One of the premiere IT consultant companies for small and midsize business systems, Progent maintains a large staff of talented support experts who concentrate on core IT areas such as:

  • Microsoft Windows technology
  • Cisco routers, Catalyst and Nexus switches, firewalls, wireless access points, plus VoIP products
  • Network security consulting
  • Advanced network infrastructures
  • Off-site troubleshooting and network management

Our Experts Team, which contracts independent consultants certified and coordinated by Progent, provides highly specialized knowledge covering a broad variety of critical software applications and network solutions that include:

  • Apple OS and iOS integration and application software
  • Expertise for Linux-based, UNIX-based, and Sun Solaris environments
  • Microsoft Dynamics MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management consulting
  • BI expertise for SQL Server BI Stack, Excel Data Analysis Tools, and Crystal Reports
  • CIO, management information analyst, and project management outsourcing
  • Web-based application software design, deployment, and troubleshooting
  • SQL Server and Oracle Database development and management help
  • Microsoft Office Access database application programming, migration and training
  • Office and Office 365 consulting

Innovative structures for finding clients, providing service, nurturing a dynamic company culture, and providing highly competitive compensation have allowed Progent to be among the fastest expanding and most well recognized Microsoft Partners consultant companies in the U.S. and to build an international organization for providing online IT service. If you are an accredited IT technician or network expert with a drive for a client service and excellent people skills, consultants should consider Progent a chance for enhancing your professional knowledge, living a more rewarding lifestyle, and attaining economic security.

Find Out Additional Information Concerning Working at Progent
Check out these pages to find out more details concerning Progent's work openings, company philosophy, operational conditions, compensation structure, and benefits:

Full-time Work at Progent
Progent is hiring a variety of on-staff professionals including motivated Microsoft MCSE and MCP network engineers; connectivity experts with Cisco CCIE, CCNP, or CCNA credentials; and consultants for advanced network architecture with backgrounds in mobile connectivity, wireless integration, high-availability environments, disaster recovery solutions, data preservation, and server virtualization. We are also looking for desktop support experts, off-site service professionals, and CISSP, CISM, or CISA accredited security engineers. Progent is also seeking experienced managers who can perform effectively in our high-growth, virtual office environment. Learn additional information about full-time consulting positions at Progent by visiting Consulting Work at Progent.

Contract Work with Progent
Progent contracts independent consultants with in-depth expertise and working experience in crucial information technology areas outside our main service focus. Our Experts Group hires freelance consultants who can provide consulting and development support for line-of-business applications such as Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM; have specialized knowledge of non-Microsoft operating systems such as Linux derivatives, Apple OS, or Solaris, or can provide world-class skills in areas like telecom, web site design, Juniper Networks products, eCommerce, or Oracle and MySQL Database development and management. Freelance consultants certified by us cooperate with Progent's full-time professionals to provide comprehensive solutions for small and midsize company networks. If you want to find out additional information concerning freelance work with our Experts Team, go to Freelance Opportunities with Progent.

Reasons That Progent Is Exceptional
Progent has been able to attract the best professional experts by being unique. Providing an innovative mix of enterprising drive, commitment to customer success, utilization of advanced technical tools, and an independent work structure that allows for quality-of-life choices for our consulting team, Progent creates a dynamic culture for talented consultants who have a desire for quickly improving their professional abilities to deliver real-world benefits for a range of businesses and network environments. Find out more details about reasons we are different by referring to How We Are Different.

Progent's Virtual Office Work Environment
Our virtual office model provides advanced technologies that support remote access, wireless connectivity, convenient access to our knowledge bases, and instant cooperation with mobile team members to help you to solve challenging IT problems. Progent's virtual office network frees you to focus on providing IT solutions instead of fighting commutes and helps you build lasting customer relationships by enabling you to provide fast, viable, and cost-effective solutions. To find out additional details about Progent's virtual office work environment, go to Progent virtual Office Network.

