Information Technology Specialist

US Army Reserve - Chicago, IL

Full-time

Job Description

*****************************No Experience Necessary*****************************************************

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*************************************Part Time job Full Time Benefits**************************************

Information Technology Specialist (25B)

  • Enlisted
  • Officer
  • Active Duty
  • Army Reserve
  • Entry Level

Overview

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

Requirements

Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you.

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.

Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

  • Use of computer consoles and peripheral equipment
  • Computer systems concepts
  • Planning, designing and testing computer systems

Helpful Skills

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

Required ASVAB Score(s)Skilled Technical (ST): 95
Learn more about the ASVAB and see what jobs you could qualify for.

Compensation

Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time. Learn more about total compensation.

Earn Cash For In Demand Jobs

You could earn up to $40,000 in cash bonuses just for enlisting under certain Military Occupational Specialties. Visit Jobs in Demand to see if this job qualifies for an enlistment bonus.

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. Learn more about education benefits.

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. Find out more about the Army PaYS Program at http://www.armypays.com.

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

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Internship, Contract

Salary: $4,000.00 to $44,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • Network Administration: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Computer Skills: 1 year (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Preferred)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
  • Other types of insurance
  • Retirement benefits or accounts
  • Education assistance or tuition reimbursement
  • Child Care benefits
  • Gym memberships or discounts
  • Commuting/travel assistance
  • Employee discounts
  • Flexible schedules
  • Workplace perks such as food/coffee and flexible work schedules

Hours per week:

  • 30-39
  • 20-29
  • 10-19
  • Less than 10

Overtime often available:

  • Yes

Contract Length:

  • More than 1 year
  • 1 year
  • Varies

Contract Renewal:

  • Likely

Full Time Opportunity:

  • Yes

Employment Length:

  • Varies