Among America's premiere IT consultant companies for small and midsize business systems, Progent manages a large team of talented support experts who concentrate on mainstream technologies including:

  • Microsoft Windows technology
  • Cisco routers, switches, firewalls, wireless access points, plus VoIP products
  • Network security analysis
  • Sophisticated network architecture
  • Off-site IT support and network management

Progent's Experts Group, which contracts freelance consultants qualified and managed by Progent, provides exceptionally specialized knowledge covering a broad variety of key business areas and network solutions such as:

  • Macintosh and iOS integration and applications
  • Consulting for Linux, UNIX, and Sun Solaris environments
  • Microsoft Dynamics MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management customization
  • BI consulting for platforms including SQL Server BI Stack, Power BI, and Microsoft Management Reporter/FRx
  • CIO, management information analyst, and project logistics outsourcing
  • Web app design, integration, and debugging
  • SQL Server and Oracle Database programming and DBA help
  • Microsoft Access application development, migration and training
  • Office and Office 365 consulting

Innovative structures for attracting clients, providing service, establishing a dynamic company culture, and offering highly competitive compensation and benefits have enabled Progent to become among the fastest growing and best respected Microsoft Gold Partners consultant organizations in the United States and to establish an international presence for delivering remote IT expertise. If you are a certified computer support professional or network consultant with a focus on a client success and excellent people skills, you will discover Progent a chance for increasing your technical skills, developing a more rewarding lifestyle, and attaining economic security.

Find Out Additional Details About Working at Progent
Follow these pages to find out additional information concerning Progent's work opportunities, business philosophy, operational conditions, profit sharing structure, and benefits packages:

Full-time Careers at Progent
We are seeking a range of on-staff professionals including solutions-driven Microsoft MCSE and MCP network consultants; system consultants with Cisco CCIE credentials; and specialists in fault-tolerant network design with experience in mobile access, wireless networking, non-stop environments, business continuity solutions, data preservation, and virtual servers. We are also seeking workstation support experts, off-site service professionals, and CISM accredited security consultants. Progent is also looking for experienced managers and administrators able to perform efficiently in Progent's high-growth, virtual office model. Learn additional details about full-time consulting work at Progent by visiting Consulting Work at Progent.

Freelance Work at Progent
Progent contracts independent consultants who have specialized expertise and hands-on background in crucial IT topics outside our main technical focus. Our Experts Group employs independent consultants who offer advice and development services for strategic applications such as Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM; possess deep expertise with popular platforms such as Linux derivatives, Apple OS, or Sun, or offer expert skills in technologies like telecom, web site development, Juniper Networks infrastructure technology, eCommerce, or Oracle Database development and management. Independent consultants qualified by Progent cooperate with Progent's in-house consultants to deliver comprehensive IT services for small and midsize company networks. In order to find out additional information concerning contracting work with Progent's Experts Team, refer to Freelance Jobs at Progent.

Reasons That Progent Is Different
We have been able to recruit the best consulting talent by being unique. With an innovative mix of enterprising spirit, commitment to client success, utilization of state-of-the-art technical tools, and an independent business structure that accommodates quality-of-life choices for Progent's consulting team, Progent offers a dynamic environment for select consultants who have a drive for quickly improving their professional abilities to create concrete benefits for a range of businesses and technical environments. Learn additional details about how we are unique by visiting Reasons That We Are Unique.

Progent's Virtual Office Business Model
Progent's virtual office network utilizes state-of-the-art technologies that enable remote access, wireless connectivity, easy access to Progent's support databases, and close collaboration with mobile colleagues to allow you to handle challenging network problems. Our virtual office network frees consultants to concentrate on delivering IT solutions rather than dealing with traffic and helps you nurture lasting customer relationships by enabling you to provide quick, effective, and cost-effective solutions. If you want to learn more information about Progent's virtual office network, go to Progent virtual Office Network.

Compensation and Benefits
Progent's compensation is based on revenue sharing. The money you earn is wholly determined by the revenue you generate. Consultants have the option of concentrating on quality of life and choosing to consult at a more relaxed pace, using Progent's versatile schedule to follow personal enthusiasms, or you can take advantage of the chance to make significant money by persistent work and lots of consulting time. Progent also provides comprehensive family health care coverage plus numerous other benefits. Learn additional details concerning our compensation and benefits by referring to Progent Compensation and Benefits.

Jobs at Progent FAQs
To see replies to popular questions concerning becoming employed by Progent, visit Jobs at Progent FAQs.

The following is a description of some current job opportunities:


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P014

Sr. Microsoft Computer Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for experienced Sr. Microsoft information technology consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to help 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 Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important areas of expertise include system architecture, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

More information about Sr. Microsoft Computer Consulting Expert Job


P016

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

Specifics on Desktop Support Expert Job


P018

Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is looking for proven Senior Microsoft information technology consulting experts in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to assist a variety of small and midsize organizations maintain networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key fields of knowledge include network infrastructure, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Specifics on Sr. Microsoft Computer Consultant Positions


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Sr. Microsoft Exchange Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area, Online
Progent is seeking a Senior Exchange consultant to lead large-scale Microsoft Exchange planning and deployment projects. The ideal candidate should be a technical consultant with mastery in the area of Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016 and Office 365 and with a solid understanding of Microsoft AD. This role would require a background in the consulting, architectural design, deployment and support of these technologies.

