One of America's premiere computer consultant firms for business systems, Progent maintains a large team of certified support professionals who concentrate on core IT areas such as:

  • Microsoft Windows technology
  • Cisco Integrated Services Routers, switches, firewalls, wireless access points, plus Voice over IP and VPN solutions
  • System security analysis
  • Sophisticated network infrastructures
  • Off-site IT support and system management

Our Experts Team, which includes freelance consultants certified and coordinated by Progent, provides exceptionally refined knowledge covering a broad variety of critical business areas and networking technologies that include:

  • Macintosh and iOS networking and applications
  • Expertise for Linux-based, UNIX-based, and Sun systems
  • Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management consulting
  • BI consulting for platforms including SQL Server BI Stack, Microsoft Power BI, and Crystal Reports
  • CIO, management information analyst, and project logistics services
  • Web app design, deployment, and debugging
  • SQL Server, MySQL and Oracle DBM programming and management help
  • Microsoft Office Access database application development, migration and troubleshooting
  • Microsoft Office and Office 365 individual and group training

Innovative structures for acquiring clients, delivering service, creating a dynamic working environment, and offering highly competitive compensation have enabled us to become one of the fastest growing and most well recognized Microsoft Gold Partners consulting organizations in the United States and to build an international presence for delivering remote network service. If you are a certified computer technician or network expert with a focus on a customer service and strong communication skills, consultants will find in Progent a chance for enhancing your technical skills, living a more independent career, and achieving economic security.

Learn More Details About Working at Progent
Follow these pages to find out additional details concerning Progent's job opportunities, company philosophy, work environment, compensation structure, and benefits:

Consulting Work at Progent
We are looking for a variety of on-staff professionals such as motivated Microsoft MCSE, MCSA, and MCP network consultants; system experts who have CCIE credentials; and consultants for advanced network design with experience in mobile access, wireless networking, high-availability systems, business continuity planning, data protection, and virtual servers. We are also looking for desktop support technicians, off-site troubleshooting professionals, and CISSP or CISA certified security professionals. Progent is also seeking experienced managers who can perform efficiently in Progent's high-growth, virtual office model. Find out more information about staff consulting jobs at Progent by visiting Consulting Careers at Progent.

Contract Work with Progent
Progent contracts freelance consultants who have proven expertise and working background in crucial IT areas beyond our primary service concentration. Our Experts Team includes freelance consultants who offer advice and programming support for mission-critical applications such as MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management; possess in-depth expertise with non-Microsoft operating systems such as Linux, Macintosh, or Solaris, or can provide expert skills in areas such as telecom, web site design, Juniper infrastructure technology, web commerce, or Oracle DBM development and administration. Independent contractors certified by Progent coordinate with Progent's staff professionals to provide comprehensive IT services for small and midsize business networks. To learn more details concerning contracting work with Progent's Experts Consulting Group, see Freelance Work with Progent.

Ways That We Are Unique
Progent has been able to attract the best professional experts by being unique. Providing a powerful blend of entrepreneurial drive, dedication to customer satisfaction, utilization of state-of-the-art technical tools, plus an independent work structure that allows for life-style choices for Progent's consulting team, Progent creates a stimulating environment for select individuals who posses a drive for rapidly enhancing their technical abilities to deliver real-world benefits for a range of organizations and network environments. Learn additional details concerning how we are different by visiting Reasons That We Are Exceptional.

Our Virtual Office Business Model
Our virtual office environment uses sophisticated technologies that support off-site support, wireless connectivity, easy availability of our knowledge bases, and close cooperation with talented colleagues to allow you to handle business-critical IT problems. Progent's virtual office setting enables you to concentrate on providing service rather than dealing with traffic and helps consultants build lasting customer relationships by permitting you to come up with fast, viable, and cost-effective solutions. In order to find out additional details concerning Progent's virtual office network, see Progent virtual Office Work Environment.

