One of America's premiere computer consultant firms for small and midsize business systems, Progent manages a full-time team of certified service experts who concentrate on mainstream IT areas including:

  • Microsoft Windows products
  • Cisco routers, Catalyst and Nexus switches, ASA firewalls, access points, plus Voice over IP and VPN products
  • Enterprise security analysis
  • Advanced network infrastructures
  • Remote IT support and network administration

Progent's Experts Team, which contracts freelance consultants certified and managed by Progent, provides exceptionally specialized skills covering a wide variety of key software areas and network technologies that include:

  • Apple OS and iOS integration and applications
  • Expertise for Linux, UNIX-based, and Sun Solaris environments
  • Dynamics MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM customization
  • BI consulting for platforms including Microsoft's SQL Server BI Stack, Excel Data Analysis Tools, and Crystal Reports
  • CIO, management information analyst, and project logistics outsourcing
  • Web-based app design, integration, and debugging
  • SQL Server, MySQL and Oracle Database programming and management help
  • Microsoft Office Access application development, migration and troubleshooting
  • Microsoft Office desktop and Office 365 individual and group training

Innovative models for attracting clients, delivering service, nurturing an efficient working environment, and providing highly competitive profit sharing have enabled Progent to be one of the fastest expanding and best recognized Microsoft Partners consulting companies in America and to build an international presence for delivering remote network assistance. If you are a certified IT support professional or network expert with a drive for a customer service and excellent communication skills, consultants will find in Progent an opportunity for enhancing your professional knowledge, living a more rewarding lifestyle, and attaining economic success.

Learn Additional Details Concerning Working at Progent
Check out these pages to find out more details concerning our work opportunities, company culture, work conditions, compensation structure, and benefits:

Full-time Work at Progent
Progent is seeking a range of on-staff employees such as motivated Microsoft MCSE and MCSA computer consultants; network consultants with Cisco certification; and specialists in advanced network design with experience in mobile connectivity, wireless integration, non-stop environments, business continuity solutions, data protection, and virtual servers. We are also looking for desktop support experts, remote troubleshooting specialists, and CISSP or CISA accredited security consultants. Progent is also looking for experienced managers and administrators who can operate efficiently in our dynamic, virtual office environment. Find out more information about full-time professional services work at Progent by referring to Full-time Jobs at Progent.

Contract Opportunities with Progent
Progent contracts freelance consultants with specialized knowledge and working experience in crucial IT areas outside Progent's main technical concentration. Progent's Experts Group hires independent consultants who offer consulting and programming services for mission-critical solutions that include Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management; possess in-depth knowledge of non-Microsoft operating systems such as Linux derivatives, Apple OS, or Solaris, or can provide expert help in technologies like telecom, web site development, Juniper products, web commerce, or Oracle and MySQL DBM programming and administration. Independent consultants qualified by us cooperate with our full-time professionals to deliver comprehensive IT services for small company networks. In order to find out more details about contracting opportunities with our Experts Consulting Group, see Freelance Opportunities at Progent.

Ways That Progent Is Unique
We have managed to attract the best consulting experts by being different. With a powerful blend of entrepreneurial drive, dedication to customer success, use of state-of-the-art technology, and an independent work structure that offers life-style options for our team members, Progent offers a dynamic environment for select consultants who have a drive for quickly improving their technical skills to create real-world benefits for a variety of organizations and technical environments. Find out additional information about ways that Progent is unique by referring to Reasons That We Are Unique.

Progent's Virtual Office Network
Our virtual office network provides state-of-the-art technologies that enable off-site support, wireless communication, easy availability of our knowledge bases, and close collaboration with talented colleagues to allow you to resolve business-critical IT problems. Our virtual office structure frees you to concentrate on providing service instead of dealing with traffic and helps consultants establish successful customer relationships by enabling you to come up with quick, viable, and cost-effective solutions. In order to find out more details concerning our virtual office infrastructure, see Progent virtual Office Work Environment.

Compensation Model and Benefit Packages
Progent's compensation model is based on revenue sharing. What you make is entirely determined by the revenue you contribute. You have the option of concentrating on life style and electing to consult at an easy pace, using our flexible structure to follow personal pursuits, or you can choose to make significant money by persistent effort and long hours. Progent also provides comprehensive family health care coverage plus numerous additional benefits. Find out additional details about Progent's compensation model and benefit packages by visiting Progent Compensation and Benefit Programs.

Employment at Progent Q&A
For replies to popular enquiries about becoming a consultant at Progent, see Working with Progent FAQs.

Here is a description of Progent's available job opportunities:


Job Code
 
Description

P014

Sr. Microsoft IT Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking proven Sr. Microsoft information technology consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a range of small and midsize organizations to maintain IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key areas of knowledge include system infrastructure, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

More information on Sr. Microsoft Computer 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 role that will be performed at our client 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 notebook computers based on current Microsoft technologies. In addition, work extensively 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.

