This is how to get a successful IT engineering career

This is how to get a successful IT engineering career

Rapid changes in technologies have been demanding engineers to focus on future technologies such as IoT, big data analytics, mobility, cloud, robotics and process automation. If you are looking for a successful career in IT industry then it is must to be updated and relevant in your domain. Some IT companies like VirtusaPolaris paying dividends for engineers to focus on future technologies such as Internet of Things, big data analytics, mobility, cloud, customer experience management, new IT Infrastructure, specialized testing, robotics and process automation.

It is important to work in interest areas for building an emerging career in IT. Select an area where your interest is in coding/programming/testing/ IT infrastructure support/production support. Choose a right path to start your career journey, gain subject matter expertise, add functional or business domain knowledge and then decide if you want to continue in technology /delivery /specialist /business analyst tack. Having strong business critical skills will help you to be a successful engineer in the IT industry.

Business critical skills include domain and functional knowledge, understanding of business dynamics, a sense of profit & loss in any transaction/venture/activity, customer interface skill, expectation setting and management, ability to zoom in and zoom out in any situation quickly and people handling and management. It is also important to choose high paying technology jobs across functional areas like big data analytics, customer experience management, mobility, cloud, user interface and user experience (UI & UX), IoT, Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and BPM (Business Process Management).

Today, employee retention is major challenge for any organization. Attrition rate is more in IT industry and the reasons for frequent job changes are noted as organization work culture, change in job roles and responsibilities, lack of growth opportunities, no work-life balance and no encouragement. Irrespective of them VirtusaPolaris is looking for candidates with proven technical competency, problem solving skills, able to handle additional responsibilities, being integral and non-political, should have leadership traits, process compliant .

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