ArmyCentralCalifornia

Information Technology Specialist

San Bruno, CaliforniaFull-time
About the Job
This is a job skill that is performed in the US Army or Army Reserves as a Soldier. Enlisting is required and will undergo pre-qualifying questions, an interview, an academic test, and a physical. This is an initial entry job skill, no experience is necessary. The US Army will send you to the school to learn the job and get the necessary certifications.

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 a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you.

Ages 17-34; 35-39 Requires a Waiver

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

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, Contract

Pay: $40,000.00 - $80,000.00 per year

Education: High school or equivalent (Required)

Work authorization: United States (Required)

Contract Renewal: Possible

Additional Compensation: Bonuses

Schedule: Other