One of the top network consultant firms for business networks, Progent maintains a full-time staff of talented service professionals who focus on mainstream technologies including:

  • Microsoft technology
  • Cisco routers, switches, ASA firewalls, access points, plus VoIP products
  • Enterprise security expertise
  • Advanced network architecture
  • Off-site troubleshooting and network management

Our Experts Team, which includes independent experts certified and managed by Progent, offers highly refined skills in a wide variety of vital business applications and network technologies such as:

  • Macintosh and iOS integration and application software
  • Consulting for Linux, UNIX-powered, and Sun environments
  • Dynamics MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management customization
  • Business Intelligence expertise for platforms including SQL Server BI Stack, Power BI, and Crystal Reports
  • Chief Information Officer, business analyst, and project logistics services
  • Web application software development, integration, and debugging
  • SQL Server and Oracle DBM development and management help
  • Office Access database programming, enhancement and troubleshooting
  • Office and Microsoft Office 365 consulting

Creative models for acquiring clients, providing service, maintaining a dynamic company culture, and offering generous compensation have enabled us to become one of the most rapidly expanding and best respected Microsoft Gold Partners consultant organizations in America and to build a worldwide presence for delivering remote network support. If you are a certified computer technician or information technology consultant with an orientation towards a customer service and strong communication skills, consultants should consider Progent an opportunity for enhancing your professional skills, developing a more rewarding lifestyle, and achieving economic security.

Learn Additional Information About Jobs at Progent
Follow these pages to learn more details concerning Progent's work openings, business culture, operational environment, profit sharing structure, and benefits packages:

Full-time Positions at Progent
Progent is seeking a range of full-time workers such as experienced Microsoft MCSE, MCSA, and MCP computer engineers; system experts who have CCIE certification; and specialists in fault-tolerant network design with experience in mobile connectivity, wireless integration, non-stop systems, business continuity solutions, data protection, and virtual servers. Progent is also hiring desktop support technicians, remote troubleshooting specialists, and CISSP, CISM, or CISA accredited security professionals. Progent is also looking for veteran managers and administrators who can perform efficiently in our high-growth, virtual office environment. Find out additional information concerning staff professional services work at Progent by going to Consulting Work at Progent.

Freelance Work with Progent
Progent contracts independent consultants with specialized expertise and working experience in important IT topics outside our main technical focus. Progent's Experts Team hires independent consultants who offer consulting and development support for line-of-business applications such as Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM; have deep knowledge of popular operating systems such as Linux, Apple OS, or Sun, or offer expert help in technologies such as telecom, web design, Juniper infrastructure technology, web commerce, or Oracle DBM development and administration. Freelance contractors certified by us cooperate with our in-house engineers to provide comprehensive solutions for small business networks. In order to find out additional details concerning contract jobs with our Experts Consulting Group, refer to Contract Jobs at Progent.

Ways That We Are Unique
Progent has managed to recruit the top professional talent by being unique. Providing an innovative mix of enterprising drive, commitment to client success, utilization of advanced technology, plus a flexible work structure that allows for life-style options for Progent's team members, Progent creates a dynamic culture for talented consultants who have a drive for quickly improving their professional abilities to create concrete benefits for a variety of businesses and technical environments. Learn more information concerning reasons Progent is exceptional by referring to How We Are Different.

Our Virtual Office Business Model
Progent's virtual office model utilizes state-of-the-art technologies that enable off-site access, wireless connectivity, convenient availability of our knowledge bases, and close collaboration with mobile team members to allow you to solve business-critical IT problems. Our virtual office setting enables consultants to focus on providing service instead of fighting commutes and lets consultants establish successful customer relationships by permitting you to come up with fast, viable, and affordable solutions. To learn more information concerning our virtual office infrastructure, visit Progent virtual Office Network.

Compensation Model and Benefits
Progent's compensation model is based on revenue sharing. The money you earn is wholly determined by the revenue you generate. You have the choice of concentrating on life style and choosing to work at a more relaxed pace, using our flexible schedule to follow personal pursuits, or you can use the opportunity to make significant money through hard work and long consulting time. Progent also provides full family health care coverage plus numerous other benefits. Learn additional details concerning our compensation and benefits by going to Progent Compensation and Benefits.

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

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


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P014

Senior Microsoft IT Consulting Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for proven Sr. Microsoft information technology consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a range of small businesses to maintain networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important fields of knowledge include system infrastructure, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

More information about Sr. Microsoft IT Consulting Expert Positions


P016

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

Specifics about Desktop Support Expert Jobs


P018

Sr. Microsoft Computer Consultant - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is looking for proven Senior Microsoft IT consulting experts in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to help a range of small and midsize businesses maintain networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key fields of expertise include system infrastructure, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Specifics on Sr. Microsoft IT Consultant Jobs


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Senior Microsoft Exchange Expert - San Francisco Bay Area, Remote
Progent is seeking a Sr. Microsoft Exchange consultant to lead enterprise-level Exchange planning and deployment projects. The ideal candidate would be a technical consultant with expertise in the area of Exchange 2007 to 2016 and Office 365 and with a solid understanding of Microsoft AD. This position calls for a background in the consulting, system design, implementation and support of these technologies.

