IT Analyst Job Description

IT analysts, also known as system analysts, are in charge of developing, deploying, and optimizing information systems. They create efficient IT systems to meet corporate and technological needs. The IT analyst works with the developers to design and deploy technologies.

IT analysts review existing IT systems along with internal procedures, gather system performance information from end-users, and configure hardware and software components.

What Does an IT Analyst Do?

An IT analyst establishes new systems with the use of modeling, information engineering, and cost-based accounting. They work with management to set IT objectives to better business results and keep the business up to date with best practices and IT standards.

Job Profile of an IT Analyst

Lanteria HR is looking for an IT analyst for functional and sustainable IT system design and implementation. Responsibilities of IT analysts include prioritizing users' needs, monitoring system upgrades, and looking for new technologies. The following skills are required for ideal applicants:

  • Basic awareness of databases, system security, and troubleshooting

  • Awareness of business practices

  • Outstanding communication skills

  • Analytical thinking

IT Analyst: Responsibilities

IT analysts have the following responsibilities:

  • Collaborating with stakeholders to understand their needs

  • Establishing and assessing functional requirements

  • Offering technical training and assistance

  • Planning and implementing scheduled maintenance upgrades

  • Investigating and diagnosing errors and bugs

  • Planning and delivering technology solutions with the help of developers

  • Collecting system performance input from end-users

  • Creating effective IT systems to satisfy business and technological requirements

  • Assessing and optimizing IT system costs

IT Analyst: Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or engineering

  • Professional IT management experience

  • Understanding of various IT systems

  • Awareness of latest IT and software trends 

  • Certification of A+ and Linux+

  • Expertise in database programming and software installation

  • Understanding of databases, system security, and troubleshooting

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