One of America's premiere computer consulting companies for small and midsize business systems, Progent manages a large staff of certified support professionals who focus on mainstream IT areas such as:

  • Microsoft Windows technology
  • Cisco routers, switches, firewalls, wireless APs, plus Voice over IP and VPN products
  • Enterprise security consulting
  • Advanced system architecture
  • Off-site IT support and system administration

Our Experts Group, which includes independent consultants certified and coordinated by Progent, provides highly specialized knowledge covering a wide range of critical software applications and network solutions such as:

  • Macintosh and iOS networking and applications
  • Expertise for Linux-powered, UNIX-powered, and Sun Solaris systems
  • Dynamics MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management expertise
  • Business Intelligence expertise for platforms including Microsoft's SQL Server BI Stack, Excel Data Analysis Tools, and Crystal Reports
  • Chief Information Officer, management information analyst, and project management outsourcing
  • Web app development, deployment, and troubleshooting
  • SQL Server and Oracle DBM development and DBA help
  • Microsoft Office Access database application development, enhancement and troubleshooting
  • Office desktop and Microsoft Office 365 custom training

Creative structures for finding customers, providing service, creating a dynamic working environment, and offering generous compensation have allowed us to become among the fastest expanding and best recognized Microsoft Partners consulting firms in the United States and to establish an international organization for providing online network expertise. If you are an accredited IT support professional or network expert with a drive for a customer service and excellent people skills, consulting professionals will discover Progent an opportunity for increasing your professional knowledge, living a more independent career, and achieving economic security.

Find Out More Information Concerning Working with Progent
Follow these pages to learn more information about Progent's job opportunities, company culture, work conditions, compensation model, and benefits packages:

Consulting Careers at Progent
Progent is looking for a variety of full-time professionals such as motivated Microsoft MCSE and MCSA computer consultants; connectivity consultants with Cisco CCIE or CCNP certification; and specialists in fault-tolerant system architecture with experience in mobile connectivity, wireless networking, high-availability systems, disaster recovery solutions, data preservation, and virtual servers. Progent is also hiring desktop support technicians, remote service specialists, and CISM or CISSP certified security consultants. Progent is also hiring experienced managers and administrators able to operate effectively in Progent's high-growth, virtual office model. Learn more details about staff professional services positions at Progent by going to Consulting Careers at Progent.

Freelance Jobs at Progent
Progent works with independent consultants with specialized knowledge and field experience in crucial information technology topics beyond our main service focus. Our Experts Group hires contractors who can provide consulting and development services for line-of-business solutions that include Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management; possess specialized knowledge of non-Microsoft platforms such as Linux, Apple OS, or Sun, or can provide world-class skills in areas such as telecommunications, web development, Juniper Networks infrastructure technology, web commerce, or Oracle and MySQL Database development and management. Freelance contractors certified by Progent cooperate with Progent's full-time consultants to provide comprehensive IT services for small company networks. To find out additional details concerning freelance opportunities with our Experts Consulting Group, see Freelance Opportunities with Progent.

How Progent Is Different
Progent has been able to attract the top consulting talent by being unique. Providing a powerful mix of entrepreneurial drive, dedication to customer success, use of state-of-the-art technical tools, and a flexible business model that accommodates life-style options for our team members, Progent offers a dynamic setting for talented consultants who posses a drive for quickly improving their technical abilities to deliver concrete solutions for a range of organizations and technical environments. Learn more details concerning reasons Progent is different by visiting How We Are Different.

Our Virtual Office Infrastructure
Our virtual office environment utilizes sophisticated technologies that allow remote support, wireless communication, convenient availability of Progent's knowledge bases, and instant collaboration with talented team members to help you to solve challenging IT problems. Progent's virtual office setting frees consultants to concentrate on delivering service instead of fighting commutes and lets you establish successful customer relationships by enabling you to come up with fast, viable, and affordable solutions. To find out additional information concerning our virtual office work environment, refer to Progent virtual Office Work Environment.

