One of the premiere network consultant firms for business systems, Progent manages a full-time staff of certified service professionals who concentrate on core technologies such as:

  • Microsoft technology
  • Cisco routers, switches, firewalls, access points, plus VoIP solutions
  • System security consulting
  • Sophisticated system architecture
  • Off-site IT support and network management

Our Experts Group, which contracts freelance consultants qualified and managed by Progent, provides exceptionally specialized skills covering a broad range of critical business areas and networking technologies that include:

  • Macintosh and iOS networking and application software
  • Expertise for Linux-powered, UNIX-powered, and Sun Solaris systems
  • Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM consulting
  • BI consulting for SQL Server BI Stack, Excel Data Analysis Tools, and Microsoft Management Reporter/FRx
  • CIO, management information analyst, and project logistics services
  • Web app design, integration, and debugging
  • SQL Server, MySQL and Oracle Database development and management help
  • Microsoft Access database application programming, enhancement and troubleshooting
  • Microsoft Office and Office 365 consulting

Innovative structures for attracting customers, providing service, maintaining a dynamic working environment, and providing highly competitive compensation and benefits have allowed us to become among the most rapidly expanding and best respected Microsoft Gold Partners consulting organizations in the U.S. and to build an international presence for providing remote IT expertise. If you are a certified IT support professional or network expert with a focus on a customer success and excellent people skills, consultants should consider Progent an opportunity for adding to your professional skills, developing a more rewarding career, and attaining financial security.

Learn More Information Concerning Working with Progent
Follow these pages to find out more information about our job opportunities, company culture, work environment, profit sharing model, and benefits packages:

Consulting Positions at Progent
Progent is seeking a variety of full-time workers such as motivated Microsoft MCSE, MCSA, and MCP computer consultants; connectivity consultants with Cisco certification; and consultants for fault-tolerant system architecture with backgrounds in mobile access, wireless integration, high-availability environments, business continuity solutions, data protection, and virtual servers. We are also looking for workstation support experts, off-site troubleshooting specialists, and CISSP, CISM, or CISA certified security consultants. We are also hiring experienced managers and administrators able to operate efficiently in our dynamic, virtual office environment. Learn additional information concerning staff consulting work at Progent by referring to Full-time Careers at Progent.

Freelance Jobs at Progent
Progent contracts independent consultants who have proven expertise and field background in important IT topics beyond Progent's primary service focus. Our Experts Team includes independent consultants who can provide advice and programming services for strategic solutions such as Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management; have deep expertise with popular operating systems such as Linux, Apple OS, or Sun, or offer world-class skills in technologies such as telecom, web site development, Juniper products, eCommerce, or Oracle Database programming and management. Independent contractors certified by us coordinate with Progent's full-time professionals to deliver end-to-end solutions for small company networks. To find out more information about freelance opportunities with Progent's Experts Team, refer to Contract Jobs at Progent.

Reasons That Progent Is Exceptional
We have been able to recruit the top consulting experts by being unique. With an innovative blend of enterprising spirit, insistence on client success, utilization of advanced technology, and an independent work structure that accommodates quality-of-life options for our team members, Progent creates a dynamic setting for talented consultants who posses a desire for quickly enhancing their professional skills to create real-world benefits for a range of businesses and technical environments. Find out more information concerning how we are unique by referring to Reasons That Progent Is Different.

Progent's Virtual Office Work Environment
Our virtual office network uses advanced technical tools that support remote access, wireless connectivity, convenient access to our support databases, and instant collaboration with mobile colleagues to allow you to deal with challenging network issues. Progent's virtual office setting frees you to focus on providing service instead of dealing with commutes and helps you build successful customer relationships by enabling you to come up with fast, effective, and cost-effective solutions. In order to learn more details concerning our virtual office work environment, visit Progent virtual Office Network.

