Among the premiere network consulting firms for small and midsize business systems, Progent manages a full-time team of certified service professionals who concentrate on mainstream IT areas such as:

  • Microsoft Windows products
  • Cisco Integrated Services Routers, switches, firewalls, wireless access points, plus Voice over IP and VPN products
  • System security expertise
  • Advanced connectivity infrastructures
  • Off-site IT support and system management

Our Experts Team, which contracts freelance experts certified and managed by Progent, offers highly refined knowledge covering a wide range of critical business applications and networking technologies such as:

  • Macintosh and iOS networking and application software
  • Expertise for Linux-powered, UNIX-based, and Sun systems
  • Dynamics Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management expertise
  • BI consulting for SQL Server BI Stack, Microsoft Power BI, and Microsoft Management Reporter/FRx
  • Chief Information Officer, business analyst, and project management services
  • Web application software development, deployment, and debugging
  • SQL Server, MySQL and Oracle DBM programming and DBA consulting
  • Office Access database development, enhancement and troubleshooting
  • Microsoft Office desktop and Microsoft Office 365 online training

Creative structures for acquiring clients, providing support, creating a dynamic company culture, and offering generous profit sharing have enabled us to be one of the fastest expanding and best recognized Microsoft Gold Partners consulting organizations in America and to establish an international organization for delivering remote IT service. If you are an accredited computer technician or network expert with a focus on a customer service and excellent communication skills, you will discover Progent a chance for increasing your technical knowledge, living a more rewarding career, and attaining economic success.

Learn Additional Details About Jobs with Progent
Follow these links to learn additional details about our job openings, company philosophy, operational environment, profit sharing structure, and benefits packages:

Consulting Jobs at Progent
Progent is seeking a variety of on-staff professionals including experienced Microsoft MCSE, MCSA, and MCP computer consultants; connectivity consultants who have Cisco CCIE or CCNP credentials; and specialists in fault-tolerant network design with backgrounds in mobile access, wireless networking, non-stop systems, disaster recovery planning, data preservation, and server virtualization. Progent is also looking for desktop support technicians, off-site service professionals, and CISM or CISSP accredited security consultants. We are also looking for veteran managers and administrators who can perform efficiently in our high-growth, virtual office environment. Learn additional information about staff consulting work at Progent by visiting Consulting Positions at Progent.

Contract Jobs with Progent
Progent works with freelance consultants with specialized expertise and hands-on background in important IT topics beyond our main technical concentration. Our Experts Group includes freelance consultants who can provide advice and programming services for line-of-business solutions that include Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM; possess in-depth expertise with non-Microsoft platforms such as Linux derivatives, Macintosh, or Sun, or offer expert help in technologies such as telecom, web development, Juniper Networks products, web commerce, or Oracle and MySQL Database development and administration. Independent contractors qualified by us coordinate with Progent's staff consultants to deliver end-to-end solutions for small business networks. If you want to learn more details concerning freelance work with our Experts Team, go to Freelance Work with Progent.

Reasons That We Are Exceptional
Progent has been able to recruit the top professional experts by being different. With a powerful mix of entrepreneurial spirit, insistence on client success, use of state-of-the-art technical tools, plus an independent work structure that offers life-style options for our team members, Progent offers a dynamic culture for talented individuals who have a desire for rapidly enhancing their technical abilities to create concrete solutions for a variety of organizations and technical environments. Find out more details concerning ways that we are exceptional by visiting Reasons That We Are Exceptional.

Progent's Virtual Office Work Environment
Progent's virtual office model utilizes state-of-the-art technical tools that support off-site support, wireless connectivity, easy access to Progent's knowledge bases, and instant collaboration with mobile team members to help you to solve challenging IT problems. Progent's virtual office setting enables you to concentrate on delivering service rather than fighting commutes and helps consultants nurture lasting customer relationships by permitting you to come up with quick, effective, and cost-effective solutions. To find out more information about Progent's virtual office work environment, refer to Progent virtual Office Infrastructure.

