Among America's premiere network consulting firms for small and midsize business systems, Progent maintains a large team of certified support experts who concentrate on core IT areas such as:

  • Microsoft technology
  • Cisco Integrated Services Routers, switches, ASA firewalls, wireless APs, plus Voice over IP and VPN products
  • System security expertise
  • Advanced system architecture
  • Off-site IT support and system management

Our Experts Group, which contracts freelance experts certified and coordinated by Progent, offers highly refined knowledge in a broad range of vital business applications and network solutions that include:

  • Macintosh and iOS networking and application software
  • Consulting for Linux, UNIX, and Sun Solaris systems
  • Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management customization
  • Business Intelligence expertise for platforms including Microsoft's SQL Server BI Stack, Excel Data Analysis Tools, and Crystal Reports
  • Chief Information Officer, management information analyst, and project management outsourcing
  • Web-based application software development, integration, and troubleshooting
  • SQL Server, MySQL and Oracle DBM development and DBA consulting
  • Microsoft Office Access application development, migration and troubleshooting
  • Office and Office 365 custom training

Creative models for attracting customers, providing support, maintaining a dynamic working environment, and offering generous profit sharing have enabled Progent to become among the most rapidly growing and most well recognized Microsoft Partners consultant firms in the U.S. and to establish an international presence for delivering remote IT expertise. If you are a certified IT technician or information technology consultant with an orientation towards a customer success and excellent people skills, consulting professionals will find in Progent a chance for increasing your technical knowledge, developing a more independent career, and achieving economic success.

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Check out these links to find out more details concerning our work openings, company philosophy, work conditions, compensation model, and benefits:

Consulting Positions at Progent
We are hiring a variety of on-staff workers such as experienced Microsoft MCSE and MCP network engineers; network experts who have Cisco CCIE, CCNP, or CCNA certification; and specialists in fault-tolerant system architecture with experience in mobile access, wireless integration, high-availability environments, business continuity solutions, data preservation, and server virtualization. We are also seeking workstation support experts, remote troubleshooting specialists, and CISSP certified security professionals. Progent is also hiring experienced managers and administrators able to operate efficiently in our high-growth, virtual office environment. Learn more information about full-time professional services work at Progent by visiting Consulting Careers at Progent.

Contract Work at Progent
Progent contracts freelance consultants with in-depth knowledge and field background in important IT topics beyond Progent's primary technical focus. Our Experts Group includes contractors who can provide advice and development services for mission-critical applications such as MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management; have deep expertise with non-Microsoft operating systems such as Linux, Macintosh, or Sun, or can provide expert help in areas such as telecommunications, web site development, Juniper Networks products, eCommerce, or Oracle Database development and management. Independent consultants qualified by us cooperate with Progent's full-time professionals to deliver comprehensive solutions for small and midsize business networks. In order to find out more information about contract work with our Experts Team, go to Freelance Work at Progent.

Reasons That Progent Is Unique
Progent has been able to attract the best professional experts by being unique. Providing an innovative blend of entrepreneurial drive, insistence on customer satisfaction, use of state-of-the-art technical tools, and a flexible work structure that offers quality-of-life options for Progent's consulting team, Progent offers a dynamic environment for talented consultants who have a drive for quickly improving their technical skills to create real-world benefits for a range of organizations and network environments. Find out additional information concerning how we are different by visiting How Progent Is Different.

Progent's Virtual Office Work Environment
Progent's virtual office model utilizes advanced technical tools that support remote access, wireless communication, easy access to Progent's knowledge bases, and instant cooperation with mobile team members to allow you to solve challenging network problems. Our virtual office structure enables you to focus on providing service instead of dealing with commutes and lets consultants nurture lasting client relationships by enabling you to come up with quick, viable, and affordable solutions. In order to learn additional information concerning our virtual office business model, visit Progent virtual Office Network.

