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

  • Microsoft technology
  • Cisco Integrated Services Routers, switches, ASA firewalls, access points, plus Voice over IP and VPN products
  • Network security consulting
  • Advanced system architecture
  • Off-site troubleshooting and system management

Progent's Experts Group, which includes independent experts certified and managed by Progent, provides highly refined skills covering a broad variety of vital business applications and networking technologies that include:

  • Apple OS and iOS integration and applications
  • Expertise for Linux-based, UNIX-powered, and Sun Solaris environments
  • Dynamics Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM consulting
  • Business Intelligence consulting for platforms including Microsoft's SQL Server BI Stack, Excel Data Analysis Tools, and Microsoft Management Reporter/FRx
  • CIO, business analyst, and project management services
  • Web-based application design, integration, and troubleshooting
  • SQL Server and Oracle Database development and management help
  • Office Access application development, enhancement and troubleshooting
  • Microsoft Office desktop and Microsoft Office 365 training

Innovative structures for attracting clients, providing support, creating an efficient company culture, and providing generous profit sharing have allowed us to become among the most rapidly growing and most well respected Microsoft Gold Partners consulting organizations in America and to establish a worldwide organization for providing remote network assistance. If you are an accredited computer support professional or information technology consultant with a focus on a customer service and strong people skills, you should consider Progent an opportunity for increasing your technical skills, living a more independent career, and achieving economic success.

Find Out Additional Information Concerning Working with Progent
Follow these pages to learn additional information concerning our job opportunities, business philosophy, work conditions, profit sharing structure, and benefits packages:

Consulting Work at Progent
We are hiring a variety of on-staff employees such as experienced Microsoft MCSE and MCP computer engineers; network experts who have Cisco CCIE certification; and consultants for fault-tolerant network architecture with experience in mobile connectivity, wireless integration, non-stop environments, business continuity planning, data preservation, and server virtualization. Progent is also hiring desktop support experts, remote service specialists, and CISSP certified security professionals. Progent is also seeking experienced managers able to perform efficiently in Progent's dynamic, virtual office model. Find out additional information about staff professional services positions at Progent by going to Full-time Careers at Progent.

Contract Work at Progent
Progent works with freelance professionals who have in-depth knowledge and field background in high-demand IT topics beyond our primary service focus. Progent's Experts Team includes freelance consultants who offer consulting and programming services for strategic applications that include MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM; have specialized knowledge of popular operating systems such as Linux derivatives, Macintosh, or Solaris, or offer world-class skills in areas like telecommunications, web site development, Juniper infrastructure technology, eCommerce, or Oracle Database development and management. Freelance consultants qualified by us cooperate with Progent's staff engineers to deliver end-to-end solutions for small company networks. To find out additional information about contracting jobs with Progent's Experts Team, see Freelance Work at Progent.

Reasons That We Are Different
We have been able to attract the best consulting experts by being unique. Providing a powerful mix of entrepreneurial spirit, dedication to client success, utilization of state-of-the-art technology, plus a flexible work structure that allows for life-style options for Progent's consulting team, Progent offers a dynamic environment for select consultants who have a drive for rapidly improving their technical abilities to create real-world benefits for a range of businesses and technical environments. Learn more information concerning reasons Progent is unique by going to How We Are Exceptional.

Our Virtual Office Network
Our virtual office environment uses sophisticated technologies that support off-site support, wireless communication, easy access to our support databases, and instant collaboration with mobile team members to help you to handle business-critical network problems. Our virtual office structure allows you to concentrate on providing IT solutions rather than dealing with traffic and helps consultants establish successful customer relationships by enabling you to come up with quick, effective, and affordable solutions. To find out additional information about Progent's virtual office work environment, see Progent virtual Office Network.

Compensation Model and Benefit Packages
Progent's compensation is determined by revenue sharing. What you make is wholly determined by what you contribute. You have the choice of concentrating on life style and electing to consult at an easy pace, utilizing Progent's versatile structure to make time for personal pursuits, or you can take advantage of the chance to make significant income through hard work and long consulting time. Progent also offers comprehensive family health care coverage as well as many additional benefits. Learn more concerning our compensation model and benefits by referring to Our Compensation and Benefit Programs.

Jobs at Progent Q&A
For answers to common questions about becoming employed by Progent, see Jobs at Progent Frequently Asked Questions.

Here is a description of Progent's present job opportunities:


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Sr. Microsoft IT Consulting Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking experienced Senior Microsoft computer consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a range of small and midsize businesses to maintain networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important areas of expertise include system architecture, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

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Desktop Engineer - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for Desktop Support Consultants to help Progent's clients with maintenance, break/fix and project work. This is a 1099 consulting role that will be performed at our client 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 based on the latest Microsoft technologies. Also, work closely with customer's executives, management, IT staff or under the direction or guidance of our senior consultant to support the client's end users.

