One of the top network consultant companies for small and midsize business networks, Progent manages a full-time team of talented service experts who focus on mainstream IT areas such as:

  • Microsoft technology
  • Cisco Integrated Services Routers, switches, firewalls, wireless access points, plus Voice over IP and VPN products
  • Enterprise security analysis
  • Advanced connectivity infrastructures
  • Off-site troubleshooting and network administration

Our Experts Team, which includes independent experts certified and managed by Progent, provides highly refined skills covering a wide variety of critical business areas and networking technologies such as:

  • Apple OS and iOS networking and application software
  • Expertise for Linux, UNIX-powered, and Sun systems
  • Dynamics Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management customization
  • Business Intelligence consulting for platforms including Microsoft's SQL Server BI Stack, Microsoft Power BI, and Microsoft Management Reporter/FRx
  • CIO, business analyst, and project management services
  • Web-based app design, integration, and troubleshooting
  • SQL Server, MySQL and Oracle Database programming and management help
  • Microsoft Access database application programming, enhancement and training
  • Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office 365 consulting

Innovative structures for acquiring customers, delivering service, creating an efficient working environment, and providing highly competitive compensation and benefits have allowed us to be among the most rapidly growing and best recognized Microsoft Gold Partners consultant firms in America and to establish an international organization for providing online IT service. If you are a certified computer technician or information technology consultant with an orientation towards a customer success and excellent communication skills, consulting professionals will discover Progent an opportunity for adding to your technical skills, developing a more rewarding lifestyle, and achieving economic security.

Learn More Information About Jobs with Progent
Check out these pages to learn additional information about our work openings, business culture, operational environment, compensation model, and benefits:

Consulting Careers at Progent
Progent is hiring a variety of on-staff workers including solutions-driven Microsoft MCSE and MCSA computer consultants; network experts with Cisco certification; and consultants for advanced network architecture with backgrounds in mobile access, wireless networking, high-availability systems, disaster recovery solutions, data protection, and virtual servers. We are also hiring desktop support experts, off-site service professionals, and CISA or CISM accredited security engineers. We are also hiring veteran managers and administrators able to perform efficiently in our dynamic, virtual office model. Find out more information concerning full-time professional services positions at Progent by referring to Full-time Work at Progent.

Freelance Jobs with Progent
Progent contracts independent professionals who have proven expertise and hands-on background in crucial information technology topics beyond Progent's main technical focus. Progent's Experts Group employs independent consultants who can provide advice and programming support for mission-critical applications such as MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM; have specialized knowledge of non-Microsoft platforms such as Linux derivatives, Apple OS, or Sun, or offer world-class skills in technologies such as telecommunications, web site design, Juniper Networks products, web commerce, or Oracle and MySQL DBM programming and administration. Independent contractors qualified by us coordinate with our full-time engineers to provide end-to-end IT services for small and midsize company networks. If you want to find out more details concerning contract work with Progent's Experts Team, go to Contracting Work with Progent.

Ways That Progent Is Different
We have managed to recruit the best professional experts by being different. With a powerful blend of entrepreneurial spirit, dedication to client satisfaction, utilization of state-of-the-art technology, plus a flexible business structure that offers life-style choices for Progent's consulting team, Progent offers a stimulating environment for talented individuals who have a desire for rapidly improving their technical skills to create real-world benefits for a variety of organizations and network environments. Find out more information concerning ways that Progent is different by referring to Ways That Progent Is Unique.

Progent's Virtual Office Business Model
Progent's virtual office model provides sophisticated technologies that allow off-site support, wireless communication, easy availability of our knowledge bases, and close cooperation with mobile team members to allow you to deal with challenging IT issues. Progent's virtual office structure enables you to focus on providing service rather than fighting traffic and helps you nurture lasting customer relationships by enabling you to provide fast, effective, and cost-effective solutions. In order to find out additional information about Progent's virtual office infrastructure, see Progent virtual Office Work Environment.

