Career Questions tagged Information Technology

What does a typical day look like for a Computer Forensic Analyst?

I am working towards to becoming an Computer Forensic Analyst, and I was wondering what a typical day looks likes. How many hours do they work? Do they work odd hours? What processes do they go through every day? That sort of information would be helpful. #computer #forensic...

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Active Nov 06 '18 at 10:04 PM

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Posted by Katie B.’s Avatar Katie B.
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Terrie Myerchin | Computer Forensics Professional Hi Katie - great question! The beauty of a Computer Forensics ...

Can someone offer me some insight into Management Information Systems (MIS)?

I was looking at some possible fields that I want to major in and MIS seemed very compelling. I heard it's a mix of technology and business and wanted to learn some more about it. Could someone tell me what exactly a person in the field might do with an MIS degree? Also, which areas would MIS...

#mis #technology #information-technology

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Jaikumar Bhatia’s Avatar Jessica Pineda, PMP’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Apr 18 '18 at 03:19 PM

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Posted by Britney Y.’s Avatar Britney Y.
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Jaikumar Bhatia | Program and Portfolio Management MIS degree does focus on a balanced Business (accounting, marketing, communications) ...

For computer scientists, what does your work day look like, how does it impact other fields and the environment, and what were some education?

Hello I was wondering if someone could answer some questions I have for a school assignment pertaining to post-secondary opportunities in the field of computer science. I would really appreciate it if someone provided some answers to the following questions: -What does a typical day look...

#computer-science #technology #computer-software #information-technology

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Active Nov 14 '18 at 07:37 PM

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Chirag R. Shah | Security Architecture & Engineering -What does a typical day look like for you? --> I ...

I work for AT&T in retail now, how can i transition to AT&T in IT?

I'm a college senior who is expected to graduate from the Information Technology program in may 2018 and currently I'm an intern as a data quality analyst. I love working for AT&T but i feel like i may have to look else where to get a start in my IT adventure, does anyone have any...

#search #retail #big-data #loyalty #information-technology #att #college #mentor #career-transition #graduate #internships

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Tatiana Phipps’s Avatar Shauna A. Adams, M.S.’s Avatar Tatiana Phipps’s Avatar
Active Mar 01 '18 at 11:49 PM

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Posted by jose M.’s Avatar jose M.
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Tatiana Phipps | Human Resources Dept. Supervisor Hi Jose,You are absolutely right, most companies do prefer to fill ...

My goal is to become a network specialist

Go to college Get my degree Get a job...

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Active Mar 07 '18 at 05:32 AM

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Posted by Jacqueline S.’s Avatar Jacqueline S.
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William Ortiz | NOC Video Hub Tech Hello Jacqueline. You have a solid overview plan of what you ...

Does doing double major in tech academy at High School worth it?

I am a Junior in H.S. right now i am thinking about doing a double major in my tech academy, they have a guaranteed internship if you do this. But i am thinking if its worth it. Two tech classes back to back for the whole senior year. I take college classes at my nearest community college, so i...

#majoring #high-school #internship #information-technology #time #technology

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Active Sep 10 '18 at 09:15 PM

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Posted by Sahil G.’s Avatar Sahil G.
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Jamie Chui | Strategic Alliance and Business Development Professional Get a list of the intership companies you will be able ...

Does Software Engineering require a lot of math?

I'm a part of the ITA academy in my school and I'm still deciding on what I want my career to be, I'm curious if Software Engineering requires a lot of math, I'm oookaay at math but not the best so I just wanted to know if there is a lot of math involved. Also I want to know if being a Software...

#technology #software-engineering #information-technology

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Adam Westerman’s Avatar Daniel Moy’s Avatar
Active Feb 17 '18 at 07:52 AM

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Posted by Niya R.’s Avatar Niya R.
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Adam Westerman | IT Consultant A "software engineer" job title is usually "writing code", "programming", "software ...

What was the hardest part towards obtaining an Information Technology major?

