One of America's top IT consulting firms for business networks, Progent manages a large team of certified service experts who concentrate on mainstream IT areas including:

  • Microsoft Windows technology
  • Cisco Integrated Services Routers, switches, firewalls, access points, plus Voice over IP and VPN products
  • Network security consulting
  • Sophisticated system architecture
  • Remote troubleshooting and network administration

Progent's Experts Group, which includes independent consultants qualified and managed by Progent, offers highly specialized skills covering a broad variety of key software applications and networking technologies that include:

  • Apple OS and iOS networking and applications
  • Support for Linux-powered, UNIX-powered, and Sun Solaris systems
  • Dynamics MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM expertise
  • BI consulting for platforms including Microsoft's SQL Server BI Stack, Microsoft Power BI, and Microsoft Management Reporter/FRx
  • CIO, management information analyst, and project logistics outsourcing
  • Web-based application design, deployment, and troubleshooting
  • SQL Server, MySQL and Oracle DBM programming and DBA consulting
  • Microsoft Office Access database application development, enhancement and training
  • Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office 365 training

Creative models for acquiring customers, providing support, establishing a dynamic company culture, and providing highly competitive compensation and benefits have enabled us to become among the fastest expanding and most well respected Microsoft Gold Partners consulting organizations in the U.S. and to build a worldwide presence for delivering online network service. If you are an accredited computer technician or network consultant with an orientation towards a client service and strong communication skills, consulting professionals will find in Progent a chance for increasing your professional knowledge, developing a more independent lifestyle, and attaining financial security.

Find Out More Information Concerning Working at Progent
Follow these pages to find out more details about our job openings, company philosophy, work conditions, profit sharing model, and benefits packages:

Consulting Positions at Progent
We are seeking a range of on-staff employees including motivated Microsoft MCSE and MCP computer engineers; system experts with Cisco CCIE credentials; and specialists in fault-tolerant system architecture with backgrounds in mobile access, wireless networking, high-availability environments, disaster recovery solutions, data protection, and VMware technology. We are also hiring workstation support technicians, remote troubleshooting specialists, and CISA or CISM accredited security engineers. We are also seeking veteran managers who can perform efficiently in our dynamic, virtual office environment. Learn more information about staff consulting work at Progent by visiting Full-time Jobs at Progent.

Contract Work with Progent
Progent works with independent professionals with in-depth knowledge and working background in high-demand IT topics outside our primary service concentration. Progent's Experts Group includes contractors who can provide advice and programming services for mission-critical applications such as MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management; possess specialized knowledge of popular platforms such as Linux, Macintosh, or Sun, or can provide world-class skills in technologies like telecommunications, web development, Juniper products, web commerce, or Oracle and MySQL Database programming and administration. Independent contractors qualified by us cooperate with Progent's staff engineers to deliver comprehensive solutions for small company networks. In order to learn more information about freelance jobs with Progent's Experts Team, visit Contract Work at Progent.

Reasons That Progent Is Exceptional
We have managed to attract the top consulting talent by being unique. Providing an innovative mix of entrepreneurial spirit, dedication to client success, use of advanced technical tools, plus a flexible work structure that offers quality-of-life options for our consulting team, Progent offers a stimulating setting for select individuals who have a drive for quickly improving their technical skills to create real-world solutions for a range of organizations and network environments. Learn additional information concerning reasons Progent is unique by visiting Reasons That We Are Exceptional.

Progent's Virtual Office Infrastructure
Progent's virtual office environment incorporates advanced technologies that enable remote support, wireless connectivity, easy availability of Progent's knowledge bases, and instant cooperation with mobile team members to allow you to handle business-critical network issues. Progent's virtual office model enables consultants to focus on delivering IT solutions rather than dealing with commutes and lets you nurture successful customer relationships by enabling you to come up with fast, effective, and affordable solutions. If you want to learn more information concerning Progent's virtual office business model, see Progent virtual Office Business Model.

Compensation and Benefit Packages
Progent's compensation is based on revenue sharing. The money you earn is directly determined by what you generate. Consultants have the choice of concentrating on quality of life and electing to consult at a more relaxed pace, using our flexible structure to make time for individual enthusiasms, or you can choose to earn significant income by persistent work and lots of consulting time. Progent also provides comprehensive family health care insurance plus many other benefits. Find out more concerning our compensation model and benefit programs by referring to Progent Compensation Model and Benefit Programs.

Consulting at Progent Questions and Answers
For answers to common questions about becoming a consultant at Progent, refer to Jobs at Progent Questions and Answers.

The following is a list of Progent's available job opportunities:


Job Code
 
Description

P014

Sr. Microsoft IT Consulting Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for proven Senior Microsoft computer consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a variety of small organizations to manage IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Key areas of knowledge include system infrastructure, AD design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Details about Senior Microsoft Computer Consultant Job


P016

Desktop Support Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking Desktop Support Experts to assist our clients with maintenance, break/fix and project work. This is a 1099 consulting position that will be performed at Progent's client premises 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 current Microsoft technologies. Also, work closely with client's executives, management, IT group or under the direction or guidance of Progent's senior consultant to support the client's end users.

