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CompuCom: Company Profile

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At a Glance:

CompuCom is an IT outsourcing company specializing in infrastructure management and integration, application development, as well as hardware and software procurement and management. They have over 12,000 associates working for clients worldwide, including Fortune 100, 500 and 1000 companies.

CompuCom Tech Positions:

CompuCom has a number of specialties. End-user computing projects include Windows 7 migrations, desktop virtualization, application delivery and asset management. The company also works in network infrastructure and security in LANs and WANs, data storage, disaster recovery, server virtualization, cloud computing, IP Telephony, VOIP, and business video. Other areas of expertise include ITIL-based service management, software and hardware procurement and installation.

CompuCom's supplier partnerships include HP, IBM, Toshiba, Novell, BlackBerry, Microsoft, Belkin, Apple, Kingston, Epson, Cisco, NEC, APC, Lexmark, Lenovo, Fujitsu, Codi, NetApp, Xerox, Tripp-Lite, Brother, Intel, Samsung and EMC.

Locations

CompuCom has its headquarters in Dallas, Texas, with over 100 offices in North America, Latin America and India. In the United States, CompuCom has major offices in Massachusetts, Texas, Alaska, New Jersey, Washington, New York, California and Illinois.

Work Environment

Like most outsourcing providers, most of CompuCom's associates work off-site at client locations, so the daily work environment usually depends on which client and which projects you are working on. For some people, working at a client site miles away from the people who write your paychecks can be an isolating experience. Others thrive in this type of environment because it often allows some autonomy, especially for self-starters and highly motivated individuals.

On its careers Web page CompuCom has positioned itself as an industry leader for IT professionals looking for work, offering "more resources, better guidance and the support of a large, stable company," fostering "an atmosphere of teamwork and reward our great people."

Based on 136 anonymous reviews from employees and contractors, CareerBliss.com gives CompuCom an overall score of 3.5 on its 5-point scale, which is just above the industry average of 3.0. CompuCom scored above average in growth opportunity, benefits, senior management and job security. It scored average or slightly below average in career advancement, compensation and work-life balance.

CompuCom is active in its communities, giving employees opportunities to support community service organizations like Childhaven, the Humane Society and the Susan G. Komen Foundation.

Jobs at CompuCom

CompuCom posts job opportunities for a wide variety of skill sets with varying levels of experience and education. They generally have opportunities numbering in the hundreds across the United States

There are several Desktop Support positions available requiring A+ certification for technicians and analysts.

There are also System Integration Managers required with experience in Microsoft Exchange, Active Directory, VMware, Citrix, UNIX and SAN networks. Networking specialists and analysts are also required.

Software Developer positions are open for those with experience in C#, AJAX, SQL, Microsoft .NET, HTML and XML.

Program specialists, managers, directors, and senior consultants are also required.
Sales positions are also open at many of CompuCom's offices in the areas of IT outsourcing, staffing and software.

Benefits

CompuCom offers a well-rounded benefits package for full time employees, some of which begin on the first day of work. Benefits include:

  • Health, Dental and Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts to help employees save on healthcare, dependent care and commuting expenses
  • Employee Assistance Program for free professional short-term counseling
  • Life Insurance, Long-Term and Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Matched Savings Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program for graduate and undergraduate studies
  • Reimbursement for technical certifications obtained while employed with CompuCom
  • SkillSoft Training Library access, which contains over 5,000 courses on the latest technologies and business skills
  • Additional Benefits including discount purchasing programs, adoption assistance, home and auto insurance, pet insurance, travel assistance, legal access and identity theft protection
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