One of the top IT consultant firms for small and midsize business systems, Progent maintains a large staff of talented support professionals who focus on core technologies such as:

  • Microsoft Windows products
  • Cisco Integrated Services Routers, switches, ASA firewalls, wireless APs, plus VoIP products
  • Network security analysis
  • Advanced connectivity architecture
  • Off-site IT support and network administration

Our Experts Team, which contracts freelance experts certified and managed by Progent, provides highly specialized skills covering a broad variety of key business applications and network solutions such as:

  • Macintosh and iOS networking and application software
  • Support for Linux-based, UNIX-powered, and Sun Solaris systems
  • Microsoft Dynamics MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM customization
  • BI expertise for Microsoft's SQL Server BI Stack, Excel Data Analysis Tools, and Microsoft Management Reporter/FRx
  • Chief Information Officer, business analyst, and project management services
  • Web application software development, deployment, and troubleshooting
  • SQL Server, MySQL and Oracle Database development and DBA help
  • Microsoft Access database application development, enhancement and training
  • Microsoft Office desktop and Office 365 online training

Creative structures for acquiring customers, providing support, establishing an efficient company culture, and offering highly competitive compensation have enabled Progent to become one of the fastest expanding and best respected Microsoft Gold Partners consulting organizations in the United States and to establish an international organization for delivering remote network service. If you are a certified computer support professional or information technology consultant with a focus on a client success and strong communication skills, consultants will find in Progent an opportunity for enhancing your technical skills, developing a more independent career, and attaining economic success.

Learn More Details Concerning Working with Progent
Check out these pages to find out more details about Progent's work opportunities, business culture, operational environment, profit sharing model, and benefits:

Consulting Work at Progent
We are hiring a variety of on-staff professionals such as motivated Microsoft MCSE, MCSA, and MCP computer consultants; connectivity consultants with Cisco CCIE certification; and consultants for advanced network design with experience in mobile access, wireless integration, high-availability systems, business continuity planning, data protection, and server virtualization. Progent is also looking for desktop support technicians, off-site service professionals, and CISA or CISM certified security engineers. We are also seeking veteran managers and administrators able to perform effectively in Progent's dynamic, virtual office environment. Find out additional details concerning full-time consulting positions at Progent by going to Full-time Jobs at Progent.

Contract Opportunities with Progent
Progent contracts independent consultants with in-depth expertise and hands-on experience in crucial IT topics outside Progent's main technical focus. Our Experts Group hires independent consultants who can provide consulting and programming support for line-of-business applications such as MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM; possess specialized expertise with non-Microsoft platforms such as Linux derivatives, Apple OS, or Solaris, or can provide world-class help in technologies such as telecommunications, web site development, Juniper Networks infrastructure technology, eCommerce, or Oracle and MySQL DBM programming and management. Independent consultants certified by us cooperate with Progent's full-time consultants to provide end-to-end solutions for small company networks. In order to learn more details about contracting work with Progent's Experts Team, go to Contracting Opportunities with Progent.

Reasons That Progent Is Unique
Progent has managed to attract the top consulting experts by being different. With a powerful blend of entrepreneurial drive, dedication to customer success, utilization of advanced technical tools, and an independent business structure that allows for life-style options for Progent's team members, Progent offers a dynamic environment for talented individuals who have a drive for quickly improving their technical abilities to deliver real-world solutions for a variety of organizations and technical environments. Find out more details about ways that Progent is exceptional by referring to Reasons That We Are Exceptional.

Progent's Virtual Office Network
Our virtual office model incorporates advanced technical tools that support off-site support, wireless connectivity, easy availability of our support databases, and close cooperation with mobile team members to help you to solve challenging IT problems. Our virtual office environment frees consultants to concentrate on delivering service rather than fighting commutes and lets consultants build successful customer relationships by enabling you to provide quick, viable, and affordable solutions. In order to find out more details concerning Progent's virtual office network, visit Progent virtual Office Network.