Compensation and Benefit Packages
Progent's compensation model is based on revenue sharing. The money you make is wholly based on the revenue you generate. Consultants have the option of concentrating on quality of life and choosing to work at a more relaxed pace, utilizing our versatile schedule to make time for individual enthusiasms, or you can use the opportunity to earn significant money by hard effort and lots of hours. Progent also provides complete family health care coverage as well as many additional benefits. Find out additional details about our compensation and benefit programs by going to Progent Compensation and Benefit Packages.

Employment at Progent Q&A
For answers to frequent enquiries about becoming employed by Progent, go to Working with Progent FAQs.

The following is a description of our available job openings:


Job Code
 
Description

P014

Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for proven Sr. Microsoft information technology consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a variety of small and midsize organizations to manage networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Key fields of expertise include system architecture, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Details about Sr. Microsoft Computer Consulting Expert Job


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 our customer locations 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 powered by the latest Microsoft technologies. Also, work closely with client's executives, management, IT staff or under the direction or guidance of Progent's senior consultant to support the customer's end users.

More information about Desktop Support Expert Positions


P018

Senior Microsoft Computer Consulting Expert - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is seeking experienced Sr. Microsoft computer consulting experts in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to help a range of small and midsize businesses manage 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 architecture, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

More information about Sr. Microsoft IT Consultant Positions


Expert

Sr. Microsoft Exchange Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area, Remote
Progent is looking for a Senior Microsoft Exchange consultant to lead enterprise-level Exchange planning and deployment initiatives. The right candidate would be a computer consultant with mastery in Exchange 2007 to 2016 and Office 365 Exchange Online and with a solid understanding of Active Directory. This position would require experience in the consulting, architectural design, implementation and maintenance of these platforms.

Specifics about Sr. Exchange Expert Positions


S25

Business Development Representative (BDR) - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is looking for a Business Development Representative to operate as a senior-level sales executive who is responsible for selling the company's extensive portfolio of IT outsourcing/co-sourcing and computer consulting, and application development services. Activities of the BDR include:
  • Generating and articulating crucial elements of consulting proposals which align our services with real business value
  • Establishing and maintaining excellent relationships with Progent's customers
  • Providing ongoing account management and generating follow-on engagements
  • Maintaining an understanding of rapidly changing technology

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


If you would like to ask about any position shown above, please send your resume to jobs@progent.com. Be sure to copy the job codes of the jobs that interest you.

Details Concerning Opportunities at Progent

Fulltime Jobs for Network Engineers, Desktop Support Technicians,
Security Experts, and Remote Support Technicians

Progent wants to find fulltime, results-driven Microsoft certified consultants with Microsoft MCSE, MCSA, or MCP certification; Cisco accredited network engineers who have Cisco certification; security professionals with CISM or comparable security credentials; and advanced system architecture consultants with a background in mobile access, wireless connectivity, fault tolerance, workplace recovery, data protection, and server virtualization. Progent also seeks employees who can work on Progent's team of desktop support technicians and remote support professionals. Also, Progent is seeking experienced managers who can operate productively in Progent's high-growth, virtual office environment.

By maintaining a staff of skilled and motivated consultants, delivering world-class customer care, and following a strong value-focused pricing structure, Progent has been able to expand our customer base dramatically while delivering professional support to hundreds of businesses in Northern California and across the United States. A sophisticated virtual office network, a common knowledge base, and a group strategy for problem resolution have helped Progent to maintain a talented staff and a satisfied customer list.

If you are a network professional with technical support expertise, joining Progent or helping our clients can expand your skills via interaction with Progent's group of mutually team-oriented, expert engineers. Progent's focus on delivering information technology expertise and technical support to small and midsize organizations will give you the opportunity to collaborate closely with decision makers and contribute appreciably to the growth of exciting companies.

