One of the top IT consulting companies for business systems, Progent maintains a large staff of talented service experts who concentrate on mainstream technologies such as:

  • Microsoft Windows products
  • Cisco routers, Catalyst and Nexus switches, ASA firewalls, wireless access points, plus Voice over IP and VPN products
  • Enterprise security analysis
  • Sophisticated connectivity architecture
  • Remote IT support and network administration

Our Experts Group, which includes freelance consultants certified and managed by Progent, offers exceptionally specialized knowledge in a broad range of critical business applications and networking technologies that include:

  • Macintosh and iOS networking and application software
  • Consulting for Linux-based, UNIX-based, and Sun systems
  • Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management customization
  • BI consulting for Microsoft's SQL Server BI Stack, Microsoft Power BI, and Microsoft Management Reporter/FRx
  • Chief Information Officer, business analyst, and project logistics outsourcing
  • Web application design, integration, and troubleshooting
  • SQL Server, MySQL and Oracle Database development and management help
  • Microsoft Access application development, migration and troubleshooting
  • Office desktop and Office 365 training

Creative structures for attracting customers, delivering support, nurturing an efficient working environment, and offering generous compensation and benefits have enabled us to be among the most rapidly expanding and most well respected Microsoft Partners consultant firms in the U.S. and to establish an international organization for providing online IT service. If you are an accredited IT support professional or network consultant with an orientation towards a client service and excellent communication skills, consultants will discover Progent a chance for increasing your technical knowledge, developing a more independent lifestyle, and achieving economic success.

Find Out Additional Details Concerning Working at Progent
Check out these pages to find out additional details concerning Progent's work opportunities, company philosophy, operational conditions, profit sharing model, and benefits packages:

Full-time Positions at Progent
Progent is looking for a range of on-staff workers including motivated Microsoft MCSE, MCSA, and MCP computer engineers; system consultants who have Cisco certification; and specialists in fault-tolerant network design with experience in mobile access, wireless networking, non-stop environments, disaster recovery planning, data protection, and VMware technology. Progent is also seeking workstation support experts, remote troubleshooting specialists, and CISM certified security professionals. We are also looking for veteran managers and administrators able to perform efficiently in our high-growth, virtual office environment. Find out more information concerning staff professional services work at Progent by visiting Full-time Jobs at Progent.

Freelance Work at Progent
Progent works with freelance consultants with specialized knowledge and working experience in crucial IT topics beyond our main technical focus. Our Experts Team employs contractors who can provide advice and programming services for line-of-business solutions that include Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM; possess deep knowledge of non-Microsoft platforms such as Linux, Macintosh, or Solaris, or can provide world-class help in areas like telecommunications, web site development, Juniper Networks infrastructure technology, eCommerce, or Oracle and MySQL DBM programming and management. Freelance contractors qualified by Progent coordinate with our staff engineers to deliver end-to-end IT services for small and midsize company networks. To learn additional information about contracting opportunities with our Experts Consulting Group, go to Freelance Opportunities with Progent.

Ways That Progent Is Unique
We have been able to recruit the top consulting talent by being different. Providing an innovative blend of entrepreneurial drive, dedication to customer success, use of advanced technical tools, and a flexible business structure that offers quality-of-life choices for Progent's consulting team, Progent offers a dynamic environment for talented individuals who posses a drive for rapidly improving their professional skills to deliver real-world benefits for a range of businesses and technical environments. Find out more information concerning reasons we are unique by going to Reasons That We Are Exceptional.

Progent's Virtual Office Infrastructure
Our virtual office model utilizes sophisticated technologies that allow remote support, wireless connectivity, easy availability of our support databases, and instant collaboration with talented colleagues to allow you to resolve business-critical IT problems. Our virtual office network enables consultants to focus on providing IT solutions rather than fighting traffic and lets consultants build successful client relationships by enabling you to come up with quick, effective, and cost-effective solutions. To learn additional details about our virtual office work environment, see Progent virtual Office Work Environment.

Compensation and Benefit Packages
Progent's compensation model is determined by revenue sharing. What you make is wholly tied to what you generate. Consultants have the choice of concentrating on quality of life and choosing to work at an easy pace, using our flexible structure to follow individual enthusiasms, or you can use the opportunity to earn considerable money by persistent effort and long consulting time. Progent also offers full family health care coverage as well as numerous additional benefits. Find out more details about our compensation model and benefits by referring to Our Compensation and Benefit Packages.

Jobs at Progent FAQs
To see answers to common enquiries concerning being a consultant at Progent, see Employment at Progent Frequently Asked Questions.

The following is a list of our available job opportunities:


Job Code
 
Job Description

P014

Senior Microsoft IT Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for experienced Senior Microsoft information technology consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a variety of small and midsize businesses to 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 system architecture, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Specifics on Sr. Microsoft IT Consultant 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 our 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 notebook computers based on current Microsoft technologies. In addition, 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.

