These 5 Companies Want Vets With IT Expertise

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Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Tracy J. Smith

There’s a high demand for professionals who know their way around technology equipment, computers, programming languages, technical project management, and data. Because of this, Hirepurpose partner companies in all business sectors — from gaming to manufacturing — are frequently seeking individuals who have spent their time in the military working as software engineers, information security analysts, and network administrators.


Check out these five companies that are hiring vets for these roles now.

Fiserv is a global financial services technology provider with more than 13,000 clients and 22,000 associates worldwide. The company has been named FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years. Veterans looking for an environment where leadership, collaboration, and innovation are valued should consider Fiserv as their next career path. Most client support openings require an associate’s or bachelor’s degree.

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Fannie Mae is a leading source of financing for mortgage lenders, providing access to affordable mortgage financing in all markets at all times. Its financing makes sustainable homeownership and workforce rental housing a reality for millions of Americans. The company is actively looking for cyber security analysts to join its team.

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Opportunities for military personnel and their families abound with Comcast NBCUniversal, which currently has more than 2,000 jobs of all kinds available across the United States. In partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s “Hiring Our Heroes” initiative, Comcast NBCUniversal is well on its way toward fulfilling its pledge to hire 10,000 veterans, reserve component service members and military spouses by the end of 2017.
 

TEKsystems, one of the leading recruiters and providers of IT talent to corporations across America, is looking for motivated project managers to join its team. Recognized as a Military-Friendly Employer by Victory Media, TEKsystems has employed over 3,000 veterans since 2014. This company is looking for individuals with excellent communication and technical skills for its systems administrator roles.

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Cisco is transforming the way people work, live, play and learn. For 17 years, the company has been named a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, and has been listed among 25 companies as one of the world’s best multinational workplaces. Cisco is currently hiring service members for its project manager opportunities.

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Army and Air Force Exchange Service officials are warning soldiers and military families to be aware of scammers using the Exchange's logo.

In a news release Wednesday, Exchange officials said scammers using the name "Exchange Inc." have "fooled" soldiers and airmen to broker the sale of used cars, trucks, motorcycles, boats and boat engines.

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KABUL (Reuters) - The Islamic State (IS) militant group claimed responsibility on Sunday for a suicide blast at a wedding reception in Afghanistan that killed 63 people, underlining the dangers the country faces even if the Taliban agrees a pact with the United States.

The Saturday night attack came as the Taliban and the United States try to negotiate an agreement on the withdrawal of U.S. forces in exchange for a Taliban commitment on security and peace talks with Afghanistan's U.S.-backed government.

Islamic State fighters, who first appeared in Afghanistan in 2014 and have since made inroads in the east and north, are not involved in the talks. They are battling government and U.S.-led international forces and the Taliban.

The group, in a statement on the messaging website Telegram, claimed responsibility for the attack at a west Kabul wedding hall in a minority Shi'ite neighborhood, saying its bomber had been able to infiltrate the reception and detonate his explosives in the crowd of "infidels".

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U.S. Air Force/Tech. Sgt. Brian Kimball

Editor's Note: This article by Oriana Pawlyk originally appeared on Military.com, a leading source of news for the military and veteran community.

Calling aviation geeks in New York City: The British are coming.

In their first visit to the United States since 2008, the Royal Air Force "Red Arrows" will perform an aerial demonstration next week over the Hudson River, according to an Air Force news release. F-35 Joint Strike Fighters, the Air Force Thunderbirds and Navy Blue Angels demonstration teams will also be part of the show.

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U.S. Air National Guard/Staff Sgt. Michelle Y. Alvarez-Rea

Frances and Efrain Santiago, natives of Puerto Rico, wanted to show their support last month for protesters back home seeking to oust the island's governor.

The couple flew the flag of Puerto Rico on the garage of their Kissimmee home. It ticked off the homeowners association.

Someone from the Rolling Hills Estates Homeowners Association left a letter at their home, citing a "flag violation" and warning: "Please rectify the listed violation or you may incur a fine."

Frances Santiago, 38, an Army veteran, demanded to know why.

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A West Point graduate received a waiver from the U.S. Army to sign with the Philadelphia Eagles on Friday, and play in the NFL while serving as an active-duty soldier.

The waiver for 2nd Lt. Brett Toth was first reported by ESPN's Adam Schefter, who said that Toth signed a three-year deal with the Eagles. Toth graduated from the U.S. Military Academy in 2018.

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