Compensation and Benefit Packages
Progent's compensation is determined by revenue sharing. What you earn is directly based on what you contribute. Consultants have the choice of concentrating on life style and choosing to work at a more relaxed pace, utilizing our versatile structure to follow personal enthusiasms, or you can choose to earn considerable money by hard effort and lots of consulting time. Progent also provides comprehensive family health care insurance as well as numerous additional benefits. Learn additional details about our compensation model and benefit packages by referring to Progent Compensation and Benefit Programs.

Consulting at Progent Frequently Asked Questions
To see replies to popular enquiries concerning becoming employed by Progent, go to Employment at Progent Questions and Answers.

Here is a list of some current job openings:


Job Code
 
Job Description

P014

Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for proven Sr. Microsoft information technology consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a variety of small and midsize businesses to manage IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 through 2016. Key fields of knowledge include network infrastructure, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Details about Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert Positions


P016

Desktop Support Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for Desktop Support Consultants to assist our customers with maintenance, break/fix and project work. This is a 1099 consulting role that will be performed at our client sites 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 powered by the latest Microsoft technologies. In addition, work closely with customer'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 Engineer Positions


P018

Sr. Microsoft Computer Consultant - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is looking for experienced Sr. Microsoft IT consulting experts in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to assist a range of small and midsize businesses manage IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key areas of knowledge include system architecture, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Specifics about Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert Jobs


Expert

Senior Microsoft Exchange Expert - San Francisco Bay Area, Online
Progent is looking for a Sr. Exchange consultant to spearhead enterprise-level Exchange planning and deployment projects. The right candidate should be a technical consultant with expertise in Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016 and Office 365 and with a solid understanding of Microsoft AD. This role would require a background in the consulting, system design, implementation and maintenance of these technologies.

Details about Sr. Exchange Expert Jobs


S25

Business Development Representative (BDR) - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is seeking a Business Development Representative (BDR) to operate as a senior sales executive who is responsible for selling Progent's broad selection of information technology outsourcing and computer consulting, and application development services. Activities of the BDR include:
  • Producing and articulating key elements of consulting propositions that align our services with a customer's unique competitive requirements
  • Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with customers
  • Providing ongoing client management and developing follow-on sales
  • Maintaining an understanding of continually changing IT technology

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


If you want to enquire about any job listed above, you should e-mail your resume to jobs@progent.com. Be sure to copy the job codes of the jobs of interest.

More Information About Work at Progent

Staff Jobs for Network Consultants, Computer Service Specialists,
Security Experts, and Remote Support Technicians

Progent is seeking to hire fulltime, results-oriented Microsoft accredited engineers with Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer certification; Cisco certified system engineers with Cisco certification; security consultants who have CISA or equivalent security certification; and advanced network architecture consultants with a background in mobile access, wireless connectivity, service continuity, workplace recovery, information protection, and VMware. Progent also seeks professionals to work on Progent's team of help desk support technicians and remote troubleshooting professionals. Also, We are seeking talented administrators able to operate productively in our fast-paced, virtual office culture.

By supporting a staff of talented and dedicated consultants, delivering world-class customer services, and offering a strong value-focused pricing model, We have been able to expand our customer list rapidly while delivering consulting services to hundreds of businesses in the San Francisco area and throughout the United States. An advanced virtual office network, a shared information database, and a group strategy for problem resolution have helped Progent to maintain a skilled staff and a loyal customer base.

For an information technology consultant with troubleshooting experience, joining Progent or working for Progent's clients can enhance your skills through cooperation with Progent's group of highly team-oriented, expert engineers. Progent's commitment to providing network consulting and computer support to small and midsize organizations will offer you the opportunity to work closely with decision makers and contribute appreciably to the growth of dynamic businesses.

