One of America's top network consulting companies for small and midsize business systems, Progent maintains a large staff of certified support professionals who concentrate on core technologies such as:

  • Microsoft Windows technology
  • Cisco Integrated Services Routers, Catalyst and Nexus switches, firewalls, access points, plus VoIP products
  • System security consulting
  • Advanced system infrastructures
  • Remote IT support and network management

Our Experts Team, which includes freelance consultants qualified and managed by Progent, provides highly refined knowledge covering a broad range of critical business applications and networking solutions such as:

  • Apple OS and iOS networking and application software
  • Support for Linux-based, UNIX, and Sun Solaris environments
  • Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management consulting
  • BI expertise for platforms including Microsoft's SQL Server BI Stack, Microsoft Power BI, and Microsoft Management Reporter/FRx
  • Chief Information Officer, business analyst, and project logistics services
  • Web-based application design, deployment, and debugging
  • SQL Server, MySQL and Oracle Database development and DBA consulting
  • Microsoft Access database application programming, migration and training
  • Microsoft Office desktop and Office 365 custom training

Innovative structures for finding customers, providing service, establishing a dynamic working environment, and offering generous profit sharing have allowed Progent to be one of the most rapidly expanding and most well recognized Microsoft Gold Partners consulting firms in the U.S. and to establish a worldwide presence for providing remote IT expertise. If you are a certified computer support professional or information technology consultant with an orientation towards a client service and strong people skills, you should consider Progent an opportunity for enhancing your technical knowledge, developing a more rewarding career, and attaining economic security.

Find Out More Information Concerning Jobs with Progent
Check out these pages to find out additional information about our job openings, company philosophy, operational environment, compensation model, and benefits packages:

Full-time Work at Progent
Progent is seeking a variety of on-staff workers including solutions-driven Microsoft MCSE, MCSA, and MCP computer engineers; network experts who have Cisco CCIE or CCNP certification; and specialists in fault-tolerant system design with backgrounds in mobile access, wireless integration, non-stop systems, business continuity solutions, data protection, and VMware technology. We are also looking for desktop support experts, remote troubleshooting specialists, and CISA or CISM accredited security engineers. We are also seeking experienced managers who can operate efficiently in Progent's dynamic, virtual office model. Find out more details about full-time consulting jobs at Progent by referring to Consulting Careers at Progent.

Contracting Jobs at Progent
Progent works with freelance professionals who have specialized expertise and field background in high-demand IT topics outside Progent's primary service focus. Progent's Experts Group employs independent consultants who can provide advice and development services for mission-critical applications that include Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management; have deep expertise with popular platforms such as Linux, Macintosh, or Sun, or can provide world-class help in areas like telecommunications, web site design, Juniper infrastructure technology, web commerce, or Oracle and MySQL Database development and management. Independent contractors qualified by us coordinate with our staff consultants to provide comprehensive IT services for small business networks. If you want to learn additional information about freelance opportunities with our Experts Team, visit Contract Opportunities at Progent.

Reasons That Progent Is Exceptional
Progent has managed to attract the best consulting experts by being unique. Providing a powerful blend of enterprising spirit, commitment to customer satisfaction, use of state-of-the-art technical tools, and an independent business model that offers life-style choices for Progent's consulting team, Progent offers a dynamic culture for select consultants who have a desire for rapidly enhancing their professional abilities to create concrete solutions for a range of businesses and technical environments. Learn additional information concerning how Progent is exceptional by visiting Ways That We Are Different.

Our Virtual Office Business Model
Progent's virtual office model uses advanced technologies that enable off-site support, wireless connectivity, convenient availability of our knowledge bases, and close cooperation with talented colleagues to help you to resolve challenging network problems. Our virtual office setting allows consultants to focus on providing service instead of fighting commutes and helps you nurture successful client relationships by permitting you to provide quick, effective, and affordable solutions. To learn more details about Progent's virtual office infrastructure, see Progent virtual Office Business Model.

