Among the premiere computer consultant firms for business systems, Progent maintains a full-time team of talented service experts who concentrate on core technologies including:

  • Microsoft technology
  • Cisco Integrated Services Routers, Catalyst and Nexus switches, ASA firewalls, access points, plus Voice over IP and VPN solutions
  • Network security analysis
  • Advanced network architecture
  • Off-site IT support and system administration

Progent's Experts Team, which includes freelance experts qualified and coordinated by Progent, provides exceptionally specialized knowledge covering a broad variety of key software applications and networking solutions that include:

  • Macintosh and iOS integration and applications
  • Support for Linux-powered, UNIX, and Sun environments
  • Dynamics MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management customization
  • Business Intelligence expertise for platforms including SQL Server BI Stack, Excel Data Analysis Tools, and Microsoft Management Reporter/FRx
  • CIO, management information analyst, and project logistics services
  • Web-based application software design, deployment, and debugging
  • SQL Server, MySQL and Oracle Database programming and DBA help
  • Microsoft Access database application programming, enhancement and troubleshooting
  • Microsoft Office and Office 365 online training

Creative models for attracting clients, delivering service, maintaining a dynamic working environment, and offering highly competitive compensation and benefits have allowed us to be among the most rapidly expanding and most well recognized Microsoft Partners consultant firms in the U.S. and to build a worldwide presence for providing online network service. If you are a certified computer support professional or network consultant with an orientation towards a customer success and excellent communication skills, consultants will discover Progent an opportunity for increasing your technical knowledge, living a more rewarding career, and achieving economic security.

Learn More Information Concerning Jobs at Progent
Follow these pages to learn more details concerning Progent's work openings, business culture, operational conditions, compensation structure, and benefits packages:

Full-time Jobs at Progent
We are seeking a range of full-time employees including experienced Microsoft MCSE and MCSA computer engineers; network consultants who have CCIE certification; and specialists in fault-tolerant network design with experience in mobile access, wireless integration, non-stop environments, disaster recovery solutions, data preservation, and virtual servers. Progent is also seeking desktop support experts, remote service specialists, and CISSP accredited security professionals. We are also looking for experienced managers and administrators able to operate efficiently in our dynamic, virtual office environment. Find out more information about staff consulting work at Progent by referring to Full-time Positions at Progent.

Contracting Opportunities at Progent
Progent works with independent consultants with in-depth knowledge and field experience in crucial IT topics beyond our primary technical focus. Our Experts Team employs freelance consultants who can provide advice and development services for line-of-business applications that include Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM; possess deep expertise with popular platforms such as Linux, Macintosh, or Sun, or can provide world-class skills in areas such as telecommunications, web site development, Juniper infrastructure technology, eCommerce, or Oracle Database programming and management. Independent contractors certified by Progent cooperate with Progent's staff consultants to provide end-to-end solutions for small business networks. If you want to learn more details about freelance opportunities with Progent's Experts Team, refer to Freelance Opportunities at Progent.

How We Are Unique
Progent has managed to attract the top professional talent by being unique. Providing a powerful mix of enterprising spirit, dedication to client success, utilization of state-of-the-art technology, plus a flexible work structure that accommodates life-style choices for our consulting team, Progent offers a dynamic setting for select individuals who posses a desire for quickly improving their technical abilities to deliver real-world benefits for a variety of organizations and network environments. Find out more details concerning reasons we are different by going to How Progent Is Different.

Progent's Virtual Office Infrastructure
Progent's virtual office model provides advanced technologies that support remote access, wireless communication, easy access to our support databases, and instant cooperation with mobile colleagues to allow you to resolve business-critical IT issues. Progent's virtual office model enables you to focus on providing service instead of dealing with commutes and lets consultants nurture successful customer relationships by permitting you to come up with fast, viable, and cost-effective solutions. In order to find out more details concerning our virtual office network, see Progent virtual Office Work Environment.

