Among America's premiere IT consulting firms for small and midsize business systems, Progent maintains a large staff of talented service experts who concentrate on core technologies such as:

  • Microsoft products
  • Cisco Integrated Services Routers, Catalyst and Nexus switches, firewalls, wireless access points, plus VoIP products
  • System security expertise
  • Advanced connectivity architecture
  • Off-site IT support and system administration

Progent's Experts Team, which contracts independent consultants certified and managed by Progent, provides exceptionally specialized knowledge covering a wide variety of vital software applications and network technologies that include:

  • Apple OS and iOS integration and application software
  • Support for Linux-powered, UNIX-powered, and Sun environments
  • Dynamics MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM expertise
  • BI expertise for Microsoft's SQL Server BI Stack, Power BI, and Microsoft Management Reporter/FRx
  • CIO, business analyst, and project logistics services
  • Web app design, integration, and debugging
  • SQL Server and Oracle Database programming and management help
  • Office Access database programming, migration and troubleshooting
  • Microsoft Office desktop and Office 365 consulting

Creative models for acquiring clients, delivering service, creating an efficient working environment, and providing generous compensation and benefits have enabled us to be among the most rapidly expanding and most well recognized Microsoft Partners consultant companies in America and to establish a worldwide organization for delivering online network expertise. If you are an accredited IT technician or information technology expert with a drive for a customer service and strong people skills, you should consider Progent a chance for enhancing your technical skills, living a more independent lifestyle, and achieving financial security.

Find Out Additional Details About Working with Progent
Follow these links to learn additional information about our job opportunities, company culture, operational environment, profit sharing structure, and benefits:

Full-time Careers at Progent
We are looking for a variety of full-time workers such as motivated Microsoft MCSE network engineers; connectivity consultants with Cisco CCIE, CCNP, or CCNA certification; and specialists in advanced system architecture with backgrounds in mobile access, wireless networking, non-stop environments, disaster recovery solutions, data protection, and virtual servers. We are also seeking desktop support technicians, remote service professionals, and CISA accredited security professionals. Progent is also seeking experienced managers able to operate efficiently in Progent's dynamic, virtual office model. Learn more details concerning staff consulting jobs at Progent by referring to Full-time Work at Progent.

Freelance Opportunities at Progent
Progent contracts freelance consultants with in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience in important information technology areas beyond Progent's primary technical concentration. Our Experts Team includes contractors who offer advice and development support for line-of-business applications such as MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM; possess deep knowledge of non-Microsoft platforms such as Linux derivatives, Macintosh, or Solaris, or offer expert skills in technologies like telecom, web site design, Juniper Networks products, web commerce, or Oracle Database programming and management. Freelance contractors certified by Progent coordinate with our full-time engineers to deliver end-to-end IT services for small and midsize company networks. To find out more details about contracting jobs with Progent's Experts Team, visit Contract Jobs with Progent.

How We Are Unique
We have managed to attract the best consulting experts by being unique. Providing an innovative blend of enterprising spirit, dedication to client success, utilization of state-of-the-art technology, and an independent business model that accommodates quality-of-life options for Progent's consulting team, Progent creates a stimulating setting for select individuals who have a drive for quickly improving their professional abilities to deliver real-world benefits for a variety of businesses and network environments. Find out more information about reasons Progent is different by referring to How Progent Is Exceptional.

Our Virtual Office Infrastructure
Our virtual office environment uses advanced technologies that enable remote access, wireless connectivity, easy availability of Progent's knowledge bases, and close cooperation with mobile colleagues to help you to resolve challenging IT issues. Our virtual office network enables you to focus on delivering IT solutions rather than fighting traffic and helps consultants build lasting customer relationships by enabling you to provide quick, viable, and affordable solutions. If you want to find out additional details concerning Progent's virtual office network, refer to Progent virtual Office Network.

