In a recent article, we shared the best IT jobs in the Philippines that are in high demand. Being one of the fastest growing and highest paying industries in the country, it’s no surprise that competition is high to land these innovative and dynamic roles.
But when looking for a job, salary isn’t the only thing you should consider. You’ve also got to think about the work environment, the company culture, the opportunities to progress and advance, and of course, whether the job requirements fit your personality.
They say that if you do a job you love, you’ll never work a day in your life. If you’re keen on a role in IT, there are plenty to choose from. Do any of these suit your personality?
Systems AdministratorAre you an approachable, friendly, all-around type of person? As a systems administrator, you are the go-to person to fix computer glitches - from the simplest ones to the more complicated matters. This job requires you to leave your door open for anyone who needs your assistance, and be friendly so they won’t feel too shy or intimidated to approach you. You work with tech but in a people-facing role, so you need to know how to communicate effectively… with a smile on your face!
Software / Web DeveloperIf you have a knack for problem solving and appreciate math and science, being a software or web developer may be your calling. These IT positions need people who have good focus and are keen on details. In real life, searching everything for faults is quite a negative trait, but in terms of working as a developer, it’s essential to to be skeptical and look for possible flaws in your project! To be a good developer means being able to determine what could go wrong even before any mistakes come up. Oh, and if you love being awake for hours, this job is truly your match!
Cloud ArchitectCloud architects need to be able to look at things with a bigger perspective. Essentially, the job requires you to think ahead, instead of focusing on daily issues about data centers and cloud operations. So, if you’re a person who loves being updated about everything, enjoys analysing information, and overthinking about how things might turn out in the future, you might have the right personality to be a cloud architect. Aside from the tech skills, it’s also a must that you can translate technical matters into more business-level discussions with non-IT people.
Chief Information Officer (CIO)If you enjoy overseeing all things IT and excel in managing people, then working your way up to the C-suite level as a CIO could be your ideal position. This is a very senior role, so it’s something you will have to aim for long-term, but people who are good with other people, can delegate tasks efficiently, and have a strategic oversight of the business are perfect. You will need to have a view across multiple departments and all levels of the business, and be able to come up with problem-solving ideas, as well as suggest new and innovative ways the company can use technology to strengthen the bottom line.
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