One of America's premiere network consulting firms for small and midsize business systems, Progent manages a full-time team of talented support experts who concentrate on core IT areas such as:

  • Microsoft technology
  • Cisco routers, switches, firewalls, wireless access points, plus VoIP solutions
  • Network security consulting
  • Advanced network infrastructures
  • Off-site IT support and system administration

Progent's Experts Team, which contracts freelance consultants certified and managed by Progent, provides exceptionally refined skills in a wide variety of critical software areas and networking solutions that include:

  • Macintosh and iOS networking and applications
  • Consulting for Linux, UNIX-powered, and Sun Solaris systems
  • Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM customization
  • Business Intelligence expertise for SQL Server BI Stack, Excel Data Analysis Tools, and Microsoft Management Reporter/FRx
  • Chief Information Officer, management information analyst, and project logistics services
  • Web-based app development, integration, and troubleshooting
  • SQL Server and Oracle Database development and management help
  • Office Access database development, migration and training
  • Microsoft Office and Office 365 custom training

Creative models for attracting clients, delivering service, creating a dynamic working environment, and offering generous profit sharing have allowed Progent to be one of the fastest growing and most well respected Microsoft Gold Partners consultant firms in America and to build a worldwide presence for delivering remote network support. If you are a certified computer support professional or network consultant with a drive for a client service and excellent people skills, consultants will discover Progent an opportunity for enhancing your professional skills, developing a more rewarding career, and achieving economic security.

Find Out More Information Concerning Working at Progent
Check out these pages to find out more details concerning Progent's job openings, company philosophy, work environment, compensation model, and benefits:

Full-time Jobs at Progent
We are seeking a range of full-time workers including motivated Microsoft MCSE and MCSA network engineers; connectivity consultants who have Cisco CCIE certification; and specialists in advanced network architecture with experience in mobile connectivity, wireless integration, high-availability environments, disaster recovery solutions, data preservation, and VMware technology. We are also looking for desktop support experts, off-site troubleshooting specialists, and CISSP accredited security professionals. Progent is also seeking veteran managers and administrators who can operate effectively in our high-growth, virtual office model. Find out additional details concerning full-time consulting work at Progent by going to Full-time Positions at Progent.

Freelance Opportunities at Progent
Progent contracts independent consultants who have in-depth expertise and field experience in crucial information technology areas outside our primary technical focus. Our Experts Team hires contractors who offer consulting and programming support for line-of-business applications that include Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM; possess specialized knowledge of non-Microsoft operating systems such as Linux, Apple OS, or Sun, or can provide expert help in technologies like telecommunications, web site development, Juniper Networks infrastructure technology, web commerce, or Oracle and MySQL DBM programming and administration. Independent contractors certified by us cooperate with our full-time engineers to provide end-to-end solutions for small and midsize company networks. If you want to learn more details concerning contract work with our Experts Consulting Group, see Freelance Opportunities with Progent.

Ways That Progent Is Different
We have been able to recruit the top professional talent by being unique. Providing an innovative mix of enterprising drive, commitment to customer success, utilization of advanced technical tools, and a flexible work structure that accommodates life-style choices for Progent's consulting team, Progent offers a stimulating setting for select consultants who have a desire for quickly improving their professional skills to deliver real-world solutions for a variety of businesses and network environments. Find out additional details concerning ways that we are unique by referring to Reasons That Progent Is Different.

Our Virtual Office Infrastructure
Our virtual office environment uses state-of-the-art technologies that allow off-site access, wireless connectivity, easy access to Progent's support databases, and close collaboration with talented colleagues to allow you to deal with challenging network problems. Our virtual office model allows you to focus on delivering IT solutions instead of dealing with traffic and lets you nurture lasting customer relationships by enabling you to come up with fast, viable, and cost-effective solutions. If you want to learn additional details concerning Progent's virtual office work environment, visit Progent virtual Office Business Model.

