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Job Requirements

Information Systems Specialists analyze, test, and assess systems requirements, develop, and implement information systems development plans, policies and procedures, and provide advice on a wide range of information systems issues.

Educational Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer systems engineering, software engineering, business administration or a related discipline or completion of a college program in computer science is usually preferred. Experience as a computer programmer is often required. A professional certification, such as a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or another related information technology (IT) designation may be required by some employers.

Applicable transferrable sectors/occupations:
Information Technology


National Occupational Standard

NOS are a benchmark of the knowledge and abilities needed to be competent in a particular occupation. Developed by current job incumbents, NOS are a collection of the individual competencies that make up the whole picture of an occupation.

Related NOC code:

  • 21222 – Information systems specialists