One of the premiere network consulting companies for small and midsize business networks, Progent maintains a full-time staff of certified support experts who concentrate on mainstream technologies including:

  • Microsoft products
  • Cisco routers, switches, firewalls, wireless access points, plus Voice over IP and VPN solutions
  • System security analysis
  • Sophisticated network infrastructures
  • Remote IT support and system management

Our Experts Group, which includes freelance experts certified and managed by Progent, offers highly refined knowledge in a wide variety of key software areas and networking technologies such as:

  • Macintosh and iOS integration and application software
  • Expertise for Linux-based, UNIX-powered, and Sun systems
  • Dynamics Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management customization
  • BI expertise for Microsoft's SQL Server BI Stack, Power BI, and Microsoft Management Reporter/FRx
  • CIO, business analyst, and project logistics services
  • Web-based application design, deployment, and debugging
  • SQL Server, MySQL and Oracle DBM programming and management consulting
  • Office Access application programming, migration and troubleshooting
  • Office and Microsoft Office 365 individual and group training

Creative models for finding customers, providing service, maintaining an efficient working environment, and providing generous profit sharing have enabled us to become one of the fastest growing and best respected Microsoft Gold Partners consultant firms in the United States and to establish an international organization for providing remote network assistance. If you are an accredited IT technician or network expert with an orientation towards a customer service and strong people skills, consultants will discover Progent a chance for enhancing your professional skills, living a more rewarding lifestyle, and achieving economic success.

Learn Additional Information Concerning Working at Progent
Check out these pages to learn additional information concerning Progent's job openings, company philosophy, operational environment, profit sharing structure, and benefits:

Consulting Careers at Progent
Progent is looking for a variety of on-staff workers such as solutions-driven Microsoft MCSE and MCP network consultants; network experts with Cisco CCIE certification; and specialists in advanced system design with backgrounds in mobile access, wireless networking, high-availability environments, disaster recovery solutions, data protection, and server virtualization. Progent is also seeking desktop support experts, remote troubleshooting specialists, and CISA certified security consultants. Progent is also hiring veteran managers who can perform effectively in our dynamic, virtual office model. Find out more information about full-time professional services jobs at Progent by visiting Consulting Positions at Progent.

Contract Jobs with Progent
Progent contracts independent consultants with in-depth knowledge and hands-on background in crucial IT topics beyond our primary service concentration. Our Experts Team hires contractors who can provide consulting and development services for line-of-business applications such as Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management; possess specialized knowledge of non-Microsoft operating systems such as Linux derivatives, Macintosh, or Sun, or offer world-class skills in areas like telecom, web site design, Juniper Networks infrastructure technology, eCommerce, or Oracle Database programming and administration. Independent contractors certified by us coordinate with Progent's in-house professionals to deliver comprehensive IT services for small company networks. In order to find out additional information concerning contracting opportunities with Progent's Experts Consulting Group, go to Freelance Work with Progent.

How Progent Is Unique
Progent has managed to attract the top professional experts by being unique. Providing an innovative mix of enterprising drive, insistence on customer satisfaction, utilization of state-of-the-art technology, and an independent business model that offers life-style options for Progent's consulting team, Progent creates a stimulating setting for select consultants who have a drive for rapidly improving their technical skills to create real-world benefits for a variety of businesses and network environments. Learn more details concerning ways that we are exceptional by referring to How We Are Unique.

Progent's Virtual Office Infrastructure
Our virtual office network utilizes advanced technologies that enable off-site support, wireless connectivity, easy access to Progent's knowledge bases, and close collaboration with mobile team members to help you to handle challenging network issues. Our virtual office network frees consultants to concentrate on delivering service instead of fighting traffic and helps you build successful customer relationships by enabling you to provide fast, effective, and cost-effective solutions. If you want to find out more information about Progent's virtual office infrastructure, go to Progent virtual Office Work Environment.