Compensation Model and Benefits
Our compensation model is based on revenue sharing. What you earn is wholly determined by what you contribute. You have the option of concentrating on life style and choosing to consult at an easy pace, using our flexible structure to make time for individual enthusiasms, or you can take advantage of the chance to earn significant money through hard effort and lots of hours. Progent also provides full family health coverage plus numerous other benefits. Learn additional details about our compensation and benefit packages by referring to Our Compensation and Benefits.

Working with Progent Frequently Asked Questions
To see replies to frequent enquiries concerning becoming a consultant at Progent, go to Consulting at Progent Q&A.

Below is a description of our present job opportunities:


Job Code
 
Description

P014

Senior Microsoft IT Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for experienced Senior Microsoft computer consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a variety of small and midsize businesses to manage networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key fields of knowledge include system architecture, AD design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Specifics about Senior Microsoft IT Consultant Job


P016

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

Details on Desktop Engineer Positions


P018

Sr. Microsoft IT Consultant - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is seeking proven Senior Microsoft computer consultants in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to help a range of small and midsize organizations manage IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key fields of knowledge include network architecture, AD design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Specifics about Sr. Microsoft IT Consultant Positions


Expert

Sr. Microsoft Exchange Expert - San Francisco Bay Area, Remote
Progent is seeking a Senior Microsoft Exchange consultant to spearhead enterprise-level Exchange design and implementation initiatives. The right candidate would be a technical consultant with subject matter expertise in the area of Exchange 2007 to 2016 and Exchange Online and with a solid grasp of Active Directory. This role demands experience in the consulting, system design, implementation and support of these platforms.

Details about Senior Exchange Consultant Job


S25

Business Development Representative (BDR) - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is seeking a Business Development Representative (BDR) to work as a senior-level sales executive who is responsible for selling Progent's broad selection of IT outsourcing/co-sourcing and network consulting, and application development services. Activities of the BDR include:
  • Generating and articulating key components of consulting proposals which tie Progent's services with a customer's unique competitive requirements
  • Establishing and maintaining good relationships with Progent's customers
  • Providing continuing client management and developing follow-on engagements
  • Maintaining an understanding of rapidly evolving IT technology

More information about Business Development Representative Job - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas


If you wish to apply for any position listed above, please send your resume to jobs@progent.com. Be sure to state the job codes of the positions of interest.

Additional Facts Concerning Work with Us

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

Progent is seeking to hire fulltime, solutions-oriented Microsoft accredited engineers with MCSE or MCP credentials; Cisco accredited network consultants who have Cisco CCIE, CCNP, or CCNA credentials; security professionals with CISM or comparable security certification; and advanced system architecture experts with a background in mobile access, wireless networking, high uptime, disaster recovery, data protection, and virtual servers. Progent also is looking for employees to work on Progent's staff of desktop support technicians and remote troubleshooting professionals. Also, Progent is looking for talented administrators able to operate productively in Progent's high-growth, virtual office culture.

By supporting a team of talented and motivated consultants, providing world-class customer services, and offering a strong results-focused fee structure, We have managed to increase our client list dramatically while providing professional services to hundreds of companies in the San Francisco area and across the U.S. An advanced virtual office environment, a shared information database, and a team approach to problem resolution have allowed Progent to retain a talented staff and a loyal client base.

For an information technology consultant with technical support expertise, joining Progent or helping Progent's clients can expand your skills through interaction with our staff of highly supportive, talented consultants. Progent's commitment to delivering information technology expertise and technical support to small companies will offer you the chance to work intimately with decision makers and contribute significantly to the success of exciting businesses.

