Among the premiere network consultant firms for business networks, Progent manages a large team of certified service experts who concentrate on core IT areas including:

  • Microsoft Windows technology
  • Cisco Integrated Services Routers, switches, firewalls, wireless APs, plus VoIP products
  • Enterprise security expertise
  • Advanced system architecture
  • Remote IT support and network management

Progent's Experts Group, which contracts independent experts certified and coordinated by Progent, offers exceptionally specialized knowledge covering a broad range of vital business areas and network solutions such as:

  • Apple OS and iOS networking and application software
  • Consulting for Linux, UNIX, and Sun Solaris systems
  • Dynamics MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM expertise
  • Business Intelligence expertise for Microsoft's SQL Server BI Stack, Excel Data Analysis Tools, and Crystal Reports
  • Chief Information Officer, management information analyst, and project logistics services
  • Web-based app development, integration, and troubleshooting
  • SQL Server, MySQL and Oracle Database development and management consulting
  • Microsoft Office Access database application programming, enhancement and troubleshooting
  • Office and Microsoft Office 365 consulting

Innovative structures for finding clients, delivering support, nurturing a dynamic working environment, and providing highly competitive compensation have allowed us to become one of the most rapidly expanding and best recognized Microsoft Gold Partners consulting companies in America and to build an international presence for providing remote IT expertise. If you are an accredited computer support professional or information technology consultant with a drive for a client success and strong communication skills, you will discover Progent an opportunity for increasing your technical skills, developing a more independent career, and achieving economic security.

Find Out More Information About Working with Progent
Follow these pages to learn more details concerning our job openings, company philosophy, operational environment, profit sharing model, and benefits:

Consulting Positions at Progent
We are hiring a range of full-time workers such as experienced Microsoft MCSE, MCSA, and MCP network engineers; connectivity consultants who have Cisco credentials; and specialists in fault-tolerant network architecture with backgrounds in mobile connectivity, wireless networking, high-availability environments, business continuity planning, data preservation, and VMware technology. Progent is also looking for desktop support experts, remote service professionals, and CISM accredited security consultants. We are also looking for experienced managers and administrators who can operate effectively in Progent's high-growth, virtual office model. Learn additional information concerning full-time consulting jobs at Progent by referring to Full-time Work at Progent.

Freelance Jobs at Progent
Progent works with freelance professionals who have specialized knowledge and hands-on background in crucial IT areas beyond our main technical focus. Progent's Experts Group includes contractors who offer consulting and development support for strategic solutions such as Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM; have in-depth knowledge of non-Microsoft operating systems such as Linux derivatives, Macintosh, or Sun, or offer world-class skills in areas like telecommunications, web site design, Juniper Networks products, eCommerce, or Oracle and MySQL DBM programming and administration. Freelance contractors certified by us cooperate with our in-house consultants to provide end-to-end IT services for small and midsize company networks. In order to find out additional information about contracting work with Progent's Experts Team, visit Contracting Opportunities with Progent.

Ways That Progent Is Unique
Progent has managed to attract the top consulting talent by being unique. With an innovative mix of entrepreneurial drive, commitment to client success, utilization of state-of-the-art technology, plus a flexible business model that accommodates quality-of-life choices for our consulting team, Progent creates a stimulating culture for talented individuals who posses a drive for quickly improving their professional abilities to create concrete benefits for a range of organizations and technical environments. Learn additional information concerning ways that Progent is unique by visiting Ways That Progent Is Different.

Our Virtual Office Business Model
Progent's virtual office environment incorporates state-of-the-art technologies that enable remote support, wireless communication, convenient access to our knowledge bases, and close cooperation with mobile team members to allow you to deal with business-critical network problems. Our virtual office model allows you to concentrate on providing service instead of dealing with commutes and helps you establish lasting customer relationships by enabling you to come up with quick, viable, and cost-effective solutions. If you want to find out additional details concerning Progent's virtual office network, visit Progent virtual Office Network.