Compensation Model and Benefits
Progent's compensation is determined by revenue sharing. The money you earn is entirely determined by what you contribute. You have the choice of focusing on quality of life and electing to consult at a more relaxed pace, utilizing Progent's flexible schedule to follow individual enthusiasms, or you can use the opportunity to make considerable money by persistent effort and long hours. Progent also provides complete family health care insurance plus numerous other benefits. Learn more about our compensation and benefit programs by referring to Progent Compensation and Benefits.

Working with Progent Frequently Asked Questions
To see replies to frequent enquiries concerning being a consultant at Progent, see Consulting at Progent FAQs.

Below is a list of some available job openings:


Job Code
 
Job Description

P014

Senior Microsoft Computer Consulting Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking proven Senior Microsoft computer consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a variety of small organizations to maintain networks powered by 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 messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Specifics about Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consultant Jobs


P016

Desktop Support Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking 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 customer locations 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 closely with client's executives, management, IT group or under the direction or guidance of Progent's senior consultant to support the customer's end users.

Specifics on Desktop Support Expert Positions


P018

Sr. Microsoft Computer Consultant - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is looking for proven Senior Microsoft IT consultants in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to assist a range of small and midsize businesses maintain IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important fields of knowledge include system architecture, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

More information on Senior Microsoft Computer Consulting Expert Job


Expert

Senior Microsoft Exchange Expert - San Francisco Bay Area, Remote
Progent is seeking a Sr. Microsoft Exchange consultant to spearhead large-scale Exchange planning and deployment projects. The ideal applicant should be a technical consultant with subject matter expertise in the area of Exchange 2007 through 2016 and Exchange Online and with a thorough grasp of Microsoft AD. This role calls for experience in the consulting, architectural design, implementation and maintenance of these platforms.

Details about Senior Microsoft Exchange Consultant Jobs


S25

Business Development Representative - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is looking for a Business Development Representative (BDR) to operate as a senior sales executive who is responsible for selling the company's comprehensive portfolio of information technology outsourcing/co-sourcing and network consulting, and development services. Responsibilities of the Business Development Representative include:
  • Generating and explaining crucial elements of engagement propositions that associate Progent's deliverables with an organization's IT goals
  • Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with customers
  • Providing continuing client management and generating follow-on engagements
  • Maintaining an understanding of continually changing technology

Details on Business Development Representative (BDR) Jobs - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas


If you would like to apply for any job listed above, please send your resume to jobs@progent.com. Be sure to state the code numbers of the positions of interest.

Additional Facts About Opportunities with Us

Fulltime Jobs for Network Engineers, Computer Support Technicians,
Security Consultants, and Remote Help Professionals

Progent is seeking to find fulltime, solutions-oriented Microsoft accredited engineers with Microsoft MCSE credentials; Cisco certified system engineers who have Cisco CCIE, CCNP, or CCNA credentials; security consultants who have CISA or equivalent security certification; and high-end system design experts with a background in mobile access, wireless networking, high uptime, business continuity, information preservation, and virtual servers. Progent also seeks employees to join our staff of desktop service technicians and remote support experts. Also, We are hiring talented administrators able to perform effectively in Progent's high-growth, virtual office culture.

By maintaining a team of skilled and dedicated professionals, providing attentive client services, and offering a competitive value-based fee structure, Progent has managed to expand our client list dramatically while providing consulting support to hundreds of businesses in Northern California and throughout the United States. A sophisticated virtual office network, a common knowledge database, and a group strategy for problem resolution have allowed Progent to maintain a skilled staff and a satisfied client base.

If you are an information technology consultant with troubleshooting experience, teaming with Progent or working for our customers will expand your skills via interaction with Progent's group of mutually supportive, expert engineers. Our commitment to providing network expertise and technical help to small organizations will offer you the chance to work intimately with key players and contribute appreciably to the growth of dynamic companies.