More information about Desktop Engineer Job


P018

Sr. 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 assist a variety of small and midsize organizations manage IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important fields of expertise include network architecture, AD design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Details on Sr. Microsoft IT Consulting Expert Job


Expert

Sr. Exchange Expert - San Francisco Bay Area, Remote
Progent is looking for a Sr. Microsoft Exchange expert to spearhead large-scale Exchange design and deployment projects. The right applicant would be a technical consultant with mastery in Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016 and Office 365 and with a solid understanding of Active Directory. This role calls for a background in the consulting, system design, deployment and maintenance of these platforms.

More information about Senior Exchange Consultant Jobs


S25

Business Development Representative (BDR) - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is seeking a Business Development Representative (BDR) to operate as a senior-level sales executive responsible for selling the company's extensive selection of information technology outsourcing/co-sourcing and computer consulting, and application development services. Activities of the Business Development Representative include:
  • Generating and articulating key elements of consulting propositions that tie Progent's deliverables with a client's primary business needs
  • Maintaining strong relationships with clients
  • Providing ongoing account management and generating follow-on sales
  • Explaining continually evolving technology

Specifics on Business Development Representative Job - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas


If you wish to enquire about any job shown above, you should e-mail your resume to jobs@progent.com. Be sure to include the job codes of the positions of interest.

Additional Facts About Jobs with Us

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

Progent is seeking to hire fulltime, solutions-driven Microsoft accredited engineers with Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer certification; Cisco certified system consultants who have Cisco credentials; security professionals with CISSP or equivalent security credentials; and advanced network design consultants with experience in mobile solutions, wireless connectivity, high uptime, workplace recovery, information preservation, and server virtualization. Progent also seeks employees to join Progent's staff of desktop support technicians and off-site support experts. Also, Progent is seeking talented managers able to operate productively in our fast-paced, virtual office environment.

By supporting a staff of talented and motivated consultants, delivering attentive customer care, and offering a competitive results-based pricing structure, We have been able to increase our customer base dramatically while providing professional services to hundreds of companies in the San Francisco area and throughout the U.S. A sophisticated virtual office environment, a common information base, and a group strategy for problem resolution have helped Progent to maintain a talented staff and a satisfied customer base.

If you are an information technology professional with troubleshooting expertise, teaming with Progent or helping our customers will enhance your knowledge via cooperation with our group of mutually supportive, expert consultants. Our commitment to delivering information technology consulting and technical support to small companies will offer you the opportunity to work closely with decision makers and add significantly to the growth of dynamic businesses.

We are looking for technical professionals who can show recognized certification related to their special expertise. For example, if you are a Microsoft expert, you should have earned your Microsoft MCSE certificate. For Cisco consultants, have your Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert or Cisco Certified Network Professional credential. For network security, you should show you Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Information Security Manager, or other top security certifications. Of course, we are familiar with “paper MCSEs.” However, the fact that a credential can not guarantee excellence is no justification for not owning one. If you have mastered your field, then most of those tests should be no great difficulty. The crux of the matter is that if you are an expert, then clients expect credentials. We will promote your skills, but you must have basic certifications for us to work with. In case you stand strongly against the idea of credentials, Progent can understand and honor your position, but you are likely not a good fit.

Freelance Jobs for Qualified Application Specialists for
Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Sun Technology

For over two decades, our consulting professionals have offered affordable and effective network consulting services for businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area and throughout the United States. A sophisticated virtual office environment, a shared technical database, and a team approach to problem solving have enabled us to retain a strong consulting group and quickly grow a satisfied customer base.

The Experts Group is Progent's way to provide clients the services of specialized computer consulting engineers who have advanced knowledge and work experience in important areas outside of Progent's core focus in system support and security. Experts Group members are often freelance engineers and occasionally "moonlighters" who have been carefully certified by Progent to work closely with our staff engineers to provide comprehensive, enterprise-class information technology solutions to small and midsize companies. Progent is continually enhancing our Experts Group in order to address the particular needs of our customer base.

Our Experts Team currently provides consulting in these technologies:

  • Macintosh networking and programs
  • Support for Linux-based, UNIX-powered, and Sun environments
  • Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM customization
  • Strategic and vertical program help
  • CIO, management information analyst, and project management outsourcing
  • Custom program development and integration
  • Web site, eCommerce, EDI, and client information portal development and deployment
  • SQL support and efficiency help
  • Business information consulting
  • Telecommunications systems support

Advantages of being part of Our Experts Group include:

  • By associating with Progent, you can leverage the impact of Progent's dramatic expansion and excellent recognition in the marketplace. By having a team of talented and dedicated consultants, offering excellent client care, and following a strong, value-oriented billing structure, we have quadrupled our customer base over the last few years and Progent now delivers consulting support to hundreds of businesses in Northern California and throughout the U.S.
  • Progent's veteran marketing staff handles all aspects of promoting your services and technical knowledge into our quickly expanding customer base, so you expend less effort finding customers and more time making revenue.
  • Progent will facilitate relationship building between you and Progent's core group of experienced Microsoft and Cisco certified engineers who are the gateway to the influential managers among Progent's clients.
  • Progent's sales and administration staffs will manage the entire sales and contracting process, from lead identification, project qualification, client requirements definition, skills matching, project scoping proposal writing, contract negotiation and generation. Your entire responsibility stays with delivering top-quality consulting service.
  • We will provide you connections to Progent's sophisticated virtual office infrastructure, including professional meeting/work locations throughout the San Francisco area, and Internet and telecomm access anywhere in the United States.
  • You will have the benefit of Progent's vast database, processes based on industry best practices, library of professional publications, and the shared experience from one of Northern California's largest pool of experienced network professionals.
  • We will pass on special benefits from top technology companies including Microsoft and Cisco, including free ordiscounted educational seminars, on-line connections to restricted vendor troubleshooting utilities and technical support resources, and on-line in-house use programs for training 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 no charge to be a member of Progent's Experts Group, but Progent has strict requirements to join:

  • You should have a strong track record as a consultant working independently in your field of expertise, including a minimum two year record of completed contracting projects and/or have an active customer base to which you currently deliver continuing consulting activity.
  • You need to show that you have expertise in your area of specialization, including having a long work-related record and strong references, and have current manufacturer and/or industry professional certifications.
  • You should know how to carry yourself in a professional manner and be self driven and confident in your abilities. You should have excellent inter-personal skills and understand how to work effectively by yourself or as part of a group.
  • You must know how to explain realistic goals to clients and other Progent team members and you must know how analyze projects, create task plans, and define realistic work schedules.

Improve Your Skills with Advanced Technology and
Joining the Top Group of Network Engineers

Progent's productive atmosphere will allow you to become a better professional by enhancing your technical skills and boosting the satisfaction of your clients. Progent makes good on this commitment by attracting the top professional experts for you to work with, providing an advanced system architecture, using specialized software utilities to deliver the maximum quality of service, and by optimizing proven business structures for finding and keeping clients.

The main factor that distinguishes Progent from typical consulting companies is the quality of our support professionals. Among the 50 or so consultants who have joined Progent, we have assembled the best expertise across a wide range of technical areas. Whether it’s Microsoft Windows, Cisco switches, corporate security, Mac, Linux, virtual servers, or other vital technologies, we engage professionals who can enable you to be successful on larger jobs by combining the collective skills of our group of experts.

To ensure the productivity of Progent's team, we invest heavily in making available the most powerful technology to perform the work properly. We will exploit information technology to an extraordinary extent and our state-of-the-art virtual office infrastructure enables seamless communications, cooperation, and knowledge exchange with other Progent consultants — entirely from home-based or on-the-road offices. You don’t waste time or lose revenue with daily drives to a physical office building, and any travel you do for on-site customer jobs is based on your time table, not Progent's. The best part is that much of our consulting services can be performed off-site, representing maximum productivity for income-producing hours. In practice, some Progent staff do remote support only.

Progent's operations are geared towards responding rapidly and efficiently to client requirements through information sharing and cooperative problem resolution. Even though Progent's consultants operate with a high level of freedom, dispatching is centralized, client issues and resolutions are meticulously monitored, recorded, and archived for convenient retrieval, current consultant availability is published to facilitate group projects and enable trouble escalation, and customer approval is always monitored. We strengthen the feeling of connection via monthly team conferences and regular corporate events.

The majority of Progent's consultants are located across Northern California, but Progent is building a quickly expanding team of consulting experts throughout America. Progent's virtual office infrastructure eliminates geographic boundaries that restrict the productivity of conventional company models. We complete the package by providing a full employee care program to ensure the health and economic welfare of our team members and their relations.

Just as we have awesome consulting professionals, Progent's sales and administration groups live up to the excellence that is Progent. These high-performance contributors to our growth are enabling us to target and sign up the 50-60 new customers we are currently acquiring every month. We recently marked the providing of services to our 1,000th customer. Just type “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to see for yourself why Progent is also an effective marketing organization.

Having a passion for technical proficiency is a cornerstone for growth with Progent. A job in consulting will drive you to learn more than is possible in any other position in network technology. Being confronted by a steady series of technical challenges is what makes professional support exciting. Clients choose consulting firms to do the “hard stuff.” Innovative tasks, leading-edge implementations, puzzling or entrenched issues, and tricky migrations are the foundation for our services every day. At Progent, you will not stall or be narrowly defined, as is all too common for computer engineers in ordinary corporate roles. You will wake up every morning excited about the opportunities ahead.

On the way, you will work with some great people, both by establishing strong customer contacts and by operating in conjunction with other Progent consultants, where you will benefit from and add to their success. Yes, technology is important, but we are a relationship-oriented organization from top to bottom. If you don’t offer excellent communications skills or like cooperating with a varied assortment of personalities, then we are probably a poor fit.

If this sounds right for you, we invite you to talk to us about our vision of the new paradigm of network consulting.

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

Progent is convinced that a carefully architected and executed network is a pivotal piece for enabling any company's success, and Progent follows this philosophy in our own system infrastructure. We have built a non-stop virtual office network that enables our in-house consultants and certified contractors to deliver rapid and efficient service, collaborate closely on complex jobs, and experience professional and personal growth from acting as part of a dynamic business culture of self motivation and independence.
















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