One of the top IT consultant firms for small and midsize business networks, Progent maintains a full-time team of talented service professionals who focus on mainstream technologies including:

  • Microsoft products
  • Cisco Integrated Services Routers, Catalyst and Nexus switches, ASA firewalls, access points, plus VoIP products
  • Network security consulting
  • Sophisticated system infrastructures
  • Off-site troubleshooting and network administration

Our Experts Team, which contracts freelance consultants certified and managed by Progent, offers exceptionally refined skills in a broad range of vital software areas and network technologies that include:

  • Macintosh and iOS networking and applications
  • Consulting for Linux-based, UNIX-based, and Sun Solaris systems
  • Dynamics Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management customization
  • BI consulting for platforms including SQL Server BI Stack, Excel Data Analysis Tools, and Microsoft Management Reporter/FRx
  • Chief Information Officer, business analyst, and project logistics outsourcing
  • Web application software design, integration, and troubleshooting
  • SQL Server, MySQL and Oracle DBM programming and DBA help
  • Microsoft Office Access database application programming, migration and troubleshooting
  • Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office 365 individual and group training

Creative structures for acquiring clients, providing support, maintaining an efficient company culture, and offering highly competitive profit sharing have enabled us to become one of the most rapidly expanding and best respected Microsoft Gold Partners consultant companies in the United States and to build a worldwide presence for providing online IT expertise. If you are a certified IT technician or network expert with an orientation towards a client service and strong communication skills, consulting professionals should consider Progent an opportunity for adding to your technical knowledge, living a more rewarding lifestyle, and attaining financial success.

Find Out Additional Information About Jobs at Progent
Follow these pages to find out additional details concerning our job openings, business culture, work environment, compensation model, and benefits:

Full-time Jobs at Progent
We are looking for a range of on-staff professionals such as experienced Microsoft MCSE computer consultants; system experts who have Cisco certification; and consultants for fault-tolerant network design with experience in mobile connectivity, wireless integration, high-availability systems, business continuity planning, data preservation, and VMware technology. We are also hiring workstation support experts, off-site troubleshooting professionals, and CISSP, CISM, or CISA certified security consultants. We are also seeking veteran managers and administrators who can operate effectively in our dynamic, virtual office environment. Learn more information about full-time consulting jobs at Progent by visiting Full-time Work at Progent.

Freelance Work at Progent
Progent works with freelance consultants who have proven expertise and field experience in crucial information technology topics beyond our main service concentration. Our Experts Group hires contractors who can provide advice and development services for mission-critical applications that include MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management; possess specialized knowledge of popular operating systems such as Linux derivatives, Macintosh, or Sun, or offer expert skills in areas like telecommunications, web design, Juniper Networks infrastructure technology, eCommerce, or Oracle and MySQL Database programming and management. Freelance consultants qualified by us coordinate with Progent's full-time consultants to deliver end-to-end solutions for small business networks. In order to find out more information about contracting opportunities with our Experts Team, see Contract Work at Progent.

How Progent Is Different
We have managed to recruit the best consulting talent by being different. With an innovative mix of enterprising spirit, commitment to client success, utilization of advanced technical tools, plus an independent business model that offers life-style options for Progent's team members, Progent offers a dynamic environment for talented individuals who posses a drive for quickly enhancing their technical abilities to deliver concrete solutions for a variety of businesses and technical environments. Learn additional details about reasons Progent is different by referring to Ways That Progent Is Unique.

Progent's Virtual Office Business Model
Progent's virtual office network provides sophisticated technologies that allow remote support, wireless communication, convenient access to our support databases, and instant cooperation with mobile colleagues to help you to solve challenging network problems. Our virtual office setting allows consultants to concentrate on providing IT solutions instead of dealing with traffic and helps consultants build successful client relationships by enabling you to come up with fast, viable, and cost-effective solutions. If you want to find out more information about our virtual office infrastructure, visit Progent virtual Office Work Environment.