Compensation Model and Benefit Packages
Progent's compensation is determined by revenue sharing. The money you earn is directly tied to what you contribute. Consultants have the option of concentrating on life style and electing to consult at an easy pace, utilizing our flexible schedule to follow personal pursuits, or you can use the opportunity to make considerable money through hard work and long hours. Progent also offers full family health insurance as well as many additional benefits. Find out more about Progent's compensation model and benefits by going to Our Compensation Model and Benefit Programs.

Working with Progent Questions and Answers
For answers to frequent enquiries about being employed by Progent, visit Employment at Progent FAQs.

The following is a list of Progent's current job opportunities:


Job Code
 
Job Description

P014

Sr. Microsoft IT Consulting Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for experienced Senior Microsoft computer consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a variety 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 through 2016. Key fields of expertise include network architecture, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Specifics on Senior Microsoft IT Consulting Expert Job


P016

Desktop Support Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for Desktop Support Consultants to assist our customers with maintenance, break/fix and project work. This is a 1099 consulting role that will be performed at Progent's client premises 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 our senior consultant to support the customer's end users.

Specifics on Desktop Support Expert Jobs


P018

Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is seeking experienced Sr. Microsoft computer consulting experts in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to help a variety of small and midsize businesses maintain IT environments 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, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

More information on Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consultant Positions


Expert

Senior Microsoft Exchange Expert - San Francisco Bay Area, Remote
Progent is seeking a Senior Exchange consultant to spearhead large-scale Microsoft Exchange design and implementation projects. The ideal applicant should be a technical consultant with mastery in the area of Exchange 2007 through 2016 and Exchange Online and with a solid understanding of Active Directory. This position would require a background in the consulting, architectural design, deployment and maintenance of these technologies.

Details about Sr. Microsoft Exchange Expert Positions


S25

Business Development Representative (BDR) - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is seeking a Business Development Representative (BDR) to operate as a senior-level sales executive who is responsible for selling the company's comprehensive portfolio of information technology outsourcing and network consulting, and application development services. Activities of the Business Development Representative include:
  • Generating and articulating key components of consulting propositions which tie our deliverables with real business value
  • Maintaining excellent relationships with Progent's customers
  • Providing ongoing client management and developing follow-on sales
  • Maintaining an understanding of rapidly evolving technology

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


If you want to apply for any job listed above, you should e-mail your resume to jobs@progent.com. Please state the code numbers of the positions of interest.

Additional Facts Concerning Opportunities with Us

Career Work for Network Engineers, Computer Service Technicians,
Security Experts, and Online Help Technicians

Progent wants to hire fulltime, solutions-driven Microsoft certified engineers with Microsoft MCSE certification; Cisco certified system engineers who have Cisco CCIE, CCNP, or CCNA certification; security consultants with CISM or comparable security certification; and high-end system design experts with a background in mobile access, wireless networking, high uptime, disaster recovery, data protection, and server virtualization. Progent also is looking for professionals to join our team of desktop support specialists and off-site support professionals. Also, We are hiring experienced administrators who can perform productively in our high-growth, virtual office culture.

By supporting a team of skilled and dedicated consultants, providing attentive client services, and offering a strong results-focused pricing structure, We have managed to increase our client list rapidly while delivering professional services to numerous businesses in the San Francisco area and throughout the United States. An advanced virtual office network, a common information database, and a group strategy for problem solving have allowed Progent to maintain a talented staff and a loyal client list.

For a network professional with technical support expertise, teaming with Progent or working for our customers will expand your skills through cooperation with Progent's staff of highly team-oriented, expert consultants. Our commitment to delivering information technology consulting and computer support to small companies will give you the opportunity to collaborate closely with key players and add significantly to the success of exciting businesses.

