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Career Opportunities in

ICT

Few Reasons to choose ICT Fields


Good job opportunities

Demand across the world


High economic benefits
Different career development paths

Traveling opportunities to other countries

The work of an ICT Professionals

Most professional ICT work can be classified in three broad areas:


Information System Computer System Engineering
Computer Science

Information System
Graduates are concerned with designing and implementing systems which collect information from customers or other business transaction, validate the data for accuracy, store the data in safe place on a computer system, ensure the data is protected from unauthorized access or lost due to accident, and provide reports to management at any time when it is required.

Computer System Engineering


Computer system of this type require the design of special computer hardware from supplied components and the writing of specialized software to interact with the industrial control system. Graduates working in this area should have a degree in computer systems engineering.

Computer Science
Graduates may undertake research into the design of specialized hardware or software.
The objective is to develop techniques which will enable the information system specialist or the computer systems engineer to apply the computer technology more effectively.

People in ICT
ICT people work in all sort of jobs for all sorts of employers from retailers to banks and building societies, to universities, government and construction companies.

People in ICT

Business Analysis Career

Job Titles
Business Analyst Business Systems Analyst Business Systems Planners Principal Solutions Architect

Duties

Business Analyst
The role of Business Analyst is critical in contemporary system development. The Business Analyst is the key partner with Project Managers and System Developers.

Business Analyst
Depending on the level of responsibility and the particular job role involved, duties may also include: Evaluating customer business needs, thus contributing to strategic planning of information system facilities and software direction. Liaising with major customer during preliminary installation and testing of developed solution or products. Designing and developing high quality business solutions Assisting in determining the strategic direction of the organization.

Career Path

Career Path

Analyst/Programmer Business or management services areas


Accounting Administration

Qualification/ Experience

Qualification / Experience
Formal qualification for business analyst could include studies of computing and management information systems alongside studies typically found in a Bachelor Degree of Business or Commerce.

Personal Qualities

Personal Qualities
A business outcome approach An ability to conceptualize and think creatively A capability to articulate visions Very good oral and written communication skills Interpersonal skills to evoke commitment from the client Effective selling and negotiation and customer management skills Sound administrative skills and good analytical and reporting abilities Effective time management and personal organization skills

Computer Engineering Career

Job Titles
Computer Engineer Repair/ Service Engineer Electronics Engineer Costumer Engineer Hardware Design Engineer

Technical Support Engineer


Computer Systems Engineer Computer Service Engineer

Duties

Computer Engineer
Computer engineers are involved in design, installation, repair and service of computers and associate equipment. Senior engineers are responsible for total system performance, which can require the use of project control techniques and the supervision of other staff. Senior engineer can be required to design the more complex hardware equipment required to operate the system.

Computer engineer
Depending on the level of responsibility and the particular job role involved, duties may include: Conducting unit testing and participating in general system testing Assisting in the construction of equipment and monitoring its development according to design Supervising the activities of a team of assigned hardware engineers in order to provide effective analysis, design, programming and testing skills in the production of hardware system Carrying out patent searches for possible design infringement and identifying areas of design that have potential to be patented Assisting the preparation of project proposal Assisting construction staff in order to initiate and participate in long term planning

Career Path

Career Path

Hardware Design Engineer


Minimum of 3 years experience

Repair Center Engineer


At least 3-5 years experience in computer servicing/repair with sound technical and practical product repair experience

Qualification / Experience

Qualification/ Experience
A computer Engineer will normally have a degree or diploma in electronics, engineering (mechanical or electrical). A computer repair engineer will normally have a relevant trade certificate or equivalent in electronics.

Personal Qualities

Personal Qualities
Depending on the level of responsibility and the particular job role involved, personal qualities required include: Very good oral and written communication skills Good process management skills Ability to work within a team Leadership and management skills