Jobs in the tech field have been on the rise lately. I know we have had a big increase in the number of calls for custom development work recently. According to a recruiting firm in Atlanta they are seeing a rise in the following areas:
2) .NET Development: A majority of enterprise organizations are dependent on Microsoft’s technology stack. Hence a large number of these organizations and a large startup ecosystem are actively developing software for the .NET platform. Whether they need C# or SharePoint engineers, hiring developers with these skills is a priority for many organizations.
3) Mobile Developers: This is far and away the area of hiring where there is the biggest delta between the number of open positions, and the number technologists with the appropriate skills. Whether it be iOS or Android, a large number of companies are looking to hire developers with these skills. Additionally, there are a few select clients of ours that are willing to train Java developers to create iOS and Android apps. The opportunity are leverage your current skill set in order to learn to develop on mobile platforms is something that should be seriously considered.
4) Functional Roles: The acceleration in the number of technology initiatives underway within all organizations has led to a shortage of highly-skilled Project Managers, Business Analysts and ScrumMasters. Finding the right talented individuals to further these initiatives is a top priority for many companies.
5) Infrastructure / Database Engineers: Linux Systems Administrators. Windows Systems Engineers. Network Engineers. Technical Support Specialists. Oracle DBA’s. MySQL DBA’s, SQL Server DBA’s. NoSQL DBA’s. Companies are dependent on robust systems to make their organizations run effectively, and appropriately managed data to maximize the value of the information that they have. Nearly all of our clients are looking to hire talented engineers to further these efforts.
6) Business Intelligence: Data is the name of the game for every Enterprise Organization. The sheer number of BI initiatives underway across the Fortune 1000 is staggering. BI Architects, PM’s, BA’s, ETL Developers, SQL Developers. There is a tremendous shortage of technologists with these skills, and a large number of opportunities available.
7) Quality Assurance: It’s not just about building software and applications. It’s about building high quality software and applications. Whether it be manual or automated QA Engineers / Testers, there is a need at almost every organization for talented individuals with these skills.
Mobile is HOT, no question about it!