One of the top network consultant firms for small and midsize business networks, Progent maintains a full-time staff of certified support professionals who focus on mainstream technologies such as:

  • Microsoft Windows technology
  • Cisco Integrated Services Routers, switches, ASA firewalls, wireless APs, plus VoIP solutions
  • System security consulting
  • Sophisticated network architecture
  • Remote IT support and network management

Our Experts Group, which contracts freelance experts certified and managed by Progent, offers highly refined skills in a wide range of key software areas and networking technologies such as:

  • Macintosh and iOS networking and applications
  • Expertise for Linux-based, UNIX-powered, and Sun Solaris environments
  • Dynamics Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management expertise
  • Business Intelligence expertise for SQL Server BI Stack, Microsoft Power BI, and Microsoft Management Reporter/FRx
  • Chief Information Officer, management information analyst, and project logistics services
  • Web app design, deployment, and troubleshooting
  • SQL Server, MySQL and Oracle DBM programming and DBA help
  • Microsoft Office Access database development, migration and troubleshooting
  • Microsoft Office desktop and Microsoft Office 365 individual and group training

Creative models for attracting clients, delivering service, maintaining an efficient working environment, and providing generous compensation and benefits have allowed us to be among the fastest expanding and best respected Microsoft Gold Partners consulting organizations in America and to build a worldwide organization for providing online IT assistance. If you are an accredited computer technician or network consultant with an orientation towards a client service and strong people skills, consultants will discover Progent an opportunity for adding to your technical skills, living a more independent lifestyle, and attaining financial security.

Learn More Details About Working at Progent
Follow these pages to find out additional details about Progent's job opportunities, company philosophy, work conditions, compensation model, and benefits packages:

Consulting Work at Progent
Progent is seeking a variety of on-staff employees such as experienced Microsoft MCSE network engineers; system experts who have Cisco CCIE certification; and specialists in fault-tolerant system architecture with experience in mobile connectivity, wireless integration, non-stop environments, business continuity planning, data protection, and VMware technology. We are also looking for workstation support experts, off-site service professionals, and CISA accredited security consultants. Progent is also seeking experienced managers and administrators who can perform efficiently in our dynamic, virtual office environment. Learn more information concerning staff professional services positions at Progent by going to Full-time Positions at Progent.

Contracting Opportunities at Progent
Progent works with independent professionals who have specialized knowledge and hands-on background in important information technology topics outside Progent's primary service concentration. Progent's Experts Group includes freelance consultants who can provide advice and programming services for mission-critical applications that include MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM; have specialized knowledge of popular operating systems such as Linux derivatives, Apple OS, or Sun, or offer world-class skills in areas like telecom, web site design, Juniper Networks infrastructure technology, eCommerce, or Oracle and MySQL Database programming and management. Independent contractors certified by us cooperate with our full-time engineers to deliver comprehensive solutions for small business networks. To learn more details concerning contracting jobs with Progent's Experts Team, refer to Contract Opportunities at Progent.

Ways That Progent Is Exceptional
Progent has been able to recruit the top professional talent by being unique. With an innovative mix of entrepreneurial spirit, insistence on client success, utilization of state-of-the-art technical tools, plus an independent work model that allows for life-style choices for Progent's team members, Progent creates a dynamic environment for talented individuals who have a desire for rapidly enhancing their professional skills to create concrete benefits for a range of organizations and technical environments. Learn additional information about reasons we are exceptional by going to How We Are Unique.

Progent's Virtual Office Infrastructure
Progent's virtual office model utilizes state-of-the-art technical tools that support off-site support, wireless communication, convenient access to our knowledge bases, and close collaboration with talented team members to help you to handle business-critical network issues. Our virtual office environment enables consultants to concentrate on delivering service rather than dealing with commutes and lets consultants establish successful client relationships by permitting you to come up with quick, viable, and cost-effective solutions. In order to learn more details concerning our virtual office work environment, see Progent virtual Office Network.

Compensation Model and Benefit Packages
Our compensation is determined by revenue sharing. The money you make is entirely determined by the revenue you generate. Consultants have the option of concentrating on life style and electing to consult at a more relaxed pace, using our flexible structure to make time for individual enthusiasms, or you can choose to make significant money through persistent work and long hours. Progent also offers full family health care coverage as well as many additional benefits. Learn more about our compensation model and benefit packages by referring to Our Compensation Model and Benefit Programs.

Employment at Progent FAQs
To see answers to frequent questions concerning being a consultant at Progent, refer to Employment at Progent Frequently Asked Questions.

Here is a list of some present job openings:


Job Code
 
Job Description

P014

Senior Microsoft IT Consulting Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for proven Senior Microsoft computer consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a variety of small businesses to maintain IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important areas of expertise include system architecture, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Specifics about Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert Job


P016

Desktop Engineer - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for Desktop Support Experts to assist our 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 needed, Monday through Friday. Our consultant will maintain and support users of all desktop and laptop computers based on the latest Microsoft technologies. Also, work extensively with customer's executives, management, IT staff or under the direction or guidance of Progent's senior consultant to support the client's end users.

