Computer and information systems managers (NOC 0213)

High demand occupation

About this job

Computer and information systems managers:

  • plan, organize and direct the activities of organizations that design, develop and manage computer and telecommunications software, networks and information systems
  • are employed throughout the public and private sectors
Common job titles
  • administrator, internet systems
  • computer legacy systems manager
  • co-ordinator, computer department
  • manager, computer networks
  • manager, IT (information technology)
  • manager, MIS (management info system)
  • administrator, internet systems
  • computer legacy systems manager
  • co-ordinator, computer department
  • director, information systems
  • head, computer development division
  • help desk manager - information technology (IT)

Duties

Computer and information systems managers perform some or all of the following duties:

  • plan, organize and direct the operations of information systems and electronic data processing (EDP) departments and companies
  • develop and carry out policies and procedures for electronic data processing and computer systems operations and development
  • meet with clients to discuss system requirements, specifications, costs and timelines
  • assemble and manage teams of information systems employees to design, develop and manage computer and telecommunications software, networks and information systems
  • control the budget of the department, company or project
  • recruit employees and oversee their professional development and training

Work environment

Work in this occupation is typically performed in a structured environment, such as an office.

Career paths and resources

Career paths

At this time, career path information is not available for this occupation.

Additional resources

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