Compensation and Benefit Programs
Progent's compensation model is determined by revenue sharing. What you earn is wholly determined by the revenue you generate. You have the choice of concentrating on life style and electing to consult at a more relaxed pace, using Progent's flexible structure to follow personal enthusiasms, or you can use the opportunity to earn considerable income through hard work and lots of hours. Progent also offers complete family health insurance as well as numerous additional benefits. Find out more details concerning our compensation and benefit programs by going to Progent Compensation and Benefit Packages.

Working with Progent FAQs
To see answers to common questions concerning being a consultant at Progent, go to Jobs at Progent Questions and Answers.

Below is a description of some present job opportunities:


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P014

Sr. 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 range of small businesses to maintain IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important fields of knowledge include network infrastructure, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Specifics on Sr. Microsoft Computer Consulting Expert Positions


P016

Desktop Engineer - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for Desktop Support Consultants to help our clients 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 required, Monday through Friday. Our consultant will maintain and support users of all desktop and laptop computers powered by current Microsoft technologies. In addition, work extensively with customer's executives, management, IT staff or under the direction or guidance of Progent's senior consultant to support the client's end users.

Specifics on Desktop Engineer Positions


P018

Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consultant - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is looking for experienced Sr. Microsoft computer consulting experts in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to assist a variety of small and midsize businesses manage networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important fields of knowledge include network architecture, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Details on Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consultant Job


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Sr. Microsoft Exchange Expert - San Francisco Bay Area, Online
Progent is looking for a Sr. Exchange expert to lead large-scale Exchange planning and deployment initiatives. The right candidate should be a computer consultant with subject matter expertise in the area of Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016 and Exchange Online and with a thorough grasp of Active Directory. This role calls for a background in the consulting, system design, deployment and maintenance of these technologies.

More information about Senior Microsoft Exchange Consultant Job


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Business Development Representative - 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 the company's broad selection of IT outsourcing and network consulting, and development services. Activities of the Business Development Representative include:
  • Generating and explaining crucial elements of consulting proposals which tie our deliverables with an organization's IT goals
  • Maintaining excellent relationships with customers
  • Providing continuing account management and generating follow-on engagements
  • Maintaining an understanding of rapidly changing technology

Details about Business Development Representative Positions - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas


If you wish to ask about any position shown above, please send your resume to jobs@progent.com. Please include the code numbers of the positions of interest.

Additional Facts Concerning Opportunities with Us

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

Progent is seeking to find staff-level, results-driven Microsoft certified consultants with Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer credentials; Cisco certified system consultants with Cisco CCIE, CCNP, or CCNA credentials; security consultants with CISSP, CISM, or CISA or comparable security certification; and high-end system architecture consultants with experience in mobile access, wireless connectivity, service continuity, disaster recovery, information preservation, and virtual servers. Progent also seeks professionals who can work on Progent's staff of helpdesk service specialists and remote troubleshooting experts. In addition, Progent is looking for talented managers able to operate effectively in Progent's high-growth, virtual office culture.

By supporting a staff of skilled and dedicated consultants, delivering attentive client services, and offering a competitive results-focused pricing structure, We have managed to expand our customer base rapidly while providing professional support to hundreds of businesses in Northern California and throughout the U.S. A sophisticated virtual office network, a shared information base, and a group strategy for problem resolution have allowed Progent to retain a talented consulting team and a loyal customer list.

If you are a network consultant with troubleshooting expertise, joining Progent or helping Progent's customers can expand your skills via cooperation with our group of mutually supportive, expert consultants. Progent's focus on delivering information technology consulting and technical support to small organizations will give you the opportunity to work closely with decision makers and contribute appreciably to the growth of dynamic businesses.

