One of the premiere network consultant companies for small and midsize business networks, Progent manages a full-time team of certified service experts who concentrate on core technologies such as:

  • Microsoft products
  • Cisco Integrated Services Routers, switches, ASA firewalls, access points, plus VoIP solutions
  • Enterprise security consulting
  • Sophisticated system architecture
  • Off-site troubleshooting and system management

Our Experts Team, which contracts freelance consultants qualified and managed by Progent, provides highly refined skills covering a broad variety of vital software areas and network solutions that include:

  • Macintosh and iOS integration and applications
  • Expertise for Linux-based, UNIX-based, and Sun Solaris environments
  • Dynamics Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM consulting
  • Business Intelligence expertise for SQL Server BI Stack, Power BI, and Microsoft Management Reporter/FRx
  • CIO, management information analyst, and project logistics services
  • Web application software development, deployment, and debugging
  • SQL Server, MySQL and Oracle DBM development and management help
  • Microsoft Office Access database development, enhancement and troubleshooting
  • Office and Office 365 consulting

Innovative structures for attracting clients, providing service, creating an efficient working environment, and offering highly competitive compensation have enabled Progent to be one of the most rapidly expanding and best respected Microsoft Gold Partners consulting organizations in the U.S. and to establish an international organization for providing online IT service. If you are an accredited IT technician or information technology expert with an orientation towards a customer service and excellent people skills, consulting professionals should consider Progent a chance for enhancing your professional skills, living a more independent lifestyle, and attaining financial security.

Learn Additional Information About Working at Progent
Check out these pages to learn more details about Progent's work opportunities, business philosophy, operational conditions, profit sharing model, and benefits packages:

Full-time Careers at Progent
Progent is looking for a variety of on-staff workers including experienced Microsoft MCSE and MCP computer engineers; network consultants with Cisco CCIE or CCNP credentials; and specialists in advanced system design with experience in mobile connectivity, wireless integration, non-stop systems, disaster recovery planning, data preservation, and server virtualization. Progent is also seeking desktop support experts, off-site service specialists, and CISM certified security consultants. Progent is also hiring experienced managers able to operate efficiently in our high-growth, virtual office model. Find out more information about full-time consulting positions at Progent by visiting Consulting Jobs at Progent.

Contracting Jobs at Progent
Progent works with independent professionals with proven knowledge and hands-on background in crucial IT areas beyond our primary technical focus. Progent's Experts Team employs contractors who can provide advice and development services for line-of-business solutions such as MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management; have specialized knowledge of popular platforms such as Linux, Macintosh, or Solaris, or offer world-class help in areas like telecommunications, web site design, Juniper products, web commerce, or Oracle and MySQL DBM programming and administration. Independent contractors certified by Progent cooperate with our staff consultants to deliver comprehensive IT services for small and midsize company networks. To learn more information concerning contract work with Progent's Experts Consulting Group, refer to Freelance Jobs at Progent.

How We Are Unique
Progent has managed to recruit the best professional experts by being unique. With an innovative blend of entrepreneurial spirit, commitment to customer satisfaction, utilization of advanced technical tools, and a flexible work model that offers life-style choices for our team members, Progent offers a dynamic setting for select individuals who have a drive for quickly improving their technical abilities to create real-world benefits for a variety of organizations and technical environments. Find out additional information about ways that Progent is different by going to Ways That Progent Is Unique.

Progent's Virtual Office Work Environment
Our virtual office model provides sophisticated technologies that allow off-site support, wireless connectivity, convenient availability of our knowledge bases, and close cooperation with talented colleagues to allow you to solve challenging IT problems. Our virtual office network frees you to concentrate on delivering IT solutions rather than fighting commutes and helps you build successful client relationships by permitting you to provide quick, effective, and affordable solutions. In order to learn more information about Progent's virtual office infrastructure, go to Progent virtual Office Infrastructure.

Compensation Model and Benefits
Progent's compensation model is based on revenue sharing. The money you earn is directly tied to the revenue you contribute. Consultants have the choice of focusing on quality of life and choosing to consult at an easy pace, using our versatile schedule to make time for personal pursuits, or you can take advantage of the chance to earn significant income by persistent work and lots of hours. Progent also offers full family health care coverage plus many other benefits. Find out additional details about Progent's compensation model and benefit programs by going to Our Compensation and Benefits.

Consulting at Progent Q&A
To see replies to frequent enquiries concerning becoming a consultant at Progent, visit Working with Progent Questions and Answers.

This is a description of Progent's current job opportunities:


Job Code
 
Job Description

P014

Senior Microsoft IT Consultant - 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 organizations to maintain IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key areas of knowledge include system architecture, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Specifics about Sr. Microsoft IT Consultant Positions


P016

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

More information on Desktop Support Expert Job


P018

Sr. Microsoft IT Consulting Expert - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is looking for proven Sr. Microsoft computer consultants in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to help a range of small and midsize businesses manage IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Key fields of expertise include system infrastructure, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Details on Senior Microsoft Computer Consultant Jobs


Expert

Sr. Microsoft Exchange Expert - San Francisco Bay Area, Remote
Progent is seeking a Senior Exchange expert to lead enterprise-level Microsoft Exchange design and deployment projects. The ideal applicant would be a technical consultant with mastery in Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016 and Office 365 and with a solid understanding of Microsoft AD. This role demands a background in the consulting, system design, deployment and maintenance of these platforms.

