IT professionals have a crucial and challenging part to play in the effective application
of computers and computing technology to achieve effective processing of information.
The ever-growing list of activities to which computing is applied and the
importance of information processing generally have created excellent employment
opportunities for persons who obtain appropriate qualifications in IT.
Having access to the latest information technology (IT) job descriptions is essential
to both employers and job seekers. Companies must effectively recruit people
with the appropriate skills and experience, while you, the IT professional needs to
better understand the expertise required in each position as you chart your career path.
To help you, the professional, in your pursuit we offer these job descriptions for
positions in Information Technology. While this glossary provides an overview
of typical responsibilities and skill requirements, variations do occur based on
company size, industry, local employment conditions and other factors.
The links at the right give you access to job descriptions to various positions within
the IT industry. These job descriptions are taken from the Information
Technology Professionals at the Robert Half Recruitment Agency (
). These job descriptions have been categorized into jobs within:
- Applications Development
- Consulting and Systems Integration
- Data/Database Administration
- Quality Assurance (QA) & Testing
- Internet and E-Commerce
- Networking / Telecommunciations
- Software Development
- Technical Services, Help Desk &