Compensation and Benefit Programs
Progent's compensation is determined by revenue sharing. What you earn is wholly based on the revenue you contribute. You have the option of concentrating on life style and electing to work at a more relaxed pace, using our flexible schedule to make time for individual pursuits, or you can use the opportunity to make significant money by hard work and lots of hours. Progent also provides comprehensive family health coverage plus many additional benefits. Learn more about our compensation and benefit packages by visiting Our Compensation and Benefits.

Working with Progent Frequently Asked Questions
For answers to popular enquiries about becoming a consultant at Progent, visit Jobs at Progent Q&A.

The following is a description of some present job opportunities:


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P014

Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for experienced Sr. Microsoft computer consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a range of small and midsize organizations to manage IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key areas of knowledge include system infrastructure, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

More information about Senior Microsoft Computer Consultant Job


P016

Desktop Engineer - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking Desktop Support Consultants to help Progent's clients with maintenance, break/fix and project work. This is a 1099 consulting role 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 clients of all desktop and notebook computers based on current Microsoft technologies. In addition, work extensively 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.

Specifics about Desktop Engineer Jobs


P018

Sr. Microsoft Computer Consultant - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is looking for proven Senior Microsoft computer consultants in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to assist a range of small organizations manage IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important fields of knowledge include system architecture, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Specifics about Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consultant Job


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Sr. Microsoft Exchange Expert - San Francisco Bay Area, Remote
Progent is looking for a Sr. Exchange consultant to spearhead large-scale Exchange design and deployment initiatives. The ideal candidate should be a computer consultant with expertise in the area of Exchange 2007 through 2016 and Office 365 and with a solid understanding of Active Directory. This role would require a background in the consulting, architectural design, deployment and support of these technologies.

Specifics on Sr. Microsoft Exchange Consultant Jobs


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Business Development Representative - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is looking for a Business Development Representative to work as a senior sales executive who is responsible for selling the company's extensive portfolio of information technology outsourcing/co-sourcing and network consulting, and development services. Activities of the Business Development Representative include:
  • Generating and explaining crucial components of consulting propositions that tie our deliverables with a client's primary business needs
  • Establishing and maintaining good relationships with Progent's customers
  • Providing ongoing account management and developing follow-on engagements
  • Maintaining an understanding of rapidly changing technology

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


If you would like to enquire about any opening listed above, please e-mail your background information to jobs@progent.com. Be sure to state the code numbers of the jobs that interest you.

Additional Facts About Opportunities at Progent

Staff Work for Network Engineers, Desktop Support Technicians,
Security Experts, and Remote Help Technicians

Progent is seeking to hire staff-level, solutions-oriented Microsoft certified engineers with Microsoft MCSE certification; Cisco accredited network engineers who have Cisco credentials; security consultants who have CISSP, CISM, or CISA or comparable security credentials; and advanced system architecture experts with a background in mobile access, wireless connectivity, high uptime, disaster recovery, data preservation, and virtual servers. Progent also seeks professionals who can join Progent's team of desktop support technicians and remote troubleshooting professionals. Also, Progent is seeking talented managers who can operate effectively in our fast-paced, virtual office culture.

By maintaining a staff of talented and motivated professionals, providing world-class customer care, and offering a competitive results-based fee structure, We have been able to expand our customer base rapidly while providing consulting support to numerous companies in the San Francisco area and throughout the U.S. An advanced virtual office environment, a shared knowledge database, and a group strategy for problem resolution have allowed Progent to maintain a skilled consulting team and a loyal client base.

For a network professional with troubleshooting expertise, joining Progent or helping our customers will enhance your knowledge via interaction with Progent's group of mutually team-oriented, expert consultants. Progent's commitment to providing information technology expertise and computer support to small and midsize organizations will offer you the opportunity to work closely with decision makers and contribute appreciably to the success of exciting businesses.

