Information Technology Specialist (Enlistment Required)

Baltimore Recruiting Battalion   Fairfax, VA   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
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Posted on September 22, 2020

Information Technology Specialist (Enlistment Required)

Information technology specialists are responsible for maintaining, processing and troubleshooting military computer systems/operations.

 

Job Duties:

  • Maintenance of networks, hardware and software.
  • Provide customer and network administration services.
  • Construct, edit and test computer programs.


Training:

Job training for an information technology specialist requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 20 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instruction. 

Helpful Skills:

  • Interest in computer science.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Experience in the installation of computers.


Compensation:

Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time.

Education Benefits:

In the Army, qualified students can earn full-tuition, merit-based scholarships, allowances for books and fees, plus an annual stipend for living expenses.

Future Civilian Careers:

The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career as a network support technician, data-processing technician or computer programmer.

 

PARTNERSHIP FOR YOUTH SUCCESS (PaYS) Program:

Those interested in this job may be eligible for civilian employment, after the Army, by enrolling in the Army PaYS program. The PaYS program is a recruitment option that guarantees a job interview with military friendly employers that are looking for experienced and trained Veterans to join their organization. 

  • AAI CORPORATION.
  • EATON CORPORATION.
  • L-3 Communications Linguist Operations & Technical Support.
  • Comcast Cable Communications, Inc.
  • CISCO SYSTEMS.
  • CDW, LLC.
  • CoxCom, Inc.
  • T-Mobile.


 Job Requirements:

  • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident.
  • Must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent.


 Job Types:

  • Full-time, Part-time.