One of the premiere IT consulting companies for small and midsize business systems, Progent maintains a full-time team of talented support professionals who concentrate on core IT areas such as:

  • Microsoft Windows products
  • Cisco Integrated Services Routers, Catalyst and Nexus switches, ASA firewalls, wireless APs, plus VoIP solutions
  • System security consulting
  • Sophisticated network infrastructures
  • Remote troubleshooting and system management

Progent's Experts Group, which contracts freelance experts certified and managed by Progent, offers exceptionally refined skills covering a broad range of key software areas and networking technologies that include:

  • Apple OS and iOS networking and applications
  • Consulting for Linux, UNIX-based, and Sun systems
  • Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management customization
  • Business Intelligence consulting for SQL Server BI Stack, Microsoft Power BI, and Crystal Reports
  • Chief Information Officer, management information analyst, and project logistics outsourcing
  • Web-based application design, deployment, and troubleshooting
  • SQL Server and Oracle Database programming and DBA consulting
  • Microsoft Access database application programming, enhancement and troubleshooting
  • Office desktop and Microsoft Office 365 custom training

Innovative models for attracting clients, providing service, establishing a dynamic working environment, and providing generous compensation have allowed us to be one of the most rapidly expanding and most well recognized Microsoft Partners consulting organizations in America and to establish a worldwide organization for providing remote network service. If you are an accredited computer support professional or information technology expert with an orientation towards a client service and strong communication skills, consulting professionals will discover Progent an opportunity for increasing your professional skills, developing a more rewarding career, and achieving financial security.

Find Out More Information Concerning Working with Progent
Follow these links to learn additional details concerning Progent's job openings, business philosophy, operational conditions, profit sharing model, and benefits packages:

Full-time Jobs at Progent
We are seeking a variety of full-time workers such as motivated Microsoft MCSE and MCP network engineers; network consultants with Cisco CCIE or CCNP credentials; and specialists in advanced network design with experience in mobile access, wireless integration, high-availability systems, disaster recovery solutions, data preservation, and virtual servers. We are also looking for workstation support technicians, remote service specialists, and CISSP certified security consultants. Progent is also looking for experienced managers able to perform efficiently in our dynamic, virtual office environment. Find out additional details about staff professional services positions at Progent by going to Full-time Careers at Progent.

Freelance Jobs with Progent
Progent contracts independent professionals who have proven knowledge and field background in high-demand information technology topics beyond Progent's primary service focus. Progent's Experts Group employs freelance consultants who offer advice and development services for mission-critical solutions such as MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM; possess deep knowledge of popular platforms such as Linux derivatives, Apple OS, or Solaris, or offer world-class help in technologies such as telecommunications, web site design, Juniper Networks products, web commerce, or Oracle and MySQL DBM development and administration. Freelance contractors qualified by Progent coordinate with our staff professionals to deliver end-to-end solutions for small business networks. In order to find out additional information about freelance jobs with Progent's Experts Team, see Freelance Opportunities at Progent.

Ways That Progent Is Different
Progent has managed to attract the top consulting experts by being unique. Providing a powerful mix of enterprising drive, commitment to client satisfaction, use of advanced technical tools, and an independent work structure that offers life-style options for our consulting team, Progent creates a dynamic culture for talented individuals who have a desire for quickly improving their technical skills to deliver concrete solutions for a range of organizations and network environments. Learn more details concerning ways that Progent is unique by going to How We Are Unique.

Our Virtual Office Network
Our virtual office environment provides state-of-the-art technologies that support remote access, wireless connectivity, convenient access to Progent's support databases, and close cooperation with talented colleagues to help you to solve challenging IT problems. Progent's virtual office setting frees you to focus on providing service rather than fighting commutes and lets consultants establish successful client relationships by permitting you to come up with quick, effective, and affordable solutions. In order to find out additional information concerning Progent's virtual office work environment, see Progent virtual Office Work Environment.

Compensation and Benefit Programs
Progent's compensation is based on revenue sharing. What you earn is directly based on the revenue you generate. You have the option of focusing on quality of life and choosing to work at an easy pace, using Progent's flexible structure to make time for individual pursuits, or you can choose to make significant income by persistent effort and lots of consulting time. Progent also offers complete family health care insurance as well as numerous other benefits. Find out additional details about Progent's compensation and benefit programs by referring to Progent Compensation Model and Benefit Programs.

Working with Progent FAQs
For replies to frequent questions about being a consultant at Progent, go to Consulting at Progent Questions and Answers.

