I solve interesting problems sometimes. I live to learn and learn to live. I am an engineer, and proud of it. I spend my days writing code and creating programs, and my night reviewing it all with my keen eye for detail. I like a limited scope in which to operate freely, and work well as part of a team. I'm in it for the long haul. I'm out to make good money, but I don't have to be Donald Trump. I like a stable industry, but it's not mandatory. I'll pull up stakes and move if I have to.
Possible Jobs: Computer Programmer, Database Support, Web Administrator, Game DeveloperTypical Salary: $54,860.00Ideal Environment: A corner cubicleMy Most Important Tool: Stacks of manuals
Where Do I Start? Code 1.0
I am an absolute chimera in the workplace, which makes me the perfect go between for the tech side and the customer. I have a ton of patience, and great communication skills.
I'm charming, which is great- I've got to work with frustrated customers to get to the root of the problem ASAP. I have to be a detective on the job, listening to the issue, and figuring out the solution by ask the right questions. When something goes wrong, I'm the first line of defense, with a keen eye for detail and problem solving.I'm pretty well organized- a multitasker who can work in a fast-paced environment. I'm able to prioritize tasks based on their immediacy, and enjoy a task-based, fast-paced work environment. I fit in in pretty much any industry which is great, because IT is becoming more and more crucial, which means there's plenty of jobs out there right now.
I don't mind when my shift begins or ends, as long as I get to leave work at work. I like it best when I have a supervisor who can give me a list of tasks to complete, and I like meeting my goals.
Possible Jobs: Hardware Technician, IT Support Technician, IT AdministratorTypical Starting Salary: $31,770.00Ideal Environment: any office is fine, as long as I can leave my work at workMy Most Important Tool: spreadsheets and patience
Where do I start? IT Foundations
If you're worried that your system is at risk, I'm your candidate. I have a strong sense of black and white, wrong and right, and I'm here to make sure everything is perfectly in place. I am all about the plan- making sure our organizational computer networks and systems are safe and secure. I'm great at multi-tasking, and I'm constantly looking at those little details. I'm an action oriented planner, monitoring and protecting sensitive data and systems from cyber-attacks. A strong multitasker with a keen eye for detail, I'm always a step ahead of the criminals. I keep calm under pressure, and thrive in fast-paced, high-stress scenarios.
Possible jobs: protecting computer companies, consulting firms, or businesses and financial companies as a Security Analyst, Systems Manager, or Systems AnalystTypical Starting Salary: $49,320.00Ideal Environment: a secure office space, with plenty of security checks... just to be safe.My Most Important Tool: a good eye for detail
Where do I start? IT Foundations >> IT Networking >> IT Security
I'm the stable one. I am the watch-person in the night, and I have the training to handle that high calling. I'm the kind who builds our society, for the good of all of us. It is my responsibility to make sure that all computers within a network can effectively communicate with one another, and I have pledged my service to this calling. In exchange, I will expect that my life has no upheavals, and that I am recognized for the high value I provide, expressed in both alms and praise. I don't care where I have to go to fill my calling, but once I get there, I want to stay there.
Possible jobs: Internet Service Provider, Service Engineer, Company System AdministratorTypical Starting Salary: $39,620.00Ideal Environment: A chilly server roomMy Most Important Tool: a Leatherman
Where Do I Start? IT Foundations >> IT Networking
I'm all about being 'go! go! go!'. I'm an enthusiastic learner, and once I learn something new I love to tinker with it. I prefer that I just get the job order handed to me, and leave it to me how I fulfill it. I like to change positions a lot and try many things, and spend my days creating webpage layouts, writing code, and editing website content. Money is important to me, but only so I have a decent living. I like things pretty stable, but a little outbreak of calamity never hurt anyone. I'm not too happy to relocate, but if you're having a convention somewhere, that's my getaway time.
Possible Jobs: Web programmer, AJAX programmer, Web Software DeveloperTypical Starting Salary: $37,060.00Ideal Environment: An office at the next hot startupMy Most Important Tool: An internet connection
Where Do I Start? Web Programming
I'm a team leader with an eye for the overall picture. I'm a great communicator, and I spend my days consulting with clients, coordinating teams and projects, and solving technical issues. I'm all about working in a team and communication, and I'm a wiz when it comes to technology.
I have my eye on the bigger picture. I'm an architect and I make sure all the details are in place before I make the move. I like a challenge, and blazing the trail. I'm comfortable with the unknown, and I like making the decisions.
Possible Jobs: any industry that needs a roadmap!Typical Starting Salary: $40,290.00Ideal Environment: In front of a powerpoint with my team beside meMy Most Important Tool: digital organization apps
Where Do I Start? IT Project