Among the top computer consultant companies for business networks, Progent manages a large team of certified support professionals who focus on mainstream technologies including:

  • Microsoft Windows products
  • Cisco routers, Catalyst and Nexus switches, firewalls, wireless APs, plus Voice over IP and VPN solutions
  • Network security consulting
  • Sophisticated connectivity architecture
  • Off-site troubleshooting and network administration

Progent's Experts Team, which contracts independent consultants certified and managed by Progent, provides highly refined skills in a broad range of vital business applications and networking technologies that include:

  • Macintosh and iOS networking and applications
  • Support for Linux-powered, UNIX-based, and Sun Solaris environments
  • Microsoft Dynamics MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management consulting
  • BI consulting for SQL Server BI Stack, Excel Data Analysis Tools, and Crystal Reports
  • CIO, business analyst, and project logistics outsourcing
  • Web-based app design, integration, and troubleshooting
  • SQL Server, MySQL and Oracle DBM development and DBA help
  • Microsoft Office Access application programming, migration and training
  • Microsoft Office desktop and Microsoft Office 365 online training

Creative models for finding customers, providing service, nurturing an efficient company culture, and providing generous compensation have enabled us to be one of the most rapidly growing and best recognized Microsoft Gold Partners consultant firms in America and to build a worldwide presence for providing remote network expertise. If you are an accredited IT technician or information technology expert with a drive for a client service and excellent people skills, you should consider Progent a chance for adding to your professional knowledge, developing a more independent lifestyle, and achieving economic security.

Learn Additional Information About Jobs with Progent
Check out these pages to find out additional details about our job opportunities, business philosophy, operational conditions, profit sharing model, and benefits:

Consulting Positions at Progent
We are seeking a variety of on-staff workers such as solutions-driven Microsoft MCSE and MCP computer engineers; network consultants who have Cisco CCIE certification; and specialists in advanced system architecture with backgrounds in mobile access, wireless integration, non-stop environments, disaster recovery planning, data protection, and VMware technology. We are also looking for desktop support experts, off-site troubleshooting specialists, and CISSP accredited security professionals. Progent is also hiring veteran managers who can perform effectively in our high-growth, virtual office model. Find out more information about full-time consulting work at Progent by going to Consulting Careers at Progent.

Freelance Opportunities with Progent
Progent contracts freelance consultants with in-depth expertise and working background in crucial information technology areas outside Progent's main service concentration. Progent's Experts Team includes independent consultants who can provide consulting and development support for strategic solutions that include Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management; have specialized expertise with non-Microsoft platforms such as Linux derivatives, Apple OS, or Solaris, or can provide world-class skills in technologies like telecommunications, web design, Juniper Networks infrastructure technology, eCommerce, or Oracle DBM programming and management. Freelance consultants certified by Progent cooperate with our in-house consultants to provide comprehensive solutions for small and midsize company networks. In order to learn additional details about contract jobs with Progent's Experts Team, go to Contracting Work at Progent.

How We Are Different
Progent has managed to attract the best consulting talent by being different. Providing an innovative mix of entrepreneurial spirit, dedication to customer satisfaction, use of advanced technical tools, plus a flexible business structure that allows for quality-of-life options for Progent's team members, Progent creates a stimulating environment for talented consultants who have a desire for quickly enhancing their professional abilities to deliver real-world solutions for a variety of businesses and technical environments. Learn additional information concerning reasons we are unique by going to Ways That We Are Unique.

Our Virtual Office Network
Progent's virtual office environment utilizes advanced technical tools that support off-site access, wireless connectivity, convenient access to Progent's support databases, and close collaboration with talented team members to allow you to handle challenging network problems. Our virtual office structure enables consultants to focus on delivering service instead of fighting commutes and lets you nurture successful customer relationships by permitting you to provide quick, effective, and cost-effective solutions. To find out additional information about our virtual office infrastructure, refer to Progent virtual Office Network.

