One of the top IT consulting companies for business systems, Progent manages a full-time team of certified support experts who concentrate on core technologies such as:

  • Microsoft technology
  • Cisco Integrated Services Routers, Catalyst and Nexus switches, ASA firewalls, wireless access points, plus Voice over IP and VPN solutions
  • Enterprise security expertise
  • Sophisticated network architecture
  • Remote IT support and system management

Progent's Experts Team, which includes freelance consultants certified and managed by Progent, offers highly refined skills in a broad range of vital software areas and networking solutions such as:

  • Macintosh and iOS integration and applications
  • Expertise for Linux-powered, UNIX-powered, and Sun Solaris systems
  • Dynamics Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management consulting
  • Business Intelligence consulting for platforms including Microsoft's SQL Server BI Stack, Power BI, and Microsoft Management Reporter/FRx
  • CIO, business analyst, and project logistics outsourcing
  • Web application development, integration, and debugging
  • SQL Server, MySQL and Oracle DBM programming and DBA help
  • Office Access application programming, migration and training
  • Microsoft Office and Office 365 consulting

Innovative models for acquiring customers, delivering service, establishing an efficient company culture, and offering highly competitive profit sharing have allowed us to become one of the fastest growing and most well respected Microsoft Gold Partners consulting organizations in the U.S. and to build an international organization for providing remote network assistance. If you are a certified computer technician or network consultant with an orientation towards a customer success and excellent people skills, you should consider Progent a chance for enhancing your technical knowledge, living a more independent career, and attaining financial success.

Learn Additional Information Concerning Working with Progent
Check out these links to find out additional information about our job openings, company culture, operational environment, profit sharing structure, and benefits packages:

Consulting Positions at Progent
Progent is hiring a variety of on-staff employees such as solutions-driven Microsoft MCSE and MCP computer consultants; system experts with Cisco CCIE, CCNP, or CCNA credentials; and specialists in fault-tolerant system architecture with backgrounds in mobile access, wireless networking, high-availability systems, business continuity planning, data protection, and virtual servers. Progent is also seeking workstation support experts, remote troubleshooting specialists, and CISSP, CISM, or CISA accredited security engineers. Progent is also hiring experienced managers and administrators able to operate effectively in Progent's high-growth, virtual office model. Find out more information about staff professional services positions at Progent by going to Consulting Careers at Progent.

Contracting Jobs at Progent
Progent contracts freelance professionals with in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience in crucial information technology areas beyond Progent's main technical focus. Our Experts Group employs independent consultants who can provide consulting and development support for strategic solutions that include MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management; possess specialized expertise with non-Microsoft operating systems such as Linux, Macintosh, or Solaris, or offer expert help in technologies such as telecom, web design, Juniper Networks infrastructure technology, eCommerce, or Oracle DBM programming and administration. Independent contractors qualified by Progent cooperate with our in-house engineers to provide end-to-end IT services for small company networks. In order to learn more information about contracting opportunities with our Experts Consulting Group, go to Contract Jobs at Progent.

Ways That We Are Different
Progent has been able to recruit the best professional talent by being unique. With a powerful mix of entrepreneurial spirit, commitment to customer satisfaction, use of state-of-the-art technology, plus an independent work model that offers life-style choices for Progent's consulting team, Progent creates a stimulating culture for talented individuals who have a desire for quickly enhancing their technical skills to create concrete benefits for a range of businesses and network environments. Learn additional information about ways that Progent is exceptional by visiting Ways That We Are Different.

Our Virtual Office Business Model
Our virtual office network incorporates advanced technical tools that support remote access, wireless connectivity, easy availability of Progent's support databases, and instant collaboration with talented colleagues to help you to deal with challenging network issues. Our virtual office setting frees you to focus on delivering IT solutions rather than dealing with traffic and helps you establish successful customer relationships by enabling you to come up with fast, viable, and cost-effective solutions. If you want to learn more details about our virtual office infrastructure, refer to Progent virtual Office Infrastructure.

