One of America's top IT consulting companies for small and midsize business systems, Progent manages a full-time staff of certified support professionals who concentrate on mainstream technologies such as:

  • Microsoft products
  • Cisco Integrated Services Routers, switches, firewalls, access points, plus VoIP solutions
  • System security consulting
  • Advanced network architecture
  • Off-site IT support and system administration

Progent's Experts Team, which contracts independent experts qualified and managed by Progent, offers exceptionally refined skills covering a broad variety of key business applications and network technologies that include:

  • Apple OS and iOS networking and applications
  • Support for Linux-based, UNIX-based, and Sun Solaris 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 Crystal Reports
  • CIO, business analyst, and project logistics outsourcing
  • Web-based app design, deployment, and troubleshooting
  • SQL Server and Oracle DBM programming and DBA help
  • Microsoft Office Access application programming, migration and training
  • Office and Microsoft Office 365 training

Creative models for finding customers, providing service, establishing an efficient working environment, and offering generous compensation and benefits have allowed us to be among the fastest growing and best recognized Microsoft Partners consultant firms in America and to establish a worldwide presence for providing online IT support. If you are an accredited computer support professional or information technology expert with an orientation towards a customer service and strong people skills, consultants will discover Progent an opportunity for increasing your technical skills, living a more independent career, and attaining financial success.

Find Out More Information About Working with Progent
Check out these links to find out more information concerning Progent's work openings, company culture, operational environment, compensation structure, and benefits packages:

Consulting Careers at Progent
Progent is seeking a range of full-time employees such as solutions-driven Microsoft MCSE and MCSA computer consultants; connectivity consultants with CCIE credentials; and specialists in fault-tolerant network architecture with experience in mobile connectivity, wireless integration, high-availability systems, business continuity planning, data preservation, and virtual servers. We are also seeking workstation support technicians, remote service professionals, and CISA or CISM accredited security professionals. We are also looking for experienced managers and administrators able to operate efficiently in Progent's high-growth, virtual office environment. Learn more details about full-time consulting work at Progent by visiting Full-time Careers at Progent.

Contract Work at Progent
Progent contracts independent professionals with specialized knowledge and hands-on background in crucial information technology areas beyond our primary technical concentration. Our Experts Group employs contractors who can provide consulting and programming support for mission-critical applications such as Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management; have in-depth expertise with popular platforms such as Linux, Apple OS, or Sun, or offer expert help in areas like telecom, web site development, Juniper products, web commerce, or Oracle and MySQL Database development and management. Freelance contractors certified by us cooperate with our full-time professionals to provide comprehensive IT services for small and midsize company networks. In order to learn more information about contracting jobs with Progent's Experts Consulting Group, see Freelance Work with Progent.

Reasons That Progent Is Different
We have managed to attract the best consulting talent by being different. With a powerful blend of entrepreneurial spirit, commitment to customer success, utilization of state-of-the-art technical tools, plus a flexible business model that offers life-style options for our consulting team, Progent creates a dynamic environment for talented consultants who posses a drive for rapidly improving their professional abilities to deliver concrete benefits for a variety of businesses and network environments. Learn additional details about ways that Progent is different by going to Reasons That Progent Is Unique.

Our Virtual Office Infrastructure
Our virtual office model provides state-of-the-art technologies that enable off-site support, wireless connectivity, easy access to our support databases, and instant cooperation with talented team members to help you to resolve business-critical IT issues. Our virtual office network allows you to focus on delivering service instead of fighting commutes and helps you build successful client relationships by enabling you to come up with fast, effective, and cost-effective solutions. To learn more information about our virtual office infrastructure, refer to Progent virtual Office Business Model.

Compensation Model and Benefits
Our compensation is determined by revenue sharing. What you earn is entirely tied to what you contribute. Consultants have the choice of concentrating on quality of life and choosing to consult at an easy pace, utilizing our flexible schedule to follow personal pursuits, or you can choose to make considerable money through persistent work and lots of hours. Progent also offers complete family health insurance plus numerous other benefits. Learn more details concerning Progent's compensation model and benefits by going to Our Compensation and Benefit Packages.