Compensation Model and Benefits
Our compensation is determined by revenue sharing. The money you make is wholly tied to what you contribute. You have the option of focusing on quality of life and electing to consult at an easy pace, utilizing our flexible structure to follow personal pursuits, or you can use the opportunity to earn significant money through persistent effort and lots of consulting time. Progent also offers complete family health coverage plus numerous additional benefits. Find out additional details concerning Progent's compensation model and benefits by referring to Progent Compensation Model and Benefits.

Consulting at Progent Q&A
To see answers to common questions about being a consultant at Progent, refer to Consulting at Progent Frequently Asked Questions.

Here is a description of some present job opportunities:


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P014

Sr. Microsoft Computer Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking proven Senior Microsoft computer consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a range of small organizations to manage IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 through 2016. Key fields of knowledge include system infrastructure, AD design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Specifics on Senior Microsoft IT Consultant Job


P016

Desktop Support Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking Desktop Support Consultants to help 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 needed, Monday through Friday. Our consultant will maintain and support clients of all desktop and notebook computers powered by current Microsoft technologies. Also, work closely with customer's executives, management, IT staff or under the direction or guidance of Progent's senior consultant to support the customer's end users.

More information about Desktop Support Expert Job


P018

Sr. Microsoft Computer Consulting Expert - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is looking for experienced Senior Microsoft computer consultants in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to help a range of small and midsize organizations maintain IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important areas of expertise include network architecture, AD design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Details about Sr. Microsoft IT Consulting Expert Jobs


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Senior Microsoft Exchange Expert - San Francisco Bay Area, Remote
Progent is looking for a Sr. Exchange expert to spearhead enterprise-level Exchange planning and implementation projects. The right candidate should be a technical consultant with expertise in the area of Exchange 2007 to 2016 and Microsoft Office 365 and with a thorough grasp of Microsoft AD. This position calls for experience in the consulting, system design, implementation and maintenance of these platforms.

More information on Senior Exchange Expert Positions


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Business Development Representative (BDR) - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is seeking a Business Development Representative to operate as a senior-level sales executive responsible for selling the company's extensive portfolio of information technology outsourcing/co-sourcing and computer consulting, and application development services. Activities of the BDR include:
  • Producing and explaining crucial elements of engagement proposals which associate Progent's deliverables with a customer's unique competitive requirements
  • Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with Progent's clients
  • Providing continuing account management and developing follow-on engagements
  • Maintaining an understanding of rapidly changing technology

Specifics on Business Development Representative Positions - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas


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

Additional Facts Concerning Opportunities with Us

Career Work for Network Engineers, Computer Support Technicians,
Security Experts, and Online Help Professionals

Progent wants to find full-time, results-driven Microsoft certified engineers with MCSE or MCP credentials; Cisco accredited network consultants with CCIE credentials; security consultants with CISA or equivalent security certification; and high-end network architecture experts with experience in mobile access, wireless networking, fault tolerance, workplace recovery, data protection, and virtual servers. Progent also is hiring employees to work on Progent's team of desktop support technicians and remote troubleshooting experts. In addition, Progent is hiring talented managers able to perform effectively in our fast-paced, virtual office culture.

By maintaining a staff of talented and motivated consultants, providing world-class client care, and offering a strong value-focused pricing model, We have been able to increase our customer base rapidly while delivering consulting support to hundreds of businesses in Northern California and across the United States. A sophisticated virtual office environment, a common knowledge database, and a group strategy for problem solving have allowed Progent to retain a skilled staff and a loyal client base.

For an information technology consultant with troubleshooting experience, teaming with Progent or working for Progent's clients can enhance your skills via cooperation with Progent's group of highly supportive, talented engineers. Progent's commitment to providing network consulting and technical help to small and midsize companies will offer you the opportunity to collaborate closely with decision makers and add significantly to the growth of exciting businesses.

