One of the top computer consultant firms for small and midsize business networks, Progent maintains a full-time staff of talented support experts who focus on core IT areas including:

  • Microsoft Windows products
  • Cisco Integrated Services Routers, switches, firewalls, access points, plus VoIP solutions
  • System security consulting
  • Advanced connectivity infrastructures
  • Remote troubleshooting and system administration

Progent's Experts Team, which includes freelance consultants qualified and coordinated by Progent, provides exceptionally specialized knowledge in a broad variety of key software areas and networking technologies that include:

  • Apple OS and iOS networking and application software
  • Consulting for Linux-based, UNIX, and Sun Solaris environments
  • Microsoft Dynamics MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM customization
  • BI expertise for platforms including Microsoft's SQL Server BI Stack, Microsoft Power BI, and Crystal Reports
  • CIO, management information analyst, and project logistics outsourcing
  • Web-based app design, integration, and debugging
  • SQL Server, MySQL and Oracle Database programming and DBA consulting
  • Microsoft Office Access database programming, migration and troubleshooting
  • Microsoft Office and Office 365 consulting

Creative structures for attracting customers, delivering service, maintaining an efficient working environment, and providing generous compensation have enabled us to become one of the fastest expanding and best respected Microsoft Gold Partners consulting organizations in America and to build a worldwide organization for providing online IT support. If you are a certified IT technician or network consultant with a focus on a client success and excellent communication skills, you will find in Progent an opportunity for increasing your technical knowledge, developing a more independent lifestyle, and achieving financial security.

Learn More Details About Jobs with Progent
Follow these links to find out more information concerning our work openings, company philosophy, work environment, compensation model, and benefits:

Consulting Work at Progent
Progent is seeking a range of on-staff workers including solutions-driven Microsoft MCSE and MCP computer consultants; connectivity experts with Cisco CCIE, CCNP, or CCNA credentials; and consultants for advanced network design with experience in mobile access, wireless networking, non-stop systems, disaster recovery solutions, data preservation, and VMware technology. We are also seeking desktop support experts, off-site troubleshooting specialists, and CISSP, CISM, or CISA accredited security engineers. Progent is also hiring veteran managers able to perform effectively in Progent's high-growth, virtual office model. Learn additional information concerning full-time consulting work at Progent by visiting Full-time Careers at Progent.

Freelance Opportunities with Progent
Progent contracts independent consultants with specialized knowledge and field background in important IT areas beyond Progent's main technical focus. Our Experts Group includes independent consultants who offer consulting and programming services for mission-critical applications that include MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM; have deep expertise with non-Microsoft operating systems such as Linux, Apple OS, or Sun, or offer expert help in technologies like telecommunications, web development, Juniper products, web commerce, or Oracle DBM development and management. Freelance consultants qualified by Progent coordinate with Progent's full-time engineers to provide comprehensive IT services for small and midsize business networks. In order to learn more details concerning contracting jobs with our Experts Team, see Freelance Jobs with Progent.

Reasons That Progent Is Exceptional
We have managed to attract the best professional experts by being different. Providing a powerful blend of enterprising spirit, dedication to customer success, use of state-of-the-art technology, and an independent business model that allows for quality-of-life options for Progent's team members, Progent offers a stimulating environment for select individuals who posses a drive for quickly improving their professional abilities to deliver real-world benefits for a range of businesses and network environments. Learn additional details about ways that we are exceptional by referring to Reasons That Progent Is Exceptional.

Progent's Virtual Office Network
Progent's virtual office environment provides advanced technologies that allow remote access, wireless connectivity, easy access to Progent's knowledge bases, and close cooperation with mobile colleagues to help you to deal with business-critical network problems. Our virtual office environment enables consultants to concentrate on providing IT solutions rather than fighting traffic and helps consultants establish successful customer relationships by permitting you to come up with fast, effective, and cost-effective solutions. If you want to learn more details about our virtual office work environment, refer to Progent virtual Office Infrastructure.

