About Custom Computer Specialists

Career Paths

Custom recognizes that professional growth and career opportunity are vital to employee motivation and retention. We have clearly defined career paths for several critical functional roles within our organization, and encourage the required training and professional development that support employee advancement within these paths.

Sales

A sales career with Custom enables you to go as far as your talent and ambition can take you. Our sales professionals are responsible for business-to-business sales of leading edge technology products and services through a variety of sales activities. Your potential for success and rapid advancement is as strong as your ability to turn market potential into sales growth. Our client base spans several markets including public sector, education, local government and corporate. To succeed and grow as a sales professional, you’ll need to be a results-driven self-starter with the skills to connect with our customers. You’ll be able to thrive in a fast-paced, high-energy environment with diverse challenges and opportunities. You’ll drive continuous improvement by optimizing resources and maximizing results. You’ll have a strong ability to identify and serve our customers’ needs by selling the value of Custom and by closing the sale.

Technical

A technical career at Custom offers several exciting options that will allow you to play a vital role in the success of our clients’ diverse businesses. Custom offers technical career paths encompassing a vast range of our service offerings including solutions consulting, solution delivery, and technical support. Consulting professionals develop technology solutions that enable our clients to meet their organizational goals. Solution delivery professionals implement these innovative solutions for our clients. Our support professionals manage our client’s IT infrastructure and environment allowing them to focus on their core organizational objectives. Whichever path you choose, you will be provided with opportunities for technical training and professional development in conjunction with hands-on experience as a means to build your career. We offer access to technology-specific and professional training, web-based programs, a comprehensive technical library, customized in-house training seminars, ability to pursue industry-demanded certifications and achieve competency in the latest technologies and best practices in our industry. You will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience with diverse technology offerings in our in-house labs and at varied client sites in numerous industries. Our technical professionals have the ability to move up, within and even across the three career paths. Not only will you be able to quickly develop your technology skills and understanding, you will also build deep insights into the industries we serve and the diverse environments in which our clients operate.

Project Management

A career in project management at Custom requires a passion and aptitude for challenging and dynamic work that aligns project solutions with our client’s success using proven methodologies and tools. This includes overseeing the contributions of a diverse team and managing the expectations of key stakeholders implementing networking and other technology solutions for our client base. Roles in this career path involve significant customer interaction, project planning, resource allocation, scheduling, financials and overall ownership. Our project manager career path requires strong communication and organizational skills, creative thinking, the ability to juggle multiple tasks simultaneously and an understanding of the functional roles of resources and departments within our environment. Those who prove themselves and demonstrate a commitment to continuous learning, ongoing training, and industry certification have exceptional advancement potential.

Internships

Custom’s Technical Internship program provides an excellent opportunity to gain valuable information technology training and hands-on experience in a variety of client environments. You’ll be learning and experiencing areas including: desktop and basic network integration and support; loading and configuration of desktop operating systems; installation, configuration and troubleshooting of hardware, software, and desktop applications; integration of hardware into networked environments; and support and repair of network connectivity issues at the desktop. The Internship program will enable you to grow your technology skill-set providing you with the foundation of skills in which to begin your career. You will receive expert training and mentoring from Systems Engineers and Team Leaders in our diverse client environments. The program also allows you the opportunity to obtain industry demanded technical certifications including: CompTIA A+ and Network+. Many of our interns are hired for permanent positions after successful completion of the program.