Force 3 Inc. plans to hire about 30 people within 30 days. Jim Sullivan, director of human resources, talked with The Post's Kate Wichmann.

What does your company do?

We are an IT product and service provider. We have a group of field engineers that provide site surveys of current companies' network systems and offer improvements to upgrade the current infrastructure. We provide help-desk service for large clients and also have a fairly new opportunity providing staff to help medical facilities become compliant with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

What would employees of your company say were the best reasons for working there?

We're very employee-oriented and have a relaxed corporate structure. This is a casual work environment with a lot of energy and enthusiasm from senior management to all levels of our staff. Everyone works very hard, but we realize it is important to give back to our employees. There is an open-door policy; all the executive employees are available at any time for all employees.

Who owns your company?

This is a privately held company by a group of people. I'm not comfortable giving out names.

What sense of stability can your company offer job candidates?

We can offer our success over the past number of years. We've been thriving and growing; we've added 40 employees in the past year. We're expanding into new technology and growth areas.

What are the demographics of your company?

We're 43 percent female and 25 percent minority. There is one female and two minorities on our executive team of seven people. I'd say the average age is about the mid-thirties. The average length of time that employees stay with the company is probably three to five years, but we have a significant portion of people that have been here since the start.

What positions do you have available and what level of expertise do you want?

We need at least five network engineers, systems analysts or systems administrators with one to ten years' experience and full National Security Agency security clearance. We are always looking for qualified people in these positions. We also need four building escorts (top-secret clearance, no experience needed), 11 sales account managers or account executives (two to five years' experience), 11 HIPAA compliance staff with strong knowledge of HIPAA rules and regulations required, and one program manager (minimum eight years' experience).

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