Progent is hiring technical professionals that can show verifiable credentials in their technical expertise. So, if you are a Microsoft consultant, you should have your Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer certificate. In the case of Cisco consultants, show us your Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert or CCNP certificate. For security, you should have you Certified Information Systems Security Professional, CISA, CISM, or other leading security certifications. Naturally, Progent is familiar with "paper experts". Notwithstanding, the fact that a credential does not guarantee excellence is no excuse for not earning one. If you have mastered your stuff, then the majority of these certifications should present no challenge. The crux of the matter is that if you are an expert, then customers deserve to see certifications. We will broadcast your talents, but you need to provide a baseline of certifications for Progent to work with. If you happen to be adamantly against the concept of credentials, we can sympathize with and respect your opinion, but you are probably not a good candidate.

Contract Jobs for Qualified Experts for
Windows, Apple OS, Linux-based, and Sun Technology

For over 20 years, Progent's consulting professionals have provided low-cost and effective computer support services for small businesses in Northern California and across the U.S. A sophisticated virtual office environment, a shared support database, and a team approach to problem resolution have enabled us to build a talented staff and quickly expand a loyal clientele.

The Experts Group is Progent's way to provide customers the help of expert computer consulting engineers who have advanced skills and work background in important areas outside of Progent's core concentration in network infrastructure and security. Experts Team members are often independent contractors and occasionally "moonlighters" who are thoroughly qualified by Progent to work closely with our staff consultants to provide end-to-end, world-class information technology services to small and midsize businesses. We are always expanding the Experts Group to address the special needs of our customer base.

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

  • Macintosh networking and programs
  • Support for Linux-based, UNIX-powered, and Sun Solaris environments
  • Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM expertise
  • Mission-critical and specialized application support
  • Chief Information Officer, management information analyst, and project logistics services
  • Special program design and deployment
  • Web site, electronic business, Electronic Data Interchange, and customer portal development and integration
  • Database management and efficiency consulting
  • Management information expertise
  • Telecommunications architecture support

Benefits of becoming part of Our Experts Team include:

  • By associating with us, you get to take advantage of the momentum of our dramatic expansion and excellent recognition in the industry. By maintaining a group of talented and committed consultants, providing attentive client support, and practicing a strong, ROI-oriented billing model, Progent has multiplied our customer base during the last few years and Progent currently provides consulting services to hundreds of companies in Northern California and throughout the United States.
  • Progent's experienced marketing staff handles all facets of marketing your skills and technical expertise into our quickly expanding customer base, so you spend less effort signing up customers and extra time generating revenue.
  • We will facilitate communications between you and Progent's core group of experienced Microsoft and Cisco certified engineers who are the conduit to the decision makers among our customers.
  • Progent's selling and administration teams will manage the complete sales and engagement cycle, from lead identification, job approval, customer requirements definition, capabilities matching, job scoping proposal generation, agreement negotiation and generation. Your entire focus stays with delivering high-level consulting service.
  • Progent will gives you access to our sophisticated virtual office environment, offering professional meeting/work locations in Northern California, and data and voice connectivity anywhere in the U.S.
  • You will have access to Progent's extensive database, procedures based on leading practices, library of professional documents, and the aggregate expertise from one of the country's largest pool of experienced consulting professionals.
  • We will pass on partner-only benefits from leading technology companies such as Microsoft and Cisco, including no-cost orlow-cost training classes, on-line access to restricted vendor support utilities and product maintenance resources, and on-line in-house use programs for training and/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 fee to be part of our Experts Team, but we do have the following qualifications for membership:

  • You should show a strong background as a consulting professional working independently in your area of specialization, including at least a two year record of completed contracting jobs and/or have an active client base for which you currently provide ongoing consulting services.
  • You need to demonstrate that you are an expert in your field of specialization, which includes having a long work-related record and excellent references, and have up-to-date vendor and/or institutional professional qualifications.
  • You need to know how to present yourself in a professional manner and be self motivated and assured in your skills. You should have strong communications skills and know how to operate efficiently alone or as part of a team.
  • You should know how to communicate realistic goals to clients and fellow Progent team members and you must know how evaluate tasks, create task plans, and define reasonable time lines.

