Among America's top IT consulting companies for business networks, Progent maintains a large staff of talented service experts who focus on core technologies such as:

  • Microsoft Windows products
  • Cisco Integrated Services Routers, switches, firewalls, wireless APs, plus Voice over IP and VPN products
  • Enterprise security expertise
  • Advanced connectivity architecture
  • Remote troubleshooting and network administration

Our Experts Group, which includes freelance experts certified and managed by Progent, offers highly refined skills in a wide range of key business applications and network solutions such as:

  • Macintosh and iOS networking and applications
  • Expertise for Linux-powered, UNIX, and Sun Solaris environments
  • Dynamics Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management expertise
  • BI expertise for platforms including SQL Server BI Stack, Power BI, and Crystal Reports
  • Chief Information Officer, business analyst, and project logistics services
  • Web-based application design, integration, and debugging
  • SQL Server and Oracle DBM development and DBA help
  • Microsoft Office Access application development, enhancement and troubleshooting
  • Office and Microsoft Office 365 consulting

Innovative structures for acquiring customers, delivering support, establishing a dynamic working environment, and providing highly competitive compensation have allowed us to be among the fastest expanding and most well respected Microsoft Gold Partners consulting companies in the U.S. and to establish a worldwide presence for delivering remote network support. If you are an accredited computer support professional or information technology expert with an orientation towards a client service and excellent people skills, consulting professionals should consider Progent an opportunity for adding to your technical knowledge, developing a more independent career, and achieving economic success.

Learn Additional Information Concerning Jobs with Progent
Check out these links to find out more information about our job openings, business philosophy, operational conditions, compensation model, and benefits:

Consulting Careers at Progent
We are seeking a variety of on-staff professionals including experienced Microsoft MCSE, MCSA, and MCP network engineers; system experts with Cisco certification; and consultants for fault-tolerant system architecture with experience in mobile access, wireless networking, non-stop environments, disaster recovery solutions, data preservation, and server virtualization. Progent is also hiring desktop support experts, remote service specialists, and CISSP, CISM, or CISA certified security professionals. Progent is also seeking experienced managers and administrators able to perform efficiently in Progent's dynamic, virtual office environment. Find out additional information about staff professional services work at Progent by going to Full-time Careers at Progent.

Freelance Opportunities with Progent
Progent contracts freelance consultants who have in-depth knowledge and working background in high-demand information technology topics beyond our primary technical concentration. Our Experts Group includes contractors who offer consulting and programming services for mission-critical solutions that include Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM; have in-depth expertise with popular platforms such as Linux derivatives, Macintosh, or Solaris, or can provide expert help in technologies like telecom, web site development, Juniper infrastructure technology, eCommerce, or Oracle and MySQL DBM development and administration. Independent contractors certified by Progent cooperate with Progent's full-time consultants to deliver end-to-end IT services for small business networks. If you want to find out additional information about contract jobs with Progent's Experts Consulting Group, visit Contract Work at Progent.

Ways That Progent Is Unique
We have managed to attract the top professional talent by being unique. With a powerful mix of entrepreneurial drive, insistence on customer success, utilization of state-of-the-art technology, and an independent work structure that accommodates life-style choices for Progent's consulting team, Progent offers a stimulating culture for select individuals who have a drive for rapidly improving their professional skills to deliver concrete solutions for a variety of organizations and network environments. Learn more details concerning reasons Progent is different by going to Ways That We Are Exceptional.

Our Virtual Office Work Environment
Our virtual office model uses state-of-the-art technologies that allow remote access, wireless connectivity, convenient availability of our support databases, and close cooperation with mobile team members to help you to deal with challenging network problems. Our virtual office environment allows consultants to concentrate on providing service rather than dealing with traffic and helps you nurture successful client relationships by permitting you to provide fast, effective, and cost-effective solutions. In order to find out more details concerning our virtual office work environment, visit Progent virtual Office Network.

