Presentation - Computer Science Department

Report
Technical Youth
BROOKSOURCE
“By 2025, 75% of the global workforce will be millennials” –Forbes
Agenda
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Technical Youth
Types of IT Positions
Trends
Marketability
Resume Tips and Interview Preparation
How to Find the Right Career Match
Questions!
IT Divisions
• Application Development
• Infrastructure
• Data warehousing
Developer/Software Engineer
“For the first time ever, a technology job has topped the list. The number one position for 2014 is
a Software Developer.”
- The Bureau of Labor Statistics
• Job Responsibilities
– Develop software, architecture, specifications and technical interfaces, user interfaces,
client displays
– Design, initiate & handle technical designs and complex application features
– Develop, deliver & test software prototypes
• Technologies
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.Net, Java
Mobile Development
Ruby on Rails
Python
COBOL
Peoplesoft
Javascript, CSS, HTML
Quality Assurance
• Job Responsibilities:
– Testing for functionality, performance, reliability, stability, & compatibility
– “Detectives of the SDLC”
• Manual Testing
– Quality Center Testing Tool
– Performance Testing, black & white box testing, end-to-end testing
• Automated Testing
– Selenium
– HP Quick Test Pro
– Test Complete
– Test Execute
“Some of my best developers started as testers” – Nationwide Manager
Business Analysts AND Project
Managers
• Business Analyst: Acts as a liaison between
the technical team and business users.
• Project Manager: Oversee all aspects of the
project including, scope, budget, time, and
quality in order to meet project objectives.
Network and Desktop Support
Desktop/Help Desk Support:
• Provide end user desktop support
• Windows upgrades and imaging
Network Support Responsibilities:
• Analyze, test, troubleshoot, and evaluate existing network systems:
– (LAN) – Local Area network
– (WAN) Wide area network
– Internet systems or a segment of a network system.
– Perform network maintenance to ensure networks operate
Trends
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Agile Development/ Open Spaces
Mobile Development/ Responsive Design
Business Intelligence/ “Big Data”
Security
Cloud Computing
Automated Testing/Development
UI Development
Marketability
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LinkedIn Profile
Internships
School Projects
Teaching Assistant
Leadership
– “By 2025, 75% of the global workforce will be millennials” –Forbes
• Side Projects/Development
• Student and Professor recommendations!
• PASSION- Attitude is everything!
Resume Tips
• Education
– Relevant Courses
• Course Projects
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Big picture of project
LIST TECHNOLOGIES!
What role did you play on teams?
Personal projects
• Work Experience
– Where do you put it?
Interviewing Tips
• Enthusiasm/ Attitude
• Prepare
– Study relevant coursework and review projects
– Review job descriptions
• Be presentable
• Be yourself
• Ask QUESTIONS!
– Show your interest
Making The Right Career Match
•What technologies will I be working with?
•How will my work affect the organization?
•Is there a training program or expected ramp up time?
•What is the team size and what other IT departments will I
interact with?
•Will I be working individually or collaborating with a team?
•What is my career growth potential?
•What is the culture of the team and organization?
•What is your favorite part about working here?
Technical Youth Consulting
CINCINNATI
 UC Health
 America
 Cincinnati Financial
 Cengage Learning
 Great American
 Tata Consultancy Services
 Western & Southern Financial Group
 E.W Scripps
 Intelligrated
 Mercy Health
 Shoptech
 TriHealth
 Ohio National Financial Services
 Resurgent Capital
 Cincinnati Bell
 Kroger
 Schneider Electric
 FirstGroup of Cincinnati
 Federal Home Loan Bank
 Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical
Center
NORTHERN KENTUCKY:
 Disabled American Veterans
 Clear Measures
 St Elizabeth
 Verst Logistics
 Wild Flavors
 3Z
DAYTON:
 CareSource
 Premier Health
 WinWholesale
 Standard Register
 Teradata
 Trimble Navigation
 Dealer Specialties
 Eclipse
 Vana Solutions
 Aimia
Technical Youth Consulting
COLUMBUS:
 IGS Engery
 Grange Insurance
 Nationwide Insurance
 Big Lots
 Bob Evans
 Safe Auto
 Mount Carmel Hospital
 OSU Wexner Medical Center
 NetJets
 Abercrombie & Fitch
 McGraaw- Hill
 Thirty-One Gifts
 Chemical Abstracts Services
 Mettler Toledo
 Mac Tools- Stanley Black& Deckeer
 The Dispatch
 Rogue Fitness
 Ohio Health
LOUISVILLE
 Humana – Largest
 Yum Brands or KFC
 Baptist Health
 Norton Hospital
 Leapfrog Interactive
 Mercer
 MMC(Marsh and McClennan)
 Fastline
 PAI(Payment Alliance)
 LG&E(Louisville Gas & Electric)/KU
 Refund Advantage
 Pharmerica
 Hosting.com
 Churchill Downs
 Kentucky Farm Bureau(KFB)
 Tempur-Pedic
Thank you!
• Questions!
• How can we help you?
– Resume review/Interview Prep
– Job Search
REMEMBER:
Spring 2015 Engineering Resumania on January 28, 2015
in the Ralph G. Anderson Commons – 10am -2pm
Please feel free to contact Anne Erpenbeck through
phone or email if you have any questions:
[email protected]
Direct line: 513.826.4068

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