One of the premiere network consulting companies for business systems, Progent maintains a large staff of talented support experts who focus on core IT areas such as:

  • Microsoft Windows technology
  • Cisco routers, Catalyst and Nexus switches, firewalls, wireless access points, plus VoIP products
  • Enterprise security consulting
  • Advanced system infrastructures
  • Off-site troubleshooting and network management

Our Experts Team, which includes independent experts qualified and managed by Progent, provides exceptionally specialized skills in a wide range of critical business applications and networking solutions such as:

  • Apple OS and iOS integration and application software
  • Consulting for Linux, UNIX, and Sun Solaris systems
  • Dynamics MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management expertise
  • BI consulting for SQL Server BI Stack, Excel Data Analysis Tools, and Crystal Reports
  • CIO, management information analyst, and project management services
  • Web-based application design, deployment, and debugging
  • SQL Server and Oracle Database development and management help
  • Microsoft Access application programming, enhancement and training
  • Microsoft Office desktop and Microsoft Office 365 consulting

Creative models for attracting clients, delivering support, maintaining a dynamic working environment, and offering highly competitive profit sharing have enabled Progent to become one of the most rapidly expanding and best recognized Microsoft Gold Partners consulting firms in the U.S. and to establish an international organization for providing remote IT expertise. If you are an accredited computer support professional or information technology expert with a drive for a customer service and excellent communication skills, consultants will find in Progent a chance for adding to your technical skills, living a more independent career, and attaining financial success.

Learn Additional Information About Jobs at Progent
Follow these pages to find out additional details concerning our job openings, business philosophy, operational conditions, profit sharing structure, and benefits packages:

Consulting Work at Progent
We are looking for a range of on-staff professionals including experienced Microsoft MCSE and MCP computer consultants; network experts with Cisco CCIE, CCNP, or CCNA certification; and specialists in fault-tolerant system design with backgrounds in mobile access, wireless integration, high-availability environments, disaster recovery planning, data protection, and virtual servers. Progent is also seeking desktop support technicians, remote troubleshooting professionals, and CISM accredited security professionals. We are also looking for veteran managers able to perform effectively in Progent's high-growth, virtual office environment. Learn more information about staff consulting positions at Progent by visiting Consulting Careers at Progent.

Contracting Jobs with Progent
Progent works with freelance consultants with proven knowledge and hands-on experience in important IT topics outside our main technical focus. Our Experts Team employs independent consultants who can provide advice and programming support for line-of-business applications such as MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM; have deep expertise with non-Microsoft operating systems such as Linux, Macintosh, or Sun, or can provide expert skills in technologies such as telecommunications, web site development, Juniper Networks infrastructure technology, web commerce, or Oracle and MySQL Database development and administration. Freelance contractors qualified by Progent cooperate with Progent's full-time professionals to provide comprehensive IT services for small and midsize company networks. To find out more information concerning contract opportunities with Progent's Experts Consulting Group, go to Contracting Opportunities at Progent.

How Progent Is Exceptional
Progent has been able to recruit the top professional experts by being unique. With a powerful mix of entrepreneurial spirit, dedication to client success, utilization of state-of-the-art technology, and an independent work structure that accommodates quality-of-life choices for Progent's consulting team, Progent creates a stimulating culture for talented consultants who posses a desire for rapidly improving their technical abilities to deliver real-world solutions for a range of businesses and technical environments. Find out additional details about ways that Progent is different by visiting How We Are Unique.

Progent's Virtual Office Business Model
Progent's virtual office network utilizes sophisticated technologies that allow remote access, wireless communication, convenient access to our support databases, and instant collaboration with mobile team members to allow you to resolve challenging IT problems. Progent's virtual office model frees consultants to concentrate on delivering service instead of fighting traffic and lets you build successful customer relationships by enabling you to come up with quick, effective, and cost-effective solutions. If you want to learn more details about our virtual office work environment, see Progent virtual Office Infrastructure.

Compensation and Benefit Programs
Our compensation model is determined by revenue sharing. What you earn is wholly determined by the revenue you generate. You have the choice of focusing on quality of life and electing to work at a more relaxed pace, utilizing our versatile structure to follow individual enthusiasms, or you can use the opportunity to make significant income through persistent effort and long hours. Progent also offers comprehensive family health insurance as well as many other benefits. Learn more details concerning Progent's compensation and benefit programs by visiting Our Compensation and Benefits.

Employment at Progent Questions and Answers
To see replies to frequent questions concerning becoming employed by Progent, go to Consulting at Progent Questions and Answers.

Here 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 seeking proven Senior Microsoft computer consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a variety of small organizations to maintain IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important fields of knowledge include network architecture, AD design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Specifics about Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert Job


P016

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

Specifics on Desktop Support Expert Job


P018

Senior Microsoft Computer Consultant - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is looking for proven Sr. Microsoft computer consulting experts in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to assist a range of small organizations manage networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important areas of expertise include network infrastructure, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

More information about Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consultant Job


Expert

Sr. Microsoft Exchange Expert - San Francisco Bay Area, Online
Progent is looking for a Sr. Microsoft Exchange expert to lead large-scale Microsoft Exchange design and deployment projects. The ideal candidate would be a computer consultant with expertise in the area of Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016 and Microsoft Office 365 and with a thorough understanding of Microsoft AD. This role calls for experience in the consulting, system design, implementation and maintenance of these technologies.

