One of the premiere network consulting companies for small and midsize business systems, Progent manages a large team of certified service professionals who focus on core technologies including:

  • Microsoft Windows products
  • Cisco routers, Catalyst and Nexus switches, firewalls, wireless access points, plus VoIP products
  • Enterprise security analysis
  • Sophisticated network infrastructures
  • Remote troubleshooting and system management

Progent's Experts Group, which includes independent consultants certified and coordinated by Progent, provides exceptionally specialized skills in a broad range of key software applications and networking technologies that include:

  • Macintosh and iOS integration and applications
  • Consulting for Linux-powered, UNIX, and Sun Solaris environments
  • Dynamics MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management consulting
  • BI expertise for platforms including SQL Server BI Stack, Power BI, and Crystal Reports
  • Chief Information Officer, business analyst, and project logistics services
  • Web-based application development, integration, and debugging
  • SQL Server and Oracle Database development and management consulting
  • Microsoft Office Access application programming, migration and training
  • Microsoft Office and Office 365 individual and group training

Innovative structures for finding customers, providing support, creating a dynamic company culture, and offering highly competitive compensation have allowed Progent to be one of the fastest growing and most well respected Microsoft Gold Partners consultant firms in the U.S. and to establish a worldwide organization for providing online network expertise. If you are an accredited computer technician or network expert with a drive for a client service and excellent people skills, you will discover Progent an opportunity for increasing your technical knowledge, developing a more independent lifestyle, and attaining financial success.

Find Out More Details About Jobs at Progent
Check out these links to find out more details concerning our job openings, company philosophy, operational conditions, profit sharing structure, and benefits packages:

Full-time Careers at Progent
Progent is hiring a variety of on-staff employees such as solutions-driven Microsoft MCSE computer consultants; system consultants with Cisco CCIE certification; and specialists in fault-tolerant system design with backgrounds in mobile access, wireless integration, high-availability environments, disaster recovery planning, data protection, and server virtualization. We are also hiring desktop support technicians, off-site troubleshooting specialists, and CISA or CISM certified security professionals. Progent is also seeking veteran managers and administrators able to perform efficiently in Progent's dynamic, virtual office model. Learn more information concerning staff professional services positions at Progent by going to Full-time Careers at Progent.

Freelance Jobs with Progent
Progent contracts independent professionals with in-depth knowledge and hands-on background in important information technology areas beyond Progent's main technical focus. Our Experts Group employs independent consultants who offer consulting and development support for strategic solutions that include Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM; have deep knowledge of popular platforms such as Linux derivatives, Macintosh, or Sun, or can provide world-class skills in technologies like telecom, web development, Juniper products, eCommerce, or Oracle and MySQL DBM development and administration. Independent contractors certified by us cooperate with Progent's staff professionals to provide end-to-end IT services for small business networks. To find out more details concerning freelance work with our Experts Team, refer to Contracting Work with Progent.

Ways That Progent Is Unique
Progent has been able to recruit the top consulting talent by being unique. Providing a powerful mix of enterprising spirit, dedication to customer satisfaction, utilization of advanced technical tools, plus an independent work model that offers life-style choices for Progent's consulting team, Progent creates a dynamic environment for talented consultants who posses a desire for quickly improving their professional skills to deliver real-world benefits for a variety of organizations and network environments. Find out more details about how we are exceptional by going to How We Are Exceptional.

Our Virtual Office Business Model
Our virtual office model uses advanced technologies that allow off-site access, wireless communication, convenient access to our knowledge bases, and instant cooperation with mobile team members to allow you to solve business-critical IT issues. Our virtual office environment enables consultants to concentrate on delivering service rather than fighting traffic and helps you nurture successful customer relationships by enabling you to come up with fast, viable, and cost-effective solutions. In order to learn additional information about Progent's virtual office network, see Progent virtual Office Infrastructure.

Compensation and Benefits
Progent's compensation is determined by revenue sharing. What you make is directly based on what you generate. Consultants have the option of focusing on life style and electing to consult at a more relaxed pace, using Progent's versatile schedule to make time for individual enthusiasms, or you can choose to make significant income through persistent effort and long hours. Progent also provides full family health coverage plus many additional benefits. Find out more details concerning our compensation model and benefits by referring to Our Compensation Model and Benefits.

Jobs at Progent Questions and Answers
To see answers to frequent enquiries about being employed by Progent, see Employment at Progent Questions and Answers.

This is a description of our current job openings:


Job Code
 
Description

P014

Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking experienced Sr. Microsoft information technology consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a variety of small businesses to manage networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important fields of knowledge include network architecture, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

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P016

Desktop Engineer - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for Desktop Support Experts to assist Progent's clients with maintenance, break/fix and project work. This is a 1099 consulting role that will be performed at our 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 notebook computers based on current Microsoft technologies. Also, work closely with client's executives, management, IT group or under the direction or guidance of our senior consultant to support the client's end users.

