Computer Systems Analysts
On the Job
Computer Systems Analysts analyze data processing issues to create and improve computer systems. They listen to what users need to make computer systems faster or more reliable.
Typical Work Tasks
People who work in this career often:
- Configure computer networks.
- Troubleshoot issues with computer applications or systems.
- Write computer programming code.
- Collect data about customer needs.
- Read documents to gather technical information.
- Collaborate with others to determine design specifications or details.
- Identify information technology project resource requirements.
- Analyze data to identify or resolve operational problems.
- Analyze project data to determine specifications or requirements.
- Apply information technology to solve business or other applied problems.
Typical Working Conditions
- Using e-mail.
- Working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.
- Working with a group or team.
- The importance of being accurate or exact.
- Meeting strict deadlines.
- Making decisions that impact co-workers or company results.
- Responsibility for outcomes and results.
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