One of America's top computer consultant firms for business networks, Progent maintains a full-time team of talented support professionals who concentrate on core technologies including:

  • Microsoft technology
  • Cisco routers, Catalyst and Nexus switches, ASA firewalls, access points, plus VoIP solutions
  • Enterprise security consulting
  • Advanced connectivity infrastructures
  • Off-site troubleshooting and system management

Progent's Experts Group, which contracts freelance experts qualified and managed by Progent, offers exceptionally specialized skills covering a wide range of key business areas and networking solutions such as:

  • Macintosh and iOS networking and applications
  • Support for Linux, UNIX-powered, and Sun systems
  • Dynamics Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM customization
  • Business Intelligence consulting for SQL Server BI Stack, Excel Data Analysis Tools, and Crystal Reports
  • CIO, business analyst, and project logistics services
  • Web application development, deployment, and troubleshooting
  • SQL Server, MySQL and Oracle DBM development and DBA help
  • Microsoft Office Access database development, enhancement and troubleshooting
  • Microsoft Office desktop and Office 365 online training

Creative models for attracting clients, providing service, establishing an efficient company culture, and offering highly competitive profit sharing have allowed Progent to be among the fastest growing and best recognized Microsoft Gold Partners consulting firms in America and to establish a worldwide organization for delivering remote network support. If you are a certified computer technician or information technology consultant with a focus on a customer success and excellent people skills, consulting professionals will discover Progent a chance for increasing your technical skills, developing a more independent career, and attaining financial security.

Learn Additional Details Concerning Jobs with Progent
Follow these links to learn additional information about our job opportunities, business philosophy, operational conditions, profit sharing structure, and benefits:

Consulting Careers at Progent
We are looking for a range of on-staff workers such as solutions-driven Microsoft MCSE and MCP network consultants; system consultants with Cisco CCIE or CCNP certification; and consultants for advanced system architecture with backgrounds in mobile access, wireless networking, high-availability environments, disaster recovery planning, data protection, and server virtualization. We are also seeking desktop support experts, remote troubleshooting professionals, and CISSP certified security consultants. Progent is also looking for experienced managers and administrators able to operate efficiently in our dynamic, virtual office environment. Find out additional details about full-time professional services work at Progent by referring to Consulting Positions at Progent.

Freelance Jobs with Progent
Progent works with independent consultants who have proven expertise and hands-on background in important IT topics outside our primary service concentration. Progent's Experts Group includes contractors who offer consulting and development services for mission-critical solutions such as MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM; possess deep expertise with non-Microsoft operating systems such as Linux, Macintosh, or Sun, or offer world-class help in technologies like telecommunications, web design, Juniper infrastructure technology, web commerce, or Oracle and MySQL Database development and management. Independent contractors certified by Progent coordinate with our full-time consultants to provide comprehensive solutions for small company networks. If you want to find out more information about contract work with our Experts Consulting Group, refer to Contract Opportunities at Progent.

How Progent Is Unique
Progent has managed to attract the top consulting talent by being different. Providing a powerful blend of enterprising drive, dedication to client success, utilization of advanced technical tools, plus a flexible business model that offers life-style choices for our team members, Progent offers a stimulating environment for talented consultants who have a desire for quickly improving their professional skills to create concrete benefits for a range of businesses and technical environments. Find out additional details about ways that Progent is exceptional by visiting Ways That We Are Unique.

Progent's Virtual Office Network
Our virtual office network incorporates sophisticated technologies that support remote support, wireless connectivity, convenient access to Progent's knowledge bases, and instant cooperation with mobile team members to allow you to deal with business-critical network issues. Our virtual office network frees consultants to focus on delivering IT solutions rather than fighting commutes and helps consultants nurture lasting customer relationships by permitting you to provide fast, viable, and cost-effective solutions. If you want to learn more information concerning Progent's virtual office network, visit Progent virtual Office Network.

