One of America's premiere IT consulting companies for small and midsize business systems, Progent manages a full-time staff of talented support professionals who concentrate on mainstream IT areas such as:

  • Microsoft technology
  • Cisco routers, switches, firewalls, access points, plus VoIP solutions
  • Enterprise security expertise
  • Advanced connectivity infrastructures
  • Remote troubleshooting and network management

Progent's Experts Group, which contracts freelance consultants certified and coordinated by Progent, provides exceptionally specialized knowledge in a wide variety of key business applications and network technologies such as:

  • Apple OS and iOS integration and applications
  • Support for Linux-based, UNIX-powered, and Sun Solaris environments
  • Dynamics Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM expertise
  • BI expertise for Microsoft's SQL Server BI Stack, Excel Data Analysis Tools, and Microsoft Management Reporter/FRx
  • Chief Information Officer, business analyst, and project logistics services
  • Web application development, integration, and troubleshooting
  • SQL Server, MySQL and Oracle Database programming and DBA consulting
  • Microsoft Office Access application development, enhancement and troubleshooting
  • Office and Microsoft Office 365 online training

Innovative models for finding clients, delivering service, creating a dynamic company culture, and offering generous profit sharing have allowed Progent to be among the fastest expanding and best respected Microsoft Partners consultant firms in America and to build an international organization for providing remote network service. If you are a certified computer technician or information technology expert with an orientation towards a customer service and strong people skills, consultants will find in Progent an opportunity for increasing your professional skills, developing a more independent career, and attaining economic success.

Find Out Additional Information Concerning Working at Progent
Check out these pages to find out more information about our work opportunities, company culture, work environment, compensation structure, and benefits:

Consulting Careers at Progent
We are seeking a variety of full-time professionals such as motivated Microsoft MCSE network engineers; network consultants with Cisco certification; and specialists in fault-tolerant network design with backgrounds in mobile connectivity, wireless networking, non-stop environments, disaster recovery planning, data preservation, and VMware technology. Progent is also looking for desktop support technicians, remote troubleshooting professionals, and CISSP or CISA certified security engineers. We are also hiring experienced managers and administrators who can operate effectively in Progent's dynamic, virtual office environment. Find out additional details about staff professional services jobs at Progent by visiting Full-time Work at Progent.

Freelance Opportunities with Progent
Progent contracts independent professionals with in-depth knowledge and working background in important IT topics beyond our primary service concentration. Progent's Experts Group includes contractors who offer consulting and development support for strategic solutions such as Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM; have deep knowledge of popular platforms such as Linux derivatives, Apple OS, or Sun, or offer expert skills in technologies like telecom, web design, Juniper Networks infrastructure technology, web commerce, or Oracle and MySQL DBM programming and administration. Independent consultants certified by us coordinate with our in-house consultants to provide comprehensive IT services for small and midsize company networks. If you want to find out additional details about contract jobs with our Experts Consulting Group, visit Contract Jobs with Progent.

Reasons That We Are Unique
We have been able to attract the top professional experts by being unique. With an innovative mix of entrepreneurial spirit, commitment to customer success, utilization of advanced technology, and an independent work structure that allows for quality-of-life choices for Progent's team members, Progent offers a dynamic environment for select individuals who have a drive for rapidly improving their professional abilities to create concrete solutions for a variety of businesses and technical environments. Learn more details concerning how we are unique by going to Reasons That We Are Unique.

Progent's Virtual Office Infrastructure
Our virtual office model incorporates sophisticated technical tools that support off-site access, wireless connectivity, easy availability of Progent's support databases, and close collaboration with talented colleagues to help you to solve challenging IT issues. Progent's virtual office environment enables you to focus on delivering service instead of dealing with commutes and lets consultants build lasting customer relationships by enabling you to provide quick, viable, and affordable solutions. If you want to find out more details about our virtual office network, go to Progent virtual Office Business Model.

Compensation Model and Benefit Programs
Our compensation model is determined by revenue sharing. The money you earn is entirely based on the revenue you generate. Consultants have the option of focusing on life style and electing to work at an easy pace, utilizing Progent's versatile structure to make time for personal enthusiasms, or you can choose to earn considerable income by hard work and long hours. Progent also offers full family health coverage as well as numerous additional benefits. Find out more about our compensation and benefits by going to Our Compensation and Benefits.

Consulting at Progent Frequently Asked Questions
For replies to frequent questions concerning being employed by Progent, go to Jobs at Progent Q&A.

Below is a description of some present job opportunities:


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

Specifics on Senior Microsoft Computer Consulting Expert Positions


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

Details on Desktop Support Expert Job


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Sr. Microsoft IT Consulting Expert - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is looking for proven Sr. Microsoft IT consultants in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to help a variety of small and midsize organizations 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 network infrastructure, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

More information on Sr. Microsoft Computer Consulting Expert Job


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Senior Exchange Expert - San Francisco Bay Area, Online
Progent is looking for a Sr. Exchange consultant to spearhead large-scale Exchange design and implementation initiatives. The right applicant should be a computer consultant with subject matter expertise in Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016 and Office 365 and with a solid understanding of Microsoft AD. This position demands a background in the consulting, architectural design, implementation and maintenance of these platforms.