Compensation and Benefit Packages
Our compensation is determined by revenue sharing. What you earn is directly based on the revenue you contribute. You have the option of focusing on life style and electing to work at an easy pace, using our flexible structure to follow personal pursuits, or you can choose to earn significant income by hard effort and lots of hours. Progent also offers complete family health care coverage plus many additional benefits. Learn more concerning our compensation model and benefits by going to Our Compensation Model and Benefit Programs.

Jobs at Progent Questions and Answers
For answers to common questions about being a consultant at Progent, refer to Employment at Progent Q&A.

This is a list of our available job openings:


Job Code
 
Job Description

P014

Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for experienced Sr. Microsoft information technology consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a range of small organizations to manage IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key fields of expertise include system infrastructure, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Specifics about Senior Microsoft IT Consultant Positions


P016

Desktop Engineer - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking Desktop Support Experts to help Progent's clients with maintenance, break/fix and project work. This is a 1099 consulting role that will be performed at Progent's customer locations in the San Francisco Bay Area. Daytime availability is needed, Monday through Friday. Our consultant will maintain and support clients 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 Support Expert Job


P018

Senior Microsoft IT Consulting Expert - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is seeking proven Senior Microsoft computer consultants in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to help a range of small businesses manage IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important areas of knowledge include network infrastructure, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

More information about Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert Positions


Expert

Sr. Microsoft Exchange Expert - San Francisco Bay Area, Online
Progent is seeking a Sr. Exchange expert to lead enterprise-level Microsoft Exchange design and deployment projects. The ideal applicant would be a technical consultant with expertise in the area of Exchange 2007 through 2016 and Office 365 and with a solid grasp of Microsoft AD. This role calls for a background in the consulting, system design, deployment and support of these platforms.

More information about Senior Microsoft Exchange Consultant Positions


S25

Business Development Representative (BDR) - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is seeking a Business Development Representative to work as a senior sales executive who is responsible for selling Progent's comprehensive portfolio of information technology outsourcing and computer consulting, and application development services. Responsibilities of the Business Development Representative include:
  • Generating and articulating crucial elements of service propositions which tie Progent's deliverables with real business value
  • Establishing and maintaining excellent relationships with Progent's clients
  • Providing ongoing client management and generating follow-on engagements
  • Maintaining an understanding of continually changing IT technology

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


If you want to apply for any opening shown above, please e-mail your background information to jobs@progent.com. Be sure to state the job codes of the jobs of interest.

Additional Facts Concerning Jobs at Progent

Fulltime Jobs for Network Engineers, Computer Service Technicians,
Security Consultants, and Online Support Technicians

Progent wants to find fulltime, results-driven Microsoft accredited consultants with Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer credentials; Cisco certified system consultants with Cisco CCIE or CCNP certification; security professionals who have CISA or comparable security certification; and advanced network design experts with a background in mobile solutions, wireless connectivity, service continuity, business continuity, information protection, and VMware. Progent also is looking for employees to join our staff of desktop support specialists and off-site support professionals. Also, We are hiring talented administrators who can perform effectively in our high-growth, virtual office environment.

By supporting a staff of skilled and dedicated professionals, delivering world-class customer services, and offering a strong value-focused fee structure, We have been able to increase our customer list rapidly while providing consulting support to hundreds of companies in Northern California and throughout the United States. A sophisticated virtual office network, a shared information base, and a group strategy for problem resolution have helped Progent to maintain a talented consulting team and a loyal customer base.

For an information technology professional with troubleshooting expertise, joining Progent or helping Progent's clients will expand your skills through cooperation with our staff of mutually supportive, talented engineers. Progent's focus on delivering network consulting and computer support to small organizations will give you the chance to collaborate intimately with decision makers and add significantly to the growth of dynamic companies.