Progent is looking for consultants who can show recognized credentials related to their special expertise. For example, if you are a Microsoft expert, you must have your Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer certificate. For Cisco experts, show us your CCIE or Cisco Certified Network Professional certificate. For security, you should have earned you Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Certified Information Systems Auditor, CISM, or one of the other top security credentials. Naturally, we are aware of “paper MCSEs.” Still, simply because a credential does not ensure expertise is no excuse for not owning one. If you have mastered your stuff, then most of these certifications should be no challenge. The bottom line is that if you represent yourself to be an expert, then customers deserve to see certifications. We will promote your talents, but you should provide a baseline of certifications for us to work with. If you stand strongly against the concept of credentials, Progent can sympathize with and honor your opinion, but you are probably not an appropriate fit.

Contract Work for Qualified Application Specialists for
Windows, Mac, Linux-based, and Sun Technology

For over two decades, Progent's consulting professionals have provided affordable and effective network support expertise for companies in Northern California and across the U.S. An advanced virtual office network, a common support database, and a collaborative philosophy for problem resolution have enabled us to build a strong in-house team and quickly grow a satisfied customer base.

The Experts Team is Progent's way to provide clients the help of specialized information technology support professionals who have in-depth skills and work experience in key technologies outside of Progent's primary concentration in network infrastructure and security. Experts Team members are typically independent engineers and sometimes "moonlighters" who have been thoroughly qualified by us to work closely with our staff engineers to provide end-to-end, world-class network services to small and midsize companies. We are always enhancing the Experts Group to address the particular requirements of our clients.

Progent's Experts Group now offers support in these technologies:

  • Macintosh integration and programs
  • Consulting for Linux-based, UNIX-powered, and Sun environments
  • Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM expertise
  • Strategic and vertical application support
  • Chief Information Officer, management information analyst, and project logistics outsourcing
  • Custom applications development and integration
  • Web, electronic business, EDI, and customer information portal development and deployment
  • DBM management and performance help
  • Management intelligence expertise
  • Telecommunications systems consulting

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

  • By associating with us, you get to take advantage of the impact of our explosive growth and excellent recognition in the industry. By maintaining a team of talented and dedicated consultants, providing excellent customer support, and practicing a strong, value-oriented pricing structure, Progent has multiplied our customer base over the last several years and Progent now provides consulting support to hundreds of businesses in Northern California and across the U.S.
  • Progent's veteran marketing team takes care of all facets of promoting your services and technical knowledge into our quickly growing customer base, so you expend less time finding customers and more time generating revenue.
  • We will assist in relationship building between you and Progent's key group of expert Microsoft and Cisco qualified engineers who act as the gateway to the influential managers among our customers.
  • Progent's sales and operations groups will manage the entire selling and contracting process, from lead generation, project approval, client needs definition, skills matching, project scoping proposal generation, agreement negotiation and generation. Your entire responsibility stays with providing top-quality consulting service.
  • We will provide you connections to our sophisticated virtual office environment, including convenient meeting/work locations in the San Francisco area, and Internet and telecomm access anywhere in the United States.
  • You will have access to Progent's extensive database, procedures based on best practices, abundance of template-deliverable documents, and the shared expertise from one of Northern California's largest independent groups of expert network engineers.
  • Progent will pass on special benefits from top vendors including Microsoft and Cisco, including free orlow-cost educational seminars, web connections to restricted vendor support tools and technical maintenance resources, and downloadable in-house use programs for education and/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 Team, but Progent has strict requirements for membership:

  • You must have a proven track record as a consulting professional operating independently in your field of specialization, including at least a two year history of successful contracting jobs or you must have an active customer base to whom you now provide ongoing consulting activity.
  • You must demonstrate that you are an expert in your field of concentration, including showing a long task-relevant record and excellent referrals, and have current vendor or institutional professional qualifications.
  • You must be able to present yourself in a professional manner and be self driven and assured in your skills. You should have excellent people skills and understand how to work successfully alone or as a member of a team.
  • You should be able to explain proper goals to customers and other Progent consultants and you have to know how scope out jobs, create project plans, and estimate reasonable work schedules.