We are hiring technical professionals who can show recognized credentials in their technical expertise. For example, if you are a Microsoft expert, you should have earned your MCSE certificate. For Cisco experts, show us your CCIE or CCNP certificate. For security, you should show you CISSP, CISA, Certified Information Security Manager, or one of the other top security credentials. Naturally, we are aware of "paper experts". However, the fact that a credential can not ensure expertise is no reason for not having one. If you know your field, then most of those tests should present no great difficulty. The point is that if you call yourself a professional, then clients deserve to see certifications. We can promote your talents, but you must have a baseline of credentials for Progent to work with. In case you are strongly against the concept of certifications, we can understand and respect your opinion, but you are likely not a good fit.

Freelance Work for Certified Application Specialists for
Windows, Mac, Linux, and Sun Technology

For more than 20 years, our consulting engineers have provided low-cost and effective computer consulting services for small businesses in Northern California and across the U.S. A sophisticated virtual office environment, a common support database, and a collaborative philosophy for problem solving have helped Progent to build a strong in-house team and quickly grow a loyal clientele.

The Experts Group is our way to provide clients the services of expert information technology consulting engineers who have advanced knowledge and work experience in key technologies beyond our primary focus in network infrastructure and security. Experts Group members are typically freelance contractors and sometimes "moonlighters" who have been thoroughly qualified by us to work closely with our staff engineers to provide comprehensive, enterprise-class information technology solutions to small companies. Progent is continually enhancing the Experts Group to meet the particular requirements of our clients.

Our Experts Group currently offers consulting in these areas:

  • Apple OS networking and applications
  • Support for Linux-powered, UNIX-powered, and Sun environments
  • MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management consulting
  • Strategic and vertical application help
  • CIO, management information analyst, and project logistics services
  • Custom applications development and integration
  • Web, eCommerce, Electronic Data Interchange, and customer information portal development and deployment
  • Database support and efficiency help
  • Management intelligence consulting
  • Telecom systems consulting

Benefits of becoming a member of Our Experts Group include:

  • By working with Progent, you get to benefit from the impact of Progent's dramatic growth and top-notch recognition in the industry. By maintaining a team of skilled and committed professionals, providing excellent client support, and practicing a strong, value-oriented billing model, Progent has quadrupled our clientele during the past few years and Progent currently delivers professoinal services to hundreds of companies in California and throughout the U.S.
  • Our experienced marketing team handles all facets of marketing your skills and technical knowledge into our quickly expanding client base, so you spend less effort finding customers and extra time generating money.
  • We will facilitate relationship building between you and Progent's core team of experienced Microsoft and Cisco certified consultants who act as the conduit to the key executives among Progent's clients.
  • Progent's sales and operations teams will take care of the complete sales and engagement cycle, from opportunity generation, job approval, client needs description, skills matching, job analysis proposal writing, agreement negotiation and generation. Your entire responsibility is on delivering top-quality consulting service.
  • Progent will provide you connections to Progent's advanced virtual office infrastructure, including professional meeting/work sites throughout Northern California, and Internet and telecomm access anywhere in the United States.
  • You will have the benefit of Progent's extensive knowledge base, processes based on best practices, abundance of professional publications, and the aggregate experience from one of the country's largest independent groups of experienced consulting engineers.
  • We will pass on special benefits from leading vendors including Microsoft and Cisco, including no-cost orlow-cost educational seminars, web connections to restricted vendor support tools and technical support resources, and on-line in-house use software for training 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 cost to become a member of our Experts Team, but Progent has these requirements to join:

  • You must have a strong track record as a consultant working independently in your area of expertise, including a minimum two year history of completed contracting jobs or you must have an active client base for which you currently deliver ongoing consulting services.
  • You have to demonstrate that you have expertise in your area of specialization, which includes having a long task-relevant record and strong references, and have current manufacturer or institutional professional certifications.
  • You have to be able to carry yourself in a professional manner and be self motivated and assured in your abilities. You must have strong inter-personal skills and know how to work efficiently by yourself or as part of a team.
  • You need to know how to communicate realistic expectations to customers and other Progent team members and you have to know how evaluate tasks, create project plans, and define realistic work schedules.

