Job growth in IT is increasing at a pace unmatched in other fields. Innovation in artificial intelligence and virtual reality alone have resulted in a redefining and merging of current roles as well as new positions in the tech world. While all of these require a diverse set of skills, they present a great opportunity to jump start and grow a career in Information Technology.
Here are the some of the top up and coming IT jobs:
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1. App Developer
The apps on our tablets or smart phones have become the way we all communicate with one another, do business, and even consume news and entertainment; so it's no surprise that mobile application developers are in high demand. App developers not only dream up ideas, they execute them. To do so, an app developer must be knowledgeable in designing code, debugging it, and problem solving in general.
2. Security Specialist
As technology advances, new risks arise in terms of securing data, networks, assets and a multitude of other IT systems. Hacking into a business's or consumer's private information for example, has become more and more common. Therefore, an analyst's job is crucial to the success of any and every company. Security specialists not only fight cyber attacks, but are experts in risk management and preventing future crises.
3. Database Administrator
A database administrator is charged with compiling data in way that can be easily analyzed. Data is the most important building block in terms of how products and services work properly. Administrators often have a background in security and are well informed in terms of the cloud.
4. Dev Ops Lead
A dev ops culture is one that is focused on a software's turnaround rate. A dev ops lead is one who bridges the gap between those that run code and those that write code all in an effort to increase the quality of development and delivery.
5. Machine Learning Engineer
A machine learning engineer works to develop AI machines that can learn from and apply data in a useful way. Such engineers are advanced programmers that can utilize algorithms to train systems.
6. Web Developer
In the modern market, every business needs to have an online presence in order to properly compete for business. Whether you're using a laptop or cellphone, websites should be able to work on any device no matter how they vary in terms of size or layout. A web developer can offer clients a competitive edge by creating web applications that are easy to use and provide excellent customer service.
7. Network Analyst
As more and more company's are utilizing the internet to conduct business, analysts are needed to ensure networks are secure, speedy, and operating efficiently no matter the amount of traffic.
8. Software Engineer
Software engineers design and develop software that enable computer systems to perform their applications. They also offer technical support by implementing software solutions.
9. IoT Designer
The internet of things is a term given to any device or object that is connected to the internet. These days, our thermostat, fridge, or car is an IoT in that they are connected and working to exchange information. A IoT designer therefore has a deep understanding of sensors and wireless communication, and works to enable objects and devices with the latest technology.
10. Business Intelligence Analyst
Business intelligence analysts interpret popular trends in their industry that shape how they can improve a company's business. To do so they compile data from within their own organization as well as from competitors.
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