Among America's top computer consulting companies for small and midsize business networks, Progent maintains a large team of certified service experts who focus on mainstream technologies such as:

  • Microsoft technology
  • Cisco Integrated Services Routers, Catalyst and Nexus switches, firewalls, wireless APs, plus Voice over IP and VPN solutions
  • Enterprise security expertise
  • Advanced system infrastructures
  • Remote troubleshooting and system management

Progent's Experts Team, which includes independent experts qualified and managed by Progent, offers highly specialized skills covering a wide variety of critical software areas and network solutions that include:

  • Apple OS and iOS networking and applications
  • Expertise for Linux-powered, UNIX, and Sun Solaris environments
  • Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management consulting
  • BI expertise for SQL Server BI Stack, Microsoft Power BI, and Crystal Reports
  • CIO, business analyst, and project management outsourcing
  • Web-based app development, deployment, and debugging
  • SQL Server, MySQL and Oracle DBM programming and management help
  • Microsoft Access database application programming, migration and training
  • Microsoft Office desktop and Microsoft Office 365 custom training

Innovative models for finding clients, delivering support, creating an efficient working environment, and offering highly competitive compensation have allowed Progent to be among the most rapidly growing and most well respected Microsoft Partners consulting firms in America and to establish a worldwide organization for providing remote network support. If you are a certified IT support professional or network consultant with a focus on a customer service and strong communication skills, consulting professionals should consider Progent a chance for adding to your technical skills, developing a more rewarding lifestyle, and attaining financial security.

Learn Additional Information About Jobs with Progent
Check out these links to find out more details concerning Progent's job openings, business culture, work environment, profit sharing structure, and benefits packages:

Consulting Work at Progent
We are seeking a range of full-time professionals such as solutions-driven Microsoft MCSE and MCSA computer engineers; network experts who have Cisco CCIE, CCNP, or CCNA credentials; and specialists in advanced network design with backgrounds in mobile connectivity, wireless networking, high-availability environments, business continuity solutions, data preservation, and server virtualization. We are also seeking workstation support technicians, remote service professionals, and CISM or CISSP accredited security engineers. We are also looking for veteran managers who can operate effectively in Progent's high-growth, virtual office model. Find out additional details concerning staff professional services positions at Progent by referring to Full-time Careers at Progent.

Freelance Jobs at Progent
Progent works with freelance consultants who have in-depth expertise and hands-on experience in high-demand information technology topics outside our primary technical focus. Progent's Experts Team hires freelance consultants who offer advice and development support for line-of-business solutions such as Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM; possess deep expertise with non-Microsoft platforms such as Linux derivatives, Apple OS, or Sun, or offer expert skills in areas like telecommunications, web site development, Juniper Networks infrastructure technology, eCommerce, or Oracle Database development and management. Freelance contractors qualified by Progent coordinate with Progent's full-time professionals to deliver end-to-end IT services for small business networks. To find out more details about contracting work with our Experts Team, see Contract Opportunities with Progent.

How Progent Is Different
Progent has been able to attract the top professional experts by being unique. Providing an innovative mix of entrepreneurial spirit, dedication to client success, use of advanced technology, plus a flexible business structure that accommodates life-style options for Progent's team members, Progent offers a dynamic setting for select individuals who posses a drive for quickly enhancing their professional abilities to deliver concrete benefits for a range of businesses and technical environments. Find out more details concerning how Progent is unique by referring to How We Are Different.

Our Virtual Office Network
Progent's virtual office model utilizes sophisticated technical tools that enable remote access, wireless communication, convenient availability of Progent's knowledge bases, and instant collaboration with talented colleagues to allow you to solve challenging IT issues. Progent's virtual office model allows consultants to concentrate on providing service rather than dealing with traffic and helps consultants nurture lasting client relationships by enabling you to come up with quick, viable, and affordable solutions. In order to learn more details about Progent's virtual office business model, see Progent virtual Office Work Environment.