Below is a list of some available job openings:


Job Code
 
Description

P014

Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking proven Senior Microsoft information technology consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a range of small and midsize organizations to manage IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important areas of knowledge include system architecture, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Details about Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consultant Positions


P016

Desktop Support Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking Desktop Support Experts to help Progent's clients with maintenance, break/fix and project work. This is a 1099 consulting position that will be performed at our customer locations in the San Francisco Bay Area. Daytime availability is needed, Monday through Friday. Our consultant will maintain and support users of all desktop and laptop computers based on current Microsoft technologies. In addition, work closely with client'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 Support Expert Positions


P018

Senior Microsoft IT Consultant - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is looking for proven Sr. Microsoft computer consultants in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to help a range of small and midsize organizations maintain networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important areas of expertise include system architecture, AD design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

More information about Sr. Microsoft IT Consultant Positions


Expert

Sr. Microsoft Exchange Expert - San Francisco Bay Area, Online
Progent is seeking a Senior Microsoft Exchange consultant to spearhead enterprise-level Microsoft Exchange design and implementation projects. The ideal candidate should be a computer consultant with subject matter expertise in the area of Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016 and Office 365 and with a solid understanding of Microsoft AD. This position demands experience in the consulting, system design, deployment and maintenance of these technologies.

Details about Sr. Microsoft Exchange Expert Positions


S25

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 extensive portfolio of information technology outsourcing/co-sourcing and network consulting, and development services. Activities of the Business Development Representative include:
  • Producing and explaining key components of engagement proposals which tie our services with an organization's IT goals
  • Maintaining strong relationships with customers
  • Providing ongoing account management and developing follow-on engagements
  • Explaining continually changing technology

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


If you want to enquire about any job shown above, you should e-mail your resume to jobs@progent.com. Please state the code numbers of the jobs that interest you.

Details About Opportunities with Us

Fulltime Jobs for Network Engineers, Computer Support Specialists,
Security Consultants, and Remote Support Professionals

Progent is seeking to find staff-level, results-oriented Microsoft certified engineers with MCSE or MCP credentials; Cisco accredited system engineers with Cisco CCIE, CCNP, or CCNA certification; security professionals with CISA or comparable security certification; and advanced system design consultants with a background in mobile access, wireless connectivity, high availability, workplace recovery, data protection, and server virtualization. Progent also is looking for employees who can join our team of desktop support specialists and off-site troubleshooting professionals. Also, Progent is hiring talented managers able to operate productively in our high-growth, virtual office environment.

By supporting a staff of skilled and dedicated consultants, providing world-class customer care, and following a competitive value-based pricing model, We have been able to expand our client list rapidly while delivering professional services to numerous businesses in the San Francisco area and across the United States. An advanced virtual office network, a shared knowledge base, and a group approach to problem resolution have helped Progent to retain a talented staff and a loyal customer list.

If you are an information technology consultant with technical support experience, joining Progent or working for Progent's customers will enhance your skills through interaction with Progent's group of mutually team-oriented, talented consultants. Our commitment to providing information technology expertise and computer support to small companies will give you the chance to work closely with decision makers and add significantly to the growth of exciting businesses.

Progent is looking for consultants that can show recognized certification related to their special expertise. For example, if you are a Microsoft expert, you should have earned your MCSE certificate. For Cisco experts, show us 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 other leading security credentials. Naturally, we are familiar with "paper experts". Nevertheless, simply because a credential can not ensure expertise is no reason for not owning one. If you have mastered your stuff, then most of those certifications should be no challenge. The bottom line is that if you are an expert, then customers deserve to see credentials. We can market your talents, but you must have standard certifications for Progent to market. If you are adamantly against the concept of credentials, we can sympathize with and honor your opinion, but you are probably not an appropriate candidate.

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

For over 20 years, Progent's information technology professionals have provided low-cost and effective network support services for businesses in Northern California and throughout the U.S. A sophisticated virtual office environment, a common support knowledge base, and a collaborative approach to problem resolution have enabled Progent to retain a talented staff and quickly grow a satisfied customer base.

The Experts Team is Progent's way to provide customers the help of expert information technology consulting engineers who have in-depth skills and field experience in key areas outside of our core concentration in system infrastructure and security. Experts Team consultants are typically freelance contractors and occasionally "moonlighters" who have been carefully certified by Progent to collaborate with Progent's staff consultants to provide end-to-end, world-class network services to small and midsize businesses. We are continually expanding our Experts Team in order to meet the special requirements of our customer base.

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

  • Macintosh integration and programs
  • Consulting for Linux-based, UNIX, and Sun Solaris environments
  • MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM customization
  • Strategic and vertical application help
  • Chief Information Officer, management information analyst, and project logistics services
  • Special program development and deployment
  • Web, electronic business, EDI, and customer portal design and deployment
  • SQL support and performance consulting
  • Management information consulting
  • Telecom architecture consulting

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

  • By working with us, you get to benefit from the momentum of Progent's explosive expansion and excellent recognition in the industry. By maintaining a group of skilled and committed professionals, offering attentive customer care, and practicing a strong, ROI-oriented billing structure, we have quadrupled our customer base during the past several years and Progent currently provides professoinal services to hundreds of companies in California and across the United States.
  • Progent's veteran marketing staff takes care of all aspects of marketing your services and areas of knowledge into our rapidly growing customer base, so you spend less time finding clients and extra time making revenue.
  • We will assist in communications between you and Progent's key team of expert Microsoft and Cisco qualified engineers who act as the gateway to the decision makers among our clients.
  • Our sales and administration groups will take care of the complete selling and engagement process, from lead generation, job qualification, customer requirements definition, capabilities matching, job analysis proposal generation, contract negotiation and execution. Your exclusive focus stays with delivering top-quality consulting service.
  • We will provide you connections to our sophisticated virtual office environment, including professional conference locations in the San Francisco area, plus Internet and telecomm access anywhere in the United States.
  • You will have the benefit of our extensive database, processes based on best practices, abundance of professional documents, and the shared expertise from one of the country's largest pool of expert network professionals.
  • We will share partner-only benefits from leading vendors including Microsoft and Cisco, including no-cost ordiscounted training classes, web connections to restricted vendor troubleshooting tools and product maintenance resources, and downloadable internal use software for education and/or demonstration 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 not any cost to become a member of Progent's Experts Team, but we do have the following requirements to join:

  • You need to show a strong track record as a consultant working independently in your area of specialization, including a minimum two year history of completed consulting jobs and/or have an active customer base to which you currently provide ongoing consulting services.
  • You should demonstrate that you are an expert in your area of concentration, including showing an extensive task-relevant history and strong referrals, and have up-to-date manufacturer and/or institutional professional qualifications.
  • You have to be able to present yourself in a professional way and be self driven and confident in your skills. You need to have excellent inter-personal skills and know how to work successfully alone or as part of a group.
  • You have to know how to communicate realistic expectations to clients and other Progent team members and you must know how evaluate tasks, produce task plans, and estimate realistic time lines.

Improve Your Skills with the Best Technology and
Working with a Great Team of Computer Engineers

Progent's company culture will make you a better consulting professional by enhancing your technical skills and boosting the satisfaction of your customers. Progent delivers on this promise by attracting the top professional experts for you to work with, providing an advanced network and communications infrastructure, using custom software tools to enable the maximum quality of service, and by optimizing proven operational models for finding and maintaining clients.

The decisive factor that separates us from ordinary network support companies is the high caliber of our support professionals. Among the scores of consulting experts who have joined Progent, we have recruited top talent covering a wide range of technical areas. Be it Microsoft servers, Cisco switches, corporate security, Mac, Linux, VMware, or other key areas, we engage professionals who can help you to be successful on major projects by combining the collective skills of our team of experts.

To promote the productivity of our consultants, we invest heavily in making available the best technology to perform the job properly. We will leverage technology to an extraordinary extent and our state-of-the-art virtual office infrastructure allows effortless communications, cooperation, and knowledge sharing with fellow Progent consultants — entirely from at-home or mobile offices. You don’t throw away time or forfeit revenue because of daily drives to a conventional office building, and any driving you do for in-person customer work is determined by your own time table, not ours. The best benefit is that much of our consulting services can be performed remotely, representing maximum efficiency for billable hours. In fact, some of our staff do remote consulting only.

Progent's operations are geared towards reacting rapidly and effectively to client needs via information exchange and collaborative problem resolution. Although Progent's consultants operate with a high level of freedom, resource allocation is unified, client problems and resolutions are carefully monitored, documented, and organized for convenient retrieval, up-to-date engineer schedules are published to streamline group projects and enable problem escalation, and client satisfaction is always monitored. We strengthen the sense of cooperation through periodic team meetings and quarterly corporate events.

Most of our consultants are situated throughout Northern California, however Progent is building a quickly growing group of network professionals throughout America. Progent's virtual office environment does away with geographic obstacles that limit the efficiency of traditional company models. We enhance the deal by providing a comprehensive benefit program to promote the health and financial security of our employees and their families.

Just as we have awesome consultants, our sales and administration groups live up to the high standards that is Progent. These top-notch contributors to Progent’s growth are helping us to identify and sign up the 50-60 new customers we are now engaging every month. We recently marked the providing of services to our 1,000th client. Try typing “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to check for yourself why we are also an effective sales organization.

Possessing a commitment to technical proficiency is a key for success with Progent. A career in consulting will drive you to enhance your skills more than you would in any other position in network technology. Being confronted by a steady stream of network challenges is what makes consulting interesting. Clients rely on consulting firms to do the toughest jobs. Creative projects, leading-edge deployments, puzzling or entrenched problems, and tricky migrations are the foundation for what we do every day. With us, you will not stagnate or be narrowly defined, as is sadly typical for network engineers in traditional corporate jobs. You will wake up every morning enthusiastic about the opportunities ahead.

Along the way, you will work with some wonderful people, both by building strong client relationships and by working in conjunction with other Progent consultants, where you will learn from and add to their success. Of course, technology is important, but Progent is a relationship-oriented organization through and through. If you do not have excellent communications skills or enjoy working with a diverse assortment of personalities, then Progent is probably not a good fit.

If all this sounds right for you, we urge you to contact Progent about our view of the new paradigm of network consulting.

Get Quality of Life Improvements and Technical Success with
Progent's Advanced Virtual Office Environment

Progent believes that a well designed and implemented network is a crucial factor for accelerating any company's success, and Progent applies this belief in our own network infrastructure. We have built a zero-downtime virtual office network that allows our in-house engineers and authorized contractors to deliver fast and effective support, collaborate closely on sophisticated projects, and experience career and personal maturity from acting as part of a dynamic business ethos of personal drive and freedom.
















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