Sample of Job
Industries Actively Pursuing CS and IT Majors:
- Computer Software/Data Processing
- Consulting Services
- Computers & Business Equipment
- Communication Services
- Financial Services
- Health Services
- Pharmaceutical Suppliers
There are many positions applicable to individuals with information
technology training. The following is a broad list of job titles for
which CIS majors are often hired. Included is a general description
of what a person with this title does.
Can work as a theorist, researcher, or inventor. Generally
involved in designing computers and the software that runs
them, developing information technologies, and adapting and
creating principles for applying computers to new uses.
Provides assistance and advice to computer users. This
often includes interpreting problems and providing technical
support for hardware, software, and systems.
Work with database management systems software to
coordinate necessary changes, perform tests, and implement
computer databases. He or she is often responsible for
design implementation and system security as well.
Analyzes data processing problems in order to plan,
organize, and develop logical sequences of operations to be
used by computers in processing information.
Design and develop packages and systems
software. He or she may also be involved in creating custom
software applications for clients.
Use knowledge and skill of technology to
solve computer problems and enable computer technology to
meet the particular needs of an organization.
addition to the broad job titles listed earlier, there are many
other career possibilities. Below is a list of some more
specialized job titles to consider.
Specialized Job Titles:
- Application Engineer
- Applications Programmer
- Associate Engineer Software
- Computer Automated Design Operator
- Computer Consultant
- Computer Draftsman
- Computer Security Specialist
- Customer Support Specialist
- Data Communications Specialist
- Documentation Specialist
- Electronic Data Processing Auditor
- Engineering Analyst
- Field Sales Representative
- Information Specialist
- Information Systems Manager
- Java Web Developer
- Operations Research Analyst
- Oracle Developer
- Project Leader
- Technical Writer
- Software Specialist
- Data Processing Manager
- Unix Administrator
- Web Developer
Handbook (system analysts, computer scientists, database
Handbook (computer programmers) www.bls.gov/oco/ocos110.htm
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Salary Information for system analysts, computer scientists, database