Among the premiere computer consulting firms for small and midsize business networks, Progent maintains a full-time team of talented support professionals who focus on mainstream IT areas such as:

  • Microsoft Windows products
  • Cisco routers, switches, firewalls, wireless APs, plus VoIP solutions
  • Enterprise security expertise
  • Sophisticated connectivity architecture
  • Off-site troubleshooting and network administration

Our Experts Group, which includes independent experts certified and coordinated by Progent, provides exceptionally specialized skills in a broad variety of critical business applications and network technologies such as:

  • Macintosh and iOS networking and application software
  • Support for Linux-powered, UNIX-powered, and Sun environments
  • Microsoft Dynamics MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management customization
  • Business Intelligence consulting for platforms including Microsoft's SQL Server BI Stack, Excel Data Analysis Tools, and Microsoft Management Reporter/FRx
  • CIO, business analyst, and project logistics services
  • Web-based application development, integration, and troubleshooting
  • SQL Server and Oracle DBM development and DBA consulting
  • Office Access database application programming, enhancement and troubleshooting
  • Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office 365 consulting

Innovative models for acquiring clients, delivering service, maintaining an efficient company culture, and providing highly competitive profit sharing have enabled us to become among the fastest expanding and best recognized Microsoft Partners consultant firms in America and to build an international presence for delivering remote IT expertise. If you are an accredited computer support professional or network expert with a focus on a client success and strong communication skills, consulting professionals should consider Progent a chance for adding to your technical knowledge, developing a more independent career, and attaining financial security.

Find Out Additional Details About Working with Progent
Check out these pages to find out additional information concerning Progent's job opportunities, business philosophy, operational environment, profit sharing structure, and benefits packages:

Consulting Positions at Progent
Progent is seeking a range of on-staff professionals such as motivated Microsoft MCSE network engineers; connectivity experts who have Cisco CCIE, CCNP, or CCNA certification; and specialists in fault-tolerant system architecture with experience in mobile access, wireless networking, high-availability environments, disaster recovery planning, data protection, and server virtualization. Progent is also seeking desktop support experts, remote service specialists, and CISM accredited security professionals. We are also hiring experienced managers and administrators able to operate efficiently in Progent's dynamic, virtual office model. Find out additional details about full-time professional services positions at Progent by visiting Consulting Jobs at Progent.

Contract Opportunities at Progent
Progent contracts independent consultants with in-depth expertise and hands-on background in high-demand information technology topics beyond Progent's primary technical focus. Progent's Experts Group hires contractors who offer advice and programming support for strategic applications that include Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM; possess in-depth knowledge of non-Microsoft operating systems such as Linux derivatives, Macintosh, or Solaris, or can provide world-class skills in areas such as telecom, web site design, Juniper infrastructure technology, eCommerce, or Oracle DBM programming and management. Freelance contractors qualified by us coordinate with our in-house consultants to deliver comprehensive solutions for small business networks. To find out more details concerning contracting opportunities with Progent's Experts Team, refer to Freelance Opportunities with Progent.

How We Are Exceptional
Progent has been able to recruit the best professional talent by being different. With an innovative mix of enterprising spirit, insistence on client success, utilization of advanced technical tools, plus an independent work model that allows for life-style options for Progent's team members, Progent creates a dynamic environment for select individuals who posses a desire for quickly enhancing their technical abilities to deliver concrete solutions for a range of organizations and network environments. Learn additional information concerning ways that Progent is unique by referring to Ways That We Are Unique.

Progent's Virtual Office Work Environment
Progent's virtual office network provides advanced technical tools that support off-site support, wireless connectivity, easy availability of our support databases, and instant cooperation with mobile colleagues to help you to solve challenging network problems. Our virtual office model frees consultants to concentrate on delivering service instead of fighting commutes and helps you establish lasting customer relationships by enabling you to come up with fast, effective, and affordable solutions. To find out more information about our virtual office business model, see Progent virtual Office Infrastructure.