We are hiring consultants that can show recognized certification in their special expertise. So, if you are a Microsoft expert, you should have earned your MCSE credential. In the case of Cisco consultants, show us your Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert or CCNP credential. For security, you should have you Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Information Security Manager, or other top security credentials. Of course, Progent is aware of “paper MCSEs.” Still, the fact that a certificate does not ensure excellence is no reason for not earning one. If you know your field, then most of those tests should pose no challenge. The bottom line is that if you represent yourself to be an expert, then customers deserve to see credentials. Progent can market your talents, but you need to provide standard certifications for Progent to work with. If you happen to be adamantly opposed to the idea of certifications, Progent can understand and honor your position, but you are probably not an appropriate fit.

Contract Work for Qualified Experts for
Windows, Apple OS, Linux, and Sun Solaris Technology

For more than two decades, Progent's information technology professionals have offered low-cost and effective network support expertise for businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area and throughout the U.S. A sophisticated virtual office environment, a common support database, and a collaborative approach to problem solving have helped us to build a strong staff and dramatically grow a satisfied client base.

The Experts Team is Progent's way to provide clients the services of specialized information technology support engineers who have advanced skills and work background in key technologies outside of Progent's core concentration in network infrastructure and security. Experts Team members are typically freelance contractors and sometimes "moonlighters" who have been carefully qualified by Progent to collaborate with our in-house consultants to provide comprehensive, world-class information technology services to small and midsize businesses. Progent is continually enhancing our Experts Group in order to address the special needs of our clients.

Progent's Experts Group now provides consulting in these areas:

  • Macintosh networking and programs
  • Consulting for Linux, UNIX-powered, and Sun environments
  • Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management consulting
  • Strategic and specialized application support
  • CIO, management information analyst, and project management outsourcing
  • Custom applications design and integration
  • Web, eCommerce, EDI, and customer information portal development and deployment
  • SQL management and efficiency help
  • Business information expertise
  • Telecommunications systems consulting

Advantages of being a member of Our Experts Team include:

  • By associating with Progent, you get to benefit from the momentum of Progent's dramatic growth and excellent recognition in the industry. By maintaining a team of skilled and committed professionals, offering attentive client support, and practicing a strong, ROI-oriented pricing structure, Progent has quadrupled our clientele during the last few years and Progent now provides professoinal services to hundreds of companies in Northern California and across the United States.
  • Progent's veteran marketing team takes care of all aspects of marketing your skills and areas of expertise into our quickly growing customer base, so you expend less effort finding customers and more time making revenue.
  • We will assist in relationship building between you and our core team of expert Microsoft and Cisco certified consultants who are the conduit to the key executives among Progent's clients.
  • Progent's sales and operations groups will manage the complete sales and contracting process, from lead generation, job approval, customer requirements definition, skills matching, project scoping proposal writing, contract negotiation and generation. Your entire responsibility stays with providing top-quality consulting expertise.
  • Progent will gives you access to Progent's sophisticated virtual office environment, including professional conference sites in Northern California, and data and voice connectivity anywhere in the United States.
  • You will have access to our extensive database, processes based on leading practices, abundance of template-deliverable publications, and the shared experience from one of Northern California's largest independent groups of experienced consulting professionals.
  • Progent will pass on partner-only benefits from top vendors such as Microsoft and Cisco, including free ordiscounted training classes, web access to restricted vendor support utilities and technical support 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 fee to be part of our Experts Team, but we do have the following requirements to join:

  • You need to show a proven background as a consultant working on your own in your field of specialization, including a minimum two year history of successful contracting jobs and/or have an active client base to which you currently deliver continuing support activity.
  • You must show that you are an expert in your area of concentration, which includes having a long work-related history and strong references, and possess up-to-date manufacturer or institutional professional qualifications.
  • You should be able to carry yourself in a professional manner and be self motivated and confident in your skills. You should have strong communications skills and know how to operate successfully alone or as a member of a team.
  • You must know how to communicate proper expectations to clients and other Progent team members and you must be able scope out jobs, create task plans, and define reasonable work schedules.

