One of America's premiere IT consulting firms for business networks, Progent manages a large staff of certified support experts who concentrate on mainstream IT areas including:

  • Microsoft Windows products
  • Cisco routers, switches, ASA firewalls, wireless APs, plus VoIP products
  • Enterprise security analysis
  • Sophisticated system infrastructures
  • Off-site IT support and system administration

Progent's Experts Group, which includes independent consultants certified and managed by Progent, offers highly specialized skills in a wide variety of critical business areas and network technologies that include:

  • Macintosh and iOS integration and application software
  • Expertise for Linux, UNIX-powered, and Sun environments
  • Dynamics MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM expertise
  • Business Intelligence consulting for platforms including Microsoft's SQL Server BI Stack, Microsoft Power BI, and Crystal Reports
  • CIO, management information analyst, and project management outsourcing
  • Web-based application software development, deployment, and debugging
  • SQL Server and Oracle Database development and DBA help
  • Microsoft Access database application programming, migration and training
  • Microsoft Office desktop and Office 365 custom training

Innovative structures for finding customers, providing support, nurturing an efficient company culture, and providing highly competitive compensation have enabled us to be among the fastest growing and most well recognized Microsoft Gold Partners consulting companies in the U.S. and to establish an international presence for providing remote network support. If you are a certified IT technician or information technology expert with a focus on a customer service and strong communication skills, you will discover Progent a chance for adding to your professional skills, living a more independent lifestyle, and achieving financial security.

Find Out More Details About Jobs at Progent
Check out these pages to learn additional details about our job opportunities, company culture, work conditions, compensation model, and benefits:

Full-time Jobs at Progent
Progent is hiring a range of full-time workers including motivated Microsoft MCSE network engineers; network experts who have Cisco CCIE, CCNP, or CCNA credentials; and specialists in fault-tolerant system architecture with experience in mobile connectivity, wireless networking, non-stop environments, disaster recovery planning, data protection, and server virtualization. Progent is also hiring workstation support experts, off-site troubleshooting professionals, and CISM accredited security consultants. We are also looking for experienced managers who can perform efficiently in Progent's high-growth, virtual office model. Learn additional information about staff professional services positions at Progent by going to Full-time Positions at Progent.

Contract Opportunities with Progent
Progent contracts independent consultants with proven knowledge and working experience in crucial information technology areas outside Progent's primary service concentration. Our Experts Team includes contractors who offer advice and development services for line-of-business applications such as Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management; possess deep knowledge of non-Microsoft operating systems such as Linux, Apple OS, or Sun, or offer expert help in areas like telecom, web site design, Juniper Networks infrastructure technology, eCommerce, or Oracle and MySQL DBM development and administration. Freelance consultants certified by us coordinate with our full-time consultants to provide end-to-end IT services for small company networks. If you want to find out additional information about contracting opportunities with our Experts Consulting Group, refer to Freelance Work at Progent.

Ways That We Are Unique
Progent has managed to recruit the top professional experts by being different. With a powerful blend of enterprising drive, commitment to customer satisfaction, use of state-of-the-art technical tools, and an independent work model that offers quality-of-life choices for our consulting team, Progent offers a dynamic environment for select individuals who posses a drive for quickly improving their professional skills to create real-world solutions for a variety of businesses and network environments. Find out additional information about how Progent is different by visiting Reasons That Progent Is Unique.

Progent's Virtual Office Infrastructure
Our virtual office model uses sophisticated technical tools that enable off-site support, wireless communication, convenient access to our knowledge bases, and close collaboration with talented team members to allow you to deal with challenging IT problems. Our virtual office structure frees consultants to concentrate on providing service instead of fighting commutes and helps consultants build lasting customer relationships by enabling you to provide fast, effective, and cost-effective solutions. If you want to find out more details about our virtual office business model, visit Progent virtual Office Infrastructure.

Compensation and Benefit Packages
Our compensation is based on revenue sharing. The money you earn is wholly determined by the revenue you generate. Consultants have the option of focusing on quality of life and choosing to work at a more relaxed pace, using Progent's versatile structure to make time for individual pursuits, or you can use the opportunity to make significant income through persistent effort and lots of hours. Progent also provides comprehensive family health coverage as well as many other benefits. Find out more details concerning our compensation and benefit programs by visiting Our Compensation and Benefits.

Employment at Progent Questions and Answers
For answers to popular enquiries concerning being a consultant at Progent, see Working with Progent Q&A.

The following is a description of Progent's available job opportunities:


Job Code
 
Job Description

P014

Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking proven Sr. Microsoft computer consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a range of small businesses to maintain IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important areas of knowledge include system architecture, AD design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Specifics on Senior Microsoft IT Consulting Expert Jobs


P016

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

More information about Desktop Engineer Job


P018

Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consultant - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is seeking experienced Senior Microsoft information technology consultants in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to assist a variety of small and midsize businesses manage IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important areas of expertise include system architecture, AD design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Specifics about Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert Jobs


Expert

Senior Microsoft Exchange Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area, Remote
Progent is seeking a Sr. Microsoft Exchange consultant to spearhead large-scale Microsoft Exchange design and implementation initiatives. The ideal applicant would be a computer consultant with mastery in Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016 and Exchange Online and with a solid understanding of Active Directory. This role calls for experience in the consulting, system design, deployment and maintenance of these platforms.

