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Information Technology Careers

In the era of Industry 4.0 there is huge demand for skilled workers with experience in key areas such as cloud computing, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT) and machine learning. Be part of the revolution and embark on one of the many exciting IT careers available: from capitalising on smart and emerging technologies as a software developer to applying your business acumen as an ICT business analyst.

Solutions Architect

Manage the construction of computer systems tailored to business requirements.

A Solutions Architect is primarily responsible for assessing organisational needs and the current state of various computer systems. You will design and develop innovative computing solutions to fit specific business needs, incorporating new technology, software and hardware.

What does a Solutions Architect do?

  • Implement computing solutions based on client needs
  • Evaluate various solutions and determine their suitability and feasibility
  • Identify potential issues and challenges and implement means to alleviate them
  • Deploy solutions and undertake post-deployment analysis

Systems Architect

Develop and implement computer systems and networks for organisations.

Systems Architects take creative approaches to developing networks and computer systems to improve organisations’ technical capabilities. The brains behind the structure of components, defining interfaces and their interactions, you'll be responsible for choosing which technologies are best suited to the architecture.

What does a Systems Architect do?

  • Strategise, design and develop the structure of computer systems and networks
  • Help organisations select IT strategies that enhance their operations
  • Provide advice on frameworks, hardware and software that are best suited to client needs
  • Liaise with external departments to achieve IT-oriented goals

Head of Information Technology

Take responsibility for the IT division within an organisation.

A Head of Information Technology takes responsibility for all aspects of an organisation’s IT, including systems, infrastructure, engineering and processes. As an IT manager, you’re part of the leadership team and will oversee the IT department and ensure the necessary practices and systems are in place to optimise operations and attainment of business goals.

What does a Head of Information Technology do?

  • Oversee IT processes
  • Identify opportunities to maximise efficiencies
  • Develop strategies for areas including process improvement and cybersecurity
  • Ensure systems are secure against breaches and security risk
  • Lead IT teams
  • Support business strategy and governance
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