Paid IT Training for Veterans

Job Locations US-KY-Barbourville
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/15/2020 5:34 PM)
Job ID
2020-2616

Overview

ProSphere is offering a free 90-day paid training for entry-level Help Desk Analyst Trainee positions.  This offer is available to military veterans only who are able to work in Barbourville, Kentucky. A one day orientation will be completed on-site.  This IT Training will be completed virtually. 

 

If you’re interested in acquiring new and in-demand Information Technology skills, you may be the candidate we are seeking.  ProSphere is an IT Services company that provides solutions to the US Federal Government, and specifically to the Department of Veterans Affairs. 

 

The Help Desk Analyst provides customer support, service and technical support through analysis and problem resolving to enable installation, maintenance, education, implementation and documentation of a variety of software and hardware technologies using remote communication or via phone to the client or the end user.

 

ProSphere offers an opportunity to learn and gain the skills to enter the rapidly growing Information Technology field.  In order to build a pool of Help Desk Analyst certified candidates, ProSphere is looking for veterans to complete CompTIA training & Certification Testing. 

 

ProSphere is a recognized Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB).  Our highly-specialized executive team, program managers, and technical staff – many of whom are Veterans and former Government leaders – continually seek innovation while maintaining a clear focus on the mission.  Nearly 20 percent of our growing team has served in America’s armed forces, and it is our goal to continue to increase that number while giving back to our Veterans.

 

This is a temporary, part-time position which, upon successful completion, may lead to a future career opportunity as a Customer Service Technician with ProSphere on-site at our Barbourville, KY location.

Responsibilities

  • Attend orientation session at a designated area in Eastern Kentucky.
  • Complete a prescribed series of online courses, quizzes, hands-on training sessions, over a period of 3 months.
  • Use multiple e-book resources to learn new skills.
  • Supplement self-paced learning with access to a virtual community and in-person access to subject matter experts (SMEs).
  • Take & pass a predetermined CompTIA Certification test.

Qualifications

 Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED

Experience Required:

  • Must be a Veteran who served in the active U.S. military, naval, or air service and can provide copy of Form DD 214

  Skills:

  • Working knowledge of Information Technology
  • Familiarity with Computers
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and possess desire to learn
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills

 

Physical Demands

  • Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift 5-20 lbs.

 

It is ProSphere’s policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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