I have heard that an IT major is VERY difficult to obtain. But does it depend on the person or are there just certain courses that are difficult? #technology #information-technology...

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Dhairya Dalal’s Avatar Sarah Cole’s Avatar
Active Nov 07 '18 at 03:10 AM

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Posted by Gabriela B.’s Avatar Gabriela B.
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Dhairya Dalal | NLP and Machine Learning @ Talla Hi Gabriela, Great to see you are interested in Information Technology! ...

Will I be treated differently in an IT career as a woman?

I have heard that the IT industry is mostly men. So, I was wondering if I will be seen as a woman who is not capable of doing certain things. Will I be given the same opportunities? #technology #IT #information-technology #computer-science...

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Active Feb 27 '18 at 07:55 AM

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Posted by Gabriela B.’s Avatar Gabriela B.
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Archana Singh Great question, Gabriela. I can tell you based on my experience ...

Which major is easier to obtain, Information Technology or Computer Science?

I am debating on whether to major in Computer Science or Information Technology, but I want to finish school in under 4 years. I want to know what both majors offer and what courses will be needed to be completed. Which is more coursework? #information-technology #technology...

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Dhairya Dalal’s Avatar Kristen Erban’s Avatar
Active Apr 03 '18 at 11:17 AM

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Posted by Gabriela B.’s Avatar Gabriela B.
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Dhairya Dalal | NLP and Machine Learning @ Talla Hi Gabriela, So I answered your other post about difficulty of ...

How are you sure in your future?

I have been to school once before for Business Management. I thought I was sure that is what I wanted to do however I was given the opportunity without completing my degree and I gave it a shot for 3 years it just wasn't for me. Now back in school for something I have always had interest in but...

#career-goals #information-technology

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Kristen Erban’s Avatar Dina Lee’s Avatar Adam Westerman’s Avatar
Active May 01 '18 at 01:17 PM

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Posted by Brittany P.’s Avatar Brittany P.
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Kristen Erban | Director: Talent Acquisition Operations, PMO & Analytics I'd consider myself as a lifelong learner. Are you back in ...

Can I make it big through IT

I need to make a comfortable life for myself and my boyfriend. Will I be able to do that through the IT field? Or anywhere in the computer field? #computer #computer-science #money...

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Active Jan 31 '18 at 12:24 AM

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Posted by Samuel A.’s Avatar Samuel A.
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Mary Coronado | Human Resources Professional, HSO member Yes! IT is such an important field...anything and everything that has ...

What programming languages should I know to impress potential employers?

My goal is to make a very comfortable life for myself but I need to get hired for that to happen. So what should I learn? Should I just try to learn every language I can or will that be a useless effort? #computer #computer-software #computer-science...

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Leon Heckman’s Avatar Dhairya Dalal’s Avatar Joe St. Germain’s Avatar Kelly Laporte’s Avatar
Active Nov 13 '18 at 06:50 PM

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Posted by Samuel A.’s Avatar Samuel A.
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Leon Heckman | Release Engineer at Arbella Insurance Group I have been working in IT for over 40 years and ...

What are some steps that I can take to become a White Hacker?

I am almost done with my undergraduate degree in Applied Computing Technology (Computer Science and Business) and I wanted to know if there are steps I should take to right now to make it into this profession. Thank you.#technology #tech #information-technology...

#career #university #information-technology-and-services #job #college #ethical-hacking #professional #hacking

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Safi Mahmood’s Avatar Marcel Badia’s Avatar Dr. Drew Lehman, DCS’s Avatar Patty Mikels PMP’s Avatar
Active Apr 30 '18 at 11:56 AM

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Posted by Augusta I.’s Avatar Augusta I.
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Safi Mahmood | Cybersecurity Professional Great question and congrats on your recent accomplishment! Have you had ...

Can I intern for a tech company at 16?

I really want to intern this summer and I was wondering if there are any tech companies that I could intern for. I'll be turning 16 in the middle of June. #tech #technology #information-technology...