Compensation Model and Benefit Packages
Progent's compensation model is based on revenue sharing. The money you earn is entirely determined by what you generate. You have the option of concentrating on quality of life and choosing to work at a more relaxed pace, utilizing our versatile structure to make time for personal pursuits, or you can take advantage of the chance to make considerable money through hard work and lots of consulting time. Progent also offers complete family health care insurance as well as numerous other benefits. Find out more details about our compensation model and benefit packages by going to Our Compensation and Benefit Packages.

Employment at Progent Questions and Answers
For answers to common questions concerning becoming employed by Progent, see Working with Progent Frequently Asked Questions.

The following is a description of our available job openings:


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Senior Microsoft Computer Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking experienced Senior Microsoft computer consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a range of small and midsize businesses to maintain IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key areas of expertise include network infrastructure, AD design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

More information about Sr. Microsoft Computer Consulting Expert Positions


P016

Desktop Engineer - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for Desktop Support Experts to help Progent's customers with maintenance, break/fix and project work. This is a 1099 consulting position 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 users of all desktop and laptop computers based on the latest Microsoft technologies. Also, work extensively with customer's executives, management, IT staff or under the direction or guidance of Progent's senior consultant to support the client's end users.

Specifics on Desktop Support Expert Jobs


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Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consultant - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is seeking proven Senior Microsoft computer consulting experts in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to help a range of small and midsize organizations maintain IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key fields of expertise include network architecture, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

More information about Senior Microsoft IT Consultant Job


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Sr. Exchange Expert - San Francisco Bay Area, Remote
Progent is seeking a Senior Microsoft Exchange expert to spearhead enterprise-level Exchange design and implementation initiatives. The right candidate would be a technical consultant with expertise in the area of Exchange 2007 to 2016 and Microsoft Office 365 and with a thorough understanding of Active Directory. This position would require experience in the consulting, architectural design, implementation and support of these technologies.

Details on Senior Exchange Consultant Positions


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Business Development Representative (BDR) - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is looking for a Business Development Representative to work as a senior sales executive who is responsible for selling the company's broad selection of information technology outsourcing/co-sourcing and network consulting, and application development services. Responsibilities of the BDR include:
  • Generating and explaining key components of consulting proposals which associate our deliverables with real business value
  • Establishing and maintaining excellent relationships with Progent's clients
  • Providing ongoing client management and generating follow-on engagements
  • Explaining continually changing technology

More information about Business Development Representative (BDR) Job - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas


If you want to ask about any job shown above, you should send your resume to jobs@progent.com. Please copy the job codes of the positions that interest you.

More Information About Opportunities with Us

Staff Jobs for Network Consultants, Desktop Support Specialists,
Security Consultants, and Online Help Professionals

Progent wants to find staff-level, solutions-oriented Microsoft certified engineers with Microsoft MCSE certification; Cisco accredited system consultants who have Cisco credentials; security consultants with CISSP or comparable security credentials; and advanced network design consultants with experience in mobile access, wireless networking, fault tolerance, workplace recovery, data preservation, and server virtualization. Progent also is hiring professionals who can work on our team of desktop support technicians and off-site troubleshooting experts. In addition, We are seeking experienced managers who can operate productively in our fast-paced, virtual office culture.

By supporting a team of skilled and motivated professionals, delivering world-class customer care, and offering a strong value-based fee model, We have been able to increase our customer list rapidly while delivering consulting support to numerous businesses in Northern California and throughout the United States. A sophisticated virtual office environment, a common knowledge database, and a group approach to problem resolution have helped Progent to maintain a talented consulting team and a satisfied customer list.

If you are an information technology consultant with troubleshooting expertise, joining Progent or helping Progent's clients can expand your skills through interaction with our staff of highly team-oriented, talented consultants. Progent's focus on delivering network consulting and technical help to small organizations will give you the opportunity to collaborate intimately with key players and add appreciably to the growth of dynamic companies.

