One of the top network consulting companies for small and midsize business networks, Progent manages a full-time team of certified support professionals who concentrate on core IT areas such as:

  • Microsoft Windows technology
  • Cisco Integrated Services Routers, switches, ASA firewalls, wireless access points, plus VoIP products
  • System security consulting
  • Advanced network infrastructures
  • Remote IT support and network administration

Progent's Experts Group, which contracts freelance consultants qualified and coordinated by Progent, offers exceptionally refined skills in a broad range of vital business areas and network solutions that include:

  • Apple OS and iOS networking and application software
  • Consulting for Linux-based, UNIX-powered, and Sun systems
  • Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM customization
  • Business Intelligence expertise for SQL Server BI Stack, Power BI, and Crystal Reports
  • Chief Information Officer, business analyst, and project logistics outsourcing
  • Web-based application software design, deployment, and debugging
  • SQL Server and Oracle Database development and management help
  • Microsoft Office Access database application development, migration and training
  • Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office 365 online training

Creative structures for acquiring customers, providing service, maintaining an efficient working environment, and offering generous profit sharing have enabled us to become one of the most rapidly expanding and best respected Microsoft Partners consulting firms in the U.S. and to build an international presence for providing online network assistance. If you are a certified computer support professional or network consultant with a drive for a client service and strong communication skills, you should consider Progent an opportunity for increasing your technical skills, developing a more rewarding career, and achieving economic security.

Learn More Information About Working at Progent
Check out these pages to learn additional information concerning our work opportunities, business culture, work environment, profit sharing structure, and benefits packages:

Full-time Positions at Progent
Progent is hiring a variety of full-time professionals including experienced Microsoft MCSE and MCSA computer engineers; system consultants with Cisco CCIE certification; and specialists in fault-tolerant system architecture with backgrounds in mobile access, wireless integration, high-availability environments, disaster recovery solutions, data preservation, and VMware technology. Progent is also looking for workstation support experts, off-site troubleshooting specialists, and CISM accredited security engineers. We are also looking for experienced managers able to operate efficiently in our dynamic, virtual office environment. Learn more details about staff professional services positions at Progent by referring to Consulting Careers at Progent.

Freelance Opportunities with Progent
Progent contracts independent professionals with in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience in important information technology topics beyond Progent's main service focus. Progent's Experts Group includes contractors who offer consulting and programming support for strategic applications such as Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management; possess in-depth expertise with non-Microsoft platforms such as Linux derivatives, Macintosh, or Solaris, or can provide expert help in technologies such as telecom, web site design, Juniper Networks infrastructure technology, eCommerce, or Oracle and MySQL Database programming and administration. Freelance contractors certified by Progent coordinate with Progent's staff consultants to deliver comprehensive solutions for small and midsize company networks. To learn more details concerning contract jobs with Progent's Experts Team, see Freelance Jobs at Progent.

How Progent Is Different
Progent has managed to recruit the top consulting experts by being unique. Providing an innovative mix of entrepreneurial spirit, dedication to customer success, utilization of state-of-the-art technical tools, and an independent work structure that accommodates quality-of-life options for our team members, Progent creates a dynamic culture for select individuals who posses a desire for rapidly improving their professional skills to create real-world benefits for a range of organizations and network environments. Learn additional information concerning ways that we are unique by visiting Reasons That We Are Exceptional.

Progent's Virtual Office Infrastructure
Progent's virtual office environment utilizes state-of-the-art technical tools that enable remote support, wireless connectivity, convenient access to our support databases, and close collaboration with talented colleagues to help you to handle business-critical IT issues. Progent's virtual office model enables consultants to concentrate on providing service rather than dealing with traffic and helps consultants build lasting customer relationships by permitting you to come up with quick, effective, and affordable solutions. In order to learn additional details concerning Progent's virtual office work environment, see Progent virtual Office Work Environment.

Compensation and Benefit Packages
Our compensation model is determined by revenue sharing. What you make is directly based on what you contribute. You have the choice of focusing on quality of life and electing to consult at an easy pace, utilizing our flexible structure to follow personal enthusiasms, or you can take advantage of the chance to make significant income by hard work and long hours. Progent also provides comprehensive family health coverage as well as many additional benefits. Find out more about our compensation and benefits by referring to Our Compensation and Benefit Packages.

Jobs at Progent Frequently Asked Questions
To see answers to common questions concerning becoming a consultant at Progent, refer to Jobs at Progent Q&A.

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


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Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking proven Senior Microsoft computer consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a variety of small and midsize organizations to maintain networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 through 2016. Key fields of knowledge include system architecture, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Details on Senior Microsoft Computer Consultant Jobs


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Desktop Support Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking Desktop Support Experts to help Progent's clients 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 needed, Monday through Friday. Our consultant will maintain and support clients of all desktop and laptop computers based on the latest Microsoft technologies. Also, work extensively with customer's executives, management, IT group or under the direction or guidance of Progent's senior consultant to support the client's end users.

