Among the premiere network consultant companies for business systems, Progent manages a full-time team of certified support experts who focus on mainstream IT areas including:

  • Microsoft Windows products
  • Cisco routers, switches, firewalls, wireless APs, plus Voice over IP and VPN products
  • System security consulting
  • Sophisticated system architecture
  • Off-site IT support and system management

Progent's Experts Team, which includes freelance experts qualified and managed by Progent, provides exceptionally specialized skills covering a broad range of critical software applications and network solutions such as:

  • Macintosh and iOS networking and application software
  • Support for Linux-powered, UNIX, and Sun systems
  • Dynamics Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management consulting
  • BI expertise for SQL Server BI Stack, Microsoft Power BI, and Crystal Reports
  • Chief Information Officer, management information analyst, and project logistics services
  • Web-based application design, deployment, and debugging
  • SQL Server and Oracle Database development and management consulting
  • Microsoft Office Access database development, enhancement and training
  • Office desktop and Office 365 individual and group training

Innovative structures for acquiring customers, delivering support, maintaining a dynamic company culture, and providing highly competitive compensation have allowed us to become among the most rapidly expanding and best recognized Microsoft Gold Partners consultant firms in the U.S. and to establish an international presence for delivering online network expertise. If you are a certified computer support professional or network consultant with an orientation towards a customer success and excellent people skills, you will find in Progent a chance for adding to your professional knowledge, developing a more independent lifestyle, and achieving financial security.

Find Out Additional Information About Working with Progent
Check out these links to learn additional details about our work opportunities, business philosophy, operational environment, compensation model, and benefits:

Full-time Work at Progent
We are seeking a range of on-staff employees such as motivated Microsoft MCSE and MCP network engineers; network experts who have Cisco credentials; and specialists in fault-tolerant network architecture with backgrounds in mobile access, wireless integration, non-stop environments, disaster recovery planning, data preservation, and server virtualization. Progent is also hiring workstation support experts, off-site troubleshooting professionals, and CISA accredited security engineers. We are also looking for experienced managers who can perform effectively in Progent's high-growth, virtual office environment. Learn more details concerning full-time professional services jobs at Progent by referring to Consulting Work at Progent.

Contract Opportunities with Progent
Progent contracts freelance professionals with proven expertise and hands-on background in crucial information technology topics outside Progent's primary service concentration. Our Experts Group hires freelance consultants who offer consulting and development support for line-of-business solutions such as Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM; have specialized knowledge of non-Microsoft operating systems such as Linux, Apple OS, or Solaris, or can provide world-class help in areas such as telecom, web design, Juniper Networks infrastructure technology, eCommerce, or Oracle Database programming and management. Freelance consultants qualified by us cooperate with our in-house engineers to provide comprehensive solutions for small company networks. To find out more information about contract work with Progent's Experts Consulting Group, refer to Freelance Work with Progent.

Reasons That Progent Is Different
Progent has managed to recruit the top consulting talent by being unique. Providing an innovative mix of enterprising spirit, dedication to customer success, use of state-of-the-art technical tools, and an independent business model that allows for life-style choices for Progent's team members, Progent offers a stimulating setting for select consultants who posses a desire for quickly improving their professional abilities to deliver concrete benefits for a variety of businesses and network environments. Learn more information about reasons Progent is exceptional by visiting Reasons That We Are Exceptional.

Our Virtual Office Business Model
Progent's virtual office environment uses sophisticated technical tools that support remote access, wireless communication, convenient availability of our knowledge bases, and instant cooperation with mobile team members to allow you to handle business-critical IT issues. Progent's virtual office setting enables consultants to concentrate on providing service rather than dealing with traffic and helps consultants build successful customer relationships by permitting you to provide quick, effective, and affordable solutions. If you want to find out additional details about Progent's virtual office infrastructure, go to Progent virtual Office Work Environment.

Compensation Model and Benefit Packages
Our compensation is determined by revenue sharing. The money you make is directly tied to the revenue you contribute. Consultants have the option of focusing on life style and electing to work at a more relaxed pace, utilizing Progent's flexible structure to follow personal pursuits, or you can take advantage of the chance to earn significant money by hard effort and lots of consulting time. Progent also offers complete family health coverage as well as many other benefits. Learn additional details about Progent's compensation model and benefit programs by visiting Progent Compensation and Benefit Programs.

Working with Progent Questions and Answers
To see replies to popular enquiries about becoming a consultant at Progent, see Working with Progent Frequently Asked Questions.

Below is a description of some current job openings:


Job Code
 
Job Description

P014

Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking experienced Senior Microsoft information technology consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a variety of small and midsize organizations to maintain networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key areas of knowledge include network architecture, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

More information about Senior Microsoft IT Consultant Jobs


P016

Desktop Support Expert - 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 role that will be performed at our customer 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 powered by the latest Microsoft technologies. Also, work extensively with client's executives, management, IT staff or under the direction or guidance of Progent's senior consultant to support the customer's end users.