Compensation and Benefit Packages
Progent's compensation model is based on revenue sharing. The money you make is entirely determined by what you generate. You have the choice of focusing on quality of life and choosing to consult at a more relaxed pace, using Progent's versatile schedule to follow personal enthusiasms, or you can take advantage of the chance to earn significant money through hard effort and long hours. Progent also provides comprehensive family health coverage plus numerous other benefits. Learn more details about our compensation and benefits by referring to Our Compensation and Benefit Packages.

Jobs at Progent Q&A
For answers to popular enquiries concerning becoming a consultant at Progent, refer to Working with Progent Frequently Asked Questions.

Here is a description of some available job openings:


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Senior Microsoft IT Consulting Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for experienced Senior Microsoft information technology consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a variety of small and midsize organizations to maintain networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important fields of expertise include system architecture, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Specifics on Sr. Microsoft IT Consultant Jobs


P016

Desktop Engineer - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for Desktop Support Experts to help Progent's clients with maintenance, break/fix and project work. This is a 1099 consulting role that will be performed at Progent's client sites in the San Francisco Bay Area. Daytime availability is required, Monday through Friday. Our consultant will maintain and support users of all desktop and laptop computers powered by the latest Microsoft technologies. Also, work closely with client's executives, management, IT group or under the direction or guidance of our senior consultant to support the client's end users.

Details on Desktop Engineer Job


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Sr. Microsoft Computer Consultant - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is looking for proven Senior Microsoft information technology consulting experts in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to help a range of small and midsize businesses maintain IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 through 2016. Key areas of knowledge include network architecture, AD design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Specifics about Senior Microsoft IT Consultant Positions


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Senior Exchange Expert - San Francisco Bay Area, Remote
Progent is looking for a Sr. Exchange expert to spearhead large-scale Exchange planning and deployment initiatives. The ideal candidate would be a technical consultant with subject matter expertise in the area of Exchange 2007 through 2016 and Exchange Online and with a solid understanding of Microsoft AD. This position would require a background in the consulting, architectural design, implementation and support of these platforms.

Specifics about Sr. Exchange Consultant Job


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Business Development Representative - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is seeking a Business Development Representative (BDR) to work as a senior sales executive responsible for selling Progent's extensive portfolio of IT outsourcing and network consulting, and development services. Activities of the Business Development Representative include:
  • Generating and explaining key components of service propositions which associate Progent's services with an organization's IT goals
  • Establishing and maintaining excellent relationships with clients
  • Providing continuing account management and generating follow-on engagements
  • Explaining rapidly evolving technology

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


If you would like to apply for any position shown above, you should e-mail your background information to jobs@progent.com. Be sure to state the job codes of the positions of interest.

More Information About Work with Us

Career Work for Network Consultants, Desktop Service Specialists,
Security Consultants, and Online Support Professionals

Progent wants to find staff-level, solutions-oriented Microsoft certified consultants with Microsoft MCSE, MCSA, or MCP credentials; Cisco certified network consultants who have Cisco CCIE or CCNP credentials; security consultants who have CISSP, CISM, or CISA or comparable security credentials; and advanced network architecture experts with experience in mobile access, wireless connectivity, high availability, workplace recovery, information preservation, and VMware. Progent also is looking for employees to join Progent's staff of desktop service technicians and remote support professionals. Also, Progent is hiring experienced managers able to operate effectively in Progent's fast-paced, virtual office environment.

By supporting a staff of skilled and dedicated professionals, delivering world-class client care, and following a strong results-based pricing structure, Progent has been able to expand our client list dramatically while delivering professional services to hundreds of companies in Northern California and across the United States. An advanced virtual office environment, a shared information base, and a group approach to problem solving have helped Progent to retain a talented consulting team and a satisfied customer base.

For a network consultant with troubleshooting experience, teaming with Progent or helping Progent's customers will expand your knowledge via cooperation with Progent's staff of highly team-oriented, talented consultants. Our focus on delivering network consulting and computer support to small companies will give you the opportunity to collaborate intimately with decision makers and add appreciably to the success of dynamic companies.

