Among the premiere IT consultant firms for small and midsize business systems, Progent maintains a full-time team of certified service professionals who focus on mainstream technologies including:

  • Microsoft Windows products
  • Cisco Integrated Services Routers, Catalyst and Nexus switches, ASA firewalls, access points, plus VoIP solutions
  • Enterprise security analysis
  • Advanced network architecture
  • Off-site troubleshooting and network management

Our Experts Team, which includes independent experts qualified and managed by Progent, offers exceptionally specialized knowledge in a broad variety of vital software areas and networking solutions such as:

  • Macintosh and iOS integration and applications
  • Support for Linux-based, UNIX-based, and Sun systems
  • Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management customization
  • BI consulting for Microsoft's SQL Server BI Stack, Excel Data Analysis Tools, and Crystal Reports
  • CIO, management information analyst, and project logistics outsourcing
  • Web app development, deployment, and debugging
  • SQL Server, MySQL and Oracle DBM development and DBA consulting
  • Office Access application development, enhancement and troubleshooting
  • Office and Microsoft Office 365 individual and group training

Innovative models for attracting customers, delivering support, maintaining a dynamic company culture, and providing generous compensation and benefits have allowed us to become one of the fastest growing and best recognized Microsoft Partners consulting firms in the U.S. and to build a worldwide organization for providing online network expertise. If you are an accredited IT support professional or information technology expert with an orientation towards a customer service and excellent communication skills, consulting professionals will find in Progent an opportunity for enhancing your technical skills, living a more independent career, and achieving financial success.

Learn More Information About Jobs with Progent
Follow these pages to learn more information about Progent's work openings, company culture, operational environment, compensation structure, and benefits packages:

Consulting Work at Progent
We are looking for a range of full-time professionals such as motivated Microsoft MCSE and MCP computer engineers; network experts with Cisco CCIE, CCNP, or CCNA credentials; and consultants for fault-tolerant system design with experience in mobile access, wireless networking, non-stop systems, disaster recovery planning, data preservation, and server virtualization. We are also looking for workstation support experts, remote service specialists, and CISSP or CISA accredited security professionals. Progent is also hiring veteran managers and administrators who can operate efficiently in Progent's high-growth, virtual office model. Learn more information about staff professional services jobs at Progent by going to Consulting Jobs at Progent.

Contract Jobs with Progent
Progent contracts independent consultants with in-depth knowledge and field background in important information technology topics outside Progent's primary technical concentration. Our Experts Group employs contractors who can provide advice and programming services for mission-critical solutions that include Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management; have deep knowledge of non-Microsoft platforms such as Linux derivatives, Apple OS, or Solaris, or can provide expert skills in areas like telecom, web design, Juniper infrastructure technology, web commerce, or Oracle and MySQL DBM programming and management. Freelance contractors qualified by us coordinate with our full-time engineers to deliver end-to-end solutions for small company networks. In order to find out additional information concerning contracting work with Progent's Experts Team, see Contract Opportunities with Progent.

How Progent Is Different
We have managed to attract the best consulting talent by being unique. With an innovative mix of enterprising spirit, dedication to client satisfaction, use of state-of-the-art technology, plus an independent business model that allows for quality-of-life choices for our team members, Progent offers a stimulating setting for select consultants who have a drive for quickly improving their professional skills to create concrete benefits for a range of businesses and network environments. Find out additional information about how Progent is unique by going to Reasons That We Are Exceptional.

Progent's Virtual Office Business Model
Progent's virtual office network incorporates state-of-the-art technical tools that support off-site access, wireless connectivity, easy access to our support databases, and close cooperation with talented colleagues to help you to deal with business-critical IT issues. Our virtual office environment frees you to focus on delivering IT solutions instead of dealing with commutes and lets consultants build successful customer relationships by enabling you to come up with fast, effective, and affordable solutions. In order to find out more information concerning Progent's virtual office business model, refer to Progent virtual Office Infrastructure.

