Among the top network consulting firms for small and midsize business systems, Progent manages a full-time staff of talented service professionals who concentrate on mainstream technologies including:

  • Microsoft Windows technology
  • Cisco Integrated Services Routers, Catalyst and Nexus switches, firewalls, access points, plus Voice over IP and VPN products
  • System security analysis
  • Sophisticated connectivity infrastructures
  • Remote IT support and system administration

Our Experts Group, which contracts freelance experts qualified and managed by Progent, provides exceptionally refined knowledge in a broad variety of key software areas and network solutions that include:

  • Apple OS and iOS integration and application software
  • Support for Linux-powered, UNIX-powered, and Sun systems
  • Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM customization
  • BI expertise for SQL Server BI Stack, Microsoft Power BI, and Crystal Reports
  • Chief Information Officer, management information analyst, and project logistics services
  • Web app development, deployment, and debugging
  • SQL Server and Oracle DBM development and management consulting
  • Microsoft Access application programming, migration and training
  • Microsoft Office desktop and Microsoft Office 365 individual and group training

Innovative structures for attracting clients, providing service, establishing an efficient working environment, and offering highly competitive profit sharing have enabled Progent to become among the most rapidly expanding and best respected Microsoft Gold Partners consulting organizations in the United States and to build an international presence for delivering online IT assistance. If you are an accredited IT technician or network consultant with a drive for a client service and excellent people skills, consulting professionals should consider Progent a chance for adding to your professional knowledge, living a more independent lifestyle, and attaining economic success.

Learn More Information About Working with Progent
Check out these pages to find out more details concerning our job openings, business culture, work conditions, profit sharing structure, and benefits:

Consulting Jobs at Progent
Progent is seeking a variety of on-staff workers such as motivated Microsoft MCSE and MCP network engineers; system consultants with Cisco CCIE credentials; and consultants for fault-tolerant system architecture with experience in mobile connectivity, wireless integration, high-availability systems, business continuity solutions, data preservation, and VMware technology. We are also looking for desktop support experts, off-site troubleshooting specialists, and CISM or CISSP accredited security professionals. We are also looking for experienced managers and administrators able to perform effectively in Progent's dynamic, virtual office environment. Learn additional information concerning staff professional services positions at Progent by referring to Full-time Positions at Progent.

Freelance Opportunities at Progent
Progent works with independent consultants who have proven expertise and working background in high-demand IT topics beyond our primary service concentration. Progent's Experts Team employs contractors who offer consulting and development support for line-of-business solutions such as Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM; possess deep knowledge of popular operating systems such as Linux derivatives, Apple OS, or Sun, or can provide world-class skills in technologies like telecom, web site design, Juniper Networks infrastructure technology, web commerce, or Oracle and MySQL Database programming and management. Independent contractors certified by us coordinate with our full-time engineers to deliver comprehensive solutions for small and midsize company networks. If you want to learn additional information concerning contracting opportunities with our Experts Consulting Group, visit Contract Work with Progent.

How Progent Is Different
We have been able to attract the top consulting experts by being unique. Providing an innovative blend of enterprising spirit, dedication to client satisfaction, utilization of state-of-the-art technical tools, and a flexible business structure that accommodates quality-of-life options for Progent's team members, Progent offers a dynamic setting for select consultants who posses a desire for rapidly improving their technical abilities to create real-world benefits for a variety of businesses and network environments. Learn additional information about ways that Progent is different by going to Ways That Progent Is Different.

Our Virtual Office Work Environment
Our virtual office network incorporates state-of-the-art technologies that support remote access, wireless communication, convenient access to our knowledge bases, and close cooperation with talented team members to allow you to deal with business-critical IT issues. Our virtual office structure enables you to concentrate on providing IT solutions rather than fighting traffic and helps consultants nurture lasting client relationships by enabling you to provide quick, viable, and cost-effective solutions. To learn more details about our virtual office infrastructure, visit Progent virtual Office Business Model.