Compensation Model and Benefit Packages
Progent's compensation is determined by revenue sharing. The money you make is wholly tied to what you contribute. Consultants have the choice of concentrating on life style and electing to work at a more relaxed pace, using Progent's flexible schedule to follow individual enthusiasms, or you can use the opportunity to make significant money by hard work and long consulting time. Progent also offers comprehensive family health care insurance plus numerous additional benefits. Learn additional details concerning our compensation model and benefit packages by referring to Our Compensation Model and Benefit Programs.

Working with Progent Q&A
For answers to common enquiries about becoming employed by Progent, go to Working with Progent Q&A.

Below is a list of Progent's available job openings:


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Senior Microsoft Computer Consulting Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking experienced Senior Microsoft computer consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a range of small and midsize businesses to maintain networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key areas of expertise include system architecture, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Specifics about Senior Microsoft Computer Consulting Expert Jobs


P016

Desktop Support Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking Desktop Support Experts to assist Progent's customers with maintenance, break/fix and project work. This is a 1099 consulting position that will be performed at Progent's client premises 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 powered by current Microsoft technologies. Also, work extensively with customer's executives, management, IT staff or under the direction or guidance of Progent's senior consultant to support the client's end users.

Details on Desktop Support Expert Job


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Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is looking for proven Senior Microsoft IT consulting experts in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to help a range of small businesses maintain IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key fields of knowledge include network infrastructure, AD design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

More information about Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert Positions


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Sr. Microsoft Exchange Expert - San Francisco Bay Area, Online
Progent is looking for a Senior Microsoft Exchange consultant to lead large-scale Microsoft Exchange planning and implementation projects. The ideal applicant would be a computer consultant with mastery in the area of Exchange 2007 to 2016 and Exchange Online and with a solid grasp of Active Directory. This position would require a background in the consulting, system design, deployment and support of these platforms.

Details about Sr. Exchange Consultant Jobs


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Business Development Representative (BDR) - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is seeking a Business Development Representative to work as a senior sales executive responsible for selling Progent's broad selection of information technology outsourcing/co-sourcing and computer consulting, and application development services. Activities of the Business Development Representative include:
  • Generating and explaining crucial components of engagement proposals that align our services with a client's primary business needs
  • Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with Progent's clients
  • Providing continuing account management and generating follow-on engagements
  • Maintaining an understanding of rapidly changing technology

Specifics about Business Development Representative Positions - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas


If you would like to apply for any job listed above, please send your resume to jobs@progent.com. Be sure to include the job codes of the jobs of interest.

Details About Opportunities with Us

Fulltime Jobs for Network Consultants, Computer Service Technicians,
Security Experts, and Online Help Professionals

Progent wants to hire staff-level, solutions-driven Microsoft certified consultants with Microsoft MCSE credentials; Cisco certified network engineers who have Cisco certification; security professionals with CISM or comparable security certification; and advanced system architecture experts with experience in mobile solutions, wireless networking, fault tolerance, workplace recovery, information preservation, and virtual servers. Progent also seeks employees who can work on our staff of helpdesk support technicians and remote support professionals. In addition, Progent is looking for talented administrators able to operate productively in our fast-paced, virtual office environment.

By maintaining a staff of skilled and dedicated professionals, delivering world-class client services, and offering a competitive value-based pricing model, We have been able to expand our customer base dramatically while providing professional services to hundreds of companies in Northern California and throughout the U.S. A sophisticated virtual office network, a common information database, and a group approach to problem solving have allowed Progent to maintain a skilled staff and a satisfied customer base.

For a network consultant with technical support experience, joining Progent or helping Progent's customers can expand your skills via interaction with our staff of highly team-oriented, talented engineers. Progent's focus on delivering network expertise and technical help to small and midsize companies will offer you the opportunity to collaborate intimately with key players and contribute significantly to the growth of exciting companies.

