One of the top computer consulting firms for small and midsize business systems, Progent manages a full-time team of certified service experts who focus on mainstream IT areas including:

  • Microsoft products
  • Cisco Integrated Services Routers, Catalyst and Nexus switches, firewalls, wireless access points, plus Voice over IP and VPN products
  • Enterprise security consulting
  • Sophisticated system infrastructures
  • Remote troubleshooting and system management

Progent's Experts Team, which contracts independent experts certified and managed by Progent, offers highly specialized skills in a wide variety of critical software applications and network technologies that include:

  • Apple OS and iOS integration and application software
  • Support for Linux-based, UNIX-powered, and Sun Solaris environments
  • Microsoft Dynamics MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM customization
  • BI consulting for platforms including SQL Server BI Stack, Excel Data Analysis Tools, and Microsoft Management Reporter/FRx
  • Chief Information Officer, management information analyst, and project management services
  • Web app development, integration, and troubleshooting
  • SQL Server, MySQL and Oracle DBM programming and DBA help
  • Office Access application development, migration and troubleshooting
  • Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office 365 online training

Creative models for attracting clients, providing service, maintaining an efficient working environment, and offering highly competitive profit sharing have enabled us to become among the fastest growing and best recognized Microsoft Gold Partners consulting firms in the U.S. and to build a worldwide presence for delivering remote network service. If you are a certified computer support professional or information technology consultant with a drive for a client service and strong people skills, you should consider Progent a chance for enhancing your professional skills, living a more rewarding lifestyle, and achieving economic success.

Find Out Additional Information About Jobs at Progent
Follow these links to learn more details concerning our job openings, business philosophy, operational conditions, profit sharing structure, and benefits packages:

Consulting Work at Progent
Progent is looking for a variety of full-time employees including motivated Microsoft MCSE and MCSA network consultants; connectivity consultants who have Cisco CCIE, CCNP, or CCNA credentials; and consultants for fault-tolerant network design with experience in mobile access, wireless networking, non-stop systems, business continuity solutions, data protection, and VMware technology. We are also hiring desktop support technicians, off-site troubleshooting professionals, and CISSP or CISA certified security consultants. Progent is also seeking veteran managers and administrators able to perform effectively in our high-growth, virtual office model. Learn more information concerning staff consulting work at Progent by visiting Full-time Jobs at Progent.

Contracting Work with Progent
Progent contracts independent professionals who have specialized knowledge and field background in important information technology areas outside Progent's primary technical focus. Our Experts Group hires contractors who offer consulting and development services for line-of-business applications that include MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management; possess deep expertise with non-Microsoft operating systems such as Linux, Apple OS, or Solaris, or can provide expert skills in areas such as telecommunications, web site design, Juniper Networks products, eCommerce, or Oracle Database development and administration. Freelance contractors certified by Progent coordinate with our full-time professionals to provide end-to-end solutions for small company networks. To learn more details about freelance jobs with Progent's Experts Team, visit Contract Opportunities with Progent.

Ways That Progent Is Different
Progent has been able to recruit the top professional experts by being unique. With an innovative blend of enterprising drive, dedication to customer satisfaction, utilization of state-of-the-art technology, plus an independent work structure that offers quality-of-life choices for our team members, Progent creates a dynamic environment for talented consultants who have a drive for quickly enhancing their professional abilities to create concrete benefits for a range of businesses and technical environments. Find out more details about ways that we are unique by visiting Ways That Progent Is Different.

Our Virtual Office Work Environment
Our virtual office model utilizes sophisticated technical tools that enable remote access, wireless communication, easy availability of Progent's support databases, and instant collaboration with mobile colleagues to help you to handle challenging network issues. Progent's virtual office environment enables consultants to focus on providing service rather than dealing with traffic and helps you nurture successful client relationships by enabling you to come up with fast, effective, and cost-effective solutions. To learn more details about Progent's virtual office infrastructure, go to Progent virtual Office Network.

