One of America's top computer consulting companies for business networks, Progent maintains a full-time team of talented support experts who concentrate on mainstream technologies including:

  • Microsoft Windows products
  • Cisco Integrated Services Routers, Catalyst and Nexus switches, firewalls, access points, plus Voice over IP and VPN solutions
  • Enterprise security consulting
  • Sophisticated system architecture
  • Off-site troubleshooting and system administration

Progent's Experts Group, which includes freelance consultants certified and coordinated by Progent, offers exceptionally specialized skills covering a wide range of key business applications and networking solutions that include:

  • Apple OS and iOS integration and applications
  • Consulting for Linux-based, UNIX-based, and Sun systems
  • Dynamics MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM expertise
  • Business Intelligence expertise for Microsoft's SQL Server BI Stack, Excel Data Analysis Tools, and Crystal Reports
  • CIO, business analyst, and project management services
  • Web-based application software design, integration, and debugging
  • SQL Server and Oracle Database programming and management consulting
  • Microsoft Access database application programming, migration and troubleshooting
  • Office and Office 365 consulting

Creative structures for acquiring clients, delivering service, establishing an efficient working environment, and offering generous compensation have enabled Progent to become among the fastest expanding and best respected Microsoft Gold Partners consultant firms in America and to establish a worldwide organization for providing online IT support. If you are a certified IT support professional or network expert with a focus on a customer success and strong people skills, you should consider Progent an opportunity for increasing your technical knowledge, developing a more independent career, and achieving financial security.

Find Out Additional Details About Working at Progent
Follow these pages to find out more information about Progent's job opportunities, company philosophy, work conditions, profit sharing structure, and benefits:

Consulting Careers at Progent
Progent is looking for a range of full-time professionals such as motivated Microsoft MCSE and MCSA network engineers; system consultants with Cisco CCIE, CCNP, or CCNA credentials; and consultants for fault-tolerant system architecture with backgrounds in mobile connectivity, wireless integration, non-stop environments, disaster recovery planning, data preservation, and VMware technology. Progent is also seeking workstation support technicians, remote service specialists, and CISM or CISSP certified security consultants. Progent is also hiring experienced managers able to operate effectively in Progent's high-growth, virtual office environment. Find out additional information about full-time professional services positions at Progent by going to Full-time Work at Progent.

Contracting Work with Progent
Progent contracts freelance consultants with proven knowledge and hands-on experience in crucial information technology topics outside our primary technical focus. Our Experts Group includes contractors who can provide advice and programming support for line-of-business solutions such as Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management; possess deep expertise with popular operating systems such as Linux, Macintosh, or Solaris, or can provide world-class help in technologies such as telecommunications, web site design, Juniper products, web commerce, or Oracle and MySQL Database development and administration. Independent consultants qualified by Progent coordinate with Progent's staff professionals to deliver comprehensive IT services for small and midsize company networks. To find out additional information concerning contracting opportunities with our Experts Team, refer to Freelance Opportunities at Progent.

Reasons That We Are Exceptional
We have been able to attract the top professional experts by being different. Providing a powerful mix of enterprising drive, dedication to client success, utilization of state-of-the-art technical tools, and a flexible work structure that offers life-style options for Progent's consulting team, Progent creates a dynamic environment for talented individuals who have a desire for quickly enhancing their professional abilities to create real-world solutions for a variety of businesses and technical environments. Find out additional information concerning reasons we are different by going to Ways That Progent Is Different.

Our Virtual Office Business Model
Progent's virtual office network provides advanced technologies that enable off-site support, wireless communication, easy access to Progent's knowledge bases, and instant collaboration with mobile team members to allow you to handle challenging IT problems. Progent's virtual office network enables you to focus on providing IT solutions rather than dealing with commutes and lets consultants nurture successful client relationships by enabling you to provide quick, effective, and cost-effective solutions. If you want to learn additional information about our virtual office work environment, visit Progent virtual Office Infrastructure.

Compensation Model and Benefits
Our compensation is based on revenue sharing. The money you make is entirely determined by what you generate. You have the choice of focusing on life style and choosing to consult at an easy pace, using Progent's flexible structure to follow personal enthusiasms, or you can choose to earn considerable income through persistent work and lots of hours. Progent also offers full family health coverage as well as numerous additional benefits. Learn more about our compensation and benefit packages by referring to Our Compensation Model and Benefits.

Consulting at Progent Q&A
For replies to popular enquiries about becoming a consultant at Progent, go to Working with Progent FAQs.

The following is a description of some present job opportunities:


Job Code
 
Description

P014

Senior Microsoft IT Consulting Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for proven Senior Microsoft computer consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a variety of small organizations to manage networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important areas of expertise include system infrastructure, AD design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

More information on Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consultant Jobs


P016

Desktop Support Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking Desktop Support Consultants to assist our clients 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 needed, Monday through Friday. Our consultant will maintain and support users of all desktop and notebook 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 customer's end users.