We are looking for technical professionals that have recognized credentials related to their technical focus. For example, if you are a Microsoft consultant, you should have your MCSE credential. For Cisco consultants, show us your CCIE or Cisco Certified Network Professional credential. For network security, you should show you CISSP, CISA, CISM, or other top security credentials. Of course, we are familiar with “paper MCSEs.” Nevertheless, simply because a certificate does not ensure expertise is no excuse for not earning one. If you have mastered your stuff, then most of those certifications should present no great difficulty. The point is that if you represent yourself to be an expert, then clients expect credentials. We can broadcast your skills, but you need to provide a baseline of certifications for us to work with. In case you stand adamantly against the idea of certifications, we can understand and honor your position, but you are probably not an appropriate fit.

Freelance Work for Qualified Application Specialists for
Windows, Mac, Linux, and Sun Solaris Technology

For over two decades, Progent's computer professionals have provided affordable and effective network consulting services for businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area and across the U.S. An advanced virtual office environment, a common technical database, and a team approach to problem solving have helped us to build a strong in-house team and quickly grow a satisfied customer base.

The Experts Group is Progent's way to offer clients the help of expert computer consulting professionals who have in-depth knowledge and field background in key areas outside of Progent's core focus in system support and security. Experts Team consultants are typically freelance contractors and occasionally "moonlighters" who have been thoroughly qualified by us to collaborate with our staff consultants to deliver end-to-end, world-class information technology services to small businesses. We are continually enhancing our Experts Group to address the particular requirements of our customer base.

Our Experts Group currently provides consulting in these areas:

  • Macintosh networking and programs
  • Consulting for Linux-based, UNIX-based, and Sun environments
  • Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management consulting
  • Line-of-business and specialized application support
  • Chief Information Officer, business analyst, and project management outsourcing
  • Special program design and deployment
  • Web, eCommerce, Electronic Data Interchange, and client portal development and deployment
  • DBM management and performance help
  • Management intelligence consulting
  • Telecom architecture support

Advantages of being part of Our Experts Team include:

  • By working with us, you get to leverage the impact of our dramatic expansion and top-notch recognition in the marketplace. By having a group of talented and dedicated consultants, providing excellent customer support, and practicing a proven, value-focused pricing structure, we have multiplied our customer base during the last several years and Progent now delivers professoinal services to hundreds of companies in California and across the United States.
  • Progent's veteran marketing team handles all facets of marketing your services and areas of knowledge into our rapidly expanding client base, so you spend less time signing up customers and extra time generating money.
  • We will facilitate relationship building between you and our core team of experienced Microsoft and Cisco qualified consultants who act as the gateway to the key executives among Progent's customers.
  • Progent's selling and administration staffs will take care of the complete sales and engagement cycle, from opportunity generation, job qualification, client requirements definition, skills matching, job analysis proposal generation, agreement negotiation and execution. Your exclusive responsibility stays with delivering top-quality consulting service.
  • We will provide you access to our advanced virtual office infrastructure, including convenient conference sites throughout the San Francisco area, and Internet and telecomm access anywhere in the U.S.
  • You will have access to our extensive database, procedures based on industry best practices, abundance of professional publications, and the aggregate experience from one of the country's largest pool of experienced information technology professionals.
  • We will pass on partner-only benefits from leading technology companies including Microsoft and Cisco, including free orlow-cost training classes, web connections to special vendor support utilities and product maintenance resources, and downloadable in-house use programs for education and/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 not any cost to be a member of Progent's Experts Group, but we do have strict qualifications to join:

  • You must have a proven background as a consultant operating independently in your field of specialization, including at least a two year history of completed consulting jobs and/or have your own active client base to which you currently deliver continuing consulting activity.
  • You must show that you are an expert in your area of concentration, which includes having an extensive task-relevant record and strong referrals, and have up-to-date manufacturer and/or industry professional qualifications.
  • You should be able to carry yourself in a professional way and be self driven and confident in your skills. You must have strong communications skills and understand how to work effectively by yourself or as a member of a group.
  • You must know how to explain realistic expectations to customers and fellow Progent consultants and you must know how evaluate projects, create project plans, and estimate reasonable time lines.