Compensation Model and Benefit Packages
Our compensation is based on revenue sharing. What you earn is entirely tied to what you generate. You have the choice of focusing on quality of life and choosing to consult at an easy pace, using our flexible structure to make time for personal enthusiasms, or you can use the opportunity to make considerable money by hard work and lots of consulting time. Progent also offers full family health insurance plus many other benefits. Find out more concerning Progent's compensation and benefit packages by referring to Our Compensation Model and Benefit Programs.

Consulting at Progent Frequently Asked Questions
To see replies to popular enquiries concerning being a consultant at Progent, see Working with Progent Frequently Asked Questions.

Here is a list of our present job opportunities:


Job Code
 
Job Description

P014

Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for experienced Sr. Microsoft computer consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a variety of small organizations to manage IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 through 2016. Key areas of knowledge include system infrastructure, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

More information about Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consultant Jobs


P016

Desktop Engineer - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking Desktop Support Consultants to help our clients with maintenance, break/fix and project work. This is a 1099 consulting position that will be performed at our customer sites in the San Francisco Bay Area. Daytime availability is required, Monday through Friday. Our consultant will maintain and support users of all desktop and laptop computers based on current Microsoft technologies. Also, work extensively with customer's executives, management, IT staff or under the direction or guidance of our senior consultant to support the customer's end users.

Specifics about Desktop Support Expert Positions


P018

Senior Microsoft IT Consulting Expert - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is looking for experienced Senior Microsoft computer consultants in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to assist a variety of small businesses maintain IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Key areas of expertise include system infrastructure, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Details on Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert Job


Expert

Senior Exchange Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area, Online
Progent is seeking a Senior Microsoft Exchange expert to spearhead enterprise-level Exchange planning and deployment projects. The ideal applicant would be a computer consultant with subject matter expertise in Exchange 2007 to 2016 and Office 365 Exchange Online and with a thorough understanding of Active Directory. This position demands a background in the consulting, system design, implementation and support of these platforms.

Details on Sr. Exchange Consultant Positions


S25

Business Development Representative - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is seeking a Business Development Representative (BDR) to operate as a senior sales executive responsible for selling Progent's broad selection of information technology outsourcing and network consulting, and application development services. Activities of the Business Development Representative include:
  • Producing and explaining key elements of service propositions that align our services with real business value
  • Establishing and maintaining good relationships with Progent's customers
  • Providing ongoing account management and developing follow-on engagements
  • Maintaining an understanding of rapidly changing technology

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


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

Additional Facts Concerning Opportunities at Progent

Staff Work for Network Consultants, Desktop Service Technicians,
Security Experts, and Online Support Professionals

Progent wants to hire fulltime, solutions-oriented Microsoft accredited consultants with Microsoft MCSE or MCSA credentials; Cisco accredited system consultants who have Cisco CCIE or CCNP certification; security professionals with CISM or comparable security credentials; and advanced network architecture experts with experience in mobile access, wireless networking, fault tolerance, business continuity, data preservation, and virtual servers. Progent also is looking for professionals to work on Progent's staff of desktop service specialists and remote support experts. Also, Progent is hiring talented administrators able to perform productively in our high-growth, virtual office environment.

By supporting a team of talented and motivated professionals, providing attentive client services, and following a competitive value-focused fee structure, Progent has managed to expand our client list rapidly while delivering professional support to hundreds of businesses in Northern California and throughout the United States. An advanced virtual office environment, a common information database, and a group strategy for problem resolution have allowed Progent to maintain a skilled consulting team and a loyal customer list.

For an information technology professional with technical support experience, joining Progent or working for Progent's customers will enhance your knowledge via interaction with Progent's group of highly team-oriented, expert consultants. Progent's focus on delivering network consulting and computer support to small companies will give you the opportunity to work intimately with decision makers and add appreciably to the growth of dynamic companies.