We are hiring consultants that have verifiable credentials related to their special focus. For example, if you are a Microsoft expert, you should have your MCSE credential. In the case of Cisco experts, show us your CCIE 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 experts". Notwithstanding, the fact that a credential can not ensure excellence is no justification for not owning one. If you have mastered your stuff, then the majority of those tests should be no great difficulty. The bottom line is that if you are a professional, then customers expect certifications. We can market your talents, but you need to have standard certifications for Progent to work with. If you happen to be strongly opposed to the idea of credentials, we can sympathize with and respect your position, but you are probably not a good fit.

Contract Work for Qualified Experts for
Windows, Macintosh, Linux/UNIX, and Sun Solaris Technology

For over 20 years, our consulting professionals have offered affordable and successful network support services for businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area and across the U.S. An advanced virtual office network, a shared technical database, and a collaborative philosophy for problem solving have helped us to retain a strong consulting group and dramatically grow a satisfied client base.

The Experts Team is Progent's way to offer clients the help of expert information technology support engineers who have in-depth skills and work experience in important areas beyond Progent's core focus in system infrastructure and security. Experts Team consultants are often freelance engineers and occasionally "moonlighters" who are thoroughly certified by Progent to work closely with Progent's in-house engineers to provide comprehensive, world-class network services to small businesses. We are always enhancing the Experts Team in order to address the particular requirements of our customer base.

Progent's Experts Team now provides support in these areas:

  • Apple OS integration and programs
  • Expertise for Linux-based, UNIX, and Sun Solaris environments
  • Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM expertise
  • Strategic and specialized program support
  • Chief Information Officer, management information analyst, and project logistics outsourcing
  • Custom program development and deployment
  • Web, electronic business, Electronic Data Interchange, and client portal development and integration
  • DBM support and efficiency help
  • Business intelligence expertise
  • Telecom systems support

Advantages of becoming a member of Our Experts Group include:

  • By working with us, you get to take advantage of the impact of Progent's explosive expansion and top-notch reputation in the market. By maintaining a group of talented and dedicated professionals, providing excellent customer support, and practicing a proven, value-oriented pricing structure, we have multiplied our customer base over the past several years and Progent now provides professoinal support to hundreds of businesses in California and throughout the U.S.
  • Our veteran marketing staff takes care of all facets of promoting your services and areas of expertise into our rapidly growing client base, so you spend less time finding customers and extra time making revenue.
  • Progent will assist in relationship building between you and our core team of expert Microsoft and Cisco certified engineers who are the gateway to the decision makers among Progent's clients.
  • Progent's selling and administration staffs will manage the complete sales and contracting cycle, from lead generation, job approval, client requirements definition, capabilities matching, project scoping proposal generation, contract negotiation and execution. Your entire focus stays with delivering high-level consulting service.
  • We will provide you connections to our advanced virtual office environment, including convenient conference locations in Northern California, and data and voice connectivity throughout the U.S.
  • You will have access to our vast knowledge base, procedures based on leading practices, library of professional documents, and the aggregate experience from one of the country's largest independent groups of expert consulting engineers.
  • Progent will pass on special benefits from top vendors including Microsoft and Cisco, including no-cost orlow-cost training classes, on-line connections to special vendor troubleshooting utilities and product support resources, and on-line internal use programs for training 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 no fee to become a member of Progent's Experts Group, but Progent has these qualifications for membership:

  • You should show a strong track record as a consulting professional operating on your own in your area of expertise, including at least a two year history of successful consulting projects or you must have an active customer base to whom you currently provide continuing support activity.
  • You should demonstrate that you have expertise in your field of concentration, including having an extensive task-relevant history and strong referrals, and have current manufacturer and/or institutional professional qualifications.
  • You must be able to present yourself in a professional way and be self motivated and assured in your skills. You should have strong people skills and know how to work efficiently by yourself or as part of a team.
  • You need to be able to communicate realistic expectations to customers and fellow Progent team members and you have to be able scope out tasks, produce project plans, and define realistic time lines.

