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Computer and Information Technology – Job Summaries

Computer and Information Technology – Job Summaries

Computer and Information Technology

Employment in computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 11 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations. These occupations are projected to add about 531,200 new jobs. Demand for these workers will stem from greater emphasis on cloud computing, the collection and storage of big data, and information security. (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, September 2020).

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Computer and Informational Research Scientists

Computer and information research scientists invent and design new approaches to computing technology and find innovative uses for existing technology.

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Front-end Web Developers

Web developers create and maintain websites. Digital designers develop, create, and test website or interface layout, functions, and navigation for usability.

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Geomatics Plan Technician

Geomatics plan technicians are responsible for using specialized computer software to produce legal and engineering survey drawings, GIS themes, maps, digital terrain models, cross sections and horizontal alignments from manual and digital field notes.

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GIS Analyst/ GIS Technician

Surveying and mapping technicians collect data and make maps of the Earth's surface.

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GIS Project Developer

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