Progent is hiring consultants who can show recognized credentials related to their technical expertise. For example, if you are a Microsoft consultant, you should have earned your Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer credential. For Cisco professionals, show us your CCIE or CCNP certificate. For security, you should show you CISSP, CISA, CISM, or other leading security credentials. Of course, we are familiar with “paper MCSEs.” Still, the fact that a certificate does not ensure excellence is no excuse for not having one. If you have mastered your stuff, then the majority of those certifications should be no great difficulty. The crux of the matter is that if you are a professional, then clients expect certifications. Progent can market your skills, but you should provide a baseline of certifications for us to work with. In case you happen to be strongly against the idea of credentials, Progent can understand and respect your opinion, but you are likely not an appropriate fit.

Contract Jobs for Qualified Experts for
Windows, Apple OS, Linux, and Sun Solaris Technology

For over 20 years, our information technology engineers have provided low-cost and effective computer support services for businesses in Northern California and across the U.S. An advanced virtual office environment, a common support knowledge base, and a team philosophy for problem resolution have helped us to build a talented consulting group and dramatically grow a loyal customer base.

The Experts Group is our way to provide customers the services of specialized computer consulting professionals who have advanced knowledge and work experience in key areas outside of our core focus in system infrastructure and security. Experts Group consultants are typically independent engineers and sometimes "moonlighters" who are thoroughly certified by us to collaborate with Progent's staff engineers to deliver comprehensive, enterprise-class network solutions to small and midsize businesses. Progent is continually enhancing our Experts Team in order to meet the particular needs of our customer base.

Our Experts Group now provides support in these areas:

  • Macintosh networking and applications
  • Consulting for Linux, UNIX, and Sun environments
  • Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM customization
  • Mission-critical and vertical program help
  • Chief Information Officer, business analyst, and project management outsourcing
  • Special program development and deployment
  • Web site, eCommerce, Electronic Data Interchange, and customer information portal design and deployment
  • DBM support and efficiency consulting
  • Management intelligence consulting
  • Telecommunications systems support

Advantages of being a member of Progent's Experts Group include:

  • By working with us, you can benefit from the momentum of Progent's dramatic expansion and top-notch recognition in the marketplace. By maintaining a team of skilled and committed consultants, offering attentive client care, and following a strong, ROI-oriented pricing structure, we have quadrupled our customer base during the last several years and Progent now provides consulting support to hundreds of businesses in Northern California and across the United States.
  • Progent's experienced marketing team handles all facets of marketing your skills and areas of knowledge into our quickly expanding customer base, so you expend less effort finding customers and more time generating revenue.
  • We will facilitate relationship building between you and our core group of experienced Microsoft and Cisco certified consultants who act as the gateway to the influential managers among our customers.
  • Progent's sales and operations teams will manage the complete sales and engagement cycle, from opportunity identification, job approval, client needs definition, capabilities matching, job analysis proposal writing, contract negotiation and execution. Your exclusive focus is on delivering top-quality consulting service.
  • We will provide you access to our sophisticated virtual office environment, including convenient meeting/work sites in the San Francisco area, as well as Internet and telecomm access throughout the U.S.
  • You will have access to Progent's extensive database, procedures based on best practices, abundance of template-deliverable documents, and the aggregate expertise from one of Northern California's largest independent groups of expert network engineers.
  • Progent will share partner-only benefits from top technology companies such as Microsoft and Cisco, including free orlow-cost training classes, web access to restricted vendor support utilities and technical maintenance resources, and downloadable in-house use software for training 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 cost to be a member of Progent's Experts Team, but Progent has the following requirements for membership:

  • You should have a strong background as a consultant operating on your own in your field of specialization, including a minimum two year history of completed consulting projects and/or have an active customer base to which you currently deliver ongoing support activity.
  • You need to demonstrate that you are an expert in your field of specialization, including showing an extensive work-related history and excellent references, and have up-to-date manufacturer and/or institutional professional certifications.
  • You should be able to carry yourself in a professional way and be self motivated and confident in your abilities. You must have strong communications skills and understand how to operate effectively alone or as a member of a team.
  • You have to know how to explain realistic goals to customers and fellow Progent consultants and you must be able scope out tasks, produce project plans, and define reasonable time lines.