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P018

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

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Expert

Sr. Microsoft Exchange Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area, Remote
Progent is seeking a Sr. Microsoft Exchange expert to lead enterprise-level Microsoft Exchange planning and deployment initiatives. The ideal candidate should be a computer consultant with subject matter expertise in the area of Exchange 2007 to 2016 and Office 365 and with a solid understanding of Microsoft AD. This position calls for experience in the consulting, architectural design, implementation and maintenance of these platforms.

Specifics on Senior Microsoft Exchange Expert 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 who is responsible for selling the company's extensive selection of information technology outsourcing/co-sourcing and computer consulting, and development services. Responsibilities of the Business Development Representative include:
  • Generating and explaining crucial elements of consulting proposals that align Progent's deliverables with real business value
  • Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with customers
  • Providing continuing account management and generating follow-on engagements
  • Maintaining an understanding of rapidly evolving technology

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If you wish to enquire about any position shown above, please e-mail your background information to jobs@progent.com. Please include the job codes of the positions of interest.

More Information About Opportunities at Progent

Career Work for Network Engineers, Computer Support Specialists,
Security Consultants, and Remote Help Technicians

Progent wants to hire full-time, results-oriented Microsoft certified engineers with MCSE or MCP certification; Cisco certified network consultants who have Cisco certification; security consultants with CISM or comparable security certification; and high-end network architecture consultants with experience in mobile access, wireless connectivity, fault tolerance, business continuity, information preservation, and virtual servers. Progent also is hiring employees to work on our team of desktop support technicians and remote troubleshooting professionals. In addition, Progent is looking for talented managers able to perform effectively in Progent's high-growth, virtual office environment.

By maintaining a staff of talented and dedicated consultants, delivering attentive customer care, and following a strong results-focused fee structure, Progent has been able to expand our client list dramatically while delivering consulting services to hundreds of businesses in the San Francisco area and throughout the U.S. A sophisticated virtual office network, a shared information base, and a group strategy for problem solving have helped Progent to retain a talented consulting team and a loyal client list.

For an information technology professional with technical support experience, teaming with Progent or helping Progent's customers will expand your skills through cooperation with our group of highly team-oriented, talented engineers. Progent's focus on providing information technology consulting and computer support to small and midsize organizations will offer you the chance to collaborate closely with key players and contribute significantly to the success of exciting companies.

We are hiring technical professionals who have verifiable credentials in their special expertise. For example, if you are a Microsoft consultant, you should have earned your Microsoft MCSE credential. In the case of Cisco experts, show us your Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert or CCNP credential. For network security, you should have you Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Information Security Manager, or other top security credentials. Of course, Progent is aware of "paper experts". Notwithstanding, simply because a certificate can not ensure excellence is no excuse for not having one. If you know your field, then most of those certifications should be no great difficulty. The bottom line is that if you call yourself a professional, then clients deserve to see certifications. Progent can promote your talents, but you should provide standard certifications for us to market. If you happen to be strongly opposed to the concept of certifications, we can sympathize with and respect your position, but you are likely not a good candidate.

Freelance Work for Qualified Application Specialists for
Windows, Macintosh, Linux-based, and Sun Technology

For more than two decades, Progent's consulting professionals have offered low-cost and effective network consulting services for businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area and throughout the United States. A sophisticated virtual office environment, a common technical database, and a team philosophy for problem resolution have helped Progent to retain a talented in-house team and dramatically grow a satisfied clientele.

The Experts Team is our way to offer clients the help of specialized information technology support engineers who have advanced skills and work background in key areas beyond Progent's primary focus in network infrastructure and security. Experts Team members are typically independent engineers and occasionally "moonlighters" who have been thoroughly qualified by Progent to collaborate with Progent's staff engineers to provide comprehensive, enterprise-class network services to small companies. Progent is always enhancing our Experts Team to meet the particular requirements of our customer base.

Progent's Experts Group currently provides support in these areas:

  • Apple OS networking and applications
  • Support for Linux, UNIX, and Sun environments
  • MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management customization
  • Mission-critical and specialized application help
  • CIO, business analyst, and project management services
  • Special program development and integration
  • Web site, eCommerce, Electronic Data Interchange, and customer information portal design and integration
  • SQL support and efficiency consulting
  • Management information expertise
  • Telecommunications systems support

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

  • By working with Progent, you can take advantage of the momentum of our dramatic expansion and excellent recognition in the market. By maintaining a team of talented and committed consultants, providing attentive client care, and practicing a strong, value-focused billing structure, Progent has quadrupled our clientele during the past several years and Progent now provides professoinal support to hundreds of businesses in Northern California and throughout the U.S.
  • Our experienced marketing team handles all aspects of promoting your skills and technical expertise into our rapidly expanding customer base, so you expend less time finding customers and more time generating money.
  • We will assist in communications between you and our core group of expert Microsoft and Cisco qualified consultants who are the gateway to the key executives among Progent's customers.
  • Progent's sales and administration teams will manage the entire selling and engagement process, from lead generation, project approval, customer needs definition, skills matching, project scoping proposal generation, agreement negotiation and generation. Your exclusive responsibility stays with delivering high-level consulting service.
  • Progent will provide you connections to our sophisticated virtual office infrastructure, offering convenient meeting/work sites in the San Francisco area, and Internet and telecomm connectivity throughout the U.S.
  • You will have access to Progent's vast knowledge base, processes based on industry best practices, abundance of professional publications, and the aggregate expertise from one of Northern California's largest independent groups of experienced information technology engineers.
  • We will pass on special benefits from leading vendors such as Microsoft and Cisco, including no-cost ordiscounted educational seminars, web access to special vendor troubleshooting tools and product support resources, and downloadable in-house use programs for training and/or demonstration 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 not any cost to be part of our Experts Group, but Progent has the following requirements to join:

