One of the premiere computer consultant companies for business networks, Progent maintains a large team of certified service experts who focus on mainstream IT areas such as:

  • Microsoft Windows technology
  • Cisco routers, switches, firewalls, wireless access points, plus Voice over IP and VPN solutions
  • System security consulting
  • Sophisticated network architecture
  • Off-site troubleshooting and network management

Progent's Experts Group, which contracts independent experts certified and coordinated by Progent, provides highly specialized knowledge in a wide range of key software areas and networking technologies such as:

  • Macintosh and iOS integration and application software
  • Consulting for Linux-powered, UNIX-based, and Sun Solaris systems
  • Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM customization
  • BI consulting for SQL Server BI Stack, Excel Data Analysis Tools, and Crystal Reports
  • Chief Information Officer, business analyst, and project management services
  • Web-based application software design, integration, and troubleshooting
  • SQL Server and Oracle DBM development and management consulting
  • Office Access database application programming, migration and troubleshooting
  • Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office 365 individual and group training

Innovative models for acquiring clients, delivering support, creating an efficient company culture, and offering generous profit sharing have allowed us to be one of the fastest expanding and best recognized Microsoft Gold Partners consultant companies in America and to establish an international organization for providing online IT assistance. If you are an accredited computer technician or network consultant with a focus on a customer success and excellent communication skills, consulting professionals will find in Progent a chance for enhancing your professional knowledge, living a more independent career, and achieving economic success.

Learn Additional Details About Jobs at Progent
Check out these pages to learn more details about our job openings, business philosophy, operational conditions, compensation model, and benefits:

Consulting Work at Progent
Progent is hiring a range of full-time workers including motivated Microsoft MCSE and MCP network engineers; connectivity experts who have Cisco CCIE credentials; and specialists in fault-tolerant network design with backgrounds in mobile access, wireless integration, non-stop environments, business continuity solutions, data protection, and server virtualization. We are also seeking workstation support experts, off-site troubleshooting specialists, and CISM or CISSP accredited security consultants. We are also seeking veteran managers and administrators able to perform effectively in our high-growth, virtual office environment. Learn additional details about staff professional services jobs at Progent by visiting Full-time Jobs at Progent.

Contracting Jobs with Progent
Progent works with independent consultants who have proven expertise and working experience in important information technology areas outside Progent's primary technical focus. Our Experts Team hires independent consultants who can provide consulting and programming services for line-of-business applications that include Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM; possess in-depth knowledge of popular platforms such as Linux derivatives, Macintosh, or Solaris, or can provide expert help in areas like telecom, web site development, Juniper Networks infrastructure technology, web commerce, or Oracle and MySQL Database development and management. Freelance contractors qualified by us cooperate with our in-house professionals to provide comprehensive IT services for small and midsize company networks. If you want to find out additional information about contracting jobs with Progent's Experts Consulting Group, go to Freelance Work at Progent.

Reasons That We Are Exceptional
Progent has managed to attract the best consulting experts by being unique. With a powerful mix of enterprising spirit, commitment to client success, utilization of advanced technology, plus a flexible work structure that offers quality-of-life choices for Progent's consulting team, Progent offers a dynamic environment for select individuals who posses a desire for rapidly enhancing their technical abilities to create real-world solutions for a variety of organizations and network environments. Find out additional details concerning how we are unique by going to How We Are Exceptional.

Progent's Virtual Office Work Environment
Our virtual office environment provides sophisticated technical tools that support remote access, wireless connectivity, easy access to Progent's knowledge bases, and close cooperation with mobile team members to help you to resolve business-critical IT problems. Our virtual office structure enables you to concentrate on providing service instead of dealing with traffic and helps you establish successful client relationships by permitting you to provide quick, effective, and affordable solutions. To find out additional information concerning Progent's virtual office infrastructure, refer to Progent virtual Office Business Model.

Compensation Model and Benefit Programs
Our compensation is based on revenue sharing. The money you earn is entirely based on what you generate. You have the option of focusing on life style and electing to work at an easy pace, utilizing our versatile structure to make time for personal pursuits, or you can choose to earn considerable money by hard effort and long consulting time. Progent also offers full family health care coverage plus many other benefits. Find out additional details concerning our compensation and benefit programs by visiting Progent Compensation and Benefit Packages.

Jobs at Progent Frequently Asked Questions
For replies to common enquiries about being a consultant at Progent, go to Working with Progent Frequently Asked Questions.

Here is a description of our current job opportunities:


Job Code
 
Job Description

P014

Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking experienced Senior Microsoft computer consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a range of small businesses to manage networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important fields of knowledge include system infrastructure, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Details on Sr. 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 position that will be performed at our client premises 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 extensively with client's executives, management, IT group or under the direction or guidance of Progent's senior consultant to support the customer's end users.