Compensation Model and Benefit Packages
Progent's compensation model is based on revenue sharing. What you earn is directly determined by the revenue you contribute. Consultants have the choice of concentrating on life style and choosing to consult at an easy pace, using Progent's versatile structure to make time for personal enthusiasms, or you can take advantage of the chance to make significant money by hard effort and long hours. Progent also offers complete family health care coverage plus numerous other benefits. Learn additional details about Progent's compensation model and benefit packages by going to Progent Compensation Model and Benefits.

Consulting at Progent FAQs
To see answers to popular questions concerning becoming employed by Progent, see Working with Progent Questions and Answers.

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


Job Code
 
Description

P014

Sr. Microsoft Computer Consulting Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for experienced Sr. Microsoft computer consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a variety of small organizations to maintain networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important fields of knowledge include network infrastructure, AD design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

More information about Sr. Microsoft IT Consulting Expert Jobs


P016

Desktop Support Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for Desktop Support Experts 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 customer sites in the San Francisco Bay Area. Daytime availability is required, Monday through Friday. Our consultant will maintain and support clients of all desktop and notebook computers based on the latest Microsoft technologies. In addition, work extensively with customer's executives, management, IT staff or under the direction or guidance of Progent's senior consultant to support the customer's end users.

Specifics on Desktop Engineer Jobs


P018

Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is seeking experienced Senior Microsoft IT consultants in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to help a variety of small organizations manage IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important areas of expertise include system architecture, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

More information about Senior Microsoft IT Consultant Jobs


Expert

Sr. Microsoft Exchange Expert - San Francisco Bay Area, Remote
Progent is seeking a Senior Microsoft Exchange consultant to lead large-scale Microsoft Exchange planning and implementation projects. The ideal candidate would be a computer consultant with expertise in the area of Exchange 2007 to 2016 and Exchange Online and with a thorough understanding of Active Directory. This role demands a background in the consulting, system design, implementation and maintenance of these technologies.

Details about Senior Exchange Consultant Jobs


S25

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 who is responsible for selling the company's extensive selection of IT outsourcing/co-sourcing and network consulting, and development services. Responsibilities of the BDR include:
  • Generating and articulating key elements of engagement proposals which associate Progent's deliverables with an organization's IT goals
  • Establishing and maintaining excellent relationships with customers
  • Providing continuing client management and generating follow-on engagements
  • Explaining continually changing IT technology

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


If you would like to enquire about any position listed above, you should send your background information to jobs@progent.com. Please include the job codes of the positions of interest.

Additional Facts Concerning Opportunities at Progent

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

Progent is seeking to find full-time, solutions-oriented Microsoft certified engineers with Microsoft MCSE or MCSA certification; Cisco certified network engineers with Cisco CCIE, CCNP, or CCNA credentials; security professionals who have CISA or equivalent security credentials; and high-end network architecture experts with a background in mobile access, wireless networking, fault tolerance, business continuity, data preservation, and virtual servers. Progent also is looking for employees to work on our staff of help desk support technicians and remote troubleshooting professionals. In addition, We are hiring experienced managers who can operate effectively in our fast-paced, virtual office environment.

By supporting a staff of skilled and dedicated consultants, delivering world-class client care, and following a strong value-based pricing model, We have managed to increase our client list rapidly while delivering professional support to hundreds of businesses in Northern California and throughout the U.S. An advanced virtual office network, a shared knowledge base, and a team strategy for problem resolution have allowed Progent to retain a talented staff and a satisfied customer base.

If you are a network professional with troubleshooting expertise, joining Progent or helping Progent's clients will expand your knowledge via cooperation with Progent's staff of highly supportive, talented engineers. Progent's focus on delivering network consulting and technical help to small and midsize organizations will give you the chance to work intimately with key players and add significantly to the growth of exciting businesses.

