One of the premiere computer consulting companies for business networks, Progent maintains a large staff of certified service professionals who focus on mainstream IT areas such as:

  • Microsoft technology
  • Cisco routers, switches, firewalls, access points, plus Voice over IP and VPN solutions
  • Network security analysis
  • Sophisticated system infrastructures
  • Off-site IT support and network management

Progent's Experts Group, which contracts freelance consultants qualified and coordinated by Progent, offers exceptionally specialized knowledge covering a wide range of vital business applications and networking solutions such as:

  • Apple OS and iOS networking and application software
  • Support for Linux-based, UNIX-powered, and Sun environments
  • Dynamics MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management customization
  • Business Intelligence expertise for SQL Server BI Stack, Excel Data Analysis Tools, and Crystal Reports
  • Chief Information Officer, management information analyst, and project management outsourcing
  • Web-based application development, integration, and troubleshooting
  • SQL Server, MySQL and Oracle Database development and management consulting
  • Microsoft Office Access database development, enhancement and training
  • Office and Office 365 training

Innovative models for acquiring clients, providing support, creating an efficient company culture, and offering highly competitive compensation have allowed us to become one of the most rapidly expanding and best recognized Microsoft Gold Partners consultant organizations in America and to build a worldwide organization for providing remote network service. If you are an accredited computer technician or information technology consultant with a focus on a customer success and excellent people skills, you should consider Progent an opportunity for enhancing your technical skills, developing a more independent lifestyle, and attaining financial success.

Find Out More Information Concerning Jobs with Progent
Check out these links to find out additional information concerning our job openings, company culture, work environment, compensation structure, and benefits packages:

Consulting Work at Progent
Progent is seeking a range of full-time professionals such as solutions-driven Microsoft MCSE and MCSA network consultants; connectivity experts with Cisco CCIE or CCNP certification; and consultants for fault-tolerant network design with experience in mobile access, wireless networking, high-availability systems, business continuity solutions, data protection, and VMware technology. Progent is also hiring desktop support technicians, off-site service professionals, and CISM or CISSP accredited security consultants. We are also looking for experienced managers who can operate efficiently in our dynamic, virtual office environment. Find out more information concerning full-time professional services work at Progent by referring to Consulting Jobs at Progent.

Freelance Jobs with Progent
Progent contracts independent consultants with specialized expertise and hands-on background in high-demand IT areas outside our primary technical concentration. Progent's Experts Group hires contractors who can provide consulting and development support for mission-critical applications that include MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management; possess specialized expertise with popular platforms such as Linux derivatives, Apple OS, or Sun, or can provide world-class help in areas such as telecommunications, web design, Juniper Networks infrastructure technology, eCommerce, or Oracle and MySQL DBM development and management. Freelance consultants qualified by Progent coordinate with Progent's full-time professionals to provide end-to-end IT services for small business networks. If you want to learn additional information concerning freelance work with Progent's Experts Consulting Group, refer to Freelance Jobs with Progent.

Ways That We Are Different
Progent has been able to recruit the top consulting talent by being different. Providing an innovative mix of entrepreneurial drive, dedication to client satisfaction, use of advanced technology, and a flexible business structure that accommodates life-style options for our team members, Progent offers a dynamic setting for talented individuals who have a drive for rapidly enhancing their technical skills to create real-world solutions for a variety of businesses and network environments. Find out more details about how we are different by visiting How Progent Is Different.

Progent's Virtual Office Network
Our virtual office model provides state-of-the-art technical tools that enable remote access, wireless connectivity, easy access to our support databases, and instant cooperation with talented team members to allow you to solve challenging IT problems. Our virtual office setting allows you to concentrate on providing service rather than fighting traffic and lets you build successful customer relationships by enabling you to provide quick, effective, and cost-effective solutions. If you want to find out additional information about our virtual office network, refer to Progent virtual Office Work Environment.

