One of America's premiere IT consultant firms for small and midsize business systems, Progent maintains a full-time staff of certified support professionals who focus on mainstream technologies such as:

  • Microsoft Windows technology
  • Cisco routers, switches, ASA firewalls, wireless APs, plus VoIP products
  • Network security expertise
  • Advanced connectivity infrastructures
  • Off-site troubleshooting and network management

Our Experts Group, which contracts independent consultants certified and managed by Progent, provides highly refined skills in a broad range of critical software areas and networking solutions that include:

  • Macintosh and iOS integration and application software
  • Support for Linux-powered, UNIX, and Sun systems
  • Dynamics MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management customization
  • Business Intelligence expertise for Microsoft's SQL Server BI Stack, Microsoft Power BI, and Microsoft Management Reporter/FRx
  • Chief Information Officer, management information analyst, and project logistics outsourcing
  • Web application software development, deployment, and troubleshooting
  • SQL Server and Oracle DBM programming and DBA consulting
  • Microsoft Office Access database programming, migration and training
  • Microsoft Office and Office 365 custom training

Innovative models for finding clients, delivering support, creating an efficient working environment, and providing generous compensation have allowed Progent to become among the fastest expanding and most well recognized Microsoft Gold Partners consultant organizations in the United States and to establish a worldwide organization for providing online IT support. If you are an accredited computer technician or network expert with a focus on a client success and excellent people skills, consulting professionals will discover Progent a chance for enhancing your technical skills, living a more independent lifestyle, and achieving economic success.

Learn Additional Details About Working with Progent
Check out these pages to learn more details concerning Progent's job openings, business philosophy, work conditions, compensation structure, and benefits:

Full-time Jobs at Progent
We are hiring a range of on-staff professionals such as motivated Microsoft MCSE and MCSA network consultants; network consultants who have CCIE certification; and specialists in advanced network architecture with experience in mobile connectivity, wireless networking, non-stop systems, disaster recovery planning, data preservation, and VMware technology. Progent is also seeking desktop support technicians, remote service professionals, and CISSP accredited security engineers. We are also seeking experienced managers and administrators who can operate effectively in our high-growth, virtual office model. Find out additional information concerning staff consulting positions at Progent by visiting Consulting Jobs at Progent.

Contract Opportunities at Progent
Progent contracts freelance consultants with proven expertise and hands-on background in crucial information technology topics outside our primary technical concentration. Our Experts Team employs freelance consultants who can provide advice and development support for strategic applications such as MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management; possess specialized expertise with non-Microsoft platforms such as Linux, Macintosh, or Sun, or offer expert skills in technologies such as telecommunications, web development, Juniper infrastructure technology, eCommerce, or Oracle Database development and administration. Independent consultants certified by us coordinate with Progent's staff engineers to provide comprehensive IT services for small business networks. In order to find out more information concerning contracting opportunities with Progent's Experts Consulting Group, see Freelance Jobs at Progent.

Ways That We Are Different
Progent has managed to attract the best consulting experts by being different. Providing a powerful blend of enterprising drive, insistence on customer satisfaction, use of advanced technology, plus an independent business structure that accommodates quality-of-life options for Progent's consulting team, Progent creates a dynamic environment for select consultants who have a drive for rapidly enhancing their technical skills to deliver concrete benefits for a variety of businesses and network environments. Find out more information concerning reasons we are different by going to Reasons That Progent Is Different.

Progent's Virtual Office Work Environment
Our virtual office model incorporates sophisticated technologies that enable remote access, wireless communication, easy access to Progent's knowledge bases, and instant collaboration with talented team members to allow you to deal with challenging network issues. Progent's virtual office environment enables consultants to focus on providing service rather than fighting traffic and lets you nurture lasting client relationships by permitting you to provide quick, effective, and cost-effective solutions. In order to learn additional information about Progent's virtual office work environment, go to Progent virtual Office Network.

