Career outlook for systems analyst
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Currently employed in Scotland
What's it like?
You would be employed by a company to examine their IT systems and processes, and recommend improvements.
Your work could range from integrating the phones and computers in a call centre, to making a bank’s databases safer.
- Work out the client’s needs
- Draw up plans for a better IT system
- Carry out feasibility studies of proposals and make recomendations
- Work closely with programmers to build the system
- Oversee installation and testing
- Correct problems before the final version is released
- Offer staff training and instruction manuals for the new system
An important part of your job would be to make sure that your designs can adapt as the organisation or business grows.
You would use various computer assisted software engineering (CASE) tools and programming methods in your job.
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- Verbal communication
- Working with technology
- Problem solving
- Attention to detail
- Developing a plan
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