  • You need to have a proven track record as a consultant operating independently in your area of specialization, including at least a two year record of successful contracting jobs or you must have your own active customer base to which you currently deliver ongoing support services.
  • You need to demonstrate that you are an expert in your field of specialization, including having a long work-related record and strong referrals, and have up-to-date vendor or industry professional certifications.
  • You have to know how to present yourself in a professional manner and be self motivated and assured in your skills. You must have strong people skills and know how to work efficiently alone or as part of a group.
  • You should be able to communicate realistic expectations to customers and other Progent team members and you must be able scope out projects, create project plans, and estimate reasonable time lines.

Improve Your Skills with Advanced Technology and
Joining a Great Team of Computer Engineers

Progent's company culture will allow you to become a more capable consultant by enhancing your technical skills and increasing the satisfaction of your clients. Progent makes good on this commitment by attracting the best professional experts for you to work with, providing an advanced network and communications infrastructure, using specialized application tools to enable the highest quality of support, and by streamlining proven operational structures for attracting and maintaining clients.

The main factor that differentiates Progent from other consulting companies is the quality of our consultants. Among the scores of consultants who have joined Progent, we have assembled top expertise covering a broad range of technologies. Be it Microsoft Windows, Cisco firewalls, network security, Mac, Linux, server virtualization, or other vital areas, we engage experts who can help you to be effective on major projects by leveraging the aggregate skills of Progent's team of professionals.

To promote the productivity of our team, we invest heavily in making available the most powerful technology to do the job properly. We will exploit information technology to an impressive degree and our state-of-the-art virtual office environment allows seamless connectivity, cooperation, and information exchange with other Progent team members — all from at-home or mobile offices. Consultants don’t throw away time or lose revenue because of regular commutes to a conventional office, and all driving you do for on-site client jobs is based on your own schedule, not Progent's. The most attractive part is that much of our support work can be done remotely, offering 100% productivity for billable time. In practice, some of our staff do off-site consulting exclusively.

Our operations are geared towards reacting rapidly and efficiently to customer needs through information sharing and collaborative problem resolution. Even though our engineers operate with a great deal of independence, dispatching is unified, client issues and solutions are meticulously monitored, recorded, and archived for easy retrieval, up-to-date consultant schedules are published to streamline group projects and simplify problem escalation, and customer approval is always evaluated. We reinforce the sense of connection through periodic team conferences and regular company-wide events.

The majority of Progent's consultants are located across California, however Progent is attracting a quickly growing team of consulting experts from across the U.S. Progent's virtual office environment does away with geographic obstacles that limit the productivity of conventional company models. We enhance the deal by providing a full employee care plan to ensure the health and financial welfare of our team members and their families.

Just as we have world-class consultants, our sales and administration teams live up to the excellence that is Progent. These high-performance contributors to Progent’s growth are enabling us to target and land the 50-60 new clients we are now engaging each month. We recently celebrated the providing of support to our 1,000th customer. 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 excellence is a cornerstone for success with Progent. A career in consulting will drive you to enhance your skills more than you would in any other position in information technology. Being exposed to a steady stream of network challenges is what makes professional support interesting. Clients rely on a consultant to do the toughest jobs. Creative projects, advanced implementations, vexing or chronic problems, and difficult upgrades are the basis for what we do every day. At Progent, you will not stagnate or be narrowly defined, as is sadly common for network engineers in ordinary corporate jobs. You will wake up every day excited about the challenges ahead.

Along the way, you will work with some great folks, both by building strong client contacts and by working in conjunction with other Progent consultants, where you will learn from and contribute to their success. Of course, technology is vital, but we are a relationship-focused organization through and through. If you don’t offer strong people skills or like cooperating with a diverse assortment of people, then Progent is probably not a good fit.

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

Enjoy Quality of Life Benefits and Professional Prowess with
Progent's Advanced Virtual Office Infrastructure

Progent is convinced that a well designed and executed information system is a pivotal piece for accelerating any firm's success, and we follow this credo in our own network infrastructure. We have built a zero-downtime virtual office network that enables Progent's staff consultants and authorized contractors to offer rapid and efficient service, collaborate easily on sophisticated projects, and experience career and personal growth by being a member of an exciting business culture of self motivation and freedom.
















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