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A Data Center is typically a building, a dedicated space within a building, or a group of buildings used to house computer systems and associated components, such as telecommunications and storage systems. Data centers centralize an organization’s IT operations and equipment, as well as where it stores, manages, and disseminates its data. They house a network’s most critical systems and are vital to the continuity of daily operations. 

The Data Center industry presents an exciting and challenging opportunity for the right candidate. As a military veteran, you are aware that Officers and Enlisted Technicians possess unmatched training in electronic, mechanical, and electrical systems as well as proven leadership skills. Additionally, the training and experiences honed in the military ensures that veterans are well-versed in adhering to the strict operating procedures and protocols that are critical to the success of Data Centers and Mission Critical Facilities.  So, it comes as no surprise that these qualities and skills sets make veterans an ideal fit for a career in the Data Center industry.

More than 1,200 veterans have been hired into various roles across Data Centers and Mission Critical Facilities through Orion. Typical career opportunities we see in the Data Center industry include Data Center Technicians, Facility Engineers, Electricians, Production Leaders, Engineers, Project Managers, Maintenance Technicians, and more. Click here for a more detailed overview of each position.

Listen to our podcast, featuring Orion Recruiting Manager Jay Koranda, for more insight into this booming industry and the careers within it:

Check out a few of the recent careers we’ve helped military professionals like yourself find in the Data Center industry:


Visit us online to learn more about Data Center Industry Careers for Veterans.


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