Compensation and Benefit Programs
Our compensation is determined by revenue sharing. What you make is wholly based on what you contribute. Consultants have the option of concentrating on quality of life and electing to consult at an easy pace, using our versatile structure to follow individual enthusiasms, or you can choose to make considerable money by persistent work and long consulting time. Progent also offers comprehensive family health coverage as well as numerous other benefits. Learn more details about Progent's compensation model and benefits by going to Progent Compensation Model and Benefit Packages.

Consulting at Progent Frequently Asked Questions
To see replies to frequent questions concerning being a consultant at Progent, visit Jobs at Progent FAQs.

Below is a list of our present job opportunities:


Job Code
 
Description

P014

Sr. Microsoft IT Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking experienced Senior Microsoft information technology consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a variety of small and midsize organizations to manage IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key fields of expertise include network architecture, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Specifics on Senior Microsoft Computer Consulting Expert Positions


P016

Desktop Support Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for Desktop Support Experts 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 required, Monday through Friday. Our consultant will maintain and support clients of all desktop and notebook computers powered by current Microsoft technologies. Also, work closely with customer's executives, management, IT group or under the direction or guidance of our senior consultant to support the customer's end users.

Details on Desktop Engineer Jobs


P018

Sr. Microsoft IT 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 maintain networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key areas of knowledge include network infrastructure, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Details on Senior Microsoft Computer Consultant Job


Expert

Sr. Microsoft Exchange Expert - San Francisco Bay Area, Remote
Progent is looking for a Sr. Exchange consultant to spearhead enterprise-level Microsoft Exchange planning and implementation projects. The right candidate would be a computer consultant with expertise in the area of Exchange 2007 through 2016 and Microsoft Office 365 and with a thorough grasp of Microsoft AD. This role calls for experience in the consulting, system design, deployment and support of these technologies.

Details on Senior Exchange Consultant Positions


S25

Business Development Representative - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is seeking a Business Development Representative to work as a senior-level sales executive responsible for selling Progent's comprehensive portfolio of information technology outsourcing and network consulting, and development services. Responsibilities of the Business Development Representative include:
  • Generating and articulating key elements of consulting propositions which tie our deliverables with a client's primary business needs
  • Maintaining strong relationships with Progent's customers
  • Providing continuing account management and generating follow-on engagements
  • Maintaining an understanding of continually evolving IT technology

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


If you wish to apply for any opening shown above, please e-mail your background information to jobs@progent.com. Be sure to state the job codes of the positions that interest you.

Additional Facts Concerning Work with Us

Staff Jobs for Network Consultants, Computer Service Technicians,
Security Consultants, and Online Help Technicians

Progent is seeking to find full-time, solutions-driven Microsoft accredited engineers with MCSE or MCP credentials; Cisco certified network consultants who have Cisco CCIE or CCNP credentials; security professionals who have CISA or equivalent security credentials; and advanced network architecture experts with a background in mobile solutions, wireless connectivity, high availability, business continuity, information preservation, and server virtualization. Progent also is hiring professionals to join our staff of helpdesk service technicians and remote troubleshooting professionals. In addition, We are hiring talented administrators able to operate productively in our fast-paced, virtual office culture.

By supporting a staff of talented and dedicated consultants, providing attentive customer services, and following a strong results-based pricing model, We have been able to increase our customer list rapidly while providing professional support to hundreds of companies in the San Francisco area and across the U.S. A sophisticated virtual office environment, a common knowledge database, and a group strategy for problem solving have allowed Progent to maintain a skilled consulting team and a satisfied customer base.

For an information technology consultant with troubleshooting expertise, teaming with Progent or working for Progent's clients will expand your skills through cooperation with our staff of highly team-oriented, expert engineers. Our focus on delivering information technology expertise and technical support to small companies will give you the opportunity to work intimately with decision makers and add appreciably to the growth of exciting businesses.

