One of the premiere IT consultant companies for small and midsize business systems, Progent maintains a large team of certified support experts who focus on core technologies such as:

  • Microsoft Windows technology
  • Cisco Integrated Services Routers, switches, firewalls, wireless APs, plus VoIP products
  • Network security consulting
  • Advanced system infrastructures
  • Off-site troubleshooting and network administration

Progent's Experts Team, which includes independent experts certified and coordinated by Progent, provides exceptionally specialized knowledge in a broad variety of key software areas and network solutions such as:

  • Apple OS and iOS integration and applications
  • Consulting for Linux-powered, UNIX, and Sun Solaris systems
  • Dynamics Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management customization
  • Business Intelligence expertise for SQL Server BI Stack, Power BI, and Crystal Reports
  • CIO, business analyst, and project management outsourcing
  • Web application software design, integration, and debugging
  • SQL Server, MySQL and Oracle Database programming and management consulting
  • Office Access application programming, enhancement and troubleshooting
  • Office and Office 365 custom training

Innovative structures for attracting customers, delivering support, establishing a dynamic working environment, and offering generous profit sharing have enabled us to be among the fastest growing and best recognized Microsoft Gold Partners consultant organizations in the U.S. and to establish an international presence for providing online IT service. If you are a certified IT support professional or information technology consultant with an orientation towards a customer success and strong communication skills, consultants will find in Progent an opportunity for adding to your professional skills, developing a more independent career, and achieving financial security.

Learn Additional Details About Jobs with Progent
Check out these pages to find out more details about our job opportunities, company philosophy, work environment, compensation model, and benefits packages:

Consulting Positions at Progent
Progent is looking for a range of on-staff professionals including motivated Microsoft MCSE network engineers; system experts with Cisco CCIE or CCNP credentials; and consultants for advanced network architecture with experience in mobile access, wireless integration, non-stop environments, disaster recovery solutions, data protection, and server virtualization. We are also seeking workstation support technicians, off-site troubleshooting specialists, and CISSP or CISA accredited security engineers. Progent is also hiring veteran managers and administrators able to operate effectively in Progent's high-growth, virtual office model. Learn more information concerning staff consulting work at Progent by referring to Full-time Jobs at Progent.

Contract Opportunities with Progent
Progent contracts independent consultants with proven knowledge and working background in high-demand IT topics outside our primary technical focus. Our Experts Group includes freelance consultants who can provide advice and programming services for line-of-business applications that include MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM; have deep expertise with non-Microsoft platforms such as Linux, Apple OS, or Sun, or can provide expert skills in technologies such as telecom, web site development, Juniper products, web commerce, or Oracle and MySQL Database programming and management. Independent contractors certified by Progent coordinate with Progent's staff engineers to provide end-to-end IT services for small and midsize company networks. If you want to learn more information concerning freelance jobs with our Experts Team, visit Contracting Jobs at Progent.

Reasons That Progent Is Exceptional
We have been able to recruit the best professional experts by being unique. With a powerful mix of entrepreneurial spirit, insistence on customer success, utilization of state-of-the-art technical tools, plus an independent business structure that accommodates life-style options for Progent's consulting team, Progent creates a stimulating culture for talented consultants who posses a desire for rapidly enhancing their technical skills to deliver real-world solutions for a range of businesses and technical environments. Find out more details concerning how we are different by referring to How Progent Is Unique.

Our Virtual Office Network
Our virtual office model uses sophisticated technical tools that enable remote access, wireless connectivity, convenient availability of Progent's knowledge bases, and instant cooperation with mobile colleagues to allow you to resolve challenging IT issues. Our virtual office network enables consultants to concentrate on providing service rather than fighting commutes and helps consultants nurture successful customer relationships by permitting you to come up with quick, effective, and affordable solutions. To learn more details concerning Progent's virtual office business model, refer to Progent virtual Office Business Model.

