Information Systems Analysts and Consultants are those professionals who analyze systems requirements, develop and implement information systems development plans, plans, processes and provide advice on information systems issues. Usually, they are recruited by information technology consulting groups and by information technology units-both by the private and public sectors. They may also be self-employed.
You will be happy to note that the occupation has been clearly mentioned on the in-demand list of 50 occupations lately announced by the Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) under the Canada FSW Immigration 2014 Scheme. If you are one of the professionals, and motivated to migrate to the beautiful Maple Leaf Country, then you should not miss the opportunity.
Immigration process is completely transparent and only the best is considered. The process is assessed on the basis of old points-based system. The main aim of the program is to select the most eligible applicant who is capable enough to become economically established in the nation, and simultaneously is able to contribute to the national economy.
- These experts interact with clients in order to identify and document various requirements, undertake business and technical studies, design, develop, integrate and implement information systems business solutions, and also offer advice on information systems strategy, management, and policy, security and service delivery.
- These specialists also interact with clients to identify and document requirements, assess physical and technical security risks to data, software and hardware and to develop policies, procedures and contingency plans to minimize the effects of security breaches.
- These professionals develop and execute policies and procedures throughout the software development life cycle to maximize the efficiency, effectiveness and overall quality of software products and information systems.
- These professionals audit system, conduct independent third-party reviews to assess quality assurance practices, software products and information systems.
- Graduation or post graduation degree in computer science, computer systems engineering, software engineering, business administration or a related discipline.
- Experience as a computer programmer is an added advantage.
- Certification may also be required by some employers.
- computer systems analyst
- management information systems (MIS) analyst
- systems consultant
- informatics consultant
- informatics security analyst
- information systems quality assurance analyst
- IT (information technology) consultant
- information systems business analyst
- systems auditor
- systems security analyst
Job opportunity will continue to increase as a great number of Information Systems Analysts and Consultants are either retiring or are being promoted to higher level attracting many qualified professionals to fill in their places. The salary paid to these professionals is best in industry although salary given to master’s degree holder in computer science is clearly higher than those received by bachelor level degree holders. But their rate of employment is almost similar.
A cap has been introduced and the number of petitions that can be filed has been restricted to 1000.