Compensation Model and Benefit Packages
Our compensation is determined by revenue sharing. What you make is directly determined by what you generate. You have the option of focusing on life style and choosing to consult at an easy pace, utilizing Progent's versatile structure to make time for personal pursuits, or you can take advantage of the chance to make significant money by persistent effort and lots of hours. Progent also offers full family health coverage as well as numerous additional benefits. Learn additional details concerning our compensation model and benefits by referring to Our Compensation and Benefits.

Consulting at Progent FAQs
For replies to common questions about being a consultant at Progent, go to Employment at Progent Frequently Asked Questions.

This is a description of Progent's available job openings:


Job Code
 
Job Description

P014

Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking experienced Senior Microsoft computer consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a range of small businesses to manage networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key fields of knowledge include network architecture, AD design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

More information about Senior Microsoft Computer Consultant Jobs


P016

Desktop Support Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for Desktop Support Experts to assist 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 required, Monday through Friday. Our consultant will maintain and support users of all desktop and notebook computers powered by the latest Microsoft technologies. Also, work closely with customer's executives, management, IT group or under the direction or guidance of Progent's senior consultant to support the customer's end users.

Specifics on Desktop Engineer Positions


P018

Sr. Microsoft IT Consulting Expert - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is looking for proven Senior Microsoft information technology consulting experts in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to assist a variety of small organizations maintain IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important fields of expertise include network architecture, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

More information about Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert Positions


Expert

Senior Microsoft Exchange Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area, Online
Progent is seeking a Sr. Microsoft Exchange consultant to spearhead enterprise-level Exchange design and implementation initiatives. The ideal candidate would be a technical consultant with mastery in Exchange 2007 to 2016 and Microsoft Office 365 and with a thorough understanding of Active Directory. This role demands experience in the consulting, architectural design, implementation and support of these platforms.

More information about Senior Exchange Expert Positions


S25

Business Development Representative - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is looking for a Business Development Representative (BDR) to work as a senior sales executive who is responsible for selling the company's comprehensive portfolio of IT outsourcing and computer consulting, and application development services. Activities of the Business Development Representative include:
  • Generating and articulating crucial components of consulting propositions that associate our services with an organization's IT goals
  • Maintaining strong relationships with Progent's customers
  • Providing ongoing account management and generating follow-on engagements
  • Explaining continually evolving technology

Specifics about Business Development Representative (BDR) Positions - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas


If you wish to ask about any position listed above, you should send your resume to jobs@progent.com. Be sure to include the job codes of the positions that interest you.

Additional Facts About Work at Progent

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

Progent is seeking to find staff-level, results-driven Microsoft certified consultants with Microsoft MCSE or MCSA credentials; Cisco certified system consultants with Cisco CCIE certification; security consultants with CISA or equivalent security credentials; and advanced network design consultants with a background in mobile access, wireless connectivity, high availability, workplace recovery, information protection, and VMware. Progent also is hiring employees who can join Progent's team of helpdesk service technicians and off-site support professionals. In addition, We are seeking experienced administrators who can operate effectively in our high-growth, virtual office culture.

By maintaining a staff of talented and motivated consultants, providing world-class customer care, and offering a competitive value-focused fee structure, We have managed to expand our customer list rapidly while delivering consulting support to numerous companies in the San Francisco area and throughout the U.S. An advanced virtual office network, a common knowledge database, and a group approach to problem solving have allowed Progent to maintain a talented staff and a satisfied client list.

For a network professional with technical support expertise, joining Progent or helping Progent's customers will expand your skills through cooperation with our group of mutually team-oriented, expert engineers. Our focus on providing information technology consulting and computer support to small and midsize organizations will offer you the opportunity to work closely with key players and contribute significantly to the success of dynamic businesses.