Compensation and Benefit Packages
Our compensation is determined by revenue sharing. What you earn is entirely tied to what you contribute. Consultants have the choice of focusing on life style and choosing to consult at an easy pace, utilizing Progent's flexible schedule to make time for individual pursuits, or you can choose to earn significant money through persistent effort and lots of consulting time. Progent also provides comprehensive family health insurance plus numerous additional benefits. Find out additional details about Progent's compensation and benefits by going to Progent Compensation Model and Benefit Programs.

Employment at Progent Q&A
For answers to common enquiries about becoming a consultant at Progent, refer to Jobs at Progent Q&A.

The following is a description of Progent's available job openings:


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P014

Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for experienced Senior Microsoft information technology consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a range of small businesses to manage IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key areas of expertise include system infrastructure, AD design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

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P016

Desktop Engineer - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking Desktop Support Consultants to help our clients with maintenance, break/fix and project work. This is a 1099 consulting role that will be performed at our client premises in the San Francisco Bay Area. Daytime availability is needed, Monday through Friday. Our consultant will maintain and support users of all desktop and laptop computers powered by current Microsoft technologies. Also, work extensively with customer's executives, management, IT staff or under the direction or guidance of our senior consultant to support the customer's end users.

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P018

Sr. Microsoft IT Consultant - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is seeking proven Senior Microsoft IT consultants in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to assist a variety of small and midsize organizations manage networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 through 2016. Key fields of knowledge include network infrastructure, AD design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

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Expert

Sr. Microsoft Exchange Expert - San Francisco Bay Area, Online
Progent is seeking a Senior Microsoft Exchange consultant to lead enterprise-level Exchange planning and deployment projects. The right applicant would be a computer consultant with expertise in Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016 and Exchange Online and with a solid grasp of Active Directory. This position demands experience in the consulting, architectural design, implementation and maintenance of these platforms.

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S25

Business Development Representative - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is looking for a Business Development Representative (BDR) to operate as a senior-level sales executive who is responsible for selling Progent's comprehensive portfolio of information technology outsourcing/co-sourcing and computer consulting, and development services. Activities of the BDR include:
  • Producing and articulating key components of service proposals which tie our services with a client's primary business needs
  • Establishing and maintaining good relationships with clients
  • Providing continuing account management and generating follow-on sales
  • Maintaining an understanding of continually changing IT technology

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


If you wish to ask about any opening shown above, you should send your resume to jobs@progent.com. Please state the code numbers of the positions of interest.

Details Concerning Work at Progent

Staff Jobs for Network Consultants, Computer Service Technicians,
Security Consultants, and Remote Support Technicians

Progent is seeking to hire fulltime, results-oriented Microsoft accredited consultants with Microsoft MCSE, MCSA, or MCP credentials; Cisco certified network consultants with Cisco CCIE, CCNP, or CCNA certification; security professionals with CISA or equivalent security certification; and advanced system architecture consultants with experience in mobile access, wireless networking, high availability, workplace recovery, information protection, and VMware. Progent also seeks employees who can work on our staff of helpdesk support specialists and remote troubleshooting professionals. In addition, Progent is hiring talented managers who can operate productively in our high-growth, virtual office environment.

By supporting a team of talented and dedicated professionals, providing world-class customer services, and following a competitive results-based fee model, Progent has been able to expand our client base rapidly while delivering professional services to numerous businesses in the San Francisco area and across the U.S. A sophisticated virtual office network, a shared information base, and a team approach to problem resolution have helped Progent to retain a talented staff and a loyal client base.

If you are an information technology professional with technical support experience, joining Progent or helping our clients can enhance your knowledge through interaction with Progent's staff of highly team-oriented, talented engineers. Progent's focus on delivering information technology expertise and technical help to small organizations will offer you the opportunity to collaborate closely with key players and contribute significantly to the success of dynamic businesses.

