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Computer and information systems managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the activities of organizations that analyze, design, develop, implement, operate and administer computer and telecommunications software, networks and information systems. They are employed throughout the public and private sectors.
EDP (electronic data processing) manager, computer systems manager, data centre manager, data processing director, information systems manager, manager, data processing and systems analysis, manager, management information system (MIS), manager, software engineering, software development manager, systems development manager.
- Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of information systems and electronic data processing (EDP) departments and companies
- Develop and implement policies and procedures for electronic data processing and computer systems operations and development
- Meet with clients to discuss system requirements, specifications, costs and timelines
- Assemble and manage teams of information systems personnel to design, develop, implement, operate and administer computer and telecommunications software, networks and information systems
- Control the budget and expenditures of the department, company or project
- Recruit and supervise computer analysts, engineers, programmers, technicians and other personnel and oversee their professional development and training.
Outlook & Prospects for Computer and Information Systems Managers in Saint John--St. Stephen Region
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Local Employment Potential Information
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Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Oct 21 ¿ Oct 25, 2013
- A new $ 6 M dollar laboratory, specializing in cardiovascular and occupational medicine research, recently opened at the Saint John campus of the University of New Brunswick. The facility is a foundational element of the Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick research program. Four cardiovascular researchers and one occupational medicine researcher have been recruited to work at the laboratory.
- The New Brunswick government is providing $950,000 in the form of a non-repayable loan to Atlantic Hydrogen, thus helping the company to build an industrial-scale clean-energy facility at the Bayside Power facility near Saint John. Atlantic Hydrogen is spending $5M on the building. The facility will demonstrate the commercial feasibility of transforming natural gas into hydrogen-enriched gas. The new facility will employ eight workers in science and engineering.
- Mariner Partners Incorporated is expected to create 60 new information and technology jobs in Saint John. The jobs being created include project managers, architects, business analysts, senior programmer analysts, intermediate programmer analysts, programmers and testers. Mariner is one of the largest independently-owned information technology companies in Atlantic Canada with 170 employees based in New Brunswick.
- CenterBeam Inc. a U.S. based IT service provider with a location in Saint John has been aquired by EarthLink Inc. CentreBeam is a cloud service provider and its Saint John support centre employs 140 people. The acquisition is expected to create additional jobs in Saint John though it is not known how many.
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