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10 Roles Your IT Team Needs Now

IT teams around the world had to completely transform their workforces with little to no warning, and transition from supporting the functionality and security of one united office, to now supporting as many different networks as there are employees. Phishing and cybersecurity breaches have increased exponentially, with these attacks becoming more intelligent and continuing to growAt the same time, the need for digital transformation has skyrocketed as companies rely more heavily on automation and innovation to stay viable in today’s market.  

We've partnered with IT leaders of some of the fastest-growing companies around the U.S. to build their technology teams with highly sought-after talent, with specializations in anything from cyber security, to cloud computing, to digital transformation, and more.  

As companies increasingly rely on their technologists to support, advance, and grow their operations, this talent pool continues to become even more invaluable. Below are 10 of the most in-demand technology professionals companies are hiring for today, and why. 

 

Cloud Consultants  

Cloud Consultants are responsible for deploying, managing, and supporting cloud applications and enabling public cloud platforms for company and client usage. Consultants specialized in AWS/Azure are some of the most in-demand.  

Cloud computing has become increasingly popular for the last few years, but especially throughout the pandemic as organizations must improve their flexibility and accessibility to data.  

The average midsized company has about 5 Cloud Consultants.  

Looking to add Cloud Consultants to your team? We can help. Contact us here. 

  

DevOps Engineer 

DevOps Engineers deploy product updates, identify production issues and implement integrations that meet customer needs. They also build tools to reduce occurrences of errors and improve customer experience. 

While DevOps Engineers have been slowly growing in demand over the past 5 years, this talent pool is now seeing a substantial spike. Because of the pandemic, many businesses have had to pivot their products and service offerings to lean more heavily on virtual selling, increasing the importance of a strong customer experience. These engineers are relied on to help the business meet customer needs, directly impacting brand loyalty and revenue.  

The average midsized company has about 5 DevOps Engineers.  

Looking to add DevOps Engineers to your team? We can help. Contact us here. 

 

Field Technician 

Field Technicians manage on site installation, repair, maintenance, and test tasks while providing optimal customer care. They provide support during dispatches and make appropriate recommendations to troubleshoot issues.  

U.S. consumer tech sales experienced double-digit year-over-year growth in 2020. As this trend is predicted to continue, there is a greater need for on-site, end-user support to help people set up and troubleshoot their technology. 

The average midsized company has about 10 Field Technicians. 

Looking to add Field Technicians to your team? We can help. Contact us here. 

  

Help Desk Analyst 

Help Desk Analysts provide remote technical assistance to end users via phone, email, and video conference, helping troubleshoot any technical difficulties.  

While business has, by necessity, become increasingly more digitalized over the last year, Help Desk Analysts have supported IT teams by responding to employee and/or customer technical questions. As business continues to innovate, these professionals will be necessary to help support and improve the user experience. 

The average midsized company has about 10 Help Desk Analysts. 

Looking to add Help Desk Analysts to your team? We can help. Contact us here. 

  

IAM (Identity Access Management) 

Identity Access Management professionals proactively work with technology and product managers to implement, configure, upgrade and maintain Identity and Access Management Services. They also mitigate potential issues and ensure effective remediation. They understand the complexities of modern systems and work to identify potential risks.  

Cybersecurity has been a serious concern for businesses for years, but now it has become a more frequent and dangerous threat to organizations and individuals. Cyber-attacks have surged by 800% over the last year, and IAM professionals are vital to help ensure the proper people within the organization have appropriate access to technology resources, while preventing others from breaching sensitive material 

The average midsized company has about 5 full-time IAM professionals.  

Looking to add IAM Professionals to your team? We can help. Contact us here. 

 

IT Business Analyst 

IT Business Analysts enhance the quality of IT products and services by analyzing the design of technical systems and business models. They typically serve as a liaison between the IT department and the Executive branch. 

With business and marketplace trends fluctuating drastically over the last year, organizations need to remain agile and informed as they reframe parts of their business strategy. IT Business Analysts will be increasingly important to monitor company data and market trends to inform business decisions.  

The average midsized company has about 7 IT Business Analysts. 

Looking to add IT Business Analysts to your team? We can help. Contact us here. 

 

.Net Developer 

.Net Developers design, develop and optimize mission-critical software applications and webpages, and write code to satisfy project specifications. 

Responses to the pandemic have exceled the adoption of digital technologies by several years out of the necessity for businesses to operate virtually. These developers have a refined skillset needed to develop a businesses’ online software, applications and interfaces, which is essential to a company’s digital transformation 

The average midsized company has about 20 .Net Developers. 

Looking to add .Net Developers to your team? We can help. Contact us here. 

  

Salesforce Admin 

Salesforce Admin professionals act as a point-of-contact for all Salesforce end-users with questions and help to fine-tune reports while monitoring and ensuring data integrity.  

Salesforce has surged throughout the pandemic, now serving more companies than ever before. For companies utilizing Salesforce, Admins are needed to support end-users and protect data. 

The average midsized company has about 5 Salesforce Admins.  

Looking to add Salesforce Admins to your team? We can help. Contact us here. 

  

Salesforce Developer 

Salesforce Developers perform configuration and customization of the Salesforce.com platform and develop testing, training, and documentation. They also proactively engage in continuous improvement efforts for application design, support, and practice development efforts. 

As companies continue to innovate and advance digitallythey will need developers specialized in their choice software to help support the design and support company use of the technologyThese professionals not only configure and customize their platform but perform regular maintenance and improvements necessary to stay up-to-date. 

The average midsized company has about 5 Salesforce Developers. 

Looking to add Salesforce Developers to your team? We can help. Contact us here. 

  

Software Engineer 

Software Engineers design, plan, implement and support an advanced global network infrastructure. They provide leadership a vision for the future of the network and collaborate on new initiatives. These initiatives may tackle things like redundancy, hardware clustering, Unified Communications solutions, virtualization, service isolation, VPN and multi-layering.  

Software Engineers are important not only to the design of systems, but also to ensuring their functionality and troubleshooting potential issues. If something breaks within a company’s application portfolio, it has the potential to impact every area of the business, making a quick and effective fix essential.  

The average midsized company has about 25 Software Engineers. 

Looking to add Software Engineers to your team? We can help. Contact us here. 

 

 

Are you looking to add technologists like these and more to your organization? We’re ready to help. Contact us here.  

 

*** We are defining the average midsized company as between 300-500 people. Know that every company need varies based on industry, product, and need.  

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