Compensation Model and Benefits
Our compensation is based on revenue sharing. What you make is wholly determined by the revenue you contribute. Consultants have the option of concentrating on quality of life and electing to work at an easy pace, utilizing Progent's versatile structure to follow individual enthusiasms, or you can use the opportunity to earn significant income by hard work and lots of hours. Progent also provides comprehensive family health care insurance as well as numerous other benefits. Find out additional details about our compensation model and benefits by referring to Our Compensation and Benefits.

Employment at Progent Frequently Asked Questions
For answers to common enquiries concerning becoming a consultant at Progent, see Jobs at Progent Questions and Answers.

The following is a list of our present job opportunities:


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P014

Sr. Microsoft IT Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for experienced Sr. Microsoft computer consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a range of small organizations to manage networks 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, AD design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

More information on Senior Microsoft Computer Consulting Expert Job


P016

Desktop Support Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for Desktop Support Consultants to assist our clients with maintenance, break/fix and project work. This is a 1099 consulting position that will be performed at Progent's client premises in the San Francisco Bay Area. Daytime availability is required, Monday through Friday. Our consultant will maintain and support users of all desktop and notebook computers based on current Microsoft technologies. In addition, work closely with client's executives, management, IT group or under the direction or guidance of our senior consultant to support the client's end users.

Specifics on Desktop Support Expert Jobs


P018

Senior Microsoft Computer Consultant - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is looking for experienced Sr. Microsoft computer consulting experts in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to help a variety of small businesses manage networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important fields of knowledge include network architecture, AD design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Specifics about Senior Microsoft Computer Consultant Job


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Senior Exchange Expert - San Francisco Bay Area, Remote
Progent is looking for a Sr. Exchange consultant to lead enterprise-level Microsoft Exchange design and deployment initiatives. The right applicant would be a technical consultant with subject matter expertise in the area of Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016 and Exchange Online and with a solid grasp of Microsoft AD. This position demands experience in the consulting, system design, deployment and support of these platforms.

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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 responsible for selling Progent's broad selection of information technology outsourcing and computer consulting, and application development services. Responsibilities of the BDR include:
  • Generating and articulating crucial elements of service propositions that align Progent's services with a customer's unique competitive requirements
  • Maintaining good relationships with Progent's customers
  • Providing continuing client management and developing follow-on engagements
  • Maintaining an understanding of rapidly changing IT technology

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If you want to ask about any job listed above, you should send your resume to jobs@progent.com. Please include the job codes of the jobs that interest you.

More Information Concerning Work at Progent

Career Jobs for Network Engineers, Desktop Service Specialists,
Security Experts, and Remote Help Technicians

Progent wants to find fulltime, solutions-driven Microsoft certified engineers with MCSE or MCP certification; Cisco accredited system consultants who have Cisco certification; security consultants who have CISM or equivalent security credentials; and advanced network design experts with experience in mobile access, wireless connectivity, fault tolerance, disaster recovery, information protection, and virtual servers. Progent also seeks employees to work on Progent's team of desktop support technicians and remote troubleshooting experts. In addition, Progent is seeking talented administrators who can operate effectively in Progent's fast-paced, virtual office culture.

By maintaining a staff of talented and motivated professionals, delivering attentive client services, and offering a competitive results-focused fee model, Progent has managed to expand our customer list dramatically while delivering consulting services to hundreds of companies in the San Francisco area and throughout the United States. A sophisticated virtual office network, a common knowledge database, and a group approach to problem solving have allowed Progent to maintain a skilled consulting team and a satisfied customer list.

For an information technology consultant with troubleshooting experience, joining Progent or helping Progent's customers can expand your skills through interaction with our staff of highly team-oriented, talented consultants. Our commitment to providing network expertise and computer help to small companies will give you the chance to work closely with decision makers and contribute appreciably to the success of exciting companies.

