One of America's premiere network consulting companies for small and midsize business systems, Progent manages a large team of certified support experts who concentrate on mainstream IT areas such as:

  • Microsoft Windows technology
  • Cisco routers, Catalyst and Nexus switches, ASA firewalls, wireless APs, plus VoIP solutions
  • System security consulting
  • Advanced connectivity architecture
  • Remote IT support and network administration

Our Experts Team, which contracts freelance consultants qualified and coordinated by Progent, provides highly refined skills covering a wide variety of critical business areas and networking technologies such as:

  • Macintosh and iOS networking and application software
  • Support for Linux, UNIX-powered, and Sun systems
  • Dynamics MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management expertise
  • Business Intelligence consulting for platforms including Microsoft's SQL Server BI Stack, Power BI, and Crystal Reports
  • CIO, business analyst, and project management services
  • Web-based application development, integration, and troubleshooting
  • SQL Server and Oracle DBM programming and management help
  • Office Access application programming, migration and training
  • Microsoft Office desktop and Office 365 training

Creative structures for finding clients, delivering support, creating a dynamic company culture, and offering generous compensation and benefits have enabled Progent to be among the fastest growing and most well respected Microsoft Partners consulting companies in the U.S. and to build a worldwide presence for providing remote network expertise. If you are an accredited IT support professional or information technology expert with a drive for a customer service and strong communication skills, you will find in Progent an opportunity for adding to your technical skills, developing a more rewarding lifestyle, and achieving financial success.

Find Out Additional Details Concerning Jobs with Progent
Follow these links to find out additional details concerning Progent's job openings, company culture, operational conditions, compensation model, and benefits:

Consulting Work at Progent
Progent is seeking a variety of full-time employees such as solutions-driven Microsoft MCSE network consultants; network experts who have Cisco credentials; and consultants for fault-tolerant system architecture with experience in mobile connectivity, wireless integration, high-availability systems, disaster recovery solutions, data protection, and virtual servers. Progent is also seeking desktop support experts, off-site service specialists, and CISM accredited security engineers. Progent is also looking for experienced managers and administrators who can perform efficiently in Progent's dynamic, virtual office model. Find out more information about staff professional services jobs at Progent by going to Full-time Jobs at Progent.

Contracting Opportunities with Progent
Progent contracts freelance professionals with proven expertise and working experience in crucial information technology topics beyond Progent's main service focus. Progent's Experts Group hires contractors who can provide consulting and development services for mission-critical solutions such as Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM; possess specialized expertise with popular operating systems such as Linux derivatives, Apple OS, or Sun, or offer expert skills in areas such as telecom, web design, Juniper infrastructure technology, eCommerce, or Oracle DBM programming and management. Independent consultants qualified by us cooperate with our in-house consultants to provide end-to-end IT services for small and midsize company networks. If you want to learn additional information concerning contract opportunities with our Experts Team, see Contract Opportunities at Progent.

Ways That We Are Different
Progent has been able to attract the best consulting experts by being unique. Providing an innovative mix of enterprising drive, commitment to customer success, use of state-of-the-art technical tools, and a flexible work structure that accommodates quality-of-life choices for our team members, Progent offers a stimulating culture for talented consultants who have a desire for quickly enhancing their technical skills to deliver concrete benefits for a variety of businesses and network environments. Find out more details concerning how Progent is unique by referring to Reasons That Progent Is Unique.

Our Virtual Office Network
Progent's virtual office environment utilizes advanced technical tools that enable off-site access, wireless communication, convenient availability of Progent's support databases, and instant collaboration with talented colleagues to allow you to deal with challenging IT problems. Progent's virtual office structure frees consultants to focus on providing IT solutions rather than dealing with traffic and lets you build lasting customer relationships by permitting you to provide quick, viable, and cost-effective solutions. If you want to find out additional details about Progent's virtual office business model, visit Progent virtual Office Infrastructure.

Compensation Model and Benefit Packages
Progent's compensation is based on revenue sharing. What you earn is entirely determined by the revenue you generate. Consultants have the option of concentrating on quality of life and electing to work at a more relaxed pace, using our versatile schedule to follow personal pursuits, or you can choose to make considerable money through persistent work and lots of consulting time. Progent also offers complete family health care coverage plus numerous additional benefits. Learn more concerning our compensation and benefits by visiting Our Compensation and Benefits.

Jobs at Progent FAQs
To see replies to popular enquiries concerning being employed by Progent, refer to Jobs at Progent Frequently Asked Questions.

The following is a description of our available job openings:


Job Code
 
Description

P014

Sr. Microsoft Information Technology Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for proven Sr. Microsoft computer consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to help a range of small businesses to maintain networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 through 2016. Important areas of knowledge include network infrastructure, AD design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Details on Sr. Microsoft Computer Consultant Jobs


P016

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

Specifics on Desktop Support Expert Job


P018

Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consulting Expert - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is looking for experienced Senior Microsoft computer consultants in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to help a variety of small and midsize businesses manage networks powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Exchange 2007 to 2016. Important fields of knowledge include system architecture, AD design and repair, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

Details about Senior Microsoft Computer Consulting Expert Positions


Expert

Senior Exchange Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area, Remote
Progent is seeking a Senior Exchange consultant to lead enterprise-level Exchange design and deployment projects. The right applicant would be a technical consultant with subject matter expertise in Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016 and Exchange Online and with a thorough grasp of Active Directory. This role demands a background in the consulting, system design, deployment and support of these technologies.

