One of America's top computer consultant firms for small and midsize business networks, Progent maintains a full-time staff of certified service professionals who concentrate on mainstream IT areas including:

  • Microsoft products
  • Cisco routers, switches, ASA firewalls, wireless APs, plus Voice over IP and VPN solutions
  • System security analysis
  • Sophisticated network infrastructures
  • Remote IT support and system management

Our Experts Group, which contracts freelance experts qualified and coordinated by Progent, provides exceptionally refined knowledge in a broad variety of key software applications and networking solutions that include:

  • Apple OS and iOS integration and application software
  • Consulting for Linux-powered, UNIX, and Sun systems
  • Microsoft Dynamics MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management consulting
  • Business Intelligence expertise for platforms including Microsoft's SQL Server BI Stack, Power BI, and Microsoft Management Reporter/FRx
  • Chief Information Officer, business analyst, and project logistics outsourcing
  • Web application software design, integration, and troubleshooting
  • SQL Server, MySQL and Oracle DBM programming and management consulting
  • Office Access database programming, enhancement and troubleshooting
  • Microsoft Office desktop and Office 365 training

Innovative structures for acquiring clients, delivering support, creating a dynamic working environment, and offering generous profit sharing have enabled Progent to be one of the fastest expanding and best recognized Microsoft Gold Partners consulting firms in the United States and to establish an international organization for delivering online network expertise. If you are an accredited computer technician or network consultant with an orientation towards a customer success and excellent people skills, consulting professionals will find in Progent an opportunity for enhancing your professional knowledge, developing a more rewarding lifestyle, and achieving financial success.

Learn More Details Concerning Working at Progent
Check out these pages to find out additional details concerning our work openings, company culture, operational conditions, profit sharing model, and benefits packages:

Consulting Careers at Progent
We are looking for a variety of full-time professionals including experienced Microsoft MCSE, MCSA, and MCP network consultants; network consultants with Cisco CCIE credentials; and consultants for fault-tolerant system architecture with backgrounds in mobile connectivity, wireless integration, non-stop environments, disaster recovery planning, data protection, and virtual servers. Progent is also seeking desktop support experts, remote service specialists, and CISSP or CISA certified security engineers. Progent is also hiring experienced managers who can operate efficiently in our high-growth, virtual office model. Learn additional details about full-time consulting jobs at Progent by referring to Full-time Careers at Progent.

Contracting Opportunities at Progent
Progent works with independent professionals with in-depth expertise and working experience in crucial information technology areas outside Progent's main technical focus. Our Experts Group employs freelance consultants who offer consulting and development support for strategic solutions that include MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management; have specialized expertise with non-Microsoft operating systems such as Linux derivatives, Macintosh, or Sun, or can provide expert help in technologies like telecom, web design, Juniper products, eCommerce, or Oracle DBM development and management. Independent consultants qualified by Progent cooperate with Progent's in-house professionals to provide end-to-end IT services for small and midsize company networks. To find out more information concerning contract opportunities with our Experts Consulting Group, go to Contract Work at Progent.

Reasons That We Are Different
We have managed to recruit the top professional experts by being unique. With a powerful mix of entrepreneurial spirit, commitment to customer satisfaction, utilization of state-of-the-art technology, plus a flexible business model that accommodates life-style choices for our consulting team, Progent offers a stimulating environment for talented consultants who have a desire for quickly enhancing their technical abilities to deliver real-world benefits for a range of organizations and network environments. Find out additional information about how we are exceptional by referring to How Progent Is Exceptional.

Our Virtual Office Network
Progent's virtual office network provides advanced technologies that allow remote access, wireless connectivity, easy availability of our support databases, and close collaboration with mobile colleagues to allow you to solve challenging network issues. Our virtual office structure enables you to focus on providing service instead of dealing with traffic and lets you nurture successful client relationships by enabling you to provide fast, viable, and affordable solutions. To learn more details concerning our virtual office work environment, go to Progent virtual Office Infrastructure.