We are hiring technical professionals who can show recognized certification related to their technical focus. For example, if you are a Microsoft expert, you should have your Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer credential. For Cisco experts, have your CCIE or CCNP credential. For network security, you should show you Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Information Security Manager, or one of the other leading security certifications. Naturally, Progent is aware of “paper MCSEs.” Still, simply because a certificate can not guarantee expertise is no excuse for not having one. If you know your field, then the majority of these tests should present no great difficulty. The point is that if you are a professional, then customers deserve to see certifications. Progent will broadcast your talents, but you need to provide a baseline of credentials for Progent to work with. In case you are strongly against the idea of credentials, Progent can understand and honor your opinion, but you are likely not an appropriate fit.

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

For over 20 years, Progent's computer professionals have provided low-cost and effective network support services for small businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area and throughout the U.S. A sophisticated virtual office environment, a shared technical database, and a team approach to problem solving have helped Progent to build a strong in-house team and quickly expand a satisfied customer base.

The Experts Group is our way to provide customers the help of specialized computer support engineers who have advanced knowledge and field background in key areas outside of Progent's core focus in system infrastructure and security. Experts Team members are typically freelance contractors and sometimes "moonlighters" who have been thoroughly certified by Progent to work closely with our in-house consultants to provide end-to-end, world-class network services to small companies. We are always expanding our Experts Group to meet the particular requirements of our clients.

Our Experts Team now offers consulting in these technologies:

  • Macintosh integration and programs
  • Support for Linux-based, UNIX-based, and Sun Solaris environments
  • Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM expertise
  • Line-of-business and vertical application support
  • Chief Information Officer, business analyst, and project management outsourcing
  • Special applications development and deployment
  • Web, eCommerce, EDI, and client portal design and integration
  • Database management and efficiency consulting
  • Business information consulting
  • Telecom systems support

Benefits of becoming part of Our Experts Group include:

  • By associating with Progent, you can leverage the impact of Progent's explosive expansion and top-notch recognition in the industry. By having a team of talented and committed professionals, providing attentive client care, and practicing a proven, value-oriented billing structure, Progent has multiplied our clientele during the past few years and Progent currently delivers consulting services to hundreds of companies in California and across the U.S.
  • Our veteran marketing team handles all facets of marketing your services and areas of knowledge into our quickly expanding client base, so you expend less time finding clients and extra time making revenue.
  • Progent will facilitate relationship building between you and our key group of expert Microsoft and Cisco qualified consultants who act as the gateway to the influential managers among Progent's customers.
  • Progent's sales and administration groups will take care of the entire selling and contracting process, from lead identification, project qualification, client needs description, capabilities matching, project scoping proposal generation, contract negotiation and execution. Your entire focus stays with delivering top-quality consulting expertise.
  • We will gives you connections to our sophisticated virtual office environment, offering professional conference locations throughout the San Francisco area, and Internet and telecomm connectivity throughout the United States.
  • You will have access to Progent's extensive knowledge base, processes based on leading practices, library of professional publications, and the aggregate experience from one of Northern California's largest independent groups of expert consulting engineers.
  • Progent will pass on special benefits from leading vendors such as Microsoft and Cisco, including free ordiscounted training classes, on-line access to special vendor support tools and technical maintenance resources, and on-line internal use software for education and/or sales use.
  • You will have the security of backup coverage from Progent's staff consultants and other Expert Team members in the event you are unavailable to respond to client demands due to work schedule conflicts, vacation, sickness, or training.
  • As a 1099 subcontractor to Progent, you get simplified, risk-free invoicing and consistent payment schedules. In addition, Progent is responsible for receivables collection

There is no fee to be a member of our Experts Group, but we do have these qualifications for membership:

  • You need to have a proven background as a consulting professional working independently in your field of expertise, including at least a two year record of successful consulting jobs or you must have an active customer base to which you currently deliver continuing support activity.
  • You have to show that you are an expert in your field of specialization, which includes having an extensive task-relevant history and strong referrals, and have current manufacturer or industry professional qualifications.
  • You have to know how to carry yourself in a professional way and be self driven and assured in your skills. You need to have strong people skills and understand how to work efficiently alone or as a member of a group.
  • You need to know how to communicate proper goals to customers and other Progent consultants and you need to know how evaluate projects, produce task plans, and estimate reasonable work schedules.