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Active Jun 22 '18 at 09:17 PM

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Posted by Anna M.’s Avatar Anna M.
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Lev Tatz | Software Engineer You might be able to find some companies especially startups that ...

What will be the impact of what I do in life on other people?

I plan to go to school and major in software engineering. I'd like to create methods for people to use to create news ways to disburse useful information or make improvements to existing ways of using information. I would like to know if the effort I put in will help solve the problems in...

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Active Jan 24 '18 at 10:23 PM

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Posted by Anthony W.’s Avatar Anthony W.
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Dhairya Dalal | NLP and Machine Learning @ Talla Hi Anthony, It's fantastic that you're interested in software engineering and ...

Which IT discipline is best if you're weak in math?

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Philip Tolbert’s Avatar Patrick Kremer’s Avatar Dave Ramanauskas, Agile Consultant, CSM, CSP’s Avatar Benjamin Larson’s Avatar
Active Mar 28 '18 at 08:24 PM

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Posted by Nicola B.’s Avatar Nicola B.
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Philip Tolbert | IT Business Development Support at GE Digital I was OK at math, but when I went to college ...

How can I land my dream job.

I am currently working on my bachelor's degree in cyber-security and I am planning on working with either Homeland Security or the NSA. ....

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Dhairya Dalal’s Avatar Glenn Brown’s Avatar William Ortiz’s Avatar
Active Mar 02 '18 at 12:23 AM

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Posted by Harry B.’s Avatar Harry B.
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Dhairya Dalal | NLP and Machine Learning @ Talla Check out internship opportunities offered at both departments: NSA: https://www.intelligencecareers.gov/icstudents.html?Agency=NSA DHS: ...

What kind of jobs can I pursue with a degree in Computer Science?

I am a female high school senior who has a passion for technology. I love computers and learning everything about it. I've decided to major in computer science but I don't exactly know what jobs there are to offer once I achieve that degree. #technology #computerscience #information-technology...

#career #computers #college-majors

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Darrin Deeter’s Avatar Daniel Cotter’s Avatar Corwin Francis’s Avatar
Active Nov 30 '18 at 11:04 AM

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Posted by Kim B.’s Avatar Kim B.
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Darrin Deeter | IT Director - Data Warehouse Great, you found something you are passionate about. There are so ...

Why is trade school so taboo in the US?

In Germany, it is completely normal for students that have graduated school to go directly into a trade school instead of college; in fact, students can learn to be in IT through hands-on learning. In the US, most are encouraged to attend college for four or so years to get a degree before...

#science #university #trade-school #vocational-school #information-technology #tech #united-states #save-money #foreign

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Active Feb 13 '18 at 12:53 AM

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Posted by Yekaterina Z.’s Avatar Yekaterina Z.
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John Thompson | Global Vice President, Partner/Channel Sales Hi. I have lived and raised children in Germany before returning ...

Do you expect the number of women in cyber security to increase ?

Cyber security has a gender problem. There’s only 11% of women in the cyber security workforce #technology #information-technology-and-services...

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Desiree Cabinatan’s Avatar Hunter Fairman’s Avatar Dr. Drew Lehman, DCS’s Avatar J P’s Avatar +1
Active Oct 15 '18 at 02:48 PM

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Posted by Jacqueline S.’s Avatar Jacqueline S.
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Desiree Cabinatan | Cyber Security Associate at PwC San Antonio SDC Hi there!Yes! Studies are showing women should be at about 20% ...

What is the most important thing I should consider before I start a career in cyber security ?

We live in a world that relies on the internet. I think that people do this without thinking about the issues being involved. This includes a business, company or individuals. I’m really interested in cyber security and I want to know more #technology #cybersecurity...

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Haider Amjed’s Avatar Joel Snider’s Avatar Stephy Nancy’s Avatar Anand Shah’s Avatar +1
Active Nov 14 '18 at 06:30 PM

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Posted by Jacqueline S.’s Avatar Jacqueline S.
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Haider Amjed | Cyber Security Service Lead @ Symantec Get the basic and foundation of IT right .. networking, application ...

