Computer Systems Analysts:

Analyze science, engineering, business, and other data processing problems to implement and improve computer systems. Analyze user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate or improve existing systems and review computer system capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations. May analyze or recommend commercially available software.

Also includes

Informatics Nurse Specialists

About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $76,860.00
Average Time to Fill 63 days
Typical Education Bachelor's degree
Typical Experience Over 4 years, up to and including 6 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 6,616
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 10.72 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Technology and Tool Usage
Attention to Detail
Critical Thinking
Information Gathering
Written Communication
Oral Communication

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Thinking Creatively

Write computer programs or code
Design data processing systems
Optimize software performance
Design data security systems
Design software applications
Develop simple financial data repositories or databases
Develop simple operational data repositories or databases
Develop simple informational data repositories or databases
Develop complex computer databases
Develop computer, network, or database policies, procedures, or standards
Develop records management systems
Develop computer or information security policies or procedures
Maintain quality assurance procedures
Develop mathematical concepts, models, or simulations
Develop testing routines or procedures
Develop diagrams or flow charts of how systems operate
Design control systems

Interacting With Computers

Solve software problems
Solve computer hardware problems
Maintain complex computer databases
Maintain computer software or code
Debug computer programs, software, or systems
Assist users with software or hardware problems
Troubleshoot computer database problems
Configure computer networks
Install software applications
Implement security measures for computer or information systems
Plan computer security measures
Create data backups to prevent loss of information
Enter analysis of medical tests or clinical results into computer for storage
Code data or other information
Upload data to website or online server for information sharing

Analyzing Data or Information

Perform software crash analysis
Analyze data to identify or resolve operational problems
Analyze user workflow in software or application designs
Analyze technical problems
Analyze business problems
Analyze organizational workflows
Analyze business, operational, or management reports
Evaluate designs or specifications to ensure quality

Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People

Evaluate manufacturing or processing systems
Analyze project proposals or data to determine feasibility, cost, or time
Evaluate business or management strategies
Evaluate training programs, materials, or instructors
Evaluate utility of software or hardware technologies
Evaluate computer-related requirement, specification, or feature requests from users
Evaluate prototype software

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Relational Databases
Business Development
Microsoft Project

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