MOS 25B Information Technology Specialist

MOS Description

The Information Technology Specialist installs, operates and maintains computer systems and local area networks (LAN). Performs system administration (SA) and maintains computers and servers within the computing environment (CE) and the network environment (NE). Performs network administration (NA); installs, configures and maintains network equipment within the LAN. Installs, operates, and maintains commercial off the shelf (COTS) equipment (i.e. routers, switches, desktop and laptop computers). Provides SA to Tactical Battle Command Servers (TBC Server) in the tactical operations center (TOC). Provides SA and direct support for Information Dissemination and Content Staging. Performs Information Assurance (IA), provides the security services and attributes of availability, authentication, confidentiality, integrity and non-repudiation; Network Operations (NETOPS) Service Desk Management, which includes incident and problem processing, change request processing, availability management and user interaction. Assists in the planning, configuration, management, and monitoring of the wide area network (WAN). For more information on MOS 25B, see this Army website.

Continuing Education

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