Compensation and Benefits
Our compensation model is determined by revenue sharing. What you earn is directly determined by what you generate. Consultants have the option of focusing on life style and choosing to consult at an easy pace, utilizing Progent's versatile schedule to follow personal enthusiasms, or you can take advantage of the chance to earn significant income by persistent work and long hours. Progent also offers comprehensive family health care insurance as well as many other benefits. Find out more details about Progent's compensation and benefit programs by going to Progent Compensation and Benefit Packages.

Employment at Progent Q&A
For answers to popular enquiries concerning being a consultant at Progent, go to Consulting at Progent Frequently Asked Questions.

This is a description of some available job openings:


Job Code
 
Description

P014

Senior Microsoft IT Consulting Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking experienced Sr. Microsoft information technology consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a variety of small businesses to maintain networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important areas of expertise include network infrastructure, AD design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Specifics on Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consultant Job


P016

Desktop Support Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for Desktop Support Consultants to assist our clients with maintenance, break/fix and project work. This is a 1099 consulting role that will be performed at Progent's customer premises 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 current Microsoft technologies. In addition, work closely with client's executives, management, IT group or under the direction or guidance of our senior consultant to support the customer's end users.

Specifics about Desktop Support Expert Job


P018

Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consultant - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is seeking experienced Sr. Microsoft IT consulting experts in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to help a range of small and midsize businesses maintain 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 network architecture, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Details on Senior Microsoft Computer Consultant Job


Expert

Senior Exchange Expert - San Francisco Bay Area, Remote
Progent is seeking a Sr. Microsoft Exchange consultant to lead enterprise-level Exchange design and implementation initiatives. The right candidate should be a computer consultant with expertise in Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016 and Microsoft Office 365 and with a solid grasp of Active Directory. This role would require experience in the consulting, architectural design, deployment and maintenance of these technologies.

More information about Sr. Microsoft Exchange Consultant Positions


S25

Business Development Representative (BDR) - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is looking for a Business Development Representative to work as a senior sales executive responsible for selling Progent's comprehensive portfolio of information technology outsourcing and computer consulting, and application development services. Activities of the Business Development Representative include:
  • Producing and explaining crucial elements of service propositions which associate Progent's services with a customer's unique competitive requirements
  • Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with Progent's customers
  • Providing continuing account management and developing follow-on engagements
  • Explaining rapidly evolving IT technology

Details about Business Development Representative (BDR) Jobs - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas


If you would like to enquire about any opening listed above, you should e-mail your background information to jobs@progent.com. Be sure to include the job codes of the jobs of interest.

Additional Facts Concerning Opportunities with Us

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

Progent wants to hire staff-level, results-driven Microsoft accredited consultants with Microsoft MCSE credentials; Cisco accredited system consultants who have Cisco CCIE or CCNP credentials; security professionals who have CISM or comparable security credentials; and advanced network design experts with experience in mobile solutions, wireless networking, high availability, workplace recovery, data protection, and virtual servers. Progent also seeks employees to join Progent's staff of helpdesk service specialists and off-site troubleshooting experts. In addition, We are hiring talented managers able to operate effectively in Progent's high-growth, virtual office environment.

By supporting a team of talented and dedicated consultants, providing world-class customer care, and following a competitive results-based fee model, We have been able to expand our client list dramatically while providing consulting support to hundreds of companies in the San Francisco area and across the United States. An advanced virtual office environment, a shared information database, and a group strategy for problem resolution have helped Progent to maintain a talented staff and a loyal client list.

For a network consultant with technical support expertise, teaming with Progent or helping Progent's clients will expand your knowledge through cooperation with Progent's group of mutually supportive, expert consultants. Our focus on delivering network expertise and computer help to small and midsize organizations will offer you the chance to work closely with key players and add appreciably to the success of dynamic businesses.