More information on Senior Exchange Consultant Jobs


S25

Business Development Representative (BDR) - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas
Progent is looking for a Business Development Representative to work as a senior sales executive responsible for selling Progent's broad selection of information technology outsourcing/co-sourcing and network consulting, and application development services. Responsibilities of the BDR include:
  • Generating and articulating key components of consulting propositions which tie our deliverables with a client's primary business needs
  • Establishing and maintaining good relationships with Progent's clients
  • Providing ongoing client management and generating follow-on sales
  • Maintaining an understanding of continually evolving IT technology

More information about Business Development Representative Jobs - Los Angeles and New York Metro Areas


If you would like to apply for any job listed above, you should e-mail your background information to jobs@progent.com. Please include the code numbers of the jobs of interest.

Details Concerning Opportunities at Progent

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

Progent is seeking to hire full-time, results-driven Microsoft accredited consultants with Microsoft MCSE certification; Cisco certified network engineers who have Cisco CCIE, CCNP, or CCNA credentials; security professionals who have CISA or equivalent security certification; and advanced system architecture experts with a background in mobile access, wireless connectivity, fault tolerance, workplace recovery, data protection, and server virtualization. Progent also seeks professionals who can work on Progent's staff of helpdesk support specialists and off-site troubleshooting professionals. Also, Progent is hiring talented managers able to perform productively in Progent's fast-paced, virtual office culture.

By maintaining a staff of skilled and dedicated professionals, providing attentive customer care, and offering a strong value-focused fee structure, We have been able to expand our customer base dramatically while providing consulting support to numerous businesses in Northern California and across the United States. A sophisticated virtual office network, a shared knowledge database, and a group approach to problem solving have helped Progent to retain a talented staff and a satisfied client base.

For a network professional with technical support expertise, teaming with Progent or working for Progent's customers will enhance your skills via cooperation with our group of highly supportive, expert engineers. Progent's focus on providing information technology expertise and computer support to small and midsize organizations will give you the opportunity to work closely with key players and contribute appreciably to the growth of dynamic businesses.

We are looking for consultants that can show verifiable certification in their special expertise. So, if you are a Microsoft expert, you must have earned your Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer certificate. In the case of Cisco experts, have your CCIE or Cisco Certified Network Professional credential. For security, you should have earned you Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Information Security Manager, or other leading security credentials. Of course, Progent is aware of "paper experts". However, simply because a credential can not guarantee expertise is no justification for not having one. If you know your field, then most of these certifications should be no challenge. The point is that if you are a professional, then customers expect credentials. Progent can market your talents, but you should provide basic credentials for Progent to market. If you happen to be strongly opposed to the idea of certifications, Progent can sympathize with and respect your opinion, but you are likely not a good candidate.

Contract Work for Certified Experts for
Windows, Apple OS, Linux/UNIX, and Sun Technology

For more than two decades, our computer professionals have provided affordable and successful computer consulting services for businesses in Northern California and across the U.S. A sophisticated virtual office environment, a shared technical knowledge base, and a collaborative approach to problem resolution have helped us to build a strong staff and quickly expand a loyal customer base.

The Experts Team is Progent's way to offer customers the help of expert information technology consulting professionals who have in-depth knowledge and field experience in key technologies outside of our primary concentration in system support and security. Experts Group members are often independent engineers and sometimes "moonlighters" who are thoroughly qualified by us to work closely with Progent's staff consultants to provide comprehensive, enterprise-class information technology solutions to small businesses. We are continually expanding our Experts Team to address the particular requirements of our clients.

Our Experts Team currently provides consulting in these areas:

  • Macintosh networking and programs
  • Consulting for Linux, UNIX-based, and Sun environments
  • MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management customization
  • Mission-critical and specialized program support
  • Chief Information Officer, management information analyst, and project logistics outsourcing
  • Custom applications development and deployment
  • Web, electronic business, EDI, and customer portal development and deployment
  • DBM management and efficiency help
  • Management information expertise
  • Telecommunications architecture support

Advantages of becoming part of Progent's Experts Group include:

  • By associating with Progent, you get to take advantage of the impact of our explosive growth and top-notch reputation in the marketplace. By having a team of talented and dedicated professionals, offering attentive client support, and following a strong, value-focused billing model, we have quadrupled our customer base over the last several years and Progent currently provides consulting support to hundreds of companies in California and across the United States.
  • Our experienced marketing team takes care of all aspects of marketing your services and technical expertise into our rapidly growing customer base, so you spend less time finding clients and more time making money.
  • Progent will facilitate relationship building between you and Progent's key group of expert Microsoft and Cisco qualified consultants who act as the conduit to the influential managers among our customers.
  • Our selling and administration staffs will manage the entire sales and contracting cycle, from lead generation, project qualification, customer needs description, skills matching, project analysis proposal writing, contract negotiation and execution. Your exclusive focus is on delivering top-quality consulting expertise.
  • We will provide you access to Progent's advanced virtual office infrastructure, including convenient conference sites throughout the San Francisco area, plus Internet and telecomm access anywhere in the United States.
  • You will have access to our vast knowledge base, processes based on leading practices, library of professional publications, and the shared expertise from one of Northern California's largest pool of expert information technology professionals.
  • Progent will pass on partner-only benefits from leading vendors such as Microsoft and Cisco, including free ordiscounted educational seminars, on-line connections to special vendor troubleshooting utilities and product support resources, and downloadable in-house 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 part of our Experts Group, but Progent has the following qualifications to join:

  • You must have a strong background as a consulting professional operating on your own in your area of specialization, including at least a two year record of successful consulting jobs or you must have an active client base to which you currently deliver continuing consulting activity.
  • You need to demonstrate that you have expertise in your field of concentration, which includes having an extensive work-related record and strong references, and possess up-to-date vendor or industry professional certifications.
  • You have to know how to carry yourself in a professional way and be self motivated and confident in your abilities. You should have excellent people skills and understand how to work efficiently alone or as part of a group.
  • You must be able to explain proper goals to customers and other Progent team members and you should be able evaluate tasks, create task plans, and define reasonable work schedules.

Improve Your Abilities with the Best Technology and
Working with the Top Team of Network Consultants

Progent's business climate will make you a better consultant by enhancing your information technology skills and increasing the satisfaction of your customers. Progent makes good on this promise by attracting the best consulting experts for you to work with, providing a state-of-the-art system infrastructure, running proprietary software utilities to enable the maximum quality of support, and by optimizing proven operational structures for attracting and retaining clients.

The decisive factor that separates us from typical network support firms is the quality of our support professionals. Out of the 50 or so consulting experts who have teamed with Progent, we have recruited top talent across a wide range of technical areas. Whether it’s Microsoft servers, Cisco switches, corporate security, Mac, Linux, virtual servers, or other crucial technologies, we deploy experts who can help you to be effective on larger jobs by combining the collective skills of Progent's team of professionals.

To ensure the success of our consultants, we invest heavily in making available the most powerful tools to do the work properly. Progent will leverage information technology to an impressive degree and our advanced virtual office infrastructure enables seamless connectivity, cooperation, and knowledge sharing with other Progent team members — entirely from at-home or on-the-road offices. Consultants don’t throw away time or lose revenue with regular drives to a physical office building, and any driving you do for in-person client jobs is determined by your own time table, not ours. The most attractive part is that most of Progent's consulting work can be performed remotely, offering 100% productivity for income-producing hours. In fact, some of our staff do remote support exclusively.

Our operations are set up for responding quickly and effectively to client needs via information exchange and cooperative problem resolution. Although Progent's engineers work with a high level of freedom, resource allocation is unified, client problems and resolutions are carefully monitored, documented, and archived for easy retrieval, current engineer schedules are broadcast to facilitate group projects and simplify trouble escalation, and client satisfaction is continually evaluated. We strengthen the feeling of connection through monthly team meetings and regular corporate events.

The majority of our team is situated across Northern California, however Progent is attracting a quickly expanding group of consulting experts throughout the U.S. Progent's virtual office environment does away with regional boundaries that limit the productivity of conventional company models. We enhance the deal by providing a full employee care plan to promote the physical health and economic welfare of our team members and their relations.

Just as we have awesome consultants, our sales and operations groups live up to the excellence that is Progent. These high-performance contributors to our success are enabling us to target and land the 50-60 new clients we are now acquiring each month. We lately marked the delivery of services to our 1,000th customer. Just type “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to check for yourself why Progent is also an effective marketing organization.

Having a commitment to technical proficiency is a key for success with Progent. A career in consulting will drive you to learn more than you would in any other job in information technology. Being confronted by a continual series of technical challenges is what keeps professional support interesting. Customers rely on a consultant to perform the “hard stuff.” Innovative projects, advanced implementations, vexing or chronic problems, and tricky migrations are the foundation for our services daily. At Progent, you will not stagnate or be pigeonholed, as is sadly typical for computer professionals in ordinary corporate roles. You will awake every day excited about the opportunities to come.

Along the way, you will meet some wonderful folks, both by establishing strong client relationships and by operating closely with other Progent team members, where you will learn from and contribute to their growth. Of course, technology is important, but Progent is a relationship-focused company through and through. If you do not offer excellent people skills or enjoy working with a varied group of personalities, then we are probably a poor fit.

If this seems right for you, we urge you to talk to us about our vision of the new paradigm of network consulting.

Get Lifestyle Benefits and Technical Prowess with
Our Advanced Virtual Office Environment

Progent is convinced that a well designed and implemented information system is a crucial factor for enabling a company's success, and Progent follows this philosophy in our corporate system infrastructure. Progent has built a fault-tolerant virtual office network that enables our staff consultants and certified contractors to deliver rapid and effective support, collaborate easily on complex projects, and experience career and private maturity from acting as part of a dynamic company culture of self motivation and independence.
















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