Progent is looking for consultants who have recognized certification related to their special expertise. So, if you are a Microsoft expert, you should have your Microsoft MCSE certificate. In the case of Cisco experts, show us your CCIE or Cisco Certified Network Professional certificate. For security, you should have you Certified Information Systems Security Professional, CISA, Certified Information Security Manager, or one of the other top security certifications. Naturally, we are familiar with "paper experts". However, simply because a certificate can not guarantee excellence is no justification for not earning one. If you know your stuff, then most of these certifications should pose no challenge. The point is that if you call yourself an expert, then clients deserve to see certifications. We can promote your skills, but you must have a baseline of certifications for us to work with. In case you are adamantly against the idea of credentials, Progent can sympathize with and respect your position, but you are likely not an appropriate fit.

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

For more than two decades, Progent's information technology professionals have provided affordable and successful network consulting expertise for small businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area and across the U.S. A sophisticated virtual office environment, a shared support database, and a team philosophy for problem solving have enabled us to build a talented staff and quickly expand a satisfied customer base.

The Experts Group is Progent's way to provide customers the help of specialized computer support engineers who have advanced skills and work experience in key areas beyond our core concentration in system infrastructure and security. Experts Group consultants are typically freelance contractors and sometimes "moonlighters" who are carefully certified by us to work closely with our in-house consultants to deliver end-to-end, world-class network services to small businesses. Progent is continually enhancing the Experts Group in order to address the special needs of our clients.

Our Experts Team now offers support in these areas:

  • Macintosh integration and applications
  • Expertise for Linux-based, UNIX-based, and Sun Solaris systems
  • MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management consulting
  • Mission-critical and vertical program help
  • CIO, business analyst, and project logistics outsourcing
  • Custom program development and integration
  • Web site, eCommerce, EDI, and customer information portal development and integration
  • DBM management and efficiency consulting
  • Management information expertise
  • Telecom architecture consulting

Benefits of being a member of Our Experts Group include:

  • By working with us, you get to benefit from the impact of Progent's explosive expansion and top-notch reputation in the market. By maintaining a group of skilled and dedicated professionals, offering excellent client care, and following a proven, value-focused pricing structure, Progent has quadrupled our clientele over the past several years and Progent currently delivers professoinal support to hundreds of companies in Northern California and across the United States.
  • Our veteran marketing staff takes care of all facets of promoting your services and areas of expertise into our rapidly expanding customer base, so you expend less effort finding customers and more time making money.
  • Progent will assist in communications between you and our core team of expert Microsoft and Cisco qualified engineers who are the conduit to the key executives among Progent's customers.
  • Progent's sales and administration staffs will manage the entire sales and contracting process, from opportunity identification, job approval, client needs definition, capabilities matching, job analysis proposal writing, agreement negotiation and execution. Your entire responsibility stays with delivering top-quality consulting expertise.
  • Progent will gives you connections to Progent's sophisticated virtual office environment, offering professional conference sites in Northern California, as well as data and voice connectivity throughout the U.S.
  • You will have the benefit of Progent's extensive database, procedures based on leading practices, abundance of template-deliverable documents, and the shared experience from one of Northern California's largest independent groups of expert information technology professionals.
  • Progent will pass on special benefits from top vendors including Microsoft and Cisco, including no-cost ordiscounted educational seminars, web access to restricted vendor support tools and product maintenance resources, and on-line in-house use programs for education or sales 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 cost to become a member of our Experts Team, but Progent has the following qualifications to join:

  • You need to show a strong track record as a consulting professional operating independently in your field of expertise, including at least a two year history of successful contracting jobs or you must have your own active client base for whom you currently provide ongoing support services.
  • You should show that you have expertise in your area of specialization, which includes having an extensive work-related history and strong references, and have current vendor and/or industry professional qualifications.
  • You have to be able to present yourself in a professional manner and be self motivated and confident in your abilities. You should have strong inter-personal skills and know how to work effectively alone or as part of a team.
  • You need to be able to articulate realistic expectations to customers and fellow Progent team members and you need to know how evaluate projects, create task plans, and define realistic time lines.

