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COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
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Occupation Description:
 
  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.
 
  Specialized Occupations:
 
 
  * Informatics Nurse Specialists (ONET code: 15-1121.01)
 
Typical Tasks:
 
 
  • Troubleshoot program and system malfunctions to restore normal functioning.
  • Provide staff and users with assistance solving computer related problems, such as malfunctions and program problems.
  • Test, maintain, and monitor computer programs and systems, including coordinating the installation of computer programs and systems.
  • Use object-oriented programming languages, as well as client and server applications development processes and multimedia and Internet technology.
  • Confer with clients regarding the nature of the information processing or computation needs a computer program is to address.
  • Coordinate and link the computer systems within an organization to increase compatibility and so information can be shared.
  • Consult with management to ensure agreement on system principles.
 
Knowledge:
 
 
  • 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..
  • Computers and Electronics - Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming..
  • Computers and Electronics - Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming..
  • Education and Training - Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects..
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar..
  • Medicine and Dentistry - Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures..
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar..
 
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Education & Training:
 
  Bachelor's degree
 
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Wage Information:
 
 
Region Average Annual Average Hourly Entry Level (hourly) Mid-Range  (hourly)
Statewide $97,150.00 $46.71 $33.66 $38.26 - $54.15
Bridgeport/Stamford $106,604.00 $51.25 $35.20 $40.69 - $63.10
Danbury $110,991.00 $53.36 $36.11 $40.68 - $68.92
Hartford $95,860.00 $46.09 $34.86 $39.16 - $52.80
New Haven $85,939.00 $41.32 $30.21 $33.69 - $47.93
New London/Norwich $93,768.00 $45.08 $30.03 $35.07 - $51.58
Waterbury $76,648.00 $36.85 $23.10 $28.58 - $45.09
Torrington $95,413.00 $45.87 $35.91 $41.13 - $51.00
      
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Occupation Outlook:
 
 
Region Employment Average Annual Growth Rate Average Annual Job Openings
2016 2026
State of Connecticut 7,270 7,890 0.8% 538
 
 
Chart of Growth Rate and Annual Openings   Employment in this occupation is expected to grow faster than average, and the number of annual openings will offer very good job opportunities.
Key:
  N/A = Not Applicable, ***** = Over $60.00 per hour, ##### = Over $124,821
 
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