Progent is looking for consultants that can show recognized certification related to their special expertise. For example, if you are a Microsoft consultant, you must have earned your Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer credential. For Cisco consultants, have your CCIE or CCNP credential. For security, you should have earned you CISSP, CISA, Certified Information Security Manager, or other leading security credentials. Of course, Progent is aware of “paper MCSEs.” Notwithstanding, simply because a certificate can not ensure expertise is no excuse for not earning one. If you have mastered your stuff, then most of these certifications should be no challenge. The point is that if you call yourself a professional, then customers expect credentials. We can promote your talents, but you need to provide standard certifications for us to work with. In case you happen to be adamantly opposed to the idea of credentials, we can understand and respect your position, but you are probably not an appropriate candidate.

Freelance Jobs for Qualified Experts for
Windows, Apple OS, Linux, and Sun Solaris Technology

For more than 20 years, our computer professionals have offered low-cost and effective computer consulting services for companies in the San Francisco Bay Area and across the United States. A sophisticated virtual office environment, a common technical database, and a team approach to problem resolution have enabled Progent to build a talented consulting group and quickly expand a loyal client base.

The Experts Team is Progent's way to offer customers the services of specialized computer consulting professionals who have advanced skills and field background in important areas outside of our primary focus in system infrastructure and security. Experts Team members are typically freelance contractors and sometimes "moonlighters" who have been carefully qualified by us to work closely with our in-house engineers to provide comprehensive, world-class information technology solutions to small businesses. Progent is continually enhancing the Experts Group in order to meet the particular requirements of our customer base.

Our Experts Group now offers consulting in these technologies:

  • Macintosh integration and applications
  • Expertise for Linux-powered, UNIX-based, and Sun systems
  • MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management customization
  • Mission-critical and specialized program help
  • CIO, management information analyst, and project management outsourcing
  • Special applications development and deployment
  • Web site, eCommerce, Electronic Data Interchange, and client portal development and deployment
  • SQL support and performance consulting
  • Business intelligence consulting
  • Telecommunications systems support

Advantages of becoming part of Our Experts Group include:

  • By associating with us, you get to leverage the momentum of our explosive growth and excellent recognition in the industry. By having a team of talented and dedicated professionals, providing attentive customer care, and following a proven, ROI-oriented pricing model, we have multiplied our clientele over the past few years and Progent now delivers professoinal services to hundreds of companies in Northern California and across the United States.
  • Our veteran marketing staff handles all facets of marketing your skills and technical expertise into our rapidly expanding customer base, so you expend less time finding clients and more time generating money.
  • Progent will assist in communications between you and Progent's core team of expert Microsoft and Cisco qualified consultants who act as the conduit to the decision makers among Progent's customers.
  • Our selling and operations teams will manage the complete sales and engagement cycle, from opportunity identification, project qualification, customer needs description, capabilities matching, project scoping proposal writing, contract negotiation and execution. Your entire responsibility is on delivering high-level consulting expertise.
  • Progent will gives you access to our advanced virtual office environment, offering convenient meeting/work locations in Northern California, as well as Internet and telecomm access throughout the United States.
  • You will have access to Progent's extensive database, processes based on industry best practices, abundance of professional documents, and the aggregate experience from one of Northern California's largest independent groups of expert network professionals.
  • Progent will share special benefits from top vendors such as Microsoft and Cisco, including no-cost orlow-cost educational seminars, on-line connections to restricted vendor support tools and product maintenance resources, and downloadable internal use software for education 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 cost to become a member of our Experts Team, but we do have strict qualifications to join:

  • You must have a strong background as a consultant working on your own in your field of expertise, including a minimum two year record of completed contracting projects or you must have an active customer base to which you now deliver continuing consulting services.
  • You have to show that you are an expert in your field of concentration, including having a long work-related record and strong references, and have current vendor or industry professional certifications.
  • You need to know how to carry yourself in a professional way and be self motivated and assured in your abilities. You should have excellent people skills and know how to work successfully alone or as a member of a team.
  • You have to know how to articulate proper goals to customers and other Progent consultants and you must be able evaluate jobs, produce task plans, and define reasonable time lines.

