One of the top IT consulting firms for business systems, Progent maintains a large staff of talented service professionals who focus on core IT areas including:

  • Microsoft products
  • Cisco Integrated Services Routers, switches, ASA firewalls, wireless APs, plus Voice over IP and VPN solutions
  • Enterprise security analysis
  • Sophisticated system architecture
  • Remote troubleshooting and network administration

Our Experts Group, which contracts freelance experts certified and managed by Progent, provides highly specialized knowledge in a broad variety of vital software applications and networking technologies such as:

  • Macintosh and iOS integration and applications
  • Expertise for Linux-based, UNIX-powered, and Sun Solaris environments
  • Microsoft Dynamics MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management consulting
  • BI expertise for SQL Server BI Stack, Power BI, and Microsoft Management Reporter/FRx
  • CIO, management information analyst, and project management services
  • Web app design, deployment, and troubleshooting
  • SQL Server, MySQL and Oracle Database programming and management consulting
  • Office Access database application programming, migration and training
  • Microsoft Office and Office 365 individual and group training

Innovative models for finding clients, providing support, maintaining a dynamic company culture, and providing generous profit sharing have enabled us to be among the fastest expanding and most well recognized Microsoft Gold Partners consulting firms in America and to build an international presence for providing online IT expertise. If you are an accredited computer technician or network expert with a drive for a customer success and strong communication skills, consulting professionals will find in Progent an opportunity for enhancing your professional knowledge, developing a more independent lifestyle, and attaining financial security.

Learn More Information Concerning Working at Progent
Check out these links to learn more details about our job openings, company culture, work environment, profit sharing structure, and benefits packages:

Full-time Work at Progent
Progent is looking for a variety of full-time workers including experienced Microsoft MCSE, MCSA, and MCP computer engineers; network consultants who have Cisco CCIE or CCNP certification; and consultants for advanced network design with backgrounds in mobile connectivity, wireless networking, non-stop environments, business continuity solutions, data protection, and VMware technology. We are also hiring workstation support technicians, remote troubleshooting specialists, and CISM accredited security engineers. Progent is also seeking veteran managers and administrators able to perform efficiently in our high-growth, virtual office environment. Learn additional details about staff professional services positions at Progent by visiting Full-time Work at Progent.

Contracting Opportunities at Progent
Progent works with freelance consultants who have in-depth knowledge and working experience in high-demand IT areas beyond our primary technical concentration. Our Experts Group employs contractors who can provide consulting and development support for strategic solutions that include Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM; have specialized knowledge of non-Microsoft operating systems such as Linux, Apple OS, or Sun, or offer world-class skills in technologies such as telecommunications, web design, Juniper Networks products, eCommerce, or Oracle and MySQL DBM development and management. Freelance consultants qualified by Progent cooperate with Progent's staff engineers to deliver comprehensive IT services for small company networks. To find out additional information about contract opportunities with Progent's Experts Consulting Group, refer to Contracting Opportunities with Progent.

How Progent Is Different
Progent has been able to recruit the best professional experts by being unique. With an innovative mix of entrepreneurial spirit, insistence on customer success, use of state-of-the-art technology, and an independent business structure that allows for life-style choices for our consulting team, Progent creates a dynamic culture for talented individuals who have a desire for quickly enhancing their professional abilities to create concrete benefits for a range of organizations and technical environments. Find out more details concerning how we are exceptional by going to Ways That Progent Is Unique.

Our Virtual Office Work Environment
Progent's virtual office model utilizes advanced technical tools that allow remote support, wireless connectivity, easy access to our knowledge bases, and instant cooperation with mobile colleagues to allow you to deal with challenging IT problems. Progent's virtual office network allows consultants to focus on providing service instead of dealing with commutes and helps you build successful client relationships by permitting you to provide fast, effective, and affordable solutions. In order to find out more information concerning Progent's virtual office infrastructure, see Progent virtual Office Network.

