One of the premiere IT consultant firms for business networks, Progent maintains a large team of certified service professionals who concentrate on mainstream IT areas including:

  • Microsoft Windows products
  • Cisco routers, Catalyst and Nexus switches, firewalls, wireless APs, plus Voice over IP and VPN products
  • Enterprise security analysis
  • Advanced system infrastructures
  • Off-site IT support and system management

Our Experts Group, which contracts freelance consultants qualified and coordinated by Progent, offers highly specialized knowledge covering a broad variety of vital software applications and network technologies that include:

  • Macintosh and iOS networking and applications
  • Support for Linux-powered, UNIX-powered, and Sun Solaris environments
  • Dynamics MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM customization
  • BI consulting for SQL Server BI Stack, Excel Data Analysis Tools, and Crystal Reports
  • CIO, management information analyst, and project logistics services
  • Web app development, deployment, and troubleshooting
  • SQL Server and Oracle DBM programming and management consulting
  • Office Access database programming, migration and training
  • Office desktop and Office 365 consulting

Creative structures for attracting clients, providing support, maintaining a dynamic working environment, and offering generous compensation have allowed us to be one of the most rapidly growing and most well respected Microsoft Partners consulting organizations in the United States and to establish a worldwide organization for delivering remote IT service. If you are a certified IT technician or information technology expert with a focus on a customer success and excellent people skills, you should consider Progent a chance for enhancing your technical knowledge, living a more independent career, and achieving financial success.

Find Out More Information About Working with Progent
Check out these links to find out additional information concerning our job openings, company culture, operational environment, compensation structure, and benefits:

Full-time Work at Progent
We are looking for a variety of on-staff employees such as solutions-driven Microsoft MCSE and MCSA computer consultants; network consultants who have CCIE certification; and consultants for advanced system architecture with experience in mobile connectivity, wireless integration, high-availability environments, business continuity solutions, data protection, and virtual servers. We are also seeking desktop support experts, off-site troubleshooting specialists, and CISSP accredited security professionals. Progent is also seeking veteran managers and administrators who can perform effectively in our high-growth, virtual office model. Find out additional details concerning staff consulting work at Progent by referring to Consulting Careers at Progent.

Contracting Jobs with Progent
Progent contracts independent consultants with in-depth expertise and hands-on background in important IT topics outside our main technical focus. Progent's Experts Team hires independent consultants who can provide consulting and programming services for strategic applications that include MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM; have deep knowledge of popular platforms such as Linux, Macintosh, or Sun, or offer world-class skills in areas like telecommunications, web site development, Juniper infrastructure technology, web commerce, or Oracle Database development and administration. Independent consultants certified by us coordinate with our in-house consultants to provide end-to-end IT services for small company networks. To find out more information about freelance jobs with our Experts Team, see Freelance Work with Progent.

Reasons That Progent Is Different
We have been able to attract the best professional talent by being unique. Providing a powerful blend of enterprising drive, insistence on customer satisfaction, use of advanced technical tools, plus a flexible business structure that accommodates quality-of-life choices for our consulting team, Progent offers a dynamic culture for talented consultants who posses a drive for rapidly improving their technical skills to deliver concrete solutions for a variety of businesses and network environments. Learn more details concerning how Progent is different by referring to Ways That We Are Unique.

Our Virtual Office Business Model
Our virtual office environment provides advanced technologies that enable off-site support, wireless connectivity, easy access to Progent's support databases, and close cooperation with talented team members to help you to handle business-critical IT issues. Our virtual office structure enables consultants to concentrate on delivering IT solutions instead of fighting traffic and lets you nurture lasting client relationships by permitting you to come up with fast, viable, and cost-effective solutions. In order to find out additional details about Progent's virtual office work environment, refer to Progent virtual Office Business Model.

Compensation Model and Benefits
Our compensation model is based on revenue sharing. What you make is entirely tied to what you generate. You have the choice of concentrating on quality of life and electing to consult at a more relaxed pace, utilizing Progent's flexible structure to make time for individual pursuits, or you can choose to make significant money through persistent effort and lots of consulting time. Progent also provides full family health insurance plus many additional benefits. Find out more about our compensation and benefit packages by going to Progent Compensation and Benefits.

Consulting at Progent Questions and Answers
For replies to popular questions concerning becoming employed by Progent, go to Consulting at Progent Q&A.

Here is a description of some current job openings:


Job Code
 
Job Description

P014

Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for experienced Sr. Microsoft information technology consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a variety 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 through 2016. Key areas of knowledge include network architecture, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

More information on Senior Microsoft IT Consulting Expert Positions


P016

Desktop Engineer - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking Desktop Support Consultants to help Progent's clients with maintenance, break/fix and project work. This is a 1099 consulting position that will be performed at Progent's customer sites in the San Francisco Bay Area. Daytime availability is required, Monday through Friday. Our consultant will maintain and support clients of all desktop and laptop computers based on current Microsoft technologies. Also, work extensively with client's executives, management, IT group or under the direction or guidance of Progent's senior consultant to support the customer's end users.

