Information Technology Professional

U.S. Navy


Job Description

To be eligible to enlist in the U.S. Navy, candidates must be between the ages of 18-34

 

At any given moment, hundreds of complex networked computer systems are operating in tandem to keep ships and submarines operating at their best. The specialized training youll receive in this field will pave the way to careers in IT and network support, computer programming, web development and information security.


SOFTWARE ENGINEERING JOBS IN THE NAVY INFORMATION

 

SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN


When a network goes down, vital information may be lost, from global satellite data to special intelligence communications. Thats why its critical that trained Information Systems Technicians are on board to make sure networks and related systems are designed and operated properly and errors are fixed without any interruption to the mission.

 

CRYPTOLOGIC TECHNICIAN NETWORKS


As a Cryptologic Technician Networks, you fight in the battlespace of the future. Use state-of- the-art technology to perform offensive and defensive cyber operations, investigating and tracking enemies while also protecting our networks from attacks. As an expert in communication defense and forensics, youll be expected to rise to the ever-evolving challenge of maintaining cybersecurity.

 

INTELLIGENCE SPECIALIST


Collect intel on everythingdata on foreign cultures, enemy movements, current weather forecasts, etc. Then, use it to create cohesive intelligence briefings for high-ranking Navy officials. Your deep understanding of global culture and battlespaces makes you a critical component of mission readiness. Solid intel isnt easy to come by, but as an IS, you can save lives by helping us stay ready for anything.

 

PAY AND BENEFITS

 

From the day you start, youll receive:
Competitive salary
Potential to earn a bonus upon enlistment
Free health insurance
Free housing
A retirement plan
Paid training
College credit

 

EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES

 

Navy College Program and Tuition Assistance
Post-9/11 GI Bill, up to 100% tuition
Professional credentials and certifications
College credit hours toward a bachelors or associate degree through the American Council on Education

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS


U.S. citizen or equivalent
High school graduate or equivalent
17 years of age or older

 

General qualifications may vary depending upon whether youre currently serving, whether youve served before or whether youve never served before.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

These roles perform a variety of duties worldwide, at numerous overseas and stateside shore commands, aboard surface ships, aircraft and submarines. They generally divide time between assignments ashore and afloat.

 

PART-TIME OPPORTUNITIES

 

Serving part-time as a Navy Reserve Sailor, your duties will be carried out during your scheduled drilling and training periods. During monthly drilling, Sailors in the Navy Reserve typically work at a location close to their homes.

 

Take a moment to learn more about the general roles and responsibilities of Navy Reserve Sailors.
 

Required qualifications:

  • 18 years or older
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States
  • At least high school diploma or equivalent or higher
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