Compensation Model and Benefits
Progent's compensation is determined by revenue sharing. The money you earn is entirely determined by the revenue you contribute. Consultants have the option of focusing on life style and electing to work at a more relaxed pace, using Progent's versatile schedule to make time for individual enthusiasms, or you can take advantage of the chance to earn considerable money by persistent effort and long hours. Progent also provides comprehensive family health insurance as well as many other benefits. Find out additional details about our compensation and benefits by visiting Our Compensation and Benefits.

Consulting at Progent Q&A
For replies to common questions concerning becoming a consultant at Progent, see Consulting at Progent Q&A.

Below is a description of Progent's present job openings:


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P014

Senior Microsoft Computer Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for experienced Senior Microsoft computer consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a variety of small and midsize organizations to maintain networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Key areas of expertise include network infrastructure, AD design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Details about Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert Positions


P016

Desktop Support Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for Desktop Support Consultants to help Progent's 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 based on the latest Microsoft technologies. Also, work extensively with client's executives, management, IT staff or under the direction or guidance of our senior consultant to support the client's end users.

More information on Desktop Engineer Job


P018

Sr. Microsoft Computer Consulting Expert - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is seeking experienced Sr. Microsoft IT consultants in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to assist a variety of small and midsize businesses manage IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key areas of knowledge include system architecture, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Details on Senior Microsoft Computer Consulting Expert Positions


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Senior Exchange Expert - San Francisco Bay Area, Online
Progent is looking for a Senior Microsoft Exchange expert to spearhead large-scale Exchange planning and implementation projects. The right candidate would be a technical consultant with expertise in the area of Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016 and Exchange Online and with a thorough grasp of Active Directory. This role demands experience in the consulting, architectural design, deployment and support of these platforms.

Specifics about Senior Microsoft Exchange Consultant Positions


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 the company's comprehensive selection of information technology outsourcing/co-sourcing and network consulting, and development services. Activities of the BDR include:
  • Generating and explaining crucial elements of service propositions that tie Progent's services with a customer's unique competitive requirements
  • Establishing and maintaining good relationships with customers
  • Providing continuing account management and developing follow-on sales
  • Explaining continually evolving IT technology

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


If you want to apply for any position listed above, you should e-mail your background information to jobs@progent.com. Be sure to copy the code numbers of the positions of interest.

Additional Facts Concerning Jobs with Us

Staff Work for Network Engineers, Computer Support Specialists,
Security Consultants, and Online Help Professionals

Progent wants to find full-time, results-oriented Microsoft certified engineers with MCSE or MCP credentials; Cisco certified system consultants with Cisco credentials; security consultants with CISSP, CISM, or CISA or equivalent security certification; and advanced network architecture consultants with a background in mobile solutions, wireless connectivity, service continuity, disaster recovery, data protection, and server virtualization. Progent also is hiring employees to work on Progent's staff of helpdesk service specialists and off-site support experts. In addition, We are hiring experienced managers who can perform effectively in our fast-paced, virtual office environment.

By maintaining a staff of skilled and motivated professionals, delivering world-class customer care, and offering a competitive results-based fee structure, We have managed to expand our client base dramatically while providing professional support to hundreds of companies in the San Francisco area and across the United States. An advanced virtual office environment, a common knowledge base, and a team approach to problem solving have helped Progent to maintain a skilled staff and a loyal customer base.

If you are a network professional with troubleshooting experience, joining Progent or working for our customers will enhance your knowledge via interaction with our staff of highly supportive, expert consultants. Our focus on providing network consulting and computer help to small and midsize companies will give you the chance to collaborate closely with key players and add significantly to the success of exciting businesses.

We are hiring consultants that can show recognized certification related to their special expertise. So, if you are a Microsoft expert, you must have your Microsoft MCSE certificate. In the case of Cisco experts, show us your Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert or CCNP credential. For network security, you should have earned you Certified Information Systems Security Professional, CISA, CISM, or one of the other leading security certifications. Of course, we are aware of “paper MCSEs.” However, simply because a certificate does not ensure excellence is no excuse for not having one. If you have mastered your field, then most of those certifications should pose no great difficulty. The bottom line is that if you call yourself a professional, then customers deserve to see credentials. We will broadcast your talents, but you must have standard credentials for Progent to market. If you stand strongly against the concept of certifications, Progent can sympathize with and respect your opinion, but you are likely not an appropriate candidate.

