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  • Research new technologies by attending seminars, reading trade articles, or taking classes, and implement or recommend the implementation of new technologies.
15-1299.02 Geographic Information Systems Technologists and Technicians   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Make recommendations regarding upgrades, considering implications of new or revised Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software, equipment, or applications.
  • Conduct research, data analysis, systems design, or support for software such as Geographic Information Systems (GIS) or Global Positioning Systems (GPS) mapping software.
  • Read current literature, talk with colleagues, continue education, or participate in professional organizations or conferences to keep abreast of developments in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology, equipment, or systems.
  • Recommend procedures, equipment, or software upgrades to increase data accessibility or ease of use.
15-1299.08 Computer Systems Engineers/Architects Bright Outlook
  • Research, test, or verify proper functioning of software patches and fixes.
  • Provide advice on project costs, design concepts, or design changes.
  • Investigate system component suitability for specified purposes and make recommendations regarding component use.
  • Evaluate existing systems to determine effectiveness and suggest changes to meet organizational requirements.
15-1253.00 Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers Bright Outlook
  • Provide feedback and recommendations to developers on software usability and functionality.
  • Identify program deviance from standards, and suggest modifications to ensure compliance.
  • Evaluate or recommend software for testing or bug tracking.
  • Collaborate with field staff or customers to evaluate or diagnose problems and recommend possible solutions.
15-1241.00 Computer Network Architects Bright Outlook
  • Develop or recommend network security measures, such as firewalls, network security audits, or automated security probes.
  • Visit vendors, attend conferences or training sessions, or study technical journals to keep up with changes in technology.
  • Research and test new or modified hardware or software products to determine performance and interoperability.
  • Communicate with vendors to gather information about products, alert them to future needs, resolve problems, or address system maintenance issues.
15-1299.01 Web Administrators Bright Outlook
  • Correct testing-identified problems, or recommend actions for their resolution.
  • Recommend Web site improvements, and develop budgets to support recommendations.
  • Monitor Web developments through continuing education, reading, or participation in professional conferences, workshops, or groups.
15-1254.00 Web Developers Bright Outlook
  • Maintain understanding of current Web technologies or programming practices through continuing education, reading, or participation in professional conferences, workshops, or groups.
  • Recommend and implement performance improvements.
  • Research, document, rate, or select alternatives for Web architecture or technologies.
15-1232.00 Computer User Support Specialists Bright Outlook
  • Prepare evaluations of software or hardware, and recommend improvements or upgrades.
  • Conduct office automation feasibility studies, including workflow analysis, space design, or cost comparison analysis.
  • Read trade magazines and technical manuals, or attend conferences and seminars to maintain knowledge of hardware and software.
15-1255.00 Web and Digital Interface Designers Bright Outlook
  • Maintain understanding of current Web technologies or programming practices through continuing education, reading, or participation in professional conferences, workshops, or groups.
  • Research and apply innovative solutions for product design, visuals, and user experience to meet the needs of individual web development projects.
  • Research, document, rate, or select alternatives for Web architecture or technologies.
15-1211.01 Health Informatics Specialists Bright Outlook
  • Read current literature, talk with colleagues, and participate in professional organizations or conferences to keep abreast of developments in informatics.
  • Design, conduct, or provide support to nursing informatics research.
15-1244.00 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
  • Recommend changes to improve systems and network configurations, and determine hardware or software requirements related to such changes.
  • Research new technologies by attending seminars, reading trade articles, or taking classes, and implement or recommend the implementation of new technologies.
19-2032.00 Materials Scientists
  • Conduct research on the structures and properties of materials, such as metals, alloys, polymers, and ceramics, to obtain information that could be used to develop new products or enhance existing ones.
  • Research methods of processing, forming, and firing materials to develop such products as ceramic dental fillings, unbreakable dinner plates, and telescope lenses.
15-1299.06 Digital Forensics Analysts Bright Outlook
  • Recommend cyber defense software or hardware to support responses to cyber incidents.
  • Write cyber defense recommendations, reports, or white papers using research or experience.
15-1299.03 Document Management Specialists Bright Outlook
  • Keep abreast of developments in document management technologies and techniques by reviewing current literature, talking with colleagues, participating in educational programs, attending meetings or workshops, or participating in professional organizations or conferences.
  • Propose recommendations for improving content management system capabilities.
15-1231.00 Computer Network Support Specialists Bright Outlook
  • Monitor industry websites or publications for information about patches, releases, viruses, or potential problem identification.
  • Research hardware or software products to meet technical networking or security needs.
15-1241.01 Telecommunications Engineering Specialists Bright Outlook
  • Keep abreast of changes in industry practices and emerging telecommunications technology by reviewing current literature, talking with colleagues, participating in educational programs, attending meetings or workshops, or participating in professional organizations or conferences.
  • Communicate with telecommunications vendors to obtain pricing and technical specifications for available hardware, software, or services.
15-2051.02 Clinical Data Managers Bright Outlook
  • Evaluate processes and technologies, and suggest revisions to increase productivity and efficiency.
  • Read technical literature and participate in continuing education or professional associations to maintain awareness of current database technology and best practices.
13-1161.01 Search Marketing Strategists Bright Outlook
  • Evaluate new emerging media or technologies and make recommendations for their application within Internet marketing or search marketing campaigns.
  • Keep abreast of government regulations and emerging Web technology to ensure regulatory compliance by reviewing current literature, talking with colleagues, participating in educational programs, attending meetings or workshops, or participating in professional organizations or conferences.
15-2051.01 Business Intelligence Analysts Bright Outlook
  • Communicate with customers, competitors, suppliers, professional organizations, or others to stay abreast of industry or business trends.
15-1299.05 Information Security Engineers Bright Outlook
  • Recommend information security enhancements to management.
19-2042.00 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers Bright Outlook
  • Plan or conduct geological, geochemical, or geophysical field studies or surveys, sample collection, or drilling and testing programs used to collect data for research or application.