Progent is hiring consultants who have verifiable certification in their special expertise. For example, if you are a Microsoft consultant, you should have your Microsoft MCSE credential. In the case of Cisco professionals, have your CCIE or CCNP credential. For security, you should have earned you Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Information Security Manager, or other top security certifications. Naturally, we are aware of “paper MCSEs.” Nevertheless, the fact that a certificate can not ensure expertise is no excuse for not having one. If you know your field, then the majority of these certifications should present no challenge. The point is that if you call yourself a professional, then clients expect credentials. Progent will market your talents, but you need to have standard credentials for us to market. If you are adamantly opposed to the concept of certifications, we can sympathize with and honor your opinion, but you are likely not an appropriate candidate.

Freelance Jobs for Certified Application Specialists for
Windows, Apple OS, Linux/UNIX, and Sun Technology

For over 20 years, Progent's consulting professionals have offered low-cost and successful network consulting services for companies in Northern California and across the U.S. An advanced virtual office environment, a shared technical database, and a collaborative philosophy for problem solving have enabled Progent to retain a talented staff and quickly grow a satisfied clientele.

The Experts Team is Progent's way to provide clients the help of expert information technology consulting professionals who have advanced knowledge and field experience in key areas beyond Progent's primary focus in network infrastructure and security. Experts Team consultants are often freelance engineers and sometimes "moonlighters" who are carefully certified by Progent to collaborate with our in-house engineers to provide end-to-end, enterprise-class network services to small and midsize companies. Progent is continually enhancing the Experts Group to address the particular requirements of our customer base.

Our Experts Group now provides consulting in these areas:

  • Macintosh integration and programs
  • Expertise for Linux-based, UNIX, and Sun Solaris systems
  • MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM customization
  • Mission-critical and vertical application support
  • Chief Information Officer, business analyst, and project logistics outsourcing
  • Custom program development and deployment
  • Web, electronic business, Electronic Data Interchange, and customer information portal development and integration
  • SQL management and efficiency consulting
  • Management information expertise
  • Telecom systems consulting

Benefits of being a member of Our Experts Team include:

  • By working with us, you can take advantage of the momentum of Progent's explosive growth and top-notch reputation in the market. By maintaining a team of talented and committed professionals, offering attentive client care, and following a strong, ROI-focused billing model, we have quadrupled our customer base over the past few years and Progent now delivers professoinal services to hundreds of companies in Northern California and throughout the U.S.
  • Progent's experienced marketing team takes care of all aspects of promoting your services and technical expertise into our rapidly growing customer base, so you expend less time finding clients and more time generating money.
  • We will facilitate communications between you and Progent's core team of expert Microsoft and Cisco certified consultants who act as the gateway to the decision makers among our clients.
  • Our sales and administration teams will manage the entire selling and engagement process, from opportunity identification, project qualification, client requirements description, skills matching, project analysis proposal generation, agreement negotiation and generation. Your entire responsibility stays with delivering top-quality consulting expertise.
  • Progent will provide you access to Progent's advanced virtual office infrastructure, including convenient conference locations in the San Francisco area, plus Internet and telecomm connectivity throughout the U.S.
  • You will have access to our extensive knowledge base, processes based on leading practices, abundance of template-deliverable documents, and the aggregate experience from one of the country's largest independent groups of expert network professionals.
  • Progent will pass on partner-only benefits from leading vendors including Microsoft and Cisco, including no-cost ordiscounted educational seminars, on-line access to special vendor support utilities and technical maintenance resources, and downloadable internal use software for training and/or sales purposes.
  • You will have the security of backup coverage from Progent's staff consultants and other Expert Team members in the event you are unavailable to respond to client demands due to work schedule conflicts, vacation, sickness, or training.
  • As a 1099 subcontractor to Progent, you get simplified, risk-free invoicing and consistent payment schedules. In addition, Progent is responsible for receivables collection

There is not any fee to become part of our Experts Group, but Progent has the following qualifications for membership:

  • You need to show a proven track record as a consulting professional working independently in your area of specialization, including at least a two year record of successful consulting jobs or you must have an active customer base to whom you now deliver ongoing consulting activity.
  • You need to demonstrate that you are an expert in your area of specialization, including having an extensive task-relevant record and strong referrals, and have up-to-date vendor and/or industry professional certifications.
  • You should know how to carry yourself in a professional manner and be self driven and assured in your abilities. You need to have strong people skills and know how to work efficiently by yourself or as part of a team.
  • You have to be able to articulate proper expectations to customers and fellow Progent consultants and you must know how evaluate jobs, create project plans, and estimate realistic time lines.