I am interested in Computer Science. However, there are many directions you can go within that major. How should I narrow my major down to be more specific?

Trying to determine best major/minor or combination to give me the most career opportunities and flexibility. #information-technology #computer-science #choosing-a-major...

#choosing-a-career

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Daniel Moy’s Avatar Ahmed FATHI’s Avatar
Active Feb 06 '18 at 03:36 AM

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Posted by Ayden D.’s Avatar Ayden D.
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Daniel Moy | Google Software Engineer I would advocate not specializing too much in undergraduate. Get a ...
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Mohamed Rilvan | Cybersecurity Analyst Usually CompTIA A+ is recommended certification for desktop support jobs. IT ...

What is the typical starting salary for a computer science major?

I've Googled information about my major. I found out how much a software developer makes but I have been told by older students that companies will pay you less than what is listed online? I'm not sure if this is true or not. #computer-programming #educational-technology #computer...

#information-technology-and-services #computer-science #information-technology

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Daniel Moy’s Avatar Manideep Gurram’s Avatar Jesmin K Simon’s Avatar Sumaa Faizy’s Avatar
Active Dec 20 '18 at 03:02 PM

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Posted by Anthony R.’s Avatar Anthony R.
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Daniel Moy | Google Software Engineer Facetious answer - anywhere between $50k/year and $200k/year.Note in the below ...

What is a typical website designer’s daily life like?

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Active Mar 20 '18 at 01:17 AM

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Posted by Eva K.’s Avatar Eva K.
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Tony Andrade | Full Stack Software Engineer If you are a web designer then you might spend a ...

What is the pathway to becoming successful in the tech field?

I am a Junior attending High School in the Bay Area. I am currently in a college readiness class where I am exploring colleges and careers I might be interested in, in the future. I am interested in becoming an Information Technology major and was wondering how long it takes to get a master's,...

#technology #information-technology

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Angel Shipp’s Avatar Ian Colwell’s Avatar David Matson’s Avatar Tara Calkins’s Avatar
Active Sep 04 '18 at 08:04 PM

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Posted by Kaitlin T.’s Avatar Kaitlin T.
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Angel Shipp | Creatively brings data science and business analyses together ... I suggest that you first acquire a job in the IT ...

What is the daily life of a computer technician?

Currently, I am an 11th grader in high school and am wondering what it is like being a computer technician because I am currently looking for different career options in the field of technology and computers. #computers #engineering #computer-software...

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Active May 15 '18 at 12:41 AM

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Posted by Ivan R.’s Avatar Ivan R.
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Satyajeet Dhumne | Business Intelligence Program Director (BICC Leader), MSMIT Hello. This is a great but very broad question. In the ...

What are some jobs relevant to cyber security that I can acquire while attending graduate school ?

I'm in my first year of my cybersecurity graduate program and I want to obtain a part-time job working in roles related to cybersecurity. I'm wondering what kinds of positions I should be looking for that will allow me to obtain relevant experience. I would like something that will better...

#law-enforcement #cyber #information-technology #web-development #cyber-security #law

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Haider Amjed’s Avatar Joel Snider’s Avatar
Active Feb 27 '18 at 07:51 AM

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Posted by Armando T.’s Avatar Armando T.
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Haider Amjed | Cyber Security Service Lead @ Symantec Networking and endpoint/server troubleshooting try to be part of technical support ...

Any online platforms I can use to acquire IT skill?

I know there are some online courses offered by Microsoft. #information-technology #e-learning #information-technology-and-services...

#online-learning

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Jennifer Jortner Cassidy’s Avatar bridget navoda’s Avatar Kristin Ward’s Avatar Jenny Vaz’s Avatar +1
Active Feb 14 '18 at 09:37 PM

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Posted by Jennifer H.’s Avatar Jennifer H.
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Jennifer Jortner Cassidy | Passionate Learning & Development Professional, Dedicated to Client ... Hi Jennifer!I'd also suggest LinkedIn Learning in addition to what others ...

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