Do any of you know anyone who have applied under this NOC and have been successful.. I know couple who were denied last year and we want to succeed…
2171 – Information systems analysts and consultants
Information systems analysts and consultants analyze systems requirements, develop and implement information systems development plans, policies and procedures, and provide advice on a wide range of information systems issues. They are employed in information technology consulting firms and in information technology units throughout the private and public sectors, or they may be self-employed.
computer systems analyst
informatics security analyst
information systems business analyst
information systems quality assurance analyst
IT (information technology) consultant
management information systems (MIS) analyst
systems security analyst
The following is a summary of the main duties for some occupations in this unit group:
Information systems business analysts and consultants confer with clients to identify and document requirements, conduct business and technical studies, design, develop, integrate and implement information systems business solutions, and provide advice on information systems strategy, policy, management, security and service delivery.
Systems security analysts confer with clients to identify and document requirements, assess physical and technical security risks to data, software and hardware, and develop policies, procedures and contingency plans to minimize the effects of security breaches.
Information systems quality assurance analysts develop and implement policies and procedures throughout the software development life cycle to maximize the efficiency, effectiveness and overall quality of software products and information systems.
Systems auditors conduct independent third-party reviews to assess quality assurance practices, software products and information systems.
A bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer systems engineering, software engineering, business administration or a related discipline
Completion of a college program in computer science is usually required.
Experience as a computer programmer is usually required.
Certification or training provided by software vendors may be required by some employers.
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Education and Training
For entry to this occupation, employers usually require an undergraduate degree in computer science or in another field with a concentration in programming, such as mathematics, commerce or business management as well as experience as a programmer. A diploma of collegial studies (DEC) in computer science along with a great deal of programming experience may also allow entry to this occupation.
Co-op programs with internships in business are a significant advantage.
Continuing on-the-job education is essential.