Among the premiere computer consulting firms for small and midsize business systems, Progent maintains a large staff of certified support professionals who focus on mainstream technologies such as:

  • Microsoft Windows products
  • Cisco routers, switches, ASA firewalls, access points, plus Voice over IP and VPN solutions
  • Enterprise security consulting
  • Sophisticated system architecture
  • Off-site troubleshooting and system administration

Our Experts Team, which contracts independent consultants certified and coordinated by Progent, offers highly refined skills in a wide range of critical business applications and networking technologies that include:

  • Apple OS and iOS integration and applications
  • Support for Linux-powered, UNIX-based, and Sun environments
  • Dynamics MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management customization
  • Business Intelligence consulting for platforms including SQL Server BI Stack, Microsoft Power BI, and Microsoft Management Reporter/FRx
  • CIO, management information analyst, and project management outsourcing
  • Web app design, integration, and debugging
  • SQL Server, MySQL and Oracle DBM programming and DBA help
  • Office Access database application programming, migration and troubleshooting
  • Office desktop and Office 365 training

Creative models for finding clients, delivering service, nurturing an efficient company culture, and offering generous compensation have enabled us to become among the fastest expanding and most well respected Microsoft Gold Partners consultant companies in the United States and to build an international presence for providing online network assistance. If you are an accredited computer technician or information technology expert with a focus on a client success and excellent communication skills, consultants will discover Progent an opportunity for enhancing your professional skills, developing a more independent lifestyle, and achieving economic security.

Learn Additional Information Concerning Jobs at Progent
Check out these pages to learn more information about our job opportunities, company culture, operational environment, compensation structure, and benefits:

Consulting Work at Progent
Progent is hiring a variety of on-staff workers such as experienced Microsoft MCSE computer engineers; connectivity experts with CCIE certification; and specialists in fault-tolerant network architecture with backgrounds in mobile access, wireless integration, high-availability systems, business continuity planning, data preservation, and virtual servers. We are also hiring workstation support technicians, off-site troubleshooting professionals, and CISSP or CISA accredited security professionals. We are also seeking veteran managers able to operate effectively in our high-growth, virtual office model. Learn more information about full-time consulting jobs at Progent by referring to Consulting Positions at Progent.

Freelance Opportunities at Progent
Progent contracts independent consultants with in-depth expertise and field experience in high-demand IT topics beyond Progent's main service focus. Our Experts Group hires independent consultants who can provide consulting and programming support for mission-critical applications that include MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management; have deep expertise with non-Microsoft operating systems such as Linux derivatives, Macintosh, or Sun, or can provide expert help in areas such as telecom, web site design, Juniper Networks products, web commerce, or Oracle and MySQL Database development and management. Freelance contractors certified by us cooperate with our in-house consultants to deliver comprehensive solutions for small company networks. If you want to learn additional information about freelance work with our Experts Team, see Contract Opportunities at Progent.

How We Are Different
We have managed to recruit the best professional experts by being unique. Providing an innovative blend of entrepreneurial drive, dedication to client success, use of state-of-the-art technology, and an independent work structure that offers life-style choices for our team members, Progent offers a stimulating environment for select individuals who have a desire for rapidly improving their technical skills to create real-world solutions for a range of organizations and network environments. Find out additional details about how Progent is exceptional by going to Ways That We Are Exceptional.

Progent's Virtual Office Infrastructure
Our virtual office environment incorporates advanced technical tools that support off-site access, wireless communication, convenient availability of our knowledge bases, and instant cooperation with mobile team members to help you to deal with challenging network problems. Our virtual office setting frees consultants to concentrate on providing IT solutions rather than dealing with traffic and helps consultants nurture successful client relationships by enabling you to provide fast, viable, and affordable solutions. To find out more details about Progent's virtual office infrastructure, go to Progent virtual Office Work Environment.

Compensation and Benefits
Our compensation model is based on revenue sharing. The money you make is directly based on what you generate. Consultants have the choice of concentrating on life style and electing to work at an easy pace, using Progent's versatile structure to follow individual enthusiasms, or you can take advantage of the chance to make considerable income by hard work and long consulting time. Progent also offers comprehensive family health coverage as well as many other benefits. Learn more details about our compensation and benefits by referring to Our Compensation Model and Benefits.

Jobs at Progent Questions and Answers
For answers to frequent enquiries about becoming employed by Progent, go to Working with Progent FAQs.

The following is a list of Progent's current job openings:


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P014

Senior Microsoft Computer Consulting Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking experienced Senior Microsoft information technology consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a variety of small and midsize organizations to maintain networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key fields of knowledge include network infrastructure, AD design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Details on Senior Microsoft IT Consultant Jobs


P016

Desktop Support Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for Desktop Support Experts to help Progent's customers 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 clients of all desktop and laptop computers powered by current Microsoft technologies. In addition, work closely with client's executives, management, IT staff or under the direction or guidance of our senior consultant to support the client's end users.