Compensation Model and Benefit Packages
Our compensation is determined by revenue sharing. The money you make is directly determined by the revenue you generate. You have the option of focusing on life style and electing to work at an easy pace, utilizing our versatile structure to follow personal pursuits, or you can take advantage of the chance to make significant income through persistent effort and lots of consulting time. Progent also offers full family health care insurance as well as many additional benefits. Find out additional details about Progent's compensation model and benefits by referring to Our Compensation Model and Benefit Programs.

Working with Progent Questions and Answers
For answers to popular enquiries about being employed by Progent, go to Consulting at Progent FAQs.

Below is a list of Progent's present job openings:


Job Code
 
Job Description

P014

Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking experienced Senior Microsoft computer consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a range of small businesses to manage networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important areas of knowledge include system infrastructure, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

More information on Senior Microsoft IT Consulting Expert Job


P016

Desktop Support Expert - 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 notebook computers powered by the latest Microsoft technologies. Also, work closely with client's executives, management, IT staff or under the direction or guidance of Progent's senior consultant to support the customer's end users.

Specifics about Desktop Engineer Job


P018

Senior Microsoft IT Consulting Expert - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is seeking proven Sr. Microsoft information technology consulting experts in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to help a range of small organizations maintain IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Key fields of knowledge include system infrastructure, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

More information about Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consultant Job


Expert

Sr. Microsoft Exchange Expert - San Francisco Bay Area, Online
Progent is looking for a Sr. Microsoft Exchange expert to lead large-scale Microsoft Exchange planning and implementation initiatives. The ideal candidate would be a technical consultant with expertise in the area of Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016 and Microsoft Office 365 and with a thorough understanding of Active Directory. This role demands a background in the consulting, architectural design, deployment and support of these technologies.

Specifics about Senior Microsoft Exchange Expert Job


S25

Business Development Representative (BDR) - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is looking for a Business Development Representative to operate as a senior sales executive who is responsible for selling the company's extensive selection of information technology outsourcing/co-sourcing and computer consulting, and development services. Activities of the Business Development Representative include:
  • Producing and explaining key elements of engagement propositions that align Progent's services with real business value
  • Establishing and maintaining excellent relationships with Progent's clients
  • Providing continuing account management and generating follow-on sales
  • Maintaining an understanding of rapidly changing technology

Details on Business Development Representative Jobs - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas


If you would like to apply for any position shown above, you should e-mail your background information to jobs@progent.com. Be sure to copy the job codes of the jobs that interest you.

Details Concerning Jobs at Progent

Fulltime Work for Network Engineers, Desktop Support Specialists,
Security Consultants, and Remote Support Professionals

Progent wants to find fulltime, solutions-driven Microsoft accredited consultants with MCSE or MCP certification; Cisco accredited system consultants who have Cisco certification; security consultants who have CISM or comparable security credentials; and advanced network architecture experts with experience in mobile solutions, wireless connectivity, service continuity, disaster recovery, data preservation, and VMware. Progent also is looking for professionals who can join Progent's staff of desktop support technicians and off-site troubleshooting experts. In addition, We are seeking talented administrators who can perform effectively in our high-growth, virtual office environment.

By supporting a staff of skilled and motivated professionals, delivering world-class customer services, and offering a strong value-focused fee structure, Progent has managed to increase our client list dramatically while delivering consulting services to hundreds of companies in Northern California and across the U.S. A sophisticated virtual office network, a common information database, and a team strategy for problem resolution have allowed Progent to retain a talented consulting team and a loyal client list.

If you are a network professional with troubleshooting experience, teaming with Progent or helping Progent's customers can expand your skills via cooperation with our staff of mutually team-oriented, talented consultants. Progent's commitment to delivering network consulting and computer help to small organizations will give you the chance to work intimately with key players and add significantly to the growth of exciting companies.