Specifics about Senior Exchange Expert 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-level sales executive responsible for selling Progent's broad selection of information technology outsourcing and network consulting, and development services. Activities of the Business Development Representative include:
  • Producing and explaining crucial components of consulting propositions that align Progent's services with an organization's IT goals
  • Maintaining strong relationships with Progent's customers
  • Providing continuing account management and developing follow-on engagements
  • Maintaining an understanding of rapidly evolving technology

More information about Business Development Representative (BDR) Job - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas


If you wish to apply for any position shown above, you should send your resume to jobs@progent.com. Please copy the code numbers of the jobs that interest you.

More Information Concerning Jobs with Us

Staff Jobs for Network Engineers, Computer Support Technicians,
Security Experts, and Remote Help Professionals

Progent wants to hire full-time, results-driven Microsoft accredited engineers with Microsoft MCSE or MCSA credentials; Cisco certified network engineers who have CCIE credentials; security consultants with CISSP or comparable security certification; and high-end network architecture experts with a background in mobile access, wireless networking, high uptime, disaster recovery, information preservation, and VMware. Progent also seeks employees to join our team of helpdesk support technicians and off-site troubleshooting professionals. In addition, Progent is looking for experienced administrators who can perform productively in our fast-paced, virtual office culture.

By supporting a staff of talented and dedicated consultants, delivering attentive client care, and offering a strong value-based fee model, We have managed to increase our customer base dramatically while providing professional services to numerous businesses in the San Francisco area and throughout the U.S. An advanced virtual office network, a shared information database, and a group strategy for problem resolution have allowed Progent to retain a skilled staff and a satisfied customer base.

If you are an information technology consultant with technical support expertise, teaming with Progent or helping Progent's customers will enhance your skills through cooperation with our staff of mutually team-oriented, talented engineers. Progent's focus on providing information technology consulting and technical support to small and midsize organizations will offer you the opportunity to work intimately with key players and contribute appreciably to the growth of exciting businesses.

We are looking for technical professionals that can show verifiable credentials related to their technical expertise. So, if you are a Microsoft expert, you must have your Microsoft MCSE credential. For Cisco professionals, have your CCIE or CCNP credential. For network security, you should show you CISSP, Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Information Security Manager, or other top security certifications. Naturally, Progent is aware of "paper experts". Notwithstanding, simply because a credential can not ensure excellence is no justification for not having one. If you have mastered your stuff, then most of those tests should present no challenge. The bottom line is that if you represent yourself to be an expert, then customers expect credentials. Progent will promote your skills, but you need to provide a baseline of credentials for us to market. In case you stand strongly opposed to the concept of credentials, we can understand and honor your position, but you are likely not an appropriate candidate.

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

For more than 20 years, our consulting professionals have provided low-cost and successful computer consulting services for businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area and across the United States. A sophisticated virtual office network, a common technical database, and a collaborative approach to problem resolution have enabled us to build a strong consulting group and quickly grow a satisfied client base.

The Experts Group is our way to provide customers the help of expert information technology consulting professionals who have in-depth knowledge and field background in important areas outside of Progent's core concentration in system support and security. Experts Group members are typically freelance contractors and occasionally "moonlighters" who have been carefully qualified by Progent to collaborate with Progent's staff engineers to provide comprehensive, world-class information technology services to small and midsize companies. Progent is continually expanding the Experts Group in order to address the particular requirements of our clients.

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

  • Macintosh networking and programs
  • Consulting for Linux-powered, UNIX, and Sun environments
  • MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management expertise
  • Strategic and specialized application support
  • Chief Information Officer, management information analyst, and project logistics services
  • Special program design and integration
  • Web site, eCommerce, EDI, and customer portal design and deployment
  • SQL support and efficiency consulting
  • Management information expertise
  • Telecom architecture support

Advantages of being a member of Our Experts Group include:

  • By working with Progent, you can leverage the momentum of our explosive expansion and excellent recognition in the market. By having a group of talented and dedicated consultants, offering attentive client support, and following a strong, ROI-focused pricing structure, we have multiplied our customer base during the past several years and Progent currently delivers professoinal services to hundreds of companies in California and across the United States.
  • Our experienced marketing team handles all aspects of promoting your skills and areas of expertise into our quickly growing customer base, so you expend less effort signing up customers and extra time generating revenue.
  • Progent will facilitate relationship building between you and our key group of expert Microsoft and Cisco certified consultants who are the conduit to the decision makers among our customers.
  • Our sales and operations staffs will manage the complete selling and engagement process, from lead generation, project qualification, client needs description, capabilities matching, project scoping proposal generation, agreement negotiation and execution. Your exclusive responsibility stays with providing top-quality consulting service.
  • Progent will gives you connections to Progent's sophisticated virtual office infrastructure, including professional conference sites in Northern California, as well as data and voice access throughout the United States.
  • You will have the benefit of our vast knowledge base, procedures based on industry best practices, library of template-deliverable documents, and the aggregate experience from one of Northern California's largest pool of expert network professionals.
  • We will pass on special benefits from top technology companies such as Microsoft and Cisco, including no-cost ordiscounted training classes, web connections to restricted vendor support utilities and technical maintenance resources, and on-line in-house use software for education and/or sales 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 cost to be a member of Progent's Experts Team, but we do have strict qualifications to join:

  • You need to have a strong track record as a consulting professional working independently in your area of expertise, including a minimum two year history of completed consulting projects or you must have an active client base for whom you currently deliver continuing consulting services.
  • You must show that you have expertise in your area of specialization, including showing a long task-relevant record and strong references, and have up-to-date manufacturer or industry professional qualifications.
  • You have to be able to present yourself in a professional manner and be self driven and assured in your skills. You must have strong inter-personal skills and know how to operate effectively by yourself or as part of a group.
  • You have to know how to articulate proper expectations to clients and other Progent consultants and you must know how scope out tasks, create task plans, and estimate reasonable time lines.

Improve Your Abilities with Advanced Technology and
Joining the Top Team of Network Engineers

Progent's work environment will make you a more capable professional by improving your information technology skills and boosting the loyalty of your customers. Progent makes good on this promise by recruiting the best professional talent for you to operate with, offering a state-of-the-art system infrastructure, running custom software utilities to enable the highest quality of support, and by streamlining our business models for finding and maintaining customers.

The decisive factor that separates us from most consulting firms is the high quality of our service staff. Among the 50 or so consultants who have teamed with us, we have assembled the best talent across a wide array of technologies. Whether it’s Microsoft servers, Cisco switches, network security, Apple, Linux/UNIX, VMware, or other crucial technologies, we engage experts who can enable you to be effective on larger jobs by leveraging the aggregate skills of Progent's group of experts.

To promote the productivity of our team, we invest heavily in providing the most powerful technology to do the job efficiently. We will exploit information technology to an impressive extent and our state-of-the-art virtual office infrastructure allows seamless communications, collaboration, and knowledge sharing with fellow Progent consultants — all from home-based or on-the-road offices. You don’t waste time or lose income with daily drives to a physical office, and all travel you do for on-site client jobs is determined by your own time table, not ours. The most attractive part is that most of Progent's consulting work can be performed remotely, offering maximum efficiency for billable time. In practice, some Progent staff do off-site support exclusively.

Progent's business structure is set up for responding quickly and efficiently to client needs via information sharing and cooperative problem resolution. Even though Progent's consultants work with a high level of freedom, dispatching is centralized, customer issues and resolutions are carefully tracked, documented, and archived for easy retrieval, current engineer availability is published to streamline group tasks and simplify problem escalation, and client approval is always evaluated. We strengthen the sense of connection through periodic workgroup meetings and regular company-wide events.

The majority of Progent's team is situated across Northern California, however Progent is building a quickly expanding team of consulting professionals throughout the United States. Our virtual office environment does away with regional boundaries that limit the efficiency of traditional company structures. We complete the package by providing a full employee care program to promote the physical health and financial security of our employees and their relations.

Not only do we have world-class consultants, Progent's marketing and operations groups live up to the excellence that defines Progent. These top-notch factors behind Progent’s growth are enabling us to identify and land the scores of new customers we are currently engaging every month. We recently marked the providing of services to our 1,000th customer. Just type “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to see for yourself why Progent is also an effective marketing organization.

Possessing a commitment to technical excellence is a key for growth with Progent. A job 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 network challenges is what makes consulting interesting. Customers choose a consultant to do the “hard stuff.” Creative projects, leading-edge implementations, vexing or chronic issues, and tricky migrations are the foundation for our services every day. At Progent, you will not stall or be pigeonholed, as is all too typical for network professionals in ordinary corporate roles. You will wake up every morning excited about the opportunities to come.

On the way, you will meet some great people, both by building strong client contacts and by operating closely with other Progent consultants, where you will benefit from and add to their growth. Of course, technology is vital, but we are a relationship-focused organization heart and soul. If you don’t offer strong communications skills or like working with a varied assortment of personalities, then Progent is probably not a good match.

If this seems good to you, we urge you to talk to us about our vision of the new paradigm of network consulting.

Enjoy Lifestyle Benefits and Technical Success with
Our Sophisticated Virtual Office Environment

Progent believes that a carefully architected and executed network is a crucial piece for enabling a company's growth, and Progent follows this philosophy in our own network infrastructure. We have built a non-stop virtual office infrastructure that enables Progent's in-house consultants and certified contractors to offer rapid and effective support, cooperate closely on sophisticated projects, and gain from career and personal growth from being a member of a dynamic business ethos of personal drive and independence.
















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