Details about Desktop Engineer Positions


P018

Sr. Microsoft IT Consultant - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is seeking experienced Senior Microsoft information technology consultants in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to assist a variety of small organizations maintain networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key fields of expertise include system architecture, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Specifics about Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert Job


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Senior Exchange Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area, Online
Progent is looking for a Senior Microsoft Exchange expert to spearhead large-scale Microsoft Exchange planning and deployment initiatives. The ideal applicant would be a technical consultant with mastery in Exchange 2007 through 2016 and Exchange Online and with a solid understanding of Microsoft AD. This position would require a background in the consulting, system design, deployment and maintenance of these platforms.

Details on Sr. Microsoft Exchange Expert Jobs


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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 Progent's extensive selection of information technology outsourcing and computer consulting, and development services. Responsibilities of the Business Development Representative include:
  • Producing and articulating crucial components of consulting proposals that tie Progent's deliverables with real business value
  • Establishing and maintaining excellent relationships with Progent's clients
  • Providing ongoing client management and developing follow-on engagements
  • Explaining continually evolving technology

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


If you would like to ask about any position listed above, please send your background information to jobs@progent.com. Be sure to state the job codes of the positions of interest.

Details Concerning Work with Us

Fulltime Work for Network Consultants, Computer Support Technicians,
Security Experts, and Remote Help Professionals

Progent wants to find full-time, solutions-driven Microsoft accredited consultants with Microsoft MCSE, MCSA, or MCP credentials; Cisco certified system engineers who have Cisco CCIE or CCNP credentials; security consultants who have CISM or equivalent security credentials; and advanced network design experts with a background in mobile access, wireless connectivity, high availability, business continuity, data preservation, and server virtualization. Progent also seeks professionals to work on Progent's staff of helpdesk service specialists and off-site troubleshooting professionals. Also, Progent is looking for experienced administrators who can perform productively in Progent's fast-paced, virtual office environment.

By maintaining a staff of skilled and motivated professionals, delivering world-class client services, and offering a strong results-based pricing structure, Progent has been able to increase our client list dramatically while providing consulting services to hundreds of businesses in the San Francisco area and across the U.S. An advanced virtual office environment, a common information database, and a team approach to problem solving have helped Progent to maintain a talented staff and a loyal customer list.

For an information technology professional with troubleshooting expertise, teaming with Progent or working for Progent's customers can enhance your skills through interaction with our group of highly supportive, expert consultants. Our focus on providing network consulting and technical support to small and midsize companies will offer you the chance to collaborate intimately with decision makers and add appreciably to the growth of dynamic businesses.

Progent is hiring technical professionals who have recognized certification related to their technical focus. So, if you are a Microsoft consultant, you should have your MCSE credential. In the case of Cisco professionals, have your CCIE or CCNP certificate. For security, you should have earned you Certified Information Systems Security Professional, CISA, Certified Information Security Manager, or one of the other top security certifications. Naturally, we are aware of "paper experts". However, simply because a certificate does not ensure expertise is no justification for not owning one. If you know your field, then most of those certifications should present no challenge. The point is that if you are a professional, then clients deserve to see certifications. Progent will promote your skills, but you need to have a baseline of credentials for us to work with. If you stand adamantly opposed to the idea of credentials, we can understand and honor your opinion, but you are probably not a good candidate.

Freelance Jobs for Qualified Application Specialists for
Windows, Macintosh, Linux-based, and Sun Solaris Technology

For more than 20 years, Progent's consulting professionals have offered low-cost and effective network consulting services for small businesses in Northern California and throughout the United States. A sophisticated virtual office environment, a shared support knowledge base, and a collaborative philosophy for problem resolution have helped Progent to retain a strong staff and dramatically grow a loyal client base.

The Experts Group is our way to offer clients the services of specialized computer consulting engineers who have in-depth knowledge and field background in important areas outside of our primary focus in system support and security. Experts Team members are often freelance contractors and occasionally "moonlighters" who are thoroughly qualified by us to work closely with our staff engineers to deliver comprehensive, enterprise-class information technology services to small and midsize businesses. Progent is always expanding the Experts Group to meet the particular requirements of our clients.

Progent's Experts Group now provides support in these areas:

  • Apple OS networking and programs
  • Support for Linux-based, UNIX-powered, and Sun environments
  • MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management customization
  • Line-of-business and vertical program support
  • Chief Information Officer, business analyst, and project management outsourcing
  • Custom program design and integration
  • Web site, eCommerce, Electronic Data Interchange, and customer portal development and integration
  • DBM support and performance consulting
  • Business information expertise
  • Telecom architecture support

Benefits of becoming a member of Progent's Experts Group include:

  • By associating with us, you get to benefit from the impact of our dramatic expansion and excellent recognition in the marketplace. By maintaining a team of talented and dedicated professionals, offering attentive customer support, and following a strong, value-oriented billing structure, we have quadrupled our clientele over the past few years and Progent now provides professoinal services to hundreds of businesses in California and across the United States.
  • Our veteran marketing staff takes care of all facets of marketing your services and technical expertise into our quickly growing client base, so you spend less time signing up clients and more time generating revenue.
  • We will facilitate relationship building between you and Progent's core team of experienced Microsoft and Cisco certified consultants who act as the gateway to the key executives among Progent's clients.
  • Progent's selling and operations groups will manage the entire selling and engagement process, from opportunity generation, job qualification, client needs definition, capabilities matching, job scoping proposal writing, agreement negotiation and generation. Your exclusive focus stays with providing high-level consulting service.
  • Progent will gives you connections to our advanced virtual office environment, offering convenient meeting/work locations in the San Francisco area, plus Internet and telecomm connectivity anywhere in the United States.
  • You will have the benefit of Progent's extensive knowledge base, processes based on best practices, library of template-deliverable documents, and the shared expertise from one of Northern California's largest pool of expert information technology engineers.
  • Progent will share partner-only benefits from top technology companies including Microsoft and Cisco, including no-cost orlow-cost educational seminars, web access to restricted vendor troubleshooting utilities and technical maintenance resources, and downloadable internal use programs for training and/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 cost to be part of Progent's Experts Team, but Progent has these qualifications for membership:

  • You must have a strong track record as a consultant working independently in your area of specialization, including a minimum two year history of successful consulting projects and/or have your own active customer base for whom you currently provide continuing support services.
  • You have to demonstrate that you have expertise in your field of specialization, which includes showing a long task-relevant history and excellent referrals, and have current vendor or industry professional qualifications.
  • You must be able to present yourself in a professional way and be self motivated and assured in your skills. You need to have excellent people skills and understand how to work efficiently by yourself or as a member of a group.
  • You need to be able to explain realistic expectations to clients and other Progent team members and you should be able evaluate tasks, create project plans, and estimate realistic work schedules.

Improve Your Abilities with the Best Technology and
Working with the Top Group of Network Consultants

Progent's productive atmosphere will make you a better professional by improving your information technology skills and increasing the satisfaction of your clients. Progent delivers on this commitment by recruiting the best consulting talent for you to operate with, offering an advanced network and communications infrastructure, running custom software utilities to deliver the highest level of support, and by streamlining proven operational models for attracting and keeping clients.

The most important factor that separates Progent from other consulting companies is the high quality of our service staff. Among the scores of consulting experts who have teamed with Progent, we have recruited top expertise across a broad range of technical areas. Whether it’s Microsoft Windows, Cisco firewalls, corporate security, Mac, Linux/UNIX, server virtualization, or other vital areas, we deploy experts who can enable you to be effective on major jobs by leveraging the collective experience of our team of professionals.

To ensure the success of our consultants, we invest significantly in making available the most powerful technology to do the job efficiently. We will exploit information technology to an extraordinary extent and our state-of-the-art virtual office environment enables effortless connectivity, cooperation, and information sharing with fellow Progent team members — all from home-based or on-the-road offices. You don’t throw away time or lose income because of regular drives to a conventional office, and all travel you do for in-person client work is based on your schedule, not Progent's. The most attractive benefit is that most of Progent's support work can be performed off-site, representing maximum efficiency for billable time. In practice, some Progent team members do off-site support exclusively.

Progent's business structure is set up for responding rapidly and efficiently to customer needs through knowledge exchange and cooperative problem solving. Although our engineers work with a high level of freedom, resource allocation is unified, customer problems and resolutions are meticulously monitored, documented, and archived for convenient retrieval, current engineer schedules are broadcast to facilitate group tasks and enable trouble escalation, and customer approval is always monitored. We strengthen the feeling of cooperation via monthly workgroup conferences and regular company-wide events.

Most of our team is situated throughout California, but we are building a rapidly growing team of network professionals throughout the U.S. Progent's virtual office infrastructure eliminates regional obstacles that restrict the productivity of conventional business structures. We complete the package by offering a comprehensive employee care plan to promote the health and economic welfare of our employees and their relations.

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 success are helping us to target and sign up the 50-60 new clients we are now acquiring each month. We lately marked the delivery of services to our 1,000th customer. Try typing “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to check for yourself why Progent is also an effective marketing operation.

Possessing a commitment to technical proficiency is a key for growth with us. A job in consulting will push you to learn more than you would in any other job in information technology. Being confronted by a steady series of technical challenges is what keeps consulting interesting. Customers choose consulting firms to do the toughest jobs. Innovative projects, advanced deployments, vexing or entrenched problems, and tricky upgrades are the foundation for our services daily. With us, you will not stagnate or be narrowly defined, as is all too typical for computer professionals in ordinary corporate jobs. You will awake every morning excited about the challenges to come.

Along the way, you will work with some wonderful folks, both by establishing strong customer contacts and by operating in conjunction with other Progent consultants, where you will learn from and contribute to their growth. Of course, technology is important, but Progent is a relationship-focused organization from top to bottom. If you do not have excellent communications skills or enjoy cooperating with a varied group of people, then we are in all likelihood a poor fit.

If all this seems right for you, we invite you to talk to Progent about our view of the new paradigm of network consulting.

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

Progent is convinced that a well architected and executed information system is a pivotal piece for enabling any firm's success, and we apply this philosophy in our own system environment. We have created a zero-downtime virtual office network that allows our in-house consultants and authorized contractors to offer fast and efficient service, collaborate closely on complex projects, and gain from career and private growth by acting as part of a dynamic business culture of self motivation and independence.
















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