More information about Desktop Engineer Jobs


P018

Senior Microsoft IT Consulting Expert - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is looking for proven Senior Microsoft information technology consulting experts in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to assist a variety of small and midsize organizations maintain networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important areas of expertise include system architecture, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Details on Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert Job


Expert

Sr. Exchange Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area, Remote
Progent is looking for a Sr. Exchange expert to lead enterprise-level Microsoft Exchange design and implementation initiatives. The right applicant would be a technical consultant with subject matter expertise in the area of Exchange 2007 through 2016 and Exchange Online and with a solid understanding of Microsoft AD. This role calls for a background in the consulting, architectural design, implementation and maintenance of these platforms.

Details about Sr. Exchange Consultant Job


S25

Business Development Representative - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is seeking a Business Development Representative to work as a senior-level sales executive responsible for selling Progent's broad selection of information technology outsourcing and network consulting, and application development services. Responsibilities of the Business Development Representative include:
  • Generating and explaining key elements of consulting propositions that align our services with a customer's unique competitive requirements
  • Maintaining excellent relationships with customers
  • Providing ongoing account management and developing follow-on sales
  • Explaining continually changing IT technology

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


If you want to apply for any job shown above, please send your background information to jobs@progent.com. Please include the code numbers of the positions that interest you.

More Information Concerning Work with Us

Fulltime Work for Network Engineers, Computer Support Technicians,
Security Experts, and Online Support Technicians

Progent is seeking to find fulltime, results-oriented Microsoft accredited consultants with Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer certification; Cisco certified system consultants who have Cisco CCIE certification; security consultants who have CISA or equivalent security certification; and high-end network architecture experts with a background in mobile solutions, wireless networking, fault tolerance, business continuity, information preservation, and server virtualization. Progent also seeks employees who can join our staff of helpdesk support technicians and off-site troubleshooting professionals. Also, We are hiring experienced managers who can operate effectively in our high-growth, virtual office environment.

By maintaining a team of talented and motivated professionals, providing world-class customer services, and following a strong value-based pricing model, We have managed to increase our customer base dramatically while delivering consulting services to numerous businesses in the San Francisco area and throughout the United States. A sophisticated virtual office network, a shared information base, and a team strategy for problem resolution have helped Progent to maintain a talented consulting team and a loyal client base.

For an information technology consultant with troubleshooting expertise, joining Progent or working for our clients can enhance your knowledge through interaction with Progent's staff of mutually team-oriented, expert consultants. Our focus on delivering network expertise and computer help to small companies will offer you the chance to work closely with decision makers and contribute significantly to the success of exciting companies.

Progent is hiring consultants who can show verifiable credentials in their special expertise. So, if you are a Microsoft expert, you should have earned your Microsoft MCSE certificate. For Cisco consultants, have your CCIE or CCNP credential. For network security, you should have earned you CISSP, CISA, CISM, or other top security certifications. Of course, Progent is aware of "paper experts". Nevertheless, the fact that a credential can not ensure excellence is no reason for not owning one. If you have mastered your stuff, then the majority of these tests should present no great difficulty. The crux of the matter is that if you are an expert, then customers deserve to see credentials. We can market your skills, but you need to have standard certifications for Progent to market. In case you stand strongly opposed to the concept of certifications, Progent can understand and honor your position, but you are probably not an appropriate fit.

Freelance Work for Qualified Experts for
Windows, Apple OS, Linux, and Sun Solaris Technology

For more than 20 years, Progent's consulting professionals have provided affordable and successful network support services for small businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area and throughout the U.S. An advanced virtual office environment, a common technical database, and a team philosophy for problem solving have helped Progent to retain a strong in-house team and dramatically expand a satisfied client base.

The Experts Team is Progent's way to provide clients the services of specialized computer consulting engineers who have advanced knowledge and field experience in key areas beyond Progent's core focus in system infrastructure and security. Experts Team members are typically freelance contractors and occasionally "moonlighters" who have been thoroughly certified by Progent to collaborate with Progent's in-house engineers to deliver comprehensive, enterprise-class network solutions to small companies. We are always enhancing the Experts Group to meet the special requirements of our customer base.

Our Experts Group now provides consulting in these technologies:

  • Apple OS networking and applications
  • Consulting for Linux-based, UNIX-based, and Sun environments
  • MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM customization
  • Strategic and vertical program support
  • Chief Information Officer, business analyst, and project logistics services
  • Special applications development and deployment
  • Web, eCommerce, EDI, and client portal development and deployment
  • SQL management and performance help
  • Management information expertise
  • Telecommunications systems consulting

Benefits of becoming part of Progent's Experts Group include:

  • By associating with Progent, you can take advantage of the momentum of our dramatic growth and top-notch recognition in the market. By having a group of skilled and dedicated consultants, offering excellent client support, and practicing a strong, value-focused pricing structure, we have multiplied our clientele during the past several years and Progent now delivers professoinal services to hundreds of businesses in California and across the United States.
  • Progent's experienced marketing staff handles all facets of promoting your services and technical expertise into our rapidly growing client base, so you spend less time signing up customers and extra time generating revenue.
  • Progent will assist in relationship building between you and our key team of expert Microsoft and Cisco qualified consultants who act as the gateway to the decision makers among Progent's clients.
  • Progent's selling and operations staffs will take care of the entire selling and contracting process, from lead generation, project qualification, client needs description, capabilities matching, job scoping proposal writing, agreement negotiation and execution. Your entire focus stays with delivering high-level consulting service.
  • We will gives you access to Progent's sophisticated virtual office infrastructure, including professional conference locations in Northern California, and Internet and telecomm access anywhere in the United States.
  • You will have access to Progent's extensive knowledge base, procedures based on leading practices, abundance of professional publications, and the aggregate expertise from one of the country's largest independent groups of experienced consulting engineers.
  • We will pass on special benefits from leading vendors such as Microsoft and Cisco, including no-cost orlow-cost educational seminars, on-line connections to special vendor troubleshooting utilities and technical maintenance resources, and on-line internal use programs for education 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 fee to be part of Progent's Experts Group, but Progent has the following requirements to join:

  • You must have a proven track record as a consultant working independently in your field of expertise, including a minimum two year history of completed consulting jobs or you must have your own active customer base to whom you currently deliver ongoing consulting services.
  • You have to demonstrate that you have expertise in your area of specialization, which includes showing a long work-related record and strong referrals, and have current manufacturer and/or industry professional qualifications.
  • You need to know how to present yourself in a professional way and be self motivated and assured in your skills. You need to have excellent communications skills and be able to work efficiently alone or as part of a team.
  • You should be able to articulate proper goals to customers and fellow Progent team members and you must be able analyze projects, produce task plans, and define reasonable work schedules.

Improve Your Skills with Advanced Technology and
Working with the Top Group of Computer Consultants

Progent's company culture will allow you to become a more capable professional by improving your technical skills and increasing the loyalty of your clients. Progent delivers on this commitment by recruiting the top professional experts for you to operate with, providing an advanced system architecture, running custom application tools to deliver the highest quality of support, and by streamlining proven business models for finding and keeping customers.

The most important factor that distinguishes us from most consulting companies is the quality of our consulting team. Among the scores of consulting experts who have joined us, we have assembled top expertise covering a broad range of technical areas. Be it Microsoft Windows, Cisco switches, network security, Mac, Linux/UNIX, virtual servers, or other key technologies, we deploy experts who can enable you to be effective on larger jobs by combining the aggregate skills of Progent's group of experts.

To ensure the success of our consultants, we invest heavily in making available the most powerful technology to do the work efficiently. Progent will exploit technology to an impressive degree and our advanced virtual office infrastructure enables effortless connectivity, collaboration, and knowledge exchange with fellow Progent consultants — all from home-based or on-the-road offices. You don’t waste time or lose income because of regular commutes to a conventional office building, and any driving you do for in-person customer jobs is based on your schedule, not Progent's. The best part is that most of our support work can be done off-site, representing 100% efficiency for billable time. In practice, some Progent staff do remote consulting only.

Progent's business structure is set up for reacting rapidly and efficiently to client requirements through information sharing and collaborative problem solving. Even though our engineers work with a great deal of independence, dispatching is centralized, customer problems and solutions are carefully tracked, recorded, and organized for convenient reference, up-to-date engineer availability is broadcast to streamline team tasks and simplify trouble escalation, and customer approval is always evaluated. We reinforce the feeling of connection through periodic team conferences and regular company-wide events.

The majority of Progent's team is situated throughout Northern California, however we are attracting a rapidly expanding group of network experts from across America. Our virtual office infrastructure does away with geographic obstacles that limit the productivity of conventional company structures. We complete the package by providing 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, our sales and administration groups live up to the excellence that is Progent. These top-notch contributors to our success are helping us to target and land the 50-60 new clients we are now acquiring every month. Progent lately celebrated the delivery of services to our 1,000th customer. Just type “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to check for yourself why Progent is also a strong sales operation.

Possessing a passion for technical proficiency is a key for growth with Progent. A career in consulting will push you to enhance your skills more than is possible in any other job in information technology. Being exposed to a steady stream of network challenges is what makes consulting interesting. Customers rely on consultants to perform the “hard stuff.” Creative projects, leading-edge implementations, vexing or entrenched issues, and tricky upgrades are the basis for our services every day. With us, you will not stall or be narrowly defined, as is sadly typical for network professionals in traditional corporate jobs. You will awake every morning excited about the challenges ahead.

Along the way, you will work with some great people, both by establishing strong client relationships and by operating closely with other Progent consultants, where you will benefit from and contribute to their growth. Of course, technology is important, but we are a relationship-oriented organization from top to bottom. If you do not offer excellent communications skills or like cooperating with a varied group of personalities, then we are probably not a good fit.

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

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

Progent is convinced that a carefully architected and executed network can be a pivotal factor for enabling a firm's success, and we apply this philosophy in our own system environment. Progent has built a fault-tolerant virtual office network that enables Progent's staff consultants and certified contractors to offer rapid and efficient support, collaborate closely on sophisticated jobs, and experience career and private growth from being part of an exciting company culture of personal drive and independence.
















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