Specifics about Desktop Support Expert Positions


P018

Sr. Microsoft Computer Consultant - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is looking for proven Sr. Microsoft information technology consultants in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to help a variety of small businesses manage IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key fields of expertise include system architecture, AD design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Details on Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert Job


Expert

Senior Exchange Expert - San Francisco Bay Area, Online
Progent is looking for a Sr. Microsoft Exchange expert to lead enterprise-level Exchange planning and deployment initiatives. The ideal applicant would be a computer consultant with subject matter expertise in Exchange 2007 through 2016 and Exchange Online and with a thorough grasp of Active Directory. This position demands experience in the consulting, architectural design, deployment and maintenance of these platforms.

More information about Sr. Microsoft Exchange Consultant Job


S25

Business Development Representative - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is looking for a Business Development Representative (BDR) to work as a senior-level sales executive responsible for selling Progent's comprehensive selection of information technology outsourcing/co-sourcing and computer consulting, and development services. Responsibilities of the Business Development Representative include:
  • Producing and articulating key components of service propositions that align Progent's services with a customer's unique competitive requirements
  • Maintaining excellent relationships with Progent's customers
  • Providing continuing client management and generating follow-on sales
  • Maintaining an understanding of continually evolving technology

More information on Business Development Representative Jobs - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas


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

Additional Facts About Opportunities at Progent

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

Progent wants to find staff-level, results-driven Microsoft accredited engineers with Microsoft MCSE or MCSA certification; Cisco certified network engineers with Cisco CCIE, CCNP, or CCNA credentials; security consultants who have CISM or equivalent security certification; and high-end network design consultants with experience in mobile solutions, wireless connectivity, service continuity, workplace recovery, data protection, and server virtualization. Progent also is hiring employees who can join Progent's team of help desk support specialists and off-site troubleshooting professionals. In addition, We are hiring talented managers who can perform effectively in our high-growth, virtual office culture.

By supporting a staff of talented and dedicated consultants, providing attentive customer services, and following a strong value-based fee structure, We have managed to increase our customer base rapidly while delivering consulting services to numerous businesses in the San Francisco area and throughout the U.S. An advanced virtual office network, a shared knowledge database, and a group strategy for problem solving have helped Progent to retain a skilled consulting team and a loyal client list.

For a network consultant with troubleshooting expertise, teaming with Progent or working for our customers will enhance your skills through interaction with our group of highly supportive, talented engineers. Our focus on providing network expertise and technical help to small organizations will offer you the opportunity to work closely with decision makers and contribute significantly to the success of dynamic businesses.

Progent is looking for consultants that have verifiable credentials in their special expertise. For example, if you are a Microsoft expert, you must have your Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer certificate. In the case of Cisco experts, show us your Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert or Cisco Certified Network Professional certificate. For network security, you should show you Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Information Security Manager, or other leading security credentials. Naturally, Progent is familiar with “paper MCSEs.” Still, simply because a certificate can not ensure excellence is no reason for not having one. If you know your stuff, then the majority of these tests should pose no challenge. The crux of the matter is that if you call yourself a professional, then clients expect certifications. Progent will promote your talents, but you must have standard certifications for us to work with. If you stand adamantly against the concept of certifications, we can understand and honor your position, but you are probably not an appropriate candidate.

Freelance Work for Qualified Application Specialists for
Windows, Mac, Linux-based, and Sun Technology

For over two decades, our consulting professionals have offered affordable and effective computer consulting expertise for companies in the San Francisco Bay Area and throughout the U.S. An advanced virtual office environment, a common support database, and a team philosophy for problem resolution have enabled us to build a strong staff and quickly grow a satisfied client base.

The Experts Team is Progent's way to offer clients the help of expert computer consulting professionals who have advanced knowledge and field experience in important areas outside of Progent's primary focus in network infrastructure and security. Experts Group consultants are often freelance engineers and sometimes "moonlighters" who are thoroughly qualified by Progent to collaborate with our in-house engineers to deliver comprehensive, enterprise-class network solutions to small businesses. Progent is continually enhancing the Experts Group in order to meet the particular requirements of our customer base.

Our Experts Team currently provides support in these areas:

  • Apple OS networking and programs
  • Support for Linux, UNIX-based, and Sun Solaris systems
  • MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management consulting
  • Strategic and specialized program support
  • Chief Information Officer, business analyst, and project management services
  • Special program design and integration
  • Web site, electronic business, EDI, and customer information portal design and integration
  • DBM support and performance consulting
  • Business information expertise
  • Telecommunications architecture support