We are looking for technical professionals who have verifiable certification related to their technical focus. So, if you are a Microsoft expert, you should have earned your Microsoft MCSE certificate. In the case of Cisco professionals, have your Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert or Cisco Certified Network Professional credential. For security, you should have earned you CISSP, CISA, Certified Information Security Manager, or other leading security credentials. Naturally, Progent is aware of “paper MCSEs.” Still, the fact that a credential does not guarantee excellence is no justification for not having one. If you have mastered your stuff, then the majority of these certifications should present no challenge. The bottom line is that if you are a professional, then clients deserve to see certifications. We can broadcast your skills, but you must provide a baseline of credentials for us to market. If you stand strongly opposed to the concept of credentials, we can understand and honor your position, but you are probably not a good candidate.

Freelance Jobs for Certified Experts for
Windows, Apple OS, Linux/UNIX, and Sun Solaris Technology

For more than 20 years, Progent's consulting engineers have provided affordable and successful computer support expertise for small businesses in Northern California and throughout the United States. A sophisticated virtual office network, a common support knowledge base, and a collaborative approach to problem solving have helped Progent to build a talented in-house team and quickly expand a satisfied clientele.

The Experts Team is Progent's way to offer customers the services of expert computer support engineers who have advanced skills and field background in important areas outside of our primary focus in system infrastructure and security. Experts Group consultants are often independent contractors and occasionally "moonlighters" who have been carefully qualified by Progent to collaborate with our in-house consultants to deliver end-to-end, world-class network solutions to small companies. Progent is always expanding the Experts Team to meet the particular requirements of our clients.

Progent's Experts Group currently provides support in these technologies:

  • Macintosh networking and applications
  • Consulting for Linux-based, UNIX-based, and Sun Solaris systems
  • MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management customization
  • Mission-critical and specialized application help
  • CIO, management information analyst, and project logistics services
  • Special program design and integration
  • Web site, eCommerce, EDI, and client portal design and deployment
  • DBM support and efficiency consulting
  • Business intelligence consulting
  • Telecom architecture consulting

Advantages of becoming part of Our Experts Team include:

  • By working with us, you get to benefit from the impact of our dramatic expansion and top-notch recognition in the industry. By maintaining a group of talented and dedicated professionals, offering attentive customer care, and practicing a proven, value-focused billing model, Progent has quadrupled our customer base during the past few years and Progent now provides consulting support to hundreds of businesses in Northern California and throughout the United States.
  • Our experienced marketing staff takes care of all facets of marketing your services and technical expertise into our quickly growing customer base, so you spend less effort finding customers and more time generating revenue.
  • Progent will facilitate relationship building between you and Progent's core group of experienced Microsoft and Cisco certified engineers who are the conduit to the key executives among Progent's customers.
  • Our sales and operations teams will manage the complete sales and engagement process, from opportunity generation, job approval, customer requirements description, capabilities matching, job analysis proposal generation, agreement negotiation and execution. Your exclusive responsibility stays with delivering high-level consulting expertise.
  • We will gives you connections to our advanced virtual office environment, offering convenient meeting/work locations throughout Northern California, and data and voice connectivity anywhere in the United States.
  • You will have the benefit of Progent's vast knowledge base, procedures based on best practices, library of template-deliverable documents, and the aggregate expertise from one of the country's largest pool of expert network engineers.
  • Progent will share special benefits from leading vendors such as Microsoft and Cisco, including free ordiscounted educational seminars, on-line access to special vendor support utilities and product maintenance resources, and on-line 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 not any fee to be a member of Progent's Experts Group, but Progent has the following requirements to join:

  • You need to have a proven background as a consulting professional operating on your own in your area of specialization, including a minimum two year record of completed contracting projects or you must have an active client base to whom you now provide ongoing support services.
  • You must demonstrate that you are an expert in your field of concentration, which includes having a long task-relevant history and excellent references, and have current manufacturer or institutional professional certifications.
  • You need to know how to present yourself in a professional way and be self driven and assured in your skills. You should have strong inter-personal skills and understand how to operate efficiently alone or as part of a group.
  • You should be able to articulate proper expectations to clients and other Progent consultants and you need to be able analyze jobs, create project plans, and estimate reasonable time lines.