Compensation Model and Benefit Programs
Progent's compensation is determined by revenue sharing. The money you earn is wholly tied to the revenue you generate. You have the option of concentrating on quality of life and electing to consult at a more relaxed pace, utilizing our versatile schedule to follow personal enthusiasms, or you can choose to earn considerable money by persistent effort and lots of consulting time. Progent also provides comprehensive family health coverage plus many other benefits. Find out more details about our compensation model and benefits by referring to Progent Compensation and Benefits.

Jobs at Progent Frequently Asked Questions
To see replies to common enquiries concerning being employed by Progent, see Consulting at Progent Q&A.

Below is a description of some available job openings:


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P014

Senior Microsoft IT Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for experienced Senior Microsoft information technology consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a variety of small businesses to maintain networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important areas of expertise include system infrastructure, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Details on Senior Microsoft IT Consultant Jobs


P016

Desktop Engineer - 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 role that will be performed at our customer locations in the San Francisco Bay Area. Daytime availability is needed, Monday through Friday. Our consultant will maintain and support clients of all desktop and laptop computers based on the latest 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 about Desktop Support Expert Positions


P018

Sr. Microsoft Computer Consulting Expert - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is looking for proven Senior Microsoft information technology consulting experts 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. Important areas of knowledge include system architecture, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Details about Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert Job


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Sr. Exchange Expert - San Francisco Bay Area, Online
Progent is looking for a Senior Exchange expert to spearhead enterprise-level Microsoft Exchange planning and implementation projects. The ideal candidate would be a computer consultant with subject matter expertise in the area of Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016 and Office 365 Exchange Online and with a solid understanding of Microsoft AD. This role demands a background in the consulting, system design, implementation and support of these technologies.

Specifics on Senior Exchange Expert Positions


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Business Development Representative (BDR) - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is looking for a Business Development Representative (BDR) to work as a senior-level sales executive responsible for selling the company's comprehensive portfolio of information technology outsourcing and network consulting, and application development services. Responsibilities of the BDR include:
  • Producing and articulating crucial components of consulting proposals that associate Progent's deliverables with an organization's IT goals
  • Establishing and maintaining excellent relationships with customers
  • Providing continuing client management and developing follow-on sales
  • Maintaining an understanding of continually changing IT technology

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


If you would like to apply for any opening shown above, please send your resume to jobs@progent.com. Please include the job codes of the jobs that interest you.

More Information About Work at Progent

Fulltime Work for Network Consultants, Computer Service Technicians,
Security Consultants, and Online Help Professionals

Progent wants to find full-time, solutions-driven Microsoft accredited consultants with Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer credentials; Cisco certified system consultants with Cisco credentials; security consultants with CISSP or equivalent security certification; and high-end system architecture experts with a background in mobile access, wireless networking, high availability, workplace recovery, information protection, and virtual servers. Progent also is hiring employees who can work on our staff of desktop support technicians and remote support professionals. Also, Progent is looking for talented administrators who can operate effectively in our high-growth, virtual office environment.

By supporting a team of skilled and motivated professionals, delivering world-class customer services, and offering a strong value-focused pricing structure, We have been able to expand our client base rapidly while providing consulting services to hundreds of businesses in the San Francisco area and throughout the U.S. An advanced virtual office network, a common information database, and a team approach to problem solving have allowed Progent to retain a skilled consulting team and a satisfied customer list.

If you are a network consultant with technical support expertise, joining Progent or working for Progent's customers will expand your skills via cooperation with our group of mutually supportive, expert consultants. Our commitment to delivering network consulting and computer help to small organizations will give you the chance to collaborate intimately with key players and contribute appreciably to the growth of exciting companies.