Compensation Model and Benefit Packages
Progent's compensation model is determined by revenue sharing. What you earn is wholly determined by the revenue you contribute. You have the option of focusing on quality of life and choosing to consult at a more relaxed pace, utilizing our versatile structure to make time for individual enthusiasms, or you can take advantage of the chance to earn significant money through hard effort and long consulting time. Progent also provides full family health coverage as well as numerous additional benefits. Find out more details about Progent's compensation and benefit packages by referring to Progent Compensation and Benefit Packages.

Jobs at Progent FAQs
For replies to frequent enquiries about becoming a consultant at Progent, visit Jobs at Progent Questions and Answers.

The following is a description of our present job openings:


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Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking experienced Sr. Microsoft computer consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a variety of small and midsize businesses to manage IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 through 2016. Key areas of expertise include network infrastructure, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

More information about Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consultant Job


P016

Desktop Engineer - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for Desktop Support Consultants to help our customers with maintenance, break/fix and project work. This is a 1099 consulting role that will be performed at Progent's customer premises in the San Francisco Bay Area. Daytime availability is needed, Monday through Friday. Our consultant will maintain and support users of all desktop and laptop computers powered by current Microsoft technologies. In addition, work extensively with client's executives, management, IT staff or under the direction or guidance of Progent's senior consultant to support the customer's end users.

Specifics about Desktop Support Expert Jobs


P018

Senior Microsoft IT Consulting Expert - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is looking for experienced Sr. Microsoft IT consultants in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to help a range of small organizations manage networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important areas of expertise include network infrastructure, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Details about Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consultant Job


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Senior Microsoft Exchange Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area, Online
Progent is looking for a Sr. Exchange expert to lead large-scale Exchange planning and deployment projects. The ideal candidate would be a technical consultant with expertise in the area of Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016 and Office 365 Exchange Online and with a thorough understanding of Active Directory. This role demands a background in the consulting, system design, implementation and support of these platforms.

Specifics on Sr. Microsoft Exchange Expert Jobs


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Business Development Representative - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is seeking a Business Development Representative to work as a senior-level sales executive who is responsible for selling the company's broad portfolio of IT outsourcing and computer consulting, and development services. Responsibilities of the BDR include:
  • Producing and explaining key elements of consulting proposals which tie our deliverables with a customer's unique competitive requirements
  • Establishing and maintaining excellent relationships with Progent's clients
  • Providing continuing account management and generating follow-on engagements
  • Maintaining an understanding of rapidly changing IT technology

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


If you want to ask about any opening listed above, you should e-mail your background information to jobs@progent.com. Be sure to state the job codes of the jobs that interest you.

More Information About Opportunities at Progent

Career Jobs for Network Consultants, Desktop Support Technicians,
Security Consultants, and Remote Support Technicians

Progent is seeking to hire fulltime, solutions-driven Microsoft certified engineers with Microsoft MCSE, MCSA, or MCP credentials; Cisco certified system consultants who have Cisco CCIE, CCNP, or CCNA certification; security consultants with CISSP, CISM, or CISA or comparable security certification; and advanced network architecture experts with experience in mobile solutions, wireless connectivity, high availability, workplace recovery, information protection, and virtual servers. Progent also is hiring professionals who can join our staff of help desk support specialists and off-site support experts. Also, Progent is seeking experienced managers who can operate productively in Progent's fast-paced, virtual office environment.

By maintaining a staff of skilled and dedicated consultants, delivering world-class client care, and offering a strong value-focused fee structure, Progent has been able to expand our customer list rapidly while providing consulting services to numerous companies in Northern California and across the United States. A sophisticated virtual office environment, a shared knowledge base, and a team strategy for problem solving have allowed Progent to retain a skilled consulting team and a satisfied client list.

If you are an information technology professional with technical support expertise, joining Progent or helping Progent's clients can expand your skills via cooperation with our group of mutually supportive, expert consultants. Our commitment to providing network expertise and computer support to small and midsize companies will give you the chance to work closely with decision makers and contribute appreciably to the growth of dynamic companies.