Progent is looking for technical professionals who have verifiable credentials in their technical focus. So, if you are a Microsoft expert, you should have your Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer credential. For Cisco consultants, have your CCIE or CCNP credential. For network security, you should have earned you Certified Information Systems Security Professional, CISA, CISM, or other top security credentials. Naturally, Progent is familiar with "paper experts". However, simply because a credential can not ensure expertise is no justification for not earning one. If you have mastered your field, then most of those tests should pose no great difficulty. The bottom line is that if you represent yourself to be a professional, then clients expect certifications. We can broadcast your talents, but you need to have standard certifications for Progent to work with. If you happen to be strongly opposed to the idea of certifications, Progent can sympathize with and honor your position, but you are likely not an appropriate candidate.

Freelance Jobs for Certified Application Specialists for
Windows, Mac, Linux/UNIX, and Sun Solaris Technology

For over two decades, Progent's consulting professionals have offered low-cost and effective network consulting expertise for small businesses in Northern California and across the U.S. A sophisticated virtual office environment, a common support knowledge base, and a team approach to problem resolution have enabled us to retain a talented consulting group and quickly grow a loyal client base.

The Experts Team is our way to offer clients the services of expert computer consulting engineers who have in-depth skills and field background in important technologies outside of our primary focus in system infrastructure and security. Experts Team members are typically independent contractors and occasionally "moonlighters" who are thoroughly certified by Progent to work closely with Progent's staff engineers to provide comprehensive, world-class information technology services to small companies. We are always enhancing our Experts Group to address the particular requirements of our customer base.

Our Experts Team currently provides consulting in these areas:

  • Apple OS networking and applications
  • Expertise for Linux-powered, UNIX-based, and Sun environments
  • Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management customization
  • Strategic and specialized application support
  • CIO, business analyst, and project logistics outsourcing
  • Custom program design and integration
  • Web, eCommerce, EDI, and customer portal design and integration
  • SQL support and performance consulting
  • Management intelligence expertise
  • Telecom architecture support

Advantages of becoming a member of Progent's Experts Team include:

  • By working with Progent, you can leverage the momentum of Progent's explosive expansion and top-notch recognition in the marketplace. By maintaining a team of skilled and committed professionals, providing excellent client care, and practicing a proven, ROI-focused billing model, we have quadrupled our clientele over the past several years and Progent currently provides professoinal support to hundreds of businesses in California and throughout the U.S.
  • Our experienced marketing staff handles all facets of marketing your services and areas of expertise into our quickly growing customer base, so you expend less time finding clients and extra time generating money.
  • Progent will facilitate relationship building between you and Progent's key team of experienced Microsoft and Cisco certified engineers who are the conduit to the decision makers among our clients.
  • Progent's sales and operations teams will manage the entire selling and contracting cycle, from opportunity generation, job approval, client needs definition, skills matching, project analysis proposal writing, contract negotiation and generation. Your exclusive focus is on delivering high-level consulting expertise.
  • Progent will provide you access to Progent's advanced virtual office infrastructure, offering convenient meeting/work locations throughout the San Francisco area, plus Internet and telecomm access anywhere in the U.S.
  • You will have access to Progent's extensive knowledge base, processes based on best practices, library of template-deliverable documents, and the shared expertise from one of Northern California's largest independent groups of expert network professionals.
  • Progent will share partner-only benefits from leading technology companies such as Microsoft and Cisco, including free orlow-cost educational seminars, web connections to restricted vendor support tools and technical maintenance resources, and on-line internal use programs for education or demonstration 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 fee to be a member of our Experts Group, but we do have these qualifications for membership:

  • You should show a proven track record as a consultant operating independently in your area of expertise, including a minimum two year record of successful contracting jobs or you must have your own active customer base for whom you currently provide continuing consulting activity.
  • You have to demonstrate that you are an expert in your area of concentration, including showing a long task-relevant history and strong references, and have current manufacturer and/or institutional professional qualifications.
  • You should know how to present yourself in a professional way and be self motivated and assured in your abilities. You need to have excellent inter-personal skills and understand how to operate effectively alone or as part of a team.
  • You must be able to communicate proper expectations to customers and other Progent team members and you need to be able scope out jobs, produce task plans, and estimate realistic work schedules.

