Among America's premiere network consulting firms for business systems, Progent manages a large team of talented support experts who focus on core technologies including:

  • Microsoft products
  • Cisco Integrated Services Routers, Catalyst and Nexus switches, ASA firewalls, wireless access points, plus VoIP products
  • System security expertise
  • Sophisticated connectivity infrastructures
  • Off-site troubleshooting and system management

Progent's Experts Team, which contracts freelance experts qualified and coordinated by Progent, offers highly refined knowledge in a broad variety of key software areas and networking solutions such as:

  • Macintosh and iOS networking and applications
  • Support for Linux-powered, UNIX-based, and Sun Solaris systems
  • Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management expertise
  • BI consulting for Microsoft's SQL Server BI Stack, Microsoft Power BI, and Microsoft Management Reporter/FRx
  • Chief Information Officer, management information analyst, and project logistics services
  • Web application design, integration, and troubleshooting
  • SQL Server and Oracle DBM programming and management help
  • Microsoft Office Access application programming, migration and troubleshooting
  • Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office 365 training

Innovative structures for acquiring clients, delivering support, establishing an efficient company culture, and providing highly competitive compensation have allowed Progent to be among the most rapidly expanding and most well respected Microsoft Gold Partners consulting firms in the U.S. and to build a worldwide presence for providing remote IT expertise. If you are a certified IT technician or information technology consultant with an orientation towards a client service and strong people skills, consulting professionals will find in Progent an opportunity for increasing your professional skills, living a more rewarding career, and achieving financial security.

Learn More Information Concerning Working with Progent
Check out these pages to learn more details about our work openings, company philosophy, work conditions, profit sharing model, and benefits:

Consulting Careers at Progent
Progent is seeking a variety of on-staff employees such as motivated Microsoft MCSE and MCSA network engineers; connectivity experts with CCIE certification; and specialists in fault-tolerant system design with experience in mobile connectivity, wireless integration, non-stop environments, business continuity planning, data preservation, and VMware technology. Progent is also looking for workstation support experts, off-site troubleshooting specialists, and CISA or CISM certified security professionals. We are also looking for experienced managers and administrators able to perform effectively in Progent's high-growth, virtual office environment. Learn more information concerning full-time professional services work at Progent by going to Full-time Careers at Progent.

Contracting Jobs with Progent
Progent works with independent professionals with specialized knowledge and hands-on background in important information technology areas beyond our main technical focus. Progent's Experts Team hires independent consultants who offer consulting and programming support for line-of-business solutions that include Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management; possess specialized knowledge of popular operating systems such as Linux derivatives, Apple OS, or Solaris, or offer expert skills in areas such as telecom, web development, Juniper Networks products, eCommerce, or Oracle DBM development and management. Independent consultants certified by us cooperate with Progent's staff professionals to deliver end-to-end solutions for small and midsize business networks. To find out additional information about contracting jobs with Progent's Experts Consulting Group, refer to Freelance Work at Progent.

How Progent Is Different
Progent has managed to attract the best consulting experts by being unique. Providing a powerful mix of entrepreneurial drive, dedication to customer satisfaction, use of state-of-the-art technical tools, and a flexible business model that allows for quality-of-life choices for Progent's consulting team, Progent offers a dynamic setting for select consultants who have a drive for quickly enhancing their technical skills to deliver concrete solutions for a variety of organizations and network environments. Find out more information concerning how Progent is unique by visiting Reasons That We Are Exceptional.

Our Virtual Office Network
Our virtual office network utilizes state-of-the-art technical tools that enable off-site support, wireless connectivity, convenient availability of our support databases, and instant cooperation with mobile team members to help you to handle challenging network problems. Our virtual office network allows consultants to concentrate on providing IT solutions rather than dealing with commutes and lets you nurture lasting client relationships by permitting you to provide fast, viable, and affordable solutions. If you want to find out additional details about Progent's virtual office infrastructure, visit Progent virtual Office Business Model.

