What does an Applications Consultant do?
Applications consultants implement and configure applications setups and application-driven systems. These consultants analyze current technical systems and recommend changes to improve efficiency or streamline operations, and may modify off-the-shelf applications and customize them according to client or organization’s specific needs. They often provide tech support and troubleshoot problems, and may oversee training programs to educate users with the implementation or operation of new applications.
Applications consultants typically have a bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science, or a related field. They may also have an IT-related associate degree and several years of professional experience. Consultants often have advanced expertise with specific categories of computer applications. Troubleshooting capabilities, data analysis skills, and training experience are all advantages. Must be comfortable explaining application processes to users with varying level of computer skills.
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“Good people that are nice to work with”
“Good learning opportunities and you get to work with many big name customers”
“bad work and life balance”
“Great opportunity to learn and grow both professionally and personally.”
“Good Trending Technologies which grows confidence and career.”
“Good for fresh graduates to start career”
“perfect fit for your career progress”
“Great team to work with”
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