More information about Desktop Engineer Jobs


P018

Sr. Microsoft IT Consulting Expert - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is seeking proven Sr. Microsoft IT consultants in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to assist a range of small businesses manage networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key fields of expertise include network infrastructure, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Details on Senior Microsoft IT Consultant Jobs


Expert

Senior Exchange Expert - San Francisco Bay Area, Online
Progent is looking for a Sr. Microsoft Exchange expert to spearhead enterprise-level Microsoft Exchange planning and deployment projects. The ideal applicant should be a computer consultant with expertise in Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016 and Office 365 and with a thorough grasp of Active Directory. This role demands a background in the consulting, system design, deployment and support of these platforms.

More information on Sr. Microsoft Exchange Consultant Positions


S25

Business Development Representative (BDR) - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is seeking a Business Development Representative to operate as a senior sales executive responsible for selling Progent's broad selection of IT outsourcing/co-sourcing and computer consulting, and development services. Responsibilities of the Business Development Representative include:
  • Producing and explaining crucial components of engagement proposals that tie Progent's deliverables with a client's primary business needs
  • Maintaining strong relationships with Progent's clients
  • Providing continuing client management and developing follow-on engagements
  • Maintaining an understanding of continually changing IT technology

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


If you want to apply for any position shown above, please send your resume to jobs@progent.com. Please state the code numbers of the jobs of interest.

Additional Facts About Work with Us

Staff Work for Network Consultants, Desktop Service Technicians,
Security Experts, and Remote Support Professionals

Progent is seeking to find staff-level, solutions-oriented Microsoft certified consultants with Microsoft MCSE certification; Cisco certified network engineers with Cisco certification; security consultants who have CISSP or equivalent security certification; and advanced system architecture experts with a background in mobile access, wireless networking, service continuity, business continuity, information protection, and server virtualization. Progent also is looking for professionals who can join Progent's staff of help desk service specialists and remote support professionals. Also, Progent is seeking experienced administrators who can perform effectively in our fast-paced, virtual office culture.

By maintaining a team of talented and motivated consultants, providing attentive client services, and offering a strong value-based pricing model, Progent has managed to increase our customer base dramatically while delivering consulting support to numerous businesses in the San Francisco area and across the U.S. A sophisticated virtual office network, a shared knowledge database, and a group strategy for problem solving have allowed Progent to maintain a talented staff and a loyal client base.

If you are a network consultant with troubleshooting expertise, joining Progent or working for Progent's clients can expand your skills through interaction with Progent's staff of highly team-oriented, expert engineers. Progent's commitment to providing information technology expertise and computer help to small companies will offer you the opportunity to collaborate closely with decision makers and add appreciably to the success of dynamic companies.

We are hiring consultants that have recognized credentials in their special focus. So, if you are a Microsoft consultant, you should have earned your Microsoft MCSE credential. For Cisco consultants, have your CCIE or CCNP certificate. For security, you should show you Certified Information Systems Security Professional, CISA, Certified Information Security Manager, or one of the other leading security credentials. Naturally, we are familiar with “paper MCSEs.” Nevertheless, the fact that a certificate does not guarantee excellence is no reason for not owning one. If you know your field, then the majority of those tests should be no great difficulty. The point is that if you are an expert, then customers expect credentials. We can promote your talents, but you should provide basic certifications for Progent to market. In case you are strongly against the concept of credentials, we can understand and respect your opinion, but you are probably not a good candidate.

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

For over two decades, our information technology engineers have provided affordable and successful network support services for businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area and across the United States. A sophisticated virtual office network, a shared support knowledge base, and a collaborative philosophy for problem solving have helped Progent to retain a strong in-house team and quickly expand a loyal client base.

The Experts Team is our way to provide clients the help of expert information technology support engineers who have advanced knowledge and work experience in important technologies beyond Progent's core concentration in network infrastructure and security. Experts Team consultants are typically independent contractors and occasionally "moonlighters" who are thoroughly qualified by us to collaborate with Progent's staff engineers to provide comprehensive, enterprise-class information technology solutions to small businesses. Progent is always expanding our Experts Team in order to address the special needs of our clients.

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

  • Macintosh networking and applications
  • Support for Linux-powered, UNIX-powered, and Sun systems
  • Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM customization
  • Mission-critical and specialized program support
  • CIO, business analyst, and project management services
  • Custom applications design and integration
  • Web site, eCommerce, Electronic Data Interchange, and customer information portal design and integration
  • DBM management and performance help
  • Management intelligence expertise
  • Telecom systems support

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

  • By working with us, you can leverage the impact of Progent's explosive growth and top-notch recognition in the market. By maintaining a group of talented and dedicated consultants, providing excellent client support, and following a strong, ROI-focused billing structure, Progent has quadrupled our clientele during the last few years and Progent now provides consulting services to hundreds of businesses in California and throughout the U.S.
  • Progent's experienced marketing team handles all aspects of promoting your services and technical expertise into our rapidly expanding client base, so you spend less time finding clients and more time generating money.
  • We will assist in relationship building between you and Progent's core team of expert Microsoft and Cisco certified consultants who act as the conduit to the key executives among Progent's customers.
  • Our sales and operations teams will take care of the complete selling and engagement process, from opportunity generation, project qualification, customer needs description, skills matching, project analysis proposal writing, contract negotiation and execution. Your exclusive responsibility is on providing top-quality consulting expertise.
  • We will gives you connections to our advanced virtual office infrastructure, offering professional conference locations throughout Northern California, and data and voice connectivity anywhere in the United States.
  • You will have the benefit of our vast knowledge base, procedures based on leading practices, abundance of template-deliverable publications, and the shared expertise from one of the country's largest pool of expert information technology professionals.
  • Progent will share special benefits from leading technology companies such as Microsoft and Cisco, including no-cost orlow-cost training classes, on-line connections to special vendor support tools and technical maintenance resources, and on-line in-house use programs for training 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 not any fee to become part of Progent's Experts Team, but Progent has the following qualifications for membership:

  • You must have a proven track record as a consulting professional working on your own in your field of expertise, including a minimum two year record of completed consulting projects or you must have an active customer base for whom you currently provide continuing consulting services.
  • You need to demonstrate that you have expertise in your field of concentration, which includes having an extensive work-related history and excellent references, and have current manufacturer and/or institutional professional qualifications.
  • You have to be able to present yourself in a professional way and be self driven and confident in your abilities. You should have excellent people skills and understand how to work effectively by yourself or as a member of a team.
  • You have to know how to articulate realistic expectations to customers and other Progent consultants and you need to be able evaluate projects, produce task plans, and define realistic time lines.

Enhance Your Skills with the Best Technology and
Working with the Top Team of Computer Consultants

Progent's company culture will allow you to become a more capable consultant by improving your information technology knowledge and boosting the loyalty of your clients. Progent delivers on this promise by attracting the top consulting experts for you to work with, offering an advanced system infrastructure, running proprietary software tools to enable the highest level of support, and by streamlining our business models for attracting and retaining clients.

The decisive factor that separates Progent from most consulting firms is the high quality of our consultants. Out of the 50 or so consulting experts who have joined Progent, we have recruited top talent across a wide range of technical areas. Whether it’s Microsoft Windows, Cisco switches, network security, Mac, Linux, VMware, or other crucial technologies, we deploy professionals who can help you to be successful on larger jobs by combining the aggregate skills of Progent's group of professionals.

To ensure the productivity of our consultants, we invest significantly in providing the best tools to perform the job efficiently. We will leverage information technology to an extraordinary extent and our state-of-the-art virtual office infrastructure allows effortless communications, collaboration, and information sharing with other Progent team members — entirely from home-based or on-the-road offices. You don’t waste time or forfeit income because of regular drives to a conventional office building, and any travel you do for on-site client work is based on your own time table, not Progent's. The most attractive part is that much of Progent's consulting services can be done remotely, offering maximum efficiency for billable time. In practice, some of our staff do off-site support exclusively.

Progent's operations are geared towards reacting quickly and efficiently to client needs via knowledge sharing and cooperative problem solving. Although Progent's engineers operate with a high level of freedom, resource allocation is centralized, customer issues and solutions are carefully monitored, documented, and organized for convenient reference, current consultant availability is published to streamline team tasks and enable trouble escalation, and customer approval is always monitored. We reinforce the sense of cooperation through monthly workgroup conferences and quarterly company-wide events.

The majority of Progent's team is situated throughout California, however Progent is attracting a rapidly expanding group of network experts throughout the U.S. Progent's virtual office environment eliminates geographic boundaries that limit the productivity of traditional business models. We complete the deal by offering a comprehensive benefit plan to promote the physical health and financial security of our employees and their relations.

Not only do we have awesome consultants, our sales and operations groups match the excellence that is Progent. These top-notch factors behind our growth are enabling us to identify and land the 50-60 new clients we are now acquiring every month. Progent 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 we are also a strong sales operation.

Possessing a commitment to technical excellence is a key for growth with us. A career in consulting will push you to enhance your skills more than is possible in any other position in network technology. Being confronted by a steady stream of network challenges is what makes professional support interesting. Clients rely on consulting firms to perform the “hard stuff.” Innovative tasks, leading-edge deployments, puzzling or chronic issues, and difficult migrations are the basis for our services daily. At Progent, you will not stagnate or be pigeonholed, as is all too common for computer professionals in ordinary corporate jobs. You will awake every morning enthusiastic about the opportunities ahead.

Along the way, you will meet some great folks, both by building close client contacts and by working closely with other Progent consultants, where you will learn from and add to their success. Of course, technology is vital, but we are a relationship-oriented company heart and soul. If you don’t offer strong communications skills or enjoy working with a varied group of people, then we are probably a poor match.

If all this sounds good to you, we urge you to contact us about our vision of the future of network consulting.

Enjoy Lifestyle Improvements and Technical Success with
Our Advanced Virtual Office Infrastructure

Progent is convinced that a well designed and executed network is a crucial factor for accelerating a firm's success, and we follow this belief in our own network infrastructure. We have built a zero-downtime virtual office infrastructure that enables our staff consultants and authorized contractors to deliver fast and effective support, collaborate easily on sophisticated projects, and experience professional and private growth from being part of a dynamic business culture of personal drive and independence.
















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