One of America's premiere network consulting firms for business networks, Progent maintains a large team of talented service professionals who concentrate on core technologies including:

  • Microsoft technology
  • Cisco routers, switches, firewalls, wireless APs, plus Voice over IP and VPN products
  • Enterprise security analysis
  • Sophisticated network architecture
  • Off-site IT support and system administration

Our Experts Group, which contracts independent consultants certified and managed by Progent, offers exceptionally specialized knowledge covering a broad range of critical business applications and networking solutions that include:

  • Macintosh and iOS networking and application software
  • Expertise for Linux-based, UNIX-based, and Sun Solaris environments
  • Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM customization
  • Business Intelligence consulting for SQL Server BI Stack, Power BI, and Crystal Reports
  • Chief Information Officer, management information analyst, and project management services
  • Web-based application design, integration, and debugging
  • SQL Server, MySQL and Oracle DBM programming and DBA help
  • Microsoft Office Access database programming, enhancement and training
  • Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office 365 consulting

Innovative models for finding customers, delivering service, nurturing an efficient working environment, and providing generous profit sharing have enabled us to become one of the most rapidly growing and most well recognized Microsoft Partners consulting organizations in America and to build an international presence for delivering online IT service. If you are a certified IT support professional or information technology consultant with a drive for a customer success and strong people skills, consulting professionals will find in Progent a chance for enhancing your technical skills, developing a more rewarding career, and achieving financial success.

Learn More Information Concerning Jobs with Progent
Check out these pages to learn more information about Progent's work openings, company culture, operational environment, compensation model, and benefits packages:

Full-time Jobs at Progent
We are looking for a variety of full-time employees including motivated Microsoft MCSE, MCSA, and MCP network engineers; system experts with Cisco certification; and specialists in fault-tolerant network architecture with backgrounds in mobile access, wireless networking, non-stop systems, disaster recovery solutions, data preservation, and server virtualization. We are also hiring workstation support experts, off-site troubleshooting professionals, and CISSP, CISM, or CISA accredited security consultants. We are also looking for veteran managers able to operate effectively in our high-growth, virtual office model. Learn more information concerning staff consulting work at Progent by referring to Consulting Jobs at Progent.

Freelance Opportunities with Progent
Progent works with freelance consultants who have proven knowledge and field experience in high-demand information technology areas outside our primary technical focus. Progent's Experts Team hires freelance consultants who offer advice and programming services for strategic solutions such as Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management; have deep expertise with popular operating systems such as Linux derivatives, Apple OS, or Sun, or can provide expert help in technologies such as telecom, web site development, Juniper products, eCommerce, or Oracle DBM development and administration. Freelance contractors certified by Progent coordinate with our full-time engineers to deliver comprehensive IT services for small company networks. In order to learn more details about contracting opportunities with our Experts Consulting Group, go to Freelance Jobs at Progent.

Ways That Progent Is Different
We have been able to recruit the top consulting talent by being unique. Providing a powerful blend of entrepreneurial drive, commitment to customer success, utilization of state-of-the-art technology, and a flexible business structure that allows for life-style options for Progent's team members, Progent creates a stimulating setting for talented individuals who have a desire for rapidly improving their technical skills to create real-world benefits for a range of businesses and network environments. Learn additional details about how Progent is different by going to Reasons That Progent Is Exceptional.

Progent's Virtual Office Work Environment
Progent's virtual office model utilizes sophisticated technical tools that support off-site support, wireless connectivity, convenient availability of Progent's support databases, and close cooperation with mobile colleagues to allow you to solve challenging IT issues. Our virtual office environment frees consultants to concentrate on delivering service instead of fighting traffic and lets consultants nurture lasting client relationships by enabling you to provide fast, effective, and affordable solutions. To learn more details concerning our virtual office work environment, refer to Progent virtual Office Network.

Compensation Model and Benefit Programs
Progent's compensation is based on revenue sharing. The money you earn is directly tied to what you contribute. You have the option of concentrating on life style and choosing to consult at an easy pace, using Progent's flexible structure to follow personal enthusiasms, or you can choose to make considerable income through persistent work and long hours. Progent also offers comprehensive family health insurance plus many other benefits. Learn additional details about Progent's compensation and benefit packages by visiting Our Compensation Model and Benefit Packages.

Employment at Progent Questions and Answers
To see answers to frequent questions concerning being a consultant at Progent, visit Employment at Progent Q&A.

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


Job Code
 
Job Description

P014

Senior Microsoft Computer Consulting Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking experienced Senior Microsoft information technology consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a range of small and midsize businesses to manage IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Key areas of expertise include network architecture, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Specifics about Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert Job


P016

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

Details on Desktop Support Expert Positions


P018

Sr. Microsoft IT Consultant - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is looking for experienced Sr. Microsoft computer consulting experts in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to assist a range of small and midsize businesses manage IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important areas of expertise include system architecture, AD design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Details about Senior Microsoft IT Consulting Expert Jobs


Expert

Sr. Microsoft Exchange Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area, Online
Progent is looking for a Sr. Exchange expert to spearhead enterprise-level Exchange planning and implementation initiatives. The ideal candidate would be a technical consultant with subject matter expertise in Exchange 2007 to 2016 and Exchange Online and with a solid understanding of Microsoft AD. This role calls for a background in the consulting, system design, deployment and support of these technologies.

