Among the premiere IT consultant firms for business systems, Progent maintains a full-time staff of talented service experts who focus on mainstream IT areas such as:

  • Microsoft technology
  • Cisco routers, Catalyst and Nexus switches, ASA firewalls, wireless access points, plus Voice over IP and VPN solutions
  • Enterprise security analysis
  • Advanced system infrastructures
  • Off-site IT support and network management

Progent's Experts Team, which includes freelance consultants certified and managed by Progent, offers highly specialized skills covering a wide variety of critical software applications and networking technologies that include:

  • Apple OS and iOS networking and applications
  • Support for Linux, UNIX-powered, and Sun systems
  • Dynamics MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management customization
  • Business Intelligence consulting for platforms including SQL Server BI Stack, Microsoft Power BI, and Microsoft Management Reporter/FRx
  • CIO, management information analyst, and project logistics outsourcing
  • Web-based application software development, integration, and debugging
  • SQL Server and Oracle Database programming and DBA consulting
  • Office Access database application development, migration and troubleshooting
  • Microsoft Office and Office 365 custom training

Creative models for attracting clients, providing service, nurturing an efficient working environment, and providing highly competitive profit sharing have allowed us to become one of the most rapidly expanding and best respected Microsoft Partners consulting organizations in America and to establish a worldwide organization for providing remote network service. If you are a certified IT support professional or information technology consultant with a drive for a customer service and excellent people skills, consultants should consider Progent an opportunity for enhancing your technical skills, developing a more rewarding lifestyle, and attaining economic success.

Learn Additional Information Concerning Jobs with Progent
Follow these pages to learn additional information about our work opportunities, company philosophy, work environment, profit sharing structure, and benefits:

Consulting Positions at Progent
Progent is hiring a range of full-time workers including motivated Microsoft MCSE, MCSA, and MCP network engineers; connectivity experts who have Cisco CCIE, CCNP, or CCNA certification; and consultants for advanced system architecture with experience in mobile access, wireless networking, high-availability environments, disaster recovery planning, data preservation, and server virtualization. Progent is also hiring desktop support experts, off-site service specialists, and CISSP accredited security consultants. Progent is also seeking veteran managers who can operate efficiently in our dynamic, virtual office environment. Find out more details about staff consulting work at Progent by referring to Consulting Jobs at Progent.

Contracting Opportunities with Progent
Progent works with freelance professionals who have specialized expertise and working background in crucial IT topics beyond Progent's main service concentration. Our Experts Team employs freelance consultants who offer advice and development support for line-of-business solutions such as Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management; have in-depth knowledge of popular platforms such as Linux derivatives, Apple OS, or Sun, or offer world-class help in technologies such as telecom, web site development, Juniper Networks products, web commerce, or Oracle Database programming and management. Independent contractors certified by Progent cooperate with Progent's in-house professionals to deliver end-to-end solutions for small company networks. If you want to learn additional details about freelance work with our Experts Consulting Group, go to Contracting Work with Progent.

How We Are Different
Progent has managed to attract the top consulting talent by being different. Providing a powerful blend of enterprising spirit, dedication to customer satisfaction, utilization of advanced technical tools, and an independent work structure that offers quality-of-life choices for our consulting team, Progent creates a dynamic environment for select individuals who have a drive for rapidly improving their professional skills to deliver real-world solutions for a range of organizations and network environments. Find out more information about reasons we are exceptional by going to Reasons That Progent Is Exceptional.

Progent's Virtual Office Work Environment
Our virtual office model provides state-of-the-art technologies that enable off-site support, wireless communication, convenient availability of Progent's knowledge bases, and instant cooperation with talented team members to allow you to deal with challenging network issues. Our virtual office structure enables consultants to concentrate on delivering IT solutions rather than fighting traffic and lets you nurture lasting customer relationships by permitting you to provide fast, viable, and cost-effective solutions. In order to learn more details concerning Progent's virtual office business model, visit Progent virtual Office Work Environment.