More information about Senior Exchange Expert Positions


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Business Development Representative - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is looking for a Business Development Representative (BDR) to work as a senior-level sales executive responsible for selling the company's broad selection of IT outsourcing/co-sourcing and network consulting, and application development services. Activities of the BDR include:
  • Producing and explaining crucial components of consulting propositions which align Progent's services with real business value
  • Maintaining excellent relationships with clients
  • Providing continuing account management and developing follow-on engagements
  • Maintaining an understanding of rapidly evolving IT technology

Details about Business Development Representative (BDR) Jobs - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas


If you would like to ask about any job shown above, please send your background information to jobs@progent.com. Be sure to copy the job codes of the jobs that interest you.

Additional Facts About Jobs at Progent

Staff Work for Network Consultants, Desktop Support Specialists,
Security Experts, and Online Support Professionals

Progent wants to hire fulltime, results-driven Microsoft certified consultants with Microsoft MCSE certification; Cisco certified network consultants who have Cisco credentials; security professionals who have CISA or equivalent security credentials; and advanced system design experts with a background in mobile solutions, wireless networking, fault tolerance, workplace recovery, data preservation, and server virtualization. Progent also seeks employees who can work on Progent's staff of desktop support technicians and remote support professionals. Also, We are looking for talented administrators who can perform productively in Progent's fast-paced, virtual office culture.

By maintaining a staff of skilled and dedicated professionals, providing attentive client care, and following a strong value-focused fee structure, We have been able to increase our client base rapidly while providing consulting services to hundreds of businesses in Northern California and throughout the United States. An advanced virtual office network, a shared knowledge base, and a team approach to problem resolution have helped Progent to maintain a talented staff and a loyal customer list.

If you are an information technology consultant with technical support expertise, teaming with Progent or working for Progent's customers can enhance your skills through interaction with our staff of highly team-oriented, talented engineers. Our focus on providing network expertise and technical support to small organizations will offer you the opportunity to collaborate intimately with key players and contribute significantly to the growth of dynamic companies.

We are hiring consultants that can show verifiable certification in their technical expertise. So, if you are a Microsoft expert, you must have your MCSE credential. In the case of Cisco professionals, have your Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert or Cisco Certified Network Professional credential. For security, you should have earned you CISSP, CISA, Certified Information Security Manager, or other top security certifications. Naturally, we are aware of "paper experts". Notwithstanding, simply because a credential does not ensure excellence is no justification for not earning one. If you know your field, then most of those tests should pose no challenge. The crux of the matter is that if you represent yourself to be a professional, then clients expect certifications. Progent will promote your talents, but you must provide standard certifications for us to work with. If you are adamantly opposed to the idea of certifications, Progent can sympathize with and honor your opinion, but you are probably not an appropriate candidate.

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

For over 20 years, our computer professionals have offered affordable and effective network support expertise for businesses in Northern California and throughout the U.S. A sophisticated virtual office network, a shared technical database, and a team approach to problem solving have helped Progent to retain a strong in-house team and dramatically expand a satisfied clientele.

The Experts Team is our way to offer customers the help of specialized information technology support professionals who have advanced skills and work experience in key technologies beyond our primary concentration in system infrastructure and security. Experts Team members are typically independent contractors and occasionally "moonlighters" who are thoroughly certified by Progent to collaborate with Progent's staff engineers to deliver comprehensive, enterprise-class network services to small businesses. We are always expanding our Experts Group in order to meet the particular needs of our clients.

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

  • Macintosh networking and programs
  • Expertise for Linux-powered, UNIX, and Sun systems
  • MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM customization
  • Strategic and vertical application support
  • CIO, business analyst, and project logistics outsourcing
  • Special program development and deployment
  • Web, eCommerce, EDI, and client portal development and integration
  • SQL support and performance consulting
  • Business intelligence expertise
  • Telecommunications systems consulting

Benefits of becoming part of Progent's Experts Group include:

  • By associating with Progent, you can take advantage of the momentum of our dramatic expansion and excellent recognition in the market. By having a team of talented and committed professionals, offering excellent customer support, and practicing a strong, ROI-oriented billing structure, Progent has quadrupled our customer base during the last several years and Progent now delivers professoinal services to hundreds of companies in Northern California and across the U.S.
  • Progent's veteran marketing team takes care of all aspects of promoting your services and areas of knowledge into our quickly expanding client base, so you expend less time signing up customers and more time generating money.
  • Progent will assist in relationship building between you and Progent's key team of expert Microsoft and Cisco certified engineers who are the conduit to the influential managers among Progent's clients.
  • Progent's sales and administration teams will manage the complete selling and contracting process, from lead identification, job approval, customer requirements description, capabilities matching, project analysis proposal writing, agreement negotiation and execution. Your exclusive focus is on delivering high-level consulting service.
  • Progent will gives you access to Progent's advanced virtual office infrastructure, including convenient conference locations throughout the San Francisco area, and data and voice connectivity throughout the U.S.
  • You will have access to our extensive knowledge base, procedures based on best practices, abundance of professional documents, and the shared expertise from one of Northern California's largest independent groups of expert information technology professionals.
  • We will pass on special benefits from leading technology companies including Microsoft and Cisco, including no-cost orlow-cost training classes, web connections to restricted vendor support utilities and technical support resources, and on-line internal 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 fee to become part of our Experts Group, but we do have these requirements for membership:

