Information Technology Architect

Average Salary
Degree Requirements
Bachelor's Degree

When organizations are faced with mission critical IT projects—information technology architects serve as their captain. They are both visionary leaders and tech gurus, shaping information systems around the unique needs and challenges of organizations, testing and modifying their plans as needed. IT architects are leaders and communicators, providing oversight and guidance to achieve system goals.

Also known as: Computer Systems Engineers/Architects, Electronic Data Interchange System Developer, Network and Infrastructure Engineer, Network Engineer, Research Systems Architect, Solution Architect, Systems Engineer
Learning Strategies
Personnel Management
Operations Analysis
Service Orientation
Social Perceptiveness
Systems Analysis
Systems Evaluation
Design information systems based on organizational needs
Utilize design software to model and test network plans
Ensure compliance with all rules and regulations
Modify and update existing networks
Manage a team of IT professionals
Communicate and present to both technical and non-technical stakeholders
Monitor system performance and identify solutions for ongoing issues

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