiplied our customer base during the past several years and Progent currently delivers consulting support to hundreds of companies in Northern California and throughout the United States.
  • Progent's experienced marketing team handles all facets of promoting your skills and areas of expertise into our quickly growing customer base, so you expend less effort finding customers and extra time generating revenue.
  • We will assist in relationship building between you and our core team of experienced Microsoft and Cisco certified consultants who are the conduit to the key executives among Progent's customers.
  • Our sales and operations groups will manage the entire sales and engagement process, from opportunity identification, project approval, client requirements definition, capabilities matching, project analysis proposal generation, contract negotiation and execution. Your exclusive responsibility stays with delivering top-quality consulting service.
  • We will provide you connections to our sophisticated virtual office infrastructure, including professional meeting/work sites in Northern California, as well as data and voice connectivity throughout the U.S.
  • You will have access to Progent's vast knowledge base, processes based on best practices, library of professional documents, and the aggregate experience from one of Northern California's largest independent groups of experienced consulting professionals.
  • We will share special benefits from leading vendors such as Microsoft and Cisco, including free orlow-cost educational seminars, on-line access to special vendor troubleshooting tools and product support resources, and downloadable in-house use software for training and/or sales use.
  • 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 charge to become part of our Experts Team, but we do have these requirements for membership:

  • You must have a strong track record as a consulting professional working independently in your field of expertise, including at least a two year history of successful consulting projects or you must have an active customer base for which you now provide continuing consulting services.
  • You should demonstrate that you are an expert in your area of concentration, including showing a long task-relevant record and excellent references, and possess current manufacturer or industry professional certifications.
  • You should be able to carry yourself in a professional way and be self motivated and confident in your skills. You should have excellent communications skills and understand how to operate successfully alone or as a member of a group.
  • You should be able to explain proper goals to customers and fellow Progent consultants and you need to know how analyze projects, create task plans, and estimate realistic time lines.

Improve Your Skills with Advanced Technology and
Working with the Top Group of Computer Consultants

Progent's company culture will allow you to become a better consulting professional by improving your information technology skills and boosting the loyalty of your customers. Progent makes good on this promise by recruiting the top consulting talent for you to work with, providing a state-of-the-art network and communications architecture, running custom application tools to deliver the highest level of service, and by optimizing proven business structures for attracting and keeping customers.

The main factor that separates Progent from most consulting companies is the excellence of our consultants. Out of the 50 or so consultants who have joined us, we have assembled the best expertise across a wide range of technical areas. Be it Microsoft Windows, Cisco switches, corporate security, Mac, Linux, VMware, or other crucial technologies, we deploy experts who can help you to be successful on larger jobs by combining the aggregate experience of Progent's group of professionals.

To promote the productivity of our team, we invest significantly in making available the best tools to perform the job efficiently. We will leverage technology to an extraordinary degree and our state-of-the-art virtual office infrastructure allows effortless connectivity, cooperation, and knowledge exchange with other Progent team members — all from home-based or mobile offices. Consultants don’t waste time or forfeit income with daily commutes to a physical office, and all travel you do for on-site customer work is determined by your own schedule, not ours. The most attractive benefit is that most of our support work can be done off-site, representing 100% productivity for income-producing hours. In fact, some Progent staff do remote support only.

Progent's business structure is set up for reacting quickly and efficiently to client requirements via knowledge exchange and cooperative problem resolution. Although our engineers work with a great deal of independence, resource allocation is unified, customer problems and resolutions are meticulously monitored, recorded, and organized for convenient reference, up-to-date consultant availability is published to streamline team tasks and enable problem escalation, and client satisfaction is always monitored. We strengthen the sense of connection via monthly team conferences and regular company-wide events.

Most of Progent's consultants are located across Northern California, however we are building a quickly growing team of consulting experts from across the U.S. Our virtual office environment does away with geographic boundaries that restrict the efficiency of traditional business models. We complete the package by providing a comprehensive employee care program to promote the physical health and financial security of our team members and their families.

Not only do we have awesome consultants, Progent's marketing and administration teams live up to the high standards that defines Progent. These high-performance factors behind our growth are enabling us to target and sign up the scores of new customers we are currently acquiring each month. Progent recently marked the delivery of support to our 1,000th client. Just type “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to check for yourself why Progent is also an effective sales organization.

Having a commitment to technical excellence is a cornerstone for growth with Progent. A job in consulting will drive you to learn more than you would in any other job in information technology. Being exposed to a steady series of technical challenges is what makes professional support interesting. Customers choose a consultant to do the toughest jobs. Innovative tasks, advanced implementations, vexing or chronic problems, and tricky upgrades are the basis for what we do daily. At Progent, you will not stagnate or be pigeonholed, as is all too typical for network engineers in traditional corporate jobs. You will wake up every day enthusiastic about the challenges to come.

Along the way, you will work with some wonderful people, both by establishing close client relationships and by operating closely with other Progent team members, where you will learn from and add to their growth. Yes, technology is vital, but we are a relationship-focused organization heart and soul. If you do not have strong people skills or enjoy working with a diverse group of people, then Progent is in all likelihood a poor match.

If this sounds good to you, we invite you to talk to Progent about our view of the future of information technology consulting.

Enjoy Lifestyle Benefits and Technical Success with
Our Advanced Virtual Office Infrastructure

Progent is convinced that a well architected and implemented network is a pivotal piece for accelerating a firm's growth, and we apply this belief in our own network environment. We have created a zero-downtime virtual office network that allows our staff consultants and certified contractors to offer rapid and efficient support, collaborate closely on complex jobs, and gain from professional and private maturity from acting as part of an exciting business culture of self motivation and freedom.
















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