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IT Consultant Job Description

What is the role of an IT Consultant?

As an IT Consultant, you will be responsible for evaluating a company's IT system in order to help them use information technology in a way that meets business goals. As part of your responsibilities, you will also analyse a company's IT infrastructure, understand a client's business requirements, and design and implement technology solutions that meet their needs.

Responsibilities

  • Establishing project goals and identifying information system needs

  • Assess the IT architecture and system of a business

  • Identifying and resolving weaknesses, errors, and issues in IT systems

  • Creating, implementing, and testing new hardware and software

  • Teach and train employees to use new IT systems

  • Create thorough reports on a technology's effectiveness

  • Acknowledging and understanding the needs of the client's business

  • Identifying and analysing security risks

Tech Stack

  • Microsoft Office including Project

  • Knowledge of database languages e.g., SQL

  • Salesforce

Related Jobs

  • IT Analyst

  • IT Coordinator

  • IT Operations Manager

Qualifications

  • Previous experience as an IT Consultant or in a similar role

  • A degree in computer science, information systems or similar degree

  • A critical thinker with a problem-solving mentality

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Be able to work under pressure and meet set deadlines

  • Ability to communicate technical information to colleagues and clients outside the IT industry

  • Experience resolving hardware, software, and network issues

  • Able to work independently and as part of a team

  • Have project management experience