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

For more than two decades, Progent's consulting engineers have provided low-cost and effective computer support services for small businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area and throughout the United States. A sophisticated virtual office network, a shared support database, and a team approach to problem resolution have helped Progent to build a talented staff and dramatically grow a loyal customer base.

The Experts Team is Progent's way to provide customers the help of expert computer support engineers who have in-depth skills and field experience in key technologies beyond Progent's primary focus in network support and security. Experts Team members are often independent engineers and occasionally "moonlighters" who have been carefully certified by Progent to work closely with Progent's staff consultants to deliver end-to-end, world-class information technology services to small and midsize companies. Progent is continually expanding our Experts Group to address the special requirements of our customer base.

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

  • Apple OS networking and programs
  • Consulting for Linux, UNIX, and Sun Solaris systems
  • Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management customization
  • Mission-critical and specialized application support
  • Chief Information Officer, business analyst, and project logistics outsourcing
  • Special applications design and deployment
  • Web, eCommerce, Electronic Data Interchange, and client portal design and integration
  • SQL management and performance help
  • Business intelligence expertise
  • Telecom architecture consulting

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

  • By associating with us, you can benefit from the impact of Progent's dramatic expansion and excellent recognition in the market. By maintaining a team of talented and dedicated consultants, providing excellent client care, and practicing a strong, value-focused pricing structure, Progent has multiplied our clientele during the last few years and Progent currently delivers consulting services to hundreds of companies in Northern California and throughout the U.S.
  • Our experienced marketing staff takes care of all aspects of promoting your services and areas of knowledge into our rapidly growing client base, so you spend less effort finding customers and more time generating revenue.
  • Progent will facilitate relationship building between you and our core team of experienced Microsoft and Cisco qualified consultants who are the conduit to the influential managers among Progent's clients.
  • Progent's sales and operations staffs will manage the entire sales and contracting process, from opportunity identification, job qualification, client needs definition, capabilities matching, project analysis proposal writing, contract negotiation and generation. Your exclusive focus stays with delivering top-quality consulting expertise.
  • We will provide you connections to our sophisticated virtual office infrastructure, including professional conference locations throughout Northern California, plus data and voice connectivity anywhere in the United States.
  • You will have the benefit of our extensive database, procedures based on industry best practices, abundance of template-deliverable documents, and the shared expertise from one of Northern California's largest pool of experienced information technology professionals.
  • We will share partner-only benefits from top vendors including Microsoft and Cisco, including free orlow-cost training classes, on-line connections to special vendor troubleshooting tools and product support resources, and on-line internal use software for education and/or demonstration purposes.
  • You will have the security of backup coverage from Progent's staff consultants and other Expert Team members in the event you are unavailable to respond to client demands due to work schedule conflicts, vacation, sickness, or training.
  • As a 1099 subcontractor to Progent, you get simplified, risk-free invoicing and consistent payment schedules. In addition, Progent is responsible for receivables collection

There is no fee to become a member of Progent's Experts Team, but Progent has strict qualifications for membership:

  • You must show a proven track record as a consultant operating on your own in your area of expertise, including at least a two year history of successful consulting jobs or you must have an active client base to which you currently deliver ongoing support activity.
  • You must demonstrate that you are an expert in your field of specialization, which includes having a long task-relevant record and strong references, and have up-to-date vendor and/or industry professional certifications.
  • You should know how to carry yourself in a professional manner and be self driven and confident in your abilities. You should have excellent inter-personal skills and understand how to work effectively by yourself or as a member of a group.
  • You should be able to articulate realistic goals to clients and other Progent consultants and you have to be able evaluate jobs, create project plans, and define reasonable time lines.