Progent is looking for consultants who have verifiable certification related to their special expertise. For example, if you are a Microsoft expert, you should have earned your Microsoft MCSE credential. For Cisco professionals, show us your CCIE or Cisco Certified Network Professional certificate. For security, you should show you Certified Information Systems Security Professional, CISA, Certified Information Security Manager, or other top security certifications. Naturally, we are familiar with “paper MCSEs.” However, simply because a credential does not guarantee excellence is no justification for not owning one. If you have mastered your field, then most of those tests should pose no great difficulty. The crux of the matter is that if you are a professional, then clients expect credentials. Progent will market your talents, but you need to provide basic certifications for Progent to work with. If you are strongly opposed to the idea of credentials, Progent can sympathize with and respect your position, but you are probably not an appropriate fit.

Contract Work for Qualified Application Specialists for
Windows, Apple OS, Linux, and Sun Solaris Technology

For over 20 years, our information technology professionals have offered low-cost and effective network consulting services for businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area and across the United States. A sophisticated virtual office network, a common technical database, and a team philosophy for problem resolution have helped Progent to retain a talented consulting group and quickly grow a loyal clientele.

The Experts Team is Progent's way to provide clients the help of expert computer support professionals who have advanced knowledge and field experience in key technologies beyond Progent's core concentration in system support and security. Experts Team members are often freelance engineers and sometimes "moonlighters" who are carefully qualified by us to collaborate with Progent's in-house engineers to provide end-to-end, enterprise-class network services to small and midsize businesses. We are continually expanding our Experts Group to meet the special needs of our customer base.

Our Experts Group now provides support in these areas:

  • Macintosh integration and programs
  • Consulting for Linux, UNIX-powered, and Sun systems
  • Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management expertise
  • Mission-critical and specialized application help
  • CIO, business analyst, and project logistics outsourcing
  • Special program design and integration
  • Web, electronic business, EDI, and client portal design and integration
  • SQL management and performance consulting
  • Business intelligence consulting
  • Telecom systems support

Advantages of becoming a member of Our Experts Group include:

  • By associating with us, you get to benefit from the impact of our explosive expansion and excellent reputation in the industry. By maintaining a team of talented and dedicated professionals, providing attentive client support, and practicing a strong, value-oriented pricing structure, Progent has multiplied our customer base during the last several years and Progent now delivers consulting services to hundreds of businesses in California and throughout the United States.
  • Progent's veteran marketing staff takes care of all facets of marketing your skills and areas of expertise into our quickly growing client base, so you spend less time finding customers and more time generating revenue.
  • Progent will assist in relationship building between you and Progent's core group of experienced Microsoft and Cisco certified engineers who act as the conduit to the decision makers among our customers.
  • Our selling and operations teams will manage the complete sales and contracting process, from lead identification, project approval, client needs definition, capabilities matching, job scoping proposal generation, agreement negotiation and generation. Your entire focus stays with providing top-quality consulting expertise.
  • We will provide you access to Progent's advanced virtual office infrastructure, offering convenient conference locations throughout Northern California, plus data and voice access anywhere in the U.S.
  • You will have access to our extensive database, procedures based on industry best practices, abundance of professional publications, and the shared experience from one of Northern California's largest independent groups of experienced information technology professionals.
  • Progent will share partner-only benefits from leading vendors including Microsoft and Cisco, including no-cost ordiscounted educational seminars, web connections to restricted vendor support utilities and product support resources, and on-line internal use software for training or sales purposes.
  • You will have the security of backup coverage from Progent's staff consultants and other Expert Team members in the event you are unavailable to respond to client demands due to work schedule conflicts, vacation, sickness, or training.
  • As a 1099 subcontractor to Progent, you get simplified, risk-free invoicing and consistent payment schedules. In addition, Progent is responsible for receivables collection

There is not any charge to be part of Progent's Experts Group, but Progent has strict requirements to join:

  • You need to show a strong background as a consultant operating on your own in your field of specialization, including a minimum two year record of completed consulting jobs and/or have your own active client base for whom you currently deliver continuing consulting services.
  • You need to demonstrate that you have expertise in your field of specialization, which includes showing an extensive work-related history and excellent references, and have up-to-date vendor and/or institutional professional qualifications.
  • You need to know how to carry yourself in a professional manner and be self driven and confident in your skills. You need to have strong communications skills and understand how to work effectively by yourself or as a member of a team.
  • You have to know how to explain realistic expectations to clients and other Progent consultants and you must know how scope out projects, produce task plans, and estimate realistic work schedules.

