One of America's premiere network consulting firms for small and midsize business networks, Progent manages a full-time staff of certified service professionals who concentrate on mainstream technologies including:

  • Microsoft products
  • Cisco routers, Catalyst and Nexus switches, firewalls, access points, plus VoIP solutions
  • System security consulting
  • Sophisticated connectivity infrastructures
  • Remote IT support and system administration

Our Experts Team, which contracts freelance consultants certified and managed by Progent, offers highly refined knowledge in a wide range of critical software areas and networking technologies that include:

  • Macintosh and iOS integration and application software
  • Expertise for Linux-powered, UNIX-powered, and Sun Solaris systems
  • Dynamics Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management expertise
  • Business Intelligence consulting for Microsoft's SQL Server BI Stack, Microsoft Power BI, and Microsoft Management Reporter/FRx
  • CIO, management information analyst, and project management services
  • Web app design, integration, and troubleshooting
  • SQL Server and Oracle DBM development and management help
  • Office Access application programming, enhancement and troubleshooting
  • Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office 365 training

Innovative structures for finding clients, delivering support, creating an efficient company culture, and offering highly competitive compensation and benefits have allowed us to be among the most rapidly expanding and most well recognized Microsoft Gold Partners consulting companies in the United States and to build an international organization for providing online network expertise. If you are a certified computer support professional or network expert with an orientation towards a client success and excellent communication skills, you will find in Progent a chance for adding to your professional skills, living a more independent career, and achieving financial security.

Find Out More Details About Working with Progent
Follow these links to find out additional details concerning our work openings, business culture, operational conditions, profit sharing structure, and benefits:

Consulting Positions at Progent
We are hiring a range of on-staff workers including solutions-driven Microsoft MCSE network engineers; network experts with Cisco CCIE certification; and specialists in fault-tolerant network design with backgrounds in mobile access, wireless networking, non-stop environments, disaster recovery solutions, data preservation, and virtual servers. We are also hiring workstation support technicians, off-site service professionals, and CISM or CISSP accredited security consultants. Progent is also hiring veteran managers able to operate effectively in our high-growth, virtual office environment. Learn more details about full-time professional services work at Progent by referring to Consulting Careers at Progent.

Contract Work with Progent
Progent contracts independent professionals who have in-depth knowledge and hands-on background in important IT topics beyond our main service focus. Our Experts Group hires contractors who can provide consulting and development services for line-of-business solutions such as Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM; possess deep knowledge of non-Microsoft platforms such as Linux derivatives, Macintosh, or Sun, or offer world-class skills in areas such as telecommunications, web site development, Juniper Networks infrastructure technology, eCommerce, or Oracle and MySQL DBM programming and management. Freelance consultants certified by us cooperate with our full-time professionals to deliver comprehensive solutions for small business networks. To find out more details concerning freelance opportunities with our Experts Consulting Group, visit Freelance Opportunities with Progent.

Ways That Progent Is Exceptional
We have been able to attract the top professional talent by being different. Providing a powerful mix of enterprising drive, dedication to customer satisfaction, utilization of state-of-the-art technical tools, and a flexible business model that offers quality-of-life choices for Progent's team members, Progent offers a dynamic setting for talented individuals who have a desire for rapidly improving their professional abilities to create real-world benefits for a variety of businesses and network environments. Find out additional details about how Progent is unique by visiting Ways That We Are Exceptional.

Progent's Virtual Office Business Model
Progent's virtual office network uses state-of-the-art technologies that allow off-site access, wireless communication, easy access to Progent's knowledge bases, and instant collaboration with mobile team members to allow you to handle challenging IT problems. Progent's virtual office model frees you to concentrate on delivering service rather than dealing with commutes and lets you build successful customer relationships by enabling you to provide quick, viable, and cost-effective solutions. If you want to learn more information concerning Progent's virtual office work environment, see Progent virtual Office Work Environment.

Compensation Model and Benefits
Progent's compensation model is determined by revenue sharing. The money you earn is directly based on what you generate. Consultants have the option of focusing on quality of life and choosing to work at a more relaxed pace, using our versatile structure to make time for personal pursuits, or you can use the opportunity to earn significant money through hard work and long hours. Progent also offers complete family health care insurance as well as numerous other benefits. Learn more about Progent's compensation model and benefit packages by referring to Our Compensation and Benefit Programs.

Jobs at Progent Questions and Answers
To see answers to popular enquiries about being employed by Progent, see Employment at Progent Questions and Answers.

The following is a list of our available job openings:


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P014

Senior Microsoft Computer Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking experienced Senior Microsoft computer consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to help 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. Important fields of knowledge include network architecture, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

More information about Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert Positions


P016

Desktop Engineer - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for Desktop Support Experts to assist Progent's clients with maintenance, break/fix and project work. This is a 1099 consulting position that will be performed at Progent's 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 laptop computers based on the latest Microsoft technologies. In addition, work extensively with client's executives, management, IT staff or under the direction or guidance of our senior consultant to support the customer's end users.