Enhance Your Abilities with the Best Technology and
Joining the Top Group of Computer Consultants

Progent's productive atmosphere will make you a more capable professional by enhancing your technical knowledge and increasing the satisfaction of your customers. Progent delivers on this promise by recruiting the best professional experts for you to operate with, providing an advanced system architecture, running custom software tools to enable the maximum quality of support, and by streamlining proven business models for finding and retaining customers.

The most important factor that distinguishes Progent from typical network support companies is the excellence of our consultants. Out of the 50 or so consulting experts who have joined us, we have assembled top talent covering a broad array of technical areas. Be it Microsoft Windows, Cisco switches, network security, Macintosh, Linux, server virtualization, or other vital areas, we deploy experts who can enable you to be successful on major projects by combining the aggregate skills of our group of professionals.

To ensure the productivity of Progent's consultants, we invest significantly in making available the most powerful tools to do the work efficiently. We will leverage information technology to an extraordinary degree and our advanced virtual office environment allows seamless connectivity, collaboration, and information sharing with other Progent team members — all from at-home or mobile offices. Consultants don’t throw away time or forfeit income with regular drives to a conventional office, and all driving you do for on-site client work is based on your schedule, not ours. The best benefit is that much of Progent's support work can be performed remotely, offering 100% efficiency for income-producing hours. In practice, some Progent staff do off-site consulting exclusively.

Progent's business structure is set up for reacting rapidly and effectively to client needs through knowledge exchange and collaborative problem solving. Although Progent's consultants work with a high level of independence, dispatching is unified, customer issues and resolutions are meticulously monitored, recorded, and archived for convenient reference, up-to-date engineer availability is broadcast to streamline team tasks and simplify trouble escalation, and client satisfaction is always monitored. We reinforce the sense of cooperation through monthly workgroup conferences and quarterly corporate events.

The majority of our consultants are located throughout Northern California, however Progent is attracting a rapidly expanding team of consulting experts from across the U.S. Our virtual office environment does away with regional obstacles that limit the efficiency of conventional business models. We enhance the deal by providing a comprehensive benefit program to ensure the health and economic welfare of our team members and their relations.

Just as we have awesome consultants, our sales and operations teams live up to the high standards that defines Progent. These high-performance contributors to our growth are enabling us to identify and land the 50-60 new clients we are now engaging each month. We recently celebrated the delivery of support to our 1,000th customer. Try typing “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to check for yourself why Progent is also a strong marketing organization.

Having a passion for technical proficiency is a cornerstone for success with Progent. A career in consulting will drive you to learn more than is possible in any other job in network technology. Being exposed to a continual series of technical challenges is what makes professional support exciting. Customers choose consultants to do the toughest jobs. Creative projects, leading-edge implementations, vexing or chronic problems, and difficult upgrades are the basis for our services daily. With us, you will not stagnate or be narrowly defined, as is sadly typical for computer professionals in ordinary corporate jobs. You will wake up every day enthusiastic about the opportunities ahead.

On the way, you will meet some wonderful folks, both by establishing strong client relationships and by working in conjunction with other Progent team members, where you will learn from and add to their growth. Yes, technology is vital, but Progent is a relationship-focused organization from top to bottom. If you don’t offer strong communications skills or enjoy cooperating with a diverse assortment of personalities, then we are probably a poor match.

If this sounds good to you, we urge you to talk to Progent about our vision of the new paradigm of information technology consulting.

Enjoy Quality of Life Improvements and Technical Prowess with
Our Sophisticated Virtual Office Infrastructure

Progent believes that a carefully designed and implemented network is a crucial factor for enabling any firm's growth, and Progent follows this credo in our own network infrastructure. We have built a fault-tolerant virtual office network that enables Progent's in-house engineers and certified contractors to deliver fast and efficient service, cooperate closely on sophisticated jobs, and gain from career and personal maturity from being a member of an exciting business ethos of personal drive and freedom.
















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