  • You need to show a proven background as a consultant operating independently in your field of expertise, including a minimum two year history of completed contracting projects and/or have your own active customer base to which you currently deliver ongoing consulting activity.
  • You should show that you have expertise in your area of specialization, including showing a long work-related record and strong references, and possess up-to-date manufacturer or industry professional certifications.
  • You need to know how to carry yourself in a professional manner and be self motivated and confident in your abilities. You must have strong people skills and understand how to operate efficiently alone or as a member of a team.
  • You should know how to articulate proper expectations to clients and fellow Progent team members and you need to know how evaluate tasks, create task plans, and define realistic work schedules.

Enhance Your Skills with the Best Technology and
Working with a Great Team of Network Engineers

Progent's productive atmosphere will make you a better consulting professional by enhancing your technical knowledge and boosting the satisfaction of your clients. Progent makes good on this promise by attracting the top consulting talent for you to operate with, offering an advanced network and communications infrastructure, using proprietary application tools to enable the highest quality of service, and by optimizing proven business structures for attracting and maintaining customers.

The decisive factor that distinguishes us from ordinary consulting companies is the high caliber of our consulting team. Among the 50 or so consultants who have joined us, we have recruited top talent across a wide range of technical areas. Whether it’s Microsoft Windows, Cisco switches, network security, Apple, Linux/UNIX, VMware, or other key technologies, we deploy experts who can help you to be successful on larger jobs by combining the collective skills of our team of experts.

To promote the productivity of our consultants, we invest heavily in providing the best technology to perform the job properly. We will exploit technology to an impressive degree and our advanced virtual office infrastructure allows effortless connectivity, collaboration, and knowledge sharing with fellow Progent consultants — entirely from at-home or mobile offices. You don’t throw away time or forfeit revenue because of daily drives to a physical office building, and any travel you do for on-site customer jobs is determined by your time table, not Progent's. The most attractive part is that much of Progent's support work can be done remotely, representing 100% productivity for income-producing hours. In fact, some of our staff do remote support exclusively.

Progent's operations are geared towards reacting rapidly and efficiently to customer requirements via information exchange and collaborative problem resolution. Although Progent's consultants operate with a great deal of freedom, resource allocation is centralized, client issues and resolutions are meticulously tracked, documented, and organized for easy retrieval, current engineer availability is published to facilitate group tasks and simplify problem escalation, and customer satisfaction is continually monitored. We reinforce the sense of cooperation via periodic workgroup meetings and regular company-wide events.

The majority of our consultants are situated across Northern California, but we are attracting a quickly expanding group of network experts throughout America. Progent's virtual office environment does away with geographic obstacles that limit the efficiency of traditional business models. We enhance the package by offering a comprehensive employee care program to ensure the health and economic security of our employees and their families.

Not only do we have awesome consultants, our marketing and operations teams live up to the excellence that is Progent. These high-performance factors behind Progent’s growth are helping us to target and sign up the 50-60 new customers we are currently acquiring every month. We lately marked the delivery of support to our 1,000th customer. Just type “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to check for yourself why Progent is also a strong marketing organization.

Possessing a commitment to technical excellence is a cornerstone for success with Progent. A career in consulting will push you to learn more than you would in any other job in network technology. Being exposed to a steady series of technical challenges is what makes consulting interesting. Customers choose a consultant to do the “hard stuff.” Creative projects, leading-edge implementations, vexing or entrenched issues, and tricky upgrades are the foundation for what we do every day. With us, you will not stall or be narrowly defined, as is sadly common for computer professionals in ordinary corporate roles. You will awake every morning enthusiastic about the opportunities ahead.

Along the way, you will work with some wonderful people, both by building strong customer contacts and by working in conjunction with other Progent team members, where you will benefit from and contribute to their growth. Of course, technology is vital, but Progent is a relationship-focused organization through and through. If you do not offer strong communications skills or enjoy cooperating with a varied assortment of people, then Progent is in all likelihood not a good fit.

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

Get Lifestyle Improvements and Professional Success with
Progent's Sophisticated Virtual Office Infrastructure

Progent believes that a well architected and implemented information system can be a crucial piece for enabling any company's success, and Progent applies this philosophy in our own network environment. We have created a fault-tolerant virtual office network that enables Progent's staff consultants and certified contractors to deliver fast and efficient support, collaborate closely on complex projects, and gain from professional and personal growth from acting as part of a dynamic company culture of self motivation and independence.
















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