Compensation Model and Benefit Programs
Our compensation model is determined by revenue sharing. What you make is entirely determined by what you generate. You have the option of concentrating on life style and choosing to consult at a more relaxed pace, utilizing our versatile structure to follow individual enthusiasms, or you can choose to earn significant income through persistent effort and long consulting time. Progent also offers comprehensive family health care insurance plus numerous additional benefits. Find out more details about Progent's compensation model and benefits by going to Our Compensation Model and Benefits.

Consulting at Progent FAQs
To see replies to common questions about becoming employed by Progent, refer to Working with Progent Frequently Asked Questions.

Here is a list of some current job openings:


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P014

Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking proven Sr. Microsoft information technology consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a range of small organizations to manage IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important areas of expertise include network architecture, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

More information on Sr. Microsoft Computer Consulting Expert Positions


P016

Desktop Engineer - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking Desktop Support Consultants to help 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 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 extensively with customer's executives, management, IT staff or under the direction or guidance of Progent's senior consultant to support the client's end users.

More information about Desktop Support Expert Jobs


P018

Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consultant - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is seeking proven Senior Microsoft computer consulting experts in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to assist a range of small organizations maintain IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important fields of expertise include network architecture, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Details about Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert Jobs


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Sr. Exchange Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area, Remote
Progent is seeking a Senior Microsoft Exchange expert to lead enterprise-level Microsoft Exchange planning and deployment projects. The right applicant would be a technical consultant with subject matter expertise in the area of Exchange 2007 through 2016 and Exchange Online and with a thorough understanding of Active Directory. This role demands experience in the consulting, system design, implementation and maintenance of these platforms.

Specifics on Senior Microsoft Exchange Expert Job


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Business Development Representative - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is looking for a Business Development Representative to operate as a senior sales executive who is responsible for selling the company's extensive selection of information technology outsourcing and network consulting, and development services. Responsibilities of the BDR include:
  • Producing and explaining key elements of consulting proposals that tie Progent's deliverables with an organization's IT goals
  • Maintaining strong relationships with Progent's customers
  • Providing continuing client management and developing follow-on sales
  • Maintaining an understanding of rapidly evolving technology

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


If you would like to ask about any position listed above, you should send your background information to jobs@progent.com. Be sure to include the code numbers of the positions that interest you.

More Information About Opportunities with Us

Staff Work for Network Engineers, Computer Support Specialists,
Security Consultants, and Online Support Professionals

Progent is seeking to find fulltime, solutions-driven Microsoft certified consultants with Microsoft MCSE or MCSA certification; Cisco certified network consultants with CCIE credentials; security professionals with CISM or equivalent security credentials; and advanced system architecture consultants with experience in mobile solutions, wireless connectivity, service continuity, workplace recovery, data protection, and VMware. Progent also is hiring professionals to join Progent's team of desktop service technicians and off-site troubleshooting experts. Also, Progent is looking for talented administrators able to operate productively in Progent's fast-paced, virtual office culture.

By maintaining a staff of skilled and motivated consultants, providing world-class customer services, and offering a competitive results-based pricing model, We have been able to increase our customer base dramatically while delivering consulting services to numerous companies in the San Francisco area and across the United States. A sophisticated virtual office environment, a common knowledge database, and a team approach to problem solving have helped Progent to maintain a talented staff and a loyal client list.

If you are a network consultant with troubleshooting expertise, teaming with Progent or helping Progent's clients can enhance your knowledge through cooperation with Progent's group of highly supportive, expert engineers. Our focus on delivering network expertise and technical support to small and midsize organizations will offer you the opportunity to work intimately with decision makers and add appreciably to the success of dynamic businesses.

