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Information Technology Specialist 
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resume-library  |  United States  |  

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PARTNER-KGMK6
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Location:
United StatesState St, PA, 16507
Category:
Information Technology/Other
Work Type:
Permanent
Work Time:
Full Time
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Description 

Information Technology Specialist

Posted on 01/21/20 (Ref: PA-Erie)



AGE REQUIREMENTS: Must be between the ages of 17 and 35If you've ever considered a job in IT, become an Information Technology Specialist in the Army National Guard and expand your skills and experience with complex technologies. In this role, you will be responsible for sending, receiving, and processing messages and data on the Guard's sophisticated networks. You will also maintain and troubleshoot the systems that support the military's logistics and classified data, and build firewalls that can withstand any attempted cyberattack.



Job Duties



- Maintenance of networks, hardware, and software



- Provide customer and network administration services



- Construct, edit, and test computer programs



Some of the Skills You'll Learn



- Use of computer consoles and peripheral equipment



- Computer systems concepts



- Planning, designing, and testing computer systems



Helpful Skills



- Interest in computer science



- Strong attention to detail



- Ability to communicate effectively



- Experience in installation of computers



Through your training, you will develop the skills and experience to enjoy a civilian career working as a network support technician, data processing technician, or computer programmer in just about any company that uses computers.



Earn While You Learn

Instead of paying to learn these skills, get paid to learn. In the Army National Guard, you will learn these valuable job skills while earning a regular paycheck and qualifying for tuition assistance.



Job training for an Information Technology Specialist consists of 10 weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and 20 weeks of Advanced Individual Training (AIT) with classroom instruction.



Benefits/Requirements

Benefits



Paid training

A monthly paycheck

Montgomery GI Bill

Federal and State tuition assistance

Retirement benefits for part-time service

Low-cost life insurance (up to $400,000 in coverage)

401(k)-type savings plan

Student Loan Repayment Program (up to $50,000, for existing loans)

Health care benefits available

VA home loans

Bonuses, if applicable

Most non-prior service candidates will earn between $200 and $250 per drill weekend, subject to change

Requirements

Military enlistment in the Army National Guard

Must be at least a junior in high school, or have a high school diploma or a GED certificate

Must be between the ages of 17 and 35

Must be able to pass a physical exam and meet legal and moral standards

Must meet citizenship requirements (see for details)



Requires military enlistment. Programs and benefits are subject to change. Ask your Army National Guard recruiter for the most up-to-date information. Actual MOS assignment may depend on MOS availability.



This position may qualify for a bonus, ask your National Guard recruiter for the most up-to-date information.