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

Details about Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert Positions


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Senior Microsoft Exchange Expert - San Francisco Bay Area, Online
Progent is looking for a Sr. Exchange consultant to spearhead large-scale Exchange design and implementation initiatives. The ideal applicant should be a technical consultant with subject matter expertise in the area of Exchange 2007 through 2016 and Microsoft Office 365 and with a thorough understanding of Microsoft AD. This role calls for a background in the consulting, system design, implementation and maintenance of these platforms.

Details on Sr. Microsoft Exchange Consultant Job


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Business Development Representative (BDR) - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is seeking a Business Development Representative (BDR) to operate as a senior-level sales executive who is responsible for selling Progent's broad selection of information technology outsourcing and network consulting, and application development services. Activities of the BDR include:
  • Generating and articulating key components of engagement proposals that tie Progent's deliverables with real business value
  • Establishing and maintaining good relationships with customers
  • Providing continuing client management and developing follow-on engagements
  • Maintaining an understanding of continually evolving technology

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


If you would like to apply for any position shown above, you should e-mail your background information to jobs@progent.com. Be sure to copy the code numbers of the jobs that interest you.

More Information About Work at Progent

Fulltime Work for Network Engineers, Computer Support Technicians,
Security Experts, and Remote Support Professionals

Progent wants to hire fulltime, results-oriented Microsoft certified engineers with MCSE or MCP certification; Cisco accredited network consultants who have Cisco credentials; security professionals with CISSP, CISM, or CISA or comparable security credentials; and advanced network architecture consultants with a background in mobile solutions, wireless networking, fault tolerance, disaster recovery, data preservation, and virtual servers. Progent also is hiring employees who can work on Progent's staff of desktop support technicians and off-site support experts. In addition, Progent is seeking talented administrators able to operate effectively in our fast-paced, virtual office environment.

By maintaining a staff of skilled and dedicated consultants, providing attentive client care, and following a strong value-based fee structure, We have managed to expand our customer list dramatically while providing professional support to numerous businesses in the San Francisco area and throughout the United States. A sophisticated virtual office environment, a shared knowledge base, and a team strategy for problem resolution have helped Progent to retain a skilled consulting team and a satisfied customer list.

If you are an information technology consultant with technical support experience, teaming with Progent or working for our clients can expand your knowledge via interaction with our staff of mutually team-oriented, talented consultants. Our focus on providing information technology consulting and technical help to small and midsize organizations will offer you the opportunity to work intimately with decision makers and add significantly to the success of exciting businesses.

We are looking for consultants who can show recognized credentials 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 experts, have your CCIE or CCNP credential. For security, you should have you CISSP, CISA, Certified Information Security Manager, or one of the other leading security certifications. Of course, we are familiar with “paper MCSEs.” Nevertheless, simply because a credential can not ensure excellence is no excuse for not earning one. If you have mastered your stuff, then the majority of these certifications should be no challenge. The bottom line is that if you call yourself a professional, then customers expect credentials. We can broadcast your talents, but you must have a baseline of credentials for us to work with. In case you are adamantly opposed to the concept of certifications, we can understand and honor your position, but you are probably not a good candidate.

Contract Work for Qualified Application Specialists for
Windows, Macintosh, Linux-based, and Sun Technology

For over 20 years, our computer engineers have offered low-cost and effective computer support services for businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area and throughout the U.S. An advanced virtual office network, a shared technical knowledge base, and a collaborative approach to problem solving have enabled Progent to retain a strong in-house team and quickly expand a satisfied clientele.

The Experts Team is our way to offer clients the services of specialized information technology consulting professionals who have advanced knowledge and work experience in important areas beyond our core focus in network support and security. Experts Group consultants are typically freelance contractors and occasionally "moonlighters" who are thoroughly qualified by us to work closely with Progent's staff engineers to deliver end-to-end, enterprise-class network solutions to small and midsize companies. Progent is continually enhancing the Experts Group to address the special requirements of our clients.

Our Experts Group now offers consulting in these areas:

  • Apple OS integration and programs
  • Support for Linux-powered, UNIX-based, and Sun Solaris systems
  • Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM expertise
  • Strategic and specialized application help
  • Chief Information Officer, business analyst, and project logistics outsourcing
  • Special program design and integration
  • Web, electronic business, EDI, and customer portal development and deployment
  • SQL management and performance help
  • Business intelligence consulting
  • Telecom architecture consulting

Advantages of becoming a member of Progent's Experts Team include:

  • By working with us, you get to leverage the impact of our explosive growth and top-notch recognition in the industry. By having a team of skilled and committed consultants, providing excellent client support, and following a strong, ROI-oriented billing structure, Progent has multiplied our clientele over the last few years and Progent currently provides professoinal services to hundreds of companies in California and across the United States.
  • Our experienced marketing staff handles all aspects of promoting your services and technical knowledge into our rapidly expanding client base, so you expend less time finding customers and extra time generating revenue.
  • We will assist in communications between you and Progent's key team of experienced Microsoft and Cisco qualified consultants who act as the conduit to the influential managers among our customers.
  • Our sales and operations teams will manage the complete sales and contracting cycle, from opportunity identification, project approval, client requirements description, skills matching, job analysis proposal generation, agreement negotiation and execution. Your exclusive responsibility is on providing high-level consulting service.
  • We will gives you connections to Progent's advanced virtual office infrastructure, offering professional conference sites throughout Northern California, and Internet and telecomm connectivity throughout the United States.
  • You will have the benefit of our vast database, procedures based on leading practices, library of template-deliverable documents, and the shared experience from one of Northern California's largest independent groups of experienced network professionals.
  • Progent will pass on special benefits from leading vendors including Microsoft and Cisco, including no-cost ordiscounted educational seminars, on-line access to restricted vendor troubleshooting tools and product support resources, and on-line in-house use programs for training 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 be a member of our Experts Team, but we do have these requirements to join:

  • You must have a proven track record as a consulting professional working independently in your field of specialization, including a minimum two year record of successful consulting jobs or you must have an active client base for which you now deliver continuing support activity.
  • You have to demonstrate that you have expertise in your field of specialization, including having an extensive work-related record and excellent references, and possess current vendor or industry professional qualifications.
  • You need to be able to present yourself in a professional manner and be self motivated and confident in your skills. You must have strong people skills and understand how to operate efficiently alone or as part of a team.
  • You need to be able to communicate proper expectations to clients and other Progent team members and you must be able evaluate jobs, create task plans, and estimate reasonable time lines.

Improve Your Abilities with the Best Technology and
Working with a Great Team of Computer Engineers

Progent's productive atmosphere will allow you to become a better professional by enhancing your information technology knowledge and boosting the satisfaction of your clients. Progent delivers on this promise by attracting the best consulting experts for you to operate with, offering an advanced system architecture, using proprietary application tools to enable the maximum quality of service, and by streamlining proven operational models for finding and retaining customers.

The most important factor that distinguishes us from ordinary consulting firms is the quality of our support professionals. Out of the scores of consulting experts who have teamed with Progent, we have assembled the best talent covering a wide range of technical areas. Be it Microsoft servers, Cisco switches, corporate security, Mac, Linux/UNIX, VMware, or other crucial areas, we deploy experts who can enable you to be successful on larger projects by combining the aggregate experience of Progent's team of experts.

To promote the success of Progent's consultants, we invest significantly in making available the most powerful technology to do the job properly. Progent will leverage technology to an impressive degree and our advanced virtual office environment enables effortless connectivity, cooperation, and information sharing with fellow Progent consultants — all from home-based or mobile offices. You don’t throw away time or lose revenue because of regular drives to a conventional office building, and any driving you do for on-site client jobs is based on your own time table, not Progent's. The best benefit is that much of our consulting work can be done remotely, representing maximum efficiency for billable hours. In fact, some of our team members do off-site support only.

Our business structure is geared towards responding quickly and effectively to customer needs via knowledge exchange and collaborative problem resolution. Even though our consultants operate with a great deal of independence, resource allocation is centralized, customer problems and resolutions are meticulously tracked, recorded, and organized for easy reference, current engineer schedules are broadcast to streamline team projects and enable trouble escalation, and client satisfaction is continually monitored. We reinforce the feeling of connection through periodic workgroup conferences and quarterly company-wide events.

The majority of our consultants are situated across Northern California, however we are building a rapidly growing group of network experts throughout the U.S. Progent's virtual office environment eliminates regional boundaries that limit the productivity of conventional business models. We enhance the deal by offering a full employee care program to promote the health and economic welfare of our team members and their relations.

Not only do we have world-class consultants, Progent's sales and administration teams live up to the excellence that characterizes Progent. These high-performance contributors to Progent’s growth are enabling us to identify and land the 50-60 new clients we are now engaging every month. Progent lately celebrated the delivery of support to our 1,000th client. Just type “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to see for yourself why Progent is also an effective marketing organization.

Having a passion for technical excellence is a cornerstone for success with Progent. A career in consulting will push you to learn more than you would in any other position in information technology. Being confronted by a continual series of technical challenges is what makes consulting exciting. Clients choose a consultant to do the “hard stuff.” Creative projects, advanced implementations, puzzling or entrenched issues, and tricky upgrades are the basis for what we do daily. At Progent, you will not stagnate or be pigeonholed, as is all too common for network professionals in traditional corporate jobs. You will awake every morning enthusiastic about the challenges to come.

Along the way, you will work with some great folks, both by establishing strong client relationships and by working closely with other Progent consultants, where you will benefit from and contribute to their success. Of course, technology is important, but we are a relationship-focused company from top to bottom. If you do not have strong communications skills or enjoy cooperating with a diverse group of people, then Progent is in all likelihood not a good match.

If all this sounds good to you, we invite you to contact Progent about our view of the future of information technology consulting.

Get Quality of Life Benefits and Professional Prowess with
Progent's Advanced Virtual Office Environment

Progent is convinced that a carefully designed and executed network is a crucial factor for accelerating a firm's success, and we apply this philosophy in our own network environment. We have built a zero-downtime virtual office network that allows our staff engineers and certified contractors to offer fast and efficient service, cooperate easily on sophisticated projects, and gain from career and private maturity from acting as part of a dynamic company ethos of personal drive and independence.
















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