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IT Specialist

Company: U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion
Location: Metairie
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Army full-time

**THIS JOB REQUIRES ENLISTING/JOINING THE U.S. ARMY**
By enlisting into the Army as an Information Technology Specialist, you become a part of a team of Soldiers. As a Soldier you secure your future with a career in the Active Duty Army (full-time) and are able to take advantage of all the benefits that serving in the Army gives you. Soldiers in the Army receive a recurring annual allowance for college, guaranteed healthcare for you that includes family benefits for those with a family, and many more benefits listed below. You gain leadership skills, college credit, and job-security by enlisting into the Army that is hard to find in the civilian sector. This is an entry level position with no experience necessary. -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

Basic Qualifications:
Age - 17 to 34 years old
Education - Current Senior in High School(HS), HS Diploma, GED, GED equivalent, or higher education level completed
Citizenship - U.S. Citizen/Permanent Resident
Submit to background and medical screening
Receive a passing score on the ASVAB
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 youll learn are:
Use of computer consoles and peripheral equipment
Computer systems concepts
Planning, designing and testing computer systems

Benefits:
Enlistment bonus up to $40,000, varies by job and individual qualifications
Education benefits Tuition Assistance ($4,000 annually) / GI Bill (up to $108,000 for 36 months of attending college)

Paid training (Basic and Advanced)
30 days of paid vacation earned every year
Additional living expenses for those who have dependents
Various lengths of contracts available from 2 years to 6 years normally

Required qualifications: Legally authorized to work in the United States
Preferred qualifications: 17 years or older

Keywords: U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion, New Orleans , IT Specialist, Other , Metairie, Louisiana

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