Progent is looking for technical professionals that can show recognized credentials in their technical focus. For example, if you are a Microsoft consultant, you must have your Microsoft MCSE credential. For Cisco professionals, show us your Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert or CCNP certificate. For security, you should have earned you CISSP, CISA, Certified Information Security Manager, or one of the other leading security credentials. Of course, we are aware of “paper MCSEs.” However, the fact that a credential does not ensure expertise is no justification for not earning one. If you know your stuff, then the majority of those tests should present no great difficulty. The crux of the matter is that if you represent yourself to be an expert, then clients deserve to see credentials. Progent can broadcast your talents, but you should have basic certifications for Progent to market. If you happen to be adamantly opposed to the concept of credentials, we can understand and honor your opinion, but you are likely not a good candidate.

Freelance Work for Certified Application Specialists for
Windows, Mac, Linux-based, and Sun Technology

For over two decades, Progent's information technology engineers have provided affordable and successful network consulting expertise for businesses in Northern California and across the United States. An advanced virtual office network, a common support knowledge base, and a collaborative philosophy for problem resolution have helped Progent to retain a talented consulting group and quickly expand a satisfied customer base.

The Experts Group is our way to offer customers the services of specialized information technology consulting professionals who have in-depth knowledge and work background in important technologies outside of our primary concentration in system infrastructure and security. Experts Team consultants are often freelance engineers and occasionally "moonlighters" who are thoroughly certified by us to work closely with Progent's in-house consultants to provide end-to-end, enterprise-class information technology services to small and midsize companies. Progent is continually enhancing the Experts Group to meet the particular requirements of our clients.

Progent's Experts Group currently offers consulting in these technologies:

  • Macintosh networking and programs
  • Expertise for Linux-based, UNIX, and Sun systems
  • MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management expertise
  • Mission-critical and vertical application support
  • CIO, business analyst, and project logistics outsourcing
  • Custom applications design and deployment
  • Web, eCommerce, Electronic Data Interchange, and client information portal development and integration
  • SQL support and efficiency consulting
  • Business intelligence expertise
  • Telecom architecture consulting

Benefits of being a member of Our Experts Team include:

  • By associating with Progent, you get to leverage the momentum of our dramatic expansion and excellent recognition in the marketplace. By having a group of skilled and committed consultants, offering excellent client care, and following a proven, ROI-oriented billing structure, we have quadrupled our clientele during the past several years and Progent now delivers consulting services to hundreds of companies in Northern California and throughout the U.S.
  • Our experienced marketing team handles all facets of promoting your services and technical expertise into our rapidly expanding customer base, so you expend less time finding clients and more time making money.
  • We will assist in communications between you and our key team of expert Microsoft and Cisco certified consultants who are the gateway to the influential managers among our customers.
  • Progent's selling and administration staffs will manage the entire sales and contracting cycle, from lead identification, job approval, customer requirements description, skills matching, job scoping proposal generation, contract negotiation and execution. Your entire responsibility stays with delivering high-level consulting service.
  • We will provide you access to our advanced virtual office infrastructure, offering convenient meeting/work sites in Northern California, and Internet and telecomm connectivity anywhere in the U.S.
  • You will have the benefit of our vast database, procedures based on leading practices, abundance of template-deliverable publications, and the shared expertise from one of Northern California's largest independent groups of experienced consulting professionals.
  • We will share partner-only benefits from top vendors including Microsoft and Cisco, including free ordiscounted educational seminars, web access to special vendor troubleshooting tools and product maintenance resources, and on-line internal use programs for training and/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 fee to become part of Progent's Experts Group, but Progent has these qualifications for membership:

  • You must show a strong background as a consulting professional operating on your own in your field of specialization, including at least a two year record of successful contracting projects and/or have an active client base for which you currently provide continuing consulting services.
  • You should demonstrate that you have expertise in your area of concentration, which includes showing a long work-related history and strong references, and possess current manufacturer and/or industry professional certifications.
  • You have to be able to carry yourself in a professional manner and be self driven and confident in your abilities. You need to have excellent people skills and understand how to operate effectively alone or as part of a team.
  • You should know how to articulate proper expectations to clients and fellow Progent consultants and you must know how scope out projects, create task plans, and estimate reasonable time lines.