Details about Desktop Support Expert Positions


P018

Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consultant - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is looking for proven Senior Microsoft IT consulting experts in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to help a variety of small and midsize businesses manage networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important areas of expertise include system infrastructure, AD design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Details about Sr. Microsoft IT Consulting Expert Jobs


Expert

Sr. Microsoft Exchange Expert - San Francisco Bay Area, Online
Progent is seeking a Sr. Exchange expert to spearhead large-scale Microsoft Exchange planning and implementation projects. The ideal candidate would be a technical consultant with mastery in the area of Exchange 2007 to 2016 and Office 365 and with a thorough grasp of Microsoft AD. This position would require a background in the consulting, architectural design, implementation and support of these technologies.

Specifics on Sr. Exchange Consultant Job


S25

Business Development Representative (BDR) - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is seeking a Business Development Representative to operate as a senior sales executive responsible for selling the company's extensive selection of information technology outsourcing and computer consulting, and application development services. Activities of the BDR include:
  • Generating and explaining key components of service proposals which align Progent's services with real business value
  • Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with clients
  • Providing ongoing account management and generating follow-on engagements
  • Maintaining an understanding of rapidly evolving technology

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


If you want to apply for any opening listed above, please e-mail your background information to jobs@progent.com. Please copy the job codes of the positions of interest.

Additional Facts About Work at Progent

Staff Jobs for Network Engineers, Computer Support Specialists,
Security Experts, and Remote Help Technicians

Progent wants to hire fulltime, solutions-driven Microsoft certified consultants with Microsoft MCSE or MCSA credentials; Cisco accredited network engineers who have Cisco CCIE, CCNP, or CCNA credentials; security professionals with CISSP or equivalent security credentials; and high-end system architecture experts with experience in mobile solutions, wireless connectivity, high availability, workplace recovery, information protection, and VMware. Progent also seeks employees who can work on Progent's team of desktop service specialists and remote troubleshooting professionals. In addition, We are looking for experienced managers able to perform effectively in Progent's fast-paced, virtual office culture.

By supporting a team of skilled and motivated consultants, providing world-class customer services, and offering a competitive results-focused fee structure, Progent has been able to expand our customer list dramatically while delivering consulting services to hundreds of companies in Northern California and across the United States. An advanced virtual office network, a common knowledge database, and a group approach to problem solving have helped Progent to retain a talented staff and a satisfied customer base.

For an information technology professional with troubleshooting expertise, teaming with Progent or working for Progent's clients will enhance your skills via interaction with our staff of highly supportive, talented engineers. Our focus on providing network expertise and technical help to small and midsize companies will offer you the chance to collaborate closely with decision makers and add appreciably to the growth of dynamic businesses.

Progent is looking for consultants who have verifiable credentials in their special focus. For example, if you are a Microsoft consultant, you must have earned your MCSE certificate. For Cisco professionals, show us your CCIE or CCNP certificate. For network security, you should show you Certified Information Systems Security Professional, CISA, Certified Information Security Manager, or other leading security certifications. Of course, Progent is familiar with “paper MCSEs.” Nevertheless, simply because a certificate can not guarantee excellence is no excuse for not earning one. If you know your field, then the majority of these tests should present no challenge. The bottom line is that if you are a professional, then customers deserve to see credentials. Progent can broadcast your skills, but you need to provide a baseline of credentials for us to work with. If you stand adamantly against the idea of credentials, Progent can understand and honor your position, but you are probably not an appropriate candidate.

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

For more than two decades, Progent's computer engineers have offered low-cost and successful network consulting expertise for small businesses in Northern California and across the United States. An advanced virtual office environment, a shared support database, and a team approach to problem resolution have helped Progent to retain a strong staff and dramatically expand a loyal customer base.

The Experts Group is Progent's way to offer clients the help of specialized information technology support engineers who have in-depth knowledge and work experience in important technologies outside of Progent's primary focus in network infrastructure and security. Experts Team members are often independent contractors and sometimes "moonlighters" who are thoroughly qualified by Progent to collaborate with Progent's staff consultants to provide end-to-end, world-class network solutions to small businesses. We are always enhancing the Experts Group in order to address the special needs of our customer base.

Progent's Experts Group currently provides consulting in these technologies:

  • Macintosh networking and programs
  • Expertise for Linux-based, UNIX, and Sun systems
  • MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management expertise
  • Line-of-business and specialized application support
  • Chief Information Officer, management information analyst, and project logistics outsourcing
  • Custom program design and integration
  • Web, eCommerce, Electronic Data Interchange, and client portal development and deployment
  • SQL management and efficiency help
  • Business information expertise
  • Telecommunications systems support