We are looking for technical professionals that can show verifiable credentials in their special expertise. So, if you are a Microsoft consultant, you must have earned your Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer credential. In the case of Cisco experts, show us your CCIE or CCNP certificate. For security, you should show you Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Certified Information Systems Auditor, CISM, or one of the other leading security certifications. Naturally, Progent is familiar with "paper experts". Notwithstanding, simply because a credential can not ensure excellence is no excuse for not earning one. If you know your stuff, then the majority of these certifications should be no challenge. The bottom line is that if you are an expert, then customers expect certifications. Progent can promote your skills, but you must have a baseline of certifications for us to market. If you stand strongly opposed to the concept of credentials, we can understand and honor your position, but you are probably not a good candidate.

Contract Jobs for Certified Application Specialists for
Windows, Mac, Linux/UNIX, and Sun Solaris Technology

For over 20 years, our consulting professionals have offered low-cost and successful computer consulting services for small businesses in Northern California and across the United States. A sophisticated virtual office environment, a shared technical knowledge base, and a team philosophy for problem resolution have enabled us to build a talented staff and dramatically expand a loyal customer base.

The Experts Group is Progent's way to provide clients the help of specialized computer consulting professionals who have in-depth skills and field background in important technologies outside of our primary concentration in network infrastructure and security. Experts Team consultants are typically independent contractors and sometimes "moonlighters" who have been thoroughly qualified by us to collaborate with our staff engineers to deliver end-to-end, world-class information technology services to small businesses. We are continually expanding the Experts Team to meet the special needs of our clients.

Progent's Experts Group currently provides support in these areas:

  • Macintosh networking and applications
  • Consulting for Linux, UNIX-powered, and Sun Solaris environments
  • MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management consulting
  • Strategic and specialized program support
  • CIO, business analyst, and project logistics services
  • Custom program design and integration
  • Web, eCommerce, EDI, and client portal design and integration
  • DBM support and performance help
  • Management information expertise
  • Telecommunications architecture support

Advantages of becoming a member of Progent's Experts Team include:

  • By associating with Progent, you can leverage the impact of our dramatic growth and excellent recognition in the industry. By maintaining a group of talented and committed consultants, offering attentive client care, and practicing a strong, ROI-focused pricing structure, we have multiplied our customer base over the past few years and Progent now provides professoinal support to hundreds of companies in California and across the United States.
  • Progent's experienced marketing staff takes care of all aspects of marketing your skills and technical expertise into our quickly expanding customer base, so you spend less effort signing up customers and more time making money.
  • Progent will assist in communications between you and our core team of experienced Microsoft and Cisco certified consultants who act as the gateway to the decision makers among our customers.
  • Progent's sales and administration teams will take care of the entire selling and contracting cycle, from opportunity identification, job qualification, client requirements definition, skills matching, project analysis proposal generation, agreement negotiation and generation. Your entire focus stays with providing top-quality consulting expertise.
  • We will gives you connections to Progent's advanced virtual office infrastructure, offering professional meeting/work locations throughout Northern California, plus Internet and telecomm access anywhere in the U.S.
  • You will have access to Progent's extensive knowledge base, procedures based on leading practices, abundance of professional documents, and the shared experience from one of Northern California's largest independent groups of experienced consulting engineers.
  • Progent will pass on partner-only benefits from top technology companies such as Microsoft and Cisco, including no-cost orlow-cost training classes, on-line connections to restricted vendor troubleshooting tools and product maintenance resources, and downloadable in-house use software 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 not any charge to be a member of Progent's Experts Group, but Progent has these qualifications for membership:

  • You should show a strong track record as a consulting professional working independently in your field of specialization, including a minimum two year record of completed contracting jobs and/or have your own active customer base to whom you now provide ongoing support activity.
  • You must demonstrate that you are an expert in your field of specialization, which includes having an extensive task-relevant record and strong referrals, and have up-to-date vendor and/or institutional professional certifications.
  • You need to know how to present yourself in a professional way and be self motivated and assured in your skills. You should have excellent people skills and know how to operate effectively by yourself or as part of a group.
  • You must be able to explain realistic goals to customers and fellow Progent consultants and you need to know how evaluate jobs, create task plans, and estimate reasonable time lines.

