One of the top IT consulting companies for small and midsize business networks, Progent manages a large team of talented service professionals who concentrate on mainstream IT areas such as:

  • Microsoft Windows products
  • Cisco routers, switches, ASA firewalls, access points, plus Voice over IP and VPN products
  • System security expertise
  • Advanced connectivity architecture
  • Off-site IT support and system administration

Progent's Experts Team, which contracts freelance experts certified and managed by Progent, offers exceptionally specialized skills in a wide range of vital business areas and network technologies that include:

  • Macintosh and iOS networking and applications
  • Expertise for Linux, UNIX-based, and Sun systems
  • Dynamics Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM consulting
  • BI consulting for platforms including Microsoft's SQL Server BI Stack, Power BI, and Microsoft Management Reporter/FRx
  • Chief Information Officer, management information analyst, and project logistics services
  • Web-based application development, deployment, and troubleshooting
  • SQL Server, MySQL and Oracle DBM programming and DBA consulting
  • Office Access database application development, enhancement and troubleshooting
  • Microsoft Office desktop and Microsoft Office 365 training

Innovative structures for finding customers, providing support, creating a dynamic company culture, and providing generous compensation have allowed us to become one of the fastest growing and most well respected Microsoft Partners consultant organizations in America and to establish an international presence for providing remote IT assistance. If you are an accredited computer support professional or network consultant with a focus on a customer service and excellent people skills, you will find in Progent a chance for increasing your professional skills, living a more independent career, and achieving financial success.

Learn More Details Concerning Jobs at Progent
Follow these pages to find out more information about Progent's job openings, company philosophy, operational environment, compensation structure, and benefits:

Full-time Careers at Progent
Progent is seeking a range of full-time employees such as solutions-driven Microsoft MCSE and MCSA network consultants; connectivity consultants who have CCIE certification; and consultants for fault-tolerant network design with experience in mobile access, wireless integration, high-availability systems, business continuity planning, data preservation, and VMware technology. Progent is also seeking workstation support experts, off-site troubleshooting professionals, and CISM or CISSP certified security engineers. Progent is also hiring veteran managers and administrators able to perform effectively in our high-growth, virtual office environment. Learn more information about full-time consulting work at Progent by going to Full-time Positions at Progent.

Freelance Work with Progent
Progent contracts independent professionals with specialized knowledge and field background in high-demand IT areas outside our primary service concentration. Our Experts Group employs contractors who can provide advice and development support for line-of-business applications that include MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management; possess specialized expertise with popular platforms such as Linux derivatives, Apple OS, or Solaris, or offer world-class help in areas such as telecom, web development, Juniper Networks products, eCommerce, or Oracle DBM development and administration. Freelance contractors certified by us cooperate with Progent's in-house engineers to provide comprehensive solutions for small and midsize company networks. In order to find out more information concerning freelance opportunities with our Experts Consulting Group, go to Contract Work with Progent.

How Progent Is Different
Progent has been able to attract the best professional experts by being different. With a powerful mix of entrepreneurial spirit, insistence on customer satisfaction, use of advanced technology, plus a flexible business structure that accommodates quality-of-life options for our consulting team, Progent offers a dynamic setting for select individuals who posses a desire for rapidly improving their professional skills to create real-world solutions for a range of businesses and technical environments. Find out additional information about ways that we are different by visiting Reasons That We Are Exceptional.

Progent's Virtual Office Network
Our virtual office environment incorporates state-of-the-art technologies that allow remote access, wireless communication, convenient access to our support databases, and instant collaboration with talented colleagues to help you to solve challenging network issues. Our virtual office environment frees consultants to concentrate on delivering service rather than dealing with traffic and lets you nurture lasting client relationships by enabling you to provide quick, effective, and affordable solutions. If you want to find out additional information concerning our virtual office infrastructure, go to Progent virtual Office Business Model.

Compensation Model and Benefit Packages
Progent's compensation is determined by revenue sharing. The money you make is entirely tied to the revenue you contribute. Consultants have the option of concentrating on life style and choosing to consult at an easy pace, using our versatile structure to make time for personal enthusiasms, or you can use the opportunity to make considerable income through persistent work and lots of consulting time. Progent also offers complete family health care insurance plus many other benefits. Learn more details about our compensation and benefits by going to Our Compensation Model and Benefit Packages.

Jobs at Progent Frequently Asked Questions
To see replies to popular questions about becoming a consultant at Progent, see Working with Progent Frequently Asked Questions.

Here is a description of our current job openings:


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Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking experienced Senior Microsoft computer consulting experts 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 areas of expertise include network infrastructure, AD design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

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P016

Desktop Support Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for Desktop Support Experts to help our customers with maintenance, break/fix and project work. This is a 1099 consulting position that will be performed at our 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 the latest Microsoft technologies. Also, work extensively with customer's executives, management, IT staff or under the direction or guidance of our senior consultant to support the client's end users.