Working with Progent Frequently Asked Questions
To see replies to popular questions concerning becoming a consultant at Progent, visit Employment at Progent Q&A.

Here is a description of our current job opportunities:


Job Code
 
Description

P014

Sr. Microsoft Computer Consulting Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for 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 Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key fields of expertise include network infrastructure, AD design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Specifics about Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert Job


P016

Desktop Engineer - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for Desktop Support Experts to help our clients with maintenance, break/fix and project work. This is a 1099 consulting position that will be performed at Progent's client locations in the San Francisco Bay Area. Daytime availability is required, Monday through Friday. Our consultant will maintain and support users of all desktop and notebook computers based on current Microsoft technologies. In addition, 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 on Desktop Support Expert Jobs


P018

Senior Microsoft IT Consultant - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is looking for experienced Sr. Microsoft computer consultants in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to help a range 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. Key fields of expertise include system architecture, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Specifics about Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert Jobs


Expert

Senior Exchange Expert - San Francisco Bay Area, Online
Progent is looking for a Senior Microsoft Exchange expert to spearhead large-scale Microsoft Exchange design and deployment projects. The right applicant should be a technical consultant with mastery in Exchange 2007 to 2016 and Exchange Online and with a thorough grasp of Active Directory. This role would require experience in the consulting, architectural design, deployment and maintenance of these technologies.

More information about Sr. Microsoft Exchange Expert Jobs


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-level sales executive who is responsible for selling Progent's extensive selection of IT outsourcing/co-sourcing and network consulting, and development services. Responsibilities of the Business Development Representative include:
  • Producing and explaining key elements of consulting proposals that align our services with an organization's IT goals
  • Establishing and maintaining excellent relationships with customers
  • Providing continuing client management and developing follow-on sales
  • Maintaining an understanding of rapidly evolving IT technology

Details about Business Development Representative Job - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas


If you would like to ask about any opening listed above, please e-mail your background information to jobs@progent.com. Please state the job codes of the positions that interest you.

More Information About Jobs at Progent

Staff Jobs for Network Consultants, Desktop Service Specialists,
Security Experts, and Online Support Technicians

Progent wants to hire staff-level, results-oriented Microsoft accredited consultants with Microsoft MCSE, MCSA, or MCP credentials; Cisco certified network engineers who have Cisco certification; security professionals who have CISM or comparable security credentials; and high-end system design consultants with a background in mobile solutions, wireless connectivity, high uptime, business continuity, data protection, and VMware. Progent also is looking for employees to work on our team of helpdesk service specialists and off-site troubleshooting experts. Also, We are looking for talented managers able to perform productively in our high-growth, virtual office culture.

By maintaining a team of skilled and motivated consultants, providing attentive client services, and offering a strong value-focused fee structure, Progent has managed to expand our client list dramatically while providing professional services to numerous companies in the San Francisco area and across the United States. A sophisticated virtual office network, a shared information base, and a team strategy for problem solving have helped Progent to maintain a skilled staff and a satisfied customer list.

If you are a network professional with technical support experience, joining Progent or working for our clients can enhance your knowledge via cooperation with Progent's staff of mutually team-oriented, talented consultants. Our focus on providing information technology consulting and technical help to small companies will give you the chance to collaborate closely with decision makers and add significantly to the success of exciting companies.

Progent is looking for consultants that can show verifiable credentials related to their special expertise. For example, if you are a Microsoft expert, you should have earned your Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer credential. For Cisco experts, have your Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert or CCNP certificate. For network security, you should have earned you CISSP, CISA, Certified Information Security Manager, or other leading security certifications. Naturally, we are familiar with “paper MCSEs.” Notwithstanding, the fact that a certificate can not ensure excellence is no excuse for not having one. If you have mastered your field, then the majority of those tests should pose no great difficulty. The bottom line is that if you call yourself a professional, then clients expect certifications. We can market your skills, but you should have a baseline of credentials for us to market. In case you stand adamantly opposed to the concept of credentials, we can understand and respect your opinion, but you are likely not a good candidate.