Compensation Model and Benefit Programs
Progent's compensation model is determined by revenue sharing. The money you make is entirely based on the revenue you contribute. Consultants have the option of concentrating on life style and choosing to work at an easy pace, utilizing Progent's versatile structure to follow personal pursuits, or you can use the opportunity to earn significant income through persistent effort and long consulting time. Progent also provides comprehensive family health care coverage plus numerous other benefits. Find out more concerning Progent's compensation and benefits by visiting Progent Compensation and Benefits.

Consulting at Progent FAQs
To see answers to popular enquiries concerning becoming employed by Progent, go to Employment at Progent Q&A.

Below is a list of some available job openings:


Job Code
 
Job Description

P014

Sr. Microsoft Computer Consulting Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking proven Senior Microsoft computer consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a variety of small organizations to maintain IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key fields of expertise include network infrastructure, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

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P016

Desktop Support Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking Desktop Support Consultants to assist Progent's clients with maintenance, break/fix and project work. This is a 1099 consulting role that will be performed at our client sites in the San Francisco Bay Area. Daytime availability is needed, Monday through Friday. Our consultant will maintain and support clients of all desktop and laptop computers powered by 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.

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P018

Senior Microsoft Computer Consultant - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is seeking proven Sr. Microsoft information technology consultants in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to assist 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 through 2016. Important fields of knowledge include network infrastructure, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

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Expert

Senior Microsoft Exchange Expert - San Francisco Bay Area, Online
Progent is looking for a Sr. Microsoft Exchange expert to spearhead large-scale Exchange design and implementation initiatives. The ideal applicant would be a computer consultant with expertise in the area of Exchange 2007 to 2016 and Exchange Online and with a solid grasp of Active Directory. This position would require experience in the consulting, system design, implementation and support of these technologies.

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S25

Business Development Representative - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is looking for a Business Development Representative to operate as a senior sales executive responsible for selling the company's extensive portfolio of information technology outsourcing and network consulting, and application development services. Activities of the BDR include:
  • Generating and articulating crucial elements of service proposals that tie Progent's services with a customer's unique competitive requirements
  • Maintaining good relationships with customers
  • Providing ongoing client management and developing follow-on sales
  • Maintaining an understanding of rapidly evolving IT technology

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


If you would like to ask about any opening shown above, please e-mail your background information to jobs@progent.com. Please copy the code numbers of the positions of interest.

Additional Facts Concerning Work with Us

Staff Work for Network Engineers, Desktop Support Specialists,
Security Consultants, and Remote Help Professionals

Progent is seeking to find staff-level, results-driven Microsoft accredited engineers with MCSE or MCP credentials; Cisco accredited system consultants with Cisco CCIE, CCNP, or CCNA credentials; security consultants with CISA or equivalent security credentials; and high-end system architecture experts with a background in mobile solutions, wireless connectivity, high availability, disaster recovery, data protection, and server virtualization. Progent also seeks professionals to join our staff of help desk service specialists and off-site troubleshooting experts. Also, We are hiring talented administrators who can perform productively in Progent's high-growth, virtual office environment.

By supporting a team of talented and dedicated professionals, delivering world-class client care, and following a competitive results-focused pricing model, Progent has managed to increase our client base rapidly while providing professional services to hundreds of businesses in the San Francisco area and across the U.S. A sophisticated virtual office environment, a shared knowledge base, and a team strategy for problem resolution have helped Progent to maintain a skilled consulting team and a loyal customer base.

If you are an information technology consultant with troubleshooting expertise, joining Progent or helping our clients can enhance your knowledge through cooperation with our staff of highly supportive, talented consultants. Our commitment to providing network consulting and computer help to small companies will give you the chance to collaborate intimately with decision makers and add appreciably to the success of dynamic businesses.

