IT Recruitment Masterclass Day 2 : The IT Department and IT Roles Demystified

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The IT Recruitment Masterclass. Day 2

The IT Department and IT Roles Demystified

Overview and Objectives:

This training course is designed specifically for recruitment consultants, resourcers or HR specialists looking to build confidence and credibility within the field of IT recruitment.

If you are working in this arena this training will teach you everything you need to know about the individual roles within an IT department, what they do and how they inter-relate, and they how they come together in the IT Project lifecycle. As well as this there is an exploration of the newer anti-structured approaches such as Agile, Scrum and DevOps. After attending this course you will be able to confidently discuss in detail all aspects of these IT roles with both candidates and clients alike.

After this day they will become complete fluent in the experts within IT and how to ask incisive interview questions. With CV based exercises and quizzes throughout the day, you will obtain a clear understanding of the functions and significance of each role and so become more confident in handling requirements in these areas.

The course is designed to give even the most cynical technophobes a warm feeling about the brave new world of IT in the 21st century. Regardless of your previous occupation or experience with IT, we are confident that we can instill a new passion, energy and credibility, thus giving you that solid foundation as you launch into your new career.


 Course Overview:

 

Defining an IT Department

  • The Evolution of the IT Department
  • The Changing Responsibilities of the IT Department
  • The threat from Offshoring and Cloud based architecture

 

Introducing the IT Project

  • The Waterfall Model
  • The strengths and weaknesses
  • Why the switch to Agile methods
  • Other approaches: DevOps, SCRUM, TDD and BDD
  • The Agile Prince and Scrum master

 

Senior Management and IT Strategy

The functions, attributes and skill-sets associated with

Project Manager and Programme Manager

  • PM Methodologies
  • The components of PRINCE
  • The tools used by a PM
  • Gantt Chart, Workflow Breakdown Structure
  • What to look out for on their CVs
  • Interview questioning skills
  • Expected pay rates, Contract and Permanent

 

The Architects

The functions, attributes and skill-sets associated with

  • Solution, Enterprise and Tecnical Architects
  • Consultancy experience
  • TOGAF and Zachmann
  • Systems Integration and Middleware
  • Websphere, JBoss and Biztalk
  • What to look out for on their CVs
  • Interview questioning skills
  • Expected pay rates, Contract and Permanent

 

 The Analysts

The functions, attributes and skill-sets associated with

  • Business Analyst
  • Technical Business/ Systems/Information Analyst
    • What is contained within a URD
    • M.D.O.E
    • CASE tools and data modelling
    • What to look out for on their CVs
    • Interview questioning skills
    • Expected pay rates, Contract and Permanent

 

 The Development Team

The functions, attributes and skill-sets associated with

    • Database development
      • SQL, NoSQL, MySQL and PL/SQL
      • What to look out for on their CVs
      • Interview questioning skills
      • Expected pay rates, Contract and Permanent
      • Programmer /Developer/ Software Engineer
        • Languages 1-5GL
        • Front and Back-end development
        • Java versus .NET
        • JavaScript/PHP and other Scripting Languages
        • Android Java versus iOS Swift

 

Testing and Security Roles

The functions, attributes and skill-sets associated with

      • Functional and Non-functional Testers
      • Black Box versus White Box
      • Regression, Load and Penetration testing
      • Testing tools: Selenium, Cucumber and HP UFT
      • The Ethical Hacker role
        • What to look out for on their CVs
        • Interview questioning skills
        • Expected pay rates, Contract and Permanent

 

 The Support Team

The functions, attributes and skill-sets associated with

      • Database Administrator
      • Systems Administrator
      • Helpdesk Analyst
      • Operator
      • What to look out for on their CV
      • Interview questioning skills
      • Expected pay rates, Contract and Permanent

 

 The Network Team

The functions, attributes and skill-sets associated with

      • Network Architect
      • Network Engineer
        • Cisco CCNA, CCNP, CCIE
        • Juniper
        • What to look out for on their CV
        • Interview questioning skills
        • Expected pay rates, Contract and Permanent

 

The Internet Team

The functions, attributes and skill-sets associated with

      • E-commerce Architect
      • Web Developers

 

Workshops and attendee presentations throughout the day.

Content and sequence may vary slightly at the trainer’s discretion.

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 Additional questions you may have.

Where is this training delivered?

All of our courses are currently delivered onsite at your premises. From your perspective this simply means setting aside a room able to comfortably handle the group size. The only other requirements are that there is a flip chart with plenty of paper and pens. And finally a projection device or TV to plug a laptop into.

Where in the world can this be delivered?

We have delivered this internationally.

What are the timings of the course?

Unless otherwise discussed, the events start at 9.30 am and finish between 4.30 and 5.00 pm.

What is given out as course material?

Each delegate gets courseware comprising a booklet which has a copy of all of the PowerPoint slides as well handouts and quizzes on the day.

What is the optimum size of the class?

We normally say that the class sizes should range from a minimum of 4 attendees to a maximum of 12. This can be adjusted on occasions.

Do the attendees need to prepare or research anything before the event?

No, unless otherwise advised. They simply need to turn up with a pen, fresh and ready to receive tonnes of knowledge on both days.

    Download the pdf version of this course outline.

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