Compensation Model and Benefit Packages
Our compensation model is based on revenue sharing. The money you earn is directly determined by the revenue you contribute. You have the choice of concentrating on quality of life and electing to consult at a more relaxed pace, using our flexible schedule to follow individual enthusiasms, or you can use the opportunity to earn significant income by hard work and long consulting time. Progent also offers comprehensive family health care insurance as well as many additional benefits. Find out more details concerning our compensation model and benefit programs by visiting Our Compensation Model and Benefits.

Employment at Progent Q&A
To see replies to frequent enquiries about being employed by Progent, refer to Working with Progent Frequently Asked Questions.

The following is a list of Progent's present job openings:


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P014

Sr. Microsoft Computer Consulting Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking proven Sr. Microsoft information technology consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a range of small and midsize businesses to manage IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key fields of expertise include system infrastructure, AD design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

More information on Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert Job


P016

Desktop Engineer - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking Desktop Support Experts to help Progent's customers with maintenance, break/fix and project work. This is a 1099 consulting role 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 users of all desktop and laptop computers powered by current Microsoft technologies. In addition, work closely 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.

Details about Desktop Engineer Job


P018

Sr. Microsoft IT Consultant - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is seeking experienced Senior Microsoft IT consultants in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to help a range 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 through 2016. Important fields of knowledge include network architecture, AD design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Specifics about Sr. Microsoft IT Consultant Positions


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Sr. Microsoft Exchange Expert - San Francisco Bay Area, Remote
Progent is looking for a Sr. Exchange expert to lead large-scale Microsoft Exchange design and deployment initiatives. The ideal candidate should be a computer consultant with mastery in Exchange 2007 through 2016 and Office 365 Exchange Online and with a solid grasp of Active Directory. This position calls for experience in the consulting, system design, implementation and support of these technologies.

Specifics on Senior Microsoft Exchange Consultant Positions


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Business Development Representative - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is seeking a Business Development Representative (BDR) to operate as a senior sales executive responsible for selling the company's comprehensive portfolio of information technology outsourcing and computer consulting, and application development services. Responsibilities of the BDR include:
  • Generating and explaining key elements of consulting propositions that tie Progent's deliverables with an organization's IT goals
  • Maintaining good relationships with customers
  • Providing continuing client management and generating follow-on engagements
  • Explaining rapidly changing technology

Specifics about Business Development Representative Job - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas


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

Details Concerning Jobs with Us

Staff Work for Network Consultants, Desktop Service Specialists,
Security Experts, and Online Help Professionals

Progent is seeking to hire staff-level, solutions-oriented Microsoft accredited consultants with Microsoft MCSE credentials; Cisco certified network engineers with CCIE credentials; security consultants with CISSP, CISM, or CISA or comparable security credentials; and high-end system design experts with experience in mobile solutions, wireless connectivity, fault tolerance, business continuity, data protection, and VMware. Progent also is hiring professionals to join Progent's team of help desk service specialists and off-site troubleshooting experts. In addition, Progent is hiring talented managers who can operate productively in our high-growth, virtual office environment.

By maintaining a staff of skilled and dedicated professionals, providing attentive client services, and offering a strong results-focused pricing model, Progent has managed to expand our customer list rapidly while delivering professional support to numerous companies in the San Francisco area and throughout the United States. An advanced virtual office network, a shared information base, and a team strategy for problem solving have helped Progent to maintain a talented staff and a satisfied client list.

For an information technology professional with troubleshooting expertise, teaming with Progent or helping our clients will enhance your knowledge through interaction with our group of mutually team-oriented, expert engineers. Progent's commitment to providing network expertise and technical help to small companies will give you the opportunity to work closely with key players and add appreciably to the success of dynamic companies.