Specifics on Senior Exchange Expert Positions


S25

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 portfolio of IT outsourcing and network consulting, and application development services. Responsibilities of the BDR include:
  • Producing and articulating key elements of service propositions which tie our services with a customer's unique competitive requirements
  • Establishing and maintaining excellent relationships with Progent's customers
  • Providing continuing account management and developing follow-on engagements
  • Maintaining an understanding of continually evolving IT technology

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


If you want to enquire about any job listed above, you should send your background information to jobs@progent.com. Please copy the job codes of the positions of interest.

More Information Concerning Work with Us

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

Progent wants to hire fulltime, results-oriented Microsoft accredited consultants with MCSE or MCP certification; Cisco certified system consultants who have Cisco credentials; security consultants with CISA or equivalent security certification; and advanced system design experts with experience in mobile access, wireless networking, high uptime, business continuity, information protection, and VMware. Progent also is hiring professionals who can join our staff of help desk support specialists and remote troubleshooting professionals. In addition, We are looking for talented administrators able to operate effectively in Progent's fast-paced, virtual office environment.

By maintaining a staff of skilled and motivated professionals, delivering world-class customer services, and offering a strong results-focused pricing structure, We have managed to increase our customer base rapidly while delivering professional services to hundreds of businesses in the San Francisco area and throughout the U.S. An advanced virtual office environment, a common knowledge base, and a team approach to problem resolution have allowed Progent to retain a talented staff and a loyal client base.

For an information technology professional with technical support experience, teaming with Progent or helping our clients can expand your knowledge through interaction with Progent's group of highly team-oriented, expert consultants. Progent's commitment to delivering information technology expertise and technical help to small companies will give you the opportunity to collaborate intimately with decision makers and add significantly to the success of exciting companies.

Progent is hiring consultants who can show verifiable credentials related to their special expertise. So, if you are a Microsoft consultant, you must have earned your Microsoft MCSE credential. For Cisco consultants, have your Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert or Cisco Certified Network Professional credential. For network security, you should have earned you Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Certified Information Systems Auditor, CISM, or one of the other top security credentials. Naturally, Progent is familiar with “paper MCSEs.” Still, the fact that a credential does not guarantee excellence is no justification for not earning one. If you know your field, then the majority of those tests should pose no challenge. The point is that if you call yourself a professional, then customers deserve to see credentials. Progent will promote your skills, but you should provide a baseline of certifications for us to work with. In case you are strongly opposed to the idea of certifications, we can sympathize with and respect your opinion, but you are probably not an appropriate fit.

Contract Jobs for Certified Application Specialists for
Windows, Mac, Linux-based, and Sun Technology

For over two decades, our consulting engineers have offered low-cost and effective network consulting services for companies in the San Francisco Bay Area and across the United States. A sophisticated virtual office environment, a shared support knowledge base, and a collaborative approach to problem solving have enabled us to retain a talented staff and quickly grow a loyal client base.

The Experts Team is Progent's way to offer customers the help of expert computer support professionals who have in-depth knowledge and field experience in key technologies beyond Progent's core concentration in system support and security. Experts Team members are typically independent contractors and occasionally "moonlighters" who are carefully certified by us to work closely with our in-house consultants to deliver comprehensive, world-class network solutions to small companies. Progent is always enhancing the Experts Team in order to meet the particular needs of our customer base.

Progent's Experts Team now provides support in these areas:

  • Macintosh integration and applications
  • Consulting for Linux-based, UNIX, and Sun systems
  • MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM expertise
  • Strategic and vertical program help
  • Chief Information Officer, business analyst, and project management services
  • Custom applications design and integration
  • Web, electronic business, EDI, and client information portal development and integration
  • Database management and efficiency consulting
  • Management information expertise
  • Telecommunications architecture consulting

Advantages of becoming part of Progent's Experts Group include:

  • By working with us, you can leverage the momentum of our explosive expansion and excellent reputation in the industry. By having a group of talented and committed professionals, offering excellent customer support, and practicing a strong, value-oriented pricing model, we have multiplied our customer base over the past several years and Progent currently provides consulting services to hundreds of businesses in Northern California and throughout the U.S.
  • Progent's experienced marketing staff takes care of all facets of promoting your skills and technical knowledge into our rapidly expanding customer base, so you expend less effort signing up customers and extra time making revenue.
  • We will facilitate communications between you and our core group of expert Microsoft and Cisco qualified engineers who are the conduit to the influential managers among our clients.
  • Progent's selling and administration staffs will manage the entire selling and engagement cycle, from opportunity generation, project approval, client needs definition, capabilities matching, project analysis proposal writing, agreement negotiation and execution. Your entire focus stays with delivering top-quality consulting expertise.
  • We will provide you access to our advanced virtual office infrastructure, including convenient meeting/work locations in the San Francisco area, as well as Internet and telecomm access anywhere in the United States.
  • You will have the benefit of Progent's vast knowledge base, processes based on best practices, abundance of professional documents, and the shared experience from one of the country's largest pool of expert consulting professionals.
  • Progent will share special benefits from leading vendors such as Microsoft and Cisco, including free ordiscounted training classes, web access to special vendor support utilities and technical support resources, and on-line in-house use programs for training and/or sales 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 cost to become part of our Experts Team, but Progent has strict qualifications for membership:

  • You need to have a strong background as a consulting professional operating independently in your area of expertise, including a minimum two year history of successful consulting projects or you must have your own active customer base for which you currently provide ongoing support activity.
  • You need to show that you are an expert in your area of concentration, which includes having an extensive work-related record and strong references, and possess current manufacturer and/or industry professional qualifications.
  • You have to know how to carry yourself in a professional way and be self driven and confident in your skills. You should have strong communications skills and be able to operate successfully alone or as a member of a team.
  • You should know how to communicate realistic goals to clients and other Progent consultants and you need to be able analyze projects, create task plans, and define reasonable work schedules.

Improve Your Abilities with the Best Technology and
Joining the Top Team of Computer Engineers

Progent's company culture will make you a more capable consultant by enhancing your technical skills and increasing the satisfaction of your customers. Progent makes good on this commitment by attracting the top consulting experts for you to work with, providing a state-of-the-art network and communications architecture, running proprietary application tools to enable the highest quality of service, and by streamlining our operational models for attracting and keeping clients.

The most important factor that separates Progent from most network support companies is the excellence of our support professionals. Out of the scores of consulting experts who have joined us, we have assembled top talent across a wide array of technical areas. Whether it’s Microsoft servers, Cisco switches, network security, Macintosh, Linux/UNIX, server virtualization, or other vital technologies, we deploy experts who can help you to be successful on major jobs by combining the collective experience of Progent's team of experts.

To ensure the productivity of Progent's consultants, we invest heavily in providing the most powerful tools to do the work properly. Progent will leverage technology to an impressive degree and our advanced virtual office environment allows effortless communications, cooperation, and information sharing with other Progent team members — all from at-home or on-the-road offices. Consultants don’t waste time or lose revenue with daily commutes to a conventional office building, and all travel you do for in-person client jobs is based on your own schedule, not ours. The best benefit is that much of our support services can be performed off-site, representing maximum productivity for billable hours. In practice, some Progent staff do off-site consulting only.

Our business structure is geared towards responding quickly and effectively to client requirements through knowledge sharing and cooperative problem solving. Although Progent's consultants work with a great deal of freedom, resource allocation is centralized, client problems and solutions are carefully tracked, documented, and organized for easy reference, current engineer availability is broadcast to facilitate group tasks and enable trouble escalation, and customer approval is always monitored. We reinforce the feeling of connection through monthly workgroup meetings and quarterly company-wide events.

The majority of our team is located throughout Northern California, but we are building a quickly expanding group of consulting professionals from across America. Progent's virtual office environment does away with geographic obstacles that limit the productivity of conventional business structures. We enhance the package by providing a comprehensive benefit program to promote the physical health and financial welfare of our team members and their families.

Not only do we have awesome consulting professionals, Progent's marketing and operations teams live up to the high standards that is Progent. These high-performance factors behind Progent’s growth are helping us to identify and sign up the 50-60 new customers we are now acquiring each month. Progent recently marked the providing of support to our 1,000th customer. Try typing “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to see for yourself why we are also a strong sales operation.

Possessing a commitment to technical proficiency is a key for growth with Progent. A job in consulting will drive you to learn more than is possible in any other job in network technology. Being exposed to a steady stream of network challenges is what makes professional support interesting. Customers rely on consultants to do the “hard stuff.” Creative tasks, advanced implementations, puzzling or chronic problems, and difficult upgrades are the basis for what we do every day. At Progent, you will not stagnate or be narrowly defined, as is all too typical for network professionals in ordinary corporate jobs. You will awake every day excited about the challenges to come.

Along the way, you will work with some wonderful people, both by establishing close customer relationships and by working in conjunction with other Progent team members, where you will learn from and contribute to their success. Yes, technology is important, but we are a relationship-oriented company heart and soul. If you don’t have excellent people skills or like cooperating with a diverse assortment of people, then we are probably a poor match.

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

Enjoy Lifestyle Benefits and Professional Prowess with
Progent's Advanced Virtual Office Infrastructure

Progent is convinced that a carefully architected and implemented network is a crucial factor for accelerating a company's success, and Progent applies this credo in our own system environment. We have built a non-stop virtual office network that allows our staff engineers and authorized contractors to offer rapid and effective service, cooperate easily on complex projects, and gain from professional and private growth by being a member of an exciting business ethos of self motivation and freedom.
















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