Improve Your Abilities with the Best Technology and
Joining the Top Team of Computer Consultants

Progent's productive atmosphere will allow you to become a better professional by enhancing your information technology knowledge and boosting the loyalty of your customers. Progent delivers on this commitment by recruiting the best consulting talent for you to work with, offering an advanced system architecture, using custom application tools to deliver the maximum quality of service, and by optimizing our business models for finding and retaining clients.

The main factor that differentiates Progent from most network support firms is the high caliber of our consulting team. Among the 50 or so consulting experts who have teamed with us, we have recruited the best expertise covering a wide array of technical areas. Be it Microsoft Windows, Cisco switches, corporate security, Mac, Linux/UNIX, VMware, or other vital technologies, we engage professionals who can help you to be effective on larger projects by combining the collective experience of Progent's group of professionals.

To promote the success of Progent's consultants, we invest heavily in making available the most powerful technology to perform the job properly. Progent will exploit technology to an impressive extent and our state-of-the-art virtual office environment enables effortless connectivity, cooperation, and information sharing with other Progent consultants — entirely from home-based or on-the-road offices. You don’t waste time or lose revenue because of daily commutes to a conventional office, and any travel you do for on-site customer work is determined by your own time table, not Progent's. The best benefit is that much of Progent's support services can be performed off-site, representing 100% productivity for billable time. In practice, some of our staff do remote consulting exclusively.

Our business structure is set up for responding rapidly and effectively to client needs through information exchange and cooperative problem solving. Even though our consultants work with a great deal of freedom, resource allocation is centralized, client issues and solutions are carefully monitored, documented, and archived for convenient reference, current consultant schedules are published to facilitate group tasks and enable problem escalation, and customer approval is continually evaluated. We strengthen the feeling of cooperation via periodic team conferences and quarterly company-wide events.

The majority of Progent's consultants are located across California, but Progent is building a rapidly growing team of consulting professionals throughout the U.S. Our virtual office environment does away with regional obstacles that restrict the efficiency of conventional business models. We complete the package by offering a comprehensive employee care program to promote the health and financial welfare of our team members and their families.

Just as we have world-class consulting professionals, Progent's marketing and administration teams match the high standards that is Progent. These top-notch contributors to our growth are enabling us to identify and sign up the 50-60 new clients we are now engaging every month. Progent lately celebrated the delivery of support to our 1,000th client. Just type “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to check for yourself why Progent is also a strong sales operation.

Possessing a commitment to technical proficiency is a cornerstone for growth with us. A career in consulting will drive you to learn more than is possible in any other position in network technology. Being confronted by a steady series of network challenges is what makes professional support interesting. Clients choose consulting firms to perform the toughest jobs. Creative tasks, advanced deployments, puzzling or entrenched issues, and difficult upgrades are the basis for what we do every day. With us, you will not stagnate or be pigeonholed, as is all too typical for computer professionals in ordinary corporate jobs. You will wake up every day enthusiastic about the opportunities ahead.

On the way, you will work with some wonderful folks, both by establishing close client contacts and by operating in conjunction with other Progent consultants, where you will learn from and contribute to their success. Yes, technology is important, but Progent is a relationship-oriented organization from top to bottom. If you do not have strong people skills or like cooperating with a diverse group of personalities, then we are in all likelihood not a good fit.

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

Enjoy Quality of Life Benefits and Technical Prowess with
Our Sophisticated Virtual Office Environment

Progent is convinced that a well architected and implemented network can be a pivotal factor for accelerating any company's growth, and Progent applies this belief in our corporate system infrastructure. Progent has created a zero-downtime virtual office infrastructure that enables our in-house consultants and authorized contractors to offer rapid and efficient service, collaborate easily on sophisticated projects, and experience career and personal growth from being a member of a dynamic company ethos of personal drive and freedom.
















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