Compensation Model and Benefit Packages
Progent's compensation model is based on revenue sharing. The money you make is wholly tied to what you generate. Consultants have the option of concentrating on quality of life and choosing to work at an easy pace, using our flexible schedule to make time for individual pursuits, or you can use the opportunity to make significant money by hard work and lots of hours. Progent also offers full family health care insurance as well as numerous other benefits. Find out more details about our compensation and benefits by visiting Our Compensation and Benefit Programs.

Jobs at Progent Frequently Asked Questions
For answers to popular questions concerning being employed by Progent, refer to Consulting at Progent Q&A.

The following is a description of Progent's present job openings:


Job Code
 
Job Description

P014

Senior Microsoft IT Consulting Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for proven Sr. Microsoft computer consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a variety of small businesses to manage IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important fields of expertise include system infrastructure, Active Directory design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Specifics on Senior Microsoft Computer Consulting Expert Jobs


P016

Desktop Support Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking Desktop Support Consultants to help Progent's customers with maintenance, break/fix and project work. This is a 1099 consulting position that will be performed at Progent's client sites in the San Francisco Bay Area. Daytime availability is needed, Monday through Friday. Our consultant will maintain and support users of all desktop and laptop computers powered by the latest Microsoft technologies. Also, work closely with client's executives, management, IT staff or under the direction or guidance of Progent's senior consultant to support the client's end users.

Details about Desktop Support Expert Positions


P018

Senior Microsoft IT Consulting Expert - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is looking for proven Sr. Microsoft information technology consultants in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to assist a variety of small organizations manage IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key areas of expertise include network architecture, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Details on Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert Jobs


Expert

Sr. Exchange Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area, Online
Progent is seeking a Senior Microsoft Exchange consultant to spearhead large-scale Exchange design and implementation projects. The right candidate should be a computer consultant with mastery in Exchange 2007 through 2016 and Exchange Online and with a thorough understanding of Active Directory. This position calls for a background in the consulting, system design, deployment and maintenance of these technologies.

More information on Sr. Microsoft Exchange Consultant Jobs


S25

Business Development Representative (BDR) - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is looking for a Business Development Representative (BDR) to work as a senior sales executive who is responsible for selling the company's comprehensive portfolio of information technology outsourcing and network consulting, and development services. Activities of the BDR include:
  • Producing and explaining key elements of consulting propositions which tie our services with a customer's unique competitive requirements
  • Establishing and maintaining good relationships with clients
  • Providing continuing account management and generating follow-on sales
  • Explaining rapidly changing IT technology

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


If you would like to apply for any job listed above, you should send your background information to jobs@progent.com. Be sure to state the code numbers of the jobs of interest.

More Information About Work at Progent

Career Work for Network Engineers, Computer Service Specialists,
Security Experts, and Remote Support Technicians

Progent is seeking to find staff-level, results-oriented Microsoft accredited engineers with MCSE or MCP credentials; Cisco accredited system engineers with CCIE credentials; security consultants who have CISSP, CISM, or CISA or comparable security certification; and high-end system architecture experts with experience in mobile access, wireless networking, service continuity, workplace recovery, data preservation, and virtual servers. Progent also is hiring professionals who can work on Progent's staff of help desk service specialists and off-site troubleshooting professionals. Also, We are hiring talented administrators able to perform productively in Progent's high-growth, virtual office culture.

By supporting a team of skilled and motivated professionals, providing attentive client care, and offering a strong results-based pricing structure, Progent has been able to expand our customer base dramatically while providing professional support to hundreds of companies in the San Francisco area and throughout the U.S. A sophisticated virtual office environment, a common information database, and a group approach to problem resolution have allowed Progent to maintain a talented staff and a satisfied client base.

For an information technology consultant with troubleshooting expertise, teaming with Progent or working for our customers will expand your skills through cooperation with our group of mutually team-oriented, expert consultants. Progent's focus on delivering information technology expertise and computer support to small and midsize companies will give you the opportunity to work closely with key players and contribute significantly to the success of exciting businesses.