Improve Your Skills with Advanced Technology and
Working with a Great Team of Network Engineers

Progent's productive atmosphere will make you a better professional by improving your information technology knowledge and increasing the satisfaction of your clients. Progent delivers on this promise by recruiting the best consulting talent for you to operate with, offering a state-of-the-art system architecture, using custom software utilities to enable the highest level of support, and by optimizing our operational structures for finding and keeping customers.

The most important factor that differentiates Progent from most network support firms is the high caliber of our consultants. Among the 50 or so consultants who have teamed with us, we have assembled the best talent covering a wide range of technical areas. Be it Microsoft servers, Cisco switches, corporate security, Macintosh, Linux, virtual servers, or other vital application, we engage experts who can help you to be effective on larger projects by combining the collective experience of Progent's team of experts.

To promote the success of Progent's team, we invest significantly in providing the best technology to perform the work efficiently. We will exploit technology to an impressive degree and our state-of-the-art virtual office infrastructure enables seamless connectivity, collaboration, and information sharing with other Progent consultants — entirely from home-based or on-the-road offices. You don’t waste time or lose revenue with daily commutes to a conventional office building, and any driving you do for in-person customer jobs is determined by your own schedule, not Progent's. The best benefit is that most of our support services can be done off-site, representing 100% productivity for income-producing hours. In practice, some of our team members do remote support only.

Our business structure is set up for responding rapidly and effectively to customer requirements via knowledge exchange and collaborative problem resolution. Even though our engineers operate with a high level of freedom, resource allocation is centralized, client problems and resolutions are carefully monitored, documented, and organized for convenient reference, up-to-date consultant schedules are broadcast to facilitate group projects and enable trouble escalation, and customer approval is continually monitored. We strengthen the sense of cooperation through monthly team conferences and regular company-wide events.

Most of our consultants are located across California, however Progent is building a quickly expanding team of network professionals throughout America. Progent's virtual office environment does away with regional obstacles that limit the productivity of conventional company models. We enhance the deal by providing a full employee care program to ensure the health and economic security of our employees and their families.

Just as we have awesome consulting professionals, our sales and operations teams live up to the excellence that defines Progent. These high-performance contributors to our growth are enabling us to identify and land the 50-60 new clients we are currently engaging each month. We lately marked the delivery of support to our 1,000th customer. Just type “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to see for yourself why Progent is also a strong sales organization.

Having a commitment to technical proficiency is a key for growth with Progent. A career in consulting will drive you to enhance your skills more than you would in any other job in information technology. Being exposed to a steady stream of technical challenges is what keeps consulting exciting. Clients rely on a consultant to do the toughest jobs. Innovative projects, advanced implementations, vexing or chronic problems, and difficult migrations are the foundation for what we do daily. With us, you will not stagnate or be pigeonholed, as is sadly common for computer engineers in traditional corporate roles. You will awake every morning excited about the opportunities ahead.

Along the way, you will work with some wonderful folks, both by building close customer contacts and by operating closely with other Progent consultants, where you will benefit from and add to their growth. Yes, technology is vital, but we are a relationship-focused company through and through. If you do not have strong people skills or like cooperating with a diverse assortment of people, then we are in all likelihood a poor match.

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

Enjoy Quality of Life Improvements and Professional Prowess with
Our Advanced Virtual Office Environment

Progent is convinced that a carefully architected and executed information system can be a pivotal factor for enabling any firm's growth, and we apply this belief in our corporate system infrastructure. Progent has built a zero-downtime virtual office infrastructure that enables our in-house engineers and certified contractors to deliver rapid and efficient service, collaborate closely on sophisticated projects, and experience career and private maturity by acting as a member of a dynamic company ethos of personal drive and freedom.
















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