Improve Your Skills with the Best Technology and
Working with a Great Team of Computer Engineers

Progent's company culture will make you a more capable professional by enhancing your information technology knowledge and increasing the loyalty of your customers. Progent makes good on this promise by attracting the top consulting talent for you to operate with, providing an advanced network and communications infrastructure, running custom application tools to enable the maximum quality of service, and by streamlining our operational structures for finding and retaining customers.

The main factor that distinguishes Progent from other consulting firms is the high caliber of our support professionals. Among the scores of consulting experts who have joined us, we have assembled the best talent across a wide range of technical areas. Be it Microsoft servers, Cisco firewalls, corporate security, Macintosh, Linux, VMware, or other key application, we deploy professionals who can enable you to be successful on major projects by combining the aggregate experience of Progent's group of professionals.

To promote the productivity of our consultants, we invest significantly in providing the most powerful technology to do the work efficiently. Progent will leverage technology to an impressive degree and our state-of-the-art virtual office environment allows seamless communications, collaboration, and knowledge exchange with fellow Progent consultants — entirely from at-home or mobile offices. You don’t waste time or lose revenue with regular drives to a conventional office, and any driving you do for in-person client work is based on your time table, not ours. The most attractive part is that much of our consulting services can be performed off-site, offering maximum efficiency for billable hours. In practice, some Progent team members do off-site support exclusively.

Progent's operations are geared towards responding quickly and effectively to client needs through information sharing and cooperative problem resolution. Although Progent's consultants work with a great deal of independence, dispatching is centralized, client problems and resolutions are meticulously monitored, documented, and archived for convenient retrieval, up-to-date engineer schedules are broadcast to facilitate group tasks and simplify trouble escalation, and client satisfaction is continually evaluated. We strengthen the feeling of connection via periodic team meetings and regular company-wide events.

The majority of our team is located throughout Northern California, however Progent is attracting a rapidly growing team of network experts from across the U.S. Our virtual office infrastructure does away with geographic boundaries that restrict the efficiency of traditional business models. We enhance the deal by offering a comprehensive employee care program to promote the physical health and financial security of our team members and their relations.

Not only do we have world-class consultants, Progent's marketing and administration teams match the high standards that characterizes Progent. These high-performance contributors to our success are enabling us to target and sign up the scores of new customers we are now engaging each month. We recently marked the delivery of support to our 1,000th client. Just type “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to check for yourself why Progent is also an effective sales operation.

Having a commitment to technical proficiency is a key for success with us. A job in consulting will push you to enhance your skills more than is possible in any other position in network technology. Being confronted by a continual series of technical challenges is what keeps professional support interesting. Clients choose consulting firms to do the “hard stuff.” Innovative projects, leading-edge deployments, vexing or chronic problems, and tricky upgrades are the foundation for what we do every day. With us, you will not stall or be narrowly defined, as is sadly common for network engineers in ordinary corporate jobs. You will wake up every morning excited about the challenges to come.

Along the way, you will work with some great people, both by building strong client contacts and by operating in conjunction with other Progent consultants, where you will benefit from and add to their success. Of course, technology is vital, but we are a relationship-oriented company from top to bottom. If you do not offer excellent communications skills or enjoy cooperating with a varied assortment of personalities, then we are in all likelihood a poor match.

If all this sounds good to you, we invite you to talk to us about our view of the future of information technology consulting.

Enjoy Lifestyle Improvements and Professional Prowess with
Our Advanced Virtual Office Infrastructure

Progent believes that a well designed and executed information system can be a crucial factor for enabling any firm's success, and Progent follows this philosophy in our corporate system environment. We have built a fault-tolerant virtual office network that enables Progent's staff consultants and authorized contractors to deliver fast and effective support, collaborate easily on sophisticated projects, and gain from professional and private maturity from acting as part of a dynamic company ethos of personal drive and independence.
















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