Progent is hiring consultants who can show recognized credentials related to their technical focus. So, if you are a Microsoft consultant, you should have your MCSE certificate. In the case of Cisco consultants, show us your Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert or Cisco Certified Network Professional certificate. For network security, you should show you CISSP, CISA, CISM, or one of the other top security certifications. Of course, Progent is familiar with “paper MCSEs.” However, simply because a certificate does not ensure excellence is no justification for not owning one. If you know your stuff, then most of these tests should present no challenge. The crux of the matter is that if you call yourself an expert, then customers deserve to see certifications. We will market your skills, but you must provide a baseline of certifications for Progent to work with. If you stand strongly against the concept of certifications, we can sympathize with and honor your opinion, but you are probably not an appropriate candidate.

Freelance Jobs for Certified Experts for
Windows, Mac, Linux/UNIX, and Sun Solaris Technology

For more than 20 years, Progent's consulting engineers have provided affordable and successful computer support expertise for companies in the San Francisco Bay Area and throughout the United States. A sophisticated virtual office environment, a shared support database, and a collaborative approach to problem resolution have enabled us to retain a strong in-house team and quickly expand a satisfied customer base.

The Experts Group is our way to offer customers the services of expert information technology consulting engineers who have in-depth knowledge and field background in key technologies beyond our core focus in system support and security. Experts Group members are often independent engineers and occasionally "moonlighters" who are thoroughly certified by Progent to work closely with our staff consultants to deliver comprehensive, enterprise-class information technology solutions to small and midsize businesses. Progent is always expanding our Experts Team in order to meet the special needs of our clients.

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

  • Apple OS networking and applications
  • Support for Linux-based, UNIX-based, and Sun Solaris environments
  • Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management consulting
  • Mission-critical and specialized application help
  • Chief Information Officer, business analyst, and project management outsourcing
  • Special program design and deployment
  • Web, electronic business, EDI, and client information portal design and integration
  • Database support and performance consulting
  • Management intelligence expertise
  • Telecommunications systems support

Advantages of being part of Our Experts Team include:

  • By associating with Progent, you can take advantage of the impact of Progent's dramatic expansion and top-notch recognition in the industry. By having a group of talented and committed professionals, offering attentive customer support, and practicing a strong, ROI-focused pricing structure, Progent has multiplied our customer base during the last several years and Progent currently provides consulting support to hundreds of companies in California and throughout the U.S.
  • Progent's experienced marketing team takes care of all facets of promoting your skills and areas of knowledge into our rapidly expanding client base, so you expend less effort finding clients and more time generating revenue.
  • We will facilitate relationship building between you and our core group of expert Microsoft and Cisco certified consultants who act as the conduit to the decision makers among our clients.
  • Our sales and operations groups will manage the complete selling and contracting process, from opportunity identification, job approval, customer needs description, skills matching, job analysis proposal generation, contract negotiation and generation. Your entire responsibility stays with delivering top-quality consulting service.
  • We will gives you access to Progent's sophisticated virtual office infrastructure, offering convenient conference sites throughout Northern California, plus Internet and telecomm access anywhere in the U.S.
  • You will have access to Progent's extensive database, procedures based on industry best practices, library of template-deliverable documents, and the aggregate expertise from one of the country's largest independent groups of expert consulting professionals.
  • Progent will share special benefits from top vendors such as Microsoft and Cisco, including no-cost orlow-cost training classes, on-line connections to restricted vendor support utilities and technical maintenance resources, and downloadable in-house use software for education or demonstration use.
  • You will have the security of backup coverage from Progent's staff consultants and other Expert Team members in the event you are unavailable to respond to client demands due to work schedule conflicts, vacation, sickness, or training.
  • As a 1099 subcontractor to Progent, you get simplified, risk-free invoicing and consistent payment schedules. In addition, Progent is responsible for receivables collection

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

  • You need to show a strong background as a consultant operating on your own in your field of specialization, including at least a two year history of completed consulting jobs or you must have an active client base for which you now deliver ongoing consulting services.
  • You have to demonstrate that you have expertise in your area of concentration, including having an extensive task-relevant record and excellent references, and have up-to-date manufacturer or industry professional certifications.
  • You should be able to present yourself in a professional way and be self motivated and confident in your skills. You need to have excellent people skills and be able to operate efficiently alone or as a member of a team.
  • You need to know how to communicate proper goals to customers and fellow Progent team members and you need to be able scope out jobs, create project plans, and define reasonable time lines.