Compensation Model and Benefit Programs
Progent's compensation is based on revenue sharing. The money you make is entirely based on the revenue you generate. You have the choice of concentrating on life style and electing to consult at a more relaxed pace, using our versatile schedule to make time for individual enthusiasms, or you can choose to earn considerable money by hard effort and lots of hours. Progent also provides complete family health insurance plus many other benefits. Find out additional details concerning Progent's compensation model and benefits by going to Our Compensation Model and Benefit Packages.

Employment at Progent Q&A
For replies to frequent enquiries about being a consultant at Progent, go to Employment at Progent Frequently Asked Questions.

The following is a list of our present job opportunities:


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Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for experienced Senior Microsoft computer consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a range of small and midsize businesses to manage IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Key fields of expertise include system infrastructure, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Specifics on Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consultant Job


P016

Desktop Support Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking Desktop Support Experts to help our clients with maintenance, break/fix and project work. This is a 1099 consulting role that will be performed at our 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 laptop computers powered by the latest Microsoft technologies. Also, work closely with client's executives, management, IT staff or under the direction or guidance of our senior consultant to support the client's end users.

Specifics about Desktop Support Expert Job


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Sr. Microsoft Computer Consultant - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is seeking proven Senior Microsoft information technology consulting experts in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to assist a variety of small organizations maintain networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important fields of knowledge include network infrastructure, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Specifics about Sr. Microsoft Computer Consultant Jobs


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Senior Exchange Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area, Online
Progent is seeking a Senior Microsoft Exchange expert to lead enterprise-level Exchange design and deployment initiatives. The right candidate should be a technical consultant with expertise in Exchange 2007 to 2016 and Office 365 Exchange Online and with a thorough grasp of Microsoft AD. This role calls for a background in the consulting, architectural design, implementation and maintenance of these technologies.

Specifics on Sr. Exchange Consultant Jobs


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Business Development Representative (BDR) - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is seeking a Business Development Representative (BDR) to work as a senior sales executive responsible for selling Progent's broad selection of IT outsourcing/co-sourcing and computer consulting, and application development services. Activities of the Business Development Representative include:
  • Producing and explaining key elements of service proposals which tie Progent's services with an organization's IT goals
  • Maintaining good relationships with Progent's customers
  • Providing continuing client management and generating follow-on sales
  • Explaining rapidly changing IT technology

Specifics on Business Development Representative (BDR) Job - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas


If you wish to apply for any job listed above, you should e-mail your background information to jobs@progent.com. Please include the job codes of the positions that interest you.

Details About Jobs with Us

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

Progent wants to find staff-level, results-oriented Microsoft certified consultants with Microsoft MCSE certification; Cisco certified system consultants with CCIE certification; security professionals with CISA or equivalent security credentials; and advanced network design consultants with a background in mobile solutions, wireless connectivity, high uptime, workplace recovery, data preservation, and virtual servers. Progent also seeks employees to join Progent's team of help desk service technicians and remote support experts. Also, We are seeking talented administrators who can perform effectively in Progent's high-growth, virtual office culture.

By maintaining a team of talented and motivated consultants, delivering world-class customer services, and offering a competitive value-focused pricing model, Progent has been able to increase our customer base dramatically while delivering professional services to numerous companies in the San Francisco area and throughout the U.S. A sophisticated virtual office environment, a common information base, and a group strategy for problem resolution have allowed Progent to maintain a skilled staff and a loyal customer list.

If you are a network professional with troubleshooting experience, joining Progent or helping our clients can expand your knowledge via interaction with Progent's group of highly supportive, talented consultants. Our focus on providing network consulting and computer help to small organizations will give you the opportunity to work closely with decision makers and add appreciably to the growth of dynamic businesses.

