Among the premiere IT consulting companies for small and midsize business networks, Progent manages a full-time staff of talented support experts who focus on mainstream technologies including:

  • Microsoft technology
  • Cisco Integrated Services Routers, Catalyst and Nexus switches, firewalls, wireless APs, plus Voice over IP and VPN solutions
  • Enterprise security consulting
  • Advanced connectivity infrastructures
  • Remote troubleshooting and network management

Progent's Experts Group, which contracts freelance experts certified and managed by Progent, offers exceptionally specialized knowledge covering a broad variety of vital business areas and network technologies such as:

  • Apple OS and iOS networking and application software
  • Expertise for Linux-powered, UNIX, and Sun systems
  • Dynamics Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM expertise
  • Business Intelligence expertise for Microsoft's SQL Server BI Stack, Power BI, and Crystal Reports
  • Chief Information Officer, business analyst, and project management services
  • Web-based application software development, deployment, and debugging
  • SQL Server and Oracle Database development and DBA consulting
  • Office Access database programming, enhancement and training
  • Microsoft Office desktop and Office 365 consulting

Creative structures for attracting customers, providing support, nurturing a dynamic company culture, and offering highly competitive profit sharing have enabled Progent to be among the fastest expanding and best respected Microsoft Partners consulting organizations in America and to build a worldwide organization for delivering remote network support. If you are a certified IT support professional or network consultant with an orientation towards a client success and excellent communication skills, you will find in Progent a chance for enhancing your technical skills, living a more rewarding lifestyle, and attaining economic success.

Learn More Information About Working at Progent
Follow these links to learn more information about our work opportunities, company philosophy, operational environment, profit sharing model, and benefits packages:

Full-time Positions at Progent
Progent is seeking a variety of on-staff employees including experienced Microsoft MCSE and MCP computer consultants; connectivity experts who have CCIE certification; and consultants for advanced system architecture with backgrounds in mobile access, wireless integration, high-availability systems, disaster recovery solutions, data preservation, and VMware technology. We are also seeking desktop support technicians, remote troubleshooting professionals, and CISSP, CISM, or CISA certified security consultants. Progent is also seeking veteran managers able to operate effectively in our dynamic, virtual office environment. Learn additional information concerning full-time professional services jobs at Progent by visiting Full-time Careers at Progent.

Contracting Jobs with Progent
Progent works with independent professionals with specialized knowledge and working background in crucial IT topics beyond our main technical focus. Progent's Experts Group hires independent consultants who offer consulting and programming services for strategic applications such as MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management; possess deep knowledge of popular operating systems such as Linux derivatives, Apple OS, or Sun, or can provide world-class help in technologies like telecommunications, web site design, Juniper Networks infrastructure technology, web commerce, or Oracle Database development and management. Freelance consultants qualified by Progent coordinate with Progent's in-house professionals to provide comprehensive solutions for small business networks. In order to find out additional details about freelance work with Progent's Experts Consulting Group, go to Contract Work with Progent.

Reasons That We Are Different
We have managed to recruit the top consulting experts by being different. With an innovative mix of entrepreneurial spirit, dedication to customer success, utilization of advanced technical tools, and a flexible work model that allows for quality-of-life options for Progent's consulting team, Progent creates a dynamic culture for talented consultants who posses a drive for rapidly enhancing their professional abilities to deliver real-world benefits for a variety of organizations and technical environments. Find out additional information concerning reasons Progent is exceptional by going to Reasons That Progent Is Unique.

Progent's Virtual Office Infrastructure
Progent's virtual office model incorporates state-of-the-art technical tools that support remote support, wireless connectivity, convenient access to Progent's support databases, and instant cooperation with mobile colleagues to help you to deal with challenging IT issues. Progent's virtual office setting enables you to focus on providing service instead of dealing with traffic and lets consultants nurture lasting customer relationships by enabling you to come up with fast, viable, and cost-effective solutions. In order to find out more information about our virtual office business model, visit Progent virtual Office Work Environment.

Compensation and Benefits
Our compensation is determined by revenue sharing. The money you earn is entirely tied to what you contribute. You have the choice of focusing on life style and electing to consult at an easy pace, using Progent's flexible structure to follow individual enthusiasms, or you can choose to make considerable income by hard work and lots of consulting time. Progent also provides comprehensive family health care coverage plus numerous additional benefits. Find out additional details about our compensation and benefits by visiting Progent Compensation Model and Benefit Packages.

Consulting at Progent Questions and Answers
For replies to popular enquiries concerning being a consultant at Progent, go to Working with Progent Questions and Answers.