Enhance Your Skills with Advanced Technology and
Working with the Top Group of Network Engineers

Progent's business climate will allow you to become a more capable professional by improving your technical skills and boosting the loyalty of your clients. Progent delivers on this promise by attracting the top professional talent for you to work with, providing a state-of-the-art network and communications infrastructure, using specialized application utilities to enable the maximum level of service, and by streamlining proven operational structures for finding and retaining clients.

The most important factor that distinguishes us from ordinary consulting companies is the quality of our consultants. Among the 50 or so consulting experts who have teamed with us, we have assembled the best expertise across a wide range of technologies. Be it Microsoft Windows, Cisco switches, network security, Mac, Linux/UNIX, server virtualization, or other key technologies, we engage professionals who can enable you to be successful on larger jobs by combining the aggregate experience of Progent's group of professionals.

To promote the success of Progent's consultants, we invest significantly in providing the best technology to do the work efficiently. Progent will exploit technology to an impressive degree and our advanced virtual office infrastructure enables seamless communications, cooperation, and knowledge exchange with other Progent consultants — all from at-home or mobile offices. You don’t waste time or forfeit income with regular commutes to a conventional office, and all travel you do for in-person customer work is based on your own time table, not ours. The best part is that much of Progent's consulting work can be performed remotely, representing maximum productivity for billable hours. In practice, some Progent staff do off-site support only.

Progent's business structure is set up for reacting quickly and efficiently to client needs through information exchange and cooperative problem resolution. Even though our consultants operate with a great deal of freedom, dispatching is unified, customer issues and resolutions are carefully monitored, recorded, and archived for easy retrieval, up-to-date engineer schedules are published to streamline team tasks and enable trouble escalation, and client satisfaction is always evaluated. We strengthen the sense of connection via periodic team conferences and quarterly company-wide events.

The majority of Progent's consultants are situated throughout Northern California, however we are attracting a quickly expanding group of network experts throughout America. Progent's virtual office environment does away with regional boundaries that limit the efficiency of conventional business structures. We enhance the package by providing a full employee care program to ensure the health and financial welfare of our team members and their families.

Just as we have world-class consulting professionals, Progent's marketing and operations groups live up to the high standards that defines Progent. These top-notch contributors to our growth are helping us to identify and sign up the 50-60 new customers we are currently acquiring every month. We recently marked the delivery of support to our 1,000th customer. Try typing “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to see for yourself why Progent is also a strong marketing organization.

Having a commitment to technical excellence is a key for growth with us. A job in consulting will drive you to enhance your skills more than you would in any other job in network technology. Being exposed to a steady series of technical challenges is what makes professional support interesting. Customers rely on a consultant to perform the toughest jobs. Creative tasks, leading-edge implementations, puzzling or chronic problems, and difficult migrations are the basis for what we do every day. With us, you will not stall or be pigeonholed, as is sadly common for network professionals in ordinary corporate jobs. You will wake up every day excited about the opportunities to come.

Along the way, you will meet some wonderful people, both by building close customer relationships and by working in conjunction with other Progent consultants, where you will benefit from and contribute to their growth. Yes, technology is important, but Progent is a relationship-oriented company from top to bottom. If you don’t offer strong people skills or like cooperating with a diverse assortment of personalities, then Progent is in all likelihood not a good match.

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

Get Quality of Life Improvements and Technical Success with
Our Advanced Virtual Office Infrastructure

Progent is convinced that a carefully designed and executed network is a pivotal factor for enabling any company's success, and Progent applies this belief in our own system infrastructure. Progent has created a fault-tolerant virtual office network that enables our staff consultants and authorized contractors to deliver fast and effective service, cooperate closely on sophisticated projects, and experience career and private maturity by acting as a member of a dynamic business culture of personal drive and independence.
















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