Improve Your Abilities with Advanced Technology and
Working with the Top Team of Computer Engineers

Progent's company culture will make you a better consultant by enhancing your technical skills and boosting the loyalty of your clients. Progent makes good on this promise by recruiting the top professional talent for you to operate with, offering an advanced network and communications infrastructure, running custom application tools to enable the highest quality of support, and by streamlining proven business models for finding and retaining customers.

The main factor that distinguishes Progent from ordinary network support companies is the high caliber of our consulting team. Out of the scores of consultants who have teamed with us, we have assembled the best expertise across a broad array of technical areas. Whether it’s Microsoft Windows, Cisco switches, network security, Mac, Linux/UNIX, server virtualization, or other vital areas, we deploy experts who can enable you to be effective on major jobs by combining the collective skills of Progent's group of experts.

To promote the success of our team, we invest heavily in making available the most powerful tools to do the job efficiently. Progent will exploit information technology to an impressive extent and our advanced virtual office infrastructure enables effortless connectivity, collaboration, and knowledge exchange with fellow Progent consultants — all from at-home or mobile offices. Consultants don’t throw away time or forfeit income with regular commutes to a physical office building, and all travel you do for in-person client jobs is based on your own time table, not ours. The most attractive part is that most of Progent's support services can be done remotely, representing maximum productivity for income-producing time. In fact, some Progent team members do remote consulting only.

Our operations are geared towards reacting quickly and efficiently to client needs via knowledge sharing and collaborative problem resolution. Even though Progent's consultants work with a high level of independence, resource allocation is unified, customer problems and resolutions are meticulously tracked, documented, and archived for easy reference, current consultant availability is published to facilitate group tasks and enable problem escalation, and client approval is continually monitored. We reinforce the sense of connection via periodic team conferences and quarterly company-wide events.

Most of our consultants are located across Northern California, but Progent is building a rapidly growing team of network experts from across America. Progent's virtual office environment does away with regional boundaries that restrict the efficiency of traditional business models. We enhance the package by offering a full employee care plan to ensure the physical health and economic security of our team members and their relations.

Not only do we have awesome consulting professionals, Progent's marketing and operations teams live up to the excellence that is Progent. These high-performance contributors to our growth are helping us to identify and land the 50-60 new customers we are currently acquiring each month. We recently celebrated the delivery of services to our 1,000th client. Try typing “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to see for yourself why Progent is also an effective marketing operation.

Having a commitment to technical proficiency is a cornerstone for growth with Progent. A career in consulting will push you to learn more than you would in any other job in network technology. Being exposed to a continual series of network challenges is what makes professional support interesting. Clients rely on consultants to perform the “hard stuff.” Creative projects, leading-edge implementations, puzzling or chronic issues, and tricky upgrades are the foundation for what we do every day. With us, you will not stagnate or be pigeonholed, as is sadly typical for network engineers in ordinary corporate roles. You will awake every day enthusiastic about the opportunities ahead.

Along the way, you will meet some wonderful people, both by establishing strong customer relationships and by operating closely with other Progent consultants, where you will benefit from and contribute to their success. Of course, technology is vital, but Progent is a relationship-oriented company heart and soul. If you do not have excellent communications skills or like cooperating with a varied assortment of personalities, then we are probably not a good fit.

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

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

Progent believes that a well architected and implemented network is a crucial factor for accelerating a company's growth, and we follow this philosophy in our corporate network infrastructure. Progent has built a fault-tolerant virtual office infrastructure that allows Progent's staff consultants and certified contractors to deliver rapid and effective service, collaborate closely on sophisticated jobs, and gain from professional and private maturity by being part of a dynamic business ethos of personal drive and independence.
















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