Improve Your Skills with the Best Technology and
Joining a Great Group of Network Engineers

Progent's productive atmosphere will allow you to become a better consulting professional by improving your information technology knowledge and increasing the loyalty of your customers. Progent makes good on this promise by attracting the best professional experts for you to operate with, providing an advanced system infrastructure, running proprietary software tools to deliver the maximum level of support, and by streamlining our operational models for finding and retaining customers.

The decisive factor that separates Progent from typical consulting firms is the excellence of our service staff. Out of 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 servers, Cisco switches, network security, Mac, Linux, virtual servers, or other crucial technologies, we engage professionals who can enable you to be effective on larger jobs by combining the aggregate experience of Progent's team of experts.

To ensure the productivity of Progent's team, we invest significantly in making available the best technology to perform the work efficiently. Progent will leverage information technology to an impressive degree and our state-of-the-art virtual office environment allows effortless connectivity, collaboration, and knowledge exchange with other Progent team members — entirely from home-based or mobile offices. Consultants don’t throw away time or lose revenue because of regular commutes to a physical office building, and any driving you do for in-person client work is determined by your own schedule, not Progent's. The most attractive benefit is that much of our support services can be done remotely, representing 100% efficiency for billable time. In practice, some Progent staff do off-site support exclusively.

Our business structure is set up for reacting quickly and effectively to client requirements through knowledge sharing and collaborative problem solving. Although Progent's consultants work with a high level of freedom, dispatching is centralized, customer problems and solutions are carefully tracked, recorded, and archived for convenient retrieval, up-to-date consultant availability is published to facilitate group tasks and simplify trouble escalation, and client approval is continually evaluated. We strengthen the sense of cooperation via periodic workgroup conferences and quarterly company-wide events.

The majority of our team is located across California, however Progent is attracting a rapidly expanding team of network experts from across the U.S. Our virtual office infrastructure eliminates regional boundaries that restrict the productivity of conventional business structures. We complete the package by offering a full benefit program to ensure the health and financial welfare of our team members and their families.

Not only do we have awesome consulting professionals, our marketing and operations groups match the high standards that defines Progent. These top-notch factors behind our success are helping us to target and sign up the scores of new customers we are now acquiring each month. We lately marked the delivery of services to our 1,000th customer. Try typing “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to see for yourself why Progent is also a strong marketing organization.

Possessing a passion for technical proficiency is a key for success with us. A career in consulting will drive you to learn more than you would in any other position in information technology. Being confronted by a steady stream of technical challenges is what keeps professional support exciting. Clients rely on a consultant to do the “hard stuff.” Innovative projects, advanced deployments, vexing or entrenched problems, and difficult migrations are the foundation for our services daily. With us, you will not stall or be pigeonholed, as is sadly typical for network professionals in ordinary corporate roles. You will wake up every morning excited about the challenges ahead.

Along the way, you will work with some great folks, both by building close client relationships and by operating in conjunction with other Progent team members, where you will learn from and contribute to their growth. Yes, technology is vital, but Progent is a relationship-oriented organization heart and soul. If you don’t have excellent people skills or enjoy working with a varied group of personalities, then Progent is in all likelihood not a good fit.

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

Get Quality of Life Improvements and Technical Prowess with
Progent's Advanced Virtual Office Infrastructure

Progent is convinced that a carefully architected and implemented network can be a pivotal piece for enabling a company's success, and we apply this belief in our own system environment. We have created a fault-tolerant virtual office infrastructure that allows Progent's staff consultants and authorized contractors to deliver rapid and efficient support, collaborate closely on complex jobs, and gain from professional and private maturity from being a member of an exciting business culture of personal drive and freedom.
















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