Progent is hiring consultants who have recognized certification related to their technical focus. For example, if you are a Microsoft consultant, you should have earned your Microsoft MCSE credential. For Cisco consultants, have your CCIE or CCNP certificate. For security, you should have earned you CISSP, Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Information Security Manager, or one of the other top security certifications. Naturally, we are aware of “paper MCSEs.” Notwithstanding, simply because a certificate can not guarantee excellence is no reason for not having one. If you have mastered your field, then most of those tests should be no challenge. The crux of the matter is that if you call yourself a professional, then customers expect credentials. Progent will market your talents, but you should have standard certifications for Progent to market. In case you stand strongly against the idea of certifications, Progent can sympathize with and respect your position, but you are likely not an appropriate fit.

Freelance Work for Qualified Application Specialists for
Windows, Apple OS, Linux-based, and Sun Solaris Technology

For more than two decades, Progent's computer professionals have provided low-cost and successful network consulting services for businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area and across the United States. An advanced virtual office environment, a shared technical knowledge base, and a team philosophy for problem solving have helped us to build a strong staff and quickly grow a loyal client base.

The Experts Group is Progent's way to provide customers the help of specialized computer consulting professionals who have in-depth knowledge and work experience in important technologies beyond Progent's primary concentration in system support and security. Experts Group members are typically independent engineers and sometimes "moonlighters" who are carefully qualified by us to work closely with Progent's staff consultants to provide comprehensive, enterprise-class network services to small companies. We are continually enhancing our Experts Team in order to meet the particular requirements of our customer base.

Our Experts Group currently offers support in these areas:

  • Macintosh networking and programs
  • Support for Linux, UNIX-powered, and Sun environments
  • Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management customization
  • Mission-critical and vertical application help
  • CIO, management information analyst, and project logistics outsourcing
  • Custom applications development and integration
  • Web, electronic business, EDI, and customer portal development and integration
  • SQL support and performance help
  • Business intelligence consulting
  • Telecom systems consulting

Benefits of becoming part of Our Experts Group include:

  • By associating with Progent, you can take advantage of the momentum of Progent's explosive expansion and top-notch recognition in the industry. By having a group of talented and dedicated professionals, offering excellent client support, and practicing a proven, value-oriented billing structure, Progent has multiplied our customer base over the last several years and Progent now provides consulting services to hundreds of companies in Northern California and across the U.S.
  • Our experienced marketing staff handles all facets of promoting your services and areas of expertise into our rapidly expanding customer base, so you spend less time signing up clients and more time making revenue.
  • We will assist in communications between you and our key group of expert Microsoft and Cisco qualified engineers who act as the conduit to the influential managers among Progent's clients.
  • Our selling and administration teams will take care of the complete selling and contracting process, from lead identification, project approval, client requirements description, capabilities matching, job scoping proposal writing, contract negotiation and generation. Your exclusive focus stays with providing top-quality consulting expertise.
  • Progent will gives you access to our sophisticated virtual office environment, offering convenient meeting/work locations in Northern California, as well as data and voice access throughout the United States.
  • You will have the benefit of our extensive knowledge base, processes based on industry best practices, library of professional documents, and the aggregate expertise from one of the country's largest independent groups of experienced information technology professionals.
  • Progent will pass on partner-only benefits from top technology companies including Microsoft and Cisco, including free orlow-cost training classes, on-line connections to restricted vendor support tools and product maintenance resources, and downloadable in-house use programs 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 charge to be part of Progent's Experts Team, but Progent has strict qualifications to join:

  • You need to show a proven track record as a consulting professional working on your own in your field of specialization, including a minimum two year history of completed consulting jobs and/or have your own active client base for whom you currently deliver continuing consulting services.
  • You should demonstrate that you are an expert in your field of concentration, which includes having an extensive task-relevant record and excellent references, and have current vendor and/or institutional professional certifications.
  • You need to know how to present yourself in a professional manner and be self driven and confident in your skills. You must have excellent people skills and know how to operate successfully by yourself or as part of a group.
  • You need to be able to articulate proper goals to customers and fellow Progent team members and you should know how evaluate tasks, produce project plans, and estimate reasonable work schedules.