Enhance Your Skills with the Best Technology and
Joining the Top Team of Network Engineers

Progent's company culture will make you a more capable professional by improving your technical skills and boosting the satisfaction of your clients. Progent makes good on this commitment by attracting the top consulting experts for you to work with, offering a state-of-the-art network and communications architecture, using custom software tools to deliver the highest quality of service, and by optimizing proven business structures for attracting and keeping clients.

The main factor that differentiates us from typical network support firms is the excellence of our service staff. Out of the 50 or so consultants who have teamed with us, we have assembled the best talent across a wide range of technical areas. Be it Microsoft servers, Cisco firewalls, network security, Apple, Linux/UNIX, server virtualization, or other vital application, we deploy professionals who can enable you to be successful on larger projects by combining the collective skills of Progent's team of experts.

To promote the success of Progent's team, we invest heavily in providing the most powerful tools to do the work efficiently. We will leverage information technology to an impressive degree and our state-of-the-art virtual office infrastructure allows seamless communications, collaboration, and information sharing with fellow Progent consultants — all from at-home or on-the-road offices. Consultants don’t waste time or forfeit revenue with regular drives to a physical office building, and any travel you do for in-person customer work is determined by your time table, not Progent's. The best part is that most of Progent's consulting services can be done off-site, offering maximum productivity for billable hours. In fact, some of our staff do off-site support exclusively.

Progent's business structure is set up for reacting rapidly and effectively to client needs through information exchange and cooperative problem solving. Although our engineers operate with a high level of freedom, resource allocation is centralized, client issues and resolutions are carefully monitored, recorded, and organized for easy reference, current consultant availability is broadcast to streamline group tasks and enable problem escalation, and client satisfaction is always evaluated. We reinforce the sense of connection via periodic team meetings and regular company-wide events.

The majority of our team is located throughout California, but we are attracting a rapidly expanding team of network experts from across the United States. Our virtual office infrastructure eliminates geographic obstacles that restrict the productivity of traditional business models. We enhance the package by providing a comprehensive benefit program to promote the health and financial welfare of our team members and their families.

Not only do we have world-class consulting professionals, our marketing and operations groups match the high standards that is Progent. These high-performance contributors to Progent’s growth are helping us to target and sign up the 50-60 new customers we are currently acquiring every month. Progent lately marked the providing 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 operation.

Having a passion for technical excellence is a key for success with us. A job in consulting will push you to learn more than is possible in any other position in network technology. Being exposed to a continual stream of technical challenges is what makes consulting exciting. Clients choose consultants to do the toughest jobs. Creative tasks, advanced implementations, vexing or chronic problems, and tricky upgrades are the foundation for our services daily. With us, you will not stagnate or be narrowly defined, as is sadly typical for computer engineers in traditional corporate roles. You will awake every morning enthusiastic about the challenges ahead.

On the way, you will meet some great people, both by building close customer contacts and by working closely with other Progent team members, where you will learn from and add to their success. Yes, technology is important, but we are a relationship-focused company through and through. If you don’t offer strong communications skills or like cooperating with a diverse assortment of personalities, then we are in all likelihood a poor match.

If this seems good to you, we urge you to talk to Progent about our view of the future of information technology consulting.

Enjoy Lifestyle Benefits and Professional Prowess with
Progent's Sophisticated Virtual Office Environment

Progent is convinced that a carefully architected and executed network can be a crucial factor for accelerating a firm's success, and we follow this philosophy in our own network infrastructure. We have built a non-stop virtual office infrastructure that enables our in-house consultants and authorized contractors to offer rapid and effective support, cooperate closely on complex jobs, and experience professional and personal growth from acting as part of a dynamic company ethos of personal drive and freedom.
















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