Occupation Information for Computer and Information... Maine

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Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, and computer programming.

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Currently Employed: 1,420

Projected Annual Job Openings: 120

Typical Hourly Wage: Not Available

Typical Annual Salary: Not Available

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typical training

Typical education needed for entry:Bachelor's degree

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation:5 years or more work experience

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation:No on-the-job training

typical job duties
  • Manage backup, security and user help systems.
  • Direct daily operations of department, analyzing workflow, establishing priorities, developing standards and setting deadlines.
  • Meet with department heads, managers, supervisors, vendors, and others, to solicit cooperation and resolve problems.
  • Review project plans to plan and coordinate project activity.
  • Assign and review the work of systems analysts, programmers, and other computer-related workers.
  • Provide users with technical support for computer problems.
  • Develop computer information resources, providing for data security and control, strategic computing, and disaster recovery.
  • Recruit, hire, train and supervise staff, or participate in staffing decisions.
  • Stay abreast of advances in technology.
  • Consult with users, management, vendors, and technicians to assess computing needs and system requirements.
tools & technology
  • Access servers
  • Computer servers
  • Computer tool kits
  • High end computer servers
  • Inkjet printers
  • Data base management system software
  • Development environment software
  • Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • Object or component oriented development software
  • Web platform development software