Enhance Your Abilities with Advanced Technology and
Joining a Great Team of Network Engineers

Progent's work environment will make you a better consulting professional by improving your technical knowledge and increasing the satisfaction of your clients. Progent makes good on this promise by recruiting the best consulting experts for you to operate with, providing a state-of-the-art network and communications architecture, using custom application utilities to deliver the highest level of service, and by optimizing our business models for finding and retaining customers.

The decisive factor that distinguishes us from ordinary consulting companies is the excellence of our consultants. Out of the 50 or so consultants who have teamed with 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/UNIX, server virtualization, or other key application, we deploy experts who can enable you to be effective on major projects by combining the aggregate experience of Progent's team of experts.

To ensure the success of Progent's consultants, we invest heavily in providing the best tools to perform the work efficiently. Progent will leverage technology to an impressive degree and our state-of-the-art virtual office infrastructure enables seamless communications, cooperation, and information exchange with fellow Progent team members — entirely from home-based or on-the-road offices. You don’t waste time or forfeit revenue because of regular commutes to a conventional office, and any travel you do for on-site client jobs is determined by your own schedule, not Progent's. The most attractive benefit is that much of our support services can be done remotely, offering maximum efficiency for billable time. In fact, some of our staff do remote consulting only.

Progent's business structure is geared towards reacting rapidly and efficiently to client needs through information exchange and collaborative problem solving. Although our engineers operate with a high level of independence, resource allocation is unified, client problems and solutions are carefully monitored, recorded, and archived for convenient reference, up-to-date engineer availability is published to facilitate group projects and simplify problem escalation, and client satisfaction is continually evaluated. We strengthen the sense of connection through monthly team conferences and quarterly corporate events.

Most of our consultants are situated throughout Northern California, but Progent is building a rapidly expanding team of network experts from across the U.S. Progent's virtual office environment eliminates regional obstacles that limit the productivity of conventional company structures. We enhance the deal by providing a full benefit plan to promote the health and economic welfare of our team members and their families.

Not only do we have world-class consulting professionals, our marketing and operations groups live up to the excellence that defines Progent. These top-notch factors behind Progent’s growth are enabling us to identify and land the 50-60 new customers we are now engaging every month. Progent recently marked the providing of services to our 1,000th client. Just type “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 cornerstone for growth with us. A job in consulting will drive you to enhance your skills more than you would in any other position in information technology. Being confronted by a continual series of technical challenges is what keeps professional support interesting. Clients choose consultants to perform the “hard stuff.” Creative projects, leading-edge deployments, puzzling or chronic problems, and difficult migrations are the basis for our services every day. At Progent, you will not stall or be narrowly defined, as is all too typical for network professionals in traditional corporate roles. You will wake up every day excited about the challenges ahead.

On the way, you will work with some wonderful people, both by building close client contacts and by working in conjunction with other Progent team members, where you will learn from and add to their success. Yes, technology is important, but we are a relationship-oriented company through and through. If you do not offer excellent communications skills or enjoy working with a diverse group of personalities, then Progent is in all likelihood a poor match.

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

Enjoy Quality of Life Benefits and Technical Success with
Our Advanced Virtual Office Infrastructure

Progent is convinced that a carefully designed and implemented network is a pivotal factor for accelerating a company's growth, and we apply this credo in our own network environment. We have built a zero-downtime virtual office network that enables our in-house engineers and authorized contractors to deliver fast and efficient support, cooperate easily on complex jobs, and gain from professional and private growth from being a member of a dynamic business culture of self motivation and independence.
















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