One of America's top network consulting firms for small and midsize business networks, Progent manages a large staff of talented support experts who concentrate on core technologies including:

  • Microsoft Windows products
  • Cisco routers, Catalyst and Nexus switches, firewalls, wireless APs, plus Voice over IP and VPN solutions
  • Network security analysis
  • Advanced system architecture
  • Remote IT support and network administration

Progent's Experts Team, which includes freelance consultants qualified and managed by Progent, provides exceptionally specialized skills covering a wide range of key software applications and network technologies such as:

  • Macintosh and iOS integration and applications
  • Consulting for Linux-based, UNIX, and Sun Solaris environments
  • Dynamics Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM customization
  • BI expertise for Microsoft's SQL Server BI Stack, Excel Data Analysis Tools, and Microsoft Management Reporter/FRx
  • CIO, business analyst, and project management outsourcing
  • Web-based app design, deployment, and debugging
  • SQL Server and Oracle Database development and management consulting
  • Office Access database development, migration and troubleshooting
  • Microsoft Office desktop and Microsoft Office 365 training

Innovative structures for attracting clients, delivering service, establishing an efficient working environment, and providing generous compensation and benefits have allowed us to be one of the fastest expanding and best recognized Microsoft Partners consultant firms in the United States and to establish a worldwide presence for delivering online IT service. If you are a certified IT technician or information technology expert with an orientation towards a customer success and excellent communication skills, you will discover Progent a chance for enhancing your technical knowledge, living a more independent lifestyle, and achieving economic security.

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Consulting Positions at Progent
We are looking for a range of on-staff professionals such as motivated Microsoft MCSE, MCSA, and MCP computer consultants; connectivity consultants who have CCIE credentials; and specialists in advanced system architecture with experience in mobile access, wireless integration, high-availability environments, disaster recovery planning, data preservation, and virtual servers. We are also looking for desktop support technicians, off-site service professionals, and CISA certified security professionals. We are also seeking veteran managers and administrators able to operate efficiently in Progent's high-growth, virtual office model. Find out additional information concerning staff consulting jobs at Progent by referring to Consulting Jobs at Progent.

Contract Opportunities at Progent
Progent works with freelance consultants with specialized knowledge and working background in crucial IT topics beyond Progent's main service focus. Progent's Experts Group employs freelance consultants who can provide consulting and development support for line-of-business solutions such as Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management; possess in-depth expertise with popular operating systems such as Linux, Macintosh, or Sun, or offer world-class skills in areas like telecommunications, web design, Juniper Networks infrastructure technology, web commerce, or Oracle and MySQL DBM development and management. Freelance consultants certified by us cooperate with Progent's full-time engineers to provide comprehensive IT services for small and midsize company networks. To find out additional information concerning contract opportunities with Progent's Experts Team, see Freelance Opportunities at Progent.

How Progent Is Exceptional
We have managed to recruit the best consulting talent by being different. Providing an innovative blend of entrepreneurial spirit, insistence on client success, use of state-of-the-art technical tools, plus an independent business model that accommodates life-style options for our team members, Progent creates a dynamic setting for talented consultants who posses a drive for quickly enhancing their technical abilities to deliver concrete benefits for a range of businesses and network environments. Find out additional information about ways that we are unique by going to Ways That We Are Different.

Our Virtual Office Network
Our virtual office network provides advanced technical tools that support remote support, wireless communication, convenient access to our support databases, and instant cooperation with mobile colleagues to help you to solve challenging network issues. Our virtual office structure allows consultants to focus on delivering service instead of dealing with commutes and lets consultants build lasting customer relationships by permitting you to provide quick, effective, and affordable solutions. To learn additional information concerning our virtual office infrastructure, see Progent virtual Office Infrastructure.

Compensation and Benefit Programs
Progent's compensation model is based on revenue sharing. What you earn is directly based on the revenue you generate. Consultants have the choice of concentrating on life style and electing to work at a more relaxed pace, using Progent's flexible schedule to make time for personal enthusiasms, or you can take advantage of the chance to make significant money by hard effort and long consulting time. Progent also provides complete family health insurance as well as many additional benefits. Learn more concerning our compensation and benefit packages by visiting Progent Compensation and Benefit Packages.

Working with Progent FAQs
For replies to common enquiries concerning becoming employed by Progent, visit Consulting at Progent Frequently Asked Questions.

The following is a description of our current job openings:

Job Description


Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for proven Senior Microsoft computer consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a range of small businesses to manage IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important areas of knowledge include network infrastructure, AD design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

More information about Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert Jobs


Desktop Support Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking Desktop Support Experts to assist Progent's clients with maintenance, break/fix and project work. This is a 1099 consulting role that will be performed at Progent's customer premises in the San Francisco Bay Area. Daytime availability is needed, Monday through Friday. Our consultant will maintain and support clients of all desktop and notebook computers based on the latest Microsoft technologies. Also, work closely with client's executives, management, IT group or under the direction or guidance of our senior consultant to support the customer's end users.