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

  • By associating with Progent, you get to take advantage of the momentum of our dramatic expansion and excellent recognition in the marketplace. By having a team of skilled and committed consultants, offering excellent client support, and practicing a strong, value-oriented pricing structure, we have multiplied our customer base over the last few years and Progent now provides consulting services to hundreds of businesses in California and throughout the U.S.
  • Our experienced marketing staff handles all facets of promoting your skills and areas of knowledge into our quickly growing client base, so you spend less effort signing up customers and more time generating money.
  • We will assist in communications between you and our core group of expert Microsoft and Cisco qualified engineers who act as the conduit to the key executives among Progent's clients.
  • Progent's sales and administration groups will manage the complete selling and contracting process, from lead generation, project approval, customer needs definition, skills matching, job analysis proposal generation, agreement negotiation and generation. Your entire responsibility is on delivering top-quality consulting expertise.
  • Progent will gives you connections to our advanced virtual office infrastructure, including professional meeting/work sites throughout the San Francisco area, and data and voice access anywhere in the U.S.
  • You will have access to our extensive database, procedures based on industry best practices, library of professional publications, and the aggregate expertise from one of Northern California's largest pool of expert network engineers.
  • Progent will share partner-only benefits from leading technology companies such as Microsoft and Cisco, including no-cost ordiscounted educational seminars, web access to special vendor troubleshooting utilities and product maintenance resources, and on-line internal use software for training and/or sales 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 no charge to become part of our Experts Team, but we do have these qualifications to join:

  • You need to have a proven track record as a consultant operating on your own in your field of expertise, including at least a two year record of successful consulting projects and/or have your own active client base to whom you currently deliver continuing consulting services.
  • You have to demonstrate that you have expertise in your area of specialization, which includes showing a long work-related history and excellent referrals, and have up-to-date manufacturer and/or industry professional qualifications.
  • You need to be able to carry yourself in a professional manner and be self driven and confident in your abilities. You must have excellent inter-personal skills and be able to operate effectively by yourself or as a member of a group.
  • You should be able to communicate proper goals to clients and fellow Progent consultants and you need to know how scope out projects, create project plans, and define reasonable time lines.

Improve Your Skills with Advanced Technology and
Joining a Great Group of Computer Consultants

Progent's business climate will make you a more capable professional by improving your information technology skills and boosting the loyalty of your customers. Progent makes good on this promise by recruiting the top consulting talent for you to operate with, offering a state-of-the-art network and communications infrastructure, using specialized application utilities to enable the maximum quality of support, and by streamlining proven business models for finding and retaining clients.

The decisive factor that differentiates us from typical consulting firms is the high quality of our consultants. Out of the scores of consultants who have teamed with us, we have recruited top expertise covering a broad range of technologies. Whether it’s Microsoft Windows, Cisco switches, network security, Mac, Linux/UNIX, server virtualization, or other vital areas, we deploy experts who can enable you to be effective on larger projects by combining the aggregate experience of our team of experts.

To ensure the productivity of our team, we invest significantly in providing the most powerful tools to do the work efficiently. We will leverage technology to an extraordinary extent and our state-of-the-art virtual office environment enables effortless communications, collaboration, and knowledge sharing with other Progent team members — entirely from at-home 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 work is determined by your own time table, not ours. The best part is that most of our support services can be performed off-site, representing 100% efficiency for billable time. In practice, some of our team members do remote support only.

Our business structure is set up for reacting quickly and efficiently to client requirements through information exchange and cooperative problem solving. Although Progent's consultants work with a high level of independence, dispatching is centralized, client problems and solutions are meticulously tracked, recorded, and archived for convenient reference, up-to-date engineer schedules are broadcast to facilitate team tasks and enable trouble escalation, and client approval is continually monitored. We strengthen the feeling of connection through monthly team conferences and regular corporate events.

Most of our consultants are located throughout California, but we are attracting a quickly expanding team of network professionals throughout the United States. Our virtual office infrastructure eliminates regional obstacles that limit the productivity of conventional business structures. We complete the package by offering a full employee care plan to promote the health and economic security of our employees and their relations.

Just as we have world-class consulting professionals, Progent's sales and administration teams live up to the excellence that is Progent. These top-notch contributors to our growth are enabling us to identify and sign up the scores of new clients we are currently engaging every month. Progent recently celebrated the delivery of support to our 1,000th customer. Try typing “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to see for yourself why Progent is also an effective marketing operation.

Having 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 position in information technology. Being exposed to a steady series of network challenges is what makes professional support interesting. Clients choose consultants to do the toughest jobs. Creative tasks, advanced deployments, vexing or entrenched issues, and difficult upgrades are the basis for our services every day. With us, you will not stall or be pigeonholed, as is sadly common for network professionals in ordinary corporate roles. You will awake every day enthusiastic about the challenges to come.

Along the way, you will meet some great folks, both by establishing strong customer relationships and by operating in conjunction with other Progent team members, where you will benefit from and add to their growth. Yes, technology is important, but Progent is a relationship-oriented organization through and through. If you don’t have strong people skills or enjoy cooperating with a varied assortment of personalities, then Progent is probably not a good match.

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

Get Quality of Life Benefits and Professional Success with
Our Advanced Virtual Office Infrastructure

Progent believes that a carefully designed and executed information system can be a pivotal piece for enabling any company's growth, and Progent follows this belief in our own system infrastructure. Progent has created a non-stop virtual office infrastructure that enables Progent's staff consultants and certified contractors to deliver fast and efficient support, collaborate easily on complex jobs, and experience career and private maturity from being a member of an exciting company ethos of personal drive and independence.
















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