Among the premiere computer consulting firms for business networks, Progent maintains a full-time staff of certified service experts who concentrate on mainstream IT areas such as:

  • Microsoft technology
  • Cisco routers, Catalyst and Nexus switches, firewalls, access points, plus Voice over IP and VPN products
  • System security consulting
  • Sophisticated system architecture
  • Off-site troubleshooting and system management

Our Experts Group, which contracts freelance consultants certified and managed by Progent, provides highly specialized knowledge in a broad range of critical software applications and networking technologies that include:

  • Macintosh and iOS integration and application software
  • Support for Linux-based, UNIX-powered, and Sun environments
  • Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management expertise
  • BI consulting for Microsoft's SQL Server BI Stack, Microsoft Power BI, and Microsoft Management Reporter/FRx
  • CIO, management information analyst, and project logistics outsourcing
  • Web application software design, deployment, and troubleshooting
  • SQL Server and Oracle Database development and management consulting
  • Office Access database application development, migration and training
  • Office desktop and Office 365 individual and group training

Creative structures for finding clients, providing service, maintaining a dynamic working environment, and offering highly competitive compensation and benefits have enabled us to become one of the most rapidly expanding and best recognized Microsoft Gold Partners consultant organizations in the United States and to establish a worldwide organization for delivering online network service. If you are a certified computer support professional or network expert with an orientation towards a customer success and excellent people skills, you will find in Progent an opportunity for adding to your professional skills, developing a more independent lifestyle, and attaining financial security.

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Consulting Positions at Progent
Progent is looking for a range of on-staff professionals including solutions-driven Microsoft MCSE and MCP network consultants; system consultants who have CCIE credentials; and specialists in advanced system architecture with backgrounds in mobile access, wireless networking, non-stop environments, business continuity solutions, data protection, and VMware technology. Progent is also hiring workstation support technicians, off-site service professionals, and CISSP, CISM, or CISA certified security professionals. Progent is also hiring veteran managers and administrators able to operate effectively in Progent's dynamic, virtual office model. Learn additional details about full-time professional services positions at Progent by going to Consulting Work at Progent.

Contract Opportunities with Progent
Progent contracts freelance consultants who have specialized knowledge and field background in crucial IT topics outside our primary technical focus. Our Experts Team employs independent consultants who can provide consulting and programming support for strategic solutions that include Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM; possess specialized knowledge of non-Microsoft operating systems such as Linux, Macintosh, or Solaris, or can provide world-class help in areas like telecommunications, web site development, Juniper products, eCommerce, or Oracle and MySQL DBM development and management. Freelance consultants qualified by us cooperate with our staff engineers to provide end-to-end IT services for small and midsize business networks. If you want to find out more information concerning contracting opportunities with our Experts Team, see Contracting Work at Progent.

How Progent Is Unique
Progent has managed to attract the best consulting experts by being different. With a powerful mix of entrepreneurial drive, commitment to client success, use of state-of-the-art technical tools, and an independent work model that accommodates quality-of-life choices for Progent's team members, Progent offers a stimulating setting for select individuals who have a desire for quickly enhancing their professional abilities to deliver concrete benefits for a range of organizations and network environments. Find out additional information concerning reasons we are exceptional by going to Ways That Progent Is Exceptional.

Our Virtual Office Business Model
Progent's virtual office network provides sophisticated technical tools that allow remote access, wireless communication, convenient access to Progent's support databases, and close collaboration with talented colleagues to allow you to handle challenging network problems. Our virtual office structure allows you to concentrate on delivering service instead of dealing with commutes and helps consultants build lasting customer relationships by permitting you to come up with fast, effective, and affordable solutions. In order to learn additional details concerning our virtual office business model, refer to Progent virtual Office Work Environment.

Compensation Model and Benefit Programs
Our compensation is determined by revenue sharing. What you earn is directly tied to the revenue you generate. Consultants have the choice of concentrating on life style and choosing to consult at an easy pace, using Progent's versatile structure to make time for personal enthusiasms, or you can choose to make considerable money through persistent effort and lots of consulting time. Progent also provides complete family health care coverage as well as many other benefits. Learn more details concerning Progent's compensation and benefit programs by visiting Our Compensation Model and Benefit Programs.

Working with Progent Frequently Asked Questions
For replies to common questions concerning being employed by Progent, refer to Employment at Progent Questions and Answers.

Here is a list of some available job openings:


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Sr. Microsoft IT Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for proven Sr. Microsoft information technology 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 Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important areas of expertise include system infrastructure, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Specifics on Sr. Microsoft Computer Consulting Expert Positions


P016

Desktop Support Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking Desktop Support Consultants to help Progent's customers with maintenance, break/fix and project work. This is a 1099 consulting position that will be performed at our client locations 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. In addition, work extensively with customer's executives, management, IT staff or under the direction or guidance of our senior consultant to support the customer's end users.

Details about Desktop Engineer Jobs


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Sr. Microsoft Information Technology 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 manage networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important areas of knowledge include system infrastructure, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

More information on Sr. Microsoft IT Consulting Expert Job


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Senior Microsoft 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 initiatives. The right applicant would be a computer consultant with expertise in Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016 and Exchange Online and with a solid understanding of Active Directory. This position demands a background in the consulting, architectural design, deployment and support of these platforms.

