One of the top IT consultant companies for small and midsize business networks, Progent manages a large team of certified support professionals who concentrate on mainstream technologies such as:

  • Microsoft Windows technology
  • Cisco routers, Catalyst and Nexus switches, firewalls, wireless access points, plus VoIP products
  • Network security expertise
  • Advanced network infrastructures
  • Remote troubleshooting and network management

Our Experts Team, which includes freelance experts qualified and managed by Progent, provides exceptionally refined knowledge in a broad variety of vital software applications and networking technologies that include:

  • Macintosh and iOS integration and applications
  • Support for Linux-powered, UNIX-based, and Sun Solaris environments
  • Dynamics Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM expertise
  • Business Intelligence consulting for platforms including Microsoft's SQL Server BI Stack, Power BI, and Crystal Reports
  • CIO, business analyst, and project management outsourcing
  • Web app design, deployment, and troubleshooting
  • SQL Server and Oracle DBM development and DBA consulting
  • Microsoft Office Access database application development, enhancement and troubleshooting
  • Office desktop and Microsoft Office 365 individual and group training

Innovative models for attracting clients, providing support, creating a dynamic working environment, and offering highly competitive compensation and benefits have enabled Progent to be among the most rapidly growing and best recognized Microsoft Gold Partners consulting organizations in America and to establish an international organization for providing online network assistance. If you are a certified computer support professional or network expert with a drive for a client service and strong communication skills, consultants will find in Progent a chance for adding to your professional skills, living a more rewarding lifestyle, and achieving financial security.

Find Out More Details About Working at Progent
Follow these pages to learn more details about Progent's job openings, business culture, work environment, compensation model, and benefits:

Consulting Jobs at Progent
We are looking for a range of on-staff professionals including solutions-driven Microsoft MCSE and MCP computer consultants; system experts who have Cisco CCIE certification; and specialists in fault-tolerant network architecture with backgrounds in mobile connectivity, wireless integration, non-stop systems, business continuity solutions, data protection, and VMware technology. Progent is also looking for workstation support technicians, remote troubleshooting professionals, and CISSP certified security engineers. We are also seeking experienced managers able to perform efficiently in our dynamic, virtual office model. Find out more details concerning full-time consulting work at Progent by referring to Consulting Jobs at Progent.

Contracting Jobs with Progent
Progent works with freelance professionals with specialized knowledge and working background in high-demand IT topics outside Progent's main technical concentration. Our Experts Team employs independent consultants who can provide consulting and programming support for mission-critical solutions that include MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM; possess in-depth expertise with popular platforms such as Linux, Macintosh, or Sun, or can provide expert help in areas like telecommunications, web design, Juniper Networks infrastructure technology, eCommerce, or Oracle Database programming and management. Independent consultants qualified by Progent cooperate with Progent's full-time consultants to deliver comprehensive solutions for small and midsize business networks. In order to learn more details concerning contracting work with Progent's Experts Consulting Group, see Contract Jobs with Progent.

Ways That We Are Unique
Progent has managed to attract the top professional experts by being different. With an innovative blend of enterprising spirit, commitment to client satisfaction, use of advanced technology, and an independent work structure that accommodates quality-of-life options for our consulting team, Progent offers a dynamic setting for select individuals who posses a desire for quickly enhancing their technical abilities to create concrete solutions for a range of organizations and technical environments. Find out additional information about ways that we are unique by going to Ways That We Are Different.

Progent's Virtual Office Network
Our virtual office network incorporates state-of-the-art technologies that enable off-site access, wireless communication, convenient availability of Progent's support databases, and close collaboration with talented colleagues to allow you to deal with challenging IT problems. Progent's virtual office network enables you to focus on delivering service instead of fighting commutes and helps you build successful client relationships by permitting you to come up with quick, effective, and affordable solutions. In order to learn more information about Progent's virtual office work environment, see Progent virtual Office Network.

Compensation and Benefit Packages
Progent's compensation model is determined by revenue sharing. The money you earn is wholly determined by what you contribute. You have the choice of focusing on life style and choosing to consult at an easy pace, utilizing our flexible structure to follow individual enthusiasms, or you can use the opportunity to make considerable money by persistent effort and long consulting time. Progent also provides full family health insurance 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.

Employment at Progent Questions and Answers
For replies to frequent questions concerning becoming a consultant at Progent, see Jobs at Progent Frequently Asked Questions.

Below is a list of Progent's present job openings:


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P014

Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for proven Senior Microsoft information technology consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a range of small businesses to maintain networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important fields of expertise include system architecture, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Details about Sr. Microsoft IT Consultant Jobs


P016

Desktop Engineer - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for Desktop Support Consultants to help Progent's clients with maintenance, break/fix and project work. This is a 1099 consulting position that will be performed at our client premises in the San Francisco Bay Area. Daytime availability is required, Monday through Friday. Our consultant will maintain and support users of all desktop and notebook computers based on current Microsoft technologies. In addition, work closely with customer's executives, management, IT staff or under the direction or guidance of our senior consultant to support the client's end users.