Compensation Model and Benefits
Progent's compensation is determined by revenue sharing. The money you earn is entirely tied to what you generate. You have the choice of concentrating on life style and electing to consult at an easy pace, utilizing our versatile schedule to make time for personal enthusiasms, or you can use the opportunity to make significant money through persistent work and lots of consulting time. Progent also offers comprehensive family health care insurance plus many other benefits. Find out more about Progent's compensation model and benefits by visiting Our Compensation and Benefits.

Consulting at Progent FAQs
To see answers to popular enquiries concerning being a consultant at Progent, visit Working with Progent Questions and Answers.

Below is a list of some current job opportunities:


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Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking experienced Senior Microsoft computer consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a range of small businesses to manage IT environments based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 through 2016. Key fields of knowledge include system architecture, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

More information on Senior Microsoft IT Consulting Expert Positions


P016

Desktop Support Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking Desktop Support Experts to help our clients with maintenance, break/fix and project work. This is a 1099 consulting role that will be performed at Progent's customer 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 client's executives, management, IT group or under the direction or guidance of Progent's senior consultant to support the client's end users.

More information about Desktop Engineer Positions


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Sr. Microsoft Computer Consulting Expert - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is looking for proven Sr. Microsoft IT consulting experts in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to assist a range of small organizations manage networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important areas of expertise include system infrastructure, AD design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

More information about Senior Microsoft IT Consulting Expert Jobs


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Sr. Exchange Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area, Online
Progent is looking for a Senior Exchange consultant to lead large-scale Exchange design and implementation initiatives. The right candidate should be a technical consultant with mastery in the area of Exchange 2007 to 2016 and Office 365 and with a thorough grasp of Microsoft AD. This role demands a background in the consulting, system design, implementation and support of these technologies.

Details on Sr. Microsoft Exchange Consultant Positions


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Business Development Representative (BDR) - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is seeking a Business Development Representative to work as a senior-level sales executive responsible for selling the company's comprehensive selection of information technology outsourcing and network consulting, and development services. Responsibilities of the Business Development Representative include:
  • Producing and explaining key elements of engagement propositions which tie our services with real business value
  • Maintaining excellent relationships with Progent's clients
  • Providing ongoing account management and developing follow-on sales
  • Maintaining an understanding of continually changing technology

Details about Business Development Representative (BDR) Jobs - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas


If you would like to apply for any position listed above, you should send your resume to jobs@progent.com. Be sure to copy the code numbers of the positions of interest.

Additional Facts Concerning Work at Progent

Career Jobs for Network Consultants, Computer Support Technicians,
Security Experts, and Remote Help Professionals

Progent wants to hire full-time, solutions-oriented Microsoft certified consultants with Microsoft MCSE, MCSA, or MCP credentials; Cisco certified network consultants who have Cisco CCIE, CCNP, or CCNA certification; security professionals who have CISM or comparable security certification; and high-end network architecture consultants with a background in mobile access, wireless networking, service continuity, workplace recovery, information protection, and virtual servers. Progent also seeks employees to join Progent's team of helpdesk support specialists and remote support experts. In addition, Progent is looking for talented administrators who can operate effectively in our fast-paced, virtual office environment.

By maintaining a team of skilled and dedicated professionals, delivering attentive customer services, and offering a strong value-based pricing model, We have managed to increase our client list rapidly while providing consulting support to hundreds of companies in the San Francisco area and across the U.S. A sophisticated virtual office network, a common information database, and a team strategy for problem resolution have allowed Progent to maintain a talented staff and a loyal customer list.

If you are a network professional with technical support expertise, joining Progent or helping our clients can expand your skills through interaction with Progent's group of highly supportive, talented engineers. Progent's commitment to providing information technology expertise and technical help to small and midsize organizations will offer you the opportunity to collaborate closely with key players and add significantly to the success of dynamic businesses.