We are looking for technical professionals who have verifiable certification related to their special focus. For example, if you are a Microsoft expert, you must have earned your MCSE certificate. For Cisco experts, show us your Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert or CCNP certificate. For network security, you should have earned you CISSP, CISA, CISM, or other leading security credentials. Naturally, Progent is aware of "paper experts". However, the fact that a credential does not guarantee expertise is no justification for not having one. If you have mastered your stuff, then the majority of those tests should pose no great difficulty. The crux of the matter is that if you are a professional, then customers expect certifications. Progent can market your skills, but you must provide standard credentials for Progent to work with. In case you happen to be strongly opposed to the concept of credentials, Progent can sympathize with and respect your position, but you are probably not a good candidate.

Freelance Jobs for Certified Experts for
Windows, Macintosh, Linux/UNIX, and Sun Technology

For more than 20 years, Progent's information technology professionals have offered affordable and successful computer support expertise for companies in the San Francisco Bay Area and across the United States. A sophisticated virtual office environment, a common technical knowledge base, and a team philosophy for problem resolution have enabled Progent to build a strong staff and quickly expand a loyal clientele.

The Experts Team is our way to provide clients the services of specialized information technology consulting professionals who have advanced skills and field background in key areas beyond Progent's core focus in network infrastructure and security. Experts Group consultants are often freelance contractors and sometimes "moonlighters" who have been thoroughly qualified by Progent to work closely with our in-house consultants to provide end-to-end, world-class information technology solutions to small businesses. We are continually enhancing our Experts Group in order to address the special needs of our customer base.

Progent's Experts Team currently provides consulting in these technologies:

  • Apple OS integration and programs
  • Consulting for Linux-based, UNIX-based, and Sun Solaris environments
  • Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management consulting
  • Mission-critical and specialized program help
  • Chief Information Officer, business analyst, and project management services
  • Special program design and integration
  • Web site, electronic business, EDI, and client portal design and deployment
  • SQL management and efficiency help
  • Business intelligence consulting
  • Telecommunications architecture consulting

Benefits of being a member of Our Experts Group include:

  • By working with us, you get to take advantage of the impact of our dramatic growth and excellent reputation in the market. By maintaining a team of skilled and dedicated consultants, providing excellent customer care, and following a strong, value-focused pricing structure, we have multiplied our clientele over the last several years and Progent currently delivers consulting services to hundreds of companies in California and throughout the United States.
  • Progent's veteran marketing team takes care of all aspects of marketing your services and technical knowledge into our rapidly expanding client base, so you spend less effort finding customers and extra time making money.
  • Progent will facilitate relationship building between you and Progent's key group of experienced Microsoft and Cisco qualified engineers who are the conduit to the decision makers among Progent's clients.
  • Progent's sales and administration groups will manage the entire selling and engagement cycle, from lead identification, project qualification, client requirements description, capabilities matching, job scoping proposal generation, contract negotiation and generation. Your entire responsibility stays with delivering high-level consulting expertise.
  • Progent will provide you access to Progent's advanced virtual office environment, offering professional conference locations in Northern California, plus data and voice connectivity throughout the United States.
  • You will have the benefit of our extensive knowledge base, processes based on leading practices, abundance of template-deliverable publications, and the shared expertise from one of Northern California's largest pool of expert network engineers.
  • Progent will share special benefits from top technology companies such as Microsoft and Cisco, including free ordiscounted educational seminars, web connections to restricted vendor support utilities and product support resources, and on-line internal use software for training and/or demonstration 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 Group, but Progent has these qualifications for membership:

  • You need to show a strong background as a consultant working on your own in your area of specialization, including a minimum two year history of successful contracting jobs and/or have an active client base to which you currently provide ongoing support services.
  • You should show that you are an expert in your area of concentration, which includes having a long work-related history and strong referrals, and possess up-to-date vendor and/or institutional professional certifications.
  • You have to know how to carry yourself in a professional manner and be self driven and assured in your skills. You need to have excellent people skills and understand how to work efficiently alone or as part of a team.
  • You have to be able to communicate realistic goals to clients and other Progent consultants and you must know how analyze jobs, create task plans, and define reasonable time lines.