Improve Your Skills with Advanced Technology and
Joining a Great Team of Computer Consultants

Progent's work environment will make you a more capable professional by improving your technical knowledge and increasing the satisfaction of your customers. Progent makes good on this commitment by recruiting the best professional talent for you to operate with, providing an advanced network and communications architecture, running custom software tools to deliver the maximum level of support, and by optimizing proven operational structures for attracting and maintaining clients.

The most important factor that differentiates us from most consulting firms is the high quality of our service staff. Among the 50 or so consulting experts who have teamed with Progent, we have recruited the best expertise across a broad array of technologies. Whether it’s Microsoft Windows, Cisco switches, network security, Apple, Linux, server virtualization, or other vital technologies, we deploy professionals who can enable you to be successful on major jobs by leveraging the collective experience of Progent's group of professionals.

To ensure the productivity of our consultants, we invest heavily in providing the best technology to do the job efficiently. We will exploit technology to an impressive degree and our advanced virtual office infrastructure enables seamless connectivity, cooperation, and information exchange with fellow Progent team members — entirely from home-based or on-the-road offices. Consultants don’t throw away time or lose income with regular drives to a conventional office, and any travel you do for on-site customer work is determined by your own schedule, not Progent's. The best part is that most of Progent's support services can be done remotely, representing maximum efficiency for billable time. In practice, some Progent team members do off-site support only.

Progent's business structure is set up for responding quickly and efficiently to client needs through information sharing and cooperative problem resolution. Although Progent's engineers operate with a high level of independence, dispatching is unified, client problems and resolutions are meticulously monitored, documented, and archived for convenient retrieval, up-to-date consultant schedules are broadcast to facilitate group tasks and enable trouble escalation, and client satisfaction is always monitored. We strengthen the feeling of cooperation through periodic workgroup conferences and quarterly corporate events.

Most of our team is situated across California, but Progent is building a quickly growing team of network experts from across the United States. Our virtual office environment does away with geographic boundaries that limit the efficiency of conventional business models. We complete the deal by offering a comprehensive employee care program to promote the health and financial welfare of our employees and their families.

Just as we have awesome consulting professionals, Progent's sales and administration groups match the excellence that defines Progent. These top-notch contributors to Progent’s success are helping us to identify and land the scores of new customers we are currently engaging each month. Progent lately celebrated the delivery of services to our 1,000th client. Try typing “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to see for yourself why we are also an effective marketing operation.

Having a commitment to technical proficiency is a key for success with Progent. A job in consulting will push you to enhance your skills more than you would in any other job in network technology. Being confronted by a continual stream of network challenges is what keeps professional support interesting. Customers rely on a consultant to do the toughest jobs. Creative projects, leading-edge implementations, vexing or chronic issues, and tricky upgrades are the basis for our services every day. At Progent, you will not stagnate or be pigeonholed, as is sadly common for network engineers in traditional corporate jobs. You will wake up every day excited about the opportunities to come.

On the way, you will work with some great people, both by building strong client contacts and by working closely with other Progent team members, where you will benefit from and add to their growth. Yes, technology is important, but we are a relationship-oriented company from top to bottom. If you do not have strong communications skills or like working with a varied assortment of personalities, then Progent is in all likelihood not a good fit.

If this sounds good to you, we urge you to talk to us about our vision of the future of network consulting.

Get Lifestyle Benefits and Professional Success with
Our Sophisticated Virtual Office Environment

Progent believes that a well designed and implemented network can be a crucial piece for accelerating a firm's success, and Progent applies this belief in our own system environment. We have built a non-stop virtual office network that allows Progent's staff consultants and authorized contractors to offer rapid and effective service, cooperate closely on sophisticated projects, and experience professional and private growth from acting as part of an exciting business ethos of self motivation and freedom.
















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