We are looking for technical professionals who can show verifiable certification in their technical expertise. For example, if you are a Microsoft expert, you should have earned your MCSE certificate. For Cisco consultants, have your Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert or CCNP certificate. For network security, you should have you Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Information Security Manager, or one of the other top security certifications. Naturally, Progent is familiar with “paper MCSEs.” Notwithstanding, the fact that a certificate does not guarantee excellence is no justification for not having one. If you have mastered your field, then the majority of these tests should be no challenge. The bottom line is that if you represent yourself to be a professional, then customers deserve to see credentials. Progent can promote your skills, but you should provide a baseline of certifications for us to market. If you stand adamantly opposed to the idea of credentials, Progent can understand and honor your opinion, but you are likely not a good fit.

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

For more than 20 years, our computer engineers have provided low-cost and effective computer support expertise for small businesses in Northern California and across the U.S. A sophisticated virtual office environment, a common technical database, and a team approach to problem resolution have enabled Progent to build a strong staff and dramatically grow a satisfied customer base.

The Experts Team is Progent's way to offer customers the services of specialized information technology support professionals who have advanced knowledge and work experience in important areas outside of Progent's primary concentration in system infrastructure and security. Experts Group consultants are typically independent engineers and sometimes "moonlighters" who are thoroughly qualified by us to work closely with Progent's staff consultants to deliver end-to-end, enterprise-class network solutions to small companies. Progent is always enhancing our Experts Group in order to address the particular requirements of our clients.

Progent's Experts Team currently provides support in these technologies:

  • Apple OS integration and applications
  • Support for Linux, UNIX-based, and Sun Solaris systems
  • Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM customization
  • Line-of-business and vertical application help
  • CIO, business analyst, and project management services
  • Special applications development and deployment
  • Web site, electronic business, EDI, and client information portal development and deployment
  • Database support and efficiency consulting
  • Management intelligence consulting
  • Telecommunications systems consulting

Benefits of being part of Our Experts Group include:

  • By associating with Progent, you get to take advantage of the impact of Progent's dramatic expansion and top-notch reputation in the industry. By having a group of talented and dedicated professionals, providing excellent customer support, and following a proven, value-focused pricing structure, Progent has multiplied our customer base over the past several years and Progent currently provides consulting support to hundreds of businesses in Northern California and throughout the United States.
  • Our veteran marketing team handles all facets of marketing your services and technical knowledge into our quickly expanding customer base, so you expend less time finding clients and extra time generating revenue.
  • We will facilitate relationship building between you and our key group of expert Microsoft and Cisco certified consultants who act as the gateway to the decision makers among Progent's customers.
  • Our sales and operations staffs will take care of the entire selling and engagement process, from opportunity identification, job approval, client needs definition, skills matching, project analysis proposal generation, contract negotiation and generation. Your exclusive focus stays with providing high-level consulting expertise.
  • Progent will gives you connections to Progent's sophisticated virtual office environment, including convenient conference sites in Northern California, plus data and voice access throughout the United States.
  • You will have access to our vast knowledge base, procedures based on leading practices, abundance of professional publications, and the aggregate experience from one of the country's largest pool of experienced consulting professionals.
  • We will share special benefits from leading technology companies such as Microsoft and Cisco, including free orlow-cost educational seminars, web connections to special vendor troubleshooting tools and technical support resources, and downloadable internal use software 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 cost to become a member of Progent's Experts Group, but Progent has strict qualifications for membership:

  • You should have a strong background as a consulting professional operating on your own in your area of expertise, including at least a two year history of successful consulting jobs or you must have an active customer base to which you now deliver ongoing support services.
  • You have to show that you are an expert in your area of specialization, which includes having a long task-relevant record and strong references, and have current manufacturer or institutional professional certifications.
  • You have to be able to carry yourself in a professional manner and be self motivated and assured in your skills. You must have excellent communications skills and know how to operate effectively alone or as a member of a team.
  • You have to be able to communicate proper expectations to customers and fellow Progent team members and you need to know how evaluate tasks, create task plans, and estimate reasonable work schedules.