More information about Desktop Engineer Positions


P018

Senior Microsoft IT Consulting Expert - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is seeking experienced Senior Microsoft computer consulting experts in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to help a variety of small businesses manage IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key areas of expertise include network architecture, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Specifics on Senior Microsoft Computer Consultant Jobs


Expert

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

Details on Sr. Exchange Consultant Job


S25

Business Development Representative (BDR) - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is looking for a Business Development Representative (BDR) to work as a senior sales executive responsible for selling Progent's comprehensive selection of information technology outsourcing and network consulting, and application development services. Responsibilities of the BDR include:
  • Generating and explaining key components of consulting proposals which align Progent's deliverables with real business value
  • Establishing and maintaining good relationships with Progent's customers
  • Providing continuing account management and developing follow-on engagements
  • Explaining rapidly changing IT technology

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


If you would like to enquire about any position shown above, you should send your resume to jobs@progent.com. Please state the code numbers of the jobs that interest you.

Additional Facts About Opportunities at Progent

Career Work for Network Consultants, Desktop Service Specialists,
Security Experts, and Remote Help Professionals

Progent wants to find full-time, results-driven Microsoft certified engineers with Microsoft MCSE, MCSA, or MCP credentials; Cisco certified system engineers with CCIE certification; security professionals who have CISSP, CISM, or CISA or equivalent security certification; and advanced network architecture experts with a background in mobile access, wireless networking, service continuity, workplace recovery, information protection, and VMware. Progent also is hiring employees who can work on our team of helpdesk support specialists and remote support professionals. Also, We are looking for talented managers able to operate effectively in our fast-paced, virtual office culture.

By maintaining a staff of skilled and motivated consultants, providing attentive customer services, and following a competitive results-based pricing structure, We have been able to expand our customer list dramatically while providing consulting support to hundreds of companies in the San Francisco area and throughout the U.S. A sophisticated virtual office network, a common information database, and a team approach to problem resolution have helped Progent to maintain a skilled consulting team and a satisfied customer base.

If you are an information technology consultant with technical support expertise, teaming with Progent or working for our clients can expand your knowledge via interaction with our staff of highly supportive, talented engineers. Progent's commitment to delivering information technology expertise and computer help to small companies will offer you the chance to work closely with key players and contribute appreciably to the success of dynamic businesses.

We are looking for consultants who can show recognized certification related to their special focus. So, if you are a Microsoft expert, you must have your Microsoft MCSE certificate. For Cisco consultants, have your Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert or CCNP credential. For security, you should have earned you CISSP, CISA, Certified Information Security Manager, or other leading security credentials. Naturally, we are familiar with "paper experts". However, simply because a credential can not guarantee expertise is no reason for not having one. If you have mastered your stuff, then most of these tests should be no challenge. The crux of the matter is that if you represent yourself to be an expert, then customers expect certifications. Progent will broadcast your talents, but you need to have basic credentials for us to market. If you stand adamantly against the concept of certifications, we can sympathize with and respect your opinion, but you are likely not a good fit.

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

For over two decades, Progent's information technology engineers have offered low-cost and effective network support services for small businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area and across the U.S. A sophisticated virtual office environment, a common technical knowledge base, and a collaborative philosophy for problem resolution have helped us to retain a talented in-house team and dramatically expand a satisfied customer base.

The Experts Team is Progent's way to offer customers the services of specialized information technology support professionals who have advanced knowledge and field experience in important areas beyond Progent's core concentration in network support and security. Experts Group members are often freelance contractors and sometimes "moonlighters" who have been thoroughly certified by Progent to collaborate with our staff engineers to provide end-to-end, enterprise-class information technology solutions to small and midsize companies. Progent is always enhancing our Experts Team in order to address the particular needs of our clients.

Our Experts Group now provides consulting in these technologies:

  • Macintosh integration and applications
  • Expertise for Linux-based, UNIX-based, and Sun Solaris systems
  • MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management customization
  • Line-of-business and vertical program help
  • Chief Information Officer, business analyst, and project management services
  • Special applications development and deployment
  • Web, electronic business, EDI, and client portal design and integration
  • Database support and performance help
  • Business intelligence consulting
  • Telecommunications architecture support

Benefits of becoming part of Our Experts Team include:

  • By associating with Progent, you can leverage the momentum of Progent's explosive growth and excellent reputation in the marketplace. By having a group of skilled and dedicated consultants, providing excellent client support, and practicing a proven, value-oriented billing structure, Progent has quadrupled our clientele during the last several years and Progent now delivers professoinal services to hundreds of companies in California and throughout the United States.
  • Our veteran marketing team handles all aspects of marketing your services and technical expertise into our rapidly growing client base, so you spend less effort signing up clients and extra time generating money.
  • We will facilitate relationship building between you and Progent's key team of expert Microsoft and Cisco certified consultants who are the gateway to the key executives among our clients.
  • Progent's selling and administration groups will manage the entire sales and contracting process, from opportunity generation, project qualification, client needs description, skills matching, job scoping proposal generation, agreement negotiation and execution. Your entire responsibility is on delivering top-quality consulting service.
  • We will provide you access to Progent's advanced virtual office environment, including professional conference sites throughout Northern California, as well as Internet and telecomm connectivity throughout the U.S.
  • You will have access to our extensive knowledge base, procedures based on industry best practices, library of template-deliverable documents, and the aggregate expertise from one of the country's largest pool of experienced information technology professionals.
  • Progent will share partner-only benefits from top vendors such as Microsoft and Cisco, including no-cost orlow-cost training classes, on-line access to restricted vendor support tools and product support resources, and downloadable in-house use software for education 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 cost to be part of our Experts Group, but Progent has the following qualifications for membership:

  • You must show a strong track record as a consulting professional working on your own in your area of specialization, including a minimum two year history of successful contracting projects or you must have an active client base to which you currently deliver continuing support activity.
  • You should demonstrate that you have expertise in your field of specialization, which includes having a long task-relevant record and strong referrals, and have up-to-date vendor and/or industry professional qualifications.
  • You need to know how to carry yourself in a professional way and be self driven and assured in your abilities. You should have excellent communications skills and know how to work successfully alone or as a member of a group.
  • You need to know how to explain proper goals to clients and other Progent consultants and you should be able scope out jobs, create task plans, and define realistic work schedules.

Improve Your Skills with the Best Technology and
Joining the Top Team of Network Consultants

Progent's work environment will allow you to become a better professional by enhancing your technical skills and boosting the satisfaction of your customers. Progent delivers on this promise by recruiting the top consulting talent for you to work with, providing a state-of-the-art system infrastructure, using specialized application utilities to enable the maximum quality of support, and by streamlining proven operational structures for attracting and keeping clients.

The main factor that separates Progent from typical consulting companies is the high caliber of our support professionals. Out of the scores of consultants who have teamed with Progent, we have assembled top expertise covering a wide array of technical areas. Be it Microsoft servers, Cisco firewalls, corporate security, Mac, Linux, server virtualization, or other crucial technologies, we engage experts who can enable you to be successful on larger projects by combining the collective skills of our team of professionals.

To ensure the success of Progent's team, we invest significantly in providing the best technology to perform the job properly. We will exploit technology to an impressive extent and our state-of-the-art virtual office infrastructure allows seamless connectivity, collaboration, and information exchange with other Progent consultants — all from at-home or on-the-road offices. Consultants don’t throw away time or forfeit revenue because of regular drives to a physical office, and all driving you do for in-person client jobs is determined by your time table, not ours. The best benefit is that most of our consulting services can be performed remotely, offering maximum productivity for income-producing time. In fact, some of our staff do off-site consulting only.

Progent's business structure is geared towards reacting rapidly and effectively to client requirements via knowledge exchange and cooperative problem resolution. Although Progent's engineers work with a high level of freedom, dispatching is unified, client issues and solutions are carefully tracked, recorded, and archived for convenient retrieval, current consultant schedules are published to streamline team projects and enable trouble escalation, and customer satisfaction is continually monitored. We strengthen the sense of cooperation via periodic team meetings and regular corporate events.

Most of our team is located throughout California, however Progent is building a rapidly growing team of consulting professionals throughout America. Our virtual office environment does away with regional boundaries that limit the efficiency of traditional business structures. We enhance the deal by providing a comprehensive benefit plan to ensure the physical health and financial security of our team members and their families.

Not only do we have world-class consultants, our marketing and operations groups live up to the excellence that characterizes Progent. These top-notch factors behind Progent’s growth are helping us to identify and sign up the 50-60 new customers we are currently acquiring every month. Progent lately 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 sales organization.

Possessing a passion for technical excellence is a key for growth with us. A career in consulting will drive you to learn more than is possible in any other job in network technology. Being confronted by a continual series of technical challenges is what makes consulting interesting. Customers rely on consultants to do the toughest jobs. Innovative tasks, advanced implementations, vexing or entrenched issues, and difficult upgrades are the basis for what we do daily. With us, you will not stall or be pigeonholed, as is all too common for network professionals in traditional corporate jobs. You will awake every morning enthusiastic about the opportunities to come.

Along the way, you will work with some great people, both by building strong client relationships and by operating in conjunction with other Progent team members, where you will learn from and add to their growth. Yes, technology is vital, but Progent is a relationship-focused company heart and soul. If you do not offer excellent people skills or enjoy cooperating with a diverse group of people, then Progent is probably a poor fit.

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

Enjoy Lifestyle Improvements and Technical Prowess with
Our Advanced Virtual Office Environment

Progent believes that a well architected and executed information system is a crucial factor for enabling a firm's growth, and we apply this credo in our own system environment. We have created a fault-tolerant virtual office infrastructure that allows our staff engineers and authorized contractors to deliver fast and efficient support, cooperate closely on complex projects, and gain from professional and personal maturity by acting as a member of an exciting company culture of personal drive and freedom.
















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