Compensation and Benefit Packages
Progent's compensation is based on revenue sharing. What you earn is entirely determined by what you contribute. Consultants have the choice of concentrating on life style and electing to consult at a more relaxed pace, using Progent's versatile schedule to follow individual pursuits, or you can take advantage of the chance to make significant money through persistent work and long hours. Progent also offers complete family health care coverage as well as numerous other benefits. Find out more details concerning Progent's compensation and benefit programs by visiting Our Compensation Model and Benefit Packages.

Employment at Progent FAQs
For answers to popular questions about being a consultant at Progent, refer to Jobs at Progent Questions and Answers.

The following is a list of our available job opportunities:


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Senior Microsoft Computer Consulting Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for experienced Sr. Microsoft information technology consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a variety of small and midsize businesses to manage IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key areas of expertise include network architecture, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Details on Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert Job


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Desktop Support Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking Desktop Support Experts to assist Progent's customers with maintenance, break/fix and project work. This is a 1099 consulting position that will be performed at Progent's customer sites 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 powered by current Microsoft technologies. In addition, work closely with client's executives, management, IT staff or under the direction or guidance of Progent's senior consultant to support the client's end users.

Details about Desktop Engineer Positions


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Senior Microsoft IT Consulting Expert - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is seeking experienced Sr. Microsoft computer consulting experts in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to help a variety of small and midsize businesses manage networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 through 2016. Key fields of knowledge include system architecture, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Specifics on Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert Job


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Senior Exchange Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area, Online
Progent is seeking a Senior Exchange expert to lead enterprise-level Exchange design and deployment initiatives. The right candidate should be a computer consultant with mastery in Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016 and Microsoft Office 365 and with a solid understanding of Active Directory. This role calls for a background in the consulting, system design, implementation and support of these technologies.

Details about Sr. Microsoft Exchange Expert Jobs


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Business Development Representative - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is seeking a Business Development Representative to operate as a senior sales executive responsible for selling Progent's broad portfolio of information technology outsourcing and network consulting, and application development services. Activities of the BDR include:
  • Generating and explaining crucial elements of engagement proposals which align our services with real business value
  • Maintaining good relationships with customers
  • Providing continuing client management and developing follow-on sales
  • Maintaining an understanding of rapidly changing technology

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


If you want to enquire about any job listed above, please e-mail your resume to jobs@progent.com. Please copy the job codes of the positions of interest.

Additional Facts About Jobs with Us

Fulltime Jobs for Network Consultants, Desktop Service Specialists,
Security Consultants, and Remote Help Technicians

Progent wants to hire full-time, results-oriented Microsoft certified engineers with MCSE or MCP credentials; Cisco accredited network engineers who have Cisco CCIE, CCNP, or CCNA credentials; security consultants with CISSP, CISM, or CISA or comparable security certification; and advanced system architecture consultants with experience in mobile access, wireless connectivity, high uptime, business continuity, data preservation, and VMware. Progent also is looking for professionals who can join our team of helpdesk support technicians and remote support professionals. Also, We are looking for talented administrators able to operate productively in Progent's fast-paced, virtual office culture.

By supporting a staff of talented and motivated consultants, delivering world-class client care, and following a competitive results-based fee structure, Progent has managed to expand our client base dramatically while delivering consulting services to hundreds of companies in Northern California and throughout the U.S. An advanced virtual office network, a common knowledge base, and a group approach to problem resolution have helped Progent to retain a talented staff and a loyal customer base.

If you are a network consultant with technical support expertise, joining Progent or helping Progent's clients can enhance your skills through interaction with our group of highly supportive, talented consultants. Progent's focus on delivering network expertise and computer help to small companies will give you the chance to collaborate intimately with key players and contribute appreciably to the growth of dynamic businesses.