Improve Your Skills with Advanced Technology and
Working with the Top Group of Computer Consultants

Progent's company culture will allow you to become a more capable professional by enhancing your technical knowledge and boosting the satisfaction of your customers. Progent makes good on this promise by attracting the best professional experts for you to operate with, providing a state-of-the-art system architecture, running custom application tools to deliver the maximum quality of service, and by optimizing proven business models for attracting and maintaining clients.

The decisive factor that differentiates us from other consulting firms is the quality of our support professionals. Out of the scores of consultants who have teamed with us, we have assembled the best expertise across a broad array of technical areas. Be it Microsoft Windows, Cisco firewalls, corporate security, Apple, Linux, server virtualization, or other crucial areas, we engage experts who can enable you to be successful on larger jobs by leveraging the collective skills of our group of experts.

To ensure the success of Progent's team, we invest significantly in making available the most powerful tools to perform the work properly. We will exploit information technology to an impressive extent and our advanced virtual office infrastructure allows seamless communications, cooperation, and knowledge sharing with fellow Progent consultants — all from home-based or on-the-road offices. Consultants don’t throw away time or lose revenue with regular commutes to a conventional office, and all driving you do for in-person customer jobs is determined by your schedule, not Progent's. The best part is that most of our support work can be performed off-site, offering maximum productivity for billable hours. In fact, some of our team members do off-site consulting exclusively.

Our operations are geared towards reacting rapidly and efficiently to client needs via information exchange and cooperative problem resolution. Although Progent's consultants work with a high level of independence, dispatching is centralized, client issues and solutions are meticulously tracked, recorded, and archived for easy retrieval, current engineer availability is broadcast to facilitate team projects and enable trouble escalation, and client approval is continually evaluated. We reinforce the feeling of cooperation via periodic team conferences and quarterly company-wide events.

The majority of our team is situated across California, however we are building a rapidly growing group of consulting experts from across America. Progent's virtual office environment does away with geographic boundaries that limit the productivity of traditional company structures. We enhance the deal by providing a full benefit plan to promote the health and economic security of our team members and their relations.

Just as we have awesome consulting professionals, our sales and administration groups live up to the excellence that characterizes Progent. These top-notch contributors to our success are helping us to identify and land the 50-60 new clients we are currently acquiring each month. Progent recently celebrated the delivery of services to our 1,000th customer. Just type “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to see for yourself why Progent is also an effective sales organization.

Having a passion for technical proficiency is a key for growth with Progent. A career in consulting will push you to learn more than you would in any other job in network technology. Being exposed to a continual stream of technical challenges is what keeps consulting exciting. Customers rely on a consultant to do the “hard stuff.” Innovative projects, leading-edge deployments, vexing or chronic issues, and difficult upgrades are the basis for our services every day. At Progent, you will not stall or be pigeonholed, as is all too common for computer professionals in ordinary corporate roles. You will wake up every day enthusiastic about the challenges ahead.

On the way, you will meet some wonderful folks, both by establishing strong client relationships and by working closely with other Progent team members, where you will learn from and contribute to their success. Of course, technology is vital, but we are a relationship-focused organization heart and soul. If you don’t have strong communications skills or enjoy working with a diverse assortment of people, then Progent is probably a poor match.

If all this seems good to you, we invite you to contact Progent about our view of the future of network consulting.

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

Progent believes that a carefully architected and executed network is a pivotal factor for enabling any company's success, and we apply this belief in our corporate system environment. We have created a zero-downtime virtual office infrastructure that allows our staff engineers and certified contractors to offer fast and efficient service, collaborate easily on sophisticated jobs, and experience career and private maturity by being part of an exciting business culture of personal drive and independence.
















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