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Army National Guard: 25b Information Technology Specialist

Army National Guard

This is a Part-time position in Buffalo, NY posted August 25, 2021.

Job DescriptionIf 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 DutiesMaintenance of networks, hardware, and softwareProvide customer and network administration servicesConstruct, edit, and test computer programsSome of the Skills You’ll LearnUse of computer consoles and peripheral equipmentComputer systems conceptsPlanning, designing, and testing computer systemsHelpful SkillsInterest in computer scienceStrong attention to detailAbility to communicate effectivelyExperience in installation of computersThrough 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 LearnInstead 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/RequirementsBenefitsPaid trainingA monthly paycheckMontgomery GI BillFederal and State tuition assistanceRetirement benefits for part-time serviceLow-cost life insurance (up to $400,000 in coverage)401(k)-type savings planStudent Loan Repayment Program (up to $50,000, for existing loans)Health care benefits availableVA home loansBonuses, if applicableMost non-prior service candidates will earn between $200 and $250 per drill weekend, subject to changeRequirementsMilitary enlistment in the Army National GuardMust be at least a junior in high school, or have a high school diploma or a GED certificateMust be between the ages of 17 and 35Must be able to pass a physical exam and meet legal and moral standardsMust meet citizenship requirements (see NATIONALGUARD.Com 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.Other Job InformationJob ID: 1425241ZIP Code: 142132485Job Category: Technology and NetworkingAge Requirements: Must be between the ages of 17 and 35 IT Computer electrical