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

Progent's work environment will allow you to become a better consulting professional by improving your technical skills and increasing the loyalty of your customers. Progent makes good on this commitment by recruiting the best professional talent for you to work with, offering an advanced network and communications infrastructure, running specialized software utilities to enable the maximum level of service, and by streamlining our operational models for finding and retaining clients.

The decisive factor that separates Progent from ordinary network support firms is the excellence of our consulting team. Among the 50 or so consulting experts who have teamed with us, we have assembled the best expertise across a wide array of technologies. Whether it’s Microsoft Windows, Cisco switches, corporate security, Apple, Linux, virtual servers, or other vital application, we deploy professionals who can enable you to be effective on major projects by combining the collective skills of our group of experts.

To ensure the success of Progent's team, we invest heavily in making available the best tools to do the job properly. We will leverage technology to an impressive extent and our state-of-the-art virtual office environment enables effortless communications, collaboration, and information sharing with fellow Progent consultants — entirely from at-home or mobile offices. Consultants don’t throw away time or forfeit revenue because of daily commutes to a physical office building, and any travel you do for in-person client jobs is based on your time table, not Progent's. The most attractive part is that much of Progent's consulting services can be performed off-site, offering 100% efficiency for income-producing hours. In fact, some of our staff do off-site support only.

Our business structure is geared towards reacting rapidly and efficiently to client needs through information exchange and collaborative problem resolution. Although Progent's consultants operate with a great deal of independence, dispatching is centralized, client problems and resolutions are carefully monitored, recorded, and archived for convenient retrieval, up-to-date engineer schedules are published to streamline team projects and simplify trouble escalation, and customer satisfaction is always monitored. We reinforce the sense of cooperation via periodic workgroup meetings and regular corporate events.

Most of our team is situated across California, but we are attracting a quickly growing group of consulting professionals throughout the United States. Progent's virtual office infrastructure does away with regional boundaries that limit the productivity of conventional business models. We enhance the package by providing a comprehensive employee care plan to ensure the health and financial security of our team members and their relations.

Not only do we have world-class consultants, Progent's sales and administration teams live up to the high standards that is Progent. These high-performance contributors to our success are helping us to identify and land the 50-60 new customers we are now acquiring every month. We recently celebrated the delivery of support to our 1,000th customer. Try typing “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to check for yourself why Progent is also a strong marketing organization.

Possessing a passion for technical excellence is a key for success with Progent. A job in consulting will push you to learn more than is possible in any other job in information technology. Being exposed to a continual stream of network challenges is what makes consulting interesting. Customers choose consultants to do the toughest jobs. Innovative projects, leading-edge implementations, vexing or chronic issues, and tricky upgrades are the foundation for our services every day. At Progent, you will not stall or be pigeonholed, as is sadly typical for network engineers in traditional corporate roles. You will wake up every day enthusiastic about the opportunities to come.

Along the way, you will meet some great people, both by establishing strong customer contacts and by working closely with other Progent team members, where you will benefit from and contribute to their growth. Of course, technology is important, but we are a relationship-oriented organization from top to bottom. If you do not have strong communications skills or like working with a diverse assortment of personalities, then we are probably a poor fit.

If this seems right for you, we invite you to talk to us about our view of the future of network consulting.

Get Quality of Life Improvements and Technical Success with
Our Sophisticated Virtual Office Environment

Progent is convinced that a carefully architected and implemented network is a pivotal piece for enabling any firm's success, and Progent follows this credo in our own system environment. We have created a non-stop virtual office infrastructure that allows our staff consultants and authorized contractors to deliver fast and effective service, cooperate closely on sophisticated jobs, and experience professional and personal growth from being part of an exciting company ethos of personal drive and independence.
















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