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P018

Sr. Microsoft IT Consulting Expert - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is seeking experienced Sr. Microsoft IT consultants in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to help a variety of small and midsize businesses manage IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Key fields of knowledge include system architecture, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

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Sr. Exchange Expert - San Francisco Bay Area, Remote
Progent is seeking a Senior Microsoft Exchange expert to lead large-scale Exchange design and deployment projects. The right candidate would be a computer consultant with subject matter expertise in Exchange 2007 to 2016 and Office 365 and with a solid understanding of Active Directory. This position demands a background in the consulting, system design, implementation and support of these platforms.

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Business Development Representative - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is looking for a Business Development Representative (BDR) to work as a senior-level sales executive who is responsible for selling Progent's comprehensive selection of information technology outsourcing/co-sourcing and computer consulting, and application development services. Activities of the BDR include:
  • Generating and articulating crucial elements of consulting proposals which tie Progent's deliverables with an organization's IT goals
  • Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with Progent's customers
  • Providing continuing client management and developing follow-on engagements
  • Maintaining an understanding of continually changing technology

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If you would like to ask about any job shown above, you should send your resume to jobs@progent.com. Please copy the code numbers of the positions that interest you.

More Information About Opportunities at Progent

Career Jobs for Network Engineers, Desktop Service Specialists,
Security Experts, and Online Support Professionals

Progent is seeking to find staff-level, solutions-driven Microsoft certified engineers with Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer certification; Cisco accredited network consultants who have Cisco credentials; security professionals with CISSP, CISM, or CISA or equivalent security credentials; and high-end system architecture experts with experience in mobile solutions, wireless networking, high availability, business continuity, data protection, and server virtualization. Progent also is looking for professionals to join our team of helpdesk support specialists and remote troubleshooting experts. In addition, We are hiring talented administrators able to perform productively in our fast-paced, virtual office culture.

By maintaining a team of skilled and dedicated consultants, providing attentive client services, and following a competitive results-focused pricing model, We have been able to increase our client base dramatically while delivering professional services to numerous companies in Northern California and across the United States. An advanced virtual office environment, a shared knowledge base, and a group strategy for problem resolution have helped Progent to maintain a skilled consulting team and a satisfied customer base.

For an information technology consultant with technical support expertise, joining Progent or helping our clients can enhance your knowledge via interaction with our group of highly team-oriented, expert consultants. Progent's commitment to providing network consulting and computer help to small and midsize companies will give you the chance to collaborate intimately with decision makers and add appreciably to the success of dynamic businesses.

Progent is hiring consultants who can show recognized certification in their special expertise. So, if you are a Microsoft expert, you should have your Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer certificate. In the case of Cisco experts, have your Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert or CCNP credential. For security, you should have earned you Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Certified Information Systems Auditor, CISM, or other top security credentials. Of course, Progent is familiar with "paper experts". Nevertheless, the fact that a credential can not guarantee excellence is no justification for not having one. If you have mastered your stuff, then the majority of these tests should be no challenge. The crux of the matter is that if you call yourself a professional, then customers deserve to see credentials. We will promote your skills, but you need to provide a baseline of credentials for Progent to market. If you stand strongly opposed to the idea of certifications, Progent can sympathize with and honor your opinion, but you are probably not an appropriate candidate.

Freelance Work for Qualified Application Specialists for
Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Sun Technology

For more than two decades, Progent's computer engineers have provided low-cost and effective computer consulting services for businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area and throughout the United States. A sophisticated virtual office environment, a shared technical database, and a team philosophy for problem solving have helped Progent to build a talented consulting group and quickly expand a loyal client base.

The Experts Group is Progent's way to offer customers the services of specialized computer support engineers who have in-depth knowledge and work experience in important areas beyond our core concentration in network support and security. Experts Group members are often freelance contractors and occasionally "moonlighters" who are carefully qualified by Progent to work closely with Progent's staff consultants to provide comprehensive, enterprise-class information technology services to small businesses. Progent is continually enhancing our Experts Group in order to address the particular requirements of our customer base.

Our Experts Group now offers support in these technologies:

  • Macintosh networking and applications
  • Expertise for Linux-based, UNIX-powered, and Sun environments
  • Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM expertise
  • Mission-critical and specialized program help
  • Chief Information Officer, management information analyst, and project management services
  • Custom applications development and deployment
  • Web, electronic business, EDI, and customer portal development and integration
  • DBM management and performance consulting
  • Management information expertise
  • Telecom systems support

Advantages of being part of Our Experts Team include:

  • By working with us, you get to take advantage of the impact of our dramatic expansion and excellent reputation in the industry. By having a group of talented and committed consultants, providing attentive client support, and practicing a strong, ROI-oriented pricing structure, Progent has multiplied our customer base during the last several years and Progent now delivers consulting support to hundreds of businesses in California and across the U.S.
  • Progent's experienced marketing team handles all aspects of marketing your services and areas of knowledge into our rapidly expanding client base, so you expend less time finding clients and more time making money.
  • Progent will assist in relationship building between you and our key team of experienced Microsoft and Cisco certified consultants who act as the gateway to the influential managers among our customers.
  • Progent's sales and operations staffs will take care of the complete sales and contracting cycle, from lead generation, project approval, client needs definition, skills matching, job scoping proposal writing, agreement negotiation and generation. Your exclusive focus is on providing top-quality consulting service.
  • Progent will provide you connections to our advanced virtual office environment, offering professional conference sites throughout the San Francisco area, plus Internet and telecomm access anywhere in the United States.
  • You will have the benefit of our extensive database, processes based on leading practices, abundance of professional publications, and the aggregate expertise from one of Northern California's largest independent groups of expert network engineers.
  • Progent will pass on special benefits from top vendors including Microsoft and Cisco, including no-cost orlow-cost educational seminars, web access to restricted vendor support tools and product maintenance resources, and downloadable internal 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 fee to become part of Progent's Experts Group, but Progent has these requirements to join:

  • You need to have a strong track record as a consultant operating on your own in your area of specialization, including a minimum two year history of successful contracting projects or you must have your own active client base to whom you now provide ongoing consulting activity.
  • You have to show that you have expertise in your field of concentration, including showing an extensive work-related history and strong referrals, and possess up-to-date manufacturer or industry professional qualifications.
  • You need to know how to present yourself in a professional manner and be self driven and assured in your skills. You need to have excellent communications skills and be able to work successfully alone or as a member of a team.
  • You have to know how to communicate realistic goals to customers and other Progent consultants and you should be able analyze tasks, create task plans, and estimate realistic work schedules.

Enhance Your Skills with Advanced Technology and
Joining a Great Team of Network Consultants

Progent's business climate will make you a better professional by improving your information technology knowledge and boosting the satisfaction of your clients. Progent delivers on this commitment by attracting the best consulting talent for you to work with, providing an advanced system infrastructure, using proprietary application tools to deliver the highest quality of support, and by optimizing proven business structures for finding and retaining customers.

The main factor that distinguishes Progent from other network support firms is the quality of our service staff. Out of the 50 or so consulting experts who have teamed with us, we have recruited top expertise covering a broad array of technical areas. Whether it’s Microsoft servers, Cisco switches, corporate security, Apple, Linux/UNIX, server virtualization, or other crucial areas, we engage professionals who can enable you to be effective on larger jobs by combining the collective experience of Progent's team of experts.

To promote the success of our consultants, we invest significantly in providing the most powerful technology to do the job efficiently. We will exploit technology to an impressive extent and our state-of-the-art virtual office infrastructure enables seamless connectivity, cooperation, and knowledge exchange with fellow Progent team members — all from home-based or mobile offices. Consultants don’t throw away time or forfeit income with regular drives to a physical office building, and all driving you do for on-site customer work is determined by your own time table, not Progent's. The best part is that most of our support work can be done remotely, representing maximum efficiency for income-producing time. In practice, some of our staff do off-site consulting exclusively.

Progent's business structure is set up for responding quickly and effectively to customer requirements via knowledge sharing and cooperative problem solving. Although our consultants work with a high level of independence, resource allocation is centralized, client issues and resolutions are meticulously tracked, recorded, and archived for convenient reference, current consultant schedules are published to facilitate team projects and enable problem escalation, and client satisfaction is continually monitored. We strengthen the feeling of connection through monthly workgroup meetings and quarterly corporate events.

Most of Progent's consultants are situated across Northern California, however we are attracting a quickly expanding group of consulting experts from across the U.S. Progent's virtual office infrastructure does away with geographic obstacles that restrict the efficiency of traditional company models. We enhance the deal by offering a comprehensive employee care program to promote the physical health and economic security of our employees and their families.

Just as we have world-class consulting professionals, our marketing and administration teams match the high standards that is Progent. These top-notch contributors to Progent’s growth are enabling us to target and land the 50-60 new customers we are now engaging every month. We lately marked the providing of services to our 1,000th client. Try typing “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to check for yourself why we are also an effective sales organization.

Possessing a passion for technical proficiency is a cornerstone for growth with Progent. 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 keeps consulting exciting. Clients choose consulting firms to do the toughest jobs. Innovative tasks, advanced implementations, puzzling or entrenched problems, and tricky upgrades are the foundation for our services daily. With us, you will not stagnate or be narrowly defined, as is all too common for network professionals in traditional corporate roles. You will wake up every morning enthusiastic about the challenges ahead.

On the way, you will work with some wonderful people, both by building strong client contacts and by operating closely with other Progent team members, where you will learn from and contribute to their success. Yes, technology is vital, but Progent is a relationship-oriented organization heart and soul. If you do not have strong communications skills or enjoy working with a diverse assortment of personalities, then Progent is in all likelihood not a good fit.

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

Enjoy Quality of Life Benefits and Technical Prowess with
Progent's Sophisticated Virtual Office Environment

Progent is convinced that a well architected and implemented network can be a pivotal piece for enabling any company's success, and Progent follows this belief in our own system environment. We have built a zero-downtime virtual office network that enables Progent's staff consultants and authorized contractors to offer fast and efficient support, collaborate closely on complex jobs, and gain from professional and personal maturity from being a member of a dynamic company ethos of self motivation and freedom.
















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