Working your way into the IT industry…
In this world of double-dip recessions and general tough going, it’s always going to be nice to know you’re in a safe industry, one where you can feel secure and the IT industry is one example of this. Almost every business needs some element of computer support and some even have entire sections dedicated to such needs that employ very healthy numbers of people to make sure systems are running smoothly, their website is up to date or to create new content altogether.
There are an almost endless amount of roles in the IT industry and is one of the job types that are always abundant on job search sites. However, to get into the business of IT, you will need to meet the right criteria in terms of qualifications and experience.
If you want a role with a banking twist to it, then a job working with Calypso’s capital market and treasury application might be up your street. Calypso technology gives financial institutions and other outlets the opportunity for cost reductions, new revenue directions risk assessment and asset management. Calypso jobs range from programming to project managers. Calypso business analysts are some of the most well paid individuals in this area of IT and can earn around the six figure mark in the most senior roles and anyone looking to enter will require up to five years’ worth of experience working with the Calypso application, as well as a proven record as a business analyst. A degree in accounting or similar would be a good place to start to get this desirable experience.
Other jobs in IT range from software development roles, Quant and network engineer jobs. Thanks to IT being such a versatile industry, the amount of variance you can get by working in the industry will keep you both busy and interested as your tasks will differ every day.
This was a Guest post for TheEmployable