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15-1121.00   Computer Systems Analysts

O*NET SOC Title
Computer Systems Analysts
Lay Titles
Computer Analyst
Computer Analyst Supervisor
Computer Architect
Computer Consultant
Computer Methods Analyst
Computer Specialist
Computer System Analyst
Computer Systems Analyst
Computer Systems Consultant
Computer Systems Design Analyst
Computer Systems Designer
Technical Analyst
Technical Business Analyst
Technical Consultant
Technical Project Manager
Business Computer Analyst
Digital Computer Systems Analyst
ERP Technical Lead (Enterprise Resource Planning Technical Lead)
Information Technology Technician (IT Technician)
Integration Technical Analyst
O*NET SOC 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.
O*NET SOC Tasks
Analyze information processing or computation needs and plan and design computer systems, using techniques such as structured analysis, data modeling and information engineering.
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.
Determine computer software or hardware needed to set up or alter system.
Provide staff and users with assistance solving computer related problems, such as malfunctions and program problems.
Read manuals, periodicals, and technical reports to learn how to develop programs that meet staff and user requirements.
Review and analyze computer printouts and performance indicators to locate code problems, and correct errors by correcting codes.
Supervise computer programmers or other systems analysts or serve as project leaders for particular systems projects.
Test, maintain, and monitor computer programs and systems, including coordinating the installation of computer programs and systems.
Train staff and users to work with computer systems and programs.
Use the computer in the analysis and solution of business problems, such as development of integrated production and inventory control and cost analysis systems.
Detailed Work Activities
Configure computer networks.
Design integrated computer systems.
Monitor computer system performance to ensure proper operation.
Provide technical support for software maintenance or use.
Provide recommendations to others about computer hardware.
Read documents to gather technical information.
Train others in computer interface or software use.
Troubleshoot issues with computer applications or systems.
Write computer programming code.