Among the premiere computer consulting companies for business networks, Progent manages a full-time staff of certified service experts who concentrate on core IT areas such as:

  • Microsoft technology
  • Cisco routers, Catalyst and Nexus switches, ASA firewalls, wireless APs, plus VoIP solutions
  • System security expertise
  • Advanced connectivity infrastructures
  • Off-site troubleshooting and system management

Progent's Experts Team, which includes independent consultants qualified and managed by Progent, provides highly specialized skills in a broad range of vital business areas and networking technologies such as:

  • Macintosh and iOS networking and applications
  • Support for Linux-based, UNIX-based, and Sun systems
  • Dynamics Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM consulting
  • BI consulting for platforms including Microsoft's SQL Server BI Stack, Microsoft Power BI, and Microsoft Management Reporter/FRx
  • CIO, business analyst, and project logistics services
  • Web-based app development, integration, and debugging
  • SQL Server and Oracle Database development and DBA consulting
  • Microsoft Office Access database application programming, migration and troubleshooting
  • Office and Office 365 training

Creative structures for attracting clients, delivering support, nurturing an efficient company culture, and offering highly competitive profit sharing have allowed Progent to be one of the fastest expanding and most well recognized Microsoft Gold Partners consultant firms in the U.S. and to build an international presence for providing remote network expertise. If you are a certified computer technician or information technology expert with a focus on a client service and strong people skills, consulting professionals will find in Progent a chance for increasing your technical skills, developing a more rewarding lifestyle, and attaining economic security.

Learn Additional Information About Jobs with Progent
Follow these pages to find out additional details about our work openings, company philosophy, operational conditions, profit sharing model, and benefits packages:

Full-time Positions at Progent
Progent is hiring a variety of full-time employees including motivated Microsoft MCSE and MCSA network engineers; system consultants who have Cisco CCIE credentials; and consultants for advanced system architecture with experience in mobile access, wireless networking, high-availability environments, business continuity planning, data preservation, and server virtualization. Progent is also seeking desktop support experts, remote service specialists, and CISSP or CISA certified security engineers. Progent is also seeking experienced managers able to operate effectively in our high-growth, virtual office environment. Find out more information about full-time consulting jobs at Progent by referring to Full-time Work at Progent.

Freelance Jobs with Progent
Progent contracts independent professionals who have specialized expertise and working background in crucial IT topics outside Progent's main service concentration. Our Experts Team employs independent consultants who offer consulting and programming services for mission-critical applications that include Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management; have in-depth knowledge of popular operating systems such as Linux derivatives, Macintosh, or Solaris, or can provide expert skills in technologies such as telecommunications, web design, Juniper Networks infrastructure technology, eCommerce, or Oracle Database programming and management. Freelance consultants certified by us cooperate with our staff consultants to provide comprehensive solutions for small and midsize company networks. If you want to learn more details concerning contract work with our Experts Consulting Group, go to Contracting Work with Progent.

Ways That Progent Is Exceptional
We have been able to attract the top consulting talent by being unique. Providing a powerful mix of enterprising drive, commitment to client satisfaction, utilization of state-of-the-art technology, plus a flexible work structure that offers life-style choices for Progent's team members, Progent creates a stimulating setting for talented individuals who posses a drive for quickly enhancing their professional skills to create real-world solutions for a range of businesses and network environments. Find out additional information concerning reasons we are exceptional by going to Ways That We Are Different.

Progent's Virtual Office Work Environment
Our virtual office environment incorporates advanced technologies that enable off-site access, wireless connectivity, easy availability of our knowledge bases, and instant cooperation with talented colleagues to allow you to deal with challenging network problems. Progent's virtual office structure enables consultants to focus on delivering service instead of fighting traffic and lets you build successful client relationships by enabling you to provide quick, viable, and affordable solutions. If you want to learn more information concerning our virtual office infrastructure, see Progent virtual Office Work Environment.