Freelance Jobs for Qualified Application Specialists for
Windows, Mac, Linux, and Sun Technology

For more than two decades, Progent's information technology engineers have offered low-cost and successful computer support services for companies in Northern California and throughout the U.S. A sophisticated virtual office environment, a common support database, and a team philosophy for problem solving have helped Progent to retain a strong in-house team and quickly grow a satisfied client base.

The Experts Team is our way to offer clients the help of expert information technology support engineers who have advanced knowledge and field background in important areas beyond Progent's core focus in system infrastructure and security. Experts Group members are often freelance engineers and sometimes "moonlighters" who have been carefully qualified by us to collaborate with our staff engineers to deliver end-to-end, world-class network services to small and midsize businesses. Progent is continually expanding our Experts Team to meet the special needs of our customer base.

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

  • Macintosh networking and applications
  • Expertise for Linux, UNIX-powered, and Sun Solaris systems
  • Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM customization
  • Strategic and specialized application help
  • CIO, business analyst, and project management outsourcing
  • Special applications development and deployment
  • Web, eCommerce, Electronic Data Interchange, and customer information portal development and deployment
  • DBM management and efficiency consulting
  • Management information expertise
  • Telecommunications architecture support

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

  • By associating with us, you get to take advantage of the impact of our explosive expansion and top-notch reputation in the marketplace. By maintaining a team of skilled and committed professionals, offering attentive client care, and practicing a strong, value-oriented billing model, we have quadrupled our customer base over the past several years and Progent now delivers consulting services to hundreds of businesses in Northern California and across the United States.
  • Our experienced marketing team handles all aspects of promoting your services and areas of expertise into our rapidly growing client base, so you expend less effort finding customers and extra time generating revenue.
  • We will facilitate relationship building between you and Progent's key group of experienced Microsoft and Cisco qualified engineers who act as the gateway to the influential managers among Progent's customers.
  • Progent's selling and administration teams will manage the entire selling and contracting cycle, from lead generation, project approval, customer requirements description, skills matching, project analysis proposal generation, contract negotiation and generation. Your entire responsibility stays with providing top-quality consulting expertise.
  • Progent will provide you connections to our sophisticated virtual office environment, including convenient meeting/work sites throughout the San Francisco area, and data and voice access throughout the United States.
  • You will have access to our extensive database, procedures based on leading practices, abundance of professional documents, and the shared experience from one of Northern California's largest independent groups of expert network professionals.
  • Progent will pass on partner-only benefits from leading vendors such as Microsoft and Cisco, including free ordiscounted educational seminars, on-line connections to special vendor support utilities and product maintenance resources, and on-line in-house use software for training or demonstration purposes.
  • You will have the security of backup coverage from Progent's staff consultants and other Expert Team members in the event you are unavailable to respond to client demands due to work schedule conflicts, vacation, sickness, or training.
  • As a 1099 subcontractor to Progent, you get simplified, risk-free invoicing and consistent payment schedules. In addition, Progent is responsible for receivables collection

There is not any charge to become part of our Experts Group, but Progent has the following qualifications for membership:

  • You need to show a strong background as a consulting professional working on your own in your area of specialization, including at least a two year record of completed consulting jobs and/or have an active customer base to which you now deliver continuing support services.
  • You must show that you are an expert in your area of specialization, including showing an extensive work-related record and excellent referrals, and have up-to-date manufacturer or institutional professional qualifications.
  • You must be able to present yourself in a professional manner and be self driven and confident in your skills. You must have excellent people skills and understand how to operate efficiently alone or as a member of a group.
  • You need to be able to communicate proper expectations to customers and other Progent consultants and you have to be able analyze projects, produce project plans, and estimate reasonable time lines.