Specifics on Desktop Engineer Jobs


P018

Sr. Microsoft IT Consultant - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is seeking proven Senior Microsoft computer consultants in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to assist a variety of small and midsize organizations maintain networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key fields of knowledge include system infrastructure, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Details about Sr. Microsoft IT Consultant Jobs


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Senior Exchange Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area, Remote
Progent is seeking a Senior Microsoft Exchange expert to spearhead enterprise-level Exchange planning and implementation projects. The ideal candidate should be a computer consultant with mastery in Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016 and Office 365 Exchange Online and with a thorough grasp of Microsoft AD. This role calls for experience in the consulting, architectural design, implementation and maintenance of these technologies.

Specifics about Sr. Microsoft Exchange Expert Jobs


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Business Development Representative - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is seeking a Business Development Representative (BDR) to work as a senior-level sales executive responsible for selling the company's comprehensive portfolio of IT outsourcing and network consulting, and development services. Responsibilities of the Business Development Representative include:
  • Generating and explaining key components of engagement propositions which associate our services with an organization's IT goals
  • Establishing and maintaining excellent relationships with Progent's customers
  • Providing continuing account management and developing follow-on sales
  • Maintaining an understanding of continually evolving technology

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


If you would like to apply for any opening shown above, you should send your background information to jobs@progent.com. Be sure to state the job codes of the positions that interest you.

Details About Work with Us

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

Progent wants to hire fulltime, solutions-oriented Microsoft accredited engineers with Microsoft MCSE, MCSA, or MCP certification; Cisco certified system engineers who have Cisco CCIE or CCNP certification; security professionals who have CISM or equivalent security credentials; and advanced network design consultants with a background in mobile solutions, wireless networking, high uptime, workplace recovery, information preservation, and virtual servers. Progent also is hiring employees who can work on our team of desktop support specialists and remote troubleshooting professionals. In addition, We are seeking talented managers able to operate effectively in our fast-paced, virtual office environment.

By maintaining a team of skilled and dedicated consultants, providing attentive customer services, and offering a competitive value-based fee model, Progent has been able to increase our client list rapidly while providing professional services to hundreds of businesses in Northern California and throughout the United States. An advanced virtual office environment, a shared knowledge database, and a team approach to problem resolution have helped Progent to maintain a talented consulting team and a loyal client base.

If you are a network consultant with troubleshooting experience, joining Progent or working for Progent's customers can enhance your knowledge through cooperation with Progent's staff of highly supportive, expert engineers. Progent's focus on providing information technology expertise and computer help to small and midsize organizations will offer you the opportunity to work intimately with key players and add appreciably to the success of exciting companies.

We are looking for consultants that can show verifiable certification in their technical expertise. For example, if you are a Microsoft consultant, you should have your Microsoft MCSE credential. For Cisco consultants, show us your CCIE or Cisco Certified Network Professional credential. For 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 familiar with “paper MCSEs.” Nevertheless, simply because a credential does not ensure excellence is no excuse for not having one. If you have mastered your stuff, then the majority of these certifications should pose no great difficulty. The bottom line is that if you call yourself an expert, then customers deserve to see credentials. We will broadcast your talents, but you must have a baseline of certifications for us to market. If you stand adamantly against the concept of certifications, Progent can understand and honor your opinion, but you are probably not an appropriate candidate.

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

For over two decades, our consulting professionals have provided low-cost and successful network support services for small businesses in Northern California and across the U.S. An advanced virtual office network, a shared support knowledge base, and a collaborative approach to problem solving have helped Progent to build a strong staff and dramatically expand a satisfied customer base.

The Experts Group is our way to provide clients the services of expert computer consulting professionals who have advanced knowledge and work experience in key areas beyond our primary concentration in network support and security. Experts Group members are often independent engineers and occasionally "moonlighters" who have been thoroughly certified by Progent to collaborate with Progent's staff engineers to deliver comprehensive, world-class network solutions to small and midsize businesses. We are continually enhancing our Experts Team in order to address the special needs of our customer base.

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

  • Apple OS networking and programs
  • Support for Linux, UNIX-powered, and Sun Solaris environments
  • Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM consulting
  • Line-of-business and specialized program support
  • CIO, management information analyst, and project logistics outsourcing
  • Special program development and integration
  • Web site, electronic business, Electronic Data Interchange, and customer portal design and integration
  • DBM management and performance help
  • Business intelligence consulting
  • Telecommunications architecture support

Benefits of being a member of Our Experts Group include:

  • By working with us, you can benefit from the momentum of Progent's dramatic expansion and top-notch reputation in the industry. By maintaining a group of talented and committed consultants, providing excellent customer support, and following a strong, ROI-focused billing structure, we have multiplied our clientele during the past few years and Progent currently provides consulting services to hundreds of companies in California and across the U.S.
  • Progent's veteran marketing team takes care of all aspects of marketing your services and areas of knowledge into our rapidly growing customer base, so you expend less time signing up customers and extra time generating revenue.
  • We will assist in communications between you and our core group of experienced Microsoft and Cisco certified engineers who are the conduit to the key executives among Progent's customers.
  • Progent's selling and operations teams will take care of the complete selling and contracting process, from lead generation, job qualification, client requirements description, capabilities matching, project scoping proposal writing, agreement negotiation and generation. Your entire focus stays with delivering top-quality consulting expertise.
  • We will provide you access to our advanced virtual office infrastructure, including convenient conference sites in the San Francisco area, as well as data and voice connectivity throughout the U.S.
  • You will have the benefit of our extensive database, procedures based on best practices, library of professional publications, and the shared experience from one of the country's largest independent groups of experienced network engineers.
  • Progent will pass on special benefits from leading technology companies including Microsoft and Cisco, including no-cost ordiscounted training classes, on-line connections to restricted vendor support tools and technical support resources, and downloadable in-house use programs for education 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 charge to become part of our Experts Team, but we do have the following qualifications for membership:

  • You must show a proven track record as a consultant operating independently in your field of specialization, including a minimum two year history of successful consulting projects and/or have an active client base for whom you currently deliver ongoing support services.
  • You have to show that you are an expert in your area of specialization, which includes having an extensive task-relevant history and strong references, and have up-to-date vendor and/or industry professional qualifications.
  • You should know how to present yourself in a professional way and be self motivated and assured in your skills. You must have excellent communications skills and know how to operate efficiently alone or as part of a group.
  • You have to be able to articulate realistic expectations to customers and fellow Progent consultants and you must be able analyze jobs, create task plans, and estimate reasonable time lines.

Improve Your Skills with Advanced Technology and
Joining a Great Team of Computer Engineers

Progent's company culture will make you a more capable consultant by improving your information technology skills and boosting the loyalty of your customers. Progent makes good on this commitment by attracting the top consulting talent for you to work with, providing an advanced network and communications infrastructure, using custom application utilities to deliver the highest quality of support, and by streamlining our operational models for finding and maintaining clients.

The most important factor that differentiates Progent from typical consulting companies is the high quality of our consultants. Among the 50 or so consulting experts who have joined us, we have recruited top expertise across a wide range of technologies. Whether it’s Microsoft servers, Cisco switches, network security, Mac, Linux/UNIX, virtual servers, or other vital technologies, we deploy experts who can enable you to be successful on major projects by combining the collective skills of Progent's group of experts.

To promote the productivity of our team, we invest significantly in providing the best tools to do the job properly. Progent will exploit technology to an impressive degree and our state-of-the-art virtual office environment enables seamless connectivity, cooperation, and information exchange with other Progent consultants — entirely from home-based or on-the-road offices. Consultants don’t throw away time or lose revenue with daily commutes to a conventional office, and any driving you do for in-person client jobs is based on your own schedule, not ours. The best part is that much of Progent's support services can be performed remotely, offering 100% efficiency for income-producing time. In practice, some of our staff do remote support only.

Progent's operations are geared towards responding quickly and effectively to customer needs via knowledge sharing and collaborative problem resolution. Although Progent's consultants work with a high level of independence, dispatching is unified, client issues and solutions are carefully tracked, recorded, and organized for easy retrieval, current engineer schedules are broadcast to facilitate group projects and simplify problem escalation, and customer approval is continually evaluated. We reinforce the feeling of connection via monthly workgroup meetings and quarterly company-wide events.

Most of our consultants are situated throughout California, but we are building a rapidly expanding group of network professionals from across the United States. Our virtual office infrastructure eliminates regional boundaries that limit the efficiency of conventional company models. We complete the package by providing a full benefit plan to promote the physical health and economic welfare of our team members and their relations.

Just as we have world-class consulting professionals, our marketing and administration teams match the high standards that characterizes Progent. These top-notch factors behind Progent’s success are enabling us to target and land the 50-60 new clients we are now acquiring each month. Progent recently marked the delivery of support to our 1,000th client. Just type “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to see for yourself why we are also a strong marketing organization.

Possessing a passion for technical excellence is a key for success with us. A job in consulting will push you to enhance your skills more than is possible in any other job in information technology. Being exposed to a continual series of technical challenges is what keeps professional support exciting. Customers choose a consultant to perform the “hard stuff.” Innovative projects, advanced deployments, puzzling or entrenched problems, and tricky migrations are the foundation for what we do daily. At Progent, you will not stagnate or be narrowly defined, as is sadly typical for computer professionals in traditional corporate roles. You will awake every day enthusiastic about the opportunities to come.

On the way, you will work with some great folks, both by establishing strong customer contacts and by operating in conjunction with other Progent consultants, where you will benefit from and add to their success. Of course, technology is important, but Progent is a relationship-focused organization heart and soul. If you don’t offer excellent people skills or enjoy cooperating with a varied group of personalities, then we are probably a poor match.

If this seems right for you, we invite you to talk to Progent about our vision of the future of information technology consulting.

Get Lifestyle Benefits and Professional Prowess with
Our Advanced Virtual Office Infrastructure

Progent believes that a well designed and implemented network is a crucial factor for accelerating any firm's success, and we apply this belief in our own system environment. Progent has created a zero-downtime virtual office network that allows our in-house engineers and certified contractors to deliver rapid and efficient service, cooperate easily on complex jobs, and gain from career and private growth from being a member of an exciting company culture of self motivation and freedom.
















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