Specifics about Desktop Engineer Jobs


P018

Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consultant - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is looking for proven Senior Microsoft computer consultants in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to help a range of small organizations manage networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 through 2016. Key areas of expertise include system architecture, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Details on Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert Positions


Expert

Sr. Exchange Expert - San Francisco Bay Area, Online
Progent is looking for a Senior Exchange consultant to lead enterprise-level Microsoft Exchange design and deployment projects. The right applicant should be a computer consultant with expertise in the area of Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016 and Office 365 Exchange Online and with a solid understanding of Microsoft AD. This position demands a background in the consulting, system design, implementation and maintenance of these technologies.

More information on Senior Exchange Consultant Positions


S25

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 broad portfolio of information technology outsourcing and computer consulting, and application development services. Activities of the BDR include:
  • Generating and articulating crucial components of consulting proposals which associate Progent's deliverables with a client's primary business needs
  • Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with customers
  • Providing ongoing account management and generating follow-on sales
  • Maintaining an understanding of continually evolving IT technology

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


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

Additional Facts Concerning Opportunities with Us

Staff Jobs for Network Engineers, Computer Service Technicians,
Security Consultants, and Remote Support Technicians

Progent is seeking to find full-time, solutions-driven Microsoft accredited engineers with Microsoft MCSE certification; Cisco certified network engineers with Cisco CCIE credentials; security consultants with CISSP or comparable security credentials; and high-end network architecture consultants with experience in mobile access, wireless networking, high uptime, business continuity, information preservation, and VMware. Progent also is looking for professionals who can join Progent's team of help desk service specialists and remote troubleshooting experts. In addition, Progent is hiring talented managers able to perform productively in Progent's high-growth, virtual office culture.

By maintaining a staff of talented and dedicated professionals, delivering attentive customer services, and offering a competitive value-based pricing model, Progent has been able to increase our client base dramatically while delivering professional services to hundreds of businesses in Northern California and throughout the United States. An advanced virtual office environment, a shared information database, and a group approach to problem solving have allowed Progent to maintain a skilled staff and a loyal customer list.

For an information technology professional with technical support expertise, joining Progent or helping our clients will enhance your skills via cooperation with our group of mutually team-oriented, talented consultants. Progent's focus on delivering information technology consulting and computer support to small organizations will give you the chance to work closely with decision makers and contribute significantly to the success of dynamic companies.

We are looking for consultants who can show recognized credentials related to their special expertise. So, if you are a Microsoft consultant, you should have your Microsoft MCSE credential. In the case of Cisco experts, have your CCIE or CCNP credential. For security, you should have earned you Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Certified Information Systems Auditor, CISM, or one of the other leading security certifications. Naturally, Progent is aware of “paper MCSEs.” Still, simply because a certificate can not guarantee expertise is no justification for not earning one. If you have mastered your stuff, then the majority of those tests should be no great difficulty. The crux of the matter is that if you are a professional, then customers deserve to see certifications. We can broadcast your skills, but you must provide basic certifications for us to market. In case you are strongly opposed to the concept of certifications, Progent can sympathize with and honor your opinion, but you are likely not a good fit.

Freelance Jobs for Certified Application Specialists for
Windows, Mac, Linux/UNIX, and Sun Solaris Technology

For over two decades, Progent's computer engineers have provided affordable and successful computer support services for businesses in Northern California and throughout the United States. A sophisticated virtual office environment, a common technical knowledge base, and a team approach to problem solving have enabled Progent to retain a strong in-house team and dramatically grow a loyal customer base.

The Experts Group is our way to provide clients the services of specialized computer consulting engineers who have in-depth skills and work experience in important areas outside of Progent's core concentration in network support and security. Experts Group consultants are typically independent contractors and occasionally "moonlighters" who have been carefully qualified by Progent to collaborate with our in-house consultants to provide comprehensive, world-class information technology services to small businesses. We are always enhancing our Experts Team in order to meet the special requirements of our clients.

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

  • Apple OS networking and applications
  • Expertise for Linux-powered, UNIX-based, and Sun systems
  • Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management consulting
  • Line-of-business and vertical application help
  • CIO, business analyst, and project management outsourcing
  • Special applications development and deployment
  • Web, electronic business, Electronic Data Interchange, and customer portal development and deployment
  • SQL management and performance help
  • Business information consulting
  • Telecommunications architecture consulting

Benefits of becoming a member of Progent's Experts Team include:

  • By associating with us, you get to take advantage of the momentum of Progent's dramatic expansion and excellent reputation in the industry. By maintaining a group of skilled and committed professionals, offering excellent client care, and following a proven, value-oriented pricing model, Progent has multiplied our customer base over the past several years and Progent now provides professoinal support to hundreds of companies in Northern California and throughout the U.S.
  • Our experienced marketing staff handles all facets of marketing your skills and technical knowledge into our rapidly growing client base, so you expend less time signing up clients and more time making revenue.
  • Progent will assist in relationship building between you and Progent's core team of expert Microsoft and Cisco certified engineers who are the gateway to the influential managers among our clients.
  • Progent's sales and administration groups will take care of the entire selling and engagement process, from lead generation, project qualification, client requirements definition, skills matching, job scoping proposal writing, contract negotiation and execution. Your exclusive focus is on providing top-quality consulting service.
  • Progent will provide you access to our sophisticated virtual office environment, including professional conference sites in Northern California, and Internet and telecomm access throughout the U.S.
  • You will have the benefit of our vast database, procedures based on industry best practices, library of template-deliverable documents, and the aggregate expertise from one of Northern California's largest independent groups of experienced network engineers.
  • Progent will share special benefits from top vendors such as Microsoft and Cisco, including free ordiscounted educational seminars, web access to restricted vendor troubleshooting utilities and technical maintenance resources, and on-line in-house use programs for training or demonstration 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 fee to become a member of Progent's Experts Team, but Progent has these qualifications for membership:

  • You need to show a proven track record as a consulting professional working independently in your field of specialization, including a minimum two year history of successful contracting jobs and/or have an active customer base to whom you now provide continuing consulting services.
  • You need to show that you have expertise in your field of concentration, including showing an extensive work-related history and excellent referrals, and have current vendor and/or institutional professional qualifications.
  • You need to know how to carry yourself in a professional manner and be self driven and confident in your abilities. You should have excellent people skills and understand how to operate effectively alone or as a member of a group.
  • You must know how to communicate realistic expectations to clients and other Progent team members and you should be able analyze tasks, produce project plans, and estimate realistic time lines.

Improve Your Abilities with Advanced Technology and
Joining a Great Group of Computer Consultants

Progent's work environment will allow you to become a more capable consulting professional by enhancing your technical knowledge and increasing the loyalty of your clients. Progent makes good on this commitment by attracting the best professional talent for you to operate with, providing a state-of-the-art system infrastructure, running custom software utilities to deliver the maximum level of support, and by optimizing proven business structures for finding and retaining customers.

The most important factor that separates us from ordinary consulting companies is the high caliber of our service staff. Out of the 50 or so consultants who have teamed with us, we have recruited the best talent across a broad array of technical areas. Whether it’s Microsoft Windows, Cisco switches, corporate security, Macintosh, Linux/UNIX, virtual servers, or other key technologies, we engage experts who can enable you to be successful on major jobs by combining the collective experience of Progent's team of experts.

To promote the success of Progent's consultants, we invest heavily in providing the best tools to perform the job efficiently. We will exploit technology to an extraordinary degree and our state-of-the-art virtual office environment enables seamless communications, cooperation, and knowledge exchange with other Progent team members — all from at-home or on-the-road offices. You don’t throw away time or forfeit income because of daily commutes to a conventional office, and any travel you do for on-site customer work is determined by your time table, not ours. The best benefit is that most of our consulting services can be done off-site, offering 100% productivity for billable hours. In fact, some of our staff do remote support only.

Progent's operations are set up for responding quickly and efficiently to client needs via information exchange and cooperative problem solving. Even though our consultants work with a high level of independence, resource allocation is centralized, client problems and solutions are meticulously tracked, recorded, and organized for convenient reference, up-to-date engineer schedules are published to streamline team tasks and enable trouble escalation, and customer approval is always monitored. We strengthen the feeling of cooperation through monthly team conferences and regular company-wide events.

Most of our team is located throughout Northern California, however we are building a quickly expanding group of network professionals throughout the U.S. Progent's virtual office infrastructure does away with geographic obstacles that restrict the productivity of conventional company models. We enhance the package by offering a full benefit plan to ensure the health and economic security of our employees and their families.

Just as we have world-class consultants, our sales and operations groups live up to the excellence that is Progent. These top-notch contributors to our success are enabling us to target and land the 50-60 new clients we are currently engaging each month. Progent recently marked 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 an effective sales organization.

Having a commitment to technical proficiency is a key for growth with us. A career in consulting will drive you to learn more than is possible in any other position in network technology. Being confronted by a continual stream of network challenges is what makes consulting interesting. Customers rely on a consultant to perform the toughest jobs. Innovative projects, advanced implementations, vexing or chronic problems, and tricky upgrades are the basis for our services daily. At Progent, you will not stall or be narrowly defined, as is all too common for computer professionals in ordinary corporate jobs. You will awake every morning enthusiastic about the opportunities ahead.

Along the way, you will work with some wonderful people, both by establishing close customer contacts and by operating closely with other Progent consultants, where you will learn from and contribute to their success. Of course, technology is important, but Progent is a relationship-oriented organization from top to bottom. If you don’t have strong communications skills or like working with a varied group of personalities, then we are in all likelihood a poor match.

If all this sounds good to you, we invite you to contact Progent about our view of the future of information technology consulting.

Get Lifestyle Improvements and Technical Prowess with
Progent's Sophisticated Virtual Office Environment

Progent believes that a carefully designed and executed information system can be a pivotal piece for enabling a company's success, and Progent follows this philosophy in our corporate system environment. Progent has created a non-stop virtual office infrastructure that allows Progent's staff consultants and certified contractors to offer fast and effective service, collaborate easily on sophisticated jobs, and gain from career and personal growth by being part of an exciting business ethos of personal drive and freedom.
















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