Career Scoop: IT Business Analyst

Career Scoop file, on what it's like to work as an IT Business Analyst

In a nutshell, what do you do? I work with clients to identify business requirements – what the business and users need – and then translate these into an IT system solution. Why did you decide to become an IT Business Analyst? I never intentionally decided to become an IT Business Analyst. At university IRead More »

Career Scoop: Senior Systems Analyst

Career Scoop file, on what it's like to work as a Senior Systems Analyst

In a nutshell, what do you do? The company provides BSS (Business Support Systems) and OSS (Operational Support Systems) solutions; I work on the BSS. We tend to work on customizations around the company’s rating and billing product used in the Telco sector, however, we’ve recently diversified into working with utilities companies as well (anythingRead More »

Career Scoop: Senior Software Developer

Career Scoop file, on what it's like to work as a Senior Software Developer

Career Insight:  Senior Software Developer (Railway company) In a nutshell, what do you do? Support and develop enhancements for enterprise software systems. Why did you decide to become a Software Developer? I enjoy working with computers and learning about new technology. What path did you take into it? 
 I studied music and then gotRead More »

Career Scoop: Software Engineer (Mine Planning)

Career Scoop file, on what it's like to work as a Software Engineer (Mine Planning)

Career Insight:  Software Engineer (Mine Planning) In a nutshell, what do you do? I work in the Strategic Planning group of a large mining company. We are responsible for generating “Life of Asset” plans which maximise the value of a mine over its entire life – sometimes over 100 years into the future! My roleRead More »

Career Scoop: Programmer / Senior Database Developer

Career Scoop file, on what it's like to work as a Computer Programmer / Senior Database Developer

Career Insight:  Computer Programmer / Senior Database Developer In a nutshell, what do you do? In my current role I develop mapping software, writing software that allows companies to view assets, infrastructure or anything else on a map, generally for purposes of planning or to aid field crews. My day to day work involves writingRead More »