One of America's top network consulting companies for business networks, Progent maintains a full-time team of talented service professionals who focus on mainstream technologies including:

  • Microsoft Windows technology
  • Cisco routers, switches, firewalls, access points, plus VoIP products
  • System security consulting
  • Sophisticated connectivity architecture
  • Remote IT support and system management

Progent's Experts Group, which contracts freelance experts certified and managed by Progent, offers highly refined skills covering a wide variety of key business applications and networking solutions that include:

  • Apple OS and iOS integration and application software
  • Support for Linux-powered, UNIX, and Sun systems
  • Dynamics MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management expertise
  • BI expertise for platforms including Microsoft's SQL Server BI Stack, Microsoft Power BI, and Crystal Reports
  • CIO, business analyst, and project logistics outsourcing
  • Web app design, deployment, and debugging
  • SQL Server, MySQL and Oracle Database development and DBA help
  • Microsoft Office Access database development, migration and troubleshooting
  • Office and Office 365 consulting

Creative structures for finding customers, providing support, maintaining a dynamic company culture, and offering generous compensation and benefits have enabled us to become one of the fastest growing and best recognized Microsoft Partners consulting firms in the United States and to establish an international presence for delivering remote IT support. If you are an accredited IT support professional or network consultant with an orientation towards a customer service and strong people skills, you will discover Progent an opportunity for adding to your technical knowledge, living a more rewarding lifestyle, and achieving economic success.

Learn More Information About Jobs with Progent
Follow these pages to find out additional information about Progent's job openings, company philosophy, work conditions, profit sharing structure, and benefits packages:

Full-time Positions at Progent
We are looking for a range of full-time professionals such as experienced Microsoft MCSE computer consultants; connectivity experts with Cisco CCIE, CCNP, or CCNA credentials; and specialists in advanced system architecture with backgrounds in mobile connectivity, wireless integration, high-availability systems, disaster recovery solutions, data protection, and virtual servers. Progent is also looking for workstation support experts, remote service specialists, and CISM or CISSP certified security engineers. We are also hiring experienced managers able to perform effectively in Progent's high-growth, virtual office model. Find out more details concerning full-time consulting positions at Progent by going to Full-time Careers at Progent.

Contract Work at Progent
Progent contracts independent consultants with proven knowledge and field background in crucial IT topics outside our primary service concentration. Our Experts Team includes independent consultants who offer advice and programming services for line-of-business solutions such as MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM; possess deep knowledge of non-Microsoft operating systems such as Linux, Macintosh, or Sun, or offer world-class skills in technologies such as telecommunications, web development, Juniper products, web commerce, or Oracle Database development and administration. Independent contractors qualified by Progent cooperate with Progent's staff professionals to deliver comprehensive solutions for small company networks. To learn more information about freelance work with Progent's Experts Team, see Freelance Jobs at Progent.

How We Are Exceptional
Progent has been able to recruit the best professional experts by being different. Providing an innovative blend of entrepreneurial spirit, commitment to client success, use of advanced technical tools, and an independent work structure that accommodates quality-of-life choices for Progent's consulting team, Progent creates a dynamic culture for talented individuals who posses a desire for rapidly enhancing their professional skills to deliver real-world benefits for a variety of organizations and technical environments. Learn more details about how we are exceptional by going to How We Are Different.

Our Virtual Office Business Model
Our virtual office model uses state-of-the-art technical tools that support remote support, wireless communication, convenient availability of our knowledge bases, and instant cooperation with talented team members to help you to resolve challenging network problems. Progent's virtual office model enables consultants to focus on providing IT solutions instead of dealing with commutes and helps you establish lasting client relationships by permitting you to provide fast, effective, and cost-effective solutions. To learn additional details concerning our virtual office infrastructure, see Progent virtual Office Business Model.

Compensation and Benefits
Progent's compensation is based on revenue sharing. What you earn is entirely determined by what you generate. Consultants have the choice of focusing on life style and electing to consult at an easy pace, utilizing our versatile structure to follow individual enthusiasms, or you can choose to make significant income through persistent work and lots of consulting time. Progent also offers comprehensive family health coverage plus many other benefits. Find out more details concerning Progent's compensation and benefit packages by going to Progent Compensation Model and Benefit Programs.

Employment at Progent Questions and Answers
For replies to popular questions concerning being a consultant at Progent, see Employment at Progent FAQs.

