Computer and information systems managers

National Occupation Code (NOC): 0213

Computer and information systems managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the activities of organizations that analyze, design, develop, implement, operate and administer computer and telecommunications software, networks and information systems. They are employed throughout the public and private sectors.

Job Duties for Computer and information systems managers

In general, computer and information systems managers:
  • Create and carry out plans for computer systems operations and development
  • Meet with clients, department heads and senior staff to work out the company‚Äôs computer and information systems needs, including cost
  • Explain why a company should start a computer and information systems project and help to get approval for the project
  • Build and manage teams to design, develop and manage computer and telecommunications software, networks and information systems
  • Ensure the security of the organization's network and electronic documents
  • Manage the budget of the project or department
  • Prepare and discuss contracts and services
  • Hire employees and oversee their training
  • Come up with ideas to design, develop and put information systems and data warehouses in place

Working Conditions for Computer and information systems managers

People in this career usually work in an office and may work with or lead a team of people with varied backgrounds, experience and skills. Some team members may be in different offices, cities or even countries.

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