One of America's premiere computer consultant firms for business systems, Progent manages a full-time team of talented service professionals who concentrate on mainstream technologies such as:

  • Microsoft technology
  • Cisco routers, switches, ASA firewalls, access points, plus Voice over IP and VPN products
  • Enterprise security expertise
  • Advanced system infrastructures
  • Remote troubleshooting and system administration

Our Experts Team, which contracts independent consultants certified and managed by Progent, offers exceptionally refined knowledge covering a wide variety of vital software applications and network solutions such as:

  • Macintosh and iOS networking and applications
  • Support for Linux, UNIX, and Sun environments
  • Dynamics MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM expertise
  • Business Intelligence consulting for platforms including Microsoft's SQL Server BI Stack, Excel Data Analysis Tools, and Crystal Reports
  • CIO, management information analyst, and project management outsourcing
  • Web application software design, integration, and troubleshooting
  • SQL Server and Oracle DBM development and management consulting
  • Microsoft Office Access database development, migration and training
  • Microsoft Office desktop and Office 365 online training

Innovative models for finding clients, providing support, nurturing a dynamic company culture, and providing highly competitive compensation have allowed Progent to become among the fastest growing and most well recognized Microsoft Gold Partners consultant firms in the United States and to build an international presence for providing online network expertise. If you are an accredited IT technician or network expert with a drive for a client service and strong communication skills, consultants should consider Progent a chance for increasing your professional knowledge, developing a more rewarding career, and attaining financial success.

Find Out More Information Concerning Working with Progent
Follow these links to learn more information concerning Progent's work openings, business culture, work environment, profit sharing structure, and benefits:

Full-time Careers at Progent
Progent is seeking a range of full-time employees including motivated Microsoft MCSE computer consultants; network experts with Cisco CCIE, CCNP, or CCNA certification; and specialists in advanced system architecture with experience in mobile connectivity, wireless networking, high-availability environments, disaster recovery solutions, data preservation, and server virtualization. We are also looking for workstation support experts, off-site troubleshooting professionals, and CISSP or CISA accredited security consultants. Progent is also hiring veteran managers and administrators able to perform effectively in Progent's dynamic, virtual office environment. Find out more details concerning full-time consulting work at Progent by referring to Consulting Careers at Progent.

Contracting Opportunities with Progent
Progent works with freelance consultants who have proven expertise and working experience in crucial information technology topics beyond Progent's main technical concentration. Our Experts Team includes freelance consultants who can provide consulting and development services for line-of-business applications that include MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management; have specialized knowledge of popular platforms such as Linux, Macintosh, or Sun, or can provide world-class help in areas like telecom, web design, Juniper infrastructure technology, web commerce, or Oracle and MySQL Database programming and administration. Independent contractors certified by Progent coordinate with our in-house consultants to deliver end-to-end solutions for small business networks. In order to learn additional details concerning contract work with Progent's Experts Consulting Group, refer to Freelance Work with Progent.

Ways That We Are Exceptional
We have been able to attract the best consulting experts by being different. With a powerful mix of enterprising spirit, commitment to customer success, utilization of advanced technology, and a flexible work model that offers quality-of-life options for Progent's consulting team, Progent offers a dynamic environment for select consultants who have a desire for rapidly enhancing their professional abilities to deliver concrete solutions for a range of businesses and technical environments. Learn more information about reasons Progent is unique by going to How We Are Exceptional.

Our Virtual Office Work Environment
Our virtual office model incorporates sophisticated technical tools that support off-site access, wireless communication, convenient access to Progent's support databases, and close collaboration with talented team members to allow you to handle challenging IT problems. Progent's virtual office environment allows consultants to concentrate on providing IT solutions rather than dealing with commutes and helps consultants nurture lasting client relationships by enabling you to come up with fast, viable, and affordable solutions. If you want to find out more information about our virtual office business model, go to Progent virtual Office Business Model.

