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Careers in it

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Careers in Information Technology

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Careers in it

  1. 1. Careers in Information Technology Prof. J. A. Bhavsar, ITM Business School 5 th July 2011
  2. 2. Current Job Scenario Platforms Job Categories Types of Jobs Currently Available Building your Career Topics
  3. 3. A Small Test... <ul><li>Audacity </li></ul><ul><li>Bell Labs </li></ul><ul><li>Cloud Computing </li></ul><ul><li>DoS Attack </li></ul><ul><li>E Learning </li></ul><ul><li>FOSS </li></ul><ul><li>Google Plus </li></ul>
  4. 4. Platforms <ul><li>Desktops / Laptops / Workstations </li></ul><ul><li>Servers / Mainframes </li></ul><ul><li>Wired / Wireless Networks </li></ul><ul><li>Smartphones / PDAs </li></ul><ul><li>Telecom Equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Consumer Appliances </li></ul><ul><li>Industrial Appliances </li></ul>
  5. 5. Current Job Scenario <ul><li>03 Sep 2009 - TCS to hire 25,000 employees </li></ul><ul><li>10 Feb 2010 - TCS to hire 30,000 employees </li></ul><ul><li>20 Jun 2011 - TCS revises hiring est from 30,000 to 50,000 </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Infosys revises hiring estimates from 35,000 to 40,000 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>2.5 lakh people to be recruited this year by IT-ITeS </li></ul><ul><li>Nasscom - April 29, 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Though the numbers are smaller, the scenario is not very different in Wipro, Tech Mahindra, Cognizant, Accenture, Oracle and IBM. </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone is hiring!!! </li></ul>
  6. 6. Jobs Categories <ul><li>Hardware </li></ul><ul><ul><li>R & D </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Manufacturing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marketing & Sales </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Implementation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Maintenance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Service Support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Jobs Categories <ul><li>Software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Appl. Developer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web programmer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Embedded Programming </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trainer, Technical Writer, Freelance Columnist, Tech Guru, Tech Guide </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DB Administrator (DBA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Software Architect (Software Engineer) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Maintain Legacy systems </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Jobs Categories <ul><li>Enterprise Grade </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ERP / DSS / OLAP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GIS / Mapping </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CAD / CAM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data Warehousing / Data Mining </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ecommerce / MCommerce </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Virtual Computing / Cloud Computing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High End Graphics & SFX </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Network Infr / Authentication & Access Control </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communications (Audio, Video, Satellite, Microwave, Surveillance, Imaging) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consultancy (Procurement, Design, Development, Auditing, Testing, etc.) </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Types of Jobs <ul><li>Programmer / Developer </li></ul><ul><li>Software Architect / Project Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Webmaster </li></ul><ul><li>Software Tester </li></ul><ul><li>Trainer </li></ul><ul><li>Support / Helpdesk </li></ul><ul><li>Implementor (Large Applications) </li></ul><ul><li>Domain Specialist </li></ul>
  10. 10. Types of Jobs <ul><li>Researcher </li></ul><ul><li>Product Designer </li></ul><ul><li>Business Development Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Implementor (Hardware) </li></ul><ul><li>Maintenance (Hardware) Engineer </li></ul><ul><li>Quality Control Engineer or Supervisor </li></ul><ul><li>Data Center Manager </li></ul>
  11. 11. Types of Jobs <ul><li>DBA </li></ul><ul><li>System Administrator </li></ul><ul><li>IT Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Data Manager </li></ul><ul><li>CTO </li></ul><ul><li>CIO </li></ul><ul><li>Consultant </li></ul><ul><li>Advisor </li></ul>
  12. 12. Building you Career <ul><li>Generic Attributes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Positive Attitude </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hardworking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Disciplined </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Efficient </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dependable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teamworker </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leader </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Building you Career <ul><li>Domain Specific </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cross Functional Knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cross Platform Knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Continuous Learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be Up-To-Date </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Networking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Role Model </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Thank You [email_address]

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