More information about Senior Microsoft Exchange Consultant Job


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Business Development Representative (BDR) - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is looking for a Business Development Representative (BDR) to work as a senior sales executive who is responsible for selling Progent's extensive portfolio of IT outsourcing/co-sourcing and computer consulting, and development services. Responsibilities of the BDR include:
  • Producing and explaining key elements of consulting proposals which tie our services with real business value
  • Maintaining strong relationships with Progent's customers
  • Providing continuing account management and developing follow-on engagements
  • Maintaining an understanding of continually evolving IT technology

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


If you wish to apply for any position shown above, please send your background information to jobs@progent.com. Be sure to copy the job codes of the positions that interest you.

Details Concerning Work at Progent

Fulltime Work for Network Consultants, Desktop Service Technicians,
Security Experts, and Remote Help Technicians

Progent wants to find full-time, results-oriented Microsoft certified engineers with MCSE or MCP certification; Cisco certified network consultants who have Cisco CCIE, CCNP, or CCNA credentials; security consultants who have CISA or comparable security credentials; and advanced system architecture experts with experience in mobile access, wireless connectivity, service continuity, workplace recovery, information protection, and server virtualization. Progent also is looking for employees who can work on our staff of helpdesk service specialists and remote troubleshooting professionals. In addition, Progent is seeking experienced administrators able to operate productively in Progent's high-growth, virtual office culture.

By maintaining a staff of skilled and dedicated professionals, providing attentive customer care, and offering a competitive results-based fee model, We have managed to increase our customer list rapidly while providing professional support to numerous companies in Northern California and across the United States. An advanced virtual office environment, a common knowledge base, and a group strategy for problem solving have allowed Progent to maintain a talented consulting team and a loyal customer list.

If you are a network professional with technical support experience, teaming with Progent or working for Progent's clients will enhance your skills via cooperation with our staff of highly supportive, expert engineers. Our commitment to providing network expertise and technical help to small and midsize organizations will give you the chance to work intimately with decision makers and contribute significantly to the success of dynamic businesses.

Progent is looking for consultants that have verifiable credentials related to their special expertise. For example, if you are a Microsoft expert, you should have earned your Microsoft MCSE certificate. For Cisco professionals, show us your Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert or Cisco Certified Network Professional credential. For network security, you should have you CISSP, Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Information Security Manager, or one of the other top security certifications. Naturally, Progent is aware of "paper experts". Notwithstanding, the fact that a credential does not guarantee expertise is no justification for not owning one. If you have mastered your stuff, then most of those tests should be no challenge. The bottom line is that if you represent yourself to be a professional, then clients deserve to see credentials. Progent will broadcast your skills, but you must have basic certifications for us to work with. In case you stand adamantly against the idea of certifications, Progent can sympathize with and honor your position, but you are probably not an appropriate candidate.

Freelance Work for Qualified Experts for
Windows, Apple OS, Linux, and Sun Solaris Technology

For over two decades, our computer engineers have offered affordable and successful network consulting expertise for companies in Northern California and throughout the United States. An advanced virtual office environment, a shared support database, and a collaborative approach to problem solving have helped us to build a strong consulting group and quickly grow a loyal customer base.

The Experts Group is Progent's way to offer customers the help of expert computer support engineers who have in-depth skills and work background in key technologies outside of our primary concentration in network infrastructure and security. Experts Group consultants are typically independent contractors and occasionally "moonlighters" who have been carefully certified by us to collaborate with Progent's staff consultants to deliver end-to-end, world-class information technology solutions to small and midsize companies. We are continually expanding the Experts Team in order to address the special needs of our customer base.

Progent's Experts Team now provides consulting in these technologies:

  • Macintosh integration and applications
  • Expertise for Linux, UNIX, and Sun Solaris systems
  • Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM expertise
  • Mission-critical and vertical program help
  • CIO, business analyst, and project management services
  • Special applications development and deployment
  • Web site, eCommerce, Electronic Data Interchange, and client portal development and deployment
  • DBM management and efficiency help
  • Management information consulting
  • Telecommunications systems support

Benefits of being a member of Our Experts Team include:

  • By working with us, you get to benefit from the momentum of our dramatic growth and top-notch reputation in the market. By maintaining a group of talented and committed professionals, providing excellent customer support, and practicing a strong, ROI-oriented pricing structure, Progent has quadrupled our customer base over the last few years and Progent now delivers consulting services to hundreds of businesses in Northern California and throughout the U.S.
  • Progent's experienced marketing team takes care of all aspects of promoting your services and areas of knowledge into our rapidly expanding client base, so you spend less time signing up customers and extra time generating money.
  • Progent will facilitate relationship building between you and Progent's key team of experienced Microsoft and Cisco certified consultants who are the conduit to the key executives among Progent's customers.
  • Progent's sales and operations staffs will take care of the entire sales and contracting process, from lead identification, job approval, customer requirements definition, skills matching, job scoping proposal writing, contract negotiation and generation. Your exclusive responsibility is on delivering top-quality consulting expertise.
  • Progent will provide you connections to Progent's advanced virtual office infrastructure, including professional conference sites in Northern California, plus data and voice connectivity throughout the U.S.
  • You will have the benefit of Progent's vast knowledge base, procedures based on leading practices, library of professional publications, and the aggregate expertise from one of Northern California's largest pool of expert consulting professionals.
  • Progent will share special benefits from top vendors including Microsoft and Cisco, including no-cost orlow-cost educational seminars, web access to special vendor troubleshooting utilities and product maintenance resources, and on-line in-house use software for education and/or demonstration 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 no fee to become a member of Progent's Experts Team, but we do have the following qualifications to join:

  • You must have a proven track record as a consultant working on your own in your field of expertise, including a minimum two year history of completed consulting jobs or you must have your own active client base to which you now deliver continuing support services.
  • You need to demonstrate that you have expertise in your field of concentration, including having an extensive task-relevant history and excellent references, and have up-to-date manufacturer or institutional professional certifications.
  • You must know how to carry yourself in a professional way and be self driven and confident in your abilities. You must have strong communications skills and be able to operate successfully by yourself or as a member of a group.
  • You need to be able to articulate proper expectations to clients and fellow Progent consultants and you must be able analyze projects, create task plans, and define reasonable time lines.

Improve Your Abilities with Advanced Technology and
Joining the Top Team of Computer Consultants

Progent's productive atmosphere will allow you to become a more capable consulting professional by enhancing your information technology skills and boosting the satisfaction of your clients. Progent makes good on this commitment by recruiting the best professional experts for you to operate with, providing a state-of-the-art system architecture, running custom software tools to enable the highest level of support, and by optimizing proven business structures for finding and keeping clients.

The decisive factor that distinguishes Progent from ordinary network support firms is the quality of our service staff. Out of the 50 or so consulting experts who have joined us, we have assembled top expertise covering a broad range of technologies. Be it Microsoft Windows, Cisco firewalls, network security, Mac, Linux, VMware, or other key areas, we deploy experts who can help you to be successful on larger jobs by combining the aggregate experience of Progent's team of professionals.

To ensure the success of our consultants, we invest significantly in providing the best tools to do the work properly. We will exploit information technology to an extraordinary degree and our advanced virtual office infrastructure enables seamless communications, cooperation, and information exchange with other Progent consultants — all from home-based or on-the-road offices. You don’t waste time or lose revenue with regular commutes to a conventional office, and all driving you do for on-site customer work is determined by your schedule, not Progent's. The most attractive part is that much of our consulting services can be performed off-site, offering 100% productivity for billable time. In fact, some Progent team members do remote consulting exclusively.

Our operations are set up for responding rapidly and efficiently to customer needs via information sharing and collaborative problem solving. Even though our engineers work with a great deal of independence, resource allocation is centralized, client problems and resolutions are meticulously monitored, documented, and organized for easy retrieval, up-to-date consultant schedules are broadcast to facilitate group projects and simplify trouble escalation, and customer approval is always monitored. We strengthen the feeling of cooperation through monthly team meetings and quarterly corporate events.

The majority of our team is situated across California, but Progent is attracting a rapidly expanding team of network professionals from across the U.S. Our virtual office infrastructure eliminates regional boundaries that restrict the productivity of traditional company structures. We enhance the package by offering a full employee care program to promote the health and economic welfare of our team members and their families.

Just as we have awesome consultants, Progent's marketing and operations groups live up to the high standards that defines Progent. These high-performance contributors to our success are helping us to target and sign up the 50-60 new clients we are currently engaging every month. Progent lately marked the delivery of support to our 1,000th client. Try typing “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to check for yourself why we are also an effective marketing operation.

Possessing a commitment to technical excellence is a cornerstone for success with us. A career in consulting will push you to enhance your skills more than is possible in any other job in network technology. Being exposed to a steady series of technical challenges is what keeps consulting interesting. Clients rely on consulting firms to do the toughest jobs. Creative projects, leading-edge implementations, vexing or chronic problems, and difficult migrations are the foundation for what we do daily. With us, you will not stagnate or be narrowly defined, as is all too common for network professionals in ordinary corporate jobs. You will wake up every morning enthusiastic about the opportunities to come.

Along the way, you will work with some wonderful folks, both by building close customer contacts and by operating closely with other Progent team members, where you will benefit from and add to their success. Yes, technology is important, but Progent is a relationship-focused company through and through. If you don’t offer excellent communications skills or like cooperating with a varied group of personalities, then Progent is in all likelihood not a good fit.

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

Get Lifestyle Benefits and Technical Success with
Progent's Sophisticated Virtual Office Infrastructure

Progent believes that a carefully designed and implemented network is a crucial factor for enabling a firm's growth, and Progent applies this credo in our own system environment. We have created a zero-downtime virtual office network that enables Progent's in-house engineers and authorized contractors to deliver rapid and efficient support, collaborate easily on sophisticated projects, and gain from professional and private growth by being a member of a dynamic company ethos of self motivation and independence.
















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