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Information Technology Configurator

 

Overview

A role as an IT configurator is functional consulting role usually specializing in the configuration of large software products.

 

 

What responsibilities will I have?

  • Prepare gap analysis on one program version to the highest program version
  • Configure various modules to meet specific business requirements
  • Design and develop interfaces, reports and forms
  • Test software
  • Provide post implementation support
  • Plan and lead software upgrades
  • Utilize conceptual understanding of other functional areas
  • Establish time schedules with the programming and business sections for computer programming and configuration scheduling
  • Ensure that adequate documentation and internal communication is provided so that users are aware of impacts of change
  • Facilitate process improvement and develop new functionality of software used within the business


What education and training is required?

A master’s degree in computer science or computer engineering is required.

 

To pursue a career as an IT configurator:

The following high school courses are recommended:  agricultural education, computer courses, mathematics and coding.

 

Where can I work?

IT configurators can work can a variety of companies that require advanced IT assistance in managing their operating systems.

 

Future Job Market / Outlook

The future outlook for an IT configurator will be good over the next five years.

 

Suggested Professional Organizations and Associations

  • Association of Information Technology Professionals
  • Network Professionals Association
  • Software Development Forum