Enhance Your Skills with the Best Technology and
Working with the Top Team of Computer Consultants

Progent's work environment will make you a more capable consultant by enhancing your information technology skills and increasing the loyalty of your customers. Progent delivers on this promise by attracting the best professional experts for you to work with, offering an advanced network and communications infrastructure, running custom software tools to deliver the maximum quality of support, and by optimizing proven business models for attracting and keeping customers.

The main factor that separates us from typical consulting companies is the excellence of our support professionals. Among the 50 or so consulting experts who have teamed with Progent, we have recruited top expertise covering a wide array of technical areas. Whether it’s Microsoft servers, Cisco firewalls, corporate security, Macintosh, Linux/UNIX, VMware, or other key technologies, we engage professionals who can enable you to be effective on larger projects by combining the aggregate skills of our group of professionals.

To ensure the productivity of Progent's team, we invest heavily in making available the best technology to do the job efficiently. We will exploit technology to an extraordinary extent and our advanced virtual office infrastructure enables effortless communications, cooperation, and information sharing with other Progent team members — all from home-based or mobile offices. You don’t throw away time or forfeit revenue because of daily drives to a physical office building, and all driving you do for in-person client work is based on your time table, not Progent's. The best part is that much of our consulting work can be performed off-site, representing maximum efficiency for billable hours. In fact, some of our staff do off-site support exclusively.

Our operations are set up for reacting rapidly and efficiently to customer requirements via information sharing and collaborative problem solving. Even though Progent's consultants work with a high level of independence, dispatching is unified, customer problems and solutions are carefully monitored, recorded, and organized for easy retrieval, current consultant availability is published to streamline group projects and enable problem escalation, and customer satisfaction is continually monitored. We reinforce the feeling of cooperation through periodic workgroup conferences and regular company-wide events.

Most of our team is situated across California, however Progent is building a quickly growing group of consulting professionals throughout America. Our virtual office environment eliminates regional obstacles that restrict the productivity of traditional business structures. We complete the package by offering a full employee care program to promote the health and economic security of our team members and their families.

Not only do we have awesome consulting professionals, Progent's sales and operations teams match the excellence that characterizes Progent. These top-notch factors behind Progent’s growth are helping us to identify and sign up the 50-60 new customers we are now acquiring each month. Progent recently celebrated the providing of support to our 1,000th client. Just type “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to check for yourself why Progent is also a strong marketing organization.

Having a commitment to technical excellence is a key for growth with us. A job in consulting will push you to enhance your skills more than you would in any other job in network technology. Being exposed to a continual series of technical challenges is what makes professional support interesting. Customers choose a consultant to perform the “hard stuff.” Creative tasks, advanced deployments, puzzling or chronic issues, and difficult migrations are the foundation for what we do every day. With us, you will not stagnate or be pigeonholed, as is sadly typical for computer professionals in ordinary corporate roles. You will awake every day excited about the challenges ahead.

On the way, you will meet some wonderful people, both by building close client contacts and by operating closely with other Progent team members, where you will benefit from and contribute to their growth. Of course, technology is vital, but Progent is a relationship-oriented company heart and soul. If you do not have excellent people skills or enjoy cooperating with a varied group of personalities, then Progent is probably a poor fit.

If this seems good to you, we invite you to talk to us about our view of the new paradigm of information technology consulting.

Get Lifestyle Benefits and Professional Success with
Progent's Advanced Virtual Office Environment

Progent is convinced that a carefully architected and implemented network is a crucial piece for enabling any company's growth, and Progent applies this credo in our own system infrastructure. Progent has created a zero-downtime virtual office infrastructure that enables our in-house engineers and certified contractors to deliver rapid and efficient service, cooperate easily on sophisticated jobs, and gain from professional and private growth by acting as a member of an exciting company ethos of personal drive and freedom.
















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