A senior information technology specialist is a professional responsible for developing and maintaining the technology required for the day-to-day activities of the organization. Your job requires you to review and improve the efficiency and functionality of systems as well as offer technical support and solutions to other company staff. Also, you will need to regularly update or install computer software and hardware, find out the cost of repairing damaged computer items, and ensure the damaged items are properly repaired or replaced. It is also your duty to build firewalls and ensure sensitive information and company secrets are well protected.
To get a job as a senior information technology specialist, you must be able to showcase excellent problem-solving and time management skills. You must also be well organized and pay keen attention to details. A bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or computer engineering is required to get this job. The average yearly salary is $98,594 or $46.11 per hour.