Specifics about Senior Microsoft Exchange Consultant Job


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Business Development Representative - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is seeking a Business Development Representative (BDR) to operate as a senior sales executive responsible for selling the company's broad selection of information technology outsourcing and computer consulting, and application development services. Responsibilities of the Business Development Representative include:
  • Generating and articulating crucial components of consulting propositions that tie our deliverables with a customer's unique competitive requirements
  • Establishing and maintaining good relationships with Progent's customers
  • Providing continuing account management and generating follow-on engagements
  • Explaining rapidly evolving technology

Specifics about Business Development Representative Positions - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas


If you would like to enquire about any opening shown above, you should e-mail your background information to jobs@progent.com. Be sure to include the code numbers of the positions of interest.

Details Concerning Jobs at Progent

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

Progent is seeking to hire staff-level, results-oriented Microsoft accredited engineers with MCSE or MCP credentials; Cisco accredited network consultants with Cisco certification; security consultants with CISM or equivalent security credentials; and advanced system design consultants with a background in mobile solutions, wireless connectivity, fault tolerance, workplace recovery, data preservation, and virtual servers. Progent also seeks professionals who can join our staff of helpdesk support technicians and remote troubleshooting experts. Also, Progent is seeking talented administrators able to perform effectively in Progent's high-growth, virtual office culture.

By supporting a team of talented and motivated professionals, delivering world-class client services, and following a strong value-based pricing structure, Progent has been able to expand our customer list rapidly while providing professional services to numerous businesses in the San Francisco area and throughout the United States. An advanced virtual office network, a shared knowledge base, and a team approach to problem solving have helped Progent to retain a talented consulting team and a satisfied client list.

If you are a network consultant with technical support experience, joining Progent or helping Progent's clients can enhance your knowledge through cooperation with our staff of mutually team-oriented, expert engineers. Progent's focus on providing network consulting and computer support to small and midsize organizations will give you the opportunity to work intimately with decision makers and contribute significantly to the growth of exciting businesses.

We are looking for technical professionals that have recognized certification related to their special expertise. So, if you are a Microsoft expert, you should have earned your MCSE credential. For Cisco experts, have your CCIE or CCNP credential. For network security, you should have earned you CISSP, Certified Information Systems Auditor, CISM, or one of the other top security credentials. Naturally, we are aware of "paper experts". Still, the fact that a certificate can not guarantee expertise is no reason for not earning one. If you know your field, then the majority of those certifications should pose no great difficulty. The bottom line is that if you are an expert, then customers deserve to see certifications. We will broadcast your talents, but you should have standard certifications for Progent to market. In case you stand adamantly against the concept of credentials, Progent can understand and honor your position, but you are likely not an appropriate fit.

Contract Work for Certified Application Specialists for
Windows, Mac, Linux/UNIX, and Sun Technology

For over 20 years, our consulting professionals have offered low-cost and effective computer consulting services for small businesses in Northern California and throughout the U.S. An advanced virtual office environment, a common support knowledge base, and a collaborative philosophy for problem resolution have helped Progent to retain a talented staff and quickly expand a satisfied clientele.

The Experts Group is Progent's way to offer customers the services of specialized information technology consulting professionals who have advanced knowledge and work experience in key technologies beyond Progent's core focus in system support and security. Experts Group consultants are often freelance contractors and occasionally "moonlighters" who are thoroughly qualified by Progent to collaborate with our in-house engineers to deliver comprehensive, enterprise-class information technology services to small and midsize businesses. Progent is always expanding our Experts Team in order to address the particular needs of our customer base.

Our Experts Team currently provides support in these technologies:

  • Apple OS integration and programs
  • Support for Linux-based, UNIX-based, and Sun environments
  • MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management customization
  • Mission-critical and vertical program support
  • Chief Information Officer, business analyst, and project logistics outsourcing
  • Custom applications design and deployment
  • Web, eCommerce, EDI, and customer portal design and deployment
  • DBM management and efficiency consulting
  • Business information consulting
  • Telecom systems consulting

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

  • By associating with Progent, you get to take advantage of the momentum of our explosive expansion and top-notch reputation in the marketplace. By having a group of skilled and dedicated consultants, providing attentive client support, and following a strong, value-oriented billing model, we have quadrupled our clientele over the past several years and Progent currently delivers consulting support to hundreds of companies in California and throughout the U.S.
  • Our veteran marketing staff takes care of all facets of promoting your skills and areas of expertise into our rapidly growing customer base, so you spend less effort signing up customers and more time making revenue.
  • We will assist in relationship building between you and Progent's core group of expert Microsoft and Cisco qualified consultants who act as the gateway to the influential managers among our clients.
  • Our selling and administration teams will manage the complete selling and contracting process, from lead identification, project approval, client needs definition, skills matching, project scoping proposal generation, contract negotiation and generation. Your entire responsibility stays with providing top-quality consulting expertise.
  • We will provide you access to our sophisticated virtual office environment, including convenient meeting/work locations in Northern California, and data and voice connectivity anywhere in the United States.
  • You will have the benefit of Progent's vast knowledge base, procedures based on industry best practices, library of template-deliverable documents, and the shared expertise from one of Northern California's largest pool of expert network professionals.
  • Progent will share partner-only benefits from top vendors including Microsoft and Cisco, including free ordiscounted training classes, web connections to special vendor support utilities and product support resources, and on-line internal use programs for training 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 no cost to become part of Progent's Experts Group, but Progent has the following qualifications to join:

  • You need to have a proven background as a consulting professional working on your own in your field of specialization, including at least a two year history of completed consulting projects and/or have an active client base to which you now provide continuing consulting activity.
  • You have to demonstrate that you have expertise in your field of concentration, including having an extensive task-relevant history and excellent references, and possess current vendor and/or institutional professional qualifications.
  • You need to know how to carry yourself in a professional way and be self driven and assured in your abilities. You need to have strong inter-personal skills and know how to operate successfully by yourself or as part of a group.
  • You have to know how to explain realistic expectations to clients and fellow Progent team members and you must know how evaluate projects, create project plans, and define realistic work schedules.

Enhance Your Skills with Advanced Technology and
Joining a Great Group of Network Engineers

Progent's productive atmosphere will allow you to become a better professional by improving your technical knowledge and increasing the satisfaction of your customers. Progent delivers on this commitment by recruiting the top consulting experts for you to work with, offering a state-of-the-art system infrastructure, using specialized application utilities to enable the maximum quality of support, and by streamlining our operational structures for finding and keeping customers.

The decisive factor that distinguishes Progent from ordinary network support companies is the high quality of our service staff. Among the 50 or so consultants who have joined us, we have assembled top expertise across a broad range of technologies. Whether it’s Microsoft Windows, Cisco firewalls, network security, Mac, Linux/UNIX, server virtualization, or other vital technologies, we engage professionals who can enable you to be successful on larger projects by leveraging the aggregate experience of Progent's group of professionals.

To promote the success of our team, we invest significantly in making available the most powerful tools to perform the work efficiently. We will exploit technology to an extraordinary extent and our state-of-the-art virtual office infrastructure allows effortless communications, collaboration, and knowledge sharing with other Progent team members — entirely from home-based or mobile offices. You don’t waste time or lose income with daily drives to a conventional office, and all driving you do for on-site client work is based on your schedule, not ours. The best part is that most of Progent's consulting work can be performed remotely, representing maximum efficiency for billable time. In fact, some of our staff do off-site consulting only.

Progent's operations are geared towards reacting quickly and efficiently to client requirements via information exchange and collaborative problem resolution. Even though Progent's consultants operate with a high level of independence, dispatching is unified, client problems and resolutions are meticulously monitored, recorded, and archived for convenient reference, up-to-date consultant schedules are broadcast to facilitate team tasks and enable trouble escalation, and client satisfaction is always evaluated. We reinforce the feeling of cooperation via monthly team conferences and regular company-wide events.

Most of Progent's team is located across California, however we are attracting a rapidly growing group of network professionals throughout the U.S. Our virtual office environment eliminates geographic boundaries that limit the efficiency of conventional business models. We enhance the deal by providing a full benefit program to ensure the physical health and financial security of our team members and their relations.

Just as we have awesome consultants, Progent's sales and operations groups match the excellence that defines Progent. These high-performance contributors to Progent’s success are enabling us to target and land the 50-60 new customers we are now acquiring each month. We recently celebrated the delivery of support to our 1,000th client. Try typing “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to check for yourself why Progent is also a strong marketing operation.

Possessing a passion for technical excellence is a cornerstone for success with us. A job in consulting will drive you to learn more than you would in any other position in network technology. Being exposed to a continual stream of network challenges is what makes consulting exciting. Customers rely on consulting firms to perform the “hard stuff.” Creative projects, advanced deployments, vexing or chronic issues, and difficult migrations are the foundation for what we do every day. At Progent, you will not stagnate or be pigeonholed, as is sadly typical for network professionals in ordinary corporate roles. You will awake every morning excited about the opportunities to come.

Along the way, you will meet some great people, both by building strong customer relationships and by working in conjunction with other Progent team members, where you will learn from and add to their success. Yes, technology is vital, but Progent is a relationship-oriented company from top to bottom. If you don’t have excellent people skills or enjoy cooperating with a diverse assortment of personalities, then we are probably not a good match.

If all this seems good to you, we urge you to talk to us about our vision of the new paradigm of network consulting.

Get Lifestyle Improvements and Professional Success with
Our Advanced Virtual Office Environment

Progent is convinced that a well designed and executed network can be a crucial factor for accelerating a company's growth, and we follow this philosophy in our corporate system infrastructure. We have built a fault-tolerant virtual office infrastructure that allows Progent's staff consultants and certified contractors to offer fast and efficient support, cooperate easily on sophisticated jobs, and experience career and private growth from acting as part of an exciting company culture of self motivation and independence.
















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