Compensation and Benefits
Our compensation is determined by revenue sharing. What you earn is directly tied to what you generate. Consultants have the option of concentrating on quality of life and electing to consult at an easy pace, utilizing Progent's flexible structure to make time for individual pursuits, or you can choose to make significant income through persistent work and lots of consulting time. Progent also provides complete family health insurance plus many additional benefits. Find out additional details concerning Progent's compensation model and benefits by referring to Progent Compensation and Benefit Programs.

Jobs at Progent Frequently Asked Questions
For replies to popular questions about becoming a consultant at Progent, go to Working with Progent Q&A.

Here is a list of Progent's present job opportunities:

Job Description


Senior Microsoft IT Consulting Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking proven Sr. Microsoft information technology consulting experts in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a range of small and midsize organizations to manage 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 architecture, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

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Desktop Engineer - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking Desktop Support Experts to help Progent's customers with maintenance, break/fix and project work. This is a 1099 consulting position that will be performed at Progent's customer sites in the San Francisco Bay Area. Daytime availability is required, Monday through Friday. Our consultant will maintain and support clients of all desktop and 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 Progent's senior consultant to support the customer's end users.

Details about Desktop Engineer Jobs


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

Specifics on Senior Microsoft IT Consultant Job


Sr. Microsoft Exchange Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area, Online
Progent is looking for a Sr. Microsoft Exchange expert to lead large-scale Microsoft Exchange design and deployment projects. The ideal candidate would be a technical consultant with subject matter expertise in the area of Exchange 2007 through 2016 and Office 365 and with a thorough grasp of Microsoft AD. This position calls for a background in the consulting, architectural design, implementation and maintenance of these technologies.

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Business Development Representative (BDR) - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is seeking a Business Development Representative (BDR) to work as a senior sales executive responsible for selling the company's comprehensive selection of information technology outsourcing/co-sourcing and network consulting, and development services. Activities of the BDR include:
  • Generating and explaining crucial elements of engagement proposals that tie Progent's deliverables with a client's primary business needs
  • Maintaining strong relationships with Progent's clients
  • Providing ongoing client management and developing follow-on engagements
  • Maintaining an understanding of rapidly evolving IT technology

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

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Staff Jobs for Network Consultants, Desktop Support Technicians,
Security Consultants, and Remote Help Professionals

Progent wants to find staff-level, solutions-oriented Microsoft accredited consultants with Microsoft MCSE or MCSA certification; Cisco certified system consultants with Cisco CCIE certification; security professionals who have CISA or equivalent security certification; and advanced system design experts with experience in mobile solutions, wireless connectivity, high availability, workplace recovery, data preservation, and virtual servers. Progent also seeks professionals who can join Progent's team of help desk support specialists and off-site support professionals. In addition, Progent is seeking talented administrators who can perform effectively in Progent's high-growth, virtual office environment.

By supporting a staff of skilled and motivated consultants, providing attentive client services, and offering a competitive results-focused fee structure, Progent has been able to expand our customer list rapidly while delivering consulting services to numerous companies in Northern California and across the United States. An advanced virtual office network, a common knowledge base, and a team strategy for problem solving have helped Progent to maintain a talented consulting team and a loyal customer base.

If you are a network professional with technical support expertise, joining Progent or working for our clients can enhance your knowledge via cooperation with our staff of mutually supportive, expert engineers. Our commitment to delivering information technology expertise and computer support to small companies will offer you the opportunity to collaborate closely with key players and contribute significantly to the growth of dynamic companies.

Progent is hiring technical professionals who can show verifiable credentials related to their technical focus. So, if you are a Microsoft expert, you should have earned your Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer credential. In the case of Cisco experts, have your CCIE or Cisco Certified Network Professional certificate. For network security, you should have you Certified Information Systems Security Professional, CISA, CISM, or other leading security certifications. Naturally, we are familiar with "paper experts". Notwithstanding, simply because a certificate does not ensure excellence is no reason for not having one. If you know your stuff, then the majority of these tests should present no great difficulty. The crux of the matter is that if you represent yourself to be a professional, then clients expect credentials. We can broadcast your talents, but you should have standard certifications for us to work with. If you stand adamantly against the idea of certifications, Progent can understand and honor your opinion, but you are probably not an appropriate candidate.