We are looking for consultants who can show verifiable credentials in their special expertise. So, if you are a Microsoft consultant, you should have earned your Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer certificate. For Cisco consultants, show us 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 experts". Notwithstanding, simply because a credential does not ensure expertise is no excuse for not owning one. If you have mastered your stuff, then the majority of these certifications should pose no challenge. The crux of the matter is that if you call yourself a professional, then clients expect credentials. We can market your talents, but you should provide standard certifications for us to market. In case you are strongly against the idea of credentials, Progent can understand and respect your opinion, but you are likely not an appropriate candidate.

Freelance Work for Certified Application Specialists for
Windows, Mac, Linux-based, and Sun Solaris Technology

For more than 20 years, our consulting engineers have offered low-cost and successful computer support expertise for companies in the San Francisco Bay Area and throughout the U.S. A sophisticated virtual office network, a common technical database, and a collaborative approach to problem resolution have enabled Progent to retain a talented in-house team and quickly grow a satisfied clientele.

The Experts Team is Progent's way to provide customers the services of specialized information technology consulting engineers who have in-depth knowledge and field experience in important areas beyond Progent's primary concentration in network infrastructure and security. Experts Group members are often independent contractors and occasionally "moonlighters" who have been thoroughly certified by Progent to collaborate with our in-house engineers to provide comprehensive, world-class information technology services to small and midsize companies. We are always enhancing our Experts Group in order to address the special requirements of our customer base.

Our Experts Team now provides consulting in these technologies:

  • Macintosh integration and applications
  • Expertise for Linux-based, UNIX-powered, and Sun Solaris systems
  • Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM customization
  • Strategic and vertical program help
  • Chief Information Officer, management information analyst, and project management services
  • Custom applications development and integration
  • Web site, eCommerce, Electronic Data Interchange, and customer portal design and integration
  • DBM support and performance consulting
  • Management information consulting
  • Telecommunications architecture consulting

Benefits of being part of Progent's Experts Group include:

  • By working with us, you can take advantage of the momentum of our dramatic growth and excellent reputation in the industry. By maintaining a group of skilled and committed professionals, offering attentive customer support, and practicing a strong, ROI-oriented pricing model, Progent has quadrupled our clientele over the last few years and Progent now delivers consulting services to hundreds of companies in Northern California and across the U.S.
  • Our veteran marketing staff handles all aspects of promoting your skills and technical knowledge into our quickly expanding customer base, so you spend less effort signing up customers and extra time generating revenue.
  • We will facilitate communications between you and Progent's key group of expert Microsoft and Cisco qualified consultants who act as the gateway to the decision makers among Progent's clients.
  • Our selling and operations teams will take care of the entire sales and contracting cycle, from lead generation, project qualification, client needs definition, skills matching, job analysis proposal writing, contract negotiation and execution. Your entire responsibility is on delivering high-level consulting service.
  • Progent will provide you access to our advanced virtual office environment, including convenient conference locations in the San Francisco area, and data and voice connectivity throughout the U.S.
  • You will have access to Progent's extensive database, procedures based on leading practices, library of template-deliverable documents, and the shared expertise from one of the country's largest independent groups of experienced consulting engineers.
  • We will share special benefits from leading vendors including Microsoft and Cisco, including no-cost orlow-cost training classes, web connections to restricted vendor troubleshooting tools and product maintenance resources, and on-line internal use programs for training and/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 no fee to be a member of our Experts Team, but we do have these requirements for membership:

  • You should show a strong track record as a consulting professional working independently in your area of expertise, including a minimum two year history of successful contracting jobs and/or have an active customer base for whom you now deliver ongoing consulting services.
  • You should show that you have expertise in your area of specialization, including having a long work-related history and excellent referrals, and have current manufacturer or industry professional certifications.
  • You should be able to present yourself in a professional manner and be self motivated and confident in your abilities. You must have strong people skills and know how to operate efficiently alone or as a member of a group.
  • You need to be able to communicate realistic goals to clients and other Progent consultants and you have to know how evaluate jobs, produce project plans, and estimate realistic work schedules.

