One of the premiere IT consulting firms for small and midsize business systems, Progent maintains a full-time team of certified support experts who focus on mainstream IT areas such as:

  • Microsoft technology
  • Cisco routers, Catalyst and Nexus switches, firewalls, wireless APs, plus VoIP products
  • Network security consulting
  • Advanced connectivity architecture
  • Off-site IT support and network administration

Our Experts Team, which contracts freelance consultants qualified and managed by Progent, offers exceptionally refined knowledge in a broad variety of critical business areas and networking technologies such as:

  • Apple OS and iOS integration and applications
  • Support for Linux-based, UNIX, and Sun Solaris environments
  • Dynamics Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM expertise
  • Business Intelligence expertise for platforms including Microsoft's SQL Server BI Stack, Microsoft Power BI, and Crystal Reports
  • CIO, business analyst, and project logistics services
  • Web application design, integration, and debugging
  • SQL Server and Oracle Database development and DBA consulting
  • Microsoft Office Access database application programming, enhancement and training
  • Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office 365 individual and group training

Creative models for acquiring customers, delivering service, creating an efficient company culture, and offering highly competitive compensation have enabled Progent to be one of the fastest expanding and best recognized Microsoft Partners consulting organizations in the U.S. and to build an international presence for delivering remote IT expertise. If you are an accredited computer technician or network consultant with a drive for a customer service and excellent people skills, consultants will discover Progent a chance for enhancing your technical knowledge, developing a more independent career, and achieving economic security.

Learn Additional Details Concerning Jobs at Progent
Check out these pages to find out more information concerning our work opportunities, company culture, work environment, compensation structure, and benefits:

Full-time Careers at Progent
Progent is hiring a variety of on-staff workers such as motivated Microsoft MCSE network engineers; network experts with Cisco CCIE credentials; and specialists in advanced network architecture with experience in mobile connectivity, wireless integration, non-stop systems, disaster recovery planning, data protection, and VMware technology. Progent is also seeking desktop support technicians, remote service specialists, and CISA certified security consultants. We are also looking for experienced managers and administrators able to perform effectively in Progent's high-growth, virtual office environment. Find out more details concerning full-time professional services jobs at Progent by going to Consulting Careers at Progent.

Contracting Work with Progent
Progent contracts freelance consultants who have specialized expertise and field experience in important information technology areas outside Progent's primary technical focus. Progent's Experts Group employs freelance consultants who offer advice and programming services for strategic solutions such as MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM; have specialized knowledge of non-Microsoft operating systems such as Linux derivatives, Macintosh, or Sun, or offer world-class help in areas such as telecom, web development, Juniper infrastructure technology, eCommerce, or Oracle and MySQL DBM development and administration. Freelance contractors qualified by Progent cooperate with Progent's full-time professionals to provide comprehensive solutions for small and midsize company networks. If you want to find out additional information concerning freelance opportunities with our Experts Team, visit Contracting Work with Progent.

How Progent Is Unique
We have managed to recruit the best professional experts by being different. With a powerful mix of entrepreneurial spirit, commitment to customer satisfaction, use of state-of-the-art technology, and a flexible work model that allows for life-style choices for our team members, Progent offers a dynamic environment for talented individuals who have a desire for rapidly enhancing their professional abilities to deliver concrete benefits for a range of businesses and network environments. Find out additional details concerning how Progent is exceptional by going to Reasons That Progent Is Unique.

Our Virtual Office Network
Our virtual office environment incorporates state-of-the-art technical tools that support remote support, wireless communication, convenient access to Progent's support databases, and instant cooperation with mobile team members to allow you to deal with business-critical network issues. Progent's virtual office structure allows consultants to focus on providing service instead of dealing with traffic and lets you establish successful client relationships by permitting you to come up with fast, viable, and cost-effective solutions. In order to learn more details concerning Progent's virtual office network, visit Progent virtual Office Infrastructure.

Compensation and Benefits
Our compensation model is based on revenue sharing. The money you make is wholly determined by what you generate. You have the choice of focusing on quality of life and choosing to work at an easy pace, using our versatile structure to make time for personal enthusiasms, or you can use the opportunity to earn considerable money through persistent effort and lots of consulting time. Progent also offers complete family health insurance as well as numerous additional benefits. Learn additional details about our compensation model and benefit packages by going to Our Compensation and Benefits.

Employment at Progent Questions and Answers
To see answers to popular enquiries concerning becoming employed by Progent, go to Jobs at Progent FAQs.

Below is a description of some present job opportunities:


Job Code
 
Description

P014

Senior Microsoft Information Technology Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for proven Sr. Microsoft computer consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a range of small and midsize organizations to maintain networks based on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key areas of expertise include network infrastructure, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based messaging, security, and server monitoring.

More information about Senior Microsoft Computer Consultant Positions


P016

Desktop Support Expert - San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is looking for Desktop Support Consultants to assist our clients with maintenance, break/fix and project work. This is a 1099 consulting role that will be performed at our customer premises 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 based on current Microsoft technologies. Also, work extensively with customer's executives, management, IT staff or under the direction or guidance of Progent's senior consultant to support the client's end users.