Progent is hiring technical professionals that have verifiable credentials related to their special focus. So, if you are a Microsoft consultant, you should have earned your Microsoft MCSE credential. In the case of Cisco experts, show us your CCIE or Cisco Certified Network Professional certificate. For network security, you should have you CISSP, CISA, Certified Information Security Manager, or one of the other top security credentials. Naturally, Progent is familiar with “paper MCSEs.” Notwithstanding, the fact that a certificate can not guarantee excellence is no excuse for not owning one. If you have mastered your stuff, then most of these tests should pose no challenge. The point is that if you call yourself a professional, then clients deserve to see credentials. Progent will broadcast your skills, but you must have a baseline of certifications for Progent to market. If you happen to be adamantly opposed to the idea of credentials, we can understand and respect your opinion, but you are probably not an appropriate fit.

Contract Work for Qualified Experts for
Windows, Apple OS, Linux/UNIX, and Sun Technology

For more than two decades, our information technology engineers have offered low-cost and effective computer consulting expertise for companies in Northern California and throughout the United States. A sophisticated virtual office environment, a shared support knowledge base, and a team philosophy for problem solving have enabled Progent to retain a talented in-house team and dramatically grow a loyal client base.

The Experts Team is our way to provide clients the services of specialized information technology support professionals who have advanced knowledge and work experience in important areas outside of Progent's primary focus in system support and security. Experts Group consultants are typically independent engineers and occasionally "moonlighters" who are carefully qualified by Progent to collaborate with our in-house consultants to deliver end-to-end, enterprise-class network solutions to small companies. We are always enhancing our Experts Group to meet the special requirements of our customer base.

Progent's Experts Group now offers support in these areas:

  • Macintosh integration and applications
  • Support for Linux, UNIX-based, and Sun environments
  • MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management consulting
  • Mission-critical and vertical program support
  • Chief Information Officer, management information analyst, and project management services
  • Special program design and integration
  • Web site, electronic business, Electronic Data Interchange, and customer information portal development and integration
  • Database support and efficiency consulting
  • Management intelligence consulting
  • Telecommunications systems consulting

Advantages of being a member of Progent's Experts Group include:

  • By working with Progent, you can leverage the momentum of our dramatic growth and top-notch recognition in the industry. By maintaining a team of skilled and dedicated consultants, providing excellent client support, and practicing a proven, value-focused billing model, we have multiplied our clientele over the last several years and Progent currently provides professoinal services to hundreds of businesses in California and throughout the United States.
  • Our veteran marketing team handles all facets of marketing your services and technical knowledge into our quickly growing client base, so you spend less effort finding customers and extra time generating revenue.
  • Progent will facilitate communications between you and Progent's core group of experienced Microsoft and Cisco qualified engineers who are the conduit to the decision makers among our clients.
  • Our sales and operations groups will take care of the entire sales and contracting cycle, from lead generation, job approval, customer needs description, skills matching, project scoping proposal generation, contract negotiation and execution. Your entire responsibility is on providing high-level consulting service.
  • We will gives you connections to Progent's sophisticated virtual office environment, offering convenient meeting/work sites in Northern California, as well as data and voice access throughout the United States.
  • You will have the benefit of our vast knowledge base, procedures based on leading practices, abundance of template-deliverable documents, and the shared expertise from one of Northern California's largest independent groups of expert consulting engineers.
  • We will pass on partner-only benefits from top technology companies such as Microsoft and Cisco, including no-cost ordiscounted training classes, web access to special vendor troubleshooting utilities and technical maintenance resources, and on-line internal use software for education and/or sales purposes.
  • You will have the security of backup coverage from Progent's staff consultants and other Expert Team members in the event you are unavailable to respond to client demands due to work schedule conflicts, vacation, sickness, or training.
  • As a 1099 subcontractor to Progent, you get simplified, risk-free invoicing and consistent payment schedules. In addition, Progent is responsible for receivables collection

There is not any cost to become part of Progent's Experts Group, but we do have strict requirements for membership:

  • You must show a proven track record as a consulting professional working independently in your field of expertise, including at least a two year record of successful consulting jobs and/or have your own active customer base for whom you now provide ongoing support activity.
  • You should show that you are an expert in your area of concentration, which includes showing a long work-related record and strong referrals, and possess up-to-date vendor or institutional professional qualifications.
  • You have to be able to present yourself in a professional way and be self motivated and confident in your skills. You must have excellent inter-personal skills and know how to operate effectively by yourself or as part of a group.
  • You must know how to articulate proper goals to clients and other Progent consultants and you must be able scope out tasks, create project plans, and define realistic time lines.