Compensation Model and Benefits
Progent's compensation is based on revenue sharing. The money you make is directly tied to the revenue you generate. You have the choice of concentrating on quality of life and electing to consult at an easy pace, utilizing Progent's flexible schedule to make time for personal enthusiasms, or you can take advantage of the chance to earn significant money by hard effort and long hours. Progent also offers comprehensive family health coverage plus numerous additional benefits. Learn more about Progent's compensation model and benefit packages by going to Our Compensation Model and Benefits.

Jobs at Progent Frequently Asked Questions
To see replies to frequent enquiries about being a consultant at Progent, see Consulting at Progent Questions and Answers.

The following is a description of our present job openings:


Job Code
 
Description

P014

Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking experienced Senior Microsoft information technology consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a variety of small businesses to manage networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key areas of knowledge include system architecture, AD design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Specifics on Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert Jobs


P016

Desktop Engineer - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking Desktop Support Consultants to help our clients with maintenance, break/fix and project work. This is a 1099 consulting position that will be performed at our client locations in the San Francisco Bay Area. Daytime availability is needed, Monday through Friday. Our consultant will maintain and support clients of all desktop and laptop computers powered by the latest Microsoft technologies. In addition, work closely with client's executives, management, IT group or under the direction or guidance of our senior consultant to support the customer's end users.

Details about Desktop Engineer Job


P018

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

Specifics about Sr. Microsoft Computer Consultant Positions


Expert

Senior Microsoft Exchange Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area, Remote
Progent is looking for a Senior Microsoft Exchange expert to spearhead large-scale Microsoft Exchange planning and deployment initiatives. The right candidate should be a computer consultant with mastery in the area of Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016 and Microsoft Office 365 and with a thorough understanding of Active Directory. This role demands a background in the consulting, architectural design, implementation and maintenance of these platforms.

More information about Sr. Exchange Expert Positions


S25

Business Development Representative (BDR) - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is looking for a Business Development Representative (BDR) to operate as a senior-level sales executive responsible for selling the company's extensive selection of information technology outsourcing and network consulting, and application development services. Activities of the Business Development Representative include:
  • Producing and articulating crucial components of service propositions which align Progent's deliverables with an organization's IT goals
  • Maintaining excellent relationships with clients
  • Providing ongoing client management and generating follow-on sales
  • Maintaining an understanding of continually changing IT technology

Details on Business Development Representative (BDR) Positions - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas


If you want to apply for any job listed above, please e-mail your background information to jobs@progent.com. Be sure to include the code numbers of the jobs that interest you.

More Information Concerning Opportunities at Progent

Fulltime Work for Network Consultants, Computer Service Technicians,
Security Consultants, and Remote Help Technicians

Progent is seeking to hire staff-level, solutions-oriented Microsoft accredited consultants with MCSE or MCP certification; Cisco accredited network consultants with CCIE certification; security professionals with CISSP or equivalent security credentials; and advanced network architecture consultants with experience in mobile solutions, wireless networking, service continuity, disaster recovery, information protection, and server virtualization. Progent also is hiring employees to work on Progent's staff of desktop service specialists and off-site support professionals. In addition, We are looking for experienced administrators who can perform productively in our fast-paced, virtual office culture.

By supporting a staff of skilled and dedicated professionals, providing world-class client services, and offering a competitive results-based pricing structure, Progent has managed to expand our customer list rapidly while providing consulting support to numerous companies in Northern California and throughout the United States. An advanced virtual office environment, a common information base, and a group strategy for problem solving have allowed Progent to maintain a skilled staff and a loyal customer list.

If you are a network consultant with troubleshooting experience, teaming with Progent or helping Progent's clients can expand your skills through interaction with Progent's staff of highly supportive, talented consultants. Our commitment to delivering information technology expertise and technical help to small and midsize organizations will give you the chance to work closely with decision makers and contribute appreciably to the growth of exciting businesses.