Compensation and Benefits
Progent's compensation model is determined by revenue sharing. What you make is entirely determined by the revenue you generate. You have the choice of concentrating on quality of life and choosing to consult at an easy pace, utilizing our versatile structure to follow personal pursuits, or you can use the opportunity to earn considerable income through persistent work and long hours. Progent also offers full family health care insurance as well as numerous other benefits. Find out additional details concerning Progent's compensation model and benefit packages by referring to Our Compensation and Benefit Programs.

Jobs at Progent Questions and Answers
For replies to common questions concerning being employed by Progent, visit Jobs at Progent FAQs.

Here is a list of our available job opportunities:


Job Code
 
Description

P014

Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking proven Sr. Microsoft computer consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a variety of small businesses to maintain IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 through 2016. Key areas of knowledge include system architecture, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

More information on Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consultant Positions


P016

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

Specifics on Desktop Support Expert Positions


P018

Sr. Microsoft IT Consultant - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is seeking experienced Sr. Microsoft computer consultants in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to assist a range of small and midsize organizations maintain networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Key areas of knowledge include system architecture, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

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Expert

Sr. Microsoft Exchange Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area, Online
Progent is looking for a Senior Microsoft Exchange expert to spearhead enterprise-level Exchange design and implementation initiatives. The right candidate should be a computer consultant with mastery in Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016 and Office 365 and with a solid grasp of Active Directory. This position would require experience in the consulting, architectural design, implementation and support of these technologies.

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S25

Business Development Representative - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is looking for a Business Development Representative to operate as a senior sales executive responsible for selling the company's extensive selection of IT outsourcing and network consulting, and development services. Responsibilities of the BDR include:
  • Producing and explaining key components of service propositions which align our deliverables with an organization's IT goals
  • Establishing and maintaining good relationships with customers
  • Providing continuing client management and developing follow-on sales
  • Explaining continually changing technology

More information on Business Development Representative Positions - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas


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

More Information Concerning Work with Us

Fulltime Jobs for Network Consultants, Computer Support Specialists,
Security Consultants, and Remote Support Technicians

Progent is seeking to hire full-time, results-driven Microsoft certified consultants with Microsoft MCSE certification; Cisco accredited network consultants who have Cisco credentials; security professionals with CISSP, CISM, or CISA or comparable security credentials; and advanced network architecture consultants with experience in mobile solutions, wireless networking, service continuity, business continuity, information protection, and VMware. Progent also is looking for professionals who can work on our team of desktop service technicians and remote support experts. In addition, Progent is looking for experienced administrators able to perform productively in Progent's fast-paced, virtual office culture.

By maintaining a team of skilled and dedicated professionals, delivering world-class customer care, and offering a competitive results-focused fee model, Progent has been able to expand our client list dramatically while providing professional services to hundreds of companies in Northern California and throughout the U.S. A sophisticated virtual office environment, a shared knowledge base, and a team approach to problem resolution have allowed Progent to retain a talented consulting team and a loyal client list.

For a network professional with troubleshooting expertise, joining Progent or working for Progent's customers will enhance your knowledge through interaction with Progent's staff of highly supportive, expert consultants. Progent's focus on providing network consulting and computer support to small organizations will give you the chance to work intimately with decision makers and contribute appreciably to the growth of dynamic companies.

Progent is hiring technical professionals who have recognized certification related to their special focus. For example, if you are a Microsoft consultant, you must have earned your Microsoft MCSE certificate. In the case of Cisco experts, show us your Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert or CCNP credential. For network security, you should show you Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Information Security Manager, or one of the other top security certifications. Naturally, we are aware of “paper MCSEs.” Still, the fact that a certificate does not guarantee expertise is no justification for not having one. If you know your stuff, then most of these tests should pose no great difficulty. The crux of the matter is that if you are a professional, then customers expect credentials. We will broadcast your talents, but you must have standard credentials for Progent to market. In case you stand adamantly opposed to the idea of certifications, we can understand and honor your opinion, but you are probably not a good candidate.