Details about Desktop Support Expert Jobs


P018

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

More information about Sr. Microsoft IT Consulting Expert Positions


Expert

Sr. Microsoft Exchange Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area, Online
Progent is looking for a Sr. Exchange expert to spearhead large-scale Microsoft Exchange planning and implementation projects. The ideal applicant should be a computer consultant with subject matter expertise in the area of Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016 and Office 365 Exchange Online and with a solid understanding of Active Directory. This position calls for experience in the consulting, system design, deployment and maintenance of these technologies.

Specifics about Senior Microsoft Exchange Consultant Job


S25

Business Development Representative - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is looking for a Business Development Representative to work as a senior-level sales executive responsible for selling the company's broad selection of information technology outsourcing and network consulting, and development services. Activities of the BDR include:
  • Producing and explaining crucial components of engagement propositions which associate Progent's deliverables with a customer's unique competitive requirements
  • Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with Progent's customers
  • Providing continuing client management and developing follow-on engagements
  • Maintaining an understanding of rapidly evolving IT technology

Details about Business Development Representative (BDR) Positions - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas


If you would like to enquire about any job listed above, you should e-mail your background information to jobs@progent.com. Please copy the code numbers of the positions that interest you.

Details About Work with Us

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

Progent wants to hire staff-level, solutions-driven Microsoft certified consultants with MCSE or MCP certification; Cisco certified system engineers with CCIE credentials; security consultants with CISSP, CISM, or CISA or equivalent security credentials; and advanced network architecture consultants with experience in mobile solutions, wireless networking, high uptime, workplace recovery, information protection, and virtual servers. Progent also is looking for employees who can join Progent's team of help desk service technicians and off-site troubleshooting professionals. Also, Progent is hiring talented administrators able to operate effectively in Progent's fast-paced, virtual office culture.

By supporting a staff of skilled and dedicated consultants, providing world-class client services, and offering a competitive value-based fee structure, Progent has managed to expand our client base rapidly while delivering professional support to hundreds of companies in the San Francisco area and throughout the U.S. A sophisticated virtual office network, a shared information database, and a team approach to problem solving have helped Progent to maintain a talented staff and a satisfied customer list.

If you are a network professional with troubleshooting experience, teaming with Progent or working for Progent's customers can expand your skills via interaction with Progent's staff of mutually team-oriented, expert consultants. Progent's commitment to providing network expertise and computer support to small and midsize companies will offer you the chance to work intimately with key players and add significantly to the success of dynamic companies.

We are looking for technical professionals that can show recognized credentials related to their special expertise. So, if you are a Microsoft expert, you should have your Microsoft MCSE certificate. In the case of Cisco experts, have your Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert or Cisco Certified Network Professional credential. For network security, you should show you CISSP, Certified Information Systems Auditor, CISM, or other leading security certifications. Naturally, Progent is aware of “paper MCSEs.” Nevertheless, simply because a certificate does not guarantee expertise is no reason for not owning one. If you know your stuff, then most of these tests should pose no great difficulty. The point is that if you call yourself a professional, then customers expect certifications. Progent will promote your talents, but you need to provide a baseline of credentials for Progent to work with. If you are adamantly opposed to the idea of credentials, we can sympathize with and respect your position, but you are likely not a good fit.

Contract Jobs for Certified Experts for
Windows, Mac, Linux, and Sun Solaris Technology

For over 20 years, our information technology professionals have offered low-cost and successful computer consulting services for businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area and throughout the U.S. An advanced virtual office network, a common technical knowledge base, and a collaborative approach to problem solving have helped Progent to build a talented consulting group and quickly expand a loyal customer base.

The Experts Team is Progent's way to provide customers the services of specialized computer consulting engineers who have advanced knowledge and field background in important technologies beyond Progent's core concentration in network support and security. Experts Group consultants are often independent contractors and occasionally "moonlighters" who have been thoroughly qualified by Progent to collaborate with Progent's in-house consultants to deliver comprehensive, world-class network solutions to small companies. Progent is always expanding the Experts Group in order to meet the special needs of our customer base.

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

  • Apple OS integration and programs
  • Consulting for Linux, UNIX, and Sun systems
  • MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management expertise
  • Strategic and specialized program help
  • Chief Information Officer, business analyst, and project logistics services
  • Special applications development and deployment
  • Web site, eCommerce, EDI, and client portal design and integration
  • Database support and performance help
  • Management intelligence consulting
  • Telecommunications architecture consulting

Advantages of being a member of Our Experts Team include:

  • By working with us, you get to benefit from the impact of our dramatic expansion and excellent reputation in the industry. By having a team of talented and committed consultants, providing excellent client care, and following a strong, value-oriented pricing structure, we have multiplied our customer base during the last several years and Progent now delivers consulting support to hundreds of companies in California and across the U.S.
  • Progent's experienced marketing staff handles all aspects of promoting your services and technical knowledge into our quickly expanding client base, so you expend less effort finding customers and extra time making money.
  • We will assist in communications between you and Progent's key team of expert Microsoft and Cisco certified consultants who are the conduit to the decision makers among our customers.
  • Progent's sales and administration groups will take care of the complete sales and engagement process, from opportunity generation, job approval, client needs description, capabilities matching, job analysis proposal writing, contract negotiation and generation. Your exclusive responsibility is on delivering high-level consulting service.
  • We will gives you access to our advanced virtual office environment, including professional conference sites throughout the San Francisco area, as well as Internet and telecomm connectivity anywhere in the United States.
  • You will have access to Progent's extensive database, processes based on best practices, abundance of template-deliverable documents, and the shared expertise from one of Northern California's largest independent groups of experienced network professionals.
  • Progent will share partner-only benefits from top technology companies such as Microsoft and Cisco, including no-cost orlow-cost training classes, web connections to restricted vendor troubleshooting tools and technical support resources, and on-line in-house use software for education 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 no charge to be a member of Progent's Experts Team, but Progent has strict qualifications to join:

  • You should have a strong background as a consultant operating independently in your area of expertise, including a minimum two year record of successful contracting projects or you must have an active client base to whom you now provide continuing support activity.
  • You have to demonstrate that you are an expert in your area of specialization, which includes showing a long work-related history and strong referrals, and have current vendor or institutional professional qualifications.
  • You need to know how to carry yourself in a professional way and be self driven and assured in your skills. You must have strong people skills and know how to work effectively by yourself or as part of a team.
  • You need to know how to communicate realistic goals to customers and fellow Progent team members and you must be able analyze jobs, create project plans, and estimate realistic work schedules.

Enhance Your Abilities with Advanced Technology and
Joining the Top Team of Computer Consultants

Progent's work environment will allow you to become a more capable professional by improving your information technology skills and increasing the loyalty of your customers. Progent makes good on this commitment by attracting the best professional experts for you to operate with, providing an advanced system architecture, using proprietary software utilities to enable the highest level of support, and by streamlining proven business structures for finding and keeping clients.

The main factor that differentiates Progent from typical network support firms is the excellence of our consultants. Out of the 50 or so consulting experts who have teamed with Progent, we have assembled the best talent across a broad array of technologies. Be it Microsoft Windows, Cisco switches, network security, Apple, Linux, server virtualization, or other vital application, we engage professionals who can help you to be successful on larger jobs by combining the aggregate skills of our team of professionals.

To promote the success of our consultants, we invest significantly in providing the best technology to perform the job efficiently. Progent will exploit information technology to an extraordinary extent and our advanced virtual office infrastructure allows effortless connectivity, collaboration, and information exchange with fellow Progent consultants — all from at-home or on-the-road offices. You don’t waste time or lose income because of regular drives to a conventional office building, and any travel you do for on-site client jobs is determined by your own time table, not Progent's. The most attractive part is that much of Progent's support work can be performed remotely, offering maximum productivity for income-producing time. In practice, some Progent team members do off-site consulting only.

Our business structure is geared towards responding quickly and efficiently to customer needs via information exchange and cooperative problem resolution. Although Progent's engineers work with a great deal of independence, resource allocation is unified, customer issues and resolutions are meticulously monitored, documented, and archived for convenient retrieval, up-to-date engineer schedules are published to facilitate team projects and simplify trouble escalation, and client satisfaction is continually evaluated. We strengthen the feeling of cooperation via periodic team meetings and regular company-wide events.

The majority of Progent's team is situated across California, but we are attracting a quickly growing team of network professionals from across America. Our virtual office environment eliminates geographic obstacles that limit the efficiency of conventional business structures. We enhance the deal by offering a full employee care plan to ensure the physical health and financial welfare of our team members and their relations.

Not only do we have world-class consultants, Progent's marketing and operations teams match the excellence that characterizes Progent. These high-performance contributors to our growth are helping us to target and land the 50-60 new clients we are currently acquiring each month. We lately marked the delivery of services to our 1,000th client. Just type “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to see for yourself why Progent is also a strong sales organization.

Having a commitment to technical proficiency is a cornerstone for growth with us. A career in consulting will push you to learn more than you would in any other job in network technology. Being exposed to a steady stream of network challenges is what makes professional support exciting. Clients rely on consulting firms to do the toughest jobs. Creative tasks, leading-edge deployments, vexing or chronic issues, and tricky migrations are the foundation for what we do every day. With us, you will not stall or be narrowly defined, as is sadly typical for network engineers in traditional corporate roles. You will wake up every day excited about the challenges to come.

Along the way, you will work with some wonderful folks, both by establishing close client relationships and by operating in conjunction with other Progent team members, where you will benefit from and contribute to their growth. Of course, technology is important, but Progent is a relationship-focused organization heart and soul. If you don’t have strong communications skills or enjoy working with a diverse assortment of personalities, then Progent is probably a poor fit.

If all this seems good to you, we invite you to contact Progent about our vision of the new paradigm of information technology consulting.

Enjoy Quality of Life Improvements and Professional Prowess with
Progent's Advanced Virtual Office Environment

Progent is convinced that a carefully architected and executed network is a pivotal piece for accelerating any company's success, and Progent applies this philosophy in our corporate system environment. We have created a fault-tolerant virtual office network that enables Progent's staff consultants and certified contractors to deliver fast and efficient service, collaborate closely on complex projects, and gain from career and personal maturity from being a member of a dynamic company ethos of self motivation and independence.
















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