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

  • By working with Progent, you get to benefit from the momentum of our explosive growth and excellent recognition in the marketplace. By having a team of talented and committed consultants, offering excellent customer care, and following a strong, ROI-oriented pricing model, we have quadrupled our clientele over the past several years and Progent now delivers professoinal support to hundreds of businesses in California and throughout the U.S.
  • Our veteran marketing team takes care of all aspects of marketing your skills and areas of knowledge into our quickly expanding customer base, so you expend less effort finding customers and more time making revenue.
  • We will assist in communications between you and our key group of experienced Microsoft and Cisco certified engineers who act as the gateway to the influential managers among Progent's clients.
  • Our selling and operations teams will manage the entire selling and contracting cycle, from opportunity generation, project qualification, client needs description, skills matching, job analysis proposal generation, agreement negotiation and execution. Your entire focus stays with delivering high-level consulting service.
  • Progent will provide you connections to our sophisticated virtual office environment, offering convenient meeting/work locations in the San Francisco area, plus data and voice connectivity throughout the United States.
  • You will have the benefit of our vast database, processes based on industry best practices, library of professional documents, and the aggregate experience from one of the country's largest independent groups of expert information technology engineers.
  • Progent will pass on special benefits from top technology companies including Microsoft and Cisco, including no-cost orlow-cost training classes, web connections to restricted vendor support utilities and technical support resources, and downloadable internal use software for education 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 not any charge to become a member of our Experts Group, but we do have these qualifications for membership:

  • You need to have a strong track record as a consulting professional operating on your own in your area of expertise, including a minimum two year history of completed consulting projects and/or have an active customer base for which you currently deliver ongoing consulting activity.
  • You should demonstrate that you are an expert in your field of concentration, which includes showing an extensive work-related history and excellent references, and possess up-to-date vendor and/or institutional professional certifications.
  • You have to know how to carry yourself in a professional way and be self driven and confident in your skills. You need to have strong communications skills and understand how to operate successfully by yourself or as part of a team.
  • You must know how to articulate realistic expectations to customers and fellow Progent consultants and you must know how scope out projects, create project plans, and define realistic time lines.

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

Progent's productive atmosphere will make you a better professional by improving your technical skills and increasing the loyalty of your customers. Progent delivers on this commitment by attracting the best consulting experts for you to operate with, providing a state-of-the-art network and communications infrastructure, running proprietary software tools to enable the maximum quality of service, and by optimizing proven business structures for finding and keeping clients.

The most important factor that differentiates Progent from ordinary consulting firms is the high quality of our service staff. Out of the 50 or so consulting experts who have joined Progent, we have assembled the best talent covering a broad array of technical areas. Whether it’s Microsoft servers, Cisco switches, network security, Macintosh, Linux, virtual servers, or other vital technologies, we deploy professionals who can help you to be effective on larger jobs by combining the aggregate skills of our group of professionals.

To promote the productivity of Progent's consultants, we invest heavily in making available the best technology to perform the work properly. Progent will exploit information technology to an impressive degree and our advanced virtual office infrastructure enables effortless communications, collaboration, and knowledge exchange with fellow Progent team members — all from at-home or on-the-road offices. You don’t throw away time or lose income with daily drives to a physical office, and all travel you do for on-site customer work is determined by your own time table, not ours. The best part is that much of our consulting work can be performed remotely, offering maximum efficiency for billable hours. In practice, some Progent staff do off-site support only.

Progent's operations are set up for reacting rapidly and effectively to client needs via information exchange and cooperative problem solving. Even though Progent's consultants operate with a high level of independence, resource allocation is centralized, customer issues and solutions are carefully monitored, documented, and organized for convenient retrieval, up-to-date consultant schedules are published to streamline group tasks and simplify trouble escalation, and customer satisfaction is continually evaluated. We reinforce the sense of connection via monthly team meetings and regular corporate events.

The majority of our team is situated across California, however we are attracting a rapidly expanding team of consulting professionals from across the United States. Progent's virtual office infrastructure eliminates regional boundaries that limit the efficiency of traditional business structures. We enhance the deal by providing a full employee care program to promote the health and financial security of our employees and their relations.

Just as we have awesome consultants, our sales and administration teams live up to the excellence that is Progent. These high-performance contributors to our growth are helping us to identify and land the 50-60 new clients we are currently engaging each month. Progent lately marked the delivery of services to our 1,000th client. Try typing “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to check for yourself why Progent is also a strong marketing operation.

Having a passion for technical excellence is a key for growth with us. A career in consulting will push you to learn more than is possible in any other position in network technology. Being exposed to a steady series of technical challenges is what keeps consulting interesting. Clients choose consultants to perform the toughest jobs. Innovative projects, leading-edge implementations, vexing or chronic issues, and tricky migrations are the basis for our services every day. With us, you will not stall or be pigeonholed, as is sadly common for network professionals in traditional corporate roles. You will awake every day excited about the opportunities to come.

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

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

Get Quality of Life Benefits and Technical Success with
Progent's Sophisticated Virtual Office Environment

Progent believes that a well designed and implemented network can be a crucial factor for enabling any company's success, and Progent applies this belief in our own system infrastructure. We have created a zero-downtime virtual office infrastructure that allows our in-house engineers and authorized contractors to deliver fast and effective support, cooperate closely on sophisticated projects, and gain from professional and private growth from being part of an exciting business culture of personal drive and freedom.
















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