We are hiring consultants who can show recognized credentials in their special expertise. For example, if you are a Microsoft consultant, you should have your MCSE credential. In the case of Cisco experts, have your Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert or Cisco Certified Network Professional credential. For network security, you should have earned you Certified Information Systems Security Professional, CISA, CISM, or other top security credentials. Naturally, we are aware of "paper experts". However, the fact that a certificate does not guarantee excellence is no excuse for not having one. If you have mastered your stuff, then most of these tests should pose no great difficulty. The bottom line is that if you call yourself an expert, then customers expect credentials. Progent will promote your talents, but you need to provide standard certifications for Progent to market. In case you stand adamantly against the concept of certifications, we can understand and respect your opinion, but you are probably not a good candidate.

Freelance Work for Certified Application Specialists for
Windows, Mac, Linux/UNIX, and Sun Solaris Technology

For over 20 years, Progent's consulting engineers have provided affordable and successful computer consulting services for small businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area and across the United States. A sophisticated virtual office network, a shared support database, and a team philosophy for problem resolution have enabled us to build a talented consulting group and quickly grow a satisfied client base.

The Experts Group is Progent's way to provide clients the help of specialized information technology support professionals who have advanced skills and work experience in important areas outside of our primary focus in system infrastructure and security. Experts Group consultants are typically independent engineers and sometimes "moonlighters" who are thoroughly certified by Progent to work closely with Progent's in-house engineers to deliver end-to-end, world-class network services to small and midsize businesses. We are continually expanding our Experts Group in order to address the particular needs of our clients.

Our Experts Team currently provides consulting in these areas:

  • Apple OS integration and programs
  • Support for Linux, UNIX-based, and Sun systems
  • Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM customization
  • Strategic and specialized application support
  • CIO, business analyst, and project logistics outsourcing
  • Special applications design and deployment
  • Web, electronic business, EDI, and customer portal development and integration
  • SQL support and efficiency help
  • Business intelligence consulting
  • Telecom systems support

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

  • By associating with Progent, you get to take advantage of the momentum of our dramatic expansion and top-notch recognition in the marketplace. By having a group of talented and dedicated professionals, offering attentive client care, and following a strong, value-focused billing model, we have quadrupled our customer base over the past few years and Progent now delivers consulting support to hundreds of companies in California and throughout the United States.
  • Our veteran marketing team takes care of all aspects of marketing your skills and areas of knowledge into our rapidly growing customer base, so you spend less effort signing up customers and extra time making revenue.
  • Progent will facilitate communications between you and Progent's core group of expert Microsoft and Cisco qualified engineers who are the gateway to the influential managers among Progent's customers.
  • Progent's selling and operations teams will take care of the entire selling and contracting process, from opportunity generation, project approval, customer needs definition, capabilities matching, project analysis proposal writing, contract negotiation and execution. Your entire responsibility stays with delivering top-quality consulting service.
  • Progent will gives you connections to Progent's sophisticated virtual office environment, including professional meeting/work sites in Northern California, and Internet and telecomm access throughout the United States.
  • You will have access to our extensive database, processes based on industry best practices, library of template-deliverable documents, and the aggregate expertise from one of Northern California's largest independent groups of expert information technology engineers.
  • We will pass on special benefits from top technology companies such as Microsoft and Cisco, including no-cost orlow-cost educational seminars, web connections to restricted vendor troubleshooting tools and technical support resources, and on-line internal use programs for education and/or sales use.
  • You will have the security of backup coverage from Progent's staff consultants and other Expert Team members in the event you are unavailable to respond to client demands due to work schedule conflicts, vacation, sickness, or training.
  • As a 1099 subcontractor to Progent, you get simplified, risk-free invoicing and consistent payment schedules. In addition, Progent is responsible for receivables collection

There is no cost to be part of our Experts Group, but Progent has these requirements for membership:

  • You must show a strong background as a consulting professional working independently in your area of specialization, including at least a two year history of completed consulting projects and/or have your own active customer base to which you currently deliver continuing consulting activity.
  • You must demonstrate that you are an expert in your area of concentration, including showing a long task-relevant history and excellent referrals, and possess up-to-date vendor and/or industry professional certifications.
  • You should know how to present yourself in a professional manner and be self motivated and assured in your abilities. You should have excellent inter-personal skills and understand how to work efficiently alone or as part of a team.
  • You must know how to explain proper goals to clients and other Progent team members and you should be able analyze projects, produce project plans, and define reasonable time lines.

