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Computer Systems Analyst

A Sharp Eye for Detail Can go a Long Way

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.

Contact Info

Center for Career Exploration and Success

45 Armstrong Center

550 E. Spring St.

Oxford, OH 45056

513-529-3831

careercenter@MiamiOH.edu

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Related Job Titles

Applications Analyst, Business Systems Analyst, Computer Analyst, Computer Systems Analyst, Computer Systems Consultant, Information Systems Analyst (ISA), Information Technology Analyst (IT Analyst), System Analyst, Systems Analyst

Facts and Stats

Your career outlook is looking good – just like these stats.

O*NET Code: 15-1211.00

O*NET Summary
  • $93,730 Median wages (annual)

    2020

  • 46,200 Projected job openings

    2019–2029

  • 5-7% Projected growth (faster than average)

    2019-2029

What you Need to Know

  • Computers and Electronics — Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Administration and Management — Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.

Related Programs

Top Technology Requirements Included in Job Postings

  • Data base user interface and query software — Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud EC2; Blackboard software; Oracle JDBC; Transact-SQL
  • Development environment software — Apache Ant; Apache Kafka; Common business oriented language COBOL; Go
  • Object or component oriented development software — Advanced business application programming ABAP; jQuery; Objective C; Scala
  • Program testing software — Functional testing software; Hewlett Packard LoadRunner; JUnit ; Selenium
  • Web platform development software — Backbone.js; Microsoft ASP.NET Core MVC; React; Spring Framework

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