Progent is hiring technical professionals that can show verifiable credentials related to their special focus. So, if you are a Microsoft consultant, you should have your Microsoft MCSE certificate. In the case of Cisco experts, show us your Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert or Cisco Certified Network Professional certificate. For security, you should show you CISSP, CISA, Certified Information Security Manager, or other top security certifications. Of course, we are aware of "paper experts". However, the fact that a credential can not ensure expertise is no excuse for not having one. If you know your stuff, then most of these tests should present no challenge. The bottom line is that if you represent yourself to be a professional, then clients expect credentials. We will broadcast your skills, but you should have a baseline of credentials for us to work with. In case you stand adamantly against the idea of certifications, Progent can understand and honor your position, but you are probably not an appropriate candidate.

Contract Work for Certified Experts for
Windows, Macintosh, Linux/UNIX, and Sun Solaris Technology

For over two decades, our information technology engineers have provided low-cost and successful computer support services for businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area and throughout the U.S. An advanced virtual office environment, a common support database, and a collaborative approach to problem solving have enabled Progent to retain a strong staff and dramatically expand a satisfied clientele.

The Experts Group is Progent's way to provide customers the services of expert computer support professionals who have advanced skills and work experience in important areas outside of our core focus in system infrastructure and security. Experts Group members are often freelance engineers and occasionally "moonlighters" who have been carefully certified by us to collaborate with our staff consultants to provide comprehensive, world-class network solutions to small businesses. Progent is always enhancing our Experts Team to meet the particular requirements of our clients.

Our Experts Group now offers consulting in these technologies:

  • Macintosh networking and programs
  • Expertise for Linux-based, UNIX, and Sun Solaris environments
  • MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM consulting
  • Mission-critical and specialized application support
  • CIO, management information analyst, and project logistics services
  • Custom applications development and integration
  • Web, electronic business, Electronic Data Interchange, and client information portal design and integration
  • DBM support and performance consulting
  • Business intelligence expertise
  • Telecommunications architecture consulting

Benefits of becoming part of Our Experts Team include:

  • By working with Progent, you get to leverage the momentum of Progent's dramatic growth and excellent reputation in the marketplace. By maintaining a team of skilled and dedicated professionals, offering attentive customer care, and practicing a strong, value-focused pricing model, we have quadrupled our clientele during the last few years and Progent currently provides professoinal support to hundreds of businesses in Northern California and across the U.S.
  • Progent's experienced marketing team takes care of all facets of promoting your services and technical knowledge into our rapidly expanding customer base, so you expend less effort signing up customers and extra time generating revenue.
  • Progent will assist in relationship building between you and our core group of expert Microsoft and Cisco certified engineers who are the gateway to the key executives among Progent's customers.
  • Our sales and operations groups will take care of the complete sales and contracting process, from lead generation, job approval, client requirements description, capabilities matching, job scoping proposal generation, contract negotiation and generation. Your entire focus stays with providing top-quality consulting service.
  • Progent will provide you access to Progent's advanced virtual office infrastructure, offering professional meeting/work locations throughout the San Francisco area, as well as Internet and telecomm access anywhere in the United States.
  • You will have the benefit of our vast database, processes based on best practices, abundance of professional documents, and the shared expertise from one of the country's largest independent groups of expert consulting engineers.
  • Progent will pass on special benefits from leading vendors including Microsoft and Cisco, including no-cost orlow-cost training classes, web connections to restricted vendor support tools and product support resources, and on-line in-house use software for training 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 be a member of our Experts Group, but we do have strict requirements for membership:

  • You must show a proven track record as a consultant working on your own in your field of specialization, including at least a two year record of successful consulting jobs and/or have an active client base for whom you now provide continuing support services.
  • You need to demonstrate that you have expertise in your area of concentration, including showing an extensive task-relevant history and excellent references, and possess up-to-date vendor or industry professional qualifications.
  • You must be able to carry yourself in a professional manner and be self driven and confident in your abilities. You need to have excellent communications skills and know how to operate successfully alone or as a member of a group.
  • You need to be able to communicate proper expectations to clients and other Progent team members and you have to know how evaluate tasks, create task plans, and estimate reasonable work schedules.