More information on Desktop Support Expert Positions


P018

Sr. Microsoft Computer Consultant - New York Metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Areas
Progent is seeking experienced Sr. Microsoft IT consultants in the New York metro, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles areas to help 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. Key fields of expertise include system infrastructure, Active Directory design and troubleshooting, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.

Details on Sr. Microsoft IT Consultant Job


Expert

Senior Exchange Consultant - San Francisco Bay Area, Remote
Progent is seeking a Senior Exchange consultant to spearhead enterprise-level Exchange planning and deployment initiatives. The right applicant would be a computer consultant with subject matter expertise in the area of Exchange 2007 through 2016 and Microsoft Office 365 and with a solid grasp of Active Directory. This role demands a background in the consulting, system design, deployment and support of these technologies.

More information on Senior Microsoft Exchange Expert 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 who is responsible for selling the company's comprehensive selection of IT outsourcing and computer consulting, and development services. Activities of the Business Development Representative include:
  • Producing and articulating crucial components of engagement proposals which associate our services with an organization's IT goals
  • Maintaining strong relationships with customers
  • Providing ongoing account management and generating follow-on engagements
  • Maintaining an understanding of continually evolving technology

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


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

Additional Facts About Work at Progent

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

Progent wants to find staff-level, results-driven Microsoft certified consultants with Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer credentials; Cisco accredited network engineers with Cisco credentials; security professionals who have CISM or equivalent security credentials; and high-end network design consultants with a background in mobile access, wireless networking, service continuity, disaster recovery, data preservation, and virtual servers. Progent also seeks employees who can join our team of helpdesk support specialists and off-site support experts. Also, Progent is hiring talented administrators who can perform productively in our high-growth, virtual office culture.

By maintaining a team of skilled and motivated consultants, delivering attentive customer services, and offering a strong value-based pricing structure, Progent has been able to increase our client list dramatically while providing consulting support to numerous businesses in Northern California and throughout the U.S. A sophisticated virtual office network, a shared information base, and a group strategy for problem resolution have allowed Progent to maintain a talented staff and a loyal client list.

For an information technology consultant with technical support expertise, joining Progent or working for our clients can enhance your knowledge through cooperation with our group of highly team-oriented, talented consultants. Our commitment to delivering network consulting and computer support to small and midsize organizations will offer you the chance to work closely with key players and contribute significantly to the growth of exciting companies.

We are hiring technical professionals that can show recognized certification related to their technical focus. For example, if you are a Microsoft consultant, you should have earned your Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer certificate. In the case of Cisco consultants, have your CCIE or Cisco Certified Network Professional credential. For security, you should show you CISSP, CISA, CISM, or other leading security credentials. Naturally, we are aware of “paper MCSEs.” Notwithstanding, simply because a certificate can not guarantee excellence is no excuse for not owning one. If you know your field, then the majority of those certifications should present no great difficulty. The crux of the matter is that if you call yourself an expert, then clients expect certifications. Progent can market your skills, but you should have standard credentials for Progent to work with. If you stand strongly against the concept of credentials, Progent can understand and respect your position, but you are likely not a good fit.

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

For more than 20 years, Progent's computer engineers have provided low-cost and effective network support services for companies in the San Francisco Bay Area and throughout the U.S. A sophisticated virtual office network, a shared technical knowledge base, and a team approach to problem resolution have helped us to build a strong in-house team and dramatically grow a loyal client base.

The Experts Group is our way to provide clients the services of specialized computer consulting engineers who have in-depth knowledge and field background in key technologies outside of our primary concentration in network support and security. Experts Team consultants are typically independent engineers and sometimes "moonlighters" who are thoroughly qualified by us to work closely with Progent's staff engineers to deliver comprehensive, world-class information technology services to small and midsize businesses. Progent is continually enhancing the Experts Group in order to meet the particular requirements of our clients.

Progent's Experts Group now offers consulting in these technologies:

  • Apple OS integration and applications
  • Consulting for Linux, UNIX, and Sun systems
  • MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM consulting
  • Mission-critical and vertical application help
  • CIO, management information analyst, and project management services
  • Custom applications design and deployment
  • Web site, eCommerce, Electronic Data Interchange, and client portal design and integration
  • Database management and efficiency consulting
  • Management intelligence consulting
  • Telecom systems support

Benefits of becoming part of Our Experts Group include:

  • By working with Progent, you can take advantage of the impact of our dramatic growth and excellent recognition in the industry. By maintaining a team of skilled and dedicated professionals, offering excellent client support, and practicing a proven, ROI-oriented billing model, Progent has multiplied our customer base over the last few years and Progent now provides professoinal services to hundreds of companies in Northern California and across the U.S.
  • Our veteran marketing staff takes care of all aspects of marketing your services and areas of expertise into our quickly expanding customer base, so you spend less effort signing up clients and more time making revenue.
  • Progent will assist in communications between you and our key team of experienced Microsoft and Cisco certified engineers who are the gateway to the influential managers among our customers.
  • Our sales and administration teams will take care of the entire sales and contracting process, from lead generation, project qualification, client requirements description, skills matching, project analysis proposal writing, contract negotiation and generation. Your exclusive focus is on delivering top-quality consulting expertise.
  • We will provide you access to our advanced virtual office environment, including professional meeting/work sites throughout the San Francisco area, as well as data and voice access throughout the U.S.
  • You will have the benefit of our vast knowledge base, processes based on leading practices, abundance of professional publications, and the shared expertise from one of Northern California's largest independent groups of expert information technology professionals.
  • Progent will share partner-only benefits from leading technology companies including Microsoft and Cisco, including free orlow-cost training classes, on-line connections to restricted vendor support tools and technical maintenance resources, and downloadable internal use programs for training 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 not any cost to be a member of our Experts Team, but Progent has these qualifications to join:

  • You should have a proven track record as a consulting professional operating on your own in your area of expertise, including a minimum two year record of completed contracting jobs or you must have your own active client base to which you currently deliver ongoing consulting activity.
  • You need to demonstrate that you have expertise in your field of concentration, which includes showing a long task-relevant record and strong referrals, and have current vendor or industry professional qualifications.
  • You should know how to carry yourself in a professional manner and be self driven and assured in your skills. You must have excellent people skills and know how to operate efficiently alone or as a member of a group.
  • You must know how to explain proper expectations to customers and fellow Progent consultants and you should know how scope out projects, create project plans, and estimate realistic time lines.

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

Progent's business climate will allow you to become a better consultant by improving your information technology knowledge and boosting the loyalty of your clients. Progent delivers on this promise by attracting the top consulting experts for you to operate with, providing an advanced network and communications architecture, using proprietary software tools to enable the highest level of support, and by optimizing proven business structures for attracting and retaining customers.

The main factor that separates us from ordinary network support firms is the quality of our consulting team. Among the 50 or so consulting experts who have joined Progent, we have assembled top talent covering a wide range of technical areas. Be it Microsoft servers, Cisco firewalls, corporate security, Macintosh, Linux/UNIX, server virtualization, or other key areas, we engage professionals who can enable you to be successful on larger jobs by combining the aggregate skills of Progent's group of experts.

To promote the productivity of Progent's consultants, we invest heavily in making available the best technology to perform the job efficiently. We will leverage technology to an impressive extent and our state-of-the-art virtual office environment enables seamless communications, cooperation, and information exchange with other Progent consultants — all from home-based or mobile offices. Consultants don’t throw away time or lose revenue because of regular drives to a conventional office building, and any driving you do for in-person client jobs is based on your own schedule, not ours. The most attractive part is that much of Progent's consulting work can be performed off-site, representing 100% productivity for billable hours. In practice, some of our staff do off-site consulting only.

Our business structure is geared towards responding quickly and effectively to customer requirements through information exchange and cooperative problem solving. Although our engineers work with a great deal of independence, dispatching is centralized, client problems and resolutions are carefully tracked, recorded, and organized for easy reference, current consultant schedules are published to facilitate group projects and enable problem escalation, and customer satisfaction is continually monitored. We reinforce the feeling of cooperation through periodic workgroup meetings and quarterly company-wide events.

Most of our team is located across Northern California, however we are attracting a quickly expanding team of consulting experts throughout America. Progent's virtual office infrastructure eliminates geographic obstacles that limit the productivity of traditional company structures. We complete the package by providing a full benefit program to promote the physical health and financial security of our team members and their relations.

Not only do we have world-class consulting professionals, our marketing and administration groups live up to the high standards that is Progent. These high-performance contributors to our growth are enabling us to target and sign up the 50-60 new customers we are currently engaging every month. Progent recently celebrated the providing of services to our 1,000th customer. Just type “Cisco consultants” or “Microsoft consultants” into Google to see for yourself why we are also an effective marketing organization.

Possessing a commitment to technical proficiency is a key for growth with Progent. A job in consulting will push you to learn more than is possible in any other job in information technology. Being confronted by a continual series of technical challenges is what keeps consulting exciting. Customers rely on consultants to perform the “hard stuff.” Creative projects, advanced deployments, vexing or entrenched issues, and difficult migrations are the foundation for what we do daily. At Progent, you will not stall or be narrowly defined, as is all too typical for computer engineers in traditional corporate roles. You will awake every morning enthusiastic about the opportunities ahead.

On the way, you will work with some great folks, both by building close client contacts and by operating in conjunction with other Progent team members, where you will benefit from and contribute to their growth. Yes, technology is vital, but we are a relationship-focused company through and through. If you don’t have strong people skills or like working with a diverse group of people, then Progent is probably not a good match.

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

Get Quality of Life Benefits and Professional Success with
Our Advanced Virtual Office Infrastructure

Progent believes that a carefully architected and implemented network can be a crucial piece for accelerating any firm's success, and Progent applies this belief in our own network environment. Progent has built a zero-downtime virtual office network that allows Progent's staff engineers and certified contractors to deliver fast and efficient support, cooperate easily on complex jobs, and experience career and personal growth by acting as part of a dynamic company ethos of self motivation and freedom.
















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