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

Progent's company culture will make you a more capable professional by improving your technical knowledge and boosting the satisfaction of your clients. Progent delivers on this promise by attracting the top consulting talent for you to work with, offering an advanced system infrastructure, using custom application utilities to deliver the maximum level of support, and by streamlining proven business models for attracting and retaining customers.

The decisive factor that differentiates us from ordinary consulting firms is the high quality of our consulting team. Among the 50 or so consulting experts who have joined us, we have assembled top talent across a wide range of technologies. Be it Microsoft servers, Cisco switches, network security, Apple, Linux, VMware, or other key technologies, we deploy professionals who can help you to be successful on larger projects by leveraging the aggregate skills of Progent's team of professionals.

To promote the success of Progent's consultants, we invest significantly in providing the most powerful technology to perform the job efficiently. Progent will leverage technology to an extraordinary extent and our advanced virtual office infrastructure enables seamless connectivity, collaboration, and information sharing with fellow Progent consultants — all from at-home or mobile offices. Consultants don’t throw away time or forfeit income because of regular commutes to a conventional office, and any driving you do for on-site client work is based on your own schedule, not Progent's. The most attractive part is that most of Progent's support work can be done remotely, offering maximum productivity for billable hours. In practice, some of our team members do off-site consulting only.

Our business structure is set up for reacting quickly and efficiently to client requirements through information exchange and cooperative problem resolution. Even though Progent's consultants work with a great deal of independence, dispatching is centralized, client issues and resolutions are carefully tracked, recorded, and organized for easy retrieval, up-to-date engineer schedules are published to streamline team projects and enable trouble escalation, and client satisfaction is continually monitored. We reinforce the feeling of cooperation through monthly workgroup meetings and regular company-wide events.

The majority of our team is located throughout Northern California, but we are attracting a quickly growing team of consulting professionals from across America. Our virtual office infrastructure eliminates geographic obstacles that restrict the productivity of conventional company models. We complete the deal by providing a full benefit plan to promote the physical health and financial security of our team members and their families.

Not only do we have world-class consultants, Progent's sales and operations groups live up to the excellence that characterizes Progent. These top-notch contributors to our success are helping us to target and land the scores of new customers we are currently acquiring every month. Progent recently celebrated the delivery of support to our 1,000th customer. Try typing “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to see for yourself why Progent is also an effective sales operation.

Possessing a commitment to technical excellence is a key for growth with us. A career in consulting will drive you to learn more than is possible in any other position in network technology. Being confronted by a continual stream of technical challenges is what keeps consulting exciting. Clients rely on consultants to perform the toughest jobs. Creative tasks, advanced deployments, puzzling or entrenched issues, and tricky migrations are the basis for our services daily. At Progent, you will not stall or be pigeonholed, as is sadly common for computer engineers in traditional corporate jobs. You will wake up every day excited about the challenges to come.

Along the way, you will work with some great people, both by establishing close client relationships and by working in conjunction with other Progent team members, where you will learn from and contribute to their growth. Yes, technology is important, but we are a relationship-focused company heart and soul. If you don’t offer excellent communications skills or enjoy cooperating with a varied group of people, then we are probably a poor match.

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

Enjoy Quality of Life Benefits and Technical Success with
Progent's Sophisticated Virtual Office Environment

Progent is convinced that a carefully architected and executed information system is a crucial piece for enabling a company's success, and we apply this belief in our own system environment. We have created a zero-downtime virtual office network that allows our in-house engineers and authorized contractors to offer rapid and effective service, collaborate easily on complex jobs, and experience career and private maturity from being part of an exciting company culture of self motivation and independence.
















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