Improve Your Skills with Advanced Technology and
Joining the Top Team of Computer Consultants

Progent's business climate will allow you to become a more capable professional by improving your technical skills and increasing the loyalty of your customers. Progent delivers on this commitment by attracting the best consulting talent for you to work with, offering an advanced network and communications architecture, using specialized software tools to deliver the maximum quality of service, and by streamlining proven operational models for attracting and keeping customers.

The most important factor that differentiates Progent from typical network support companies is the quality of our support professionals. Out of the 50 or so consulting experts who have teamed with Progent, we have recruited the best talent across a broad range of technical areas. Whether it’s Microsoft Windows, Cisco switches, network security, Mac, Linux/UNIX, VMware, or other key application, we deploy professionals who can enable you to be effective on major projects by leveraging the collective experience of Progent's group of experts.

To promote the productivity of Progent's consultants, we invest heavily in providing the best tools to do the job efficiently. Progent will exploit technology to an extraordinary degree and our state-of-the-art virtual office environment enables seamless connectivity, collaboration, and information sharing with other Progent consultants — entirely from home-based or mobile offices. Consultants don’t throw away time or forfeit revenue because of regular commutes to a physical office, and any travel you do for in-person customer work is determined by your own time table, not ours. The most attractive part is that much of Progent's support services can be performed off-site, offering 100% productivity for income-producing hours. In fact, some Progent team members do remote support exclusively.

Our operations are geared towards responding quickly and efficiently to client requirements via information sharing and cooperative problem resolution. Even though Progent's consultants work with a great deal of independence, dispatching is centralized, customer problems and resolutions are meticulously tracked, documented, and archived for convenient retrieval, current engineer schedules are broadcast to streamline team tasks and enable problem escalation, and customer satisfaction is continually evaluated. We reinforce the feeling of cooperation through periodic workgroup meetings and regular company-wide events.

Most of our consultants are situated across Northern California, however we are building a quickly growing team of network professionals from across the U.S. Our virtual office environment eliminates geographic obstacles that limit the efficiency of conventional company structures. We enhance the deal by providing a comprehensive benefit plan to promote the physical health and financial security of our employees and their families.

Just as we have awesome consultants, Progent's marketing and operations teams live up to the high standards that defines Progent. These high-performance factors behind our growth are helping us to target and land the 50-60 new customers we are now engaging each month. Progent lately marked the providing of services to our 1,000th client. Just type “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to check for yourself why Progent is also a strong marketing operation.

Having a passion for technical proficiency is a key for growth with us. A job in consulting will push you to enhance your skills more than you would in any other position in information technology. Being exposed to a continual stream of technical challenges is what makes professional support interesting. Clients rely on consultants to perform the “hard stuff.” Creative tasks, leading-edge implementations, vexing or chronic issues, and difficult upgrades are the basis for what we do daily. At Progent, you will not stagnate or be pigeonholed, as is all too typical for computer professionals in ordinary corporate roles. You will awake every morning excited about the opportunities to come.

Along the way, you will work with some great folks, both by building close client relationships and by operating closely with other Progent consultants, where you will benefit from and contribute to their growth. Of course, technology is important, but we are a relationship-oriented organization heart and soul. If you do not offer strong people skills or enjoy cooperating with a diverse group of personalities, then Progent is probably a poor match.

If this seems right for you, we urge you to contact us about our vision of the future of network consulting.

Enjoy Lifestyle Improvements and Technical Success with
Our Sophisticated Virtual Office Environment

Progent is convinced that a well designed and executed network is a crucial factor for enabling any company's success, and we apply this belief in our corporate system environment. Progent has built a fault-tolerant virtual office infrastructure that enables Progent's in-house consultants and authorized contractors to offer fast and efficient support, collaborate closely on complex jobs, and experience career and personal maturity by being a member of an exciting company culture of self motivation and freedom.
















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