Among the top IT consulting companies for small and midsize business networks, Progent maintains a large team of certified service experts who focus on mainstream technologies including:

  • Microsoft products
  • Cisco routers, Catalyst and Nexus switches, firewalls, access points, plus VoIP solutions
  • Enterprise security analysis
  • Advanced connectivity architecture
  • Off-site troubleshooting and network administration

Progent's Experts Group, which contracts freelance consultants qualified and coordinated by Progent, offers exceptionally refined skills in a broad range of critical software applications and networking technologies that include:

  • Apple OS and iOS integration and applications
  • Expertise for Linux-powered, UNIX-powered, and Sun Solaris environments
  • Dynamics MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM customization
  • Business Intelligence consulting for platforms including Microsoft's SQL Server BI Stack, Power BI, and Microsoft Management Reporter/FRx
  • Chief Information Officer, management information analyst, and project logistics outsourcing
  • Web application design, integration, and debugging
  • SQL Server and Oracle Database development and management help
  • Microsoft Office Access database development, enhancement and training
  • Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office 365 training

Innovative structures for finding customers, providing service, establishing an efficient working environment, and providing generous compensation and benefits have allowed Progent to be among the fastest expanding and most well respected Microsoft Partners consultant organizations in America and to build a worldwide presence for providing online network assistance. If you are an accredited computer technician or information technology consultant with a drive for a client success and excellent communication skills, you will discover Progent an opportunity for adding to your technical knowledge, developing a more rewarding lifestyle, and attaining economic security.

Find Out More Details About Working at Progent
Follow these links to learn additional information about Progent's job openings, company culture, operational environment, compensation model, and benefits packages:

Consulting Work at Progent
We are seeking a variety of full-time professionals such as solutions-driven Microsoft MCSE and MCP computer consultants; network experts who have Cisco CCIE credentials; and specialists in fault-tolerant network architecture with experience in mobile access, wireless integration, high-availability systems, business continuity planning, data preservation, and server virtualization. Progent is also hiring desktop support experts, remote service professionals, and CISM certified security engineers. Progent is also looking for experienced managers and administrators who can operate effectively in our high-growth, virtual office model. Learn more details concerning staff professional services jobs at Progent by going to Consulting Positions at Progent.

Contract Opportunities with Progent
Progent contracts freelance consultants with in-depth knowledge and working background in important information technology topics outside our primary technical focus. Our Experts Team includes contractors who can provide consulting and development services for strategic solutions such as MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM; possess deep expertise with popular operating systems such as Linux derivatives, Apple OS, or Sun, or can provide expert skills in technologies like telecommunications, web site development, Juniper infrastructure technology, eCommerce, or Oracle Database programming and management. Independent contractors qualified by Progent coordinate with Progent's in-house professionals to deliver comprehensive solutions for small and midsize company networks. In order to find out additional information concerning freelance work with Progent's Experts Consulting Group, see Contracting Work with Progent.

Reasons That We Are Different
We have been able to recruit the best consulting talent by being different. Providing a powerful blend of entrepreneurial drive, commitment to client success, use of state-of-the-art technical tools, and an independent work model that accommodates quality-of-life options for Progent's team members, Progent offers a stimulating setting for talented consultants who posses a desire for quickly enhancing their technical skills to deliver real-world solutions for a variety of organizations and network environments. Learn more details concerning ways that we are different by visiting Reasons That Progent Is Different.

Progent's Virtual Office Infrastructure
Our virtual office environment incorporates state-of-the-art technologies that support off-site access, wireless connectivity, convenient access to Progent's knowledge bases, and close collaboration with talented colleagues to allow you to resolve challenging IT problems. Our virtual office environment enables you to concentrate on providing service rather than dealing with traffic and lets you nurture successful customer relationships by enabling you to provide fast, viable, and cost-effective solutions. In order to learn additional information concerning Progent's virtual office work environment, refer to Progent virtual Office Network.

Compensation and Benefits
Our compensation model is based on revenue sharing. What you make is entirely determined by the revenue you generate. Consultants have the choice of concentrating on quality of life and electing to consult at a more relaxed pace, using Progent's versatile schedule to follow individual pursuits, or you can take advantage of the chance to make significant money through hard effort and lots of consulting time. Progent also offers full family health insurance plus numerous additional benefits. Find out additional details about Progent's compensation model and benefits by referring to Our Compensation Model and Benefit Packages.

Consulting at Progent Questions and Answers
For answers to common enquiries about becoming a consultant at Progent, see Working with Progent Questions and Answers.

Here is a list of Progent's available job opportunities:


Job Code
 
Job Description

P014

Senior Microsoft IT Consulting Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking proven Sr. Microsoft information technology consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a range of small organizations to 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 architecture, AD design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

More information about Senior Microsoft Computer Consulting Expert Job


P016

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

More information about Desktop Engineer Jobs


P018

Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consultant - 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 range of small and midsize businesses maintain networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important fields of expertise include system architecture, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Specifics about Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consultant Jobs


Expert

Senior Exchange Expert - San Francisco Bay Area, Remote
Progent is seeking a Senior Microsoft Exchange expert to lead large-scale Microsoft Exchange planning and deployment projects. The right applicant would be a computer consultant with mastery in the area of Exchange 2007 to 2016 and Microsoft Office 365 and with a solid grasp of Active Directory. This position would require experience in the consulting, system design, implementation and maintenance of these technologies.