Details about Senior Exchange Expert Job


S25

Business Development Representative (BDR) - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is seeking a Business Development Representative (BDR) to operate as a senior sales executive responsible for selling Progent's broad portfolio of information technology outsourcing/co-sourcing and network consulting, and development services. Responsibilities of the Business Development Representative include:
  • Producing and explaining key components of service proposals that align our services with real business value
  • Establishing and maintaining good relationships with clients
  • Providing continuing account management and developing follow-on sales
  • Maintaining an understanding of rapidly changing IT technology

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


If you want to enquire about any opening shown above, you should send your resume to jobs@progent.com. Please copy the code numbers of the positions of interest.

More Information About Work at Progent

Staff Jobs for Network Consultants, Desktop Service Specialists,
Security Experts, and Remote Help Technicians

Progent is seeking to hire fulltime, results-driven Microsoft accredited engineers with Microsoft MCSE, MCSA, or MCP certification; Cisco certified system consultants with CCIE certification; security professionals who have CISSP, CISM, or CISA or equivalent security credentials; and advanced system design consultants with a background in mobile access, wireless connectivity, high uptime, business continuity, data preservation, and server virtualization. Progent also seeks employees who can work on Progent's team of helpdesk support specialists and off-site troubleshooting professionals. In addition, Progent is hiring talented managers who can perform productively in our high-growth, virtual office environment.

By maintaining a team of skilled and dedicated consultants, delivering attentive client care, and offering a strong value-based pricing structure, We have been able to increase our customer list dramatically while providing consulting support to numerous companies in Northern California and across the United States. A sophisticated virtual office environment, a shared knowledge base, and a team approach to problem resolution have helped Progent to retain a skilled staff and a satisfied client list.

If you are an information technology consultant with troubleshooting expertise, joining Progent or working for Progent's customers can expand your skills through interaction with Progent's group of mutually supportive, expert engineers. Progent's focus on providing network consulting and technical help to small and midsize companies will offer you the opportunity to work closely with key players and add appreciably to the growth of exciting businesses.

Progent is hiring consultants that have verifiable credentials related to their special focus. For example, if you are a Microsoft expert, you should have your MCSE credential. For Cisco professionals, have your CCIE or Cisco Certified Network Professional credential. For security, you should have earned you CISSP, CISA, CISM, or one of the other leading security certifications. Naturally, Progent is aware of “paper MCSEs.” Still, the fact that a certificate does not guarantee expertise is no justification for not having one. If you know your field, then the majority of these certifications should pose no great difficulty. The point is that if you are an expert, then customers deserve to see credentials. We can promote your skills, but you must have standard certifications for Progent to market. In case you stand adamantly opposed to the idea of certifications, we can understand and respect your position, but you are likely not an appropriate candidate.

Freelance Work for Certified Experts for
Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Sun Technology

For more than 20 years, Progent's consulting engineers have offered low-cost and effective network support expertise for small businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area and across the United States. An advanced virtual office network, a common technical database, and a collaborative philosophy for problem solving have helped us to retain a strong in-house team and quickly expand a loyal customer base.

The Experts Team is our way to offer clients the services of expert information technology support engineers who have advanced skills and field background in key areas beyond Progent's core focus in network support and security. Experts Group consultants are often independent engineers and occasionally "moonlighters" who have been carefully qualified by us to collaborate with Progent's in-house engineers to provide end-to-end, world-class information technology solutions to small companies. Progent is continually enhancing the Experts Group to address the particular requirements of our clients.

Our Experts Group now provides support in these technologies:

  • Macintosh integration and applications
  • Support for Linux-based, UNIX-based, and Sun Solaris systems
  • MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM consulting
  • Mission-critical and vertical program help
  • CIO, business analyst, and project logistics services
  • Custom program development and deployment
  • Web, electronic business, Electronic Data Interchange, and client portal design and integration
  • Database management and efficiency help
  • Management intelligence expertise
  • Telecommunications architecture consulting

Advantages of being a member of Our Experts Team include:

  • By working with us, you get to leverage the momentum of our dramatic growth and top-notch reputation in the industry. By having a group of skilled and committed professionals, providing excellent client support, and following a strong, ROI-oriented billing structure, we have quadrupled our customer base during the past few years and Progent currently provides consulting support to hundreds of businesses in California and throughout the United States.
  • Our veteran marketing staff takes care of all aspects of promoting your services and areas of knowledge into our quickly expanding customer base, so you spend less time finding customers and more time making money.
  • Progent will facilitate communications between you and Progent's key team of experienced Microsoft and Cisco qualified engineers who are the conduit to the key executives among our customers.
  • Progent's selling and administration staffs will manage the complete sales and engagement cycle, from lead identification, project qualification, client needs description, skills matching, job scoping proposal generation, contract negotiation and execution. Your exclusive focus stays with delivering high-level consulting expertise.
  • We will provide you access to our sophisticated virtual office environment, offering convenient conference sites throughout the San Francisco area, and Internet and telecomm connectivity throughout the United States.
  • You will have access to our extensive database, procedures based on best practices, library of template-deliverable documents, and the shared experience from one of Northern California's largest pool of experienced consulting engineers.
  • We will share partner-only benefits from leading technology companies such as Microsoft and Cisco, including free ordiscounted educational seminars, on-line access to restricted vendor support tools and product maintenance resources, and downloadable internal use software for training 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 not any charge to become part of our Experts Team, but Progent has these qualifications for membership:

  • You need to show a proven background as a consultant operating independently in your field of specialization, including at least a two year record of completed contracting projects and/or have your own active client base to which you currently provide continuing consulting activity.
  • You must demonstrate that you have expertise in your field of concentration, which includes having a long work-related history and excellent references, and possess up-to-date vendor and/or institutional professional certifications.
  • You have to know how to carry yourself in a professional way and be self motivated and confident in your skills. You need to have excellent people skills and know how to operate efficiently by yourself or as part of a group.
  • You have to know how to explain proper goals to clients and fellow Progent team members and you have to know how scope out tasks, produce task plans, and estimate realistic time lines.

Improve Your Skills with Advanced Technology and
Joining the Top Team of Computer Engineers

Progent's company culture will allow you to become a better consultant by improving your technical skills and boosting the satisfaction of your customers. Progent delivers on this commitment by recruiting the best professional talent for you to operate with, providing an advanced system infrastructure, running custom software tools to enable the maximum quality of support, and by streamlining our operational models for finding and maintaining customers.

The main factor that separates us from ordinary consulting firms is the high quality of our support professionals. Out of the 50 or so consulting experts who have joined us, we have recruited the best expertise covering a wide range of technologies. Whether it’s Microsoft servers, Cisco switches, corporate security, Mac, Linux/UNIX, VMware, or other key application, we deploy experts who can help you to be effective on larger jobs by combining the aggregate skills of Progent's team of experts.

To promote the productivity of our consultants, we invest significantly in providing the most powerful technology to do the job properly. Progent will leverage information technology to an impressive extent and our state-of-the-art virtual office environment allows effortless connectivity, collaboration, and information sharing with fellow Progent team members — all from at-home or on-the-road offices. Consultants don’t waste time or lose income because of daily drives to a physical office building, and any travel you do for in-person customer jobs is determined by your own schedule, not Progent's. The best part is that much of our consulting work can be performed remotely, offering maximum efficiency for billable hours. In fact, some Progent team members do off-site consulting only.

Our business structure is set up for responding rapidly and effectively to customer needs through knowledge exchange and cooperative problem solving. Although our consultants work with a great deal of freedom, dispatching is unified, client problems and resolutions are meticulously monitored, recorded, and organized for easy reference, current engineer availability is broadcast to streamline group tasks and enable trouble escalation, and client satisfaction is continually monitored. We reinforce the sense of cooperation through monthly workgroup conferences and quarterly corporate events.

Most of our consultants are located across Northern California, but Progent is building a quickly expanding team of consulting professionals throughout the United States. Our virtual office infrastructure eliminates geographic boundaries that limit the efficiency of conventional company models. We enhance the package by providing a full benefit program to promote the physical health and economic security of our team members and their relations.

Just as we have world-class consulting professionals, our marketing and operations teams live up to the excellence that defines Progent. These top-notch contributors to Progent’s success are enabling us to target and land the scores of new customers we are now acquiring each month. We lately marked 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 marketing operation.

Possessing a commitment to technical excellence is a key for growth with us. A career in consulting will drive you to enhance your skills more than you would in any other position in network technology. Being exposed to a continual stream of technical challenges is what keeps professional support interesting. Clients choose a consultant to do the “hard stuff.” Creative tasks, advanced implementations, puzzling or entrenched problems, and tricky upgrades are the foundation for our services daily. At Progent, you will not stall or be pigeonholed, as is sadly typical for computer professionals in ordinary corporate jobs. You will wake up every morning excited about the challenges to come.

On the way, you will meet some wonderful people, both by building close client relationships and by operating in conjunction with other Progent consultants, where you will benefit from and contribute to their growth. Yes, technology is important, but Progent is a relationship-oriented company heart and soul. If you do not have excellent people skills or enjoy working with a diverse assortment of personalities, then we are probably not a good fit.

If this sounds good to you, we invite you to talk to us about our vision of the future of information technology consulting.

Get Quality of Life Improvements and Technical Prowess with
Our Sophisticated Virtual Office Infrastructure

Progent is convinced that a carefully designed and implemented network is a crucial factor for enabling any firm's growth, and we apply this philosophy in our own system infrastructure. We have built a non-stop virtual office infrastructure that enables Progent's staff engineers and certified contractors to deliver rapid and efficient support, cooperate easily on complex projects, and experience career and private growth from acting as part of a dynamic business culture of self motivation and freedom.
















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