Progent is looking for technical professionals who have verifiable certification in their special focus. For example, if you are a Microsoft consultant, you must have your MCSE certificate. In the case of Cisco consultants, have your Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert or Cisco Certified Network Professional credential. For network security, you should have earned you Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Information Security Manager, or other top security certifications. Of course, we are aware of “paper MCSEs.” However, the fact that a certificate does not guarantee excellence is no justification for not having one. If you have mastered your stuff, then the majority of these certifications should pose no challenge. The crux of the matter is that if you call yourself an expert, then clients expect credentials. Progent will broadcast your talents, but you need to provide basic credentials for Progent to market. If you happen to be strongly against the idea of credentials, Progent can understand and honor your position, but you are likely not a good candidate.

Freelance Jobs for Qualified Application Specialists for
Windows, Mac, Linux-based, and Sun Solaris Technology

For more than 20 years, Progent's information technology professionals have provided affordable and successful network support expertise for companies in Northern California and across the U.S. An advanced virtual office environment, a common support knowledge base, and a team approach to problem resolution have helped Progent to build a talented in-house team and quickly grow a loyal customer base.

The Experts Team is our way to provide clients the help of expert computer support professionals who have advanced skills and field experience in important areas outside of our core concentration in network support and security. Experts Group members are often freelance contractors and sometimes "moonlighters" who have been thoroughly certified by Progent to collaborate with Progent's staff consultants to provide end-to-end, world-class network services to small and midsize businesses. Progent is always enhancing our Experts Team to meet the special requirements of our clients.

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

  • Macintosh networking and programs
  • Expertise for Linux, UNIX-powered, and Sun Solaris environments
  • Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM consulting
  • Line-of-business and vertical program help
  • Chief Information Officer, management information analyst, and project logistics outsourcing
  • Special applications development and integration
  • Web, eCommerce, Electronic Data Interchange, and client information portal design and integration
  • SQL management and efficiency help
  • Management information consulting
  • Telecommunications systems consulting

Advantages of becoming part of Our Experts Group include:

  • By associating with us, you can leverage the impact of our explosive growth and top-notch recognition in the industry. By maintaining a group of talented and dedicated professionals, offering excellent customer care, and practicing a proven, ROI-oriented pricing model, we have multiplied our customer base over the last several years and Progent currently delivers consulting services to hundreds of companies in California and throughout the United States.
  • Our veteran marketing staff handles all aspects of marketing your services and technical expertise into our quickly expanding customer base, so you expend less effort signing up customers and more time generating money.
  • We will facilitate relationship building between you and our key team of experienced Microsoft and Cisco qualified consultants who act as the conduit to the decision makers among Progent's clients.
  • Progent's selling and administration staffs will take care of the complete selling and engagement process, from opportunity identification, job qualification, customer requirements definition, skills matching, job analysis proposal writing, agreement negotiation and execution. Your entire focus stays with delivering high-level consulting expertise.
  • Progent will provide you connections to Progent's advanced virtual office infrastructure, offering professional conference locations in Northern California, plus Internet and telecomm connectivity anywhere in the U.S.
  • You will have the benefit of Progent's vast knowledge base, procedures based on best practices, library of professional documents, and the aggregate expertise from one of Northern California's largest pool of experienced information technology professionals.
  • We will share partner-only benefits from top vendors including Microsoft and Cisco, including free orlow-cost educational seminars, on-line connections to restricted vendor support tools and technical support resources, and downloadable in-house use programs for education 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 charge to become a member of Progent's Experts Team, but Progent has strict requirements for membership:

  • You should have a proven track record as a consulting professional operating independently in your area of expertise, including a minimum two year record of successful contracting jobs or you must have an active customer base for whom you now provide ongoing support services.
  • You need to show that you are an expert in your area of specialization, including showing a long task-relevant record and excellent referrals, and possess up-to-date vendor and/or industry professional qualifications.
  • You must know how to carry yourself in a professional manner and be self driven and confident in your skills. You must have excellent people skills and know how to operate successfully by yourself or as part of a group.
  • You should be able to articulate realistic goals to customers and other Progent team members and you must know how scope out tasks, create task plans, and estimate reasonable time lines.