Compensation and Benefits
Our compensation is based on revenue sharing. The money you make is directly determined by the revenue you contribute. Consultants have the choice of focusing on quality of life and electing to consult at a more relaxed pace, utilizing Progent's flexible structure to make time for individual pursuits, or you can take advantage of the chance to make considerable money by persistent effort and long hours. Progent also offers complete family health care insurance plus numerous additional benefits. Learn more about Progent's compensation model and benefits by visiting Our Compensation and Benefits.

Employment at Progent Questions and Answers
For replies to popular enquiries about being a consultant at Progent, see Consulting at Progent Frequently Asked Questions.

Below is a list of some available job openings:


Job Code
 
Job Description

P014

Senior Microsoft Computer Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking proven Senior Microsoft information technology consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a range 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 fields of knowledge include system architecture, AD design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Specifics about Sr. Microsoft IT Consulting Expert Job


P016

Desktop Support Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for Desktop Support Consultants to assist our customers with maintenance, break/fix and project work. This is a 1099 consulting position that will be performed at Progent's customer locations in the San Francisco Bay Area. Daytime availability is required, Monday through Friday. Our consultant will maintain and support clients 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 our senior consultant to support the customer's end users.

Details on Desktop Engineer Job


P018

Senior Microsoft IT Consulting Expert - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is seeking proven Sr. Microsoft computer consulting experts in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to assist a variety of small businesses manage networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important areas of expertise include system infrastructure, AD design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Details about Sr. Microsoft IT Consulting Expert Job


Expert

Senior Exchange Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area, Online
Progent is seeking a Senior Microsoft Exchange expert to spearhead large-scale Microsoft Exchange planning and deployment projects. The right applicant would be a computer consultant with expertise in Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016 and Office 365 and with a thorough grasp of Microsoft AD. This role demands experience in the consulting, system design, deployment and support of these technologies.

Details about Sr. Microsoft Exchange Expert Job


S25

Business Development Representative - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is seeking a Business Development Representative to work as a senior-level sales executive who is responsible for selling Progent's comprehensive portfolio of information technology outsourcing/co-sourcing and network consulting, and development services. Responsibilities of the Business Development Representative include:
  • Producing and articulating key components of service propositions that align Progent's deliverables with an organization's IT goals
  • Maintaining excellent relationships with clients
  • Providing ongoing client management and developing follow-on engagements
  • Maintaining an understanding of rapidly evolving technology

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


If you want to ask about any position listed above, please e-mail your background information to jobs@progent.com. Please state the job codes of the positions of interest.

More Information About Opportunities with Us

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

Progent wants to hire full-time, solutions-driven Microsoft accredited consultants with Microsoft MCSE credentials; Cisco certified system consultants who have Cisco CCIE credentials; security consultants who have CISA or equivalent security certification; and high-end network architecture experts with a background in mobile access, wireless connectivity, high uptime, workplace recovery, data preservation, and server virtualization. Progent also is looking for professionals to join our team of desktop support technicians and off-site troubleshooting professionals. Also, Progent is hiring experienced administrators who can perform effectively in Progent's fast-paced, virtual office environment.

By supporting a staff of talented and motivated consultants, providing attentive client care, and offering a competitive value-based fee structure, Progent has been able to expand our customer list dramatically while providing professional services to numerous businesses in Northern California and across the United States. A sophisticated virtual office network, a shared information base, and a group approach to problem resolution have allowed Progent to retain a skilled consulting team and a satisfied client list.

If you are a network professional with troubleshooting expertise, joining Progent or helping Progent's clients will expand your knowledge through interaction with our group of mutually supportive, expert consultants. Progent's commitment to delivering information technology consulting and computer support to small companies will offer you the opportunity to collaborate intimately with decision makers and add appreciably to the success of exciting businesses.

