Computer and Information Technology workers are expected to be increasingly in demand in the coming years. Imagine over 500 job titles can be found across the broad spectrum of category ranging from Computer Networking, Management, Data Management, Database Management Systems, Telecommunication, Technical Support, IT Operations, Web Development, Enterprise Resource Planning Implementation, Software Development, System Security, and Software Quality Assurance.
Working on different computing platforms either hardware architecture, software framework, programming languages, or network protocols; basic job titles include: Administrator, Architect, Engineer, Designer, Consultant, Developer, Programmer, Manager, Analyst, Chief Information Officer, Statistician, Technical Support, and Technician.
Depending on the company, more detailed or job specific titles may include: Network Administrator, Infrastructure Architect, Data Delivery Engineer, Website Designer, IT Strategy Consultant, Java Developer, Systems Programmer, Information Technology Manager, Process Analyst, Management Information Services Director, Technical Support Specialist, Help Desk Manager, or System Security Technician.
After listing your resume objective, how would you go about writing your technical skills on your resume, if you are out pursuing a computer and information technology job? Here’s how:
1. Know what languages, tools, and operating systems you have mastered.
2. Know how many years of experience you have for each language, tools and operating systems.
3. Know what skill level you have achieved for each language, tools and operating systems.
Are you a novice, advanced beginner, competent, proficient, or an expert?
4. Know how relevant your technical skills are to your resume objective.
5. Know which skills are outdated.
6. You are ready now to format a detailed list to include years of experience and skill level.
Good luck in finding an exciting job in the computer and information technology workplace!