We are hiring consultants who have verifiable credentials in their special focus. So, if you are a Microsoft consultant, you should have your Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer certificate. In the case of Cisco experts, have your Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert or Cisco Certified Network Professional certificate. For security, you should have earned you Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Certified Information Systems Auditor, CISM, or one of the other leading security credentials. Naturally, Progent is familiar with “paper MCSEs.” Nevertheless, the fact that a credential does not ensure expertise is no reason for not owning one. If you know your field, then the majority of those certifications should present no great difficulty. The crux of the matter is that if you represent yourself to be an expert, then customers deserve to see certifications. We will broadcast your skills, but you must provide a baseline of certifications for Progent to work with. If you are adamantly opposed to the idea of credentials, we can understand and honor your position, but you are likely not a good fit.

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

For more than two decades, our information technology professionals have provided affordable and effective network consulting services for small businesses in Northern California and throughout the U.S. A sophisticated virtual office environment, a common support database, and a collaborative philosophy for problem solving have enabled us to build a strong consulting group and dramatically expand a satisfied customer base.

The Experts Team is our way to offer clients the help of specialized computer consulting professionals who have advanced skills and field background in key areas outside of our primary focus in network infrastructure and security. Experts Team consultants are typically independent engineers and sometimes "moonlighters" who have been thoroughly certified by Progent to work closely with Progent's in-house engineers to deliver end-to-end, enterprise-class information technology services to small and midsize companies. We are continually enhancing the Experts Team in order to address the particular needs of our clients.

Our Experts Team now provides consulting in these technologies:

  • Apple OS integration and programs
  • Expertise for Linux, UNIX-based, and Sun Solaris environments
  • MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management expertise
  • Strategic and vertical program help
  • CIO, business analyst, and project management outsourcing
  • Custom program design and integration
  • Web, electronic business, EDI, and client portal development and deployment
  • DBM management and performance help
  • Business intelligence consulting
  • Telecom systems support

Advantages of being part of Progent's Experts Group include:

  • By associating with Progent, you get to leverage the impact of Progent's explosive growth and top-notch reputation in the industry. By maintaining a group of talented and dedicated professionals, offering attentive client care, and practicing a proven, ROI-focused pricing model, we have quadrupled our customer base over the last few years and Progent currently provides professoinal support to hundreds of businesses in Northern California and across the U.S.
  • Progent's veteran marketing staff handles all facets of marketing your skills and areas of knowledge into our rapidly expanding client base, so you expend less effort signing up customers and extra time generating revenue.
  • Progent will facilitate relationship building between you and Progent's core team of experienced Microsoft and Cisco certified engineers who act as the conduit to the influential managers among our clients.
  • Progent's selling and administration groups will manage the entire selling and contracting cycle, from opportunity identification, project approval, customer requirements description, capabilities matching, project scoping proposal generation, agreement negotiation and execution. Your entire responsibility is on delivering high-level consulting expertise.
  • Progent will provide you access to our sophisticated virtual office environment, offering professional conference locations in Northern California, as well as Internet and telecomm connectivity throughout the United States.
  • You will have access to Progent's vast database, processes based on leading practices, library of template-deliverable documents, and the aggregate experience from one of the country's largest pool of experienced network professionals.
  • Progent will share partner-only benefits from leading vendors including Microsoft and Cisco, including free orlow-cost educational seminars, on-line connections to restricted vendor support utilities and technical maintenance resources, and downloadable internal 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 be part of Progent's Experts Team, but Progent has these qualifications to join:

  • You should have a proven background as a consulting professional operating independently in your area of specialization, including a minimum two year history of successful contracting jobs and/or have your own active customer base for whom you currently deliver continuing support services.
  • You need to show that you are an expert in your field of concentration, including showing a long work-related record and excellent referrals, and have up-to-date vendor or industry professional qualifications.
  • You should be able to present yourself in a professional manner and be self motivated and confident in your abilities. You need to have strong communications skills and understand how to work efficiently by yourself or as part of a group.
  • You need to be able to articulate proper goals to customers and fellow Progent consultants and you must be able analyze projects, produce task plans, and define reasonable work schedules.