Progent is looking for consultants who can show verifiable certification related to their special focus. So, if you are a Microsoft consultant, you must have earned your Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer certificate. For Cisco experts, have your Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert or Cisco Certified Network Professional credential. For network security, you should have earned you CISSP, CISA, Certified Information Security Manager, or one of the other leading security certifications. Naturally, Progent is familiar with "paper experts". Nevertheless, simply because a credential can not guarantee excellence is no justification for not having one. If you know your stuff, then most of these tests should pose no challenge. The crux of the matter is that if you represent yourself to be a professional, then customers deserve to see certifications. Progent can market your talents, but you need to provide basic credentials for Progent to market. If you stand strongly against the idea of credentials, Progent can sympathize with and honor your opinion, but you are likely not a good fit.

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

For over 20 years, Progent's computer engineers have provided low-cost and effective computer consulting services for businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area and throughout the U.S. A sophisticated virtual office environment, a common technical database, and a team approach to problem solving have enabled us to build a strong consulting group and dramatically grow a satisfied clientele.

The Experts Team is our way to provide clients the help of expert information technology consulting professionals who have advanced skills and field experience in important areas outside of Progent's core concentration in network support and security. Experts Group consultants are typically freelance contractors and occasionally "moonlighters" who have been carefully qualified by Progent to collaborate with our staff engineers to provide comprehensive, enterprise-class network services to small businesses. Progent is always expanding the Experts Group to address the special requirements of our customer base.

Our Experts Group currently offers consulting in these technologies:

  • Macintosh integration and applications
  • Support for Linux-based, UNIX, and Sun Solaris environments
  • Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM customization
  • Mission-critical and vertical program help
  • CIO, business analyst, and project logistics services
  • Special applications design and integration
  • Web, electronic business, Electronic Data Interchange, and customer portal development and deployment
  • SQL support and performance help
  • Management intelligence expertise
  • Telecommunications architecture consulting

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

  • By working with us, you can take advantage of the momentum of Progent's dramatic expansion and excellent reputation in the marketplace. By having a group of skilled and dedicated professionals, providing excellent client care, and practicing a strong, ROI-oriented pricing structure, we have multiplied our customer base during the past few years and Progent currently provides consulting services to hundreds of businesses in California and throughout the U.S.
  • Progent's veteran marketing team takes care of all facets of marketing your services and areas of knowledge into our rapidly growing client base, so you expend less effort finding clients and extra time making revenue.
  • Progent will assist in relationship building between you and our core group of expert Microsoft and Cisco certified consultants who act as the gateway to the key executives among our clients.
  • Progent's sales and administration staffs will take care of the entire selling and engagement cycle, from opportunity generation, job approval, customer needs description, capabilities matching, project scoping proposal writing, agreement negotiation and generation. Your entire responsibility stays with delivering high-level consulting expertise.
  • We will provide you connections to Progent's advanced virtual office infrastructure, offering convenient meeting/work sites in Northern California, plus Internet and telecomm connectivity anywhere in the United States.
  • You will have the benefit of Progent's extensive knowledge base, procedures based on leading practices, library of professional publications, and the aggregate expertise from one of the country's largest independent groups of experienced information technology engineers.
  • Progent will share special benefits from top vendors such as Microsoft and Cisco, including no-cost orlow-cost training classes, web connections to restricted vendor troubleshooting tools and technical support resources, and on-line in-house use software for training 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 no fee to become part of our Experts Team, but Progent has the following requirements for membership:

  • You should show a strong background as a consultant operating independently in your field of expertise, including a minimum two year record of completed contracting projects or you must have an active client base to which you now deliver continuing consulting activity.
  • You must show that you are an expert in your field of concentration, including showing an extensive task-relevant history and strong referrals, and possess current manufacturer or institutional professional certifications.
  • You need to be able to present yourself in a professional way and be self motivated and confident in your abilities. You need to have excellent inter-personal skills and understand how to operate effectively alone or as a member of a team.
  • You need to know how to communicate proper expectations to customers and other Progent consultants and you must be able analyze tasks, create task plans, and estimate reasonable time lines.