Here is a list of some available job opportunities:


Job Code
 
Job Description

P014

Senior Microsoft IT Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for proven Sr. Microsoft information technology consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a range of small and midsize businesses to manage networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key fields of knowledge include system infrastructure, AD design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

More information on Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consultant Jobs


P016

Desktop Engineer - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for Desktop Support Consultants to assist Progent's customers with maintenance, break/fix and project work. This is a 1099 consulting role that will be performed at our client sites in the San Francisco Bay Area. Daytime availability is required, Monday through Friday. Our consultant will maintain and support clients of all desktop and laptop computers powered by the latest Microsoft technologies. In addition, work extensively 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 on Desktop Engineer Job


P018

Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consultant - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is seeking experienced Sr. Microsoft IT consultants in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to assist a variety of small organizations maintain networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important areas of knowledge include network infrastructure, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

More information about Sr. Microsoft IT Consultant Positions


Expert

Sr. Microsoft Exchange Expert - San Francisco Bay Area, Online
Progent is looking for a Sr. Microsoft Exchange expert to spearhead enterprise-level Microsoft Exchange planning and deployment initiatives. The ideal applicant should be a computer consultant with expertise in the area of Exchange 2007 to 2016 and Microsoft Office 365 and with a thorough grasp of Microsoft AD. This role would require a background in the consulting, system design, deployment and support of these platforms.

Specifics about Sr. Exchange Consultant Positions


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 who is responsible for selling Progent's comprehensive selection of information technology outsourcing and computer consulting, and development services. Activities of the Business Development Representative include:
  • Generating and explaining key elements of service propositions which align our services with an organization's IT goals
  • Maintaining strong relationships with Progent's clients
  • Providing ongoing client management and generating follow-on engagements
  • Explaining continually changing IT technology

Specifics on Business Development Representative (BDR) Job - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas


If you want to apply for any opening listed above, you should e-mail your background information to jobs@progent.com. Please state the code numbers of the jobs that interest you.

Additional Facts Concerning Jobs at Progent

Staff Jobs for Network Consultants, Computer Support Technicians,
Security Experts, and Online Help Professionals

Progent wants to hire fulltime, results-driven Microsoft certified engineers with Microsoft MCSE certification; Cisco accredited network consultants who have Cisco CCIE credentials; security professionals with CISM or equivalent security credentials; and high-end system design experts with a background in mobile solutions, wireless connectivity, service continuity, workplace recovery, data protection, and server virtualization. Progent also is hiring employees to join Progent's staff of helpdesk service specialists and off-site support professionals. Also, Progent is hiring talented managers able to perform productively in Progent's fast-paced, virtual office environment.

By supporting a team of talented and dedicated professionals, providing world-class client services, and offering a competitive results-focused pricing structure, Progent has managed to increase our client base dramatically while delivering professional services to numerous companies in Northern California and throughout the U.S. A sophisticated virtual office environment, a common knowledge database, and a group approach to problem resolution have allowed Progent to retain a skilled staff and a loyal client list.

If you are an information technology consultant with technical support experience, joining Progent or working for Progent's clients will expand your skills via interaction with Progent's staff of mutually team-oriented, talented engineers. Progent's commitment to delivering network consulting and computer help to small and midsize organizations will offer you the chance to collaborate intimately with key players and add appreciably to the growth of dynamic companies.

We are looking for consultants that have verifiable certification in their technical expertise. For example, if you are a Microsoft consultant, you should have earned your MCSE credential. For Cisco professionals, show us your CCIE or Cisco Certified Network Professional credential. For security, you should have you CISSP, Certified Information Systems Auditor, CISM, or one of the other leading security credentials. Of course, Progent is familiar with “paper MCSEs.” However, the fact that a certificate can not ensure expertise is no reason for not earning one. If you have mastered your stuff, then the majority of these certifications should be no great difficulty. The point is that if you are a professional, then customers expect credentials. Progent can broadcast your skills, but you should have standard credentials for Progent to work with. If you happen to be strongly against the concept of credentials, we can sympathize with and honor your position, but you are likely not a good fit.

Freelance Jobs for Certified Application Specialists for
Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Sun Solaris Technology

For more than 20 years, our information technology professionals have provided low-cost and effective network consulting services for small businesses in Northern California and throughout the U.S. An advanced virtual office environment, a shared support database, and a collaborative approach to problem solving have enabled us to retain a strong staff and dramatically grow a loyal customer base.

The Experts Team is our way to offer customers the services of specialized computer support professionals who have advanced knowledge and work experience in important areas outside of our primary focus in system support and security. Experts Team members are often independent engineers and occasionally "moonlighters" who are carefully certified by Progent to work closely with Progent's staff engineers to provide comprehensive, world-class network services to small and midsize businesses. We are always expanding our Experts Team in order to address the particular needs of our clients.

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

  • Apple OS integration and programs
  • Support for Linux-powered, UNIX, and Sun Solaris systems
  • MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management expertise
  • Line-of-business and vertical application support
  • CIO, management information analyst, and project management outsourcing
  • Special program design and deployment
  • Web site, electronic business, EDI, and customer portal development and integration
  • DBM management and efficiency help
  • Business information expertise
  • Telecommunications systems consulting

Benefits of being a member of Our Experts Group include:

  • By associating with Progent, you get to benefit from the momentum of Progent's explosive growth and excellent reputation in the marketplace. By having a group of talented and dedicated consultants, offering excellent customer support, and following a strong, value-focused billing model, Progent has quadrupled our customer base over the past several years and Progent now provides consulting support to hundreds of companies in Northern California and across the U.S.
  • Our experienced marketing staff takes care of all aspects of marketing your services and technical knowledge into our quickly expanding client base, so you spend less effort finding clients and more time making revenue.
  • Progent will facilitate relationship building between you and Progent's key group of expert Microsoft and Cisco certified engineers who are the gateway to the decision makers among Progent's customers.
  • Progent's selling and administration groups will manage the complete selling and engagement process, from opportunity identification, job qualification, customer requirements description, capabilities matching, project scoping proposal writing, contract negotiation and generation. Your exclusive responsibility is on delivering high-level consulting service.
  • We will provide you connections to our sophisticated virtual office infrastructure, including professional meeting/work sites in Northern California, as well as Internet and telecomm connectivity throughout the United States.
  • You will have the benefit of Progent's vast knowledge base, procedures based on leading practices, abundance of professional documents, and the shared experience from one of the country's largest pool of expert network professionals.
  • We will share special benefits from top technology companies such as Microsoft and Cisco, including no-cost orlow-cost educational seminars, web connections to restricted vendor troubleshooting utilities and product maintenance resources, and on-line in-house use programs for training 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 cost to become part of our Experts Team, but Progent has strict qualifications to join:

  • You should show a strong background as a consulting professional operating independently in your field of specialization, including a minimum two year record of successful contracting jobs or you must have an active client base for whom you now deliver continuing consulting activity.
  • You should demonstrate that you are an expert in your area of specialization, which includes showing a long work-related record and excellent referrals, and possess up-to-date vendor or institutional professional certifications.
  • You need to know how to present yourself in a professional manner and be self driven and assured in your skills. You need to have strong people skills and be able to work successfully by yourself or as a member of a group.
  • You must be able to communicate proper goals to clients and fellow Progent consultants and you should know how analyze projects, create task plans, and define realistic time lines.

Enhance Your Skills with the Best Technology and
Working with the Top Group of Network Consultants

Progent's company culture will make you a more capable consultant by improving your information technology knowledge and increasing the satisfaction of your customers. Progent makes good on this promise by attracting the best consulting experts for you to work with, offering a state-of-the-art system infrastructure, using specialized software utilities to enable the highest quality of support, and by optimizing our operational models for attracting and keeping customers.

The most important factor that differentiates Progent from ordinary network support firms is the quality of our consultants. Among the 50 or so consulting experts who have joined Progent, we have assembled the best talent covering a broad array of technical areas. Whether it’s Microsoft Windows, Cisco switches, network security, Apple, Linux/UNIX, VMware, or other key application, we engage experts who can help you to be successful on larger jobs by leveraging the collective experience of Progent's group of professionals.

To promote the success of our team, we invest significantly in making available the most powerful tools to do the job efficiently. We will leverage information technology to an extraordinary degree and our state-of-the-art virtual office environment enables seamless connectivity, cooperation, and knowledge exchange with other Progent consultants — entirely from at-home or on-the-road offices. You don’t throw away time or lose income with regular commutes to a conventional office, and all travel you do for on-site client work is based on your time table, not ours. The best part is that much of our support work can be performed remotely, representing 100% productivity for income-producing time. In practice, some Progent team members do off-site consulting exclusively.

Our business structure is geared towards reacting rapidly and efficiently to customer needs through information sharing and collaborative problem solving. Even though Progent's consultants operate with a high level of independence, resource allocation is centralized, client issues and solutions are carefully monitored, recorded, and organized for convenient retrieval, current engineer schedules are broadcast to streamline group tasks and enable problem escalation, and customer approval is always monitored. We reinforce the feeling of connection through monthly workgroup conferences and quarterly corporate events.

The majority of our team is situated across California, however we are building a quickly growing team of network experts from across America. Our virtual office environment eliminates geographic obstacles that restrict the productivity of traditional company structures. We enhance the deal by providing a full employee care program to ensure the physical health and financial security of our employees and their relations.

Just as we have awesome consulting professionals, our sales and administration groups match the high standards that characterizes Progent. These top-notch factors behind our success are helping us to target and sign up the 50-60 new clients we are now engaging 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 sales organization.

Possessing a commitment to technical excellence is a key for growth with us. A job in consulting will push you to learn more than is possible in any other position in information technology. Being confronted by a continual stream of technical challenges is what makes consulting exciting. Clients choose consultants to do the “hard stuff.” Creative tasks, advanced implementations, puzzling or chronic problems, and tricky upgrades are the basis for our services daily. At Progent, you will not stagnate or be narrowly defined, as is all too common for computer professionals in ordinary corporate roles. You will wake up every day excited about the challenges ahead.

On the way, you will work with some great folks, both by building strong client contacts and by operating closely with other Progent consultants, where you will benefit from and add to their success. Of course, technology is important, but we are a relationship-oriented company from top to bottom. If you don’t offer excellent people skills or enjoy working with a diverse group of people, then we are probably not a good fit.

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

Get Lifestyle Improvements and Professional Success with
Progent's Advanced Virtual Office Environment

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