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

Progent's company culture will make you a more capable consultant by improving your information technology knowledge and increasing the satisfaction of your customers. Progent makes good on this commitment by attracting the best professional talent for you to operate with, offering a state-of-the-art system architecture, running specialized software utilities to enable the highest level of service, and by streamlining proven operational models for attracting and maintaining customers.

The most important factor that distinguishes Progent from most consulting companies is the high quality of our consultants. Among the 50 or so consulting experts who have joined Progent, we have recruited top talent covering a broad array of technical areas. Whether it’s Microsoft Windows, Cisco switches, network security, Macintosh, Linux, virtual servers, or other vital areas, we engage professionals who can enable you to be successful on larger jobs by combining the aggregate skills of our team of experts.

To ensure the productivity of Progent's consultants, we invest heavily in making available the best technology to do the work efficiently. We will leverage technology to an extraordinary extent and our state-of-the-art virtual office infrastructure allows seamless communications, cooperation, and knowledge exchange with other Progent consultants — all from home-based or mobile offices. Consultants don’t waste time or lose revenue with regular commutes to a conventional office building, and all driving you do for on-site customer work is determined by your own time table, not ours. The best benefit is that much of Progent's support work can be performed off-site, offering maximum efficiency for billable time. In practice, some Progent team members do off-site consulting exclusively.

Our business structure is set up for reacting rapidly and efficiently to client needs via knowledge sharing and collaborative problem resolution. Although our engineers work with a high level of independence, resource allocation is centralized, client problems and resolutions are carefully monitored, documented, and organized for convenient retrieval, current consultant schedules are published to facilitate group tasks and enable problem escalation, and client satisfaction is continually monitored. We strengthen the feeling of cooperation via periodic workgroup conferences and regular company-wide events.

The majority of Progent's team is located throughout California, but we are attracting a quickly growing team of network experts from across the U.S. Progent's virtual office infrastructure eliminates regional obstacles that restrict the productivity of conventional business models. We enhance the deal by offering a full employee care plan to ensure the physical health and economic welfare of our team members and their relations.

Not only do we have world-class consultants, our sales and administration teams match the high standards that characterizes Progent. These top-notch factors behind Progent’s success are enabling us to identify and sign up the scores of new customers we are now engaging each month. We 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 Progent is also a strong sales operation.

Having a commitment to technical proficiency is a cornerstone for growth with us. A job in consulting will drive you to enhance your skills more than is possible in any other job in information technology. Being confronted by a continual series of technical challenges is what makes consulting exciting. Customers choose consulting firms to do the “hard stuff.” Creative tasks, advanced implementations, vexing or chronic problems, and tricky upgrades are the basis for our services daily. With us, you will not stall or be narrowly defined, as is all too common for computer engineers in traditional corporate roles. You will wake up every day enthusiastic about the challenges ahead.

Along the way, you will work with some great folks, both by establishing strong customer contacts and by operating closely with other Progent consultants, where you will learn from and contribute to their growth. Of course, technology is vital, but we are a relationship-oriented company from top to bottom. If you do not offer strong people skills or like working with a diverse group of personalities, then Progent is in all likelihood not a good match.

If this sounds good to you, we invite you to contact Progent about our view of the new paradigm of information technology consulting.

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

Progent believes that a well architected and implemented information system can be a crucial factor for enabling any company's growth, and Progent follows this belief in our own system infrastructure. We have created a fault-tolerant virtual office network that enables Progent's staff consultants and certified contractors to deliver rapid and efficient service, collaborate closely on complex jobs, and experience professional and private maturity from being part of a dynamic company ethos of personal drive and freedom.
















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