Enhance Your Abilities with Advanced Technology and
Joining the Top Team of Network Engineers

Progent's company culture will make you a more capable consultant by improving your information technology skills and increasing the satisfaction of your customers. Progent delivers on this promise by attracting the top consulting talent for you to work with, providing an advanced system architecture, running proprietary software tools to enable the highest quality of support, and by optimizing our operational models for finding and maintaining customers.

The decisive factor that differentiates Progent from ordinary consulting companies is the quality of our support professionals. Out of the scores of consulting experts who have joined us, we have assembled top talent covering a broad array of technologies. Be it Microsoft servers, Cisco firewalls, network security, Macintosh, Linux/UNIX, virtual servers, or other vital technologies, we engage experts who can enable you to be successful on larger projects by leveraging the aggregate skills of Progent's team of professionals.

To promote the success of Progent's team, we invest heavily in providing the most powerful technology to do the job properly. Progent will leverage information technology to an impressive degree and our state-of-the-art virtual office environment enables seamless connectivity, cooperation, and information sharing with fellow Progent consultants — entirely from home-based or mobile offices. You don’t waste time or lose revenue because of daily drives to a physical office building, and all driving you do for on-site client jobs is determined by your own schedule, not ours. The best part is that much of Progent's consulting services can be done remotely, offering maximum efficiency for income-producing time. In fact, some Progent team members do remote support only.

Our business structure is set up for reacting quickly and effectively to customer needs through knowledge sharing and cooperative problem solving. Although our consultants operate with a high level of independence, dispatching is centralized, client problems and resolutions are carefully tracked, documented, and organized for convenient reference, up-to-date engineer schedules are broadcast to streamline group tasks and simplify problem escalation, and customer satisfaction is always monitored. We strengthen the feeling of cooperation via periodic workgroup meetings and regular company-wide events.

The majority of Progent's consultants are situated across California, but Progent is building a rapidly growing group of network experts throughout the U.S. Progent's virtual office environment eliminates regional obstacles that restrict the productivity of traditional company structures. We enhance the package by providing a full benefit program to ensure the health and financial security of our employees and their relations.

Not only do we have awesome consultants, our marketing and operations teams live up to the high standards that defines Progent. These top-notch contributors to Progent’s success are helping us to target and land the scores of new clients we are now engaging every month. We recently celebrated the delivery of services to our 1,000th customer. Try typing “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to check for yourself why Progent is also an effective marketing operation.

Having a passion for technical excellence is a key for success with Progent. A job in consulting will drive you to enhance your skills more than you would in any other job in information technology. Being exposed to a continual stream of technical challenges is what keeps consulting exciting. Clients choose a consultant to do the “hard stuff.” Creative tasks, advanced implementations, vexing or chronic issues, and difficult migrations are the foundation for what we do every day. With us, you will not stall or be pigeonholed, as is all too common for network professionals in traditional corporate roles. You will wake up every morning excited about the challenges to come.

On the way, you will meet some great people, both by building close client relationships and by working closely with other Progent team members, where you will benefit from and add to their success. Yes, technology is vital, but we are a relationship-oriented organization heart and soul. If you do not offer excellent communications skills or enjoy working with a diverse group of personalities, then Progent is in all likelihood a poor match.

If this seems right for you, we invite you to contact Progent about our view of the new paradigm of network consulting.

Get Lifestyle Benefits and Professional Success with
Our Advanced Virtual Office Environment

Progent is convinced that a carefully designed and executed information system is a pivotal piece for enabling a firm's growth, and Progent applies this philosophy in our own system infrastructure. Progent has created a fault-tolerant virtual office infrastructure that allows our staff consultants and authorized contractors to offer rapid and efficient support, collaborate closely on sophisticated jobs, and experience professional and private growth from being part of an exciting company culture of personal drive and independence.
















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