We are looking for consultants that have verifiable certification in their special expertise. So, if you are a Microsoft consultant, you must have earned your Microsoft MCSE credential. For Cisco professionals, 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, Certified Information Security Manager, or other top security certifications. Of course, Progent is aware of "paper experts". Still, the fact that a certificate does not ensure expertise is no justification for not earning one. If you know your stuff, then most of those certifications should pose no challenge. The bottom line is that if you are a professional, then clients deserve to see certifications. Progent can broadcast your skills, but you should provide a baseline of certifications for us to work with. If you are strongly opposed to the idea of certifications, Progent can sympathize with and respect your opinion, but you are probably not a good fit.

Contract Jobs for Certified Experts for
Windows, Mac, Linux-based, and Sun Solaris Technology

For over two decades, our information technology professionals have offered affordable and effective computer support expertise for businesses in Northern California and throughout the United States. An advanced virtual office environment, a common technical database, and a collaborative approach to problem solving have enabled Progent to retain a talented staff and quickly grow a satisfied customer base.

The Experts Group is our way to provide customers the help of expert information technology consulting professionals who have advanced knowledge and work background in important technologies beyond our primary concentration in network infrastructure and security. Experts Group members are typically independent engineers and sometimes "moonlighters" who have been carefully qualified by us to work closely with our staff engineers to provide comprehensive, world-class information technology services to small and midsize businesses. We are always expanding our Experts Team to meet the particular needs of our clients.

Our Experts Team now provides support in these technologies:

  • Macintosh networking and programs
  • Consulting for Linux-powered, UNIX-based, and Sun Solaris environments
  • MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM consulting
  • Mission-critical and vertical application help
  • Chief Information Officer, business analyst, and project management services
  • Special program development and deployment
  • Web, electronic business, EDI, and customer portal development and deployment
  • DBM management and performance consulting
  • Management information expertise
  • Telecommunications architecture consulting

Advantages of becoming a member of Our Experts Team include:

  • By working with Progent, you can leverage the impact of our dramatic growth and top-notch recognition in the industry. By maintaining a team of talented and committed consultants, providing attentive customer support, and practicing a proven, value-focused pricing structure, Progent has multiplied our customer base over the past few years and Progent now provides consulting support to hundreds of companies in Northern California and across the United States.
  • Progent's veteran marketing staff takes care of all facets of marketing your services and areas of expertise into our quickly expanding client base, so you spend less effort finding customers and more time making money.
  • We will assist in relationship building between you and Progent's core team of expert Microsoft and Cisco certified consultants who act as the gateway to the influential managers among our customers.
  • Progent's selling and administration staffs will take care of the complete sales and contracting process, from opportunity identification, job approval, customer needs definition, capabilities matching, job scoping proposal writing, contract negotiation and execution. Your exclusive focus stays with providing top-quality consulting service.
  • We will provide you connections to Progent's sophisticated virtual office environment, offering convenient meeting/work sites in the San Francisco area, and Internet and telecomm access throughout the U.S.
  • You will have the benefit of our extensive knowledge base, processes based on leading practices, abundance of template-deliverable publications, and the shared expertise from one of Northern California's largest independent groups of expert network engineers.
  • We will share special benefits from leading vendors such as Microsoft and Cisco, including no-cost orlow-cost educational seminars, on-line access to special vendor support tools and product support resources, and downloadable in-house use programs for training or sales use.
  • You will have the security of backup coverage from Progent's staff consultants and other Expert Team members in the event you are unavailable to respond to client demands due to work schedule conflicts, vacation, sickness, or training.
  • As a 1099 subcontractor to Progent, you get simplified, risk-free invoicing and consistent payment schedules. In addition, Progent is responsible for receivables collection

There is no fee to be part of our Experts Team, but Progent has strict qualifications for membership:

  • You must have a strong background as a consultant working independently in your area of specialization, including at least a two year record of completed contracting projects and/or have your own active customer base for whom you currently provide ongoing support services.
  • You should show that you are an expert in your field of concentration, including showing a long work-related history and strong references, and possess current manufacturer and/or industry professional qualifications.
  • You have to be able to carry yourself in a professional manner and be self driven and confident in your abilities. You must have strong people skills and know how to work successfully alone or as part of a group.
  • You have to be able to communicate proper expectations to clients and fellow Progent team members and you must know how scope out tasks, produce task plans, and estimate realistic time lines.

