Career path?

skm2013

Having worked as system engineer - got experience in Linux based systems and implementations. Now I want to upgrade my career. Move to next step for Technical Analysts or Cloud/Virtualization Architect. What is the career path ? and what are the pros and cons for these positions in terms of work hours , salary , certifications , contracting / perm positions etc.

 

thanks!

Topic: Career
Answer this Question

Answers

2 total
jimlynch
Vote Up (15)

I suggest you check out Simply Hired and other job sites to see the specific requirements for the jobs you are interested in. That's probably your best bet to see what employers are looking for right now in the job market. Just do a search on the jobs you might be interested in, then see what the specific requirements are for them. It's a good way to see what's out there, as well as finding companies in your area that might be hiring.

nchristine
Vote Up (15)

Well, first off - good luck! It's always exciting to make a career change, and I hope it works out for you. Now your specific questions are outside of my area of expertise, but I would suggest having a look at salary.com and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics to get an idea of the current state of the job market and compensation range that you can anticipate for you level of experience and training. Good luck! 

Ask a question

Join Now or Sign In to ask a question.
Lots of IT professionals participate on discussion forums that pertain to specific slices of the technology field, from Hadoop to Android development. What they might not realize is that while there, they are also elevating their presence in the recruiting community.
The ironclad rule of resume writing is to highlight your career in reverse chronological order -- all the time, every time, right? Wrong.
The latest rankings of programming languages show a landscape that’s increasingly fragmented, but still dominated by the old guard
Select the mix of skills right for your data analytics business goals.
The agile framework for software development brings speed, flexibility and efficiency to IT-focused organizations.
IBM has initiated a new training program that will cut the pay of participating employees by 10%.
In the competition for developer talent, offering a good cup of joe could give your company an edge
Demand for security pros has never been higher, so why are salaries flat?
The secret to the security profession is to develop all the computer experience you can before you even begin to think about a career in cybersecurity.
It's time to change the way you think about attracting and hiring skilled workers. Here are six new IT roles for 2015 and advice on how to find talent to fill them.