Computer and Information Systems Manager

What is it?

A Computer and information systems managers, often called information technology managers or project managers, plan, coordinate, and direct computer-related activities in an organization. They help determine the information technology goals of an organization and are responsible for implementing computer systems to meet those goals.

What is the purpose?

Computer and information systems managers direct and coordinate other information technology workers to make a company run more efficiently or create new computer products.

What are your duties?

  • Analyze their organization’s computer needs and recommend possible upgrades to top executives
  • Plan and direct installing and upgrading computer hardware and software
  • Ensure the security of an organization’s network and electronic documents
  • Assess the costs and benefits of a new project and justify spending on the project to top executives
  • Learn about new technology and look for ways to upgrade their organization’s computer systems
  • Determine short-term and long-term personnel needs for their department
  • Plan and direct the work of other information technology professionals, including computer systems analysts, software developers, information security analysts, and computer support specialists
  • Negotiate with vendors to get the highest level of service for their organization’s technology

What do you need to do to qualify?

You must have a bachelor’s degree in a computer or information science–related field.

Tech skills: Analytic skills, communication skills, decision-making skills, leadership skills, and organizational skills are required in order to apply.

What software we use:

  1. Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software.
  2. Development environment software
  3. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software
  4. Object or component oriented development software
  5. Web platform development software


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