Contract Jobs for Certified Experts for
Windows, Apple OS, Linux-based, and Sun Solaris Technology

For over two decades, our consulting engineers have provided affordable and successful network consulting services for businesses in Northern California and throughout the United States. A sophisticated virtual office network, a shared technical database, and a team philosophy for problem resolution have enabled us to retain a strong consulting group and quickly expand a satisfied clientele.

The Experts Team is Progent's way to provide customers the help of expert information technology consulting engineers who have advanced knowledge and work background in important technologies beyond Progent's core focus in network support and security. Experts Group members are often freelance contractors and sometimes "moonlighters" who are carefully qualified by Progent to work closely with Progent's in-house consultants to deliver comprehensive, world-class network services to small and midsize businesses. Progent is continually expanding our Experts Team in order to address the particular requirements of our clients.

Progent's Experts Group now provides support in these areas:

  • Macintosh networking and applications
  • Expertise for Linux-powered, UNIX-based, and Sun environments
  • Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management customization
  • Strategic and specialized program help
  • Chief Information Officer, business analyst, and project logistics outsourcing
  • Special applications design and integration
  • Web, eCommerce, Electronic Data Interchange, and client portal development and deployment
  • SQL management and performance consulting
  • Business information expertise
  • Telecommunications architecture consulting

Benefits of being part of Progent's Experts Group include:

  • By working with us, you get to take advantage of the impact of Progent's dramatic expansion and excellent recognition in the market. By having a group of talented and committed professionals, offering attentive client care, and following a proven, ROI-focused billing structure, Progent has multiplied our clientele over the last few years and Progent currently provides professoinal support to hundreds of businesses in Northern California and across the United States.
  • Our experienced marketing team handles all aspects of marketing your skills and technical expertise into our rapidly growing client base, so you spend less effort signing up customers and extra time making money.
  • We will assist in relationship building between you and our key group of expert Microsoft and Cisco qualified consultants who are the conduit to the key executives among our customers.
  • Progent's sales and administration teams will take care of the complete sales and contracting cycle, from lead generation, project approval, customer needs description, capabilities matching, job analysis proposal generation, contract negotiation and generation. Your exclusive responsibility stays with providing top-quality consulting service.
  • We will provide you access to our advanced virtual office infrastructure, offering convenient conference locations in the San Francisco area, as well as data and voice access throughout the United States.
  • You will have access to our extensive knowledge base, procedures based on best practices, abundance of professional publications, and the shared experience from one of the country's largest independent groups of experienced consulting engineers.
  • Progent will share partner-only benefits from leading vendors such as Microsoft and Cisco, including no-cost ordiscounted educational seminars, on-line access to special vendor troubleshooting tools and product support resources, and on-line internal use software for education and/or sales purposes.
  • You will have the security of backup coverage from Progent's staff consultants and other Expert Team members in the event you are unavailable to respond to client demands due to work schedule conflicts, vacation, sickness, or training.
  • As a 1099 subcontractor to Progent, you get simplified, risk-free invoicing and consistent payment schedules. In addition, Progent is responsible for receivables collection

There is not any fee to be part of Progent's Experts Group, but Progent has strict qualifications to join:

  • You need to show a proven background as a consulting professional working independently in your area of expertise, including a minimum two year history of completed contracting projects and/or have your own active customer base for which you currently provide continuing consulting activity.
  • You must show that you have expertise in your area of concentration, including showing a long task-relevant record and strong references, and have up-to-date manufacturer or industry professional qualifications.
  • You need to be able to present yourself in a professional way and be self driven and assured in your skills. You need to have strong communications skills and understand how to work efficiently by yourself or as part of a team.
  • You have to know how to communicate proper expectations to clients and fellow Progent consultants and you should know how evaluate projects, produce project plans, and define realistic work schedules.

