Computer Systems Analyst

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Computer Systems Analyst

  1. 1. Computer Systems Analyst Chris Champion CIS Teacher
  2. 2. Everyday duties <ul><li>Work independently and in small groups </li></ul><ul><li>Define problems, diagnose software bugs. </li></ul><ul><li>Explain problems to non-technical staff </li></ul><ul><li>Repair software bugs </li></ul><ul><li>Create documentation </li></ul>http://careers.stateuniversity.com/pages/204/Computer-Systems-Analyst.html
  3. 3. Education Requirements <ul><li>Bachelor’s in Computer Systems or Business Computer Information Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Background in Accounting helpful </li></ul><ul><li>Background in Business helpful </li></ul><ul><li>Master’s degree in Information Technology required for management level positions </li></ul>http://careers.stateuniversity.com/pages/204/Computer-Systems-Analyst.html
  4. 4. Salary Figures <ul><li>$75,000 average </li></ul><ul><li>$45,000 starting </li></ul>http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos287.htm
  5. 5. Positives/Negatives <ul><li>+ Working by yourself </li></ul><ul><li>+ Lots of responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>- Competitive </li></ul><ul><li>- Hours may be long </li></ul>http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos287.htm
  6. 6. Interesting fact… <ul><li>If you know about an industry (manufacturing, banking, medical) you will be more likely to be hired in that field. </li></ul>http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos287.htm
  7. 7. Interesting fact… <ul><li>The “top level” technology person is called the CIO, or Chief Information Officer </li></ul>http://jobsearchtech.about.com/od/computerjob13/a/systems_analyst.htm
  8. 8. Interesting fact… <ul><li>More and more, this job is being held by contractors instead of permanent employees </li></ul>http://jobsearchtech.about.com/od/computerjob13/a/systems_analyst.htm

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