The following is a description of some present job opportunities:


Job Code
 
Job Description

P014

Sr. Microsoft Computer Consulting Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking proven Senior Microsoft computer consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a range of small and midsize organizations to maintain 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 architecture, AD design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Specifics about Sr. Microsoft Computer Consulting Expert Jobs


P016

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

Specifics on Desktop Engineer Jobs


P018

Sr. Microsoft Computer Consulting Expert - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is looking for proven Senior Microsoft information technology consultants in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to help a variety of small and midsize businesses maintain networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 through 2016. Key fields of expertise include network architecture, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Specifics about Sr. Microsoft Computer Consultant Jobs


Expert

Sr. Exchange Expert - San Francisco Bay Area, Online
Progent is seeking a Senior Exchange consultant to lead large-scale Exchange planning and deployment initiatives. The right applicant would be a computer consultant with subject matter expertise in the area of Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016 and Exchange Online and with a thorough grasp of Microsoft AD. This position demands experience in the consulting, architectural design, implementation and maintenance of these technologies.

Details about Sr. Exchange Consultant Job


S25

Business Development Representative - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is looking for a Business Development Representative to work as a senior sales executive responsible for selling the company's comprehensive selection of IT outsourcing and computer consulting, and application development services. Activities of the BDR include:
  • Generating and articulating key elements of consulting proposals that associate our services with real business value
  • Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with clients
  • Providing ongoing client management and generating follow-on sales
  • Explaining rapidly evolving IT technology

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


If you would like to enquire about any opening listed above, you should send your resume to jobs@progent.com. Be sure to copy the job codes of the positions of interest.

Additional Facts About Work with Us

Fulltime Jobs for Network Engineers, Computer Service Specialists,
Security Experts, and Remote Support Professionals

Progent wants to hire fulltime, results-oriented Microsoft certified engineers with Microsoft MCSE, MCSA, or MCP certification; Cisco accredited system consultants who have Cisco credentials; security consultants with CISM or comparable security credentials; and high-end system architecture consultants with a background in mobile solutions, wireless networking, fault tolerance, workplace recovery, data preservation, and VMware. Progent also is looking for professionals who can join our staff of helpdesk support specialists and remote troubleshooting professionals. Also, We are looking for talented administrators able to perform effectively in Progent's high-growth, virtual office environment.

By maintaining a staff of talented and motivated professionals, providing attentive customer care, and following a competitive results-based fee model, We have managed to increase our customer list rapidly while providing consulting services to numerous businesses in Northern California and throughout the United States. An advanced virtual office network, a shared information database, and a team strategy for problem solving have helped Progent to retain a skilled staff and a loyal client base.

If you are an information technology consultant with technical support expertise, teaming with Progent or helping Progent's clients will enhance your knowledge via interaction with Progent's group of highly team-oriented, expert engineers. Our focus on delivering information technology expertise and technical support to small organizations will offer you the opportunity to collaborate closely with decision makers and add significantly to the success of exciting businesses.

We are hiring technical professionals that have recognized credentials related to their technical expertise. For example, if you are a Microsoft expert, you should have your MCSE credential. For Cisco experts, have your Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert or Cisco Certified Network Professional certificate. For security, you should have you CISSP, Certified Information Systems Auditor, CISM, or other top security credentials. Of course, we are aware of “paper MCSEs.” Notwithstanding, the fact that a credential can not guarantee excellence is no reason for not owning one. If you know your stuff, then the majority of these tests should pose no challenge. The bottom line is that if you represent yourself to be a professional, then clients expect credentials. Progent will broadcast your skills, but you must have a baseline of credentials for Progent to market. If you are strongly against the concept of certifications, Progent can understand and honor your opinion, but you are likely not a good fit.

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

For more than two decades, Progent's computer professionals have offered low-cost and effective network consulting expertise for companies in Northern California and throughout the United States. An advanced virtual office network, a shared technical database, and a team approach to problem resolution have helped us to build a strong consulting group and dramatically expand a satisfied customer base.

The Experts Group is Progent's way to offer customers the services of specialized computer support engineers who have advanced knowledge and work experience in important technologies outside of Progent's primary focus in system infrastructure and security. Experts Group members are often independent engineers and occasionally "moonlighters" who have been carefully certified by Progent to work closely with our staff engineers to deliver comprehensive, enterprise-class information technology solutions to small companies. We are continually enhancing the Experts Team in order to address the special requirements of our clients.

Our Experts Team now offers support in these technologies:

  • Macintosh networking and programs
  • Consulting for Linux, UNIX, and Sun Solaris systems
  • Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM expertise
  • Line-of-business and vertical application help
  • CIO, management information analyst, and project logistics services
  • Special applications development and deployment
  • Web site, eCommerce, EDI, and client portal development and deployment
  • SQL support and performance help
  • Business information consulting
  • Telecommunications architecture support

Advantages of being a member of Our Experts Group include:

  • By associating with Progent, you can leverage the impact of our dramatic growth and top-notch reputation in the marketplace. By maintaining a group of skilled and committed consultants, offering excellent customer support, and following a proven, value-focused pricing model, we have quadrupled our clientele over the last few years and Progent now delivers consulting services to hundreds of businesses in California and throughout the United States.
  • Our veteran marketing staff handles all aspects of marketing your services and areas of knowledge into our quickly expanding client base, so you expend less time signing up customers and more time generating money.
  • We will facilitate communications between you and Progent's core group of experienced Microsoft and Cisco certified consultants who act as the conduit to the influential managers among Progent's clients.
  • Progent's selling and operations groups will take care of the entire sales and contracting process, from lead identification, job approval, client needs description, skills matching, project scoping proposal writing, agreement negotiation and execution. Your exclusive responsibility is on providing high-level consulting expertise.
  • Progent will gives you access to Progent's sophisticated virtual office environment, offering professional conference sites throughout the San Francisco area, as well as Internet and telecomm connectivity throughout the United States.
  • You will have the benefit of Progent's extensive database, procedures based on best practices, library of professional publications, and the aggregate expertise from one of Northern California's largest independent groups of expert consulting engineers.
  • Progent will share partner-only benefits from leading technology companies such as Microsoft and Cisco, including free ordiscounted educational seminars, on-line connections to restricted vendor support utilities and technical maintenance resources, and on-line in-house use programs for training and/or demonstration 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 part of Progent's Experts Group, but Progent has the following requirements for membership:

  • You must have a strong background as a consultant operating independently in your field of expertise, including a minimum two year record of successful consulting jobs and/or have an active customer base for whom you now provide continuing consulting activity.
  • You have to demonstrate that you are an expert in your field of concentration, which includes showing a long task-relevant record and excellent referrals, and possess current vendor and/or industry professional certifications.
  • You have to know how to carry yourself in a professional manner and be self motivated and assured in your abilities. You need to have strong inter-personal skills and be able to work efficiently alone or as a member of a team.
  • You should be able to articulate realistic goals to clients and other Progent consultants and you must be able scope out projects, create project plans, and estimate realistic time lines.

Enhance Your Abilities with Advanced Technology and
Working with the Top Group of Network Engineers

Progent's productive atmosphere will make you a more capable consultant by improving your technical skills and increasing the loyalty of your clients. Progent makes good on this promise by recruiting the top consulting experts for you to operate with, offering a state-of-the-art system infrastructure, using proprietary software utilities to deliver the maximum level of service, and by streamlining proven business models for finding and maintaining customers.

The most important factor that separates Progent from ordinary network support firms is the excellence of our service staff. Out of the scores of consulting experts who have teamed with Progent, we have assembled top expertise covering a wide array of technical areas. Be it Microsoft servers, Cisco switches, network security, Macintosh, Linux/UNIX, VMware, or other vital technologies, we engage experts who can enable you to be effective on larger projects by leveraging the collective experience of our team of experts.

To promote the productivity of Progent's consultants, we invest significantly in providing the most powerful tools to perform the work properly. Progent will exploit technology to an extraordinary degree and our advanced virtual office environment allows seamless connectivity, collaboration, and information sharing with other Progent consultants — all from home-based or on-the-road offices. You don’t throw away time or lose revenue because of regular commutes to a conventional office, and all travel you do for on-site customer jobs is based on your own schedule, not Progent's. The most attractive benefit is that much of our support services can be performed off-site, representing maximum efficiency for income-producing hours. In fact, some of our team members do remote consulting exclusively.

Our business structure is set up for reacting quickly and effectively to customer needs via information sharing and cooperative problem resolution. Although Progent's engineers operate with a high level of freedom, resource allocation is centralized, customer problems and resolutions are meticulously tracked, documented, and archived for easy reference, current engineer schedules are broadcast to facilitate group projects and simplify trouble escalation, and client approval is always evaluated. We reinforce the feeling of cooperation through periodic workgroup conferences and quarterly corporate events.

The majority of our consultants are situated throughout California, but we are attracting a rapidly growing team of network experts from across the United States. Our virtual office environment eliminates geographic boundaries that restrict the productivity of conventional company structures. We enhance the package by offering a comprehensive benefit program to promote the health and economic security of our team members and their families.

Just as we have world-class consulting professionals, our sales and operations groups match the high standards that characterizes Progent. These high-performance factors behind our success are enabling us to target and land the 50-60 new customers we are now engaging every month. Progent lately 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 marketing organization.

Having a commitment to technical excellence is a key for growth with Progent. A career in consulting will drive you to enhance your skills more than is possible in any other job in network technology. Being exposed to a steady stream of network challenges is what makes consulting interesting. Clients rely on consultants to perform the “hard stuff.” Creative projects, advanced deployments, vexing or entrenched problems, and tricky 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 traditional corporate roles. You will awake every morning excited about the opportunities to come.

Along the way, you will work with some wonderful people, both by establishing strong client contacts and by operating in conjunction with other Progent team members, where you will learn from and add to their growth. Of course, technology is vital, but we are a relationship-focused company through and through. If you do not offer strong communications skills or like working with a diverse group of personalities, then we are probably a poor match.

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

Get Quality of Life Improvements and Professional Success with
Progent's Advanced Virtual Office Infrastructure

Progent is convinced that a well architected and implemented network can be a pivotal piece for enabling a firm's growth, and Progent follows this philosophy in our corporate system infrastructure. We have built a fault-tolerant virtual office network that allows our staff engineers and certified contractors to deliver rapid and effective support, collaborate easily on sophisticated jobs, and gain from career and personal maturity by being part of a dynamic business culture of self motivation and freedom.
















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