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

Progent's productive atmosphere will allow you to become a more capable consultant by improving your information technology skills and boosting the loyalty of your clients. Progent delivers on this commitment by recruiting the top professional experts for you to operate with, offering an advanced network and communications infrastructure, using proprietary application tools to enable the maximum level of support, and by optimizing proven business structures for finding and keeping customers.

The decisive factor that separates Progent from other consulting firms is the quality of our service staff. Out of the 50 or so consultants who have teamed with us, we have assembled the best talent covering a wide array of technologies. Be it Microsoft Windows, Cisco firewalls, network security, Macintosh, Linux, VMware, or other crucial areas, we deploy experts who can enable you to be successful on larger jobs by combining the collective skills of our group of professionals.

To ensure the productivity of our consultants, we invest heavily in making available the most powerful tools to do the work efficiently. We will leverage technology to an impressive degree and our state-of-the-art virtual office infrastructure allows effortless communications, cooperation, and knowledge sharing with other Progent consultants — entirely from home-based or on-the-road offices. Consultants don’t waste time or forfeit revenue because of daily drives to a conventional office building, and all travel you do for in-person customer work is determined by your schedule, not ours. The most attractive part is that much of Progent's consulting work can be performed off-site, representing maximum productivity for billable hours. In practice, some of our staff do off-site support only.

Our business structure is set up for reacting quickly and effectively to customer needs through information sharing and cooperative problem solving. Although our engineers operate with a high level of independence, resource allocation is centralized, customer issues and resolutions are carefully monitored, documented, and organized for easy reference, current consultant schedules are published to facilitate team tasks and simplify problem escalation, and client approval is continually evaluated. We reinforce the sense of cooperation via periodic team conferences and quarterly corporate events.

The majority of our consultants are located across California, however we are building a quickly expanding group of network experts throughout the U.S. Progent's virtual office environment does away with geographic boundaries that restrict the efficiency of traditional company structures. We enhance the deal by offering a full benefit program to ensure the physical health and financial welfare of our team members and their relations.

Just as we have awesome consultants, our marketing and administration teams live up to the excellence that is Progent. These top-notch factors behind Progent’s growth are enabling us to target and sign up the scores of new clients we are currently acquiring every month. Progent recently celebrated the delivery 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 passion for technical proficiency is a cornerstone for growth with us. A career in consulting will push you to enhance your skills more than you would in any other job in network technology. Being confronted by a continual series of network challenges is what keeps consulting exciting. Clients choose a consultant to perform the toughest jobs. Innovative tasks, advanced implementations, vexing or chronic problems, and difficult upgrades are the foundation for our services daily. At Progent, you will not stall or be pigeonholed, as is all too typical for computer professionals in traditional corporate roles. You will wake up every day excited about the challenges to come.

On the way, you will work with some great folks, both by building close customer contacts and by working closely with other Progent team members, where you will learn from and contribute to their success. Yes, technology is vital, but we are a relationship-oriented organization heart and soul. If you do not have excellent people skills or like cooperating with a varied assortment of people, then Progent is in all likelihood a poor fit.

If this seems right for you, we invite you to contact us about our view of the future of information technology consulting.

Get Quality of Life Improvements and Technical Prowess with
Our Advanced Virtual Office Environment

Progent believes that a well architected and implemented information system is a crucial piece for enabling a company's success, and Progent applies this credo in our own network infrastructure. Progent has created a fault-tolerant virtual office network that allows our in-house consultants and authorized contractors to deliver rapid and effective service, collaborate closely on complex projects, and gain from professional and personal maturity by being part of an exciting business culture of personal drive and independence.
















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