Improve Your Abilities with the Best Technology and
Working with a Great Group of Network Engineers

Progent's work environment will allow you to become a more capable consulting professional by enhancing your information technology knowledge and increasing the satisfaction of your customers. Progent makes good on this commitment by recruiting the top professional experts for you to work with, offering a state-of-the-art network and communications infrastructure, running specialized software tools to deliver the maximum quality of support, and by optimizing proven business models for finding and retaining customers.

The decisive factor that distinguishes us from most consulting firms is the quality of our consulting team. Out of the scores of consulting experts who have joined us, we have recruited the best talent covering a broad range of technical areas. Whether it’s Microsoft servers, Cisco firewalls, network security, Macintosh, Linux/UNIX, VMware, or other key areas, we engage experts who can enable you to be effective on major jobs by combining the aggregate skills of our team of experts.

To promote the success of Progent's team, we invest heavily in providing the most powerful tools to do the job efficiently. We will exploit technology to an extraordinary extent and our state-of-the-art virtual office infrastructure enables effortless connectivity, cooperation, and information exchange with fellow Progent team members — all from home-based or mobile offices. You don’t waste time or forfeit revenue with regular drives to a conventional office, and all driving you do for in-person customer jobs is determined by your schedule, not Progent's. The best part is that most of Progent's support work can be performed remotely, offering maximum efficiency for billable hours. In fact, some Progent staff do remote support only.

Our business structure is set up for responding rapidly and effectively to client needs through knowledge exchange and collaborative problem solving. Even though our engineers operate with a high level of independence, dispatching is centralized, customer problems and resolutions are meticulously monitored, recorded, and archived for convenient retrieval, up-to-date consultant availability is published to facilitate team projects and simplify problem escalation, and customer approval is continually monitored. We strengthen the sense of connection through periodic team meetings and quarterly company-wide events.

Most of Progent's consultants are located across Northern California, but Progent is building a rapidly expanding team of network experts from across the United States. Progent's virtual office environment does away with geographic boundaries that restrict the productivity of conventional company models. We complete the deal by offering a comprehensive employee care plan to ensure the physical health and economic welfare of our team members and their families.

Just as we have world-class consultants, Progent's sales and operations teams match the high standards that characterizes Progent. These high-performance contributors to Progent’s success are helping us to target and sign up the scores of new clients we are currently engaging each month. We recently marked the providing 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 organization.

Having a passion for technical excellence is a key for growth 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 network challenges is what keeps consulting interesting. Clients rely on consulting firms to perform the “hard stuff.” Innovative tasks, leading-edge deployments, vexing or entrenched issues, and tricky migrations are the foundation for our services daily. With us, you will not stall or be narrowly defined, as is all too typical for computer engineers in ordinary corporate jobs. You will awake every morning enthusiastic about the challenges to come.

Along the way, you will meet some great people, both by establishing close customer relationships and by operating in conjunction with other Progent consultants, where you will benefit from and contribute to their growth. Of course, technology is vital, but we are a relationship-oriented organization through and through. If you don’t have strong people skills or like working with a diverse group of personalities, then we are probably a poor fit.

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

Enjoy Quality of Life Benefits and Professional Prowess with
Our Sophisticated Virtual Office Infrastructure

Progent believes that a carefully designed and implemented information system can be a crucial piece for enabling a company's growth, and we follow this belief in our corporate system infrastructure. Progent has built a non-stop virtual office infrastructure that enables our staff consultants and certified contractors to deliver rapid and effective support, collaborate easily on sophisticated projects, and experience career and private growth by being part of a dynamic business culture of personal drive and independence.
















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