Improve Your Skills with the Best Technology and
Joining the Top Team of Network Consultants

Progent's productive atmosphere will make you a more capable consultant by enhancing your information technology knowledge and increasing the loyalty of your customers. Progent delivers on this commitment by attracting the best professional talent for you to work with, offering a state-of-the-art network and communications infrastructure, running custom application utilities to enable the highest level of service, and by optimizing proven operational models for attracting and maintaining clients.

The most important factor that separates Progent from ordinary network support firms is the high quality of our service staff. Among the 50 or so consulting experts who have joined us, we have recruited the best expertise across a broad range of technical areas. Whether it’s Microsoft Windows, Cisco firewalls, network security, Mac, Linux/UNIX, server virtualization, or other crucial areas, we deploy experts who can help you to be effective on larger projects by combining the collective experience of Progent's team of professionals.

To promote the productivity of Progent's consultants, we invest heavily in making available the best tools to perform the work efficiently. We will leverage information technology to an impressive extent and our state-of-the-art virtual office environment enables effortless connectivity, collaboration, and information sharing with other Progent team members — all from home-based or mobile offices. Consultants don’t waste time or lose revenue with daily commutes to a physical office building, and any driving you do for on-site customer jobs is based on your time table, not ours. The most attractive part is that most of our consulting services can be done off-site, representing 100% productivity for income-producing hours. In fact, some of our staff do off-site consulting only.

Our business structure is geared towards responding quickly and effectively to customer needs through knowledge sharing and collaborative problem resolution. Although Progent's consultants operate with a high level of freedom, resource allocation is unified, client issues and resolutions are carefully monitored, documented, and archived for easy reference, up-to-date engineer schedules are broadcast to streamline team tasks and enable trouble escalation, and client approval is continually monitored. We strengthen the sense of connection through periodic workgroup conferences and regular corporate events.

The majority of our consultants are located across Northern California, but Progent is attracting a rapidly growing group of consulting professionals from across the U.S. Progent's virtual office environment does away with geographic obstacles that limit the efficiency of traditional business models. We complete the deal by offering a full benefit plan to promote the physical health and financial welfare of our team members and their relations.

Not only do we have awesome consultants, our sales and administration groups live up to the excellence that characterizes Progent. These top-notch factors behind our growth are enabling us to target and land the scores of new customers we are currently acquiring every month. Progent lately celebrated the providing of services to our 1,000th customer. Just type “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to check for yourself why we are also a strong marketing organization.

Having a passion for technical excellence is a key for growth with us. A career in consulting will push you to enhance your skills more than you would in any other job in information technology. Being exposed to a steady stream of technical challenges is what keeps professional support interesting. Customers rely on consulting firms to perform the toughest jobs. Creative projects, leading-edge implementations, puzzling or chronic issues, and difficult migrations are the basis for our services every day. At Progent, you will not stagnate or be narrowly defined, as is sadly typical for computer engineers in ordinary corporate roles. You will wake up every morning excited about the opportunities to come.

On the way, you will work with some wonderful people, both by establishing strong client contacts and by working in conjunction with other Progent consultants, where you will learn from and add to their success. Yes, technology is vital, but Progent is a relationship-oriented organization from top to bottom. If you do not have excellent communications skills or enjoy working with a diverse group of people, then we are in all likelihood a poor fit.

If this seems good to you, we urge you to contact Progent about our view of the future of network consulting.

Enjoy Lifestyle Improvements and Professional Success with
Progent's Sophisticated Virtual Office Environment

Progent is convinced that a well designed and implemented information system can be a pivotal factor for accelerating a firm's success, and we apply this credo in our corporate system environment. We have built a fault-tolerant virtual office infrastructure that allows our in-house consultants and certified contractors to offer rapid and efficient support, collaborate closely on complex jobs, and experience career and personal maturity from being a member of a dynamic business culture of self motivation and freedom.
















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