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

Progent's company culture will make you a better consulting professional by enhancing your technical knowledge and boosting the satisfaction of your clients. Progent makes good on this promise by recruiting the top consulting experts for you to work with, providing a state-of-the-art system infrastructure, using specialized software tools to deliver the highest level of service, and by optimizing our operational structures for attracting and maintaining clients.

The most important factor that differentiates us from other network support companies is the high quality of our support professionals. Among the scores of consultants who have joined Progent, we have recruited the best expertise across a broad range of technical areas. Be it Microsoft servers, Cisco firewalls, network security, Mac, Linux/UNIX, VMware, or other key technologies, we deploy experts who can help you to be successful on larger projects by combining the aggregate experience of our team of experts.

To promote the productivity of Progent's team, we invest heavily in providing the best tools to do the work efficiently. We will exploit technology to an extraordinary degree and our state-of-the-art virtual office environment enables effortless communications, collaboration, and knowledge exchange with fellow Progent team members — entirely from at-home or mobile offices. Consultants don’t waste time or forfeit revenue with regular commutes to a conventional office, and all travel you do for on-site client work is determined by your own schedule, not Progent's. The most attractive part is that much of our consulting work can be done off-site, representing maximum efficiency for billable time. In practice, some Progent team members do remote consulting only.

Progent's operations are geared towards responding quickly and efficiently to client needs through information sharing and collaborative problem solving. Even though Progent's consultants work with a high level of freedom, resource allocation is unified, client issues and resolutions are carefully monitored, recorded, and archived for easy reference, current engineer availability is broadcast to facilitate group tasks and simplify problem escalation, and client satisfaction is always evaluated. We reinforce the sense of connection through monthly team meetings and regular corporate events.

The majority of Progent's team is located across Northern California, but we are attracting a rapidly growing team of consulting experts throughout the United States. Our virtual office infrastructure eliminates regional boundaries that limit the productivity of traditional business models. We enhance the package by offering a comprehensive employee care plan to ensure the physical health and financial security of our team members and their families.

Just as we have awesome consultants, our marketing and administration teams live up to the excellence that characterizes Progent. These high-performance contributors to Progent’s success are enabling us to identify and sign up the scores of new clients we are now engaging each month. Progent lately celebrated the providing of services to our 1,000th customer. Just type “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to see for yourself why Progent is also an effective sales organization.

Having a commitment to technical proficiency is a key for growth with us. A job in consulting will push you to learn more than is possible in any other job in network technology. Being exposed to a continual series of network challenges is what makes professional support interesting. Customers rely on consultants to perform the “hard stuff.” Innovative tasks, advanced deployments, puzzling or entrenched problems, and tricky migrations are the foundation for what we do every day. At Progent, you will not stagnate or be pigeonholed, as is all too common for network professionals in ordinary corporate jobs. You will wake up every day enthusiastic about the opportunities ahead.

Along the way, you will meet some wonderful people, both by building strong client contacts and by working closely with other Progent team members, where you will learn from and contribute to their success. Yes, technology is vital, but Progent is a relationship-focused company from top to bottom. If you do not have excellent people skills or like working with a diverse group of people, then we are in all likelihood not a good match.

If all this seems good to you, we invite you to contact Progent about our vision of the future of network consulting.

Enjoy Lifestyle Benefits and Technical Prowess with
Progent's Advanced Virtual Office Environment

Progent is convinced that a well designed and implemented information system is a crucial factor for enabling any company's success, and we follow this credo in our own network environment. We have created a fault-tolerant virtual office network that enables our staff consultants and certified contractors to offer rapid and efficient support, collaborate closely on sophisticated projects, and gain from professional and personal maturity by being part of an exciting business ethos of self motivation and freedom.
















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