Details on Desktop Engineer Positions


Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is looking for experienced Sr. Microsoft IT consultants in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to help a variety of small organizations manage networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important fields of knowledge include network infrastructure, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Details on Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consultant Job


Senior Microsoft Exchange Expert - San Francisco Bay Area, Online
Progent is looking for a Senior Microsoft Exchange consultant to lead enterprise-level Microsoft Exchange design and deployment initiatives. The ideal applicant would be a technical consultant with mastery in the area of Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016 and Office 365 and with a thorough grasp of Microsoft AD. This position demands experience in the consulting, architectural design, deployment and support of these technologies.

Specifics about Senior Microsoft Exchange Consultant Jobs


Business Development Representative - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is looking for a Business Development Representative (BDR) to operate as a senior-level sales executive who is responsible for selling Progent's extensive selection of IT outsourcing/co-sourcing and computer consulting, and application development services. Responsibilities of the Business Development Representative include:
  • Producing and explaining crucial elements of engagement propositions which associate Progent's services with real business value
  • Maintaining excellent relationships with clients
  • Providing continuing client management and generating follow-on engagements
  • Maintaining an understanding of continually evolving technology

More information on Business Development Representative Jobs - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas

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More Information Concerning Jobs with Us

Fulltime Jobs for Network Consultants, Desktop Support Specialists,
Security Experts, and Online Support Professionals

Progent wants to hire staff-level, results-oriented Microsoft accredited engineers with Microsoft MCSE credentials; Cisco certified system consultants with Cisco CCIE certification; security consultants with CISM or equivalent security certification; and high-end network design consultants with a background in mobile access, wireless networking, high uptime, disaster recovery, information preservation, and server virtualization. Progent also is hiring employees who can join Progent's staff of desktop service specialists and off-site troubleshooting experts. Also, Progent is seeking experienced administrators who can operate effectively in our fast-paced, virtual office environment.

By maintaining a team of talented and dedicated professionals, providing attentive customer care, and following a strong results-based fee structure, Progent has managed to expand our customer list rapidly while providing professional support to hundreds of companies in Northern California and across the U.S. A sophisticated virtual office network, a shared information database, and a team strategy for problem resolution have helped Progent to retain a skilled consulting team and a satisfied client base.

If you are a network consultant with troubleshooting experience, joining Progent or working for Progent's customers can expand your skills via cooperation with our group of mutually team-oriented, expert consultants. Our commitment to delivering network consulting and computer support to small companies will offer you the opportunity to work intimately with key players and add appreciably to the success of exciting businesses.

We are hiring consultants who have recognized credentials in their special focus. For example, if you are a Microsoft consultant, you should have earned your Microsoft MCSE certificate. In the case of Cisco consultants, show us your Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert or CCNP certificate. For network security, you should have earned you CISSP, CISA, Certified Information Security Manager, or one of the other leading security certifications. Of course, we are familiar with "paper experts". Nevertheless, simply because a certificate can not guarantee expertise is no excuse for not owning one. If you know your field, then the majority of those certifications should pose no great difficulty. The bottom line is that if you represent yourself to be an expert, then clients expect credentials. Progent will market your skills, but you must provide standard credentials for Progent to market. In case you happen to be strongly opposed to the idea of credentials, we can understand and honor your position, but you are probably not a good candidate.

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

For more than 20 years, Progent's consulting professionals have offered affordable and effective computer consulting expertise for businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area and across the U.S. An advanced virtual office network, a shared support knowledge base, and a team approach to problem resolution have helped us to build a strong staff and dramatically grow a satisfied clientele.

The Experts Group is our way to offer clients the help of expert information technology support professionals who have in-depth skills and field experience in key technologies outside of our primary focus in network support and security. Experts Team consultants are typically freelance contractors and occasionally "moonlighters" who have been thoroughly qualified by Progent to collaborate with Progent's staff consultants to deliver comprehensive, world-class information technology solutions to small businesses. We are always enhancing our Experts Team to meet the special requirements of our clients.

Our Experts Group now provides consulting in these technologies:

  • Apple OS networking and applications
  • Consulting for Linux-powered, UNIX, and Sun Solaris systems
  • MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management customization
  • Line-of-business and vertical program help
  • Chief Information Officer, business analyst, and project management services
  • Custom program design and deployment
  • Web site, electronic business, Electronic Data Interchange, and client portal development and integration
  • DBM support and efficiency consulting
  • Management information expertise
  • Telecom architecture consulting

Benefits of being part of Our Experts Team include:

  • By working with Progent, you can benefit from the impact of Progent's explosive expansion and top-notch recognition in the industry. By maintaining a group of skilled and dedicated consultants, providing attentive client care, and following a proven, ROI-oriented pricing structure, we have multiplied our customer base over the past several years and Progent now delivers professoinal support to hundreds of companies in California and across the United States.
  • Progent's experienced marketing team handles all aspects of marketing your services and technical expertise into our quickly expanding client base, so you spend less time finding customers and more time generating revenue.
  • Progent will assist in relationship building between you and our key group of expert Microsoft and Cisco certified engineers who act as the conduit to the key executives among Progent's clients.
  • Our sales and operations teams will manage the entire selling and engagement cycle, from lead identification, job approval, customer requirements description, capabilities matching, job analysis proposal writing, contract negotiation and execution. Your entire focus is on delivering top-quality consulting service.
  • We will provide you access to Progent's sophisticated virtual office environment, including convenient meeting/work sites in Northern California, and Internet and telecomm connectivity throughout the U.S.
  • You will have the benefit of Progent's vast knowledge base, processes based on leading practices, abundance of professional documents, and the shared experience from one of the country's largest pool of experienced consulting professionals.
  • We will share partner-only benefits from top technology companies including Microsoft and Cisco, including free orlow-cost training classes, web access to special vendor support tools and technical maintenance resources, and on-line in-house use programs for education or demonstration 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 fee to be a member of Progent's Experts Team, but we do have strict requirements for membership:

  • You should show a strong background as a consultant working on your own in your area of specialization, including a minimum two year history of successful contracting projects or you must have an active client base to whom you currently provide continuing consulting services.
  • You should show that you have expertise in your field of concentration, which includes showing a long task-relevant history and strong referrals, and have up-to-date vendor and/or industry professional certifications.
  • You have to be able to present yourself in a professional manner and be self motivated and assured in your abilities. You need to have strong communications skills and be able to operate efficiently alone or as part of a group.
  • You need to be able to explain proper goals to customers and fellow Progent team members and you should be able evaluate tasks, create task plans, and estimate reasonable time lines.

Improve Your Abilities with Advanced Technology and
Joining the Top Team of Network Engineers

Progent's work environment will make you a more capable consultant by enhancing your information technology knowledge and increasing the loyalty of your customers. Progent makes good on this commitment by recruiting the top consulting talent for you to work with, providing an advanced system infrastructure, running proprietary application utilities to deliver the maximum level of support, and by streamlining proven operational models for finding and keeping customers.

The decisive factor that separates Progent from typical network support firms is the high quality of our consultants. Among the 50 or so consultants who have joined us, we have assembled the best talent across a broad array of technologies. Whether it’s Microsoft Windows, Cisco firewalls, network security, Mac, Linux, virtual servers, or other key technologies, we engage professionals who can enable you to be successful on major jobs by leveraging the aggregate skills of our group of professionals.

To ensure the success of our consultants, we invest significantly in providing the best tools to perform the work properly. We will exploit information technology to an extraordinary extent and our state-of-the-art virtual office infrastructure enables seamless communications, collaboration, and information exchange with fellow Progent team members — entirely from home-based or on-the-road offices. Consultants don’t waste time or forfeit revenue because of regular drives to a physical office, and any travel you do for on-site client jobs is determined by your own schedule, not Progent's. The best benefit is that most of Progent's support services can be done off-site, offering 100% efficiency for billable time. In fact, some of our team members do off-site support exclusively.

Our operations are set up for responding quickly and efficiently to customer requirements through information exchange and cooperative problem solving. Even though Progent's consultants operate with a high level of freedom, resource allocation is centralized, client issues and resolutions are meticulously tracked, documented, and archived for convenient retrieval, current engineer availability is published to streamline team projects and enable trouble escalation, and client approval is continually monitored. We reinforce the sense of connection via periodic team meetings and regular company-wide events.

Most of Progent's consultants are located throughout California, however we are attracting a quickly growing group of network experts throughout the U.S. Progent's virtual office environment eliminates regional boundaries that limit the productivity of traditional business structures. We enhance the deal by providing a full benefit program to ensure the health and economic security of our employees and their families.

Not only do we have awesome consultants, Progent's marketing and administration groups live up to the excellence that is Progent. These top-notch factors behind our success are helping us to target and land the 50-60 new customers we are currently acquiring every month. We recently marked the delivery of services to our 1,000th customer. Try typing “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to see for yourself why we are also a strong marketing organization.

Possessing a passion for technical excellence is a cornerstone for success with us. A job in consulting will push you to learn more than is possible in any other job in information technology. Being confronted by a continual series of technical challenges is what keeps consulting exciting. Customers rely on a consultant to do the “hard stuff.” Innovative projects, advanced deployments, puzzling or entrenched issues, and tricky upgrades are the foundation for what we do every day. With us, you will not stall or be pigeonholed, as is all too typical for computer professionals in traditional corporate roles. You will wake up every morning enthusiastic about the opportunities ahead.

On the way, you will work with some wonderful folks, both by establishing strong client relationships and by operating closely with other Progent consultants, where you will learn from and add to their success. Of course, technology is vital, but we are a relationship-focused organization through and through. If you do not offer excellent communications skills or enjoy working with a varied assortment of people, then Progent is probably not a good match.

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

Get Quality of Life Benefits and Professional Prowess with
Our Advanced Virtual Office Environment

Progent is convinced that a well designed and executed information system can be a pivotal piece for accelerating a company's growth, and Progent applies this philosophy in our corporate system environment. We have built a non-stop virtual office infrastructure that allows our in-house consultants and certified contractors to deliver rapid and efficient service, cooperate easily on sophisticated projects, and gain from career and personal maturity by acting as a member of a dynamic business ethos of self motivation and independence.

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