Progent is looking for technical professionals that can show verifiable certification related to their special focus. For example, if you are a Microsoft consultant, you must have your MCSE credential. For Cisco experts, show us your Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert or Cisco Certified Network Professional credential. For network security, you should have you Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Certified Information Systems Auditor, CISM, or one of the other leading security credentials. Of course, Progent is familiar with "paper experts". Nevertheless, simply because a credential does not guarantee excellence is no excuse for not owning one. If you know your stuff, then the majority of these certifications should present no great difficulty. The bottom line is that if you call yourself a professional, then clients deserve to see credentials. We can broadcast your skills, but you must have a baseline of credentials for us to work with. In case you happen to be adamantly opposed to the concept of credentials, Progent can understand and honor your opinion, but you are probably not a good fit.

Freelance Jobs for Qualified Experts for
Windows, Apple OS, Linux, and Sun Technology

For over two decades, Progent's consulting professionals have offered low-cost and successful network support expertise for small businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area and throughout the United States. A sophisticated virtual office environment, a shared technical knowledge base, and a collaborative approach to problem solving have enabled us to build a strong consulting group and dramatically grow a satisfied clientele.

The Experts Team is our way to provide customers the help of expert computer support engineers who have advanced knowledge and work experience in important areas outside of our core concentration in system infrastructure and security. Experts Team consultants are often independent engineers and sometimes "moonlighters" who have been thoroughly qualified by us to work closely with our staff engineers to provide comprehensive, enterprise-class network services to small and midsize companies. We are continually expanding our Experts Group to address the particular requirements of our customer base.

Our Experts Team currently offers support in these areas:

  • Apple OS networking and programs
  • Consulting for Linux-based, UNIX-powered, and Sun systems
  • MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management consulting
  • Line-of-business and vertical program help
  • CIO, business analyst, and project management outsourcing
  • Custom program design and deployment
  • Web site, electronic business, Electronic Data Interchange, and client information portal design and integration
  • Database management and performance help
  • Business intelligence consulting
  • Telecom architecture support

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

  • By associating with Progent, you get to leverage the impact of Progent's explosive expansion and top-notch reputation in the industry. By having a team of talented and committed professionals, providing excellent customer support, and following a proven, ROI-oriented pricing model, we have quadrupled our clientele over the last several years and Progent currently delivers consulting support to hundreds of businesses in California and across the United States.
  • Our veteran marketing team handles all aspects of marketing your skills and areas of expertise into our rapidly expanding client base, so you expend less effort finding customers and more time making money.
  • We will facilitate relationship building between you and our key group of experienced Microsoft and Cisco certified consultants who are the conduit to the influential managers among Progent's customers.
  • Our sales and administration groups will manage the entire selling and contracting process, from lead identification, job qualification, customer requirements description, capabilities matching, project analysis proposal writing, contract negotiation and generation. Your exclusive focus stays with providing top-quality consulting expertise.
  • We will gives you connections to our sophisticated virtual office environment, including professional conference locations in Northern California, plus data and voice access anywhere in the U.S.
  • You will have access to our extensive database, procedures based on leading practices, library of template-deliverable publications, and the shared experience from one of Northern California's largest pool of expert information technology engineers.
  • We will pass on partner-only benefits from leading vendors including Microsoft and Cisco, including no-cost orlow-cost educational seminars, web access to restricted vendor support utilities and product support resources, and on-line internal use programs 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 become part of Progent's Experts Team, but Progent has the following requirements for membership:

  • You should have a strong background as a consultant operating on your own in your field of expertise, including at least a two year record of successful contracting projects or you must have your own active client base to whom you currently deliver continuing support activity.
  • You must demonstrate that you are an expert in your field of specialization, including having an extensive work-related history and excellent references, and have current vendor and/or institutional professional qualifications.
  • You need to be able to present yourself in a professional way and be self driven and confident in your abilities. You must have strong inter-personal skills and be able to operate effectively by yourself or as a member of a group.
  • You must be able to communicate proper expectations to customers and other Progent consultants and you need to be able scope out projects, create task plans, and define reasonable time lines.

