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Skills Translator: Information Systems Technician

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If you're a Navy Information Systems Technician (IT) looking for a job, check out your skills and the civilian jobs they're suited for, based on the Military.com MOS Skills Translator.

Navy, IT, Information Systems Technician

One of the biggest barriers to searching for jobs is understanding how the skills you learned in the military translate to the civilian workforce. Military.com features a powerful tool that breaks down the unique abilities inherent to any military occupational specialty (MOS) and tells you what keywords and terms to use in your resume, as well as suggested job openings.

Your Skills Breakdown:

  • Blueprints/Technical Diagrams
  • Budget Management
  • Classified Information and Materials Security
  • Communication System Design
  • Data Entry
  • Electronic Data Security
  • File System Development/Maintenance
  • Message Processing Procedures
  • Message Traffic Analysis
  • Network Administration
  • Office Equipment Operation/Maintenance
  • Process Analysis and Improvement
  • Programming
  • Project/Program Management
  • Proofreading/Editing
  • Security System Design
  • Software Administration
  • Systems Integratioin/Information Architecture
  • Visual Information Design
  • Word Processing Formatting

Civilian Job Suggestions:

Software Developer – Software developers need to love coding. You can't love the idea of coding, nor can you simply tolerate the process: programmers spend hours in front of a screen staring at innumerable lines of code, so if you don't have a passion for it, or an addiction, then this isn't the job for you.

Mechanical Engineer – Mechanical engineers apply knowledge of physics and materials science to design, manufacturing, and maintenance. These positions require advanced degrees and long years in higher education, but they do tend to bring in hefty paychecks.

Penetration Tester – Penetration testers poke and prod at digital systems to see where they're weak. Essentially, they're professional hackers. The job can actually be quite tedious, but if you are skilled with programming and enjoy the idea of breaking systems legitimately, this is perfect for you.

Civilian Job Suggestions:

Dyncorp

PMA

Stericycle

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