Pros: healthcare, paid leave, retirement, promotion, education
Cons: reassignment, deployments
A typical day at work cannot be simply described. It was such a dynamic work environment that provided a multitude of opportunities to grow and temper my technical competencies. Challenging projects we always available. This included a multitude of things such as operating system migration deployments through system center configuration manager, active directory management, vulnerability assessment, conducting vital network change orders from our supporting agency, new technology file systems, CommVault support, SQL Server, and much more.
I learned so much and I an so thankful for this chapter of my life. The camaraderie, leadership roles, and customer service skills I have received were incredible. It diversified my life with the many colorful people that I met and worked along side with. Ultimately it helped me come out of my shell as the shy, introvert that I was. To this day I'm extroverted and very sociable as compared to my past self in 2009.
I would have to say the hardest part of the job was handling some of the incidents that would occur. At times you will be required to spend time away from your family/friends to ensure the mission got taken care of. That to me was the most difficult part.
I really enjoyed every aspect of the job. The amazing military benefits and learning opportunities added a great stability to my life. I would definitely recommend it to anyone interested in the IT field with the Air Force.