Enhance Your Abilities with the Best Technology and
Joining a Great Group of Computer Engineers

Progent's business climate will allow you to become a better consulting professional by improving your technical knowledge and boosting the loyalty of your customers. Progent delivers on this commitment by attracting the top consulting talent for you to work with, providing an advanced network and communications infrastructure, running specialized software tools to enable the maximum level of service, and by streamlining our business models for finding and maintaining customers.

The main factor that differentiates us from other network support firms is the high caliber of our consulting team. Out of the 50 or so consulting experts who have teamed with Progent, we have assembled top talent covering a broad array of technologies. Whether it’s Microsoft servers, Cisco switches, corporate security, Mac, Linux, VMware, or other key technologies, we deploy professionals who can enable you to be successful on larger jobs by combining the collective skills of Progent's team of experts.

To ensure the productivity of Progent's consultants, we invest significantly in providing the most powerful technology to perform the work properly. Progent will exploit information technology to an extraordinary degree and our advanced virtual office environment allows effortless connectivity, collaboration, and information sharing with other Progent team members — entirely from home-based or mobile offices. Consultants don’t throw away time or forfeit revenue because of regular commutes to a conventional office building, and any driving you do for in-person customer work is based on your time table, not ours. The best benefit is that most of our consulting work can be done remotely, representing 100% efficiency for billable hours. In practice, some of our team members do off-site support only.

Our business structure is geared towards responding rapidly and efficiently to client requirements via knowledge sharing and cooperative problem resolution. Even though Progent's engineers work with a great deal of freedom, resource allocation is unified, client issues and solutions are meticulously monitored, documented, and organized for convenient reference, current consultant schedules are published to streamline group projects and simplify problem escalation, and client approval is continually evaluated. We strengthen the sense of cooperation through periodic team conferences and regular company-wide events.

The majority of our consultants are located across Northern California, but Progent is building a quickly growing team of consulting experts throughout the U.S. Our virtual office environment eliminates regional obstacles that restrict the productivity of conventional business structures. We complete the deal by providing a full employee care plan to promote the health and financial security of our team members and their families.

Just as we have awesome consultants, Progent's sales and administration teams live up to the excellence that defines Progent. These top-notch contributors to Progent’s growth are helping us to target and land the 50-60 new customers we are currently engaging each month. Progent recently marked the delivery of services to our 1,000th client. Just type “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to check for yourself why we are also a strong marketing operation.

Possessing a passion for technical excellence is a cornerstone for success with us. A job in consulting will drive you to learn more than is possible in any other job in network technology. Being exposed to a steady stream of network challenges is what keeps professional support exciting. Clients rely on a consultant to perform the “hard stuff.” Creative tasks, advanced deployments, vexing or entrenched issues, and difficult migrations are the foundation for our services every day. At Progent, you will not stall or be pigeonholed, as is sadly typical for computer engineers in traditional corporate jobs. You will awake every day excited about the challenges to come.

Along the way, you will meet some great folks, both by establishing close client relationships and by working in conjunction with other Progent team members, where you will benefit from and add to their success. Yes, technology is vital, but we are a relationship-focused organization from top to bottom. If you do not offer excellent communications skills or like cooperating with a diverse group of people, then Progent is in all likelihood not a good match.

If this seems right for you, we invite you to talk to us about our vision of the future of information technology consulting.

Enjoy Quality of Life Benefits and Technical Prowess with
Our Sophisticated Virtual Office Environment

Progent believes that a carefully designed and implemented information system is a pivotal factor for enabling a company's growth, and Progent follows this philosophy in our corporate system infrastructure. Progent has built a fault-tolerant virtual office network that enables Progent's in-house consultants and authorized contractors to deliver rapid and effective service, collaborate easily on complex projects, and gain from career and personal growth from acting as a member of an exciting business ethos of personal drive and freedom.
















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