We are hiring consultants who have recognized credentials in their technical focus. So, if you are a Microsoft consultant, you should have earned your MCSE credential. In the case of Cisco professionals, have your CCIE or Cisco Certified Network Professional credential. For network security, you should have you CISSP, Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Information Security Manager, or other top security credentials. Naturally, we are aware of "paper experts". Still, the fact that a credential can not ensure excellence is no excuse for not owning one. If you know your field, then the majority of these certifications should be no challenge. The point is that if you are a professional, then clients expect certifications. Progent will promote your skills, but you need to provide standard certifications for Progent to work with. If you stand adamantly against the idea of certifications, Progent can understand and honor your opinion, but you are likely not an appropriate fit.

Contract Work for Qualified Application Specialists for
Windows, Apple OS, Linux, and Sun Solaris Technology

For more than two decades, Progent's computer professionals have provided low-cost and successful computer consulting expertise for businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area and throughout the U.S. A sophisticated virtual office network, a common support database, and a collaborative philosophy for problem solving have enabled Progent to retain a talented staff and dramatically grow a satisfied customer base.

The Experts Team is our way to provide clients the help of expert computer support professionals who have in-depth knowledge and work experience in important areas outside of Progent's core concentration in network support and security. Experts Group members are typically independent engineers and sometimes "moonlighters" who are carefully qualified by us to work closely with Progent's in-house engineers to provide end-to-end, enterprise-class information technology solutions to small businesses. Progent is always expanding our Experts Group in order to address the particular requirements of our customer base.

Our Experts Group now provides consulting in these areas:

  • Apple OS integration and programs
  • Expertise for Linux-based, UNIX-powered, and Sun systems
  • Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM customization
  • Line-of-business and vertical application help
  • Chief Information Officer, business analyst, and project logistics outsourcing
  • Custom applications design and integration
  • Web site, eCommerce, Electronic Data Interchange, and customer portal development and deployment
  • SQL management and performance consulting
  • Management intelligence expertise
  • Telecom architecture consulting

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

  • By associating with us, you can take advantage of the impact of our dramatic expansion and excellent reputation in the industry. By having a team of talented and committed professionals, offering attentive customer support, and following a proven, ROI-oriented billing model, Progent has quadrupled our customer base during the last few years and Progent now provides professoinal services to hundreds of companies in California and throughout the U.S.
  • Progent's veteran marketing team takes care of all aspects of promoting your skills and technical knowledge into our rapidly expanding customer base, so you spend less time signing up customers and extra time generating money.
  • We will assist in communications between you and our core team of expert Microsoft and Cisco qualified consultants who act as the conduit to the influential managers among Progent's clients.
  • Progent's selling and administration groups will manage the complete selling and engagement process, from lead identification, project qualification, client needs description, skills matching, job scoping proposal generation, contract negotiation and generation. Your exclusive responsibility is on delivering top-quality consulting service.
  • We will provide you access to Progent's sophisticated virtual office infrastructure, including convenient meeting/work sites throughout Northern California, and data and voice access throughout the U.S.
  • You will have the benefit of our extensive knowledge base, processes based on industry best practices, abundance of template-deliverable documents, and the shared expertise from one of Northern California's largest pool of expert consulting engineers.
  • Progent will pass on partner-only benefits from leading vendors including Microsoft and Cisco, including no-cost ordiscounted educational seminars, on-line connections to special vendor troubleshooting tools and technical maintenance resources, and on-line internal use programs for education and/or demonstration use.
  • 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 a member of our Experts Group, but we do have strict requirements for membership:

  • You must have a strong track record as a consulting professional working independently in your area of specialization, including a minimum two year record of completed consulting jobs or you must have an active client base for which you now deliver ongoing support activity.
  • You have to show that you have expertise in your area of concentration, which includes showing an extensive task-relevant history and excellent references, and possess up-to-date manufacturer and/or industry professional qualifications.
  • You have to know how to present yourself in a professional manner and be self driven and assured in your skills. You need to have strong communications skills and be able to work successfully alone or as a member of a team.
  • You should know how to articulate proper expectations to clients and other Progent consultants and you need to be able analyze tasks, create project plans, and define reasonable time lines.