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Sr. Microsoft Computer Consulting Expert - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is seeking proven Senior Microsoft computer consulting experts in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to assist a variety 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 fields of expertise include network architecture, AD design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

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Senior Microsoft Exchange Expert - San Francisco Bay Area, Online
Progent is looking for a Senior Microsoft Exchange consultant to spearhead enterprise-level Microsoft Exchange planning and deployment projects. The ideal applicant would be a computer consultant with subject matter expertise in Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016 and Microsoft Office 365 and with a solid grasp of Microsoft AD. This role demands experience in the consulting, architectural design, deployment and support of these platforms.

Details on Sr. Microsoft Exchange Expert Positions


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Business Development Representative (BDR) - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is seeking a Business Development Representative to operate as a senior-level sales executive who is responsible for selling the company's broad selection of IT outsourcing and network consulting, and development services. Activities of the BDR include:
  • Producing and articulating key components of consulting proposals that tie our deliverables with a client's primary business needs
  • Establishing and maintaining good relationships with customers
  • Providing continuing account management and generating follow-on sales
  • Maintaining an understanding of rapidly evolving IT technology

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


If you wish to ask about any position shown above, you should send your background information to jobs@progent.com. Please include the job codes of the positions that interest you.

More Information Concerning Work with Us

Career Work for Network Consultants, Desktop Service Specialists,
Security Consultants, and Online Support Professionals

Progent is seeking to hire fulltime, results-driven Microsoft certified consultants with Microsoft MCSE certification; Cisco accredited network consultants who have Cisco CCIE, CCNP, or CCNA credentials; security professionals with CISSP or equivalent security certification; and advanced system design consultants with experience in mobile access, wireless connectivity, high uptime, business continuity, data protection, and server virtualization. Progent also is looking for professionals who can work on our team of help desk support specialists and remote support experts. Also, Progent is seeking experienced administrators able to operate productively in our high-growth, virtual office environment.

By maintaining a staff of skilled and motivated professionals, providing world-class customer care, and following a competitive results-focused pricing model, We have been able to expand our customer list dramatically while providing professional support to numerous businesses in Northern California and throughout the U.S. An advanced virtual office environment, a common information database, and a group strategy for problem resolution have allowed Progent to maintain a skilled staff and a satisfied customer list.

If you are a network consultant with technical support experience, teaming with Progent or working for Progent's customers can enhance your knowledge via cooperation with our staff of mutually team-oriented, talented engineers. Our focus on providing information technology consulting and computer help to small and midsize companies will give you the chance to collaborate intimately with decision makers and contribute appreciably to the growth of exciting businesses.

We are hiring consultants who can show verifiable certification related to their technical focus. So, if you are a Microsoft consultant, you must have your MCSE credential. In the case of Cisco consultants, show us your CCIE or CCNP certificate. For security, you should have you CISSP, Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Information Security Manager, or other top security certifications. Of course, Progent is aware of "paper experts". However, simply because a credential does not guarantee excellence is no justification for not earning one. If you know your stuff, then most of these certifications should pose no challenge. The crux of the matter is that if you call yourself a professional, then clients deserve to see credentials. We can promote your skills, but you should have a baseline of credentials for Progent to market. In case you stand strongly against the concept of certifications, Progent can sympathize with and honor your position, but you are probably not an appropriate candidate.

Contract Jobs for Qualified Application Specialists for
Windows, Mac, Linux/UNIX, and Sun Technology

For more than 20 years, Progent's computer professionals have provided low-cost and successful network consulting expertise for small businesses in Northern California and across the United States. An advanced virtual office network, a shared support knowledge base, and a collaborative approach to problem resolution have helped Progent to retain a strong staff and dramatically grow a satisfied clientele.

The Experts Team is our way to offer clients the services of specialized computer support professionals who have in-depth skills and field background in important technologies outside of our core focus in network infrastructure and security. Experts Team members are typically freelance contractors and sometimes "moonlighters" who are thoroughly certified by us to work closely with Progent's staff consultants to provide end-to-end, world-class network services to small businesses. Progent is continually expanding the Experts Group in order to meet the special requirements of our customer base.

Our Experts Team currently provides support in these areas:

  • Macintosh networking and programs
  • Support for Linux-powered, UNIX-powered, and Sun Solaris systems
  • Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM expertise
  • Mission-critical and specialized program help
  • Chief Information Officer, business analyst, and project management services
  • Special program development and integration
  • Web, eCommerce, Electronic Data Interchange, and client portal design and deployment
  • Database management and performance help
  • Business intelligence consulting
  • Telecom architecture support

Advantages of being part of Progent's Experts Team include:

  • By associating with Progent, you get to leverage the impact of our dramatic growth and top-notch reputation in the market. By having a group of talented and committed professionals, offering attentive customer support, and following a proven, ROI-focused pricing model, we have multiplied our customer base over the past several years and Progent now delivers professoinal support to hundreds of companies in Northern California and throughout the United States.
  • Our veteran marketing staff handles all aspects of promoting your skills and technical knowledge into our rapidly growing client base, so you expend less effort finding clients and extra time making revenue.
  • Progent will facilitate communications between you and Progent's key group of expert Microsoft and Cisco qualified engineers who act as the conduit to the key executives among Progent's customers.
  • Our selling and administration staffs will manage the complete sales and engagement cycle, from lead identification, job approval, customer needs definition, capabilities matching, job scoping proposal writing, contract negotiation and execution. Your exclusive focus is on delivering high-level consulting expertise.
  • We will provide you connections to our sophisticated virtual office infrastructure, offering professional conference sites in Northern California, plus Internet and telecomm access anywhere in the United States.
  • You will have access to our vast knowledge base, procedures based on industry best practices, library of template-deliverable publications, and the shared experience from one of the country's largest independent groups of experienced consulting professionals.
  • We will pass on partner-only benefits from top technology companies including Microsoft and Cisco, including free orlow-cost educational seminars, web access to restricted vendor troubleshooting tools and technical maintenance resources, and on-line internal use programs for training 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 no charge to become part of Progent's Experts Team, but Progent has these qualifications to join:

  • You need to show a proven track record as a consultant working on your own in your area of specialization, including a minimum two year record of successful consulting projects and/or have an active client base for whom you now deliver continuing consulting services.
  • You should show that you are an expert in your field of concentration, which includes having a long work-related history and strong referrals, and possess up-to-date manufacturer and/or industry professional qualifications.
  • You have to be able to carry yourself in a professional way and be self driven and confident in your skills. You should have excellent communications skills and be able to work successfully by yourself or as a member of a team.
  • You must know how to communicate realistic goals to clients and other Progent team members and you have to know how analyze jobs, create project plans, and estimate realistic work schedules.

Enhance Your Abilities with Advanced Technology and
Working with a Great Team of Network Engineers

Progent's productive atmosphere will allow you to become a better consultant by improving your technical knowledge and boosting the loyalty of your clients. Progent delivers on this commitment by attracting the best consulting talent for you to work with, providing a state-of-the-art system architecture, using proprietary software utilities to deliver the highest level of service, and by streamlining our operational structures for attracting and maintaining clients.

The most important factor that separates Progent from typical network support firms is the excellence of our support professionals. Among the 50 or so consulting experts who have teamed with Progent, we have assembled top expertise covering a broad array of technical areas. Whether it’s Microsoft Windows, Cisco switches, network security, Apple, Linux, virtual servers, or other key technologies, we deploy experts who can enable you to be effective on major projects by combining the collective experience of Progent's group of experts.

To ensure the productivity of our team, we invest significantly in making available the best tools to do the work properly. We will exploit information technology to an impressive degree and our advanced virtual office infrastructure allows seamless communications, collaboration, and information sharing with fellow Progent consultants — entirely from at-home or on-the-road offices. Consultants don’t waste time or lose income because of regular commutes to a conventional office building, and any driving you do for in-person customer work is determined by your own time table, not Progent's. The most attractive benefit is that much of Progent's support work can be done remotely, representing 100% efficiency for billable hours. In practice, some of our team members do remote consulting only.

Our operations are geared towards responding quickly and effectively to client requirements through knowledge exchange and collaborative problem resolution. Although our consultants operate with a great deal of independence, dispatching is unified, customer issues and solutions are meticulously monitored, recorded, and archived for convenient reference, up-to-date consultant availability is published to facilitate group projects and simplify trouble escalation, and customer satisfaction is always monitored. We strengthen the sense of cooperation via periodic team conferences and quarterly company-wide events.

The majority of our consultants are located across California, however we are building a quickly growing group of consulting experts from across America. Our virtual office environment eliminates regional boundaries that limit the efficiency of traditional company structures. We enhance the deal by providing a full employee care program to ensure the physical health and economic security of our employees and their families.

Not only do we have awesome consulting professionals, our sales and operations teams match the excellence that characterizes Progent. These top-notch contributors to our growth are helping us to identify and sign up the 50-60 new customers we are now engaging each month. We recently celebrated the delivery of services to our 1,000th customer. Try typing “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to check for yourself why we are also a strong marketing operation.

Possessing a commitment to technical proficiency is a cornerstone for growth with Progent. A job in consulting will push you to enhance your skills more than is possible in any other job in network technology. Being confronted by a continual stream of technical challenges is what makes professional support interesting. Customers choose consulting firms to do the toughest jobs. Innovative tasks, advanced deployments, puzzling or chronic issues, and tricky migrations are the foundation for our services every day. With us, you will not stagnate or be narrowly defined, as is all too common for network professionals in ordinary corporate roles. You will awake every morning enthusiastic about the challenges ahead.

On the way, you will work with some wonderful people, both by establishing close client relationships and by working in conjunction with other Progent team members, where you will learn from and contribute to their success. Of course, technology is vital, but we are a relationship-oriented organization through and through. If you do not have strong communications skills or like cooperating with a varied group of personalities, then we are probably a poor match.

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

Get Quality of Life Benefits and Technical Success with
Our Advanced Virtual Office Infrastructure

Progent believes that a well architected and executed information system can be a crucial piece for enabling a firm's growth, and we apply this belief in our corporate network infrastructure. Progent has built a non-stop virtual office network that allows our staff engineers and certified contractors to offer fast and effective service, cooperate closely on sophisticated jobs, and gain from professional and private growth from being part of an exciting business ethos of self motivation and independence.
















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