Information Technology Configurator

Average Salary
Degree Requirements
Master's Degree

From plane engines to big data precision agriculture, every large operating system needs an expert “mechanic.” IT configurators work to understand an organization’s goals, identify “gaps” in current software functionality and then implement solutions by configuring and optimizing software programs. They may oversee and manage the configuration of new and existing software, evaluate program versions and ensure that ongoing functionality is consistently improved.

Also known as: Information Technology Manager, Computer and Information Systems Manager, Network and Computer Systems Administrator
Operation Monitoring
Systems Analysis
Systems Evaluation
Conduct gap analyses to evaluate and understand functional needs
Communicate user preferences to software designers and engineers
Design interfaces, reports and forms
Configure software components, modules and larger programs
Test software to ensure functionality
Evaluate and plan the installation of new software versions, patches and updates
Provide post-implementation support
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