Enhance Your Abilities with Advanced Technology and
Joining the Top Group of Network Engineers

Progent's work environment will make you a more capable consulting professional by improving your technical skills and increasing the loyalty of your customers. Progent delivers on this commitment by recruiting the best consulting experts for you to operate with, providing a state-of-the-art network and communications architecture, running proprietary application utilities to deliver the highest quality of support, and by optimizing proven business structures for finding and retaining customers.

The main factor that differentiates us from ordinary network support firms is the high quality of our support professionals. Among the 50 or so consultants who have joined Progent, we have assembled top talent across a wide range of technical areas. Whether it’s Microsoft servers, Cisco switches, network security, Mac, Linux/UNIX, virtual servers, or other vital technologies, we engage professionals who can enable you to be successful on major jobs by combining the aggregate skills of our group of professionals.

To ensure the productivity of Progent's team, we invest significantly in providing the best technology to perform the work properly. Progent will exploit information technology to an extraordinary degree and our advanced virtual office infrastructure enables seamless communications, collaboration, and knowledge sharing with fellow Progent consultants — entirely from home-based or mobile offices. Consultants don’t throw away time or forfeit revenue because of regular commutes to a physical office, and any travel you do for on-site client work is based on your schedule, not ours. The best benefit is that much of our consulting work can be performed remotely, representing maximum productivity for billable hours. In practice, some Progent team members do off-site support only.

Our operations are set up for reacting quickly and efficiently to customer requirements via knowledge exchange and collaborative problem solving. Even though Progent's consultants work with a high level of independence, resource allocation is centralized, client issues and resolutions are carefully tracked, recorded, and organized for easy reference, up-to-date consultant availability is broadcast to facilitate group tasks and simplify trouble escalation, and customer satisfaction is always monitored. We reinforce the feeling of connection through periodic team meetings and quarterly company-wide events.

The majority of our team is situated throughout California, however we are building a quickly expanding team of network experts from across the U.S. Our virtual office environment does away with geographic boundaries that restrict the efficiency of traditional business models. We complete the deal by providing a full employee care program to promote the physical health and economic welfare of our team members and their families.

Not only do we have world-class consulting professionals, our sales and operations groups match the excellence that characterizes Progent. These top-notch contributors to Progent’s growth are enabling us to target and land the 50-60 new clients we are now engaging each month. We lately marked the delivery of services to our 1,000th client. Try typing “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to check for yourself why we are also a strong marketing organization.

Possessing a commitment to technical excellence is a key for success with Progent. A job in consulting will push you to enhance your skills more than you would in any other job in information technology. Being exposed to a continual stream of network challenges is what makes professional support exciting. Clients choose consulting firms to do the “hard stuff.” Innovative tasks, leading-edge implementations, vexing or chronic issues, and tricky migrations are the basis for what we do every day. With us, you will not stagnate or be narrowly defined, as is all too common for network engineers in traditional corporate jobs. You will awake every day excited about the challenges to come.

On the way, you will work with some great people, both by establishing close client contacts and by operating 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 through and through. If you don’t offer excellent people skills or enjoy working with a diverse group of personalities, then Progent is in all likelihood not a good fit.

If this sounds right for you, we urge you to contact Progent about our view of the new paradigm of network consulting.

Enjoy Quality of Life Benefits and Professional Success with
Our Sophisticated Virtual Office Infrastructure

Progent believes that a carefully architected and implemented information system is a crucial piece for enabling any firm's growth, and Progent applies this philosophy in our corporate network infrastructure. We have built a zero-downtime virtual office infrastructure that allows our staff engineers and certified contractors to deliver fast and efficient support, collaborate closely on sophisticated projects, and gain from career and private maturity by being part of an exciting company ethos of self motivation and independence.
















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