Specifics about Sr. Exchange Expert Job


S25

Business Development Representative (BDR) - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is looking for a Business Development Representative (BDR) to work as a senior sales executive responsible for selling Progent's broad portfolio of information technology outsourcing/co-sourcing and network consulting, and development services. Responsibilities of the BDR include:
  • Producing and articulating crucial elements of engagement proposals that associate our services with real business value
  • Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with Progent's clients
  • Providing ongoing client management and developing follow-on engagements
  • Explaining continually evolving IT technology

Details on Business Development Representative (BDR) Jobs - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas


If you would like to enquire about any opening listed above, you should e-mail your resume to jobs@progent.com. Be sure to state the code numbers of the positions that interest you.

More Information About Work with Us

Career Work for Network Consultants, Computer Service Technicians,
Security Consultants, and Remote Support Professionals

Progent wants to find fulltime, results-driven Microsoft certified consultants with Microsoft MCSE or MCSA credentials; Cisco accredited network consultants who have Cisco CCIE credentials; security consultants who have CISSP, CISM, or CISA or comparable security certification; and high-end system design consultants with experience in mobile solutions, wireless networking, high uptime, workplace recovery, information preservation, and server virtualization. Progent also seeks professionals to work on Progent's staff of desktop service specialists and off-site support professionals. In addition, Progent is seeking experienced administrators able to operate productively in Progent's high-growth, virtual office environment.

By maintaining a staff of skilled and motivated consultants, delivering attentive client care, and following a competitive results-focused pricing model, Progent has managed to increase our customer list rapidly while delivering consulting services to numerous businesses in Northern California and throughout the United States. A sophisticated virtual office environment, a shared knowledge database, and a group strategy for problem solving have helped Progent to maintain a skilled staff and a satisfied customer list.

If you are a network consultant with technical support experience, teaming with Progent or helping our customers can enhance your knowledge through cooperation with Progent's group of highly supportive, talented engineers. Progent's commitment to delivering information technology consulting and computer support to small and midsize organizations will offer you the opportunity to work closely with decision makers and contribute appreciably to the success of exciting businesses.

Progent is looking for consultants who have recognized credentials in their special expertise. So, if you are a Microsoft consultant, you should have your Microsoft MCSE certificate. For Cisco experts, show us your CCIE or Cisco Certified Network Professional credential. For network security, you should show you Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Information Security Manager, or other leading security certifications. Naturally, we are aware of "paper experts". Nevertheless, the fact that a credential can not ensure expertise is no excuse for not owning one. If you have mastered your stuff, then most of these certifications should pose no great difficulty. The bottom line is that if you call yourself a professional, then clients expect certifications. Progent can market your talents, but you need to have standard credentials for us to market. In case you happen to be adamantly opposed to the concept of credentials, Progent can sympathize with and honor your position, but you are probably not an appropriate candidate.

Contract Work for Certified Application Specialists for
Windows, Mac, Linux, and Sun Technology

For more than two decades, Progent's information technology engineers have provided low-cost and successful computer support expertise for businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area and throughout the United States. An advanced virtual office environment, a shared technical knowledge base, and a team approach to problem solving have enabled Progent to build a strong consulting group and dramatically grow a loyal customer base.

The Experts Group is our way to provide customers the help of specialized information technology support professionals who have advanced skills and field background in important areas beyond our core focus in network infrastructure and security. Experts Group members are often freelance engineers and occasionally "moonlighters" who are thoroughly qualified by us to work closely with our staff consultants to provide comprehensive, enterprise-class network services to small and midsize businesses. We are continually expanding our Experts Team in order to address the particular requirements of our customer base.

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

  • Macintosh integration and applications
  • Consulting for Linux, UNIX, and Sun environments
  • MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management expertise
  • Strategic and specialized program support
  • CIO, business analyst, and project management services
  • Special applications development and integration
  • Web, eCommerce, EDI, and client portal design and deployment
  • DBM support and performance help
  • Management information consulting
  • Telecommunications systems consulting

Advantages of being a member of Our Experts Group include:

  • By associating with us, you get to leverage the momentum of Progent's dramatic growth and top-notch reputation in the market. By maintaining a group of skilled and committed consultants, providing excellent client care, and following a strong, ROI-focused billing model, we have quadrupled our customer base during the past several years and Progent currently provides professoinal support to hundreds of companies in Northern California and throughout the United States.
  • Progent's veteran marketing team handles all aspects of promoting your services and technical expertise into our rapidly growing client base, so you spend less time signing up customers and more time generating money.
  • Progent will assist in communications between you and our core team of experienced Microsoft and Cisco qualified engineers who are the conduit to the key executives among Progent's customers.
  • Progent's sales and operations teams will take care of the entire sales and engagement process, from opportunity identification, job approval, client requirements definition, capabilities matching, project analysis proposal writing, contract negotiation and generation. Your exclusive focus stays with providing top-quality consulting expertise.
  • We will provide you connections to our advanced virtual office environment, offering professional meeting/work sites in Northern California, plus data and voice connectivity anywhere in the United States.
  • You will have access to our vast database, procedures based on industry best practices, abundance of template-deliverable publications, and the shared expertise from one of Northern California's largest pool of expert network professionals.
  • We will pass on special benefits from leading vendors including Microsoft and Cisco, including no-cost orlow-cost educational seminars, web connections to restricted vendor support tools and product maintenance resources, and on-line internal use software 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 not any charge to be a member of our Experts Group, but Progent has these requirements for membership:

  • You should show a proven background as a consulting professional working independently in your field of expertise, including at least a two year record of successful consulting projects and/or have your own active client base for whom you currently deliver ongoing support activity.
  • You must show that you are an expert in your area of specialization, which includes showing a long task-relevant history and excellent referrals, and possess current manufacturer and/or institutional professional certifications.
  • You need to know how to present yourself in a professional way and be self driven and confident in your skills. You should have strong communications skills and know how to operate successfully alone or as part of a team.
  • You must be able to explain proper goals to clients and fellow Progent team members and you have to know how evaluate projects, create project plans, and estimate reasonable time lines.

Improve Your Abilities with the Best Technology and
Joining a Great Group of Network Consultants

Progent's productive atmosphere will make you a more capable consulting professional by improving your information technology skills and increasing the satisfaction of your customers. Progent delivers on this commitment by attracting the best consulting talent for you to operate with, offering an advanced network and communications architecture, using specialized application tools to enable the highest quality of support, and by streamlining our operational models for finding and keeping clients.

The main factor that separates us from most consulting companies is the quality of our service staff. Out of the 50 or so consultants who have teamed with us, we have assembled the best expertise across a wide array of technologies. Whether it’s Microsoft Windows, Cisco firewalls, network security, Mac, Linux, server virtualization, or other vital areas, we engage experts who can enable you to be successful on major jobs by combining the collective experience of our team of professionals.

To promote the productivity of our team, we invest heavily in making available the most powerful tools to perform the job efficiently. Progent will exploit technology to an impressive extent and our state-of-the-art virtual office environment enables seamless connectivity, cooperation, and knowledge exchange with fellow Progent consultants — entirely from home-based or mobile offices. Consultants don’t waste time or forfeit revenue because of regular drives to a conventional office, and any travel you do for on-site client jobs is determined by your own time table, not ours. The best part is that most of our consulting services can be performed remotely, representing 100% efficiency for billable time. In practice, some of our staff do off-site consulting exclusively.

Our business structure is geared towards responding rapidly and effectively to customer needs through information exchange and cooperative problem resolution. Even though Progent's consultants work with a great deal of independence, dispatching is unified, customer issues and resolutions are carefully tracked, documented, and organized for convenient retrieval, current engineer schedules are broadcast to facilitate group projects and simplify trouble escalation, and customer satisfaction is always monitored. We reinforce the feeling of connection via periodic workgroup meetings and regular corporate events.

Most of Progent's team is located across California, but Progent is building a rapidly expanding group of consulting professionals from across the U.S. Progent's virtual office infrastructure eliminates regional boundaries that limit the efficiency of conventional company structures. We enhance the package by offering a comprehensive benefit program to ensure the health and economic welfare of our team members and their families.

Just as we have world-class consultants, Progent's marketing and operations groups match the excellence that defines Progent. These top-notch contributors to Progent’s growth are enabling us to identify and sign up the scores of new customers we are now acquiring each month. Progent recently celebrated the delivery of support to our 1,000th customer. Just type “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to see for yourself why we are also a strong marketing operation.

Possessing a passion for technical excellence is a key for success with us. A career in consulting will drive you to learn more than is possible in any other position in network technology. Being exposed to a continual stream of technical challenges is what keeps consulting interesting. Customers rely on a consultant to do the “hard stuff.” Innovative tasks, advanced deployments, puzzling or chronic issues, and difficult migrations are the basis for what we do every day. At Progent, you will not stall or be narrowly defined, as is all too common for network professionals in traditional corporate jobs. You will awake every day excited about the opportunities to come.

On the way, you will meet some great people, both by establishing close customer relationships and by working in conjunction with other Progent team members, where you will benefit from and contribute to their success. Of course, technology is important, but we are a relationship-focused company heart and soul. If you do not offer strong communications skills or enjoy working with a varied group of people, then Progent is in all likelihood not a good match.

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

Get Quality of Life Improvements and Technical Prowess with
Progent's Advanced Virtual Office Infrastructure

Progent is convinced that a carefully architected and implemented information system is a pivotal piece for accelerating any company's growth, and we follow this credo in our own system infrastructure. We have built a zero-downtime virtual office infrastructure that enables our staff engineers and certified contractors to deliver fast and effective support, collaborate easily on complex projects, and gain from career and personal maturity by being a member of an exciting business culture of personal drive and freedom.
















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