Careers in Information Technology (IT).

Information Technology (IT) refers to anything related to computing technology, such as networking, hardware, software, the internet, or the people that work with these technologies. Many companies now have IT departments for managing the computer, network, and other technical areas of their businesses. Many jobs were offered in these departments. A few are discussed below:

1: Software Engineer

A software engineer is a highly skilled person in the field of IT whose responsibilities involve the analysis, design, implementation, and maintenance of computer software. software Engineers can be further classified into programmer and system analyst.

  • Programmer 

Computer programmers are IT professionals who have extensive knowledge and expertise in a programming language. A computer programmer writes programs to solve problems related to business, education, engineering, hospitals, entertainment, etc

  • System Analyst
System analysts analyze the data processing requirement of the organization and develop an information system to implement them. They investigate problems, plan solutions and recommend the type of hardware and software required for implementing solutions.

2: Hardware Engineer

Hardware engineers design and manufacture computer hardware. Their work also involves the repair and maintenance of computer hardware. They have in-depth knowledge of the internal working of computers, processors, circuit boards, and other electronic equipment.

3: Network  Administrator 

Network Administrators are responsible for the installation configuration and maintenance of computer networks organizations. They are in charge of the maintenance of computer hardware and software that make up a computer network.

4: Database Administrator 

A database administrator is a person who is responsible for the design, implementation, and maintenance of a database in an organization. He is also responsible for maintaining security and monitoring the performance of the database.

5: Web Designer

A Web Designer is a person whose job is to plan and create websites. He designs web pages that include text, images, sound, video clips, and the website interactive. HTML (HyperText Markup Language) is the most commonly used language for creating websites.

6: Multimedia Designer 

A multimedia designer is a person who organizes and skillfully presents information to understand attractively. They combine text, graphics, animations, audio, and video. Multimedia designers create digital images and arrange them in sequence for animation using computer software. They have the skills to edit and manipulate audio/video files. They usually work in the film/TV industry, computer software companies, and advertising companies.

7: Information Security Analyst

An Information Security Analyst is a person whose job is to protect information and information system from unauthorized access, use, modification, recording, or destruction. He implements procedures and policies to ensure information security within the organization.

8: Computer Teacher

Computer Teacher teaches the subject of computer science to a student to make them computer literate. He conducts lessons on how to operate a computer and the working principles and concepts of computer hardware. He also teaches how to develop computer programs using various programming languages.

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