We are looking for technical professionals who can show recognized credentials related to their special expertise. So, if you are a Microsoft consultant, you must have your MCSE certificate. In the case of Cisco experts, show us your Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert or CCNP credential. For security, you should have you CISSP, CISA, Certified Information Security Manager, or other top security credentials. Of course, we are familiar with "paper experts". However, simply because a credential can not guarantee excellence is no justification for not having one. If you have mastered your field, then most of those tests should present no challenge. The bottom line is that if you are a professional, then customers expect credentials. We can promote your skills, but you should provide basic credentials for Progent to work with. In case you stand strongly opposed to the idea of certifications, we can understand and honor your opinion, but you are probably not a good fit.

Contract Work for Qualified Application Specialists for
Windows, Macintosh, Linux-based, and Sun Technology

For over two decades, Progent's computer professionals have provided low-cost and successful computer consulting expertise for businesses in Northern California and across the U.S. An advanced virtual office network, a shared technical database, and a team philosophy for problem solving have enabled us to retain a strong staff and dramatically grow a satisfied customer base.

The Experts Team is Progent's way to provide clients the services of expert information technology consulting professionals who have advanced skills and work background in important technologies beyond our core concentration in network infrastructure and security. Experts Team members are often freelance contractors and occasionally "moonlighters" who are carefully certified by us to collaborate with Progent's staff engineers to deliver comprehensive, world-class information technology solutions to small and midsize businesses. Progent is always enhancing the Experts Group to address the special requirements of our customer base.

Our Experts Group now provides consulting in these technologies:

  • Apple OS integration and programs
  • Expertise for Linux, UNIX, and Sun Solaris environments
  • MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management expertise
  • Strategic and vertical program support
  • Chief Information Officer, management information analyst, and project logistics services
  • Custom applications development and integration
  • Web, electronic business, EDI, and client portal design and deployment
  • Database support and performance consulting
  • Business intelligence consulting
  • Telecom architecture support

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

  • By associating with Progent, you get to take advantage of the impact of Progent's explosive expansion and excellent recognition in the market. By having a group of skilled and committed professionals, providing attentive customer support, and practicing a strong, ROI-oriented billing model, Progent has quadrupled our customer base over the past several years and Progent currently provides consulting support to hundreds of companies in Northern California and throughout the U.S.
  • Our veteran marketing staff handles all facets of marketing your skills and technical expertise into our quickly growing customer base, so you spend less effort signing up customers and extra time generating money.
  • We will facilitate communications between you and our key team of experienced Microsoft and Cisco qualified consultants who are the gateway to the key executives among our customers.
  • Progent's sales and administration teams will take care of the complete selling and engagement process, from opportunity identification, project approval, customer needs definition, capabilities matching, job scoping proposal writing, agreement negotiation and execution. Your exclusive responsibility is on delivering high-level consulting expertise.
  • We will gives you connections to our advanced virtual office environment, including professional meeting/work locations in the San Francisco area, and data and voice access throughout the U.S.
  • You will have access to Progent's extensive knowledge base, procedures based on best practices, library of professional publications, and the shared expertise from one of the country's largest pool of expert consulting engineers.
  • Progent will share special benefits from top technology companies including Microsoft and Cisco, including free ordiscounted training classes, on-line access to special vendor troubleshooting utilities and product support resources, and on-line internal use programs for training 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 no charge to become part of Progent's Experts Team, but Progent has the following requirements to join:

  • You should show a proven track record as a consultant working independently in your field of expertise, including a minimum two year record of completed consulting jobs and/or have an active client base for whom you currently deliver ongoing consulting services.
  • You have to show that you are an expert in your field of concentration, including showing an extensive task-relevant history and strong referrals, and have current vendor and/or industry professional qualifications.
  • You have to be able to carry yourself in a professional way and be self motivated and assured in your skills. You must have strong communications skills and know how to work efficiently alone or as a member of a team.
  • You have to be able to communicate proper expectations to clients and fellow Progent consultants and you must be able analyze projects, create task plans, and define realistic work schedules.