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

For more than 20 years, our information technology professionals have offered low-cost and effective network consulting services for small businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area and throughout the United States. A sophisticated virtual office environment, a shared support knowledge base, and a collaborative philosophy for problem resolution have enabled us to build a strong in-house team and quickly grow a loyal customer base.

The Experts Group is Progent's way to provide clients the services of specialized computer consulting engineers who have in-depth skills and field background in key areas outside of our primary concentration in network support and security. Experts Group consultants are often independent engineers and occasionally "moonlighters" who are carefully qualified by us to work closely with our staff consultants to deliver end-to-end, enterprise-class network services to small and midsize companies. Progent is continually enhancing our Experts Group in order to address the special requirements of our clients.

Our Experts Group currently offers consulting in these technologies:

  • Macintosh integration and applications
  • Consulting for Linux-powered, UNIX, and Sun systems
  • Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management consulting
  • Mission-critical and specialized program support
  • Chief Information Officer, business analyst, and project logistics outsourcing
  • Special applications development and integration
  • Web, electronic business, EDI, and client portal development and integration
  • Database management and efficiency help
  • Management intelligence consulting
  • Telecom systems consulting

Advantages of being part of Progent's Experts Team include:

  • By working with Progent, you get to benefit from the momentum of our explosive expansion and top-notch recognition in the market. By having a team of talented and committed professionals, providing attentive customer support, and following a strong, value-focused pricing structure, we have multiplied our clientele during the last several years and Progent currently delivers professoinal support to hundreds of companies in California and across the U.S.
  • Our veteran marketing team takes care of all facets of marketing your services and areas of expertise into our rapidly expanding customer base, so you expend less time signing up clients and extra time generating money.
  • We will facilitate relationship building between you and our key team of experienced Microsoft and Cisco certified engineers who act as the conduit to the decision makers among our clients.
  • Progent's sales and administration groups will manage the complete sales and engagement cycle, from opportunity generation, job approval, client requirements definition, skills matching, project analysis proposal writing, agreement negotiation and execution. Your entire focus stays with delivering top-quality consulting service.
  • Progent will gives you connections to our advanced virtual office environment, offering professional conference sites throughout the San Francisco area, as well as Internet and telecomm access anywhere in the United States.
  • You will have access to our vast database, procedures based on industry best practices, library of template-deliverable publications, and the aggregate expertise from one of the country's largest independent groups of expert network professionals.
  • Progent will pass on partner-only benefits from top technology companies such as Microsoft and Cisco, including free orlow-cost training classes, web access to restricted vendor support tools and product maintenance resources, and on-line in-house use software for education or sales use.
  • You will have the security of backup coverage from Progent's staff consultants and other Expert Team members in the event you are unavailable to respond to client demands due to work schedule conflicts, vacation, sickness, or training.
  • As a 1099 subcontractor to Progent, you get simplified, risk-free invoicing and consistent payment schedules. In addition, Progent is responsible for receivables collection

There is not any cost to become a member of our Experts Group, but we do have strict requirements for membership:

  • You must have a strong background as a consulting professional operating on your own in your field of expertise, including at least a two year record of successful consulting jobs and/or have your own active client base for which you currently deliver continuing consulting activity.
  • You should show that you have expertise in your field of concentration, which includes having an extensive work-related record and strong references, and possess up-to-date vendor and/or industry professional certifications.
  • You must be able to carry yourself in a professional manner and be self motivated and assured in your skills. You need to have excellent inter-personal skills and be able to work effectively alone or as part of a team.
  • You have to know how to articulate proper goals to customers and fellow Progent team members and you must be able scope out tasks, create task plans, and define reasonable time lines.