Details on Sr. Microsoft Exchange Expert Positions


S25

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 portfolio of information technology outsourcing/co-sourcing and computer consulting, and application development services. Activities of the BDR include:
  • Generating and articulating crucial components of consulting propositions that align Progent's deliverables with a client's primary business needs
  • Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with clients
  • Providing ongoing client management and generating follow-on engagements
  • Maintaining an understanding of rapidly evolving technology

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


If you want to apply for any job listed above, you should send your resume to jobs@progent.com. Be sure to include the code numbers of the positions of interest.

Details Concerning Jobs at Progent

Fulltime Work for Network Consultants, Desktop Service Specialists,
Security Consultants, and Online Support Technicians

Progent is seeking to find full-time, results-driven Microsoft accredited consultants with Microsoft MCSE or MCSA credentials; Cisco certified system consultants who have Cisco CCIE credentials; security professionals with CISSP or comparable security credentials; and advanced system architecture experts with experience in mobile solutions, wireless connectivity, service continuity, business continuity, data protection, and VMware. Progent also is looking for professionals to work on Progent's team of helpdesk support specialists and off-site troubleshooting experts. In addition, Progent is hiring talented administrators who can operate productively in Progent's fast-paced, virtual office environment.

By supporting a staff of talented and dedicated consultants, delivering world-class customer services, and following a strong value-based pricing structure, We have been able to increase our customer base dramatically while providing consulting services to numerous companies in the San Francisco area and across the U.S. An advanced virtual office environment, a shared knowledge base, and a team strategy for problem solving have helped Progent to maintain a skilled staff and a satisfied client list.

If you are an information technology professional with technical support expertise, teaming with Progent or helping our customers will expand your skills through interaction with our staff of highly supportive, talented consultants. Progent's focus on delivering information technology expertise and computer help to small and midsize companies will give you the chance to work closely with key players and add significantly to the success of dynamic companies.

We are hiring technical professionals that can show recognized certification related to their special focus. So, if you are a Microsoft expert, you must have earned your Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer certificate. In the case of Cisco professionals, show us your CCIE or Cisco Certified Network Professional certificate. For network security, you should have you CISSP, CISA, CISM, or one of the other top security credentials. Naturally, Progent is aware of "paper experts". Still, the fact that a certificate can not ensure excellence is no justification for not having one. If you know your stuff, then the majority of these certifications should pose no great difficulty. The crux of the matter is that if you are an expert, then clients deserve to see credentials. Progent can promote your talents, but you should provide a baseline of credentials for Progent to work with. If you stand adamantly opposed to the concept of credentials, we can sympathize with and honor your position, but you are likely not a good candidate.

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

For more than 20 years, Progent's consulting professionals have offered low-cost and effective computer consulting services for businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area and throughout the United States. An advanced virtual office network, a shared technical database, and a team philosophy for problem solving have enabled Progent to retain a strong in-house team and dramatically grow a satisfied client base.

The Experts Team is our way to provide customers the help of expert computer consulting engineers who have advanced knowledge and field background in key areas beyond our core focus in network support and security. Experts Group consultants are typically independent contractors and sometimes "moonlighters" who are thoroughly certified by us to work closely with Progent's staff consultants to deliver end-to-end, enterprise-class network services to small companies. Progent is continually enhancing the Experts Group to meet the special needs of our customer base.

Progent's Experts Team currently offers consulting in these areas:

  • Macintosh integration and programs
  • Consulting for Linux-powered, UNIX-based, and Sun systems
  • MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM customization
  • Mission-critical and vertical program support
  • Chief Information Officer, management information analyst, and project logistics services
  • Special program development and deployment
  • Web, eCommerce, EDI, and customer portal design and deployment
  • SQL management and performance consulting
  • Management information expertise
  • Telecommunications systems support

Benefits of being a member of Our Experts Group include:

  • By associating with Progent, you can leverage the impact of Progent's explosive expansion and top-notch recognition in the marketplace. By having a team of talented and committed professionals, providing attentive client care, and practicing a strong, value-oriented billing structure, Progent has quadrupled our clientele over the past several years and Progent currently delivers professoinal services to hundreds of companies in California and across the United States.
  • Progent's experienced marketing staff takes care of all aspects of promoting your services and technical expertise into our quickly growing client base, so you expend less time finding clients and more time generating revenue.
  • Progent will facilitate communications between you and Progent's key team of expert Microsoft and Cisco certified engineers who are the gateway to the decision makers among Progent's customers.
  • Progent's sales and administration staffs will manage the entire selling and engagement process, from opportunity identification, project approval, customer requirements description, capabilities matching, project analysis proposal generation, agreement negotiation and execution. Your exclusive responsibility stays with providing top-quality consulting service.
  • Progent will provide you connections to our sophisticated virtual office environment, including professional conference locations in the San Francisco area, as well as Internet and telecomm access anywhere in the U.S.
  • You will have the benefit of our vast database, procedures based on industry best practices, abundance of template-deliverable publications, and the aggregate expertise from one of Northern California's largest independent groups of experienced information technology professionals.
  • Progent will pass on partner-only benefits from leading technology companies including Microsoft and Cisco, including no-cost ordiscounted training classes, on-line access to restricted vendor support tools and product support resources, and on-line in-house use programs for education and/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 cost to be part of our Experts Team, but we do have strict requirements to join:

  • You should show a strong track record as a consulting professional working independently in your area of specialization, including a minimum two year record of successful contracting projects or you must have your own active customer base for which you currently provide continuing support services.
  • You should demonstrate that you have expertise in your area of concentration, including showing a long task-relevant record and strong referrals, and have up-to-date manufacturer or industry professional qualifications.
  • You must be able to present yourself in a professional manner and be self driven and assured in your skills. You need to have excellent people skills and be able to operate successfully alone or as a member of a group.
  • You should know how to explain proper goals to customers and other Progent consultants and you must be able scope out tasks, produce task plans, and estimate realistic time lines.

Enhance Your Skills with the Best Technology and
Working with a Great Team of Network Engineers

Progent's productive atmosphere will allow you to become a better consulting professional by improving your technical knowledge and increasing the loyalty of your customers. Progent delivers on this promise by attracting the top professional experts for you to work with, providing a state-of-the-art network and communications infrastructure, running custom software tools to enable the highest level of support, and by streamlining proven business models for finding and maintaining clients.

The most important factor that separates us from other consulting firms is the high caliber of our support professionals. Among the 50 or so 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, network security, Mac, Linux/UNIX, server virtualization, or other crucial areas, we engage professionals who can help you to be effective on major projects by leveraging the aggregate skills of our team of experts.

To promote the success of Progent's consultants, we invest heavily in providing the best tools to do the job efficiently. We will leverage information technology to an impressive degree and our advanced virtual office environment allows seamless communications, collaboration, and knowledge exchange with fellow Progent team members — all from home-based or mobile offices. Consultants don’t throw away time or forfeit income with daily commutes to a physical office building, and all driving you do for on-site customer jobs is determined by your schedule, not Progent's. The best benefit is that most of Progent's support work can be performed off-site, representing maximum efficiency for billable time. In practice, some of our staff do off-site support exclusively.

Progent's business structure is set up for reacting rapidly and efficiently to customer needs via knowledge sharing and collaborative problem resolution. Although our engineers work with a great deal of freedom, resource allocation is centralized, customer problems and resolutions are meticulously monitored, recorded, and archived for convenient reference, current consultant availability is published to streamline group projects and enable problem escalation, and customer satisfaction is continually monitored. We reinforce the feeling of connection via monthly workgroup meetings and quarterly corporate events.

Most of our team is situated across Northern California, however we are building a quickly expanding team of consulting professionals throughout the U.S. Our virtual office infrastructure eliminates geographic boundaries that limit the productivity of conventional business models. We complete the package by providing a full employee care plan to ensure the health and economic welfare of our employees and their relations.

Not only do we have world-class consultants, our marketing and operations groups match the high standards that characterizes Progent. These top-notch factors behind Progent’s growth are enabling us to identify and sign up the scores of new clients we are currently acquiring each month. We recently marked the delivery of services to our 1,000th client. Just type “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to see for yourself why we are also a strong marketing operation.

Possessing a passion for technical proficiency is a key for growth with us. A career in consulting will drive you to learn more than you would in any other job in network technology. Being exposed to a steady stream of network challenges is what makes professional support exciting. Customers rely on consulting firms to do the “hard stuff.” Creative projects, advanced deployments, puzzling or entrenched problems, and tricky migrations are the basis for what we do every day. With us, you will not stall or be pigeonholed, as is all too typical for network professionals in traditional corporate jobs. You will wake up every morning excited about the opportunities to come.

On the way, you will meet some wonderful people, both by establishing close customer contacts and by operating in conjunction with other Progent team members, where you will benefit from and contribute to their growth. Yes, technology is important, but we are a relationship-focused organization through and through. If you don’t have strong people skills or enjoy cooperating with a diverse group of people, then we are probably not a good match.

If all this sounds right for you, we urge you to talk to Progent about our view of the future of information technology consulting.

Enjoy Lifestyle Benefits and Professional Success with
Our Sophisticated Virtual Office Environment

Progent believes that a well architected and implemented network is a pivotal piece for accelerating a firm's growth, and Progent applies this philosophy in our own system environment. Progent has built a fault-tolerant virtual office network that allows Progent's in-house engineers and certified contractors to deliver fast and effective support, collaborate closely on complex projects, and experience career and private growth from being part of a dynamic company ethos of self motivation and freedom.
















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