Improve Your Skills with the Best Technology and
Working with the Top Group of Network Engineers

Progent's productive atmosphere will make you a better professional by improving your information technology skills and increasing the loyalty of your customers. Progent delivers on this commitment by attracting the top consulting experts for you to work with, providing an advanced system infrastructure, using proprietary software tools to deliver the highest quality of support, and by optimizing proven operational models for finding and maintaining customers.

The most important factor that distinguishes Progent from typical network support firms is the excellence of our consultants. Among the scores of consultants who have teamed with us, we have recruited the best talent covering a broad array of technologies. Whether it’s Microsoft servers, Cisco firewalls, network security, Apple, Linux, server virtualization, or other vital areas, we engage experts who can help you to be successful on larger projects by leveraging the aggregate experience of Progent's group of experts.

To promote the productivity of our consultants, we invest heavily in making available the best tools to perform the work efficiently. Progent will leverage information technology to an extraordinary degree and our state-of-the-art virtual office infrastructure allows seamless connectivity, collaboration, and information sharing with other Progent consultants — entirely from at-home or mobile offices. You don’t waste time or lose revenue with regular drives to a conventional office building, and all driving you do for on-site customer jobs is based on your time table, not Progent's. The best part is that much of Progent's support services can be done remotely, representing 100% efficiency for billable hours. In fact, some Progent staff do remote consulting only.

Progent's business structure is set up for reacting quickly and effectively to customer requirements via knowledge sharing and cooperative problem resolution. Even though Progent's consultants operate with a great deal of independence, resource allocation is centralized, client issues and resolutions are meticulously tracked, documented, and archived for easy retrieval, current engineer schedules are published to facilitate team projects and enable problem escalation, and client satisfaction is always monitored. We reinforce the feeling of cooperation through monthly team meetings and quarterly corporate events.

Most of our consultants are located across California, however we are building a quickly growing group of consulting experts throughout the U.S. Our virtual office infrastructure eliminates regional obstacles that limit the efficiency of conventional company structures. We enhance the deal by offering a full benefit program to promote the health and economic welfare of our team members and their families.

Not only do we have awesome consulting professionals, Progent's sales and operations groups match the excellence that defines Progent. These top-notch factors behind our growth are helping us to target and sign up the 50-60 new clients we are now acquiring every month. Progent lately celebrated the delivery of support to our 1,000th client. Just type “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to see for yourself why Progent is also a strong marketing organization.

Having a commitment to technical proficiency is a cornerstone for growth with Progent. A job in consulting will push you to enhance your skills more than you would in any other job in network technology. Being exposed to a continual series of technical challenges is what makes professional support interesting. Clients choose consulting firms to perform the toughest jobs. Creative projects, advanced implementations, vexing or entrenched problems, and tricky migrations are the foundation for what we do every day. At Progent, you will not stagnate or be narrowly defined, as is sadly typical for network engineers in ordinary corporate jobs. You will wake up every morning excited about the opportunities ahead.

Along the way, you will work with some wonderful folks, both by establishing close customer contacts and by operating closely with other Progent consultants, where you will learn from and contribute to their success. Of course, technology is vital, but we are a relationship-oriented company through and through. If you don’t have excellent people skills or like cooperating with a diverse assortment of personalities, then we are probably a poor fit.

If all this sounds good to you, we urge you to talk to Progent about our vision of the new paradigm of information technology consulting.

Enjoy Lifestyle Improvements and Professional Success with
Our Advanced Virtual Office Infrastructure

Progent is convinced that a well designed and implemented information system is a pivotal piece for enabling a company's growth, and Progent applies this belief in our corporate system infrastructure. We have built a zero-downtime virtual office network that enables Progent's staff engineers and authorized contractors to deliver rapid and efficient support, cooperate closely on sophisticated projects, and gain from career and personal maturity by being a member of a dynamic company culture of personal drive and independence.
















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