Improve Your Abilities with Advanced Technology and
Working with a Great Group of Computer Engineers

Progent's work environment will make you a better consultant by enhancing your information technology skills and boosting the loyalty of your customers. Progent delivers on this promise by recruiting the top professional experts for you to work with, providing an advanced network and communications architecture, running proprietary application utilities to deliver the maximum level of service, and by streamlining proven business structures for finding and maintaining clients.

The most important factor that distinguishes Progent from typical consulting firms is the high caliber of our service staff. Out of the scores of consultants who have joined Progent, we have recruited the best talent covering a broad range of technologies. Be it Microsoft servers, Cisco switches, network security, Mac, Linux/UNIX, VMware, or other crucial technologies, we deploy professionals who can help you to be effective on larger projects by leveraging the aggregate skills of Progent's group of experts.

To promote the productivity of Progent's team, we invest significantly in making available the most powerful tools to do the work properly. Progent will exploit technology to an impressive degree and our state-of-the-art virtual office infrastructure allows seamless communications, cooperation, and knowledge exchange with other Progent team members — all from home-based or on-the-road offices. Consultants don’t throw away time or forfeit income because of daily drives to a physical office building, and all driving you do for in-person client work is determined by your own schedule, not ours. The best benefit is that much of our support services can be performed remotely, offering 100% productivity for billable hours. In fact, some of our staff do remote consulting only.

Progent's business structure is geared towards reacting rapidly and effectively to client requirements via information sharing and collaborative problem resolution. Although our consultants operate with a high level of independence, resource allocation is centralized, client issues and solutions are meticulously tracked, documented, and organized for easy reference, current engineer schedules are broadcast to streamline team projects and enable problem escalation, and client approval is always evaluated. We reinforce the feeling of connection via periodic workgroup conferences and quarterly company-wide events.

The majority of our consultants are situated throughout California, however Progent is attracting a rapidly expanding team of network professionals from across America. Progent's virtual office environment does away with regional obstacles that limit the productivity of conventional business models. We complete the package by providing a comprehensive employee care program to ensure the physical health and financial security of our employees and their families.

Not only do we have awesome consultants, Progent's marketing and operations teams live up to the excellence that characterizes Progent. These high-performance factors behind our success are enabling us to identify and sign up the 50-60 new customers we are now acquiring every month. We lately celebrated the providing of services to our 1,000th customer. Just type “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to see for yourself why Progent is also a strong sales organization.

Possessing a passion for technical proficiency is a key for growth with Progent. A job in consulting will drive you to enhance your skills more than you would in any other position in network technology. Being confronted by a continual stream of technical challenges is what keeps professional support exciting. Clients choose consultants to perform the “hard stuff.” Creative projects, advanced implementations, puzzling or chronic issues, and tricky migrations are the basis for our services every day. With us, you will not stagnate or be pigeonholed, as is all too common for network engineers in traditional corporate roles. You will wake up every morning enthusiastic about the challenges ahead.

Along the way, you will work with some great folks, both by establishing strong customer contacts and by working closely with other Progent consultants, where you will benefit from and add to their growth. Of course, technology is vital, but Progent is a relationship-focused organization through and through. If you don’t have strong people skills or enjoy cooperating with a varied assortment of personalities, then Progent is in all likelihood not a good fit.

If this seems right for you, we invite you to talk to Progent about our view of the future of information technology consulting.

Enjoy Quality of Life Benefits and Professional Success with
Our Sophisticated Virtual Office Infrastructure

Progent is convinced that a carefully architected and implemented information system is a pivotal factor for accelerating any company's growth, and Progent follows this belief in our corporate network infrastructure. Progent has built a non-stop virtual office network that enables Progent's in-house engineers and authorized contractors to deliver rapid and efficient service, collaborate easily on sophisticated projects, and experience career and personal growth from being a member of a dynamic company ethos of personal drive and independence.
















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