Enhance Your Skills with Advanced Technology and
Joining the Top Group of Network Consultants

Progent's business climate will make you a more capable professional by improving your technical skills and boosting the loyalty of your customers. Progent delivers on this promise by recruiting the top consulting experts for you to operate with, providing a state-of-the-art network and communications architecture, using proprietary software tools to enable the highest level of support, and by streamlining proven operational models for finding and keeping clients.

The main factor that distinguishes Progent from typical network support companies is the excellence of our consulting team. Out of the 50 or so consultants who have joined Progent, we have assembled top expertise covering a broad range of technical areas. Be it Microsoft Windows, Cisco switches, corporate security, Mac, Linux/UNIX, VMware, or other key application, we engage experts who can enable you to be successful on larger jobs by combining the collective skills of our group of experts.

To promote the success of Progent's team, we invest heavily in making available the most powerful technology to perform the work efficiently. We will exploit information technology to an extraordinary extent and our state-of-the-art virtual office environment enables seamless connectivity, cooperation, and knowledge exchange with fellow Progent consultants — all from at-home or on-the-road offices. Consultants don’t waste time or lose revenue because of daily drives to a physical office building, and all driving you do for on-site client work is based on your schedule, not ours. The most attractive benefit is that much of Progent's consulting services can be done remotely, offering 100% efficiency for billable time. In practice, some Progent team members do off-site support exclusively.

Our business structure is set up for reacting rapidly and effectively to customer needs through knowledge exchange and collaborative problem solving. Although our consultants operate with a great deal of freedom, dispatching is centralized, customer issues and solutions are carefully tracked, documented, and organized for convenient retrieval, current engineer schedules are broadcast to facilitate group tasks and simplify problem escalation, and client approval is always monitored. We strengthen the sense of cooperation via monthly workgroup meetings and quarterly corporate events.

Most of our team is situated throughout California, however we are attracting a rapidly expanding group of network professionals throughout America. Our virtual office environment eliminates geographic boundaries that limit the efficiency of conventional business models. We complete the package by providing a comprehensive employee care program to promote the health and economic welfare of our team members and their families.

Just as we have awesome consultants, our marketing and administration groups match the excellence that is Progent. These top-notch factors behind our success are enabling us to identify and land the 50-60 new clients we are now engaging every month. We lately marked the providing of services to our 1,000th client. Just type “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to see for yourself why we are also a strong marketing organization.

Possessing a commitment to technical proficiency is a key for success with us. A career in consulting will drive you to learn more than is possible in any other job in information technology. Being confronted by a steady series of technical challenges is what keeps consulting interesting. Customers choose a consultant to perform the toughest jobs. Innovative tasks, advanced deployments, puzzling or chronic issues, and difficult migrations are the basis for what we do daily. With us, you will not stall or be narrowly defined, as is sadly typical for network engineers in traditional corporate jobs. You will wake up every morning enthusiastic about the challenges ahead.

On the way, you will work with some great folks, both by building strong customer contacts and by operating closely with other Progent consultants, where you will learn from and contribute to their growth. Of course, technology is important, but we are a relationship-focused company from top to bottom. If you don’t have excellent communications skills or enjoy cooperating with a diverse assortment of personalities, then we are probably not a good match.

If all this sounds good to you, we invite you to talk to Progent about our vision of the new paradigm of information technology consulting.

Get Lifestyle Improvements and Technical Success with
Our Advanced Virtual Office Environment

Progent believes that a well designed and executed information system can be a pivotal factor for enabling a company's success, and we apply this philosophy in our own system environment. Progent has built a zero-downtime virtual office infrastructure that allows our staff engineers and authorized contractors to offer fast and effective service, collaborate easily on sophisticated jobs, and gain from career and private growth from acting as part of an exciting company ethos of personal drive and independence.
















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