Improve Your Abilities with the Best Technology and
Working with the Top Team of Network Engineers

Progent's company culture will allow you to become a better consultant by improving your information technology skills and boosting the satisfaction of your customers. Progent delivers on this commitment by recruiting the best professional experts for you to operate with, providing an advanced system architecture, using specialized application utilities to deliver the maximum level of service, and by optimizing our business models for attracting and keeping clients.

The decisive factor that distinguishes Progent from typical network support firms is the high quality of our consultants. Among the 50 or so consultants who have joined us, we have assembled top talent covering a broad range of technologies. Whether it’s Microsoft Windows, Cisco switches, network security, Macintosh, Linux/UNIX, server virtualization, or other crucial areas, we engage experts who can help you to be effective on major projects by combining the collective experience of Progent's group of professionals.

To promote the productivity of our team, we invest significantly in providing the best technology to do the work efficiently. Progent will exploit information technology to an extraordinary degree and our advanced virtual office environment allows effortless connectivity, cooperation, and knowledge sharing with other Progent team members — all from home-based or mobile offices. You don’t waste time or lose income with daily commutes to a physical office, and any travel you do for in-person client work is determined by your own schedule, not ours. The most attractive benefit is that most of our consulting services can be done off-site, offering maximum efficiency for billable time. In fact, some Progent staff do remote support only.

Progent's business structure is geared towards reacting rapidly and effectively to client needs via knowledge sharing and cooperative problem resolution. Even though our engineers operate with a high level of freedom, dispatching is unified, customer problems and solutions are carefully tracked, documented, and archived for convenient reference, up-to-date engineer schedules are broadcast to streamline team tasks and enable problem escalation, and customer satisfaction is always monitored. We strengthen the sense of cooperation via monthly team meetings and quarterly company-wide events.

The majority of our consultants are situated throughout Northern California, but we are attracting a rapidly expanding team of consulting experts throughout the U.S. Our virtual office infrastructure does away with regional obstacles that restrict the efficiency of conventional company models. We enhance the package by providing a comprehensive benefit plan to promote the health and economic security of our team members and their families.

Just as we have awesome consultants, our sales and operations groups match the high standards that is Progent. These top-notch factors behind Progent’s growth are enabling us to target and land the scores of new clients we are now engaging each month. We lately marked the delivery of support to our 1,000th client. Just type “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to check for yourself why Progent is also a strong sales organization.

Possessing a passion for technical proficiency is a key for success with Progent. A career in consulting will drive you to enhance your skills more than is possible in any other job in information technology. Being exposed to a steady series of technical challenges is what keeps consulting interesting. Customers choose a consultant to do the “hard stuff.” Creative projects, leading-edge implementations, puzzling or entrenched problems, and difficult migrations are the basis for what we do daily. With us, you will not stall or be narrowly defined, as is all too typical for network professionals in ordinary corporate jobs. You will awake every morning enthusiastic about the challenges ahead.

Along the way, you will work with some wonderful folks, both by building strong customer contacts and by working in conjunction with other Progent consultants, where you will learn from and contribute to their success. Of course, technology is vital, but we are a relationship-oriented company through and through. If you don’t have strong people skills or enjoy working with a varied group of people, then we are probably not a good fit.

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

Enjoy Lifestyle Benefits and Professional Success with
Our Advanced Virtual Office Infrastructure

Progent is convinced that a well architected and executed network is a pivotal factor for enabling a firm's success, and Progent follows this philosophy in our own network environment. We have built a fault-tolerant virtual office infrastructure that allows our staff engineers and authorized contractors to deliver rapid and efficient service, cooperate easily on sophisticated jobs, and experience career and private growth by acting as a member of a dynamic company ethos of personal drive and independence.
















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