Enhance Your Skills with Advanced Technology and
Working with a Great Team of Computer Consultants

Progent's business climate will allow you to become a better consultant by improving your information technology knowledge and boosting the loyalty of your clients. Progent delivers on this commitment by attracting the top professional talent for you to work with, providing an advanced system architecture, using custom application tools to enable the maximum level of service, and by streamlining our operational models for finding and maintaining clients.

The most important factor that differentiates us from typical consulting firms is the quality of our consulting team. Out of the 50 or so consultants who have teamed with us, we have assembled the best talent across a broad array of technologies. Be it Microsoft servers, Cisco switches, corporate security, Apple, Linux/UNIX, server virtualization, or other crucial areas, we engage professionals who can help you to be effective on larger projects by leveraging the aggregate skills of Progent's team of experts.

To ensure the productivity of our team, we invest significantly in providing the most powerful tools to do the work properly. We will exploit information technology to an impressive extent and our state-of-the-art virtual office infrastructure enables seamless communications, collaboration, and information sharing with fellow Progent consultants — entirely from home-based or on-the-road offices. You don’t throw away time or forfeit revenue with daily drives to a physical office building, and any travel you do for in-person client work is based on your own schedule, not Progent's. The best benefit is that much of Progent's consulting work can be performed off-site, offering maximum efficiency for income-producing time. In practice, some of our staff do off-site consulting exclusively.

Progent's operations are geared towards responding rapidly and efficiently to client requirements through knowledge exchange and cooperative problem resolution. Even though our engineers work with a high level of independence, dispatching is centralized, client problems and resolutions are carefully tracked, recorded, and archived for easy retrieval, up-to-date consultant availability is broadcast to facilitate group projects and enable trouble escalation, and client approval is continually monitored. We reinforce the sense of cooperation through monthly team meetings and quarterly corporate events.

Most of our consultants are located across Northern California, however we are building a rapidly growing team of network experts throughout the United States. Progent's virtual office infrastructure does away with geographic obstacles that limit the productivity of traditional business structures. We complete the package by offering a comprehensive benefit program to ensure the physical health and financial welfare of our team members and their relations.

Just as we have awesome consulting professionals, our sales and operations teams live up to the high standards that defines Progent. These high-performance factors behind Progent’s success are helping us to identify and land the 50-60 new clients we are now acquiring every month. We recently celebrated the providing of services to our 1,000th client. Just type “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to see for yourself why we are also a strong sales organization.

Possessing a commitment to technical proficiency is a cornerstone for growth with Progent. A career in consulting will push you to learn more than you would in any other position in network technology. Being exposed to a continual series of technical challenges is what keeps professional support interesting. Clients choose a consultant to perform the “hard stuff.” Creative projects, advanced deployments, puzzling or entrenched problems, and difficult upgrades are the foundation for our services every day. At Progent, you will not stagnate or be pigeonholed, as is all too typical for network professionals in ordinary corporate jobs. You will awake every day enthusiastic about the challenges to come.

Along the way, you will meet some wonderful people, both by establishing close client contacts and by operating in conjunction with other Progent team members, where you will benefit from and add to their growth. Yes, technology is vital, but we are a relationship-focused company through and through. If you do not offer excellent people skills or enjoy working with a varied group of people, then we are in all likelihood a poor fit.

If all this seems right for you, we urge you to contact us about our view of the new paradigm of information technology consulting.

Get Lifestyle Benefits and Professional Prowess with
Our Advanced Virtual Office Environment

Progent is convinced that a well designed and implemented information system can be a crucial factor for enabling a company's growth, and Progent applies this belief in our own system environment. Progent has built a zero-downtime virtual office network that enables Progent's in-house consultants and authorized contractors to deliver rapid and efficient service, cooperate closely on sophisticated jobs, and experience professional and personal maturity by acting as a member of a dynamic company ethos of personal drive and freedom.
















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