Enhance Your Abilities with the Best Technology and
Joining a Great Group of Network Engineers

Progent's work environment will make you a more capable consultant by enhancing your technical knowledge and boosting the loyalty of your customers. Progent delivers on this commitment by attracting the best consulting experts for you to operate with, providing an advanced network and communications architecture, using custom software utilities to deliver the maximum level of support, and by streamlining our business structures for attracting and keeping customers.

The decisive factor that separates Progent from typical network support companies is the quality of our consultants. Among the 50 or so consultants who have joined Progent, we have assembled top talent covering a wide array of technical areas. Whether it’s Microsoft servers, Cisco switches, network security, Apple, Linux, virtual servers, or other crucial areas, we deploy experts who can help you to be successful on larger jobs by leveraging the aggregate skills of our team of professionals.

To ensure the productivity of our team, we invest heavily in providing the best technology to perform the work efficiently. We will exploit information technology to an extraordinary degree and our advanced virtual office environment allows seamless communications, cooperation, and knowledge exchange with other Progent team members — entirely from home-based or on-the-road offices. Consultants don’t throw away time or forfeit income because of regular commutes to a physical office building, and all driving you do for on-site 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, offering 100% productivity for income-producing time. In practice, some of our staff do off-site support exclusively.

Our business structure is set up for responding rapidly and effectively to client needs through knowledge exchange and collaborative problem solving. Although Progent's engineers work with a high level of freedom, resource allocation is centralized, client issues and resolutions are meticulously tracked, documented, and organized for convenient reference, current consultant schedules are broadcast to facilitate group tasks and enable problem escalation, and customer approval is continually monitored. We reinforce the feeling of connection via periodic workgroup meetings and regular company-wide events.

Most of our consultants are situated throughout California, but we are attracting a quickly expanding team of network experts from across the U.S. Progent's virtual office infrastructure does away with geographic boundaries that restrict the productivity of conventional business models. We enhance the package by providing a full benefit program to ensure the physical health and economic welfare of our team members and their families.

Just as we have awesome consultants, our sales and operations groups live up to the high standards that characterizes Progent. These high-performance factors behind our growth are helping us to target and land the 50-60 new customers we are currently acquiring every month. Progent recently celebrated the providing of support to our 1,000th customer. Try typing “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to check for yourself why we are also a strong sales operation.

Possessing a commitment to technical proficiency is a cornerstone for growth with us. A job in consulting will drive you to enhance your skills more than you would in any other position in information technology. Being exposed to a steady stream of network challenges is what makes consulting interesting. Clients rely on consultants to perform the toughest jobs. Innovative tasks, advanced deployments, vexing or chronic problems, and difficult migrations are the foundation for what we do daily. With us, you will not stall or be pigeonholed, as is all too common for computer engineers in ordinary corporate roles. You will wake up every day excited about the challenges ahead.

Along the way, you will work with some wonderful people, both by building close client contacts and by operating closely with other Progent team members, where you will benefit from and add to their success. Of course, technology is vital, but we are a relationship-focused organization from top to bottom. If you do not offer strong communications skills or enjoy working with a diverse assortment of personalities, then Progent is in all likelihood a poor match.

If this seems right for you, we invite you to contact Progent about our view of the future of network consulting.

Get Lifestyle Improvements and Professional Success with
Our Advanced Virtual Office Environment

Progent believes that a well designed and implemented information system is a pivotal factor for accelerating a company's success, and Progent follows this credo in our corporate system infrastructure. Progent has created a zero-downtime virtual office infrastructure that allows Progent's staff consultants and certified contractors to deliver fast and effective service, cooperate easily on sophisticated projects, and experience career and private maturity from being part of an exciting company culture of personal drive and independence.
















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