Enhance Your Abilities with the Best Technology and
Joining a Great Team of Network Consultants

Progent's work environment will make you a better professional by improving your technical knowledge and boosting the loyalty of your clients. Progent delivers on this promise by recruiting the top consulting talent for you to operate with, providing an advanced system infrastructure, using specialized software tools to enable the highest level of service, and by optimizing our business models for attracting and retaining customers.

The main factor that separates us from other network support firms is the excellence of our consulting team. Among the 50 or so consulting experts who have joined us, we have assembled top talent covering a wide range of technical areas. Be it Microsoft servers, Cisco switches, corporate security, Apple, Linux, VMware, or other crucial technologies, we engage experts who can help you to be successful on major jobs by combining the aggregate experience of Progent's team of experts.

To ensure the productivity of our team, we invest significantly in making available the most powerful technology to perform the work efficiently. Progent will exploit information technology to an extraordinary degree and our advanced virtual office infrastructure enables seamless connectivity, cooperation, and knowledge sharing with other Progent team members — all from home-based or mobile offices. You don’t waste time or lose income because of daily commutes to a conventional office, and any driving you do for on-site customer work is determined by your own time table, not Progent's. The most attractive part is that most of our support services can be performed remotely, offering 100% productivity for billable time. In practice, some of our team members do remote support only.

Our business structure is geared towards reacting rapidly and efficiently to customer needs via knowledge sharing and collaborative problem resolution. Although our engineers work with a high level of independence, dispatching is unified, client problems and resolutions are meticulously monitored, documented, and organized for convenient retrieval, current engineer schedules are broadcast to streamline team projects and enable trouble escalation, and client approval is continually evaluated. We strengthen the feeling of cooperation through periodic workgroup meetings and quarterly company-wide events.

The majority of Progent's consultants are located throughout Northern California, however we are attracting a quickly expanding group of network experts throughout America. Our virtual office infrastructure eliminates regional boundaries that limit the productivity of conventional business structures. We enhance the deal by providing a full benefit program to promote the physical health and economic security of our team members and their relations.

Just as we have awesome consulting professionals, Progent's sales and administration groups match the excellence that characterizes Progent. These high-performance factors behind our growth are helping us to identify and sign up the 50-60 new clients we are currently acquiring every month. We recently celebrated the delivery of support to our 1,000th client. Just type “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to see for yourself why we are also an effective marketing organization.

Having a passion for technical excellence is a cornerstone for success with Progent. A job in consulting will push you to learn more than is possible in any other job in network technology. Being confronted by a steady series of technical challenges is what makes consulting exciting. Customers choose a consultant to perform the toughest jobs. Innovative projects, leading-edge deployments, vexing or entrenched problems, and difficult migrations are the foundation for what we do every day. At Progent, you will not stall or be narrowly defined, as is all too common for network engineers in traditional corporate roles. You will awake every morning excited about the challenges ahead.

On the way, you will meet some great folks, both by establishing strong customer contacts and by operating in conjunction with other Progent consultants, where you will learn from and contribute to their growth. Of course, technology is important, but we are a relationship-oriented company heart and soul. If you do not offer strong people skills or enjoy cooperating with a diverse group of personalities, then Progent is in all likelihood not a good match.

If this seems good to you, we urge you to contact us about our vision of the new paradigm of network consulting.

Get Lifestyle Improvements and Technical Prowess with
Progent's Sophisticated Virtual Office Environment

Progent is convinced that a carefully architected and executed network can be a crucial factor for accelerating any firm's growth, and we apply this credo in our corporate network infrastructure. We have created a fault-tolerant virtual office infrastructure that enables our in-house consultants and authorized contractors to deliver fast and effective service, cooperate easily on sophisticated jobs, and experience career and personal growth from acting as part of an exciting business ethos of personal drive and freedom.
















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