network systems and data communications analyst, you'll play a crucial
role in the workplace, making it possible for others to do their jobs.
Without networks -- and analysts -- computers would be unable to share
information. Also called network architects and network engineers,
analysts make sure that emails can be sent and received, employees can
work together on the same document, and private information is protected
from prying eyes.
Smooth day-to-day operations are only the beginning, though. In this job, you'll also strive to predict the future needs of your users and improve the network so that it can meet those needs.
Network systems and data communications analysts plan, design, build, maintain, and test networks and other data communications systems.
Some analysts, called telecommunications specialists, make sure communications and computer equipment work well together.
A patient problem solver who's equally fluent in computerese and English.
Because technology changes so quickly, your college degree is most valuable as proof that you can learn –- not that you've picked up skills in a particular technology.