More information on Desktop Engineer Job


P018

Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is seeking proven Senior Microsoft IT consulting experts in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to help a range of small businesses maintain networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important areas of expertise include network infrastructure, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Details about Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert Job


Expert

Sr. Exchange Expert - San Francisco Bay Area, Remote
Progent is seeking a Senior Microsoft Exchange consultant to lead large-scale Exchange planning and implementation projects. The ideal applicant would be a computer consultant with subject matter expertise in Exchange 2007 to 2016 and Office 365 Exchange Online and with a solid understanding of Active Directory. This position calls for a background in the consulting, architectural design, implementation and support of these technologies.

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S25

Business Development Representative (BDR) - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is looking for a Business Development Representative (BDR) to operate as a senior-level sales executive responsible for selling the company's broad selection of IT outsourcing/co-sourcing and computer consulting, and development services. Activities of the BDR include:
  • Generating and articulating key components of consulting proposals which tie our services with a customer's unique competitive requirements
  • Establishing and maintaining good relationships with customers
  • Providing continuing account management and generating follow-on engagements
  • Maintaining an understanding of rapidly changing IT technology

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If you wish to apply for any job listed above, you should send your background information to jobs@progent.com. Please copy the job codes of the jobs of interest.

More Information Concerning Work with Us

Career Work for Network Engineers, Desktop Support Technicians,
Security Experts, and Remote Help Technicians

Progent is seeking to hire staff-level, results-oriented Microsoft certified engineers with Microsoft MCSE certification; Cisco certified network engineers with Cisco CCIE or CCNP credentials; security professionals with CISA or comparable security credentials; and advanced system architecture experts with a background in mobile access, wireless connectivity, high availability, business continuity, data protection, and virtual servers. Progent also is looking for employees to join Progent's team of helpdesk support technicians and remote support experts. In addition, We are hiring talented administrators able to perform effectively in Progent's fast-paced, virtual office environment.

By maintaining a staff of skilled and motivated consultants, delivering attentive customer care, and following a strong results-based fee structure, We have managed to expand our client base dramatically while providing consulting support to numerous companies in Northern California and throughout the U.S. A sophisticated virtual office environment, a shared knowledge base, and a team approach to problem resolution have allowed Progent to maintain a skilled staff and a satisfied customer base.

For an information technology professional with technical support experience, joining Progent or helping Progent's customers can expand your knowledge via interaction with our staff of highly team-oriented, expert consultants. Our commitment to delivering network expertise and computer help to small and midsize organizations will give you the opportunity to work closely with key players and contribute appreciably to the growth of dynamic businesses.

We are hiring consultants that can show recognized credentials related to their technical expertise. For example, if you are a Microsoft consultant, you should have earned your Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer certificate. For Cisco consultants, have your Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert or Cisco Certified Network Professional certificate. For security, you should have earned you CISSP, CISA, Certified Information Security Manager, or other top security credentials. Naturally, we are familiar with “paper MCSEs.” Still, the fact that a certificate can not guarantee excellence is no excuse for not owning one. If you have mastered your field, then the majority of these tests should pose no great difficulty. The crux of the matter is that if you call yourself a professional, then customers expect credentials. Progent can broadcast your skills, but you should have basic credentials for Progent to work with. If you are strongly against the idea of credentials, Progent can sympathize with and honor your opinion, but you are likely not an appropriate candidate.

Contract Work for Certified Experts for
Windows, Mac, Linux-based, and Sun Technology

For more than 20 years, Progent's information technology engineers have offered affordable and successful network consulting expertise for companies in Northern California and throughout the United States. A sophisticated virtual office network, a common support knowledge base, and a team approach to problem resolution have helped us to retain a talented in-house team and dramatically grow a satisfied customer base.

The Experts Team is our way to provide clients the services of expert computer support engineers who have advanced knowledge and work experience in key technologies outside of our primary concentration in network support and security. Experts Team members are often freelance engineers and occasionally "moonlighters" who are thoroughly certified by us to collaborate with Progent's in-house consultants to provide end-to-end, enterprise-class information technology solutions to small and midsize companies. We are always enhancing the Experts Team in order to address the special requirements of our clients.

Our Experts Team now provides support in these areas:

  • Apple OS integration and programs
  • Consulting for Linux-powered, UNIX-based, and Sun environments
  • Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management customization
  • Mission-critical and vertical program help
  • CIO, management information analyst, and project logistics outsourcing
  • Custom applications development and deployment
  • Web site, eCommerce, Electronic Data Interchange, and client information portal design and deployment
  • DBM management and efficiency help
  • Management information consulting
  • Telecommunications architecture consulting

Advantages of being part of Progent's Experts Team include:

  • By associating with us, you can benefit from the momentum of Progent's explosive growth and top-notch reputation in the industry. By having a group of talented and dedicated professionals, providing attentive client support, and following a strong, ROI-focused billing structure, Progent has multiplied our clientele during the past several years and Progent currently delivers professoinal services to hundreds of businesses in California and across the U.S.
  • Progent's veteran marketing team handles all aspects of promoting your skills and areas of knowledge into our quickly expanding client base, so you spend less time finding clients and more time generating revenue.
  • We will facilitate relationship building between you and our core group of expert Microsoft and Cisco qualified engineers who act as the gateway to the key executives among Progent's clients.
  • Our sales and administration groups will manage the complete selling and contracting process, from opportunity generation, project approval, customer requirements definition, skills matching, project analysis proposal writing, contract negotiation and execution. Your entire focus stays with delivering high-level consulting expertise.
  • We will provide you access to our sophisticated virtual office environment, including professional meeting/work locations in Northern California, as well as Internet and telecomm connectivity anywhere in the United States.
  • You will have the benefit of our vast knowledge base, processes based on leading practices, abundance of template-deliverable documents, and the aggregate expertise from one of Northern California's largest independent groups of experienced network professionals.
  • We will share special benefits from top vendors such as Microsoft and Cisco, including no-cost ordiscounted educational seminars, web connections to restricted vendor troubleshooting utilities and technical maintenance 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 cost to become a member of Progent's Experts Team, but we do have strict qualifications for membership:

  • You should show a strong track record as a consultant working on your own in your field of specialization, including at least a two year history of completed consulting projects and/or have an active client base to which you now deliver ongoing consulting services.
  • You have to show that you have expertise in your area of concentration, including having a long task-relevant record and excellent referrals, and possess up-to-date manufacturer or industry professional certifications.
  • You have to know how to present yourself in a professional manner and be self driven and assured in your abilities. You must have excellent people skills and understand how to operate successfully alone or as part of a team.
  • You should know how to articulate realistic expectations to clients and fellow Progent consultants and you must be able analyze projects, create project plans, and define reasonable work schedules.

Improve Your Skills with Advanced Technology and
Joining the Top Team of Computer Engineers

Progent's work environment will allow you to become a more capable consultant by enhancing your information technology skills and boosting the loyalty of your clients. Progent makes good on this commitment by recruiting the top consulting experts for you to operate with, providing a state-of-the-art system architecture, using specialized software tools to deliver the highest quality of support, and by optimizing proven operational structures for finding and keeping customers.

The decisive factor that separates Progent from other network support companies is the quality of our consultants. Out of the 50 or so consulting experts who have teamed with us, we have recruited top expertise covering a wide range of technical areas. Whether it’s Microsoft Windows, Cisco switches, corporate security, Mac, Linux/UNIX, VMware, or other vital technologies, we deploy experts who can help you to be effective on major jobs by combining the aggregate skills of Progent's team of professionals.

To promote the success of Progent's team, we invest heavily in providing the best technology to do the work efficiently. Progent will leverage information technology to an extraordinary degree and our advanced virtual office environment allows seamless communications, cooperation, and information exchange with fellow Progent consultants — entirely from home-based or mobile offices. Consultants don’t throw away time or lose income because of regular drives to a physical office building, and all driving you do for in-person client jobs is based on your own time table, not ours. The best part is that most of Progent's consulting work can be performed remotely, representing 100% productivity for income-producing hours. In fact, some of our staff do remote consulting exclusively.

Progent's business structure is geared towards reacting rapidly and efficiently to client needs through knowledge sharing and collaborative problem resolution. Even though Progent's consultants operate with a great deal of freedom, resource allocation is centralized, client issues and resolutions are meticulously tracked, recorded, and organized for easy reference, up-to-date consultant schedules are published to streamline group tasks and simplify trouble escalation, and client approval is continually monitored. We reinforce the sense of cooperation via periodic team meetings and regular corporate events.

Most of Progent's team is situated throughout California, but Progent is building a quickly growing team of consulting professionals from across the U.S. Our virtual office infrastructure eliminates regional boundaries that restrict the efficiency of traditional company models. We enhance the package by providing a full employee care plan to ensure the physical health and financial welfare of our employees and their relations.

Not only do we have awesome consultants, Progent's marketing and administration teams live up to the excellence that is Progent. These high-performance contributors to our success are enabling us to target and land the 50-60 new clients we are currently acquiring every month. Progent lately marked the delivery of services to our 1,000th customer. Just type “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to see for yourself why we are also a strong sales organization.

Having a passion for technical excellence is a cornerstone for growth with us. 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 steady series of network challenges is what keeps professional support exciting. Customers choose a consultant to perform the “hard stuff.” Innovative tasks, advanced deployments, vexing or entrenched issues, and difficult migrations are the foundation for what we do daily. With us, you will not stall or be narrowly defined, as is sadly typical for computer professionals in traditional corporate jobs. You will wake up every day excited about the challenges to come.

On the way, you will meet some great people, both by building strong client contacts and by operating in conjunction with other Progent consultants, where you will learn from and contribute to their growth. Of course, technology is important, but we are a relationship-focused organization from top to bottom. If you do not offer strong people skills or enjoy working with a varied group of personalities, then we are probably a poor match.

If all this sounds good to you, we urge you to talk to Progent about our vision of the future of information technology consulting.

Get Lifestyle Improvements and Technical Success with
Progent's Advanced Virtual Office Environment

Progent believes that a carefully architected and executed information system can be a crucial factor for accelerating any firm's growth, and we apply this credo in our own network infrastructure. Progent has created a fault-tolerant virtual office infrastructure that allows our in-house consultants and certified contractors to deliver rapid and effective support, collaborate closely on complex jobs, and gain from career and private maturity from being part of a dynamic business ethos of personal drive and independence.
















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