Enhance Your Abilities with the Best Technology and
Working with a Great Team of Computer Engineers

Progent's company culture will make you a better consulting professional by enhancing your technical skills and increasing the satisfaction of your clients. Progent makes good on this commitment by attracting the best professional experts for you to work with, offering a state-of-the-art system architecture, running proprietary application tools to enable the maximum quality of support, and by optimizing proven operational models for attracting and keeping customers.

The most important factor that differentiates us from other consulting firms is the quality of our support professionals. Among the 50 or so consulting experts who have teamed with Progent, we have assembled top expertise across a broad range of technologies. Whether it’s Microsoft Windows, Cisco switches, network security, Macintosh, Linux/UNIX, virtual servers, or other key application, we engage experts who can enable you to be effective on major projects by leveraging the aggregate skills of Progent's group of experts.

To promote the success of our team, we invest significantly in providing the best technology to perform the job efficiently. We will exploit technology to an impressive extent and our advanced virtual office infrastructure allows seamless connectivity, cooperation, and information exchange with other Progent team members — all from at-home or on-the-road offices. Consultants don’t throw away time or lose income with daily drives to a physical office building, and any driving you do for on-site client jobs is based on your time table, not Progent's. The most attractive benefit is that much of our consulting services can be performed remotely, offering 100% productivity for billable time. In practice, some Progent team members do off-site support exclusively.

Our operations are geared towards reacting rapidly and effectively to customer requirements through information sharing and cooperative problem resolution. Although Progent's consultants operate with a high level of independence, resource allocation is unified, customer issues and resolutions are carefully tracked, documented, and organized for easy reference, current engineer schedules are broadcast to facilitate team tasks and enable trouble escalation, and client satisfaction is always monitored. We reinforce the feeling of cooperation through monthly workgroup meetings and quarterly corporate events.

The majority of our consultants are situated across California, however we are building a rapidly expanding group of consulting experts throughout America. Our virtual office environment eliminates geographic boundaries that limit the efficiency of conventional company structures. We enhance the deal by providing a comprehensive employee care program to promote the health and financial welfare of our employees and their families.

Just as we have world-class consulting professionals, our marketing and operations teams live up to the high standards that is Progent. These top-notch factors behind Progent’s success are helping us to target and land the 50-60 new customers we are now engaging each month. We lately celebrated the providing of support to our 1,000th customer. Try typing “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to check for yourself why Progent is also an effective sales operation.

Possessing a commitment to technical proficiency is a key for growth with us. A career in consulting will drive you to enhance your skills more than you would in any other position in network technology. Being exposed to a steady series of technical challenges is what makes consulting exciting. Customers choose consultants to perform the “hard stuff.” Creative tasks, advanced deployments, puzzling or entrenched issues, and tricky upgrades are the foundation for what we do daily. With us, you will not stagnate or be pigeonholed, as is sadly common for computer professionals in traditional corporate roles. You will wake up every morning enthusiastic about the challenges to come.

On the way, you will meet some wonderful folks, both by establishing close customer relationships and by working closely with other Progent consultants, where you will benefit from and contribute to their success. Yes, technology is vital, but we are a relationship-focused company from top to bottom. If you don’t offer excellent communications skills or enjoy cooperating with a varied group of personalities, then Progent is in all likelihood a poor fit.

If this seems good to you, we urge you to contact Progent about our vision of the future of network consulting.

Get Quality of Life Benefits and Technical Success with
Our Sophisticated Virtual Office Environment

Progent is convinced that a well architected and implemented information system is a pivotal factor for enabling any company's success, and Progent applies this belief in our corporate network infrastructure. We have created a non-stop virtual office network that enables our in-house consultants and authorized contractors to offer fast and effective support, collaborate easily on sophisticated jobs, and experience professional and private growth by acting as a member of a dynamic business ethos of personal drive and freedom.
















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