More information on Sr. Exchange Consultant Positions


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 responsible for selling the company's comprehensive portfolio of information technology outsourcing and computer consulting, and development services. Responsibilities of the Business Development Representative include:
  • Generating and explaining key components of service proposals which tie Progent's deliverables with real business value
  • Establishing and maintaining excellent relationships with Progent's customers
  • Providing ongoing client management and developing follow-on sales
  • Explaining rapidly changing technology

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


If you would like to ask about any opening listed above, please e-mail your resume to jobs@progent.com. Please include the code numbers of the positions that interest you.

Details Concerning Opportunities with Us

Staff Jobs for Network Engineers, Desktop Support Specialists,
Security Consultants, and Online Help Technicians

Progent wants to hire staff-level, solutions-driven Microsoft accredited engineers with MCSE or MCP certification; Cisco accredited system engineers with Cisco CCIE, CCNP, or CCNA credentials; security professionals with CISSP, CISM, or CISA or comparable security certification; and high-end system architecture consultants with a background in mobile access, wireless networking, high uptime, business continuity, data protection, and VMware. Progent also is looking for employees to work on our team of desktop support specialists and remote troubleshooting professionals. In addition, We are looking for talented administrators able to operate productively in Progent's high-growth, virtual office culture.

By maintaining a staff of skilled and motivated professionals, providing world-class customer services, and following a competitive value-based fee model, We have managed to increase our client list rapidly while providing professional services to numerous businesses in the San Francisco area and throughout the United States. An advanced virtual office network, a shared knowledge base, and a group strategy for problem solving have helped Progent to maintain a talented consulting team and a satisfied client base.

If you are a network professional with troubleshooting expertise, teaming with Progent or working for Progent's clients will expand your skills through interaction with our staff of highly supportive, expert engineers. Our commitment to providing information technology expertise and computer help to small companies will offer you the opportunity to work intimately with decision makers and contribute appreciably to the success of dynamic businesses.

Progent is looking for consultants that can show recognized certification related to their special focus. So, if you are a Microsoft consultant, you should have your Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer certificate. For Cisco consultants, have your CCIE or CCNP certificate. For security, you should have you CISSP, CISA, Certified Information Security Manager, or other top security credentials. Of course, Progent is aware of "paper experts". However, the fact that a credential can not guarantee expertise is no reason for not having one. If you know your field, then most of these tests should present no challenge. The bottom line is that if you call yourself a professional, then clients expect credentials. We can market your skills, but you should have a baseline of credentials for us to market. If you are adamantly opposed to the concept of credentials, we can understand and respect your opinion, but you are likely not a good candidate.

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

For over 20 years, our consulting professionals have provided low-cost and effective network consulting expertise for small businesses in Northern California and throughout the United States. An advanced virtual office environment, a shared support database, and a collaborative approach to problem resolution have helped Progent to retain a strong in-house team and quickly expand a satisfied clientele.

The Experts Group is Progent's way to offer clients the services of expert computer consulting professionals who have in-depth knowledge and work background in key areas outside of Progent's primary concentration in network support and security. Experts Team consultants are typically independent contractors and occasionally "moonlighters" who are thoroughly qualified by us to work closely with our in-house consultants to deliver end-to-end, enterprise-class information technology solutions to small and midsize companies. Progent is continually enhancing our Experts Group to meet the particular needs of our clients.

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

  • Apple OS networking and programs
  • Support for Linux-based, UNIX, and Sun Solaris environments
  • MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management consulting
  • Strategic and vertical program help
  • CIO, business analyst, and project management services
  • Custom applications design and integration
  • Web, electronic business, EDI, and customer portal design and deployment
  • SQL support and performance help
  • Management intelligence consulting
  • Telecommunications systems support

Advantages of becoming part of Progent's Experts Group include:

  • By working with us, you get to leverage the momentum of our dramatic expansion and excellent recognition in the market. By having a team of talented and dedicated professionals, providing excellent client support, and practicing a proven, value-oriented pricing structure, we have multiplied our customer base over the past several years and Progent now provides consulting support to hundreds of companies in California and across the United States.
  • Our experienced marketing team handles all facets of promoting your services and areas of expertise into our rapidly expanding client base, so you expend less time signing up clients and extra time making revenue.
  • Progent will assist in communications between you and our key group of experienced Microsoft and Cisco certified consultants who act as the gateway to the decision makers among Progent's customers.
  • Progent's sales and administration staffs will take care of the complete sales and engagement process, from lead identification, project approval, customer needs description, capabilities matching, project scoping proposal writing, contract negotiation and generation. Your entire focus stays with providing high-level consulting expertise.
  • We will gives you access to our advanced virtual office environment, offering convenient conference sites throughout Northern California, as well as data and voice connectivity throughout the U.S.
  • You will have the benefit of Progent's vast knowledge base, procedures based on best practices, library of professional documents, and the shared expertise from one of the country's largest independent groups of experienced network engineers.
  • We will pass on partner-only benefits from leading technology companies such as Microsoft and Cisco, including no-cost ordiscounted training classes, web access to special vendor support utilities and product support resources, and on-line internal use software for training and/or sales 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 not any fee to be a member of our Experts Group, but we do have strict requirements to join:

  • You should show a proven background as a consulting professional operating independently in your area of expertise, including at least a two year record of successful contracting jobs or you must have your own active customer base for whom you currently provide ongoing support activity.
  • You must demonstrate that you have expertise in your area of concentration, which includes having a long work-related history and strong references, and possess current vendor and/or industry professional certifications.
  • You must know how to present yourself in a professional way and be self driven and assured in your skills. You must have excellent people skills and know how to operate efficiently alone or as part of a team.
  • You have to know how to explain realistic expectations to customers and other Progent team members and you need to be able analyze tasks, produce task plans, and estimate reasonable time lines.

Improve Your Skills with the Best Technology and
Working with a Great Group of Computer Consultants

Progent's business climate will make you a more capable consulting professional by enhancing your information technology skills and boosting the loyalty of your customers. Progent makes good on this promise by attracting the top consulting talent for you to work with, providing a state-of-the-art system architecture, using custom application tools to enable the highest quality of service, and by optimizing our operational structures for finding and retaining customers.

The most important factor that separates us from ordinary network support firms is the quality of our consultants. Among the scores of consulting experts who have teamed with Progent, we have assembled the best expertise across a wide array of technical areas. Be it Microsoft servers, Cisco switches, corporate security, Mac, Linux, virtual servers, or other vital areas, we deploy experts who can help you to be successful on major projects by leveraging the aggregate experience of Progent's group of professionals.

To promote the success of our team, we invest heavily in providing the best tools to do the job properly. Progent will leverage technology to an extraordinary extent and our state-of-the-art virtual office infrastructure allows effortless communications, collaboration, and information exchange with fellow Progent consultants — entirely from home-based or on-the-road offices. Consultants don’t throw away time or lose income with regular drives to a physical office, and all driving you do for in-person client jobs is based on your time table, not ours. The best benefit is that most of Progent's support services can be done off-site, offering maximum efficiency for income-producing time. In practice, some Progent team members do off-site support only.

Our business structure is set up for responding quickly and efficiently to customer requirements through knowledge exchange and collaborative problem solving. Although our consultants work with a high level of freedom, resource allocation is unified, customer problems and resolutions are meticulously monitored, documented, and organized for convenient retrieval, current engineer availability is published to streamline group tasks and enable trouble escalation, and client satisfaction is continually evaluated. We strengthen the sense of connection via monthly team meetings and quarterly company-wide events.

The majority of our consultants are located across Northern California, however we are building a rapidly growing group of consulting experts from across the United States. Progent's virtual office environment eliminates regional boundaries that restrict the efficiency of conventional company structures. We enhance the deal by offering a full benefit program to promote the physical health and economic welfare of our team members and their relations.

Not only do we have awesome consultants, our sales and administration groups live up to the high standards that is Progent. These top-notch factors behind our growth are enabling us to identify and land the 50-60 new clients we are now engaging every month. Progent lately celebrated the providing of support to our 1,000th customer. Try typing “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to see for yourself why we are also an effective sales operation.

Possessing a commitment to technical excellence is a cornerstone 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 exposed to a steady stream of network challenges is what keeps consulting interesting. Customers choose consultants to do the toughest jobs. Innovative projects, leading-edge deployments, puzzling or entrenched problems, and difficult migrations are the foundation for our services every day. At Progent, you will not stagnate or be narrowly defined, as is all too common for network professionals in traditional corporate jobs. You will wake up every day excited about the challenges to come.

On the way, you will meet some great folks, both by building strong customer contacts and by working closely with other Progent consultants, where you will learn from and add to their growth. Of course, technology is important, but Progent is a relationship-focused company through and through. If you don’t have excellent communications skills or like working with a varied group of people, then Progent is in all likelihood not a good fit.

If this sounds right for you, we urge you to talk to us about our view of the new paradigm of information technology consulting.

Enjoy Quality of Life Improvements and Professional Prowess with
Our Sophisticated Virtual Office Environment

Progent believes that a well architected and implemented network can be a crucial factor for accelerating a company's growth, and we apply this credo in our corporate system infrastructure. We have built a non-stop virtual office infrastructure that enables our staff engineers and authorized contractors to deliver rapid and efficient service, cooperate closely on complex projects, and experience career and personal maturity from being part of an exciting company ethos of personal drive and freedom.
















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