Enhance Your Abilities with the Best Technology and
Joining a Great Team of Computer Consultants

Progent's business climate will make you a more capable professional by improving your technical knowledge and boosting the satisfaction of your clients. Progent delivers on this commitment by attracting the best consulting experts for you to work with, offering an advanced system infrastructure, running proprietary software tools to enable the highest quality of service, and by optimizing our business models for attracting and maintaining clients.

The main factor that separates Progent from most consulting firms is the high caliber of our service staff. Among the 50 or so consulting experts who have teamed with us, we have assembled top talent across a wide array of technologies. Be it Microsoft servers, Cisco switches, network security, Macintosh, Linux, virtual servers, or other vital technologies, we engage professionals who can help you to be successful on major projects by combining the aggregate experience of Progent's group of experts.

To ensure the success of Progent's consultants, we invest heavily in providing the best technology to perform the job efficiently. We will exploit information technology to an impressive extent and our state-of-the-art virtual office infrastructure enables seamless communications, cooperation, and knowledge exchange with other Progent consultants — entirely from at-home or on-the-road offices. You don’t throw away time or forfeit income with daily commutes to a physical office building, and all travel you do for on-site client work is determined by your time table, not ours. The best part is that most of our consulting services can be done off-site, offering maximum efficiency for billable time. In fact, some of our staff do remote consulting exclusively.

Progent's business structure is geared towards responding quickly and efficiently to customer requirements through knowledge exchange and collaborative problem solving. Even though Progent's engineers work with a great deal of independence, dispatching is unified, client problems and resolutions are meticulously tracked, recorded, and organized for convenient retrieval, current engineer availability is broadcast to facilitate team tasks and enable trouble escalation, and client satisfaction is always evaluated. We reinforce the sense of cooperation through periodic workgroup meetings and regular company-wide events.

The majority of Progent's consultants are situated throughout California, but Progent is attracting a quickly growing team of network professionals throughout the United States. Progent's virtual office infrastructure eliminates regional boundaries that limit the efficiency of conventional company models. We enhance the deal by offering a comprehensive employee care program to promote the health and economic welfare of our employees and their relations.

Not only do we have world-class consulting professionals, our sales and administration teams live up to the high standards that is Progent. These high-performance contributors to Progent’s growth are helping us to target and sign up the 50-60 new customers we are currently engaging every month. We recently celebrated the delivery of services to our 1,000th client. Just type “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to check for yourself why Progent is also an effective marketing organization.

Having a commitment to technical proficiency is a key for growth with Progent. A job in consulting will push you to learn more than is possible in any other position in network technology. Being confronted by a continual stream of technical challenges is what keeps professional support exciting. Clients choose consulting firms to perform the “hard stuff.” Innovative tasks, advanced deployments, vexing or entrenched issues, and tricky migrations are the foundation for what we do daily. With us, you will not stagnate or be pigeonholed, as is all too common for network professionals in ordinary corporate jobs. You will wake up every morning enthusiastic about the challenges to come.

Along the way, you will meet some great people, both by establishing close client contacts and by working in conjunction with other Progent consultants, where you will benefit from and add to their growth. Yes, technology is vital, but Progent is a relationship-focused company from top to bottom. If you do not have strong communications skills or like working with a varied assortment of personalities, then Progent is in all likelihood not a good fit.

If all this seems good to you, we urge you to contact Progent about our vision of the future of network consulting.

Get Quality of Life Improvements and Technical Success with
Progent's Advanced Virtual Office Environment

Progent is convinced that a well architected and executed information system can be a pivotal piece for accelerating any firm's success, and we apply this credo in our own network infrastructure. Progent has created a fault-tolerant virtual office infrastructure that allows Progent's staff engineers and authorized contractors to offer fast and effective support, cooperate easily on complex projects, and gain from professional and personal maturity from being part of an exciting business ethos of self motivation and independence.
















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