Enhance Your Skills with Advanced Technology and
Joining a Great Group of Network Engineers

Progent's company culture will allow you to become a more capable consulting professional by enhancing your information technology knowledge and boosting the loyalty of your clients. Progent delivers on this commitment by attracting the best consulting experts for you to work with, providing a state-of-the-art network and communications architecture, using proprietary software utilities to enable the highest quality of support, and by optimizing proven operational structures for attracting and retaining clients.

The decisive factor that separates Progent from typical consulting firms is the quality of our support professionals. Out of the 50 or so consultants who have teamed with us, we have assembled the best expertise across a wide range of technologies. Be it Microsoft Windows, Cisco switches, network security, Mac, Linux/UNIX, virtual servers, or other crucial technologies, we engage professionals who can enable you to be successful on major jobs by leveraging the collective skills of our team of experts.

To ensure the success of our consultants, we invest heavily in making available the best tools to perform the job efficiently. We will exploit technology to an extraordinary degree and our advanced virtual office environment allows effortless connectivity, collaboration, and knowledge exchange with other Progent team members — all from at-home or mobile offices. Consultants don’t throw away time or lose income with daily commutes to a conventional office, and all travel you do for on-site client work is determined by your schedule, not Progent's. The best benefit is that much of Progent's support services can be performed remotely, 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 client needs via knowledge exchange and cooperative problem solving. Even though our engineers operate with a high level of independence, dispatching is centralized, customer issues and solutions are meticulously tracked, documented, and organized for easy retrieval, current engineer availability is broadcast to streamline group tasks and enable problem escalation, and customer satisfaction is always evaluated. We strengthen the sense of connection through periodic workgroup conferences and quarterly company-wide events.

The majority of our consultants are situated across Northern California, however Progent is attracting a rapidly expanding team of consulting experts throughout the United States. Our virtual office environment eliminates regional obstacles that restrict the efficiency of conventional company models. We enhance the deal by offering a full employee care plan to ensure the physical health and economic security of our employees and their relations.

Just as we have world-class consultants, Progent's marketing and operations groups live up to the excellence that characterizes Progent. These high-performance contributors to our growth are enabling us to target and sign up the scores of new customers we are now engaging each month. We recently marked the delivery of services to our 1,000th client. Try typing “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to see for yourself why Progent is also an effective marketing operation.

Possessing a passion for technical proficiency is a key for success with us. A career in consulting will push you to learn more than you would in any other job in network technology. Being confronted by a continual stream of network challenges is what makes consulting exciting. Clients rely on consulting firms to do the toughest jobs. Creative projects, leading-edge deployments, vexing or chronic issues, and tricky migrations are the basis for what we do daily. With us, you will not stagnate or be pigeonholed, as is sadly typical for computer engineers in traditional corporate roles. You will awake every morning excited about the challenges to come.

Along the way, you will work with some wonderful folks, both by establishing close client contacts and by working in conjunction with other Progent team members, where you will benefit from and contribute to their success. Of course, technology is vital, but we are a relationship-focused company from top to bottom. If you don’t offer strong communications skills or enjoy working with a diverse group of people, then Progent is probably not a good fit.

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

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

Progent believes that a carefully designed and executed information system is a crucial piece for accelerating any firm's success, and we apply this philosophy in our corporate network environment. Progent has created a fault-tolerant virtual office infrastructure that enables Progent's in-house engineers and authorized contractors to deliver fast and efficient support, collaborate easily on sophisticated jobs, and gain from professional and personal growth by being part of an exciting business culture of personal drive and freedom.
















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