Improve Your Skills with Advanced Technology and
Working with the Top Group of Computer Engineers

Progent's business climate will allow you to become a more capable consulting professional by enhancing your technical knowledge and increasing the loyalty of your customers. Progent makes good on this promise by recruiting the best professional talent for you to work with, providing a state-of-the-art system architecture, running proprietary application tools to deliver the highest quality of support, and by streamlining our business models for attracting and retaining clients.

The most important factor that differentiates us from typical consulting companies is the excellence of our support professionals. Out of the scores of consulting experts who have teamed with us, we have recruited top expertise covering a wide range of technologies. Whether it’s Microsoft servers, Cisco firewalls, network security, Apple, Linux/UNIX, VMware, or other key areas, we engage experts who can help you to be effective on larger projects by combining the aggregate skills of our group of professionals.

To ensure the productivity of Progent's consultants, we invest heavily in providing the most powerful tools to do the job efficiently. We will leverage information technology to an impressive degree and our state-of-the-art virtual office infrastructure allows seamless connectivity, collaboration, and information sharing with other Progent team members — all from home-based or on-the-road offices. You don’t throw away time or lose income because of regular commutes to a conventional office, and all driving you do for on-site customer work is determined by your own schedule, not ours. The best part is that much of Progent's support work can be done remotely, representing 100% efficiency for income-producing hours. In fact, some Progent staff do off-site support exclusively.

Progent's operations are set up for reacting rapidly and efficiently to customer needs through information sharing and collaborative problem resolution. Although Progent's engineers work with a high level of independence, resource allocation is centralized, client problems and solutions are meticulously monitored, documented, and organized for easy reference, up-to-date consultant schedules are published to facilitate team projects and enable trouble escalation, and client satisfaction is continually monitored. We reinforce the feeling of cooperation through monthly team conferences and regular corporate events.

The majority of Progent's team is situated throughout California, however we are building a quickly expanding team of consulting experts from across America. Progent's virtual office infrastructure does away with geographic boundaries that restrict the efficiency of traditional company models. We complete the deal by providing a full employee care plan to ensure the health and financial security of our team members and their relations.

Just as we have awesome consulting professionals, Progent's marketing and administration groups live up to the high standards that characterizes Progent. These high-performance contributors to our growth are enabling us to target and land the 50-60 new clients we are now engaging each month. We lately marked the delivery of services to our 1,000th client. Try typing “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to see for yourself why Progent is also an effective marketing organization.

Having a passion for technical proficiency is a key for success with Progent. A job in consulting will push you to enhance your skills more than is possible in any other job in information technology. Being confronted by a steady series of network challenges is what keeps consulting exciting. Clients choose a consultant to do the “hard stuff.” Innovative tasks, advanced deployments, vexing or entrenched issues, and difficult migrations are the basis for what we do every day. At Progent, you will not stagnate or be pigeonholed, as is sadly common for network professionals in ordinary corporate roles. You will awake every morning excited about the challenges to come.

Along the way, you will meet some wonderful people, both by establishing strong customer contacts and by working closely with other Progent team members, where you will learn from and contribute to their growth. Of course, technology is vital, but we are a relationship-focused company heart and soul. If you do not have strong communications skills or like cooperating with a diverse group of people, then we are probably a poor match.

If this seems good to you, we urge you to contact us about our vision of the future of network consulting.

Enjoy Lifestyle Benefits and Professional Prowess with
Our Sophisticated Virtual Office Infrastructure

Progent is convinced that a well designed and implemented network is a pivotal factor for enabling any company's growth, and we follow this credo in our corporate network environment. Progent has created a zero-downtime virtual office infrastructure that enables our in-house engineers and certified contractors to deliver fast and effective support, cooperate closely on sophisticated jobs, and experience career and private maturity by acting as part of a dynamic business ethos of personal drive and freedom.

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