Enhance Your Skills with Advanced Technology and
Working with the Top Team of Computer Engineers

Progent's company culture will make you a more capable consulting professional by improving your information technology skills and boosting the loyalty of your customers. Progent delivers on this commitment by recruiting the best consulting talent for you to work with, providing a state-of-the-art network and communications architecture, using specialized software tools to enable the highest quality of service, and by optimizing our operational structures for attracting and retaining customers.

The most important factor that differentiates us from ordinary network support firms is the excellence of our service staff. Among the scores of consulting experts who have joined Progent, we have recruited the best talent covering a broad range of technologies. Whether it’s Microsoft servers, Cisco firewalls, network security, Macintosh, Linux/UNIX, server virtualization, or other crucial technologies, we engage professionals who can enable you to be successful on major projects by combining the aggregate experience of our team of professionals.

To ensure the productivity of our consultants, we invest significantly in making available the best technology to perform the work properly. We will exploit technology to an extraordinary degree and our state-of-the-art virtual office environment allows seamless connectivity, collaboration, and information sharing with other Progent team members — all from home-based or mobile offices. Consultants don’t waste time or lose income with daily drives to a physical office, and all driving you do for on-site client work is determined by your own time table, not Progent's. The best part is that most of our consulting services can be done remotely, offering maximum productivity for billable time. In practice, some Progent staff do remote support exclusively.

Our business structure is set up for reacting rapidly and efficiently to client requirements via knowledge sharing and collaborative problem resolution. Even though Progent's engineers work with a great deal of freedom, resource allocation is centralized, client problems and solutions are carefully monitored, documented, and archived for convenient reference, up-to-date engineer schedules are broadcast to streamline team projects and enable trouble escalation, and customer satisfaction is always evaluated. We strengthen the feeling of connection through periodic team meetings and regular company-wide events.

Most of our team is situated throughout Northern California, however we are building a rapidly expanding team of network professionals throughout the United States. Our virtual office infrastructure does away with geographic boundaries that restrict the productivity of conventional company structures. We complete the deal by offering a comprehensive benefit plan to promote the physical health and financial security of our team members and their relations.

Not only do we have awesome consulting professionals, Progent's sales and administration groups live up to the high standards that defines Progent. These top-notch contributors to our success are helping us to identify and land the 50-60 new customers we are now engaging each month. Progent 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 Progent is also a strong sales operation.

Possessing a commitment to technical proficiency is a cornerstone for growth with Progent. A career in consulting will drive you to enhance your skills more than is possible in any other job in network technology. Being exposed to a continual series of network challenges is what keeps consulting exciting. Customers choose consulting firms to do the toughest jobs. Innovative tasks, advanced implementations, vexing or chronic problems, and difficult upgrades are the foundation for our services daily. With us, you will not stagnate or be narrowly defined, as is all too typical for network professionals in traditional corporate jobs. You will wake up every day excited about the opportunities ahead.

On the way, you will work with some wonderful people, both by building close customer contacts and by operating in conjunction with other Progent team members, where you will benefit from and add to their growth. Yes, technology is important, but Progent is a relationship-focused company through and through. If you do not offer strong communications skills or like working with a varied group of people, then Progent is probably a poor match.

If all this sounds good to you, we invite you to contact us about our vision of the future of information technology consulting.

Get Quality of Life Benefits and Professional Success with
Progent's Advanced Virtual Office Environment

Progent believes that a well designed and executed network can be a crucial factor for enabling any company's success, and we follow this philosophy in our own system infrastructure. Progent has created a fault-tolerant virtual office infrastructure that allows Progent's staff engineers and certified contractors to offer rapid and efficient service, collaborate easily on sophisticated jobs, and experience professional and private growth from being part of a dynamic business culture of self motivation and independence.
















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